John Grobe

News Reporter

POSTED: 8:06 AM Aug 06 2014   UPDATED: 1:29 PM Jun 24 2014

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

U.S. Department of Energy shows Abilene how they transport radioactive waste

Thursday afternoon the U.S. Department of Energy was in Abilene to show first responders and the public how they transport radioactive material.

$16.25 million jackpot: 1 of 2 winning lotto tickets sold in Abilene

Check those numbers. According to the state's website: one of two winning "Lotto Texas" tickets was sold in Abilene.

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Man killed in Wednesday's Tye 18-wheeler explosion identified

Authorities have identified the driver of an 18-wheeler that crashed and exploded Wednesday at FM 707 and I-20 in Tye as being 43-year-old Khoa Nguyen of Haltom City.

Lawrence Hall thefts

Texas bill would allow car dealers to open 7 days a week

Texas lawmakers have proposed a bill that would change the way the Texas Sunday Blue Laws impact car dealers.

McMurry University cancels December graduation ceremonies

McMurry University has announced that December graduation ceremonies will be canceled.

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'Blue Laws' proposal would impact Abilene liquor stores, dealerships

Texas legislation has proposed to modify the current Sunday Blue Laws. These laws impact liquor stores and car dealerships across the state.

Wylie Girls Fastpitch Softball League playing on 'Bare Bones'

The season for the Wylie Girls Fastpitch Softball League is slated to begin, but their funding is running low.

Most of Breckenridge without water after water system damaged

Most of Breckenridge is without water today after the city's water system was damaged while repair worked was being done.

Car washes busy as winter blast subsides

Wednesday, the Big Country saw something it had not seen in a while -- the sun. This change in weather had motorists out and about looking for a way to get their cars cleaned.

Winter weather dissipates, spring break holiday begins

For the past two weeks Abilene and the Big Country have been pummeled by winter weather. Now, with the winter weather dissipating, people are starting to get out and travel for the upcoming spring break.

Winter weather has been good for some businesses

The recent winter blast has caused traffic delays, and slick driving conditions, but one positive side of this winter weather -- some businesses are booming.

Official: Up to 3,000 potholes could exist in Abilene during winter weather months

Recent bouts of winter weather resulted in a slew of accidents and numerous potholes to spring up across Abilene.





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