Lions Club raffle winners announced


Winning raffle tickets for the Lions Club were drawn by a guest speaker at the latest meeting of the club.

Ron Green was the lucky winner of a Yukon cold locker.Ron Green was the lucky winner of a Yukon cold locker.Marilyn and Ron Green were the winners of the Yukon 5 quart cold locker donated by the club. Gerald Fagan was the winner of the Echo Curved Shaft Weed Eater, donated by Burris Outdoor Equipment in Corrigan. Lee Cox was the winner of the Stihl gas powered blower donated by Pikes Saw and Tool in Nacogdoches.

The Lions would like to thank those businesses that donated items for the raffle, and those who purchased tickets. The monies earned in this raffle go directly to projects the Lions perform for the community. Your continued support is appreciated.

The Lions have several ongoing projects that benefit the community. We collect used eye-glasses for re-cycling, collect non-perishable items for the Food Bank, collect used stamps for the Wounded Warriors, provide scholarships to local students, provide free eye-screenings yearly for adults, provide pediatric eye-screening for Corrigan Primary School, and send children to the Texas Lions Camp. Look for eye-glass boxes around town, and give your used stamps and non-perishable items to a Lions Club member. Your support is much appreciated. Contact President Joe Sedtal if you have any questions about donations.

The Corrigan Lions meet at the Senior Nutrition Center on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. The center was recently moved to Ben Franklin Street. Members meet at 6:30 p.m. for a meal and fellowship, which is usually followed by a program or business meeting. Anyone is welcome to visit and join us in our service. The Lions Club motto is "We Serve".

Corrigan Lions hear presentation by game warden; Gerber receives 35-year award


The Corrigan Lions Club was presented an informative program by the Polk County Game Warden, David Johnson. David spoke about his recent service on the border, and informed the club of recent changes in the hunting laws. He had some real alligator stories, and both entertained and informed the group with some of the situations he has encountered on the job. The Lions really enjoyed his informative program.

Also at the meeting, Lion Randy Gerber received a 35-year chevron for his years of service with the Lions Club International. He was presented the chevron by 2nd Vice District Governor of District 2S1,Bobbie Fagan, who is also a member of the Corrigan club.

The Corrigan Lions Club meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, at the Senior Nutrition Center on Ben Franklin Street. We meet at 6:30 p.m. for a meal and fellowship. At 7:00, we have a program or conduct club business. Anyone wishing to help those in need in our community are urged to come for a visit, and join us in our community projects. The Lions Club motto is "We Serve".

Corrigan Central now open to public

City Park

GRAND OPENING -- Corrigan City Council and the Youth Overcomers Group are shown cutting the ribbon last Saturday at the grand opening of the new city park named Corrigan Central. The park is located on Martin Luther King Drive. A large crowd attended the event where hot dogs, drinks and cake was served. The new park hours are 7:30 a.m. till 9 p.m. every day. (Photo by Kim Popham)