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  • Festival of Flight offers free admission to an exciting six hours of precision aviation drills, thrilling aerobatics, and demonstrations by several historical aircraft.
  • Texoma Feed & Garden owners Caylan and Cadey had everything from locally produced wildflower honey to straw bales for sale at their booth in Loy Park Mayor Arena.
  • Author of best-selling memoir First They Killed My Father
  • Fannin Literacy Council, with assistance from volunteers for Great Days of Service in Bonham and Fannin County Pct. 4 Commissioner Dean Lackey, filled a truck with items to recycle during a fundraiser to benefit Adult GED and Adult Basic Education Classes in Bonham and Honey Grove.
  • 1977 Rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd's plane crashes. Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the southern hard-rock genre during the 1970s. Originally formed in 1966 as The Pretty Ones in Jacksonville, Florida, they then went through two name changes: The Noble Five and One Percent, before coming up with Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1969. The band rose to worldwide recognition on the basis of its driving live performances and signature tunes "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird." At the peak of their success, three members died in an airplane crash in 1977, putting an abrupt end to the band's most popular incarnation. Following a performance at the Greenville Memorial Auditorium in Greenville, South Carolina, on October 20, 1977 the band boarded a chartered Convair CV-300 to Baton Rouge, Louisiana where they were scheduled to appear at LSU the following night. Due to a faulty engine, the airplane ran low on fuel and the pilots were diverted to the McComb-Pike County Airport. After running out of fuel they attempted an emergency landing before crashing in a heavily forested area five miles northeast of Gillsburg, Mississippi. Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines, Cassie Gaines, assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick, pilot Walter McCreary and co-pilot William Gray were killed on impact; the other band members (Collins, Rossington, Wilkeson, Powell, Pyle, and Hawkins), tour manager Ron Eckerman, and road crew suffered serious injuries.