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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...
MEXIA, TX
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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...
GROESBECK, TX
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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.
GROESBECK, TX

Couple Camping in California Wilderness Find Lost Man Who Survived for Weeks on Half Jar of Salsa

"His feet were extremely swollen and infected just from walking so much, and possibly the cold where he was," Allison Scott said of a man she and her boyfriend rescued A man who was lost in the wilderness for two weeks was rescued by a couple who heard him screaming for help. Allison Scott and her boyfriend were camping between Big Bear Lake and Angelus Oaks on Black Friday. However, their holiday trip took a detour, Scott told ABC 7 in Los Angeles. "We were underneath a flight...
BIG BEAR LAKE, CA

Pennsylvania Punk Rock Event Brings in Hundreds of Toy Donations for Children

Punk rockers, Michael Davis, Noah Keller, Bob Gray, Abe like Lincoln, and Jimmy Minarchick pose with donated toys.Photo byCassie Leigh. In an effort to bring a little holiday cheer to a small central Pennsylvania town, a group of punk rockers did the most metal thing they could think of: hosted a Toys for Tots benefit featuring talent from across the state--and it went better than anyone could have imagined with an estimated 110 in attendance and over 207 toys and $400 donated in total.
PATTON, PA

Undergraduate Student Government pilot program to provide free transportation for students to and from airport for break

USG has announced the creation of a pilot program aimed at helping students travel to and from campus to the airport. Credit: Zachary Rilley | Photo Editor. The Undergraduate Student Government announced a new program to provide students and staff with free transportation to and from the John Glenn Columbus International Airport this winter break.