Fairfield Hospital District trustees voted last week to keep their previously-scheduled May 2 Special Election date, putting in place a long list of special safety measures to stop any possible transmission of the coronavirus during early voting and on election day, and encouraging those who are…
The City of Fairfield released a statement Friday morning on Facebook, saying there are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Freestone County. As of Friday afternoon, there are currently 5,330 reported cases in Texas, with 90 fatalities thus far, according to the Texas State Department of…
The Texas Farm Bureau recently announced support for recent legislation known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. “The act is welcome news for Texas farm and ranch families suffering economic impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic,” the bureau said in a recent release. “These…
As of March 29, Freestone County remains outside of the 122 Texas counties with a confirmed case of the coronavirus (COVID-19), but changes continue to be made in lieu of the pandemic. On Monday, the City of Fairfield offices made two announcements pertaining to the virus. In a special meeting of…
Editor’s Note: All events are subject to change amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. 2nd Corinthians Study: Join the United Methodist Women in Kelly Minter’s 2nd Corinthians study, meeting from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Fairfield. Meetings will be held the second and…
It is with a sad heart we share the passing of Miriam Glynn Jenkins Bounds on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Miriam was born on March 10, 1931, in Streetman to Frank Bates Jenkins and Willie Fair Sherrod Jenkins. She graduated from Brenham High School in 1948. Upon graduation, she moved to Dallas,…
Vickie Lynn Ogden, 62, was born in Fairfield on December 23, 1957. Vickie served God by loving others until she left this world on March 28 in Waco. Gravesite services will be 2 p.m. April 11 at Fairfield Cemetery, with Rev. Terry Skinner officiating. Vickie grew up and graduated at Waltrip High…
These are the latest figures of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 virus, and a count of those who have died of the virus, as of Tuesday: Global: According to Aljazeera.com, there have been more than 820,000 people confirmed to have the virus, with more than 40,000 deaths and at least…
The Freestone County Sheriff’s Office had a busy night March 25, with two officers arresting a subject during a Teague traffic stop. Freestone County Sheriffs Lt. Willis and Deputy Darby conducted a traffic stop on Highway 84 in Teague for a traffic violation, leading to finding one of the…
AUSTIN — President Trump on March 25 issued a major disaster declaration for the state of Texas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Trump’s action came at the request of Gov. Greg Abbott, who is seeking additional federal assistance to combat the disease. In recent days Abbott issued multiple…
My thoughts this week are pretty random. Let me quickly do a synonym search for random. I need a much stronger word choice. Unsystematic sounds better. Do not get me wrong, I am typically not very systematic person at all. I plan one day in advance and random is my middle name. However, back in…
Fairfield Hospital District trustees voted last week to keep their previously-scheduled May 2…
Work is beginning to stack up for teachers in an empty Fairfield Junior High, as educators continue…
The Texas Farm Bureau recently announced support for recent legislation known as the Coronavirus…
Freestone County Farm Bureau agent Travis Cherry comes through with the goods for workers at Brookshire Brothers in Fairfield, providing lunch and dinner from Padrinos Pizza. The gesture is an example of community camaraderie during the coronavirus…
The City of Fairfield released a statement Friday morning on Facebook, saying there are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Freestone County. As of Friday…
Fishing Friends, I’ve heard the term “surreal” used a lot by folks to attempt to describe their current feelings, or situation, involving the coronavirus. I…
A scream from the kitchen. The thud of a faint. She sighs and arises and walks with restraint. Her neighbor lays peaceful, eyes fixed in a stare She’s…

 

 

Vince McMahon and his supposed “giant grapefruits” have done it again. The broadcast of WWE’s “WrestleMania 36” will not be live, nor in front of any fanfare…
Fishing Friends, Adam and I were able to fish from Tuesday through Thursday this past week, and then the threat of rain and wind kept our Friday and Saturday…
The Fairfield Eagles’ baseball unit moved to 2-1 in Franklin High School RBI (Ranch Baseball Invitational) Tournament action Thursday afternoon, with a key…
Vickie Lynn Ogden, 62, was born in Fairfield on December 23, 1957. Vickie served God by loving others until she left this world on March 28 in Waco. Gravesite…
It is with a sad heart we share the passing of Miriam Glynn Jenkins Bounds on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Miriam was born on March 10, 1931, in Streetman to…
Frances Irene Epperson, 89 of Fairfield passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020. She was born April 8, 1930 in North Platte, Nebraska to Clifford Scott and Vera…