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  • Early voting begins Monday, April 27 for McKinney voters. Registered voters will cast ballots to elect City Council representatives for District 2, District 4 and one At Large position to serve a four-year term. There are 14 total candidates for the three positions. Early voting ends Tuesday, May 5.
  • For the May 9 meeting of the Red River Photo Club, we will be making a photo trip out to Gregory Hall's Mulberry Gardens. We will meet at the Creative Arts Center at 10:30 a.m. and caravan out to Mulberry. Some plan to bring a picnic lunch and drinks and eat lunch under the trees. If you are interested in photography, plan to come with us on this photo opportunity.
  • Anyone interested in the Oak Ridge Cemetery is encouraged to attend. The upkeep of the cemetery is funded by donations.
  • Dr. Keith Kisselle will keynote the seventh annual Earth Day Texoma on April 25 with a talk titled "Climate Change: a Challenge for Our Time."
  • 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Grayson County Courthouse
  • On April 25, the day's schedule begins with "Garden for Birds and Butterflies," 9:50-10:40 a.m., with Dick and Sue Malorey answering basic questions such as: What is a "green" garden? Why go "green"? and how to make your garden attractive to birds and butterflies?
  • Bystanders report hearing no smoke alarms - McKinney Fire Department will partner with the American Red Cross to canvas the neighborhood surrounding Rocky Springs Drive on Wednesday, April 29 starting at 5:30 p.m. Firefighters and volunteers will go door to door checking and installing smoke alarms, batteries and carbon monoxide alarms, and distributing educational materials.
  • Grayson College is hosting a Forensic Science Conference on Friday, April 24 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Speakers include: William Leo, board certified latent fingerprint examiner; Mark Ingraham, forensic anthropologist; homicide detectives Rick Duggan and Eddie Ibarra. This event is free.
  • The Fannin County Extension Office will be hosting the 2015 Fannin County Lawn Management Seminar at the Derrell Hall Education Center, 2505 North Center Street in Bonham on April 23, 2015. If you are interested in attending this program, please call the Fannin County Extension Office at 903-583-7453 or email cody.maxwell@ag.tamu.edu.
  • (L-R): Rotarians Dr. Dana Sisk, Cliff Takawana, and Dyan Dietz
  • Early voting will be 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. April 27-May 5. On May 5, extended voting hours will allow voters to cast ballots from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. All voting will be at Fannin County Courthouse.
  • On any given night there are more than 67 thousand homeless veterans in the United States, with Texas as one of four states that account for more than 50% of all homeless veterans. There are over 130 homeless veterans right here in Texoma and they are suffering. They are suffering from combat-related physical and mental health issues and are 20 times more likely to commit suicide, as many feel lost, alone, and forgotten.
  • (L-R) Glenn Taylor, Heritage Day Committee; Commissioner Jerry Magness; Judy Teller, Heritage Day Committee Chairman, Commissioner Gary Whitlock; Fannin County Judge Spanky Carter; Commissioner Stan Barker; Commissioner Dean Lackey
  • Sales coach Debbie Mrazek will be the featured speaker at the Greenville Chamber of Commerce’s second Business Success Seminar at noon May 7 at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center. Admission for Greenville Chamber members is free, but advanced registration is required by calling 903.455.1510.
  • The Denison Development Alliance will meet in a regular session beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at the Denison Development Alliance, 311 West Woodard Street, Denison, Texas.
  • (L-R) Thomasina Hill and her husband, Brad Hill, two of the owners of Anytime Fitness in Bonham, and Randy Bowen of Bonham Chamber of Commerce. Starting Monday, join Bonham’s premiere 24-hour fitness facility this week to get "Summer Ready." No enrollment, first month free, and a complimentary fitness consultation with a training session to get you started. Come try our newly installed Life Fitness Powermill, and start a 6-week challenge bootcamp led by our certified trainers, Bailey Asay and Miles Craven, on Monday, April 27.
  • The 9th Annual Heritage Day Car & Truck Show is slated for Saturday, May 2 in downtown Bonham, with trophies awarded for Mayor's Choice, Best Truck, and Best Car. Registered entries are automatically entered in three drawings for cash prizes of $500, $250 and $125. Car and truck entries will also be eligible for 20 gifts to be handed out after drawings and dash plaques go to the first 20 entries.
  • Kris Wilson Gentz, 59, has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to embezzle over $2.5 million from the Plano Independent School District, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.
  • Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke, and Fannin Counties is hosting their Fourth Annual Fish Cook-Off Fundraiser at Loose Wheels, Texas in Denison on April 19 from 12:30-5:00. Teams are competing to win "Best Cook in Texoma," for fish, hushpuppies, beans, coleslaw, and tartar sauce. Our Big Fish Sponsor will be competing against many other talented teams trying to win best tartar sauce for the second year in a row. The competition is always fun spirited and winners get bragging rights for a whole year. Plus the winners receive a "piece of art" trophy made by a local artisan.
  • Shown at the Texas Workforce Commission check presentation are, from left, Northeast Texas Workforce Solutions Executive Director Randy Reed, Paris Junior College President Dr. Pamela Anglin, TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Hope Andrade, Campbell OE Training Coordinator Joyce Faulkner, and Terese Kane, High Perfomance/Organizational Effectiveness Manager for Campbell North America and the Campbell Paris facility.
  • Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings joined the Wyland Foundation and Gina McCarthy of the Environmental Protection Agency today to kick off the 4th National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation.
  • On 4-16-2015, Rodney William Reeves, 40, of Denison, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on one count of Aggravated Robbery and 2 years in a state jail facility for Theft of Property With 2 Or More Prior Convictions.
  • Show off your artistic talents by entering the Make Your Mark bookmark design contest hosted by the City of McKinney and Friends of the McKinney Public Library System. The Make Your Mark bookmark contest is open to all ages and is not limited to McKinney residents.
  • Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke and Fannin Counties is offering a Vet-to-Vet Volunteer Program that began with the goal of connecting veterans with other veterans. As part of the "We Honor Veterans Program," Home Hospice realizes that fellow veterans can form a stronger camaraderie based on common life experiences. Volunteers in the Vet-to-Vet volunteer program will act as friends to veteran patients and provide support along with the rest of the hospice care team.
  • Bonham Rotarian and Secretary Teresa Stapp, Greg Pittman, and Bonham Rotarian and President David Stapp
  • Terri Talley, a survivor of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, shares her story at a 20th Anniversary Remembrance program Wednesday at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. A standing room-only crowd was captivated by Talley’s personal story of the events.
  • Kelsey has volunteered numerous hours for the Bonham Youth Basketball League, including 256 hours coaching and 288 hours as a referee. She volunteers at the Special Olympics and has been volunteering with the Randolph Volunteer Fire Dept. for 8 years.
  • Arrest=>April 1, 800 Blk of N Center St. Arresting Officer – Ptl. David Johnson. A 40 year old male of Bonham was arrested for Criminal Trespass.