Property owners in Freestone county protested their taxable values at a rate triple the usual amount, meaning the amount of certified taxable values released recently to taxing entities is not as p

Chamber honors citizens with annual awards

The Teague Chamber of Commerce was not able to have their annual awards banquet this year due to COVID-19.

Freestone County Commissioners continued their discussion on the county’s 2020-21 Fiscal Year budget this past week, with a proposed budget available to view on the county’s website.




2020-2021 Teague Lions and Lady Lions preparing for a good season

Jacob Callahan hands the ball off to Kemauri Evans during the Lions first morning of football practice on Monday morning.

Here’s a spin on an old rhetorical question for you.

If a life-threatening disease falls in the forest, does it make a sound?

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Former NFL player Beasley Reece cuts a dapper figure on the golf course, decked out in green checked shorts, purple shirt and a floppy hat to block out the sun as he played in a tournament at Tri-C


Agriculture, oil news top interest list

Thank you for all the well wishes after my first “Capital Highlights” column last week. I also appreciate the emails suggesting topics of high interest.

Sterling honored for years of columns

Ed Sterling wrote this column for almost three decades, so let’s open by celebrating his contributions to the Texas Press Association and its members.

“The farmer has always been a peasant,” said Richard Blinco of Idaho.

When the market crashed in 1975, Richard had a ranch, feedlot, dairy, potatoes, alfalfa and a packing house.



Leta Marie (Cannon) Richardson, 98, of Fairfield, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Fairfield. Private family services were held July 30 at Capps Memorial Chapel with Rev.


Funeral services for Jeane Lane Woodall were held on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Bro. Terry Skinner officiated.

Mrs. Irene Marie Carroll Slaughter, 88, passed on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Freestone Medical Center in Fairfield.

Photo Galleries

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The Teague fourth of July Rodeo, June 28-30, 2018.

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The Teague Rodeo Parade took place at 6 p.m. on June 28, 2018.

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Parade of Lights in Teague on December 7, 2017.

The Teague Chronicle

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