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PASSION: Teague alum finds calling in art, education

If there are two things Willie Keener Jr. is passionate about, they’re art and education.

Freestone County Commissioners Court held an emergency meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 22, to canvass the votes from the Nov. 8 election.

Santa Claus is coming to Freestone Medical Center

Freestone Medical Center is partnering with Fairfield Police Association to bring Santa to town, and to support the Blue Santa Toy Drive.

Sports

Teague boys’ basketball took three tough losses to start off their season just before Thanksgiving Break.

The Lions fell, 61-38, to the Hillsboro Eagles at home on Tuesday, Nov. 21.

Ready for some flag football

LEFT: Keatyn Ovalle picks up some yardage for his team during Monday night flag football in Fairfield last month.

Wildcats pummel Lions in bi-district contest

The Whitney Wildcats stamped out Teague’s 5-1 district run in a 38-15 first-round Lion loss at Midway High School last Thursday.

Columns

There’s no question that Texas is a great state.

A report submitted to state leaders ahead of the 88th legislative session’s opening in January urges lawmakers to develop “an innovative new model” to fund community colleges.

Texas legislators are off to the races, filing more than 850 bills on Monday, the first day of filing season for the 88th session, which begins Jan. 10.

Obituaries

William Robert “Bob” Williams

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William Robert “Bob” Williams passed away peacefully Nov. 21, at home.

Jerry Christian

Funeral services for Jerry Christian, 77, of Teague, were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at First Baptist Church in Teague. Bro. Scott Matthews will officiate.

Mertha Lee Scott Ransom

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Mertha Lee Scott Ransom, affectionately known as “Mert” was born on Friday, May 1, 1936, in Teague. She was the first daughter born to Joe and Ruby Stevens Scott.

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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