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Mark Wayne Jolley, 61, was found guilty on June 16 of assault causing bodily injury with a finding of family violence, a misdemeanor offense.

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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…

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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…

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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.

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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. 

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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 …

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Toya White joined Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman as chief operating and nursing officer in April. 

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Many city officials, leaders and residents gathered to pray for the city and nation at large at the Kaufman County Courthouse earlier this month. 

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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The Trinity Valley Cardinal cheerleaders are champions after winning the national title last month in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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In a first for the Kaufman Independent School District, all band groups competing in the UIL concert and sight-reading evaluations received superior ratings.

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Kaufman Independent School District officially announced the hiring of Jeff Roberts as the new principal of Kaufman High School last week.

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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. 

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