Covid-19 cases are rising rapidly in Fannin County, and County Judge Randy Moore wants the public to do what it can to prevent further outbreaks. The county also is seeing rising approvals in its Indigent Care program.
Facilitators addressed community members for the first meeting of the Bois d’Arc Lake’s Watershed Protection Plan on Monday. Community leaders discussed an agenda of six topics that outlined a path for ensuring the maintenance of a clean lake watershed.
A more than 10-hour standoff between a Honey Grove man and multiple law enforcement agencies ended with the man’s death Wednesday morning, officials said.
Under clear skies and warm temperatures, contractors for Lake Ralph Hall broke ground Wednesday morning on the Leon Hurse Dam northeast of the city before more than 250 lake supporters.
The recent heavy rains in North Texas caused Bois d’Arc Lake in Fannin County to fill quickly and water was flowing from the spillway as designed. The water entered Bois d’Arc Creek and stayed within the banks of the creek.
As the school year wraps up and the summer sets in, seven Honey Grove ISD faculty and staff will take the opportunity to retire. With them, the district loses a combined total of 225 years of experience.
Fannin County Commissioners declared May as Mental Health Awareness Month, something that’s gained more attention during the Covid-19 pandemic that separated some family members. They also set aside federal funds that came with little instructions.
Texas sales tax collections for sales made in March and for sales made in the first quarter of the year by quarterly filers topped more than $1 billion.
May 29 through 31 is the annual Texas Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday weekend.
On Friday, Paris ISD will join forces with Honey Grove’s Puckett Family Clinic to provide 12- to 18-year-old students with Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccinations.
Five people spoke during the public hearing, all in opposition to the law as it is. Some discussed the financial impact the requirement has on those hoping to buy a home in Honey Grove.
Honey Grove City Council is expected to host a public hearing as the Board of Adjustment Commission for an application by Thad Weems for a variance on setbacks for property at 1004 Maple Street when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday in Honey Grove City Hall, 633 N. 6th St.
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.