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  • The birthplace of James Butler Bonham still stands in Saluda, South Carolina, due in large part to the preservation efforts of the Saluda County Historical Society. photo by Larry Standlee
  • Spring Break is a dangerous and deadly time on Texas roadways with more than 30 fatalities resulting from impaired driving in each of the past two years. In an effort to curb this deadly trend, the Texas Department of Transportation today held a press conference at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) to launch its statewide “DWI Hangovers Don’t Go Away” campaign reminding young adults and college students about the dangers and long-term consequences of drinking.
  • Join us on Saturday, March 7, 2015 as we celebrate Women's History Month and highlight Lucinda Rayburn’s life with an open house from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event will include free, themed tours of the house and a display of artifacts related to "Miss Lou's" life.
  • Bonham Public Library announces the Texas Group Catalog, a new service that will help Texas residents more easily find and request materials they need from libraries in Texas, as well as from libraries across the country or around the world.
  • This is your last chance to get those cool season leafy green and root crops such as spinach, chard, turnips and beets in the ground. Plant these in the first two weeks of the month. Hold off on the warm season vegetables until after the average date of the last killing frost which is March 16 in our area.
  • 1836 – birth of Charles Goodnight, American rancher. Charles Goodnight, also known as Charlie Goodnight (March 5, 1836 – December 12, 1929), was an American cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known rancher in Texas. He is sometimes known as the "father of the Texas Panhandle." Essayist and historian J. Frank Dobie said that Goodnight "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history."