Free classes are available in Bonham for adults to learn how to prevent, recognize and report child abuse. The classes are designed for parents, teachers, other school personnel, day care workers, coaches, Sunday school teachers and other professionals and volunteers who work with children.
The City of McKinney has received the Celebrating Leadership in Development Excellence (CLIDE) Award from the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). McKinney is recognized for the comprehensive implementation strategy (Phase 2) of the McKinney Town Center Study Initiative. In 2009, the city was honored with a CLIDE award for Phase 1 of the same study.
Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) is pleased to announce that Meals on Wheels of Texoma has been selected to receive the Silver Award for their 2013 March For Meals campaign. In addition to the prestige associated with the award, the organization will also receive a $1,000 cash award for engaging a record number of local elected officials and community leaders in the fight to end senior hunger.
2005 – death of Jack Kilby, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate. Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was an American electrical engineer who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments (TI) in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 2000. He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer.