Streetman teen Brian “Jeremy” Long passed away at the age of 18 Jan. 24 due to an accident, but Jeremy had a final wish and gift beyond the grave. Jeremy was an organ donor, and his final gift has helped to save 6 people. According to Southwest Transplant Alliance, STA, Jeremy’s final good deed…
The parent company and wholesale electric provider of two of the large electric cooperatives that serve Freestone and Limestone Counties has filed for bankruptcy, after receiving a $2.1 billion bill from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) for seven days of service during last month’s…
The Fairfield Young Farmers will be hosting a brisket sale once again this year as their annual scholarship fundraiser. “We’re back this year,” President Michael Grissett said. “Get in touch with us so we can get you on the list. We always run out and have folks wanting some on the day they’re…
Fairfield High School drama competitors presented their 1-Act Play to community members last week as a practice run before their district-level competition this Thursday. Told through the eyes of a teenager, A Voice in the Dark: A Salem Story is a thrilling and poignant tale from one of the…
The Freestone County Game Management Association will be hosting their 9th Annual Predator Hunt this weekend, March 5-7. Check-in will be held Friday, March 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Freestone County Fairgrounds in Fairfield. Entry fee is $200 per team. The first place team will receive $1,000,…
Talmage B. Pickens, 91, of Fairfield, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021 in Teague. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Fairfield Cemetery with Bro. Walter Pickens and Mr. Phil Nedbalke officiating. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, at Capps Memorial Chapel.…
If dominoes is your game, you’ll want to be part of Men’s Game Night scheduled for this Thursday, March 3 rd , at Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfield. Everyone is invited to participate in an evening of fun and fellowship as those who consider themselves to be ‘the best’ at 42 claim their tables…
Instead of selling something this school year, Fairfield Intermediate School fifth graders decided to collect gently worn, used, and new shoes for their fundraiser. They needed to collect 100 bags of shoes with 25 shoes in each bag. It seemed like a lot of shoes, but the students were determined…
As the number of vaccinated residents rises in Freestone county, the list of places to get the COVID-19 immunization shifts with the availability of the shots. Vaccine doses will not be widely available to the general population until later in the spring or early summer, possibly months away. As…
Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order (GA-34) lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent. The Governor made the announcement at Montelongo’s Mexican Restaurant in Lubbock in an address to the Lubbock Chamber…
For the first time since reporting began in July, no new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in students or staff throughout Freestone and Limestone county schools. Since all schools in the state were closed for the week of February 15, it was not a surprise that no new cases were reported for…
The parent company and wholesale electric provider of two of the large electric cooperatives that…
Fairfield High School drama competitors presented their 1-Act Play to community members last week…
The Freestone County Game Management Association will be hosting their 9th Annual Predator Hunt…
Streetman teen Brian “Jeremy” Long passed away at the age of 18 Jan. 24 due to an accident, but Jeremy had a final wish and gift beyond the grave. Jeremy was an organ donor, and his final gift has helped to save 6 people. According to Southwest…
As Texans across the state continue to deal with the damage from the mid-February winter storm, so does the political fallout in Austin. So far, seven of the…
Monday 8:40 AM-Cpl. Price and Cox on reported assault. 11:52 AM-Officer Cox on civil stand by. 2:13 PM-Officer Cox and Price assist on funeral escort. 3:20…
Trinity Star Arts Council (TSAC) continues to offer its scholarship program for graduating seniors of Freestone County for the year 2021. The organization will…

 

 

For the second time this year, powerlifting standout Bosque Monico squats 700 pounds to dominate his competition. Samuel Marsters completes his deadlift at…
There are 15 Fairfield High School powerlifters heading to the Regional powerlifting meet this month. There are seven girls headed to the Regional Meet in…
A total of 75 lifters from eight schools competed at a powerlifting meet at Fairfield High School on Thursday, February 25. When all was said and done,…
Talmage B. Pickens, 91, of Fairfield, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021 in Teague. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Fairfield Cemetery…
Pablo Contreras, 68, of Fairfield, passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 in Tyler. A Funeral Mass was held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 at St. Bernard of…
Cinthya Diann Kear, 62, of Fairfield, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 in Tyler. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25 at Driver Cemetery with…