Member of ‘Frozen Chosin’ recalls his days in Korea

American forces were surrounded by Chinese troops and became trapped after suffering a surprise attack in Korea close to the 38th Parallel (the line separating North and South Korea). It was 1950 and the area was hit by the coldest weather there in 100 years, inflicting 30 to 50 degrees below zero temperatures.

United Way to report progress Thursday

The 2011 United Way of Grayson County LIVE UNITED campaign has been in full swing since August. A noon report meeting Thursday will bring together campaign leaders and division heads plus business and industry teams to report on their progress on reaching their $1,320,000 goal.

Ma Farmer’s feather bed

A woman brought a carrot cake into the newsroom this week, a special thank you to reporter Jonathan Cannon for a story he'd done. Jonathan shared it with everyone — thank you, Jonathan!

NASCAR here I come

I realize it's a crime punishable by tarring and feathering in some folks' minds, but I'm saying it anyway. I'm not a NASCAR fan. You read that correctly. I do not like racing.

TxDOT Road Repair Report

Texas Department of Transportation has eight construction/maintenance contracts in the work between now and Sunday in Grayson and Fannin counties. Drivers should expect delays, lane closures, detours, and flaggers at these sites. TxDOT urges motorists to be extremely cautious when entering and when inside these and any other construction zones in the area.

Two Veterans Day events set in Bonham

BONHAM – Veterans will be honored at two special events this week in Bonham. The 21st Annual Regional Veterans Day Program is set for Tuesday, and a community-wide Veterans Day ceremony will be Friday. Both activities are free and open to the public.

AC plans Public Administration symposium

The 4th annual Austin College Public Administration Symposium will be held from 11 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the Wright Campus Center. This year's theme will be "The Public Administration Profession and The Future of North Texas: Transportation, Economic Development, and Environmental Sustainability."