Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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The Fairfield Recorder donated archive books from 1925 through 1989 to the Freestone County Historical Museum last week. The archive books have one edition from each week of the above specified years. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Pictured are (from left... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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Four individuals helped extinguish one of two small grass fires near Cole's BBQ on FM 27 West over the weekend. Claye Pope, Bryce Howard, Sgt. Michael Douglas, and Sgt. Matt Hamilton – both Texas State Guard members of the 19th regiment 2nd BN – used whatever they had on hand to put out the fire.... + continue reading

No one was injured when a man robbed the Fred's store in Fairfield at knifepoint Friday night. Police are asking anyone with information to come forward.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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Two more Fairfield businesses were robbed by a knife-wielding man - fitting the same description of the Family Dollar robber - over the weekend. The Exxon gas station and Fred's Dollar Store were both hit after dark. According to reports, Fairfield Police Department received a 911 call at 9:44 p.m... + continue reading

Gary Nunley, of Centerville, took home $150 and the People's Choice trophy for his 1966 Chevy pickup.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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Hundreds of car enthusiasts filled the courthouse square in Fairfield Saturday for the 20th Annual Show of Wheels. The show featured a staggering 137 individual cars, trucks, motorcycles, and tractors. In 2016 only 74 entered the show, while 125 entered in 2015. “This is the biggest ever,” said... + continue reading

Kevin Long

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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Texas Rangers are assisting Freestone County Sheriff's Office in the search for a missing 61-year-old man who has a history of Bi-Polar Disorder. Kevin Long was reported missing from his home on FCR 275 about 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15. FCSO, with the help of Texas prison system Beto Unit K-9 and... + continue reading

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09/13/2017
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,... + continue reading
09/13/2017
Two big events are planned for Fairfield in October. The first is the 2nd Annual National Night Out event sponsored by the Fairfield Police Association. FPA is hosting this event at Fairfield City Park from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3. Along with the City of Fairfield, FPA will be handing out swag... + 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
09/06/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Aztec Express Lube & Tire sponsored the trophies for the 20th Annual Show of Wheels slated for Saturday, Sept. 9, on the courthouse square. Trophies will be awarded to a variety of class winners. Pictured are (from left) Chamber Executive Administrator Brenda Pate; Amy Freeman, Navarro SBDC; Aztec... + continue reading
09/06/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Fairfield Rotary Club donated $500 to Rotary District 5930 in McAllen to help with hurricane relief efforts in the Valley. In addition to this, the club is purchasing $200 worth of gasoline cards to help with local efforts for evacuees coming north from the flood and hurricane areas. Pictured are... + continue reading

Jennifer Daniel entertains guests at the grand opening of Twisted Vines Event Center in Fairfield. She and her husband, Sonny, opened the event center in August and already have a packed schedule of events.
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09/06/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Gilbert "Sonny" and Jennifer Daniel have spent a lot of time together over the past 26 years. From high school sweethearts through college, 20 years of marriage and raising six children. Now they're officially in business together as owners of Twisted Vines Event Center. The couple purchased the... + continue reading

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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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08/10/2017 - 0 comment(s)
For the first time in this writer's more than half a century of playing, watching, studying, and writing about high school football, there will be no infamous 2-a-days practices! The UIL's new... + continue reading

These 30 smiling girls, along with their coaches, attended FHS' annual summer basketball skills camp last week at the JAC in Fairfield. This year's camp was headed by Lady Eagle basketball coach and Girls' Sports Coordinator Sally Whitaker and her able staff.

07/26/2017 - 0 comment(s)

Lady Eagle multi-sport standout Dameka Shed soars high for a rebound and put back basket against the highly state-ranked Lady Mustangs for Madisonville. Fairfield lost 53-43, but came back for an impressive 49-27 win over Athens on Friday. They are now (14-13) for the season.

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02/01/2017 - 0 comment(s)

Six foot sophomore Josie Richardson, 21, grabs one of her several rebounds in the Lady Eagles 50-38 victory over 5A Jacksonville, last week at home in the JAC. Richardson was one of a trio of Fairfield roundballers who had nine points in the game.

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01/11/2017 - 0 comment(s)
AUSTIN — Texas now has a “bathroom bill.” The Lone Star State has joined Alabama, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington as states where legislation has been filed... + continue reading

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07/26/2017 - 0 comment(s)
The following article was written by Sandra Phillips and published in the October 21, 1971 edition of The Fairfield Recorder. The opening of Rob's Drive-In Grocery on Saturday morning, Oct. 23, will... + continue reading