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Wed
19
Apr

Early voting begins April 24

City elections are in full swing with early voting beginning Monday, April 24. Election day is slated for 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 6, for City Council Places 3, 4, and 5 at City Hall, 222 S. Mount Street in Fairfield. Those seeking election are:

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Wed
19
Apr

Coonhunt this weekend

The sweet sound of coon dogs will fill Fairfield this weekend as the Texas State Coonhunters Association come to town. The annual hunt is Friday and Saturday at the fairgrounds. Hunters will enter their dogs in bench shows and night hunts. The schedule for the weekend includes:

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Wed
19
Apr

Style Show April 25

Tickets are available now for the upcoming Style Show, sponsored by the Freestone Cancer Support Group (FCSG). Clothing from 11 boutiques will be modeled, including Peacocks and Ponys, Maggie Grace Boutique, and Native Soul. Doors open for the show at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the Calvary Baptist Family Life Center.

Tickets are $15. Other styles will be modeled by:

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Wed
19
Apr

Museum poster winners announced

Spencer and Conner Munster are pictured with Wortham Judge Ray Jones. Their poster, which won the museum's contest, is about his grandfather Army Air Corp Medic Bartley Benjamin Livingston.

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Prizes were awarded last week for the Freestone County Historical Museum's 50 Year Anniversary Poster Contest. Winners were awarded a pizza party and cash prizes. Spencer and Conner Munster, of Wortham, took home the first place prize with their poster about the World War II Army Air Corp Medic Bartley Benjamin Livingston.

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Wed
19
Apr

1950s are making a comeback

Fourth graders Lillie Robinson, Larissa Young, Elizabeth Pillans, Kylie Story, and Morgan Roberson dressed to impress for the annual Sock Hop to celebrate the end of the six weeks at Fairfield Intermediate School. Among the activities were a photo booth, ice cream sundaes, and prizes.

Photo by April Walker

Wed
19
Apr

2017 parade theme announced

This year's theme for the 2017 parade is "Take the Plunge-Kick Up Your Heels-And Get Ready To Rock!" Fair week is slated for June 12-17, with the fair and rodeo kicking off at 7 p.m. Monday, June 12.

Wed
19
Apr

Good Citizens awarded by DAR

Haley DeFriend (left), of Groesbeck, placed first in the DAR Good Citizen contest, while Kyle Kirgan (right), of Fairfield, placed second. The students are pictured with Jonathan Hardin Chapter Regent Aleece McBay.

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Jonathan Hardin Chapter Regent Aleece McBay introduced the recipients for the DAR Good Citizen Award at the recent meeting. This program recognizes outstanding young people who exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools, and communities.

This year's winners were:

  • Haley DeFriend – Groesbeck; first place; $100
  • Kyle Kirgan – Fairfield; second place; $75

The program is open to all high school seniors in Limestone and Freestone counties enrolled in public or private schools accredited by the state board of education. The students are then selected with having qualities of dependability, truthfulness, honesty, and punctuality. The student must also demonstrate service, cooperation, helpfulness, responsibility, leadership, and unselfish loyalty to American ideals.

Each year the students have an essay topic which is given to them from DAR.

 

Thu
30
Mar

Family Fun Night planned

Looking for something to do Friday night? Take your family to Family Fun Night at Fairfield Elementary School cafeteria! Cost is $20 per family, or $5 per person. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 31. Activities include bounce houses, inflatable obstacle courses and slides, and much more! This event is sponsored by the Fairfield elementary PTO group.

Thu
30
Mar

Grounds brings home 1st place

Ryan Grounds and his Beefmaster heifer placed first in their class and went on to win Reserve Grand Champion in their division at the Ft. Worth Stock Show Jan. 21. Grounds is a junior at Fairfield High School.

Thu
30
Mar

FPD gets fitted for tactical plates

Megan Martin (left) is pictured with patrol officers Albert Gallegos (center) and Weldon Alexander (right). Gallegos is holding one the carriers for the tactical plates for which Martin raised funds.

After raising a total of $20,000, Megan Martin (far left) donated the funds to area law enforcement officers allowing them to purchase tactical plates for each patrol officer. Albert Gallegos (center) is holding one of the carriers in which the plate fits. Gallegos, who is president of the Fairfield Police Association and a patrol officer at Fairfield Police Department, said they are "very excited to have them."

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