Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


  • Dick Platt 2014.jpg Freedom is not free

    It is Memorial Day weekend as I sit down to peck out my weekly rant and I thought it would be appropriate to muse on what this special holiday means to me.

    May 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Linex publisher.jpg Still kicking

    For whatever reason, local treasure Babbette Samuels has always asked me about my children. From the time she first saw them in a shopping cart somewhere, to Tuesday night, she’s always been very thoughtful.

    May 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bill Tinsley Tribute to a vanishing generation

    Tom Brokaw called them “The Greatest Generation.” They grew up in the Great Depression. They drove some of the first automobiles on the first paved highways in America. They went to work for the Works Progress Administration and built our nation’s infrastructure.

    May 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dr Don Newbury 2014.jpg Kids: ‘Thumbs Up’ for cruising

    The dots could have been connected quickly by a two-year-old, during the few weeks or months between pacifier-sucking and iPhone text-messaging. Predictably, my mental connection of the dots stretched over a few hours.

    May 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dick Platt 2014.jpg A fond farewell

    We have to say farewell this week to two very important seasonal impacts on our life here on the beautiful Sun Coast. Both of these phenomena share the same seasonal period which is approximately the middle of October until the middle of May.

    May 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jacobs, Janet.jpg It's just criminal

    We have to go pretty far for the stupidest criminal stories of the week, but it’s worth the trip.

    May 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Deanna Kirk mug Remembering Relays Past /Event 2 to 10 p.m. today

    If you don’t already have plans to do so, get thee out to Mildred this afternoon/evening to Asby Stadium and participate in Navarro County Relay for Life.

    May 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Reflections

    On April 14, the Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram, abducted more than 300 girls who were taking exams at the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria.

    May 15, 2014

  • Dr Don Newbury 2014.jpg Most is ‘right’ with the world

    It was a source of amusement — for folks outside my family, anyway — when my 27 fellow seniors “honored me” during our final year at Early High School in 1956.

    May 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dick Platt 2014.jpg Class of ’57 fondly recalled

    I recently missed my high school’s annual “Blue and Gold” Alumni Dinner back in Winsted, Connecticut. It’s hard to believe that it has been 57 years since I graduated from Gilbert High School, but time does march on.

    May 12, 2014 1 Photo

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