Corsicana Sears Hometown Store supports Corsicana High School
The local Sears Hometown Store located at 836 W. Seventh Avenue in Corsicana is proud to announce its support of Corsicana High School. Sears is a longtime supporter of the local community and the partnership with Corsicana is an extension of that commitment. Sears Hometown Store will make an automatic contribution to Corsicana and additional contributions will be available to the school through a Tip Off Tuesday coupon offer. Through the Tip Off Tuesday offer, fans attending Corsicana High School athletic events will receive a coupon valid for a 5% discount on Tuesdays at the Corsicana Sears Hometown Store now thru Jan. 29. Sears Hometown Store will give the school 5% of the purchased amount. This offers a great incentive for consumers, especially during the holiday season.
Hometown Stores package all the benefits of the Sears company with the pride and support of local ownership. The team in Corsicana is excited to provide customers with professional advice, exceptional service, and real time price checks to make sure you get the guaranteed lowest price around. The store also offers Sears Nationwide Service and Parts and Installation. In addition, customers can now order product online and pick them up in the store without a shipping charge. The friendly team in Corsicana can also assist customers with on-line orders for products not available in store and will ship to the customer for free. Customers can visit the Corsicana Sears Hometown store to experience the difference provided by a locally owned business.
‘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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