Workers put up a light-filled tree at the Freestone County Courthouse Tuesday to commemorate the holiday season. Fairfield’s holiday celebration will continue all month long, featuring “A Hometown Christmas Celebration” on Dec. 7. Photo by Thomas Leffler
From the files of The Fairfield Recorder. December 4, 1969 Freestone Co. Emergency Corps in Operation One Year: Members of the Freestone County Emergency Corps, their families and special guests celebrated the first anniversary of the organization of the Emergency Corps with a barbecue sponsored…
On The Edge of Common Sense Baxter Black, DVM Diana, goddess of the hunt, stands as a Roman heroine to a long line of female hunters. Even today there are many who have followed in her spoor that deserve to have their name written in mythology. Our Diana, we’ll call her Center-Fire Charlotte, is…
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports. The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Pop-Up Blind: Two Harris County game wardens responded to a request for assistance from the University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) Police Department when they were…
The Fairfield High School Twirlers came up big at the annual Vicki Bowden Mobbs Majorette Classic on Nov. 23 in Lufkin, taking second and fourth place marks in two different categories.
Fishing Friends, Here’s hoping everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday! Adam or I fished every day during the holiday week, except for Thanksgiving Day and the windy/wet Saturday. Our customers caught lots of blue and channel cats. The strong southern and northern winds that blew much of the…
On Tuesday, the NBA announced the Mavericks’ Luka Dončić as Western Conference Player of the Month for October/ November games. He is the first Maverick to earn the award since Dirk Nowitzki in April 2009.
The Fairfield High School athletic teams will be playing in a new classification, according to cutoff numbers given by the University Interscholastic League (UIL). The Eagle and Lady Eagle teams will move to Class 3A, based on the UIL numbers and school enrollment. Fairfield’s enrollment number…
The Fairfield Lady Eagles are off to a dominant start in the 2019-20 campaign, decisively chopping down two Waco-based opponents on consecutive days to move to 5-0 on the season. Starting off Nov. 25 in Waco at Waco High, the squad was locked in a tight battle with the Lady Lions through three…
Five individuals were indicted by the Freestone County Grand Jury on Nov. 20, with two of the individuals residing within the county. The jury met early during the month of November due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The individuals indicted were: -George Guidry, 49, of Baytown, on a July 26 charge…
Freestone county, like most of East Texas, continues to be a haven for feral hogs, and after a woman in Chambers County was mauled to death by the animals, citizens are reminded to be cautious and alert when the creatures are near. The victim was killed early in the morning of Sunday, Nov. 24 near…
Freestone county, like most of East Texas, continues to be a haven for feral hogs, and after a…
Two new operators and a new police officer for the Fairfield Police Department were officially…
Saturday marks the beginning of this year’s month-long Fairfield Christmas celebration, featuring a…
Workers put up a light-filled tree at the Freestone County Courthouse Tuesday to commemorate the holiday season. Fairfield’s holiday celebration will continue all month long, featuring “A Hometown Christmas Celebration” on Dec. 7. Photo by Thomas…
Five individuals were indicted by the Freestone County Grand Jury on Nov. 20, with two of the individuals residing within the county. The jury met early during…
On Tuesday, the NBA announced the Mavericks’ Luka Dončić as Western Conference Player of the Month for October/ November games. He is the first Maverick to…
Fishing Friends, Here’s hoping everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday! Adam or I fished every day during the holiday week, except for Thanksgiving Day and…
The Fairfield Lady Eagles are off to a dominant start in the 2019-20 campaign, decisively chopping down two Waco-based opponents on consecutive days to move to…
The Fairfield High School athletic teams will be playing in a new classification, according to cutoff numbers given by the University Interscholastic League (…
Fishing Friends, Here’s hoping everyone has a big Thanksgiving Holiday, enjoys some time with family and friends, and gets to enjoy some of this great fall in…
Graveside services for E.J. (Bub) McAdams were held Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at Dew Cemetery with Bro. Steve Cowart officiating. Visitation was held Dec. 1 with the…
James William (Bill) Baker, 83, of Streetman, passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 in Fairfield. Funeral services were held 10 a.m. on Dec. 3 at Capps Memorial…
Arthur Patrick “Pat” Utsey, born in Houston, TX on June 18, 1943, died peacefully at home in Albuquerque, NM on Nov. 25 at the age of 76. He was the son of…