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Family Court Awareness Month

The Kaufman County Commissioners’ Court has proclaimed November as Family Court Awareness Month in an effort to increase awareness about the importance of a family court system that prioritizes child safety and acts in the best interest of children. Family Court Awareness Month Committee members Veronica York, Judy Bartlett, pictured with County Judge Hal Richards, …

Early Voting Underway

Cast your ballot early now thru October 29 at multiple locations throughout Kaufman County. Click HERE to see voting times and locations. EARLY VOTING DATES AND TIMES FOR THE JOINT ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 2021 (Fechas y Horarios de Votación Adelantada para la Elección Conjunta) (que se llevara a cabo 2 de …

County Grants $25,000 to Forever Families in Kemp

Kaufman County Commissioner Ken Cates, Precinct 4, presented Melanie Shackelford, Executive Director of Forever Families in Kemp, with a $25,000 grant approved by the Commissioners’ Court from the 2021-22 Budget. Forever Families is a non-profit ministry promoting restoration and healing for women and children experiencing domesticviolence or who are in crisis. Please see the interview …

Deer Hunters Be Aware

As deer season approaches, Kaufman County hunters need to be aware of a new requirement. Because of the neurological disease in deer found in this region of Texas called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), hunters who harvest mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk, red deer, or other CWD susceptible species within the Trans-Pecos, Panhandle, and South-Central Texas CWD Containment and Surveillance …

Judge Richards Recognized by DFW Hospital Council

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, representing a 17-county area, recognized Kaufman County Judge Hal Richards for supporting the healthcare systems within all communities in Kaufman County.  Traditionally, the Council selects an individual or a couple to receive this award but this year, the Council decided to change that tradition for 2021 and recognize the county …