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Fannin County Commissioners Court: Senior Commissioner Gary Whitlock, large and in charge

Fannin County, Texas -- The regular meeting of Fannin County Commissioners Court held Tuesday, January 15, 2019 began with the call to order. Agenda item two were the pledges of allegiance, which were delivered by Carolyn Rogers.


Houstonian claims $12.5M Lotto Texas jackpot

HOUSTON — A Houston resident claimed a big $12.5 million jackpot for the Jan. 12 drawing, according to the Texas Lottery. The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase, so the winner will receive $8,550,384.24.


Leonard Lady Tigers 53, Bonham 35

Bonham, Texas -- The good news for the Bonham Lady Warriors was that senior Melanee Lewis put up 11 points in the first quarter. The bad news was that Lewis was the only Lady Warrior to scratch the scorebook in the opening period.


Search underway for man who escaped Sherman facility

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - Police in Sherman are looking for a 36-year-old man who escaped a behavior health facility Thursday afternoon who is believed to be potentially dangerous.


Texas lawmakers consider school funding boost

The Texas Legislature is putting its focus on public education. More funding for schools and for teacher salaries could be in the future. "If this were to happen, it'd be a tremendous morale boost for our teachers," said Denison Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Henry Scott. "It's very


Bonham Warriors 61, Leonard 45

Bonham, Texas -- The Bonham Warriors completed a clean sweep of the first round of District 10-3A with a 16-point win over the Leonard Tigers. The Warriors were up 8-6 at the first buzzer, but Bonham sophomore Tanner Reaves knocked down three triples in the second period as the Warriors opened up a


Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew


Bonham City Council approves annual audit, continues process to improve water and sewer infrastructure

Bonham, Texas -- At a regular meeting January 14, 2019, Bonham City Council approved the annual audit by an external auditor, continued the process to improve water and sewer infrastructure, approved a modified Special-Use Permit at 404 N. Center Street and named Jeremy Hollar as Employee of the Mon


Denison man dead after driver falls asleep at the wheel

DENISON, Tex. (KXII) - A Denison man was killed in a crash early Friday morning after the driver of the car he was riding in fell asleep behind the wheel. Police say the car was headed northbound on Armstrong Ave around 7:20 a.m. when it left the roadway and struck a utility pole.


Fannin County Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet Jan. 26

Fannin County, Texas -- The Fannin County Sports Hall of Fame will induct one team, one coach, as well as three athletes at the annual Sports Hall of Fame banquet slated for Saturday, January 26, 2019.


Bodies discovered in Oklahoma identified as Texas residents

OKFUSKEE COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities say two bodies found this week in shallow graves in rural Oklahoma have been positively identified as a missing woman and man from central Texas.


Fourth Annual Captain Tim La Vergne Sr. Memorial Blood Drive Feb. 8

Bonham, Texas -- The Fourth Annual Captain Tim La Vergne Sr. Memorial Blood Drive will be hosted by the Bonham Police Department, Bethlehem Baptist Church - The House of Bread, The La Vergne Family, and the Texoma Regional Blood Center at the Bonham City Hall on Friday, February 8, 2019, from 9:00 a


SH-78 bridge at Red River now fully reopened

YUBA, Okla. (KXII) - The Red River bridge on State Highway 78 connecting Bryan and Fannin counties is now fully reopened after it was closed Thursday for repairs following a crash earlier this week.


Bonham ISD honors school board this January for advocating for local school children

Bonham -- January is School Board Recognition Month, and Bonham ISD will join the Texas Association of School Boards and other districts across the state to honor the countless contributions of these locally elected advocates for Texas schoolchildren and public schools.


Bonham Warriors 70, Howe 37

Bonham, Texas -- Bonham senior Josh Ukpe hit six triples and poured in a game-high 35 points to propel the Bonham Warriors to a 33-point win over the Howe Bulldogs. Ukpe, Noah Shellman, Tanner Reaves and Can Reed all knocked down three pointers as Bonham built a 23-8 lead in the first quarter.


Thousands of birds flocking to Sherman

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- Lately about 100,000 birds are flocking to Sherman, creating scenes like you'd see in the Hitchcock thriller "The Birds." "Oh my gosh. It's just so amazing just seeing so many birds all in one spot," said customer Emem Akpabio.


McKinney couple arrested in southeast Texas in connection with indecency with a child investigation

McKINNEY, Texas — A McKinney couple was arrested in southeast Texas last week in connection with a McKinney investigation for indecency with a child, police announced earlier today.


Sherman man sentenced to 35 years for beating three-year-old child

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - A man has learned how much time he will spend behind bars for beating a child back in 2016. Frederick Harper will spend the next 35 years in prison, the max he faced, for seriously hurting a three-year-old in his custody.


Bonham City Council has three seats up for election May 4

Bonham, Texas -- Three seats on Bonham City Council will be decided in the May 4, 2019 election and candidates may apply for a place on the ballot from January 16 until February 15.


Van Alstyne Lady Panthers 50, Bonham 41

Van Alstyne, Texas -- The Bonham Lady Warriors were on the road against the Van Alstyne Lady Panthers and both teams came into this contest at 2-2 in District 10-3A. Van Alstyne took a 3-0 lead on a triple by Avery Duncan and the Panthers picked up eight points in the paint by Maegan Thomas as Van A