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Thu
26
Feb

The Rev. Billy Bever

The Rev. Billy Bever, left, pastor of Groesbeck’s Church on the Rock, and Robert Johnson, of Lake Limestone, gaze into a freezer of meat they will give away to families in the area through the Fishes and Loaves food pantry, an outreach of the church 
 
Thu
26
Feb

Mary Belle Leach named “Citizen of the Year”

By Tom Hawkins
The Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce selected Mary Belle Leach as the “Citizen of the Year for 2014.” The award was presented at the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet. Mary Belle is known for her outstanding musical ability. She is a noted pianist. She shares her wonderful talent with the entire community and area. Mary Belle is a native of El Dorado. Kansas, and she is  a graduate of Wichita State University. As a young musicstudent she attended an exclusive music institute in New York State.
 
Thu
26
Feb

Filing deadline for school, city elections is Friday at 5 p.m

Both the city of Groesbeck and the Groesbeck Independent School  District will have elections on Saturday, May 9, to elect members to the Groesbeck City Council and to the GISD school board.  The deadline for fi ling is this Friday, February 27, at 5 p.m. Prospective candidates may fi le for the Groesbeck City Council in the City Secretary’s offi ce at theGroesbeck City Hall. Those wishing to fi le as candidate for the GISD school board may fi le in the Groesbeck ISD Administrative offi ce which is on the campus of Groesbeck High School. 
 
Thu
19
Feb

LCDC to get submitted for two fed contracts

Limestone County commissioners took a small but necessary step at Monday’s commissioners court meeting to get the Limestone County Detention Center, the county-owned private prison, back in business. Toward the end of their Feb. 9 meeting, the court went into executive session, which is closed to the public, to discuss matters concerning the LCDC. After just over an hour, the court returned to open session, and approved the submission of the LCDC by Management and Training Corporation, a Utah-based prison-operating facility to be considered for either of two federal contracts – called CAR-16 and CAR-17 – to house inmates on a long-term basis.
 
Thu
19
Feb

Truck it Up holds Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting for the new location of Truck It Up Tax and Booking Service was held on last Friday afternoon  nd was conducted by the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce. The new location for Truck It Up Tax Service is on the corner of Dr. J. B. Riggs Drive and Yeagua Street (Hwy. 164). Above owner, Stacy Faglie is shown cutting the ribbon.
 

 

Thu
19
Feb

Style, good taste meet at LMC fashion show

Skylar Sutton, of Groesbeck, shows some of the fun styles available at Groesbeck boutique Bling It Up at the third annual luncheon and fashion show to benefi t Limestone Medical Center. The event was held Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Groesbeck Convention Center.
Fashionable females and women of style met at the Groesbeck Convention Center Saturday for Limestone Medical Center’s third annual luncheon and fashion show. Kimberly Meyer, LMC’s director of marketing and public relations, chaired the event. Meyer said 330 tickets to the fashion show were sold, and everyone with a ticket appeared to have attended. 
 

 

Thu
19
Feb

Groesbeck Elementary raises $21,400 for AHA

PE teachers present check to American Heart Association representative.Mrs. Adams, AHA representative, Coach Tubbs, Mrs. Roberts, Coach Kelley. 
 

 

Thu
12
Feb

Groesbeck Chamber banquet Feb. 21; some award winners announced

The annual Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce banquet will be held on Saturday, February 21, in the Groesbeck Convention Center. The banquet will begin at 6 p.m. when the doors to the convention center open. The serving of the banquet meal will begin at 6:30 p.m.
 
Thu
12
Feb

Farmers State Bank makes donation to GISD

Farmers State Bank employees Lucy Saldivar and Lisa Swick are shown presenting a donation to Dr. Harold Ramm, Groesbeck ISD Superintendent in conjunction with the Farmers State Bank Instant Issue Debt Card program.
 
Thu
12
Feb

Groesbeck kids jump rope, shoot hoops for hearts

Students at H.O. Whitehurst Elementary School jumped rope to raise money for the American Heart Association last week, and Enge- Washington students shot basketball hoops for the same cause. P.E. teacher Lori Kelley directed the event at Whitehurst on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 4-5, and P.E. teacher Jim Tubbs oversaw the Enge-Washington activities, which took place Thursday only
 

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