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The month of January is often used for reflection and resolutions, but some elements, like weather, will always be out of our control.

The Woods, a local young family, tragically lost their rental home and all their belongings to a house fire within the first week of the new year, but the overwhelming support of small-town love ha

Thanks to concerned family members one girl is safe and a 37-year-old Teague woman is being held in the Freestone County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

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Many of those who prevailed in Limestone County’s Nov. 6, 2018, general election met at the Courthouse Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, to be sworn into office.

The Freestone County Sheriff’s Office, Freestone and Limestone County DPS officers, and Freestone and Limestone County Game Wardens will be well-equipped into the new year with new trauma kits dona

The Cynthia Ann Garden Club had its Christmas Party at the Groesbeck Woman’s Club on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at noon. The room was decorated by the social committee in a Christmas Theme.


The Groesbeck boys’ basketball team won its first district game Friday with a 58-49 triumph at Elkhart.

The Goats are 1-2 in District 20-3A and 10-11 overall.

My son is in the dressing room still in uniform, sitting on the bench his face tear-streaked, a visage of doom.

The Groesbeck girls’ basketball team evened its District 20-3A record to 2-2 with a 58-20 steamrolling of Elkhart Friday night.Kyla Evans led Groesbeck’s scoring with 18 points.


Workforce commission reports continuation of employment trend

The start of this new year marks the beginning of my 26th year as editor of The Canadian Record. It also...not coincidentally...marks the 26th anniversary of my father’s death.

The recent case of a missing child from New York in our county gets one to thinking about small Texas towns, and what it is like to be raised in one, and what the folks are like there.


** Writer’s note: The passing of city ordinances allows local government some control over the structure and enforcement of city rules, for the safety and benefit of all citizens.

Jesus called himself “The Son of Man.” (Luke 19:1-10) [This phrase in the Hebrew language meant an ordinary person with a human father] However, in Jesus we see a man of flesh, like all men, but a

Groesbeck Public Library Acknowledgements of Donations/ Memorials For December 2018


Alice Juanita Clifton Smith was born January 21, 1918 in Galveston, Texas to Annie Louise Clifton (Harkness) and Jesse Ernest Clifton. Alice would have been 101 years old on January 21, 2019.

Harvey William Hackbarth passed away peacefully at his home on Lake Limestone, near Groesbeck, Texas, on January 1, 2019.

Elbert Lambert of Thornton/ Lake Limestone passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at Skilled Nursing of Mexia.

Photo Galleries

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

Pictures courtesy of Ja

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