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An 18-wheeler hauling a load of dirt overturned Monday at the intersection of Oak Street and FM 488. The driver chose the ditch when a car veered into his lane, according to Fairfield Officer Kristy Lawrence. The driver declined to comment. No one was injured. Photo by April Walker + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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In preparation for the upcoming year, the Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Society International discussed the 2014-15 calendar programs, time and meeting places, as well as the Area 8 Workshop slated for Aug. 16 in Waco at a recent board meeting. Attending the meeting was (from left): Second... + continue reading

FIDC President Brent Ballard
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Fairfield Industrial Development Corporation (FIDC) hired Brent Ballard, formerly of Olney, Texas, as the new president, replacing former president Dave Zuber. From 1994 through 2005, Ballard was employed in the wireless telecom business. Prior to accepting this position,   To read the... + continue reading

Each DAEP/ABP student must pass through the metal detector when they arrive at school. Attendance and the lunch count will be taken here as well. Photo by April Walker
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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In effort to remain as cost-effective as possible, Fairfield Independent School District (FISD) has moved the DAEP/ABP students from the old Dogan school to the former pre-k wing of Fairfield Elementary School, which hasn’t been used in several years. DAEP/ABP stands for Disciplinary... + continue reading

Julee Emmons, owner of Juls by Jul, was named Business of the Month by the chamber. She is pictured here with just a small fraction of her wares. Fairfield Recorder file photo
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Juls by Jul – soon to celebrate its 20th anniversary – was named July’s Business of the Month by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. The business’ namesake and owner, Julee Emmons began creating jewelry as a side income in 1994 while attending college. During college,... + continue reading

FIDC President Brent Ballard

Each DAEP/ABP student must pass through the metal detector when they arrive at school. Attendance and the lunch count will be taken here as well. Photo by April Walker

Julee Emmons, owner of Juls by Jul, was named Business of the Month by the chamber. She is pictured here with just a small fraction of her wares. Fairfield Recorder file photo

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07/23/2014
Dr. Jess Adkins reported Monday two eight-week-old puppies recently tested positive for rabies. The puppies, too young for vaccinations, were found north of Fairfield,   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading
07/23/2014
Luminant announced Monday that the company reached an agreement with the Freestone Central Appraisal District for the taxable valuation of Big Brown power plant for 2012-2014. The two agreed that Big Brown’s taxable value for all three years be set at $245 million per year. Under the... + continue reading

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Harli Hunt, of Fairfield, and Heza Lees Delight, aka Casper, placed third in the world title top five with 21 horses in her Halter Aged Geldings class at the American Youth Paint Horse World Show. Hunt received a $500 scholarship, a top 5 show jacket, monogram halter and a top 5 show buckle. She... + continue reading
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“This is a huge thing for our community,” said City Administrator Jeff Looney about the beautiful new bridge built by Nicolas Vasquez and donated by the Fairfield Women’s United Eagles Soccer Team. On the bridge are (left to right): Adan Vazquez, Elizabeth Partain, Alma Diaz,... + continue reading
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Chris Lide (left) and Bryson Gates were chosen to play in the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) All-Star game in San Antonio July 21-22. Lide was chosen for the football team, while Gates will play basketball. The two were chosen from athletes throughout Texas. Both said they are... + continue reading
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Participants of the annual girls basketball camp take a break to pose for a group picture with the coaches. The girls spent the week learning dribbling techniques, shooting and passing. Photo by John Cockerell
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Coach Stephen Heers kicked off the annual girl’s basketball camp July 21 at Fairfield High School (FHS). Heers is the offensive coordinator and head coach at FHS, as well as the main... + continue reading

Trophy winners (bottom left, in no particular order): Keith Hernandez, Hot Shot winner; Caleb George, Hot Shot winner; Rhett Bell, Hot Shot winner; Jack Latshaw, Hot Shot winner; Cade Nelson, Free Throw winner; Justin Henderson, Free Throw winner; Jake Blackmon, Free Throw winner; Eli Pierce, Free Throw winner; Devin Johnson, MVP; and Chris Scott, Coaches’ Award winner. Photo by Lori Brown
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Three out of four isn’t bad, huh? As written here before, I’m the eldest of four sons in the Webb family. Our parents came up during the Great Depression and, want to or not, they... + continue reading

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Before barbed wire crisscrossed Texas, the general roundup was a fundamental part of the cattle business. Every fall during the free range days, cattlemen pooled their resources and rode out to... + continue reading