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Wed
22
Oct

Numerous events Saturday

Saturday holds several opportunities for fun as a number of local organizations are hosting events.
Market Days, a hayride, health fair, and a zombine fun run are just a few.
Start the day by doing good for the planet at the Fourth Saturday Recycling event at the FHS bus loop on Post Oak Road.
Nicole Crawford hosts this once a month from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
After dropping off your recyclables, head over to the fairgrounds for Market Days, which showcases

 

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Wed
22
Oct

Wortham target of website Ebola hoax

A hoax-news website caused panic Monday after it claimed the Ebola virus had taken hold among Wortham ISD students.
The National Report (nationalreport.net) made the false claim that

 

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Wed
22
Oct

Hattie Raye Lott turns 90

Hattie Raye Lott celebrated 90 years October 8 with family and friends.
Her day was very special and much

 

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Wed
22
Oct

Art at the Armadillo

These six ladies learned painting techniques at Andy Emmons’ Art at the Armadillo class last week. The class is held once a month and for just $45 participants learn painting techniques from a pro, with all supplies provided.  Photo courtesy of Andy Emmon

Wed
22
Oct

P31 joins chamber

P31 Fitness celebrated joining the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting last week. The P31 local franchise is owned by Caycie Wendt. Classes are held at the Fairfield Intermediate School, Methodist Church, Fairfield Elementary School, First Baptist Church of Teague, a Centerville church, and at New Hope Baptist Church on Richland Chambers Lake. Front row (from left): Deborah Whatley, of SEC Energy; Becky Watson, P31 trainer; Caycie Wendt, P31 Fairfield franchise owner; and Kimber Edwards, P31 instructor; (back row) Mary Small, of Accessories, Etc.; Mo Adams, SEC Energy; Gail Farish, of Creations Flowers & Gifts; and Pam Chavers, chamber president/Eagle Insurance. More information on P31 Fitness may be found at www.p31fitness.com.

Photo by April Walker

Wed
22
Oct

FES Book Fair this week

A medieval-themed book fair greets readers at Fairfield Elementary School (FES) thanks to Janie Haydon (left). The art teacher decorated the library doorway for the annual Book Fair Monday-Friday, Oct. 20-24. Also pictured are library personnel Leslie Green (center) and Teresa Minze (right).

Photo by April Walker

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.

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