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Fairfield Splashpad Location and Final Drawings Approved by City Council

  Picture for illustrated purposes only.   Approving the final plans and location, Fairfield City Council gave the final go-ahead to pursue a grant for the proposed Fairfield Splashpad. “The plan incorporates everything the folks asked for,” says City Administrator Jeff Looney. Receiving a quote from Vortex Aquatic Play Solutions, the $375,558 Splashpad will include three “bays,” one for Toddlers, one for Teens, and a large area for Famiies. One the product list are an Aqualian Rain Forest, Cattail, Ground Geyser, Jet Stream, Spray Loop and Super wave.  Other elements include a fish, a flower, a leaf and a snail. The SplashPad will be located at the north end of the Kiddie Park playground.  This location is already fenced in and may incorporate existing water and sewer lines. Also included with the SplashPad project will be additional restrooms, which have been needed at the fairgrounds for many years. Assisting with the plans and architectural drawings is Michael N. Tibbets of Hayter Engineering, Inc.  These will be included in the grant application for up to $550,000 in matching funds. Once the final approval was received, Looney planned to make calls to community leaders to “to find out what contributions we can count on.” If all goes as planned, Fairfield may have a new water feature for its citizens to enjoy next...

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Local Business Displaced by Fire

  Following a fire on the evening of Tuesday, September 6th, Deja Vu salon in Teague announced the temporary closure of their location at 844 West Highway 84. “It [the fire] was contained inside the building,” said owner Kathie Finley, “No one hurt – that’s a blessing.” Ms. Finley recognized her staff for their support and understanding throughout this difficult process. “I want to send a heart filled thank you out to Julie Atchley at The Iron Horse, Sharron Hagen at One Spirit, Averie Grant at Peridot, Gale Brooks Cox at Hair Razors for helping us out,” she shared. “There is no way I can express my gratitude to everyone who has called and come by to check on us.My cup runneth over with love and support. Thank you so much!” Finley also thanked State Farm Insurance for their speedy response, Tammy Moore and Ruben for helping prepare Deja Vu’s temporary location, and the staff for their flexibility during this trying time. Deja Vu is currently taking clients at 601 FM 1367 (Old Airport Road). Walk-ins are welcome, or call 903-388-8387 to schedule an appointment. Ms. Finley expects that the salon should be back to normal in a few weeks. Keep up with The “Times” for information on Deja Vu’s re-opening....

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Freestone County Sheriff’s Report

  Fairfield EMS transports inmate from Boyd Unit to ER for chest pain complaints. Teague PD responds to domestic disturbance, verbal argument only. TPW Game Warden investigates report of possible poachers on callers land. Streetman Fire responds to elderly lady fallen and has a cut knee, having difficulty standing. Fairfield EMS transports to ER for treatment. Troopers, Dew Fire and Deputies out to car vs. 18 wheeler on interstate, no injuries reported. Deputy makes arrest on out of county warrant for parole violations. Motorist reports elderly couple walking down shoulder of interstate, Trooper responds to assist if needed. Fairfield PD takes call of minor two vehicle wreck in local business parking lot. Teague PD investigates report of storage building broken into. Teague EMS transports juvenile to Waco Hospital for treatment of possible heat exhaustion. Fairfield PD, Fairfield Fire, Troopers and Deputies respond to two vehicle head on collision near interstate, multiple injuries reported. Fairfield EMS transports injured to ER for treatment. 3 vehicle collision on Hwy 84 south of Fairfield, Troopers, Deputies and Fairfield Fire respond, no serious injuries reported. Deputy takes loud music call. Teague PD investigates suspicious person call, Deputy assists. Caller reports cow out on the side of the road, owner identified and contacted. Deputy takes report of stolen kayak. Park Ranger makes two arrests at entrance to Fairfield State Park, Deputies assist with transport to...

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Fairfield Police Report

  Monday, Sept. 12th6:22 AM-Officer Frasier assist Fairfield EMS on medical emergency.11:47 AM-Officer Frasier to PD to meet a complainant.3:30 PM-Officer Frasier on report of verbal disturbance.11:55 PM-Officer Markham on suspicious person.Tuesday, Sept. 13th6:32 AM-Officer Frasier on report of reckless driver.7:11 PM-Officer Markham on report of kids riding 4 wheeler.8:25 PM-Officer Weinmann to store on report of subject having mental issues, contacted a family member and they came got.Wednesday, Sept. 14th8:30 AM-Officer Palacios to PD to speak to a complainant.10:36 AM-Officer Palacios on report of subject passed out in vehicle, was traveling and got tired and was taking a nap.4:35 PM-Officer Palacios on report of kids riding 4 wheelers.Thursday, Sept. 15th8:29 AM-Officer Palacios on alarm going off.11:21 AM-Officer Palacios on report of large box in roadway, box was removed.11:30 AM-Officer Palacios, Sgt. Utsey and Chief Bulger assist on funeral escort.4:33 PM-Officer Palacios on disturbance where a criminal trespass warning was served.7:47 PM-Officer Alexander on report of truck blocking the roadway.10:59 PM-Officer Alexander on suspicious vehicle.Friday, Sept. 16th6:55 AM-Officer Palacios on reckless driver.2:35 PM-Officer Palacios on report of trucks blocking roadway.8:06 PM-Officer Weinmann on report of suspicious person.8:27 PM-Officer Weinmann and Markham on report of suspicious person, was a drifter.8:43 PM-Officer Markham on report of reckless driver.Saturday, Sept. 17th12:18 AM-Officer Markham on report of reckless driver running vehicle off roadway.1:23 AM-Officer Markham on reckless driver, subject just sleepy.11:33 AM-Officer Frasier...

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Incident on FM 416 Claims Life

  An incident on FM 416 near Richland Chambers Reservoir has claimed the life of a female, reported to have been visiting family in the area, on the weekend of September 10-11, 2016. Navarro County JP-2, Darrell Waller, states he cannot give out much information at this point as it is an ongoing investigation. He did, however, confirm the fact that a female was killed in the incident after being ejected from a moving vehicle. It is unknown at this time as to the cause of the ejection. An autopsy and toxicology report was ordered. Preliminary results are in from the autopsy, but authorities are awaiting results of the toxicology report before making any final rulings as to cause of death. The “Times” is continuing to follow the story and will keep you up-to-date as information becomes...

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