The Kaufman Lions Club recently donated $250 to the KISD Kids Clothes Closet at Monday Elementary School. School district employees said they appreciate the donation. Students who need free clothing are asked to contact their school nurse so they can visit the closet and pick out clothes.
The Norman Junior High School symphonic and honor bands received class one ratings in the stage and sight-reading portions at the UIL concert and sight reading competition on March 31.
Hayden Ritchie and Christopher Villarreal, both of Kaufman, have been selected as featured artists in the Children’s Cancer Fund and NorthPark Center Healing Works Art Exhibit.
Kaufman County is giving half of a lot in Harmony Estates to the City of Kaufman for storm drainage improvements.
The City of Kaufman Police Department announced the hiring of two new police officers last week.
The Rainbow Room, located at the Child Protective Services office in Kaufman, received a generous donation from the DFW Risk Management Society (RIMS) last month.
Kaufman County has awarded Kaufman Independent School District more than $157,000 from CARES Act funds.
Beginning in May, monthly craft days will be offered to the community at the city’s new Civic Center.
The Kaufman High School One Act Play placed in the top two at the bi-district competition on March 24, qualifying the team for the regional round.
Nine Kaufman High School choir students have qualified for the State Solo and Ensemble Contest next month.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Kaufman County Pet Adoption Center on March 23.
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The 4th Annual Jake Wilson Memorial Amateur One-day Open Bass Team Tournament is has been scheduled for May 1 out of The Minnow Bucket Marina on Lake Fork.
The Center, in partnership with the North Texas Food Bank, hosted its latest monthly mobile pantry on March 17. The reoccurring event is a continued success.
After a year of collecting fundings and working on logistics, the College Mound Fire Department’s helicopter landing pad is now in operation.
Three people were airlifted and another injured after a two-car collision near Kaufman on March 19.
Crandall Police Department Lt. Forrest Frierson has been confirmed as the next Crandall Chief of Police of the CPD.
Members of the Captain James Burleson Chapter of the National Society U.S. Daughters of 1812, and the James Pinckney Henderson Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, attended the Lions Club luncheon on March 3 in Canton.
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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is working to assist businesses and residents after the historic Texas winter storms last month. As of March 9, the SBA topped $11 million in disaster assistance loans.
The Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative Charitable Foundation recently awarded a grant in the amount of $1,500 to the Nutrition on the Weekend (NOW) Backpack Program at Norman Junior High School in Kaufman.
Breanna Beckendorf of Kaufman High School recently received a $10,000 scholarship through the Fort Worth Stock Show Calf Scramble.
Gary Campbell High School is proud to recognize their latest graduate, Jeremiah Elrod. During his two years at GCHS, Jeremiah has earned over 25 credits and served on the student council.
The City of Kemp failed to meet the minimum treatment technique requirements for the month of February. The city released a public notice on March 10, notifying consumers of the risk in consuming the water.
Two teenage boys died after their Honda ATV was struck by a vehicle Friday night on FM 1388 near Kaufman.
Taylor Blake Craft has been sentenced to 35 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDJC) for first and third degree felonies involving sexual offenses with minors.
The 2021 Kaufman County Day (KCD) is scheduled for March 29. Due to the pandemic and social gathering restrictions, this year’s event will take place at Film Alley in Terrell.
The Kaufman County Pet Adoption Center groundbreaking is set for 3 p.m. on March 23 at 1900 E. U.S. 175.
The Kaufman County Cowboys have entered into a partnership with IntegrityFirst Athletics to create greater opportunity for students to have access to free athletic training and academic tutoring.
Crandall Independent School District, in partnership with The Center and the North Texas Food Bank, held its first monthly food distribution this past Saturday.
Kaufman Independent School District has announced that it will adhere to the newest Texas Education Agency guidance regarding face coverings and social distancing.
Due to the Feb.12 disaster declaration by the Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, certain properties within Kaufman County may qualify for a temporary exemption under section 11.35 of the Texas Property Tax Code.
Kaufman County will not implement any further COVID-19 orders after Gov. Greg Abbot announced the state is lifting all mask requirements and limits on numbers of customers in businesses.
The Scurry-Rosser Mighty Wildcat Band recorded straight ones, the top score, at the annual University Interscholastic League sight reading and concert competition on March 3 at Canton High School. This was the first time the band received straight ones in school history.
There will be a municipal election in Kaufman on May 1.
The Civic Ready Emergency Alert System offers Kaufman residents an easy way to be notified of information pertaining to the them.
Kaufman Independent School District teamed up with the City of Terrell to administer the first round of COIVID-19 vaccinations to teachers and staff who qualified for Phase 1A and 1B.
The Kaufman County Vaccine HUB’s schedule for the week of March 8 is as follows:
Due to the recent winter storms, Kaufman County’s COVID-19 vaccination site in Terrell became backlogged with appointments. The city recently opened up the new Kaufman Civic Center to administer shots and catch up.
Congratulations to Jacob Montoya and Veronica Cruz, two recent graduates of Gary Campbell High School. Jacob plans to attend college and become an entrepreneur and Veronica plans to attend TVCC and become a neonatal nurse. “We are proud of the work they have put in and look forward to seeing…
Kaufman ISD is partnering with Hazel Health to offer students access to health care at no cost.
On Feb. 23-24, the Kaufman Lion tennis teams competed at the tough Northwest Eaton Tournament.
The City of Terrell Fire Department began administering the second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations this week.
Kaufmanites’ responses to the removal of mask orders in Texas ranged from enthusiasm to disappointment.
Westbound U.S. Hwy 175 from Bud Story to Seagoville is closed due to an oil spill. The highway will remain closed for approximately 11 hours for the spill to be cleaned.
Kaufman Mayor Jeff Jordan has determined that the recent severe weather has caused significant negative impacts on the residents of the city, so he declared a local state of disaster.
In wake of the historic winter storms, many Texans have seen highly inflated electric bills. Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative plans to continue its trend of saving members money each month.
For local youth from kindergarten through sixth grade who have been dreaming of football stardom, then the time has come to learn from one of the best youth football coaching staffs in Kaufman County.
Officer Rodrick Young was sworn in to the Crandall Police Department on Friday, Feb. 19.
The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is working with the Seven Points Police Department to investigate a fatal shooting that took place Feb. 18.