Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

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May 1, 2014

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Corsicana — 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.

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