Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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Nashville, TN – Multi-Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated recording artist, The Nelons will be featured at the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday, April 22, at Caney Baptist Church, 438 FM 833 in Streetman. The ministry of The Nelons was formed after family patriarch Rex Nelson had already enjoyed... + continue reading

Good Citizens Award winners Jaci Forrest and Kayla Kimball are pictured with DAR Regent Aleece McBay. Not pictured is Brittani Oglesbee.
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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Three area students were awarded the DAR Good Citizen Award for 2018 by Regent Aleece McBay at the recent Jonathan Hardin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting. The DAR Good Citizens program is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The... + continue reading
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Members of the newly formed Let’s Travel Club just returned from a 3-day trip to Oklahoma. The group traveled various Oklahoma hotspots April 9-11. Most of the first day was spent traveling to the Tulsa area. The group had reservations at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for the trip. Everyone... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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The senior Lady Eagles made Fairfield High School history by being District Champions throughout their four years of high school. From left is Banner Monico, Lauran Adcock, Kealie House, Katie Henrichs, and Abby Garcia. Monico's parents, Betsy and Brandon, are pictured behind her. See more softball... + continue reading

The crew of AMC's Ride with Norman Reedus filmed an episode of the show, now in its second season at Cooper Farms in Fairfield April 11. Reedus was headed to Dallas with Sean Patrick Flannery.
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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Employees at Cooper Farms Country Store were pleasantly surprised Wednesday, April 11, when two celebrities stopped by to film an episode of a TV show. Norman Reedus and Sean Patrick Flannery, better known as the Boondock Saints, filmed an episode of Reedus' AMC show Ride, in which he travels the... + continue reading

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04/18/2018
Three men recently attended an aviation conference in Galveston to learn more about what it takes to secure an airport grant. City Administrator Jeff Looney and City Councilmen Place 1 Joe Lee Kirgan and Place 4 Landis Bayless spent three days at the 36th Annual Texas Aviation Conference, hosted by... + continue reading
04/18/2018
Fairfield and Freestone County residents have their choice of numerous activities this weekend in the city. Annual and new events are being held throughout town beginning Friday, April 20. <a href="http://www.etypeservices.com/Fairfield%20RecorderID278/"><span style="font-size:110%;... + continue reading

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State Troopers and other law enforcement officers lined up outside Bowers Funeral Home about 4 p.m. Nov. 24, to carry the body of Damon Allen into the funeral home.
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The body of slain DPS Trooper Damon Allen was delivered to Bowers Funeral Home Nov. 24. Residents lined U.S. 84 in Teague to show their support for the fallen officer. Allen was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop at mile marker 194 on I-45 outside of Dew. After an hours-long... + continue reading
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Fairfield 8th grader Marcos Contreras-Gonzalez was named Student of the Month at Fairfield Junior High School. Photo submitted by Sonya Gibson + continue reading

Pictured are Jamil Johnson, Sr. Manager Liquid Pipeline Operations for Energy Transfer; Wortham Fire Chief Kelly Craig; Hilda Lopez, public relations for Energy Transfer; and Bobby Davis, construction manager on Permian Express 3 for Energy Transfer.
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The Wortham Volunteer Fire Department (WFVD) received a $10,000 donation from the Permian Express Pipeline Wednesday, April 5, at the Wortham fire station. The fire department plans to use the donation toward their expansion campaign, which includes tearing down the building next door to expand... + continue reading
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The two pictured businesses each donated $500 to the upcoming Freestone Cancer Support Group's Spring Style Show, slated for 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Twisted Vines Event Center in Fairfield. Freestone Cancer Support Group members are pictured accepting the donation from Citizens State Bank in... + continue reading

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Lady Eagles Rightfielder Carsyn Cox takes down an opponent during their recent game.
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Although Mexia was expected to be the Lady Eagles' toughest competition, they were proven wrong after seven innings of play in the March 30 District competition, leaving the Lady Eagles undefeated.... + continue reading

Abby Garcia teaches one camper the correct way to hold the bat.

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Sophomore Bailey Jones, 3rd basemen for the Lady Eagles, attempts a catch during the District games last week.
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Jashaughn Hatcher is pictured with Head Coach John Bachtel. Hatcher earned second place in the 198 class, Outstanding Deadlifter in the Heavy Platform, and Outstanding Total in the Heavy Platform at the recent powerlifting event. Hatcher is advancing to the State Meet. Photo by Shae Garcia

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Dear editor, At last Tuesday night's council meeting all four City Councilmen voted not to accept the bond issue that the City Administrator had put together for them. As usual, the Mayor Pro-Tem... + continue reading

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April 22, 1943 Freestone Co. Sailor Officially Announced Dead – TEAGUE – Eugene Debs French, aviation machinist's mate, second class, was officially announced as dead today by the Navy in its... + continue reading