The New Hope Southern Baptist Church is located at 1119 County Road 278 in Post Oak Bend. The congregation welcomes new minister Dr. Jeff Campbell. Sunday morning services are at 11 a.m. with bible study at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. There is a Wednesday evening prayer meeting at 7 p.m. each week.
Kaufman Mayor William Fortner and Mayor-Elect Jeff Jordan each won their first mayoral bid with a single vote. While Jordan ran unopposed, Fortner just barely won the office in a race against incumbent mayor Paula Bacon in 2007. It took each of his 285 votes to best Bacon.
In an ongoing effort to enhance state roadways and address traffic congestion, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved two contracts for roadway rehabilitation projects in Kaufman County this week.
There are only two days to go until Election Day in Kaufman. While many elections around Kaufman County have been canceled, the Kaufman City Council race features four candidates vying for three seats.
Laura is the thirty-seven year-old daughter of Gary and Jennifer Dipprey of Kaufman and a former graduate of Kaufman High School. Approximately twenty years ago, Laura was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
Descendents of Elmer Jordan, a long-time resident of Mabank and later Kaufman, traveled to Murchison on April 11 to receive an uncovered treasure that was found in the small Henderson County town between Athens and Tyler.
Runners and walkers of all ages gathered at the Kaufman County Courthouse on Saturday to participate in the annual Kaufman Runners Club Run With Pride 5K in honor of Mark Hasse and Mike and Cynthia McLelland.
On April 8 the Clover Club of Kaufman visited the World War II British Flying Training School Museum at the Terrell Municipal Airport. The club was especially interested in the “Miss Pauline” AT-6 aircraft that is being refurbished in honor of Pauline Bond Baxter who was one of the flight instructors. The school was open from 1941 until August 1945. More than 1400 men from Britain earned their wings and returned to Europe to continue fighting.
The Brown Book Club held its organizational session at the Kaufman County Library on March 19 at noon. The planning session resulted in changing the name to the Tuesday Book Club. The club will meet each month on the fourth Tuesday at 2 p.m.
Kaufman Independent School District’s contracted architectural firm Huckabee had two representatives at Monday’s regular Board meeting, where the Board was presented with schematic designs of the district’s bond projects.
Aggies from the Kaufman County area will gather on Tuesday, April 21 for Aggie Muster, an occasion for Aggies to enjoy fellowship and to honor Aggies who have died in the past year. This year’s muster will be held 6:00 PM in Terrell at the Garden Event Center, 819 West Moore Avenue.