The North Texas Behavioral Health Authority’s (NTBHA) has been filling the gaps in Kaufman County with services of care coordination and outreach, screening, assessment and referral for the past three years. Eighteen months ago, planning started to create a larger program, where all services…
The Kaufman Chamber of Commerce is back to hosting their anual live auction on Sept. 25 at the Kaufman Civic Center after being unable to host one last year due to Covid-19. The Chamber is excited to bring back their annual auction.
Around 4:40 p.m. on Sept. 14, the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call to a domestic disturbance at 12000 FM 1836.
The Kaufman High School Lionettes are set to host “Lil’ Lionettes Night” for aspiring dancers who are four years of age through sixth grade.
The City of Kaufman plans to install an inclusive playground at Kaufman City Lakes Park, in addition to other amenities.
The American Legion Post 165 of Kaufman set up a memorial in honor of the 13 fallen comrades who recently lost their lives serving our country in Afghanistan.
On Aug. 30, family members of Emmett Smith gathered outside the back of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Kaufman and held signs and balloons in support of Smith, who is battling COVID-19, as well as in support and thanks to the doctors and nurses working around the clock.
On Sept. 3, the name of Lions Stadium was changed to Homer Norville Field.
The City of Kaufman announced at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday that East Mulberry Street is currently closed until further notice due to a gas line break. Atmos Energy is en route to repair the line.
A group of teachers from Kaufman, Kemp and Scurry elementary schools were given some unexpected help in preparing for the new school year. when the Gray’s Prairie Missionary Baptist Church Ladies Bible Study Class "adopted" four area teachers.
One of the popular questions I answer regularly is where are some popular destinations to consider taking my family on vacation. There are a lot of things to consider when answering that question and perhaps we can address those soon. For now, here are some popular destinations that are grea…
Around 6 p.m. on Aug. 28, Elmo firefighters were dispatched to a three vehicle wreck on westbound I-20 just west of FM 429. Firefighters arrived to find multiple people injured and a man trapped in a badly damaged overturned pickup, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
On Aug. 28 and 29, the Hines family, along with the help from their Kaufman-area “ag family,” hosted a show in memory of their son, Jacob Hines, who died in an ATV collision alongside his friend, Jason Makerney, in March. Jacob is remembered by his friends and family as “forever a champion,”…
The Center, located at 400 S. Terrell Highway in Kaufman, features a food pantry that is open from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
As the need for services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to significantly affect senior citizens in Kaufman County, the Commissioners’ Court decided this week to increase financial support to Senior Connect, the largest non-profit meal supplier for senior citizens in the county.
Kaufman County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution last week in court supporting local control relating to the COVID-19 pandemic safety measures. Commissioners also encourage all residents to get vaccinated.
On Aug. 21, the Kaufman High School Athletic Booster Club held a fall sports kickoff to get players and fans excited for the upcoming season.
The Region 3 Covid Strike Team will hold a vaccination clinic from 4 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 31 at the Kaufman High School Cafetorium.
Here is something for you to think about if you are planning international travel for 2022!
"The Play That Goes Wrong," a comedy written by Henry Lewis, Jonathon Sawyer and Henry Shields, opens at The Talent Box, a nonprofit community theatre, with performances at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 and 3 p.m. on Aug. 29.
After 21 years and seven months, Ralph Davis is leaving his post as a Kaufman County extension agent. But he’s not leaving behind fields, hay or horses.
Just last week, I spent a few days in Hawaii with my bride of 50 years and youngest son and his finance. Lisa and I were celebrating our 50-year wedding anniversary, and our son proposed to his bride-to-be on a moonlight evening on Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu. Visiting Nutridge Esta…
Kaufman County has hired a new county elections administrator, Tandi Smith.
Kaufman Lions Club held a corn hole tournament on Aug. 14 and saw many great players.
Many weather experts predict a destructive hurricane season this year. The American Red Cross needs volunteers to help on the ground and blood and platelet donors to roll up a sleeve to maintain a stable blood supply in the face of emergencies.
Population growth, workforce training, broadband, and city and county issues are all going to effect how Kaufman County grows into the future.
Kaufman ISD went back to school on Monday, Aug. 16. As students were dropped off from their parents' cars, teachers and staff members greeted the students and walked them into their school. Many students exuded excitement to be back at their school and hurried to get to their new classroom f…
A flash watch has been issued for Kaufman County until 10 p.m. on Aug. 18. Two to four inches of rain have already fallen with another two to four inches of rain likely today.
I’m often asked what caliber I prefer for hunting hogs. Although this might sound like a pretty straightforward question, it really is a bit complex, and one for which there is no pat answer. My reply used to be something like, “Grab the largest caliber you own, load it with the heaviest bul…
A COVID-19 vaccine clinic was held at the Kaufman Civic Center as the Covid-19 cases continue to spike due to the delta variant beginning to spread.
The Kaufman County A&M Club awarded $50,000 in scholarships on July 31 to area Aggies attending the College Station campus in the fall, along with $4,400 awarded by the Kaufman County A&M Mothers Club. In addition, $36,000 was raised at the auction for future scholarships. Pictured a…
The Center to host a blood drive with Carter BloodCare in honor of the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
Part of a bond issue approved by voters in 2019, $1.6 billion in funding for 16 county road projects are in the planning stages.
Local authors Todd and Casey Gent held a book signing on Aug. 7 at Kirby’s Boutique.
The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Kaufman County has more than doubled since July 22.
In 1986, the Especially For You Tea Room and Gift Shop was established by Nancy Murphy on the square in Kaufman inside the historic First National Bank building.
August is the month when hunters across the state begin preparing in earnest for the upcoming hunting seasons. The big outdoor shows are scheduled this month, and hunters are busy doing everything from maintaining and filling their game feeders to locking in on places and dates for their fal…
About 10:30 Sunday morning, College Mound firefighters responded to a traumatic injury call on County Road 118.
August is prime time to get a fall garden in the ground.
Texas Health Resources is requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all healthcare providers and employees at all their facilities.
Decades of Cedar Creek Country Club history have been wrapped up into binding, creating a book to educate readers on the history of Cedar Creek Country Club.
The Kaufman ISD purchased school supplies for all KISD students in grades kindergarten through fifth for the 2021-2022 school year. Students will only need personal items such as backpacks.
Garrett Moore hit the ground running in Kaufman County as the new County Engineer in July, and will be in the Development Services Department doing all things Engineering.
Since July 30, the Kaufman Fire Department received 22 total calls; including medical calls, minor accidents, and smoke investigations
A video of a Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office deputy holding an 18-year-old black woman on the ground has garnered international attention.