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  • Betty Lowe from Quinlan and her Corgi dog, Buckles entered at a previous Cedar Creek Pleasure Driving event in the dog to ride class. This year's gathering is May 2 -4.
  • Monica Freeman is a counselor at the Texas Travel Information Center in Denison, which served more than 200,000 visitors in 2013. The information center greets travelers entering Texas at the Oklahoma border, and is located just north of the city of Denison along U.S. Highway 75 and just east of popular Lake Texoma.
  • Austin College’s Center for Environmental Studies will host a public lecture by Julia Marton-Lefèvre, director general of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), on Monday, April 21, at 12:30 p.m. in Wright Campus Center, Room 231. The lecture is free and open to the public.
  • 1775 – American Revolution: The British advancement by sea begins; Paul Revere and other riders warn the countryside of the troop movements. Paul Revere (December 21, 1734 O.S. – May 10, 1818) was an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and a patriot in the American Revolution. He is most famous for alerting the Colonial militia to the approach of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, as dramatized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "Paul Revere's Ride." Revere was a prosperous and prominent Boston silversmith, who helped organize an intelligence and alarm system to keep watch on the British military. Revere later served as a Massachusetts militia officer, though his service culminated after the Penobscot Expedition, one of the most disastrous campaigns of the American Revolutionary War, for which he was absolved of blame. Following the war, Revere returned to his silversmith trade and used the profits from his expanding business to finance his work in iron casting, bronze bell and cannon casting, and the forging of copper bolts and spikes. Finally in 1800 he became the first American to successfully roll copper into sheets for use as sheathing on naval vessels.
  • As the school year winds down, Bonham ISD is gearing up for what is certain to be a year to remember in 2014-2015. While this year's seniors didn't get to benefit from artificial turf and many of the other amenities, they will leave behind a unique legacy. A commemorative jersey signed by all the Bonham High School seniors who participated in athletics, band, cheerleading and pep squad was buried at the 50-yard line in a time capsule. (L-R) Daniel Loredo, Addison Essary, Kaytlyn Hamby, Dra Smith, Zoe Martinez and Kendall Smith
  • The McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) and the Arts and Music Guild present the opening of the Juried Art Show Saturday, May 3 in the Gallery at MPAC. Artists from the Juried Art Show will be at the public reception at 7:00 p.m. and winners will be announced in Noble Hall at 8:00 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners. photo by Allen Rich