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Jolly’s Barn Stop of Fairfield is New Chamber Member

CELEBRATING THEIR NEW MEMBERSHIP with the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce with a Ribbon Cutting on Friday, February 8, 2018 is Jolly’s Barn Stop. Jolly and Pinky Walia have owned the Barn Stop since May of 2010.


Freestone County 4-H’er Wins Calf Scramble at Fort Worth Stock Show

Raegan Isabell Emmons, a member of Freestone County 4-H, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble February 4, earning a $500 purchase certificate for a show heifer and the chance for up to $12,500 in scholarship awards. Emmons’s parents are Corey and Deanna Emmons. Emmons’s


City hires for all open positions Wednesday evening

Two new patrol officers, one new animal control, code enforcement, 911 coordinator and one utility clerk were hired at a special called meeting of the City of Teague Wednesday, Feb. 6.


Fairfield Culinary Students Compete In Iron Chef Challenge 2019

“I’m just impressed that you made wonton wrappers,” commented Judge #1. “The two of us cook everything from scratch,” began Judge #2, with Judge #3 adding “I would have never made wontons from scratch. That is beyond my skill level.”


High school basketball: Westwood girls fall short in playoff bid

BUFFALO — The Westwood High School girls' basketball team found itself in a 46-32 hole heading into the fourth quarter of a District 20-3A play-in game on Friday. The Lady Panthers clawed with might in the fourth quarter — but Crockett defeated Westwood 60-53 at Buffalo High School’s gymnasium.


Fairfield Homeschool Alum Named to Dean’s List

Making the Dean’s List at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor for the Fall 2018 semester is Faith Pinson of Fairfield, Texas. To make the Dean’s List, students must achieve a total grade point average of 3.5 or higher.


Volunteer firefighter runs for Elkhart mayor

As a private citizen, Jennifer McCoy has attended countless Elkhart City Council meetings and read a zillion pages of council minutes. Now this vocal critic of Elkhart's tiny, but often tumultuous, city government has decided maybe she could do better.


Be cautious of attacking dog

Over the last two weeks in a Teague neighborhood there have been at least one dog attack and several other attempts from a German Shephard. According to one Teague resident, who will not be named, she was walking her dog when a large German Shephard attacked her dog.


Worker struck and killed along I-45 in Madison County

MADISON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- Troopers are investigating a fatality accident on I-45 in Madison County. It happened Wednesday morning near SH 21, according to the Madisonville Police Department. It's believed the victim was with a crew doing work along the highway when the incident happened.


Support Your Local Young Entrepreneurs

Spring will be coming before we know it, and we will all soon enjoy the warm, sunny days ahead. It will also be time for Fairfield Intermediate students to begin their journey as entrepreneurs as they participate in this year’s Lemonade Day.


High-speed rail loses second court case

CENTERVILLE — Leon County Judge Deborah Evans issued a ruling on Monday stating that Texas Central, the firm behind a proposed high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston, was not a railway, and therefore did not have eminent domain authority.


Election filing deadline approaches Friday

The May 4 general election filing deadline is Friday, Feb. 15 and the Teague City Council has one contest set before the deadline. The Alderman Place 2 position is up for grabs in the coming election and incumbent, Ron Rasbeary and filed for re-election along with opponent Dennis Cox who filed recen


Girls playoff roundup: Connally's Little looms large in Lady Cadets' opening win

HUBBARD – Looks like Miannah Little is ready for the playoffs. The Connally junior guard mesmerized in her 2019 playoff debut, pumping in 35 points as the Lady Cadets turned back Hillsboro, 62-49, in the Class 4A bi-district girls playoffs on Monday night at Hubbard High School.


Oakwood ISD cancels classes Friday due to illness

OAKWOOD, Texas — Oakwood ISD announced Thursday they will cancel classes Friday due to a high number of absentees for illness. The district said 33 students were out sick, many of them with the flu.


Bill Filed To Rename Hwy 84 In Memory Of Slain Trooper

A portion of Highway 84 in Freestone County may soon bear the name of a local hero. House Bill (HB) 693 was filed on the second day of the Texas Legislative Session by State Representative Cody Harris (District 8).


Limestone-Freestone Health Alliance Meet Feb. 12 in Fairfield

Limestone-Freestone Health Alliance will host a meeting on February 12 beginning at 12:00 noon at the Admin. Conference Room at Freestone Medical Center in Fairfield, Texas. Lunch will be provided. Door prizes compliments of Teague Nursing and Rehab.


Premier Vape Shop Opens In Fairfield

NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS is Fairfield’s premier vape shop, Texas Vaporium. Providing all your vaping needs, this E-Cigarette shop offers a wide variety of vaping juices, mods, Juul, salt nic, chargers, coils, natural pain reliever Kratom, and more!


Don’t Miss These Community Events With Fairfield Chamber of Commerce

Pushwater (above) will perform in Fairfield on Saturday, February 16, 2019 for “A Winter Dance,” hosted by Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. 2019 started off with good vibrations for Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, as they recognized citizens and organizations for their service to the community during a


Driver with eight warrants caught in police chase

FREESTONE COUNTY, Texas - Freestone County and Navarro County team up to arrest the driver of a fleeing vehicle after a pursuit. A deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle Thursday night for having a defective brake light. The deputy activated the patrol vehicle's red and blue emergency lights n


Taking Kindness To The Next Level

Fairfield Intermediate School (FIS) student, Ava Gallegos (at left), is one of many of her classmates named as Kindness Ambassadors at their school. As part of the Kindness for Case Challenge, honoring Case Robinson who passed away in September of 2018, students are encouraged to complete kindness c