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This month’s Market Days event was a success, with vendors selling a variety of wares sure to please every customer. The Cornerstone BBQ competition served a free lunch after awarding the trophies. Photo by April Walker + continue reading
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Building commenced this week on the new StoneLeaf apartment complex. The property is off Reunion Street. The $6.8 million project is slated to be finished by the end of the year. For more information or an application, visit Fairfield City Hall. Photo by April Walker   + continue reading

Three-year-old Gabby Duke poses in front of just one shelf of crowns and trophies in her home. Photo submitted by Diana Duke
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Three-year-old Gabby Duke, of Fairfield, lights up at beauty pageants. The toddler has been involved in them since she was eight months old, winning her first crown at the 2011 Buffalo Stampede. “When she first started doing pageants, she was young and very shy,” said Duke’s mom... + continue reading

Dr. Jess Adkins, Sharon Lopes and Jay Thomas took a second from caring for animals for a picture in front of their new office. Photo by April Walker
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Dr. Jess Adkins, DVM, moved his practice a little closer to home recently. The office is now located just down the road from his house, one and a half miles south on the west I-45 service road (across from Lifeflight Heliport). Adkins’ new office was   To read the entire story,... + continue reading

A group shot of all the teams who competed in the barbecue competition. In no particular order are Big Papa’s BBQ, Backwood Boys, TNT, City Slickers (all City of Fairfield employees), Ralph Dowell, True Smoke, Who Woulda Thought It, Brotherly Love, and Last Minute BBQ (not pictured). See more pictures on page 12. Photo by April Walker
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Nine teams competed for the top prize at the Cornerstone Full Gospel Church’s BBQ Competition last weekend. Some teams came from as far as Dallas or Houston, while some were from right here in Fairfield. Trophies were given to winners of pork loin, ribs and butt, and one overall grand... + continue reading

Three-year-old Gabby Duke poses in front of just one shelf of crowns and trophies in her home. Photo submitted by Diana Duke

Dr. Jess Adkins, Sharon Lopes and Jay Thomas took a second from caring for animals for a picture in front of their new office. Photo by April Walker

A group shot of all the teams who competed in the barbecue competition. In no particular order are Big Papa’s BBQ, Backwood Boys, TNT, City Slickers (all City of Fairfield employees), Ralph Dowell, True Smoke, Who Woulda Thought It, Brotherly Love, and Last Minute BBQ (not pictured). See more pictures on page 12. Photo by April Walker

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Labor Day weekend is right around the corner – Monday, Sept. 1 – and several area businesses will be in celebration. Local banks   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading
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Fairfield residents are readying for the 17th Annual Show of Wheels and city-wide garage sale Saturday, Sept. 6. Chamber of Commerce Executive Administrator Brenda Shultz reported 25 car show entries   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + 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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The Teague Youth Football Association held a bake sale/car wash/cook-out last Saturday to raise money for the Bantam, Junior and Senior teams, as well as their cheerleaders. The youth football season begins in September. Photo by April Walker + continue reading

Tau Chapter members of Delta Kappa Gamma attending the Area 8 Workshop in Waco were (back row, from left): Alicia Smith, Dr. Lisa Rogers, Vickie McDougal, Virginia Riddle and Wynona Lipsett; (seated) Ronda Brewer, Martha Kirgan, Goldia Liles and Patty Manley. Photo submitted by Martha Kirgan
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Nine members of the Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) attended the Area 8 Workshop Aug. 16, at the Baylor Research Innovation Collaborative (BRIC). The workshop was conducted by Area Coordinator Dr. Jewel Lockridge. Following a continental breakfast, Linda Ewing, of the Zeta Chapter, and... + continue reading

Teachers hired for various FISD campuses are (in no particular order): Angie Hoard, Amy Taylor, Jill Robinson, Christen Brown Baize, Rashonda Bonner, Brigit Coufal, Bryan Baize, Eddie Ervin, Stephen Hathaway, Choicetta McMillian, Emily Price, Heike Freer, Cheri Melton, Superintendent Rick Edwards, Danny Castille and Melissa Crenshaw. Photo by April Walker
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Sixteen new teachers were recently hired for a variety of positions at Fairfield campuses. The teachers participated this week in an orientation, breakfast and more as part of their welcome   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading
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The annual Copperhead 5k - open to all ages - was Aug. 23, and had a great turnout. Of the 120 people who registered, about 100 actually participated raising approximately $3,000. The top three... + continue reading

Kyle Grecu, 63, defensive lineman tackled a Hornets running back during their first scrimmage last Friday at Eagle Field. Photo by John Cockerell
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Fairfield Eagles practiced hiking and passing at the first 2-a-days Monday. Look for more sports articles and pictures in upcoming editions of the Fairfield Recorder. Photo by John Cockerell
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Occasionally, you still hear someone say Country & Western in reference to a music type. And, in a broad sense, that’s probably true. Well past the 1960s and 1970s, it was common to... + continue reading

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Old-timers around Elkhart call it the Brush Arbor. “It’s a stretch of country nobody lived in,” is the way retired railroad man James A. “Toodler” Rials put it.... + continue reading