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Thu
16
Oct

Burn ban lifted

Limestone County residents have gotten a reprieve from the burn ban and will be able to burn their brush and trash again, at least for a time.
 
Thu
09
Oct

Groesbeck holds special Farmers Market along with the Fall Festival

Gary Williams, of Groesbeck, mans the farmers market table in the 200 block of West Navasota Street in downtown Groesbeck on Saturday, Oct. 4th. This famers market was held in part of the First United Methodist Church Fall Festival.
 
Thu
09
Oct

Groesbeck Citizens Invited to Town Hall Meeting

A grant benefiting Limestone County and the rest of a five-county region will wrap up soon, and experts will report on the million-dollar project’s work to date and collect community feedback at a Town Hall Meeting on October 14th. The meeting will be held at the Groesbeck Convention Center. All citizens are invited to come and share their feedback.
 
Thu
09
Oct

Methodist Fall Festival a success

The annual Fall Festival of the First United Methodist Church of Groesbeck was a very successful event. The Fall Festival was held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoon church.
 
Thu
02
Oct

County sets new tax rate, approves budget

Limestone County commissioners court approved the final version of the county budget and set the property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year at their Sept. 22 meeting. They also announced a donation pledge that would provide the increased funding for Old Fort Parker.
 
Thu
02
Oct

Pickup crashes into Bush’s, causes gas leak

The City of Groesbeck avoided a near catastrophe Saturday night after a pickup crashed into the Bush’s Chicken restraurant, striking a gas line and causing an evacuation of several city blocks in the downtown area. The initial call that came in to the Limestone 911 center was of a traffic accident that had occurred in the 300 block of West Trinity, which is across Highway 14 from Bush’s.
 
Thu
25
Sep

County public hearing draws familiar faces

County officials held the final public hearing before voting on the budget and new tax rate for the upcoming fi scal year. The hearing took place Monday, Sept. 22, shortly after the end of the regular commissioners court meeting.

 

Thu
25
Sep

Thornton School building’s days numbered

Though many former students of the old Thornton School acknowledge that it must be torn down because of its extremely dilapidated condition, they remember their friends with fondness, their teachers with respect and the building with a tinge of regret that it will soon be no more.

 

Thu
25
Sep

Groesbeck infrastructure improvements continue

Progress with Groesbeck’s infrastructure improvements continues, with city council agreeing to fund signage for the new police department, which also will house the municipal court. The council also learned of new computers and electronic tablets at the library and were reminded of a meeting that was to allow residents to give feedback to the city.

 

Thu
25
Sep

City Council passes final budget, tax rate

Groesbeck city council gave final approval of the city budget at its regular meeting last Tuesday, Sept. 16. The council also addressed other fi nancial issues: approving the Economic Development Corporation’s budget, the Appraisal District’s budget, a fundraiser in the park for the fire department and one on Navasota Street for an alumni group.

 

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