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  • Fannin County Commissioners Court voted to approve an "Hours 4 Hours Incentive Proposal" for Lake Fannin Volunteers. In an attempt to recruit more volunteers, for every 15 hours of documented volunteer labor, the volunteer will receive four hours use of Lake Fannin for free.
  • Through highly interactive experience, Perot Museum celebrates the indelible legacy of Dr. Goodall and affirms its commitment to bringing world-class exhibitions to inspire next generation of STEM leaders. photo by National Geographic
  • The magic of Main Street Fest is back, and better than ever! Bring the whole family to historic Grapevine, Texas, to enjoy three fun-filled days of breathtaking outdoor shows and performances, a craft brew garden and wine pavilion, live music, carnival rides and a street fair with flair. The 38th Annual Main Street Fest: A Craft Brew Experience, presented by Bank of the West, is "Where Fun Comes to Play" May 2022 along Historic Main Street, coinciding with American Craft Beer Week.
  • The gates at Powder Creek Pavilion will open at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2022, with DJ music, food trucks, and bouncy houses! The featured band, 78 Live, will take the stage at 8:00 p.m.
  • For the first time since December 2021, Bonham City Council has its full compliment of six councilmembers. Bonham Municipal Court Judge John Skotnik (far right) administers the oath of office to Bonham City Councilmembers (L-R) Timothy La Vergne II, John Burnett and Wayne Moore; Bill Chapman was absent and will be sworn in at a later date. Kevin Hayes, the representative for Ward No. 5, was a unanimous choice to continue serving as Bonham Mayor Pro Tem.
  • 1980 Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage. On March 27, 1980, a series of volcanic explosions and pyroclastic flows began at Mount St. Helens in Skamania County, Washington, United States. A series of phreatic blasts occurred from the summit and escalated until a major explosive eruption took place on May 18, 1980, at 8:32 AM. The eruption, which had a Volcanic Explosivity Index of 5, was the most significant to occur in the contiguous United States since the much smaller 1915 eruption of Lassen Peak in California. It has often been declared the most disastrous volcanic eruption in U.S. history. The eruption was preceded by a two-month series of earthquakes and steam-venting episodes caused by an injection of magma at shallow depth below the volcano that created a large bulge and a fracture system on the mountain's north slope. An earthquake at 8:32:11 am PDT (UTC−7) on Sunday, May 18, 1980, caused the entire weakened north face to slide away, creating the largest subaerial landslide in recorded history. This allowed the partly molten rock, rich in high-pressure gas and steam, to suddenly explode northward toward Spirit Lake in a hot mix of lava and pulverized older rock, overtaking the landslide. An eruption column rose 80,000 feet (15 miles) into the atmosphere and deposited ash in 11 U.S. states and various Canadian provinces. At the same time, snow, ice, and several entire glaciers on the volcano melted, forming a series of large lahars (volcanic mudslides) that reached as far as the Columbia River, nearly 50 miles to the southwest.