From the Publisher


Summer Time, Fun Time

We’ve survived a wet spring and should be ready for summer to arrive. For many Kaufman County residents and visitors alike that means time for a change of pace. That change might mean taking off to an exotic location or … read more



Ghost Busters

Story and Photos by Gary E. Lindsley Do you hear things that go bump in the night? How about voices of children or other people that are not members of your family? Maybe things, such as books, just fly across … read more

KCL Charm


Peaceful Plentiful Point

Wills Point — where the past meets chic boutiques, 4-star dining Story by Mike Elswick, Photos by Stephanie Elswick Coming to Wills Point, Texas is like taking a step back in time into a piece of peace. Jennifer Ross, president … read more

Character Counts


Gracy Urso: Modest but tireless volunteer

Story and Photos by Mike Elswick Gracy Urso likes her investment of donated time to reap dividends. Those dividends are not of the monetary type but are enhancements to the quality of life for people in her community. Urso likes … read more

Shopping Around...


Shopping Around Forney

Sweet southwestern charm! Experience a southwestern shopping experience at TJ’s North Star Accents. Choose from a vast selection of wool mats and rugs, jewelry, pottery and other home décor accents. South of the border never looked so good! TJ’s North … read more

Cook's Corner

Cook’s Corner

Story by Jenice Johnson, Photo by Vintage Moments Studios, Kevin and Lori Prouty Nails, hair and bridge have helped this group bond. Nearly three decades of friendships spurred one tight-knit bridge group in Terrell that rivals the cinematic gold of … read more

Visitors Guide


There’s no lull in Terrell activity over the summer

Summer is a busy time of year for the staff of the Terrell Chamber of Commerce and the Terrell Convention and Visitor Bureau. From an antique tractor show that annually draws hundreds of visitors to one of the largest Independence … read more