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  • Steaks on Main is a communitywide event created to promote agriculture and Fannin County through a day-long ribeye steak cooking competition, ribeye dinner, and a free concert on the Bonham square. The association is proud to welcome this year’s headliner, Cody Canada and the Departed, to Bonham, Texas for a great evening of live music. With opening acts Waves and Red Stone Revival, it is sure to be a show that you won’t want to miss!
  • By a 4-1 vote, Fannin County Commissioners Court approved moving forward with construction of the justice center and approved potential Change Order #001 from Crossland Construction for abatement of concealed mastic at the Fannin County Justice Center at a cost of $42,234.00.
  • SMU cybersecurity experts Eric C. Larson and Mitch Thornton warn that AI could make hackers' emails and bogus advertising look much more convincing.
  • The Creative Arts Center in Bonham is pleased to host Art Exhibit Opening Receptions on the first Friday of every month. The next event is coming up quickly on Friday, March 1. The theme for this month’s exhibit is "water." North Texas Municipal Water District is sponsoring this opening night reception.
  • The cast of the Girl From the North Country North American tour - (photo by Evan Zimmerman). Broadway Dallas and Broadway Across America (BAA) are proud to present the Dallas engagement of the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical Girl From The North Country at the Music Hall at Fair Park from April 9-21 as part of the Germania Insurance Broadway Series presented by Broadway Dallas. Tickets are on sale now.
  • 1993 – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) agents raid the Branch Davidian church in Waco, Texas with a warrant to arrest the group's leader David Koresh, starting a 51-day standoff. The Waco siege, also known as the Waco massacre, was the siege by U.S. federal government and Texas state law enforcement officials of a compound belonging to the religious cult known as the Branch Davidians between February 28 and April 19, 1993. The Branch Davidians, led by David Koresh, were headquartered at Mount Carmel Center ranch in unincorporated McLennan County, Texas, 13 miles northeast of Waco. Suspecting the group of stockpiling illegal weapons, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) obtained a search warrant for the compound and arrest warrants for Koresh and several of the group's members. The ATF had planned a sudden daylight raid of the ranch in order to serve these warrants. Any advantage of surprise was lost when a KWTX-TV reporter who had been tipped off about the raid asked for directions from a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier who was coincidentally Koresh's brother-in-law. Thus, the group's members were fully armed and prepared; an intense gunfight erupted, resulting in the deaths of four ATF agents and six Branch Davidians. Upon the ATF's entering of the property and failure to execute the search warrant, a siege was initiated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), during which negotiations between the parties attempted to reach a compromise. After 51 days, on April 19, 1993, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) launched a tear gas attack in an attempt to force the Branch Davidians out of the compound's buildings. Shortly thereafter, the Mount Carmel Center became engulfed in flames. The fire and the reaction to the final attack within the group resulted in the deaths of 76 Branch Davidians, including 25 children and David Koresh. In total, the 51-day siege resulted in the deaths of four federal agents and 82 Branch Davidians, 28 of whom were children. The Waco siege was cited by Timothy McVeigh as the main reason for his and Terry Nichols's plan to execute the Oklahoma City bombing exactly two years later, on April 19, 1995, as well as the modern-day American militia movement and a rise in opposition to firearm regulation.