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  • Signs have been placed at Chaney Point and other locations on Lake Fork warning boaters of the presence of giant salvinia. photo © 2015 TPWD, Kevin Storey
  • Home Hospice of Cooke County will be hosting their 2nd Annual "Deck The Halls Christmas Rummage Sale" on Saturday, December 5 at the Civic Center in Gainesville from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. All proceeds from the event will be donated to our Light Up A Life Annual Giving Campaign which raises funds to help patients who cannot afford care.
  • Fall is the time of year that brings cooler weather and the chance to get outside, clean up the lawn or organize the garage or attic. The Internal Revenue Service wants to remind taxpayers that fall is also a good time to conduct a review of their tax situation. Take into account the latest tax changes, check your withholding status and start organizing your records. Remember to avoid any unsolicited e-mails, texts or fraudulent phone calls claiming to come from the IRS--don’t become a victim of these scams.
  • There is a deep divide between those who think adding bacon to dessert is a natural, and those who think it's wrong - very wrong. Maybe it's like having your lover and your husband in the same room. You love them separately, but not together.
  • 1952 – Korean War: U.S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a campaign promise by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict. In late 1952 Eisenhower went to Korea and discovered a military and political stalemate. Once in office, when the Chinese began a buildup in the Kaesong sanctuary, he threatened to use nuclear force if an armistice was not concluded. His earlier military reputation in Europe was effective with the Chinese.
  • State Highway 56 east of Bonham was closed Friday, with steady rainfall pushing Bois d'Arc Creek well out of its banks.