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  • Notice is hereby given that the Bois d’Arc Lake Zoning Commission of Fannin County, Texas will hold a public hearing starting at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov 4, 2021 to hear comments regarding the special exception application for a side set back on property ID# 78979, 434 CR 2710, Honey Grove TX.
  • Notice is hereby given that the Commissioners Court of Fannin County, Texas will hold a public hearing starting at 8:50 a.m., Tuesday, November 16, 2021 to hear comments regarding the special exception application for a side set back on property ID# 78979, 434 CR 2710, Honey Grove TX.
  • Jason and Kelly Royse donated this hand-crafted picnic table made of wood and steel made by Andrew Kopf. It will be up for bids at Justice Is Served to benefit the Fannin County Children's Center.
  • The in-person public meeting takes place on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel, Throckmorton Ballroom, 1900 Gateway Boulevard, McKinney, TX 75070. Attendees may visit at any time during the two-hour timeframe and do not need to sign-up to confirm attendance. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place.
  • (L-R) Three representatives with the Texas Economic Development Council join DDA President Tony Kaai, Denison Mayor Janet Gott, Denison Main Street Director Donna Dow, DDA Vice President William Myers and Denison City Manager Greg Smith in receiving the organization's highest award for "Resilience and Recovery in Economic Development."
  • The 15th Annual Cotton Belt Regional Railroad Symposium will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, in the Main Conference Room of the Sam Rayburn Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce, TX 75428).
  • Honey Grove Police Chief Leigh Dixon presents commendations to Honey Grove Police Officer David Pruiett and Precinct 3 Constable Kevin Mayberry during a meeting of the Honey Grove City Council. (photos by Malinda Allison)
  • Fannin County Commissioners Court approved a public hearing for November 16, 2021 at 8:50 a.m. to hear comments regarding a Special Exception application regarding setbacks in the Bois d'Arc Lake 5,000' buffer regarding Property ID# 78979. The property owner was found to be in noncompliance and the hearing will be an opportunity for neighboring landowners to weigh in.
  • Miscellaneous items from museum storage, along with merchandise donated by museum members.
  • Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that a project to upgrade pedestrian sidewalks and curb ramps at five locations in the Paris District is set to begin on Oct. 25. The contractor anticipates setting construction barricades on Oct. 20.
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 19 at Bonham City Hall and via teleconference
  • The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas is conducting a controlled burn on the Bois d'Arc unit of the Caddo National Grassland north and south of FM 409 and areas east of FM 2029 and on the Ladonia unit 45 located north of Hwy. 34 and east of FM 68 between October 18-22, 2021.
  • This is official notice that there will be a Public Hearing at 5:00 pm, Monday, October 18, 2021, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 220 W. Mulberry, Sherman, Texas, for the following Items and Ordinances.
  • The four-phase tax abatement agreement will be considered during the Sherman City Council meeting scheduled to start at 5:00 p.m. on October 18, 2021, at the City Council Chambers, 220 W. Mulberry Street, Sherman, Texas 75090.
  • Texoma Council of Governments' State-Certified Benefits Counselors are ready to assist Cooke, Fannin and Grayson County residents in the upcoming Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP). Personalized assistance will be available October 15 through December 7, 2021, at no cost to you.
  • October 16 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at The Sherman Museum
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that D6 Inc. ("D6") will relocate their headquarters from Portland, Oregon, to Sulphur Springs, Texas, and expand their manufacturing presence in the state. D6 is an advanced design-to-shelf packaging manufacturer, using recycled plastics. The project will create 231 new jobs and $27 million in capital investment.
  • The Fannin Literacy Council is sponsoring their annual FREE RECYCLING event during Great Days of Service on Saturday, October 16. The event will be held at the Fannin County Precinct 4 Barn located at 1369 East Sam Rayburn Drive in Bonham from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Your donations will help ensure proper recycling and save valuable landfill space.
  • Report: October 6, 500 BL W. 9th St., Reporting Officer – Ptl. Garrett Swatsell. A call for service was received in reference to Criminal Trespass (Info).
  • The 300 block of Beech Street in the City of Bonham, which runs along the east side of the Feed Lot, is now a one-way street for southbound traffic. The 500 & 600 blocks of West Third Street are now one-way for eastbound traffic exiting the area.
  • The Honey Grove Library and Learning Center is delighted to host the photography exhibit The Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit, "A Woman OF Two Worlds and a Man IN Two Worlds." On Thursday, October 14 Lance Tahmahkera, a descendant of Quanah Parker, will be at the Library for a presentation beginning at 5:00 p.m. which will be of interest to both adults and children. He will be discussing the Comanche culture, the Parker's and telling family stories. He will also be bringing historical items to share and discuss.
  • There will be a debate between the candidates for Sherman Mayor and two Sherman City Council places at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at the Grayson County Courthouse West Courtroom.
  • With the moderation in outdoor temperatures, the new 'drought resistant' plantings have been set in place at the entryway sign on State Highway 56.
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 12 at Bonham City Hall and via teleconference
  • With several days of rain in the forecast, Fannin County Commissioners Court voted to lift the countywide ban on outdoor burning. The possible need for a burn ban will be revisited weekly.
  • 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 11 at Bonham City Hall
  • The Northside Church of Christ clothing room will be open Monday, October 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Masks are required and please observe social distancing requirements.
  • Join the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site and the City of Denison to celebrate Dwight Eisenhower's 131st birthday on Saturday, October 9. This year's theme is the 75th anniversary of General Eisenhower's return to his birthplace and Denison in 1944.
  • Dr. Wayne Meyer is an Associate Professor of the Biology department at Austin College, where he has been teaching for 28 years. He started birding at 13 in Connecticut. In 1993 he finally achieved his life’s dream of being paid to look at birds when he joined the faculty of Austin College. He has birded both coasts of the U.S. extensively and now has spent a quarter century birding in Texas and Oklahoma.
  • The suspect stole 21 firearms. He was wearing a shirt with a "LTR" logo and distinctive tennis shoes.
  • With no rain in the forecast, combined with unusually low humidity and wind, Fannin County Emergency Management Coordinator Troy Hudson recommended to continue the countywide ban on outdoor burning that was implemented September 28, 2021. Fannin County Commissioners Court voted to extend the outdoor burn ban for Fannin County. The ban will be revisited weekly.
  • More than forty World War II-era aircraft – including bombers, fighters, and support airplanes – are expected to participate in the airshow. This year’s theme “Texas Goes to War” will highlight the Lone Star State’s significant contributions to support America’s victory. From training fields to manufacturing companies, from defending the third coast to supplying oil to the troops, Texans were committed to defending America.

  • The Bonham Police Department presents National Night Out on Tuesday, October 5 at Powder Creek Park. National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event.
  • 8:30 a.m. Thursday, October 7 at Bonham City Hall
  • 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 5 at Bonham City Hall and via teleconference
  • This is official notice that there will be a Public Hearing at 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 4, 2021 in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 220 W. Mulberry, Sherman, Texas, for the following Variance Appeal and Ordinance.
  • Candidates for District Clerk, as well as candidates for Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 will address Fannin County Republican Women October 4.
  • National Night Out is a fun way to increase neighborhood spirit, improve police-community partnerships and keep our city safer.
  • Due to dangerous conditions that could lead to fast-moving grassfires, Fannin County Commissioners Court voted to implement a county-wide ban on all outdoor burning. That decision came during a regular meeting of Fannin County Commissioners Court held Tuesday, September 28, 2021.
  • Applications and full job description may be obtained at Bonham City Hall, 514 Chestnut St., Bonham TX or online at www.cityofbonham.org or www.bonhampd.com