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Wed
17
Dec

Teague hosts Shop Local event

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Pharmacy Plus Pharmacist Bill Bowers assembles his Christmas village in the front window each year.         

Photos by Lori Brown

Wed
17
Dec

FES students celebrate Christmas

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Fairfield second graders dressed in their Christmas best to entertain their parents with a variety of holiday songs Monday night.

Photos by Toni Abram

Wed
17
Dec

One Stop Recycle Drop a great success

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Fairfield High School One Stop Recycle Drop collected 42 pair of eyeglasses to be donated to the Lions Club; 7,220 pounds of electronics to ECS Refining; 150 pounds of batteries; 35 light bulbs; 700 pounds of glass; 300 pounds of textiles donated to the River of Life Community Food Pantry; 50 compacted

 

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Wed
17
Dec

Board names Cain as FES principal

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FISD school board members named Carroll Cain (left) as the new elementary school principal. Current principal Libby Harris will be retiring soon. Cain is pictured with his wife, Leslie. Also named was the new Assistant Superintendent Melissa Cox (see page 14).                                       

Photos by April Walker

Wed
17
Dec

End of Ireland’s reign

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Pct. 3 JP Beth Ireland takes a minute for a picture with Asst. County Clerk Dianne Manning and her husband, Richard.

Photo by Lori Brown

After 28 years, Beth Ireland is ending her career as a Precinct 3 justice of the peace. Ireland says she plans to stay active in the community. “Everything happens for a reason,” said Ireland.
“God wanted to me to go.”
Ireland said she had hoped

 

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Wed
10
Dec

Dismissal denied in Anderson case

Travis County records show another reset in the case of Freestone County Sheriff Don Anderson and his Captain Travis Robertson.
The next pre-trial hearing is slated for Friday, Dec. 19.
The two had a pre-trial

 

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Wed
10
Dec

Recorder sponsoring Christmas contest

The Fairfield Recorder is sponsoring a Christmas contest.
Our winner this week was Mekeisha Brackens, of Fairfield.
To enter, count all the following images in each week’s issue:
 

 

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Wed
10
Dec

Juanita Manning retires from CPS

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Juanita Manning, center, was presented with a plaque for her service to the local CPS at a recent commissioner’s court meeting. Manning was an original founder of the local Child Protective Services board, serving on it since the early ’90s. She is pictured with Lovie Whyte (left) and Karen Oliver (right).

Photo by April Walker

Wed
10
Dec

Faye Childs celebrates 100 years

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Faye Childs celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday, Dec. 1, with her friends, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. The birthday girl would like to thank all of her family and friends for the gifts and well wishes, and may God bless everyone.

 

Wed
10
Dec

First Lady Eagles tourney success

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A $1,000 scholarship was given to Lady Cardinals’ point guard Keonni Conkler, of Melissa, Texas, during the Lady Eagles first Invitational Tournament last weekend.
The scholarship was sponsored by Community National Bank and Trust and Luminant.  
One player from each of the 22 participating teams was nominated to submit an

 

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