Lifestyles
  • If you missed an opportunity to enjoy the scenery at the Lake Fannin open house April 10, you have an opportunity April 24 to make this historic recreational site even more beautiful. Volunteers are asked to bring mowers, clippers and other landscaping tools.
  • Brisket meal starting at 11:00 a.m. Come on out to our community and support your local Volunteer Fire Dept.
  • The annual fundraiser for Union Cemetery in Ravenna will be held Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the Union Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on county road 1105.
  • The iconic B-29 Superfortress "FIFI" is coming to McKinney, TX for a ONE-DAY ONLY event! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to ride one of only two flying B-29 Superfortresses in the world. Joining “FIFI” will be a T-6 Texan, a PT-13 Stearman, a T-34 Mentor, and special guest the L-26B Aero Commander that served as “Ike’s Bird.”
  • The Fannin County Community Ministries (FCCM) would like to thank ATMOS ENERGY for their recent donation of $5,000 to assist with the pantry repair expenses sustained during the February ice storm. FCCM is a food panty nonprofit 501c3 organization that operates solely on donations from churches, occasional grants, and the private sector.
  • We have just a few spots left for a ladies-only Concealed Handgun Class on 4/24/21 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Instruction will be provided by Texas Firearms Training Academy.
  • Thanks to the Texas Humanities Grant, the Bonham Public Library Library Board purchased a Little Free Library for the Open Arms Shelter and surrounding neighborhood. Pictured are (L-R) Melody McKibbin, Jane Gehalo, and John Hayden.
  • Connemara invites the public to celebrate Earth Day with a day of art and music produced by local youth in the Meadow Nature Preserve, April 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission to the family-friendly event is free.
  • Jason Tally is a native of Texomaland, born in Denison, TX, and raised in Cartwright, OK, who has been playing music professionally for decades as a lead guitarist and singer. His first professional band Reno Bound with his friend Jim Simpson performed around Bonham, TX, and the surrounding areas for many years, as well as toured the nightclub scene throughout the southwestern U.S.
  • We're on the last stretch of the major clean-up at Shilo Cemetery, 3.5 miles SE of Bonham. There's still one large area that hasn’t been touched in about 40 years.
  • It's been a great week on the White -- the water has been staying high and swift, but that may soon change.
  • Due to Covid-19 precautions, this meeting will be held at the Pavilion outside the Armory at 1105 W. 5th Street, Bonham, TX 75418. Please bring your own lawn chairs as seating is not provided, and continue to wear a mask to comply with CDC recommendations. Come prepared for lively discussion and fellowship!
  • Open to the public Monday - Friday!
  • In our connected world, there’s never a need to go it alone.
  • Austin College students again hold their 11th annual GreenServe event on Saturday, April 17, in a morning of volunteer projects focused on environmental responsibility and sustainability. More than 3,100 service hours have been contributed since the event began in 2010. (Unnamed student works at Sherman Community Garden during 2019 GreenServe volunteer program.)
  • 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 17 at Powder Creek Park in Bonham. We are a group fitness boot camp. All ages and fitness levels are always welcomed!
  • This weekend's workday at Lake Fannin is canceled due to the rain. We will resume April 24, from 9:00 a.m. - noon. Volunteers plan to start clearing around the bathhouse to the lake.
  • The Mercantile on Pearl Street in Trenton will be open Saturday, April 17 from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. for all your spring and Mother's Day shopping.
  • Join a virtual discussion of how American presidents have impacted race relations for good and ill during live event at 6:00 p.m. April 15.

  • When Brookshire's built its store in Bonham at Center & Highway 82, it asked Tom Scott of the Fannin County Museum of History to pick out historic photos to be enlarged and displayed in its store. Recently Brookshire's has undertaken a remodeling project. The Fannin County Museum of History was delighted to hear from Brookshire's that the photos would be donated to the Museum and displayed in local venues.
  • Garden volunteers get first dibs on thinned plants as well as access to seeds and cuttings for propagation.
  • The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 5:15 p.m. The meeting will be virtual on FaceBook Live. There will be two positions to be filled this year for Board of Directors.
  • The Collin County Master Gardeners Association is pleased to announce The 2021 Spring Plant Sale. This year's event will be different than past sales – the March 27 through April 10 sale will be completely online!
  • Avondale Group celebrated the launch of the latest high-performance hybrid supercar from McLaren, the Artura, with an exclusive private preview at McLaren Dallas, an Avondale Dealership housed within the Premier Collection. The celebratory, socially-distanced, and art-centric event was held within the McLaren showroom and was curated to compliment the color and the design of the Artura.
  • We missed you all terribly much, so it is with great pleasure I am announcing the "Grand Reopening" of the Bonham Café to the public on Monday, April 12, 2021.
  • The annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
  • The creators of the Black & White Fashion Show announced today they will host the in-person event on Sunday, April 11 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the popular 3015 at Trinity Groves. The event will bring awareness to the rising issue of human trafficking. Texans are banding together with Academy Award Winning Actor Matthew McConaughey and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to bring awareness to this critical issue.
  • Bad Moon Rising began in 2008, after lead guitar player, Steve Combs, attended a live concert featuring legendary John Fogerty. Steve decided to share his love of Creedence Clearwater Revival's music, creativity, and idealism. He then formed a band with individuals who also shared the passion to keep the music alive.





  • Creative Arts Center welcomes local author, Alyne Bailey, for her latest book launch, Red Baseball Hat in a Forest Fire. This is the third book in her Red Hat series, contemporary romance novels for mature women. Alyne Bailey will be launching her new book at Creative Arts Center, Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Come by and meet the author and get your copy signed by Alyne. Her series is available for sale in our gift shop. Complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served.