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
Texas prisons face more lawsuits over no AC
An advocacy group has sued the Texas prison system blaming 13 inmate deaths since 2007 on hot conditions in units without air conditioning.
Pearce Museums plan special events for exhibit opening
The Pearce Museum will host an all-day event on Saturday, June 29, in conjunction with the opening of its temporary exhibition, “Gettysburg: Standing with Desperate Bravery.”
Hope Center director Danielle Pillans gave the girls from Brownie Troop 2960 a tour of the Hope Center. Pillans explained that the Hope Center is a pregnancy resource center that offers pregnancy tests, sonograms and parenting classes for moms and dads in Navarro County.
Fort Hood suspect, defense attorneys at odds
Defense attorneys ordered to help the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage say they're being asked to cross ethical lines.
Lake named Presidential Scholar
On May 6, U.S. Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan announced 141 Presidential Scholars, comprising the 2013 Class. One young man and young woman are chosen from each state as well as a selection from U.S. territories, families living abroad and a selection of at-large scholars and 20 Presidential Scholars in the Arts. It is at once a diverse population and an exclusive one.
Five injured in one car crash and fire
One car crash and fire on FM 1129 just south of FM 3041 shortly after 1 pm. Five hurt, one adult and four children. Three taken by air ambulance, others by Corsicana EMS.
Baseball complex building bid awarded
The Corsicana City Council granted the contract to build a concession stand and restroom building at the new baseball park on 45th Street to 2CMD Inc., when the group met in regular session Tuesday.
Corsicana Residential Treatment Center survives one chop, but faces next challenge
Following the passage of the state budget Saturday, Texas Rep. Byron Cook remains cautiously optimistic that the Corsicana State Home has a long future helping high-risk juvenile offenders.
The Dawson Garden Club has chosen the home of Melanie Dotson at 900 N. Fullerton Ave. as the Yard of the Month for May. The lawns, both back and front, are beautifully manicured. The trees are luxuriant as are the flowers encircling them. The front porch is inviting and there are beautiful blooms. The winding path to the front door lends a romantic touch to this beautiful landscape, and there are colorful blooms at the back porch as well. Go by to see this lovely yard.
Graduation ceremonies set
Area high schools will start hosting graduation ceremonies starting Friday. Below is a rundown of Navarro County high school graduation ceremonies, along with the valedictorian and salutatorians.
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