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  • This is official notice that there will be a Public Hearing at 5:00 p.m., Monday, December 5, 2022, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 220 W. Mulberry, Sherman, Texas, for the following Ordinances.
  • Starts at 4:00 p.m. December 3, parade and Christmas tree lighting at 6:00 p.m., live music by Bailey Rae at 7:00 p.m.
  • Newly remodeled rental unit available in Bonham. 3 bedroom, 2 bath with garage. Professional management and 24 hour emergency maintenance. Amenities include dishwasher and garbage disposal.
  • Report: November 25, 2022 – 1100 BL Elm St., Arresting Officer – Cpl. Patrick Howell. A 52-year-old male was arrested for Poss CS.
  • Don't miss this opportunity to see singer-songwriters Max & Heather Stalling, Mark David Manders, Kevin Deal and Houston Marchman all on one stage at McKinney Performing Arts Center.
  • The City of McKinney has announced Assistant Chief Joe Ellenburg has been appointed as Chief of the McKinney Police Department. He has been serving as Interim Police Chief following Chief Greg Conley’s move to Director of Public Safety in October. Chief Ellenburg has more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement and 27 years with the McKinney Police Department. He will be sworn in at the regular City Council meeting on Dec. 6.
  • (L-R) Andrea Lappin, State Farm; Mark Sanderson, Open Arms Director; Jake Shockley, State Farm
  • Toys for the Children's Center collected last year by Ector ISD. The Fannin County Children's Center is currently seeking donations for their annual Christmas Drive. Last year, generous donors made it possible for 315 children and youth served by the center to get presents of clothing, coats, shoes, toys and other gifts. Organizers expect to serve a similar number of children this year.
  • Brian Demarcus Davis, also known as "Tink", 37, was named in a four-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury on Nov. 9, 2022 in the Eastern District of Texas.
  • A recent dedication of the monument honoring Choctaw Code Talkers of World War I and World War II is held in front of the Choctaw Community Center in Broken Bow. Those attending included Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma officials, tribal elders, members of the Choctaw Code Talkers Association, and descendants of the Code Talkers. Serving in WWI, Choctaws were the first Native Americans to use their language on battlefield radios providing an unbreakable code for American troops and their Allies. Choctaw soldiers repeated this effort in WWII. photo by Charles Clark/Choctaw Nation
  • 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.
  • Back in 2014 Brent Frailicks had a dream. He wanted to have a fundraiser to help support the upkeep of Sunnyside Cemetery at Savoy where his dad is buried.
  • November 29, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. (come and go) at the First United Bank, 120 West Sam Rayburn Dr. Bonham, TX 75418.
  • Sprinklers should be turned OFF thanks to recent rainfall and the fact that grass and many plants are nearing dormancy. Turning sprinklers off helps to keep water in our local lakes, the main source of our drinking water and a great place to have fun during the summer! Remember, every drop on your landscape is one less drop in our lakes!
  • 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 30
  • Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Disaster Field Operations Center-West today announced the opening of a Disaster Loan Outreach Center to meet the needs of businesses and individuals who were affected by severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Nov. 4, 2022.
  • Members of the team from TXB and McCraw Oil presented a check for $22,000 to the Fannin County Children's Center at the Children's Center's fundraiser event called Justice Is Served. From left, Scott Miller, Sandy Barber, Bill Wilson, Sherry Capehart and Nicole Edwards.
  • There are over 140 items to be included inside the Time Capsule to be buried at the Veterans Memorial Park in McKinney on Saturday, December 17, 2022. The items donated by local veterans and their families will be on display at the Collin County History Museum, 300 E. Virginia Street in McKinney, from Friday November 25, through Saturday December 10. The museum hours are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m.
  • This is official notice that there will be a Public Hearing at 5:00 p.m., Monday, November 21, 2022, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 220 W. Mulberry, Sherman, Texas, for the following Ordinances.
  • "Keeping Collin County healthy and armed with information and resources is my top priority," stated Representative-Elect Mihaela Plesa. "I'm proud to already start serving the people."
  • Paula Lightfoot, Boys & Girls Club of Sherman Director of Member Experience and Engagement, will receive a personal development grant from the Boys & Girls Club of America (BGCA) in recognition of her commitment and success in training all Boys & Girls Club (BGC) of Sherman staff up to a Tier 1 level. Lightfoot is a BGCA Tier 2 trainer capable of leading 47 different youth development trainings for the BGC of Sherman and nearby BGCs. photo courtesy of Paula Lightfoot
  • Troy Mac Hohenberger, 72, was named in a federal indictment returned by a federal grand jury on Nov. 17, 2022, in the Eastern District of Texas.
  • Justice Is Served – Honorable servers who served up dinner for guests at the Justice Is Served fundraiser for the Fannin County Children's Center included (from left) Adult Probation Chief Corey Baker, Savoy Police Chief Robert Null, Justice of the Peace, Pct 3 Kenneth Karl, County Court at Law Judge Charles Butler, Fannin County Criminal District Attorney Richard Glaser, 336th District Judge Lauri Blake, Honey Grove Police Chief Leigh Dixon, Dodd City ISD Police Chief George Robinson, Trenton Police Chief William Robertson, Bonham ISD Police Chief Stephen Dean, Juvenile Probation Chief Brandon Caffee, Fannin County Sheriff Mark Johnson and State Representative Reggie Smith.
  • Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas businesses and residents affected by severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Nov. 4, 2022, announced Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman of the U.S. Small Business Administration. The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Red River, Titus and Upshur counties in Texas; and Bryan and Choctaw counties in Oklahoma.
  • The public is invited to attend the meeting.
  • An SBA disaster declaration would make federal disaster assistance available for those impacted in Lamar and Morris counties and their contiguous counties: Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Fannin, Marion, Red River, Titus, and Upshur.
  • This Christmastime, The Salvation Army right here in Grayson County is appealing to prospective volunteers like YOU to help raise much-needed funds and to assist the most vulnerable men, women and children in our community.
  • Bonham City Council designated an approximately 37.754 acre tract of land situated in the William Cox Survey, Abstract Number 191, located at 2501 Pecan Street (PID #123927, 123928, 123687) as Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone No. 1 for Commercial- Industrial Tax Abatement. This seven-year, 50% abatement will facilitate the construction of a 50,000 sq. ft. warehouse, estimated to cost $4 million, on raw land at the Tongrun International campus.
  • DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and RecruitMilitary® will co-host the Dallas All Veterans Job Fair at AT&T Stadium, November 17 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST. The event is free to veterans, their spouses, active-duty military personnel and members of the National Guard and Reserve.
  • Please join Texoma Council of Governments on Tuesday, November 15 for our upcoming City Series Workshop entitled: Budgeting for Infrastructure Needs presented by Mr. Greg Peters, P.E., Director of Public Works for the City of Anna. RSVP today!
  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, November 14
  • 5:30 p.m. Thursday, November 17 at Honey Grove Library and Learning Center
  • R&J Designs will hold their annual bazaar on Saturday, November 12, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Fairview Baptist Church, 222 West Taylor, Sherman, Texas.
  • Retired Lieutenant Colonel Keith Self will share experiences from his distinguished military career at 7:30 p.m. Friday, November 11, at the Allen Public Library. This former Collin County judge will be introduced by former VFW 2195 Post Commander Dave Cornette. The Color Guard Unit of the Armistice Memorial Post 2195 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America will open the program with a presentation of the colors. In addition, the Allen Community Jazz Band will perform a medley of patriotic songs.