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Thu
10
Jul

Water bills running late

Due to a computer mishap, the water bills from the City of Groesbeck have been mailed out late this month. The City apologizes for any inconvenience and will extend the deadline for payment until the 22nd of July.
 
Thu
03
Jul

Water, water everywhere...but not a drop to drink

This quote from the “Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge could quite possibly be applied to the current water conditions in Limestone County. Even though area residents have been enjoying the cool waters coming from the skies, The National Weather Service is still indicating a severe to extreme drought condition for much of north and central Texas. Despite heavy rainfalls in some areas, many reservoirs ended the month of May with less water.
 
Thu
03
Jul

Youth Advisory Council trains teens for leadership

Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Groesbeck high school students now have a club dedicated to mentoring them and teaching them to be civic leaders. The seeds of the group started when former Groesbeck Mayor Jackie Levingston was president of the Texas Municipal League in 2003. She avidly promoted the Youth Advisory Council in Texas, and eventually the organization spread across the state. She did not have the satisfaction, however, of seeing YAC take root in Groesbeck at that time.
 
Thu
03
Jul

Winner, Winner

The Groesbeck Journal and the participating merchants are happy to announce that we have two Newspaper Bingo winners. Holly Harpenau and Melissa Peterson will share the $300 Bingo Bucks prize.
 
Thu
03
Jul

Independence Day Celebration set to go!

by Tom Hawkins
 
The red, white and blue banners and fl ags are flying as Groesbeck prepares for its annual Independence Day celebration on this Friday, July 4th. The day’s activities will begin with a delicious pancake breakfast and conclude with a very outstanding 4th of July fi reworks display.
 
Thu
26
Jun

City council explains delay on Tyus Street repair

by Roxanne McKnight
 
City council members heard a complaint at last week’s council meeting about the poor condition of Tyus Street. Though they weren’t able to promise swift action, they seemed to welcome the chance to explain the delay in its repair. Groesbeck resident Debbie Fulmer, of the 200 block of Tyus Street, was on the agenda to speak to the council.
 
Thu
26
Jun

“Tin Lizzie” makes a show

by Kim Smith
 
This 1927 Model T, owned by Ron and Melissa Pew of Groesbeck, was part of the 16th Annual Groesbeck Lions Car Show held last Saturday at Groesbeck City Park. They won second place in the Class F Pre-1955 Original class.
 
Thu
19
Jun

Jail gets donation, will start memorial fund

by Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County Sheriff Dennis Wilson plans to create a memorial to fallen officers starting with a $5,000 donation XTO Energy made to the Sheriff’s Office at last week’s meeting. Branden Monico, a production foreman for XTO, presented the check at the June 9 commissioners court meeting, and the court accepted it for the record, which is a requirement of donations to a county entity.
 
Thu
19
Jun

Murdered Mexia teen’s parents try to stop killer’s parole...

Roxanne McKnight
 
Carlos Don Stultz, convicted murderer of Mexia teen Kathy Elaine Jones in 1969, is being considered for parole again, and family and friends of the victim are asking Limestone County residents to speak up against the possibility.
 
Thu
19
Jun

LARAS House - Dogs, Dads, Dance

Shelly Cole, left, and her daughter, Destiny, prepare a barbecue sandwich and hot dog for a customer at Saturday’s Dogs, Dads and Street Dance fundaiser.
 

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