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Dad’s Place in Dew was a total loss for Monte Atchley following a fire in April 2019. However, Atchley missed serving the community so on Thursday, July 22, he opened Dad’s BBQ.

Property values in Freestone County showed single-digit percentage increases for most taxing entities, with gains coming from residential real estate and continued losses shown from oil and gas val

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What a way to start our week off and take our mind off of the hot temperature. Carl Coffee, one of our regulars for lunch came in with a large box of donuts!

 

 

Sports

Coach Ashley Montalvo will be hitting the court with her volleyball girls on Monday from 8-10 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. to start the volleyball season. Practice will be held Tuesday from 3-6 p.m.

Lions to hit football field Monday morning

Coach Donnie Osborn and his Lion coaching staff will hit the football field with their high school boys on Monday morning at 7. Junior high students will begin practice once school is in session.

Dave Campbell’s predicts fourth-place finish for Lions

The Teague football team qualified for the playoffs last year with a fourth-place finish in District 8-3A, Division I, but was forced to forfeit its bi-district game due to COVID-19 protocol.

Columns

The Texas Workforce Commission released June employment figures that showed Texas employers added nearly 56,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate dropped to 6.5%.

Summer has flown by way too fast. I start back to school next week to start preparing for the school year and my students will begin school the following week on August 11.

Nothing like sports to break political tension, or to move it from fights over civics to fights over territorial and school loyalties.

Obituaries

Kevin gauntt

Funeral services for Kevin Gauntt, 44, were held at noon Wednesday, July 28, at First Baptist Church in Teague. Bro. Scott Matthews and Bro. Darrel Beggs officiated.

JOHN DOUGLAS ‘DOUG’ JONES

John Douglas “Doug” Jones, of Donie, passed away July 24, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his family, at the age of 50. He fought a long hard battle with diabetes and kidney failure.

LOUIS JOHN SIMPSON

Louis John Simpson, 82, of Dew, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021, at Hillcrest Medical Center in Waco. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m.

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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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