Fairfield Texas

Wed
11
Jan

FES, FIS named District UIL winners

With a total of 610 points, Fairfield elementary and intermediate school teams were awarded first place in the 2016-17 UIL Competition held in December against Athens, Palestine, Madisonville, and Mexia. Students competed in various events including Art, Chess Puzzle, and Creative Writing. Sonya Gibson was the UIL coordinator for the elementary school, while Andrea Roller served as the intermediate school coordinator. Winning teams are as follows:

 

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Wed
11
Jan

Get 'geeky' this weekend at Con

This year's Iigurubando Con is slated for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; doors open at 10 a.m. at the Fairfield Junior High School commons area. Tickets will be sold at the door for $20. New guests and contests are slated for this year's Iigurubando Con – pronounced E-goo-roo-bawn-doe. This annual fundraising event is to earn money for the Grand Band from Eagle Land's marching contest held at Walt Disney World. This year, featured artists include David Doub, Tori Martin, Dallis Gregory, and many more. Doors open at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, and tickets are $20 each. The event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fairfield Junior High School commons area. Featured artists and writers are:

 

Thu
29
Dec

Lady Eagles in McDonald's Aggieland Invitational

The Fairfield Lady Eagles (8-8) opened the annual Aggieland Invitational Basketball Tournament, sponsored by McDonald's, on Tuesday, Dec. 27, with 4A Graham at 12 p.m., then will be playing later that same day in either the gold, silver, of bronze bracket of Division II. This division consists of 31 schools from 2A-4A, while 32 teams will be playing in Div. I, which are 5 and 6A schools.

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Thu
29
Dec

Eagles seek 2nd tourney championship trophy

The ranked (11-4) Fairfield boys' basketball team will be going after their second tournament first place trophy of this season this week at the Houston County Holiday Classic in Crockett. The Eagles will be in Pool A with Crockett, China Spring, Pollock Central, and Palestine Westwood.

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Thu
29
Dec

Santa visits Senior Center

Santa Claus came early to the Freestone County Senior Center! The annual gift exchange for members was hosted by Director Stephanie Overall last week. “We had such a great time laughing and exchanging gifts,” she said. The center at

 

 

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Wed
17
Aug

FHS gridders shutout Mustangs in scrimmage

Eagle running back Kam Ransom dances around the Madisonville defense, thanks to some good blocking, in last Friday's first scrimmage of the 2016 season.

Photo by Avery Peterson

In a contest shortened by the threat of lightning, the Fairfield Eagle varsity football team turned in a suffocating defensive effort against Madisonville last Friday night, giving up only a handful of first downs and one long run, as they scored twice, while keeping the Mustangs out of the end zone!

On the lone run of any significance, their runner burst through the line and bolted from the 25 to the 25, before the Eagles' Elijah Ransom ran him down from behind.

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Wed
17
Aug

FHS OKs new logo for hospital

Fairfield -- Fairfield Hospital District (FHD) board members unanimously selected a logo for Freestone Medical Center at the recent board meeting after previously considering various logo treatments, fonts, and colors to complement the new theme.

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Wed
01
Jun

Laverne Winstead

Laverne Winstead

Laverne Winstead, 68, of Fairfield, passed away Monday, May 30, in Fairfield. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 2, at Russell Cemetery near Jewett with Bro. Don Thornton officiating.
Laverne was born September 10, 1947, in Jewett, to parents William (Billy) and Nora Altha Taylor Durant.

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