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  • The Fletcher Warren Civic Center will be the site for the Gun Show on February 13th and 14th, 2016. Vendors will be exhibiting everything from guns, knives and swords, including those that might have been used during the Civil War, WWI, WWII, etc. Some of the booths will also include books, clothing, gun parts, reloading supplies and equipment, ammo, prints and photos relating to military history. Vendor spaces are still available and cost $45 for 8ft. of table space.
  • The countdown is on for the 10th Heritage Day Festival coming to historic downtown Bonham Saturday, May 7.
  • Please join us before the meeting as we gather for dinner at A Taste of Italy restaurant in Denison at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Denison Library at 6:30 p.m.
  • Daniel Jennings, a Home Hospice Volunteer says it best, "Everybody has a story and if they can talk about it, it's very important to have someone to hear it."
  • Report=>January 16, 1200 Blk of Island Bayou Rd, Reporting Officer Sgt. Joe Gentry. A call for service was received in reference to a complaint of Theft=>o/$750 u/$2500.
  • All you need to do is come to the Fannin County Family Crisis Center 'You Hold the Key' dinner and auction. That's where the bidding will be for this one. It is February 27 at 6:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Activity Center.
  • The National Weather Service in Fort Worth wants to help you prepare for the 2016 severe weather season. To help get you ready, the National Weather Service will be offering a free class at the SKYWARN severe weather program on Thursday, February 11, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The program will be held at Grayson County College Center for Workplace Learning Auditorium in Denison and is held in partnership with Grayson County Emergency Management.
  • This week there will be more than just movies at Family Video. Always looking for a way to help the community, several of the employees at the video rental store are sponsoring a bake sale to support The Fannin County Food Pantry. The bake sale will take place during regular business hours, 10:00 a.m. 11:00 p.m., from Monday, February 8 through Sunday, February 14.
  • To coincide with Texas Water Day, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) introduced the North Texas Reservoir Approval Act (H.R. 4466). This bill would provide additional water that is in demand due to significant population growth in North Texas. Specifically, H.R. 4466 would exempt the Lower Bois dArc Creek Reservoir from the Clean Water Act so that the project can proceed immediately.
  • AARP free tax service will be at the public libraries in Sherman, Denison and Bonham. The service is available to people free of charge. People do NOT have to be AARP members nor do they have to be elderly. There are some returns the volunteers are not allowed to do, such as married filing separate, etc.
  • The first annual Captain Tim La Vergne Sr. Memorial Blood Drive will be hosted by the Bonham Police Department, Bethlehem Baptist Church - The House of Bread, The La Vergne Family, and the Texoma Regional Blood Center in the west parking lot of the Bonham Police Department on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • The Texoma Patriots is holding its second candidate forum and straw poll February 9. This week the forum is featuring the Grayson County Republican Primary Election candidates for the office of Sheriff and Constable, Precinct 2.
  • The Bonham Fire Department's new quint fire truck will officially be placed in-service Monday February 8, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. The Truck 1 will be "pushed" into the fire station keeping with a long time tradition within the fire service. The public is invited to attend.
  • Texoma Council of Governments (TCOG) governing board President Keith Clegg, Gainesville City Council, and TCOG Executive Director Dr. Susan B. Thomas today released a letter sent by President Clegg to the TCOG governing board members and a memorandum sent by Executive Director Thomas to the TCOG staff.

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  • Denison City Attorney, Courtney Goodman-Morris, submitted her resignation Friday, February 5, 2016. Ms. Goodman-Morris has served as City Attorney since December 1, 2013.
  • Finding the right information, resource or person to meet the specific needs for someone in your family can be challenging and frustrating, Connect the Dots Expo wants to help you. Free admission.

  • More than 150 million federal income tax returns are expected to be filed this year, and people will have several extra days to file. Taxpayers have until Monday, April 18, to file their 2015 tax returns and pay any tax due because of the Emancipation Day holiday in Washington, D.C., falling on Friday, April 15.
  • Come and learn ways you can maintain a healthy lawn with less frequent watering. Discover the most effective and earth-friendly way to care for your lawn at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center Auditorium (17360 Coit Road, Dallas, TX 75252) on Saturday, February 6 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • The Bonham Public Library, Whitewright Public Library, and the Bonham Romance Readers' Book Club proudly announce the 8th Romance in Bonham to be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at the Bonham Public Library from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. As in the past, each author will discuss her novels after which the audience will have time to talk to each author individually.
  • Since 1865 when the St. Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal church was established in Bonham's tank town, the number of black churches has grown. Many times they have combined their churches or moved them to be able to build larger structures. History for nineteen black churches has been recorded in the book that will be available at the Black History Celebration Friday, February 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sam Rayburn Veterans Administration Auditorium in Bonham.
  • Stephen Murden presents Paula Galyon with the Volunteer of the Year Award at last year's Bonham Chamber Awards Banquet. photo by Allen Rich
  • A Grayson County grand jury today reviewed the investigation of the January 14, 2016 incident at Sherman High School involving the use of force by Sgt. Kevin Garbacik of the Sherman Police Department during an altercation between two students. The grand jury declined to file any criminal charges against Sgt. Garbacik related to the incident.
  • (L-R): Bonham Public Library Board Members Jenniffer Self (Rotarian), Kay Layton Sisk, Sue Smith, and Jamie Slack (Rotarian)
  • The National Weather Service in Fort Worth wants to help you prepare for the 2016 severe weather season. To help get you ready, the National Weather Service will be offering a free class at the SKYWARN severe weather program on Thursday, February 4, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The program will be held at Bonham High School Cafeteria in Bonham and is held in partnership with Fannin County Emergency Management. During the training session, Fannin County officials will receive the StormReady recognition from the National Weather Service.
  • Fair & Square Imports, a fair trade shop in downtown McKinney, is hosting a Fair Trade Oriental Rug Event, one weekend only February 4-7 that aims to change the way rugs are made and sold, featuring rugs that provide opportunity and security directly to adult artisans.
  • Renlita Custom Opening Solutions, located in the heart of Bonham, Texas, is pleased to announce an expansion of a new Sales & Service office opening February 1 in Kissimmee, Florida.