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Mexia races past Lady Goats in district opener

, , For the first quarter in their District 20-3A opener, the Groesbeck Lady Goats stayed close to state-ranked Mexia. But the homestanding Ladycats began hitting three-pointers in the second quarter and went on a gargantuan run on their way to an 88-14 victory. The loss is the 11th of the season for Groesbeck, which is still looking for its first win. The Lady Goats battled back from an early 6-0 deficit and were within a point, 8-7, at the end of the first quarter. Mexia scored its eight points in the first four and a half minutes and the Lady Goats stepped up...
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Groesbeck Fire-Rescue has annual awards banquet

, , , , , , , , , , Groesbeck Fire-Rescue held its annual Christmas & Awards Banquet at Springfield Hall on Dec. 3, 2022. There were approximately 40 firefighters and spouses in attendance, The Farm House of Mexia catered the event, and DJ Brian Thoele provided entertainment. Rookie Firefighter of the Year was awarded to Jimmy Wilkins Firefighter of the Year was awarded to firefighter Ben Dyson. Fire Officer(s) of the Year was awarded to Assistant Chief Catlin Samuels and Captain Kody Daniel. The annual Chief’s Top Run Award is given to the top four most active fire personnel: This year...
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Steve and Tana Nance honored with farewell reception, Dec. 4

Steve and Tana Nance were honored with a farewell reception on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4 by the members of the First Methodist Church of Groesbeck and the Thornton Methodist Church. The affair was held in the MAC building in Groesbeck. Steve Nance has been part of the two churches for 12 and a half years. The Nance’s provided a very positive leadership for the two churches. A very large number of church members from both churches attended. Other friends also attended. Delicious refreshments were served. Steve and Tana gave words of thanks for the kind deeds and love shown them during the past 12 and a half years. The members of the Groesbeck and Thornton Methodist Churches and many other friends will miss the couple very much. Please come back often.
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Texas Ready hosts food preservation workshop

, About 30 people attended the Texas Ready food preservation workshop Dec. 4 at Springfield Hall near Groesbeck, with business partners Lucinda Bailey and Kurt Nauck. “Whether it’s gardening or storing and preserving food because it is a healthier lifestyle, it’s a whole different thing when you’re doing things with the idea in the back of your mind that my family’s survival may depend on what I’m doing,” Nauck said. The purpose of food storage is to buy people time to get gardens established and increase other food productions systems. “We all have to take baby steps,” Groesbeck resident Mike Mackey said. “The...

Joe Knows: Flashings on a Parapet Wall

The intersection between your roof and adjoining parapet walls present opportunities for leakage. These vertical plane intersections require a base flashing to defend against rain and control the flow of water. It’s important to secure the junctures of your roof surface and a parapet with materials that will stay watertight.