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February 14, 2014

Local Beat 2/15/14

Corsicana — A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.

Jury Duty notices:

The County Court jury panel for Judge H.M. Davenport Jr. called for Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, has been dismissed. You do not need to report.

The County Court-At-Law jury panel for Judge Amanda Putman called for Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, has been dismissed. You do not need to report.

Feb. 15

The Navarro County Aggie Moms present the Singing Aggie Cadets in concert at the Palace Theatre at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for floor seats, $20 for balcony. Tickets may be purchased from a member of the Navarro County Aggie Moms Club, or by calling the Palace Theatre box office at (903) 874-7792. For more ticket information please contact Cindy Williams ‘78, club president, at cabwilliams@gmail.com.

Boy Scouts of America will hold “Scouting for Food.” Help Scouts feed the hungry by placing your donation of food items on your doorstep before 10 a.m. A Scout will be by to pick them up that morning. Donations may include canned vegetables, canned soups/juices, canned meats, canned baby formula, canned chili, and boxed helper-style pasta meals.

Mary Peterson Child Care Center is sponsoring a Garage Sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 305 Forrest Lane.They are accepting donations of clothing, merchandise, tools, furniture, appliances for this garage sale and volunteers are welcome. This is a fundraising garage sale for Mary Peterson Child Care Center Building Fund.  Donations may be delivered to 305 Forrest Lane, Corsicana, or for donation to be picked up or more information, call 903-654-2914.

Feb. 17

Corsicana Art League will meet at 6 p.m. at the Senior Activity Center, 919 W. Park Ave. The program will be a demonstration given by classically trained artist Anna Rose Bann of Garland.

Feb. 18

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Site open from 2 until 7 p.m. to assist the elderly and low income file their tax returns at the Corsicana YMCA. To schedule an appointment, call  281-682-0928.

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