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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.
 
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.
 

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