Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Tickets are available now for the upcoming Style Show, sponsored by the Freestone Cancer Support Group (FCSG). Clothing from 11 boutiques will be modeled, including Peacocks and Ponys, Maggie Grace Boutique, and Native Soul. Doors open for the show at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the Calvary... + continue reading

Spencer and Conner Munster are pictured with Wortham Judge Ray Jones. Their poster, which won the museum's contest, is about his grandfather Army Air Corp Medic Bartley Benjamin Livingston.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Prizes were awarded last week for the Freestone County Historical Museum's 50 Year Anniversary Poster Contest. Winners were awarded a pizza party and cash prizes. Spencer and Conner Munster, of Wortham, took home the first place prize with their poster about the World War II Army Air Corp Medic... + continue reading
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Fourth graders Lillie Robinson, Larissa Young, Elizabeth Pillans, Kylie Story, and Morgan Roberson dressed to impress for the annual Sock Hop to celebrate the end of the six weeks at Fairfield Intermediate School. Among the activities were a photo booth, ice cream sundaes, and prizes. Photo by... + continue reading
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This year's theme for the 2017 parade is "Take the Plunge-Kick Up Your Heels-And Get Ready To Rock!" Fair week is slated for June 12-17, with the fair and rodeo kicking off at 7 p.m. Monday, June 12. + continue reading

Haley DeFriend (left), of Groesbeck, placed first in the DAR Good Citizen contest, while Kyle Kirgan (right), of Fairfield, placed second. The students are pictured with Jonathan Hardin Chapter Regent Aleece McBay.

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Jonathan Hardin Chapter Regent Aleece McBay introduced the recipients for the DAR Good Citizen Award at the recent meeting. This program recognizes outstanding young people who exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools, and communities. This year's winners were:... + continue reading

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04/19/2017
City elections are in full swing with early voting beginning Monday, April 24. Election day is slated for 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 6, for City Council Places 3, 4, and 5 at City Hall, 222 S. Mount Street in Fairfield. Those seeking election are: <a href="http://www.etypeservices.com/... + continue reading
04/19/2017
The sweet sound of coon dogs will fill Fairfield this weekend as the Texas State Coonhunters Association come to town. The annual hunt is Friday and Saturday at the fairgrounds. Hunters will enter their dogs in bench shows and night hunts. The schedule for the weekend includes: <a href="http... + 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
03/30/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Looking for something to do Friday night? Take your family to Family Fun Night at Fairfield Elementary School cafeteria! Cost is $20 per family, or $5 per person. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 31. Activities include bounce houses, inflatable obstacle courses and slides, and much... + continue reading
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Ryan Grounds and his Beefmaster heifer placed first in their class and went on to win Reserve Grand Champion in their division at the Ft. Worth Stock Show Jan. 21. Grounds is a junior at Fairfield High School. + continue reading

Megan Martin (left) is pictured with patrol officers Albert Gallegos (center) and Weldon Alexander (right). Gallegos is holding one the carriers for the tactical plates for which Martin raised funds.

03/30/2017 - 0 comment(s)
After raising a total of $20,000, Megan Martin (far left) donated the funds to area law enforcement officers allowing them to purchase tactical plates for each patrol officer. Albert Gallegos (center) is holding one of the carriers in which the plate fits. Gallegos, who is president of the... + continue reading

Sports

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)
Fairfield blew open what had been a close match through the first two quarters of play, a 16-14 Lady Eagle lead, to score 18 unanswered points after the lead had grown to 18-15, and all but settle... + continue reading

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)

Akeem Jackson, 15, heads up field for some of his 91 yards rushing last Friday night in Lorena. Helping pave the way for him are Jacob Gomez, 50, and Austin Hale, 79.

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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

History

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Wearing cowboy boots today? Unless you've been horseback riding, you're wearing those boots more because they are Texas icons than for practicality. Boots were specifically designed for saddle... + continue reading