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

More Big Country parents rejecting vaccinations for their kids

More Big Country students are opting out of vaccinations for personal or religious beliefs, according to Houston based non-profit The Immunization Partnership.

City of Abilene refutes allegations of improper street work

The city of Abilene responded to fraud allegations Friday.

Abilene anti-violence group holds memorial for abuse victims

Stop the Violence, a local group that advocates against abuse, invited people to tell their stories during a memorial service Friday at Kirby Park in Abilene.

Former city engineer accuses city of Abilene of fraud

A local engineer says the city of Abilene of fraudulently used his name to skirt state regulations on several road projects.

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More parents refusing vaccinations for kids at Big Country schools

More people are rejecting getting vaccinated at schools in the Big Country, according to The Immunization Partnership.

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Texting and driving ordinance fails at Abilene council meeting

Abilene City Council members have voted against enacting a texting and driving ban within the city.

Cisco residents still dealing with flooding, limited options

Three weeks after Lake Cisco flowed over the spillway, some people living in the area are still dealing with flooded homes.

Man transforming old Boy's Club in downtown Abilene into home

The once condemned and abandoned old Boy's Club downtown is now getting renovated by an Abilene man and with the help of an artist, they're both bringing the building back to life.


WesTex Connect Firework Spectacular returns to the Big Country

The WesTex Connect Firework Spectacular is returning to the Elmdale Airpark for the second straight year.

Dozens of residents in north Abilene without water after main break

Nearly forty residents in north Abilene were without water Friday afternoon when a water main near N. 7th broke.

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Texas Lottery: Ballinger man wins $1 million in scratch-off

Benedict Hoelscher of Ballinger won a $1 million prize in a scratch-off game.

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Anson officer arrested in Breckenridge on assault charges

An Anson police officer was arrested Saturday morning in Breckenridge.





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