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(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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Groesbeck Independent School District will be closing early today, Friday, November 4, 2022, due to the impending weather according to a press release.  
Buses will run at 11:30 a.m.   

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Groesbeck resident Michael Elkins wrote and self-published a poetry book titled ‘From the Plume’ which is available for preorder until mid-February.

There is a lot happening in Kosse as we enter the holiday season and approach the end of 2022.

5: 42 a. m. Officer Cardenas to 400 block North Waco for reported suspicious activity. Complainant reported multiple people on the complainant’s front porch. Call was unfounded.

Sports

WHOPPERS Free-ranging bucks illustrate the benefits of letting the young guys walk

There is much to love about a Texas deer season.

Winning Big: Texas bass pro Kyle Hall racking up big bucks

A congratulatory tip of the hat goes out to Kyle Hall for a job well done. The Granbury angler is easily the winningest bass pro in Texas these days.

FFA District Leadership Development Events Contests were Monday, Nov. 7 The full results are below: 1st Place Senior Creed Speaking and advancing to Area Contest- Mattelyn Hall.

Opinion

Legislators begin filing bills ahead of session

Texas legislators are off to the races, filing more than 850 bills on Monday, the first day of filing season for the 88th session, which begins Jan. 10.

Turnout drops in recent election

Voter turnout in the midterm elections again dropped statewide, with just over 45% of registered voters either casting ballots early or at the polls on Nov. 8.

Panic buttons, locked doors for Texas schools

Texas public schools would have to install panic buttons in classrooms and ensure all doors and windows are locked and monitored under new proposed safety standards released last week by the Texas

Lifestyle

The Limestone Medical Center will present its annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 6: 00 to 7: 30 p. m. at the Medical Center located at 701 McClintic Drive in Groesbeck.

Mondays, 6-8 p.m. – First Baptist Church of Tehuacana still hosts a knitting/crocheting group in the fellowship hall, making prayer shawls or lap robes for people.

TxDOT performed a full road closure on FM 39 in Limestone County on Nov. 26. FM 39 just north of County Road 854 is closed due to road damage.

Obituaries

Frank Logan

A memorial for Frank Logan will be at 11 a.m. December 10, 2022, at the Old Glad Tidings Church, 829 N. Hwy in Mexia. Brother Pual Moore will officiate the service.

Elece Joree Tucker

Funeral services for Elece Joree Tucker 99, of Groesbeck, will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at Chisolm’s Family Funeral Home in Killeen.

Linda Ruth (Nelson) Nance

Linda Ruth (Nelson) Nance of Thornton, Texas, passed away surrounded by love and family on November 13, 2022, at the age of 79.

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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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