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Kaufman DA releases statement regarding marijuana cases

Following the passage of House Bill 1325, which legalizes the farming of industrial hemp in Texas, the Kaufman County District Attorney’s O… Read more

Commissioners approve funding for Garden Learning Center

During last week’s commissioners court meeting, the commissioners agreed to fund a proposal from the Kaufman County Master Gardeners to com… Read more

Kaufman County enters agreement with Enterprise Management

Following a presentation from Nathan Pickle from Enterprise Management, the Kaufman County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to approve… Read more


Kaufman High School runner qualifies for state track meet

Several Kaufman High School athletes competed in the regional track meet last Friday and Saturday. Christian Rivera took second in both the… Read more

Kaufman athletes honored for fall sports achievements

Kaufman High School held its fall sports banquet last week. Read more

Lions edge Crandall

The Kaufman Lions varsity boys basketball team headed into district play last week with a 51-48 win over Crandall on Monday, Dec. 17. Read more


Burnes Turns: July 18, 2019

1. "Holiday/Boulevard of Broken Dreams" - Green Day Read more

'On the Line' is another rock solid LP from Jenny Lewis

Armed with a who’s who of collaborators, a slew of great songs, and her trademark, stately, effortlessly anthemic writing-style, Jenny Lewi… Read more

Roberts, Gordon "Bobby Ryman"

Gordon Roberts, aka “Bobby Ryman”, entered heaven on July 12, 2019.  Read more


Olivarez, Norman Tapia

Norman Tapia Olivarez, finally healed, went home to be with his Lord on June 21, 2019, at his home in Kaufman, Texas surrounded by his lovi… Read more

Hill, Raymond Lavond

Raymond Lavond Hill, 93, of Peeltown, TX passed away on June 30, 2019. Raymond was born on October 25, 1925 to William Robert and Clara Mab… Read more

Renfro, George C.

Services for George C. Renfro were held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Anderson-Clayton Bro. Funeral Home in Kaufman, Texas. Graveside service to… Read more

Arts & Entertainment

Author Jiles understands small towns

Author Paulette Jiles grew up in a small town, lives in a small town and understands the nature of volunteers who tackle so many tasks in t… Read more

Annual festival scared up the crowds

Kaufman’s annual Scarecrow Festival pulled in the crowd Saturday with nearly ideal Texas fall weather. Read more

Scarecrow Festival returns after ‘15 rainout

After a one-year hiatus, the Kaufman Scarecrow Festival returns for a two-day event Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22. Read more


Weather Today

Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the mid 70s.


97° 76°

Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the mid 70s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:S at 13 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:11 Extreme
Sunrise:06:31:46 AM
Sunset:08:31:43 PM

This Week's Forecast

Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 70s.Fri
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Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Sat
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Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Sun
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Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.Mon
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Slight chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Tue
30%87° 67°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Wed
20%87° 64°
Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Thu
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