Chatfield, TX

Kaufman County Burn Ban In Effect

Effective immediately, Kaufman County is under a burn ban. Outdoor burning is prohibited. A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $500. There are several exceptions to the burn ban, however, we highly recommend that you limit these activities and...
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Teacher Has Sad Announcement for Students

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Occurred on May 24, 2022 / USA Info from Licensor: "I taught for 4 years in Texas and had a close relationship with my class. After a long year of debating, I decided to quit teaching and start a new career. I’m still working on finding my next dream job."

Payne Springs hears development plans

PAYNE SPRINGS–Payne Springs City Council heard a June 21 presentation about development plans in the vicinity of the State Highway 198 intersection with County Road 2531 (Clear Creek Road). Council learned that Logan Graff and Kelley Meeker are in partnership to build boat, RV, covered, self and open storage...

Mayor Denbow Denounces June Hate Crime at City Council Meeting

Mayor Don Denbow spoke at last night’s City Council meeting in regards to a hate crime that took place at the beginning of the month. On June 1, the Garner family had a selection of flags and banners on display in their yard to celebrate “Pride Month,” an annual LGBTQ+ celebration commemorating the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969.
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Corsicana ISD Pulls Hoodies, Hooded Apparel in School Safety Dress Code Change

During a special meeting on Monday, the Corsicana Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to make changes to the Standardized Dress Code eliminating hoods and leggings while relaxing rules around socks and belts. One of the main modifications included the elimination of hoodies and hooded apparel in an effort...

High-End Showroom Adds to Rice Village's Dynamic Design Scene

ADDING TO RICE Village's growing selection of interior-design stores is Jill Egan Interiors, an office-slash-showroom featuring the local designer's custom furnishings and curated accessories. In recent months, the fave shopping destination has welcomed West Elm, CB2 and Cru Home. Egan's space is a nice addition to the bunch, with a...

Meat Church BBQ Supply Is a One-Stop Shop for Barbecue Newbies

Early retirement is the dream of many who work in the world of finance. Matt Pittman managed it at age 43, but it wasn’t thanks to any fat-cat clients or boardroom deal-making. Pittman built a barbecue rub business, Meat Church BBQ, out of a last-place finish on a televised barbecue competition. When the company launched in 2014, he ran it out of his house in Waxahachie. Four years later, Meat Church had surpassed one million dollars in total sales.

So, You Want to Catch a Monster Alligator Gar?

Dawson Hefner learned how to catch alligator gar when he was a teenagers, landing his first alligator gar when he was 16 years old by drifting a chunk of freshwater drum under a Coke bottle in Texas’s Sabine River. When he saw that bottle get ripped under the water—and felt the power of that first gar fish—Hefner, now 30, fell in love with alligator gar fishing.

Friends of Ducky: Pit Bull Appreciation Special

“Howdy friends! I was thinking about who I wanted to feature this week and I decided that I wanted to feature several of my shelter friends! Specifically, all of the pit bulls! I don’t know about you, but it is also so disheartening to see people have stigmas or negative opinions against bully breeds, when they can be some of the most amazing dogs you will ever meet! Athletic? Yes! Funny? Yes! Sweet? Yes! Loving? Yes! Protective? Yes!

I Had No Idea that Wolf Brand Chili was First Made in Corsicana, Texas

Chili is a big deal in Texas. It can be the heat of summer or those brief cold snaps of winter that a bowl of chili is always welcome. What goes into a chili also matters (I eat at the no beans table.) I prefer to make my own chili (I'm working on my own recipe actually) but if I do need to pick up a canned chili, my preference has always been Wolf Brand Chili. It wasn't until I ran across this article that I found out Wolf Brand Chili has its roots just outside of East Texas.