TERRELL, Texas — A bucket list item for him, Robert "Bob" Boykin had always dreamed of being the voice of Big Tex — the 55-foot tall, Texas-sized cowboy that greets fair-goers each year at the State Fair of Texas.
TERRELL, TEXAS — The City of Terrell began shutting off water to residential homes today for nonpayment, despite an order by the Texas Public Utilities Commission decision on Thursday to ban utilities from cutting off power and water services to Texans who have lost jobs and income during th…
FORNEY, Texas — Texas Governor Abbott, in a press conference moments ago, issued an executive order limiting all Texas residents to activities and services to those identified as essential and the closure of both public and private schools for approximately a month.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — UPDATE [Mar. 30] — The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the pilot killed in a plane crash yesterday afternoon as 72-year-old James Ireland of Fort Worth, Texas.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — UPDATE [Mar. 26] — No new COVID-19 cases were reported in Kaufman County on Thursday morning during the Texas Department of State Health Services' 11:30 a.m. daily update.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — UPDATE [Mar. 24] — The Kaufman County Commissioners' Court unanimously approved the extension of an emergency declaration for 30 days, following an hours-long emergency-called meeting Tuesday.
FORNEY, Texas — UPDATE [Last update 5:07 p.m.] — The Forney City Council unanimously approved a two-week Shelter in Place order for all residents of the City of Forney.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative has announced it will stop disconnects for its non-paying residential and small business members during uncertain economic times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
AUSTIN, Texas (by Patrick Svitek, the Texas Tribune) — Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday took sweeping action to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus across Texas, closing restaurants and schools, among other things.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The National Weather Service (NWS) in Fort Worth, Texas, has issued a Tornado Watch for portions of northeast Texas, including Kaufman County, until 10 p.m.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — On Wednesday morning, Kaufman County issued a Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency in response to COVID-19.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — A Flash Flood Watch for Kaufman County continues until 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
FORNEY, Texas — The City of Forney will reschedule the Festival on Main and a reception for retiring Forney Fire Department Chief Rick Townsend due to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations to address the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, the City of Forney an…
FORNEY, Texas — The downtown Forney intersection of Bois d'Arc Street and Main Street will be closed nightly, beginning tonight until March 17, according to the City of Forney.
FORNEY, Texas — The following information is the latest we have received from school districts within Kaufman County. A timeline of our news coverage and district statements can be found below the district list.
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 — Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible throughout the region as a cold front and dry line sweep across north Texas Thursday afternoon and overnight.
FORNEY, Texas — The City of Forney will honor retiring, long-time Forney Fire Department Chief Rick Rownsend during a reception on April 7, 2020.
TERRELL, Texas — Beginning today, the westbound Spur 557 exit ramp to northbound Farm-to-Market (FM) 148 will be temporary closed for approximately two weeks, the Texas Department of Transportation announced.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Two people were airlifted and a child was injured in a major crash on westbound Interstate 20 in eastern Kaufman County on Wednesday afternoon.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Over 7,000 voters have participated in early voting in advance of the Super Tuesday primary according to Kaufman County elections officials.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — A new and highly anticipated traffic signal was installed at Farm-to-Market (FM) 460 and the U.S. Highway 80 service road in the Forney area.
ELMO, Texas — One person was killed and four others injured in a four-vehicle crash on Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 80 near Elmo, Texas — approximately a mile from the scene of fatal crash on Monday.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — UPDATE — In addition to public hearings for "No Thru Trucks" signage on County Roads 125 and 255 on March 10, 2020, the Kaufman County Commissioners Court will hold public hearings to consider the same on County Roads 279 and 301 on February 25, 2020, at 9 a.m.at the …
TALTY, Texas — The Kaufman County Fire Marshal is investigating how the vehicle of Kaufman county’s chief felony prosecutor was ignited into flames on Thursday night.
MABANK, Texas — A Mabank woman has self-quarantined herself in China, now 18 days as of Thursday, amid a coronavirus outbreak and says she is unable to travel due to her passport being stolen.
FORNEY, Texas — One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a reported head-on collision on Farm-to-Market (FM) 740 on Monday evening in the Forney area.
TERRELL, Texas — Terrell ISD kicked off it’s celebration of Black History month on Friday with song, dance and inspirational speakers at the Jamie Fox Performing Arts Center.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — There is a low threat for strong severe storms on Sunday evening as a cold front moves into the region, according to the National Weather Service.
CRANDALL, Texas — A driver was killed after veering off U.S. Highway 175 and striking a house early Friday morning, according to police.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — A winter storm is expected to impact portions of north Texas beginning late Tuesday night into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The next monthly clean-up and collection event for Kaufman County residents is scheduled for this Saturday, February 1, 2020, in Forney.
FORNEY, Texas – The Forney City council has unanimously approved an agreement to partner with Ohio based JAC Management, LLC to provide management and booking services for the Spellman Amphitheatre to bring bigger name acts to the city.
FORNEY, Texas — Farm-to-Market (FM) 548 will be reduced to a single lane over the next several days for road repairs, just north of Forney, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.