DAR to meet
James Blair Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Kinsloe House for a Veterans program arranged by Veterans Services Chairman Seley Fuller. Hostesses for the event will be Christine Williams and Seley Fuller.
Kinsloe House First Sunday luncheon
Kinsloe House‘s First Sunday Lunch for November will be Nov. 4, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited. Members and non-members must call the Kinsloe House at (903) 874-5791 by Nov. 1 by 3 p.m. to make reservations. You must give the time you wish to come and what you wish to eat. You may also call Jeani at (903) 229-5787 or email her at email@example.com with your menu, reservations, and your dining time.
The menu will be Wisconsin Cheese soup with dippers. The entrée selections will be roast turkey with gravy or classic pineapple baked ham with classic southern dressing, buttery mashed potatoes, sweet corn and with it all will be Miss Debra’s wonderful rolls. Dessert will be pumpkin spice sheet cake with caramel pecan frosting or simply southern banana pudding. Cost will be $13 per person.
It’s a great place to come for a good meal, catching up on things with friends, and visiting. Everyone always has a great time.
Musical program on tap at Kinsloe
ABWA (American Business Women’s Association) Committee of Kinsloe House will present its program for the year on Nov. 7, 2012. The program is featuring well-known singers Byron Haynie and Zanada Talley Schoppert in a delightful musical program featuring country and western songs. This program will be fun for all attending Kinsloe House members.
The committee for this organization is headed by Jera O’Neal , chairperson; with Sandra Palmer, Barbara Watkins, Paula Jones, Martha McCarter, Betty Stokes, and Shirley Long.
Members are urged to wear their denim or dress casual and come prepared to enjoy some good toe-tapping country music.
Reservations or cancellations must be made by 12 noon on Nov 5, 2012 by calling (903) 874-5791.
‘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.
Downed line blocks traffic
Traffic on East State Highway 31 was halted Thursday when an 18-wheeler hit a sagging telephone line, brining down the line and compromising two utility poles.
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