Category: Community

Fairfield Young Farmers 2nd Annual Benefit Dinner & Raffle Set for Feb. 10th

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 10, 2018! The Fairfield Young Farmers will be hosting their 2nd Annual Dinner & Raffle/Auction at the Twisted Vine Events Center in Fairfield at 7pm. Tickets for the dinner/event are $20 each. Students who are 10 years of age and younger will get in for free. A dinner consisting of fajitas and all the trimmings will be served. The night will also include numerous raffle items and a live auction. Raffle tickets will be sold on-site. Some of the live auction items include hunts, thermal vision hog hunts, and guns. Sponsorships are $200 and include 4 tickets and meals. More auction and raffle items are needed as well. If you are interested in a sponsorship or donating an auction or raffle item, contact Michael Grissett at (903) 388-4088, Kevin Childers at (903) 390-2229, Amanda Newman at (903) 388-4557, Cindy Kirgan at (254) 625-1180, or the Fairfield Ag Department at (903) 389-4177. The Fairfield Young Farmers Chapter was established in 1977 with the help of former Fairfield High School Ag Teacher Don Beene. The purpose of the State Association of Young Farmers of Texas is to provide educational programs designed to meet the needs of men and women with a vested interest in agriculture. These interests include, but are not limited to: leadership training and experience for leaders and good citizens; participation of families...

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Fairfield VFW Plans Activity for 2018

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5872 of Fairfield held its December 2017 meeting on December 5th at Sam’s Restaurant. The main topics of discussion were the Post’s plans to deliver service to Freestone County Veterans in the new year and to participate in the upcoming Pearl Harbor Day activities on December 7th. Post members also agreed that in 2018, the Post meeting would continue to be held at Sam’s on the usual dates and time which are the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Roger Brooke, the Post Commander, extended an invitation to any veteran in...

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Candles, Paint-In at Art League Mtg. Jan. 10

The Freestone County Art League will meet on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 1001 North 8th Avenue, Teague, Texas. The program will be presented by member, Ruth Bomer, on painting candles, if her health permits, and supplies needed would be a candle, a pattern drawn to trace on the candle, acrylic paints, and paper towels. Otherwise, the meeting will be a paint-in session. “We hope everyone can come to enjoy the fellowship and painting with good friends,” says Barbara Vest, Program Chairman. Hostesses furnishing snacks are Jo and Margaret. The meeting is open to the public, and members are encouraged to invite and/or bring...

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Fruit Tree Seminar at Bo Bo’s Nursery

Bo Bo’s Nursery & Florist & the Leon County Master Gardeners will be hosting a Fruit Tree Seminar on January 20th at 10:00 a.m. Guest speaker Tom LeRoy will talk about the proper way to plant and the best varieties to grow in this area. If you are interested in planting fruit trees or want to know how to care for the ones you already have you should attend! This will be inside a covered building so plan on attending rain or shine. Lunch will be provided...

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Knitting Classes at Fairfield Library

QUITE A LOT HAS BEEN CREATED by members of the Dewey Knit & Crochet class of Fairfield since they began in August. Congratulations, ladies. Nice work! (Submitted Photo)   Dewey Knit & Crochet of Fairfield is a knitting class held at the Fairfield Library each 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. All levels, from novice and beginners to advanced or expert, are welcome to attend. Come and share your WIPs, bring your problems, difficult patterns, questions, etc. Beginners will need size 8, 9, or 10 knitting needles and some light colored #4...

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