Local News

The annual Groesbeck Christmas Parade is scheduled for Sun. Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m.

You might notice a slight change in the flashing lights in our Groesbeck ISD school zones, and there is a perfectly logical reason for that. Recently, GISD Superintendent Dr.

Fort Parker State Park Ranger Amanda Zumwalt gave several Dutch oven demonstrations for the Lakeside Christmas event on Dec.

Area News

Seale-Round Prairie Volunteer Fire Department received an $18,300 cost share grant through the Texas A&M Forest Service Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program.

Kittens have very specific dietary needs in order to grow into healthy, active adult cats.

Billy Dunn of Kosse has been charged with enticing a 15-yearold girl to travel interstate to engage in sexual activity and with producing child pornography.

Sports

Ameer Lee averaged 25.5 points in four games and the Groesbeck boys’ basketball team had a 3-2 record in five games overall at the Bremond Tournament Thursday through Saturday.

Groesbeck vs Axtell

The Groesbeck girls’ basketball team got untracked and finished second in the 12-team Bruceville-Eddy Tournament Thursday through Saturday.

Opinion

Former U.S. President

George H.W. Bush dies

Nov. 30

Here’s hoping everyone had a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving holiday and weekend.

Texas unemployment rate hits lowest level since 1976

AUSTIN — Texas has its lowest unemployment rate in more than 42 years.

Lifestyle

Groesbeck Fire-Rescue held their annual Christmas & Awards Banquet on Mon. Dec. 10, and several firefighters were recognized for their efforts in the past year.

Officials and dignitaries of Limestone County and its cities, and other well-wishers gathered at the courthouse Tuesday evening to remember and honor those who have been the victims of violence.

Pat Samuels has been fighting fires with Groesbeck Volunteer Fire Department (GVFD) for nearly 20 years and while he’s proud to have worked his way up the ranks to become Fire Chief in 2011, he is

Obituaries

Maxine Stone Smith passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Lyndale Senior Living Center in Abilene. She was 87.

Lupe (Cordova) Salas passed away at her home in Kosse on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at age 74.

Jay Dee (J.D.) Van Dyke, Sr., of Groesbeck (Davis Prairie), passed away at Groesbeck LTC on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at age 90.

Photo Galleries

Groesbeck Homecoming Parade 2018
Photos by Alexandra Cannon, Jesse Rodriguez, and Angela Crane.

Pictures courtesy of Ja

Groesbeck Journal

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