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

Clyde woman warns of Craigslist job scam

Three people from Clyde are claiming to be victims of a recent “bogus check” scam.

Abilene home destroyed in lightning-caused fire

A lightning strike destroyed a vacant house in the Champions neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Abilene City Council has a new face

The votes from the May 9 election were canvassed Monday morning, making Bruce Kreitler the newest member of the Abilene City Council.

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Cisco family picking up the pieces after a devastating tornado

On May 9th an EF 3 tornado ripped through the Cisco area -- families are still picking up the pieces of their destroyed homes.

Endangered rhino 'vanishes' from the Abilene Zoo

The Abilene Zoo honored "Endangered Species Day" by making one of their animals disappear.

Community lends a helping hand to Cisco tornado victims

The Graham family is starting to repair and rebuild what they lost in Saturday's devastating tornado.

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Metro Care remains sole ambulance provider for Abilene

The Abilene City Council denied an application for a second ambulance provider within Abilene by a vote of four to two.

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Abilene City Council passes bike plan, apartment complex amendments

The Abilene City Council voted unanimously to pass amendments to the current bike plan as well as the apartment complex set to be built near the Bella Vista subdivision.

City of Abilene warns residents: Keep your grass cut

The city of Abilene is asking residents to help keep the city clean by maintaining a code compliant yard.

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29,000 people attended Western Heritage Classic

Despite the bad weather, thousands of people attended the 30th annual Western Heritage Classic over the May 8th weekend.

New Nolan County jail construction behind schedule

Construction on the new Nolan County Jail is still ongoing, even though construction began in September of 2013.

Proud to be in AISD

Cooper upgrades, superintendent search on Abilene ISD agenda

The Abilene ISD Board of Trustees will hold their regularly scheduled board meeting Monday evening.





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