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  • ArtWalk, Juried Art Show, wine garden, Second Saturdays, Farmers Market and more on April 11
  • It was a productive and informative regular meeting of Fannin County Commissioners Court Monday, March 30, featuring a detailed discussion of Fannin County Water Supply Agency and its relationship to Fannin County Commissioners Court.
  • Loy Lake Road Bridge is almost complete; final phase will require lane closures beginning April 6
  • With the 150th anniversary of the close of the Civil War just weeks away, we continue our look at events in this area during the war with this article on one of Fannin County’s leading citizens of the time, Robert H. Taylor, who had been elected from this area several times to the state legislature and had, at the request of his friend, Gov. Sam Houston, helped to solve the South Texas border problems with suspected cattle thief, Juan Cortina.
  • First of all I would like to thank John Burnett for the recent surge in readers to North Texas e-News. Your shameless political stunts are free advertising, John. Since, unlike you, I would never stoop to using taxpayers' money to run my business, I am especially grateful.
  • 1980 – death of Jesse Owens, American sprinter and long jumper. James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist. Owens specialized in the sprints and the long jump and was recognized in his lifetime as "perhaps the greatest and most famous athlete in track and field history." His achievement of setting three world records and tying another in less than an hour at the 1935 Big Ten track meet has been called "the greatest 45 minutes ever in sport" and has never been equaled. At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, Owens won international fame with four gold medals: 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump, and 4x100 meter relay. He was the most successful athlete at the games and as such has been credited with "single-handedly crush[ing] Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy."