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Just in case our readers missed the news flash, The Fairfield Recorder recently updated its email addresses. Please send all email correspondence to the following: news@fairfield-recorder.com editor@fairfield-recorder.com office@fairfield-recorder.com classifieds@fairfield-recorder.com... + continue reading
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After receiving a second letter from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards (TCJS), commissioners approved hiring two full time jailers for the Freestone County Jail at the July 23 meeting. The jail currently has eight full time jailers, but   To read the entire story, please log in or... + continue reading
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The status hearing of accused capital murderer Larson Edwin Moore, III, of Teague, was reset to October 10, according to court records. Moore was charged with   To read the entire story, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. + continue reading
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Volunteer’s efforts were matched by NRG with a $1,000 check for the Barbara and Neil H. Ball Freestone County History Museum last week. Accepting the check on behalf of the museum was (from left): Ralph Billings, board member; Nancy Taylor, curator; and Brad Pullin, board member. Also... + continue reading

Brooke Johnson (left) received the Lone Star FFA Degree at the 86th Annual Texas FFA State Convention earlier this month. See more pictures on page 10. Photo courtesy of Barker Photography
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Receiving the Lone Star FFA Degree at the 86th Annual Texas FFA State Convention were Brooke Johnson, Mattey Mannen and Justice Oates, all of the Fairfield. The convention was held in Ft. Worth July 14-18, and recorded more than 11,000 guests. The Lone Star FFA Degree recognizes FFA members who... + continue reading

Brooke Johnson (left) received the Lone Star FFA Degree at the 86th Annual Texas FFA State Convention earlier this month. See more pictures on page 10. Photo courtesy of Barker Photography

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07/30/2014
Budget workshops began July 23 and are slated to continue well into this week for the county. Each office was given the chance to present its budget and make any special requests, such as cost-of-living raises, at the commissioners July 23 and July 25 workshops. County offices are now required... + continue reading
07/30/2014
The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) has a new private exchange option for healthcare provided to Freestone County employees. The private exchange allows an employee to choose the plan that works better for him/her. There are several factors that can change employer   To read the... + 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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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
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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
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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
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Coach Kerry Hand (far right) shows the girls a thing or two about serving. Photo by John Cockerell
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Basic drills and fundamentals such as setting, serving and defense were top priority as head Coach Dennis Johnson commenced volleyball camp this week. Going into his ninth year of camp,   To... + continue reading

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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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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Every time I see a news story about movie theaters in a newspaper, it resurrects memories. Small town theaters in particular evoke tales of yesteryear. For a period of time, the theater business... + continue reading

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All elections are important in a democracy, but early-day Austinites participated in two elections that could have turned their city into a ghost town. At stake was whether Austin would remain... + continue reading