Corsicana — A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County
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Corsicana Music Fest for West will take place beginning at 1 p.m. at The Remington. Weather permitting outside stages will be used. Since many families in West are without insurance, this event is to raise cash to help those families. Bring your family, as there will be a bounce house for kids and the restaurant will be open. There will be an auction, as well. Bands scheduled to perform include Bryan Smith Band, Debbie Carter and Five-Lane Highway, The Groove Tones, One Less Monkey Band, Courtney Prator Band, Kaufman County Line Band, Sloane McCain Band, AC Copeland and Friends (AC is keyboardist for Casey Donohue Band), Byron Haynie, Shane Holcomb, and Ira Bradford, and other acts possible. For more information contact Robert Horvath at (903) 851-9290.
The Navarro County Courthouse Memorial Day ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on the northwest corner of the courthouse lawn. The speaker will be Ron Wright, former president of Vietnam Veterans of America, Navarro Rifles Chapter 1009. Wright grew up in Waxahachie, and has lived in Corsicana over 11 years. He was in the Army from 1966 to 1975, and saw combat during the Vietnam War, earning numerous medals and citations.
Memorial Day Service at Woodland Memorial Cemetery will be held at 1 p.m. Guest speaker will be Col. Bill Downey, the grandson of legendary first black veterinarian in the state of Texas. The theme will be “Gone, But Not Forgotten.” Sponsored by the Single Believers Ministries and Woodland Cemetery Association. All are welcome to come acknowledge all men and women who fought for the country. For more information contact founder Cathy Horn Douglas or executive administrator Margaret Evans at (903) 602-0373.