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Mission Team Shares Experience at Calvary Baptist Church

The Ghana Africa Mission Team from Fairfield’s Calvary Baptist Church returned recently and shared their experiences and testimonies with members of their congregation. The ten day trip was not only a rewarding time for them, but was also very emotional. Each spoke about the many things we take for granted in American that are absent and not available for the people of Ghana. Their interaction with the people was extremely moving and all professed to being changed from the experience. The African country has a population of 27 million citizens and life expectancy is only 56 years. Members of...

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Navarro College Offers Adult Computer Access

In a collaborative effort to support adult education during the Fairfield Library closure, Navarro College Career and Technical Center in Fairfield will provide adult computer access, available for professional use: –email –job search –training –paying bills –online access –research Navarro College will be open on Monday-Thursday from 12:00-3:30 p.m. from June 5th – July 10th. The facility is located at 961 E. Commerce Street in Fairfield,...

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New Attractions at the 2017 Co. Fair & Rodeo

Several added events may bring even more people out for the annual Freestone County Fair & Rodeo being held June 12-17, 2017. Goat Roping for kids 12 & Under will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday thru Saturday at 3:00 p.m.  Cost is 3 head for $10. Ag Mechanics Show will start on Monday, June 12 at 1:00 p.m. with projects from local Freestone County High School students. Go-Texan Washers & Horseshoes will return to the lineup on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. in the rodeo arena. Home & Garden Show will host several extra events, including the Southwest Dairy Trailer on Wednesday morning, a Patriotic Quilt Display, and Story Time for the kiddos. Rodeo Contractor for 2017 is J & J Rodeo Company of Cooper, Texas. Nightly Entertainment at 8:00 p.m. under the pavilion will feature several popular musical acts.  Mark your calendars for: –Monday: Pushwater –Tuesday: Acoustic set with members from Pushwater, Down & Out, and with Mando Salas –Wednesday: Heritage Cowboy Church of Freestone County –Thursday: Steve Idlett and Down & Out –Friday: Jerrett Zoch and the OSR Band –Saturday: The Lanky Moore Band See you at the County...

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Kid’s Crusade at Palestine Church, June 23-25

Christ Community Church of Palestine is having a Kid’s Crusade for ages 4 and older on June 23rd – June 25th, 2017. The Church is located at 5625 N. Loop 256, Palestine, 75801; and can be reached by calling 903-729-3178. Youth and Adults are welcome to attend.  There is no Registration Fee, but an offering will be received during each service. The Speaker will be Pastor Mike Muzzerall and Team from Brother Jimmy Swaggart Ministries in Baton Rouge, LA. Service Times are:  Friday, June 23rd at 6:30 pm; Saturday, June 24th at 10 am & 7pm;  (The 10 am service will be followed by free hot dog lunch & fun-outdoor activities, weather permitting.); and Sunday, June 25th, at 10:30 am & 6 pm....

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Home & Garden Show Open to All Freestone County Residents

With less than three weeks before the County Fair. Are you ready for the 2017 Home and Garden Show? A couple of changes in this year’s Home and Garden Show include a lowered entry fee of $3.00; the addition of demonstration areas and educational displays; as well as the new Ag Mechanics Show ($20 entry fee). Divisions in the Home and Garden Show include Sewing, Quilts, Needlework & Crafts, Food Preservations, Baked Goods, Photography, Art, Horticulture, and Agriculture Mechanics. The show is open to all residents of Freestone County; and entries must be checked on Monday, June 12th between 7:00 a.m. and Noon at the Fairfield Civic Center. The $3 entry fee is due at time of check in. Judging will be done by age categories to include: Kiddie Corner (4-7 year olds), Junior Youth (8-12 year olds), Senior Youth (13-18 year olds), Adults (19-64 year olds), and Senior Citizens (65 years or older). Volunteers are needed throughout the week to sit in the Civic Center as fairgoers browse through entries. For more information about the show, or to volunteer your time during fair week, you may contact Amy Jo Miller by calling 254-747-3995 or go online to for rules and a schedule of...

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