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Lake Limestone Annual Kid Fish Derby June 10th

KNES Fairfield hosts the 15th Annual Kid Fish Derby at Lake Limestone on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Registration is from 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. that morning, and fishing is from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Prizes will be given between 11:00 and noon. Free pizza and a drink will be served to participants. The derby is free and open to kids aged 16 and under. Kids MUST be accompanied by an adult. Bait will be provided. Adults are not allowed to fish. Sponsors include Lake Limestone Marina, Hometown Pharmacy, Robinson Trading Post, Mexia Pump & Motor, Jewett Chamber of Commerce, Robinson Small Engine, Lone Star Ropes, Pineco Tractor, Allen Samuels, Cabela’s, and Red Hat...

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Muleskinner Band Performing on June 9 & 10 in Teague

The Historic Teague Hotel is proud to present the Muleskinner Band for two performances on June 9th and 10th inside the newly restored Hotel.  The performances are a proud tribute to music of many eras and genres. The Muleskinner Band was created from members of the Always Patsy Cline cast.  Jeff Harrison (Bass Player), Daron Stone (Piano), and Samuel Bounds (Drummer) enjoyed playing together so much for Always, Patsy Cline, they wanted to continue, and the Muleskinner Band was formed. The Band enjoys playing a variety of different genres including Classic Country, Oldies Rock ‘n’ Roll, 50’s, Western Swing, Americana, Cajun and more. Muleskinner will perform two shows:  June 9th and June 10th at 7:00 p.m. Please come out and support this local band and take the opportunity to look at the renovation of the Teague...

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Wortham Athletes Sign Letters of Intent to Play College Football

Backed by their proud families, these two Wortham Bulldog graduates officially signed to play football at college level during a special ceremony on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Jayce Black (left) will attend Howard Payne University to play for the Yellow Jackets. Zach Jones (right) will go to Ouachita Baptist University to join the Tigers. Congrats to these two young men.  (Photo by Jennifer...

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Teague Elementary Students Decorate Mother’s Day Cakes

HEB in Mexia provided cakes, decorating supplies, and hands-on help for Pre-K through 3rd grade students at Teague Elementary School to decorate cakes to take home for Mother’s Day. HEB has provided this service for several years, and the students are always very excited about the opportunity to do something special for Mother’s Day. Shown with their cakes are Suryana Calixtro (PreK), Emily Hurst (Kinder), and A’Zyrhiah Adams (Kinder). (Submitted...

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Best Dressed Cowboy & Cowgirl Contest During County Fair Parade, June 12th

Entries are being sought for the Best Dressed Cowboy and Best Dressed Cowgirl annual contest, in conjunction with the Freestone County Fair & Rodeo. Children, ages eight and under, are invited to join the Kick-off Parade on Monday, June 12th to participate in the Best Dressed Contest. Participants will be judged at 6:00 p.m. in the parade line up.  Parade will start at 7:00 p.m. Cowboy and Cowgirl participants must be able to sit a horse by themselves.  They may be lead by horse back or by a walker on the ground. There is not an entry fee, but an entry form is required.  Information about the child will be shared with parade announcer and newspapers. Entry can be taken over the phone for this event. To enter, contact Vanessa Smith at 903-389-6938, or Lisa Schick at...

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