Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Greg Sustaire (center) was awarded the volume buyer buckle following Saturday's livestock sale at the fairgrounds. Sustaire spent $26,125 at the sale as part of GDR Holdings, LLC, owned by Sustaire and Rick Hare (not pictured). Sustaire is pictured with Sale Committee members Will McSwane (left)... + continue reading

The first recipient of the Brazos Education Foundation scholarship is Teague High School graduate Lawson Lane. This scholarship is awarded based on positive attitude during his high school career.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Teague High School (THS) graduate Lawson Lane is the first recipient of the Arzo S. Burnim, Ruby Burnim, and Mary Etta Williams Scholarship, provided by the Brazos Education Foundation, for positive attitude at THS. Lane plans to attend Texas State Technical College in Waco to earn two associate... + continue reading
Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Zachary Dietrich von Sehrwald, Fairfield Boy Scout Troop 668 member, recently celebrated earning the rank of Eagle Scout with scouts, scout leaders, family, friends, and the Fairfield Lions Club at the fairgrounds community center. Zac's Eagle Court of Honor included a review of the Scout Law as a... + continue reading

Chloe Sifford (left) of Teague was crowned the new Miss Freestone County last week, while Ashlynn Garcia (right) of Fairfield earned the Miss Teen Freestone County title.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Named the new Miss Freestone and Miss Teen Freestone at this year's pageant was Chloe Sifford and Ashlynn Garcia, respectively. The two were crowned last Tuesday night in front of a packed crowd. Sifford, 16, is a junior at Teague High School and the daughter of Shaun and Nicole Sifford. Her... + continue reading

Hallie Davidson (far right) sold her grand champion market steer Saturday for $11,500 to NIP Ranch, owned by Nadine (far left) and Ivy Phillips (center), of Fairfield. Davidson is a member of Fairfield 4-H. The steer weighed in at 1,323 pounds.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Area businesses turned out to buy animals at the annual livestock sale Saturday with purchases totaling over $300,000. GDR Holdings was named the biggest buyer of the event and was awarded the Volume Buyer Buckle by sale committee members. The company's purchases totaled over $26,000 alone. The... + continue reading

The first recipient of the Brazos Education Foundation scholarship is Teague High School graduate Lawson Lane. This scholarship is awarded based on positive attitude during his high school career.

Photo by Kristi Bracewell

Chloe Sifford (left) of Teague was crowned the new Miss Freestone County last week, while Ashlynn Garcia (right) of Fairfield earned the Miss Teen Freestone County title.

Photo by April Walker

Hallie Davidson (far right) sold her grand champion market steer Saturday for $11,500 to NIP Ranch, owned by Nadine (far left) and Ivy Phillips (center), of Fairfield. Davidson is a member of Fairfield 4-H. The steer weighed in at 1,323 pounds.

Photo by Kalyn Ethridge

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06/23/2016
Congratulations to the Teague 10U Softball team who are headed to district competitions. This team is sponsored by Freestone Credit Union. Team members are (front) Korree Risken, Annie Oakes, Keely Mathis, Delainey Long, and Bryleigh Whittington; (middle) Jacey Evans, Layla Richardson, Reese Stacks... + continue reading
06/23/2016
AUSTIN -- In an ongoing effort to protect Texas House District 8 and surrounding counties from the property takings by the proposed high speed rail, State Representative Byron Cook requested an attorney general's opinion, on June 10, 2016, to determine whether the Texas Central Railroad and... + continue reading

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This is the entrance to Steward Lane at the U.S. 84 and FM 27 intersection.

Photo by April Walker

06/02/2016 - 0 comment(s)
City officials closed several roads in Fairfield today due to flooding issues. City Administrator Jeff Looney says the water is receding, which means the drainage is working, but urges people to take precautions when driving. Closed roads include: Bateman Street - these barricades are still up at... + continue reading
06/15/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Fairfield police are investigating a burglary at Capps True Value Hardware Ag Center after surveillance cameras caught a black male stealing last week. The store was burglarized at about 10:30 p.m. on Friday, June 10, during closed hours. A $1,000 reward is being offered for any information about... + continue reading

Kathryn Davis, 98 (pictured next to the historic marker) attended the original reunion in 1920s-30s at the W.L. Moody Confederate Reunion Grounds.

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06/15/2016 - 0 comment(s)
History buffs and lifelong residents gathered at the fairgrounds Saturday, June 11, for the unveiling of a historical marker. The dedication ceremony for the historical marker for the W.L. Moody Confederate Reunion Grounds of the UCV Camp 87 (1891-1933) To read the entire story, please log in or... + continue reading

The Walking Dead have come to Freestone County! Incommons Bank Branch Manager Kevin Moller (walking) and his staff dressed like zombies for their parade theme and once again took the Most Creative award.

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06/15/2016 - 0 comment(s)
The show must go on! And go on it did, with Incommons Bank once again taking the trophy for Most Creative float in the annual parade! Monday night tested residents' patience with storms blowing through just an hour before the parade began. Other winners included: To read the entire story,... + continue reading
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06/23/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Congratulations to the Teague 10U Softball team who are headed to district competitions. This team is sponsored by Freestone Credit Union. Team members are (front) Korree Risken, Annie Oakes, Keely... + continue reading

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06/23/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Perhaps junior high age boys aren’t as gullible and impressionable as they were when I was that age. In my hometown, one campus served both the high school and the junior high, grades 7-12, with... + continue reading

History

The choral theater group was comprised of prisoners of war at Camp Mexia.

Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration/Arnold Krammer

06/23/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Many today don’t remember the German Prisoner of War Camp built between Mexia and Tehuacana on then U.S. 84 during World War II. It was built to accommodate some of the thousands of General Rommel’s... + continue reading