Local News

Citizens gives back with four scholarships to seniors

Citizens State Bank awarded four Groesbeck Seniors with scholarships in the amount of $500 each.

AUSTIN — Gov.

American Legion Memorial Day ceremony goes on despite rain

Post 288 American Legion members held their annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Limestone County courthouse as usual, though they had to move the event inside because of light rain.

 

 

Area News

Groesbeck Grand Prix of Motoring set for September

The hope is that by the time the Groesbeck Grand Prix Festival of Motoring takes place Sept.

During the months of June and July, the Limestone County Historical Museum will be open on Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Reunited and it feels so good

What was thought to be a scholarship donation presentation to Groesbeck graduate, Bryston Ferguson turned into a moment of a lifetime when he was reunited with his siblings and grandmother after th

Sports

Hannah DeFriend signs to play tennis at McMurry University

Groesbeck tennis player Hannah DeFriend met McMurry University tennis coach Bryan Rainwater at a showcase event in Waco two years ago during the summer before her junior year in high school.

Groesbeck’s Henley overcomes serious car crash, signs to play tennis at Bethel College in Kansas

Luke Henley never doubted he would play tennis again.

Groesbeck’s McWhorter opts to play tennis at Bethel College

Colby McWhorter has had a successful tennis career at Groesbeck High School with seven state appearances, four with the Goats team and three in individual competition.

Opinion

Did you know?

Who knew that Groesbeck was once under quarantine!? During an outbreak of Meningitis, Groesbeck Texas cut themselves off from the rest of the world for a time.

Again, a big congratulations to the GHS Class of 2020. Also, congratulations to the Groesbeck Journal for the wonderful coverage of this year’s senior class in the Journal’s graduation section.

The Apostle Paul mentions intercessory prayer for others in most every one of his writings. In Philippians 1:9-11 he details one of his prayers. His three-part prayer is as follows.

Lifestyle

Freel retires from city of Groesbeck after 10 years

Janene K. Freel officially retired from the City of Groesbeck after 10 plus years as the Municipal Court Clerk for Judge Nance. Freel’s last day was Fri. May 29.

The Groesbeck Ex-Students Association has received several memorial donations in memory of various Groesbeck High School graduates.

Mackey appointed to LMC Board

Jennifer Mackey is one of the newly appointed members of the Limestone Medical Center Board of Directors. She was appointed and sworn into position 3 on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

Obituaries

Timothy Benjamin “Benny” Shaunfield

Timothy Benjamin “Benny” Shaunfield passed away at Scott and White Hospital in Temple on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020, at age 67.

Annice Pearl (Murray) Gibson

Annice Pearl (Murray) Gibson, of Groesbeck, transitioned on May 29, 2020, and is now an angel in the presence of God.

Michele Rene Richardson

Michele Rene Richardson passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 23, 2020, in the ICU at Cedar Park Hospital. Michele fought a very brave, long five-year battle with Stage 5 Kidney Disease.

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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