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William Scott Tanksley (credit: Dallas Fire-Rescue)

Little Leaguers Remember Their Coach – Fallen Dallas Firefighter

Had he never put on a firefighter’s uniform, Scott Tanksley would have still been a hero to in the small Texas towns of Kemp and Mabank in Kaufman County.

02/12/2014

Credit: Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office

Kemp Police Chief Rescued From Abandoned Water Well

The Police Chief of a North Texas town was rescued on Tuesday after falling more than 15 feet into an abandoned water well.

05/07/2013

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Church Plans Daily Prayer Vigil For Murdered Kaufman County DA & Wife

For the second straight night members of a church in Kemp prayed on the steps of the Kaufman County Courthouse.

CBS 11–04/01/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Texas Woman Killed Trying To Prevent Boyfriend’s Suicide

A Kaufman County woman was shot and killed on Monday evening after trying to prevent her boyfriend from committing suicide. The man then turned the gun on himself.

12/04/2012

(credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

More Than 200 Acres Burned In Grass Fire

For more than two hours fire fighters from 10 different departments battled a fire that burned more than in Kaufman County.

06/02/2012

City Of Kemp Closes Police Department

City Administrator Charles Fenner said in an email the move was “because of budget matters.”

05/09/2012

Water flows from a bathroom tap. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Pipeline Breaks Force Water Boiling In Kemp

A boil-water advisory has been issued for an East Texas town because of pipeline problems.

04/13/2012

Tommy Jackson was charged with trespassing and stealing copper.  (Photo credit Kaufman Co. Sheriff)

Barking Dog Helps Catch Suspected Copper Thieves

Sheriff’s deputies say the dog helped catch three men who were stealing copper.

01/09/2012

Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Knight, 23, lost his legs and a hand overseas by an IED. He was given the key to the city of Kemp on Nov. 12, 2011.

Wounded Hometown Marine Presented With Key To City Of Kemp

Hundreds of community members lined downtown Kemp Saturday morning during a patriotic homecoming for a wounded hometown Marine.

11/12/2011

Water drops from a pipe. (credit: Sascha Schuermann/AFP/Getty Images)

Water Back On In Kemp

After days with no water, almost all of the residents and businesses in Kemp once again have water.

08/09/2011

Water drops out of a tap. (credit: Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Day 2 Of No Water Service For Kemp Residents

It’s day two of no water service for residents in one North Texas city. In order to make repairs and refill two water towers in the City of Kemp the water has been cut off.

08/08/2011

(Photo credit CBSDFW.COM)

Water Shut Off In Kemp To Conserve

Water conservation has been turned up a notch in one North Texas community: The water has been cut off.

08/07/2011

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