Navarro County Republican Women

The next meeting of the Navarro County Republican Women will be: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 11:30am – 1:00pm at the Republican Headquarters, located at 111-B West Third Avenue, in downtown Corsicana. Social time and lunch begins at 11:30am, with the meeting and program to begin promptly at noon.   We are pleased to present the candidates for the May 1, 2021, Special and City & School Election. Make your lunch reservations by Saturday, March 20, with Janice Barlow.  Call her at (903) 345-9271 or E-mail janbarlow@aol.com, or NCRW Facebook message; Lunch is $7 at the door. Bring a friend […]

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Navarro County Republican Women General Information

Meeting Dates and Officers Working and winning together for Navarro County, the great state of Texas, and the United States of America. NCRW Meeting Dates for 2021 January 26 March 23 May 25 September 28 October 26 For each meeting, social time and lunch begins at 11:30 AM, followed by the meeting and program at noon. Make lunch reservations by contacting Janice Barlow at 903-345-9271 or janbalow@aol.com. Lunch is $7 at the door. Contact Information: Janice Barlow: 903-345-9271 or janbarlow@aol.com Officers: Janice Barlow President and Communications Liz Smith Vice President / Program Chair Marla Woolsey PAC Treasurer / Club Treasurer […]

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Texas Independence Day

March 2, 1836 Texas Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico on March 2, 1836.  Sixty delegates from all over Texas signed the declaration. In the fall of 1835, many Texans, both Anglo-American colonists and Tejanos, concluded  that liberty and republicanism in Mexico, as reflected in its Constitution of 1824, were dead. The dictatorship of President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, supported by rich landowners, had seized control of the governments and subverted the constitution.  As dissension and discord mounted in Texas, both on the military front and on the seat of the provisional […]

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Congressional District 6 Special Election May 1, 2021

    May 1, 2021 EARLY VOTING IN-PERSON TIMES AND LOCATION Navarro County Annex , 601 North 13th Street, Corsicana Monday April 19 thru Friday April 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday April 24 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday April 25 from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday April 26 thru Tuesday April 27 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   VOTE CENTER LOCATIONS FOR MAY 1, 2021: YMCA Rhoades Optimist Room 400 Oaklawn Drive, Corsicana Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3800 Emhouse Road, Corsicana Rice City Hall 203 E. Calhoun Street, Rice […]

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Remembering Colonel Travis’ Letter at the Alamo

February 24, 1836 The Texas GOP joins with all Texans today as we remember the final letter that Lt. Colonel William Barret Travis sent out 185 years ago today.  Without his bravery and that of all the defenders of the Alamo, the great state of Texas would never be here today.  Below is the full letter that Lt. Colonel Travis wrote.  All Texans should take the time to remember his words today. “To the People of Texas & All Americans in the World – Fellow Citizens & compatriots – I am besieged, by a thousand or more of the Mexicans […]

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Larry Bailey

May 16, 1946  – February 18, 2021 Larry Lee Bailey of Rice, Texas, passed away from this life on February 18, 2021 at the age of 74.   He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.  Larry was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church and later First Baptist Church of Rice, where he became Deacon for the church.  Larry was Vice President on the school board when the Rice Elementary School was built, which is now serving as the City Hall.  He helped to get the Mike Dickens Memorial Park in Rice, he brought the Little League baseball […]

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Presidents Day

Celebrating All Our Presidents, Past and Present In 1885, February 22 was officially designated as a holiday in recognition of George Washington’s Birthday.  However, the holiday became popularly known as President’s Day when the Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Act in 1968 (taking effect in 1971), when its celebration was moved from February 22 to the third Monday in February, in an attempt to create more three-day weekends for the nation’s workers.  Presidents Day is now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents, past and present. Washington’s Birthday The story of Presidents Day begins in 1800.  […]

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Statement on Passing of U.S. Congressman Ron Wright

February 7, 2021 Ron and Susan Wright shared a deep and abiding relationship with their Lord and Savior.  For that reason, Ron remained stoic in the face of his health challenges and incredibly upbeat about the future of the state and the nation he loved so much. U.S. Congressman Ron Wright passed away peacefully at the age of 67 on Sunday evening February 7, 2021.  His wife Susan was by his side and he is now in the presence of their Lord and Savior. Over the past few years, Congressman Wright had kept a rigorous work schedule on the floor […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Celebrating First Amendment Rights Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was born in Atlanta GA into a family of preachers.  His grandfather began the family’s long tenure as pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, serving from 1914 to 1931; his father has served from then until 1975, and Martin Luther acted as co-pastor from 1960 until his death. King was born as born as “Michael.”  When he was five years old, his father changed both their names to Martin Luther King.  The move followed a trip to Germany by the elder King where […]

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Standing Against the Second Baseless Impeachment of President Trump

January 13, 2021 U.S. Congressman Ron Wright (TX-06) Today, Congressman Ron Wright voted NO on impeaching President Trump and issued the following statement: “I am still in shock and disgusted with the violence and hatred we witnessed last week at our nation’s Capitol.  These actions are not representative of what it means to be an American, plain and simple.  Every single one of the violent rioters should be held accountable and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. As our beloved country prepares for a peaceful transition of power into a Biden Administration, it’s time that we all come […]

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