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Governor Greg Abbott Announces Border Security Plan

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Kaufman County Republican Party

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Henderson County Republican Party

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Kaufman County Vaccine Hub

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Texas Association of School Administrators TXed Fest Panel

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Cedar Creek Republican Club

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Athens Ceremony of Final Tribute

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Rep. Bell’s Bills Signed into law by Governor Abbott

From the Desk of HD 4 State Representative Keith Bell June Update

Governor Greg Abbott Announces Border Security Plan

Children’s Advocacy Center for Kaufman County
Children’s Advocacy Center for Kaufman County

Children’s Advocacy Center for Kaufman County Awarded Grant from TVEC Charitable Foundation

The Children’s Advocacy Center for Kaufman County is excited to announce being awarded the TVEC Charitable Foundation award. This grant in the amount of $4,000.00 was awarded to the Children’s Advocacy Center for Kaufman County on June 22, 2021. These funds will help establish medical services for child sexual assault victims and child victims of physical abuse.

Kaufman County Considers Curfew for Minors

Kaufman County Considers Curfew for Minors

With crime on the rise throughout the nation, Kaufman County is considering implementing a curfew for minors in the unincorporated areas of the county to help protect our youth. While many Kaufman County cities already have curfews for minors, there is nothing in place in the unincorporated areas of the County. County officials are interested in input from residents in the county.

In the Market for a New or Used Car? Keep These 4 Tips in Mind

In the Market for a New or Used Car? Keep These 4 Tips in Mind

If you’re in the market for a new or used car… you’re not in luck. According to CarGurus, the average price of a used car in mid-May of 2021 was over $25,000, nearly $5,000 more than the previous year. The inflated prices are largely due to a global automotive microchip shortage that affected the production of new cars, in turn creating higher demand for used vehicles.

Ornamental Sweet Potatoes Named Newest Texas Superstar

Ornamental sweet potatoes are a longtime favorite option for ground cover in landscapes or as fillers and spillers in planters and containers. Their wide variety of foliage shape and color, prolific growth habit and drought resistance are a few reasons they were recently named Texas Superstar plants. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Mike Arnold)

Ornamental Sweet Potatoes Named Newest Texas Superstar

Ornamental sweet potato plant varieties come in a wide range of colors and foliage shapes. Mixing varieties like this can provide an added element to their use in landscapes or planters. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Mike Arnold)

Ornamental Sweet Potatoes Named Newest Texas Superstar

Ornamental sweet potatoes, a popular cover option in landscape bedding and container mixes for years, have been named the latest Texas Superstar.

Academy Sports Chain Can’t be Sued for Selling Gun Used in Texas’ Deadliest Mass Shooting, State Supreme Court Says

Memorial to the 26 victims of the Sutherland Springs massacre on March 30, 2018. Credit: Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune

Academy Sports Chain Can’t be Sued for Selling Gun Used in Texas’ Deadliest Mass Shooting, State Supreme Court Says

The man who gunned down 26 people at a Sutherland Springs church in Texas’ deadliest ever mass shooting should not have been able to buy the assault style weapon he used, but the store that sold it to him can’t be sued because a federal database failed to flag his past assault conviction, the Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday.

TVCC Board of Trustees Appoint Terry Eason, Ed.D. to Fill District 9 Vacancy

Eason sworn in by Judge Randy Daniel

TVCC Board of Trustees Appoint Terry Eason, Ed.D. to Fill District 9 Vacancy

At the June 28th During TVCC board meeting, trustees appointed Terry Eason, Ed.D. to fill the District 9 seat, vacated by the death of Homer Norville in December 2020. Eason was administered the oath of office by Henderson County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Judge Randy Daniel.

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