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Thu
05
Mar

Limestone County Fair holds coronation

The 2015 Limestone County Fair Queen and her court are all smiles after the coronation Monday night at Enge-Washington Intermediate School, in Groesbeck. Jordyn Getz, 16, front center, won the title of Queen, and she is flanked at left by Little Miss Caroline Mathis, 8, and at right by Junior Miss Maggie Devrow, 13. Behind them, l-r, are Princess Katelyn McMillan, Sierra Truett, Kylee Masters and Duchess Baylee LeNoir. 
 
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Thu
05
Mar

Sheriff’s Offi ce vehicles to be sold, transferred

Limestone County commissioners made plans to move several older Sheriff’s Offi ce vehicles to new places where they will help the county in better ways. One vehicle, a 2009 Dodge Ram pickup truck, the court agreed to transfer from the Sheriff’s Offi ce to Emergency Management for use by Emergency Management Director Matt Groveton.
 
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Thu
26
Feb

Fire Department personnel bring up grievances to city council

By Roxanne McKnight
 
Thu
26
Feb

The Rev. Billy Bever

The Rev. Billy Bever, left, pastor of Groesbeck’s Church on the Rock, and Robert Johnson, of Lake Limestone, gaze into a freezer of meat they will give away to families in the area through the Fishes and Loaves food pantry, an outreach of the church 
 
Thu
26
Feb

Mary Belle Leach named “Citizen of the Year”

By Tom Hawkins
The Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce selected Mary Belle Leach as the “Citizen of the Year for 2014.” The award was presented at the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet. Mary Belle is known for her outstanding musical ability. She is a noted pianist. She shares her wonderful talent with the entire community and area. Mary Belle is a native of El Dorado. Kansas, and she is  a graduate of Wichita State University. As a young musicstudent she attended an exclusive music institute in New York State.
 
Thu
26
Feb

Filing deadline for school, city elections is Friday at 5 p.m

Both the city of Groesbeck and the Groesbeck Independent School  District will have elections on Saturday, May 9, to elect members to the Groesbeck City Council and to the GISD school board.  The deadline for fi ling is this Friday, February 27, at 5 p.m. Prospective candidates may fi le for the Groesbeck City Council in the City Secretary’s offi ce at theGroesbeck City Hall. Those wishing to fi le as candidate for the GISD school board may fi le in the Groesbeck ISD Administrative offi ce which is on the campus of Groesbeck High School. 
 
Thu
19
Feb

LCDC to get submitted for two fed contracts

Limestone County commissioners took a small but necessary step at Monday’s commissioners court meeting to get the Limestone County Detention Center, the county-owned private prison, back in business. Toward the end of their Feb. 9 meeting, the court went into executive session, which is closed to the public, to discuss matters concerning the LCDC. After just over an hour, the court returned to open session, and approved the submission of the LCDC by Management and Training Corporation, a Utah-based prison-operating facility to be considered for either of two federal contracts – called CAR-16 and CAR-17 – to house inmates on a long-term basis.
 
Thu
19
Feb

Truck it Up holds Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting for the new location of Truck It Up Tax and Booking Service was held on last Friday afternoon  nd was conducted by the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce. The new location for Truck It Up Tax Service is on the corner of Dr. J. B. Riggs Drive and Yeagua Street (Hwy. 164). Above owner, Stacy Faglie is shown cutting the ribbon.
 

 

Thu
19
Feb

Style, good taste meet at LMC fashion show

Skylar Sutton, of Groesbeck, shows some of the fun styles available at Groesbeck boutique Bling It Up at the third annual luncheon and fashion show to benefi t Limestone Medical Center. The event was held Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Groesbeck Convention Center.
Fashionable females and women of style met at the Groesbeck Convention Center Saturday for Limestone Medical Center’s third annual luncheon and fashion show. Kimberly Meyer, LMC’s director of marketing and public relations, chaired the event. Meyer said 330 tickets to the fashion show were sold, and everyone with a ticket appeared to have attended. 
 

 

Thu
19
Feb

Groesbeck Elementary raises $21,400 for AHA

PE teachers present check to American Heart Association representative.Mrs. Adams, AHA representative, Coach Tubbs, Mrs. Roberts, Coach Kelley. 
 

 

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