Local News
  • This colorful Pitt biplane is one of several aircraft at Jones Field in preparation for Bonham Festival of Flight on Saturday. photo by Allen Rich
  • A young boy gets to know his newly adopted yearling.
  • Farmersville's famous Scare On The Square has changed our name to reflect our move.... we are just one block south of the square at the Historic Onion Shed.
  • The Woodmoore Assisted Living Community will be doing their 2nd annual bake sale all day October 24 to raise money for a cure for breast cancer.
  • Willow Wild Cemetery Association has been approved by the IRS for tax-exempt status as a 501(c)(13) non-profit organization. As a result, donations to the Association are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law, retroactive to Nov. 19, 2012.
  • (L-R): Bonham Rotarian and Bonham City Manager Bill Shipp, Rotarian Peggy Lane, and Executive Director of the Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce Dale McQueen
  • Arrest- October 15, 1400 Block Seven Oaks Rd. Arresting Officer Sgt. Carl Graves. A 23-year-old Bonham resident was arrested for a Bonham Police Department Capais Pro Fine warrant and Fannin County Sheriff’s Office warrants.
  • At approximately 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to reports of a structure fire at 1016 Scenic Hills Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters found the second floor of the two-story home fully involved in fire. In addition, fire had spread to an adjacent residence at 1020 Scenic Hills.
  • Tom Thornton (left) presents a check for $300 from the Fannin County Retired Teachers Association to Sandy Barber with the Fannin County Children's Center. The gift will be used to purchase school supplies. Each year the Children’s Center gives away school supplies to more than 600 needy students from all over the county.
  • Congressman Ralph Hall is continuing to recuperate from surgery at Medical Center of Plano and is taking the first steps on the road to recovery as he was transferred to an inpatient rehabilitation facility over the weekend. The Congressman sustained a broken nose and femur as a result of an automobile accident near Trenton, in Fannin County, on October 4, requiring surgery on October 5 and rehabilitation during the coming weeks.
  • The City of Bonham, Bonham Economic Development, and Workforce Solutions Texoma in cooperation with several local Bonham manufacturers will sponsor a Bonham - Fannin County Manufacturers’ Job Fair on Thursday, October 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Bonham City Hall, 514 Chestnut St. in Bonham.
  • At a recent Board meeting of the McKinney Pubic Safety Children's Scholarship Foundation, members of the Professional Fire Fighters of McKinney, IAFF Local 2661 presented the Foundation with a check for $1000 and a commitment to continue that contribution annually for ten years.
  • Early Voting for the November 4, 2014 Grayson County General and Special Election begins on Monday, October 20th and runs through Friday, October 31st.
  • Acting on confidential information, Detectives with the Commerce Police Department and the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office recovered stolen property from a residence in the city of Commerce.
  • 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 21 at Honey Grove City Hall
  • Motorcyclists are invited to ride 130-mile rides under the open sky and through the curving, hilly roads of the Texas Red River Valley. The ride begins and ends in Whitewright, Texas, and includes one of the top ten favorite Texas roads for motorcycling – FM-697 Ida Road.
  • Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. until noon at Fannin County Pct. 4 Barn -- to benefit Fannin Literary Council's HOPE Program
  • Tonika Goins has been named District Ranger of the Caddo and Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands, according to Forest Supervisor Mark Van Every.
  • Take a stroll back in time from prehistory to the early twentieth century with the Denton County Historical Commission and the Office of History and Culture as they host our second annual Archeology Fair on October 18 at the Denton County Historical Park.
  • Bonham High School proudly welcomes the veterans from the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial to Warrior Stadium on Friday, October 17. At the home entrance, you will find a fully-restored 1960 Thunderbird. The veterans group is offering raffle tickets for $15 for the chance to win this classic T-bird.
  • The public is invited to join us in a retirement reception for Bonham Fire Marshall, Bruce Caylor. Bruce began his career with the City of Bonham in 1989 as a Patrol Officer and then was appointed Fire Marshall. He currently serves as Fire Marshall and Code Enforcement Officer for the City.
  • (L-R): Bonham Rotary Club President David Stapp, Cindy Hall, and Bonham Rotarian Cecil Kennedy
  • Report - October 11, 300 Block E. Sam Rayburn Dr. Reporting Officer Det William Abbott. Bonham Police Department Officers met with TABC Agents for a briefing for a minor sting for the sale of alcohol. TABC Agents along with BPD had a juvenile attempt to buy alcohol from all businesses that sold alcohol in Bonham. The juvenile successfully purchased an alcoholic beverage from a business. After the sting, TABC agents and officers met with the clerk and advised her she sold alcohol to a juvenile and a warrant will be issued for her arrest.
  • Meals on Wheels of Texoma (MOWOT) will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, October 16 at 4:00 p.m. at its administrative office located at 4114 Airport Dr. in Denison, Texas. The organization will honor three members who are rotating off of the board including Cooke County Judge John Roane, Deputy Mayor of Sherman Robert Softly, and Bonham City Councilwoman Ruth Ann Thomas in a brief ceremony thanking them for their years of service.
  • The Denison Development Alliance will meet in a regular session beginning on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 4:00 P.M. in the Conference Room at the Denison Development Alliance, 311 West Woodard Street, Denison, Texas.
  • Flu vaccine has been arriving in doctor’s offices, clinics and pharmacies across Texas, and the Texas Department of State Health Services encourages everyone 6 months old and older to get vaccinated now.
  • Red River Regional Hospital (RRRH) in Bonham, Texas received encouraging news October 8 when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced they will extend the deadline for the hospital to meet compliance with accepted Medicare Conditions of Participation until November 10, 2014, while the hospital and CMS negotiate the terms of a mutually agreeable Systems Improvement Agreement (SIA). After the terms of the SIA are negotiated, the decertification will be removed.
  • Austin College will offer free grant-research training Tuesday, October 14, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and Thursday, October 16, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Both sessions, open to the general public with advance registration, will be held in the SISD Training Classroom on the first floor of Jackson Technology Center at Austin College. To register, email Brittany Derebery, session leader and Austin College director of foundation relations, at bderebery@austincollege.edu or call her at 903-813-2423.