Jada Clark is a member of the Fairfield High School Class of 2020 and can’t wait to graduate Friday night. After graduation, she plans to head to Dallas to nursing school. Clark attended Head Start in Fairfield before moving to Plano for Kindergarten and 1st grade. She returned to Fairfield ISD…
Several members of the public were present during a May 20 meeting of Freestone County Commissioners Court, speaking to commissioners about recent annual statements of appraised property values. The annual statements, given from the Freestone Central Appraisal District, saw many locals’ values…
Fairfield High School presented its annual senior awards program May 22, with FHS Principal Sonya Gibson and faculty presenting scholarships and honors for the departing class of 2020. The program was held online via YouTube, yet another traditional FHS event hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic.…
When a heart attack strikes, every minute matters. In fact, the first few minutes are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient. While the world continues to focus on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is still the…
From the files of the Fairfield Recorder: May 27, 1943: How moving improves pastures: Pasture may be improved by mowing. “You can improve a pasture more with a mowing machine than any other farm implement,” states W. S. Hale, Secretary to Board of Supervisors of Freestone-Leon Soil Conservation…
“Hey buddy, maybe you’ll rope better after your horse foals. Ha ha!” “Thanks, pal. I had a horse like yours once. But his brain was so small his head caved in and he bit his own ears off! Look it’s starting in yours... see that indention.” The quick retort. That clever comeback, the snappy…
From Staff Reports editor@fairfield-recorder.com Editor’s Note: The following is from TPWD News. For more, visit www.tpwd.texas.gov. With the arrival of Memorial Day weekend and summertime temperatures, Texans may be getting out on the water. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD)…
Our family increased by three the week after Spring Break when the lambs for the county fair moved in. The kids named them Butch, Festus, and Winchester. I showed lambs and heifers when I was a kid too. I remember well the walking, feeding, and one fight in particular I had with my brother over…
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced May 21 that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will begin a phased opening of driver license offices beginning Tuesday, with limited service offerings. As part of the opening plan, DPS will launch a statewide driver license appointment system, which…
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on May 18 allowed restaurants to increase occupancy to 50% and relaxed his earlier executive orders that limited certain other public activities over the last two months to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Reopenings, Abbott said, must adhere to restricted occupancy levels…
Kenneth C. Boyd, 65, of Fairfield, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at his residence. Graveside memorial services were held 2:00 p.m. on May 26 at Rome Cemetery near Athens, Texas with Pastor Jimmy Cotton officiating. Kenneth was born November 21, 1954 in Midland, Texas to parents Elton Allen…
Jada Clark is a member of the Fairfield High School Class of 2020 and can’t wait to graduate Friday…
New hire Daniel Johnson joins Fairfield Junior High School as the new junior high principal this…
Several members of the public were present during a May 20 meeting of Freestone County…
Three fifth graders at Fairfield Intermediate School were honored this past week for their accomplishments in the 2019-20 school year. Amritpaul (Ronny) Walia (left) received the Linda Hutto Citizenship Award for being “responsible, a hard worker,…
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced May 21 that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will begin a phased opening of driver license offices beginning…
Our family increased by three the week after Spring Break when the lambs for the county fair moved in. The kids named them Butch, Festus, and Winchester. I…
From Staff Reports editor@fairfield-recorder.com Editor’s Note: The following is from TPWD News. For more, visit www.tpwd.texas.gov. With the arrival of…

 

 

Editor’s Note: The following is from Texas A&M AgriLife News. For more, visit www.agrilifetoday.tamu.edu. A giant invasive hornet was sighted several…
Fishing Friends, Boy, did we catch a ton of fish this past week! I was booked every day, and about the only negative thing you can say about Richland Chambers…
Fishing Friends, After “staying at home” for the past month, I’m about to do a little fishing starting next week! As the state and country begin to implement…
Frances Pickens, 89, of Oakwood, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in Fairfield. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. May 22 at Fairfield Cemetery with her…
Kenneth C. Boyd, 65, of Fairfield, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at his residence. Graveside memorial services were held 2:00 p.m. on May 26 at Rome…
Graveside services for Ruth Hall were held on May 18 at 11 a.m. at Post Oak Cemetery in Donie. Mr. Don Jones officiated. Visitation was held May 17, with the…