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The entire nation regrets the tragic events of February 6, 2021, in Washington, D. C.

January 4, 2021



Area News

Goats go 2-0 on week

After falling to Franklin and Crockett in district play, the Groesbeck Goats defeated Elkhart and Buffalo this past week. The wins give Groesbeck a 5-5 overall record and a 2-2 district record.

When Limestone County Judge Richard Duncan received a certified letter from Prairie Hill Wind Project, informing him that the Wind Farm would not pay the first tax payment of 2021, he was surprised

The TDCJ Parole Board ended up denying the medical parole Carlos Don Stultz had requested, Limestone County Attorney Roy DeFriend reported Friday, Jan. 8.


Former Groesbeck football player Sims voted to College Football Hall of Fame

Former Groesbeck High School football player Kenneth Sims, who went on to play at the University of Texas and with the New England Patriots in the National Football League, will be inducted into th

Breann Connally voted district volleyball MVP

A number of players on the Groesbeck volleyball team earned awards at the district and state levels for their performances during the fall sports season.

GHS honor basketball seniors

Four Groesbeck High School basketball seniors were honored on Friday night prior to the Goats hosting the Buffalo Bison.


Have you ever wanted to quit everything? I knew a person who often said, “I feel like finding a hole, crawling in, and pulling it in after me!” Obviously, he was physically burned out.

Again, yours truly wishes everyone a very happy and successful 2021.

This year is a special one for Groesbeck. Groesbeck is turning 150 years old this year having been founded in 1871.

It’s a new year, but the news out of the capital continues to focus on COVID-19.


January brings snow day for area

Snowfall Totals Reported: Groesbeck, 4.5”-5” • Thornton, 5” - Kosse, 6.5”- 8”

The 87th session of the Texas Legislature opened Tuesday with COVID-19 encompassing every aspect of what the lawmakers do, according to new House Speaker Dade Phelan.


Aletha “Hanna” West

Aletha “Hanna” West, of Groesbeck, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Hillcrest Hospital in Waco.

Lawrence “Larry” Reynolds

Lawrence Anthony “Larry” Reynolds of Mexia, TX died on January 5, 2021. He was born May 17, 1950 in Michigan,but moved to Texas at a young age and always called himself a “Texas Boy”.

Kathryn (Kat) Swinnea

Kathryn (Kat) Swinnea was born January 4, 1920 in Kosse Texas to Claude and Florence Posey Johnson. She was the youngest of nine children. Kat passed from this life on January 6, 2021.

Photo Galleries

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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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