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    ABOVE: The 19th Booker T. Washington/J.A. Brooks Alumni reunion brought in more than 200 people. The weekend included a parade.
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    LEFT: It’s about more than just books for Yeague high school students, as they learn life skills as well. Here they are getting instructions on how to change a tire. Teague Chronicle file photos
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    In July, several local fire departments and other first-responders dealt with a fire on a gooseneck trailer loaded with hay.
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    In September, Sgt. Major James “Ryan” Sartor’s Teague Lions jersey number was retired. Sartor was killed in action in Afghanistan in July.

News in Review - Part 2

Chronicle staff looks back at the 2nd half of 2019

Editor’s note: The following is a synopsis of stories published in the Teague Chronicle during the second half of 2019.


The Teague Christmas in the Parks committee hosted several fund-raising events over Western Week, and they raised just over $3,000 for Christmas in the Parks. The new committee has expanded fund-raising efforts in order to include all city parks in the Christmas events.

A gathering of court officials and state troopers entered the Freestone County Courthouse Friday morning for an update on a high-profile case against Dabrett Black, which was charged with capital murder of a peace officer after the death of State Trooper Damon Allen in November 2017. The court announced an intended pretrial date and time for the Black case and also is in process of choosing a new location for the trial and will make the decision in the coming weeks.

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