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Brandon Hixson, Ennis, recently released his eighth solo album, Time Marches On, Fri. Feb. 12.

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Congratulations to the Scurry-Rosser Wildcat varsity boys basketball team for their 65-47 Bi District playoff victor Saturday over Riesel High School. The team is now 17-7 overall on the season.

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The Kaufman Lion varsity boys basketball team won their bi-district playoff game today over the Van Vandals by the count of 48-38.

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For local youth from kindergarten through sixth grade who have been dreaming of football stardom, then the time has come to learn from one of the best youth football coaching staffs in Kaufman County.

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The Scurry-Rosser vs. Riesel High School Boys Basketball Bi-District Playoff Game is now scheduled to be played on Saturday, Feb. 20th at Corsicana High School. The tip off time is now set for 4:30 p.m.

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On Feb. 9, the Kaufman Lion varsity tennis team competed at a tournament hosted by Corsicana High School. This tournament was originally scheduled to take place on Feb. 12. However, due to the frigid temperatures that have hit the local area, this tournament was moved to an earlier date in a…

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The Kaufman Lion varsity boys basketball team will now play their bi-district playoff game vs. Van on Saturday, Feb. 20. The tip off time is now set for 1:30 p.m. at Forney High School. 

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A big congratulations to the latest early graduate of Gary Campbell High School, Chad Badgett. Chad has plans to attend atrade school before entering the workforce.“We are proud of Chad, and we expect great things from him in the future,” said Cindy Fowler, Gary Campbell High School principal.

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Along with receiving roses on Sunday, think of pruning roses. And that potato to go along with a steak dinner is best planted now. 

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Kaufman ISD will be closed tomorrow and Wednesday.  Due to the widespread nature and severity of the storm, the state is allowing school districts to close 3 days with no instruction. So, there will be no remote instruction expectations for Tuesday and Wednesday.  KISD will be looking at the…

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Congratulations to Litzy Hernandez for her early graduation from Gary Campbell High School. Litzy plans to pursue a career in the dental field.“We wish her the best as she begins college in the fall,” said Cindy Fowler, Gary Campbell High School principal.

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The Kaufman County COVID-19 Vaccine HUB location has received 500 vaccines today, February 2, 2021. The Kaufman County Vaccine HUB location will begin to administer vaccines on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 to those with scheduled appointments.

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The Kaufman County COVID-19 vaccine HUB site is now accepting registrations. Vaccines are expected to arrive the week of Feb. 1 and will be made available to those registered, beginning with groups 1A and 1B, as soon as they are received, county officials said in a press release on Monday.

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Mary Elzner Hughes passed away on January 8, 2021, in Dallas, Texas, at the age of 89.  She was born to Steve Elzner and Anna Simecek Elzner in Scurry, Texas.  She graduated from Kaufman High School and married John Gordon Hughes in September 1953.  They primarily lived in Kaufman, Texas, th…

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David Wayne Hall was born November 10, 1948 in Galveston, Texas to, Bill Austin and Mary Myrtle (Scott) Hall. He lived most of his childhood in League City, Texas. His family moved to Kaufman the summer before his sophomore year of high school. Wayne made many new friends and he enjoyed play…

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Texas Health Resources announced Tuesday that all outpatient elective and non-essential surgeries will be postponed starting Thursday, Jan. 7. 

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The Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a burglary of the U.S. Post Office in Rosser the morning of Dec. 29. 

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Terry Huddle, 64, of Scurry, TX went to be with the Lord on December 21, 2020 at his home with family by his side. Terry was born on October 28, 1956 to Clynith Darwin and Mavis June Huddle in Dallas, TX.

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Carl Wayne Dagley, Sr., 66, of Scurry, TX passed away on December 18, 2020. Carl was born on November 21, 1954 to Claude Luther Dagley and Opal Ofeal Cox in Dallas, TX.

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Billy “Bill” Hansen Ellis, 76, was born on January 2, 1944 and passed away on December 14, 2020. He was born in Kaufman, Texas and was raised by Vernon and Christine Ellis.

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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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