Lifestyles
  • The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution announces its annual American History Essay Contest to celebrate America’s history. All fifth- through eighth-grade students in public, private, and parochial schools or those who are home-schooled are eligible to participate. Students may also independently submit essays directly to the judging committee.
  • With the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) March 31 deadline for 2014 health plan enrollment now having passed, many consumers are asking, "What are my health coverage options for the remainder of the year?" The answer is a bit complex, will require thoughtful consideration and most likely professional help, but there is good news. There are options available.
  • The Collin County Master Gardener Association's 11th Annual Bulb and Perennial Mart begins August 1.
  • Texas Rangers rookies serenade veteran Elvis Andrus to "Call Me Maybe." photo by Rhiannon Lee
  • It is a complete, high quality reproduction of the 1950 Cookbook put out by the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Savoy Methodist Church. Recipes include homemade "Snow Biscuits," Apple Scotch Pie, Chess Pie, Divinity and Calico Fudge, as well as many other desserts, breads, main dishes, vegetables and salads. There's even a special section on cooking for church suppers. A blast from the past! Contains recipes by many prominent Savoy citizens of years past.
  • Savoy Sanctuary fundraiser - 1950 cookbook
    Want to prepare a wide variety of authentic and historic Texas recipes? Be sure and pick up one of the reproductions of a 1950 cookbook being sold at The Bird's Nest in Savoy to raise money for the Savoy Sanctuary.
  • Does someone in your house like dinosaurs? If you are reading this before 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 1 you still have time to come to the library and touch real dinosaur bones. Dinosaur George will teach us all about them and talk about his 30 years as a paleontologist and anthropologist. This is a FREE program sponsored by the Friends of the Van Alstyne Library and Friends of the Howe Community Library.
  • On Tuesday, July 29, the Fannin County Children’s Center will host an informational session about becoming a volunteer advocate for children in foster care. “People who are even the slightest bit interested in becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) are encouraged to come to our center, get a tour and talk to our volunteers and staff,” said Sandy Barber, Executive Director of the center. It will be come and go from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the center at 112 West Fifth in Bonham.
  • It takes about $32,000 a year to maintain Willow Wild the way we wanted it to look, the way we promised you we would. The biggest cost is mowing, but there are water bills, restoration costs from vandalism, equipment maintenance, fence repair, storm clean up - the list goes on and on. We need donations. No amount is too small, and we provide tax receipts. Our goal is to raise $10,000 by Labor Day.
  • Plans are underway for the Bonhi All-School Reunion scheduled for June 12-14 of 2015. One very important role in the success of the Reunion is that of Class Representatives. They function as our committee's link to their respective graduation-year classmates in confirming and/or gathering location information for each of the former students with whom they attended school in Bonham. The Reunion Committee has full class rosters for all classes, including those for whom there is no active Class Rep.
  • Fantasy Free-For-All had this place abuzz with activity last Friday.
  • Open to the public
    Breakfast served 7:00-9:00 a.m.
    Lunch served 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Salad bar each weekday
    Grill is open for burgers
    Baked potatoes on request if ordered ahead of time
  • Why do some recipes call for sea salt instead of regular salt? Is it healthier? What about kosher salt?