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.
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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.
FORNEY, Texas (Press Release, First Baptist Church of Forney) — The Rev. Jerry D. Griffin is celebrating his 60 year anniversary as a pastor serving within the Kauf-Van Baptist Association.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Kaufman County's newly-appointed Health Authority officer issued the following statement on Monday morning, January 27, 2020, regarding the coronavirus, officially 2019-nCoV:
FORNEY, Texas — Active shooter/active attack incidents are increasing across the United States, and the public safety professionals in the City of Forney want to extend an educational opportunity to citizens on what to do should they ever find themselves in an active attack situation.
FORNEY, Texas — A candlelight vigil is planned for tonight, December 19, 2019, at 7 p.m. for North Forney High School graduate Hunter Herndon, who died unexpectedly earlier this week.
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Police Department is offering to accept the delivery of holiday packages from now until December 22, 2019 — in an effort to curb porch pirates from stealing packages left by carriers on recipient's front porches.
FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Fire Department, in partnership with the Forney Independent School District Air Force JROTC, Forney Lions Club, NFHS and FHS student councils, Forney-area Dollar General locations, Mama’s Daughters Diner, City Bank and American National Bank are conducting their an…
FORNEY, Texas — A Vietnam veteran received a hero's welcome as he returned to his Forney-area home on hospice care on Saturday — one many Vietnam-era veterans never saw.
TERRELL, Texas – If you’ve never donated blood, Carter BloodCare asks that you reconsider. While there are certainly reasons that donors are deferred from giving, there are also misconceptions that might be keeping potential blood donors from saving lives.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas – Drought following good spring conditions could impact Texas game animals, but early population reports and estimates suggest a favorable hunting season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.
TERRELL, Texas — The E! Terrell Entertainment Series will raise the curtain on the 2019-2020 season on September 12th with “Sail On – Beach Boys Tribute.” This popular show is just one of seven family entertainment shows sponsored by E! Terrell coming to the Terrell ISD Jamie Foxx Performing…
CRANDALL, Texas — The Texas Department of Health and Human Services (DSHS) is currently investigating a suspected case of E. coli in a six-month old infant from Crandall who is being treated in a Dallas area hospital.
CRANDALL, Texas — The Treehouse, a drug and alcohol residential treatment facility in Kaufman County, will host an inaugural golf tournament at Rusted Rail Golf Club on July 12. Proceeds from the tournament will allow The Treehouse to purchase Naloxone kits for first responders and provide a…
FORNEY, Texas — Every Thursday night in June, downtown Forney will be the place to enjoy dinner, live music and more with the premiere of a summer music series that debuts tonight.
FORNEY, Texas — Blake LiVigni, a 2017 Forney High School graduate, has been named Airman of the Month for the United States Air Force's 317th Maintenance Squadron.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — For the past several years, Kaufman County has had one of the top spots in the State of Texas for growth.
SAN DIEGO, California – A Forney, Texas, native and 2018 North Forney High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Portland, one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious ships.