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 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday April 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sunday April 25 from 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday April 26 thru Tuesday April 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 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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Special Called Executive Committee Meeting

The following is notice for a special called meeting for the Executive Committee of the Republican Party of Navarro County: As Navarro County RPNC Chairman, Eric Ryan Meyers, I will be stepping down as County Chairman and will place a nomination for consideration of  a replacement Chair.  This nomination will be voted upon by the Executive Committee of the Republican Party of Navarro County. Meeting Information: Republican Party of Navarro County Headquarters 111-B West Third Avenue Corsicana, Texas  75110 Date:  Thursday, April 15, 2021 Time:  Doors open at 6:00 PM / Meeting will start at 6:30 PM Please see the […]

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Passover and Easter — Ronald Reagan 1983

By C. Douglas Golden and Penny Starr March 30, 2018 President Ronald Reagan knew how to commemorate Passover and Easter.  In 1983, he gave a powerful radio address to the American people on how the Judeo-Christian tradition was deeply associated with freedom and our values.  He acknowledged the struggle of the Jewish people over oppression, the promise of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, and the season to “give thanks for our blessings.” “This week, Jewish families and friends have been celebrating Passover, a tradition rich in symbolism and meaning.  Its observance reminds all of us that the struggle for freedom […]

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23 Candidates Join the Race to Replace Late U.S. Representative Ron Wright

By Patrick Svitek — Texas Tribune March 6, 2021 A crowd of 23 candidates — including 11 Republicans and 10 Democrats — has filed for the May 1 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Representative Ron Wright, R-Arlington, according to the Secretary Of State’s office.  The filing deadline was 5:00 pm Wednesday, March 3.  The race also attracted one Independent and one Libertarian. Ron Wright died last month after being hospitalized with COVID-19.  He had also been battling lung cancer.  His death created a vacancy in the Republican-leaning Sixth Congressional District, which spreads southeast from the […]

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Navarro County Republican Women

The next meeting of the Navarro County Republican Women will be: Tuesday, May 25, 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.     Make your lunch reservations by Saturday, May 22, 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 to lunch!! The organization is open to all Republican women of Navarro County. Everyone who is interested […]

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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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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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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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