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 Anthony Figueroa

The Groesbeck Independent School District Board of Trustees named Anthony Figueroa, of Wolfe City ISD, as the finalist for GISD Superinte

(in no particular order) Major Ruben Galindo; Texas State Rep. Kyle Kacal; Central Texas Regional director, Todd Snyder; Deputy Director, Freeman Martin; Texas DPS Director, Steven McCraw; and the family of the late Trooper Chad Walker; his wife, Tobie; son, Ethan; twin daughters, Rylee and Charlee; and Tulsa June with the newly dedicated Highway Memorial sign in honor of Trooper Walker on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Aircraft and Highway Memorial sign was dedicated in honor of Trooper Chad Walker on Tuesday, No

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Though health has not always been a required class in high school, coach and teacher Elizabeth Tidwell knows that the impact of her subject matter sticks with students throughout their lives.

Morgan Black of Kosse was listed on the Dean’s List of Academic Honors at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville for the Fall 2022 semester Jan. 24.

Groesbeck ISD employs more than 100 teachers and close to 300 total staff members between the four campuses, administration, and various departments.

Sports

Goats fall to Fairfield, remain in fourth place in district

In a battle for third place in District 20-3A, a potential game-tying 3-pointer by Groesbeck rattled off the rim with 1.4 seconds left as Fairfield held on for a 56-53 victory at the Groesbeck High

Top-ranked Fairfield swamps Lady Goats in district contest

Defending state champion and No. 1-ranked Fairfield jumped on Groesbeck early and cruised to an 83-16 victory at the Groesbeck High School gym Tuesday night.

The Groesbeck girls powerlifting team crowned five weight-class champions and accumulated 45 points to win the Leon Invitational at Jewett Leon High School on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

Opinion

Border security, tax relief and raises top list

For the Texas House and Senate, there is not much daylight between each chamber’s priorities in this year’s legislative session.

Speaker open to resort-style casinos in state

Gary Borders is a veteran award-winning Texas journalist.

What to expect in legislative session

The 2023 Texas legislative session opened Jan. 10, with property taxes, gun control and the power grid expected to be among the top issues on the agenda.

Lifestyle

Every third Tuesday – The Stone County Conservative Coalition meets. – For the place of the meeting, please email stonecountycc@gmail.com.

 

Saturday, Sunday, Jan. 28 and Jan. 29 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. – Free Kids Fish for Pre-K to 17 years old. – Fish for Rainbow Trout at Lake Springfield.

Outdoors Briefs

Michael Fesco of Sour Lake and Holden Ashworth of Vidor weighed in a three-day total of 73.84 pounds on 15 bass to grab the top prize of $100,000 cash in the second annual Brandon Belt Grand Slam h

Obituaries

Tony Allen

Tony Allen, 82, of Groesbeck, passed away in Sulphur Springs, TX April 24, 2022.

Linda Louise Kelly Sunday

On Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, Linda Louise Sunday, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister, passed away at the age of 69 in Mexia, Texas. A memorial mass will be held on Friday, Jan.

William “Bill” Luther Hunt

William “Bill” Luther Hunt, 87, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, as he passed away peacefully in Groesbeck, TX.

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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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