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Wed
26
Jul

Dorothy Howell

Dorothy Howell

Dorothy Howell
May 26, 1938
June 26, 2017
Dorothy Howell, of Streetman, passed away at home on Monday afternoon, June 26, at the age of 79. She was born May 26, 1938, in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, to Clyde and Louise Bounds. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Streetman. Dorothy enjoyed gardening and cooking. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Clyde and Louise Bounds; brother, Eldron Suggs; and sister, Viola Thurman. She is survived by: her husband, Hulen Howell; children, Charles Sikes and wife, Tonia; Thomas Sikes, Carlton Howell, and Doris Van Dyke; grandchildren, Christina and Shane Wright; Spring and Bobby Powell; Bradley Van Dyke; Jason Van Dyke; Charles "Bubba" Sikes, Jr.; and Josh and Melissa Sikes; 12 great grandchildren; brothers, JT Bounds, Herman Brewer, Henry Suggs, and Eldrige Suggs; nephews, John David Grubbs and Bill Grubbs. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Wed
26
Jul

Church readies for annual BBQ

Cornerstone Full Gospel Church of Fairfield is hosting a BBQ Cook-Off and Community-wide Lunch Saturday, Aug. 26, in the Conference Center at the Moody Reunion Fairgrounds in Fairfield in conjunction with Fairfield Market Days. The cook-off will include beef brisket, pork ribs, cook's choice, and chicken. This is a sauce optional competition to be judged by various community members. Entry fees are $100 per 4-person team. The first 10 teams to enter will have their meat provided by the church. Additional teams are welcome, but must supply their own meat for the cook-off. Entries should be made by contacting Felicia Brackens at 214-668-6601 no later than 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16. Teams may begin cooking after receiving their meat on Friday, Aug. 25. Judging begins at 9:45 a.m. with Cook's Choice; 10:15 a.m. Chicken; 11 a.m. Pork Ribs; and 11:45 a.m. Beef Brisket. Trophies will be awarded to the top three winners in each category, as well as a Best Overall.

Wed
26
Jul

Shipley reports 6-month stats

The following information is provided by the Freestone County Sheriff's Office regarding a brief summary of stats between the months of January through June 2017 -- the first six months of the year. "FCSO has been very diligent in honoring our oath to protect and serve the citizens of Freestone County and we want to say thank you for the overwhelming support from our citizens and our commissioners that we have received during this time," said Sheriff Jeremy Shipley.

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Wed
26
Jul

Meet the new president

Fairfield Rotary Club welcomed a new president for the 2017-18 year. Donna J. Tyus was installed by Rotary Past Asst. Governor David Huffman on Tuesday, July 11. Fairfield Rotary meets at 12 p.m. every Tuesday at Sam's Original Restaurant.
Photo submitted by Jason Hullum

Wed
26
Jul

3rd Generation creations blow away competition

This is just one of the many designs Darren Bishop can do for clients. Find 3rd Generation Remodeling on Facebook for more examples of his work.

In the era of Do-It-Yourself, sometimes hiring someone can be just as good – if not better.
Darren Bishop cites designing custom wood creations for his clients as his favorite part of his business. The Fairfield native has been working construction since he was “old enough to carry tools.” 3rd Generation Remodeling, owned by Bishop, is a general construction company which also offers custom woodworking, handyman services, and more for his clients. He gets his talent from his dad, Charles Bishop, his granddad, Floyd Bishop, and his great-uncle, Will Creel. Bishop began the company in 2001 and has since expanded it to include industrial construction, as well.

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Wed
26
Jul

Feed the Blue lunch

Area first responders were greeted with fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, and bread last Thursday, July 20, in a lunch sponsored by Fairfield Nursing and Rehab. Tommy Davis, marketing and admissions coordinator, hosted the Feed the Blue lunch to show his and the facility's appreciation for all area responders.

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Wed
26
Jul

So long, Nancy!

Freestone County Historical Museum staff said good-bye to former museum curator Nancy Taylor after serving the museum and county for many years. Taylor is now moving to Ohio. Current FCHM Board President Linda Mullen presented Taylor with a certificate of appreciation and passed on the well wishes of the staff and community.
Facebook photo

Wed
26
Jul

Hearts of Gladys: Like family, for family

Hearts of Gladys recently joined the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. Pictured is (back) Cathlyn “Kris” Warnell and son, Thomas Johnson; (front) Chamber Executive Administrator Brenda Pate, Hearts of Gladys owner Vernetta Henry, and Creations Flowers & Gifts owner Gail Farish.
Photo by April Walker

Allowing elderly people to stay independent is important to the owners of a local care service. Hearts of Gladys, owned by Vernetta Henry and her daughters, offer in-home care services which allow patients to remain as independent as possible in their own homes.
“We like to keep everything as normal as they're used to,” said Vernetta. “We visit the house and check up on them to see how they're doing. We play dominoes with some of them, take them cake.”
The company offers numerous day-to-day living services which include:

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Wed
01
Feb

16 indicted in county

Freestone County Grand Jury returned 16 indictments against various individuals this month, including James Minifee, of Teague, for two counts of indecency with a child. Other indictments included:

Wed
01
Feb

Local LEOs enjoy luncheon

Local boutique Brenda's Closet hosted a luncheon for the local law enforcement officials last week on the square in an effort to show them support. Joining the lunch were Larry Jones, David Utsey, Rich Howertson, and Kristy Lawrence.

Photo submitted by Jeremy Shipley

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