Author: Karen Leidy

Elves Spread Cheer Thru Fairfield

Spreading Christmas cheer, while promoting the best of their small town, the Elf Adventure took off on the old fire truck last week in downtown Fairfield, Texas. Accompanied by Santa Claus and The Grinch, the elves first visited area seniors at Fairfield Nursing & Rehab and Fairview Healthcare.  Smiles abounded as they gave out hugs and candy canes. The restored 1935 fire truck drew quite a bit of attention, as it ferried the elves around town.  Passers-by honked and waved, as the lively group sang Christmas Carols. At one nursing home, one resident wheeled out for a closer look....

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Teague Native to Join NPR Interview on Monday 2:00 p.m. About Gospel Blues Artist

  One of Freestone County’s celebrated musicians may just win a Grammy this year. Nominated for Best Historical Album of the Year is “Washington Phillips and His Manzarene Dreams,” compiled by producers Michael Corcoran, April G. Ledbetter, and Steven Lance Ledbetter; Michael Graves serving as mastering engineer. Teague native, Doris Nealy, will join Corcoran for an interview with NPR/Atlanta to discuss her personal reflections of Mr. Phillips, who was her neighbor in the Simsboro Community. They will be speaking with Celeste Headlee, the host of the Georgia Public Broadcasting program “On Second Thought.” The interview is scheduled for Monday,...

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Wine and Cheese Served at The Williford Foundation During Dec. 14 Elf Adventure

Free hot spiced wine and cheese will be served at The Williford Foundation on Thursday, December 14th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The opening is being held in conjunction with the Elf Adventure and Sip, Snack & Shop events in downtown Fairfield, Texas. Those attending may also view the 19th Century landscapes on exhibit. The Williford Foundation oversees the collection of American fine art of the late Graham Devoe Williford.  They are located on the courthouse square in Fairfield at 115 South Mount...

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Find Gift Shopping Deals With GO FAIRFIELD Mobile App This Week

Gift shopping this week? LOTS of deals will be available on the GO FAIRFIELD mobile app during the Christmas events in downtown Fairfield, Texas on December 14-16, 2017. If you haven’t already, download the GO FAIRFIELD mobile app from the App Store, or get it on Google Play. Open the app, and as you walk downtown Fairfield, take a look at the bottom right of your screen for a red circle.  When you tap it, a map (at left) appears to show the location of businesses nearby. Then, tap each location to see what deals, or events, are available...

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Door Prizes, Snacks & Local Shopping During Elf Adventure This Thursday, Dec. 14th

Don’t be surprised to some Elves riding around town on an old fire engine next week! The Christmas Elf Adventure will get underway in downtown Fairfield, Texas on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Come in your best elf attire and help spread Christmas cheer with Santa. Or, join the group later to eat, drink and be merry while visiting your local shops for holiday gifts, complimentary snacks and door prizes at every location. Cup of Good Cheer   For those wanting to start a little early, The Williford Foundation will be serving free hot spiced wine and cheese from 4:00...

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