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19
Jun

LARAS House - Dogs, Dads, Dance

Shelly Cole, left, and her daughter, Destiny, prepare a barbecue sandwich and hot dog for a customer at Saturday’s Dogs, Dads and Street Dance fundaiser.
 
Thu
19
Jun

Local 4th of July Celebration shaping up

Tom Hawkins
 
Plans for Groesbeck’s annual 4th of July celebration are shaping up according to the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce. The Independence Day celebration will be held on Friday, July 4th
 
Thu
12
Jun

It could have been a disaster, but wasn’t

Last Friday, the Groesbeck Church of Christ had a scare when two of the air conditioner blower motors over the Fellowship Hall overheated and caught fire. As smoke started filling the church, the call went out to the Groesbeck Volunteer Fire Department, Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, Groesbeck Police Department and Mexia Fire Department. Upon investigation it was discovered that the smoke was coming from the attic but after the power supply was shut off to the units that had caught fi re, there was no more danger of it going any further.
 
Thu
12
Jun

That’s A Wrap for the GHS Class of 2014

June 6th marked the end of High School for the Class of 2014 at GHS. The commencement ceremony took place Friday night at 8PM .
 
Thu
12
Jun

Commissioners court, judge, LCDC operator at odds

Roxanne McKnight
 
Although Limestone County commissioners court met in executive session Monday about the future of the Limestone County Detention Center, disagreements and accusations among the members of the court about running the now-vacant prison and the contract with longtime center administrator Mike Sutton came out into the open before the session and afterward.
 
Thu
05
Jun

New Groesbeck High principal on the job soon

Roxanne McKnight
 
Groesbeck Independent School District has hired a new high school principal for the upcoming school year. Principal John Westbrook will start working full time June 16, preparing for the fall. Some of the students met Westbrook before the year ended, but they will get a better chance to get to know him in a few months after the summer break.
 
Thu
05
Jun

BIG, BIG Load comes through Groesbeck

Citizens of Groesbeck were awed last week when this huge tank came rolling down the main street on it’s way to Canada. The load was 300 foot long, had a total of 106 tires under it and weighed 7 tons.
 
Thu
05
Jun

Ten Groesbeck High grads already Navarro grads

Roxanne McKnight
 
When Groesbeck High School holds its commencement on June 6, ten seniors who cross the stage and get their high school degrees will have already earned their two-year associates degree from Navarro College South. They took dual-credit courses in high school that counted for the college but also were credited to them for their high school work.
 
Thu
05
Jun

County to advertise for new LCDC manager; New computers bought to replace XP-based ones

Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County commissioners court held an executive session to try to come up with a cheaper way to maintain the Limestone County Detention Center while it remains empty. The court dealt with this and other matters concerning the jail, and also computer and electronic wiring issues.
 
Thu
29
May

Mary Helen Nance Campbell gives very generous donation to LMC Foundation

Tom Hawkins
 
The LMC Foundation made a very exciting and rewarding announcement on Wednesday, May 21, at the Limestone Medical Center hospital in Groesbeck. That most rewarding announcement was that the LMC Foundation, a 501 (C) (3) foundation, has been awarded a gift of $2,018,000 from Mary Helen Nance Campbell and her husband, Bailey Campbell of Tyler. Mrs. Campbell or M.H. as she is called by her many friends is a native of Thornton.
 

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