Lifestyles
  • Open to the public Monday-Friday. Don't forget that we have Reuben Sandwiches and Philly Steak Sandwiches available every day off the grill. Lunch served 11:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • The Fannin County Resource Expo will be held from 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Multi-Purpose Complex Center in Bonham.
  • On the Menu is Honey Glazed Ham, Roasted Chicken, Dill Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Salads, Homemade Breads & Desserts along with Live Music. Gluten Free and Vegetarian options available. A self-guided Garden Tour with maybe a Bunny or two will complete the Easter Celebration.
  • The Grayson County Master Gardeners Annual Spring Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 4 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, located at 322 West Pecan Street in Sherman across from Piner Middle School. The sale runs from 8:00 a.m. until noon.
  • North Texas Food Bank will have a mobile food pantry on site between 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. distributing free fresh fruits and vegetables to Fannin County residents!
  • A special thank you to all the Ector Masonic Lodge # 687 members and their wives for the fine work they did preparing the Annual Fish Fry Saturday.
  • The Fred A. Tarpley Memorial Writers Conference is set for Saturday, April 27, 2019. The tenth annual conference sponsored by Silver Leos Writers Guild begins with check-in at 8:30 a.m. and continues until 3:30 p.m. in the Rayburn Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce.
  • Grayson County Republican Women will meet at noon on Friday, April 19, at Fulbelli’s Restaurant in Kelly Square. The meeting starts at 12 noon, and you can come as early as 11:30 to buy your lunch.
  • Members of the Denison Genealogical Society will meet Wednesday, April 24 at 1:30 p.m. at Frontier Village Museum Community Room at 111 R C Vaughn Drive, Denison, Texas at Loy Lake Park. President Mike Shaw will preside.
  • All proceeds will go to Cassie Wood; she has been apart of the Woodmoore family for years and recently diagnosed with breast cancer. We would like to help her out through this.
  • Lone Star Park prepares to kick off its 2019 Thoroughbred season jam-packed full of the kind of non-stop racing action that horse enthusiasts throughout North Texas have grown to love. During its 23nd season, slated from April 18 through July 21, Lone Star Park will additionally offer exciting, fun-filled experiences from the Extreme Racing of camels and ostriches to a Kentucky Derby celebration to fur-tastic canine fun during Lone Star Bark to a patriotic salute on July 4th and 5th. photo by Dustin Orona Photography
  • Dr. Jim Froelich of Bonham was in the spotlight for several events at the recent national convention of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.
  • Open to the public Monday-Friday. Don't forget that we have Reuben Sandwiches and Philly Steak Sandwiches available every day off the grill. Lunch served 11:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Friends study some of the artwork on display at historic downtown McKinney's Arts in Bloom, a festival that will run through Sunday. Vendors from across the US have traveled to the Collin County seat to participate in this three-day festival.
  • On April 13-14, 2019, the 30th annual Spring Plant Sale fundraising event at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will feature a huge selection of native plants, hard-to-find herbs and well-adapted plants.
  • Join Robin Cole-Jett, the Red River Historian and Site Interpreter at the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site, at the Denison Public Library at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 for her talk on the "Good Roads Movement."
  • Harmony House Concerts will feature Cindy Novelo — multi-talented singer, author, educator, life coach, and healer — on Sunday, April 28, '19, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Cindy will be performing two 45-minute sets with a 30-minute intermission for guests to mingle, munch, and harmonize with one another and Cindy. Guests who would like to jam after the concert are invited to bring your instrument(s) to a Song Circle after the show or you can just stick around and listen.
  • Enjoy an evening stroll in the Paris Historic Downtown District while sampling some of the top wines in Texas and dining on local restaurants' savory bites. Shoppers can also find one-of-a-kind gifts at participating retailers while enjoying an evening of entertainment.
  • The Ector Masonic Lodge Annual Fish Fry is set for Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., at the Ector School Cafeteria.
  • Austin College's Adams Observatory will open its doors to the community April 12 for the final Star Party of the academic year, inviting visitors to search the universe through the largest research telescope in North Texas. Members of the community are invited to attend the free come-and-go event, 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., but should register in advance at www.austincollege.edu/starparty under the "Upcoming Events" link.
  • The annual salad luncheon will be held on April 12, 2019. We will be at the Family Life Center, located at Star and 9th. Lunch will start on Friday at 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Cost of this delicious lunch will be $8 a plate, which includes salad, dessert and beverage. There will be carry-out trays for on-the-go people or if you know of a shut-in that would enjoy a wonderful lunch.
  • If you hate CANCER and you like BRISKET, don’t miss out, y’all. Brisket Loaded Tater $5
  • The George W. Bush Presidential Center today announced Bill and Melinda Gates as the recipients of the 2019 George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership. The Gates will accept the award on April 11, 2019, at the Bush Center's Forum on Leadership, a landmark event to develop, recognize, and celebrate leadership. The 2019 Forum on Leadership will place a particular focus on leaders who are tackling today's most pressing challenges with compassion, and on solutions that are rooted in courage, civility, and character.
  • The Art & Wine Walk takes place on the second Thursday of every month from April to December. This month's theme is One Love! The evening begins at 5:00 p.m. with check-in. Once checked in, attendees embark on a tasting tour of the Plano Arts District while enjoying wine samplings at each participating location and keeping track of the locations they visit on their Art & Wine Walk passports. Participants can turn in their passports at the end of the evening to be entered in a drawing to win gift certificates to local shops and restaurants in Downtown Plano. The evening ends with the raffle drawing in McCall Plaza at 9:15 p.m. Participants must be present to win.

    Each person that attends Art & Wine Walk gets a commemorative glass, along with a passport and a wine guide. The evening's entertainment is brought to you by Watusi!
  • Fans are invited to Ben & Jerry's of Plano and Highland Village, located at 1501 Preston Road in Plano and at 4061 Barton Creek at the Shops at Highland Village, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to join the fun.
  • Guests of an April 11 cooking demonstration in Garland will receive the 15-recipe cookbook Delicious in the Heart of Texas.
  • Kathy Lathen is a native Texan and has lived in Garland for the past sixteen years with her husband of twenty-three years Darren and daughter Dana. She is the Educator/Interpreter at the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site (SHS) in Bonham, Texas and brings with her close to fifteen years of middle school teaching experience and a passion for researching the past.
  • Open to the public Monday-Friday. Don't forget that we have Reuben Sandwiches and Philly Steak Sandwiches available every day off the grill. Lunch served 11:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • GreenFest on the Greenbelt 5K is an event centered around health, wellness, and recreation. We will have food and activities for the whole family including bounce houses, food trucks and live music. This is not your everyday 5K -- this one will be memorable because of the surroundings and the unique experience in the festival area. Please feel free to stay and enjoy the festivities, visit our vendor booths and enjoy your time at our Texas state park. The bluebonnets should be in bloom and we have a whole field of them. So bring those cameras and smiles with you!