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  • Fannin County Commissioners Court has approved a proposed tax rate of $0.595 for the coming fiscal year which begins October 1 -- the same rate as last year -- however the changing demographics of Fannin County will give the county a little more money to work with in the coming year.
  • Sara Hickman, proclaimed the Official State Musician of Texas in 2010, will bring her radiant smile and eclectic song list to Listening Room Concerts at That Guy's Coffee in Paris, Texas this Sunday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m.
  • (L-R) Lena Flexar, Darlene Schweizer, Anna Keller, Ruth Summers, Gail Griggs
  • The Farmers & Fleas Market will be held in downtown Farmersville at the historic Onion Shed on Saturday, September 5. Sales hours are 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Market features produce, crafts, food, jewelry, antiques, and more.
  • 1973 death of J. R. R. Tolkien, South African-English philologist and poet. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE FRSL (3 January 1892 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. In 2008, The Times ranked him sixth on a list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". Forbes ranked him the 5th top-earning "dead celebrity" in 2009.
  • First offenders must install an ignition interlock to receive driving privileges