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Thu
10
Dec

Movie Time at GHS

The Groesbeck Independent School District Information Technology (IT) Department is hosting a community movie day at the Groesbeck High School Auditorium on December 12, 2015. Admission to the movies will be FREE and is open to everyone.
 
 
Thu
10
Dec

Let there be lights

Limestone County deputies, l-r, Cpl. John Salazar, Britney Knight and Emonty Means share a light moment as they wait for the barbecue dinner to be served at the Groesbeck Convention Center after the Navasota River Bridge lighting ceremony Monday, Dec. 3.
 
 
Thu
03
Dec

OSSF supervisor says wait, let’s do it right

Limestone County commissioners court approved a plan by the Limestone County Fair Association to build a second wash rack for washing livestock at the County Fairgrounds. Their initial idea, however – to drain the wastewater onto the ground toward the creek – will have to be changed to meet Texas Commission on Environmental Standards, said Sam Callis, who is the county’s OSSF (On-Site Septic Facility) Supervisor.
 

 

Thu
03
Dec

Family Abuse Center a place to turn for help

People usually require help or intervention when family relationships become abusive, and Limestone County residents have a place to go for help in those circumstances. The place is the Family Abuse Center, in Waco, and the people who run it offer their services not only to McLennan County, but to Limestone and six other counties: Freestone, Navarro, Ellis, Falls, Hill and Bosque.
 

 

Thu
03
Dec

Grand Jury Indictments

.Be it remembered that on this the 18th November, A.D. 2015 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:
 

 

Thu
03
Dec

Convention center rule changes considered

Groesbeck city council discussed but ultimately tabled a proposed ordinance concerning Groesbeck Convention Center rules suggested by City Administrator and Police Chief Chris Henson. The main bone of contention was Henson’s suggestion that music and entertainment be required to stop a full hour before the end of the rental time. The rule has already been implemented, he said, but he would like council to confirm that in an ordinance.
 

 

Wed
25
Nov

Groesbeck to hold lighted Christmas parade

Groesbeck can look forward to a lighted Christmas parade this year thanks to the planning of local residents Lisa King and Valerie McDade. The two women appeared before city council at its Nov. 17 meeting to get approval for the event, which is set for Sunday, Dec. 13, in the early evening. King and McDade are still working out other details, like the route, an ending location and possibly refreshments, either for sale or provided.

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Wed
25
Nov

45,818 pounds collected for Fishes & Loaves

The annual Food for Families Food Drive in Groesbeck and southern Limestone County an overwhelming success for 2015 as 45,818 pounds of non-perishable food items were collected. This collection of food goes to the Fishes & Food Pantry which is located on West Navasota Street in Groesbeck.

Wed
25
Nov

LARAS House looking for volunteers

Stray dogs and cats in Limestone County have a place set aside for them, but it’s usually full and needs help from residents. Sadly, unwanted animals still wind up wandering the streets in Mexia, looking for food and comfort.

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Wed
18
Nov

Maynard: college, career yes, but also citizenship

Public schools, their textbooks and curricula can be a divisive topic, but State Board of Education District 10 member Tom Maynard tried to clear up some Board issues at a recent visit to Limestone County. Board of Education District 10 includes Limestone County as well as 16 other full counties and half of Travis County.

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