John Grobe

News Reporter

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

Contact Info

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

Drug training error at school leads to Albany officer's firing

After drugs were found in a student’s locker – left behind from a drug training exercise – an Albany police officer has been fired, according to Albany Mayor Rodney Alexander.

McMurry University

Probe underway into 'serious acts of hazing' at McMurry University

An investigation is underway into a “report of serious acts of hazing” from one of the men’s social clubs at McMurry University.

Ranger High coach resigns after arrest during prostitution sting

A Ranger High School coach has resigned after being arrested for  allegedly trying to solicit a prostitute, Ranger ISD Superintendent Mike Thompson confirmed Wednesday.

Voting less

Early voting to begin Feb. 16

Early voting for the March primary election will begin Feb. 16.

State Rep. Susan King

Experts weigh in on State Rep. King's battle with depression

Chronic depression affects millions across the United States, and recently it hit home in the Big Country.

Firefighters save numerous Eula homes

One Eula resident who evacuated from his home Saturday returned to find it still standing, thanks to firefighters.

Eula VFD asking for donations to help residents who lost homes

The Eula Volunteer Fire Department is asking for donations to help residents who lost their homes over the weekend to the High Line fire.

AISD holding agenda review Monday

Abilene ISD will hold an agenda review Monday.

Police leave drugs in Albany school locker after training exercise

Law enforcement officials left a container with a substance used in a drug training exercise in an Albany High School student’s locker Monday night, and the student found it Tuesday, according to the school district.

Abilene police chief says FBI crime statistics 'inaccurate'

Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge disagreed with the notion that Abilene is one of the most dangerous cities in Texas during a news conference Tuesday afternoon.

Oil Rig

Family-owned oilfield construction company in Sweetwater closes

After 60 years of operations, a longtime oilfield construction company in Sweetwater has closed its doors.

Winters man arrested, suspected of making two meth labs

Authorities in Runnels County arrested a man Friday after he allegedly made meth in a Ballinger home.





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