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  • The Denison Genealogical Society of Grayson County, Texas will meet Wednesday, April 25. Our speaker will be Patti Todd Gillespie. Ms. Gillespie, an avid hobby genealogist for 30 years and formed her own research company: Family Lines and Stories.
  • All applications must be returned to the Human Resources Dept. at the Bonham City Hall (514 Chestnut) Bonham TX. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
  • The 22nd Annual Cotton & Rural History Conference will take place at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The keynote speaker will be Jarod Roll who will be speaking about the UCAPAWA’s campaign to organize workers from field to factory during the Great Depression in “Striking Cotton.” He is the author of several books, including Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South, and he contributed to Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures.
  • Fannin County Parkinson's Disease Support Group meets at First United Methodist Church in Bonham on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
  • Austin College welcomes nonprofit professionals and volunteers to the 2018 Nonprofit Symposium to learn about grant writing, public policy, and fiduciary responsibility. The event is Friday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon in Wright Campus Center, Room 254. The morning sessions are free and open to the public but registration is required at https://www.picatic.com/athena2018 by Wednesday, April 25.

  • Join the Citizen Police Academy to learn more about your Bonham Police Department and its officers. This on-going program is offered at no cost to qualified individuals. Information is provided as a public service to acquaint you with the Bonham Police Department. The classes are taught by Bonham police officers who provide an accelerated overview of the various operations within the Bonham Police Department.
  • Learn how to create a beautiful living arrangement, full of color, just in time for Mother's Day. Bring a 12-14 inch container, and Fannin County Master Gardeners will provide the education, soil and plants.
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - Dinner at 5:30 p.m., presentation at 6:00 p.m.
  • Dakkota Foster plays the role of Daniel Kaffee (the callow young lawyer); Foster last starred in SCP’s 2017 fall production of Sweeney Todd. Burl Proctor takes on the demanding role of Col. Nathan Jessep, and Hannah Sanza returns to the mainstage as Lt. Joanne Galloway.
  • Legal Aid of Northwest Texas provides quality civil legal services to residents with low income. Quarterly clinics are conducted in Fannin County at the Housing Authority, 810 W. 16th St. Bonham, Texas.
  • The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce congratulates Mr. Raja Avanadula on this completion of his first year as the owner of Fannin Pharmacy, and we look forward to serving Fannin Pharmacy for many years to come.
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 24 at Bonham City Hall
  • Kate Saling will give her workshop Leave No Trace. Calling all hikers, campers, and outdoor adventurers! Whether you're a lifetime lover of the wild or someone who wants to get out a little more, drop by and learn how to protect the outdoors. Learn how to be more prepared and how to leave a smaller impact on the land and its wildlife. We'll cover "Leave No Trace" principles and discuss ways to spread this message in your community. Ranger Kate Saling has worked at Eisenhower State Park since 2015. Her role at the park is to introduce people to the wonders of the natural world and inspire them to protect those areas.
  • Sherman soon will be the newest home of a national program to engage, educate and connect local entrepreneurs. Founded by the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups is based on the notion that entrepreneurs network and discover solutions over a million cups of coffee. The free, weekly gathering helps build startup communities on a grassroots level.
  • Responsible for the Daily operation of the Van Alstyne Meals on Wheels program. Duties include food prep, clerical and administrative work, record keeping, use of computer and software for record keeping.
  • The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold a public meeting next week on the proposed improvements to FM 1461 from SH 289 to County Road 123 in Collin County.
  • Combined with Bonham Chamber of Commerce Network Night
  • Motorcycles will be jumping and touring, cars will be showing their shiny restoration, lawn tractors will be pulling massive weights and the stage will be filled with entertainment. This year Heritage Day will be spread out down Main Street and part of the way down 5th Street. The Fannin County Courthouse construction will probably be underway, but there will be plenty of space to place booths in the street. (photo by Allen Rich)
  • Those that failed to respond, or were not reached by direct contact remain with warrants for their arrest with additional fees.
  • The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is conducting a feasibility study for improvements to US 380 through Collin County, a distance of approximately 32 miles. TxDOT will conduct three public meetings to discuss and receive public comments on the proposed project. The first meeting will be 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at Sheraton McKinney Conference Center, 1900 Gateway Blvd. McKinney TX 75070.
  • The I.W. Evans PTO invites the community to attend a public forum with the Bonham ISD Board of Trustees candidates. The PTO organized this event in order to give the candidates an opportunity to get their message out to the voters and simultaneously help the voters make an informed decision at the polls.
  • Cole Title Company is a locally owned and operated company offering title insurance, courthouse records retrieval, closing, and attorney services to buyers, sellers, realtors, banks, mortgage lenders and builders. For customer/client convenience, two in-house real estate attorneys are readily available for consultation.
  • The Fannin County Resource Expo will be held Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Trades Day Armory and pavilion from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event is entirely FREE. The Expo is designed to provide the public with information about resources in the area.
  • Bonham resident Rory Lacy took this photograph of an ominous storm cloud that brought small hail and heavy rain to North Texas Friday evening.
  • The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) was honored today for performing an advanced skill that is usually only seen in hospital emergency rooms.
  • Court begins at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 17 at Bonham City Hall. Commissioners are attending a Futures Fair Event at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the Multipurpose Facility.
  • "We are proud of this new station and the men and women who will be staffing it," said McKinney Fire Chief Daniel Kistner. "Station #9 is an important part of our plan to protect McKinney as the city continues its rapid growth."
  • This year's ATHENA Leadership Award honorees are Stephanie Chandler, director of community investment for United Way of Grayson County, Inc.; LuAnn Daniel, founder and chief executive officer for Women Rock Inc.; Deborah Estes, education consultant; and Tonya Price, chief nurse officer for Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center.
  • Bonham Public Library was awarded $2,500 to purchase award-winning books like Bluebonnet books, Maverick books, quality board books, and reading leveled books.