KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Senior Connect, the non-profit agency that oversees Kaufman County Meals on Wheels, and its’ board of directors have launched an emergency fund campaign due to the unprecedented demand for services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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ROCKWALL, Texas (Lone Star CASA) — Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), an organization dedicated to serving abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, was selected by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and its parent company, Health…
TERRELL, Texas — PrideRock Wildlife Refuge, a Terrell-area refuge for exotic animals, is mourning the loss of 30-year-old lioness, Keisha.
KAUFMAN, Texas (Kaufman County Homeless Coalition) — Kaufman County is gearing up to take part in a coordinated effort to measure homelessness across Texas.
KAUFMAN, Texas — Family, friends, and community members are mourning the passing of Homer Leroy Norville Sr.; a longtime, beloved high school teacher and coach who ushered the only Kaufman football team to a State Championship game, through desegregation, and was a fixture of the community.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Numerous Kaufman County first responders, churches, businesses, and agencies partnered for the 2020 Gift of Hope shopping event to help restore foster childrens' faith in their community during the holiday season.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Kaufman county native Clayton Hass concluded his fourth appearance at the Wrangler NFR at Globe Life Park Saturday night, finishing 11th in the world standings for steer wrestling.
TERRELL, Texas (Social Science Club of Terrell) — Since 2013, the Social Science Club of Terrell has raised and awarded more than $80,000 to non-profits, scholarship recipients, and local organizations and charities through the annual Christmas in a Small Town Home Tour. When the COVID-19 pa…
SCURRY, Texas — The Scurry Fire Department will be hosting a drive-thru fish fry benefit for one of its members who was recently hospitalized.
FORNEY, Texas — Several communities are mourning the loss of a beloved coach who died Sunday at the age of 44 due to COVID-19 complications.
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Lions Club will open their Angel Tree adoptions with an event in downtown Forney this Saturday, December 5, 2020.
Robert Ses Haynes departed this earth on October 30, 2020, to join his Savior Jesus Christ, his beloved wife Virginia Joy, and a multitude of friends and family in God’s Kingdom. Robert, or Bob as he was known, was born in Tyler, Texas, in 1931 to Louise Preston and Joseph Brice Haynes, who …
CRANDALL, Texas — UPDATE [Nov.18] — A Crandall teen's Eagle Scout project aimed at filling the food bank at the Kaufman Christian Help Center was an "overwhelming success."
TERRELL, Texas (No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum) — The No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum’s annual Remembrance Day ceremony is set for 3 pm Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Oakland Memorial Park, 1000 W. Moore Avenue. Dr. Rachel McCormick, Consul General of Canada for Texas, wil…
TERRELL, Texas — A Terrell family says the needs of a 3-month-old foster child were more important than their potential COVID-19 exposure risk — a message of encouragement for the untold number of children in need of a foster family and also to those considering opening their home to fostering.
TERRELL, Texas — Three Terrell High School students volunteered their weekend to help clean local parks recently — in doing so, they hope their message will encourage others to be more involved and give back to their community.
TERRELL, Texas — Generations of party and event goers will have an opportunity to own a part of local history now that Reunion Ranch has gone up for sale.
FORNEY, Texas — In celebrating 10 years, inForney.com is launching a #BeKind t-shirt campaign to benefit Forney Police Department Officer Steven Stewart and his family.
MABANK, Texas — Mabank Fire Department firefighter Mathew "Mat" Charles Ewaskiw is being remembered by family, friends, and community members for his servant's heart — having proudly served a number of roles as a public servant in his community.
TERRELL, Texas — The Terrell Chamber of Commerce has found innovative solutions to continue supporting Terrell area businesses during ever-changing local and state regulations and buying, eating, and entertainment habits of local residents brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The 2020 Floyd Smith Hay Show has been canceled due to COVID-19, according to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Kaufman.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The Homeless & Housing Insecurity Fall Fair 2020 will offer free meals and backpacks over two events, on September 11 and 19, for those facing uncertain housing situations.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The next monthly clean-up and collection event for Kaufman County residents is scheduled for this Saturday, September 5, 2020, in Kaufman.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Lone Star Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) swore in four new CASA advocates and two new "Helping Hearts" volunteers on August 7, 2020, according to the organization.
HEARLTAND, Texas — It was news a Kaufman County couple had been preparing for but, came sooner than they had expected — their daughter would require a surgery that has never been performed to alleviate pressure and damage being done to her lungs brought on by unpredictable complications of p…
ROCKWALL Texas (Lone Star CASA) — Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), an organization dedicated to the serving abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, is holding their annual sporting clay shoot in conjunction with Texas Gun Ranch on August 22nd.
KAUFMAN, Texas — A brother and sister found a fun way to show their appreciation for healthcare workers through donating earnings from their lemonade stand.
SCURRY, Texas (Vertava Health) — Treehouse Addiction Campuses, a leading provider of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery services, is excited to announce today that the company will begin operating under the new name of Vertava Health .
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The next monthly clean-up and collection event for Kaufman County residents is scheduled for this Saturday, August 1, 2020, in Crandall.
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney community is rallying to raise funds for a Forney Police Department officer who was injured in an off-duty accident last week at his home.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Kaufman County Health Officer Dr. Benjamin Brashear answered the question "Can we open schools with in-person instruction safely?
TERRELL, Texas — When Jakobe Garrett walked into his first robotics competition as a Furlough Middle School eighth grade student, he said he felt like he stuck out like a sore thumb. Known for his size and talent on the football field, Garrett knew he did not fit the typical mold for what a …
FORNEY, Texas — With his recent graduation in May, a North Forney High School alumnus has become the school's first Ivy League graduate.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — You’ve probably noticed a bit of a shift in the COVID-19 reporting in Texas the last week or so. We’ve had a significant uptick in the number of new cases, as well as a dramatic increase in a more concerning number: COVID-positive hospitalized patients.
FORNEY, Texas — Last week, State Representative Keith Bell recognized Connie Claxton on her 50-year anniversary at Whataburger — the franchisee's longest-serving employee.
FORNEY, Texas — Two local businesses have teamed up for a BBQ & Backpacks school supplies drive to serve Forney Independent School District (ISD) students in need.
HEARTLAND, Texas — Two young Heartland siblings have overcome medical diagnosis to achieve high aspirations all the while giving back to their community through service.
FORNEY, Texas — At a time when our in-person interactions with our loved ones are at an all-time low due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one Forney child is spreading messages of hope.
FORNEY, TEXAS — During what has been a chaotic time for law enforcement and first responders — amidst COVID-19 followed by rallies and protest across the country for racial injustice and police brutality — one local family had a unique opportunity to give back to law enforcement in ways they…
FORNEY, Texas — Forney Mayor Mary Penn will host a "Pray for Peace" gathering on Thursday with community and church leaders.
KAUFMAN, Texas — The Center Kaufman, in partnership with the North Texas Food Bank, will be distributing kitted food boxes at the Kaufman High School on June 3rd, to help feed hungry north Texans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The Texas Military will host a free, single-day mobile COVID-19 test site in Kaufman County on May 3, 2020.
KAUFMAN, Texas — In struggling economic times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kaufman Mayor Jeff Jordan issued a challenge to the community to purchase 2,500 curbside or take-out meals from local restaurants. In just five short days, the challenge had been met.
TERRELL, TEXAS — The American National Bank of Texas has temporarily closed it’s Terrell Operations Center today in an “abundance of caution” after a center employee showed symptoms of COVID-19 and is currently awaiting test results.
FORNEY, Texas — In cases where N95 face masks are not available or in short supply due to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic, some healthcare providers are beginning to turn to homemade, sewn face masks.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Local school district officials say they are working to develop plans and implement strategies and preventative measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time no local school closures or extended spring breaks have been announced.
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Police Department and Forney Fire Department issued a statement on their continual monitoring of COVID-19 in wake of the World Health Organization declaring the spread of the disease a pandemic.