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2013-05-21 23:00:48

The celebrity basketball game hosted by YOTM World Foundation will help to build a youth community center in Corsicana. Lancaster, Texas (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Yup“¦ On The Move (YOTM) World Foundation is hosting a celebrity basketball game on Sunday, June 30 in Corsicana, Texas at Navarro Junior College. The proceeds from this event will go to building a youth community center on the east side of Corsicana. YOTM will also kick off its schedule of outside summer events soon. The...

2008-08-02 15:00:23

By Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Aug. 2--The Frost Community Center will open today with an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. after several months of hard work and planning. Located at 217 N. Garitty Street, the idea was initially for a clothes pantry for people in the community who had suffered loss due to fire or other tragedy. Iesha Young and Linda Meskimen, both with the Frost Volunteer Fire Department, discussed their idea with Bobby Vickery, and he expanded the idea to include a...

2008-07-30 12:00:00

By Janet Jacobs, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 30--The second proposed power plant, Navarro Energy Center, is through the first hurdle in the state permitting process, and is now entering the public hearing stage. The public will have until Aug. 25 to send letters or comments to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, either opposing or supporting the power plant's construction in southern Navarro County. The parent company, Babcock and Brown, is a San Francisco-based firm...

2008-07-27 15:00:30

By Chase Springer, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 27--There is no business like show business especially when it comes from the talent we have right here in Corsicana, which is why I have chosen Corsicana Community Theatre as my number four most missed specialty of this fabulous community. For the past four years, I have been heavy into this little slice of heaven in Corsicana. From my first public appearance in the Hope Center's production of "1776" to my most recent engagement in...

2008-07-15 12:00:30

By Janet Jacobs, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 15--Within 20 minutes, the dots had been placed, and the voting was over. The informal election took place at the Visionaries in Preservation meeting Monday evening at the Corsicana Public Library. About 60 people attended, and each was given a small sheet containing 12 orange sticky dots. They were then asked to vote on goals for the city's historic preservation plans. Among the goals posted along the library's meeting room wall were...

2008-07-13 12:00:25

By Bob Belcher, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 13--Navarro College Trustees will vote Thursday on the question of supporting county tax abatements and water sales by the City of Corsicana to the two proposed gas-fired power plants in Navarro County. Dr. Richard Sanchez, college district president, said the item was placed on the board's agenda after trustees heard a presentation from Lee McCleary, city and county economic development director, at the board's June meeting. McCleary was...

2008-07-12 12:00:31

By Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 12--Many times when one thinks of where nurses work, a hospital with sick people comes to mind. However, nurses work in many areas and agencies away from the hospital setting and all patients are not sick. Nurses may work for schools, home health care facilities, and community health and health-wellness service centers. For the second year, the summer pediatric courses offered through the Navarro College Associate Degree Nursing Program have included...

2008-07-10 12:01:10

By Janet Jacobs, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 10--A second proposed Navarro County power plant has filed for an air emissions permit in Austin. The Navarro Generating LLC requested a state permit on June 27, according to Andrea Morrow, spokeswoman for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The plant wants to use natural gas to generate about 690 megawatts of power, which would be about half the size of the proposed Pin Oak Creek Energy plant, which is also seeking an air...

2008-07-03 12:00:31

By Loyd Cook, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 3--The apparent message from the Navarro County Lake Planning and Zoning Commission? A fresh water supply district is fine with them, as long as the right of eminent domain that goes with it can somehow be removed. A lengthy presentation by an attorney advising the county indicated that, in the absence of any case law on removing eminent domain, either an attorney general's opinion or passage of a special bill by the state Legislature is...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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