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  • The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake swore-in three new CASA volunteers to be advocates for children in foster care in April, including Hannah Buses, Stephanie J. Wood and Mary Karl. More volunteers are still needed.
  • The Austin College Center for Community and Regional Development (CCRD) will host a Grantmakers Panel Wednesday, May 27, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Collegeís IDEA Center, Room 127. The event, free and open to the public, will include presentations from several area foundation representatives. Reserve a spot by calling 903.813.2041 or emailing tjennings@austincollege.edu. The session is sponsored by Landmark Bank. Suggested attire is business casual.
  • For the second year in a row, McKinney Air Center, the fixed base operator (FBO) at McKinney National Airport, ranked in the top 10 in the Pilotsí Choice Awards competition.
  • The Bonham City Council will be meeting for a special called meeting to interview applicants for the position of City Manager. Interviews will be conducted in an executive session and will begin at 8:00 a.m.
  • Current elevation of Lake Texoma at 9:00 a.m. Sunday, May 24 is 640.62 feet and rising. The pool is forecasted to rise to 641 by 24 May and crest at 643.3 by 30 May. This projection was made considering ongoing releases and NO additional rainfall in the drainage basin above Denison Dam.
  • Are you the parent or caregiver for a child with special needs? Join us for a monthly parent support class for families with special needs children. Spend time with other parents who understand where you are coming from and can provide resources and support for you.
  • Wreaths on display at the Wall of Honor, Veterans Memorial Park in McKinney, 2014. photo by RD Foster
  • (L-R) Rotarian Sandy Barber, Jessica Barber and Rotarian Debra Wilder
  • Arrest=>May 1, 1200 Blk of W Russell Ave, Arresting Officer Ė Sgt. Joe Gentry. A 34-year-old female of Honey Grove, was arrested for Public Intoxication.
  • The Texoma Craft Beverage Alliance announced the inaugural Texoma Craft Beverage Conference will be held June 12-14, 2015. It will be headquartered at the new Texoma Events Center in Denison, Texas. Attendees can learn from experts in the field about wine, beer, and distilled spirits through hands-on experiences and a conference setting. Registration is now open.
  • The simple, law-abiding habit of wearing a seat belt can protect thousands of Texans from serious injury or death. Yet, many people still refuse. For them, the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its 14th annual statewide "Click It or Ticket" campaign to augment the federal, stepped-up enforcement period, May 18-31. If the deadly consequences arenít enough to motivate seat belt use, fines and court costs can total up to $200. In Texas, the law requires everyone in a vehicle to be buckled up, including back seat passengers.
  • It is that time of year to kick off the first patriotic holiday of 2015 for the Fly Your Flag fundraiser. Boy Scouts from Troop 52 placed flags in front of businesses and homes 5 patriotic holidays in 2014. This has become one of the Troop's main fundraisers. The funds go to buying tents, merit badges, helps pay for camping trips and summer camp.
  • Are you passionate about gardening? Do you like to share your knowledge and gardening tips with others? Do you enjoy volunteering in your community? Collin County Master Gardeners do all this and more!
  • Bonham State Park: All camping and day use areas remain open and accessible. The lake is full and open to the public. Eisenhower State Park: Much of the park is inaccessible due to rising lake levels. Full or partial closure of the park may continue through the weekend of Memorial Day.
  • Current elevation of Lake Texoma at 1000 hrs is 634.81 (72%) and rising. The pool is forecasted to rise to 636.2 (80%) by 22 May. This projection was made considering ongoing releases and NO additional precipitation.
  • In order to fully determine the impacts of this storm, the City is mobilizing personnel to inspect and document damage. To assist with this effort, residents who were impacted by the storm are asked to report damage to the City as soon as possible.
  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 18
  • Current elevation of Lake Texoma at 1000 hrs is 633.44' (65%) and rising. It is forecasted to rise to 637.2' (85%) by 22 May. Releases are 0 due to downstream flooding at DeKalb. This projection is without any hydropower generation and with no more precipitation.
  • On Sunday, May 17, 2015, the Bluestem Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists will present a program titled Global Climate Change: Whatís Going on and Why. The program takes place in the Grayson County Courthouse, second floor at 3:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public.
  • Bonham Public Library unveiled its new book drop Thursday, May 7 and patrons are already benefiting from the convenient location of the book drop in front of the library.
  • Monday, May 18, 2013, 5:30 p.m., immediately following the Regular monthly board meeting
  • Andrea Brenn (left),Chief Nursing Officer at Texoma Medical Center, presents the hospital's Nurse of the Year Award to Brandon Davis, RN.
  • Bois D' Arc Municipal Utility District has restored pressure and service, and continues to flush lines. We have maintained a chlorine residual and received the results from the water lab this morning. The WATER IS SAFE FOR CONSUMPTION. It is NOT NECESSARY to boil the water before you drink it.
  • To honor and remember our nation's military heroes, Audie Murphy Days will kick off Friday, May 15. The annual two-day event, which is free and open to the public, 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.
  • By a 3-2 vote Monday night, Bonham City Council passed an ordinance prohibiting smoking and "vaping" in restaurants and other public buildings.
  • A Mesquite, Texas, man was arrested earlier today by the FBI on a criminal complaint charging him with making a false statement to the FBI, announced Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, Acting U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas and Special Agent in Charge Thomas M. Class Sr. of the FBIís Dallas Field Office.
  • Former Texas Agriculture Commissioner Jim Hightower, also well known as a national radio commentator, columnist, and prolific author, will join with El Paso labor, community, and faith-based organizations in two events Thursday, May 14 to highlight opposition to a controversial trade pact.
  • A 68-year-old Prosper, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison in connection with her role in a conspiracy to embezzle millions from the Plano Independent School District, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.