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Robotics Day Camp Offered August 3rd

Freestone County 4-H is offering a Robotics Day Camp! Come learn about Robotics and the project offered through Freestone County 4-H on August 3rd starting at 10 a.m. at the Fairfield Civic Center. Cost is $20 per youth in third through twelfth grades. Please bring a sack lunch! Call the Freestone County Extension Office to Register by July 20th...

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Meet the New Officers of Teague Youth Football Association

TYFA would like to introduce to the community its board members for the upcoming 2017 football & cheer year. President of the Board: Cassey Daniels whom many of you may already know was on the board last year and directed our cheerleaders. She has been a part of most of the little league organizations in our area for about 7 years. Vice President: Amy Jewell was on the board a few years ago as secretary and helped in whatever areas she was needed. She knows and loves the sport business. Treasurer: Sandy Sanford was on the board a couple few years ago. She came back on board last year and is looking forward to another year with our organization. Secretary: Johnna Wilson has been on the board for the past two years. She assisted with the cheerleaders last year and will take over as head cheer coach this year. Area Rep: Jay Jewell served as president of the board a few years ago and was brought in last year and helped with bringing organization to the board. Jay loves any and all sports and has been around them since birth. All the board members mentioned above volunteers their time for these kid’s and the community and want nothing more to watch these kids grow and get...

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Golf Camp Set for August at Tri-County Golf Club

Tri County Golf Club is hosting the 2017 Kid’s Golf Camp on August 10, 11 & 12. Camp will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and will include golf instruction, practice play, lunch and swimming. Cost is $50 per day. Ages are 6 to 19 years. Call 254-739-5600 for...

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Save the Date for September Golf Fundraiser

A Homecoming Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Tri-County Golf Club at The Vineyards. The tournament is a fundraiser for FISD Education Foundation. Last year’s event raised nearly $10,000 for Fairfield ISD teachers, awarded in the form of grants. Save the date, and stay tuned for...

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Movie Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

by Bob Garver By Bob Garver In this era of remakes and reboots and other words to describe digging up long-dormant franchises, the revival of “Planet of the Apes” has turned out to be one of the best surprises. It would have been so easy for things to go wrong with these movies: they could have been too silly, they could have taken themselves too seriously and become unintentionally silly, the special effects could have been unconvincing, the special effects could have been so convincing that they fell into the Uncanny Valley. And yet, the right balance has been found at every turn, first with “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (2011) and then with “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (2014). Now comes “War for the Planet of the Apes,” and it deserves a place of honor alongside the other two as an emotionally-investing film that happens to have a CGI ape as its main character. The key to the movie is, as always, the motion-capture performance of Andy Serkis as Caesar, the leader of the apes. Early scenes have Caesar as you would expect to see him: angry and brutal, but also wise and merciful. It’s fine, Serkis clearly hasn’t lost his touch. But then Caesar goes through some hardships and Serkis has to give the character all these touches where he’s blinded by rage...

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