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International Shopping Makes A Stop In Fairfield
Café Around the Corner of Fairfield hosted at public drop-in shopping event featuring The White Peacock’s handmade items from India on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Shoppers were able to browse through beautiful hand crafted gifts made by 60 individual artists/entrepreneurs who are ‘at risk women’ of
Christmas At Fairfield Lake State Park A Treat For The Senses
CAMPSITES WERE LIT UP for the holiday season, and even Santa himself made an appearance at Fairfield Lake State Park Saturday, December 8th at the annual Christmas in the Park.
Dallas-Houston bullet train critics want Texas to oversee eminent domain use
Cliff Waters couldn’t have been happier when a representative for the private company developing a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston offered to buy his Freestone County land. With power lines slicing his property in two, he had already been itching to get rid of the land before Texas C
Eagles Finish 2-1 In Annual Tournament
COACHING TOGETHER FOR THEIR 300TH WIN Friday night; Coach Worley and Coach Merrick receive trophies after the game against Aggieland. Congratulating them are Fairfield High School principal, Von Wade (far left), and Fairfield Athletic Director, John Bachtel (right).
Lady Eagles Claim Second In Tournament
The Fairfield Lady Eagles took second in the annual Fairfield Invitational Basketball tournament held at the Johnson Activity Center on the campus of Fairfield High School. Fairfield entered the pool play tournament with games against Palestine Westwood and Diboll. The Lady Eagles dominated both gam
Last Chance! Submit Your Letter To Santa By Friday
Letters to Santa are in this week’s edition from Dew, Teague and Wortham schools. Next week, The “Times” will publish letters of students from Fairfield schools. If we missed your letter, please send it NOW.
High school basketball: Those successful Sandiettes
FAIRFIELD — The Grapeland High School girls' basketball team claimed the Fairfield Invitational championship on Saturday afternoon. The Sandiettes downed host Fairfield, 49-35.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Up To Half-Foot Of Snow Falls In West Texas
SWEETWATER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — As much as 6 inches of snow has accumulated in parts of West Texas as a winter storm swirls over the area. The half-foot of snow on Thursday prompted state highway officials to close Texas Route 70 about 8 miles south of Sweetwater, about 180 miles west of Fort Wo
Fairfield Says Farewell to Chief
“I appreciate the support of this community during all the years we have lived here,” says Fairfield Police Chief Kenny Bulger. “I’ve done my best to serve them to the best of my ability.”
Lady Eagles Named To All-State Teams
Two Cross Country athletes from Fairfield High School were named for All-State honors by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. Senior, Madison Smith, was named to the 2018-2019 Cross Country All-State team.
‘Not Guilty’ Plea by Parents
Two young parents plead not guilty to two counts each of Abandonment/Endangerment of a Child Imminent Danger (Felony 2) at their arraignments on November 27, 2018. The pair was indicted during the October Grand Jury Session.
5th Annual Igurubando Con Jan 26th
Mark your calendar for January 26, 2019 to attend Fairfield’s Iigurubando Con 5. This one-day event features artists, writers, film makers, cosplayers and gamers. –Lisa Umbarger – founding member of platiumn recording artists, Toadies.
Bell receives $922K water bill in error
Teague resident, Kenneth Bell, entered the office of the Teague Chronicle to show he was sent a water bill in the amount of $922,040 with a penalty amount of $1,014,244.07 if not paid by the due date.
Elf Adventure and Sip, Snack, Shop on Thursday in Fairfield
Join the 2nd annual Elf Adventure on Thursday, December 6th on the Square. Don your best elf costume and jingle bells and ride along with members of Fairfield Chamber of Commerce as they spread Christmas cheer to both nursing homes in Fairfield.
Temple job fair targets former Little River Healthcare workers
Within two hours more than 180 people had arrived at Monday’s job fair at Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center to fill out applications and talk to human resource staff about available positions within the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System.
Christmas Celebrations this Week in Freestone County
Holiday lights were switched on, all around Freestone County last weekend. The festivities continue this week with something for everyone. Christmas lights will be on from dusk until dawn each night at the TEAGUE CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK. The 8th Avenue City Park will be lit up with over thirty trees,
Elihu Vedder Art Exhibition Opens Thursday in Fairfield, Texas
An Opening Reception will be held this Thursday, December 6, 2018 for the Elihu Vedder Exhibition at the Williford Foundation Gallery on the courthouse square in downtown Fairfield, Texas.
High school basketball: Fairfield, Frankston showcase sites today
FAIRFIELD — The Palestine and Neches High School boys' basketball teams will compete in the Fairfield Invitational beginning today. Last year, Neches defeated Palestine for the Bronze Bracket boys' championship.
Rudder boys basketball team reaches championship game at Fairfield tournament
FAIRFIELD — The 25th-ranked Rudder boys basketball team beat Teague 59-48 and Fairfield 63-41 on Friday at the Fairfield tournament. Rudder (9-4) will face Class 3A’s top-ranked Brock in the championship game at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.