Rylee Walker’s pen of rabbits sold for $7,000 to conclude the 2021 Limestone County Fair Association Sale. A donated hog brought a total of $8,000 for the family. There was over $58,000 given in add-ons for the Walker family. Add-ons will still be accepted for the next several weeks. The 2021 Sale brought over $360,000, not including add-ons.
Hours later, DPS Spokesman Ryan Howard said Pinson Jr. was found dead from what appeared to be a “self-inflicted gunshot wound.
"Earlier this evening, a 36-year-old man was found deceased with what is suspected to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a residence on Highway 84, west of Mexia, Texas. The deceased was the suspect in a shooting that injured Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol Trooper Chad Walker on Friday evening."
Groesbeck Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 16 to discuss financial matters and the Heritage Festival.
The annual Easter Sunrise Service will be held at the historic Big Hill Church on Easter Sunday, April 4. The Big Hill Sunrise Easter Service has been a long-standing tradition. The program will begin at 7 a.m. The Groesbeck First United Methodist Church has long supported the Sunrise Service at Big Hill. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.
Groesbeck is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. The Groesbeck Heritage Festival on May 28, 29, 30 will be held to celebrate this milestone for Groesbeck.