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  • Over 100 showcasing artists are slated to perform, transforming Downtown McKinney into a vibrant hub of music and culture for this two-day festival. "We're thrilled to welcome back the Texas Music Revolution and extend an invitation to all music enthusiasts to experience a remarkable weekend," said Andrew Jones, Cultural District Director. "McKinney, recognized for its music-friendly atmosphere, promises to outdo itself on June 7 and 8 as we host nationally recognized bands along with the finest local and regional artists in our picturesque historic downtown area."
  • Dusty Underwood, owner of Dusty Underwood Plumbing and Septic in Bonham, Texas, added a white 2022 International HX620 SBA built out by Imperial Industries with a 5,000-gallon aluminum tank and National Vacuum Equipment 4310 blower. The truck is powered by a 515 hp A26 engine tied to an Allison 4000 Series automatic transmission.
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at the Fannin County Courthouse and via teleconference
  • Fannin County Judge Newt Cunningham presented the 2023 Distinguished Service Award to the Fannin County Historical Commission. "I appreciate what you do and apparently the Texas Historical Commission appreciates what you do, too," Judge Cunningham said in appreciation of this over-achieving group of dedicated local historians. (L-R) A.J. Self, Pct. 2 Commissioner; Larry Standlee, Fannin County Historical Commission; Dale McQueen, Pct. 1 Commissioner; Newt Cunningham, Fannin County Judge; Malinda Allison, Fannin County Historical Commission; Mart Means, Fannin County Historical Commission; Margo McCutcheon, Fannin County Historical Commission; Doug Kopf, Pct. 4 Commissioner; Tom Thornton, Fannin County Historical Commission. photo by Lisa Loiselle
  • Wesley House Assisted Living is excited to announce that construction of its new Alzheimer’s/Memory Care addition is complete and anticipate opening the doors to its first residents in June. The new memory care addition will provide all-inclusive rates for care so you won’t have to worry about care-level rates that create unexpected increases in costs.
  • TxDOT's Travel Information Center on US 75 north of Denison will host a travel and tourism day from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. May 23 to spotlight National Travel and Tourism Week (May 19-25). TxDOT personnel and local tourism partners gather at the center and share activities and information with visitors. This event and others celebrate the impact that travel and tourism have on our economy. The travel industry employs more than 15 million Americans nationwide.
  • Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that the ramp from northbound US 75 to North Loy Lake Road in Denison, Texas, will close permanently the night of May 23.
  • Leandra Williams teaches the "Under the Sea" choreography to the Little Mermaid cast. Come join Theater For Hope and their talented cast and crew for the Disney musical The Little Mermaid June 6, 7, 8 performed at the Sherman High School Auditorium.
  • The City of Anna has been named one of the top 4 fastest-growing cities in the United States with a population over 20,000, according to the latest Census data. Anna’s population surged by 17% over the past year, underscoring its status as an emerging prime destination for business development and reflecting the community's attractive living conditions and robust economic opportunities.
  • 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at the Fannin County Courthouse and via teleconference
  • The temporary overnight closures will begin at 7 p.m. on the following dates, and the roadway will reopen to regular traffic flow by 6 a.m. the following day. On May 22, west- and eastbound US 82 mainlanes will close to thru traffic, and traffic in both
    directions will again detour to frontage roads.
  • Monday, May 20 was the first day of early voting as Fannin County residents return to the polls to determine the next county sheriff, as well as the Pct. 3 commissioner.
  • The City of Bonham is excited to kick off the 2024 summer season at Lake Bonham. Please note that we have a new gate at the entrance of the Lake Recreation Area. The gate OPENS at 5:00 a.m. and CLOSES at 10:00 p.m. Only guests staying on the grounds in a reserved campsite will have gate access to come and go between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at the Fannin County Courthouse and via teleconference
  • Children's Chorus of Greater North Texas presents Music & Memories in May at Hope on Houston Monday, May 20. The silent auction begins at 5:00 p.m. and the concert is set for 6:45 p.m. The public is welcome to attend this free concert followed by a reception and silent auction that will benefit the children for years to come.
  • Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones.
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed William “Bill” Douglass as presiding officer of the Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority for a term set to expire on February 1, 2026.
  • The 40th Annual Main Street Fest - A Craft Brew Experience, presented by Bank of the West is almost here and families should prepare to have all the fun Down on Main Street! As the heart of Historic Grapevine, Texas prepares for this milestone event, anticipation is building for three days packed with excitement, entertainment and memories in the making. From live music to craft brew experiences, delicious eats and a myriad of family-friendly activities, the 40th Annual event will be an unforgettable experience.
  • Meals on Wheels of Texoma is in the process of consolidating eight community kitchens into one, central kitchen facility. We have several truckloads of commercial kitchen equipment that needs to be liquidated. A preview of the items for sale will be held on Friday, May 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 2626 Hilltop Drive, Sherman, TX (just behind City Limits Restaurant). The auction will be held this coming Saturday, May 18. The gates open at 8:00 a.m. with the auction beginning at 10:00 a.m.
  • Nine men and a company have been charged with conspiring to install so-called "defeat devices" on diesel trucks, thereby allowing the vehicles to emit far more pollutants than allowed by law, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Leigha Simonton.
  • "I would like to thank the public for their trust in me for the past 13 years," Fannin County Clerk Tammy Biggar said before announcing that she will join the Secretary of State Elections Division and has submitted her two weeks notice. May 29 will be Ms. Biggar's final day as county clerk. The commissioners court is tasked with finding a temporary replacement for May 30 through the November 5 election. "I will work to make the transition as smooth as possible," Biggars told the court.
  • To honor and remember our nation's military heroes, Audie Murphy Day will be Saturday, May 18. This annual event is hosted by the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum to celebrate Audie Leon Murphy, the most decorated combat soldier of World War II, as well as military veterans and those currently serving our country.
  • The City of Arlington has confirmed one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying at Douglas Court at North Cooper Street.
  • Your feedback is valuable as the Texas Department of Transportation completes the planning process for this update to the statewide long-range transportation plan. To facilitate public review and feedback on the draft plan, TxDOT will hold a statewide virtual public hearing on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) online and via phone.
  • (L-R) Bonham Mayor H.L. Compton, Councilmember Allen Sanderson (Ward 4) and Councilmember Kevin Hayes (at-large) are administered the oath of office.
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at the Fannin County Courthouse and via teleconference
  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2024
  • Virtual Public Meeting at 8:00 a.m. May 13. The Paris District includes Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Hopkins, Hunt, Lamar, Rains, and Red River counties.
  • 8:00 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2024 at the Fannin County Courthouse
  • Here's a look at work planned in the district for the week starting May 13, 2024.
  • "It has been exciting to watch PEPPA PIG Theme Park being built in North Richland Hills," said North Richland Hills Mayor Oscar Trevino. "I know many families are looking forward to visiting and building their first theme park memories together. This world-class theme park will provide year-round fun for little ones and is a great addition to the many family-friendly amenities already in our community, including NRH2O Family Water Park which is right next door. Furthermore, the opening of the park will contribute to our already strong economy, bringing more employment opportunities to young adults and other residents who are looking for jobs in this area."
  • During the Texas Water Conference in Fort Worth last month, Upper Trinity earned several organizational and individual awards.
  • Powder Creek Pavilion welcomes The Blandelles this Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 p.m. The Blandells -- Rock & Roll the way you remember it.
  • The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $2,880,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of Arledge Ridge Water Supply Corporation (Grayson County) from the Texas Water Development Fund.
  • Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that a series of overnight closures are slated this week at the intersection of US 75 and US 82 in Sherman, Texas.
  • The Grayson County Historical Society's speaker for May 14 is a highly decorated Navy Flag Officer Rear Admiral William Retz of Denison, Texas. His program is "Reflections from the River" in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. As a young officer, Admiral Retz served with the river patrol forces in Vietnam, the "Brown Water Navy" in the rivers and jungles during the most intense portion known as the "Tet" Offensive. He was seriously wounded during that time and was eventually evacuated to the US for further hospitalization and to recover from his wounds before continuing his career.
  • Upper Trinity will share why the mandatory two-day-per-week watering schedule was implemented and how it can benefit drinking water sources and infrastructure during the next Water Talk on May 8 at 12:00 p.m.
  • Yesterday evening (May 6, 2024) at 11:23 p.m., Melissa's first responders were dispatched to a utility pole fire.