Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


  • Gelene Simpson.jpg SIMPSON: Springtime is a good time: A time for remembering

    Everywhere you look, there are plants blooming. They are very plentiful in the grocery stores, in roadside stands, and in yards and gardens all along the streets of big and little towns.

    May 18, 2010 1 Photo

  • Bill Tinsley TINSLEY: 20/20 FAITH

    Myopia. I learned the word when I was ten years old. I learned it from the optometrist who checked my eyes and told my parents that I was nearsighted. I didn’t know I was nearsighted.

    May 17, 2010 1 Photo

  • Stringer, Tommy.jpg STRINGER: Pride and Joy

    Texas towns get their names from a variety of sources. Some are named for notable people, such as Houston, Austin, and Lubbock. Others take their names from other cities like Paris, Athens, and Moscow. Sometimes residents give their communities names that reflect positive attributes and qualities. Such was the case for the towns of Pride and Joy

    May 15, 2010 1 Photo

  • Belcher, Bob.jpg BELCHER: Looking back

    I’ve written about this before, as I recall, but I think it bears repeating.
    As this is being written mid-week ahead of the Sunday publication, I can only hope that yesterday’s Derrick Days celebration came off without too much interruption by Mother Nature.

    April 24, 2010 1 Photo

  • Jacobs, Janet.jpg Mowing down etiquette

    Mowing season in Texas has begun and will last roughly for the next seven or eight months. And since neither Miss Manners nor Emily Post ever covered the etiquette of yardwork in their many writings, I thought I should step in to fill that gap. Here are some guidelines:

    April 24, 2010 1 Photo

  • Bill Tinsley TINSLEY: Acts of kindness

    Most of us are inspired by great acts of heroism. Sully Sullenberger, the captain who skillfully landed US Airways flight 1549 on the Hudson River on Jan. 15, 2009, has become a household name.

    April 24, 2010 1 Photo

  • Janet Jacobs Cadet’s tale recalls happy times

    Last fall, I reported on the dedication ceremony at the Corsicana airport for the World War II cadets who learned to fly at the airfield here. A copy of that article was sent to Bob Fauvelle at his home in Halfway, Missouri, and he called to share this with me.

    April 17, 2010 2 Photos

  • Fifty miles west,100 years ahead of us

    On Sunday, Feb. 7,2010, the Waco Tribune-Herald ( featured an article written by staff writer Bill Teeter, documenting the “huge plus” in terms of economic benefits that the Sandy Creek power plant is bringing Riesel and McLennan County.

    April 17, 2010

  • Stringer, Tommy.jpg STRINGER: ‘Three-legged Willie’

    One of the most important yet least recognized figures in early day Texas was Robert McAlpin Williamson. He was born in Georgia.

    April 10, 2010 1 Photo

  • Brown Deanna New09.jpg No Derby Days for DeeDee

    Just because you were somewhat proficient at something in your childhood, teens, and even into your 30s doesn’t mean you can do it forever.

    April 10, 2010 1 Photo

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