Friday, October 22 & Saturday, October 23 - Women's Conference at 227 N. Beaton, Friday at 7 pm, Saturday at 9 am. Free lunch. Dress is casual. For more information, call 903-641-9690. Come Join Us!
Saturday, October 23 - Food giveaway at Greater Wilgo Baptist Church, 621 East 1st Avenue, from 10 am until all gone. Just drive up and they will put a box of food in your vehicle.
Saturday, October 23 - Friends of the Corsicana Public Library Book Sale from 10 am to 4 pm in the Nancy Roberts Room at the Corsicana Public Library, 100 North 12th Street, Corsicana.
Sunday, October 24 - 117th Church Anniversary of Greater Wilgo Missionary Baptist Church, 621 East 1st Avenue Corsicana, at 3 pm. Guest Church: First Saint Holland Baptist Church of Buffalo Tx / Pastor Joseph B. Brown. Asking each Church to render an A selection. Come & receive a blessing.
Sunday, October 24 - Youth Day at New Bethel Baptist Church, 700 Elm Flat Rd., Kerens, at 3:30 pm. Special guests will be Bishop K. D. Davis and the 6th Avenue Baptist Church. Everyone is invited.
Sunday, October 24 - Trunk or Treat at First United Methodist Church, 320 N. 15th St., from 4 to 6 pm. All are invited to attend this fun, not scary, safe event. Enjoy treats, kids' costume competition by age, and food.
Thursday, October 28 - Boo On The Block from 3:30 to 6 pm in downtown Corsicana, an annual Halloween event in partnership with Main Street and Parks & Recreation. Local businesses will offer trick or treating all around downtown where kids can pick up their Boo Maps from the Boo Headquarters on Beaton between 5th and Collin. The Parks department will sponsor the Haunted Hayride through downtown alleys with help from the Navarro College Softball team. Other festivities include face painting, a balloon artist, pictures in Pocket Park by Memories by Melissa, and more. The Corsicana Fire and Rescue and Corsicana Police Department will also take part in the event with games and activities on Beaton street.
Saturday, October 30 - Halloween Costume Fun Run from 9 to 11 am on the Corsicana YMCA walking track, 400 Oaklawn Ave. There will also be festival games. Proceeds help fund the Calico Dance Team. Per person pre-registration is $15, same day registration is $20. For more information, call Jill Walker at 903-641-2875.
Saturday, October 30 - Chattanooga Glass Corsicana Plant Reunion at Mildred City Hall/Fire Department, 5415 FM 637 (Camp Wanica Road). Fellowship starts at 2 pm, fish fry with all the trimmings at 4 pm for $13 per plate. Auction and door prizes will follow. All employees, spouses, and widows from 1956 until the closing of the plant are welcome. For more information, call Herman Marr at 903-229-2190 or Richard Rash at 903-654-2196.
Saturday, October 30 - Fall Festival at Cowboy Church of Corsicana, 5864 W. Hwy 31, Corsicana, from 4 to 6 pm. Free hotdogs, chips, drinks, lots of games, and yummy treats.
Saturday, October 30 - Trunk or Treat at the YMCA, 400 Oaklawn, from 4 to 6 pm. There will be yard games and plenty of goodies for children.
Sunday, October 31 - Trunk or Treat at First United Methodist Church, in the parking lot at 320 N. 15th St., from 5 to 7pm. Bring the kids to celebrate a safe, fun evening. Enjoy food, games, and trunk-to-trunk treats.
Sunday, October 31 - Fall Festival at Northside Baptist Church, 2800 N. Beaton St., from 5 to 8 pm. Bring the kids for trunks, treats, and an interactive bible story.
Thursday, November 4 - Red Cross Corsicana Community Blood Drive from 12:30 to 5:30 pm at St. Luke United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall at 701 W 2nd Ave., Corsicana.For an appointment, please visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code corsicana or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Saturday, November 6 - Fajita Dinner at Lone Star Cowboy Church, 4495 Hwy 22 West, Corsicana, at 6 pm. There will be music, games, silent auction, fun and fellowship. Adult tickets are $15, children's taco plates will be $5. To-go plates will be available.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - Estate Planning Seminar presented by theTexas A&M AgriLife Extension Service from
9:30 am to 2 pm at the Navarro County Expo Center, 4021 State Hwy 22, Corsicana. Registration is $10 per person, which includes lunch. Program Speakers include Dr. Jason Johnson, Associate Professor and Extension Economist from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Representatives from Navarro County Farm Bureau and Community National Bank explaining the Estate Planning services they offer. Topics include: Estate Planning Overview, What Happens Without a Will, Documents You Should Consider, Brief Overview of Estate Tax, Setting up a Trust, Insurance and Estate Planning, and much more. Please RSVP by November 5, 2021 to: Navarro County Extension Office, 313 W 3rd Ave., Corsicana, Texas, 75110. For more information, call (903) 654-3075.
The Northside Baptist Church Care Center, 2900 N. Beaton, invites those who are hungry and in need of assistance to come by for help. They are open Monday and Wednesday 9-3 and Friday 9-12.
Mimosas at the Market is held on the second Saturday of every month in Downtown Corsicana from 10 am to 3 pm. Join us for shopping with friends and sipping mimosas in Downtown Corsicana.
Greater Wilgo Missionary Baptist Church, 621 E. 1st Avenue, is giving away food every Tuesday from 10 am - 12 pm. Please reserve a food box on Monday by 3 pm so they can prepare it. Call Sister Franks at Hope Pantry Ministry at 469-438-4737.
Please place a frozen bottle of water in your mailbox for your mail delivery person on hot days. Those little white trucks they drive have no air conditioning and get very hot. Please help keep them hydrated!
Volunteer Fire Departments are in need of bottled water. Also, if you have a refrigerator you don't need, please consider donating it to your local Volunteer Fire Department. They can use it!
Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteers to deliver meals. Each delivery route takes about an hour and is typically delivered between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm every day. Please go to www.mownct.org/volunteer-0 to register. For more information, call Kathy Wood at 888-8MY-MEAL.
Compassion Corsicana is located at 517 N Commerce Street, across from Salvation Army. They offer nutritious food to residents who meet the income requirements. They partner with the North Texas Food Bank and several local stores and community members to provide nutritious food for those in need. Residents may visit the pantry once per month for groceries, and weekly for produce. All you need is an ID or bill showing you live in Navarro Co. They are open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 10 am to 3 pm (closed from 12 to 1 pm), and on Tuesdays from 1 to 4 pm. For more information, call (903) 874-4971.
The American Legion, 632 N. Beaton, Corsicana, holds member meetings on the 2nd Mondays at 5:30 pm. Honorably discharged Vets are invited to attend and join.
The Humane Society of Navarro County offers low cost dog and cat spaying/neutering available to residents of Navarro County. They're open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm. For more information, call 903-875-1060, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.thehsnc.org.
The Senior Activity Center, 919 W. Park Avenue, offers free exercise classes every Wednesday and Thursday at 9:30. For more information, call Fred Biltz at 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.
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, visit 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.
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.
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