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  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 23 at Bonham City Hall
  • Join us on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Humboldt Church located at 3744 FM 2736 in Campbell for a very special event. The Ford family will be having a fundraiser for the Blacksmith Shop that will be built at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum. There will be a silent auction and walking tacos will also be available for a small cost. In addition, three blacksmiths from the North Texas Association of Blacksmiths will be doing demonstrations during the event.
  • Saturday, October 28, 2017 [4pm-6pm] in the parking lot. Please join us for trick-or-treat, and jump-house fun & games...
  • The warbirds will once again rumble around the air traffic pattern when Bonham Festival of Flight Airshow and Veterans Tribute returns to Jones Field Saturday, October 21, 2017.
  • Many fans of airplanes and aviation will be in Bonham on October 21 for the Festival of Flights. After seeing some amazing things in the sky, visit the Fannin County Museum of History to see our airplane up close and personal. photo by Fannin County Museum of History volunteer
  • Tickets and tables are on sale now for the 13th annual "Justice Is Served" to benefit the Fannin County Children's Center. Proceeds from the dinner and auction will benefit the local nonprofit agency, which includes CASA, Children's Advocacy Centers and child abuse prevention programs. Doors to the Multi-Purpose Complex in Bonham will open at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 11. A buffet dinner prepared by Feast on This will be served up by local judges, police chiefs, prosecutors, lawmakers and other justice officials.
  • 1:30 p.m. October 18 at Derrell Hall Education Center
  • One of the most difficult issues every Code Enforcement Officer deals with are what we like to call "Ninja" signs. These are signs that are put in and around town for businesses, garage sales, and other advertisements.
  • Two lovely ladies will be at the very heart of a the reason for a Fish Fry, Silent Auction, and Bake Sale scheduled for Saturday, November 4, at Ector school cafeteria, located at 301 South Main.
  • Users can apply for permits, request inspections, and create new development cases all online
  • Topic: 7 Amendments to Texas Constitution on the November 7 Ballot
    Speaker: Texas House Representative Larry Phillips - District 62
    Location: Buck Snort BBQ, 224 E. Jefferson, Van Alstyne TX
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 17 at Bonham City Hall
  • "They Came In Peace" - Inscribed on the Beirut Memorial, Camp Gilbert H. Johnson, North Carolina

  • In 2016 The Green House located in Sherman, Texas has served over 2,000 families and over 7,000 individuals in 2016 by providing food and clothes at no cost. This weekend 20 Ruiz Foods Team Members will be volunteering their time to help make repairs to the exterior of The Green House building. It has been over 10 years since The Green House has had any significant repairs. This project is part of the Ruiz Cares program which provides team members with opportunities to give back to their community in various ways.
  • Halloween season is around the corner and the McKinney Fire Marshalís Office (FMO), is ready to make sure everyone is safe during the scary season. A permit is required for any special community, school or local fundraising events that want to operate a temporary special amusement building.

  • All are invited to attend the Dinner on the Ground annual meeting of the Willow Wild Cemetery Assoc. at 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 14. The event will begin at the Willow Wild pavilion immediately following the Great Days of Service cemetery clean-up.
  • The 2017 Bulb & Perennial Mart is right around the corner! While autumn is ushering in cooler temperatures and gardens are resplendent with colorful mums and pansies, itís not too early to think about spring. Join the Collin County Master Gardeners Association on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in the Show Barn at Myers Park & Event Center in McKinney, Texas from 9:00 a.m. Ė 3:00 p.m., to learn more about, and purchase, the best selections of bulbs, iris, perennials, and small shrubs for North Texas.
  • Sunil Thummala, MD, Neurologist, will be a guest of the Fannin County Parkinson's Disease Group on Saturday, October 14 and speak regarding new developments in Parkinson's Disease.
  • Featuring Clay Walker, Johnny Bush, Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis - Tickets for October 13 & 14 concerts on sale now. The Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest is Greenville, Texas' annual citywide celebration of the state's famed western-swing king and its music-loving culture. The October event features free day and night dances; an all-ages fiddle competition attracting world-class players that honors Willsí legacy by promoting his craft; and ticketed concerts held at the cityís proudest jewel, the art-deco Greenville Municipal Auditorium, which unveiled a multimillion-dollar renovation in 2016.
  • Come celebrate Dwight Eisenhower's birthday with the I Like Ike 5K Race and Fun Run, free activities and Birthplace tours, and a special show of 1940s music on October 14 at the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site. photo by Allen Rich
  • One county resident is hard at work assembling a book that features Lake Fannin and he is putting out a call for photographs of events at Lake Fannin over the years, memories to be put in writing, or documents that could be scanned.

  • Career Transition Ministries to host free, all-day workshop for the unemployed and under-employed at Richardson church on Saturday, Oct. 14.
  • McKinney families can enjoy a free film under the stars at the popular Outdoor Movie Nights at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26 at the McKinney Community Center, 2001 S. Central Expy.
  • The collections phase of the tax calendar for 2017 has begun. Property Tax Statements (Tax Bills) were mailed to all owners of property in Fannin County on October 6. If you own property in Fannin County and have not received your bill by mid-October, please contact the Fannin Central Appraisal District's collections department at 903-583-8701 to verify your account information and avoid possible delinquency.
  • 6:00 p.m. October 12, at the TEAM Center in Bonham.
  • McKinney Performing Arts Center is a finalist for $150,000 grant to preserve a historic place (photo by Allen Rich)
  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 9
  • The Fannin Literacy Council is sponsoring their annual free Recycling Event to be held on Saturday, October 7 at the Fannin County Precinct 4 Barn located at 1369 E. Sam Rayburn Drive in Bonham from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Your donations will help ensure proper recycling and save valuable landfill space.
  • There will be many people from the Texoma area expected to participate in the Bonham Out of the Darkness Community Walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, October 7 at Legacy Ridge Country Club. This fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Preventionís local and national programs and its bold goal to reduce the annual rate of suicide 20 percent by 2025.