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Wed
30
Apr

Did you know

Did you know the Masonic Lodge in Fairfield is 162 years old?
It was granted dispensation (permission to organize) on December 15, 1851.
The lodge was given its number and has been

 

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Wed
23
Apr

Did you know

Did you know the dial telephone system was put into operation in Fairfield in December of 1951?
The telephone company at that time was Three States Telephone Company.
The transformation took place in the city first, followed by rebuilding and converting the rural lines.
A temporary telephone directory

 

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Wed
16
Apr

Did you know

Did you know in 1951 Fairfield had a Piano Company?  Web Hughes, local piano tuner, and E.A. Treadaway opened the Treadaway-Hughes Piano Company on the south side of the square.  They offered an inventory

 

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Wed
09
Apr

Did you know

Mary Small

Did you know one of Fairfield’s well known nurses was chosen as “Best Dressed Girl” during her high school days?
Patricia Robertson, known to most as Nurse Pat, was awarded this distinction by the Homemaking Girls.
Even today she is always

 

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Wed
02
Apr

Did you know

Did you know back in the early ’50s one of the local eating establishments was the Tower Café?
It was located on Hwy 75 where Stewart Phillips has his business.
New items advertised on their menu were

 

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Wed
26
Mar

Did you know

Did you know in 1940 Fairfield’s population was 1,057?
In 1950, the population increased 682 to make the total 1,739.
Did you know at one time Fairfield had a funeral home on the courthouse square?
 The Ham Funeral Home in Teague rented

 

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Wed
19
Mar

Did you know

Mary Small

Did you know one of the hardest things for people to remember is to renew their vehicle inspection sticker?
At least it is for me.
My sticker read 10/13 but I never even paid attention to it and I drive that vehicle at least two times a day.
I have driven multiple times

 

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Thu
13
Mar

Did you know

Mary Small

Did you know the first time downtown Fairfield had street lights was in March of 1950? The new lights were turned on for the first time lighting the business district. Residential lighting was scattered,

 

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