In another sign that redevelopment of downtown Terrell is more than a pipe dream, the City Council this week OK’d a funding package worth more than $900,000 as part of a public/private partnership for restoration of the old Anderson and Griffith buildings at Moore Avenue and Adelaide Street.
Although last week’s snow, ice and bitter cold has moved on, the headaches for many homeowners and businesses in and around Terrell continued to linger as they deal with the storms’ aftermath.
Retail operations at the Terrell Post Office have been temporarily suspended due to unforeseen damages; however, delivery services have resumed.
The weather threw a wrench into the week’s COVID-19 vaccinations at the Hub site in Terrell; however, the site is expected to be up and running on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of next week.
The arctic grip on Terrell finally began to loosen and power was restored by Thursday morning to more than 500 customers in the city who had gone without electricity for several days.
The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has initiated immediate curtailment of non-essential water use within its service area. The NTMWD supplies water to Terrell.
The arctic grip on Terrell intensified overnight as the city and its residents continue to reel from its brutal effects Tuesday.
Record cold temperatures and snow have caused treacherous roads, cancellations, frozen pipes and problems with the state’s electrical grid as a polar air mass lingers over much of the United States and North Texas.
With an eye toward bringing tourism to downtown Terrell, the City Council on Tuesday committed $400,000 for architectural services at the former Chapman Building on Moore Avenue.
After a summer that saw the closure of the city’s pool and the drastic curtailment of activities for young people as the pandemic rolled on, the city of Terrell intends to reopen its pool at Ben Gill Park in June and run a full slate of youth sports.
The first does of COVID-19 vaccine were administered Tuesday at Kaufman County’s new vaccination hub at the TVCC Health Sciences Center in Terrell.
Those who need help registering for COVID-19 vaccinations can visit the Hulsey Public Library, 408 High St., on Saturday, Jan. 30 for a special drive-thru registration event. The registration clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Terrell residents got a double dose of good news this week with the announcement of vaccination sites at TVCC’s Health Science Center and at Walmart, both in Terrell.
Kaufman County has begun registering people to receive the two-dose coronavirus vaccine at its hub vaccination center, the county announced today.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Terrell was virtual affair this week with an online program that paid tribute to King’s legacy of promoting peace, justice and equality for all people.
The city of Terrell on Tuesday signed an agreement with Kaufman County that will provide the city with $8.45 million in transportation funds – funds that ultimately will help leverage another $34.35 million.
Plans are underway to stand up a COVID-19 Hub vaccination center in Kaufman County with a goal to be in operation on Jan. 25, assuming vaccines are available from Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).
Kaufman County Veterans Memorial Park will host its first wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 at the park, 3790 S. Houston St. in Kaufman.
Terrell District 3 City Councilwoman Mayrani Velazquez retained her seat on the city council Tuesday night by defeating Jonathan Preston 278-104 in a runoff election.
Terrell police late Wednesday morning responded to a shooting death, and the suspect in the killing remained at large later Wednesday afternoon, according to police.
The Confederate soldier cenotaph will stay in place at the Kaufman County Courthouse after county commissioners on Tuesday decided against its removal.
A shooting victim was recovering Wednesday at a Dallas hospital and another man was in jail charged with aggravated assault, according to Terrell police.
A 14-year-old boy was in custody Wednesday at the Van Zandt County Juvenile Detention Facility and a 1-year-old child was dead after being shot Tuesday in the 2100 block of Juniper Drive at the Windmill Farms Community.
KAUFMAN – Two children lost their lives and four were hospitalized after an ATV collided with an SUV on Saturday, Nov. 21 at FM 2727 and County Road 167 east of Kaufman, according to authorities.
In a 3-2 decision Tuesday, the City Council voted down a final plat sought by MJ Locating Service regarding 12.5 acres of land situated just south of Temple and Runnels and just east of State Hwy. 34.
The City of Terrell offers free COVID-19 testing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday thru Saturday at the municipal airport, 400 British Flying School Blvd. To register, go online to GoGetTested.com
The King’s Fort Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Film Alley, which is at the Crossroads at Terrell, 750 American Way.
In a tale of two communities close to Terrell, one voted to incorporate and the other said no during last week’s general election. In both Poetry and Ables Springs voting was decisive.
Kaufman County broke big for Republicans up and down the ballot Tuesday, helping to give the GOP a sweep of statewide offices and President Donald Trump 38 electoral votes from Texas.
The Terrell City Council District 3 race is headed for a runoff election as none of the three candidates secured 51% of the vote, which is needed to claim the seat outright.
With early voting totals surging to record levels across Texas and Kaufman County, voters are making their voices heard on a full slate of local, state and federal races.
KEMP – County and federal law enforcement officers seized 182 pounds of alleged methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $473,000 from a residence in Kemp on Wednesday, Oct. 21, according to a news release from the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office.
Roughly 70% of the Terrell High students who were failing a course after the first nine weeks come from students who are attending school virtually from home, schools Supt. Georgeanne Warnock reported to the school board on Monday.
The Terrell City Council on Tuesday took action that moves forward two substantial development projects – one involving an assisted living center, the other a large residential project.
A gesture worth a million dollars continues to pay big dividends for Terrell, Terrell ISD, Trinity Valley Community College and hundreds of students who are gaining a more secure financial future through an education in the field of health care.
The United Way of Kaufman County intends to conduct its second annual Veteran’s Day 5K Run on Saturday, Nov. 14. The event will be a “timed run” for those who enjoy competition.
The story and legacy of World War II’s famed Tuskegee Airmen – America’s first African-American military pilots and their support personnel – is vividly told in “Rise Above: Red Tail Triumph Over Adversity.”
Terrell police this week were investigating the death of a woman whose decomposed body was discovered at her home in the 1000 block of Glenda Street, according to police.
Early voting for the Nov. 3 general election, which will decide everything from the next president to Texas 5th District congressman to U.S. senator to a slate of Texas judiciary seats, begins Tuesday, Oct. 13 and lasts through Friday, Oct. 30.
Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, relief pantries in and around Terrell report a continued elevated need for food assistance to local families.
Terrell’s Census response rate stood at 63.5% on Monday, Oct. 5, the day the Census count was to officially end at the direction of U.S. Commerce Department. The city underperformed when compared with its last response rate in 2010, which was 66.5%.