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Backpacks of Love needs volunteers this week
What had begun as a few churches collecting random bags of pencils and notebook filler paper has turned into a once-a-year community-wide project to get every kid an even shot at succeeding in school.Continued ...
Sheriff's Corner: Compensation remains an issue for NCSO
We recently submitted the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office 2014-2015 budget proposal for review. Included in this year’s budget is Option 1, a complete salary restructure for the entire sheriff’s department, or Option 2, an 8 percent across the board raise.Continued ...
Local girl raises money for hungry families
Lacy Rose Goodrich, 9, is a typical Bowie fourth-grader. She likes to watch “Full House,” reruns and “iCarly,” and she has a dog and a cat. She takes gymnastics and dance lessons, and has attended four different Vacation Bible Schools this summer, as well as all the parks and recreation summer programs for kids.Continued ...
What’s unusual about Lacy is that she also raised nearly $500 for the food pantry since Easter, which is the equivalent of 3,450 pounds of food for hungry Navarro County residents.
- Celebrating 30 years: Hope Center sends out appeal
- Jury dismissed for Monday
- Backpacks of Love needs volunteers this week
GC Football: Two-a-days: Back to Action
It's here.Continued ...
When the sun comes up Monday morning it's not just the dawn of a new day, but the dawn of a new season — it's the beginning of two-a-days.
Eight of the nine schools in the Golden Circle will begin football practice Monday while Corsicana waits until Aug. 8 to start. The Tigers begin a week later because they held spring practice.
For last year's playoff teams such as Mildred, Blooming Grove, Kerens, Frost and Hubbard Monday begins a road back to the postseason and for everyone else its the start of a new march. For everyone, it's the most optimistic day of the year.
Morgan: ESPN was wrong in suspending Smith
I won’t be watching ESPN this coming week. For a network that has been made into an empire by covering baseballs, footballs, basketballs, golf balls, soccer balls, tennis balls (I’ve never watched hockey, but I understand they have no balls), this network is much like hockey. They lack the things they are covering.Continued ...
- GC Volleyball Summer Tour:The tradition is back at Kerens
- TTBBA: Mildred 14U repeats as state champs
- GC Volleyball Summer Tour: Dawson eyes playoffs
- GC Football: Two-a-days: Back to Action
The times, they are a-changin
A gentleman called our office early in the week, more than a bit upset.Continued ...
Flipping out over flip-tops
Somewhere between the admonition to avoid looks at gift horse’s mouths and the dangers of Greeks bearing gifts should be warnings about acceptance of gifts from offspring.Continued ...
- ‘Spilling doze count’
- Water Park woes
- Old, new, borrowed, blue
- The times, they are a-changin
Death Notices for 8-2-14
Anna Pearl Cyrus McBride, 69, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014.Continued ...
Death Notices for 8-1-14
Dorothy Gregg, 53, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Navarro Regional Hospital.Continued ...
Peggy Holley, 79, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014.Continued ...
- Death Notices for 7-31-14
- Ima Jean Turns Kattner
- Death Notices for 8-2-14
GW Carver Alumni Reunion
The 30th Annual Reunion of G.W. Carver Alumni, Dawson, Texas was held July 25-27.Continued ...
Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production
NEW YORK — Production on a new season of "The Big Bang Theory" is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors.Continued ...
Reunions for 7-26-14
G. W. Carver High School Alumni ReunionContinued ...
The Ex-Students Reunion of G.W. Carver High School, Dawson will be held July 25-27 at Dawson Elementary School.
- Dresden UMC to hold first Lord’s Acre
- GW Carver Alumni Reunion