News

All first graders at H.O. Whitehurst Elementary School were recently given free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club.

Zachary Crabb, 9, of Kosse, cuddles his rabbit between judging on Wednesday, April 5, at the Limestone County Fair and Youth Livestock Show, held at the county fairgrounds near Groesbeck.

According to an alert sent out by the Groesbeck Police Department, demolition began Monday on the old “Unclaimed Freight” building at the intersection of Ellis Street and Navasota Street.

Sports

The Groesbeck Goats tennis team will be sending one boys doubles team and two girls doubles teams to the regional meet next Monday and Tuesday, April 17-18, at A&M Consolidated High School in C

The junior high district meet was held on Saturday, April 8, at Clifton High School.

The Groesbeck Lady Goats got the jump on the stormy weather that hit late Monday night.

Opinion

The GISD Board of Trustees, with a recommendation from the GISD Facilities Committee, has called for a $5M school bond election for May 6, 2017.

Lifestyle

3RD GRADE: Lilly Gresham, Alondra Hernandez, Presley Stanfield, Devon Wedgeman, Cord Hill, Austin Shook, Laynee Morrow, Chance Jackson, Alyssa Hahn, Kross Lenamond, Daniel Stroder, Zoey Brewer, Ava

Two years ago, Johnna Ingram, founder and coach of Prime Time Express, along with her husband attended the Road to the Horse World Championship of Colt Starting in Lexington, Kentucky.

Obituaries

J.D. Hudson, Jr., age 91, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at home.

M.J. Raymond, Jr., age 78, of Groesbeck passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017 in Providence Hospital in Waco following a brief illness. M.J.

James Henry “Jimmy” Cook, of Groesbeck, passed away at home on Monday, April 10, 2017, following a lengthy period of poor health. He was 75. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M.

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Groesbeck, TX 76642
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