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Danny Zuko (played by Josh Folsom) and Marty Maraschino (played by Jenna Swinburn) took a breather after the three-day performance of Grease Live! produced by the Teague High School Theater group. Photo by Helen Pickett + continue reading
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With a total of 610 points, Fairfield elementary and intermediate school teams were awarded first place in the 2016-17 UIL Competition held in December against Athens, Palestine, Madisonville, and Mexia. Students competed in various events including Art, Chess Puzzle, and Creative Writing. Sonya... + continue reading
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This year's Iigurubando Con is slated for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; doors open at 10 a.m. at the Fairfield Junior High School commons area. Tickets will be sold at the door for $20. New guests and contests are slated for this year's Iigurubando Con – pronounced E-goo-roo-bawn-doe. This annual fundraising... + continue reading

TSAC Community Theater actors and musicians are busily preparing for their production of "Always...Patsy Cline," to be presented Jan. 28-29 at Teague High School Theater.

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ALWAYS…Patsy Cline, one of the most produced musicals in America, has enjoyed great success both nationally and internationally. Created by Ted Swindley, the show is based on the true story of the legendary Patsy Cline (played by Joyce Nichols) and her friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger... + continue reading
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By mid-February a new food pantry will bless the residents of Freestone County. River of Life Pastor Robert Smith held a groundbreaking with the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Monday on the 7,500 square foot building site. The church recently sold their downtown building. Kent Trucking is laying the... + continue reading

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01/11/2017
The Fairfield Lady Eagles had split results on the hardwood last week evening out their season record at (11-11), (0-1) in district play. Last Tuesday, Jan. 10, they hosted the Jacksonville Lady Indians and overcame their huge, 6-foot-3-inch post player, getting her into foul trouble in the second... + continue reading
01/11/2017
The Freestone County Historical Museum is excited to announce the museum’s 50 Year Celebration. The museum staff and board would like to make Freestone County 7th graders a part of the celebration by sponsoring a Freestone County History Museum Display Poster Board Contest for all county 7th grade... + continue reading

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Citing personal reasons, Richard A. Edwards has announced his resignation as Superintendent of Schools for the Fairfield Independent School District.  An Agreement has been reached which allows Mr. Edwards the ability to pursue other interests and permits the Board to pursue hiring another... + continue reading
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Santa Claus came early to the Freestone County Senior Center! The annual gift exchange for members was hosted by Director Stephanie Overall last week. “We had such a great time laughing and exchanging gifts,” she said. The center at     <a href="http://www.etypeservices.com/... + continue reading
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Current and former members of Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfield enjoyed one of their best ever annual pheasant hunting trips to the Texas Panhandle the first week of December. Temperatures ranged from 21-40 degrees during the hunt with their Friday morning outing greeting them with wind chills in... + continue reading

Kathryn Davis, age 98, attended the historic marker dedication held earlier this year. Davis was an attender of the original reunions in the 1920s-30s.

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Another year has come and gone, and Freestone County experienced highs and lows with 2016. As is tradition, The Fairfield Recorder is bringing the top stories of 2016 back for the last issue of the year. January 7, 2016 Streetman boy meets blood donor – Colton Harvell, of Streetman, met the... + continue reading

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Six foot sophomore Josie Richardson, 21, grabs one of her several rebounds in the Lady Eagles 50-38 victory over 5A Jacksonville, last week at home in the JAC. Richardson was one of a trio of Fairfield roundballers who had nine points in the game.

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The Fairfield Lady Eagles had split results on the hardwood last week evening out their season record at (11-11), (0-1) in district play. Last Tuesday, Jan. 10, they hosted the Jacksonville Lady... + continue reading

Akeem Jackson, 15, heads up field for some of his 91 yards rushing last Friday night in Lorena. Helping pave the way for him are Jacob Gomez, 50, and Austin Hale, 79.

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AUSTIN — Texas now has a “bathroom bill.” The Lone Star State has joined Alabama, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington as states where legislation has been filed... + continue reading

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Wearing cowboy boots today? Unless you've been horseback riding, you're wearing those boots more because they are Texas icons than for practicality. Boots were specifically designed for saddle... + continue reading