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Thu
18
Dec

County approves creation of elections administrator

Limestone County commissioners voted at their Dec. 8 meeting to create a new county offi ce of elections administrator, which they had been planning for some time. The court also appointed a new member to the Old Fort Parker board, heard the Fairgrounds and Safety reports; and talked about how to get the railroad to move a train that has been blocking Groesbeck streets for about a week.
 
Thu
18
Dec

New Texas Historical Marker Identifies Kiln Site at Luminant’s Kosse Mine

Through Luminant’s commitment to preserving Texas’ rich history and sponsoring archeological investigations, a piece of Limestone County’s past – a long forgotten pottery kiln – is now unearthed and seared into history. The site was recently designated by the Texas Historical Commission with an official Texas Historical Marker.
 
Thu
11
Dec

High-speed rail may cut inside Limestone County

The high-speed rail line that is planned to be built between Dallas and Houston could actually cross into Limestone County, possibly impacting communities near the southeast edge of the county: Personville, Fair Oaks and East Lake Limestone.
 
Thu
11
Dec

Vandalism at Hawkins Park

Early last Friday morning, officer Scott Logan of the Groesbeck Police Department was making his rounds and discovered that vandals had visited Hawkins Park.
 
Thu
11
Dec

City Christmas tree is lit up!

A new tradition was started in Groesbeck last Thursday night, December 4, when the City of Groesbeck lighted the community’s Christmas tree in Hawkins Park. Groesbeck Mayor Ray O’Docharty presided. He stated, “We are starting a new tradition in Groesbeck with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.”
 
Thu
04
Dec

Groesbeck’s Study Club focuses on community

About a dozen or so Groesbeck women put together a group in 1949 that has been a consequential influence for good over the years and continues to be a positive infl uence in the city.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Reinder Run rakes in Toys

Once again, the Reindeer Run was a successful fundraiser for Santa’s Toy Bank. The event was held at Old Fort Parker. The Reindeer Run included a 5K Run and a One Mile Walk. The Reindeer Run had both a women’s division and a men’s division. Each division had seven age divisions.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Christmas season is upon us

BE IT REMEMBERED that on this the 19th of NOVEMBER A.D., 2014 there appeared in Open Court, the Grand Jury, a quorom being present, and presented into Open Court the following indictments, which were received by the Court and the Clerk ORDERED to issue proper service herein: The State of Texas Vs. James Otis Anderson, DWIFelony, $20,000 bond.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Limestone crime victims to be remembered, honored

Limestone County will take time to honor local crime victims and their families at the 10th Annual Tree of Angels ceremony next week. The County DA’s Office hosts the event, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Church on the Rock, 1740 Hwy. 14 North in Groesbeck.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Longtime Groesbeck Police Chief to retire

Groesbeck will soon be looking for a new police chief since Police Chief Jerri Almy announced at city council’s Nov. 18 meeting that she will retire in January. Council also dealt with a citizen’s complaint about the lack of a certified gas inspector on a Friday in October; accepted bids on three tax-foreclosed properties; approved accepting payment in lieu of taxes on the Groesbeck Housing Authority; and gave final approval to the tax roll.
 

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