Local News
  • Preston Trail Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution cordially invites the public to attend and to participate in its Constitution Day ceremony and public reading of the U.S. Constitution, Monday, September 17, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the West Courtroom, second floor, Grayson County Courthouse, 100 West Houston Street, Sherman, Texas. The ceremony will honor the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787. The ceremony will include the public reading of the U.S. Constitution by members of the public in attendance.
  • The U.S. Forest Service is seeking nominations to fill four positions on the Southern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee to serve national forests across the Southeast. The committee is tasked with reviewing fee proposals for the forests in 13 southern states and Puerto Rico and recommending fee changes.
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 21 at Bonham City Hall
  • Fannin County Family Crisis Center offers a 24-hour hotline service for those seeking help or assistance from domestic violence, sexual assault, or any violent crime. The center is currently looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are willing and eager to help others.
  • 10:00 A.M. Thursday, August 23 in the 336th District Court Fannin County South Annex, 210 South Main in Bonham
  • Wastewater Treatment – 20 hour course $290
    Utility Safety - 20 hour course $315
  • We are currently seeking a hard-working, dedicated Junior Loan Officer in training to join our innovative and passionate team...
  • Several members of the Constantine Lodge #13 AF & AM stopped by the Fannin County Children’s Center to present a check for $1,500. This donation was for the center’s 22nd annual school supply drive. “We are very grateful for such a generous donation!” said Sandy Barber, Executive Director of the Children’s Center. “This gift will buy lots of paper, pens, notebooks and more to help children in Fannin County be ready for the start of another school year."
  • Don't make a move without us! The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is helping consumers fight back against rogue moving companies as many families complete their moves before the new school year begins. TxDMV urges Texans to protect themselves from hiring unscrupulous movers.
  • Bonham City Council ratified the Bonham Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors offer of a $100,000 incentive to Dairy Manufacturers, Inc., subject to a performance agreement. Although most of the employees will transfer to the company's new location at the former Super Sack building on Old Ector Road in Bonham, the company has 45-50 employees working in production at an average salary of approximately $32,000. Dairy Manufacturers, Inc. hopes to be in production at its new location in Bonham by late first quarter 2019.
  • Report: August 8, 300 BL E. 5th St., Reporting Officer-Ptl. Jeremy Hollar. A call for service was received in reference to Theft Over $100 and Under $750.
  • These ladies were the lucky door-prize winners for three giveaway baskets filled with all quilting items for our 2018 Bonham Quilt Hop - Judy Young, Linda Warrington and Betty Day.
  • Bonham Police report there are individuals going door-to-door selling water filters for houses. These individuals are telling the homeowner the water is so contaminated that two water filters are needed, one inside the home, and one on the outside line. This claim is totally false and the homeowner, if they sign a contract, is left with a $125 monthly payment. These individuals are not authorized to solicit such services and their claims constitute Fraud by Deception. The Bonham Police Department is asking anyone who is contacted by these individuals to contact the PD immediately at 903-583-2141.
  • The Denison Development Alliance will meet in a regular session beginning on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 4:00 P.M. in the Conference Room at the Denison Development Alliance, 311 West Woodard Street, Denison, Texas.
  • Job duties include library customer service, clerical & maintenance. Job requires heavy lifting, computer skills, & ability to stand for long periods. Good communication skills required.
  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, August 13
  • The Fannin Central Appraisal District is having a Career Fair August 13 – (2:00 – 5:00 p.m.) at 831 W. State Hwy 56, Bonham, Texas. Bring your resume and explore career opportunities. We offer a competitive wage and benefits package as well as opportunities for career advancements.
  • (L-R) Judge Larry Phillips, Judge Jim Fallon, Liberty Johnson, Jacki Cooper, Sandi Hoover, Candace Tormos, Joy Lesinski, Laura Branton and Judge Brian Gary.
  • The McKinney city manager proposed a $414.5 million total budget for Fiscal Year 2019 that would result in more than a 1.5-cent reduction in the city's property tax rate. The budget, which includes more than $149 million in the general fund, would lower the city’s property tax rate from 0.540199 to 0.525170. The proposed rate means property owners would pay $0.525170 for every $100 of assessed property value. The rate reduction results in about $3.2 million to remain with the taxpayers.
  • A chemical spill at a U.S. Postal Service distribution center in Coppell, Texas has resulted in a significant delay in the delivery of mail and packages at many local post offices.
  • During this annual sales tax holiday, you can buy most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) tax free from a Texas store or from an online or catalog seller doing business in Texas. In most cases, you do not need to give the seller an exemption certificate to buy qualifying items tax free. This year’s sales tax holiday begins Friday, Aug. 10, and goes through midnight Sunday, Aug. 12.
  • Applications and testing information may be obtained from the Human Resources Dept. at Bonham City Hall, 514 Chestnut St., Bonham, TX or online.
  • Fannin County veterans who find themselves at odds with the criminal justice system may be eligible for an intensive diversionary program in lieu of the more traditional path of prosecution, incarceration, and probation. The North Texas Regional Veterans Court is in its second year in Fannin County.
  • Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as cell phones, eating, drinking, or car audio or navigation systems.
  • Join us Saturday, August 11 from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at the Gibson-Grant Log Cabin, located at 4801 Quail Run Road in Flower Mound, TX 75022 for an open house!
  • In what was described as a "win-win" for the City of Bonham, Bonham City Council voted unanimously to sell Country Village of Bonham, a multifamily housing property owned by the Bonham Housing Finance Corporation and managed by Alpha Barnes Real Estate Services. This removes the City of Bonham from any possibility of financial liability associated with the apartment complex and creates an annual $90,000 revenue stream from taxes that will be paid once private ownership is finalized.
  • Report: August 1, 500 BL W. Sam Rayburn Dr., Arresting Officer-Cpl. Ben Ray. A 35-year-old woman from Bonham was arrested for Driving With An Invalid License.
  • Officials with the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) say Fannin County roads CR-2945 and CR-2645 in the area of Bois d'Arc Creek will be closed from Monday, July 30 until Friday, August 17 for bridge construction.