Freestone County Texas

Wed
18
Apr

Now and Then

April 22, 1943

Freestone Co. Sailor Officially Announced Dead – TEAGUE – Eugene Debs French, aviation machinist's mate, second class, was officially announced as dead today by the Navy in its latest casualty list, which brings to 24, 797 the total casualties announced up to date. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L.S. French of Teague.

Wed
18
Apr

John James "JJ" Jarrell

JJ Jarrell

John James “JJ” Jarrell

March 29, 1988

April 12, 2018

Wed
18
Apr

Caney Baptist to host the Nelons

Nashville, TN – Multi-Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated recording artist, The Nelons will be featured at the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday, April 22, at Caney Baptist Church, 438 FM 833 in Streetman. The ministry of The Nelons was formed after family patriarch Rex Nelson had already enjoyed a spectacular 20-year career as a member of the legendary LeFevres. Throughout this distinguished career hit songs have flowed their way in bunches. The Nelons, who were recently inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, have been singing hit songs, bridging the traditional sounds of Gospel music with contemporary influences, and inspiring listeners of all ages for decades.

Wed
18
Apr

Travelers group visits Pioneer Woman shop

Members of the newly formed Let’s Travel Club just returned from a 3-day trip to Oklahoma. The group traveled various Oklahoma hotspots April 9-11.

Most of the first day was spent traveling to the Tulsa area. The group had reservations at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for the trip. Everyone found good food and great hospitality during their stay.

The second day was filled with visits to the Pioneer Woman Mercantile and Pawhuska – the big little town where the Merc is located. There was time for breakfast at the Merc, shopping at the Merc, browsing and shopping in other downtown stores, and more shopping and eating at the Merc.

Thu
12
Apr

Cotton Gin once boasted Masonic Lodge 154

Published in the April 11, 1968 edition of the Recorder

Thu
12
Apr

Damon Allen golf tournament planned

Tri-County Golf Club at the Vineyards is hosting the Trooper Damon Allen Memorial Golf Tournament slated for Saturday, June 2. Deadline to sign up is Saturday, May 19; registration is $60 per player or $240 per four-man team.

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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

Team to fight forced annexation

Fairfield residents Ed O'Neill and Mark Berend proudly display one of the petition books. Petition books have been left at four local businesses, thus far, and the men plan to have a booth at the April 21 Market Days event.
Photo by April Walker

Two local men have joined together in a fight against the City of Fairfield to circumvent annexation of two subdivisions west of the city limits. Mark Berend, Ed O'Neill, and their team are circulating petitions at area businesses to stop forced annexation.

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Wed
04
Apr

Active shooter course planned

As a sign of the times, Freestone County Sheriff's Office is hosting a free active training course for civilians in two weeks. Teaching the course is Sgt. Darrell Coslin, of the Smith County Sheriff's Office, who has 33 years of law enforcement experience. The course is slated for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the Fairfield High School auditorium, 631 Post Oak Road in Fairfield. This subject is graphic and some portions of the training may not be suitable for children. Parents are strongly encouraged to not bring children younger than 13 to the training. The training, 'Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events,' teaches what happens during such an event. The human response both physical and psychological, common actions of the actor, law enforcement response, and actions civilians can take to help themselves or loved ones survive the attack.

 

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