ABOVE: Rachel Lewis of Fairfield 4H exhibited the Grand Champion Steer at the 2022 Freestone County Fair. R Construction purchased the steer for $20,000.
There were plenty of locals who competed in the Freestone County Rodeo on Friday and Saturday night, earning top spots in everything from mutton busting to wild cow milking.
It was a lengthy meeting for the City of Teague Board of Aldermen Monday night, June 20, as the hot topic for the evening was pay raises and benefits for City of Teague employees.
Just recently this nation witnessed the killing of innocent children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts go out to the parents and grandparents and families and friends of these precious children who thought they would be coming home from school that day just like any other day. But that wasn’t so. That’s not what happened. I think the only solace we can receive and that these precious families can draw upon is the fact that their children are now in the hands of Jesus Christ in the Kingdom of Heaven, and Satan can no longer get his hands on them. Surely our prayers are still with them and we must not forget, for they surely can’t.
Teague’s Ketch Weaver will perform his trick-roping show for the first time ever in his hometown Thursday when he highlights the 92nd Annual Mexia Rodeo put on by the Mexia Area Chamber of Commerce.