Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

February 5, 2013

Local Beat 2/6/13

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

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

Feb. 1-December

The Navarro College Police Academy will be hosting a Firefighter Shift Police Academy Feb. 1 through December for firefighters who need to attain their TECLEOSE certification. Classes will be held on the Corsicana Fire Department’s C-shift. Most weeks will have two class sessions. A few weeks will have three classes. Instruction will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on class days. All classes will be held at Navarro College’s Police Academy, 3200 W. 7th Ave. Cost will be $1,875. For more information, please contact Rachel W. Waters, administrative assistant of continuing education/police academy, at (903) 874-6217, (800) NAVARRO or email at rachel.waters@navarrocollege.edu.



Feb. 6

Navarro Regional Hospital’s Senior Circle physician lecture will be held at noon in the hospital classrooms, featuring Zachary Drain, MD, Navarro Regional Hospital ER, will present an in-service on chest pain, including what to expect when you come you come to the ER with chest pain. Light meal provided by Bethany Healthcare. For more information and to register, please call 903-654-6892.

 

The Furnishings  Committee, headed by Donna Ingram, with Cecelia Alexander, Shirley Barnes, Kathryn Corley,Linda Fannin, Carolyn French, Corinne Lee, Jan Moore, Edna Richardson, Ruth Scott, Jo Skews, and Carlene Woolf will have their program at Kinsloe House at noon. Members who attend will enjoy a presentation by Lt. Ken Authier, with the Texas DPS. Lt. Authier is a very interesting speaker. His presentation will be on Personal Safety. He always presents his information in such a way that it relates to all of us. Members must make their reservations or cancellations by noon, Feb. 4, 2013, by calling the Kinsloe House at 903-874-5791.

 

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



Eureka Crime Watch will hold its regular monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Eureka United Methodist Church. Special guest will be Gail Barlow from Guardian Healthcare. Changes are in the wind so don’t miss this informative meeting. Refreshements will be served.



Feb. 7

Navarro Regional Hospital’s Senior Circle presents an AARP Drivers Safety Course from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital classrooms. It is a one day Driver Safety Program refresher course designed for drivers 50 years of age and older, but is open to anyone. The cost of the course is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Attendees may qualify for reductions in automobile insurance premiums for three years upon completion of the course. For more information and to register, please call 903-654-6892.



Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



Blooming Grove Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Volunteer Fire Department station. The speaker will be Navarro County Deputy Sheriff Melanie Cagle. Light refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.



Feb. 8

Navarro Regional Hospital’s Senior Circle “Pot Luck” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the hospital classrooms. Bring a covered dish of your choice and join in on the fun. A representative from ADT Home Health Security will speak about the services they offer.  There will be Bingo after the meal. For more information and to register, call (903) 654-6892.



The Navarro County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 9:45 a.m. at Northwest Apartments Community Center, 1360 Northwest Ave. Herbert O’Neal, Corsicana High School Principal, will be the speaker. All retired school employees are invited to attend.



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.



Feb. 11

The Republican Party of Navarro County is holding its Reagan Day Dinner at 6 p.m. at Napoli’s Restaurant at 111 East Collin Street in Corsicana. Guest speaker for the event will be Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson. The public is invited to attend. Tickets are $25 per person and must be purchased in advance by contacting Glenda Burres by email at glenda@burres.com, or by telephone or text to (903) 641-5365. Seating is limited, and early reservations are suggested. More information is available at www.navgop.com



Woodmen of the World Lodge 5 will have its meeting at 6:00 pm in the Lodge Hall at 200 W. Oak Lawn. All members, their families and guests are cordially invited to attend.



The Kinsloe House Art Committee, headed by Barbara Jones, with committee members Mable Foster, Donna Ingham, Betty Partain, Theresa Shugart, Barbara  Watkins and Christine Williams will present the talented Jo Skewes, who will review the book “How George became O’Keefe — Lessons on the Art of Living” by Karen Karbo. The author’s fresh and revealing take on the epic life of Georgia O’Keefe is both entertaining and profoundly inspirational. This is not a typical biography fur a contemporary reassessment of the life of Georgia O’Keefe. Local artwork will be on exhibit for those attending to view. Members are in for a treat, but must make their reservations or cancellations by noon Feb. 11 by calling the Kinsloe House at (903) 874-5791.



Feb. 12

The National Association of Active/Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1191 will hold its monthly meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sirloin Stockade Restaurant in Corsicana. Members and guests are always welcome. Dr. Richard Sanchez, Navarro College District President will be our guest speaker. Dr. Sanchez has spent 49 years in education, including 23 years as a community college president. For information about NARFE and its membership, please call the following numbers: Corsicana call (903) 874-3092, Ennis call (214) 949-6197, Waxahachie call (469) 939-8102 and in Midlothian call (972) 268-5793.



Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



When Are We Going Home Ministry will hold the Rising Star Creative Ministry at New Beginnings Family Fellowship in Blooming Grove at 6 p.m., and will celebrate with a Valentine’s Party. All events are free and open to children with medical challenges, disabilities and special needs and their immediate siblings. www.whenarewegoinghome.com.



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, Feb. 12, 2013 at the Sirloin Stockade, 2508 West 7th 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.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday, in the fellowship hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana.  All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, joins the group discussions on various aspects of mental health. For more information call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



Feb. 13

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



Feb. 14

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



The Corsicana Newcomers' Club Lunchbunch will meet at Napoli's Restaurant, 111 E. Collin St. at 11:30 AM. Come share in all the fun, friendship and Italian fare!  Call Pat Schroeder at (903) 872-9663 to save a spot at the table for you!



February 14-17, 19, 21-23

The Warehouse Living Arts Center Theatre will open its 42nd season with THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES by Roger Bean. This must-take trip down memory lane is filled with favorite popular hits for the 50's and 60's.  The talented cast are Samantha Clayborn, Cristin Denbow, Emily Hines and Angel Sims. The opening will be Thursday, Feb. 14 which includes the opening night reception immediately following the show. Other performances will be February 15-16, 19, 21-23. Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday matinee on Feb. 17 begins at 2 p.m. Tickets are now on sale at the Warehouse Living Arts Center which is located at 119 West Sixth Ave. across from the post office. This is the first show of the 2013 Season Ticket series. Tickets will also be available at the door as long as seats are available. For reserved seating and ticket info, please call the box office at (903) 872-5421.



Feb. 16

The Blooming Grove Volunteer Fire Department will hold its Third Annual “Prom” Hillbilly Ball at Star Hall at 7 p.m. There will be dinner, dancing, an auction and “Prom” pictures. There will be a contest for the best dressed table, King and Queen, and more. Tables of eight are $100, or $12.50 per person. For more information or to reserve a table, contact Eva Marshall at (903) 875-8603. www.facebook.com/BGVFD



VFW Trade Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 4609 W. State Highway 31. Vendors from near and far will be available to sell wares ranging from homemade jewelry and preserves to Scentsy products, Avon and more. Concessions available. Part of the money raised goes to help Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3366. Come out and support local craftsmen and vendors.



Feb. 17

For The Love of Art Show and Sale presented by the Star Harbor Watercolor Society will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. in Star Harbor City Hall, Location 99 Sunset Blvd., Star Harbor, Northwest of Malakoff. Directions: TX Hwy 198 turn on FM 3062, City Hall is across from the golf course. For more information, please call (903) 489-0091. Refreshments provided.



Feb. 19

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday, in the fellowship hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana.  All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, joins the group discussions on various aspects of mental health. For more information call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



Feb. 20

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



Feb. 21

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



Feb. 25

The newly organized Silver Dems will meet at 5 p.m. at the Navarro Democratic Party HQ at 416A W. Third Street (one block West of Court House).  We will be socializing and munching from plates that you bring so be generous with the sweet treats and wear your best smile.  We will soon be approving by-laws and electing officers and committees so your leadership skills will be needed.  Come and join the Party! The group’s main purpose is to discuss and protect issues important to folks over 50 years young and educate ourselves on benefits from the government and civilian organizations that are available and earned by Senior Citizens and Veterans.



Feb. 26

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



When Are We Going Home Ministry will hold Spirit Sent Music Ministry at New Beginnings Family Fellowship in Blooming Grove at 6 p.m. All events are free and open to children with medical challenges, disabilities and special needs and their immediate siblings. www.whenarewegoinghome.com.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday, in the fellowship hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana.  All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, joins the group discussions on various aspects of mental health. For more information call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



Feb. 27

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



Feb. 28

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



The Corsicana Newcomers' Club meeting for February will fill you in on what's going on in Corsicana!  Connie Standridge, City Manager, will share all the happenings in our City.  Don't miss this meeting at 11 AM at the Kinsloe House.  Call Marge Oslick at  (903) 872-3508  for more information and confirmed reservations.



AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) will meet at 2 p.m. at the Northwest Apartment Community Room.



March 1

Feb. 1

The Navarro College Adult Education Program has cancelled all February and March Orientation and Registration Workshops for GED and ESL classes. If you are interested in taking these classes, please contact the Adult Education office at (903) 875-7464 or 1-800-NAVARRO ext. 7464 for registration information.



March 5

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday, in the fellowship hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana.  All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, joins the group discussions on various aspects of mental health. For more information call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



March 6

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



March 7

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



March 9

Collins Middle School Eighth Grade Washington D.C. Trip will hold a Vendor Event Fundraiser at the Collins Middle School cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ( trip isJune 11-14th). There are 25 vendors committed thus far, and there will be a bake sale and Barbecue plate lunches as well. Proceeds from sales will go toward the cost of the trip.  



March 12

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



When Are We Going Home Ministry will hold Rising Star Creative Ministry at New Beginnings Family Fellowship in Blooming Grove at 6 p.m. It will be the annual Kite Flying event. All events are free and open to children with medical challenges, disabilities and special needs and their immediate siblings. www.whenarewegoinghome.com.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday, in the fellowship hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana.  All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, joins the group discussions on various aspects of mental health. For more information call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



March 13

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



March 14

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



March 19

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday, in the fellowship hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana.  All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, joins the group discussions on various aspects of mental health. For more information call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



March 20

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



March 21

Spotter training on SKYWARN, the system for recognizing and alerting the public to bad and dangerous weather, including tornadoes, will take place at 7 p.m. at the Palace Theater. Registration is not necessary, and the training session is free.



Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



March 25

The newly organized Silver Dems will meet at 5 p.m. at the Navarro Democratic Party HQ at 416A W. Third Street (one block West of Court House).  We will be socializing and munching from plates that you bring so be generous with the sweet treats and wear your best smile.  We will soon be approving by-laws and electing officers and committees so your leadership skills will be needed.  Come and join the Party! The group’s main purpose is to discuss and protect issues important to folks over 50 years young and educate ourselves on benefits from the government and civilian organizations that are available and earned by Senior Citizens and Veterans.



March 26

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



When Are We Going Home Ministry will hold Spirit Sent Music Ministry at New Beginnings Family Fellowship in Blooming Grove at 6 p.m. All events are free and open to children with medical challenges, disabilities and special needs and their immediate siblings. www.whenarewegoinghome.com.



Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday, in the fellowship hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., Corsicana.  All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist, joins the group discussions on various aspects of mental health. For more information call (903) 872-6302 or (903) 874-6815.



March 27

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



March 28

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



April 2

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



April 3

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



April 4

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



April 9

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.



When Are We Going Home Ministry will hold Rising Star Creative Ministry at New Beginnings  Family Fellowship in Blooming Grove at 6 p.m. All events are free and open to children with medical challenges, disabilities and special needs and their immediate siblings. www.whenarewegoinghome.com.



April 10

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance (VITA) will be at the Kerens Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday until  April 11. If you are a low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year we are seeing clients with appointments first and then we’ll work with our walk-ins. VITA will be at the YMCA in Corsicana on Tuesday and Thursday from 2 until 7 p.m. and Wednesdays in Kerens at the library from 1 until 4 p.m.  Call George Burrell at (903) 879-