Thursday evening was a joyous occasion in downtown Honey Grove, during which 42 ambitious seniors from Delta, Fannin and Lamar counties earned Dr. Joanne Olivard Scholarship awards.
Rising active Covid-19 cases in Fannin County are primarily contained within state prison units. Also, commissioners approved hiring an armed guard for the District Court via a security services contract.
A spike of 20 Covid-19 cases in Fannin County was the result of testing in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s Choice Moore Transfer Facility in Bonham rather than rapid spread in the community.
Brookshire’s is hosting first and second dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine clinics at the Fannin County Multipurpose Complex, 700 FM 87 in Bonham, in April and May.
The Fannin County Covid-19 Vaccine Call Center operations have been winding down, and commissioners took the opportunity Tuesday to reflect on the work of Jennifer Peaco, who helped ensure the success of the center.
Bois d’Arc Lake, the first major reservoir in Texas in nearly 30 years, is now filling. The North Texas Municipal Water District began impounding, or capturing, water on the 16,641-acre lake late last week.
All Lamar County communities continued to see strong sales, particularly in Roxton. Most county seats also saw sales tax revenues grow.
The Fannin County Commissioners’ Court will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday for its regular weekly session. The meeting will be at Bonham City Hall, 514 Chestnut St., and will be broadcast via Zoom with meeting ID 840 3801 3837.
Fannin County will continue its Covid-19 disaster declaration as cases tick slightly upward this week and as more vaccines make their way into the hands of the county’s providers.
The Fannin County Commissioners’ Court will meet 10 minutes prior to its normal 9 a.m. Tuesday start to host a public hearing .
Fannin County has seen a sharp reduction in the number of active Covid-19 cases, a fact County Judge Randy Moore attributes to use of health guidelines and increasing vaccinations.
Fannin County Commissioners were told another month of low interest rates is tempering earnings from investments. The Commissioners’ Court also opted to contract infrastructrue management software with Cartegraph.
Four months into the state’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout, active cases are down to their lowest levels in more than half a year. Thousands more doses are on the way as vaccine clinics in the Red River Valley continue.
Fannin County’s Grand Jury on Thursday handed down 66 indictments out of the 67 cases presented for consideration, District Attorney Richard Glaser said. One case was passed for more information.
Fannin County commissioners are scheduled to host a public hearing before Tuesday morning’s regular meeting to hear comments regarding a possible 30 mph speed limit on CR 4945 in Leonard.
John Loschke finished an ornate gate across the road to accompany a plaque that designates Loschke’s Oak Hills as Family Land Heritage property, representing 100 years of land actively farmed by the same family since 1919.
Fannin County was the first in the region to set up a Covid-19 Vaccine Call Center, and now it will wind down operations as more vaccine providers come on board with their own registration methods.
An issue with an October motion to increase employee pay appeared to have left Fannin County’s starting wage behind, but commissioners took action to bring that pay up to date Tuesday.
The call center will continuing operating through Friday, County Judge Randy Moore said, although its focus is shifted to provide callers information on how they can register for a vaccine elsewhere.
Fifteen weeks into the national rollout of Covid-19 vaccines, and the Red River Valley continues to receive thousands of doses from the state.
Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts will receive $762.5 million in local sales tax allocations for March, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. That’s down 0.5% from March 2020. The allocations are based on sales made in January by businesses that repor…