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  • The proposed improvements would include reconstructing and widening the existing two-lane undivided roadway to a rural four-lane divided highway (two lanes in each direction) consisting of 12-foot travel lanes, 10-foot outside shoulders, 4-foot inside shoulders, a 40-foot grass median with grass-lined ditches and discontinuous frontage roads from FM 455 in Collin County north to County Road 635.
  • May has been proclaimed Mental Health Awareness Month in Fannin County. A proclamation was issued Tuesday, May 3, 2016 in Fannin County Commissioners Court on behalf of Texoma Community Center to bring awareness to Mental Health issues in our community and declaring May of 2016 Mental Health Awareness Month. The proclamation was signed by Judge Carter and all four Fannin County Commissioners and was presented to Ms. Paula Cawthon with Texoma Community Center by Judge Spanky Carter. photo by Leah Gibby
  • The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) will host a pre-employment "How to Become a McKinney Firefighter" workshop Monday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the Conference Center of the Collin College Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Dr.
  • Barb Samuelson, Volunteer Coordinator, Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke & Fannin Counties

  • Park Place Lexus Grapevine and the Southlake Leadership Class hosted an event to provide band instruments for future Middle School band students.
  • 1970 Vietnam War: Kent State shootings: The Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University after disturbances in the city of Kent the weekend before, opens fire killing four unarmed students and wounding nine others. The students were protesting the Cambodian Campaign of the United States and South Vietnam. The Kent State shootings (also known as the May 4 massacre or the Kent State massacre) occurred at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, in the United States and involved the shooting of unarmed college students by the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4, 1970. The guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis. Some of the students who were shot had been protesting the Cambodian Campaign, which President Richard Nixon announced during a television address on April 30. Other students who were shot had been walking nearby or observing the protest from a distance.