Navarro County Farmer's Market is open Tuesday and Saturday mornings from 7 am to noon next to the Corsicana Daily Sun building, off of Business 45, at the foot of the overpass, under the pavillion. Please support our local farmers!
Postal workers are delivering our mail in trucks with no air conditioning. Please show them you care and help keep them hydrated by putting a frozen bottle of water in your mailbox. You can even leave a little note thanking them for their service. They'll appreciate it!
It's hot! Volunteer Firefighters need water. Please drop off cases of bottled water or gallons of water at your local Volunteer Fire Department. Please support your local Firefighters.
Thursday, July 19 through Saturday, July 21 - Crusade at 2nd Mission Baptist Church, 909 S. 5th St., Corsicana. Thursday and Friday services will begin at 7:30 pm. The Saturday event, "Praise In The Park", will be held at Bunert Park, 201 Bunert Park Road, beginning at 9 am. Everyone is invited to share the fun, fellowship, and food. Sponsored by the Texas Northeast First Jurisdiction, Church of God in Christ.
Saturday, July 21 - Wal-Mart Supercenter is hosting a blood drive from 10 am to 2 pm at 3801 W. Highway 31 on the Carter BloodCare bus. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Kelli Atchison at (903) 872-6691.
Saturday, July 21 - Red Cross Blood community blood drive at Bethel AME Church. 101 N. 4th St., Corsicana. For more information, call 903-654-7732.
Sunday, July 29 - Multiple Dove and Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist David Phelps brings his Journey of Faith Tour to Tyler’s New Life Worship Center, 18535 US 69 in Tyler. This exciting concert event begins at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome.
Tuesday, July 31 - Navarro Regional Hospital is hosting a blood drive from 10 am to 3 pm at 3201 W. Highway 22 in the classrooms. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Connie Beal at (903) 654-6892.
Tuesday, August 7, Thursday, August 9, and Friday, August 10 - Youth Extravaganza for ages 7 to 17 at Living Word Christian Fellowship from 5 to 8 pm. There will be fun, food, multiple character building games, indoor sports, prizes, and bible study. Parents can RSVP by calling or texting 430-775-9424.
Saturday, August 11 - Corsicana Independent School District's Back To School Stay In School Rally at the IOOF Event Center from 9 am to noon, featuring booths, giveaways, prizes, food, vendors, student performances, and more. For more information, call E. Burrell, Navarro County Branch NAACP, at 903-874-2821 or A. Reeves, IMPACT Nacarro County at 903-875-8727.
Weekdays through Friday, August 17 - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Navarro County Summer Camp. Monday thru Friday 7:30 am – 5 pm. 3 daily meals, arts and crafts, video games, bowling, and picnics. $85 for Members/$135 for Non Members for 2 ½ months. Price includes a Tee Shirt. COME JOIN THE FUN!
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.
Corsicana Public Library Events:
Free family movies and popcorn every Monday at 1 pm in the Nancy Roberts Room. Popcorn will be available. Bring your snacks and pillows.
Tinker Time Every Tuesday at 1 pm
Storytime Every Wednesday at 1 pm.
Super Summer Saturday Comic Heroes & Villains Saturday, July 21st from 1-3 pm.
Summer Reading Achievement Party at Jester Park Saturday, July 28th at 10 am.
For more information, call 903-654-4810.
Free music lessons at Templo de Revival every Monday at 6:30 pm. Pastors Pedro and Gloria Aceves invite you to learn drums, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, and vocals. For more information, contact Josh 903-229-8336 or Jennifer 903-641-2819.
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
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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