Thursday, October 11, 2018
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A bleak picture was painted earlier this month when the executive director of Texas Retired Teachers Association spoke in Fairfield regarding public school employees and the upcoming election. Tim Lee said at the Oct. 2 meeting that there is no plan at this time to address the short fall due to the... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Despite the Eagles loss, this year's Pink Out event was a success with varsity cheerleaders raising $4,000 for the Freestone Cancer Support Group. The team gave the donation check to FCSG members during last week's Pink Out Pep Rally. Photo courtesy of Tammy Gawryszewski + continue reading
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Dogan Alumni Association is hosting their 3rd Bi-Annual 5K Walk-A-Thon Saturday at the Fairfield High School football field. The event kicks off with registration from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at the Dogan cafeteria. Late registrants can pick up a packet. Alumni are also hosting a reunion,... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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FAIRFIELD – Freestone County residents have formed a grassroots coalition to stop cities from forcibly annexing property. Freestone County resident coalition spokesman Ed O’Neill said his group is encouraging voters to support Proposition A on the November 6 ballot, which would change Freestone... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Carter Enterprises last week donated to the upcoming Fall Style Show, sponsored by the Freestone Cancer Support Group. The Style Show is slated for Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Depot X. Pizza Hut employees are Christian Stanley, Ricardo Ramirez, Vicki Lane, Arlie Jones, Hillary Diaz, Jose Tula, and... + continue reading

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10/10/2018
The Fairfield Eagles (4-2) face the Mexia Blackcats (2-3) at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at the Mexia High School Stadium in an attempt to recoup some of their losses after their 20-17 loss to the Madisonville Mustangs last week. The Blackcats – ranked 425 in the state – are coached by Frank... + continue reading
10/10/2018
With Halloween just around the corner Fairfield Lake State Park is planning several spooky events for area youth. A pumpkin decorating contest is planned with Fairfield Library. This is a no carving contest for ages 18 and under with a family friendly theme. Groups and individuals are welcome to... + 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

FEDC Director David Fowler presents commissioner's with information regarding the freeport goods exemption.
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Commissioners are considering exempting freeport goods in Freestone County in an effort to attract manufacturing companies. Fairfield Economic Development Corporation Director David Fowler presented the information to the court last week and said he is also working with the school district and the... + continue reading

Fairfield Eagles took to the field Friday night in Palestine for their hard-fought win against the Wildcats. The Eagles secured their fifth win of the season with a score of 17-14. KD Walker was responsible for two interceptions against the Wildcats, one resulting in a touchdown.
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In a relatively close victory, Fairfield Eagles beat Palestine Wildcats Friday night, securing their fourth win of the season with a final score of 17-14. The game against Palestine started poorly for Fairfield, with Palestine gaining a quick lead in the first quarter. “Palestine was big and fast... + continue reading
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The Dew Bulldogs Cross Country team traveled to Fairfield Saturday, Sept. 7. The Bulldogs did well in both races as each runner set new personal records for themselves. The fastest boy was Aaron Valentin with a time of 15:13. Next but not far behind was Joshua Owens with a time of 16:56.... + continue reading

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Kadarrius Walker, 2, runs the ball in for a touchdown.
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The Fairfield Eagles (4-2) face the Mexia Blackcats (2-3) at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at the Mexia High School Stadium in an attempt to recoup some of their losses after their 20-17 loss to the... + continue reading

Fairfield Eagles took to the field Friday night in Palestine for their hard-fought win against the Wildcats. The Eagles secured their fifth win of the season with a score of 17-14. KD Walker was responsible for two interceptions against the Wildcats, one resulting in a touchdown.
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Jordan Gibson and #15 Justin Abram take care of business during the Eagles game against the Athens Hornets.
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Jay-Mychael Hudson, 5, tackles a Bear with assistance by Kadarrius Walker, 2, and Jaise Oliver, 23, in Friday night's game against the Brownsboro Bears.
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To the citizens of Freestone County, Let me start by expressing our gratitude for all of the prayers, food, flowers, cards, calls, and charitable donations. You folks are truly amazing! We were... + continue reading

History

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In October, almost seventy-three years ago, the first school opened at the present site of Dew, in a little hewn, log house, with split log benches and no desks. Among the first teachers were Miss... + continue reading

Pictured is the current state of an 1800's house slated to be moved to the Freestone County Historical Museum where it will be restored.
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