Friday, October 19 - The American Legion, 632 N. Beaton St., will be hosting the country band Two Country from 7 to 10 pm.They will preform old style country music. For more information, call the Legion at 903-874-3938 after 2 pm daily.
Friday, October 19 - 7 up Program with 7 guest speakers at 7 pm at Open Door Church of God in Christ 1201 E 8th Ave Corsicana. For more information, please call 903-872-6907 or leave a message 903-875-8348.
Saturday, October 20 - 14th Annual Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival from 9 am until 11 pm, downtown Kerens. There will be a beauty pageant, antique tractor show, heritage exhibits, carnival, master naturalists, Professor Freedom, C.A.S.I. Chili Cookoff, KESA pancake breakfast, tractor equipment display, live entertainment all day, Mayborn Museum spark boxes, Pearce Civil War exhibit, quilt show, classic cars, food booths, Cotton Gin tours, arts and crafts, barrel train rides, street dance, photo contest, and a flyover by Coyote Squadron from Campbell Field in Corsicana. Visit www.kerenscottonharvestfestival.com for more information.
Saturday, October 20 - City of Frost community wide garage sale from 8 am - 4 pm. Bake Sale downtown, hosted by the Frost Heritage Center. The Frost Volunteer Fire Department will be selling breakfast burritos and water in the park.
Saturday, October 20 - Free Nachos & Kool-Aid from 11 am to 3 pm or until all gone at Open Door Church of God in Christ 1201 E 8th Ave Corsicana. For more information, please call 903-872-6907 or leave a message 903-875-8348.
Sunday, October 21 through Wednesday, October 24 - Tabernacle Revival and Fall Festival at Navarro Mills Baptist Church. An outdoor camp meeting style revival near Lake Navarro Mills. Sunday at 11 am and 5 pm, Monday - Wednesday at 6:30 pm. Worship will be led by the Burlesons of First Baptist Chruch, Dawson. Evangelist will be David Long of the Jackson Baptist Church of Joaquin, Tx.
Thursday, October 25 - Kid's Night Out at The Square Root, formerly The Changing Of The Garden, in downtown Corsicana, presented by CTX. Free hot dogs, games, pumpkin crafts from 5 til 7 pm. Face painting, take family photos, and purchase pumpkins for the carving contest.
Saturday, October 27 - Trunk or Treat at Toliver Ram of Corsicana, 1971 E. Hwy 31, from 12 to 3 pm. The Corsicana Police Department and other first responders will be on hand to provide safe family fun, plus safety tips. Costume contest includes photos and prizes. For more information, call 903-874-6548.
Saturday, October 27 - The American Legion, 632 N. Beaton St., will be celebrating Halloween. For the children, there will be various games from 2 pm - 4 pm. The adult party will start at 6 pm with RockinKountry Karaoke. For more information, call the Legion at 903-874-3938 after 2 pm daily.
Wednesday, October 31 - Boo On The Block - Downtown Trick or Treat! Hosted by Corsicana Main Street. Come celebrate Halloween downtown! Many retail stores will be open to hand out candy and prizes. Look forward to trick-or-treating, carved pumpkin contest, crafts, and more! Corsicana Parks and Recreation Department will have music and more! The Humane Society of Navarro County will be hosting a dog costume contest with Main Street hosting kid and family costume contests. Halloween pictures in the Pocket Park with Memories by Melissa.
Saturday, November 3 - The American Legion, 632 N. Beaton St., will be hosting a Flag Retirement Ceremony starting at 6 pm at the Post. Cadets from Corsicana High School AFROTC will be retiring unserviceable flags by fire in a solemn ceremony. If any one has an unserviceable flag, they can bring it to the American Legion, 632 N. Beaton St. If the Post is closed, you can place the flag in a plastic bag and hang it on the front door or if it is after 2 pm daily, bring it inside. If you can not afford a new US Flag, the American Legion will replace your unserviceable US flag with a new U S Flag. (U.S. flags only.) They can accept any unserviceable flag for proper retirement. For more information, call the Legion at 903-874-3938 after 2 pm daily.
Sunday, November 4 - Final day to donate to The Blooming Grove United Methodist Church Coat Drive. They need coats for children, youths, and adults. You can drop off coats at A-1 Grocery, Prosperity Bank in Blooming Grove, Blooming Grove City Hall, and on Sundays at the church at the 11 am service. Give the gift of warmth. Cash donations are also being accepted.
Sunday, November 4 - Family & Friend Day "Holy Family Feud" of countable family of the Dicksons and the Thompsons at 3 pm at Open Door Church of God in Christ 1201 E 8th Ave Corsicana. For more information, please call 903-872-6907 or leave a message
Monday, November 5 - The American Legion, 632 N. Beaton St., will be holding their monthly membership meeting to discuss Post business starting at 6:30 PM. For more information, call the Legion at 903-874-3938 after 2 pm daily.
Thursday, November 8 - Harvest Festival at Pioneer Village, 912 W. Park Avenue, Corsicana, from 4:30-7 pm. Hay ride, games, spinning demonstration by Beth Barrows of Navarro Fiber Friends, and more. Byron Haynie will be singing old country tunes. Guest appearance by Reba Billingsley from season 8 of MasterChef. Presented by the City of Corsicana Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, call 903-654-4846.
Thursday, November 22 - The American Legion, 632 N. Beaton St., will be celebrating Thanksgiving from noon until the food runs out. They will be serving their annual Thanksgiving meal of turkey & dressing, ham, and all the trimmings, including dessert and the beverage of your choice. For more information, call the Legion at 903-874-3938 after 2 pm daily.
Saturday, December 8 - 4th Annual Lane Brown Toy Run and Food Drive at the American Legion, from 12-5 pm, benefitting families of Navarro County during the holiday season. Poker Run begins at 10 am. $10 BBQ plates, a bike show, and an auction. They will be giving away a 6 gallon, 2 basket Cajun Fryer and a Pit Boss Rancher XL Pellet Smoker. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. To get your tickets to win these items, contact Jason Brown or purchase them at The American Legion (see the bartender). You need not be present to win. For more information, call Jason Brown at 903-851-8142.
Word Alive Church has changed its name and will now be called Freedom Life Chapel, and the pastor is back full time. Services will be held every Sunday from 10 am to whenever the service ends. Located in the old movie theater behind Jack-In-The-Box on 7th Ave., Corsicana.
The Senior Activity Center, 919 W. Park Avenue, offers free exercise classes every Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call 903-654-4980.
The Senior Activity Center, 919 W. Park Avenue, invites everyone to come and hear "the greatest country and western band in the world" every Monday afternoon at 1 pm. For more information, call 903-654-4980.
The Dawson Food Pantry needs donations, both non perishable food and monetary. They are open the 3rd Friday of the month from 9-12. Donations are being accepted at the following locations: Brookdale Assisted Living, 3329 W. 7th Ave., Corsicana; Country Meadows Nursing & Rehab, 3301 W. Park Row, Corsicana; and the Dawson Housing Authority, 210 N. Circle Dr., Dawson. For more information, call Alicia Rogers 903-519-1044, Alma Espinoza 903-467-8114, or Kelly Bell 903-872-8400.
If you have an unserviceable US, state, M.I.A., or military flag, bring it to the American Legion, 632 N. Beaton St. If the post is closed, you can place the flag in a plastic bag and hang it on the front door. After 2 pm daily, bring it inside. If you can not afford a new US flag, the American Legion will replace your unserviceable US flag with a new US Flag. They only can only exchange the US flag, but can accept any unserviceable flag for proper retirement. For more information, call the Legion at 903-874-3938 after 2 pm daily.
Meals on Wheels needs your GROCERY BAGS! Please deliver plastic grocery bags to their office at 1805 N. Beaton Street between 8:30 am and 1:30 pm Monday - Friday.
Meals on Wheels Program is in need of volunteers Monday - Friday for meal deliveries. Each delivery route takes about an hour and is typically delivered between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm every day. For more information, feel free to stop by the office located at 1805 Beaton St., call 903-641-0166, or call Yolanda at 903-641-0085.
Honor Flight DFW is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that is committed to flying veterans, at no cost to the veteran, round trip to Washington, DC with a one night stay, to see the WW II Memorial and other monuments in the Washington area. They will fly any veteran of a War era since WW II, but priority is for WW II and terminally ill veterans. They have a "guardian" assigned to each veteran to assist him or her during the trip and a volunteer medical staff for each flight. Honor Flight DFW pays for the cost for the veteran and all others pay their own expenses. For more information about this organization and flight schedules, go to their website www.honorflightdfw.org. This is one way for us to honor our veterans while we still have them around.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 for information that leads to the arrest and indictment for a felony crime. Call Crime Stoppers tip line (903) 874-TIPS (8477) with the information. You do not have to give your name. You will be given a number and that is the only way Crime Stoppers can identify you.
Angus Crime Watch meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month at the Angus Government Center.
Grandparents Raising Grandkids Support Group will meet at FBC Eureka at 8718 S Hwy 287 Eureka Tx the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. The purpose of this group is to provide support, and encouragement, as well as offer helpful and informative information with occasional speakers coming in. Please let us know if you will need to bring children with you so our child care volunteer can be prepared. Contact Sister Marsha Jones for more information at 903-875-9706 (leave a message if no answer). Anyone in the Navarro county area is welcome to attend these meetings. We are looking forward to getting to know each of you.
The Corsicana Animal Shelter is in need of dog food, such as Pedigree (adult and small breed), Kibbles N Bits Original Flavor (adult and small breed, small bites), and Purina Smart Blend dog food. Donations can be dropped off at the shelter during regular operating hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12 to 6 pm, and on Saturdays from 12 until 4 pm.
Tehuacana Baptist Church in Limestone county sponsors a Gospel/Bluegrass/Country music night the second Friday of each month starting at approximately 6 pm., and goes until the last singer gives up and goes home (about 10 pm). We have an open mic, and anyone that can sing, or think they can sing or play, or just want to enjoy the music, are welcome to come and join us. We usually break for a snack about 8pm for about 30 min. There's no charge but donations are accepted. For more information call Chuck @ 254 395 4554 after 12 noon cell: 254 203 3488 any time.
Prom Princess Ministries need your purses, dresses, shoes, jewelry, etc. for young ladies whose families can't afford them. Open 11 am - 4 pm Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays by appointment. Please drop off at 110 W. 6th St., Corsicana, or call 903 875 9060.
Oak Valley Crime Watch meets every first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at Town Hall. Dinner is served. You're asked to bring a side dish or dessert.
Griefshare Support Group meets every Tuesday from 6-8 in the Fellowship House at Northside Baptist Church. More info: Thelma at 903-875-8944.
PLEASE SAVE LIVES. SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR PETS!
Have an old cell phone or phones cluttering up their home? The Angels of Corsicana Troop Support has the answer. Just bring those old phones by their office on Bus. 45 across from the old hat factory any morning from 9-11 M-F or drop them off at Corley Funeral Home. The phones will be bundled and forwarded them to a company that refurbishes them and sends then to the troops to use.
Area Volunteer Firefighters are always in need of bottled water. Please drop off at your local Volunteer Fire Department. Support your local Volunteer Firefighters!
Red Shirt Fridays are taking hold across America to support our military! VVA Chapter 1009 Navarro Rifles are announcing a campaign to get everyone involved. Red Shirt Friday T Shirts are on sale for $15 each. Please show your support by wearing red every Friday until all of our troops come home. More info: Steven 903-229-1801.
Important Phone Numbers:
For EMERGENCIES, Fire, Police, Ambulance - 911
Corsicana Police Department - 903-654-4902
Corsicana Fire Department - 903-654-4956
Navarro County Sheriff - 903-654-3001
Navarro County Emergency Management - 903-875-3315
Navarro Regional Hospital - 903-654-6800
Corsicana-Navarro County Chamber Of Commerce - 903-874-4731
City Of Kerens - 903-396-2971
Corsicana Public Library - 903-654-4810
City Of Corsicana - 903-654-4800
Animal Shelter 903-875-1060
Eating Disorders Hotline - 800-931-2237
Drug Abuse/Mental Health Info - 800-729-6686
Alcoholice Anonymous - 800-467-8019
Adult and Child Health Helpline - 800-462-6122
Teen Dating Abuse Helpline - 866-331-9474
Teen Pregnancy Helpline - 866-850-4250
National Runaway Hotline - 1-800-621-4000
Adult and Child Abuse Hotline - 800-752-6200
National Child Abuse Hotline - 1-800-422-4453
National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-799-SAFE
Center For Missing And Exploited Children - 1-800-843-5678
Texas Poison Center - 800-222-1222
National Substance Abuse Helpline - 1-800-662-4357
Suicide Prevention Center - 800-273-TALK
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