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Pastor’s grave dug up, burned

Limestone County Sheriff’s Office investigators are trying to determine why someone would dig up a pastor’s grave and then set a fire on the burial vault holding his casket.

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Groesbeck ISD shares more on the start of school in August


During the course of their regular meeting on Monday, July 20, the Groesbeck ISD school board once again wrestled with decisions about how to best serve students through dual credit and dual enroll



Area News

AUSTIN - Aug. 4 - Governor Greg Abbott announced that President Trump has extended federal funding for the Texas National Guard’s mission to help combat COVID-19 in communities across the state.

AUSTIN – July 31 - Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, Senate Education Chairman Larry Taylor, and House Education Chairman Dan Huberty released the follow


Groesbeck High Cross Country practices start on Mon. July 27 from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Athletes will meet every Monday through Friday until school starts.

Groesbeck High school volleyball two-a-days will start on Mon. Aug. 3. Times of practice are from 8 a.m to 10 a.m. and again from 12 noon to 2 p.m Monday through Friday.

The 32nd Groesbeck Athletic Booster Club Golf Scramble is scheduled for Aug. 1 at the Battle Lake Golf Course. Tee time is 8 a.m.


Don’t plant those mystery seeds

Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller urged Texans to take extreme precaution if the mail brings mysterious seeds from China.

Fifteen lunches were served out from the Center in Thornton on Thursday to Bill and Elizabeth Neason, Elle and Hank Staniszewski, Roger and Linda Watson, Neennah German, Ann Brown, Donna Lloyd, Ear

Jesus met a man who had sat beside the “Pool of Bethesda for thirty-eight years.” (See the complete story in John 5:1-15) He exploded this man’s private world with the question, “Do you want to get



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The Groesbeck Lions Club heard a very informative presentation on the CPR program at Limestone Medical Center.

Groesbeck ISD band held guard and percussion camp last week with a wrap at the end of this week. Full band two-a-day rehearsals start on Mon. July 27 from 9 a.m.


Teresa Dianne Hodges

Teresa Dianne Hodges, of Oletha, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, after a long hard-fought battle with cancer.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Lynn A. Pippin

Lynn A. Pippin, age 99 of Palestine (formerly of Groesbeck -Red Hill), entered heaven on August 2, 2020 and joined his beloved wife, Martha Pippin.

Lester LaVerne Fahle

Lester LaVerne Fahle, 92, passed away at Limestone Medical Center on July 28, 2020. He was born on February 18, 1928 in Ft. Worth, TX, to Roland and Lena (Rickey) Fahle.

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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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