Lifestyles
  • The Courage Group is a free support group for women who are survivors of child sexual abuse. A new group is starting April 23 and will meet on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Fannin County Children’s Center at 112 W. 5th in Bonham. Women who are 18 years or older and who were sexually abused as a child are eligible to participate at no cost. Sandy Hood is the facilitator of the group.
  • The Tuesday Ladies Quilt Guild will host a "Yard sale" in Leonard (305 E. Fannin St.) on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25.
  • The Bonham Senior Citizens Center is open to ALL seniors aged 60 and older.
  • Hosts Jennifer and Coley Clark with Equest Mini Ambassadors Cisco and Dare. photo credit: Jason Janik
  • Plant tomatoes, peppers, corn, beans, squash, okra, cucumbers, melons and other warm-season vegetables. Black-eyed peas can be planted in July which allows you to do some rotation planting. For instance, after the squash bugs get the squash, pull the plants out and plant black-eyed peas in that bed. A seminar on establishing and maintaining lawns will be held Thursday, April 23 from 6-8 p.m at the Darrell Hall Education Center at 2505 N. Center. Dr. Matt Elmore will be our speaker.
  • As the Bonham High School Reunion is quickly approaching on June 12-14 this summer, the Bonhi Reunion Committee and the respective Class Reps continue to search for their former classmates. The public has been a great help in this effort, and we appreciate your input.
  • Creative Arts Center announces that Loretha Riales, Bill Jackson, Lori Price and Gary Ferrier have been named Artists of the Month.
  • Those who went on the trip made pillowcases to donate at the quilt show for the Million Pillowcases Challenge. Pillowcases are made and donated to children's hospitals.
  • The Friends of the Bertha Voyer Memorial Library has teamed up with Nancy and Greg Brewer to provide used books two Saturdays a month from a storefront in Windom at Third and Main.
  • Fannin County Judge Spanky Carter signs a proclamation declaring April to be Child Abuse Awareness Month.

  • Charlie Jones of Ector, Texas has recently been diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy (hereditary progressive). He and his family need our love, support and prayers. This is not a sickness that goes away, there is no known cure for MD. Due to Charlie’s condition, this family has had a major reduction in household income, and an increase in medical expenses. Charlie is no longer able to work full time but has continued to work as he is able. Please join use April 24th for a dinner and auction to help this family.
  • The 19th Annual Cotton & Rural History Conference will take place at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Andres Tijerina who will be speaking about "Tejanos in Texas Cotton Culture."
  • When we hear the word courthouse, sometimes we associate it with stress in relation to the type of business conducted within a courthouse walls, such as a trial. The Courthouse Inn, located in Clarksville, Texas, and situated next to the historic county seat courthouse, is nothing less than relaxing and comfortable.
  • Friday through Sunday, April 17-19, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., stroll the 16 acres of vendor booths as you browse the trendy attire, home decor, antiques, collectibles and more. Free admission. Parking free on Fridays.