It was the kind of nighttime experience no one wants to have.
Mark Wayne Jolley, 61, was found guilty on June 16 of assault causing bodily injury with a finding of family violence, a misdemeanor offense.
Jaden Raney isn't just good enough to play clarinet at the 2021 Association of Texas Small School Bands.
Kaufman’s Senior Center has opened at its new home at the Kaufman Civic Center.
The Kaufman Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony last week welcoming the Kaufman County Bridge Program.
On June 19 at 5:30 p.m., the First Annual William Madison McDonald Vision award will take place at the Rusted Rail Event Center in Crandall. The guest speaker for the evening will be Lt. Colonel Alan West (Retired) the Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. The event promises to be a cel…
I have always enjoyed reading about the mountain men who were the first white men to explore and eventually open up the western United States. I’ve often pondered upon what they ate and how they lived in an often hostile environment.
While the Kaufman Lions Club is known primarily for organizing the local youth baseball and softball leagues, the club provides funding and assistance in finding grants to more than a dozen local agencies.
Taking care of your summer lawn should have settled into regular mowing and trimming routine by now. But like everything else in this weird weather year, that hasn’t happened.
The City of Kaufman recently announced an amendment to the contract with Republic Services to collect brush and bulk items every week on residents' trash collection day.
Kaufman Fresh Market will host small businesses and vendors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 12.
Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office unexpectedly suffered the loss of veteran officer Vickie Salters on June 3. Corporal Salters was a 12-year veteran of KCSO. She was a detention training officer in April of 2015 and earned seven perfect attendance awards. On June 26, 2017 she was promoted to t…
Narcotics officers and SWAT teams recently seized crack cocaine and guns after an investigation in Terrell and Forney.
Henry M. Barfield Sr. Day was celebrated at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Van Zandt County on Sunday, May 23. Barfield was a private in the War of 1812. The ceremony was hosted by the Captain James Burleson Chapter of the National Society United States Daughters of the War of 1812.
Long-time Public Works Director, Richard Underwood, retires from the city of Kaufman after 36 years of service.
Kaufman and Crandall Independent School Districts are hosting meals this summer for any youth up to 18 years old.
Kaufman County Veterans Services and The Friends of Kaufman County Veterans Park presented a Memorial Day service at the Veterans Memorial Park on May 31.
Crandall High School graduated the class of 2021 on May 25 at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland. This year’s valedictorian is Darlene Gonzalez-Soto, and the salutatorian is Leighton Hamlin. For the last time as CHS students, class members said the pledge of allegiance and sang the school …
Kaufman City Council has approved an amendement to the the city’s contract with Republic Services to adjust the scope of work to allow for weekly bulk collection.
The LINKaufman app exists to supply residents of Kaufman County and beyond with an updated and relevant source of resources and connections.
The Kaufman Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament fundraiser on May 3.
The Kaufman Fire Department celebrated their brand new fire engine with a traditional fire service ceremony on Monday.
Chapter officers installed for the new year were: President Carrie Anne Wilson-Woolverton, Secretary Mary Beth Haley, Treasurer Ruth Shelton, Chaplain Sherrie Archer, Registrar Lana Filgo and Historian Pat Thibodeau.
Toya White joined Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman as chief operating and nursing officer in April.
Many city officials, leaders and residents gathered to pray for the city and nation at large at the Kaufman County Courthouse earlier this month.
Crandall Police Officers were dispatched to the scene of a reported burglary in the early morning hours on May 3.
The Kaufman High School class of 2021 will walk the stage this week. At Friday’s ceremony, Eduardo Ruiz and Gloria Hernandez will be recognized as the class valedictorian and salutatorian.
The City of Kaufman announced it would begin to enforce two-hour parking limits in the Kaufman downtown square area on May 14.
Earlier this semester, Kaufman ISD announced that Gavin Eastep, the principal of Kaufman High School, will be transitioning to the role of Director of College, Career and Military Readiness (CCMR). Under Eastep’s leadership, the district is working to prepare high school students adequately …
Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop in Forney will donate 20% of sales of all banana cream pies in May to the Norville Children’s Center.
The Captain James Burleson Chapter of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 will hold a grave marking ceremony for Private Henry Barfield Sr., veteran of the War of 1812 at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 23 at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
The Trinity Valley Cardinal cheerleaders are champions after winning the national title last month in Daytona Beach, Florida.
May is Elder Abuse Prevention Month, and Kaufman County and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services have issued a proclamation to demonstrate support in ending elder abuse.
The Scurry Rosser Future Farmers of America Parents and Friends held their annual fundraiser to raise donations to purchase the animals the students raise and show at the Kaufman County Livestock Show, and also to fund scholarships for local seniors. This year's event was on April 17, and th…
The ninth campus in the Crandall Independent School District will be a new 1,200-student Crandall Middle School.
City councils, school districts and several water boards held municipal elections on Saturday, May 1.
While Kaufman and the State of Texas recover from the effects of the pandemic, partnerships with groups such as the Kaufman Chamber of Commerce continue to make our area a better place to live, work and play.
Matt Mosley of Kaufman, left, and Baylor and NBA alums Michael Williams, Terry Teagle, and David Wesley celebrate the Baylor's NCAA men's basketball National Championship in Waco.
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.
Business and community leaders in Kaufman are working to slowly recover from the challenges of 2020.
The City of Kaufman General Election will be held on Saturday, May 1, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
In a first for the Kaufman Independent School District, all band groups competing in the UIL concert and sight-reading evaluations received superior ratings.
Senior Connect, the non-profit agency that oversees Kaufman County Meals on Wheels, and its board of directors have launched an emergency fund campaign due to the unprecedented demand for services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Kaufman Independent School District officially announced the hiring of Jeff Roberts as the new principal of Kaufman High School last week.
The Kaufman Dodgers 10U baseball team played with purpose earlier this month, as each hit they recored in a recent tournament raised money for Kaufman High School baseball coach Jacob Cockrum, who is battling pancreatic cancer.
Family and friends of Ross Anthony Scott testified that he was a kind man who enjoyed hunting and fishing and went out of his way to care for his family and friends.
Kaufman County officials celebrated the groundbreaking of the highly anticipated Justice Center last week.
Early voting for local municipal and school board trustee elections started on Monday and continues through April 27.
The City of Kaufman General Election is dated for May 1. As Election Day approaches, candidates are encouraging citizens to vote.
Two nurses at Texas Health Kaufman were awarded the Healing Hands Caring Hearts award last week, acknowledging their skill and integrity.
On April 12, before a JV baseball doubleheader with Quinlan Ford High School, the Kaufman Lion baseball program spent some timeremembering and honoring the life of Jacob Hines.