Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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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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Celebrating the groundbreaking of the soon-to-be-built StoneLeaf housing development were (front row, from left) StoneLeaf Principal Victoria Sugrue; Place 3 Councilman David Steward; Place 5 Councilman Kenny Hughes; Place 1 Councilman Joe Lee Kirgan; Mayor Roy Hill; Place 4 Councilman Jerry Don... + continue reading

LaDonna Brackens hugs her father after being found not guilty Friday. Brackens lawyer, David Moore stands in the background. Photo by April Walker
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LaDonna Brackens was found not guilty by a Freestone County jury Friday, July 11, on two charges of indecency with a child and one sexual assault of a child. Brackens was accused of watching while former Fairfield Pastor Anthony Thibodeaux sexually assaulted a 15-year-old female in June 2012. The... + continue reading

LaDonna Brackens hugs her father after being found not guilty Friday. Brackens lawyer, David Moore stands in the background. Photo by April Walker

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07/16/2014
Behind the Veil Worship Center will have a fish fry at 11 a.m. at the church at 1150 S. Fairway in Fairfield. Plates of fish, fries, salad and a dessert are $7; delivery is available. All proceeds will benefit Pastor Sam and Co-Pastor Lurna Cumby's Appreciation Program. To place an order, call... + continue reading
07/16/2014
Fairfield city council approved Hayter Engineering, Inc., of Paris, to improve sludge disposal at the city’s wastewater treatment plant by filling dewatering bags with sludge. The dewatering bags will be removed by the city’s trash contractor. The city injects a polymer into 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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Resolutions Weight Loss Center celebrated joining the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting Monday. Resolutions is also located in Palestine. Back row (from left): Mary Small, of Accessories, Etc.; Jana Gunter; Gail Farish, of Creations Flowers & Gifts; Chamber President Pam... + continue reading

Wortham resident Sharon Cohea was the lucky winner of the American Eagle quilt raffled by Sew and So July 2. Photos submitted by Martha Kirgan
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Sharon Cohea, of Wortham, won the American Eagle quilt in a raffle July 2, held by Sew and So. The quilting group will use their raffle money to buy supplies for lap robes, bibs, wheelchair bags and walker bags for the residents at 17 nursing homes in Freestone, Limestone and Navarro counties... + continue reading
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Brandy Cotton (center), an employee of Texas Outfitters, presented Webb and Staggs with a buckle for their wins.   Photo by Lisa Webb + continue reading
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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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Thirty-seven campers attended the annual Eagle Basketball HOOP Camp July 7-10 in Fairfield. The camp is hosted each summer by Coach Joey Worley. Campers - ages seven to entering high school... + continue reading

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Alright, everyone is allowed a case of “puffy chest” once in awhile.   Although I’ve been proud of most people with whom I’ve been associated, some stand out and make... + continue reading

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It’s fun to ponder what Jack Hays, Leander McNelly and Bill McDonald would have thought if someone had told them that rangers would someday be dealing with bad guys in outer space – at... + continue reading