Honey Grove

Mark Haslett / KETR

The plan to build Lake Ralph Hall in southern Fannin County is mainly a response to the region's water needs. But there's an environmental aspect with its roots in the area's natural history.

Mark Haslett

In the Fannin County town of Honey Grove, one Ash Wednesday service was different this year.

AUSTIN - The Texas Water Development Board more has approved more than $1.7 million in water infrastructure improvements for parts of Rains and Fannin counties.