Blacklidge, a leader in advanced eco-friendly asphalt materials and the original Trackless Tack® manufacturer, announced its plans to increase its presence in Texas today at the groundbreaking for its new 10-acre plant in Fairfield, Texas. The facility is expected to be fully operational by mid-…
COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the state in a trend epidemiologists are calling a “third wave,” with strep and flu cases commingling and causing absences, game forfeitures and closures in local school districts. Case numbers in Limestone county and Freestone county schools are not quite as…
In support of A Soldier’s Child Foundation, Brotherhood Forever will be holding The First Annual Toy Drive and Poker Run 12-05-2020 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 272 FM2838 Mexia. (From Mexia Hwy 171. Turn on FM2838) Please bring one unwrapped toy per person or $10 per person. There will be a 50/50…
The Fairfield City Council met Tuesday, Nov. 17 to present the official election canvas for Fairfield and administer the oaths of office to elected members of the council. The canvas determined Mayor Kenneth Hughes received 749 votes to Jason Bosley’s 425. In Place 1, Jeffery Price received 589…
Dorothy Kear, 81, of Fairfield, passed away Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 in Fairfield. Graveside services took place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov, 12 at Driver Cemetery with Bro. Carl Clark, pastor of Corinth Baptist Church in Dew officiating. Pallbearers were Jayson Kear, Larry Kear, Jr., Jacob Dickson,…
Billie “Skippy” Margaret Ventura Jackson, 90 of Fairfield passed away Nov. 16, 2020 at her residence. She was born Sept. 2, 1930 in Silsbee to Willie O. Ventura and Gladys J. Shields Ventura. Billie lived in Houston most of her life, and the last 19-years in Fairfield. She loved to garden and fish…
Evelyn Armstrong, 87 of Fairfield, passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 in Fairfield. She was born July 16, 1933 in Malakoff to Ellis and Myrtie Tapley. She loved to spend time with her family. She loved to grow plants and making things by hand. She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers,…
“Never give up.” Albert Sr. Gallegos died peacefully surrounded by his family Nov. 14, 2020 at his home in Fairfield after a four year battle with cancer. Albert Gallegos was born to Donaciano and Margarita Gallegos Feb. 17, 1957. Albert Gallegos (Big Al) worked at Nucor Steel Mill for over 30…
Jerry Speed, 69, of Fairfield, passed away Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 in Waco. Graveside services took place 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 at Lake Chapel Cemetery with Evangelist Don Thornton officiating. Interment followed. Pallbearers were Johnny Speed, Wayne Stark, Randy Stark, Joshua Stark, William Stark…
How do you explain Thanksgiving to a 3 year old? “A long time ago...” “Yesterday?” “No, more than yesterday. A bunch of people came in a big boat...” “Pirates?” “No, good guys and mamas and babies...” “And boys, too?” “Yup, and boys, too. But when they got in the woods they were hungry but…
An organization that finds volunteers to represent in court children who are in foster care has opened a satellite office at Mexia’s Navarro College South to serve Limestone and Freestone counties. The new office held a ribbon-cutting Friday at the college to introduce themselves to the community…
COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the state in a trend epidemiologists are calling a “third…
In support of A Soldier’s Child Foundation, Brotherhood Forever will be holding The First Annual…
The Fairfield City Council met Tuesday, Nov. 17 to present the official election canvas for…
Blacklidge, a leader in advanced eco-friendly asphalt materials and the original Trackless Tack® manufacturer, announced its plans to increase its presence in Texas today at the groundbreaking for its new 10-acre plant in Fairfield, Texas. The…
Texas welcomed women as settlement began in the region . However, their legal rights and liberties were not respected on the same level as the men. They were…
Climate change! No two words in the English language can get blood boiling as fast. There’s the old story of the wife walking in and finding her husband in bed…
The coronavirus pandemic has laid much of the American economy on its back — but a bright spot made the disaster less crippling than it might have been. That…

 

 

The Fairfield FFA took 2nd place overall at the Sandyland District contest Friday, Nov. 13. The chapter finished in the top five teams in 10 out of the 12…
The Fairfield High School Texas High School Bass Association (THSBA) fishing team went fishing on Lake Fork on Saturday, November 14. Any fish between 16-24…
Due to COVID-19 and not being able to have their regular fundraisers, the Fairfield Young Farmers hosted their 1st Annual Turkey Classic lamb and goat show on…
Jerry Speed, 69, of Fairfield, passed away Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 in Waco. Graveside services took place 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 at Lake Chapel Cemetery with…
“Never give up.” Albert Sr. Gallegos died peacefully surrounded by his family Nov. 14, 2020 at his home in Fairfield after a four year battle with cancer.…
Evelyn Armstrong, 87 of Fairfield, passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 in Fairfield. She was born July 16, 1933 in Malakoff to Ellis and Myrtie Tapley. She…