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Wed
15
Oct

Style Show Friday

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

 

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Wed
15
Oct

Parent University set for Thursday

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 information

 

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Wed
15
Oct

Eagles sweep Cadets 36-13


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

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 run after their earlier field goal put the Eagles up 10-0 midway through the first quarter.
With just under three minutes remaining in the first,

 

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Wed
15
Oct

FVFD hosts open house


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

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 Foree; Chief Bill Brown; and Captain Jeff Price discussed safety tactics with the students.

Wed
15
Oct

FIS student council

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

Wed
15
Oct

Pianos unveiled at Art Walk

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). Two other pianos will be finished and will be displayed soon, so keep an eye out!

Photo by April Walker

Wed
15
Oct

Get fit, have fun Oct. 25


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

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,

 

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Wed
08
Oct

Voters OK FISD tax rate

Voters approved the Tax Ratification Election (TRE) 285-184, raising the M&O tax rate to $1.136667 per $100 valuation, and the I&S rate to $0.262663 per $100 valuation. The total ad valorem tax rate is $1.399330 per $100 valuation.
School board members voted to

 

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Wed
08
Oct

Art Walk Thursday

Art Walk opens the exhibit, Far Away Places at the Graham Williford Foundation gallery on the square Thursday, Oct. 9.
Selected for display are works of Mediterranean influence from Williford’s

 

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Wed
08
Oct

Enbridge donates to FES

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 Cockerell

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