Kaufman County residents won’t have an excuse after this weekend if they’re not in the holiday spirit.
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake is asking for donations for the winter. The shelter accepted 650 dogs in 2019. The shelter needs the following donations:
A new waste convenience station opened Dec. 5 in Terrell.
The contract that the City of Kaufman has with Hazardous Household Waste Solutions is ending in December. The last pickup for these items will be Dec. 18. Customers need to schedule hazardous waste pickups at http://hhwsolutions.com/kaufman/.
By Josh Mazur
Three Kaufman men and one 14-year-old were arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of aggravated robbery of the Double J Quick Stop in Scurry.
Santa Claus is visiting Accurate Air during the company’s canned food and toy drives. On Tuesday, he met with Kati Hale, left, Pam Singleton, and Johnna and Lester Hale. He will visit with children from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Accurate Air, 1406 S. Washington St., to hear their Chri…
When the Crandall Pirates took the field in Tyler Rose stadium on Friday afternoon to compete against the Carthage Bulldogs, it was the first time the team had advanced to the third round of the playoffs since well before any of the players had been alive.
Dean Fannin (right), manager of the Kaufman Brookshire’s, accepted the Business of the Month award from assistant city manager Mike Holder, mayor pro tem Patty Patterson and chamber of commerce CEO Anne Glasscock at the city council meeting on Nov. 25.
The Trinity Valley Elecric Company Charitable Foundation awarded a grant of $5,000 to The Center on Nov. 19. Days later, The Center held its annual Thanksgiving distribution on Nov. 22, during which 312 households received meal boxes.
Bissell Pet Foundation (BPF) is aiming to bring holiday hope to homeless pets across America with its Empty the Shelters - Holiday Hope event this month. On Dec. 13 and 14, BPF will support more than 120 shelters by offering reduced-fee pet adoptions.
Most people who read the Bible do so for religious purposes, not to learn about plants.
Starting in January, county employees who receive their payroll in the form of paper checks will instead begin receiving debit cards from the American National Bank loaded with their income.
Last week, Kaufman County commissioners voted to name Kaufman County a “Second Amendment Sanctuary City” after the issue was brought before them by the Kaufman County Republican Party.
On Saturday, two groups hosted a grave marking for the Rev. Thomas Jefferson Priddy, Sr. who is buried in the Fox Cemetery near Rand.
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…
Due to multiple water main breaks in the city, all classes at Kaufman ISD were cancelled today. Currently, the plan is for school to re-open as normal tomorrow.
Joe Cox, a longtime Kaufman businessman, was recently honored for his World War II service.
Crandall High School English teacher Lezlie Bullard has been nominated for the 2019-2020 national LifeChanger of the Year award.
It’s just after 10 a.m. on a chilly, rainy Wednesday morning at the Treehouse Addiction Campus in Scurry. A concert featuring current and returning members of the rehabilitation center’s music program, including one who drove in all the way from Ohio, has been hastily moved inside the facili…
Kaufman County voters have approved $154 million in county bond funding for roads and county facilities.
On election day, Kaufman County voters can vote yes or no on Proposition A, the $104 million in road tax bonds, and Proposition B, a $50 million bond to renovate the county courthouse and construct or improve a justice center, sheriff’s substations, constable and justice of the peace offices…
Hundreds of area residents who have been impacted in some way by Alzheimer’s and dementia gathered in Waxahachie on Oct. 19 for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event hosted by the Dallas branch of the national Alzheimer’s Association.
On Election Day, voters in Crandall will decide if they want to start the process of governing by a home rule charter.
The Pumpkin Patch is open for business.
When local couple Bryan and Debbie Ray started the Kaufman branch of Camp Gladiator last August, their goal was to spread their enthusiasm of physical fitness to their Kaufman neighbors. But as they prepare to host the Miles for Meals 5K on the morning of the Scarecrow Festival, they’re emba…
Last week, the Treehouse addiction treatment facility in Scurry donated 200 Naxalone kits, life-saving drugs capable of resuscitating opioid overdose victims, to Kaufman County police departments.
The Kaufman High School Band is preparing for its first trip to area competition at the 5A level after they received straight ones at this year’s UIL district marching competition last Wednesday.
Investigators with the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office and the Texas Rangers are seeking help identifying a suspect in an attempted capital murder, aggravated robbery and arson case.
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.
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.
During last week’s commissioners court meeting, the commissioners voted to extend the already effective county-wide burn ban for an additional 45 days following the recommendation of Fire Marshal Randy Richards.
Although it is a situation no pilot wants to be in, there is a sense that on April 17, 2018, Capt. Tammie Jo Shults was the right person flying Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 from New York to Dallas.
Members and friends of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3905 near Kaufman gathered in front of the post building last week to protest its closure.
Curbside recycling is coming to Kaufman. At Monday night’s city council meeting, councilors approved a contract with Recylops to offer twice-monthly curbside recycling pickup to trash customers who want to pay extra for the service.
After introducing the two county bond packages that will be on the ballot in November earlier this year, Kaufman County has released concrete details about where all of the money will be going if the proposals are passed.
The Genesis Center in Kaufman will be hosting a ribbon cutting for the opening of its new Health and Wellness building next Tuesday.
Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative has seven candidates running for three board seats this fall, and the mail-in ballots are due on Tuesday, Oct. 8.
Last month, the U.S. Justice Department revealed a 2016 Fentanyl bust that resulted in 35 arrests from a joint operation between officers from Texas, North Carolina and Virginia and the seizure of 30 kilograms of Fentanyl, enough to kill 14 million people.
The Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an apparent act of vandalism that damaged the Post Oak Bend Community Center’s sign. Anyone who knows anything about this is asked to contact the city of Post Oak Bend at (214) 686-8887 or the sheriff’s office.
Pathways Youth and Family Services, a Richardson-based foster care agency, is expanding its direct coverage to Kaufman County beginning with an orientation for residents who wish to learn more about foster care on Thursday, Sept. 12.
As a family physician, Dr. Ben Brashear’s thoughts are usually occupied by providing quality medical care to the citizens of Kaufman, developing a rapport with his clients, and enjoying his happy life with his own family. But lately, he’s also been thinking quite a bit about his role in shap…
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.
The burgeoning Georgetown community, which will be located off of State Highway 34 just after the turn to Kings Fort Parkway, will soon have new homes available for sale.
An investigation remains ongoing into a ransomware attack that left municipalities across Texas, including Kaufman, reeling from technological issues.
The Kaufman County Commissioners Court has approved the budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 which begins on Oct. 1 and its corresponding tax rates.
The feral hog population in Texas is exploding, and Kaufman County isn’t immune to the damage the hogs wreak on farmers.
Former Kaufman County Judge Dennis Jones has recently put the final period on a project that he has been working on for 30 years: Blurred Justice, a courtroom-based fictional drama.
As the recently formed Susan G. Komen Greater Center and East Texas (CETX) prepares to release its request for applications for its next round of grants, the results from the current grant year are becoming evident. And many of these new benefits are available to Kaufman County residents.
After discussing potential bond measures for the last several weeks, the Kaufman County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to put two separate bond measures on the ballot in the upcoming election on Nov. 5.
This is Aster, seen here at the Center, where she is with her sisters Azalea and Dahlia. Aster is a 4 month old female. She was raised in foster care and is now ready for adoption. In foster care she played with other kittens and a large dog. Aster and her sisters are very dog friendly.