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October 26, 2012

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Corsicana — First United Methodist Church, Wortham will have its Annual Fall Festival and Barbecue at 5 p.m. Barbecue is served from 5 to 7 p.m., and a quilt raffle will be held with $1 tickets, or six for $5. There will also be a cake auction.

Gospel Jubilee will be held at Martins Music Hall, 102 S. Beaton, with doors opening at 6 p.m. The show begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10 each. Featured artist is Bella Voce (beautiful voice), Janet, Joanna and Cathy, as well as Eternal River Band and Carolyn Cobb. The regularly featured Heavenly Highways Band comprised of Elias Lowe, Gary Poe, and Jody Thomas will appear as well.

VFW Post 3366 will have its regular,end of the month, Saturday night dance on October 27th. Heart of Texas Road Gang will be providing the best in country music. Dance will be from 8 p.m. to 12 midnight in the ballroom. There is no cover charge but donations will be accepted to help with band cost. Come out and enjoy good dance music!!

Union High Volunteer Fire Department, 6555 FM 638, Dawson, will hold a Fundraiser supper and auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Chili, beans and dessert will be served, and all proceeds from the auction benefit the operation of the Union High VFD. Politicians are welcome to come and speak.

Barry Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold a barbecue fundraiser to raise funds for the new station. It will be 5 to 7 p.m. at Barry Methodist Church, FM 1126 and Hwy 22. On the menu is brisket, sausage, chicken, beans, potato salad and desserts, all homemade. There will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the new fire station at 3:30 p.m. at 105 West South Front St., Barry.  A live auction will begin at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Mike Ball at (903) 654-0901.

The American Legion will host a Halloween Party on October 27th at the American Legion Post 22, located at 632 North Beaton.  First, Second and Third Place prizes will be given away to the top three best costumes.

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