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Thu
11
Dec

Vandalism at Hawkins Park

Early last Friday morning, officer Scott Logan of the Groesbeck Police Department was making his rounds and discovered that vandals had visited Hawkins Park.
 
Thu
11
Dec

City Christmas tree is lit up!

A new tradition was started in Groesbeck last Thursday night, December 4, when the City of Groesbeck lighted the community’s Christmas tree in Hawkins Park. Groesbeck Mayor Ray O’Docharty presided. He stated, “We are starting a new tradition in Groesbeck with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.”
 
Thu
04
Dec

Groesbeck’s Study Club focuses on community

About a dozen or so Groesbeck women put together a group in 1949 that has been a consequential influence for good over the years and continues to be a positive infl uence in the city.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Reinder Run rakes in Toys

Once again, the Reindeer Run was a successful fundraiser for Santa’s Toy Bank. The event was held at Old Fort Parker. The Reindeer Run included a 5K Run and a One Mile Walk. The Reindeer Run had both a women’s division and a men’s division. Each division had seven age divisions.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Christmas season is upon us

BE IT REMEMBERED that on this the 19th of NOVEMBER A.D., 2014 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: The State of Texas Vs. James Otis Anderson, DWIFelony, $20,000 bond.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Limestone crime victims to be remembered, honored

Limestone County will take time to honor local crime victims and their families at the 10th Annual Tree of Angels ceremony next week. The County DA’s Office hosts the event, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Church on the Rock, 1740 Hwy. 14 North in Groesbeck.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Longtime Groesbeck Police Chief to retire

Groesbeck will soon be looking for a new police chief since Police Chief Jerri Almy announced at city council’s Nov. 18 meeting that she will retire in January. Council also dealt with a citizen’s complaint about the lack of a certified gas inspector on a Friday in October; accepted bids on three tax-foreclosed properties; approved accepting payment in lieu of taxes on the Groesbeck Housing Authority; and gave final approval to the tax roll.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Limestone commissioners talking about selling prison; Judge Burkeen says now not the time to sell

Representatives of one of the nation’s largest prisonoperating companies talked briefl y to Limestone County commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 18, about either buying the county-owned private prison or paying the county an annual fee to let the company hold fi rst right of refusal on bidding to use the prison. The prison has been vacant since June 2013.
 
Thu
20
Nov

Food for Families this Friday, Nov. 21

Residents of Groesbeck and nearby areas are coming together to take part in the annual Food for Families food drive, which is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 21. Bill Haynes, executive director of Fishes and Loaves food pantry is directing Groesbeck’s part of the drive.
 
Thu
20
Nov

County’s pug mill repair project almost complete

Limestone County’s effort to save money by mixing its own oil and sand for rural roads is about to come to fruition, meaning oil-and-sand roads that have been waiting to be fixed should not have much longer to wait. Commissioners court heard an update on the situation and also accepted a bid on sand, agreed to trade in the motor grader and renewed contracts with several county entities.
 

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