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05
Jun

New Groesbeck High principal on the job soon

Roxanne McKnight
 
Groesbeck Independent School District has hired a new high school principal for the upcoming school year. Principal John Westbrook will start working full time June 16, preparing for the fall. Some of the students met Westbrook before the year ended, but they will get a better chance to get to know him in a few months after the summer break.
 
Thu
05
Jun

BIG, BIG Load comes through Groesbeck

Citizens of Groesbeck were awed last week when this huge tank came rolling down the main street on it’s way to Canada. The load was 300 foot long, had a total of 106 tires under it and weighed 7 tons.
 
Thu
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.
 

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