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City to consider rules for airport, swear in new attorney
The Corsicana City Council will swear in the new city attorney, and consider requests for money from local charities when the group meets in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers of the Government Center, 200 N. 12th St. The new city attorney will be Kerri Anderson Donica. She ran unopposed for the position, along with Municipal Judge Mike Russell.Continued ...
CISD to hire architects for new campus
The Corsicana ISD Board of Trustees will consider selecting an architectural firm for the new middle school when the group meets in regular session at 6 p.m. Monday, 601 North 13th Street.Continued ...
New pocket park planned
A former plumbing supply shop that has since become nothing more than one wall and one partial wall, is going to become the latest city park in Corsicana.Continued ...
- Navarro College students to attend prestigious piano academy
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- City to consider rules for airport, swear in new attorney
UPDATED: GC Baseball: Dawson holds off Muenster to take Game 1, 7-5 (Corrects Game 2 time)
Dawson raced out of the gates, then made an early lead stand up with a 7-5 win over Muenster in a Region II-1A quarterfinal series.Continued ...
GC Softball: Mildred falls to Garrison, 1-0, in Game 1
The Mildred Lady Eagles dropped Game 1 of their best-of-three series with the Garrison Lady Bulldogs, 1-0, in eight innings on Friday night in Lindale.
- MORGAN: IRS & Mack? Scrutiny abounds for Texas teams
- GC Softball: Hubbard stymies Trenton, 3-0, to advance to II-1A finals
- NC Baseball: Top dogs? Conference has fared well in Grand Junction
- UPDATED: GC Baseball: Dawson holds off Muenster to take Game 1, 7-5 (Corrects Game 2 time)
Dumb people in the news
In the news this week was an on-line press release from the Department of Environmental Protection for the state of Pennsylvania that they’ve lost a nuclear device off the back of a truck somewhere between Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The Troxler Model 3430 is a radioactive gauge that takes measurements in the ground. The press release from the DEP states that anyone finding the box should not “tamper” with it.Continued ...
Editorial: Seizure of AP phone records insult to independent press
Distrust of government secrecy has been elevated to an exceptional level with the disclosure the Justice Department covertly examined two months of Associated Press phone records to determine who leaked details to the AP about a foiled terrorist plot.Continued ...
This amounts to spying on an American news organization — common practice in dictatorships but scary conduct in a democratic system that prizes the public value of an independent watchdog press.
- Flying the “Delta Connector”
- It's my job
- Message from the Mayor: Safety first
- Dumb people in the news
Willie Mae Beseda Lee Linex
Willie Mae Beseda Lee Linex, resident of Corsicana, passed away at her home on Tuesday evening, May 14, 2013 after a long battle with cancer with her family by her side at the age of 87.Continued ...
Rita Lucille Maxwell
Rita Lucille Maxwell, 80, of Mabank passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.Continued ...
- Morris Preston Ferguson Jr.
- Willie Mae Beseda Lee Linex
- Mr. R. C. Govan
- Stanley Allen DeMoss
- Willie Mae Beseda Lee Linex
Emhouse School Reunion
The Emhouse 53rd School Reunion will be held May 18 at 11 a.m. at the Taylorosa Event Center on West Hwy. 22 and FM 744 in Corsicana.Continued ...
Navarro County Treasurer Frank Hull was notified of his nomination for Outstanding County Treasurer by the County Treasurer's Association of Texas (CTAT) Chairman of the Nomination Committee, Donna Kelly, Erath County Treasurer. The winner is determined by a vote of the 250 membership in May. Only five are nominated each year.Continued ...
- George Jones, country superstar, has died at 81
- Emhouse School Reunion