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Flying High

Dawn is just rising on the eastern horizon, and from a distance a slight roar is increasing in volume as seconds are counted. Suddenly, prop planes appear flying in formation. No, it’s not one of those post WWII black and white movies about that period. On May 14, 2016, WWII vintage aircraft will again […]

Winning the Wally

Editor’s Note: While final preparations were underway for this article, CorsicanaNOW learned of the untimely passing of Roger “Pops” Tarvin, who will be deeply missed by the community in which he played such an integral role. In extending our heartfelt sympathy to his wife, Linda, their children and grandchildren, we trust the following story, […]

Archaeological Fascination

Mary Love Sander’s family roots run deep, from Corsicana northward to Dallas. She has remained involved in Corsicana in many ways, most of which reflect her interests in archaeology, genealogy, history and the arts. “I would have majored in archeology in college, but my family thought if I did, I would end up in […]

Developing Winners

The first step toward learning new skills is often the hardest — both for the student and for the teacher or coach. Coach Audrey Marx has found this to be true as the girls’ basketball coach when she joined Coach Jody Reese, the boys’ basketball coach, at Corsicana ISD’s Collins Middle School. “The kids […]

A Thrilling Musical Message

December is here, and once again crowds of area residents will pack First Baptist Church of Corsicana’s vestibule awaiting the opening of the sanctuary doors and an experience that has become a Christmas tradition. Excited anticipation and music greet folks as they take their seats. A beautiful “tree” dominates the expansive sanctuary with its […]

Love of Country

Each of the bright, young men stepped up to the microphone and thanked the audience, which included their parents and the American Legion members who sponsor Boys State, for the opportunity that had been afforded them. They came as individuals to their part of a program that began in Springfield, Illinois, on June 23, […]

Artistic Brilliance

When it comes to her art, Star Marie Holdway touches the sky. This brilliant young artist is talented, driven, courageous, curious and, at just 13 years old, often wiser than her years. For her, life is not only about color and vision, technique and perspective or recognition and rewards. “I want to inspire others,” […]