March 10, 2011 - Child sexual abuse is a problem facing every community. Estimates are that one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused by the time they reach their eighteenth birthday.
"Stewards of Children" is a comprehensive sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed by Darkness 2 Light for individuals and organizations that serve children and adolescents, providing prevention training for staff, volunteers, parents, and other interested adults.
March 10, 2011 - Celebrated sports broadcaster Randy Galloway and his wife Janeen will once again gather with hundreds of friends at Lone Star Park to raise dollars and awareness for the ravages of diabetes. "Stars of Texas Racing Against the Odds", has a 2011 goal to raise $3.5 million dollars for diabetes research and education.
A top-performing fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association, "Stars of Texas" offers guests the opportunity to mingle with sports and media celebrities, sample eclectic cuisine, and bid toward silent and live auction items. These items include unique travel and entertainment packages, "premier dining" gift certificates, apparel, and much more.
March 10, 2011 - Family violence, sexual assault and emotional abuse affect everyone, not just the specific victim. It effects our whole community, starting with the family and friends of the victim and the family and friends of the perpetrator.
Please help us stop the abuse. Come join the Fannin County Family Crisis Center volunteer training class. You can make a difference.
March 3, 2011 - The Fannin County Republican Women will meet this coming Monday, March 7, for their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. in the Elizabeth May room located at the American Bank of Texas in Bonham. The speaker will be County Judge Spanky Carter. Monday's meeting will give Judge Carter an opportunity to provide the members with information on the upcoming issues and direction surrounding Lake Ralph Hall. The monthly FCRW meetings are open to those women in Fannin County who wish to become a part of the opportunities offered by the Fannin County Republic Women.
March 3, 2011 - The Patriot Scholarship is an annual $500 award given to a deserving graduating Fannin County High School Senior who best exemplifies patriotism, civic dedication, volunteering and good works toward their fellow citizens.
The $500 award was started from citizen contributions received by the Republican Party of Fannin County as a memorial for the late Richard and Jayne Deweese. Richard and Jayne were long time Fannin County residents who always displayed dedication to their fellow citizens and a great love for the country and its communities.
March 3, 2011 - A large crowd of members and guests enjoyed a wonderful look into the journeys of five spies who served during the American Revolution. Dr. Wendell and Linda Edwards presented a wealth of information on five spies who greatly contributed to the Revolution.
Enoch Crosby, John Honeyman, Martha Bratton, Lydia Darragh and Nancy Morgan Heart all sacrificed their own lives, as well as the lives of their families for American victory.
March 3, 2011 - Applications for emergency farm loans for losses caused by THE DROUGHT, MAY 1, 2010 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2010 are being accepted at the Farm Service Agency (FSA) office located in Bonham, David Dunmon said today.
Hunt, Collin and Fannin counties (along with surrounding counties) were recently named by Secretary of Agriculture to be eligible for loans to cover part of actual production losses and physical losses resulting from the drought.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 March 2011 15:09 )
Feb. 24, 2011 - Major changes are coming to the Sam Rayburn House Museum. Beginning March 21, the site will close to the public for approximately ten months. During this time, the house museum will undergo a historic preservation renovation in order to preserve, protect and stabilize the structure. Improvements to the museum's visitor center and portions of the grounds surrounding the house will also be made. The project is under the supervision of architects from the Historic Sites Division of the Texas Historical Commission and Quimby-McCoy Preservation Architecture firm of Dallas.
Feb. 24, 2011 - The Fannin County Family Crisis Center will be holding their 4th Annual You Hold the Key fundraiser dinner Saturday, Feb. 26, at the First Baptist Church community building in Bonham at 6 p.m. The fun-filled evening will include dinner, entertainment and both a silent auction and live auction.
Feb. 24, 2011 - On Friday, Feb. 25 from 6-8 p.m. there will be a Progressive History Tour, a FREE event, held in Bonham.
Take a walk back in time. Stroll through the present. Step into the future. And experience history as never before.