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  • Colorado artist Michael Ome Untiedt stands beside his painting, The Last Ride of James Butler Bonham, which depicts Bonham's daring attempt to get reinforcements for the defenders of the Alamo. Thanks to generous benefactors in Fannin County, this award-winning painting will adorn the walls of the restored Fannin County Courthouse.
  • Drought conditions aren't close to those experienced during the 2011 dry spell that gripped Texas for almost two years as seen in this photo of a livestock tank in East Texas. But soil moisture levels have been dropping, and La Nina conditions likely mean a warmer, drier winter. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service staff photo)
  • Representatives of Congress and the National Space Council joined President Donald J. Trump, Apollo astronaut Jack Schmitt and current NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, for the president’s signing of Space Policy Directive 1, a change in national space policy that provides for a U.S.-led, integrated program with private sector partners for a human return to the Moon, followed by missions to Mars and beyond. credits:
  • With the actions taken Monday evening by the Bonham ISD Board of Trustees to approve a series of 'PILOT' Agreements with local industry, AND to rescind the prior action by Trustees in December 1989 to tax 'Freeport goods' the current board has effectively 'Opted IN' to the Freeport exemption. When combined with similar actions by the City of Bonham City Council and the Fannin County Commissioners Court for their respective jurisdiction, Bonham will be a 'Triple Freeport' community effective January 1, 2018!
  • Denison Industries of Denison was selected as a finalist for the 2017 Texas Workforce Solutions Small Employer of the Year Award. Denison Industries is a world-class manufacturer of aluminum castings used in aerospace, automotive, commercial, and military applications. The company attributes its success to investing in its employees and its community with opportunities for growth and educational advancement.
  • 1999 – death of Joseph Heller, American novelist, short story writer, and playwright. Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American author of novels, short stories, plays and screenplays. His best-known work is the novel Catch-22, a satire on war and bureaucracy, whose title has become a synonym for an absurd or contradictory choice. As Heller observed, "Everyone in my book accuses everyone else of being crazy. Frankly, I think the whole society is nuts – and the question is: What does a sane man do in an insane society?"