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  • Fannin County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation honoring the late Bonham Police Captain Timothy Michael La Vergne, Sr. for a career of public service, discussed replacing the roof at the South Jail, and Fannin County Judge Spanky Carter gave an update on TAPS Public Transit.
  • The Winedale Quilt Collection is a scholarly resource that supports the study of quilts and their history. Its mission is to collect, preserve and provide access to American quilts and quilt history materials documenting the role of quilts in American culture.
  • In what may prove to be an historic vote after thoughtful discussion and careful deliberation at Monday night's regular meeting, the Bonham City Council voted unanimously to accept the recommendations of the Planning & Zoning Commission, and city staff to adopt the BET on Bonham Ordinance establishing the Bonham Empowerment Tool Initiative & Program.

  • 30-foot-tall "Combination" Sculpture by Brad Oldham and Christy Coltrin anchors Courtyard by Marriott Hotel and Midlothian Conference Center.
  • The Citizen's Police Academy was established to promote an understanding of the Commerce Police Department and its policies and procedures. Police work is filled with many variables that require professional solutions. The goal is to address perceived suspicions and misconceptions by establishing mutual trust and cooperation between the police and the citizens of Commerce. It is also an opportunity to promote civic awareness.
  • 1755 – death of Montesquieu, French lawyer and philosopher. Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu (18 January 1689 – 10 February 1755), generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French lawyer, man of letters, and political philosopher who lived during the Age of Enlightenment. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, which is implemented in many constitutions throughout the world.