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Thu
29
May

To Groesbeck business owners and readers,

Please be aware that the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce has not and will not endorse Liberty Marketing Company as the offi cial production company of the new Limestone county maps. Liberty Marketing Company has been told to not use the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce in any way to help them sell ads.
 
Thu
22
May

Hernandez youngest Groesbeck council member

Roxanne McKnight
 
Groesbeck High School graduate David Hernandez had high hopes for the future, but he didn’t think he would get to serve on his hometown city council, certainly not at 28, the youngest city council member in Groesbeck’s history as far as most people remember. Hernandez was fi rst appointed to his position by the city council at the end of January, when council member Richard Outlaw stepped down for health reasons.
 
Thu
22
May

Peace Officers Memorial Service held on Friday

by Tom Hawkins
 
Limestone County Peace Offi cers who have given their lives in the line of duty were remembered in a very impressive Peace Officers Memorial Service in Hawkins Park in Groesbeck at 6 p.m. last Friday afternoon. Peace officers from the Sheriff’s offi ce, the Groesbeck Police Department, the Mexia Police Department and various other peace offi cers participated. Lt. Lee Cox of the Limestone County Sheriff’s office served as master of ceremonies. Cliff Fox, minister of the Groesbeck Church of Christ, gave the innovation.
 
Thu
22
May

NRG in talks with county on appraisal lawsuit against county; Departments asked to limit OT hours to conserve cash

by Roxanne McKnight
 
A small hint of progress behind the scenes in NRG Energy’s lawsuit against Limestone County was revealed at last Monday’s commissioners court meeting. County Judge Daniel Burkeen said activity is going on between NRG Energy and the county regarding the company’s dispute of its valuation.
 
Wed
14
May

2014 Fiddle Festival a Success

Karmen Hoffpauir Fiddle Festival Chairman The 48th Southwest Fiddle Festival 2014 was held Saturday, May 10 in the Groesbeck City Park. Under the direction of the Texas Old Timer Fiddler Association we had a total of 28 fi ddlers’ for this event.
 
Wed
14
May

LMC cafe – a great place to eat

Roxanne McKnight
 
Prepare food from fresh ingredients, and customers will fi nd your restaurant and return regularly. Groesbeck’s Limestone Medical Center cafe proves this common-sense concept true daily. Everything they offer is made from scratch using home-style recipes.
 
Thu
08
May

Court sorts out LCDC electric bills

by Roxanne McKnight
 
County commissioners helped Limestone County Detention Center Administrator Mike Sutton, at their April 28 meeting, with an electric bill that seemed double what it should have been. They also heard reports about updating the Veterans Memorial in front of the Courthouse and approved paying for a new fax line at the Indigent Health Offi ce’s new location.
 
Thu
08
May

Cynthia Ann Garden Club May Day Celebration a Success

Cynthia Ann Garden Club members (l-r) Martha Stone, organization President Cecily Ball and Annette Brannon, check the refreshments for sale at the group’s May Day plant sale May 1 at Hawkins Park in Groesbeck.
 
Thu
08
May

County recognizes airport manager Miller for award

by Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County Airport manager Buddy Miller was honored at Monday’s commissioners court for the airport’s recent designation as Texas’ most improved airport. The award originally had been made at the 32nd Annual Texas Aviation Conference, which was held in Dallas April 9-11.
 
Thu
08
May

Fiddle Fest to keep Groesbeck hopping this weekend

Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Fans of fi ddle music will fi nd Groesbeck the place to be this coming weekend, when the 48th Annual Groesbeck Fiddle Fest and Southwest Fiddle Championships are held. The action begins Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m. at the new Groesbeck Convention Center with a concert and dance featuring Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys playing their signature country and western sound.
 

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