Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Over 1,000 intermediate students from Dew, Fairfield, Teague, and Wortham were entertained last week by ArtsPower National Touring Theatre. The musical production, Chicken Dance, was presented at the Teague High School Theater and sponsored by Trinity Star Arts Council (TSAC). Chicken Dance was... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Fairfield High School twirlers advanced to state at the UIL Regionals competition held Sept. 23. Twirlers are (from left) Raegan Emmons, Kendall Crawford, Camri Griffith, Madelyn Gallegos, Abbie Garcia, Margo Measles, Bailey Jones, and Lyndi Wilson. Courtesy photo + continue reading
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August and September birthdays were celebrated at Fairfield Intermediate School with a special lunch and snacks in the library. Students' families donated a book to the library in honor of their birthday. Members celebrating this month are (back row) Ashton Sleziak, Jerry Draper, and Caleigh Taylor... + continue reading
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The staff of Farmers State Bank in Fairfield showed their support of finding a cure for breast cancer with the annual Pink Out shirts. The T-shirts are sold by Freestone Cancer Support Group as a fundraising effort to help cancer patients in this county. Pink Out Day is slated for Oct. 20, and... + continue reading

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Freestone County deputies arrested a local man after receiving complaints of drug-related activity at the man's home outside Fairfield. Reports show FCSO Lt. Robert Willis and Make Darby arrested Kevin Gibson, who was found to be in possession of 6.7 grams of methamphetamine, at his home in the... + continue reading

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10/11/2017
Fairfield's Lady Eagles cross country team ran off and left their competition Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Golden Eagle Run on their own course. The Eagles didn't do so badly, either, finishing second to Mexia. Morgan Coleman and Madison Smith finished first and second to pace the Lady Eagles to the... + continue reading
10/11/2017
Commissioners made quick work of the Oct. 4 meeting, tabling two items and approving the rest. The burn ban is still in place – at least until a good, heavy rain falls in our area. The court approved the yearly resolution for the Freestone County indigent defense grant program. Freestone County... + continue reading

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Citing personal reasons, Richard A. Edwards has announced his resignation as Superintendent of Schools for the Fairfield Independent School District.  An Agreement has been reached which allows Mr. Edwards the ability to pursue other interests and permits the Board to pursue hiring another... + continue reading
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The Fairfield High School Class of 1967 celebrated their 50th reunion on Sept. 23, in the home of Cynthia Utley and Ossie Outlaw, of Fairfield. Invited guests were from the Class of 1966 and Class of 1968. A total of 46 classmates, friends, and guests attended. To read the entire story, please... + continue reading
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FREECO Disaster Relief Volunteer Group -- a group of county residents doing their part in the wake of Hurricane Harvey -- hosted a wildly popular Harvey Relief Jam over the weekend at Tri-County Golf Club. The event raised $12,000 to be donated to Texans directly affected by the storm. The eight... + continue reading

Parents began lining up to pick up there children from Fairfield Junior High School after a power outage shut the school down for the day Monday, Oct. 2.

Photo by April Walker

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Fairfield junior high students were rejoicing Monday morning when an unexpected power outage allowed them an early release at 12 p.m. The power was reportedly down in one half of the building, while the other half worked. “The power is expected to be out for most of the day,” said FJH Principal... + continue reading

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Fairfield Lady Eagle runners, Madison Smith (1489) and Morgan Coleman (1475) come out of the woods in first and second place during the Golden Eagle Run on Saturday morning on their own course in Fairfield.

Photos by Richard Nelson

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Fairfield's Lady Eagles cross country team ran off and left their competition Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Golden Eagle Run on their own course. The Eagles didn't do so badly, either, finishing second to... + continue reading

Fairfield Coach John Bachtel greets his kicker, Tyler Haynes (20) after the Eagles' first touchdown of the game.

Photo by Shae Garcia

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Head Coach John Bachtel signals instructions to some of his lineman as the first official football practice of 2017 gets underway at Eagle field Monday afternoon, April 7.
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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott and members of Lone Star State’s congressional delegation last week signed a letter seeking $18.7 billion in Texas-specific Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery funding in... + continue reading

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Fairfield Recorder newspaper – Sept. 2, 1887 edition Mad Dogs A dog belonging to Mr. J.I. Bonner, of our town, showed signs of hydrophobia Tuesday going about town biting every dog that came its... + continue reading