featured
  • 0

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.

featured
  • Updated
  • 0

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.

featured
  • 0

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.

featured
  • Updated
  • 0

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…

featured
  • 0

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. 

featured
  • 0

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,”…

  • 0

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. 

  • 0

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.

  • 0

"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. 

  • 0

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…

  • 0

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.

featured
  • Updated
  • 0

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…

featured
  • Updated
  • 0

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.

featured
  • 0

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…

featured
  • 0

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…

featured
  • 0

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…

  • 0

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.

featured
  • 0

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.

Follow us on Social Media