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Humanity Shows Through

Northwest of Cedar Creek Lake area in Kaufman, one kind deed was anything but unnoticed. Only this kind deed has cost one officer his badge, for now, while an investigation is underway. However, could it mean...

Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce "101"

A Chamber of Commerce is a, "non-profit business organization consisting of varied local businesses, organizations, professionals, and individuals," and is a, “coalition committed to building a healthy...

Chamber of Commerce November Meeting

Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce commenced their monthly meeting at Vetoni’s, asking if any veterans were present. Six stood, were formerly thanked for their service and the invocation...

Don't pass that joint on Cedar Creek Lake

Don’t be fooled by news of “cite and release” policies regarding marijuana possession going into effect in Dallas County Dec. 1, 2017. That’s not happening on Cedar Creek Lake. Law...

State Rep Gooden Stands Up For Citizens

State Representative Lance Gooden, proved his willingness to stand up for his fellow Texas citizens on Oct 2, at the city of mesquite’s regular city meeting. Many citizens that are currently being...

News website publisher wants to be Henderson County Judge of Commissioners Court

Athens lawyer, businessman and news website publisher Jeff Weinstein recently kicked off his campaign for Henderson County Judge in hopes of succeeding two-term Judge Richard Sanders, who will not be seeking...

Voter registration ends Oct. 10

The deadline for Cedar Creek Lake area residents to register to vote for the Nov. 7, 2017, election is Tuesday, Oct. 10. Seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitutionwill be on the ballot. A sample...

Texas Rep. Gooden announces re-election bid

Republican Lance Gooden announced Sept.13, 2017,  that he is seeking re-election to the State House where he currently represents the people of Henderson and Kaufman Counties. During his comments, Rep....

Payne Springs seeks volunteers for council seats

The Payne Springs City Council is seeking volunteers who are residents of the city to fill a vacant seat until the term expires. Two-term Councilman Ron Spahlinger resigned Aug. 22, saying he lacked the time...

New annexation law targets Cedar Creek Lake area

The Municipal Annexation Right to Vote Act, a priority on Governor Abbott’s Special Session call, was passed this week after an amendment by State Rep. Lance Gooden that included Henderson County into...

2 county judges to call it quits

Henderson County Judge Richard Sanderson recently announced he would not seek a third term after his second four- year term ends Dec. 31, 2018. Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood made a similar announcement...

Candidate filing for November 2017 elections open

Cedar Creek Lake residents wanting to run for political office in taxing agencies participating in the Nov. 7, 2017, Election Day should ask for candidate packages now. Contact city secretaries for...

Kaufman County considers pay increases in new budget

The Kaufman County Commissioners Court is considering a four percent raise for county employees in the 2917-2018 fiscal year budget. The court met in a workshop in July 2017 to survey pay scales in all county...

Texas Legislature to consider plan boosting retired teacher health insurance

Texas Governor Greg Abbott added retired teacher health insurance, TRS Care, to the special session call after State Rep. Lance Gooden urged the Governor to prioritize the issue, according to a press release...

Officials question Henderson, Kaufman Counties border on west side of Cedar Creek Lake

Some residents on County Road 4044 on the west side of Cedar Creek Lake may be voting, registering cars and paying taxes in the wrong county. The residents now do business in Kaufman County, but county...

Cedar Creek Lake area legislators spur passage of sex offender bill

Former Eustace Mayor Alicia Sanders lost her re-election bid im May 2017, but her legacy will live on in the form of sex offender legislation she lobbied Texas lawmakers to pass. State Rep. Lance Gooden and...

Eustace elects new mayor, Gun Barrel City returns incumbent in contested election

In the May 6, 2017, local election Gun Barrel City voters returned incumbent Linda Rankin to the Place 5 seat on the City Council instead of challenger Craig Bastas by a 149 to 81 vote. Eustace will have a...

Local elections set for May 6

Elections with propositions and opposed candidates will be held in Kemp, Eustace, Gun Barrel City, Star Harbor and the independent school districts of Kemp and Scurry on the May 6, 2017, ballots. Candidates...

Libertarian Party of Cedar Creek Lake to host NORML speaker

The Henderson County Libertarian Party will host a discussion about proposed Texas legislation to legalize the medical use of marijuana at Cedar Creek Brewery, Sunday, April 9, 2017, at 3 p.m. The event will...

5 candidates for 3 TRWD seats on ballot

Five candidates will compete for three seats on the Tarrant Regional Water District Board of Directors in the May 6, 2017, election in Tarrant County. Two of the candidates are incumbents, including Jack...

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