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2013-10-14 23:27:51

Satellite Internet Costs now offers new high speed satellite Internet plans with speeds of up to 15Mbps and unlimited phone services to all the continental US and Canada available to all homes and cities in Navarro County, Texas. in Navarro County, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Satellite Internet Costs.com (http://www.satelliteinternetcosts.com) now provides unlimited phone service through the Gen4 wireless satellite Internet connection with speeds up to 15Mb per second to all homes 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...

2008-07-10 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...

2008-06-24 12:02:37

By Loyd Cook, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jun. 24--Seven years after a failed attempt at forming a Municipal Utility District, Southport Marina is trying for its own water supply capabilities again. And, again, the district it wishes to form would give some governmental powers to the business. County commissioners voted Monday to table the item after holding a public hearing on the creation of a Southport Fresh Water Supply District. Local resident Grover Pearson urged commissioners...

2008-06-22 12:00:30

By Bob Belcher, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jun. 22--Representatives from Marathon Oil Company visited Navarro College Thursday and brought good news -- a $15,000 commitment to the college's Oil and Gas Technology program. The company presented Dr. Richard Sanchez, college district president, with a commitment of $10,000 toward the program's operation, and two $2,500 scholarships to award to program participants. And, company officials said there would be more support in the future....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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