Local News

Staff recently sat down with the Journal at Limestone Medical Center to clear the air about COVID-19 and urge calm in the wake of current events.

In this time of social distancing and shelter-in-place, many small businesses are left wondering what to do.

Texas A&M University officially canceled the Campus Muster this year due to the ongoing COVID19 Concerns.

 

 

Area News

Limestone County officials recently announced a shelter in place order Tuesday, March 31. The order will become effective at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 2.

Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order implementing “Essential Services and Activities Protocols” for the entire state of Texas.

Feel the burn

Groesbeck ISD teachers have created physical education videos shared to parents via private YouTube links so that school absences don’t mean a lack of physical activity for students.

Sports

Golf team shows progress, takes practice home

With news of the University Interscholastic League canceling all practices, competitions and other extracurricular events, many students were disenfranchised over the loss of positive season progre

The Groesbeck Tennis Team recently placed fifth at state before cancellations began to occur due to the coronavirus, at the competition held by the Texas Tennis Coaches Association in San Antonio l

Westwood rallies and holds on for win over Lady Goats

In an extra-inning game, the Palestine Westwood Lady Panthers won their second District 20-3A game in a week over the Groesbeck Lady Goats.

Opinion

Someplace it is written, The Bible is a treasure book”. The Bible describes itself in this way, “The Holy Scriptures are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

The Texas Farm Bureau recently announced support for recent legislation known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

Tom’s Topics

Well, the major area of concern at the present time is the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world.

Lifestyle

As Limestone County residents turn to selfquarantine and limiting exposure to others in recent times, area churches have taken to Facebook Live and other online media hosts to continue to deliver t

Staff at Groesbeck LTC recently acknowledged efforts to support the health of housed seniors in an open letter to the community:

Teachers bring cheer to their students with drive by visits

Art and science teachers from Enge-Washington joined forces to bring cheer to students earlier this week.

Obituaries

Johnnie Neil “John” Mackey, Jr.

Johnnie Neil “John” Mackey, Jr., of Hewitt, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020, at age 56.

Billy Tom Rand

Billy Tom Rand was born to Elna and Garvin Rand on December 13, 1931 in LaSalle, Texas. He was the second son of five children and attended high school in Groesbeck, Texas.

Mary Ann Medlen

Mary Ann Medlen, of Groesbeck, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, March 16, 2020. She passed away at Parkview Hospital in Mexia, at age 61.

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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