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Derrick Days: Hot Diggity Dogs
The Derrick Days Hot Dog Kick-off Luncheon and Dinner went off without a hitch under gorgeous blue skies and accompanied by free concerts.Continued ...
Navarro College national cheer champs take center stage
The Navarro College Cheer Team signed autographs Wednesday afternoon, soaking up some sun and accolades on the Corsicana campus following the group's sixth straight national title.Continued ...
Police nab fraud suspect
Corsicana Police say news coverage of a fraudulent solicitation for funds played a role in the arrest of a woman falsely claiming to be collecting money for the YMCA.Continued ...
- Healthy Woman program celebrates six years of service
- Local Beat for 4/24/14
- Derrick Days: Hot Diggity Dogs
GC Softball: Playoff Time
There were some bumps on the road and slides in the standings and a few bruises along the way, but five Golden Circle teams have reached the softball playoffs that begin with first round games on Thursday.Continued ...
For Corsicana it was a wakeup call during the second half of district play that gave the Tigers the push they needed, and for Mildred it was the culmination of yet another splendid season as the Lady Eagles made the playoffs for the fifth straight season. Blooming Grove is back again, a regular in post season play with a chance to make a run, and Hubbard begins its quest to get to the state tournament and Austin with a one-game playoff on Thursday against Itasca in Italy.
Navarro Softball: Bulldogs split with Kilgore, win final home game
Kristen Ahearn was mad, steaming.Continued ...
Even her peanut butter and jelly sandwich that she ate between the doubleheader games didn't taste good. Nothing fit. Nothing was in sync. Nothing felt right or even tasted right.
Then Ahearn found the cure.
Simple enough: Just go out and blast a three-run homer.
That's the short version of what happened Tuesday at Navarro College, where Ahearn's three-run bomb ignited the Bulldogs in the second game against Kilgore and Navarro went on to win 8-5 to close out its regular season with a bang and a smile from Ahearn.
- GC Baseball: Kerens beats Cayuga 5-1, wins first district title since 1981
- GC Basebal Roundup: Corsicana blasts Jacksonville; BG wins huge district game
- Rodeo: Navarro County Derrick Days -- Burton is back
- GC Softball: Playoff Time
The light within
Last week the small town of West, Texas marked one year since the devastating chemical explosion leveled a large section of the town killing fifteen and injuring more than 200.Continued ...
When 'breaking news' was fragile
The lesson, hammered by countless journalism teachers for century(s), was intended to be cattle-branded into minds of aspiring writers who would go forth to inform readers about what’s going on in the world. And it was emphasized that “getting it right” was preferable to “getting it first.”Continued ...
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- Salute to 'Mr. Derrick Days'
- The light within
Death Notices for 4-24-14
Jacky Ray McClain, 66, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014.Continued ...
Delene Heifner, resident of Corsicana, passed away at her home on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the age of 74.Continued ...
Mabel C. Carpenter
Mabel Charline Barber Carpenter, 85, met her Maker on Friday, April 18, 2014 in Denton.Continued ...
- Mary Sue Bailey
- Harold Richard 'Rich' Johnson
- Death Notices for 4-24-14
Highly qualified only please
In our youth, fresh out of college, we are all so eager to enter the “grown up world” and start our careers. Which usually turns out to be our first job out of college, very rarely is your first job, ever your career.Continued ...
For the boys
It’s official, I have decided to not bring any of my nice decorative pieces out of hiding until my last little one is off to college.Continued ...
MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest
LOS ANGELES — Last year, the MTV Movie Awards moved up its broadcast date from June to April to incorporate a summer movie plug-fest. Sunday night's show cemented that change as clips from anticipated blockbusters debuted at the madcap ceremony.Continued ...
- Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show
- Highly qualified only please