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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John's Most Recent Stories

Second day for the Children's Miracle Network telethon

Saturday was the second day for the Children's Miracle Network telethon. This year the CMN group was raising money Hendrick Children's hospital. 

Another snow day in Abilene, the Big Country

Snowfall began blanketing the Big Country around 4:30 a.m. Friday. The winter weather brought with it some major school closings, including in Abilene ISD and Wylie ISD, along with Abilene’s universities.

Vote to reinvest to revitalize south downtown Abilene put on hold

Abilene City Council temporarily removed items from Thursday's agenda regarding new TIRZ projects.

Abilene street services having busy week

The Abilene Street Services division is responsible for maintaining and repairing city roads in Abilene. It is also responsible for clearing the streets of ice and snow, as well as repair any potholes caused by the recent winter blast.

Man injured in drunk driving accident 'Speaks Up!'

As part of the D.R.I.V.E Safe Coalition by the Texas Department of Transportation, the "Speak Up!" event came to Abilene on Thursday.

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City of Abilene snow, ice removal budget on track

The recent winter blast brought with it snow and ice. The city of Abilene has been busy the past few days keeping those roads safe for drivers.

Abilene Zoo celebrates 'Snake Appreciation Day,' unveils new snake

The Abilene Zoo unveiled their newest addition – Athena the albino python.

TxDOT still working on frontage road conversion on Loop 322

TxDOT began working on converting the frontage roads on Loop 322 in Abilene from two-way to one-way in 2013.

Jim Ned students propose solutions to 'Dead Man's Curve'

Four Jim Ned High School students have prepared a solution to the dangerous stretch of road from View to Coronado's Camp on Hwy. 277 South – known as "Dead Man's Curve."

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'Farm Family of the Year' announced at Farm and Ranch Expo

The West Texas Farm, Ranch and Wildlife Expo – held at the Taylor County Expo Center – is coming to a close Wednesday with the "Farm Family of the Year" being announced.


Congressman Neugebauer weighs in on immigration

U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer was in Abilene Wednesday to attend the West Texas Farm, Ranch and Wildlife Expo.

Hardin-Simmons announces winners of 'Lights Camera Free Ride' video contest

Hardin-Simmons University announced several scholarship winners on Saturday





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