Lifestyles
  • An Ethiopian woman prepares Ethiopian coffee for a traditional ceremony. She roasts, crushes and brews the coffee on the spot. "Come and experience the sights, sounds, and taste of Ethiopia along with the famous Ethiopian coffee ceremony," said Mac Mekonnen, Executive Director of Mutual Assistance Association For The Ethiopian Community (MAAEC, Inc.). "Various local Ethiopian restaurants and caterers will be providing free samples of food and local beverages. Several historical and cultural presentations including cultural dance performances, fashion show, and short films will be part of the program."
  • Brad Lacy has been selected as Artist of the Month for the Fannin County Courthouse. His work is on display at the Fannin County Courthouse located at 101 East Sam Rayburn, Bonham, Texas. You can also stop by the Creative Arts Center located at 200 West 5th to see more of his work.
  • The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday. If your plans include a trip to a Corps lake, we encourage you to remember these boating and water safety tips.
  • Carolyn Cook Fauble has been selected as Artist of the Month for Granny Lou's Bed and Breakfast. Her work is on display at Granny Lou's Bed and Breakfast located at 317 West Sam Rayburn, Bonham, Texas. You can also stop by the Creative Arts Center located at 200 West 5th Street, Bonham, Texas to see more of her work.
  • When choosing a tree, many factors come into play. With so many different soil conditions and water requirements, finding the perfect tree can be troublesome at best. But with a few main questions in mind, you can easily decide which tree is right for you.
  • Entries are being accepted now through September 6, 2014 for the 5th annual Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Nature Photography Contest. photo by Allen Rich
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mark Owens of Bonham, Texas would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Caitlin Heather Owens, to Joshua James Tisdel, son of James & Tonja Tisdel of Geronimo, Oklahoma and Joy Mullis of Bloomington, Indiana. photo credit: Ashley Wright Photography
  • Jenna Regan has been selected as Artist of the Month for Bonham City Hall, located at 514 Chestnut Street in Bonham, Texas. To see more of her work, you can stop by the Creative Arts Center at 200 W. 5th St. in Bonham.
  • The Creative Arts Center's Annual Art Show and Contest opened Wednesday, August 27. Art will be accepted through Wednesday, September 3 in multiple categories including photography, painting, hand-pulled prints and many others. This year youth entries will be accepted for the first time.
  • A wonderful 1884 photo of the Honey Grove square has been published in a new volume from Texas A&M Press, titled Lens on the Texas Frontier, by Lawrence T. Jones III.
  • With the countdown to the Austin College 2014 Fall Term nearing the single digits, another season for the College’s concert band, the Austin College Wind Symphony, also is nearing. Director Robert Archer, adjunct instructor of music at Austin College, invites qualified brass, percussion, and wind musicians from the community, student body, and faculty to audition for membership. Openings are available in most sections.
  • Fannin County - Partners In Education's August 27 speaker is Jolene Senek, LBSW, CT, GC-C, and Bereavement Coordinator.
  • LBJ and Ladybird Johnson stroll through wildflowers.
  • From September 16, 2014 to February 15, 2015 visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will be able to let their imagination run wild as they walk back in time along a half-mile nature trail with nine life-size animatronic dinosaurs during the eighth annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit. These animatronic dinosaurs move and roar, providing an experience sure to captivate visitors who will be able to also learn interesting facts about both herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs.