News

Ready for a really, really good show

Mollie Sims is ready to show her steer at the 2021 Freestone County Fair to be held next week, June 14-19, at the W.L. Moody Reunion Fairgrounds in Fairfield.

The first half of the Freestone County Fair and Rodeo officially kicks off this coming Monday at 7 p.m. with the fair parade themed “Back in the Saddle Again.”

Near-record rain falls into June

Freestone County rainfall approached record levels last month, and the precipitation continues the first week of June as pasture grass soaks it up and local stock tanks top out.

 

 

Sports

Freestone County duo finish high school careers at state golf tourney

Two Freestone County seniors had the chance to compete at the state golf tournament on Monday, May 10, and Tuesday, May 11, at the ShadowGlen Golf Club in Manor, near Austin.

Eight Lady Lions and six Lions earned All-District baseball and softball honors this past week.

THS honors its top athletes for 2020-21 school year

Coaches, athletes and their families enjoyed a gathering last week to celebrate the top athletes of the year, including Most Valuable Players, Lion Heart Award winners and the 2021 Teague High Scho

Columns

I’m so glad it is summer, although I have still been very busy. My wife and I had something every day this past week.

The U.S. Census Bureau has released is sub-county population estimates from April 2010 to July 2020. That includes population estimates for the 1,200 incorporated places in Texas.

Texting is replacing talking as the preferred form of communication?

Obituaries

LOIS JOY BLACK

Lois Joy Black, 74, of Mexia, passed away on May 30, 2021, in Ennis, Texas.

Visitation and Rosary will be 6 p.m. Friday, June 4, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Fairfield.

DAVID MARION COBB

On Oct. 13, 1936, in Singleton, David Marion Cobb was happily and proudly welcomed by parents, Alvis Ward Cobb Sr. and Gladys Speer Cobb.

OSCAR CARL ALEXANDER

Funeral services for Oscar Carl Alexander, 91, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Bro. Clayton Smith and Bro. Ed Ridge officiated.

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.

The Teague Chronicle

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