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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Abilene reacts to Sony Pictures pulling 'The Interview'

Some Abilene moviegoers believe Sony Pictures overreacted when they pulled the plug on the movie "The Interview" Wednesday.

Restaurant hopes to help Taylor County Sheriff's Department get drug dog

Moe's Southwest Grill is opening on Abilene's Southside Thursday. The business plans to donate the profits of its grand opening to the Taylor County Sheriff's Department with the hope of buying a new drug dog.

Abilene police, fire associations endorse Joy Ellinger for city council

Tuesday afternoon the Police Association and the Association of Professional Fire Fighters announced they are endorsing Joy Ellinger as the candidate for the place 6 Abilene City Council Seat.

Abilene council candidates seek endorsement from police, fire associations

Monday evening a closed forum was held at the Abilene Law Enforcement Center. The forum was hosted by the Abilene Police Association and the Abilene Professional Firefighters Association.

Windsor Hotel residents speak out about upcoming changes

The historic Windsor will now be open to residents younger than 55 and rents will increase for newer tenants. Some residents were upset about these changes.

Windsor Hotel residents upset about changes

Residents of the Windsor Hotel attended a meeting in order to discuss changes coming to the property. These changes did not sit well with most residents.

Car accident on FM 1226 outside Hawley traps driver

A car rolled over on FM 1226 three miles outside Hawley late Wednesday night.

Holiday shipping deadlines approach for Christmas presents

If you want your presents to arrive on Christmas Day, the deadline to ship them is approaching. In fact, the deadline for ground shipping is five days away.

Cobb Park neighborhood asks for help, city answers

The Cobb Park community asked the city of Abilene Monday night to help them clean up their streets. Tuesday afternoon residence saw something they have not seen in two years – street sweepers.

1,600 pounds of ham: H-E-B holding 10th Feast of Sharing on Tuesday

Monday morning the H-E-B Feast of Sharing team unpacked 1,600 pounds of ham, 1,300 pounds of mashed potatoes and 1,000 apple pies.

Downtown Abilene library is in need of asbestos reduction

A proposal, endorsed by a city advisory panel Wednesday and now headed to the Abilene City Council for consideration, calls for $600,000 of $87 million in a proposed bond package to be spent on asbestos abatement at the downtown public library.

Mall of Abilene hosts pet's night with Santa Claus

Thursday evening the Mall of Abilene hosted pet's night with Santa Claus.





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