• To help people enjoy the cooler temperatures, the City of McKinney is launching a refreshing new way to explore nature at Towne Lake Park. Residents and visitors can now use self-service kiosks to rent kayaks to explore the city's stunning waterways in a safe, convenient, and affordable way.
  • The Fairview Cemetery Annual Meeting is set for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 14, 2023 at the cemetery.
  • Photos due: FRIDAY, October 6! Participants may enter one photo per category. ~No late entries will be accepted~
  • We have invited two well-established and knowledgeable Texans to help us understand the proposed amendments so we can vote with confidence on these amendments.
  • Tuesday, October 3, 9:30 a.m.
    Breakfast at IHOP, 2617 N US Highway 75, Sherman.
  • Open to the public Monday - Friday!
    Breakfast is served from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    Lunch is served from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • First, they are called 'Fall Bulbs' because they are planted in the fall. They bloom in spring, some in very early spring. Grape Hyacinth (Muscari), for example, can bloom when snow is on the ground and are sometimes planted in lawns because they are finished blooming long before the turf comes out of dormancy. Fall bulbs can add badly needed color to an otherwise bleak landscape and bring the hope of spring and all its glory.
  • Today, Veterans Land Board (VLB) Chairwoman Dawn Buckingham challenged the Bonham community and the State of Texas to show their support for U.S. Army Veteran and Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home resident Ethelyn Szad Bell on her 100th birthday. Mrs. Bell's centennial celebration will be on October 4 and she has requested to receive 100 cards for this wonderful milestone. She began her service in March of 1945 at the age of 21. After her time serving in the U.S. Army, Mrs. Bell continued giving back to her community by working at the Veterans Administration Hospital in McKinney, Texas, and later worked as a dedicated elementary school nurse in McKinney for many years.
  • Award winning and wildly popular country trio Midland was announced today as the Sunday night headliner of the Stars Over Texas Music Festival at Texas Motorplex and the Stampede of Speed on October 7-8. In addition to Midland, Sunday will feature a line-up of current and rising stars filling the sky with music including Ian Munsick, Wade Bowen, William Beckmann, and Tyler Halverson. On Saturday, fans will be transported to the '90s country music scene as headliner Clay Walker along with Sawyer Brown, Diamond Rio, Black Hawk, and Ricochet take to the Stars Over Texas Music Festival stage.
  • The Honey Grove Library & Learning Center will be open during Honey Grove’s annual Davy Crockett Day festival in downtown Honey Grove on October 7. In addition to our normal operations, the library will have a variety of activities available for those of all ages!
  • Steve Harvey will be in action on Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Grand Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $89.50 to $220 for prime seating.
  • Winnsboro Center for the Arts presents two music and poetry concerts at the 2023 Winnsboro Cowboy Music and Poetry Gathering on the Bowery in downtown Winnsboro on September 30. The shows are reminiscent of old cowboy storytelling that used to take place around a campfire during cattle drives. The performers tell stories, recite poetry, sing, and play instruments.
  • "Fall Into Gardening," presented by the Denton County Master Gardeners and Beulah Acres, and sponsored by Upper Trinity, will be held on September 30 from 8:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Corinth!
  • Accomplished and award-winning artist, Chris Cravens takes students on this wonderful watercolor journey on Thursday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. in this 4-week series scheduled for October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th. No experience is required.
  • Country music trio Lady A will grace the stage at the Grand Theater inside Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant on Friday, Sept. 29. The group that burst onto the scene in 2009 with "Need You Now" -- the highest certified song by a country group that went platinum 11 times – will be in Durant to perform a wide selection of their chart-topping hits. Lady A has 10 No. 1 singles and has been streamed over 5 billion times. They've released nine studio albums, with their most recent, What a Song Can Do, being released in the fall of 2021.
  • You are invited to attend a live performance featuring Curtis and Loretta, Minneapolis-based husband and wife duo, on Sunday, October 15, '23, 3:00-5:00 p.m., here at Harmony House on Wildscape Acres.
  • It will be a triple threat Friday, September 29 with three rock bands at Powder Creek Pavilion in one night.
  • The award recipients will be honored on Friday, September 29, at the New Friends New Life Annual Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. Kerry Washington, an Emmy-winning, and SAG- nominated actor, producer, director and lifelong advocate and activist, will headline the luncheon, a celebration of the nonprofit’s Silver Jubilee. Luncheon co-chairs are Tracey Nash-Huntley and David S. Huntley and Elizabeth Carlock Phillips and Kevin Phillips. Honorary co-chairs represent several of the founding and early board members of NFNL: Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt; Gail and Dr. Gerald Turner; and Pat and Pete Schenkel.
  • Jim Messina was a member of the influential folk rockers Buffalo Springfield and a founding member of the pioneering country rock band Poco before joining forces with Kenny Loggins to form Loggins & Messina and turning out hits like "Danny's Song," "House at Pooh Corner." and "Your Mama Don't Dance."
  • What is diatomaceous earth anyway? It is the fossilized remains of tiny aquatic organisms called diatoms. Over thousands of years, diatoms accumulated in rivers and lakes and decomposed in the sediment. These diatoms are made of silica, which is mined and used for many different purposes. Today, our focus is on the benefits of diatomaceous earth (DE) and its uses.
  • The Fred A. Tarpley Memorial Writers Conference is scheduled for Saturday, October 14, 2023. The conference, sponsored by Silver Leos Writers Guild of Commerce, will once again be held at scenic Webb Hill Country Club located at 438 CR 2358, Wolfe City, Texas.
  • Help us raise $30,000 to reseed and restore 10 acres of Blackland Prairie habitat at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • The speaker will be Ted E. Wilson of the Texas Society of War of 1812, Craig Auston Rowley Chapter, Plano, Texas. He will talk about the project to mark the graves of the veterans of 1812 for Fannin and Grayson counties.
  • Open to the public Monday - Friday!
    Breakfast is served from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    Lunch is served from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • We are making progress ridding Shilo of poisonous vines and thorny plants. There will be yellow signs pointing the entrance at CR-3015 and the off-road route from there to the cemetery.
  • This month, Heritage Farmstead Museum of Plano will premiere a new exhibit in the museum’s Farrell-Wilson house themed "Miss Ammie, A Legend in Her Golden Age," which offers a look at the life of Ammie Wilson and details her management of the farm and success as an award-winning livestock breeder.
  • The Bonham SNAP Center is in desperate need of volunteers, not only for Meals on Wheels but in assistance in all of their programs.
  • The Creative Arts Center would like to once again invite all local and surrounding artists to compete in our 2nd annual live art competition! All artists will receive a mystery box of items to create their masterpiece. In addition, artists will use any common supply found in the Creative Arts Center classroom and may bring ONE resource from home of their choosing.
  • Friday, September 22 -- Wyatt Flores is an artist from Oklahoma who's preparing to release his debut album in 2023. Flores began releasing music in the spring of 2021, when he dropped his debut single "Travelin' Kid."