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Thu
12
Jun

That’s A Wrap for the GHS Class of 2014

June 6th marked the end of High School for the Class of 2014 at GHS. The commencement ceremony took place Friday night at 8PM .
 
Thu
12
Jun

Commissioners court, judge, LCDC operator at odds

Roxanne McKnight
 
Although Limestone County commissioners court met in executive session Monday about the future of the Limestone County Detention Center, disagreements and accusations among the members of the court about running the now-vacant prison and the contract with longtime center administrator Mike Sutton came out into the open before the session and afterward.
 
Thu
05
Jun

New Groesbeck High principal on the job soon

Roxanne McKnight
 
Groesbeck Independent School District has hired a new high school principal for the upcoming school year. Principal John Westbrook will start working full time June 16, preparing for the fall. Some of the students met Westbrook before the year ended, but they will get a better chance to get to know him in a few months after the summer break.
 
Thu
05
Jun

BIG, BIG Load comes through Groesbeck

Citizens of Groesbeck were awed last week when this huge tank came rolling down the main street on it’s way to Canada. The load was 300 foot long, had a total of 106 tires under it and weighed 7 tons.
 
Thu
05
Jun

Ten Groesbeck High grads already Navarro grads

Roxanne McKnight
 
When Groesbeck High School holds its commencement on June 6, ten seniors who cross the stage and get their high school degrees will have already earned their two-year associates degree from Navarro College South. They took dual-credit courses in high school that counted for the college but also were credited to them for their high school work.
 
Thu
05
Jun

County to advertise for new LCDC manager; New computers bought to replace XP-based ones

Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County commissioners court held an executive session to try to come up with a cheaper way to maintain the Limestone County Detention Center while it remains empty. The court dealt with this and other matters concerning the jail, and also computer and electronic wiring issues.
 
Thu
29
May

Mary Helen Nance Campbell gives very generous donation to LMC Foundation

Tom Hawkins
 
The LMC Foundation made a very exciting and rewarding announcement on Wednesday, May 21, at the Limestone Medical Center hospital in Groesbeck. That most rewarding announcement was that the LMC Foundation, a 501 (C) (3) foundation, has been awarded a gift of $2,018,000 from Mary Helen Nance Campbell and her husband, Bailey Campbell of Tyler. Mrs. Campbell or M.H. as she is called by her many friends is a native of Thornton.
 
Thu
29
May

Groesbeck swears in new mayor, council members

Roxanne McKnight
 
Groesbeck city council swore in new mayor Ray O’Docharty, as well as new council member Matthew Dawley and returning council members Bob Zeman and David Hernandez at the end of last Tuesday’s city council meeting.
 
Thu
29
May

Can you spell State?

A total of seven students from Groesbeck High School traveled to Austin for the 2014 State UIL Academic Meet that was held May 19-21.
 
Thu
29
May

Limestone honors fallen Marine Casper

by Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County offi cials and residents from all walks of life came together on Memorial Day to remember those who had fallen in service to the nation, especially the late Cpl. James Allen Casper, who was from Coolidge, the single Limestone County member of the armed forces to give his life in the Iraqi Freedom Confl ict.
 

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