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05
Jun

Ten Groesbeck High grads already Navarro grads

Roxanne McKnight
 
When Groesbeck High School holds its commencement on June 6, ten seniors who cross the stage and get their high school degrees will have already earned their two-year associates degree from Navarro College South. They took dual-credit courses in high school that counted for the college but also were credited to them for their high school work.
 
Thu
05
Jun

County to advertise for new LCDC manager; New computers bought to replace XP-based ones

Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County commissioners court held an executive session to try to come up with a cheaper way to maintain the Limestone County Detention Center while it remains empty. The court dealt with this and other matters concerning the jail, and also computer and electronic wiring issues.
 
Thu
29
May

Mary Helen Nance Campbell gives very generous donation to LMC Foundation

Tom Hawkins
 
The LMC Foundation made a very exciting and rewarding announcement on Wednesday, May 21, at the Limestone Medical Center hospital in Groesbeck. That most rewarding announcement was that the LMC Foundation, a 501 (C) (3) foundation, has been awarded a gift of $2,018,000 from Mary Helen Nance Campbell and her husband, Bailey Campbell of Tyler. Mrs. Campbell or M.H. as she is called by her many friends is a native of Thornton.
 
Thu
29
May

Groesbeck swears in new mayor, council members

Roxanne McKnight
 
Groesbeck city council swore in new mayor Ray O’Docharty, as well as new council member Matthew Dawley and returning council members Bob Zeman and David Hernandez at the end of last Tuesday’s city council meeting.
 
Thu
29
May

Can you spell State?

A total of seven students from Groesbeck High School traveled to Austin for the 2014 State UIL Academic Meet that was held May 19-21.
 
Thu
29
May

Limestone honors fallen Marine Casper

by Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County offi cials and residents from all walks of life came together on Memorial Day to remember those who had fallen in service to the nation, especially the late Cpl. James Allen Casper, who was from Coolidge, the single Limestone County member of the armed forces to give his life in the Iraqi Freedom Confl ict.
 
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.
 

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