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The Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards ceremony at the Groesbeck Convention Center on Thursday, Feb. 8,  where John Carabin was named the Citizen of the Year for 2023. 

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The Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards ceremony on Thursday, Feb.

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Area News

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Limestone County Judge Richard Duncan admitted to doing things “a little bit incognito” when inviting longtime fairground supporters Arnold and Penny Gray to the Commissioners Court meeting on Tues

The students listed on the Dean's List of Academic Honors at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, are undergraduates who have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.5 out of a p

Lt. Gov Dan Patrick joined with the world’s largest investment firm to pitch investors on building natural gas power plants in Texas at a summit held last week in Houston.

Sports/Youth

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The Groesbeck boys and girls golf teams each finished second at the Teague
Scramble on Monday, Feb. 5, at the Tri-County Golf Club at the Vineyards.

The Groesbeck boys basketball team was defeated by state-ranked Mexia, 86-41,
at the Groesbeck High School gym Friday, Feb. 10, in its next-to-last game of the
season.

Chris Cox has been a standout at multiple positions for the Groesbeck football
team during his four years on the varsity. Wherever Coach Jerry Bomar has put
him, he has excelled.

Opinion

The Texas Education Agency’s annual report was released last week. It indicates per-student funding in the 2021-2022 school year averaged $14,928 per student, up 42% since 2011.

A standoff at an Eagle Pass park continues as the Department of Homeland Security has sent a second letter to Gov.

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 Lake O.H. Ivie cranked out a pair of Legacy Class ShareLunkers on the afternoon January 22, including a 13.26 pounder caught by Lane Olson and a 14.75 pounder landed by Bobby Walden.

Lifestyle

Lt. Gov Dan Patrick joined with the world’s largest investment firm to pitch investors on building natural gas power plants in Texas at a summit held last week in Houston.

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The Cynthia Ann Garden Club has announced the winner of their February 2024 Yard of the Month award, and it goes to Bruce and Susan Douthit.

A parent’s worst nightmare happens all too often in Texas as the number of unbuckled teen drivers and passengers killed in crashes is rising.

Obituaries

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Howard Walker passed away on Feb. 3, 2024, in Chandler.

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Billy Kyle “B.K.” Stone, of Groesbeck, passed away at Limestone Medical Center in Groesbeck, on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024.

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Jimmy Lynn Truett, Jr., of Groesbeck, passed away at his home, under Hospice care and with his wife at his side, on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, at age 58.

Photo Galleries

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Photos by Angela Crane/Groesbeck Journal

Band photos by Nuno Selvera/Groesbeck Journal

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Groesbeck Lady Goats Varsity Volleyball Team honored parents on Tuesday, Oct. 17. 
The game scheduled for that time was canceled due to a conflicting schedule of referees. 

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Battle of the River (Groesbeck vs. Mexia) 9/22/23
 

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Groesbeck, TX 76642
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