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Wed
25
Mar

Council to hold workshop on new manufactured home ordinance

Groesbeck resident Roy Moore tells Groesbeck city council members at their March 17 meeting he thinks residents should be able to provide input at a specially called workshop to rewrite the city’s ordinances on manufactured homes.
A Thornton family that has been preparing to move to a home in Groesbeck will have to adjust their plans. Groesbeck city council considered but ultimately rejected a second request from the McReynolds family that had planned to put a manufactured home behind a house the family owns at 709A E. Navasota.
 
Thu
19
Mar

Dangerous intersection will get yield sign

A dangerous intersection near Lake Limestone will get a yield sign installed to avoid potential accidents after a public hearing on the proposal generated no comments against the move. Limestone County commissioners
voted on this subject and also accepted a fi nancial report from Emergency Services District No. 2 on Monday, March 9.
 
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Thu
19
Mar

Future Lady Goats twin threat

17-month old twins Charlee Gordon, left, and sister Rylee, right, seem to be mesmerized by the Lady Goats play on the softball fi eld Monday night against Mexia. Both the JV and varsity teams put up 16 points on the scoreboard in each of their wins.
 
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Thu
19
Mar

Verna Hicks

Verna Hicks, right, West Lake Limestone Fire Department vice president, addresses commissioners court at a public hearing on March 9 regarding installing a yield sign on LCR 751 at its intersection with LCR 750.
 
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Thu
12
Mar

Converted military truck for Groesbeck VFD to enhance ability to respond

Groesbeck Volunteer Fire Department will now  operate with a 5-ton converted military truck awarded to them by Texas A&M Forest Service through the DoD Firefi ghter Property Program. “We only had one grass truck and when that one was down we could not respond,” retired Fire Chief Charles Bratcher said. “We have a lot of territory to cover.”
 
Thu
12
Mar

Area receives heavy rain on Sunday & Monday

The rains came in a big way to Groesbeck and Limestone County -- especially on Sunday and Monday. The climate was rather wet and damp in Groesbeck last week with rain, sleet and some snow falling from time to time       
 
Thu
12
Mar

All systems go for prison contract applications

Waco attorney Herb Bristow tells the Limestone commissioners court at their March 9 meeting the result of his negotiations with prison-operating company Management and Training Corporation concerning applications for two long-term federal contracts to house inmates that MTC is submitting  on behalf of the Limestone County Detention Center         
 
Thu
12
Mar

Queen’s Coronation chooses royal court for fair

Last week’s Limestone County Fair Queen’s Coronation saw the selection of the new queen and her court, a bevy of beauties who will rule – and work hard – at the upcoming county fair The new Fair Queen chosen
was Groesbeck High School sophomore Jordyn Getz, 16. Chosen Fair Princess was Groesbeck High School junior Baylee LeNoir, 16; and chosen Fair Duchess was Groesbeck High School junior Katelyn McMillan, 16          
 
Thu
05
Mar

Freestone forms own group to help cancer patients

When some Fairfi eld residents found out about a neighbor with a serious need, they were so inspired they changed what they were doing, formed a new group and are now making a difference in the lives of cancer patients in their own county. Fairfi eld’s Janet Bolger hopes to inspire Limestone County residents to consider doing something similar when they hear the story of Freestone County Cancer Support Group, which she serves as secretary.
 
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Thu
05
Mar

Limestone County Fair holds coronation

The 2015 Limestone County Fair Queen and her court are all smiles after the coronation Monday night at Enge-Washington Intermediate School, in Groesbeck. Jordyn Getz, 16, front center, won the title of Queen, and she is flanked at left by Little Miss Caroline Mathis, 8, and at right by Junior Miss Maggie Devrow, 13. Behind them, l-r, are Princess Katelyn McMillan, Sierra Truett, Kylee Masters and Duchess Baylee LeNoir. 
 
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