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Ask Aunt B,

Ask Aunt B,

I think I want to stop drinking or at least slow down. I don’t think I have a drinking problem, but I think I would feel better with a little less alcohol. I have also been seeing online a lot of people posting dry January or quitting all together. Have you got any tips to help me with this journey?

Sheriff Bryan Beavers Opens Kaufman County Sheriff’s Substation Located Near North Forney High School
Sheriff Bryan Beavers Opens Kaufman County Sheriff’s Substation Located Near North Forney High School
Sheriff Bryan Beavers Opens Kaufman County Sheriff’s Substation Located Near North Forney High School
Sheriff Bryan Beavers Opens Kaufman County Sheriff’s Substation Located Near North Forney High School
Sheriff Bryan Beavers Opens Kaufman County Sheriff’s Substation Located Near North Forney High School
Sheriff Bryan Beavers Opens Kaufman County Sheriff’s Substation Located Near North Forney High School

Sheriff Bryan Beavers Opens Kaufman County Sheriff’s Substation Located Near North Forney High School

On Friday, January 5, 2024, the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department welcomed the community to the grand opening of the new Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office Substation located on the north side of Forney. Purposefully positioned within the fastest-growing portion of Kaufman County, this new facility will house Patrol Units, a Criminal Investigation Division, a Property Room, a Training Room, and Command Staff. Additionally, this Substation, which is located on FM 548 in close proximity to North Forney High School on land previously donated by Forney ISD, includes classroom space for FISD’s Career Technology and Education (CTE) program making it an innovative facility that will not only function to protect and serve residents and businesses of Kaufman County but will also provide invaluable education opportunities for the students of Forney ISD.

Lil Easy
Lil Easy

Lil Easy

Hello, 2024. Despite the fact that you sound like some Orwell/Asimov book pitch, I promise you I’m trying. Thank goodness no one writes checks anymore. I would surely be putting last year’s date on every transaction between now and late August. Once the queen of the vision board, the supreme ruler of the resolution, the princess of the new planner, & the sultan of the paradigm shift, you have me worn plumb out already, 2024. That’s why I am taking this moment, printed word influencer though I am not, to make an official announcement. Clink the champagne glass. Knock the gavel. In the words of 1996’s DJ Kool, 28 years ago (egad), let me clear my throat. After much thought and intense scrutiny, I have decided to make my word of the year (drumroll) easy. Make that easy with a lil e.

How to be a Better Mentor

How to be a Better Mentor

Mentors can have profound impacts on the lives of the people they mentor. A mentor is often a source of wisdom and support over the course of months or even years. The relationship between mentor and mentee can endure as long as each person desires.

Texas Gained More People Than Any Other State in the Last Year

Pedestrians walk through downtown Dallas on Nov. 7. Credit: Ben Torres for The Texas Tribune

Texas Gained More People Than Any Other State in the Last Year

Texas’ population grew more than any other state in the country in the last year, by nearly half a million people, according to the recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Of the 1.6 million people the nation gained between July 2022 and July 2023, nearly 30% are Texas residents.

The Origins of Baby New Year

The Origins of Baby New Year

Excitement for a new year abounds on January 1. Baby New Year is one of the more recognizable symbols of the New Year’s holiday, particularly in print advertisements and television commercials. Perhaps you’ve wondered what role Baby New Year plays in the celebration? While he may seem like a relatively modern icon, this cultural mainstay has a lengthy history.

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