The original Jones Chapel is pictured at left.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Posted by Fairfield1
Reader's rate:
5
After 134 years Jones Chapel United Methodist Church is receiving a historical plaque from the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. The church will commemorate the event at their Homecoming Services at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. The plaque will be mounted in the fellowship hall,... + continue reading

Attending the Girl Scout Troop 1980 ribbon cutting last week were (in no particular order): Alexis Brown, Avie Robinson, Cadence Webster, Caleigh Taylor, Cariss Capps, Chloe Neidich, Emilee Brewer, Emily L. Bonner, Emma Chancellor, Katlynn Ploch, Kiera Walker, Lyndsey Long, Lynn Ludwick, Madison Arman, Makenzie Willard, Sienna Miller, Skylar Cook, Tiffany Jauregui, Bria Long, SU & Cookie Coordinator Veronica Miller, Troop Leader Tracie Chancellor, Troop Leader Hope Brewer, Chamber Executive Administrator Brenda Shultz, and Creations Flowers & Gifts owner Gail Farish. Photo by April Walker
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Posted by Fairfield1
Reader's rate:
0
Fairfield Girl Scout Troop 1980 joined the Chamber of Commerce last week. Brenda Shultz, chamber administrator, explained to the girls what purpose the chamber serves for the community. “Girl Scouts helps us improve ourselves,” said Emily Bonner. The 13-year-old has been in Girl... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Posted by Fairfield1
Reader's rate:
0
ETMC’s Fun Fit Freestone Health Fair was a big success this past weekend. “It looked to me like attendance doubled from last year,” said ETMC Administrator Raz Cook, FACHE. Numerous health related booths were set up,   To read the entire story, please log in or... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Posted by Fairfield1
Reader's rate:
0
Freestone County Services Administrator James Minze is training for his new position and plans to meet with Leon County emergency managers soon. “I’m still trying to catch my bearings with all of this,” said Minze. County commissioners hired Minze about three weeks ago to fill... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Posted by Fairfield1
Reader's rate:
0
Although only 24 residents attended the Community Feedback meeting Monday night, the polls show concern about serious issues facing Fairfield, such as housing, city infrastructure, and water. Votes were taken throughout the meeting on handheld audience response systems (ARS) by   To read... + continue reading

The original Jones Chapel is pictured at left.

Attending the Girl Scout Troop 1980 ribbon cutting last week were (in no particular order): Alexis Brown, Avie Robinson, Cadence Webster, Caleigh Taylor, Cariss Capps, Chloe Neidich, Emilee Brewer, Emily L. Bonner, Emma Chancellor, Katlynn Ploch, Kiera Walker, Lyndsey Long, Lynn Ludwick, Madison Arman, Makenzie Willard, Sienna Miller, Skylar Cook, Tiffany Jauregui, Bria Long, SU & Cookie Coordinator Veronica Miller, Troop Leader Tracie Chancellor, Troop Leader Hope Brewer, Chamber Executive Administrator Brenda Shultz, and Creations Flowers & Gifts owner Gail Farish. Photo by April Walker

Latest News

10/29/2014
Travis County court documents show six Freestone County residents have been subpoenaed for Sheriff Don Anderson’s pre-trial Tuesday afternoon. The pre-trial with witnesses was held in   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading
10/29/2014
The polls close on early voting Friday. As of press time Tuesday, 873 early voters placed their ballots in Freestone County. That’s only about 7 percent of the registered 11,435 voters. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, for Election Day. Freestone County... + continue reading

Home Page

More News

07/07/2014 - 0 comment(s)
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
10/22/2014 - 0 comment(s)
Hattie Raye Lott celebrated 90 years October 8 with family and friends. Her day was very special and much   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading
10/22/2014 - 0 comment(s)
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 + continue reading
10/22/2014 - 0 comment(s)
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... + continue reading
S M T W T F S
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
 
 

Sports


This Rusk player had nowhere to go when he found himself surrounded by Eagles at Fairfield’s Pink Out game Friday. Fairfield won 69-27. For more football photos, see page 7. Photo by John Cockerell
101
reads
8 today
10/29/2014 - 0 comment(s)
The Fairfield Eagles took down the Rusk Eagles with an impressive 583 yards of total offense and 10 total touchdowns. Rusk just couldn’t keep up with the high-scoring Eagles, as Fairfield won... + continue reading

Abby Chaidez (front) and Jennifer Reed (left) lead the way at the McNeil Invitational in Round Rock last weekend. Photo by John Cockerell
10/08/2014 - 0 comment(s)

Columns / Opinions

95
reads
11 today
10/29/2014 - 0 comment(s)
Somewhere I read that there are six people in your lifetime in this world that you can truly be in love with. Can that be true? I’ve never professed to be an expert on women and I certainly... + continue reading

History

102
reads
9 today
10/29/2014 - 0 comment(s)
If the odds had been a bit more even on that March day in 1861, the first battle of the Civil War would have been at Fort Clark, Texas, not Fort Sumter, South Carolina. The history books accurately... + continue reading