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  • There is nothing more patriotic than voting. Many believe that voting is the highest responsibility we have as Americans, and that it is our patriotic duty to cast our ballots.The deadline to register to vote in the election on November 4 is Monday, October 6, just a little over a month away.
  • Randolph Volunteer Fire Department's annual Barbecue and Auction fundraiser Sept. 27
    Randolph Volunteer Fire Department's annual Barbecue and Auction fundraiser will be held Saturday, September 27, 2014. The barbecue will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the Auction begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Randolph Volunteer Fire Department station.
  • If there’s an issue with your federal taxes, you’ll initially receive a letter or notice in the mail from the IRS. Don’t fall for scam artists on the internet or over the telephone. Real IRS employees have badge numbers. Ask the caller for his or her badge number, and then call 1-800-829-1040 to confirm it. Sometimes the caller may brazenly volunteer a fake badge number before you even ask for one.
  • Northeast Texas Children's Museum Director Sharline Freeman (second from left) welcomed home the museum's "airplane" with a fresh paint job and interior upgrade of new carpet and controls thanks to L-3 Mission Integration. Freeman was joined by (from left to right) L-3 Community Relations Representative Troy Brakefield, NETXCM Board Member Wyman Williams, L-3 Senior Director for the C3 Programs Ted Reel, and L-3 Senior Manager Fred Hilbrand.
  • After last winter's ice storms and extreme cold weather, many of us found out how prepared (or not!) we were to live without electricity and running water in our homes for several days. Weather events affect all of us, including our pets and livestock. Guest speakers this evening will be Cody Maxwell, County Extension Agent for Ag and Natural Resources, along with Bethany Arie, County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences. Their program will be titled "Preparing for Emergency Weather Events." photo by Allen Rich
  • Brad Underwood, TAPS CEO and Executive Director, shakes hands with Reta Books, executive director at Public Transit System (PTS). A regional transit agency based in Mineral Wells, PTS will provide vehicles and drivers to deliver non-emergency medical transportation services in Jack and Young counties. Medicaid clients order rides through TAPS’s call center in Sherman, Texas. Looking on is Tim Patton, TAPS Chief Operating Officer (far left) and Barbara Reeves, TAPS Director of Mobility Management & Public Relations (far right).
  • Those who are unable to attend the seminars can call the Comptroller's tax assistance line at 1-800-252-5555.
  • Texas Rising Star providers, left to right: Mary McDowell (The Children’s Tree Learning Center, Whitesboro), JoAnn Martin (Kiddie Kampus I, Denison), Belinda Segrest (Kiddie Kampus II, Denison), Kay Luper (Jack and Jill Child Care, Denison), Colleen Hellman (Licensed Home, Gainesville), Royann Ballard (Footsteps and Fingerprints, Bonham), Julie Craig (Child Care Contracts Manager for Workforce Solutions Texoma), Tammy Gregory (Licensed Home, Gainesville), Angela Bell (Registered Home, Sadler), Debbie Zafar (Montessori Academy of North Texas, Sherman), and Kathleen Todd (The School Zone Academy, Howe).
  • The Fannin County Children’s Center has scheduled two free classes for adults to learn how to recognize and report child abuse. The 90-minute class is designed for parents, teachers, day care workers, coaches, Sunday School teachers and others who volunteer or work with children.
  • (L-R) Bonham Rotarians Dr. Dana Sisk, Bob Carrel, President David Stapp, Dr. Jerry Hopson, and Allen Sanderson
  • Arrest- August 20, 100 Block N. Main St. Arresting Officer Sgt. Tammy Boehler. A call for service was received in reference to violation of bond/protective order. Following an investigation a warrant was issued.
  • (L-R) Jacque Kyle, Louise Gandert and Connie Aplin
  • Dr. Marvin Beaty, Leslie Crutsinger, and Denton Jones.
  • Detective Jeremy Cox with the Sherman Police Department will be the speaker. Detective Cox has 19 years of law enforcement experience. The event will be held on August 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the T.V. Munson Viticulture and Enology Center. The Munson Center is located on the Grayson College West Extension, near the entrance of the North Texas Regional Airport.
  • For the second year in a row, The Sherman Museum will sponsor “History Comes Alive at West Hill Cemetery,” a historical tour of Sherman’s West Hill Cemetery. The event will take place on September 27, 2014 and consists of timed tours through the cemetery with stops at specific locations. Costumed actors will share informative and entertaining stories about individuals interned in the cemetery or about that section of the cemetery. photo by Cindy Skelton