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To Vote or Not To Vote?

To Vote or Not To Vote?

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As many may know, November 6, this coming Tuesday is National Election Day. This Midterm Election is a critical one for President Trump. This last year the Republicans held on to the Senate by less than five seats. However, at the election on Tuesday, 35 of the 100 Senate seats will be up for grabs. Out...

On to the Next One

On to the Next One

Leslie Germany, Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Groom One Act Play Troupe will be traveling to Levelland this coming weekend to compete at the Regional One Act Play contest. The cast and crew will be competing on Saturday, April 8, at South Plains College in Levelland. The estimated performance time will be at 3 p.m. at the college's Helen...

WT A&M University President Visits

WT A&M University President Visits

Leslie Germany, Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

West Texas A&M University President Walter Wendler plans to visit more than 60 schools in five months. Wendler's goal is to get on the road of a "Your Community, Your University" tour of the Texas Panhandle. Wendler will be visiting Groom on Monday, March 27, at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium. "Ma...

DPS Releases Suspects’ Names

DPS Releases Suspects’ Names

Leslie Germany, Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Department of Public Safety has released the names of 41-year-old Yia Lee and 30-year-old Phan Toyad, both of Sacramento, Calif., who were the suspects detained when an officer-involved shooting occurred Feb. 3 at approximately 3:43 a.m. at the DPS office on the west side of Panhandle. According...

Tiger’s Today – Jan. 9

Tiger’s Today – Jan. 9

Cayden Lambert and K'Leigh Keesee

January 9, 2017


Filed under Daily Announcements

Anchors Cayden Lambert and K'Leigh Keesee give the the news and events for the day.

Sheriff’s Help

Sheriff’s Help

Leslie Germany, Editor

December 16, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

While Christmas time brings many good surprises, Sheriff Loren Brand offers Groom students and community members a few tips on how to keep those holiday memories positive. "The residents of Carson County aren’t immune to the thieves who will gladly steal your holiday packages and mail if they get...

Tigers Today – Dec 13

Tigers Today – Dec 13

Matthew Bowen and Chandra Rice

December 13, 2016


Filed under Daily Announcements, Showcase

Station Manager and lead anchor Matthew Bowen is joined by freshman Chandra Rice to give the latest news and views on this episode of Tigers Today. The wireless internet connection crashed at the end. So, a copy of the calendar prepared by Frances Payton weekly can be found below. This episode was produced...

Safety in Numbers for Law Enforcement

Safety in Numbers for Law Enforcement

Chelsey Lamb, News Editor

December 5, 2016


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Shootings all around the United States have put many police officers on heightened alert, causing some departments to create new policies to protect employees from harm. Carson County Sheriff Loren Brand said he intends to do his part to support fellow law enforcement officials and to think about new...

Sheriff’s Lists & Tips

Sheriff’s Lists & Tips

Leslie Germany, Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The Carson County Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1/Dispatch received 134 calls over the last week. There were 11 traffic accidents – one fatal car pedestrian accident near White Deer,  6 cattle calls, 5 domestic violence matters, 12 fire calls, 3 jail incidents, 4 motorist assists, 19 EMS calls, 4 suspicious...

Another Chance to Smile

Another Chance to Smile

Leslie Germany, Editor

October 6, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Picture retakes will be offered to anyone who missed Picture Day or are unsatisfied with their picture. Retakes for Groom faculty members and students will be Oct. 25.

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