Local News
  • Report: October 10, 1500 Old Ector Rd., Arresting Officer-Ptl. Kolton Phillips. A 20-year-old man from Grove, OK was arrested for Assault.
  • TCOG officials have announced they are preparing to ramp up their availability to assist Medicare recipients throughout Cooke, Fannin and Grayson counties for the upcoming Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) which spans from October 15 – December 7.
  • The Allen Fairview, Frisco, McKinney and Plano Chambers of Commerce are joining together to celebrate Texas Chamber of Commerce week in Texas. The four chambers are hosting a joint "Business After Hours" event, to be held at Valliance Bank, 5900 S. Lake Forest Dr. in McKinney at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 18.
  • Classes will be held from 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. on November 1, November 8, and November 15 at the Derrell Hall Education Center at 2505 N. Center Street in Bonham. Registration fee is $20 and will include all 3 classes, plus recipe samples.
  • Riva England of Caddo Mills will compete in the invitation-only Mustang Magic competition. This event will be held January 24-26, 2019, as part of the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.
  • All main lanes, in both directions, of US 75 will be closed Thursday night from Melissa Road to Foster Crossing. Signed detours will be in place. Delays are expected and motorists are urged to seek an alternate route.
  • Special guest speaker for the workshop is Mick Tune, a member of Dallas Paleontological Society, an author of the guidebook Wildering: Anyone's Guide to Enjoying the American Wilderness that includes exploration stories of the North Sulphur River Canyon fossil beds. Topic of his talk is “The Big Picture of NSR Paleontology for an Amateur Like Me.” The North Sulphur River in southeast Fannin County is noted for Cretaceous Period marine megafossils such as mosasaurs and plesiosaurs and for Ice Age fossils such as mammoths and mastodons.
  • Here's a look at work planned in Fannin and Grayson counties during the week of Oct. 15, 2018. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 16 at Bonham City Hall
  • Dairy Queen is going to sponsor a fundraiser for the splash pad on October 22 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and 10% of the proceeds that they make for that night will go toward helping build a splash pad in Bonham for Fannin County at Powder Creek Park.
  • The contractor will expand US 82 from two lanes to a four-lane divided highway with a depressed median, from ½ mile west of State Highway 121 in Bonham eastward to approximately sixth-tenths of a mile east of State Highway 56 in Honey Grove, Texas. The contractor will work Monday through Saturday, officials said.
  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 15 at Bonham City Hall
  • Red River Valley Car Club's 31st Annual Car Show was rescheduled for Saturday, October 13 in historic downtown Bonham.
  • Texoma Community Center is excited to announce the opening of the adolescent outpatient substance use treatment program. This program will be open to all adolescents ages 13-17 years old residing in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties. We invite our community to come tour the facility and meet the team at our open house scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at 315 W. McLain, Sherman, TX.
  • The Honey Grove Library and Learning Center is pleased to announce an opportunity for the community to meet with our most recent published author, Gary Fernandes. Gary has recently published: Thinking Allowed: Personal Essays Along the Way.
  • "History Comes Alive," the annual historic tour through West Hill Cemetery History Comes Alive has been postponed until next Saturday, October 20 because of the forecast for stormy weather. The tour through the cemetery allows people to learn about influential figures from Sherman and the Grayson County area. Tickets are limited, so please order quickly.
  • Report: October 3, 2400 BL N. Center St., Reporting Officer-Ptl. Christopher West. A call for service was received in reference to Theft Over $2500 And Under $30K
  • Bonham City Council ratified a decision by Bonham Economic Development Corporation to provide an incentive to Anchor Industries, subject to the execution of a performance agreement. Anchor Industries is an industrial construction company that will occupy the former North Texas Paint and Rental facility located at 1301 West Sam Rayburn Drive. Anchor Industries has eight employees but hopes to hire approximately 10 additional employees within the next 18 months at an average hourly wage of $28 per hour.
  • The Lamar County Genealogical Society will meet Tuesday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. Our speaker will be Gwen Takes Horse. Gwen Takes Horse has worked for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma for the past nineteen years. She spent fourteen of those years working in the education division and the past five years as a genealogist for the tribe.
  • 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.
  • Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos today reminded all eligible Texans to register to vote by October 9 and to make all necessary preparations to be able to cast a ballot in the upcoming November 6 General Election.
  • Do you suffer with glossophobia? At least seventy-five percent of the people do suffer from that phobia. It is the fear of public speaking.
  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 8
  • Master Gardeners are members of the local community who take an active interest in their lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers and gardens. They are enthusiastic, willing to learn and to help others, and able to communicate with diverse groups of people.
  • Friends of the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center and Library will hold its Annual Book Sale on Oct. 4 through 6, 2018 at the library at 1515 W. Main St. in Durant.
  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, coffee and orange juice. Cost is $8 per person. Proceeds support Denison Helping Hands, Grayson County Shelter and Denison Ministerial Alliance Prescription Drug assistance program.
  • Legacy Ridge Country Club will host the TMC Hospital Auxiliary Golf Tournament on Friday, October 5, 2018. The proceeds from this tournament will be used by the hospital to purchase new equipment and fund construction projects. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m. Registration includes green fees, golf carts, putting contest, driving range, hamburgers, hotdogs and prizes. For the third year, Legacy Ridge Country Club and Glaser Family Charitable Foundation will sponsor the Bonham Out of the Darkness Community Walk being held on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP). This event brings family, friends and supporters together for a 2.7 mile walk while being surrounded by beautiful scenery. Registration and breakfast start at 8:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • We'll give you some background of how wills evolved, legal terms, where to find them and actual examples of family wills in our presentation of "Wills," October 10, from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Sherman Parks and Recreation facility, 1002 N. Music.
  • Report: September 26, 1700 BL SH 121 N., Arresting Officer-Cpl. Jim Lewis. A 27-year-old man from Ft. Worth was arrested for Racing On Highway, Possession Of Marijuana and Driving Without A License. Arresting Officer-Ptl. Billy Kennedy. A 26-year-old man from Crockett was arrested for Racing On Highway.