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Thu
14
Aug

Council begins hammering out details of budget

Groesbeck city council met Thursday, Aug. 7, to review the initial budget put together by City Administrator Jim Cox, get feedback from department heads and hear requests for additional funds from organizations the city already supports. The council also passed two other items on the agenda:
 
Thu
14
Aug

Volunteer ministers to imprisoned disturbed youth

About 18 miles west of Groesbeck, just over the county line near Mart, is a juvenile facility filled with emotionally disturbed teenagers incarcerated for crimes they have committed. Their troubles are many and sometimes appear intractable, but volunteer Roy Frink, of Corsicana, has worked with troubled teens for the past 15 years to try to help some of the kids find their way to a normal life.
 
Thu
14
Aug

Congressman Flores holds Town Hall meeting in Groesbeck on Monday

District 17 Congressman Bill Flores held a Town Hall meeting in Groesbeck on Monday afternoon at 5 p.m. The Town Hall meeting was held in the Club Room of the Groesbeck Convention Center with a very good attendance present. The Congressman is holding several Town Hall meetings during the Congressional break during August. Flores also held Town Hall meeting in Fairfi eld and Mexia.
 
Thu
07
Aug

Groesbeck VFD hosts training fire

A lucky Groesbeck homeowner had their house burn to the ground this past Sunday. The fi re was real, the danger was real, but it was an intentional burn set by the Groesbeck VFD for training purposes.
 
Thu
07
Aug

Meet your city council members

Readers met Groesbeck Mayor Ray O’Docharty and City Council Member Matthew Dawley two weeks ago; then last week met Council Members Kim Harris and Chris Henson. This week, we meet the final two Groesbeck City Council members: David Hernandez and Robert “Bob” Zeman
 
Thu
31
Jul

Church fire ousts family and congregation

A fi re broke out late Saturday at the First United Pentecostal Church of Groesbeck, leaving the congregation without a place to worship and the pastor and his family without a home. According to Groesbeck Fire Chief, Pat Samuels, the fi re started in the breaker panel that was located in the men’s bathroom at the church. The exact cause of the fi re is still undetermined and the estimated damage is $10,000.
 
Thu
31
Jul

Fun and safety at National Night Out

by Kim Smith
 
An evening of free hot dogs, cold drinks and entertainment is planned for Tuesday, August 5 at the Groesbeck City Park, along with informational safety booths and music.
 
Thu
31
Jul

Groesbeck FFA Member Elected 2014-15 Texas FFA State President

Groesbeck FFA member Gracie Hedrick was elected to serve the Texas FFA Association as state president for the 2014-2015 school year. Hedrick was sworn in during the 86th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 14-18 in Fort Worth, Texas.
 
Thu
31
Jul

Meet your city council members

by Roxanne McKnight
 
In last week’s paper, readers met Groesbeck Mayor Ray O’Docharty and Council Member Matthew Dawley. This week, we get to know a little more about Council Members Kim Harris and Chris Henson.
 
Thu
24
Jul

Two Bingo Winners

Pictured is Annita Childress of Groesbeck with her share of the Bingo Bucks she won with her free Bingo card she picked up from Mi Rancho. Ruth Armstrong of Kosse also  won, but was unavailable for a photo.
 

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