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 Regional Ai

Abilene Regional Airport's request on May ballot

The Abilene Regional Airport is requesting $4.2 million and voters will be able to look over its request on the May 9 ballot.

Experts in Abilene speak about Alzheimer's Disease

According to the Alzheimer's Association 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease in 2015. Friday marked the third annual Alzheimer's Symposium held at the Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Abilene.

Abilene Police and Fire department's requests on May 9th ballot

The city of Abilene is less than a month away from the May 9th election. On that ballot will be numerous bond funded projects, including Proposition 4 -- which deals with improvements for the Abilene Police and Fire Departments.

Hardin-Simmons University goes back to the wild west

The sights, sounds and flavors of the old west were brought to HSU Thursday afternoon for the 33rd annual Western Heritage Day.

Fighting the drought one rock at a time

Much of Texas has been in a crippling drought for years.

Fugitive Captured

Authorities capture Baird man, 31, after Callahan County manhunt

Authorities have captured a wanted 31-year-old Baird man after using dogs and horses during a manhunt in Callahan County.

City hall

Abilene council tables proposal for second 911 ambulance service

City council chambers became heated Thursday as Allegiance Health presented a proposal to expand its ambulance service in Abilene.

City bike master plan still being worked out

The city of Abilene's Planning and Development Services Department has been working on a bike master plan for several months.

Abilene, three other cities move to Stage 3 water restrictions

Abilene, Albany, Anson and Breckenridge make up the West Central Texas Municipal Water District.  On Wednesday they moved to Stage 3 water restrictions.

Good Friday observed in Abilene

The Friday before Easter is known as 'Good Friday.' On this day Christians from around the world get together to observe, what they believe, to be the day Jesus Christ was crucified.

Jeffrey Forrest

Man, 43, arrested on Taylor County warrant for sexual assault of child

A 43-year-old former Abilene resident has been arrested in Denton County on a warrant out of Taylor County for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Gala of the Royal Horses coming to Abilene

The Gala of the Royal Horses will be performing in Abilene next week.





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