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Dr. Hans Dennis David Peterson, DVM, 88 passed from his earthly home to his heavenly home on January 8, 2022 with the love of life, JoAnne Ruby Jackson Peterson near his side.  Dr. Hans Peterson, veterinarian and lay preacher, entered this world during a raging snowstorm in 1933 in Pope Coun…

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Charlie Jack Godwin, 97, of Kaufman, TX went to be with the Lord on January 10, 2022. Jack was born on October 8, 1924 in Jiba, TX. She was raised in Kaufman and graduated from Kaufman High School in 1942.

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Linda Lucille Dunagan, age 82, passed away on January 4, 2022, in Athens, Texas. She was born on November 7, 1939, in Ft. Worth, Texas to L.D. and Wilma (Parker) Austin.

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Funeral service for Ida Catherine Dishinger, age 76, of Kaufman, Texas was held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 18 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Kaufman, Texas. Interment followed the service at Kaufman City Cemetery. A Rosary Service was held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Jan. 17 at Anderson Clayton Funera…

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Carl Henry Thomas, Jr. of Kemp, Texas, passed away at his home on January 9, 2022 after a two year battle of pancreatic cancer.

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Preserving Family Heirlooms is the topic for the first in a series of informative and educational programs started by the No. 1 British Flying Training School, 119 Silent Wings Blvd., Terrell. Scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday,  Jan. 20, the programs are free and open to the public.

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The Kaufman County Office of Emergency Management has received a letter of commendation from the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) for the completion of the County’s update of the Texas Multi Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP), and for their commitment to mitigation and wa…

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Linda Lucille Dunagan, age 82, passed away on January 4, 2022, in Athens, Texas. She was born on November 7, 1939, in Ft. Worth, Texas to L.D. and Wilma (Parker) Austin.

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Scurry-Rosser ISD announced that all Scurry-Rosser ISD campuses will be closed on Friday, January 14 and Tuesday, January 18. Monday is a holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and campuses were already scheduled to be closed. The district made the decision to close the campuses due to the …

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Funeral service for Ida Catherine Dishinger, age 76, of Kaufman, Texas will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday January 18th, 2022, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Kaufman, Texas. Interment will follow the service at Kaufman City Cemetery. A Rosary Service will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on…

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Just before dawn on Dec. 31, 2021, Lewisville firefighter/paramedic Landun Charles and his wife were getting ready to leave for work when Landun called to his wife from another room in distress. When his wife, a nurse, got to him, she found him collapsed on the floor. She dialed 911 and imme…

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The testing site that was located at the Shops of Terrell closed down before noon on Jan. 10 due to the overwhelming demand of testing needed. By 9:45 a.m. on Jan. 10, the line of people waiting to get tested was wrapped from the former storefront of OshKosh B’gosh all the way to Hometown Ci…

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Landun Wayne Charles, 31, of Crandall, TX passed away on December 31, 2021.  Landun was born on November 23, 1990 to Mike and Lynda Gayle Charles in Dallas, TX.  He was raised and went to school in Scurry, and graduated in 2009. Landun previously worked for College Station Fire Department as…

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James Melvin Bodine, 88, of Kaufman, TX passed away on December 13, 2021, in Kemp, TX.  James was born on May 25, 1933, to Herbert and Essie Bell Bodine in Shelbyville, TX.  He moved to the Kaufman area in 1947.  He joined the US Navy in 1951 until he was honorably discharged in 1955. James …

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Norma Jean Lane Bodine, 85, of Kaufman, TX passed away on January 4, 2022, in Kemp, TX.  Norma was born on November 19, 1936, to William Robert and Minnie Mae Lane in Kaufman County (Jiba), TX.  Norma married James Melvin Bodine on November 3, 1953, and they have spent a loving 68 years toge…

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The 2022 Government-In-Action Youth Tour contest is the trip of a lifetime. The tour is scheduled for June 12 through June 21, 2022. Winners of this year’s contest will travel to Austin to begin the journey to Washington, D.C … students will tour the Texas State Cemetery, the Texas State Cap…

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Denton Police Department, and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), have announced a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification and/or arrest of the suspects responsible for the theft of 64 firearms…

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Jimmie Fields McGee, 92, of Kaufman, TX passed away peacefully on December 24 in Forney, TX.  

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Roby Marie Lester Johnson, 94, was born July 24, 1927 in Wills Point, TX, the daughter of Sam and Lida Coleman Lester. Roby passed away on December 15, 2021 in Dallas, TX. 

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Anthony (Tony) Cecil Mitchell was born in San Diego, CA in 1973, and was adopted by Helen R. and Billy J Mitchell. Tony passed away at the age of  48. 

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It is with great sadness that the family of Richard Donald “Don” Burns, age 81, announces his peaceful passing on Friday, December 10, 2021, in Kaufman, TX.  Don was born in Newton, MA, to Donald Burns and Elsie Nichols, and an older sister, Barbara Johnson, who all preceded him in death.  D…

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The City of Kaufman police and fire department are working together to collect food for the families in need in our community this Christmas season. The Kaufman police and fire department are asking the community to help out in any way they can. The food donations that are collected will be …

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Brandon J. Humphrey passed away suddenly on November 22, 2021 at the age of 33. Survived by his fiancé Katie, of Kemp TX, his mother Tammy Shiells of Canada and his father Rodney Humphrey.

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Dr. Sherry Paulette Rust February 2, 1948 – November 29, 2021 Sherry was born to Loval Rust and Doris Burns on February 2, 1948 in Dallas, Tx. Mother of Candace (Jim) Dill and Jennifer Lawson. Sister to Richard Rust. Boof to Alicia (Clint) Traylor, Angela (Seth) Devlin, Johnathan (Mattison) …

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On Sunday, Dec. 5 at approximately 12:05 a.m., Kaufman police officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 700 block of East First North Street in Kaufman. When the police officers arrived, they located a large group of people. The police officers were assisted by the Kaufman County Sheriff…

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William Paul Foster, 78, of Kaufman, TX passed away on November 23, 2021 in Dallas. Paul was born on February 17, 1943 to W.H. and Verna Foster in Kemp, TX. Paul was a longtime Kaufman County resident. He owned Kaufman Barber Shop for 42 years.  He enjoyed playing pool, hunting and being out…

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Mary Alice Henson, 86, of Kaufman, Tx passed away in Kaufman on November 26, 2021. Mary was born on September 15, 1935 in Benton, Louisiana to Archie and Jessie Lorene (Wilkins) Crawford. She married William Earl Henson July 3, 1954. Mary was a devout Christian and always kept her faith. She…

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Dr. Horace Perry Flatt passed away peacefully on November 22, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. He was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, on August 28, 1930, to John Horace Flatt and Myrtie Mae Johnson Flatt, the second of their three children. He attended the public schools of Terrell, Texas, graduating as…

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The annual lighted Christmas parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4. The parade will start at the Washington Square parking lot (next to Chef’s). The parade will continue down Washington Street towards the Square and will end at Shannon Park.

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The latest graduate of Gary Campbell High School is Gerald Herrington. Herrington plans on working and attending college in the fall of 2022.  

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On Nov. 20 Oak Ridge will dedicate and name a future park after its oldest living founder, Robert LaRue, now 105 years old.  The future park is located inside the subdivision of Oak Valley, bounded by Zagota Crossing, State Highway 34, and Abner Road.

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