Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Hattie Raye Lott celebrated 90 years October 8 with family and friends. Her day was very special and much   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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These six ladies learned painting techniques at Andy Emmons’ Art at the Armadillo class last week. The class is held once a month and for just $45 participants learn painting techniques from a pro, with all supplies provided.  Photo courtesy of Andy Emmon + continue reading
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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P31 Fitness celebrated joining the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting last week. The P31 local franchise is owned by Caycie Wendt. Classes are held at the Fairfield Intermediate School, Methodist Church, Fairfield Elementary School, First Baptist Church of Teague, a Centerville... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Pat Robertson (above) was honored as the longest living breast cancer survivor from the 1960’s at the Freestone Cancer Support Group’s annual Fall Style Show. FCSG raised $3,400 and approximately 150 people attended the event. See more photos on page 13. Photo by Lori Brown + continue reading
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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A medieval-themed book fair greets readers at Fairfield Elementary School (FES) thanks to Janie Haydon (left). The art teacher decorated the library doorway for the annual Book Fair Monday-Friday, Oct. 20-24. Also pictured are library personnel Leslie Green (center) and Teresa Minze (right). Photo... + continue reading

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10/22/2014
Saturday holds several opportunities for fun as a number of local organizations are hosting events. Market Days, a hayride, health fair, and a zombine fun run are just a few. Start the day by doing good for the planet at the Fourth Saturday Recycling event at the FHS bus loop on Post Oak Road... + continue reading
10/22/2014
A hoax-news website caused panic Monday after it claimed the Ebola virus had taken hold among Wortham ISD students. The National Report (nationalreport.net) made the false claim that   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading

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We have switched to a new email server, so if anyone sent anything to this email since Friday, July 4, PLEASE RESEND IT TO:   editor@fairfield-recorder.com OR news@fairfield-recorder.com. + continue reading

Eagles stayed on top of the defense in Connally last week. Photo by John Cockerell
10/15/2014 - 0 comment(s)
In last Fridays league game, the Fairfield Eagles eliminated the Connally Cadets by a final score of 36-13. The now 5-1 eagles did a great job holding the Cadets at bay and only giving up 13 points as they took victory. Running back Charles Oliver jumpstarted the game with a 57-yard touchdown... + continue reading

Sparky the Fire Dog (Garrick Wilcoxen) entertained the kids at the open house. Contributed photo
10/15/2014 - 0 comment(s)
In celebration of National Fire Safety Week (Oct. 5-11), Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department held an open house at the fire station and visited area schools to teach fire safety. Fairfield’s brave volunteer firefighters Secretary Rich Schaufert; Lieutenant Ashley Cannon; Assistant Chief Matt... + continue reading
10/15/2014 - 0 comment(s)
Getting a head start in school politics, Fairfield Intermediate School (FIS) elected Student Council officers last Friday. Pictured from left are: President Ally Robinson; Vice President Josie Henson; Secretary Paige Posey; and Reporter Ledia Butler. Photo submitted by Beth Henrichs + continue reading
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10/22/2014 - 0 comment(s)
The Fairfield Eagles steam rolled Groesbeck in a blowout game that left the Goats with only 50 yards of total offense. The Eagles quickly took care of business as they opened the game 7-0 with... + continue reading

Abby Chaidez (front) and Jennifer Reed (left) lead the way at the McNeil Invitational in Round Rock last weekend. Photo by John Cockerell
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Fairfield students were full of Homecoming spirit last Friday morning at the pep rally. Mascots, twirlers and flags performed various routines to get the crowd going for that night’s big game. Fairfield won 35-21 over China Springs. Photos by John Cockerell
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10/22/2014 - 0 comment(s)
There are a number of advantages to growing older. One, of course, is that you are indeed growing older. And, as I always say: “Beats the heck out of the alternative.” Another... + continue reading

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Anyone who has ever dealt with an officious bean-counter will appreciate a story D.B. Wright used to tell. It happened in Venezuela in the mid-1950s, but it just as easily could have played out in... + continue reading