News

Thu
03
Apr

County unlikely to get grant for Courthouse

Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer.
 
Although Limestone County Maintenance Supervisor Sam Callis applied on behalf of the county for funds from the state Historical Commission to renovate the Courthouse, he told commissioners court Monday he doesn’t have much hope for receiving the grant. Callis told the court he had gone to Austin the previous week to testify before the Historical Commission on needed repairs at the Courthouse, but he said other counties had courthouses that seemed in much more dire need of repair than that of Limestone, so he didn’t have much expectation of getting any funding this year.

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Thu
27
Mar

County Fair Royalty chosen

Limestone County Fair royalty were chosen Monday evening at the annual Queens Pageant, held at Enge-Washington Intermediate School, in Groesbeck. They include (l-r) Duchess and fi rst runner-up Kurstyn Adams, Queen Kaitlyn Harrell, Princess and second runner-up Hannah Robbins, and Junior Miss Queen Kylee Allen.
 
Thu
27
Mar

Limestone Youth compete at Horse Show

With a tip of the judge's hat, the 4th Annual LCFA Horse Show got under way this past Saturday at the County Fairgrounds. There were sixteen Limestone youths signed up to compete. In the Junior Division there was Trinity Glowski from Kosse, Kayla Menzel from Groesbeck, Katelinn Winn from Kosse, Peyton Baize from Groesbeck, Makenzie Self from Coolidge and Madison Melasky from Groesbeck.
 
Thu
27
Mar

LMC health fair a chance for free tests, info, fun

by Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County residents will have the opportunity to get free health information and health screenings in a fun environment next week at Limestone Medical Center’s annual Spring Fling health fair. This is the fifth year for the event, which is scheduled for Friday, April 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at LMC, in Groesbeck.
 
Thu
27
Mar

County cuts fee to run prison

by Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County commissioners signifi cantly lowered at Monday’s commissioners court meeting the amount they pay an interim company to run the county-owned private prison.
 
Thu
20
Mar

House Fire Near Kosse

Kosse Fire Department assisted in battling a house fire in a large two story house in Stranger on Saturday March 08, 2014. Kosse Fire Department responded with Marlin and Reagan Fire Departments and the three departments worked hand in hand to bring the fire under control.
 
Thu
20
Mar

Groesbeck ISO rating better because of city workers, council

Groesbeck recently achieved a signifi cantly improved ISO rating, the grade used to determine insurance rates, and City Administrator Jim Cox is ecstatic about the news. “It’s a great thing for the town; we’re tickled pink about it,” Cox said last week. He credits months of work by Director of Public Works Keith Tilley, Code Enforcement Offi ce Paul Fitte and their Administrative Assistant Eileen Grzehowiak for the results, as well as a key decision by Groesbeck’s city council.
 
Thu
20
Mar

Special price on spaying cats continues

Most owners of cats realize at some point that they need to get their pets spayed or neutered. Limestone County residents currently have the chance to get a significant discount off of what can be a pricey procedure. Limestone Veterinary Hospital, in Groesbeck, is continuing its offer of reduced-cost spaying and neutering of cats through March.
 
Thu
13
Mar

County commissioners decline to consider burn ban

by Roxanne McKnight
 
Limestone County commissioners agreed at their March 10 meeting that there was no need to consider initiating a burn ban. They also accepted for the record two donations and heard February statistics from law enforcement officials.
 
Thu
13
Mar

County prison one of fi nal two for fed contract

by Roxanne McKnight
 
It was revealed at Monday’s Limestone County commissioners court meeting that the county’s privately owned prison is one of only two still being considered for a long-term contract to house inmates for the federal government.
 

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