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Treehouse in Scurry celebrates four years of stories

Treehouse in Scurry celebrates four years of stories

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Four years ago, Vincent Strumolo was tasked with opening a residential treatment campus on a 40-acre expanse nestled in the woods of Scurry, Texas. Now, four years and over 4,300 clients later, he's finally starting register exactly how much he and his center The Treehouse has accomplished.

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Taylor Tire & Automotive

Taylor Tire & Automotive

tel. 972-932-1447

701 South Washington Street, Kaufman, TX 75142

Our doors at Taylor Tire & Auto opened in 2012. Located at 701 South Washington St. in Kaufman, TX, we provide honest and thorough automotive repair and tire sales to customers from Kaufman, TX, Scurry, TX, Kemp, TX, and other surrounding areas. The pride of Taylor Tire & Auto is our incredible customer service and our experienced staff of automotive professionals who are capable of performing the auto repairs your vehicle needs. Our technicians are ready to return the drivability and dependability to your vehicle. As a tire dealer, we have some of the most respected tire brands in the industry, including tires from MICHELIN®, Goodyear, and Cooper, stocked in our showroom. Open Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM and Saturday from 7:30 AM – 2:30 PM, we look forward to providing extensive auto repairs, tire sales, and exceptional customer service to all our customers.  

Brashear Family Medical

Brashear Family Medical

tel. 972-932-8555

2801 Millennium Dr., Kaufman, TX 75142

At Brashear Family Medical, you are more than just a patient. Dr. Ben Brashear and his staff pledge to help ensure you and your family's health. We specialize in care that treats today's problems but also looks toward prevention as the best cure of them all. We promise to form a partnership with each patient so that treatment plans can meet individual needs. We cater to patients from infants and toddlers to grandmothers and grandfathers, and just about everyone in between. We believe that Primary Care is the foundation of a productive and beneficial health system, and we aim to take that responsibility seriously.

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  • Victoria Butler

    Victoria Butler

    Victoria Eileen Butler, age 19 of Kaufman, Texas passed away at her home on March 2, 2019. She was born on November 15, 1999 in Athens, Texas, The daughter of Matthew Wayne Butler and Jaime Marie Crawford. She graduated from Kaufman High School in 2018. Victoria was engaged to her High School sweetheart Alec Michael Griffin Jr. She was previously employed by McDonalds in Kaufman, Texas and then became a stay at home mom to raise their son. She is survived by her Son: Kayson Michael Griffin, Fiancé: Alec Michael Griffin Jr., Parents: Matthew W. Butler and Jamie M. Crawford and Stepfather Arvell M. Crawford III, Sister: Nyome Michelle Butler of Kaufman, Texas, Grandparents: Mike and Johnnie Philpot of Gun Barrel City, Texas and Kimberly and Danny Barnes of Kaufman, Texas, many aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of loving friends.

  • Charles Bazhaw

    Charles Bazhaw

    Charles “Charlie” Franklin Bazhaw, II passed away surrounded by family and friends on Sunday, March 17, 2019 in Kaufman, Texas.

  • Kim Williams provides gruesome murder details

    ROCKWALL – Accused triple murderer Kim Williams’ testimony on Tuesday left some of the victims’ family members in tears.

  • Kaufman man gets 99 years for sexual assault of a minor

    Kaufman man gets 99 years for sexual assault of a minor

    Judge B. Michael Chitty of the 422nd District Court on Wednesday sentenced Pedro Segura Jr., of Kaufman, to 99 years in prison for continuous sexual assault of a minor.

  • Chad Patrick Pate

    Chad Patrick Pate

    It is with great sadness that the family of Chad Patrick Pate announces his passing, on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at the age of 46 years.Chad was born on June 9, 1972 to Donald Dean Pate and Brenda Benson Pate in San Antonio, TX. Chad grew-up in Kaufman where he graduated from Kaufman High School in 1990 and went on to receive an Associate in Business Management from Belford University. 

  • Treehouse in Scurry celebrates four years of stories

    Treehouse in Scurry celebrates four years of stories

    Four years ago, Vincent Strumolo was tasked with opening a residential treatment campus on a 40-acre expanse nestled in the woods of Scurry, Texas. Now, four years and over 4,300 clients later, he's finally starting register exactly how much he and his center The Treehouse has accomplished.

  • Kaufman County clean-up days set for May 3-4

    Kaufman County clean-up days set for May 3-4

    The annual Kaufman County Clean-Up will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 3-4.

  • Baldwin, Margaret Leigh Hopkins

    Baldwin, Margaret Leigh Hopkins

    Margaret Leigh Hopkins Baldwin passed from the earth on Nov. 23, 2018 from a short battle with breast cancer. She was born in Van Horn to Gaines Birchel Hopkins, Jr. and Martha Faine Bricker on Oct. 30, 1970. She is preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Lacey Elizabeth Hopkins. After her sister passed in 1978 and her father passed in 1980, she and her mother moved to San Antonio in 1983. She went to Theodore Roosevelt High School and graduated in 1989. She worked and put herself through college, graduating from the University of Texas-San Antonio with a bachelor of psychology degree. She moved with her mother to Kaufman and that is where she met her husband, Bradley Clark Baldwin, on Jan. 29, 2000. They were married at Kaufman Church of Christ on May 28, 2000. They had a beautiful baby girl on April 2, 2003 at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. She and her husband loved and joked all the time. The last thing she did to him was stick out her tongue. She loved her daughter with all her heart. She would brag about how smart she was. Bethany wants to go to college to be a psychologist. Margaret loved her family and her friends with all her heart. She also loved her dogs and cats more than anything. She also loved to read and write and cook. Not only does she leave behind her husband and daughter but also two half-sisters, Hazel Mae Trigg and husband Raymond of New Mexico and Sue Roberts of New Mexico. She also leaves behind her soul sister, Teresa McCord and Steve of Mabank. She is with her heavenly father up in heaven. The memorial service will be held at Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home in Kaufman between 12-3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. The arrangements were under the direction of Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home.

  • Meara lays out plans for Georgetown community

    Meara lays out plans for Georgetown community

    For the last 20 years, Jim Meara has been planning a project at Kingsfort that has the potential to significantly increase single-family housing opportunities in Kaufman. And now, over the last eight weeks, progress has begun to finally bring his vision to life.

  • Kaufman County Day planned in Austin

    The annual Kaufman County Day in the state capital is set for Monday, March 26, co-sponsored by the chambers of commerce in Kaufman and Terrell.

Meara lays out plans for Georgetown community

Meara lays out plans for Georgetown community

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For the last 20 years, Jim Meara has been planning a project at Kingsfort that has the potential to significantly increase single-family housi…

Ham club to present Linux demonstration

Ham club to present Linux demonstration

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How many languages do you speak? You might be surprised by the answer. If you use a desktop computer or ever have, you probably have used at l…

Local youth wins calf scramble at Fort Worth Stock Show

Local youth wins calf scramble at Fort Worth Stock Show

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FORT WORTH ­— Breanna Berckendorf, a member of Kaufman County 4-H, caught a calf during Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Calf Scramble 1/28…

City Council calls for General Election on May 4

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The Kaufman City Council took action on February 4, 2019 to call a General Election for the following elected positions for May 4, 2019:

Episcopal church welcomes new Vicar and wife

Episcopal church welcomes new Vicar and wife

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Our Merciful Savior Episcopal Church — the historic little green church with the red doors just off the square — in Kaufman, was pleased to we…

City of Post Oak Bend announces Council openings for May elections

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The City of Post Oak Bend has announced that residents may still file candidate applications for open council positions for the May 4, 2019 El…

Texas job growth

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As 2018 concluded, the Texas economy added another month of positive employment growth, with 38,000 seasonally adjusted nonfarm positions adde…

County approves banning thru trucks on some Precinct 3 roads

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Kaufman County commissioners on Monday ordered “No Thru Truck” signs to be erected on several county roads between U.S. Highway 80 and Interstate 20.

FPD investigating skimming devices

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The Forney Police Department is investigating the discovery of two skimming devices at the CEFCO Valero station Tuesday.

Sheriff’s office seeks grants for night vision goggles

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Sheriff Bryan Beavers asked the Kaufman County Commissioners’ Court for permission Wednesday to apply for grants to fully fund night vision go…

Athens teen killed in school bus collision with train

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Athens police have identified a 13-year-old student killed Friday when a train struck a school bus, pushing it about a quarter mile down the tracks.

Honor students named at Baylor

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WACO — More than 4,400 Baylor University students were named to the Dean's Academic Honor Roll for the 2018 fall semester. Students honored on…

Park to speak on cardiac care at THR

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The Women’s Auxiliary at Texas Health Kaufman will be hosting an educational discussion on new technologies in cardiac care. James Park, M.D.,…

Wetland Center plans highway cleanup

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John Bunker Sands Wetland Center will be having their annual Adopt-A-Highway clean-up from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2. Litter will …

Commissioners taking care of business

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Kaufman County Sheriff’s Deputy Conner Martin was the recipient of a heroism medal from the Sons of the American Revolution during the commiss…

Terrell double murder  suspect apprehended

Terrell double murder suspect apprehended

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On January 12, 2019 at 5:48 p.m., Terrell Police responded to a disturbance at 312 Cottage to find a deceased gunshot victim. He was identifie…

Weekly commissioners meetings restructured

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Kaufman County Commissioners approved a title and ranking change for the CID Lieutenant position to CID Captain at the request of Sheriff Brya…

Local hospital to offer free diabetes classes

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman offers free classes in Diabetes Basics.

County officials sworn in

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As the new year rolled in, so the terms of several newly elected Kaufman County officials.