Memorial Day History

Remembering America’s War Heroes America has a long history of military members who have shown extraordinary courage, with many willingly giving their lives to secure the freedoms our nation enjoys, freedoms we often take for granted. On Memorial Day (originally known as Declaration Day) we honor the sacrifice of these brave men and women. Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head on an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Declaration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with […]

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County Convention Notice- Republican Party of Navarro County

  Navarro County Republicans and Friends, The Republican Party Of Navarro County had convened and adjourned its County Convention meeting on Saturday March 23, 2020, due to the COVID-19 coronavirus national emergency pandemic, to reconvene at a later date and location, at the call of the temporary chair. As a delegate selected from the Precinct Convention, this move was strictly to protect your health with transparency. This move was not intended to disenfranchise any delegate. Per the Republican County Chair Eric R. Meyers, the RPNC County Convention will reconvene on Saturday June 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM in the District […]

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Navarro County Republican Women Meeting May 26 CANCELLED

May 19, 2020 It is with regret that our NCRW meeting for May 26th is cancelled. Our board discussed it and felt this would be best.  Our headquarters is small, and with social distancing, it would be difficult.  Lots of people still do not feel comfortable to gather. We hope that you all are doing well.  We will see if we can have a summer gathering.  Otherwise, our next meeting is scheduled for September 22, 2020.   Janice Barlow NCRW President

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Navarro County Convention location to be announced this week. The new date is June 6th, 2020.

The Republican Party of Navarro County has been working to schedule our County Convention around COVID-19 Concerns. Our current tentative date for the County Convention is June 6th, 2020 from 10:00 AM through 1:00 PM. As we work to finalize a location, we will keep you posted on the latest information both on our website and our social media sites. Please keep in mind, we will follow all RPT and CDC guidelines for meetings. Thank you for your patience as we continue to move through these times of uncertainty. The 2020 Texas State Republican Convention will be held July 16 […]

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Armed Forces Day

Celebrating America’s Military The third Saturday in May is a day set aside to honor all those who are either currently serving or have served in all branches of our nation’s Armed Forces! Unlike Veterans Day and Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day is the proper day to honor all the men and women who currently serve and all who have served, both active and former, in the reserves, National Guard, or on active duty. On July 26, 1947, America’s military was combined under the Department of Defense, when then President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act into law.  […]

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Victory In Europe Day

V-E (Victory in Europe) Day occurred on May 8, 1945, and is annually commemorated to celebrate the end of WWII in Europe. One day earlier, German forces unconditionally surrendered to the Allies, but the Allied nations would continue fighting the Japanese for three more months before they, too, finally surrendered. The Germans surrender After the suicide of Hitler on 30 April 1945, it was left to Grand Admiral Donitz, who had been President of the Third Reich for a week, to surrender. Donitz travelled to General Eisenhower’s HQ at Reims in France, and, in the presence of senior officers from […]

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Deputy, Constable Precinct 2 Elect Charles Paul Passes Away

April 17, 2020 The Navarro County Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday April 16 that longtime deputy and Constable Precinct 2 elect Charles Paul has passed away. “We ask that you please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers as they deal with this time of grief, especially during these trying times and difficult circumstances,” said Sheriff Elmer Tanner. “Charles was a huge part of our family here at the NCSO.  He had over 21 years of dedicated service in our agency.  To say we are in shock over our friend , Deputy Paul’s death, would be an understatement.  Our hearts […]

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U.S. Senator John Cornyn votes FOR Coronavirus Response Bill

March 20, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke on the Senate floor today March 20 in advance of voting for the passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. “I think of people like Joe Kenney, who opened Cobblehead’s Bar and Grill in Brownsville, Texas . . . Joe says, ‘shutting down two, three, four weeks, you can leave 25 years on the table with what we put into this place.’  Joe, to his credit, is especially worried about his more than 30 employees and what will happen to them.  This is a familiar story for […]

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U.S. Congressman Ron Wright Votes “Yes” on Coronavirus Response Act

March 17, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last night, Congressman Ron Wright (TX-06) voted YES on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201).  He made the following statement: “Last night I voted YES on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201). As COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, continues to sweep through our nation, my main priority is to ensure that the people of the 6th District have the resources they need to keep their families safe.  Although this legislation is not perfect; it will provide critical assistance in the days and weeks ahead as we fight the COVID-19 threat. […]

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR NAVARRO COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN

Dear members and friends, We are in the midst of an unprecedented time in our nation’s history.  Our President and Governor have called for social distancing and mitigation to combat the Corona virus (COVID-19).  At this time, meetings of less than ten are suggested. Therefore, our board has decided to cancel our Tuesday, March 24th meeting.  It also seems possible by listening to the President’s health team, we may have to suspend our May meeting.  We will do what is best for our group as requested. — Derrick Days has been cancelled. — James Dickey, our Republican State Party Chairman, […]

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