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  1. Ladycats at top of districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Mexia Daily News

    ... 6-1) will be tied with the Ladycats atop the district or see if they can get help from their neighbors in Freestone County (Fairfield Lady Eagles 20-10, 4-3) in knocking off Madisonville. Either way, Mexia is headed to the playoffs. During Friday ...


  2. Evelyn Juanita PadgettRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... be 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13 at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home. Evelyn was born April 13, 1929 in Shanks (Freestone County), to Maron Author and Lois Mildred Day Padgett. She retired from the Mexia State School after many years of service. Evelyn was ...


  3. Bruceville-Eddy/Teague Game Ruled a Double Forfeiture after BrawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | KCEN

    ... t Williams. Williams punched the player who hit his son and Williams was arrested. He was released from the Freestone County Jail the next day.


  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | KCEN

    ... also punched by the Teague player. The father punched back and was later arrested. He was booked into the Freestone County Jail and released Wednesday morning. Richard Kilgore, Superintendent for Bruceville-Eddy ISD, released a statement Wednesday ...


  5. East Texas Food Bank's Mobile Pantry provides for hundredsRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Charlie Price said he didn't realize how many people in his small community of Oakwood were hungry until they started showing up for assistance. The community of 510 residents on the border of Leon and Freestone counties didn't have a food bank until residents came together to start one in 2012, said Price, the director for the Oakwood Community Food Pantry, run by the Oakland Dunbar Alumni Association.


  6. New EPA rules could cut pollution, jobsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... all that much and the cost would trickle down to customers and put a strain on the state's power grid. In Freestone County, the Big Brown plant, owned buy Luminant, will have to pay a $500 million alone to retrofit their old systems. The cost could ...


  7. Former prosecutor talks of living in fear after slayings of Texas DA and senior colleagueRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | ABA Journal

    ... een focusing on efforts to suppress evidence and challenges to the jury-selection process, according to the Freestone County Times and the Kaufman Herald .


  8. Flura Delle Teer ErskineRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    Flura Delle Teer Erskine passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on Nov. 7, 2014, in Longview, after 97 fulfilling years of life. Born June 7, 1917, in Freestone County, to James Birch and Maude Edna Teer, she was the youngest of 14 children.


  9. Willie Pearl 'Dea' StrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Mexia. Willie Pearl "Dea" Strain was born Oct. 2, 1933 in Freestone County, the third of 11 children born to Washington and Theresa Chambers. She attended F.W. Wheeler, from which she graduated. She ...


  10. Robert E. SneedRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Teague. Robert E. Sneed was born to the union of Birdia Weathers Coleman and C.B. Sneed on June 18, 1935 in Freestone County. Robert, known as "Dude" to his family and friends, attended schools in the Freestone County Public School District and ...


  11. First Bullet Train Meeting Focuses on Station LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 |

    ... demand just by having a route that goes to downtown Houston." Carden also has relatives who own ranches in Freestone County, a likely pass-through for the train, according to the two routes that federal officials said were being seriously ...


  12. At First Bullet Train Meeting, Location is EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    ... demand just by having a route that goes to downtown Houston." Carden also has relatives who own ranches in Freestone County, a likely pass-through for the train, according to the two routes that federal officials said were being seriously ...


  13. School District: Report Of Local Ebola Outbreak Is FalseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | KWTX

    Officials in the small Wortham Independent School District in Freestone County emphatically rejected as false a posting Monday on the National Report website that said 17 kindergartners in the district tested positive for Ebola after attending class with an exchange student from Liberia. The district, in the town of about 1,000 residents, has 486 students, according to the Texas Education Agency website.


  14. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | KWTX

    ... 70s overnight. On October 9, 1871-143 years ago today-Texas Gov. Edmund J. Davis imposed martial law on Freestone County. The order stemmed from reports of coercion and fraudulent voting in the county seat, Fairfield, during the election of Oct. ...


  15. The View from Writers RoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... for California almost immediately after graduation and stayed until he retired and came back to Valhalla - Freestone County Texas - a few years ago. He did settle in our county seat Fairfield, and arch rival of Home Teague, but he still bleeds Lion ...


  16. Harley Douglas TisdaleRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    ... en; and numerous nieces and nephews. A private service will be held at a later date at New Hope Cemetery in Freestone County. Visit to leave the family a memorial message.


  17. Sierra Club Hammered for Baseless AccusationsRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... Future Holdings Corp. and subsidiary Luminant Generation Co. LLC in 2012 regarding the Big Brown Plant in Freestone County. Sierra Club alleged the plant continues to violate particulate matter and opacity limits under the law. After the ...


  18. Welcome rains bring relief to parched regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    ... infall had ebbed in Mexia, the National Weather Service issued an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Freestone County, southeastern Limestone County, northwestern Anderson County and Henderson County until 12:15 p.m.


  19. Fredia George ArnoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... Funeral Home in Burnet. Burial followed at Post Mountain Cemetery. Arnold was born Aug. 9, 1941, in Donie, Freestone County, Texas, to parents Odell and Jewell George. She was a member of Lake Country Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by ...


  20. {0} commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Ashley West's grandmother used to bring home blue ribbons from the Freestone county fair with her pickling and canning creations.