Corsicana — Ovie Burns Mahoney, a life-long resident of Navarro County, will celebrate her 100th birthday Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Ovie resides at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village, 3300 W. Second Ave., Unit 706. Friends and family may go and wish her well.
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January jobless rate in Texas falls to 5.7 percent
AUSTIN — The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 5.7 percent in January and became the state's lowest jobless figure since November 2008.The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported the seasonally adjusted rate for January is the sixth straight month of declines in statewide unemployment.
Science students headed to state
It’s on to state competition for 10 science students following a successful showing in Waco.
Navarro College awarded $350,000 grant
On Thursday, the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Advisory Board, chaired by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs, approved approximately $5 million in grants to help 18 public junior colleges and technical institutes purchase technical training equipment.
Navarro College received the largest grant of all, at $350,000, to go towards equipment for the certified welding program.
Warner honored at blood drive
Corsicana’s Roger Warner was honored Thursday at the Red Cross blood drive held at First United Methodist Church.
Warner’s recognition was a part of the Red Cross Month observance, when the organization celebrates and recognizes everyday heroes in the community
Fundraiser helps send middle-schoolers to NYC
Collins Middle School will host a Traveling Market and Resale Fair from 9 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the gym and cafeteria at the middle school, 1500 Dobbins Road.
Church News for Friday, March 7, 2014
News and announcements submitted by area congregations
Local Beat 3/7/14
A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas up
IRVING — Retail gasoline prices are up a penny this week across Texas as some travelers prepare for spring break.
Stage Stores selling Steele's unit
HOUSTON — Stage Stores' fiscal fourth-quarter net income fell 30 percent, stung by a charge tied to the sale of its Steele's discount store division and softer revenue. Its adjusted earnings topped analysts' estimates.
Girl Scouts asked to end partnership with Barbie
NEW YORK - A few weeks after her foray into the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, Barbie is entangled in controversy again, this time over her ties with the Girl Scouts.
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