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  • For those of you who are interested in vendors, we have the Accu-Quilt lady back from Arkansas and with her this year is a scissor sharpener. We have a long arm quilter, vendors selling material, fat quarters, patterns, quilting magazines, hand made items, hand care products and yes, there will be quilts for sale also.
  • Travland's Market LLC proudly sells all things local (fruits, veggies, honey, pickles, stuffed olives, nuts, salsa, queso, tortilla chips, popcorn, jerky, art, music, pumpkins & other seasonal items, etc).
  • The Sam Rayburn Museum, a division of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, proudly presents Distinctive Identity: Hawaiian Quilts from the Briscoe Center's Winedale Quilt Collection.
  • McKinney is set to spray an area of the city in order to control mosquitoes after a positive mosquito pool for West Nile Virus was confirmed. Spraying will start at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, weather permitting. The spray area is generally a mile radius around Fire Station #3, 4269 W. Eldorado Pkwy.
  • Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29 visitors to the Quilt Hop will hop to 10 different locations to see displays of over 300 quilts and quilted items. Included in the Hop are the Sam Rayburn House Museum, the Bonham Civic Center (Armory), Sam Rayburn Library, Creative Art Center, City of Bonham Visitor Center, Fannin County Museum of History, Fannin County Historical Commission, Bonham Public Library, Bonham Senior Center, and Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, Honey Grove.
  • I watch a lot of old movies, and every now and again a word or phrase pops up that every one recognized at the time, but is lost to most viewers today. That sends me on the hunt for a meaning as this column recalls.