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  • The event will feature multiple dog rescue groups with pets available for adoption including: Crossed Paws Animal Haven, League of Animal Protectors (LAP), Legacy Humane Society, Lone Star Westie Rescue, Millieís Mutts, Save Our Strays (SOS), The Street Dog Project, and White Rock Dog Rescue. There will be animal related vendors selling various items for cats, dogs, and the people who love them. Among the vendors are Charlie Pickles, Mr. Wigglebottoms, Pawtastic Snacks, Pet Wants Plano, Wet Nose Bows, and State Farm. A themed photo area will be available for pet parents to snap photos of their beloved pets.
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 24 at Bonham City Hall
  • Kate Saling will give her workshop Leave No Trace. Calling all hikers, campers, and outdoor adventurers! Whether you're a lifetime lover of the wild or someone who wants to get out a little more, drop by and learn how to protect the outdoors. Learn how to be more prepared and how to leave a smaller impact on the land and its wildlife. We'll cover "Leave No Trace" principles and discuss ways to spread this message in your community. Ranger Kate Saling has worked at Eisenhower State Park since 2015. Her role at the park is to introduce people to the wonders of the natural world and inspire them to protect those areas.
  • All applications must be returned to the Human Resources Dept. at the Bonham City Hall (514 Chestnut) Bonham TX. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
  • Sherman soon will be the newest home of a national program to engage, educate and connect local entrepreneurs. Founded by the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups is based on the notion that entrepreneurs network and discover solutions over a million cups of coffee. The free, weekly gathering helps build startup communities on a grassroots level.
  • Responsible for the Daily operation of the Van Alstyne Meals on Wheels program. Duties include food prep, clerical and administrative work, record keeping, use of computer and software for record keeping.
  • Dakkota Foster plays the role of Daniel Kaffee (the callow young lawyer); Foster last starred in SCPís 2017 fall production of Sweeney Todd. Burl Proctor takes on the demanding role of Col. Nathan Jessep, and Hannah Sanza returns to the mainstage as Lt. Joanne Galloway.
  • The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold a public meeting next week on the proposed improvements to FM 1461 from SH 289 to County Road 123 in Collin County.
  • Combined with Bonham Chamber of Commerce Network Night
  • Motorcycles will be jumping and touring, cars will be showing their shiny restoration, lawn tractors will be pulling massive weights and the stage will be filled with entertainment. This year Heritage Day will be spread out down Main Street and part of the way down 5th Street. The Fannin County Courthouse construction will probably be underway, but there will be plenty of space to place booths in the street. (photo by Allen Rich)
  • Those that failed to respond, or were not reached by direct contact remain with warrants for their arrest with additional fees.
  • The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is conducting a feasibility study for improvements to US 380 through Collin County, a distance of approximately 32 miles. TxDOT will conduct three public meetings to discuss and receive public comments on the proposed project. The first meeting will be 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at Sheraton McKinney Conference Center, 1900 Gateway Blvd. McKinney TX 75070.
  • The I.W. Evans PTO invites the community to attend a public forum with the Bonham ISD Board of Trustees candidates. The PTO organized this event in order to give the candidates an opportunity to get their message out to the voters and simultaneously help the voters make an informed decision at the polls.
  • Cole Title Company is a locally owned and operated company offering title insurance, courthouse records retrieval, closing, and attorney services to buyers, sellers, realtors, banks, mortgage lenders and builders. For customer/client convenience, two in-house real estate attorneys are readily available for consultation.
  • Join the Citizen Police Academy to learn more about your Bonham Police Department and its officers. This on-going program is offered at no cost to qualified individuals. Information is provided as a public service to acquaint you with the Bonham Police Department. The classes are taught by Bonham police officers who provide an accelerated overview of the various operations within the Bonham Police Department.
  • The Fannin County Resource Expo will be held Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Trades Day Armory and pavilion from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event is entirely FREE. The Expo is designed to provide the public with information about resources in the area.
  • Bonham resident Rory Lacy took this photograph of an ominous storm cloud that brought small hail and heavy rain to North Texas Friday evening.
  • The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) was honored today for performing an advanced skill that is usually only seen in hospital emergency rooms.
  • Court begins at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 17 at Bonham City Hall. Commissioners are attending a Futures Fair Event at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the Multipurpose Facility.
  • "We are proud of this new station and the men and women who will be staffing it," said McKinney Fire Chief Daniel Kistner. "Station #9 is an important part of our plan to protect McKinney as the city continues its rapid growth."
  • This year's ATHENA Leadership Award honorees are Stephanie Chandler, director of community investment for United Way of Grayson County, Inc.; LuAnn Daniel, founder and chief executive officer for Women Rock Inc.; Deborah Estes, education consultant; and Tonya Price, chief nurse officer for Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center.
  • Bonham Public Library was awarded $2,500 to purchase award-winning books like Bluebonnet books, Maverick books, quality board books, and reading leveled books.
  • Fannin County Justice of the Peace, Precinct Three is asking residents to resolve arrest warrants and avoid additional fees.
  • Anna officer recognized for bravery Ė Anna Police Officer Brandon Blair (center) was recognized by the Anna City Council during their meeting on April 10 for actions he and Police Sgt. Steve Williams took to save the lives of several occupants of a burning home. Interim Police Chief Jeff Caponera (left) and Fire Chief Tim Gothard joined in expressing their admiration. Sgt. Williams was not able to attend the meeting due to a family commitment.
  • New franchisee Sajib Singha of Bonham Foods LLC signed his first agreement with Captain D's to open a new restaurant in North Texas, targeting the Bonham area. Singha is a franchising industry veteran with 17 years of experience owning and operating leading restaurant concepts including Dairy Queen, Golden Chick and Schlotzsky's.
  • The annual Arts in Bloom festival featuring art from local, regional, and nationally acclaimed artists will blossom throughout Historic Downtown McKinney Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15. photo by Allen Rich
  • On February 12, 2001, the Bonham City Council passed Ordinance No. 1010 designed to regulate door-to-door sales and/or solicitations. Those going door-to-door must register with the Police Department and provide identification of each person operating under that license, they must pay a fee for the license, and those involved can only sell or solicit during the hours of 9:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.
  • This trailer is solar powered with a digital display indicating the speed of the approaching vehicle and the posted speed for the location where the trailer is located at the time. The trailer records each vehicle's speed and the number of vehicles passing the trailer. This information can be retrieved to determine the amount of traffic and if there are speed violations that might require an Officer being assigned for radar traffic enforcement.
  • Dinner, Blu Rock Band, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, Glitzy Girlz Style Show, cake walk