In response to COVID-19, Bissell Pet Foundation will sponsor reduced adoption fees across the country.
The Kaufman Independent School District announced “schools will remain closed indefinitely” via their social media and website on Monday, March 30, in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Rickey Claud Narramore, born on Sep. 1, 1950 in Kaufman, Texas, passed away at the age of 69, on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at his home in Rowlett, Texas.
Kaufman County has confirmed one new case of Covid-19, according to Kaufman County and the Texas Department of State Health Services. The patient lives in the Crandall area, and now brings the total number of known cases in Kaufman County to three.
A New Beginning Group of Alcoholics Anonymous has temporarily cancelled meetings at for the group, located at 400 E. Mulberry St. until the Shelter in Place Order has been lifted for Kaufman County.
Any blood donation starts with a simple question: do you feel well enough today to give blood? Blood donors are routinely screened for temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure and hemoglobin. If folks pass this mini health exam, and they have not donated blood in the last 56 days, they may do…
On behalf of the Kaufman Chamber of Commerce, we would like to thank you, our local businesses, for your commitment to our greater Kaufman community. It is businesses like yours that help our community thrive.
In this time of the coronavirus outbreak, tradition may fly out the door. Births and funerals may be a little different for now. Ray Dell Smith was born Aug. 12, 1946 at the family home in Wortham, Texas to Odell and Mildred Shanks Smith. He was delivered by his beloved paternal Aunt Ollie.
Just before the first two Covid-19 cases were reported in Kaufman County on March 24, members of the county commissioners court discussed social distancing and infection rates with Dr. Ben Brashear, the county health officer.
The two people who have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus in Kaufman County are a 40-year-old female and a 46-year-old male, according to the county health officer.
It could have been any normal Sunday in any church across the U.S.
Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference on March 26 at the State Capitol, during which he issued an executive order requiring individuals coming to Texas from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or New Orleans to self quarantine for 14 days.
Pete Durell Stribling, 77, of Kaufman, Texas, went to be with the Lord on March 6, 2020.
“The City of Kaufman wants to help make this stressful time a little more fun” says a facebook post made by the city on Thursday. The post continued, announcing that city staff will be running a series of challenges, aimed at lifting the spirits of those affected by the Shelter in Place orde…
Senior Connect (Meals On Wheels) closed senior centers county-wide on March 18. The centers will be opened as each city/community directs. Terrell said they may not open until after May 1. Anyone with questions or requests can call Senior Connect at (469) 376-6325.
Lauren Jones, a freshman at Kaufman High School, has earned a $8,000 scholarship from the Fort Worth Stock Show Calf Scramble.
The announcement from the Red Cross and other blood suppliers that the blood supply is getting low is hitting close to home.
It’s sort of the reverse of students getting lunch at school. Now, the schools are getting lunch to the students while they’re at home.
Kaufman County now has two confirmed cases of the Coronavirus.
John was born to Charles and Bernice Dawson on May, 24, 1948 in Indiana. He graduated from Portage High School in 1966. John was happiest on his ranch in Kaufman, Texas, and riding his Harley. He passed doing what he loved most in life, working on that ranch.
ARLINGTON – Texas Health Resources has announced more limitations on individuals visiting its hospital campuses in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Kaufman County Commissioners Court met on Tuesday to discuss new actions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. While no cases have been confirmed in Kaufman County, officials said they are bracing for the inevitable.
The Kaufman County Commissioner’s Court is calling an emergency meeting for 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24. During this meeting, the court will discuss any take any needed action regarding the next steps for the COVID-19 situation in Kaufman County.
Kaufman County is limiting entrance into the courthouse and all county buildings, starting March 23. County offices can be reached at the following numbers:
TYLER – Brookshire Grocery Co. is giving their almost 14,000 employees a special bonus in appreciation for their outstanding effort and service over the past month. The discretionary bonus is equivalent to up to one half week’s pay for active employees.
Texas Health Resources has announced that elective and non-essential surgeries and procedures are being postponed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Trinity Valley Electric on Friday announced that the co-op will not disconnect electricity service for residential customers and small businesses.
Local elected and health officials discussed several issues for Kaufman County residents on Friday morning in a live social media session.
Operations at The Center, Kaufman’s primary food pantry, are normal for now, but executive director Richard Dunn said he believes there will be an increased need for food.
With a new executive order issued Thursday, gatherings in Texas are now limited to 10 people, and restaurants are required to limit their service to takeout and delivery only. Alcoholic drinks can be purchased from restaurants as well, as long as they are ordered with a meal. Gov. Gregg Abbo…
The 2020 Best of the Best ballot is inside the March 5 and March 12 editions of the Kaufman Herald.
Kaufman County Judge Hal Richards signed a declaration of local disaster on Wednesday, March 18. This declaration includes all of Kaufman County and will activitate the county’s emergency management plan. There are still no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Kaufman County.
It’s Sunshine Week in America, and thanks to the leadership of key legislators, the sun shines brighter in Texas than it did a year ago.
We will get through this by coming together
Small businesses and restaurants in Kaufman are growing concerned, but trying to stand strong, as they serve their customers during a time of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Three to five inches of rain have fallen across much of North Texas during the past few days. Additional widespread rainfall accumulations of two to four inches are likely through Thursday evening, according to the Fort Worth office of the National Weather Service, which issued a flash flood…
School districts in Kaufman, Scurry-Rosser and Crandall are remaining closed through April 3.
On Monday night, the City of Kaufman approved a declaration of local disaster that prohibits gatherings of more than 50 people in city limits.
The following is a roundup of national and state news on the Coronavirus as of Monday morning. We will be posting more local information this afternoon. Thank you for reading.
Texas Health Resources, including Texas Health Presbyterian in Kaufman, on Friday announced a series of screening measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
As Gov. Greg Abbott and President Trump proclaimed medical emergencies on Friday, local agencies in Kaufman are preparing screening measures and announcing cancellations in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2020 Best of the Best ballot is inside this week’s edition of the Kaufman Herald, as well as the March 5 edition.
The following is from Mike Slye, city manager for Kaufman, on Thursday, March 12:
Vanessa Gail Massingill, 48, of Scurry, Texas passed away on March 10, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. Vanessa was born on May 17, 1971 to Clark Turner and Gail Meyer in Lawton, Oklahoma.
The Kaufman Police Department responded to a theft investigation at Panda Express restaurant on Monday, March 9.
The 2019 Kaufman County Fair & Junior Livestock Show was a success again this year, featuring many talented youth and adults from throughout the county.
The Corona virus response plan for the Kaufman Independent School District increased a level before it was even released to staff members.
Norma Jean Webb was born on Aug. 26, 1929 in Dallas, Texas.
The Kaufman High School robotics teams made the trip to Frisco to compete in the BEST Robotics/UIL State Championship and brought home some hardware! Competing in the 5A-6A division, the team received second place in robot performance and first runner up in the state championship.