Kinsloe House hosts program from Asia
The Auditing Committee, headed by Jan Noblett, Seley Fuller, Ruth Scott, and Arlene Stewart will have their program at Kinsloe House on Jan. 23, 2013 at 12 noon.
Members who attend will go on a trip to the ancient kingdoms. Sandra Curtis and Arliss Watson will bring travel highlights, collected souvenirs, and pictures from their exotic and colorful trip to Asia — Thailand, Laos, Viet Nam, and Cambodia. This should be a wonderful presentation for all to see.
Make your reservations and cancellations by noon, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 by calling (903) 874-5791.
Navarro County Retired Teachers celebrated
The Navarro County Retired Teachers Association met at 9:45 a.m. Dec. 14, 2012 at Northwest Apartments Community Center. The program was Christmas music presented by a quartet comprised of Bernie Thompson, Larry Talbert, Peggy Smith and Lucy Waterman. The meeting was chaired by Patty Knauth.
Navarro County Retired Teachers Association met at 9:45 a.m. Nov. 9, 2012 at Northwest Apartments Community Center. The program was given by Jean O’Connor representing the Angels of Corsicana Troop Support group.
NARFE holds monthly meeting
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, NARFE, National Association of Active/Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1191, held its monthly meeting at Ryan's Buffet in Waxahachie. Members welcomed Mr. Gregory Wilhelm, who conducted an outstanding presentation on the legal aspects of life as a senior citizen. Membership is open to federal employees, retiree, and their spouses. If you are from Waxahachie, Ennis, Corsicana or surrounding areas contact a local chapter representative or call 800-627-3394 or go to www.narfe.org.
Kinsloe House hosts program from Asia
‘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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