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

November 26, 2018

6:30 a.m. Chief Henson to 900 block West Yeagua for animal complaint. Caller reported deer on side of road and appeared to have been struck by vehicle.

Sixteen-year-old, Vince Galyean, of Seabrook, Texas killed this 20” wide 9-point buck on November 24, 2018, while hunting with his grandfather, Vince Casto of Oletha.

Vice-President Kara McLelland led the meeting in Michael Williams’ absence and she began by calling for guest introductions.


Groesbeck VFD recently conducted the first stage of their annual Christmas toy drive in cooperation Family Dollar.

The Groesbeck boys’basketball team lost a pair of games last week.

The Goats were beaten by West, 75-48, Friday and lost to Clifton, 56-41, on Nov. 27.

Introduce your family to Texas history at this stockade fort that played a unique role in the settlement of our state.


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.


If you’ve ever wondered what life was like in Bethlehem around the time of the birth of Jesus Christ, Wednesday night is your chance to see for yourself!

The Cynthia Ann Garden Club had its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Groesbeck Woman’s Club at 1pm. Carolyn Hughes called the meeting to order.

December is considered a season of giving.  People give close to Christmas to commemorate God’s greatest gift, his Son, Jesus Christ.


Rita Joyce Kenyon, of Mexia and formerly of Groesbeck, passed away at Groesbeck LTC on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at age 69.

Ruby Inez Austin, of Thornton passed away at home on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at age 74.

Dorothy Crocker of McKinney, Texas passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018, at age 78.

Photo Galleries

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

Pictures courtesy of Ja

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