Freestone County Texas

Fri
27
Apr

Now and Then

April 28, 1943

Native Citizen of County Dies Tuesday – Henry York, 61, lifelong resident of this immediate section died Tuesday. Burial was in Steward's Mill cemetery Wednesday afternoon under direction of Burleson Funeral Home, after religious services conducted by the Rev. H.L. McKissack. Near surviving relatives are three children, Mrs. Irene Beck of Houston; and Edward York in the armed services; two sisters, Mrs. Madison Henderson and Mrs. Wealthy Smith of Fairfield; and a brother, Jim York of Fairfield.

Fri
27
Apr

City of Teague researches agreement with Fairfield

*The headline "Teague to end 30-year agreeement with Fairfield" in this week's Recorder was misleading. It should have read "City of Teague researches agreement with Fairfield."

Teague's Board of Alderman received information on April 16 from Teague City Administrator Theresa Prasil that City Attorney Linda Sjogren, attorney for Bojorquez Law Firm in Austin, wants to address the council to present them with a new Interlocal Definitive Agreement for Teague to step out of a new bond that the City of Fairfield wants to take out.

 

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Thu
26
Apr

Recycle event slated at FHS Saturday

Medications, electronics, and more will be accepted at this month's One Stop Recycle Drop at Fairfield High School from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Normally accepted items include paper, cardboard, tin and aluminum cans, plastic, and glass. Accepted recyclables this month are:

n Medication – Freestone County Environmental Health officers will accept medications for responsible disposal. Unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medication is accepted. No liquids or needles

n Textiles – clothing, coats, shoes, towels, sheets, blankets, etc. All items must be clean and dry. Items in good, reusable condition are donated to families in need in Freestone County. Items no longer usable are recycled to benefit the Fairfield Fire Department

Thu
26
Apr

Juniors bring home trophy in Nationals

Junior team members are (in no particular order) Nevaeh Green, Keira Alexander, Aaliyah Nash, Samayah Wiley, Kaylee Williams, Jacelynn Schmidt, Kole Brackens, Blayke Brackens, Jamaria Bass, Ke'Larria Johnson, and Mikhaila Rodriguez. The team is coached by Amanda Williams, Bridgett Carroll, and Constance Alexander.
Photo submitted by Amanda Williams

Competing in the April 18-21 National Tournament in Franklin was the Lady Eagles All-Star teams, with the Junior girls beating five games to take home the first place win in the championship. The Junior girls are back to back champions. The girls won each game against Hampshire-Fannett, Grimes County, Bullard, Brownsboro, and Bullard.

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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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