Freestone county residents wishing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Fairfield can now join an online waiting list through a portal operated by Brookshire Brothers Pharmacy. Once eligible residents get their name on the waiting list, a pharmacy staff member will call them and make an appointment…
The Fairfield powerlifters competed at their first meet of the year on Saturday, January 16, in Bosqueville. ¨This year is going well. We had a lot of success at this first meet,” Coach Kevin Childers said. ¨We just need to build on that each week.” The Fairfield boys team The Fairfield boys team…
A comparison of reported COVID-19 cases in schools in Freestone and Limestone counties shows interesting, though not necessarily statistically significant, differences between the two groups, with the main one being the number of teachers and other staff who test positive for the novel coronavirus…
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $783.2 million in local sales tax allocations for January, 2.6 percent more than in January 2020. These allocations are based on sales made in November by businesses…
William Casey (Bill) Watson, 71, of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 in Fairfield. Funeral services took place Sunday, Jan. 17, at First Baptist Church of Fairfield with Pastor Jeffrey Stachmus officiating. Interment followed at Lake Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers were Johnny Speed,…
Jerry Bluford Robinson, 80, of Fairfield, passed away Jan. 16, 2021 at his residence. Jerry was born June 9, 1940 to Bonner Weaver Robinson and Frances Nettle Robinson at their home in Steward’s Mill. He was a 1959 graduate of Fairfield High School where he lettered four years in both football (…
Harlin Dwayne “Andy”Anderson born Dec. 15, 1933 to Ora Dee and Clifton Anderson in Fairfield passed away at the age of 87 Jan. 14, 2021 after a lengthy battle with multiple health issues and has risen in victory! Andy graduated from Fairfield High School in 1951 and went on to attend University of…
Editor’s note: Emery Black is a 15-year-old home-school student from Dew. She recently attended a Texas Brigades camp. She recounts her experiences here. A feature story on Emery appears on Page 8. The Beginning I heard about Texas Brigades from a friend. She had recently attended Bass Brigade…
Editor’s Note: All events are subject to change amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Please contact before attending. FHS Yearbook: Fairfield High School Yearbook photos are now available to view at https:// eagleproductions18.pixieset.com/. Digital downloads help support FHS Eagle Productions.…
One small story about the attack on the U.S. Capital on January 6 that no one seems to mention is one of the insignias. One that stood out for me was an individual was wearing a t shirt that said Auschwitz. About 80 years ago Jewish families all over Europe were rounded up and packed in cattle…
One of my friends just asked me, “I’m about to move. You got any ideas for organizing the process?” Actually, I once read a book on getting organized. Unfortunately, right now it’s lost. But here are my suggestions: First, throw away stuff you don’t need, like old gum wrappers, telephone books…
The Fairfield powerlifters competed at their first meet of the year on Saturday, January 16, in…
A comparison of reported COVID-19 cases in schools in Freestone and Limestone counties shows…
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and…
Freestone county residents wishing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Fairfield can now join an online waiting list through a portal operated by Brookshire Brothers Pharmacy. Once eligible residents get their name on the waiting list, a pharmacy…
Fishing Friends, As of mid January, the Lake Level is at full pool level and the water temperature is around 50 degrees. From a business standpoint, we’re…
Monday 6:07 PM-Officer Cox on report of welfare concern Tuesday 7:12 AM-CPL Price on report of an alarm going off 1:49 AM-Officer Ashley on report of an…
Fifteen-year-old Emery Black has been interested in ranching for most of her life, early on watching her father taking care of the livestock at their home in…

 

 

Senior Tyler Smith battles for a rebound for the Eagles against Groesbeck on Friday night. Photo by Mitchell Pate Sophomore Rex Bean goes up to shoot a…
Fairfield dominated Crockett and Groesbeck this past week in district play to move to 14-2 overall and 8-0 in district. “The girls are doing great in district…
Fairfield knocked off Crockett 75-70 and Groesbeck 73-45 this past week to pick up two more district wins. The Eagles move to 9-7 overall and have a 5-0…
William Casey (Bill) Watson, 71, of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 in Fairfield. Funeral services took place Sunday, Jan. 17, at First Baptist…
Harlin Dwayne “Andy”Anderson born Dec. 15, 1933 to Ora Dee and Clifton Anderson in Fairfield passed away at the age of 87 Jan. 14, 2021 after a lengthy battle…
Jerry Bluford Robinson, 80, of Fairfield, passed away Jan. 16, 2021 at his residence. Jerry was born June 9, 1940 to Bonner Weaver Robinson and Frances Nettle…