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Mar 2, 2013

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Bonham, TX

Motorcycle club

Most young men & women enlist, in the first place, either to escape poverty, pay or defer college loans or they can't get a job. Anybody have an idea of the percentage that enlist just to "fight/save America & it's "freedoms "?  (Jun 11, 2015 | post #49)

Bonham, TX

Drowning at Bonham State Park

Lmao, this is better than anything I've "bought" to read ;)  (Aug 21, 2014 | post #32)

Dodd City, TX

Safe Rooms Mandatory for Schools

In light of the massive tornadoes this week, thoughts on mandatory safe rooms/areas in schools amid Tornado Alley?  (May 24, 2013 | post #1)

Dodd City, TX

Memories of the April 2, 1982, Paris tornado

I was on Sam Rayburn ISD school bus heading south in Lamasco Tx when our bus driver noticed the tornado touching down & ripping trees from the earth in a field to the east of us. It was approx. 3:30pm & I was in the 3rd grade. It was horrific for me. I'll never forget "losing it" from fear because my friends & I started laughing hysterically at sight of it & then immediately burst into tears. Bus driver put bus in reverse & backed all the way down the dirt road we were on and then turned onto FM 1396 heading west, to my house (closest storm cellar) :) Only the storm had already made its way through our area & we were all safe. Some collateral damage occurred at Lake Bonham & in Allen's Chapel & points northeast of there before making it to Paris, I understood afterwards. My dad worked for Paris Coca-Cola during the time & he described his close encounter on his way home on hwy 82 like his "truck was fighting being sucked up by a big vacuum" - lol! He did get out of truck & in culvert along w/some others, he didn't know the others, but they stayed there until it passed. Scary day...I'm fascinated by these storms to this day but they also haunt me in my dreams......  (Mar 8, 2013 | post #47)

Bonham, TX

Bonham school board election Michael Williams

Seriously?  (Mar 4, 2013 | post #20)