Local News
  • The Farmers & Fleas Market will be held in downtown Farmersville at the historic Onion Shed on Saturday, March 7. Sales hours are 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Now in its fifth year, The Collin County Master Gardener Association's Garden Show offers up a feast for the senses and a bountiful harvest of ideas, classes, vendors, and activities for the whole family. Whether a novice or a veteran, a gardener’s education is never complete. There is no place better than The Garden Show to learn more about North Texas gardening, and Earth-Kind® gardening principles. The Garden Show will take place on March 21-22, 2015 at beautiful Myers Park and Event Center in McKinney, Texas.
  • A traffic accident involving seven vehicles in the northern reaches of Little Elm has claimed the life of an unidentified individual, according to Assistant Police Chief Rodney Harrison.
  • Fannin Federal Credit Union is accepting applications for the position of Teller/Bookkeeper. Experience in cash handling-paying and receiving, customer service and accounting experience a plus. Must be self-motivated, team player, flexible hours opening/closing and willing to work Saturdays.
  • Arrest=>February 19, 800 Blk of W Russell Ave. Arresting Officer – Cpl. Luke Rattan. Linzi Wallace, 31 of Bonham was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated w/ Child Under 15.
  • Delayed Start of Service for Fixed Routes: Expected Fixed Route Service is expected to start at 2:00 p.m. and continue until normal closing hours. Due to the severity of road conditions and for the safety of our employees and customers, some services will be cancelled.
  • Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge invites families on Spring Break to head to the Refuge, where the Spring Break theme for 2015 is Power to the Pollinators. Each day, March 9 through 13, there will be drop in nature crafts, guided walks, tram tours, nature videos emphasizing the importance of birds, bees and butterflies. Bring a picnic lunch and spend the day. All activities are free of charge, no reservations needed.
  • In the May 9 election, Bonham City Council will have two contested races and the Bonham ISD Board of Trustees election will have one contested race.
  • On February 27, 2015 at approximately 1:34 p.m., the McKinney Police & Fire Department responded to an unattended death in the 8700 block of La Quinta Lane. An unconscious male victim was located in his home. The victim, Richard Moore, 66, was pronounced deceased at the scene. This is an ongoing investigation and the McKinney Police Department is requesting anyone with information pertaining to this incident to contact Detective Paul Hardin at 972-547-2742.
  • The company responsible for creating the World's Longest Green Highway has partnered with the Best Western Premier Crown Chase Inn & Suites of Denton to expand its network of electric vehicle charging stations. Electric vehicle owners living in the region now have access to a Sun Country Highway electric vehicle charging station, made publicly accessible by the Best Western Premier to travelers visiting and doing business in the area. This charging station is the first public charger at a hotel property in Denton, offering free EV charging to EV owners, supporting a greener tomorrow and the adoption of emission-free transportation.

  • The Austin College chapter of Amnesty International will host a Civil Rights Panel on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:00 p.m. in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
  • Five finalists will be available for meet-and-greet during 3-day interview
  • The City of Bonham Street Department is accepting applications for the position of Equipment Operator I.
  • The Grayson Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering a four-part business start-up series for aspiring entrepreneurs. The series will begin with an overview of the steps involved in starting a small business, followed by how to prepare a business plan, a hands on class to begin writing a business plan, and finally, focusing on how to secure startup funding for a new business.
  • The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has scheduled a chlorine maintenance that will be conducted on the NTMWD Wylie, Tawakoni, and Bonham water transmission systems and customers’ distribution systems for the 28 day period of March 2, 2015 – March 30, 2015
  • More CASA Volunteers and foster homes are needed in Fannin County. The Fannin County Children’s Center is seeking adult volunteers who are interested in making a difference with children in foster care by becoming a CASA. The next training class will start March 5.
  • Wayne and Brenda Moore want to thank all of their customers who have dined at The Breakfast Stop during the past year. They invite you to dine with them this week as they celebrate their first anniversary with daily specials each day. photos by Allen Rich
  • Austin College will hold a free grant-research training program Thursday, March 5, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Hopkins Center, Room B10 (basement level). The session, open to the general public with advance registration, is limited to 25 participants. To register for the training session led by a Funding Information Network partner, email Brittany Derebery, session coordinator and Austin College director of foundation relations, or call her at 903.813.2423.
  • Expected Sunday service is expected to start at 11:00 a.m. and continue until normal closing hours.
  • Recycle your old stuff and help Texoma Community Center. Everyone can recycle at this event, no matter where you live. Items will be taken only on February 28. No pick-ups are available for individuals. Pick-ups can be scheduled for businesses with a large number of items. For pick-up scheduling and more information, call: 903-957-4865.
  • The start of the legislative session is a very busy time for returning and new legislative members. While each member is here to do the same job of representing the needs of his or her constituency, each legislator's background is unique.
  • Full Closure: Due to the severity of road conditions and for the safety of our employees and customers, all routes and services will be cancelled. Service is expected to resume to normal on Sunday, March 1. This includes regular TAPS Public Transit services in Clay, Collin, Cooke, Fannin, Grayson, Montague, and Wise counties; As well as TAPS Access Medicaid Service in Archer, Baylor, Clay, Collin, Cooke, Cottle, Fannin, Foard, Grayson, Hardeman, Jack, Montague, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, and Young counties.
  • Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said today that state sales tax revenue in January was $2.56 billion, up 11.2 percent compared to January 2014.
  • The home of Apollo and Theresa Adame at 208 S. Lyon was recently chosen as the Tom Bean Beautification Committee February Yard of the Month winner.
  • The Region C Water Planning Group (RCWPG) will hold a public hearing Friday, February 27, 2015, 1:00 p.m at Bob Duncan Center, 2800 South Center Street, Arlington, TX 76014. This public hearing is for the purpose of soliciting public comments on proposed revisions to the 2011 Region C Water Plan that resolve an interregional conflict – relating to the inclusion of the Marvin Nichols Reservoir Project as a recommended water management strategy in the 2011 Plan – as described in the foregoing Order.
  • The 7th annual recycling fund-raiser benefiting Texoma Community Center will be held on Saturday, February 28, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at 315 West McLain, Sherman. You do not have to be a Sherman or Grayson County resident to participate. No fees will be charged to recycle items. CRT (globe) computer monitors, televisions, office or home furniture, paint, batteries, or hazardous materials absolutely will not be accepted.
  • "We've had great success resolving a large number of warrants in past roundups. Anyone with an outstanding warrant could be arrested at home, at work, or at school," said City Warrant Officer Tim Rich. “These warrants will not go away, so we always encourage people to avoid the surprise and take care of their violations rather than face arrest."
  • TAPS Public Transit plans to resume normal operation for all of its services in all 16 counties on Wednesday the 25th of February.
  • Full Closure: Due to the severity of road conditions and for the safety of our employees and customers, all routes and services will be cancelled until further notice.