David Doub is just one of the returning panelists at this month's Iigurubando Con.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Plans are being laid for the 5th Annual Iigurubando Con with six returning panelists and two new artists planned for the event later this month. This one-day fundraiser will aid Fairfield’s Grand Band from Eagle Land in transportation needs to their annual Disney World trip. Iigurubando Con is... + continue reading

Pictured is Tammy Cochran's 2015 Ford Explorer following an accident on FM 27 Thursday, Jan. 3.
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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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One woman was taken via ambulance to a Waco hospital after an accident Thursday afternoon, Jan. 3, in front of Cole’s One Stop on FM 27 West. Patricia Guess, 61, was injured when witnesses say her vehicle hit 45-year-old Tammy Cochran, of Fairfield. Cochran was not seriously injured and Guess was... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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The Freestone County Sheriff's Office, Freestone and Limestone County DPS officers, and Freestone and Limestone County Game Wardens will be well-equipped into the new year with new trauma kits donated courtesy of Enforcer Educational Services with Kasey Allen and Tara Feltgen Wednesday, Jan. 2 at... + continue reading

Fairfield resident Cathy Henry earned a $50 Amazon gift card for winning the library's first Book Bingo game. Henry (right) is pictured with Fairfield Library Director Gary Wiggins.
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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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December was a busy month for everyone in town including the folks at the Fairfield Library. We sponsored a logo design contest which ended on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and was won by Fairfield Junior High School student Madysen Farris; continued the Book Bingo which just ended on Thursday, Jan. 3, and was... + continue reading

Amber Parker

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Thanks to concerned family members one girl is safe and a 37-year-old Teague woman is being held in the Freestone County Jail on a $250,000 bond. Amber Michelle Parker, a Mexia ISD reading teacher, was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 2, after an investigation showed she was attempting to sell an underage... + continue reading

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01/09/2019
Texas Wildlife Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in identifying an individual responsible for illegally killing a deer in Freestone County. A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the individual. Officials say only the head of the deer was taken,... + continue reading
01/09/2019
After Pct. 4 Commissioner Clyde Ridge voiced his concerns over an interlocal agreement, commissioners chose to table the item placed on the agenda by Freestone County Sheriff Jeremy Shipley during the first meeting of the year Wednesday, Jan. 2. Groesbeck Police Department and Mexia Police... + continue reading

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01/03/2019 - 0 comment(s)
Combined efforts of McLennan County and Freestone County Sheriff’s Offices have led to the arrest Wednesday, Jan. 2, of a Mexia teacher, accused of trafficking a child online to people in Morocco. Amber Parker, 37, is employed as an eighth-grade reading teacher, according to the Mexia ISD... + continue reading
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Fairfield Intermediate School Birthday Book Club celebrated November and December birthdays with lunch and birthday snacks in the library. These students' families donated a book to the library in honor of their birthday. The members celebrating this month are Michael Zachry, Loressa Covert, Kaylee... + continue reading

Rick, of Killeen, caught this huge catfish while fishing with Gone Fishin' Guide Service.
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12/19/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Fishing Friends, The fall season has been GREAT for catching catfish on RC and if history holds true, we'll do even better as the winter season arrives! While the large majority of fish caught so far have been "eaters" or cats in the 1 to 3 pound range, we've also had a fair number of BIG ONES.... + continue reading

FISD teachers and Education Foundation members paraded through the halls while awarding more than $11,000 to various staff members recently.
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12/19/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Excitement was in the air Friday, Dec. 14, as the Fairfield ISD Education Foundation awarded over $11,000 in grant money. The grants were presented to all four Fairfield campuses in dramatic fashion as the band marched through the halls while the Education Foundation Board of Directors handed out... + continue reading

Sports

Justin Abram attempts to stop a Gilmer Buckeye during Friday night's game, which the Eagles lost 24-14 in Round 2 of the playoffs.
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11/28/2018 - 0 comment(s)
After a final loss of 24-14 in Round 2 of the District 4A playoffs against the Gilmer Buckeyes, the Fairfield Eagles are moving on to other things. Next season the Eagles will lose almost half of... + continue reading

Eagles Head Coach John Bachtel cheers as his team recovers a fumble during last week's game against the Salado Eagles.
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Eagles quarterback Chad Rushin hits the end zone for a two-point conversion with several Connally Cougar's hot on his trail during Friday night's Homecoming game.
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11/08/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Dear editor, My uncle is head of the family, and we are blessed to have a very large ranch and have had it for several generations, fighting off Comanche’s, Mexican bandits, outlaws, rustlers, etc... + continue reading

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December 23, 1943 Freestone County Soldier Awarded Silver Star – WITH THE FIFTH ARMY, Italy – Private Aldrice L. Smith, son of Thomas Smith, R. 1, Wortham, listed from Fairfield, has been awarded... + continue reading

STEAMBOATS COMING -- Sheriff Charlie Jenkins claims a boats coming, pointing down the river from Magnolia Landing, where one day barges will ply the Trinity River. After the marker dedication, the group wanted to see the landing site. Old Magnolia stood on the high rocky bluff to the left of this scene.
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