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  • As the school year winds down, Bonham ISD is gearing up for what is certain to be a year to remember in 2014-2015. While this year's seniors didn't get to benefit from artificial turf and many of the other amenities, they will leave behind a unique legacy. A commemorative jersey signed by all the Bonham High School seniors who participated in athletics, band, cheerleading and pep squad was buried at the 50-yard line in a time capsule. (L-R) Daniel Loredo, Addison Essary, Kaytlyn Hamby, Dra Smith, Zoe Martinez and Kendall Smith
  • The McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) and the Arts and Music Guild present the opening of the Juried Art Show Saturday, May 3 in the Gallery at MPAC. Artists from the Juried Art Show will be at the public reception at 7:00 p.m. and winners will be announced in Noble Hall at 8:00 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners. photo by Allen Rich
  • The Sherman Museum announced today that Robert A. Spangler, whose photographs are published in the book, In the Shadow of Danger: Photographs of the Vietnam War, 1970-71, will present a lunch lecture on April 25, at noon in the community room. The photographer will be signing copies of his book, which are available to purchase in the museum store. Admission is free and the public is invited.
  • The Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Political Science along with the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will present a two day program called “The Holocaust: Days of Remembrance” on campus April 21 and 22. This program will feature artifacts from the Holocaust and a traveling exhibit from the Dallas Holocaust Museum that will be on display in the Rayburn Student Center (RSC). There will also be special guest speakers Margaret “Magie” Furst, Jack Repp, and Rosa Blum who are all survivors of the Holocaust.


  • Mother's Day is traditionally a time to place flowers at the cemetery, and the grounds will look especially beautiful that day. If you're reading this from some place faraway from Willow Wild, but you have a trip planned to Bonham for Mother's Day, simply add us to your weekend's activities.
  • 2013 – An explosion at a fertilizer plant in the city of West, Texas, kills 15 people and injures 160 others. On April 17, 2013, an ammonium nitrate explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Company storage and distribution facility in West, Texas, eighteen miles north of Waco while emergency services personnel were responding to a fire at the facility. Fifteen people were killed, more than 160 were injured, and more than 150 buildings were damaged or destroyed. Investigators have confirmed that ammonium nitrate was the material that exploded, but the cause of the initial fire is as yet unknown.