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'COWBOYS' Documentary Discussion September 21st

The award-winning director and photographer of the upcoming documentary COWBOYS will lead a discussion of the film Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Bush Presidential Library and Museum as an installment of the Library Issues Forum. Directed by Texas A&M University former student Bud Force and pro


Managing The Beef Herd Workshop

The past six or seven years has seen many challenges for beef cattle producers. Drought forced liquidation of herds at low prices while having to buy feed at record high levels. We also saw cattle numbers drop to near record low numbers. These record low numbers of cattle helped push cattle prices t


BBQ Sandwich Fundraiser This Friday to Benefit Teague Christmas Committee

Friday, September 22nd, a BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich fundraiser will be held downtown at the Farmers Market, just off Main Street in Teague. All funds raised go towards the committee's ultimate goal of expanding Christmas lighting in the Teague City Park, as well as towards special planned events. Reg


County Burn Ban Lifted, Courtroom Undergoes Remodel

FREESTONE COUNTY'S DISTRICT COURTROOM is being refurbished, back to its original look and adding roomier seating for Jury box. Work began September 1st and is slated to be finished by the end of the month. District Court proceedings are currently being held on the second floor of the courthouse duri


Oil & Gas Reports: RRC Grants Waivers, Takes Actions to Speed Hurricane Harvey Recovery

The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) today announced several actions to speed recovery from the impacts of Hurricane Harvey. These actions will permit energy industry operators under RRC jurisdiction to focus on restoring operations as quickly as possible without compromising public safety and env


FHS Classes Gather Reunions During Homecoming Weekend

This is Homecoming week for Fairfield High School. festivities and Queen crowning begins at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Eagle field. Kickoff against the Rusk Eagles will begin at 7:30 p.m. Don't miss the halftime performance by the Grand Band from Eagle Land, over 200 members stront,


Home Away From Home: Hurricane Evacuee Grateful to Open Arms of Community

Sporting a t-shirt from his new favorite small town is Roberto Rubio of Angelton, who took shelter in Fairfield during Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by Nicole Schaefer) "This community is fantastic! I can't say enough about all the love we have been shown here. This is the only time in my life I have eve


Woods, Water, and Wildlife: The Cricket Run

THIS SCRAPPY BLUEGILL ATTACKED AN ARTIFICIAL CRICKET fly last week. Black crickets will swarm any day, now. In addition to sunfish, bass and catfish also feed on crickets, real or artificial. Photo by John Jefferson. Fishing worms cost a dime a can when I was ten. When spending summers at my grandmo


Community National Bank Donates to Cancer Support Group

DONATING $1,000 TO FREESTONE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP (FCSG) is Community National Bank of Fairfield. FCSG is a non-profit organization established to assist cancer patients in Freestone County with food, travel and lodging expenses while they are undergoing treatment. Representing the bank are (in no p


Dear Editor - Looking for Community Sponsors for Health Fair

Dear Community Member, On behalf of Freestone Medical Center, we would like to invite you to contribute to our annual Community Health Fair. The theme for this year is "Rounding Up a Healthy Community". We have had a great 1st year as Freestone Medical Center and look forward to showing the communit


Dinner and Huge Prize Giveaway at Annual Freestone County Game Management Banquet September 23rd

The annual Banquet of the Freestone County Game Management Association (FCGMA) is set to be bigger and better than ever! More than forty guns will be given away to attendees, along with a deer feeder, deer corn, Yeti coolers, bumper pull trailer, a lifetime hunting license, and many more hunting ite


Local Musicians & Organizations Team Up for Harvey Relief Jam on Sept. 30th

Tri-County Golf Club at the Vineyards, with Scott Thornton of Diamondback Texas, and the FreeCo Disaster Relief Volunteer Group have teamed up host a fundraiser event on September 30th at Tri-County Golf Club. The Harvey Relief Jam will feature Diamondback Texas and several additional bands to raise


Dear Editor - Thank You form the Ward Family

To Our Friends and Neighbors in Thousand Oaks and the Fairfield Community: In the midst of the tragedy of our house fire, we have been so blessed by the outpouring of love, prayers and gifts from our community. From the many offers of places to stay to the donations of clothing, money and help, you


New Series for Teague Native Streaming Now on Amazon Video

Brittney McWilliams is at it again, this time with "Living Vee," a video drama with eight episodes streaming now on Amazon Video. Vee is a struggling single mom with three dreams. To pay her bills on time, become a working actress, and to be marry the love of her life. When life constantly disappoin


Former Superintendent Named Interim at Teague ISD

Teague ISD Superintendent, Dr. Nate Carman, has been selected as the new Superintendent for San Benito CISD. TISD Board of Trustees voted to accept Carman's resignation on August 31st. President of the Board, Jeff Gonzales, explained that retired superintendent, Ray Matthews, has been hired to serve


Bradford Cafe destroyed by fire Monday

When the smoke cleared Monday night over the Bradford Cafe, local residents lost more than a place to stop for sandwiches and coffee: The people of this small, tight-knit community - population, 1,200 and change - lost a piece of their history. "I was driving down (State Highway) 19 at about 6 o'clo

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2017-09-19 22:31:00

Policing ... its just a family tradition for Teague Police Departments Markeisha Cox

A passion for helping people and a family tradition in law enforcement led Markeisha Cox to her vocation as a police officer in Teague. "I've always had a passion for helping people," Cox said. "My grandfather was a deputy for the Freestone County Sheriff's Office, and my mom is an officer for the M

TEAGUECHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Wreck kills child, hospitalizes woman

A single-vehicle crash left a child dead and the driver hospitalized around 6:30 p.m. Sunday on SW CR 4240, a little over a half a mile south of SW CR 4180. According to a press release by Department of Public Safety, the preliminary investigation shows that a 2007 black Ford Focus was traveling sou

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-18 21:28:00

Jonathan Hardin Chapter, NSDAR Begins New Year

The Jonathan Hardin Chapter, NSDAR, met September 13, 2017 at the Gibbs Memorial Library in Mexia, Texas. Regent Aleece McBay introduced guest Susan Johnston, Madeline Lively, Glenda Buck, and welcomed all members to our meeting. State Chaplain, Kay Alston informed members about the Hurricane Harve

GROESBECKJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-20 20:10:54

New patrol vehicle lease deal to save county $115 K

Limestone County commissioners court has found a way to lease eight SUVs for the Sheriff's Office at less than half of what they thought they would have to pay for five sedans. That welcome news was realized at the court's Sept. 12 meeting, when the court also left the burn ban off for now, approve

GROESBECKJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-20 20:03:08