Standing in front of a Vietnam flag are (from left) Jonathan Hardin Chapter Regent Kathleen McKee, Vietnam veterans Dewayne Asberry and Ennis Carroll, and Service for Veterans chairman JoAnn Slauson. Courtesy photo
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) members packed more than 100 gift bags for veterans in area nursing homes during their recent meeting. The Jonathan Hardin Chapter plans to deliver the bags at homes in Mexia, Groesbeck, Teague, and Fairfield.The bags are filled with toiletries, lap... + continue reading

History Club members are (from left) Liz Thornton; Naomi White; Martha Thomassen, PHCH; Katherine Jackson; and Kathryn Davis (seated). Photo submitted by Liz Thornton
Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Fairfield History Club recently collected more than 50 household items to donate to the Pleasant Hills Childrens Home (PHCH). The group rounded up linens, laundry soap, cleaning supplies, kitchen towels, and pillows. PHCH Development Director Martha Thomassen was excited to receive the much needed... + continue reading
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Fairfield FFA member Ivy Robinson exhibited the first place heifer in the Junior Red Angus Show at the 2016 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo last week.Photo by Peri Hughes Photography + continue reading

Michael Hudson soars high to lay in two of his team high 15 points in the Eagles convincing, come-from-behind 59-52 victory over the Groesbeck Goats last Friday night in hostile Goat Arena. Looking on, prepared for another rebound, is Dave Ransom, who also contributed 9 points and several crucial rebounds to the Eagles cause. Photo by Roy Peterson
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Michael Hudson, Nic Brackens, and the Ransom brothers lead comeback victory. In a game matching two (0-3) teams in the first half of district play, each needing to pull out a victory to put themselves in a better playoff position, Fairfield spotted Groesbeck a <a href="http://www.... + continue reading

The prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Ponte Daniel (left) for his selfless donations to local events and fundraisers from his business Sam's Restaurant. Presenting the award was State Representative District 8 candidate Tony Adkins (right. Photo by April Walker
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Candidates, elected officials, business owners, and school staff rubbed elbows at last week's annual banquet applauding volunteer efforts, donations, and more with speeches and plaques.Awards were given to the citizen of the year, teachers of the year, and more for their hard work and... + continue reading

Standing in front of a Vietnam flag are (from left) Jonathan Hardin Chapter Regent Kathleen McKee, Vietnam veterans Dewayne Asberry and Ennis Carroll, and Service for Veterans chairman JoAnn Slauson. Courtesy photo

History Club members are (from left) Liz Thornton; Naomi White; Martha Thomassen, PHCH; Katherine Jackson; and Kathryn Davis (seated). Photo submitted by Liz Thornton

Michael Hudson soars high to lay in two of his team high 15 points in the Eagles convincing, come-from-behind 59-52 victory over the Groesbeck Goats last Friday night in hostile Goat Arena. Looking on, prepared for another rebound, is Dave Ransom, who also contributed 9 points and several crucial rebounds to the Eagles cause. Photo by Roy Peterson

The prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Ponte Daniel (left) for his selfless donations to local events and fundraisers from his business Sam's Restaurant. Presenting the award was State Representative District 8 candidate Tony Adkins (right. Photo by April Walker

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Abundant rainfall amounts experienced in late 2015 seemed to end with the year as January 2016 produced only 0.82 inches of rain and only three days with measurable rainfall. The longterm normal rainfall for January is 2.84 inches. Instead of bringing us more rain, El Nino seems to have<a href=... + continue reading
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The Fairfield Eagles will be welcoming another team of Eagles into their Dist. 9-4A, DII alignment next football season, and it will be a first ever league foe - Salado, who finished (1-10) last year in a district that<a href="http://www.etypeservices.com/Fairfield%20RecorderID278/"... + continue reading

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Ralph Billings was the "celebrity" auctioneer at the fundraiser for Donny Tinsley held Saturday at the VFW in Fairfield. The fish fry, auction, and karaoke brought in over $5,000 for the family. Photo submitted by VFW Quartermaster Robbie Robertson + continue reading

All 24 of the 40-foot wide spillway gates at Richland Chambers Reservoir have been opened in recent weeks to alleviate the flooding. This is the first time they have been opened since January 2010. The water level is reported to be almost a full foot above normal. Buckley Butler says there is no threat of flooding at lakefront properties. Photo by Mickey Ward
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Area residents battled floods, mosquitoes, and mud during the wettest May in 21 years and now seem to be in for a dry spell during June and July. To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading

This vehicle was hit by an 18-wheeler at the intersection of U.S. 84 and Texas 75, pushing it into the Napa Auto Parts building. No injuries were reported. Photo by April Walker
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Fairfield police were kept busy last week with two accidents, both involving 18-wheelers. The first happened Wednesday, May 27, at the intersection of To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading
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Seven area players were named to play in the 7th Annual Super Centex FCA Victory Bowl on June 13, at Waco ISD Stadium, while four young ladies were selected as cheerleaders and volleyball players.... + continue reading

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The information in this article comes from a close relationship with the family and premises, and a Mexia Daily News article published in 1980. Located northeast of Wortham <a href="http... + continue reading