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01
Oct

Sheriff faces witnesses at October 28 pre-trial

Freestone County Sheriff Don Anderson is scheduled for a pre-trial with witnesses

 

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Wed
01
Oct

Fairfieldscapes at Art Walk

The Graham Williford Foundation and Trinity Star Arts Council (TSAC) hope to involve the community, students, teachers, and gallery visitors in a celebration of the arts when the exhibit, Faraway Places opens at 5:30 p.m. at Art Walk on Mount Thursday, Oct. 9.
Art and culture enable students to broaden their horizons and develop a better understanding of the diversity of civilization.
Education includes

 

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Wed
01
Oct

Theresa Farris guest at Rotary

Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Theresa Farris (center) discussed the duties and training of a Justice of the Peace as Landis Bayless’ guest at last week’s Rotary Club meeting. She is pictured with Bayless (left) and Rotary President Kevin Moller (right).

Photo submitted by Donna Tyus

Wed
01
Oct

Locals experience Branson with plays, restaurants

A group of local citizens traveled to the Ozarks with Arrow Trailways of Texas, the highlight being the Great Passion Play they attended.
The outdoor hillside events covered 42 scenes from the Resurrection of Lazarus through the Ascension of Jesus, complete with costumes, live animals and elaborate settings.
The group stayed the first night in

 

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Wed
01
Oct

Redemption sets up drop-off

Redemption Meat Processing has set up a regrigerated drop-off point next to Eddie’s Tire and across from Capp’s True Value. Customers can drop-off their products at the drop-off point instead of driving to Steward’s Mill. Stop in at the Fairfield Recorder office, Capp’s True Value, 3W Ranch, Fairfield Farm & Ranch, or Napa Auto Parts for a $5 logo sticker that never expires offering either a free drop at the trailer or five percent off processing.

Photo by April Walker

Wed
01
Oct

Eagles skin Cougars at Homecoming game


Dominic Brackens, 3, makes a run for it for a touchdown sealing the Eagles victory 35-21. Photo by April Walker

The Eagles 35-21 Homecoming victory over China Springs was just the confidence boost needed after their loss to Robinson Rockets.
The Eagles may have started their night off a little sluggish, but soon fell into a great rhythm when all their hard work and dedication paid off big as they head into their bye week with a 4-1 record.
In the first quarter, China Springs stripped the ball

 

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Wed
01
Oct

Jaida Smith crowned Homecoming queen

Beautiful Jaida Smith, left, was crowned Homecoming queen Friday night. Pictured with her is 2013 Homecoming queen Noheli Montes.

Photo by April Walker

Wed
24
Sep

Raising Hogs in East Texas

Bacon has not always been available for purchase in nicely sealed packages, cut and ready for the frying pan or a pot of pinto beans.
Nor has ham always been found in a grocery store’s meat department.
Back in the day, pork came on cloven hooves in rural Texas.
Just about anyone who grew up in the country, particularly in East Texas, prior to the 1960s remembers when most families raised their own hogs.
One of those East Texans is 77-year-old W.T. Rials, a native of Anderson County who now lives in Sherman.
In Rials’ boyhood,

 

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Wed
24
Sep

CIS presentation given at FISD school board

Community in Schools (CIS) was the main focus of the school board meeting held last Tuesday.
The CIS organization, founded by the TEA, serves 1.3 million children, 600,000 of which are in Texas.
They’re spread out over six different districts and 53 counties.
The AT&T grant for this program is $895,000, the second largest AT&T grant.
The Communities in Schools program will apply it to five different high schools to help

 

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Wed
24
Sep

Homecoming Friday night

The Fairfield Eagles will battle it out with the China Springs Cougars at 7:30 p.m.  Friday, Sept. 26, at the Homecoming game.
China Springs is ranked 166 in the State of Texas, with a record 3-1 on the year.
The team has

 

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