Raylan Smith has been appointed as the Kaufman County Purchasing agent effective August 10, 2018.
The appointment was made by District Judge's B. Michael Chitty and Casey Blair and Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood as required by State law and is a two year appointment.
Ms. Smith is a native of Kaufman County and lives in Terrell with her family. She has worked as an Executive Assistant in the Terrell City's manager's office, as the Director of Tourism for the Terrell Chamber of Commerce.
The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation (REDC) has announced Phil Wagner as the new President of the organization. The decision was finalized by the REDC Board of Directors at their meeting on July 19.
Several weeks ago after a close run-off election, county voters selected longtime Terrell resident Hal Richards to be the next Judge to led the Kaufman County Commissioner's Court.
On July 20, 2018 at 12:35 pm Forney Police were notified by the Terrell Police Department of a motor vehicle theft that had just occurred at 1400 W. Moore.
On May 1, 2018 the City Council recognized “Victorian Village” as a new tax directive project of the Forney Economic Development Corporation,
Last night the Forney City Council unanimously chose to authorize Capital Improvement Projects Director Candy McQuiston to proceed
Forney homeowners living on Redbud Street will soon find their street and lawns strewn with construction equipment as Council Member Mary Penn moves forward with her “pet project”; the reconstruction of the sewer system and roadway on Redbud Street.
Homeowners living near Lovers Lane in Forney will be relieved to hear that four members of the Planning and Zoning Commission clearly had their best interest in mind when they voted 4-3 to deny approval of site plans which would allow a cropping of 146 houses to totally surround the century’s old Crenshaw farm.
After a nation-wide search, the Forney City Council voted to appoint Tony Carson as the new City Manager of Forney during the June 28 special meeting. Carson is currently serving as the City Manager in Pekin, Illinois, having been with the City of Pekin since November 2016.
On Thursday July 5, 2018 at approximately 9:00 a.m. the Kaufman Police Department was contacted by the Kaufman County Precinct 1 Constable Shawn Mayfield that his card number had been used to make fraudulent purchases in Dallas yesterday.