Kinsloe House members to hold program Feb. 6
The Furnishings Committee, headed by Donna Ingram with Cecelia Alexander, Shirley Barnes, Kathryn Corley, Linda Fannin, Carolyn French, Corinne Lee, Jan Moore, Edna Richardson, Ruth Scott, Jo Skews, and Carlene Woolf will have their program on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at 12 noon.
Members who attend will enjoy a presentation by Lt. Ken Authier, with the Texas DPS. Lt. Authier is a very interesting speaker. His presentation will be on Personal Safety. He always presents his information in such a way that it relates to all of us.
Members must make their reservations or cancellations by 12 noon, Feb. 5, 2013 by calling the Kinsloe House at (903) 874-5791.
Daughters of the American Revolution to meet twice in February
James Blair Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will have two meetings in February 2013. The first meeting will take place at the Kinsloe House on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 3 p.m. American History Essay Winners will be presented awards by the program chairman Sandra Curtis. Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens from high schools will be introduced by program chairman Margaret Thomas. Hostesses for the meeting will be Virginia Ray and Jane Taylor.
The second meeting of the organization will be held Feb. 27, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the home of Suzanne Smith, 603 Mills Place. New members in the James Blair Chapter will be honored at this special bi-annual event called the George Washington Tea. Hostesses for the tea are Beth Chapman, Geneva Davis, Lynda Green, Mellie Howard, Donna Ingham, Billie Love McFerran, Betty Partain, Mary Lou Sanders, Gelene Simpson, Jane Taylor, Margaret Thomas and Jan Warren.
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Tragedy in Eureka: Detectives believe shooting of 3-year-old accidental
A 3-year-old boy was shot and killed Monday in Eureka in what appears to be an tragic accidental shooting between two cousins, according to Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner.
Mildred ISD to provide grief counseling Tuesday
Becky Burns of Mildred ISD has announced Mildred Elementary School will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday providing grief counseling following Monday’s tragedy in Eureka.
Storm spotter training well attended
The National Weather Service office in Fort Worth has monitors, radar, radio, computers, cell phones and satellite feeds, but no windows.
To get a good view of what’s actually happening, they rely on spotters, explained Mark A. Fox, warning and coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service, who spoke Saturday at a Skywarn training seminar at the Palace Theatre in Corsicana.
Council reviews ordinance changes
The Corsicana City Council continued its discussions during a Monday work session on proposed changes to the city’s ordinances regulating several areas — among them, banners, satellite dishes, fencing in front yards, bamboo growth, windows in the downtown district and specific use permits for manufactured homes.
County OKs more overtime
At the request of Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner, the county commissioners court authorized transferring another $50,000 into overtime pay, primarily for the jail.
Detectives believe shooting of 3-year-old accidental
A 3-year-old boy was shot and killed Monday morning in Eureka in what appears to be an accidental shooting between two children, according to Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner.
UPDATE: 3-year-old child killed in shooting
Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner has confirmed that a 3-year-old Navarro County child has died as the result of a shooting in the Eureka area Monday afternoon.
Deputies responding to report of shooting
Navarro County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the report of a shooting involving a child in the Eureka area at midday Monday.
No consensus on how to notify data breach victims
WASHINGTON — The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
May 10 elections taking shape
Filing for city and school district elections ended last week, and many local governments are already breathing a sigh of relief that they can cancel elections, since there are a number of unopposed races.
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