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  • Saturday, February 22, you can party and enjoy Mardi Gras without going to New Orleans. All over Downtown Sherman, shops, restaurants and businesses will be celebrating with beads, sales, Cajun food, Hurricanes and great music. And during the whole event, every ten dollars spent at downtown businesses will result in an entry into the Main Street drawing for one of three great prize packages which include among other great prizes, a gorgeous reupholstered chair by Upholstery Girl, beer from 903 Brewers, certificates for two tickets to Craft the Night Away, the Downtown Sherman Now craft beer festival, two tickets to the Sherman Celtic Festival and Highland Games, two tickets to the 3rd Annual Sherman Jazz Classic, gift certificates to downtown stores and restaurants, and more.
  • During this unique educational experience, you will learn how to transform a sunny corner of your landscape into a beautiful, productive, and fully-integrated Earth-Kind® destination garden featuring the freshest vegetables, herbs, and fruit, enhanced by stunning blossoms from some of our most beautiful flowering plants. Presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, this workshop will take place in The Landing at Myers Park and Event Center in McKinney on Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • 17th annual Beat Leukemia Ball to be held May 9th at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, benefiting Leukemia Texas and featuring The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute to The Beatles.
  • The Bonham Chamber of Commerce Banquet is next Saturday, February 29, and we are raffling off a certificate-filled wreath to help the Fannin County Girl Scout Troops make their dream of going to NASA a reality this year. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN and ALL proceeds of the raffle will go directly to the girl scouts at the end of the banquet.
  • The Bonham Veterans of Foreign Wars post is having a chili cookoff this Saturday, February 22. I will be there at around 11:30 Saturday morning and will be demonstrating the process of making an arrowhead. Anyone that has an interest in how it is done is welcome to stop by and see if flintknapping is a hobby that you might be interested in being involved with. Boy Scouts, scout leaders, Cub Scout den mothers or anyone else that has ever had a desire to know how it was done is welcome.
  • January 15, 2009 is a date I know one person will never forget -- that would be Denison High School 1969 graduate Chesley Burnett (Sully) Sullenberger, III. On that day he was the pilot of the US Airways Flight 1549 plane that had to make an emergency on-the-water landing in New York's Hudson River.