the “times” - december 29, 2009
County, who gave so of Life Church. the Veterans Remembrance
generously to them.) County Dew Independent School Park Committee during their
Commissioners reinstated the District held a grand opening annual banquet.
burn ban on March 2nd. for their new library. Streetman Fire Chief Robert
We lost the following Teague Independent School L. Clark died in an ATV crash
citizens to death: Clara District broke ground on its and was honored with a
Clark, Von Elister Dorham, new building. befitting fire fighter service,
Jose Gallegos, Edwina Fairfield High School Band possession, and burial
Eldridge, Herman Bryant, won 3A District 20 UIL title ceremony.
Gina Gregson Campbell, Era again. Oakwood Police Chief, who
Lee Durham, Mary Therese Adrid Gilliam Bell, Ruth Black was sworn in on February 2,
Hultgren, Herman Bryant, Cleaton, Cornelius Titus, 2009, was himself arrested
Artie L. “Shug” Logsdon, Margie Pate Walker, Barbara and charged with assault and
Annoah (Elnora) Ross, Carol Jones, Doyle Burton Seale, accessed a $100k bond.
Richmond Ezell, Clifton Willis N. Cannon, Marvin R. Teague resident Charlie
Edward Childs, Jr., Laura Lee Scarborough, Jr., Audrey M. Wyche embarked on his
Myers, and Doyle Daniel. McKinney, Martha Jones, Bill second long distance bicycle
801 S. I-45 Service Rd., Fairfield March Eugene Gray, Matthew W. ride for hunger awareness.
Students of Tri-County Virgel, J. P. “Perk” Hudson, This time the destination was
Christian Home Educator Joy Miriam Gleason, Helen Washington State. Wyche
Association visited The Love Capp, Mary M. Box, made it only to Nevada
“Times.” Vernon E. Day, Harold Louis before having to turn back at
The Goose Family entertained Kreitner, Jessica Lynn Bonner, the request of police in Las
Fairfield Elementary students and James William Blake Vegas.
and encouraged them to get Cranberry left us in March. Fairfield Churches came
Year End Review
Cossin, Pauline Manahan and Department recovered several “hooked on books.” April together to commemorate
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Liz Rife. stolen items including a Suzuki A severed cable at “the Lake” Scott and White took over Good Friday at St. Bernard’s
February 4X4 and began providing the had FHS students looking control of 50% of Waco’s Catholic Church depicting
of the Year Luminant Power William “Bill” Rogillio, Jr. City of Streetman with 20 skyward right after school Hillcrest Baptist Medical “The Passion of the Christ,”
- Big Brown, Fairfield Rotary became the new Fairfield hours of service each month (with cells phones held high); Center. our Lord’s steps to Calvary.
Club as Civic Organization of Assistant Police Chief. patrolling the streets. the phones’ screens read, “no The Teague Chamber of Jeff Looney became Fairfield’s
the Year, Ginny Johnson as Icy weather conditions Wortham also signed an service available.” Commerce bestowed the new City Administrator.
Student of the Year, Donna played havoc for motorists, ordinance with tighter Fairfield Junior High Student, Boyd Cup to Mrs. Doris Nealy, The first grass roots
Housewright as Teacher of including an accident on I- restrictions for sex offenders, Alex Brooks, got trapped in an Citizen of the Year to Brian conservative “Tea Parties”
the Year, Brownie Utley as 45 involving a truck carrying and The “Times” published automatic gate on the high Bowers, and organizational
Ambassador of the year, radioactive material, which the names and addresses of school. Thankfully, the quick awards to the Lord’s See “year End Review”
and the Junior Ambassadors snarled traffic for miles. sex offenders in Freestone action from Coach Jody Walker Community Storehouse and On Page 4-A
named were Kaci DeFrance, XTO Energy, Inc. held a Public County. and several students resulted
T.J. Davis, and Jackie Hearing regarding the intent Funeral services to celebrate in his being freed quickly. He
Nichols. to drill 4 wells in the Fairfield the life of beloved Teague was taken to ETMC Fairfield
Fairfield Assistant Police City Limits to “standing High School teacher, Laura and later released. Newly
Chief Houston Flowers room only,” as residents Lee Myers, were held at FBC appointed Superintendent,
resigned after 33 years of voiced concerns over noise, Teague. Katie Ryan, ordered the gate
service to the City. hazardous chemicals, sour Big Brown announced plans be fixed immediately and an
Construction was started
gas, and proximity to schools to bring new life to its coal inspection of all other gates
on the Fairfield Intermediate and the hospital. mining operation with the on the campuses.
Dec. 31, 2009
School. Fairfield Councilwoman Linda creation of “D” Area that The City of Teague passed a
In January, The “Times” York was elected President could start in 2010. Sex Offender ordinance.
Knights of Columbus Hall
carried the following of Heart of Texas Council Fairfield Elementary Fairfield City Administrator,
obituaries of Freestone of Governments (HOTCOG) secures 20AA UIL District Mike Gokey, retired, and
County citizens: Bryan and the Secretary/Treasurer Championship. the City addressed faulty
9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Cameron McCabe, Tommy of Heart of Texas Economic The long-standing burn ban wastewater aerators.
BYOB & BYOS
Scott, Francis Holmes Development District expired on February 16th, and The film, “American
Burleson, Marian Hippel, (HOTEDD). the home of The “Times” Violet,” based on the true-
CMB Music Productions/Casey Brown
Hobart “Buddy” Durham, Jr., The Teague Fire Station was employees, Mary and Mick life stores of Hearne resident
Will have us dancing all night long!!
Johnnie Joe Hauk, Jose Angel formally named, “Robert’s McDonald, was destroyed by Regina Kelly and Freestone/
Salinas, Sr., Ernest (Bud)
(Bring Your Own Snacks - Reserved Tables Available)
House” in a moving, formal fire on February 20th. (The Limestone County attorney
Younger, Betty Marie Hartley, dedication with fire fighters family, which includes two David Moore, previewed in
Champagne, Black-eye Peas & Cornbread
Yancey Smith Price, Charlsie from all over Texas handling granddaughters, has a new Hearne, Texas. served at Midnight
Sue George, Marlyene West, the service. home and a new appreciation Palestine’s Little Mexico,
James Wilkinson, Terri E. The Wortham Police for the citizens of Freestone a favorite of Freestone
Pre-sale: Single $15 Couples $20
County residents, was heavily
damaged by fire. It reopened
At the Door: Single $20 Couples $25
Proceeds help budget and planning of
With fewer than 10 members
next New Years Eve Dance!
left, Cornerstone Baptist
For more information please call
Church “gave” away their 903-729-3954 or 903-729-2463.
building and property to River
fREESTOnE COunTy ShERiff, RAlPh BillingS (center), is the guest speaker at the August
25, 2009, Fairfield Rotary Club meeting. Also pictured are Greg Lindsey and Landis Bayless,
Fairfield Rotary President. (Submitted Photo)
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