After ample amounts of rain throughout Fannin County recently and with heavy morning dews, commissioners on Tuesday opted against reinstating the county’s burn ban.
BONHAM – The public is invited to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1415 Franklin Ave., in Bonham, for the church’s 15th Pastoral Anniversary, honoring pastor Stuart P. and first lady Deadra Courtney.
Local artist David Freeman is thoughtful when asked about how he learned the artistic skills on display in Paris with the Dr. Pepper mural along Clarksville Street. His newest installment is an equally colorful mural on the side of the Honey Grove Library.
The Fannin County Commissioners’ Court is expected to proclaim October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month when it meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Bonham City Hall, 514 Chestnut St. The meeting will be broadcast via Zoom with meeting ID 881 4525 3712.
Although Fannin County’s drought index was still over 600 late Monday, commissioners lifted the county’s burn ban since heavy rain was in the forecast for the rest of the week.
The Fannin County Commissioners’ Court will take possible action on the county’s burn ban when it meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Bonham City Hall, 514 Chestnut St. The meeting will be broadcast via Zoom with meeting ID 878 0389 7606.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is sending cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $906.6 million in local sales tax allocations for October, 20.6% more than in October 2020. The allocations are based on sales made in August by businesses that report tax monthly.
Registration for The Salvation Army’s upcoming Red Kettle Campaign is now open.
“We hope to begin delivering water in mid 2022, but that all depends on Mother Nature,” North Texas Municipal Water District public information specialist Kathleen Vaught said about the near completion of Bois d’Arc Lake in Fannin County.
Fannin County’s burn ban will remain in effect until at least Tuesday as little rain is forecast and the county’s drought index remains high. Commissioners on Tuesday approved the ban’s extension after Emergency Management Coordinator Troy Hudson reported the county remains rather dry with a drought index near 700.
“It was a fantastic night,” Red River Valley Veterans Memorial spokesperson Johnny Williams said about a Neal McCoy fundraising concert Saturday night at Drake’s Party Barn in Powderly.
Though there were a couple of showers on Davy Crockett Day in Honey Grove, the weather cleared up beautifully after 4 p.m. as spirits lifted along with the sun in the sky.
Breast cancer survivor Paulette Burchinal was first diagnosed in November of 2019 after she found a lump in the left side of her left breast.
Paris native Daphne Harris, 56, is not the type of woman to complain. But she does want people informed about checking for breast cancer.
U-Haul Company of Texas has announced that Hidden Grove RV Resort has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Honey Grove community.
Members of the cast of the Paris Junior College Drama Department production of “Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic,” entertained library patrons young and old Tuesday evening with a sneak preview of the show as they rehearsed scenes from the play on the library’s outdoor deck.
The most recent spike in Covid-19 cases in Fannin County appears to be waning, according to Texas Department of State Health Services data presented to commissioners Tuesday.
Susan Hamilton wants Texans to sign a petition calling for a Convention of States in the hopes that enough will want to limit the federal government’s power with a constitutional amendment.
BONHAM – The Fannin County Commissioners’ Court will take possible action on distributing $122,009.21 in unclaimed property capital credits when it meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Bonham City Hall, 514 Chestnut St. The meeting will be broadcast via Zoom with meeting ID 883 1342 5123.
Fannin County commissioners may consider creating a reimbursement zone and pilot agreement for a $100 million power storage facility near Savoy. They also reinstated the county’s Covid-19 disaster declaration, which had lapsed without action last week.
Stephanie Sims will lead worship services at East Paris Baptist Women’s Conference this Saturday at the East Paris Baptist Church.