Kinsloe House members to hold program Feb. 6
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 on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at 12 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 12 noon, Feb. 5, 2013 by calling the Kinsloe House at (903) 874-5791.
Daughters of the American Revolution to meet twice in February
James Blair Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will have two meetings in February 2013. The first meeting will take place at the Kinsloe House on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 3 p.m. American History Essay Winners will be presented awards by the program chairman Sandra Curtis. Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens from high schools will be introduced by program chairman Margaret Thomas. Hostesses for the meeting will be Virginia Ray and Jane Taylor.
The second meeting of the organization will be held Feb. 27, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the home of Suzanne Smith, 603 Mills Place. New members in the James Blair Chapter will be honored at this special bi-annual event called the George Washington Tea. Hostesses for the tea are Beth Chapman, Geneva Davis, Lynda Green, Mellie Howard, Donna Ingham, Billie Love McFerran, Betty Partain, Mary Lou Sanders, Gelene Simpson, Jane Taylor, Margaret Thomas and Jan Warren.
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‘Annie Get Your Gun’ through Sunday at the Palace
It’s the big musical, the one that makes me think of ‘cast of thousands,’ or in our case, dozens at least, and it’s here only for a few short days. ‘Annie Get Your Gun,’ is Irving Berlin’s candy box treasure of a play about Annie Oakley, the sharpshooter in love with a showman.
It’s presented by the Warehouse Living Arts Center but because of its size is on stage at the Palace Theatre. Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee.
Short named Farmer of the Year
Agriculture businesses like farming and ranching are the backbone of Navarro County. Many farming families go back several generations.
Since at least 1965, the Corsicana Rotary Club (Wednesday club) has recognized and said “thank you” to the unsung heroes of the soil.
New clinic open
A new medical practice in partnership with Navarro Regional Hospital is now offering comprehensive occupational medicine services.
Purdon man sentenced to 21 years in federal prison for gun violations
Erik Willis, 31 of Purdon, was sentenced this afternoon by U.S. District Judge Jorge A. Solis to serve a total of 258 months in federal prison following his conviction at trial in July 2013 on three felony firearms offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
Heat Advisory issued for North Texas
• Avoid the Heat. Stay out of the heat and indoors as much as possible. Spend time in an air conditioned space. Only two hours a day in an air-conditioned space can significantly reduce the risk of heat-related illness.
Corsicana’s Red Cross provides valuable assistance
Two weeks ago, when firefighters, oil field emergency crews and county crisis teams responded to a potential gas drilling disaster near Mildred there were also volunteers on the scene, serving cold water and Gatorade.
American Red Cross volunteers respond to a variety of situations, including fires, evacuations, tornadoes, and even bad car wrecks.
Texas Legislature debates road funding
The Texas Legislature has convened to debate new funding for roads and bridges by diverting money from the state's Rainy Day Fund.
Tax rolls reflect closures
The industrial closures that were announced over a year ago have finally come home to roost in the form of lower tax appraisals in Corsicana and Navarro County.
Sheriff attends conference
Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner recently attended the Sheriff’s Association of Texas 135th Annual Training Conference at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, July 20-23. Over 1,500 peace officers were in attendance.
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