Local News

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Curk Harris, a Mexia High School 2015 graduate and former basketball player for the Blackcats, graduated from Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville Okla on December 14, 2019, with a bachelor

January 6, 2020

8:29 a.m. Sgt. Bell to 400 block North Leon for reported theft. Complainant reported child’s bicycle stolen from property. Investigation initiated.

 

 

Area News

The potential Democratic hopefuls of the 17th Congressional District of Texas visited the Bi-Stone region Thursday night, joining in a town hall-style debate sponsored by the Limestone County Democ

The Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce is planning its first annual Heritage Festival for May 29, 30 and 31 of this year.

Sports

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Groesbeck stayed tied with Teague for second place in 20-3A with a 56-48 win over the Elkhart Lady Elks at home Friday, Jan. 11.

Groesbeck softball coach Alan Weihausen has been named a coach for that sport in the annual Victory Bowl this year.

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Groesbeck attempted to overwhelm the Elkhart Elks by substituting fresh fivesomes in and out

in the District 20-3A game at the Groesbeck gym Friday, Jan.

Opinion

Just a quick reminder that the primary election will be held on March 3. A list of the candidates for the Primary election was carried in last week’s Journal.

The new year appears to be off to a lively start. Many activities are already on the calendar. Thus, it appears to be another active and busy year for Groesbeck and Limestone County.

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick released statements following a deadly shooting on Dec.

Lifestyle

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Thank the Lord for the wonderful rain that we received Friday night as I received 2 1/4 inches at my place.  Every drop was certainly appreciated and needed.

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The Limestone County Fair Association held its Validation Day on Saturday, and the work went much smoother and faster than in the past since participants were able to download forms from the Limest

Gov. Greg Abbott last week convened the quarterly meeting of his Domestic Terrorism Task Force at the state Capitol.

Obituaries

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Martha Nell Lynch passed away on December 21, 2019, in Mexia at the age of 72.

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Wanda Virginia “Jean” Harper, formerly of Groesbeck, passed away at her home in Normangee on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at age 85.

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John Myers, of Kosse went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2020 at his residence with his family by his side in Kosse, TX at the age of 85 years old.

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.

Groesbeck Journal

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Groesbeck, TX 76642
Phone: 254-729-5103
Fax: 254-729-0362