After an exhaustive search led by about 250 volunteers and first-responders, 88-year old Dale McCeig of Freestone County was found alive in a creek bed behind his home about 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Melissa Crenshaw, Mc-Ceig’s granddaughter, and friend Trisha Wren were the first to locate McCeig…
Let's not waste any time and get to what all two of you were clamoring for, more #1 hit summaries! Again, these are tracks that did not make the final cut of 100.   21. 4/30/11-5/6/11- "S&M" by Rihanna ft. Britney Spears As I said with "Rude Boy," there is a limit to Rihanna sexiness. A…
The landscape of 2010s pop music was certainly an interesting one. It represented both the shrinkage and expansion of the pop bubble as we know it.  Pop music is still part of the zeitgeist, sure, but is it as prominent as it was even a decade ago? Probably not. This is largely due to the…
Flags were ›lying at halfstaff and memorials were being presented as the news of one of Teague’s own fell in combat July 13 in Afghanistan. In his seventh combat deployment, Sgt. Major James “Ryan” Sartor, of Teague, was killed by enemy small arms ›ire in Faryab Province, Afghanistan, according to…
  We traveled to Salado Friday for football, passed buses, and saw stadiums lit up. Texas football is big. I began my column, but could not resist this one from 2013. On Friday nights, there is a buzz in homes across the community listening to the radio that lasts all week. In the stands at the…
Fairfield’s own Rheagan Cotton has been selected as one of 432 contestants to compete at the Mike and Sherrylynn Johnson Vegas Tuffest Jr. World Championship, held Dec. 5 through Dec. 8 in Las Vegas. “We held 34 qualifiers across the United States and Canada to give our rodeo youth an equal chance…
The Fairfield Lady Eagles ended their season in playoff defeat Nov. 7, dropping an Area round match of the UIL State Championships to China Spring in straight sets. During the first set, the teams could not be any closer, tied at several key points down the stretch. Down 16-14, Lady Eagles’ coach…
From stock shows to public speaking, from leadership events to lively meetings, from early morning feedings to late night preparing, FFA members put their heart, sweat, and tears into every event. This year FFA will continue their annual streak of going far in fairs, competitions, and events. FFA…
Capping off a successful sophomore campaign, the Lady Eagles cross-country squad’s Jarahle Daniels competed in the UIL 4A State Championship meet Saturday. Out of 152 competitors from 50 different schools, Daniels finished 87th with a time of 13:00.69 in the twomile race. The course at Old…
Due to a slight drop in enrollment numbers, Fairfield ISD will likely be classified as 3A next year after final UIL realignment is announced in December, Superintendent Dr. Jason Adams told trustees at Monday’s school board meeting. The high school had an enrollment of 504 students on “snapshot…
City officials within Fairfield are preparing to move forward with several projects in the aftermath of the Special Election surrounding “Proposition A,” which was voted down by the voting public by a 269-141 margin. The Proposition would have allowed for the issuance of a Certificate of…
After an exhaustive search led by about 250 volunteers and first-responders, 88-year old Dale…
Due to a slight drop in enrollment numbers, Fairfield ISD will likely be classified as 3A next year…
Dew ISD’s finest students took to the drumsticks in order to show their appreciation for veterans…
Dew ISD’s finest students took to the drumsticks in order to show their appreciation for veterans during a Veterans Day Program held at the school Monday morning.
- Freestone Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Fairfield Library. - Freestone County Retired Teachers meets the second…
An infestation of various illnesses to the student population of Dew ISD led to a threeday weekend for students and faculty. On Friday, Nov. 8, the custodial…
We all have great memories of ‘the best party’. I had a party. It lasted 48 hours. I lost my socks, my dignity, two days of my life, six ping-pong balls and…
A chance to take down one of the top squads in Region 3 awaits the Teague Lions in the team’s first playoff contest. The 4-6 (3-3 district) Lions will be…
Jaden Proctor ran for five touchdowns and Mexia gained more than 500 yards total offense in a 47-24 victory at Lorena on Friday night in the final regular-…
The District 9-3A, Division I champion Whitney Wildcats ended the Groesbeck Goats’ season at Goat Stadium on Friday with a 56-7 thrashing of the young Goat…
Rozanne Rae Moore McKinney died on November 4, 2019 in Corpus Christi, Texas after a brief illness. She had been living in Beeville, Texas for the last few…
Billy Ray Vestal, 84, of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in Waco. Funeral services were held 3:00 p.m. Nov. 2 at Calvary Baptist Church with…
William Murphy of Corsicana and formerly of Freestone County passed from this life on October 19, 2019 at Country Meadows Rehabilitation Center at the age of…