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Thu
15
Sep

SPECIAL MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING LIMESTONE APPRAISAL DISTRICT

 

September 6, 2016

The Board of Directors of the Limestone Appraisal District met in special session at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, in the Appraisal District board room in Groesbeck, Texas.

Members present: John McCarver, Mack Hones, George Humble, Troy Miller, Renee Turner and Stacy Hall Members absent: None Staff present: Karen Wietzikoski Attorney: Charles Buenger Visitors: Michael Williams

Chairman John McCarver called the meeting to order. Karen Wietzikoski, Chief Appraiser, certified proof of posting the meeting notice.

The meeting began with a prayer led by George Humble and then the pledges. Troy Miller made the motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Mr. Humble seconded the motion. All voted aye, motion carried.

Mr. Humble made the motion to approve the payment of bills. Renee Turner seconded the motion. All voted aye, motion carried.

No public comments were received.

Thu
15
Sep

Jewelry Fashion Show this Sunday, Sept. 18 - Benefitting Ex-Students Association

 

 

 Funds to benefit Ex-Students Association Scholarship Fund

 

By Tom Hawkins

The Groesbeck Ex-Students Association reminds all ladies and gentlemen that the Jewelry Fashion Show will be this Sunday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Enge-Washington Intermediate School.

Jeri Penny, who represents Premier Designs Jewelry locally as an independent distributor, is sponsoring the Jewelry Fashion Show. Jeri has very generously agreed to donate her portion of the profits from the show to the above mentioned scholarship fund.

For many years the Groesbeck Ex-Students Association has given five $1,000 scholarships to deserving graduating senior each spring. Representatives of the Association deeply appreciate Jeri’s very kind offer to sponsor this show and also her generous donation.

Thu
15
Sep

Local patients provided fans from community

 

Texas Home Health, Groesbeck LTC, Mexia LTC & Teague Nursing & Rehabilitation teamed up to provide fans to local homebound patients this summer.  A total of 36 fans have been donated so far and more are coming in.  We are so truly blessed to be a part of a community that is so selfless. We also want to say a huge thank you to the Groesbeck Senior Center and Meals on Wheels drivers for distributing the fans.

 Submitted by Katrina Garner & Andrea Lopez

Thu
15
Sep

Head Branch Baptist Church Honors Peace Officers

 

Head Branch Church Baptist Church honored all Limestone County Peace Officers.

Thu
15
Sep

Groesbeck Homecoming 2016 tentative schedule & activities

 

By Tom Hawkins

The Groesbeck Ex-Students Association is very happy to announce many of the homecoming activities along with a tentative homecoming schedule. The big homecoming weekend is Friday and Saturday, October 14-15.

The Groesbeck Ex-Students Association has been the general sponsor of homecoming since the 1952-53 school year. The Ex-Students Association is assisted by the Groesbeck ISD, the city of Groesbeck, Limestone County, businesses, organizations, and individuals.

The honor classes of homecoming are those classes ending in “1” and “6”. Special honor classes are the Groesbeck High School Class of 1966 and the Washington High School Class of 1966. These two classes will be presented their 50 year diplomas at some point during the homecoming weekend end.

A very special group to be recognize at homecoming will be the recognition of all teachers who retired from the Groesbeck Independent School District.

Thu
15
Sep

Groesbeck and Buffalo Livestock Report

 

GROESBECK AUCTION & LIVESTOCK COMPANY

The Groesbeck Auction & Livestock Company held its weekly livestock auction sale on Thursday, September  8, 2016

The sale is held each Thursday beginning at 12 noon. There were 96 sellers and 49 buyers. There were 497 head sold.

The market report from last week’s sale is given below:

 

SLAUGHTER COWS & BULLS:

Boner Cows:

 Dress-- $69-$72

Breaker Cows: 

Dress -- $73-$77

Canner Cows:

Dress--$62-$68

Thin Cows:

Dress --$57-$60

Bulls Yield 1 & 2: $94-$100

Bulls Yield 3 & 4: $90-$94

 

STOCKER COWS:

Young Bred Cows:    $1200- $1700

Older Plain Bred Cows:  $900- $1100

Good Choice Pairs:   NT

Common Medium Pairs:  $1500- $1700

Thu
15
Sep

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Pizza Hut Dining Room

 

By Liz McDaniel

The ribbon cutting ceremony grand opening for the new dining room at the Pizza Hut was at 11 a.m. on Friday September 9, 2016.  The District manager Eric Scioneaux and Carrie Rose, the Community Relations director and representative for the Carter Family came from the District office in Madisonville to attend the cutting. 

Crystal Carroll, local Pizza Hut manager expressed her thanks for those attending and stated that she is looking forward to serving the Groesbeck Community and want people to know the Pizza Hut is “not just another place to eat in town.”   

Representatives from the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce were also present. They were:  Scooter Kennedy (executive director of the Chamber), David Mason, Kara McLelland, Cynthia and Darius Farmer, Mayor Ray O’Docharty and wife Jerri, Carol Jenkins, Denise Thompson, Joan McIntyre (President of the Chamber), Russ Foster, and John Bush. 

Thu
15
Sep

Groesbeck Ex-Students Association News

 

The Groesbeck Ex-Students Association has received the payment of additional dues. Dues have been received from Jason Cahill, Class of 1998; Joseph Cahill, Class of 1999; Peggy Unfried, Class of 1946; and Louree Unfried Alexander, Class of 1941.

Several dues were collected at last Friday night’s football game. Those paying dues at the game will be reported in a future article.

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The Groesbeck High School Class of 1961 will be having its 65th year reunion during the homecoming weekend. The Class of 1961 reunion will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, at the Maffett Memorial Library in Groesbeck. The class will also ride in the homecoming parade.

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Any classes having reunions please call Tom Hawkins at 254-645-0105 or email him at homecomingtom@gmail.com.

 

Thu
15
Sep

Robert Hargraves Wins Ex-Students Visa Card Drawing

 

 

 

By Tom Hawkins

Robert Hargraves of Groesbeck was the lucky winner of the $1,000 Visa Gift Card which was sponsored by the Groesbeck Ex-Students Association.

The lucky ticket was drawn during the halftime of the Groesbeck-Mexia football game this past Friday night. Little Adleigh Sims drew the ticket.

The proceeds from the drawing will go to the scholarship fund of the Groesbeck Ex-Students Association. The Association presents five $1,000 scholarships to five lucky GHS graduating seniors each spring.

The Ex-Students Association appreciates the support of the Groesbeck community and the entire Groesbeck Independent School District in the gift card drawing project. The proceeds from this project greatly enhanced the scholarship fund.

Once again, congratulations to Robert Hargraves on winning this great prize!     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Thu
15
Sep

Limestone County COURTHOUSE NEWS

 

COUNTY CLERK

The following marriage licenses have been issued in the County Clerk’s Office since the last report:

John Earl Zan and Christina Rachel Glowski

Emonty Marquis Means and Sandra Eve Shelton

Keith Allen Tumlinson and Lacie Marie Tepe

Jesus Placencia-Angeles and Rosa Margarita Villegas-Montoya

Joel Antonio Hoil Dominguez and Lesley Jazmin Perez

Earl Neal Garver and Shirley Irene Pray

Jose G. Lara Martinez and Kara Diane Lode S.

Jason Tyler Merenda and Macy Page Brown

Angelo Martin Barco and Madelyn Marie Jarrell

Jason Craig Buxkemper and Sherri Renee Masters

Lawrence Curci II and Rita Elaine Hall

 

DISTRICT COURT

The following civil cases have been filed in the District Court’s office since the last report:

Maria Inez DeLira vs. Jose Bernardo DeLira Sanchez – Divorce

Ashely Dawn Jackson vs. Dusty Little – Divorce

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