Local News
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 21 at Honey Grove City Hall
  • Motorcyclists are invited to ride 130-mile rides under the open sky and through the curving, hilly roads of the Texas Red River Valley. The ride begins and ends in Whitewright, Texas, and includes one of the top ten favorite Texas roads for motorcycling – FM-697 Ida Road.
  • Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. until noon at Fannin County Pct. 4 Barn -- to benefit Fannin Literary Council's HOPE Program
  • Tonika Goins has been named District Ranger of the Caddo and Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands, according to Forest Supervisor Mark Van Every.
  • Take a stroll back in time from prehistory to the early twentieth century with the Denton County Historical Commission and the Office of History and Culture as they host our second annual Archeology Fair on October 18 at the Denton County Historical Park.
  • Bonham High School proudly welcomes the veterans from the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial to Warrior Stadium on Friday, October 17. At the home entrance, you will find a fully-restored 1960 Thunderbird. The veterans group is offering raffle tickets for $15 for the chance to win this classic T-bird.
  • The public is invited to join us in a retirement reception for Bonham Fire Marshall, Bruce Caylor. Bruce began his career with the City of Bonham in 1989 as a Patrol Officer and then was appointed Fire Marshall. He currently serves as Fire Marshall and Code Enforcement Officer for the City.
  • (L-R): Bonham Rotary Club President David Stapp, Cindy Hall, and Bonham Rotarian Cecil Kennedy
  • Report - October 11, 300 Block E. Sam Rayburn Dr. Reporting Officer Det William Abbott. Bonham Police Department Officers met with TABC Agents for a briefing for a minor sting for the sale of alcohol. TABC Agents along with BPD had a juvenile attempt to buy alcohol from all businesses that sold alcohol in Bonham. The juvenile successfully purchased an alcoholic beverage from a business. After the sting, TABC agents and officers met with the clerk and advised her she sold alcohol to a juvenile and a warrant will be issued for her arrest.
  • Meals on Wheels of Texoma (MOWOT) will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, October 16 at 4:00 p.m. at its administrative office located at 4114 Airport Dr. in Denison, Texas. The organization will honor three members who are rotating off of the board including Cooke County Judge John Roane, Deputy Mayor of Sherman Robert Softly, and Bonham City Councilwoman Ruth Ann Thomas in a brief ceremony thanking them for their years of service.
  • The Denison Development Alliance will meet in a regular session beginning on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 4:00 P.M. in the Conference Room at the Denison Development Alliance, 311 West Woodard Street, Denison, Texas.
  • Flu vaccine has been arriving in doctor’s offices, clinics and pharmacies across Texas, and the Texas Department of State Health Services encourages everyone 6 months old and older to get vaccinated now.
  • Red River Regional Hospital (RRRH) in Bonham, Texas received encouraging news October 8 when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced they will extend the deadline for the hospital to meet compliance with accepted Medicare Conditions of Participation until November 10, 2014, while the hospital and CMS negotiate the terms of a mutually agreeable Systems Improvement Agreement (SIA). After the terms of the SIA are negotiated, the decertification will be removed.
  • Austin College will offer free grant-research training Tuesday, October 14, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and Thursday, October 16, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Both sessions, open to the general public with advance registration, will be held in the SISD Training Classroom on the first floor of Jackson Technology Center at Austin College. To register, email Brittany Derebery, session leader and Austin College director of foundation relations, at bderebery@austincollege.edu or call her at 903-813-2423.
  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 13
  • The groundbreaking scheduled for Monday, Oct. 13 at McKinney National Airport is postponed due to weather. High winds and intermittent rain has forced the event, originally scheduled to be held outdoors, to be postponed to a later date.
  • Residents are invited to attend the free Earth-Kind Landscaping Principles seminar Saturday, Oct. 18, at 3:00 p.m. at the Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library.
  • Kids, come show off your Halloween costume October 31 and pick up some treats. While you're at the library you can find a movie or some books to finish off your Halloween in style.
  • Flanked by two mothers who lost daughters to domestic violence -- Tara Woodlee and Nancy Gallemore --Fannin County Family Crisis Center Board Members, volunteers and community members, Fannin County Judge Spanky Carter signs a proclamation declaring October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. photo by Rita Watts
  • Austin College will host the 2014 Issues Forum to present views related to the upcoming gubernatorial election in Texas. This luncheon will be held on October 16th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Mabee Hall of the WCC.
  • The City of McKinney will conduct a series of public input meetings aimed at giving city leaders insight into what residents hope to find in a new police chief. Residents have the option to attend an open meeting to provide input on Wednesday, Oct. 22 or Thursday, Oct. 23 from 6:30—8 p.m. at McKinney City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St.
  • Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire.
  • See nine life-size animatronics along a half-mile nature trail! This exhibit is open through February 15, but why wait? Come out and bring your family to enjoy the beautiful fall weather ahead.
  • Dr. George Diggs, Botanist and Professor of Biology at Austin College, will speak on Ferns of Texas for the Second Saturday program at Hagerman NWR, at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 11. Diggs is the co-author of The Ferns and Lycophytes of Texas, and writes that Texas has a surprising number of native ferns and lycophytes — 127 in all, the most of any state in the continental U.S.A. The free program will be held in the Visitor Center meeting room, and is open to the public; no reservations are necessary.
  • Please join us at the new Dollar General building on Hwy 11 for our grand opening/ribbon cutting. We are so proud to have this new business in our city!