• Eastern Hills Church of Christ, located at 1200 East Corsicana Street, will have a Colossal Coaster World vacation bible school for nursery age kids through sixth grade. The VBS will run from 5:30-8 p.m. each night. For more information or to register, you can contact the church at 903-675-3975. Registration forms can be found at the church office or you can register during the VBS.
• Carroll Springs United Methodist Church, located at County Road 4600 in Athens will host a Hayday VBS from 6-to-9 p.m. for children to grow in their friendship with Jesus through bible study, music, crafts and games. A meal will be provided each night. For more information, call 903-922-7258.
• Virginia Hill Baptist Church, located at 8944 CR 4613 in Athens will host a Colossal Coaster vacation bible school from 9 a.m. to noon each day.
• The Bois D'arc Baptist Church located at 310 Anderson County Rd. 465 in Palestine will host a Colossal Coaster World VBS from 6-to-9 p.m. Through every twist, turn, and dive, Colossal Coaster World will challenge kids to face their fears and trust God. There's excitement around every curve as kids learn that God has given them a spirit of power, love, and sound judgment. This VBS is the ultimate ride! At the end of the week, kids will want to do it all over again. For more information, contact the church at 903-549-2373.
• Harbor Baptist Church in Payne Springs will host “God's Backyard Bible Camp” from 6-8:30 p.m. each evening. Pre-registration will be held July 10 and July 17 from 6-7 p.m. and registration begins July 21 at 5:30 p.m. The church is located at 12059 State Highway 198 in Payne Springs. For more information, call 903-451-2866.
• Grace Bible Church, located at 6400 S. Palestine St. in Athens, will host their very first VBS for children entering Kindergarten through fifth grade. Join us in ancient Athens, where we'll explore what life was like for the Apostle Paul on his dangerous journey to share the truth. There will be a Greek marketplace where your child will create cool projects and eat some interesting new foods. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each night. For more information, call 903-670-1782.
• The First Baptist Church in Murchison will have a vacation bible school called “Colossal Coaster World” from 9 a.m. to noon each day.
• Central Baptist Church will have a vacation bible school called “The Mighty God” from 6-to-8:30 p.m. The event is for children age three-years old through sixth grade. The three nights are called sacrificial love, sure salvation and supply service. For more information, call the church at 903-675-3028.
• The Lake Athens Baptist Church, located at 3270 CR 4807, will have a kids christian olympics for kids age four-year old through the sixth grade from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There will be indoor and outdoor activities scheduled for the kids. The church will provide two meals during the day. They ask if your child needs a ride to call them at, 903-675-4008.
July 29-August 2
• The First United Church of Mabank will host a vacation bible school from 9-to-11:30 a.m where children will learn about Paul's journey through Athens. The registration deadline is July 29 or you can register online at www.groupvbs-pro.com/vbs/hl/FUMNMabankVBS2013. You can also call, 903-887-3691.
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Justice of the Peace Jackie Freeland identified the deceased fireman as Louis Lachney, 46. He was a Lieutenant with the Corsicana Fire Department.
The crash was reported at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday and occurred at a sharp curve in the roadway on FM 709 about two miles north of State Highway 31 near Dawson.
DPS Sgt. Thomas Moore, supervisor at the crash site, said Lachney’s convertible Mazda was traveling north on FM 709 and failed to negotiate a sharp curve, leaving the roadway and overturning several times.
Moore said Lachney and his two sons who were passengers in the car were all ejected from the vehicle. Moore said the three were apparently not wearing seat belts.
The two injured boys walked to the roadway following the crash where they were discovered by a passing motorist, who notified law enforcement of the crash.
Moore said the two boys were transported by air ambulance to a Dallas hospital. He said they were in serious but stable condition when transported from the crash site.
DPS Trooper LaTonya Daniels is investigating the crash. Corsicana EMS, volunteer firefighters, and Navarro County Sheriff's Office deputies assisted at the crash site. - See more at: http://www.corsicanadailysun.com/local/x611407136/Corsicana-firefighter-killed-in-one-car-crash#sthash.cKzZVvbj.dpuf
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