Local News

Congressman Bill Flores gave a very informative talk at the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce meeting last week. A very large crowd was present.

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Blessings in October enters its tenth year serving homeowners in Limestone County. Since its inaugural year in 2010, volunteers have completed repairs on 101 homes and the Senior Citizens Centeer.

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The Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce welcomed Buzz’s Automotive Repair Shop as a new chamber member with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on August 14, 2019.

Area News

Kosse Lions Club: The Kosse Lions Club meets on the second Tuesday each month at the Kosse Cafe.

Thornton Chamber of Commerce is hosting 10,000 giveaway on September 14, 2019 at the Thornton Slab.

SEPTEMBER 14

Sports

The Groesbeck Lady Goats volleyball team spent three days in Jewett last Thursday through Saturday sharpening their competitive skills for the upcoming regular season by playing some of the top tea

The Groesbeck football team started slowly in its first scrimmage of the season at Rockdale on Friday. But eventually they got into the swing of things.

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This Friday, August 16, the Groesbeck Goats will be in Rockdale for its varsity and junior varsity teams to scrimmage the Tigers. The junior varsity goes first at 5:30 pm.

Opinion

AUSTIN — Texas now boasts its own Domestic Terrorism Task Force, established by order of the governor in the wake of the deadly Aug. 3 shooting in El Paso.

I think, at times , we forget that the twelve apostles were human like us. An argument arose among the Twelve about which of them was the greatest.

Limestone County folks, as well as the rest of the state of Texas and the United States of America, were deeply saddened by the tragic shooting events in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

Lifestyle

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Mr. Rand Bates has now given 5 generations of Hamiltons haircuts.

A 2019-2020 preparticipation Physical Examination is required for the following: All Incoming 7th, 9th and 11th-grade athletes and /or marching band members.

AUGUST 1 - First Day of Two A days

Returning Varsity and Senior Show up at 7:20 am., Junior 7:30 am, Sophomores 7:35am, Freshman 7:45am

Obituaries

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James Vernon “Jimmy” Compton, of Groesbeck, passed away at Providence Hospital in Waco on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at age 75.

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Wesley Dwain Popejoy, 86, of Groesbeck, Texas, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Monday, August 19, 2019, at 5:09AM, surrounded by loved ones.

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Lisa Marguerite Gillen, of Lake Limestone, passed away at home on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at age 59.

Memorial services will be scheduled in the future to celebrate her life.

Photo Galleries

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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.

Groesbeck Journal

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Groesbeck, TX 76642
Phone: 254-729-5103
Fax: 254-729-0362