Amid cautions that all plans are subject to change, Honey Grove ISD Superintendent Todd Morrison addressed parent questions and clarifications regarding the opening rules for the school district.
Commissioners discussed measures such as returning to teleconference-based meetings, but no changes were made this week. County Judge Randy Moore also reported no Covid-19 hospitalizations at TMC Bonham.
Kristi Michelle Finney pleaded guilty to five counts of tax fraud on Aug. 29, 2019, and on July 2 was sentenced to 33 months in a federal prison, U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox said Tuesday.
Texas Department of Transportation officials announced a major lane shift for westbound traffic on Highway 82 in Fannin County has been delayed from Friday to July 22, weather permitting.
UPDATED W/ LOCAL STATEMENT: Abbott previously resisted calls for such an order and at one point banned local governments from requiring masks. First-time violators will be issued a warning, though repeat offenders could be fined up to $250.
HONEY GROVE — A year and a half after breaking ground, the Hidden Grove RV Resort and Storage site goes from shovels to scissors, celebrating a grand opening Saturday night.
Fannin County will no longer receive address-level Covid-19 case reports due to a surge in cases that overwhelmed the Texas Department of State Health Services system, according to Dr. James Froelich III, the County Health Authority.
For Fannin County, early voting begins June 29. Safety precautions, required by law, such as masks, gloves, face shields and more, will be present at the Armory in Bonham, at the corner of Highways 121 and 56.
The commissioners also voted for the purchase of additional Covid-19 PPE equipment, paid for through CARES Act funds. The county received more than $180,000 from the federal grant, only 20% of what it could ultimately receive.
Community organizations, volunteer fire departments and other Fannin County agencies have put their budget requests before the Commissioners’ Court for consideration in the 2020-21 fiscal year budget.
Four new deaths and 10 more cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Fannin County, according to Dr. James Froelich III, the County Health Authority. The total number of fatalities has reached eight, and the case count is 64.
Commissioners met Tuesday to discuss many issues, including road closures and Covid-19 response procedures.
Immediate CARES Act funding of $187,869 will come to Fannin County following action by the Commissioners’ Court this week.
The total number of cases since testing began in March has reached 45, with two deaths, and at least 19 estimated recoveries.
Fannin County commissioners will return to in-person meetings with teleconference for attendees, will implement direct deposit for employees and are aware of bridges closed due to the inclement weather.
Hayden Douglas Stroud and Alexandra June Morrison have been named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for Honey Grove High School.
Nine new cases of Covid-19 have been reported this week to the Fannin County Health Authority. That brings the county's total case count since testing began in March to 38.
While the government-sponsored money could not be used to buy virus testing equipment, it could go to help organizations providing virus testing or other Covid-19 help.
Any money not used by the county by the end of December will be given back to the U.S. government, which will also take back any funds not used solely for Covid-19 aid, relief, testing or other tangential uses.
The total case count has risen to 29 cases with one fatality. The last known number to have recovered is 14.
Each graduate will be allowed a maximum of seven guests, and Superintendent Todd Morrison said he anticipates approximately 300 to 350 people would be present at the ceremony.