Journal Jabber

By Jennifer Paul/GM

Ag Booster to hold Holiday Wrapping Fundraiser

Groesbeck Ag Boosters will be offering their gift wrapping services for the Holiday season this weekend, December 8th & 9th  If you don’t have time to wrap your loved ones gifts then bring them by on Friday 6-9pm or Saturday 10-2pm to get them gift wrapped! All proceeds benefit the Groesbeck Ag Boosters.


Longbotham Furniture is paying it forward

Longbotham Furniture is paying it forward with a Celebration of the birth of Christ by selecting one deserving family to receive $1,000 in living room furniture. The deserving family must be nominated by someone else. Stop by Longbotham Furniture, 109 West Navasota St, Groesbeck and pick up a nomination form. Family will be selected from forms on December 11th. Family must be located in Limestone County.


Christmas at the Fort

This weekend is Christmas at the Fort…Introduce your family to Texas history at this stockade fort that played a unique role in the settlement of our state. A 19th Century Timeline of entertainers and artisans will let you and your children learn about Texas’ early history or purchase historic era reproduction Christmas gifts. The living history timeline will span from the 1820s buck skinners to the 1890s cowboy gunfighters. In addition to homesteads, we have demonstration on cast iron cooking, blacksmithing, antique gun making and antique ammunitions. There will be woodcarving, pioneer flint knapping, cotton combing, beading and crocheting. Live entertainment will include Southern Nations Drum, with Kenny Looking glass of Apache, Oklahoma along with gunfighter skits, period music and rendezvous games and skills. There may be a Fly-In of vintage planes. There will be wagon rides and Santa! Thursday and Friday of Christmas at The Fort are dedicated as school days, with hundreds of children scheduled for tours. On Saturday and Sunday, the Old Fort Parker Grounds will be open to the public. Food booths will be available on site and lots of shopping. A limited number of camping spaces are available, so make your requests early. Contact 254-729-5253;; Contact Firewalker 903-880-6027 about Rendezvous. Admissions will be $5 for Adults and $2 for Children.



Groesbeck Journal

P.O. Box 440
Groesbeck, TX 76642
Phone: 254-729-5103
Fax: 254-729-0362