Category: Community

Quilt Guild Event Set for May 1st

Freestone Quilt Guild will be sponsoring a free program open to all interested parties on Monday, May 1 at 2 p.m.  Beverly Stringer, of the Needle Niche in Athens, will present a program on string quilts at First United Methodist Church in Fairfield.  The church is located at 201 N. Mount Street. Beverly’s program will include a trunk show of various types of traditional and modern string quilts.  She will, also, demonstrate her technique of making a string quilt with a light weight stabilizer that does not require removing like the traditional paper method.  In addition, she will share her time saving tips to make string quilts quick and...

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NASA Meteorologist Visits Fairfield Rotary

    GUEST SPEAKER AT THE Fairfield Rotary Club is Ross Hays, Meteorologist with NASA Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (center). He shared interesting tales of sending off weather balloons; and of what he and his team does here at their local facility in Palestine. With him are Rotarians are David Huffman (left) and Jason Hullum (right). (Photo...

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Museum Celebrates 50 Years! – Poster Contest Winners Announced

The museum sponsored a “50 Year Anniversary Poster” contest.  Seventh graders from all area schools- Fairfield, Dew, Teague, Wortham and local home schoolers were encouraged to submit a poster. The winning poster came from Wortham Junior High. The poster is the WWII story of Army Air Corp medic, Bartley Benjamin Livingston, as told by his grandson, Wortham Judge, Ray Jones in an interview conducted by brothers, Spencer and Conner Munster. The winning poster was submitted by Conner and Spencer Munster who each received $50.00 for their 1st Place entry! A pizza party was given to the winning students/classroom of Laura Sides seventh grade...

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Wortham Native Graduates from Fort Gordon

WORTHAM NATIVE GRADUATES from Ft. Gordon, Georgia at Alexander Hall on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Brandon Lansford, son of Jennifer and Tracy Lansford, is a 2011 graduate of Wortham HS and a 2016 graduate of Bacone College in Muskogee, OK where he played baseball. His grandparents are Judy Lansford of Wortham and Kathy & Wayne Sims of San Antonio; and his great-grandmother is Doris Sims of Mexia. Lansford is a Specialist in Company Bravo 551. He will be stationed in Colorado. (Photo...

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Teague May Fest Set for May 6th

Get ready for some fun, for a good cause, during the inaugural May Fest in Teague, Texas on Saturday, May 6th. Hosted by the Teague Historical Preservation Society (THPS), May Fest will include fun and games, as well as live musical performances. Bring the whole family and enjoy balloon dartboard, a bounce house, face painting, horse carriage rides, a calk walk, washer pitching tournament, duck game, ring toss and door prizes. Tickets for games will be 10 for $5.00. Games and tournaments will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on South 3rd Street next to the Teague...

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