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Trinidad couple attends White House Christmas party, reflects on once in a lifetime event

Retired Judge Ron Chapman and his wife, Sally, attended the most prestigious Christmas party of the year -- one hosted by President Barrack Obama and the First Lady. Chapman, a longtime Democratic...

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Cedar Creek Lake game rooms raided, shut down; officials vow to end illegal gambling

Henderson County officials announced a crackdown on illegal gambling in the Cedar Creek Lake area after raiding four game rooms and the Gun Barrel City house of the owner. Game rooms in  Eustace, Tool,...

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Jury sentences former justice of the peace to death for Kaufman County murders

Former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams will spend at least one more night in the county jail in Kaufman before he heads for death row. A jury in Rockwall County, where the trial was moved in...

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Avanti Singers entertain Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at year's last luncheon

The Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce's last luncheon of the year Dec. 11 showcased the Avanti Singers performing Christmas music. The singers gave the audience a taste of the entertainment to come at...

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Kemp Wildflower Festival planning underway

Applications are being accepted for vendors wanting to participate in the Kemp Wildflower Festival at City Park April 11. The festival will feature live music and other entertainment, food, exhibits, kids...

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Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report for December 9, 2014

Hi folks Jason Barber here with the www.kingscreekadventures.com fishing report for Cedar Creek Lake. The lake level is at just over 6' low and the water temperatures are in the low to high 50's. The clarity...

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Texas State Fair award-winning jellies make good holiday gifts

Looking for something special for those last-minute hostess gifts? Think jelly – Texas State Fair award-winning jellies by County Road Canning. Tammy Coston is the award-winning maker who cans these...

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Hiring for new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Kemp begins; 30 jobs to be available

Walmart will hire about 30 people to operate its new Neighborhood Market in Kemp when it opens after the first of the year. Applications are being accepted now at the Kaufman Walmart Supercenter at 300 KIngs...

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Long awaited repairs to CR 4006 funded; City of Mabank to oversee construction

The Kaufman County Commissioners Court approved an agreement with the City of Mabank Nov. 24 to launch long-awaited repairs to CR 4006. The frequently traveled road is used by residents from all over the...

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Former JP's capital murder trial speeds to conclusion; jury convicts on fourth day of trial

The jury in former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams' capital murder trial found him guilty after deliberating for less than two hours. The sentencing phase of the trial will start Monday, Dec. 8. Williams...

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Lone Star Lawn Mower Racing Association names Gun Barrel City 'Best Racing Venue'

When it comes to lawn mower racing, Cedar Creek Lake is the place to go. The Lone Star Mower Racing Association recently gave the Gun Barrel City Council  a certificate honoring the city as the...

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Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report for November 27, 2014

Hi folks, Jason Barber here with the www.kingscreekadventures.com fishing and lake report for Cedar Creek Lake... The Lake level is at 5.92' low and the water temps are in the low 50's. The clarity is normal...

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State proposes increasing speed limits to 70 mph in Kaufman County; increases reflect return to past

Getting to Cedar Creek Lake from Dallas may become a little easier and quicker in 2015. The Texas Transportation Commission will consider a proposal by the Texas Department of Transportation to increase the...

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KISD superintendent abruptly departs; school board names interim replacement

The Kemp Independent School District Board of Trustees called a special meeting Nov. 15 to discuss the employment contract of Supt. Sam Swierc in closed session. When the trustees returned to open session...

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Toys for Tots 2014 kicks off; COTL Church collecting gifts

Toys for Tots 2014 is underway on Cedar Creek Lake. Area churches and businesses are participating in the toy drive for needy children, and Celebration on the Lake Church is one of the official drop-off...

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Tool City Council transfers brush truck to Gun Barrel City's Fire Department

City officials from Tool transferred the brush truck used by the now defunct City of Tool Volunteer Fire Department to Gun Barrel City Nov. 14. Tool received the bush truck through a Rural Volunteer Fire...

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Cedar Creek Lake Fishing Report for November 17, 2014

Hi folks Jason Barber here with the kingscreekadventures.com fishing and lake report for Cedar Creek Lake. The lake level is at 5.7' low and falling and the water temps are falling as well creeping down into...

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Tarrant Regional Water District management practices under scrutiny

Tarrant Regional Water District's money management is being investigated, according to State Rep. Lance Gooden, whose district includes Cedar Creek Lake. Gooden told the Cedar Creek Area Chamber of...

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State Rep. Lance Gooden makes last chamber visit, prepares return to private life

Texas State Rep. Lance Gooden bid the Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce farewell at the Nov. 13 luncheon. Gooden referred to the chamber as a "good friend" during his speech. The legislator served two...

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Jurors ready for Williams capital murder case

The capital murder trial of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams will begin on schedule Dec. 1, according to visiting Dallas County District Court Judge Mike Snipes. Jury selection...

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