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  • (L-R) Bishop Jason Egan; Tere Curtis, Feeding Fannin; Kathy McGovern, Relief Society President, Women's Organization of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Feeding Fannin's next food distribution event will be at the Bonham Armory Thursday, September 24, 2020.
  • Texans may think they know how to correctly install and use their children's car seats, but nearly 60 percent of the time they're used incorrectly. That's why TxDOT is helping drivers keep their children safe on the road.
  • Do you want to grow rhubarb in Texas? The standard answer I hear is, "You can't grow rhubarb in Texas, it is too hot."
  • Fannin County Commissioners Court approved a Proclamation declaring September 2020 to be Hunger Awareness Month in Fannin County. The tireless work of volunteers has been critical to help food-insufficient families who are struggling because of the pandemic.
  • Texas reported 2,977 new cases and 135 newly reported fatalities related to COVID-19 in the latest daily data release by Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • 2005 Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating portions of southwestern Louisiana and extreme southeastern Texas. Hurricane Rita was the most intense tropical cyclone on record in the Gulf of Mexico and the fourth-most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded. Part of the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, which included three of the top ten most intense Atlantic hurricanes ever recorded (along with #1 Wilma and #7 Katrina), Rita was the seventeenth named storm, tenth hurricane, and fifth major hurricane of the 2005 season. Rita formed near The Bahamas from a tropical wave on September 18, 2005 that originally developed off the coast of West Africa. It moved westward, and after passing through the Florida Straits, Rita entered an environment of abnormally warm waters. Moving west-northwest, it rapidly intensified to reach peak winds of 180 mph, achieving Category 5 status on September 21st. However, it weakened to a Category 3 hurricane before making landfall in Johnson's Bayou, Louisiana, between Sabine Pass, Texas and Holly Beach, Louisiana, with winds of 115 mph.