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Thu
11
Feb

Grand jury indicts 22

Twenty-two individuals were indicted Jan. 27 by a Freestone County grand jury. Indictments were handed down for crimes including, possession, burglary, and evading arrest. Indicted were:

Thu
11
Feb

Reader submissions wanted for section

We are working on a new special section for October and we need our readers help! Hometown Proud will hit stands the week of Oct. 13, and we're hoping it will grasp your attention and leave you wanting more.

Thu
11
Feb

Metal Mart opens, welcomes customers


A large group attended the Metal Mart ribbon cutting event. Photo by April Walker

Metal Mart opened in Fairfield last week and welcomed customers to their 43rd location at 440 West Interstate 45, next door to I-45 Restaurant in the old Haliburton building. Metal Mart is a retailer of metal buildings, metal components, residential metal roofing, and more.

Thu
11
Feb

Advocacy Center dream come true


Ned Burns (center) cut the ribbon at the center's grand opening event last week. The Advocacy Center has been a dream of County Attorney Chris Martin and many other people. Photo by April Walker

"This has been a dream for a long time," said Freestone County District Attorney Chris Martin at a recent grand opening event for the Advocacy Center. Pastors, elected officials, and volunteers attended the event and enjoyed speeches and a tour of the facilities.

Thu
11
Feb

Fairfield makes history with 9 athletes


These nine Fairfield Eagle student-athletes make up the largest college scholarship signing class ever for FISD. From left are Cam Hicks, Trevor Simpson, Caleb Scires, Jeremy Wood, Colbie Cherry, Dani German, Coach John Bachtel, Ryan Coleman, Jarrett Carpenter, and Charles Oliver. Courtesy photo

Nine student-athletes, an FISD most ever, gathered with their proud families, teammates, coaches, and school officials at the FHS auditorium, a crowd approaching 200, to sign their college letters-of-intent to play sports and be granted the opportunity to secure a college education.

Thu
11
Feb

District CX Debate wins again


Team members are (from left) Owen Awalt, Jacob Allred, Haley Stone, Banner Monico, Cole Schick, and Nick Mooneyham. Photo by April Walker

Fairfield students have once again won the District CX Debate competition last week. The following teams placed:

Thu
11
Feb

Area men among arrests in prostitution ring


A.K. Irteimeh and Danny Beldin (not pictured) were among those arrested during a prostitution sting in McLennan County. Both men are from Freestone County.

By Stephen Adams, MMJ/Producer

WACO - An undercover sting operation, announced Tuesday, busted 46 people for sex crimes in McLennan County. Two detectives from the McLennan County Sheriff's Office posed as underage prostitutes, adult prostitutes, and 'Johns' to identify and arrest individuals who were deputies

Wed
18
Nov

Eagles to play in Center Friday

Fairfield's (8-3) Eagles, fresh off their 61-9 axing of the Diboll Lumberjacks, will travel to Longview's Lobo Stadium this Friday evening for the next leg of what is hoped to be a long run in Texas High School football's coveted "second season" - the playoffs! Their very capable

 

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Wed
28
Oct

Submit your veterans photos now

We have extended our deadline for those submitting veterans photos for our 2nd Annual Veterans Appreciation section, now slated for the November 12 edition of the Fairfield Recorder. Freestone County residents are encouraged to submit photos of family members who served in any military branch, along with name, rank, branch, and years of service.

Local businesses who would like to show their support for these military heroes are urged to contact Laura Robinson at 903-389-3334 or office@fairfield-recorder.com and place an ad in this special salute to troops.

Wed
03
Jun

15 indicted by grand jury this month

Fifteen individuals were indicted by the Freestone County Grand Jury in May on charges including possession, DWI, and forgery.

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