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Freddie (Fred) George Wallace was born April 27, 1961 to Raymond Odell Wallace and Elizabeth Joy Cockrell Wallace. He worked for the City of Dallas Water Department for 20 years where he made many friends and became a mentor to those coming behind him. Fred retired from the City on February …

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Jimmy Lee Holland, age 80 passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021. Jimmy was born February 1, 1941 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Charlotte Holland.

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Brady Lane Fivecoat, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, passed away on Aug. 27, 2021. Brady was born in Dallas on Aug. 8, 1988 and grew up in Kaufman. As the youngest of three, Brady will always be remembered by his siblings and parents as the clown of the family. He was always entertai…

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Maria Josefina Valdez, known by Josie to her family and many friends, passed away peacefully on Aug. 25, 2021 in Kaufman. Josie was born March 22, 1947 in McAllen, TX to Pedro, Sr. and Benita (Lopez) Trevino, both of whom welcomed Josie into Heaven along with her sister, Janie Squires and he…

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The City of Kaufman announced at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday that East Mulberry Street is currently closed until further notice due to a gas line break. Atmos Energy is en route to repair the line.

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It was a nailbiter of an ending Friday night as Crandall High School, behind 27-32 in the county football rivalry, tried to score a last-minute touchdown against the Kaufman Lions.

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Darryl Daniel Greer, Sr., 80, of Kaufman, TX passed away on August 20, 2021.  Darryl was born on January 30, 1941 to James Everett Greer and Ruby Lukenbill in Spiro, OK.  Darryl married Alma June Greer on December 9, 1961 in Tulsa, OK and they spent a loving 59 years together.  He was a memb…

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Mattie Lee Morgan was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She left this world on August 22, 2021 at the age of 86. She was born to Andie and Verda Mills on October 22, 1934 in Sulphur Springs, TX. She graduated from Campbell High School and married Loyd …

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Esta Vaught Kelly went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 13, 2021.  She died peacefully at her home at the age of 81.  

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Mrs. Etta Lee Jenkins was born August 24, 1926 to the parentage of Sallie Mae Brookins and Richard Brookins in Nacogdoches, Texas. She received her education at Kemp Independent School District.

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Mark David Wood, 51, of Kaufman, TX passed away on August 19, 2021.  Mark was born on February 2, 1970 to Charles Wood and Charlotte Finley in Kaufman, TX.  He has lived in Kaufman his whole life.  He enjoyed riding motorcycles and driving fast cars. Mark has been with Amber Fisher for a lov…

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"The Play That Goes Wrong," a comedy written by Henry Lewis, Jonathon Sawyer and Henry Shields, opens at The Talent Box, a nonprofit community theatre, with performances at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 and 3 p.m. on Aug. 29. 

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Many weather experts predict a destructive hurricane season this year. The American Red Cross needs volunteers to help on the ground and blood and platelet donors to roll up a sleeve to maintain a stable blood supply in the face of emergencies.

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A flash watch has been issued for Kaufman County until 10 p.m. on Aug. 18. Two to four inches of rain have already fallen with another two to four inches of rain likely today.

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On the fourth day of August, nineteen-hundred forty in Mabank, Texas L. C. Miller and Jonnie Bell Joe became the parents of a son they called Hurley Charles Miller.

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Noah Taylor Shuemaker, 25, from Kaufman was called home to be with Jesus on August 6, 2021. Noah was born in Kaufman, Texas to Earl Shuemaker and Sandy Miller on May 21, 1996. Noah was the light in  his mother's eye, as he was for everyone that had the chance to know Noah. He was truly a ble…

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Linda Beth Cox, 76, passed away on July 24, 2021 at home in Kaufman. Linda was born on October 5, 1944 to Clyde and Catherine Garn in Terrell, TX. She was raised and lived all her life in Kaufman, graduating from Kaufman High School. Linda married Charles R. Cox on June 6, 1963 in Kaufman an…

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The Kaufman Cemetery Association Board of Directors will hold their annual meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 5 at the Kaufman County Library located at 3790 S. Houston St., Kaufman. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.

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Christine Jernigan, born Christine Victoria Collins on May 23, 1968, passed away November 13, 2019 after a fierce battle with breast cancer. 

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Kaufman ISD online enrollment is now open for students entering pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.

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Charles Eric Fox, 51, of Kaufman, TX passed away on July 13th, 2021.  Charlie was born on October 31st, 1969 in Mesquite, TX.  He was raised and lived his whole life in Kaufman, graduating from Kaufman High School in 1988.  Charlie married the love of his life, Renee Bailey, on February 23rd…

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Kaufman County passed an order creating a curfew for minors under the age of 17  during Commissioners Court on Tuesday.

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Mary Lou Pratt (Potter), age 91, of Goldthwaite Texas, Passed away on Sunday June 27, 2021.  Her family is Immensely and Immeasurably thankful to her caretakers, doctors and nurses, that went above and beyond to help her these last few years.  We cannot say enough about these kind people.  M…

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Cathy Sue Caillet, 68, of Kaufman, TX passed away on June 26, 2021 in Dallas, TX.

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Kaufman Lion coaching staff to host football camp for incoming students in fourth through ninth grades.

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Suzan Robert passed away peacefully to her Lord and Savior at her home with her family by her side. Suzan was born on March 9, 1954 to Wade and Mary Haney.  Suzan married Mike Roberts on June 9, 1972 in Kaufman. 

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Angus Waldron Baldwin, a longtime Kaufman County resident, passed away peacefully at his home in Kemp, Texas with his loving family surrounding him.

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After having to cancel last year's festivities, the City of Kaufman is set to host the Independence Day festival, Red White & Boom, on Saturday, July 3.

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On Wednesday, a Kaufman County jury found Auston Armstrong not guilty of manslaughter in the death of Britanni Davis. The jury did find Armstrong guilty of a lesser charge of criminally negligent homicide.

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Charlotte Ann Bruner (Sparkle) of Scurry, Texas was born on June 17, 1965 in Dallas. See passed away on June 18, 2021 at the age of 56.

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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas urged Texans to cut back on power usage last week when an unusually large number of power plants shut down for unexpected repairs as temperatures soared. ERCOT officials announced Friday that Texans could resume normal levels of electricity use, howe…

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