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Thu
06
Nov

Limestone Early Voting Report

The 2014 general election was held on Tuesday of this week with races on the federal, state and county level. Limestone County Clerk Peggy Beck reported on Monday that a total of 1,910 persons in Limestone County voted early. Of this total 1,550 voted early by personal appearance and 366 by mail.
 
Thu
06
Nov

Tax roll total approved, revenue projected

Limestone County commissioners court members fi nally got to see the amount of revenue the new tax rolls are estimated to bring in. The court saw the final version of the 2014 Tax Roll at its Oct. 27 meeting and also let the burn ban remain off for now, learned of a new landmark that will soon be seen on Hwy. 14 at the entrance to Old Fort Parker, approved contracts with county entities and approved several budget transfers to close out the old fiscal year.
 
Thu
06
Nov

County sees groundwater district currently unnecessary

Limestone County commissioners court has again decided not to join a groundwater conservation district because members believe doing so would not benefit the county. The members of the court heard from local water expert Brent Locke, president of Bistone Municipal Water District, on the issue at their Oct. 27 meeting and appeared to be in agreement on the issue. County Judge Daniel Burkeen reminded the court what it had decided in the past.
 
Thu
30
Oct

Cynthia Ann Garden Club: more than just gardening

Women in Groesbeck who enjoy gardening have a vibrantly active gardening group where they can develop their skills, befriend women with similar interests and work on projects that improve the city of Groesbeck. That group is the Cynthia Ann Garden Club. Most of its members, about 30 in all, have been gardening for years, but they welcome those who are new to the hobby and willingly share their expertise.
 
Thu
30
Oct

Resident’s gas line problem prompts change in procedure

City council tried to remedy a resident’s complaints at its Oct. 21 meeting concerning the city’s requiring approval by the city’s certifi ed gas inspector before gas is turned on, but they quickly realized they needed to consult an attorney first in case of a misstep.
 
Thu
30
Oct

Election Day is this Tuesday, November 4!

The 2014 general election will be held on this Tuesday, November 4, The polls will be open at 7 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. Early voting by personal appearance will end on this Friday, October 31. Early voting is being conducted at the Limestone County Courthouse in Groesbeck and at the Limestone County Courthouse Annex in Mexia.
 
Thu
30
Oct

Ghouls, goblins, freaks and fairies

The Annual Fall Frolic hosted by the City of Groesbeck and the Haunted House events hosted by the Groesbeck Volunteer Fire Department were held this past Saturday at the city park and from the number of kids and adults dressed up and having a good time, it seems to have been a huge success.
 
Thu
23
Oct

Relay for Life a success in Limestone County

In the opening ceremonies of Limestone County’s Relay for Life, survivors and caregivers are honored as they walk the first lap. Residents of Groesbeck, Mexia and other nearby cities came together to raise funds for the American Cancer Society at Fort Parker State Park Saturday, Oct. 18, in a 12 hour-long marathon of activities.
 
Thu
23
Oct

Early voting for November 4th general election began Monday

Early voting by personal appearance for the November 4th general election began on Monday of this week and will end on Friday, October 31. Early voting locations in Limestone County will be a the Limestone County Courthouse, Room G-5, 200 W. State Street in Groesbeck and at the Limestone County Courthouse Annex -- Mexia, Courtroom, 205 S. McKinney, Mexia.
 
Thu
23
Oct

Zombies in the park this Saturday

The Groesbeck City Park is scheduled to be overrun this weekend with the living dead. Ghouls will be coming out of the woodworks to scare and delight the residents of Groesbeck during the 2nd Annual Panic at the Park 5K Zombie Run hosted by the Groesbeck Volunteer Fire Department.
 

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