Eagles stayed on top of the defense in Connally last week. Photo by John Cockerell
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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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
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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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
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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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As part of the Community Piano Project, two pianos were displayed at the TSAC Art Walk on Mount last week. Jonathan Lawler painted geometric shapes and clean lines on the piano donated by Theresa Reavis (above, played by Mary Small). Andy Emmons painted the piano donated by Julie Ann Medford (right... + continue reading

Donating funds to the Fun, Fit Freestone County Community Health Fair were five local businesses. Representatives are pictured from left: Lilly Schramko, Lott’s Physical Fitness; DeAnne Harris, Freestone Credit Union – $100; Ray Davanna, Lott’s Physical Fitness; Lora Brown, P.A. ETMC; Kevin Moller, Incommons Bank – $500; Jason Hullum, Community National Bank & Trust – $250; and Gary Trammel, Luminant – $500. The health fair is slated for Saturday, Oct. 25. Photo by April Walker
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ETMC Fairfield is hosting the Fun, Fit Freestone County! Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at W.L. Moody Fairgrounds. The event will be held in conjunction with Fairfield Market Days, which showcases vendors offering a variety of goods,   To read the entire... + continue reading

Eagles stayed on top of the defense in Connally last week. Photo by John Cockerell

Sparky the Fire Dog (Garrick Wilcoxen) entertained the kids at the open house. Contributed photo

Donating funds to the Fun, Fit Freestone County Community Health Fair were five local businesses. Representatives are pictured from left: Lilly Schramko, Lott’s Physical Fitness; DeAnne Harris, Freestone Credit Union – $100; Ray Davanna, Lott’s Physical Fitness; Lora Brown, P.A. ETMC; Kevin Moller, Incommons Bank – $500; Jason Hullum, Community National Bank & Trust – $250; and Gary Trammel, Luminant – $500. The health fair is slated for Saturday, Oct. 25. Photo by April Walker

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10/15/2014
Doors open for the annual Fall Style Show and Luncheon, hosted by Freestone Cancer Support Group (FCSG), at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, at the Fairfield Civic Center. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $10. Fashions from   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading
10/15/2014
Fairfield Intermediate School (FIS) is hosting Parent University from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16. The program is designed to teach parents about homework, AR testing, how to use the school’s website and more. Parents are asked to gather in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. for a general... + 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
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Enbridge Energy recently donated a 2008 Chevy 2500 to Fairfield Elementary School for use in the maintenance department. Pictured are (left to right) FISD Superintendent Rick Edwards; Enbridge Area Superintendent David Beaver; Ronald Harris; and FES Principal Carroll Cain. Photo by John... + continue reading

Fairfield Intermediate School awarded students from each grade with a certificate for possessing certain Eagle qualities, such as equality, attentiveness, generosity, loyalty, ethics and self-esteem. Pictured in no particular order are (third graders): Cole Caraway, Jake White, Eashan Kalyanji, Brady Williams, Brooklyn Thomas, Dionicio Azuara and Landry Bayless. FIS would like to say a special thank you to Pizza Hut for donating the pizzas for the Star Student lunch. Photos by John Cockerell
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Students participating in the Long Handled Spoon Cafe are senior, Juan Ramirez; junior, Kirsten Marriott; sophomore, Misael Galvan; junior, Carolina Palmer; sophomore, Jordan McElroy; junior, Destinee Carter; sophomore, Austin Frazier; freshman, Savannah Kellum; junior, Chase Kilpatrick; and freshman Matthew Zeidler. Photo by Eagle Publications
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By FHS junior Lauren Moore Staff Reporter Eagle Beat Newspaper *EDITORS NOTE: The journalism department at Fairfield High School will routinely submit articles for publication to the Fairfield Recorder.* The hospitality and food services classes, taught by Mrs. Laura Craddick, have begun... + continue reading
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All-state defensive end Dedrick Garner strikes fear into the hearts of quarterback and running backs. Garner has played football for the past 10 years and has been the defensive end for six.... + 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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The Eagles fought hard against the Robinson Rockets Friday night, but in the end it just wasn’t enough. Photo by John Cockerell
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One of my columns on football press box conversations drew a lot of comments from editor-publishers before it ever hit their papers’ pages. Community newspapers are often not large enough to... + continue reading

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At first glance, the old high school annual looks like any vintage yearbook. In the traditional style of secondary school publications, it has a puffed, embossed cover. The rope-like typeface,... + continue reading