Local News

The holiday season is in full swing; with Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas still ahead socioeconomically disadvantaged families in the area may not be feeling so jolly.

Even if you aren’t a local business owner, chances are good that you know Scooter Kennedy, Executive Director of the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce.

In recent features for the Journal, several city council members and city employees commented on how quickly and smoothly council meetings are completed, especially compared to more troubled times

Area News

You might notice a slight change in the flashing lights in our Groesbeck ISD school zones, and there is a perfectly logical reason for that. Recently, GISD Superintendent Dr.

The Joint Criminal Apprehension Team (JCAT) struck for the second time this week on Fri., Dec.

This Is Petey, He Is A Catahoula Mix About 9 Months Old.

Sports

Groesbeck vs Westwood

The 7th/8th Grade combo Lady Goats would receive their first win of the season last night against the Westwood Panthers.

Ameer Lee averaged 25.5 points in four games and the Groesbeck boys’ basketball team had a 3-2 record in five games overall at the Bremond Tournament Thursday through Saturday.

Opinion

Former U.S. President

George H.W. Bush dies

Nov. 30

Here’s hoping everyone had a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving holiday and weekend.

Texas unemployment rate hits lowest level since 1976

AUSTIN — Texas has its lowest unemployment rate in more than 42 years.

Lifestyle

Fort Parker State Park Ranger Amanda Zumwalt gave several Dutch oven demonstrations for the Lakeside Christmas event on Dec.

After carols and dance performances by Studio Move!, those in attendance were invited to walk through the halls of LMC for Christmas cookie decorating, customized cocoa, crafts and more.

December 3, 2018

Obituaries

Maxine Stone Smith passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Lyndale Senior Living Center in Abilene. She was 87.

Lupe (Cordova) Salas passed away at her home in Kosse on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at age 74.

Jay Dee (J.D.) Van Dyke, Sr., of Groesbeck (Davis Prairie), passed away at Groesbeck LTC on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at age 90.

Photo Galleries

Groesbeck Homecoming Parade 2018
Photos by Alexandra Cannon, Jesse Rodriguez, and Angela Crane.

Pictures courtesy of Ja

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