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Fri
11
Jul

Chamber asking for recipes for cookbook

Love to cook or just searching for something new?
Submit your recipes now to get them published in the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce cookbook.
The chamber is publishing a *county-wide* *city-wide* cookbook.
Fairfield residents are asked to submit their favorite recipes; multiple recipes are encouraged.
Drop them by the chamber office or email them in to chamber@fairfieldtx.com by July 15.

Thu
10
Jul

Help others beat the summer heat

In an attempt to bring relief from Texas’ scorching summer temperatures,  Virginia’s Hospice, Teague Nursing & Rehabilitation and Texas Home Health are rounding up fans to

 

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Thu
10
Jul

Resolutions joins Chamber

Resolutions Weight Loss Center celebrated joining the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting Monday. Resolutions is also located in Palestine. Back row (from left): Mary Small, of Accessories, Etc.; Jana Gunter; Gail Farish, of Creations Flowers & Gifts; Chamber President Pam Chavers, of Eagle Insurance; and Paul Kennedy; (front row) Kristy Debusk, Resolutions employee; owner Sonya Cowart; Tammie Gatewood, Resolutions employee; Elain Rieves; and Chamber Executive Administrator Brenda Shultz. Visit www.resolutionsweightloss.com for more information.

Photo by April Walker

Thu
10
Jul

Sharon Cohea raffle wins Sew and So raffle

Wortham resident Sharon Cohea was the lucky winner of the American Eagle quilt raffled by Sew and So July 2.

Photos submitted by Martha Kirgan

Sharon Cohea, of Wortham, won the American Eagle quilt in a raffle July 2, held by Sew and So.
The quilting group will use their raffle money to buy supplies for lap robes, bibs, wheelchair bags and walker bags for the residents at 17 nursing homes in Freestone, Limestone and Navarro counties.
 

 

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Thu
10
Jul

Local businesses sponsor scholarships

Brandy Cotton (center), an employee of Texas Outfitters, presented Webb and Staggs with a buckle for their wins.
 

Photo by Lisa Webb

Thu
10
Jul

Local businesses sponsor scholarships

Rollo Insurance sponsored two $500 scholarships awarded to Carly Staggs and Riley Webb for being voted All-Around Cowgirl and Cowboy at the youth rodeo. This is Staggs’ third win. Pictured are (from left): Justin Gaidusek, vice president; Riley Webb; Clark Fryer; Carly Staggs; Jessica Scruggs; and Emily Goodson.

Photos by Lisa Webb

Thu
10
Jul

Summer is officially here!

You know summer has hit when the peaches start rolling at the Cooper Farms stand. Caitlynn Stone (left) and Elizabeth Cooper show off juicy peaches and fresh vegetables grown right here in Fairfield. The Cooper Farms stand sits directly across from Jack in the Box on U.S. 84 and is  open through September. The locally owned business also has a country store right off I-45 in Fairfield.

Photo by April Walker

Wed
02
Jul

Brackens trial July 7

LaDonna Brackens is headed to court Monday, July 7, for charges stemming from her 2012 arrest, records show.
Presiding over her trial is 87th District Court of Judge Patrick Simmons.
Brackens was charged with

 

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Wed
02
Jul

Family fun for Fourth

The annual fireworks show kicks off at dark - about 9 p.m. - Friday night with a bigger show than previous years.
The Fairfield

 

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Wed
02
Jul

Burns honored for 30 years

Lanette Burns, of Fairfield, received recognition from the Freestone County Farm Bureau Board of Directors for 30 years of service. Burns is pictured with her family and the board of directors. She has been with the Freestone County Farm Bureau since April 1984.

Photo submitted by Beau Chastain

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