April 7, 2011 - Fannin County Judge Spanky Carter has officially declared April to be Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. Fannin County is joining with the State of Texas and the United States in observing this month.
The Fannin County Children's Center and the Child Welfare Board of Fannin County are organizing several events and activities for this occasion. "No Excuse for Child Abuse" is the slogan of the month. Local businesses, schools and churches with outdoor marquee signs are encouraged to post this slogan on their signs during the month of April.