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  • Charla Corn and The Trainwrecks take the stage at 3:00 p.m. as live bands perform throughout the day. Thousands of guests are certain to enjoy Sundance Square's four 32' Umbrellas, fountains, wavepool, and new restaurants and shops. photo by Allen Rich
  • Bonham Rotary Club President David Stapp presents a check to Rotary International District 5810 Governor Bill Dendy as Assistant District Governor Bill Rolston looks on.
  • Friday, October 31 is Halloween on the Square! The members of the Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce invites all critters and creatures ages 12 and under to gather delicious delights from our local businesses and organizations. photo by Tammy Skidmore Rich
  • Mary Karam (right) and her cast of characters hand out goodies to trick-or-treaters in front of Mary Karam Gallery in downtown Denison. Denison Main Street and the downtown businesses will host Monsters on Main on Friday, October 31, in Downtown Denison. They are teaming up to provide a safe alternative to celebrating Halloween. The Trick or Treat will be from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. from the 200 block of Main to the 600 block.
  • Ghost Hunt underway, winner gets $100 shopping spree
  • 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.
  • Class Representatives for graduating classes dating back to the '30s have been diligently trying to locate and update classmate information in preparation for the BHS All-School Reunion scheduled for June 12-13-14, 2015.
  • Report- October 22, 1200 Block Island Bayou. Reporting Officer Ptl. Jim Lewis. A theft report was taken after the victim advised officers someone had stolen a check from her checkbook. Investigation continuing.
  • Once every two weeks watering allowed on scheduled trash days
  • The Social Security Administration has announced a 1.7 percent Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) increase in 2015 for recipients of monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. The increase will take effect for Social Security beneficiaries in December 2014, which will be paid in January 2015, and for SSI recipients beginning December 31, 2014.
  • The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce would like to write in big, bold letters: THANK YOU! We send this message to all who made the Festival of Flight 2014 such a roaring success. The Festival of Flight packed out the parking field in front of Jones Field. Free, community events like this are not possible without the donations and support from our sponsors and volunteers. photos by Allen Rich
  • Vote Centers allow registered voters in Grayson County to vote at any site on Election Day. Federal, statewide and county races and a statewide proposed amendment will be on the county ballot. If voters reside in Tom Bean ISD, the City of Van Alstyne, or Van Alstyne ISD, an additional measure will be on the ballot.
  • Leonard ISD will be hosting their annual Veterans Day Program. We would like to invite everyone to attend. It will be Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 9:00 a.m. in the high school cafeteria. Veterans please arrive at 8:30 a.m. to register. A reception for guests will follow the program in the high school library.
  • Aaron Bloom, Sherman area engineer for TxDOT, said the contractor will begin placing construction barricades and signs today (Oct. 22), and will begin work Oct. 27.
  • Grayson County will be appointing members to the Board of Trustees for Texoma Community Center for an unexpired term ending August 31, 2015.
  • The Bonham Family History Center is offering a free class entitled "Cemetery and Death Records Research" on Saturday, November 1, from 9 am -11:30 a.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1540 S. Hwy. 78 (2 miles south of Bonham). The class will explore the history of cemeteries, death records, and the evolution of record keeping in the digital age. Admission is free and all are welcome (non-denominational).
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.