Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

May 1, 2014

Local Beat 5/2/14

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

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

For a complete listing of local beat items, view the Daily Sun online newspaper, corsicanadailysun.com.



May 1-3

Angels of Corsicana Troop Support will hold its annual garage sale at 1020 N. Bus. 45. Volunteers are needed on Thursday, May 1 to come price items, and volunteers are needed both Friday and Saturday to help run the sale. For more information contact Jean O'Connor at (903) 851-2560.



May 3

Dresden Cemetery Association Annual Meeting will be held with a Memorial Service at 11 a.m., covered Lunch at noon, and a Business Meeting to follow at 1 p.m. Donations can be sent to Dresden Cemetery Assoc. Inc., P O Box 67, Blooming Grove, TX 76626.  For periodic updates “like” Dresden Cemetery on “Facebook”. 



When Are We Going Home Ministry and Break N Free Camp presents the Riding High Horsemanship Program to be held at 4719 NE CR 1040 in Rice. Call for directions and to RSVP to (903) 422-6120 (to get an accurate count). This event is free and open to all medically challenged, special needs and disabled children and foster children and their immediate siblings up to the age of 21. Lunch will be provided, just bring lawn chairs, yourself and your family. A handicapped ramp is available, as well as side/front walkers, and a playground. The event will include riding, saddling, safety, feeding and care of horses, and a short devotion.



The City of Richland will hold a Debt Free Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. at 103 W. Main St., Richland,  Sam's Restaurant will be catering the event.  Stan Lawhon and his band will be performing.  Tickets purchased in advance 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Civic Center in Richland.  Contact Sharon (903)362-3707.



Pickett Riding Club is ready to ride. Want some great family friendly fun for the whole crew? Come out to the Streetman arena on FM 416 and join us. Show starts at 11 a.m. Events are Cloverleaf Barrels, Straightaway Barrels, Poles, Speed, Flag, Potato and Keyhole. Exhibitions are $3, events are $5, and there is a $25 membership per family if you would like to join Pickett Riding Club. Age groups will be 6 and under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17, and 18 and over. In case of spotty weather, call before you haul. For more information, please contact Chris Wirtz at (903) 879-5654 or Kim Williams at 903-467-6865.



Relay for Life team Collin Street Bakery I-45 location will hold a cake walk, face painting, bounce house, dunking booth, and silent auction from 11 a.m. To 3 p.m. For more information contact Christie Driskell at (903) 229-7433 or if you would like to set up to raise funds for your team too.



The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the post.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend. For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins). 



Kinsloe House’s Garden Tour is May 3. There will be gardens to see, goodies  and lunches to buy, and items to buy from our vendors. Due to the recent hail storm, Bob and Liz Kingman’s house will not be on the garden tour. The other homes will still be on the tour.



May 4

Kinsloe House will have its first Sunday luncheon for May. This luncheon is always a fun time to come with your friends and have a delightful meal. The cost is $13 for adults and  $7 for children. Please call and make reservations by 2 p.m. May 2 to the Kinsloe House at 903-874-5791 or emailing at thekinsloehouse@gmail.com. You can give your menu selections at that time. We look forward to seeing you.



May 5

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at Mildred High School, 5745 South U.S. Highway 287 in Mildred. Hours for the drive are 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org



The Piecemaker’s Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments with a meeting to begin at 10 a.m. at Westhill Church of Christ on W. Hwy 22. Suzette’s Quilt Shop from Italy will give the program, and will offer a store following the meeting. The public is welcome to visit and join us. For more information contact pqgcorsicana@gmail.com.



May 6

The Oak Valley Crime Watch will next be held Tuesday, May 6th at 6:30 p.m. at our Oak Valley Community Center. Each month we ask you bring your favorite dish and a friend/neighbor. As usual our Sheriff's Deputy will give our monthly crime report. Please come with an open heart and empty stomach. I hope to see you all there, everyone is always welcome.



The Southern Pacific Sunbeam Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. At the Ennis IHOP for all retired or active railroaders, their family members and friends. Make your plans not to be there to share the memories of railroading and especially the 2014 reunion.



The Blooming Grove Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. in the museum at 201 S. Fordyce St in Blooming Grove.  All interested people are invited to attend.  For more information call 903-673-2635 or 903-695-2633.



May 7

Kinsloe House will hold its 76th Anniversary luncheon at noon. Kinsloe House will again step back in time to “Pieces of the Past.” Longtime Kinsloe member, Patty Harris George, wrote a book, and included in the book is a play “Clues to Kinsloe Conduct” or “Who put the Peppersauce in Mrs. Kinsloe’s Parlor?”  The play is going to be reenacted at this birthday luncheon, with current members of Kinsloe House performing the parts. This play was a success in 1961 and should be even funnier in 2014. Come join us for a wonderful luncheon and hilarious play and see some of the members dressed in 1960’s attire. Members, please make your reservations or cancellations by Monday noon, May 5th by calling the Kinsloe House at 903-874-5791 or emailing thekinsloehouse@gmail.com.



Eureka Crime Watch will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Eureka United Methodist Church. Special guest is Sue Tyner from the Navarro County Food Pantry. Final plans will be made for our annual picnic. Join your friends and neighbors for this informative meeting and refreshments will be served.



The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. at the post, 632 N. Beaton St. Business items include election of officers for the 2014-2015 year and the fundraiser for June. All members are urged to attend and participate. Also on May 3, a Cajun dinner of gumbo, salad and desert will be served beginning at 6 p.m. at $7 per plate. This is to say thanks and will benefit the Auxiliary. Hope to see you at both occasions.



May 8

The Corsicana Newcomers' Club Lunch Bunch will meet at Carpenter's Hamburgers at 11:30 a.m.  Bring your appetite but call Pat Schroeder at 903-872-9663 first to save you a spot.



May 9

The Navarro County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. At the Northwest Apartments Community Center, 1360 Northwest Ave. A catered lunch will be served. Reservations are required and may be made by calling treasurer Kathy Huffman at (903) 654-2849 by Tuesday, May 6. Cost for the luncheon is $7.50. Laura Rothrock, District XII president, Retired Teachers Association, will give an update on the State Convention. State and local dues will be accepted; State $35, local $10. All retired school employees are invited to attend.



May 10

Oakwood Odyssey, presented by the Navarro County Genealogical Society and Liz Gillespie Genealogy Department, is a walking tour of a section of the old historic Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana. You will be guided by volunteers who will lead you down the path to meet past residents of our city who left their mark on our town, county and state. Tickets are $10 each. Call (903) 654-4808 to get your tour booked now. First come first serve. Tours will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the last tour starting at 8:30 p.m. Wear walking shoes for comfort.



The City of Richland will hold an election on Saturday, May 10 at the Civic Center, 103 W. Main, Richland from 7 a.m. To 7 p.m. To elect a Mayor and two council members. Early voting will take place April 28 and May 5 from 7 a.m. To 7 p.m., and April 29 through May 2 from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m.



Angels of Corsicana Troop Support will meet at 9 a.m. At 1020 Bus. 45 to pack gift boxes for our local troops. All ages are welcome to come pack. If anyone knows someone serving in harm's way, please bring their address to the packing so we can send a gift box. Please attend and for more information contact Jean O'Connor at (903) 851-2560.



May 11

Kerens Ex Students Association invites you to Celebrate Mother's Day with lunch from 11 a.m. To 1 p.m. at the KESA building in downtown Kerens.  Meals are $9 for adults and $4 for children under 12.  Proceeds will benefit KESA scholarships.



May 13

 The Corsicana Emergency Corps., located at 416 South 12th Street in Corsicana, will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 7 p.m.   The general public is invited to attend.  Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.  For further information, please call 903-872-5072.



 Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1009 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Sirloin Stockade, 2508 W. Seventh Ave, Corsicana. Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty (for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between Feb. 28,1961 and May 7,1975 or in any duty location between Aug. 5,1964 and May 7,1975. The veteran must submit a copy of his/her DD Form 214 along with the application and dues. Members and guest are invited to come early and eat and visit prior to the meeting.



The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, NARFE, Chapter 1191, will hold its monthly meeting at the Sirloin Stockade restaurant in Corsicana at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Don Capehart, owner and curator of a major private telephone museum, will be the speaker. Capehart's Telephone Museum is widely known in this part of Texas, and has been featured in several periodicals.  You are invited to join us and learn about NARFE and the telephone museum located in Corsicana. For membership information contact the closest NARFE representative to you, in Corsicana 903-874-3092.



James Blair Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution White Breakfast Installation will be held at the Kinsloe House at 11 a.m. The DAR is honored to have TSDAR Division Six Chairman, Anna Marie Lee and her husband Steve Lee from Tyler on this occasion. New officers will be installed by Mrs. Lee for 2014-2016 term of service. Hostesses for the event are all Past Regents of James Blair Chapter.



May 17

G.W. Jackson Heritage Rodeo will begin at 7 p.m. at the Navarro County Exposition Center. This pro rodeo still needs sponsorships. All funds raised will go toward construction of the G.W. Jackson Multi-Cultural Society building, to be located upon the site of the G.W. Jackson home. For more information, contact Charles Betts at (903) 654-4279.



American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held from 2 to 10 p.m. at Mildred High School’s Asby Field.



Pickett Riding Club is ready to ride. Want some great family friendly fun for the whole crew? Come out to the Streetman arena on FM 416 and join us. Show starts at 11 a.m. Events are Cloverleaf Barrels, Straightaway Barrels, Poles, Speed, Flag, Potato and Keyhole. Exhibitions are $3, events are $5, and there is a $25 membership per family if you would like to join Pickett Riding Club. Age groups will be 6 and under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17, and 18 and over. In case of spotty weather, call before you haul. For more information, please contact Chris Wirtz at (903) 879-5654 or Kim Williams at 903-467-6865.



Marshall Cemetery Association annual luncheon and business meeting will be held on Saturday, May 17, at 12 noon at Heritage Oaks West Nursing Home on W. Second Ave. in Corsicana.  Please bring a covered dish and fellowship with us.  The association will provide tea, ice, dinnerware, and bread.  If you are unable to join us, please be sure to send your contribution to:  Lisa Townley, 1516 Maplewood Ave, Corsicana, TX 75110.



When Are We Going Home Ministry presents Paddle Boat and Fishing Fun Family Day at the Break N Free Camp in Rice, 4719 NE CR 1040, call for directions and give RSVP for lunch to (903) 422-6120. This event is free and open to all medically challenged, special needs, disabled children and foster children and their immediate siblings up to the age of 21. Lunch will be provided, just bring lawn chairs, yourself and your family. A playground is also available.



May 20

The Navarro County Republican Women invite you to join us at the Republican Headquarters, 111-B West Third Ave, to hear a program by The Honorable Amanda Putman, County Court at Law Judge.  Social time and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the meeting and program beginning promptly at noon. Make your lunch reservations by contacting Margarita Patterson at 903-874-8785 or arcepark@peoplepc.com. Lunch is $7 at the door.  





May 22

The 10th Annual VOICE Spring Night Out will be held at 5:45 p.m. at The Cook Center. This event takes the place of the annual spring luncheon to celebrate the 10th year. Guests will be entertained by Suzie Humphreys and will selection of evening meal choices. Tables are $410 for 6 guests or individual tickets are $50. Call or email Gina Dieterichs at VOICE for more information 903-872-0180 or gdieterichs@voiceinc.org.

    Corsicana Newcomers' Club will host Jean O'Connor of Angels of Corsicana at our monthly meeting at the Kinsloe House at 11 am.  Jean will share with us all the wonderful outreach and support  this group has shown our troops for the past 10 years.  You don't want to miss this meeting.  Call Marge Oslick at 903-872-3508 for more information or reservations.



May 24

The Navarro County NAACP Branch 6209 has scheduled the Ross Breast Center Mammography Mobile Unit from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The mobile unit will be in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1114 E. Sixth Ave., Corsicana. Please call Barbara Kelley at (903) 872-7973 to schedule an appointment.



The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight.  Come on out, sing  and have a wonderful time with your friends and family.  For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).



May 28

The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight.  Come on out, sing  and have a wonderful time with your friends and family.  For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).

 





June 7

Pickett Riding Club is ready to ride. Want some great family friendly fun for the whole crew? Come out to the Streetman arena on FM 416 and join us. Show starts at 11 a.m. Events are Cloverleaf Barrels, Straightaway Barrels, Poles, Speed, Flag, Potato and Keyhole. Exhibitions are $3, events are $5, and there is a $25 membership per family if you would like to join Pickett Riding Club. Age groups will be 6 and under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17, and 18 and over. In case of spotty weather, call before you haul. For more information, please contact Chris Wirtz at (903) 879-5654 or Kim Williams at 903-467-6865.



The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the post.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend. For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins). 

 



June 21

When Are We Going Home Ministry and Break N Free Camp presents the Riding High Horsemanship Program to be held at 4719 NE CR 1040 in Rice. Call for directions and to RSVP to (903) 422-6120 (to get an accurate count). This event is free and open to all medically challenged, special needs and disabled children and foster children and their immediate siblings up to the age of 21. Lunch will be provided, just bring lawn chairs, yourself and your family. A handicapped ramp is available, as well as side/front walkers, and a playground. The event will include riding, saddling, safety, feeding and care of horses, and a short devotion.



June 28

Pickett Riding Club is ready to ride. Want some great family friendly fun for the whole crew? Come out to the Streetman arena on FM 416 and join us. Show starts at 11 a.m. Events are Cloverleaf Barrels, Straightaway Barrels, Poles, Speed, Flag, Potato and Keyhole. Exhibitions are $3, events are $5, and there is a $25 membership per family if you would like to join Pickett Riding Club. Age groups will be 6 and under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17, and 18 and over. In case of spotty weather, call before you haul. For more information, please contact Chris Wirtz at (903) 879-5654 or Kim Williams at 903-467-6865.



July 5

The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the post.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend. For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins). 



July 26

The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will a BBQ and CASI Chili Cook Off starting at 8 a.m.. at the post.  The BBQ contest will include brisket, pork ribs, local chili and beans with trophies awarded for the best tasting entries.  The CASI contestants will be competing for points for Terlinqua Cook Off and trophies.   For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins). 

 

The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight.  Come on out, sing  and have a wonderful time with your friends and family.  For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).







May 8

The Corsicana Newcomers' Club Lunch Bunch will meet at Carpenter's Hamburgers at 11:30 a.m.  Bring your appetite but call Pat Schroeder at 903-872-9663 first to save you a spot.



May 9

The Navarro County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. At the Northwest Apartments Community Center, 1360 Northwest Ave. A catered lunch will be served. Reservations are required and may be made by calling treasurer Kathy Huffman at (903) 654-2849 by Tuesday, May 6. Cost for the luncheon is $7.50. Laura Rothrock, District XII president, Retired Teachers Association, will give an update on the State Convention. State and local dues will be accepted; State $35, local $10. All retired school employees are invited to attend.



May 10

Oakwood Odyssey, presented by the Navarro County Genealogical Society and Liz Gillespie Genealogy Department, is a walking tour of a section of the old historic Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana. You will be guided by volunteers who will lead you down the path to meet past residents of our city who left their mark on our town, county and state. Tickets are $10 each. Call (903) 654-4808 to get your tour booked now. First come first serve. Tours will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the last tour starting at 8:30 p.m. Wear walking shoes for comfort.



The City of Richland will hold an election on Saturday, May 10 at the Civic Center, 103 W. Main, Richland from 7 a.m. To 7 p.m. To elect a Mayor and two council members. Early voting will take place April 28 and May 5 from 7 a.m. To 7 p.m., and April 29 through May 2 from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m.



Angels of Corsicana Troop Support will meet at 9 a.m. At 1020 Bus. 45 to pack gift boxes for our local troops. All ages are welcome to come pack. If anyone knows someone serving in harm's way, please bring their address to the packing so we can send a gift box. Please attend and for more information contact Jean O'Connor at (903) 851-2560.



May 11

Kerens Ex Students Association invites you to Celebrate Mother's Day with lunch from 11 a.m. To 1 p.m. at the KESA building in downtown Kerens.  Meals are $9 for adults and $4 for children under 12.  Proceeds will benefit KESA scholarships.



May 13

 The Corsicana Emergency Corps., located at 416 South 12th Street in Corsicana, will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 7 p.m.   The general public is invited to attend.  Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.  For further information, please call 903-872-5072.



 Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1009 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Sirloin Stockade, 2508 W. Seventh Ave, Corsicana. Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty (for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between Feb. 28,1961 and May 7,1975 or in any duty location between Aug. 5,1964 and May 7,1975. The veteran must submit a copy of his/her DD Form 214 along with the application and dues. Members and guest are invited to come early and eat and visit prior to the meeting.



The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, NARFE, Chapter 1191, will hold its monthly meeting at the Sirloin Stockade restaurant in Corsicana at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Don Capehart, owner and curator of a major private telephone museum, will be the speaker. Capehart's Telephone Museum is widely known in this part of Texas, and has been featured in several periodicals.  You are invited to join us and learn about NARFE and the telephone museum located in Corsicana. For membership information contact the closest NARFE representative to you, in Corsicana 903-874-3092.



James Blair Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution White Breakfast Installation will be held at the Kinsloe House at 11 a.m. The DAR is honored to have TSDAR Division Six Chairman, Anna Marie Lee and her husband Steve Lee from Tyler on this occasion. New officers will be installed by Mrs. Lee for 2014-2016 term of service. Hostesses for the event are all Past Regents of James Blair Chapter.



May 17

G.W. Jackson Heritage Rodeo will begin at 7 p.m. at the Navarro County Exposition Center. This pro rodeo still needs sponsorships. All funds raised will go toward construction of the G.W. Jackson Multi-Cultural Society building, to be located upon the site of the G.W. Jackson home. For more information, contact Charles Betts at (903) 654-4279.



American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held from 2 to 10 p.m. at Mildred High School’s Asby Field.



Pickett Riding Club is ready to ride. Want some great family friendly fun for the whole crew? Come out to the Streetman arena on FM 416 and join us. Show starts at 11 a.m. Events are Cloverleaf Barrels, Straightaway Barrels, Poles, Speed, Flag, Potato and Keyhole. Exhibitions are $3, events are $5, and there is a $25 membership per family if you would like to join Pickett Riding Club. Age groups will be 6 and under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17, and 18 and over. In case of spotty weather, call before you haul. For more information, please contact Chris Wirtz at (903) 879-5654 or Kim Williams at 903-467-6865.



Marshall Cemetery Association annual luncheon and business meeting will be held on Saturday, May 17, at 12 noon at Heritage Oaks West Nursing Home on W. Second Ave. in Corsicana.  Please bring a covered dish and fellowship with us.  The association will provide tea, ice, dinnerware, and bread.  If you are unable to join us, please be sure to send your contribution to:  Lisa Townley, 1516 Maplewood Ave, Corsicana, TX 75110.



When Are We Going Home Ministry presents Paddle Boat and Fishing Fun Family Day at the Break N Free Camp in Rice, 4719 NE CR 1040, call for directions and give RSVP for lunch to (903) 422-6120. This event is free and open to all medically challenged, special needs, disabled children and foster children and their immediate siblings up to the age of 21. Lunch will be provided, just bring lawn chairs, yourself and your family. A playground is also available.



May 20

The Navarro County Republican Women invite you to join us at the Republican Headquarters, 111-B West Third Ave, to hear a program by The Honorable Amanda Putman, County Court at Law Judge.  Social time and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the meeting and program beginning promptly at noon. Make your lunch reservations by contacting Margarita Patterson at 903-874-8785 or arcepark@peoplepc.com. Lunch is $7 at the door.  





May 22

The 10th Annual VOICE Spring Night Out will be held at 5:45 p.m. at The Cook Center. This event takes the place of the annual spring luncheon to celebrate the 10th year. Guests will be entertained by Suzie Humphreys and will selection of evening meal choices. Tables are $410 for 6 guests or individual tickets are $50. Call or email Gina Dieterichs at VOICE for more information 903-872-0180 or gdieterichs@voiceinc.org.

    Corsicana Newcomers' Club will host Jean O'Connor of Angels of Corsicana at our monthly meeting at the Kinsloe House at 11 am.  Jean will share with us all the wonderful outreach and support  this group has shown our troops for the past 10 years.  You don't want to miss this meeting.  Call Marge Oslick at 903-872-3508 for more information or reservations.



May 24

The Navarro County NAACP Branch 6209 has scheduled the Ross Breast Center Mammography Mobile Unit from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The mobile unit will be in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1114 E. Sixth Ave., Corsicana. Please call Barbara Kelley at (903) 872-7973 to schedule an appointment.



The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight.  Come on out, sing  and have a wonderful time with your friends and family.  For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).



May 28

The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight.  Come on out, sing  and have a wonderful time with your friends and family.  For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).

 





June 7

Pickett Riding Club is ready to ride. Want some great family friendly fun for the whole crew? Come out to the Streetman arena on FM 416 and join us. Show starts at 11 a.m. Events are Cloverleaf Barrels, Straightaway Barrels, Poles, Speed, Flag, Potato and Keyhole. Exhibitions are $3, events are $5, and there is a $25 membership per family if you would like to join Pickett Riding Club. Age groups will be 6 and under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17, and 18 and over. In case of spotty weather, call before you haul. For more information, please contact Chris Wirtz at (903) 879-5654 or Kim Williams at 903-467-6865.



The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the post.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend. For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins). 

 



June 21

When Are We Going Home Ministry and Break N Free Camp presents the Riding High Horsemanship Program to be held at 4719 NE CR 1040 in Rice. Call for directions and to RSVP to (903) 422-6120 (to get an accurate count). This event is free and open to all medically challenged, special needs and disabled children and foster children and their immediate siblings up to the age of 21. Lunch will be provided, just bring lawn chairs, yourself and your family. A handicapped ramp is available, as well as side/front walkers, and a playground. The event will include riding, saddling, safety, feeding and care of horses, and a short devotion.



June 28

Pickett Riding Club is ready to ride. Want some great family friendly fun for the whole crew? Come out to the Streetman arena on FM 416 and join us. Show starts at 11 a.m. Events are Cloverleaf Barrels, Straightaway Barrels, Poles, Speed, Flag, Potato and Keyhole. Exhibitions are $3, events are $5, and there is a $25 membership per family if you would like to join Pickett Riding Club. Age groups will be 6 and under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17, and 18 and over. In case of spotty weather, call before you haul. For more information, please contact Chris Wirtz at (903) 879-5654 or Kim Williams at 903-467-6865.



July 5

The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the post.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend. For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins). 



July 26

The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will a BBQ and CASI Chili Cook Off starting at 8 a.m.. at the post.  The BBQ contest will include brisket, pork ribs, local chili and beans with trophies awarded for the best tasting entries.  The CASI contestants will be competing for points for Terlinqua Cook Off and trophies.   For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins). 

 

The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight.  Come on out, sing  and have a wonderful time with your friends and family.  For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).