John Grobe

News Reporter

POSTED: 8:06 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

Wylie senior surprised by military brother at graduation

Hundreds of Wylie ISD seniors and their families packed into Abilene Christian University's Moody Coliseum Friday for a graduation ceremony and one senior was surprised by someone he hasn't seen in years.

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Arrington defeats Robertson in Congressional District 19 runoff

A former aide to President George W. Bush has won the Republican primary runoff for an open congressional seat in West Texas.

Friends, family hold candlelight vigil for Abilene homicide victim

Friends and family members gathered together Friday to say goodbye to Kendra Keppler during a candlelight vigil at the Whittier Street home where her body was found Wednesday.

Abilene Animal Services warns of effects of improper tethering

After Abilene Animal Services rescued a German Shepherd puppy who gnawed her own foot off to escape a tether that had wrapped around her leg, employees are calling for attention to the dangers of improper tethering.

Abilene's top graduating seniors honored at annual event

The top graduates from five area high schools were honored Thursday evening at the 57th annual Top 50 Plus Banquet.


Funeral for killed Brown County woman to be held Friday

The funeral for a Brown County woman killed Sunday will be held Friday.

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Abilene Fire Department worried rain will cause more water rescues

Rain is in the forecast for this week, and that has the Abilene Fire Department worried.

Abilene ISD students learn about importance of agriculture

Abilene ISD fourth-grade students took a break from the classroom Wednesday to receive a hands-on agricultural experience.

Wylie ISD official, residents weigh in on transgender guidelines

In a historic move Friday, the Obama administration released guidelines to public schools across the nation that said schools can't discriminate against transgender individuals.

Heavy rainfall leads to flash flooding in the Big Country

Many parts of the Big Country were flooded on Thursday due to heavy rainfall.

Severe weather leaves wake of damage in Anson

The city of Anson was struck by sever weather on Wednesday, roofs were blown off and trees were uprooted.

Loose calf leads Stephenville police on wild chase

Stephenville police were led on a chase throughout the town Sunday by a four legged suspect.





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