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Political fallout from winter storm continues

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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 16 board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas have resigned.

TSAC Offers Scholarships

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Trinity Star Arts Council (TSAC) continues to offer its scholarship program for graduating seniors of Freestone County for the year 2021. The organization will award as many as four scholarships, each in the amount of $1000, to eligible students currently attending high school in Fairfield, Teague or Wortham. These scholarships are targeting those who excel in The Arts and who are currently enrolled in an accredited educational program leading to a career in performing, visual, media, culinary or literary arts.

No new COVID cases in schools

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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 two counties’ schools on the Feb.

Where and when to get the vaccine

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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.

Calvary hosts game night

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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 and begin their strategy of play.