Local News
  • Beth Howard, "the pie lady," will be visiting Kitchenwares on the Square in downtown McKinney Saturday, April 26 at 6:00 p.m. Ms. Howard will be signing books and demonstrating the art of pie making. One lucky winner will get to take home a pie.
  • Dallas Police Chief David Brown will be on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus on April 25 to give a speech in the Traditions Room of the Rayburn Student Center. graphic courtesy of Dallas Police Department
  • Again this year the Fannin County Relay For Life committee is celebrating with you. There will be a picnic for the survivors and caregivers in this area at the Bonham State Park at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014. If you have not already registered for this event, you can contact Beverly Herndon at 903-227-2988 or Jennifer Flippo at 903-227-8591 to let them know you will attend. Come celebrate with us as we celebrate YOU.
  • Assault - April 11, 600 Block Beech St. Arresting Officer Sgt. Carl Graves. A call for service was received in reference to an assault in progress. Dispatch advised a male suspect was slapping a female victim.
  • In McKinney, 10 city charter amendments are up for approval. (English and Spanish versions included)
  • The American Legion "Bill Bryan" Post 110 of McKinney will team up with Carter Blood Center for a blood drive this Saturday, April 26, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Fire Station Number 7, located at 861 Independence Parkway, McKinney, 75070.
  • The McKinney Police Department and the ATF with the assistance of Dallas Swat arrested Corey Evans, 31-year-old male, on 4/18/14. Evans is one of several persons of interest in the Dudperkins Homicide case in which Thaddeus Williams was shot and killed. He is currently being held in Hunt County, Texas, and his case will be turned over to the U.S. Attorney’s office.
  • The public is invited to the annual open house for the Fannin County Children's Center on Tuesday, April 22 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Presentations will begin at 5:30 p.m. The Children's Center is located at 112 West Fifth in Bonham, just off the downtown square.
  • Candidates running in the May, Bonham City election, have been invited to participate in a "Meet the Candidates" Forum. The Forum will be Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:00 p.m., at American Bank of Texas, 120 West Sam Rayburn Drive in Bonham.
  • The Sherman Museum announced today that Robert A. Spangler, whose photographs are published in the book, In the Shadow of Danger: Photographs of the Vietnam War, 1970-71, will present a lunch lecture on April 25, at noon in the community room. The photographer will be signing copies of his book, which are available to purchase in the museum store. Admission is free and the public is invited.
  • Programs include non-profit tours, Fair Housing Workshop, and volunteer project
  • On Saturday, April 19, the Collin County Farmers Market in Plano will be filled with shoppers browsing wares offered by vendors of all kinds at the market's 2014 opening day.
  • If you would like to make a difference in someone’s life, please come join us and become a volunteer for the Fannin County Family Crisis Center. There are many different areas we could use you including office duties, fundraisers, baked goods for various events and to help with our 24-hour hotline.
  • The Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Political Science along with the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will present a two day program called “The Holocaust: Days of Remembrance” on campus April 21 and 22. This program will feature artifacts from the Holocaust and a traveling exhibit from the Dallas Holocaust Museum that will be on display in the Rayburn Student Center (RSC). There will also be special guest speakers Margaret “Magie” Furst, Jack Repp, and Rosa Blum who are all survivors of the Holocaust.


  • On April 16, 2014, Cody Holt, 28, of Denison, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the offense of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child. The sentence was handed down by 59th District Court Judge Rayburn Nall after a jury found Holt guilty after a six-day trial.