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.
Supporters of the Kaufman County Poor Farm hope this Saturday’s vintage garden market provides people with the opportunity to learn about the county’s heritage and see the potential for the site as a living history museum.
Kaufman High School Homecoming Queen candidate Payton Grylls is escorted by her friend Josh Williams during the introduction of royalty at halftime.
The Kaufman Business of the Month is Rowden, Hendrickson, Shipley, Rymer Insurance Services. The agency was formed in 1992 when four agents combined their three agencies.
The Friends of the Kaufman County Library will be hosting their 19th annual book and author luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 1609 Rand Road in Kaufman.
Chief Legalman Ryan Pickens from Kaufman received his anchors during a Chief Petty Officer pinning ceremony at Naval Air Facility Atsugi’s Cinema 77. A total of 35 CPOs from NAF Atsugi and tenant commands received their anchors and combination covers during the ceremony.
Yoana Martinez is the 2019 Homecoming Queen at Kaufman High School, escorted here by members of her family. For more coverage, look to Page 12A.
Kaufman High School inducted a former football coach and three all-around alumni athletes Friday into the 2019 Hall of Fame class.
Todd York, who spent eight years as a coach at Kaufman ISD, Thomas Borders (KHS Class of 1959), Randy Shaw (KHS Class of 1985), and James Henderson (KHS Class of 1995) will be inducted into the Kaufman Sports Hall of Fame for their various achievements and contributions to the Kaufman ISD sp…
A showcase of Kaufman County history is coming to the historic county poor farm next weekend.
With a ribbon cutting and gift of flowers for the teachers whose names adorn the school, Noble-Reed Elementary officially opened in Crandall on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
Kaufman High School has announced its homecoming court for the 2019-2020 school year. Homecoming princess (back row) are freshmen Carmyn Cox and Litzy Mendoza, juniors Ilene Santa Cruz and Saydee Gutierrez, and sophomore Paige Garmon and Gisselle Lara. Senior homecoming queen nominees are Ad…
The Genesis Center in Kaufman will be hosting a ribbon cutting for the opening of its new Health and Wellness building next Tuesday.
Stella Anne Archer was a Mad Hatter on Saturday while volunteering at the Kaufman Chamber of Commerce annual auction. This year’s theme was ‘Alice in Chamberland.’
Dozens of community leaders of Kaufman County gathered to hear from Adam Peacocke, the co-chair of Rebuilding our Community in Sonoma County, as a part of the county’s community preparedness event on Sept. 6. Adam shared personal and practical lessons that his community learned in responding…
Scurry-Rosser seniors Gunner Hill and Marleigh Stephens were named homecoming king and queen during halftime of Scurry-Rosser’s homecoming football game against Grand Saline.
The Kaufman Chamber of Commerce will host its annual auction starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the county fairgrounds. Auction items can be viewed this week at American National Bank and RelyOn Credit Union. Tammy Green of Kaufman Lumber, Sharna Ellis with the City of Kaufman, Rheanne Archer…
Last week, several high school seniors from Mission Prep, a local private Christian school, partnered with the North Texas Food Bank and The Center to serve residents of Bluffview Senior Village in Crandall.
Kaufman ISD is very proud of its archery teams, students and Kaufman community members who played a significant role in making a $1,465 donation to St. Jude in honor of Cade Pearson’s memory.
With the completion of the newly renovated downtown square, the continuation of street projects and new commerce and facilities on the way, Kaufman City Manager Mike Slye and Assistant City Manager Mike Holder continue to have their eyes on the horizon.
Dr. Benjamin Brashear opened Brashear Family Medical in 2007 and his passion for helping patients has not faded.
Barry J. Pierce is a local Certified Public Accountant who has been in Kaufman for more than 19 years.