Donations needed at red kettles in Fannin County
Posted: 7:30 AM - BONHAM,TX---Red kettle donations across Texoma could have a big impact on the Salvation Army in Fannin County.
BONHAM, TX -- Fannin county residents celebrated a famous native son's birthday today.
The newly renovated Sam Rayburn Library Museum opened it's doors and served dessert and drinks in honor of the former lawmaker.
Rayburn was from Bonham and served as Speaker of the House for 17 years, the longest tenure in history. His birthday is actually January 6, but they celebrated it a few days early.
"He was a wonderful man, a great statesman. He did a lot for the United States. He did a lot for the world and Fannin County, the whole area. And we just never forget him," Jacqueline White said.
The Sam Rayburn Library Museum exhibits photographs, original letters, political artifacts and personal memorabilia that were important to Rayburn. It's open Tuesday- Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - DURANT, Okla., Dec. 2, 2013 – Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Okla., a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, is welcoming Captain Sig and Edgar Hansen from the Deadliest Catch on Friday, Dec. 6 from 7-10 p.m. at Gilley’s. The event is free to the public.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Four local people recently completed at least 34 hours of training and 2 hours of courtroom observation in order to become volunteer advocates for children in foster care. The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake administered an oath to the new CASA volunteers in the 336th District Court after training was complete. New child advocates include Priti KC, Mary Norris, Dave Gehalo and Chantal Carey.