Lifestyles
  • 2nd Lt. Talon Wilkerson is pinned by her grandfather, Phil Haley.
  • Open the second Tuesday of each month, 9:00 a.m. until noon.
  • The descendants of William Marcus Clayton (1869-1946) will hold their first family reunion on June 29, 2019, at Bonham State Park, just SE of Bonham, in Fannin County.
  • 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 Bonham Senior Citizens Center needs volunteers to deliver lunches to its Meals on Wheels clients. If you can help deliver a small group of lunches one day per week or more, please call us at 903-583-8573.
  • On Saturday, June 15, 2019 the descendants of Paten Eli Curtis gathered at Lake Bonham Pavilion, Bonham Texas to celebrate and catch up.
  • Unprecedented numbers of U.S. leaders are stepping up to address climate change and fight for our future. Hear their stories in Paris To Pittsburgh, a new documentary from National Geographic, by Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award winning actress and activist Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel). A free public screening of the film Paris to Pittsburgh, will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Red River Unitarian Universalists, 515 North Burnett Avenue in Denison, TX.
  • Meet a mermaid for a limited time every Thursday through Sunday starting June 20 - July 7
  • The Dodd City Volunteer Fire Department will be having their annual BBQ on July 13, 2019 at the Dodd City School from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m., along with a silent auction. If anyone wants to donate for the silent auction, please contact Ronald Sadler at 903-227-4077 or Charlie Howell at 903-227-2760 or any Dodd City Fire Department personal and they will come and pick up items.
  • We'd never done a river cruise, so when the opportunity to enjoy two of our favorite things--cruising and wine--came along, we said 'yes!'
  • We'd never done a river cruise, so when the opportunity to enjoy two of our favorite things--cruising and wine--came along, we said 'yes!’
  • The City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the completion of Phase II of Bonnie Wenk Park, the 170-acre park located along the Wilson Creek greenbelt. Phase II of the community park includes new concrete hike and bike trails, two additional parking lots, two multi-purpose sports fields, five play pods, skywalk, zipline and ropes course, restrooms and two playgrounds. One of the playgrounds is an all-abilities playground, a joint project with the Rotary Clubs of McKinney, especially designed to accommodate children of all ages, needs and abilities.
  • George Ensle is a veteran singer-songwriter who began his career in Houston in 1967 sharing stages with legends Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark and Billy Joe Shaver. He pens his own brand of StorySongs, powerfully crafted and played with his unique finger picking style on his vintage Martin D-35 and Fender Resonator guitar.
  • Texoma Council of Governments' Area Agency on Aging invites the community to attend the June Partners in Education (P.I.E.) Series, "Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body" on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 from 12 noon until 1:00 pm. Community Educator, Jennifer DiLorenzo from the Alzheimer’s Association in Dallas, will provide a workbook on ways to possibly delay the onset of memory loss and will discuss four areas in our lives that are associated with healthy aging.
  • This week's Summer Enrichment Program will be The Que Pastas, a kindie (kid+indie=kindie) band based out of Austin, beginning 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 18 at Bonham Civic Center (Armory) located at 1105 West 5th Street. Due to the popularity of these programs, the remainder of the Summer Enrichment Programs will be held at Bonham Civic Center (Armory) located at 1105 West 5th Street.
  • Fannin County District Attorney Richard Glaser announced today the launch of a new program to help Fannin County residents living in poverty or unstable situations build economic stability and take charge of their future direction. "Our goal is to help participants realize that 'what it’s like now' isn't 'how it has to be.' It is also about bringing our community together to better understand and address the tough issues that lead to economic instability," said Glaser.
  • The Honey Grove Library and Learning Center is delighted to receive a donation of $2,500 from Archer Western Construction, the construction manager at risk for the reservoir and dam of the Bois d'Arc Lake program which is being constructed for the North Texas Municipal Water District. Shown in the photo are Malinda Allison of the Friends of the Library, Johnathan Polak, Assistant Project Manager of Archer Western, Rhonda Cunningham of the Hall-Voyer Foundation and Wayne Pursley, Senior Project Manager of Archer Western.
  • 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.
  • Monet: The Late Years is the first exhibition in more than 20 years dedicated to the final phase of Monet's career. Through approximately 60 paintings, the exhibition will trace the evolution of Monet's practice from 1913, when he embarked on a reinvention of his painting style that led to increasingly bold and abstract works, up to his death in 1926.
  • Kupira Marimba is excited to be back in the D/FW area for one night only! We will be kicking off the McKinney Cultural Arts Concert Series with this FREE family friendly concert! We hope you can join us for a rocking good time at Bonnie Wenk Park in McKinney!
  • Colorful dragon boats are sailing to Viridian for the 1st annual Arlington Dragon Boat Festival Race for Education, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 15. The public is invited to the shores of Lake Viridian, 1001 Viridian Park Lane, for a free day of Asian cultural activities including folk dancing, food trucks, calligraphy lessons and more.
  • On June 15, 2019, the picturesque town of McKinney will host the 2nd McKinney Book Festival inside the Church St Auditorium. From 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. patrons will have the opportunity to meet new authors and discover great Indie books. This includes award-winning local authors, as well as award-winning authors from around the great state of Texas.
  • Powder Creek Pavilion will welcome one of the area's best country bands when Ace Deuce Band takes the stage Friday, June 14, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Country music fans will enjoy this chance to dance the night away as they listen to a band that enjoys playing all of the crowd's favorite country tunes.
  • The mission of the Texas Master Naturalist Program is to "develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within our community for the state of Texas." Our goals are to improve public understanding of natural resource ecology and management by developing a pool of local knowledge about natural resource ecology that can be used to enhance land management and education efforts within local communities.
  • Mickey Hill (right) unveils the new Texas State Historical Marker at Union Cemetery as (L-R) Ronnie Hill, Curtis Brown and Dennis White look on. (courtesy photo)
  • Discover the world of animal locomotion, those that climb, jump, slither and crawl their way into our hearts. Get your space suit and travel gear ready as we go on this mission of discovery and even meet an animal that helped send rockets into space!
  • 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 annual Elwood Cemetery Homecoming will be held June 9, 2019. Registration, contributions, and visiting will begin at 11:00 a.m. A picnic lunch will be served at 12:00. Bring a picnic lunch and lawn chairs.
  • Another Photography Workshop is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 8 at the Creative Arts Center. This workshop will include a "Photo Walk" on and around the Bonham square with the intention of producing an entry for the center's upcoming Photography Exhibit. Advance sign-up is required and a minimum of five people is necessary. Call the Creative Arts Center at 903-640-2196 or come by to sign up at the center, 200 West 5th Street in Bonham.
  • Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge has critical volunteer needs for people interested in mowing, outdoor work, Visitor Center and Nature Nook service. We have many other committees that could use your expertise, too! (photo by Harry Gates)