Fairfield Recorder

Wed
18
Apr

Letter to the editor

Dear editor,

Wed
18
Apr

Good Citizens, scholarship recipient awarded at DAR

Good Citizens Award winners Jaci Forrest and Kayla Kimball are pictured with DAR Regent Aleece McBay. Not pictured is Brittani Oglesbee.
Courtesy photos

Three area students were awarded the DAR Good Citizen Award for 2018 by Regent Aleece McBay at the recent Jonathan Hardin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting.

The DAR Good Citizens program is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all high school seniors enrolled in public or private schools accredited by their state board of education. The student selected as the school's DAR Good Citizen must have the following qualities:

  • n Dependability – truthfulness, honesty, punctuality
  • n Service – cooperation, helpfulness, responsibility
  • n Leadership – personality, self-control, initiative
  • n Patriotism – unselfish loyalty to American ideals

The three winners of the Good Citizenship Award were:

Wed
18
Apr

Making history at FHS

The senior Lady Eagles made Fairfield High School history by being District Champions throughout their four years of high school. From left is Banner Monico, Lauran Adcock, Kealie House, Katie Henrichs, and Abby Garcia. Monico's parents, Betsy and Brandon, are pictured behind her. See more softball photos on Page 8A in this week's edition.

Photo by Ashlyn Garcia

Wed
18
Apr

Ride films at Cooper Farms

The crew of AMC's Ride with Norman Reedus filmed an episode of the show, now in its second season at Cooper Farms in Fairfield April 11. Reedus was headed to Dallas with Sean Patrick Flannery.
Photo by April Walker

Employees at Cooper Farms Country Store were pleasantly surprised Wednesday, April 11, when two celebrities stopped by to film an episode of a TV show. Norman Reedus and Sean Patrick Flannery, better known as the Boondock Saints, filmed an episode of Reedus' AMC show Ride, in which he travels the country on motorcycles with different people.

Originally, Reedus was set to film at Sam's Restaurant but canceled the day prior, according to the restaurant's manager. Since Cooper Farms is under a confidentiality contract, the owners said they will not be commenting.

 

Thu
12
Apr

Cotton Gin once boasted Masonic Lodge 154

Published in the April 11, 1968 edition of the Recorder

Thu
12
Apr

Letter to the editor

Dear editor,

Thu
12
Apr

FJH Eagle of the Month

Fairfield 8th grader Marcos Contreras-Gonzalez was named Student of the Month at Fairfield Junior High School.

Photo submitted by Sonya Gibson

Thu
12
Apr

WVFD accepts $10K

Pictured are Jamil Johnson, Sr. Manager Liquid Pipeline Operations for Energy Transfer; Wortham Fire Chief Kelly Craig; Hilda Lopez, public relations for Energy Transfer; and Bobby Davis, construction manager on Permian Express 3 for Energy Transfer.
Photo submitted by Lori Jones

The Wortham Volunteer Fire Department (WFVD) received a $10,000 donation from the Permian Express Pipeline Wednesday, April 5, at the Wortham fire station. The fire department plans to use the donation toward their expansion campaign, which includes tearing down the building next door to expand current facilities. The Permian Express Pipeline system is a joint venture between Energy Transfer Partners and ExxonMobile, comprised of crude oil trunk pipelines and crude oil gathering pipelines. Energy Transfer Partners is expanding the Permian Express 3 system which includes construction of a new storage tank in Wortham.

 

Wed
11
Apr

Local businesses donate to FCSG Style Show

The two pictured businesses each donated $500 to the upcoming Freestone Cancer Support Group's Spring Style Show, slated for 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Twisted Vines Event Center in Fairfield. Freestone Cancer Support Group members are pictured accepting the donation from Citizens State Bank in Teague and Equipment Services Company of Streetman. The upcoming show is one of the group's main fundraisers. Fashions will be modeled by:

 

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Wed
11
Apr

Fender bender ends in arrest

Pictured is the line up the vehicles were in when the accident occurred on Texas 75 North by Napa Auto Parts Tuesday, April 3.
Photo by Mickey Ward

A three-car wreck yielded no injuries, but one woman was arrested for DWI and marijuana possession. Fairfield Police Department, after responding to a small fender bender on April 3, arrested Mekeisha Nash, of Fairfield.

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