Joe Lane

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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The Freestone County Sheriff's Office (FCSO) and Teague Police Department joined Friday, July 13, to apprehend a subject, in Teague, with a warrant. Upon arrival at the residence, FCSO Deputies Lt. Robert Willis and Mike Darby, spoke with two male subjects, John Crundwell, 39, and Joe Lane, 47, of... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Numerous well-wishers stopped by Armadillo Emporium Thursday, July 12, to wish Linda Emmons a happy 80th birthday. The still spry Emmons celebrated with a surprise party thrown by friends and family, including her two children Andy Don and Julee (pictured above). Guests enjoyed cake and a collage... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Fairfield's newest business, Dollar Tree, is coming along fast with workers installing the store's sign late last week. The store opening is slated for this fall. Dollar Tree is opening in the shopping center where Family Dollar is currently located and the River of Life Food Pantry was once housed... + continue reading

Police Chief Kenny Bulger

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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More than 50 Fairfield citizens filed into the City Council chambers for a regular meeting of the Fairfield City Council Tuesday, July 10. Citizens were in attendance to hear a decision regarding the possible separation from employment of Fairfield Chief of Police Kenny Bulger. Bulger was put on... + continue reading

Valerie McCeig, 1998 Fairfield High School graduate, recently earned her nursing degree and accepted a position with an Ohio hospital.
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
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A 1998 Fairfield High School graduate, Valerie McCeig served five years of service in the United States Navy during the brink of the war in Afghanistan. McCeig’s aircraft carrier, the USS Harry S. Truman was the first to send bombing planes in counter-attack efforts after September 11 to dismantle... + continue reading

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07/18/2018
School board officials finalized the teacher roster for the upcoming school year. There have been several new hires and position changes in recent weeks throughout the district. School is slated to begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, for Fairfield ISD. Fairfield Junior High School is hosting a 6th... + continue reading
07/18/2018
Freestone County Commissioner's met Wednesday, July 11, to discuss the addition of municipal annexation to all countywide ballots for the Nov. 6 election. For some time, Freestone County residents have been circulating a petition regarding the annexation of outlying areas. These residents have gone... + continue reading

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The newly rebuilt Taco Bell boasts a modern design with clean lines and an outside patio. Employees are under a tent in front of the restaurant taking applications til 5 p.m. today, May 4.
Photo by April Walker

05/04/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Taco Bell has confirmed an opening date of early next week. The actual day and time, however, is not yet set in stone. A representative with the company said the contractors are just waiting on a building inspection. This newly rebuilt location will now be serving breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. with... + continue reading

From left are classmates John Sanders, Wanda Sanders, Mary Jane Alexander, Preston Bonner, June Slagle, Joe Neal Baker, Emma Jean Vande Streek, Jeanette LaFrentz, and Buddy Aultman.
Photo courtesy of Emma Jean Vande Streek

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The graduating class of 1958 celebrated the 60th anniversary of its graduation on April 7. The group met for lunch at Sam’s Restaurant in Fairfield, and traveled out to Chambers Creek Reservoir to the lake house of Mary Jane Alexander’s great-niece. There they spent an afternoon of coffee and... + continue reading
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The "old" and the "new" pose together after the crowning last Tuesday night. Miss Freestone 2018 Emi Bonner, Miss Freestone 2017 Peyton Daniel, Miss Teen Freestone 2017 Morgan Coleman, and Miss Teen Freestone 2018 Kennedee Stroade. Photo by Ashlyn Garcia + continue reading
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Pictured are the winners of the Freestone County Home & Garden event. Exhibits included photography, artwork, food, quilts, and more. Winning the prestigious Go Texan award for quilting was Carolyn Hughes. Her husband, Pete, was awarded the Best in Division ribbon, as well as first place in the... + continue reading

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Lady Eagles pitcher Abby Garcia winds up for a pitch.

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The Lady Eagles lost to Gatesville last Friday, April 26, with a relatively low score loss of 5-6. The game was a post-season match at the Gatesville dugouts. Top scorer’s for the Lady Eagles were:... + continue reading

Lady Eagles Rightfielder Carsyn Cox takes down an opponent during their recent game.
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Abby Garcia teaches one camper the correct way to hold the bat.

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Sophomore Bailey Jones, 3rd basemen for the Lady Eagles, attempts a catch during the District games last week.
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Dear editor, This letter is in response to the article, “Both Sides of Annexation.” This issue is not all about annexation. It isn’t about fire hydrants, waste water services, police protection,... + continue reading

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July 22, 1943 Fifth Case Of Polio Develops East Of Fairfield – The 15-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Cox, living at the Humble Pump Station, nine miles east of Fairfield, was carried to a... + continue reading