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Pharmacy Plus Pharmacist Bill Bowers assembles his Christmas village in the front window each year.          Photos by Lori Brown + continue reading
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Fairfield second graders dressed in their Christmas best to entertain their parents with a variety of holiday songs Monday night. Photos by Toni Abram + continue reading
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Fairfield High School One Stop Recycle Drop collected 42 pair of eyeglasses to be donated to the Lions Club; 7,220 pounds of electronics to ECS Refining; 150 pounds of batteries; 35 light bulbs; 700 pounds of glass; 300 pounds of textiles donated to the River of Life Community Food Pantry; 50... + continue reading
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FISD school board members named Carroll Cain (left) as the new elementary school principal. Current principal Libby Harris will be retiring soon. Cain is pictured with his wife, Leslie. Also named was the new Assistant Superintendent Melissa Cox (see page 14).      ... + continue reading

Pct. 3 JP Beth Ireland takes a minute for a picture with Asst. County Clerk Dianne Manning and her husband, Richard. Photo by Lori Brown
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After 28 years, Beth Ireland is ending her career as a Precinct 3 justice of the peace. Ireland says she plans to stay active in the community. “Everything happens for a reason,” said Ireland. “God wanted to me to go.” Ireland said she had hoped   To read the... + continue reading

Pct. 3 JP Beth Ireland takes a minute for a picture with Asst. County Clerk Dianne Manning and her husband, Richard. Photo by Lori Brown

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12/17/2014
The Fairfield Recorder is sponsoring a Christmas contest. This week’s winner was Linda Hoskins, of Fairfield. To enter, count all the following images in each week’s issue:     To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading
12/17/2014
Once again Fairfield Jr. High School placed first in last week’s UIL competition. Students participated at Madisonville Jr. High School in various events, including Art Smart, Calculator Applications, Editorial Writing and Impromptu Speaking. Fairfield competed against Groesbeck,... + 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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Juanita Manning, center, was presented with a plaque for her service to the local CPS at a recent commissioner’s court meeting. Manning was an original founder of the local Child Protective Services board, serving on it since the early ’90s. She is pictured with Lovie Whyte (left) and... + continue reading
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Faye Childs celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday, Dec. 1, with her friends, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. The birthday girl would like to thank all of her family and friends for the gifts and well wishes, and may God bless everyone.   + continue reading
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A $1,000 scholarship was given to Lady Cardinals’ point guard Keonni Conkler, of Melissa, Texas, during the Lady Eagles first Invitational Tournament last weekend. The scholarship was sponsored by Community National Bank and Trust and Luminant.   One player from each of the 22... + continue reading
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Charles Oliver won the slam dunk contest at the basketball invitational.
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The fighting Fairfield Eagles hosted its first annual basketball invitational this weekend in Fairfield with 15 teams from around the region.   Although the Eagles placed second in the overall... + continue reading

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Texas’ regional accents are a source of fascination. Trying to study them is difficult, probably even for an English professor. If you’ve read my missives more than occasionally, you... + continue reading

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For reasons she apparently did not think necessary to explain in her book, early in the second decade of the 20th century, Sarah Catherine Shivers Lattimore began gathering information on the history... + continue reading