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

Increased workload for Abilene dispatchers limits police response

Emergency dispatchers in Abilene are seeing an increase in call volume, and it is causing concern among responders.

AYSA

Abilene could be getting a new indoor sports complex

The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is currently working on plans to bring a new indoor sports facility to Abilene.

Need a ride? App-based car service might be coming to Abilene

Uber, an app-driven car service that allows users to order a driver, posted job openings for drivers in Abilene this week, signaling a potential move to the area.

Abilene Public Library - South Branch

Friends of the Library asks for donations to help relocation

The south branch of the Abilene Public Library is set to move to the Mall of Abilene, but it still requires a large amount of money to make that move.

Abilene woman found dead: Family members shocked by loss

The family of 39-year-old Latisha Hilley is asking for closure. They found out on Sunday their loved one had died. 

PREVIEW: Tour de Gap to showcase speed and charitable giving

Hundreds of bicyclists will show off their need for speed Saturday at the Tour De Gap bike race in Buffalo Gap.

No bars, but 72 cameras: A look into the new Nolan County Jail

It took six years and cost taxpayers $12.6 million, but the new Nolan County Jail is operational.

Donald 'trumps' other candidates in polls despite controversy

Donald Trump is leading the pack of Republican presidential candidates, but his path to the White House has not been without controversy.

Hendrick Medical Center

New treatment available in Abilene for pulmonary embolism patients

Have you heard of a Pulmonary Embolism? It is a blood clot in the lung. These clots contribute to 200,000 deaths per year, and there is new technology in the Big Country to treat it.

Toddler dies after choking at Abilene day care

A toddler was taken off life support earlier this month after being rushed to a hospital for choking at an Abilene day care.

Taylor Co Commissioners vote

Taylor County: Increase expected in court-appointed attorney costs

People who cannot afford an attorney utilize court-appointed attorneys and they are paid out of a taxpayer-funded account -- that account is known as indigent funding.

Taylor Co Commissioners vote

Taylor County elections administrator retiring

Kristi Allyn is leaving her post as Taylor County's elections administrator, effective July 31.

 

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