Groesbeck Longbotham Furniture store marked its 75th anniversary in November, having started in business in 1945 in Wortham. The business was begun by Elmo Longbotham, who rented a building in Wortham the same year World War II ended.
The Limestone District-County Attorney’s Office cordially invites families and friends of victims and survivors of violent crime to bring an ornament to place on this year’s Tree of Angels located inside the Limestone County Courthouse. If you have previously placed an ornament on the tree it will be available for you to use. Due to COVID-19, the event ceremony has been canceled. The tree will be up throughout the holidays, for people to visit, place their ornament, and have a time of quiet reflection if they so choose. Groesbeck Journal photo/Jennifer Paul
While some Limestone County residents tend to take for granted the presence of historic local sites like Old Fort Parker, those who travel to visit these sites often consider them favorite vacation spots.
Just in time for the holiday season, Limestone County commissioners delivered good tidings that the sale of the Limestone County Detention Center was approved, and a contract with LaSalle Corrections has been signed.
The Groesbeck Police Department responded to a reported theft in the 400 block of West Brazos Street on Tues., Nov. 3, at approximately 2:07 p.m.