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Thu
11
Jun

2015 Graduating

This past Friday was the beginning of a new chapter in the lives of the 2015 Graduating class of Groesbeck High School. The stands at Goat Field were full of proud parents, family members, friends and teachers as 117 graduates made their way onto the fi eld. After an inspiring speech from the class Valedictorian and Salutatorian, each senior was called to come forward and receive their diploma presented by Dr. Harold Ramm, Superintendant of Groesbeck ISD. After singing the class song one fi nal time as students, the happy celebration began with the traditional “tossing of the hats”.

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Thu
11
Jun

District, county clerks usher in paperless courts

Limestone County courts are in the process of transitioning from paper documents to electronicrecords, a move begun in part by a mandate from the Texas Supreme Court. District Clerk Carol Jenkins recently spoke recently on this change as it concerns Limestone County, whose district-level documents are filed either in District Court 77 or 87. District 77 covers Limestone and Freestone counties, with Judge Patrick Simmons presiding. District 87 covers Limestone, Freestone, Leon and Anderson counties, with Judge Deborah Oakes Evans presiding.

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Thu
11
Jun

DA’s offi ce receives Parks & Wildlife honor

Limestone County offi cials shown at a Texas Parks & Wildlife Department ceremony April 24 in Austin recognizing the Limestone County District Attorney’s offi ce for prosecution of two men who assaulted game wardens are, l-r: Assistant County Attorney Brody Burks, Limestone County Attorney Roy DeFriend, County Attorney Investigator Bill Rogillio, TPWD Capt. Brad Chappell and County Attorney Administrative Assistant Kris Cahill.

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Thu
04
Jun

Red Cross Month noted, volunteers recognized

Limestone County commissioners issued a proclamation at their May 26 meeting declaring this past March as Red Cross Month and also honoring the work of county Red Cross volunteers Richard Ryan and Aaron Thompson. The court also approved a budget transfer for the district courtroom and heard a request for maintenance of the Automated Weather Observing System, at the county airport.
 

 

Thu
04
Jun

Groesbeck Graduation Friday

Commencement exercises will be conducted on Friday, June 5, at 8 p.m. at the Groesbeck Stadium. In the event of inclement weather the ceremony will be moved to the High School auditorium, where there will be limited seating, and each senior will be issued six tickets to distribute to guests. The school is sorry for any inconvenience, but due to fi re codes admission inside the auditorium will be by ticket only .
 

 

Thu
04
Jun

County moves money to pay for needed jail items

Limestone County commissioners approved moving money in the budget at last week’s meeting to pay for two large expenses at the Law Enforcement Center, which is comprised of the Sheriff’s Offi ce and the jail. A transfer of $10,000 was made for the Facilities Management Department to pay to replace an air conditioner compressor. Another transfer, also for the Law Enforcement Center, totaled $26,000 and was to pay for $23,000 of inmate medical costs and $3,000 for jail security maintenance.
 
Thu
28
May

Swimming pool to open June 16th

The city of Groesbeck Swimming Pool will open on June 16 and will remain open through August 9. The city’s swimming pool is located in Groesbeck’s city park. Courtney Baize is the manager of the swimming pool this 
 
Thu
28
May

More weather woes across Limestone County

For a while Monday afternoon there was so much weather going on, it was hard to keep up. Rain, rain and more rain poured through the area, dumping another three inches of water on already saturated ground causing widespread fl ooding and road closures.
 
Thu
28
May

Impressive Memorial Day program held on Monday

A very impressive Memorial Day program was conducted at the Limestone County Courthouse on Monday, Memorial Day. Due to wet grounds the program was held on the back side of the Courthouse rather than at the usual
location which is beside the Limestone County Veterans’ monument. 
 
Wed
27
May

Public Service Announcement

Special meeting for Low Income Subsidy Opportunity to save money on subscriptions Tuesday, June 2, 205 at 11:30 am at Groesbeck Senior Center, 510 West State Street Groesbeck,Texas 76642.

Opportunity for Enrollment to save money on prescriptions. If you qualify, you will not pay a monthly premium; prescriptions for generic $2.65 and brand names $6.60. Please bring your Medicare Card, proof of income. Low income Subsidy through Social Security- Income for a single person cannot be more than $17,655, and for a couple $23, 89. Assets cannot be more than $13,640 for an individual and $27, 250 for a couple. Medicare Savings Program pays for Medicare Part B $104.90. Individual cannot have more than $1,345 and a couple no more than $1,813. Resources for a single person $7,280 and a couple $10,930.

For more information please contact: Jan M. Enders, c/o HOTCOG (254) 292-1843.

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