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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.
 
Thu
19
Jun

Local 4th of July Celebration shaping up

Tom Hawkins
 
Plans for Groesbeck’s annual 4th of July celebration are shaping up according to the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce. The Independence Day celebration will be held on Friday, July 4th
 
Thu
12
Jun

It could have been a disaster, but wasn’t

Last Friday, the Groesbeck Church of Christ had a scare when two of the air conditioner blower motors over the Fellowship Hall overheated and caught fire. As smoke started filling the church, the call went out to the Groesbeck Volunteer Fire Department, Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, Groesbeck Police Department and Mexia Fire Department. Upon investigation it was discovered that the smoke was coming from the attic but after the power supply was shut off to the units that had caught fi re, there was no more danger of it going any further.
 
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.
 

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