Accepting the check on behalf of the TSAC is George Boyd (third from left). Boyd accepted the check from Farmer's State Bank Vice President and Branch Manager Cindy Rachall (third from right). Also pictured is (from left) Dianne Murden, TSAC; Jordan Rushing, new accounts representative; Boyd; Rachall; LaShun Randle, teller; and Janie Richard, TSAC.

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Farmer's State Bank in Fairfield donated $500 to Trinity Star Arts Council for the upcoming Fairfield Fall Arts Fest slated for Saturday, Oct. 1. Festival highlights include: n John R. Erickson – author of the Hank the Cowdog series n Aggie Wranglers n Le Theatre de Marionette n Tin Top... + continue reading

Pictured is the splash pad met with the most community excitement. The city will find out in April 2017 if they were approved for the grant.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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Residents of all ages attended the public meeting last week regarding a possible spray park project for Fairfield. City Administrator Jeff Looney says Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) offer a matching grant for this project. “It's a 50/50 grant up to $500,000,” Looney explained. The city is planning... + continue reading
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The Fairfield High School cheerleaders help the crowd get ready for the Eagle football, volleyball, and cross country teams to come out of the big Eagle tunnel in Thursday night's Meet the Eagles spectacular! Fairfield residents turned out to meet the 2016-17 teams and welcome them to a new school... + continue reading
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Fairfield ISD Assistant Superintendent Melissa Cox (not pictured) welcomed 10 new teachers and coaches for the 2016-17 school year last week. Pictured are (back row) Johnny Ward, J.T. Brown, Jonathan Knowles, Amanda Leland, and Paula Cessna; (front row) Kaytie Story, Misty Towles, Gina Gilliam,... + continue reading
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Fairfield -- Fairfield Hospital District (FHD) board members unanimously selected a logo for Freestone Medical Center at the recent board meeting after previously considering various logo treatments, fonts, and colors to complement the new theme. <a href="http://www.etypeservices.com/... + continue reading

Accepting the check on behalf of the TSAC is George Boyd (third from left). Boyd accepted the check from Farmer's State Bank Vice President and Branch Manager Cindy Rachall (third from right). Also pictured is (from left) Dianne Murden, TSAC; Jordan Rushing, new accounts representative; Boyd; Rachall; LaShun Randle, teller; and Janie Richard, TSAC.

Photo by April Walker

Pictured is the splash pad met with the most community excitement. The city will find out in April 2017 if they were approved for the grant.

Photo by April Walker

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08/17/2016
Citing personal reasons, Richard A. Edwards has announced his resignation as Superintendent of Schools for the Fairfield Independent School District.  An Agreement has been reached which allows Mr. Edwards the ability to pursue other interests and permits the Board to pursue hiring another... + continue reading
08/17/2016
In a contest shortened by the threat of lightning, the Fairfield Eagle varsity football team turned in a suffocating defensive effort against Madisonville last Friday night, giving up only a handful of first downs and one long run, as they scored twice, while keeping the Mustangs out of the end... + continue reading

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Citing personal reasons, Richard A. Edwards has announced his resignation as Superintendent of Schools for the Fairfield Independent School District.  An Agreement has been reached which allows Mr. Edwards the ability to pursue other interests and permits the Board to pursue hiring another... + continue reading

Sherry Brackens (standing) shows off one of several tapestries she purchased on a shopping trip in Haiti. Brackens bought back numerous souveniers, including carved wood statues, a T-shirt, and wall hangings.

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Returning from an eight-day mission trip, Sherry Brackens hosted a breakfast at Jones Chapel UMC Saturday morning to show pictures and talk about the mission and the host church. Brackens was one of 20 members of Concord Baptist Church of Dallas to attend the trip to Haiti from June 22-29. The... + continue reading
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PEARL HARBOR – A 2009 Teague High School graduate and Teague, Texas native is serving in the U.S. Navy and is participating in the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC). Petty Officer 2nd Class Bobbie Bell is a damage controlman aboard... + continue reading

The newly installed football field (pictured above) is ready for the 2016-17 football season thanks to Hellas Construction.

Photo courtesy of Hellas

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Despite an unbudgeted setback with the track and field at Fairfield High School, trustees gave the go ahead to Hellas Construction to replace the track and asphalt after it was found that water damage had caused cracks under the surface. The project will cost a total of $179,800. “It has a good... + continue reading
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Eagle running back Kam Ransom dances around the Madisonville defense, thanks to some good blocking, in last Friday's first scrimmage of the 2016 season.

Photo by Avery Peterson

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In a contest shortened by the threat of lightning, the Fairfield Eagle varsity football team turned in a suffocating defensive effort against Madisonville last Friday night, giving up only a handful... + continue reading

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In more than half a century in the news business (and still counting), it seems inescapable that the general public is drawn to “bad news.” It just seems to be in our nature to gawk and almost revel... + continue reading

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Few Texas women ever lived a harder life than Sarah Creath McSherry Hibbens Stinnett Howard. A lady with true grit and more, the way she came by her long name is one of Texas' more gripping tales... + continue reading

The choral theater group was comprised of prisoners of war at Camp Mexia.

Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration/Arnold Krammer

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