Lifestyles
  • As the Bonham High School Reunion is quickly approaching on June 12-14 this summer, the Bonhi Reunion Committee and the respective Class Reps continue to search for their former classmates. The public has been a great help in this effort, and we appreciate your input.
  • Cities and towns in northeast Texas are rich with wonderful examples of late 1800 to early 1900 architecture. The Bertha Voyer Memorial Library (BVML), along with Humanities Texas and Friends of the BVML will host a fascinating pictorial exhibit entitled The Way Things Were: Texas Settlers and Their Buildings, 1860’s – 1930’s will open on April 7. This exhibit will provide information and photos on log houses, farm homes and barns, country schools and churches, country stores, town squares, main streets, symbols of prosperity and courthouses.
  • Ivette Vargas-O'Bryan, Austin College associate professor of religious studies, and her colleague Zhou Xun of the University of Essex in the United Kingdom, have edited the book Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia: Collaborations and Collisions, published by Routledge Publications in January 2015.

  • The Bonham Senior Citizens Center is open to ALL seniors aged 60 and older.
  • The first public art installation in the Great Trinity Forest, Equine Rhythm stands 19 feet high, 10.5 feet wide, 15 feet long and weighs more than 8000 lbs. The sculpture is made of Corten steel which develops a dark red patina that radiates a deep reddish-orange glow in the sunlight. The artist, Curtis Patterson, will attend the Texas Horse Park Community Event Saturday, March 28, 2015. Texas Horse Park is located at 811 Pemberton Hill Road in Dallas.
  • The Lamar County Genealogical Society Native American Indian Research workshop has been rescheduled for March 28, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The speaker is travelling from out of state and weather and road conditions have necessitated this change.
  • One of the most common questions that I receive is about how, when, and where roots may be cut. More and more today, people are experiencing foundation, excavation, and construction issues involving tree roots. In general, a tree’s root system can be damaging to any structure that sits within a root’s reach. And with so much activity around trees, it is a legitimate concern about cutting roots.
  • For all you adults out there - do you remember when you used to have fun hunting eggs at Easter when you were kids? Well, now is your chance to experience again the excitement of an Easter egg hunt, only this time at dusk and with the opportunity to receive some great prizes. Easter After Dark will start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27 at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum. There are all sorts of prizes in store for everyone who participates!
  • The Bonham Public Library will hold its annual Books 'n' Blooms Bazaar Saturday April 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There will be seasonal crafts, decorative garden items, potted plants, bake sale and used book sale. Come early for best selection.
  • 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. The class is led by Clayton Jech, a licensed professional counselor who is also the parent of a special needs child.
  • First place will get a $500 gift card from Stonebriar Centre. New this year is a 2nd place prize of a group flight session for (5) at iFLY Indoor Skydiving and the 3rd place prize will be a family (4) pack of tickets in the all-you-can-eat section of a RoughRiders game.
  • Palestine Main Street and the Farmers Market Association are hosting the 2nd Annual Farm & Flower Market at the Farmers Market Pavilion on March 28 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. during the second weekend of the Dogwood Trails Celebration.
  • No matter how you look at it, the online Texas Vegetable Variety Selector will help growers choose the best veggies to grow in a particular locale, according to Dr. Joe Masabni, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist in College Station. (Photo courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)
  • Bonham Public Library announces the Texas Group Catalog, a new service that will help Texas residents more easily find and request materials they need from libraries in Texas, as well as from libraries across the country or around the world.