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On approximately 140 acres of beautiful ranch land on the outskirts of Teague, live 19 horses, two mules, 11 donkeys, two llamas and a host of dogs, cows, goats and pigs. The Hoof Prints and Paw Prints Rescue and Sanctuary is home to animals that have been abused or abandoned for the last year... + continue reading

From left are teammates Zac von Appen, Kane Grant, Alexander Clarke, and Fraser Pensini rowing in the 2018 Under 23 World Rowing Championship in Poland.
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Fraser Pensini, grandson of Burt and Janie Richards of Fairfield, recently represented Australia in the 2018 Under 23 World Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland July 25-29. Fraser occupied the bow seat in the Men’s Coxed Four that earned a place in the A Final finishing sixth in the world. Fraser... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Farmer’s State Bank recently welcomed Kevin Moller as their new AVP/Branch Operations Manager/Lender. Moller is a member of the Fairfield Rotary Club and Fairfield Lions Club. Born and raised in Ft. Worth, Moller has lived in Fairfield for the last 15 years with his wife, Carol. The couple has two... + continue reading

Charles Morgan met with Gov. Abbott in Leona at the Leona General Store on Aug. 8. While there he had an opportunity to express his concern, regarding House Bill 1818, to question the decision why the Railroad Commission did not include noise in the Strategic Plan required by HB 1818.
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Teague resident and former professional engineer, Charles Morgan, spoke with Texas Governor Greg Abbott Wednesday, Aug. 8 regarding House Bill 1818. Morgan questioned the decision to not include noise in the Strategic Plan required by HB 1818. "We are gravely concerned about the Texas Railroad... + continue reading

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After a four month investigation, a Freestone County man has been arrested for oilfield thefts. Reports show that Michael Allen Allison, 47, was arrested by Freestone County Deputy John Steele at Limestone County Jail on Thursday, Aug. 2. <a href="http://www.etypeservices.com/Fairfield%... + continue reading

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08/15/2018
With just two practices under its belt, the Wortham volleyball team was out of sync in its season-opener, losing to Mexia in three sets at Wortham Tuesday. Game scores were 25-16, 25-23, 25-18. Wortham coach DeAnna Whaley said her team was not sharp in their season opener. But in addition to... + continue reading
08/15/2018
When Wortham’s Luke Winters, then 10, and his father, Shane, heard last summer about an open-casting call in Waco for boys to be in a movie they were intrigued enough to go, but did not have much hope that Luke would actually get a part. That was in late August 2017, during the time Hurricane... + continue reading

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The newly rebuilt Taco Bell boasts a modern design with clean lines and an outside patio. Employees are under a tent in front of the restaurant taking applications til 5 p.m. today, May 4.
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Taco Bell has confirmed an opening date of early next week. The actual day and time, however, is not yet set in stone. A representative with the company said the contractors are just waiting on a building inspection. This newly rebuilt location will now be serving breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. with... + continue reading
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LUFKIN – Who says grocery shopping isn’t fun? Just ask Antonia Slaughter. Slaughter won a free shopping spree at her Fairfield Brookshire Brothers. It’s all part of the grocer’s CELEBRATE Summer Rewards program. Brookshire Brothers is drawing a winner every two weeks to take part in a one-minute... + continue reading
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The Fairfield Library officially wrapped up the Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock” on Wednesday, Aug. 1, with an awards program celebrating reading for all – 469 children and accompanying adults – and special efforts by three exceptional young readers.  The Libraries Rock Program began... + continue reading
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Wortham's own Luke Winters is slated to star in "First Man" opposite A-lister Ryan Gosling. Winters is pictured with Gosling while filming in Atlanta in the fall of 2017. Gosling stars as Neil Armstrong, while Winters plays his son, Rick, in the big-budget film. The movie is scheduled for release... + continue reading

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Wortham's Ashley Mao leans forward to pass the ball to her setter during the season-opening match against Mexia Tuesday. Mexia won three consecutive games to take the match.
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With just two practices under its belt, the Wortham volleyball team was out of sync in its season-opener, losing to Mexia in three sets at Wortham Tuesday. Game scores were 25-16, 25-23, 25-18... + continue reading

Lady Eagles pitcher Abby Garcia winds up for a pitch.

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Lady Eagles Rightfielder Carsyn Cox takes down an opponent during their recent game.
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My heartfelt thanks to all of the VFDs in Freestone County: Have you ever had a short Fire Department Captain walk up to you and say "Get out of your house!" I did and I was glad and was made to... + continue reading

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August 19, 1943 Negro Children Burned To Death – It is reported that two Negro children, one about three months old, the other about three years, were burned to death in a tenant house on the... + continue reading