Entertainment
  • After being Detective Steven "Gomie" Gomez on the hit cult AMC series Breaking Bad for all 5 seasons, Steven Michael Quezada is returning to his roots in stand up comedy. Quezada currently on the set for a new movie, will be in Paris Friday night for two shows at LMAO Comedy.
  • A cycling, hiking, running, walking and equestrian rally takes place on the North East Texas Trail (NETT) in Farmersville, Texas at the Onion Shed, Saturday, May 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tomorrowland is an uneven film. It gets off on the wrong foot, builds promisingly, has a terrific middle, but then stumbles and meanders its way toward an underwhelming conclusion.
  • The Northeast Texas Trail (NETT) Coalition Board is hosting their first-ever Caught On the NETT (COTN) fundraising rally May 30.
  • Have you been practicing with your kites? Sharpening your kite essays? We sure hope so. May 31st is coming up, and we want to see everyone's kites and flying skills. The Dallas Kite Club will be on hand with some spectacular kites too. Our Kite Day is being held at the Multipurpose Complex from Noon-5pm, May 31st and it’s free. The essay contest for students in Fannin County, grades K-12, is underway, and the winning essays will be printed for everyone’s enjoyment in local media outlets following the event. photo by Allen Rich
  • Music Festival in the Garden is set for Sunday, May 31 from 5:30-8:00 at the Common Ground Prayer Garden at First Presbyterian Church in Bonham. The concert is free and open to the public, however, donations jars will be available.
  • The Annual Photo and Glass Exhibit at the Creative Arts Center is open to all artists. CAC members and Red River Photo Club Members may enter at no charge. Nonmembers may enter for $25. In conjunction with the opening of this exhibit on Friday, June 5, there will be a fund-raising event: a Round-The-World Dinner and a Readers Theater show.
  • The fundraiser will be held Saturday, July 11 in downtown Ivanhoe at the Homestead Winery Parker House. photo by Allen Rich
  • The Fannin County Kite Fest is coming May 31! An essay competition for all school age children is a major part of the event. $100 gift certificates go the four division winners with other amounts given out based on the funds we have available. The Bonham Chamber of Commerce is accepting donations towards the gift certificates that will be awarded to the winners. All the money raised for the kite fest goes directly to the kids who attend the event by allowing them to purchase kites from a great on-site kite vendor.
  • Billy Currington, Lee Brice, Rodney Atkins and Joe Nichols to perform
  • Janet Shaffer and the Upper Grassmen will be at the Lake Bonham Hoe-Down on Saturday, May 23. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. with Joan Kelton and The Shades of Bluegrass.
  • Reggae fans who can't be in the Caribbean this Thursday will want to be at Creative Arts Center in Bonham to enjoy the festivities as world reggae ambassadors Watusi bring an evening of island music to landlocked Fannin County. photo by Allen Rich