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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Gay Marriage

Taylor County to issue same-sex marriage licenses Tuesday

Taylor County Clerk Larry Bevill says the county will begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses to applicants Tuesday.

Residents weigh in on marriage license delay in Abilene

The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the nation, but you'll be hard pressed to find a county in Texas that will issue a same-sex marriage license.

Work of a local charity put on display in north Abilene

A charity organization took people on a tour of a north Abilene neighborhood to showcase the projects they have been working on.

Abilene Public Library - South Branch

Abilene residents weigh in on library relocation vote

Abilene residents spoke out Tuesday about recently announced plans to potentially move the library's south branch to the Mall of Abilene.

Growing theft trend in Abilene exhibited on Mimosa Drive

According to the Abilene Police Department, nine vehicles were burglarized between the 1800 and 2000 block on Mimosa Drive late Friday and into early Saturday and it is part of a growing problem.

impound lot

Find a new ride, vehicles at Abilene Police impound auction

More than 100 vehicles will be up for grabs at the Abilene Police Department impound lot auction Saturday.

Suspect sought after early morning South Abilene stabbing

A suspect involved in a stabbing early Monday morning in the 1200 block of South Bowie Street is on the run.

Special program for hailstorm victims

One year later: Abilene not fully recovered from 2014 hail storm

Friday marked the one year anniversary of the June hail storm that cost the city of Abilene an estimated $400 million and repairs are still ongoing.

A bad year for tall grass, weeds in Abilene

2015 has been a historic year when it comes to tall grass and tall weeds, according to the city of Abilene's Planning and Development Services Department.

'Funny money' on rise in Abilene

According to the Abilene Police Department counterfeit money, specifically $5 and  $20, is on the rise -- and several of the bills have been passed at local game rooms.

Cisco naked man blames drugs for life of crime

Police have identified the man who was naked – and potentially had dynamite – when arrested Thursday afternoon on Interstate 20 in Cisco.

Frontier Texas! in Abilene

Increase in attendance, revenue at Abilene's Frontier Texas!

Frontier Texas! in Abilene has seen an increase in attendance and overall revenue over the past two months, according to Executive Director Jeff Salmon.





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