Lifestyles
  • The Board of Directors of Fannin Federal Credit Union announce the retirement of Sydney Robinson. Although we will miss Sydney, she has earned the opportunity to enjoy more time with her family and grandchildren. We will have a come and go retirement celebration for Sydney, Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00. Please come by the Credit Union and join us in wishing Sydney all the best in her retirement.
  • If you are in the midst of planning your spring garden, then you should not miss the upcoming YardSmart Seminar on Saturday, March 7 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden's Lecture Hall.
  • Fishing for catfish, rainbow trout and sunfish is a popular activity during spring break at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens. photo by Larry D. Hodge, © Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
  • Silver Leos Writers Guild will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 11th, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the TAMU-Commerce Alumni Center located on the west side of the campus on the corner of Stonewall and Bois dí Arc streets in Commerce. Author and member Avon Aker will be the featured speaker. Mr. Aker will focus on the value to an author of a good book review and how to write one.
  • If breakfast is the most important meal of the day then who couldnít use a little help to ensure that this critical repast is attended to in justifiable fashion? It's time for the Friends First Saturday breakfast and we'd love to help. Aside from being the best deal in town it's a great way to support the library, enjoy some fantastic conversation, and donít forget the whole "most important meal" thing. For only $4 you get all you can eat pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, juice, and coffee.
  • How many of us plan our garden during the winter, plant our hopes and dreams in the spring and find they turned into our worst nightmare in the summer? Or, do you want to grow your own vegetables but donít have much space, donít have a lot of time, or donít have many gardening tools? Maybe you have trouble kneeling or stooping? Fannin County Master Gardeners will present a program on ďGardening the Square Foot WayĒ at the March F-PIE (Fannin Partners in Education) meeting. Learn how you can have a garden in 20% of the space that requires less time, less money, and less work than a conventional row garden. The presentation will be held at the TEAM Center, 806 West 16th Street in Bonham on Wednesday, March 11 at 2:00 p.m. Complimentary pie and coffee is served at each event.
  • This year marks the 100th year for the Honey Grove Chamber of Commerce. Please come and help us commemorate this anniversary. Be sure to get your tickets for the upcoming Honey Grove Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet to be held March 14, 2015 at the Honey Grove Elementary School Cafeteria.
  • The Bonham Family History Center is offering a free class entitled "Irish Research and Records" on Saturday, March 7th, from 9 a.m. -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 focus on accessing Irish family records and research, using the Internet. Ireland has a rich, wonderful history -- come find your Irish roots at the Family History Center!
  • 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
  • St. Mary's School's 15th Annual Casino Night - "Under the Big Top" - has been postponed until Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Hilton Garden Inn - Texoma Events Center in Denison.
  • 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.
  • Open to the public
    Breakfast served 7:00-9:00 a.m.
    Lunch served 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Salad bar each weekday
    Grill is open for burgers
    Baked potatoes on request if ordered ahead of time
  • Sherman Parks & Recreation will host a Flashlight Egg Hunt for children ages 9-14 at Pecan Grove Park West in Sherman on March 27.
  • The Bonham Senior Citizens Center is open to ALL seniors aged 60 and older.