I have often visited with my grandkids about how life was in country in rural Red River County back in the late 1950s and early 60s when I was growing up. It was an entirely different world back then, one much simpler and I guess by today’s standards, somewhat harder.
Lone Star Court Appointed Special Advocates is pleased to announced its Volunteer of the Year and Board Member of the Year.
Private First Class Andre Deadmon, 19, of Kaufman graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Dec. 31, 2020.
The Kaufman District Clerk and Kaufman County Clerk, Rhonda Hughey and Laura Hughes, invite all 2021 high school graduates to apply for two $500 Region IV county and district clerk association scholarships.
Two nurses at Texas Health Kaufman were awarded the Healing Hands Caring Hearts award last week, acknowledging their skill and integrity.
Ryan Dunn, 2, gets to the important business of selecting a pumpkin Saturday at the Kaufman Fresh Market. The pumpkin patch continues through Oct. 24 and 31. The Autumn Fresh Market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through Nov. 28. It is located in downtown Kaufman across from T…
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Steve Carter of Carter Builders is the winner of the chainsaw from the Kaufman Chamber Golf Tournament Raffle. Kaufman Lumber sponsored the prize for the tourney, which was held on July 27.
Ivan Vesuma of Texas Pro Signs installs the new sign last week for Detour, a new burger and ice cream restaurant opening at 214 E. Mulberry St. at the old Sonic site. Ice cream flavors include cookies and cream, orange creamsicle, strawberry, Snickers and strawberry Oreo. An opening date has…
Dalton Dalrymple, a member of Kemp High School’s Class of 2020 and grocery store employee, displays some essential worker humor for his senior portrait. The Kaufman Herald wishes the best for all of our graduating seniors!
Narcotics Anonymous meets on Thursday evenings
Monthly county cleanup is Saturday in Kaufman
Accurate Air is partnering with multiple vendors in Kaufman to bring discounts to customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Due to Coronavirus concerns, the 2020 Kaufman High School Jubilee has been rescheduled for Oct. 3. Officers of the KHS Ex-Students Association held a socially distanced meeting on the front porch of Carole Aga's home to revise plans for the event, which is an all-school reunion held every fi…
The 2019 Kaufman County Fair & Junior Livestock Show was a success again this year, featuring many talented youth and adults from throughout the county.
Holli Delanah of Athens caught this big bass at Kaufman City Lake Park using a minnow on March 8 and shared it on the Herald facebook page.
Life Bridge Church, part of the Foursquare Church, is rebuilding its congregation in Kaufman. The church is located on a five-acre campus and also is the home to a 45-person dormitory and conference center, and leaders hope it can expand to become a school of ministry.
FORT WORTH – Celise Lemons of Heartland, a member of Crandall FFA, caught a calf during the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble, earning a $500 purchase certificate for a show heifer and the chance for up to $16,000 in scholarship awards. Lemons’s parents are Darren and Be…
Laura Hughes and her kind staff at the Kaufman County Clerk’s Office went above and beyond putting their neighbors’ needs above themselves.
The Kaufman Lions Club will have three sessions to sign up youth for the 2020 baseball season.
Kaufman County is gearing up to take part in a coordinated effort to measure homelessness across Texas.
On Thursday, Jan. 9, the Kaufman County Children’s Shelter Operating Board hosted a retirement reception for longtime Director La Reta Williams.
The Knights of Columbus gave a donation to The Genesis Center to help purchase an ultrasound machine for the center’s new health care office.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital hosts Diabetes Basics classes the third Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon. There is a recipe exchange and planning session for 2020 from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21. The meeting will be in Conference Room A, Basement Level of Texas Health P…
Our Merciful Saviour Episcopal
Sip and Shop is Thursday night
Local rider Garrett Roffino has qualified to compete in tiedown roping at the Vegas Tuffest Jr. World Championshiop next month.
For the 11th annual Black Tie Ball held on Saturday, Nov. 9, attendees celebrated the evening with a “The Best is Yet to Come” theme at the Statler Hotel.
Crandall High School members of Future Farmers of America took first place in are agriculture advocacy competition, which will advance them to state competition. They are Anna Hiser, Hailie Spakes and Hannah Hamilton.
Lifetime Kaufman resident Iva Lee Harmon celebrated her 99th birthday on Nov. 20 at Sunflower Park Health Care.
Lone Star CASA has announced the swearing in of eight new child advocates and the appointment of a new executive director effective Nov. 11.
The grave of Thomas Priddy, who was a veteran of the War of 1812, will be commemorated at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fox Cemetery.
Kaufman High School hosted a Veterans Day Choir concert on Monday morning that involved the fifth grade choir, the Kaufman ISD choir, and the Kaufman Community Choir. The performers joined veterans for refreshments after the event.
It was a quiet Monday morning in Kaufman County on Nov. 4 as residents began to prepare for the upcoming holiday season. For most, this time of year brings to mind thoughts of family, friends and appreciation for life’s greatest blessings. But for others, this time of year is a time of heart…
The Kaufman County Indigent Health Care Program assists county residents in need of health care assistance. Eligibility for the program is determined by reviewing income, resources, household composition and county residence. Applicants with countable income in excess of 21% of Federal Pov…
The City of Kaufman selected Absolute Air for its business of the month honors, which was awarded at the Oct. 28 city council meeting. Board members select businesses that show pride in the community through the efforts of business owners to be a good community neighbor. Owner John Hutto, ri…
Herman Billnitzer is celebrating his 99th birthday on Oct. 31.
Two Texas authors spoke Thursday, Oct. 17 at the 19th annual Friends of the Kaufman County Library luncheon.
Matilda, the Musical, is the Roald Dahl’s classic story brought to life with music and dancing. Directed by Alecia King, more than 40 Kaufman High School students will perform the show at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for general admittance.
The big winner at the Alice in Chamberland annual chamber auction last month is AAA Bail Bonds, which won the drawing for the $10,000 grand prize.
Camp Gladiator will host a Miles for Meals 5K on the morning of Oct. 26 prior to the Kaufman Scarecrow Festival.
WFAA Meteorologist Jesse Hawila (center) stopped by Monday Elementary last month to speak about weather, his work as a storm chaser, and his favorite types of clouds. He also answered student questions and took several pictures with the students which he broadcast during his weather report o…
A record 792 members and guests gathered for the 2019 Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative annual membership meeting on Oct. 10, nearly filling the Canton Civic Center.
Earlier this month, local nonprofit Helping Angels celebrated a $4,500 grant received from Trinity Valley Electric Company (TVEC) which they use to help Kaufman County residents with recurring payments including rent, electric bills and other utilities throughout the year.
Jax and Rachel Pugh play with some old-time magnets at Saturday’s Vintage Garden Market. Tractors, pumpkins, gun shows and an archaeology dig were among the other events and items featured at the market.
After serving for seven years as chief nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Denise Claussen, is taking on the other roles and duties the hospital fulfills in Kaufman.
St. Ann Catholic Church has welcomed visitors to its fall festival for 84 years. This year’s event featured lots of food, folk dancing, basketball competitions, games and live entertainment.
Three Kaufman County teachers are among the first recipients of RelyOn Credit Union’s first annual Classroom Scholarship.