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Commissioners sign property tax resolution

KAUFMAN COUNTY–Commissioners met April 28 and agreed to a resolution to provide relief to taxpayers for property taxes.

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Boaters rescued from capsized boat

GUN BARREL CITY–The Gun Barrel City Fire Department responded to a report of a capsized boat in the area of the Loon Bay Subdivision with multiple victims in the water at 1 p.m. April 29.

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BISSELL Pet Foundation assists shelters with reduced adoption fees

CEDAR CREEK LAKE–The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake and Athens Animal Rescue Shelter will be among 120 animal shelters across the county to participate in National Empty the Shelters adoption special aided by the BISSELL Pet F

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Opening Day!

As Governor Abbott relaxes the orders to shelter in place and allows retail shops and retaurants to open with limits, W Haus Village owners Thomas Weigl (left) and David Westerfield welcome patrons to The Garden for drinks and food.

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GBC Fire Department rescues trapped dog

GUN BARREL CITY–We’ve all heard the stories of firefighters being called out to rescue cats in trees, but Gun Barrel City Firefighters performed a rescue on a dog May 2.

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Margaret Antoinette Grimaldi Howard

Margaret Antoinette Grimaldi Howard was born June 5, 1934 in Chicago, Ill., to parents Frank Grimaldi and Bessie Wilhelm and entered into eternal rest  April 28, 2020 in Kemp.  

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Andy Staggs

Andy Joe Staggs was born March 11, 1934 in Hillsboro. He was the eleventh child of the late Milas and Ozzie Fox Staggs.
Andy was a veteran of the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy and belonged to Gun Barrel City American Legion #306.  

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Paula Larain Weidner

Paula Larain Shofner was born to Dorothy Bowden Nov. 11, 1957. She entered eternal peace April 30, 2020.

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