John Grobe

News Reporter

POSTED: 2:47 AM Aug 06 2014   UPDATED: 1:29 PM Jun 24 2014

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Raised in Houston, John Grobe joined the KTXS staff as a news reporter in June of 2014.

John graduated from the University of Houston in the summer of 2013, with a BA in broadcast journalism with a minor in political science. During his college career John interned for the local Houston news station, KPRC Local 2. When John finished school he traveled abroad to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, where he was the English news anchor and reporter.

In his spare time John can be found jogging outside, playing basketball or lounging around the pool. He also enjoys reading and writing.

John is excited to start a new chapter in his life here in Abilene, and is ready to give you the news you want.


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John's Most Recent Stories

Distracted driving ordinance not yet enforced in Sweetwater

Driving through the city of Sweetwater while using your phone for texting or apps will get you a fine if you’re caught by police.

Abilene Regional Ai

Abilene Regional Airport maintaining security level for holidays

Airports across the nation are increasing security following the Paris attacks, but Abilene Regional's will remain the same.

Salvation Army

Preparations underway for the Salvation Army's Thanksgiving dinner

Since 1908, the Salvation Army has opened their doors on Thanksgiving to anyone that needed a hot meal.

Inmates now behind bars in new Nolan County Jail

The new jail in Nolan County is now housing inmates.

Mission Thanksgiving 2015

Abilene organization preparing for Mission Thanksgiving

Love and Care Ministries' biggest fundraiser is one day away -- the 18th annual Mission Thanksgiving will be held on Friday at the Arrow Ford on South 1st Street in Abilene.

State Rep. Susan King

Experts weigh in on State Rep. King's battle with depression

Chronic depression affects millions across the United States, and recently it hit home in the Big Country.

Political expert says Gov. Abbott can't ban refugees from Texas

More than 200 Syrian refugees reside in Texas, and that number won’t increase if Gov. Greg Abbott remains true to his response following the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.

ACU student from France reacts to Paris attacks

The Paris terror attacks that happened Friday have been felt all around the globe, even in the Big Country.

ancient hubbard creek finds

Stephens County working to find home for 700-year-old remains

Human remains found at the bottom of Hubbard Creek Reservoir have been dated and partially identified.

Two city directors named assistant city managers for Abilene

Abilene has two new assistant city managers, but they’re no strangers to the office.

Community Foundation of Abilene holds annual luncheon

Hundreds of people found a seat at the Abilene Civic Center Thursday for the annual Community Foundation of Abilene luncheon.

Seventy years a Marine: Abilene woman recalls role in WWII

Marines young and old celebrated the birthday of the branch on Tuesday, and one marine stood out. Ellen Webb, 94, is the oldest living marine in Abilene.





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