Local News
  • The 336th Judicial District Court Judge is soliciting applications with resumes for the position of Fannin County Auditor.
  • Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said today that state sales tax revenue in February was $2.46 billion, up 11.7 percent compared to February 2014.
  • On March 18, 2015 at approximately 7:06 p.m., the McKinney Police Department responded to a robbery in progress at Minyard Sun Fresh Market, located at 3001 S. Hardin Blvd.
  • The 11th Annual Garden, Lawn and Home Expo sponsored by the Fannin County Master Gardeners will be Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Bonham Civic Center at the corner of Hwy 121 & Hwy 56 (behind the Trade Days Pavilion) in Bonham. The fun begins at 8:30 a.m. with vendors offering plants, gifts, lawn and garden items, household items and outdoor equipment. photo by Allen Rich
  • Judge Eileen Cox and Judge John Skotnik
  • (L-R): Bonham Rotarians Peggy Lane, Sandy Barber, and Kelly Royse
  • Home Hospice is in need of more volunteers who can be a good friend to someone in need of some encouragement. Home Hospice of Grayson County has dedicated volunteers who assist patients and their families with tasks much like a good friend or neighbor would. As a volunteer, one may watch TV or read a book with the patient, run errands or even take the patient out and about, they may play games, listen as the patient shares life stories, or just be a quiet presence.
  • Highly experienced presenters will be teaching you about propagating plants, starting seeds, composting, improving your soil the organic way, and watering smart. It is the perfect program for those that are starting a garden, working in a greenhouse, or wanting to grow their green thumb.
  • Vietnam veterans at Vietnam Syndrome Exhibit Grand Opening - photo by Vicki Day
  • The Recycling Fundraiser planned for February 28 had to be cancelled due to the snow and ice. The new date for the event is Saturday, April 18, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., at 315 West McLain. CRT (globe) computer monitors, televisions, office or home furniture, paint, batteries, or hazardous materials absolutely will not be accepted.
  • The purpose of the open house is to allow the interested public to comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir.
  • Position Open – Applications being accepted for Court Coordinator position for 336th District Court. Successful applicants must possess a high school diploma, hard work ethic and good moral character. College education and legal training or experience preferred.
  • Kids will hunt for more than 40,000 candy-filled eggs and enjoy other exciting activities that include a visit from the Easter bunny, bounce houses, trackless train, petting zoo, games and giveaways from the Dallas Stars Hockey Club. The event is free with activities beginning at 11 a.m. Children 10 and under are welcome to participate in the Easter egg hunt that begins at 12:15 p.m.
  • Counties within Groundwater Management Area 8 include Bell, Bosque, Bowie, Brown, Burnet, Callahan, Collin, Comanche, Cooke, Coryell, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Eastland, Ellis, Erath, Falls, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Hopkins, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Lamar, Lampasas, Limestone, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Montague, Navarro, Parker, Rains, Red River, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, Taylor, Travis, Williamson, and Wise.
  • On Monday, March 23, from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., a public forum and community workshop will be held to discuss the Historic Resource Survey Plan for the Denton County Office of History and Culture. The event is located at the Election Administration Building, in the Elections All Purpose Room located at 701 Kimberly Drive in Denton, Texas.
  • Bonham City Council will have two contested races in the May 9, 2015 election. Two candidates will vie for the Ward 5 seat, while three candidates are running for the at-large position. A drawing was held Friday, March 6 to determine the order of the candidates' names on the ballot. The candidates' statements in this article will appear in the same order that names will appear on the official ballot.
  • Attention all churches and concerned citizens: There is a planning meeting for a homeless shelter for Fannin County. Please join us for a town hall meeting to get this very important need off the ground.
  • Requirements: must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, be able to lift 50 lbs. overhead
    unassisted and have a valid Texas driver’s license.
  • Fannin County USDA-FSA (Bonham Texas) announces permanent position. Position is Announcement number: TX-2015-0017, PROGRAM TECHNICIAN CO-1101 – grade 3, 4, or 5 (with promotion potential to grade CO-7)
  • Austin College will host the 2015 Lowe Lectures on Tuesday, March 24, featuring Dr. Scott Whiteford, a University of Arizona professor extensively involved in research on violence on the U.S.-Mexican border and on the jurisdictional disputes between Mexico and the United States over water rights in the Colorado River Basin.

  • Richardson church to host free, all-day workshop for the unemployed and under-employed.
  • State of the art mechanical CPR device placed on all MFD ambulances
  • The Denison Development Alliance will meet in a regular session beginning this Thursday, March 19, 2015, at 4:00 P.M. in the Conference Room at the Denison Development Alliance, 311 West Woodard Street, Denison, Texas.
  • The Texoma Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) will hold an Open House on Saturday, March 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at their squadron building located at North Texas Regional Airport in Denison.
  • Austin College will offer free grant-research training sessions Thursday, March 19, at 1:30 p.m. and at 3:00 p.m. in Hopkins Center, Room B10 (basement level). Each session, open to the general public with advance registration, is limited to 25 participants. To register for the training session led by a Funding Information Network partner, email Brittany Derebery, session coordinator and Austin College director of foundation relations, or call her at 903.813.2423.
  • On Wednesday, March 18, from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Courthouse-on-the-Square Commissioners Courtroom, Shaun Treat will discuss how the Civil War and Reconstruction affected Denton County.
  • TxDOT crews were alerted Friday to some collapse of the rip-rap concrete under one side of the Hwy. 78 and U.S. 82 overpass in Fannin County, near Bonham. TxDOT engineers and a bridge inspector checked the structure, and determined that both roadways remain safe for traffic. TxDOT will continue to monitor this structure daily, and are working to effect a repair under a bridge repair contract that will begin soon. (photos by Allen Rich)
  • Fannin Federal Credit Union's annual meeting is set for 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 at the Family Life Center, 801 Star Street in Bonham. Win cash prizes! Every member will receive a door prize just for coming!