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The Kaufman Lady Lion Cross Country Team celebrates with their third-place trophy that they won at the 2020 UIL State Cross Country Meet on Nov. 24 in Round Rock.

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Crandall High School and Kaufman High School earned top scores at UIL band competition on Nov. 17 at Mesquite Memorial Stadium. Kaufman now advances to UIL 4A area competition on Dec. 8 in Princeton. Crandall also will move on to UIL 5A area competition on Dec. 7 in Mesquite.

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Kaufman City Hall will be closing its doors effective Nov. 30, according to City Manager Mike Slye. This decision is in response to the COVID-19 spike in Kaufman County and the state of Texas.

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Thanks to a touchdown in the final seconds, the Wilmer Hutchins Eagles were able to emerge victorious over the Kaufman Lions by a count of 31-28 on Nov. 13 in a Class 4A Division I bi-district playoff game at Forney’s City Bank Stadium. This game was definitely a true playoff thriller.

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On Friday, Nov. 13, the state ranked Kaufman Lions tennis team battled another state ranked team from Hereford High School in the Class 4A UIL Team Tennis state semi-finals. These matches took place at the Hamilton Tennis Center in Wichita Falls.

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Crandall Police responded to a 911 call around 9:30 a.m. Friday reporting a reckless driver traveling east on U.S. Highway 175. The driver has been identified as Jacob Brian Williams, according to a Crandall Police Department press release.

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It was a great day to be a Kaufman Lion indeed. On Nov. 10, the state ranked Kaufman Lion girls cross country team finished second overall at the Class 4A Region II Meet. By finishing in the top three of the overall standings, the Lions earned a trip to the UIL State Cross Country Meet as a team. 

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Thanks to victories over state-ranked teams from Lindale High School and Anna High School, the Kaufman tennis team will now advance to the regional finals and is 21-2 overall for the season.

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Despite having the home court advantage, the Kaufman Lions lost a heartbreaker of a volleyball match in the area playoff round to Longview Spring Hill High School on Nov. 3. The set scores for the match were 19-25, 26-24, 20-25, 25-20, and 15-10.

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Of the 56,68 votes cast in Kaufman County in the 2020 election, 45,372 were made during early voting. Another 3,264 votes were cast by mail, and 8,053 voters came to the polls on Nov. 3.

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On Tuesday, the Kaufman Independent School District board and staff recognized the contributions of long-time board members John Zaby and Britt Murrey.

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Connie Gail Taylor was taken to soar with the angels on September 20, 2020 from her home in Talty, Texas.  She entered this earth on January 13th, 1949 to Perry and Iola Danley in Rogers, Arkansas.

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Each year, the Kaufman Lion-Terrell Tiger football rivalry involves a wager between the two town Mayors. This is always done in fun and friendly spirit. This year's bet was agreed to have the loser sport the opposing school's jersey and don it in their family Christmas card. Happy rival week…

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The freshman and JV football games scheduled for tonight in Terrell have been canceled. 

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Karen Kay Acevedo, 52, of Kaufman, TX passed away on October 6, 2020. Karen was born on May 20, 1968, in Dallas, TX and her parents were Henry "Pete" and Lynda Hammock. She grew up in Kaufman and graduated from Kaufman High School in 1986. Karen worked as a social worker for the state in Hea…

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Hello, Kaufman County! My name is Taylor Dunn and I am excited to announce my presence in this week’s edition of the Kaufman Herald. I have recently accepted the role of news reporter for the Herald and look forward to fulfilling this responsibility and serving you, the reader, by bringing y…

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The groundbreaking for Phase 2 of Georgetown at Kings Fort was held Friday, Oct. 2. Scheduled to open in the fall of 2022, Phase 2 will feature a 14.9 acre city park with walking trails, along with more homes next to the growing business park. Jim Meara and George Schuler have been the devel…

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Joanne "Memee" Perry passed away in Kaufman on September 30, 2020 with her loved

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Peggie Ruth Kines was born August 9, 1934 to Hoyt and Nell Wright. She lived the

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The Internal Revenue Service recently announced its 2020 edition of its annual Dirty Dozen list of tax scams with a special emphasis on aggressive and evolving schemes related to COVID-19 tax relief, including Economic Impact Payments. Here are six of the more common scams.

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Congratulations to the first 2021 graduate of Gary Campbell High School, Joshua Bull. Joshua graduated as an At-Home learner and earned two full credits in 6 weeks to make this possible. He plans on taking a gap year and working before going to college. Presenting his with his diploma is Pri…

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Helping Angels is a non-profit organization who has been helping people in financial crisis make ends meet since 2007. The group's goal is to help veterans, elderly, single parents and families with urgent needs, but also try to educate them and connect those with the proper resources they n…

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Nancy was born in Texarkana Texas on October 28, 1968 to James Leo Hinton and Rosie Lee Hinton of Atlanta, Texas. She passed from this life on Saturday, September 19, 2020 following an extended illness.

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Johnie Ray Burns, Sr., 82, of Kaufman, Texas passed away on September 18,

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Sybil Dean Putty, 85, of Kaufman, Texas passed away on September 21, 2020 in Terrell, Texas. Sybil was born on October 4, 1934 in Dallas to Raymond and Jewel McCoy.

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“The love in our family flows strong and deep, leaving us memories to treasure and keep.”

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The Kaufman City Council has approved a two-cent property tax reduction, from 84 cents to 82 cents per $1 of assessed valuation for city property owners, for its fiscal year 2021 budget.

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Mary Evelyn Fickett passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 26th. She was born on August 12th, 1926 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Ray and Caroline Bobo.

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Born October 31, 1950, Sue went to be with the Lord on August 26, 2020. Mora (Sue) Roycroft was a resident of Seagoville, Texas where she lived for over 40 years.

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Kaufman held its homecoming ceremony at halftime during its game against Alvarado on Sept. 18., during which freshman, sophomore, and junior homecoming princesses, along with senior homecoming queen nominees, were escorted onto the football field by their parents one by one, where they await…

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Bill was born July 25, 1940 to James Addison and Willie Della (Jones) Ayres, College Mound Community, Kaufman County, TX. Bill peacefully passed to the greatest hunting ground August 30, 2020 in his home on the family’s land homesteaded in the 1800’s.

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