Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday, April 27, the next steps for Texas businesses to open. The details are available in a 64-page document called Texans Helping Texans: The Governor’s Report to Open Texas, available through the Governor’s website (gov.texas.gov), then scroll down to April 27 and look for “Governor Abbott Announces Phase One To Open Texas, Establishes Statewide Minimum Standard Health Protocols.”
A group of volunteer mask makers has stepped up to serve citizens, employees and many more across Limestone County. The Limestone Stitching Stars is made up of masked residents across the county, contributing the masks to hometown heroes that continue to serve the public in law enforcement and emergency response.
Children joined in the fun as they greeted residents and healthcare workers across Limestone and Freestone Counties. Organizers from various healthcare agencies and local hospitals joined, in support of the medical first responder community and citizens.
Unprecedented times call for unprecedented procedures, and like Groesbeck ISD students, the GISD Board of Trustees were expected to embrace technology in a new way on Monday, April 20, holding their regularly scheduled meeting through a videoconference service called Zoom. Though Governor Greg Abbott announced on Friday, April 17 that Texas schools must remain closed for what’s left of the spring semester due to COVID-19, educators must continue providing instruction to students until the school calendar’s final day, and administrators must continue making decisions about the district’s future for the eventual return to normalcy.
The Groesbeck Heritage Festival, originally scheduled for the weekend of May 29 through 31 this year, has been cancelled.