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February 8, 2013

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

Feb. 9

Angels of Corsicana Troop Support will be holding an Angel Packing at 9 a.m. in the Angel Room at 1020 North Business 45. All ages are welcome. Please bring the name of a military member serving in harm’s way with you to the packing so we can do a gift box for our military members. These will be the Valentine’s boxes. For more information, call Jean O’Conner at (903) 851-2560.

Big C Jamboree will be at 7 p.m. at Martin’s Music Hall, 201 S. Beaton, with special guests Jenny Burnett and Lou Rochelle. House band featuring Zanada Schoppert, Chuck Wiginton, Ron Sikes, Joe Honea, Jody Thomas and Bobby Fluker, emcee, are joined by regular performers Fred Hayes, Billy Roy Mitcham and Stan Lawhon. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $10 per person. For more information call (903) 641-1538.

The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host a Valentine Party beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy Karaoke with Country Sue from 8:30 p.m. to 12 midnight. Free admission. Get your friends together, bring your Valentine sweetheart, and enjoy the festivities of the evening. If you have any questions, call (903) 874-3938 after 2 p.m.

The Coyote Squadron, the Corsicana unit of the Commemorative Air Force, will have its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the N.H. “Tucker” Hardgrave Memorial Hangar at the Corsicana, Texas Municipal Airport. - Lunch will be served.

Last Chance Valentine’s Shopping Extravaganza will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Remington on Third Ave. Vendors will be open with Valentine items for your sweetie.

Feb. 10

Bobcat Bistro will be held at the Kerens Ex-Students Association building in Downtown Kerens from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This fundraiser helps KESA fund scholarships for Kerens students.  On the menu is chicken enchiladas or Mexican beef casserole, and Spanish rice, pinto beans and Mexican salad. Dessert is choice of Sopapilla Cake or “Can’t Live Without It” Cake. All served with chips, salsa, queso, pico de gallo, and tea or water. Adult meals are $9 per person.

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