Coolidge, TX

Teague High School Names Top Graduates

It was a tight race this year between graduating students at Teague High School, when the top two seniors both logged in a 4.903 GPA average. School officials had to check grades, class by class, in order to determine final placement. In the end, Ellie Drennan has been named this...
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Bellmead PD warns of Atmos Energy scam

BELLMEAD, Texas (FOX 44) – The Bellmead Police Department is raising awareness of a new scam. The department posted on social media Thursday morning that people have been representing themselves as Atmos Energy employees in order to gain entry into residents’ backyards. The department says it has contacted Atmos Energy and verified that they are not doing any work in Bellmead.

Fairfield Lady Eagles Track Team Second in State

Shadasia Brackens jumped her way to a state title early in the day with a gold medal finish in the girls 3A high jump. Brackens and Abigail Elmore each passed on the opening height and Brackens cleared the next two with only a couple of misses. Jaiden Robinson of Karnes City completed the first five heights and had only one miss but could not clear 5’7.” Brackens cleared that height on her second attempt to win the event and then went over at 5’9” on her first attempt. She would clear one more height and win the event going away. Robinson finished second and Merkel’s Alyssa O’Malley finished third.

Friends of Ducky: Hancock

“Hello friends! This is the weekend for pool parties and you know what would go perfect with that?? A new four legged friend named Hancock! This dude is ready to party!! Read on to check him out!“. xx- Ducky. Hancock is a beautiful dog that was found as a...

On the Road Boutique Visits Surprise Patrol

CONGRATS TO JUNKIN GYPSIE BOUTIQUE, last week’s Surprise Patrol member. This Fairfield Chamber of Commerce member may be found online at and on Facebook. Give the a call at 903-390-7486 or send an email to (Submitted Photo)

How to Green up that Stubborn West Texas Lawn

If you live in the west Texas area you know how hard it can be to get anything to grow. I I struggle every year to get the grass in my back yard to grow. It isn't that nothing grows in the backyard, oh no, there is something green that grows great back there, it's just not what anyone wants in their yard.

Friends of Ducky: Gotham

“What’s up friends? Can you believe that May is halfway over? Pretty crazy, but time flies when you’re having fun…and I am a dog, so I am always having fun. This week I am featuring Gotham. We have a soft spot for black kitties after adopting my brother, Bug. Gotham’s little face is hard to resist! Read on to learn more about him. And hey, why not adopt two kittens?

Restaurant Report Card for Central Texas: 5.12.22

(KWTX) - Here is this week’s Restaurant Report Card for Central Texas:. IHOP at 170 East Central Texas Expressway in Harker Heights got an 89 on a recent inspection. According to the food safety worker, a tomato was not kept cool enough so it had to be thrown out.

2022 Lemonade Day Takes Over Fairfield

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, and sponsors, are so proud of our young Lemonade Day entrepreneurs. They put in lots of hard work the past Saturday (along with their parents). Be watching for information about the award ceremony on Tuesday, June 14 at the fairgrounds during Fair Week. Awards will be...

100W Celebrates 10 Years in May

Celebrating a decade of 100 West and the growth from this 1890s Odd Fellows lodge in downtown Corsicana. The Corsicana Artist and Writer Residency is hosting an open studios and 10 year anniversary celebration on Saturday, May 28 in Downtown Corsicana. The schedule for the day’s events is as follows:...

Warehouse Full of Treasures at Kountry Klutter

CONGRATS TO KOUNTRY KLUTTER AND 4P JEWELRY, Surprise Patrol Member of the Week at Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. Located at 235 S. Fairway (Hwy 75) in Fairfield, this store packed full of lots of goodies!. Enjoy shopping in their large warehouse filled with the old, the new, and refurbished treasures.

Friends of Ducky: Dahlia

I hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend and treated that special mom in your life with lots of love and slobbery kisses. This week I want to introduce you to my friend, Dahlia! She is so sweet and has the most precious demeanor. She is sure to steal your heart!

Not So Fast! Pros And Cons Of Having A Swimming Pool In West Texas

Let me start by saying in my defense, I got my pool in the middle of the pandemic. I was homeschooling my kiddos, they needed something to do for 'P.E.' and I needed them out of my hair for a couple of hours a day. Not to mention everyone had the exact same idea in 2020 so the fact that we actually found 1 on store shelves felt like a sign from the pool gods.