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Trevor Wardlaw of Waco is a direct descendant of Elder John Parker, one of five men killed at Fort Parker in 1836, and he addressed Groesbeck City Council on Tuesday, March 21, asking them to foster the preservation of Old Fort Parker, a responsibility that would fall in part to council with the passage of an interlocal agreement for the historic site. Jennifer Paul photos/Groesbeck Journal

The Groesbeck City Council entertained a much larger than usual audience for their meeting Tuesday, March 21, with many citizens sharing

Marlee Price was crowned by Rayna Kurtz, the 2022 Miss Limestone County Fair Queen, at the 2023 Miss Limestone County Fair Queen Pageant on Monday, March 20 at Groesbeck High School.

Groesbeck junior Sa’Riyah Smith finished ninth. Smith hoisted a total of 875 pounds.


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Groesbeck area business owner injured in crash

Benjamin Lehmann, the owner of Mac’s Marine Lake Limestone, a boat repair shop in Groesbeck, has a long road to recovery after he was injured in a vehicle collision March 3.

March 13, 2023

12:49 p.m. Sgt. Bell to 500 block East Yeagua for reported crash.

The phone rings several times a day at my “office,” a place under the stairs where we used to store cleaning supplies.


The Groesbeck softball team fell to 2-2 in District 20-3A play with a 13-7 loss to Franklin on Wednesday, March 15.

Outdoors Briefs

Lee Beuershausen of Marble Falls and Carson Bowen of Burnet reeled in a whopper limit weighing 36.59 pounds to top a field of 139 boats in the Bass Champs South Region team event held March 11 on L

Smith finishes ninth in State Powerlifting

Groesbeck junior Sa’Riyah Smith finished ninth in the 165-pound weight class at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association’s (THSWPA) Class 3A State Championship Meet at the Comerica Ce


Bill would require fentanyl education

The death of a Leander High School graduate from a fentanyl overdose has prompted state Rep.

House pushes armed officer at all schools

Under legislation prioritized by House Speaker Dade Phelan, every Texas school would have an armed police officer, and aspiring teachers would receive extra support.

Texas again leads state in new corporate projects

Texas once again has topped the list for new and expanded corporate facilities added in a year, according to Site Selection Magazine.


Groesbeck native opens professional pet grooming business, joins chamber

After three years as a head groomer in Mexia, Paw-Parazii Grooming owner Rosalina Macias opened her business in Groesbeck, offering services to Limestone County residents and fur babies.

Veteran Service Officer Don Beene passes the torch following retirement

After 10 years of serving Limestone County veterans, Don Beene is retiring as Veterans Service officer. Donald “Bubba” McDonald will soon take over the position and move into the office at 205 S.

Every Monday – The Beer Joint hosts a Pool Tournament at 4864 TX-14 in Thorton. Players meet at 7:30 p.m., and the game starts at 8 p.m. – $10 buyin.


Clyde Gilbert Hurt, Jr.

Clyde Gilbert Hurt, Jr., (also known as “Punkin” or “Red”) of Groesbeck, passed away at Ascension Seton Medical Center in Austin on Friday, March 17, 2023, at age 74.

Alice Jeanne Decker

Alice Jeanne Decker, of Groesbeck, passed away at Groesbeck LTC on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at age 90.

Billy Jack Harrison

Billy Jack Harrison, of Groesbeck, went to be with his Lord and Savior, on Saturday, March 18, 2023, passing away at his home with his wife by his side.

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Meet the Goats, Aug. 19

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July 4 Groesbeck 2019

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Candid Shots for Easter 2019 Festivites at Living Proof Church, Groesbeck LTC and Windsor Health care.

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