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Cana Girl Speaks

Cana Girl Speaks

By Cana Girl
A voice for our community.
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16 year old CEO Mikaiah G Spencer discusses her new business Generationsskate
16 year old CEO Mikaiah talks about opening her new business Generationsskate and being a young Boss Lady.
June 27, 2022
Juneteenth Celebration discussion with guest Alysia Harris
Guest Alysia N Harris discusses the updating Juneteenth Celebration activities and the importance of making it a community celebration!
June 17, 2022
Lecretia Williams- Brandon discusses her newly released music
Lecretia Williams- Brandon discusses her newly released music and her passion of singing.  
June 10, 2022
Guest Cody Muldner discusses his recent visit to the Bitcoin Facility Whinstone in Rockdale, Texas
Muldner talks about what he saw and learned at the facility.   
May 25, 2022
Appraisal notice discussion with Chris Woosley
Corsicana Community Leader Chris Woosley, discusses the appraisal process!  
May 11, 2022
Community Leaders Leah Blackard and Ed Monk discusses the upcoming Corsicana ISD Bond
Leah and Ed have an open discussion about the upcoming Corsicana ISD Bond
April 26, 2022
Mayor Angie Wingo Juenemann of Ennis Texas
The Mayor of Ennis discusses her role and her inspiration to inspire other women!
April 18, 2022
Christina Janecka, Bank Executive shares her story to encourage and inspire!
This episode honors Women's History Month, guest Christina Janecka is a woman on a mission.  A very inspiring episode!
April 01, 2022
All American Softball player India McMurray
Duncanville's All American softball player India McMurray shares her passion for the game and her future playing at the collegiate level.  
April 01, 2022
Samantha Thompson discusses her efforts to raise money for the American Heart Association
Middle Schooler Samantha Thompson discusses her efforts to raise money for a very important cause the American Heart Association.  
March 08, 2022
The Crown Act discussion with Dakari Davis
Dakari Davis discusses the Crown Act and the work they are doing to get it passed in the next Texas Legislative Session.  
February 26, 2022
Conversation with Navarro College Culture of Caring Coordinator Debbie Richardson and Student Gynne Nyaboke
What is Bulldog Life a Navarro College and upcoming programs sponsored by the Cultural Committee.
February 17, 2022
Marcus and Trina Green share their "love" secrets
Marcus and Trina Green share their love secrets on how they keep their relationship going after 17 years.
February 03, 2022
Conversation with Sherry Clark Co-owner of Purdon Groves
Purdon Groves co-owner Sherry Clark talks about their home away from home spot.  A spot were you can relax and enjoy tranquility and nature's beauty.  A great place to go Glamping!
February 03, 2022
Community Leaders Kamar Chambers and Tim Betts
Community Leaders Kamar Chambers and Tim Betts discuss their roles as community leaders and continuing the legacy that Dr. Martin Luther KIng Jr. talked about.  
January 21, 2022
Spreading Love with business owners Eric & Ieisha Grant Agape Love Apparel
Eric & Ieisha discuss their growing Agape Love apparel business
January 11, 2022
CANA Girl Speaks podcast guest Chef Lana baking her way to the top!
Chef Lana is an aspiring Chef who is working hard to grow her business!
December 17, 2021
Conversation with Corsicana resident, US Navy Veteran Robert Washington Sr.
CANA Girl speaks to Veteran Robert Washington about his service to our country and words of wisdom.
December 06, 2021
Tammy Wigfall-Haynes
Cana Girl speaks with Tammy Wigfall-Haynes about bringing the fight to cancer. 
October 24, 2021
Kimberlee Walter
Cana Girl speaks with Kimberlee Walter, entrepreneur and Corsicana community leader.
September 26, 2021
Corsicana Police Chief Robert Johnson & Navarro County DA Will Thompson
Cana Girl speaks with Corsicana Police Chief Robert Johnson and Navarro County District Attorney Will Thompson about the upcoming Constitutional Carry Law.
August 28, 2021
LaMonica Jones Guyton and Veronica Jones
Cana Girl speaks with entrepreneurs LaMonica Jones Guyton and Veronica Jones, owners of Corsicana's Media Block 3.
August 17, 2021
Aimee Kasprzyk
Cana Girl speaks with Aimee Kasprzyk about the importance of the Arts in our community.
August 08, 2021
Dr. John D Updegrove
Cana Girl speaks with Corsicana physician, Dr. John D Updegrove, about COVID, the vaccine, and the lasting impact of the late Dr. Kent Rogers.
July 30, 2021
Alyshia Harris
Cana Girl speaks with Alyshia Harris and her vision to restore the lost history of Corsicana.
July 25, 2021
Destinee Merida
Cana Girl speaks with Sports and Entertainment Manager, Destinee Merida.
July 11, 2021
Twila B Goode
Cana Girl speaks with Certified Sexologist, Twila B Goode.
July 04, 2021
Dr. Tommie Stringer
Cana Girl speaks with esteemed Navarro College professor, Dr. Tommie Stringer, about career, family, and his decision to relocate from Corsicana to Boise, Idaho.
June 24, 2021
Celebrating Juneteenth!
Barbara celebrates the Juneteenth Federal Holiday with Pastor Dairy Johnson, President of the Navarro County NAACP.
June 19, 2021
Keeping his Father's Vision alive! William Lewis III
In celebration of Father's Day, Cana Girl speaks with William Lewis III about his father's legacy and being a father himself. 
June 13, 2021
Corsicana Mayor Donnie Denbow
Barbara speaks with very special guest, Mayor Donnie Denbow, about the future of Corsicana.
June 06, 2021
ShaMyron "Frutti" Brown
Cana Girl speaks with Corsicana native Frutti Brown about education and empowering today's youth.
May 29, 2021
Mayor of Rice, Honorable J Nicole Jackson
Cana Girl speaks with the newly elected Mayor of Rice, J Nicole Jackson.
May 14, 2021
Kamar Chambers, "Not on My Watch"
Cana Girl speaks with Kamar Chambers, community leader and restauranteur, about his new movement, "Not on My Watch."
May 09, 2021
Chris Woolsey
Cana Girls speaks with Chris Woolsey, City Council Precinct 3.
April 29, 2021
Attorney Neal Green, Jr.
Cana Girl speaks with Attorney Neal Green about their shared passion for Corsicana.
April 26, 2021
Author Katrina Williams-Nichols
Cana Girl speaks with author Katrina Williams-Nichols about the Princess Zyriah books.
April 19, 2021
Women who Lead: Miriah Zuniga
Cana Girl Speaks with Realtor, Social Media Influencer, and out-of-the-box Thinker, Miriah Zuniga.
April 07, 2021
Women who Lead: Camesha Busby, a Servant Leader
Cana Girls speaks with Camesha Busby, Manager of the Centex Credit Union.
March 26, 2021
Women who Lead: Destinee Lunsford, "The Ball is in Her Court!"
Cana Girl Speaks with Corsicana native Destinee Lunsford about life, education, and basketball.
March 21, 2021
Women who Lead: Dani Boulware
Cana Girl speaks with Dani Boulware, Founder and CEO of H2M Strategies LLC.
March 14, 2021
Women who Lead: Corsicana City Manager Connie Standridge
Cana Girl speaks with Corsicana City Manager, Connie Standridge, about being a community leader and the challenges of being a woman in power.
March 05, 2021
Staying the Course with Lionel Gillespie
Cana Girl speaks with Corsicana native Lionel Gillespie, owner of One: 9 Sports Performance & Fitness, about staying the course and opening his own fitness center in Denton, TX.
February 18, 2021
Talking Etiquette with Lady Trenette Wilson
Cana Girl speaks with Lady Trenette Wilson, author and entrepreneur.
February 15, 2021
Kenya Landers, a Leader with Many Hats!
Cana Girl speaks with Kenya Landers, Assistant Principal and Assistant Athletic Director for Corsicana High School, and Title 9 Coordinator for Corsicana Independent School District.
February 02, 2021
District Attorney Will Thompson
Cana Girl speaks with newly-elected Navarro County District Attorney, Will Thompson.
January 17, 2021
Chief Paul Henley
Cana Girl and special guest, Corsicana Fire Chief Paul Henley, discuss the science behind and importance of the COVID-19 vaccine.
January 07, 2021
Jeff Watson CEO & Film Director Jeff-X-Visual
Cana Girls speaks with Corsicana native Jeff Watson, CEO and Film Director of Jeff-X-Visual.
December 31, 2020
Merry Christmas Greetings!
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Cana Girl!
December 25, 2020
Education Matters
Cana Girl speaks with Dr. Elmer Avellaneda, Associate Superintendent of Corsicana Independent School District, about the importance of education.
December 11, 2020
Dr. G M Cox Discussion on the Future of Law Enforcement
Cana Girl Speaks with Dr. G M Cox about the changing landscape of modern law enforcement.
November 21, 2020
Covid 19 and a Safe Holiday Season
Cana Girl and Dr. Kent Rogers discuss COVID 19 and the importance of being safe this holiday Season.
November 12, 2020
Corsicana City Councilwoman, Mrs. Ruby Williams
Cana Girl speaks with Corsicana City Councilwoman, Mrs. Ruby Williams, about the passion, drive, and dedication it takes to serve her community.
November 09, 2020
Determined to Win!
Cana Girl speaks with Corsicana native Ursula Bonner about education and empowerment.
November 02, 2020
Navarro County Constable Precinct 2 Raychaun Ballard, a Seasoned Servant Leader
Cana Girl speaks with Navarro County Constable Precinct 2, Raychaun Ballard.
October 19, 2020
Business Owner Susan Hale and Her Passion for Her Community
Cana Girl speaks with Susan Hale, Corsicana businesswoman and community leader.
October 12, 2020
Conversation with Daphnee Waites Young about the Upcoming Election
Cana Girl speaks with Daphnee Waites Young about the recent presidential debate and its impact on the 2020 election.
October 01, 2020
Conversation with Attorney Kerri Donica, remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Cana Girl and Attorney Kerri Donica discuss the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
September 24, 2020
Conversation with Activist and Spoken Word Poet Brandy White
Cana Girl has an in-depth, honest conversation with activist and artist Brandy White.
September 17, 2020
Conversation with Editor Guy Chapman
Cana Girl speaks with Corsicana native Guy Chapman, editor of the newly launched online newspaper, the Navarro County Gazette. The Gazette can be found at
September 10, 2020
12 Years of Love and Marriage
Cana Girl speaks with young couple Ethan and Mar'Que Williams, married for 12 years and still going strong!
September 04, 2020
Black Women Wake Up!
Cana girl speaks with April McJunkins, local photographer and entrepreneur.
August 30, 2020
A Young Man on a Mission
Cana Girl speaks with young entrepreneur Adrian Gooden, CHS and Texas State graduate.
August 22, 2020
Dating Beyond the Danger Zone
Cana Girl speaks with special guests Yolanda Roberson and Mimi Bowman, strong women who ruminate on life and dating beyond the Danger Zone.
August 15, 2020
Young people share their thoughts about what they learned through this Pandemic
Young people share their thoughts about what they learned through this Pandemic
July 26, 2020
Parents speak about Parenting and Educating during this Pandemic
Parents speak about Parenting and Educating during this Pandemic
July 26, 2020
The New Pastor on the block, Pastor Jeremy Teague from That Church!
Cana Girl speaks with the new Pastor of That Church, Jeremy Teague.
July 13, 2020
Discussion with Dr. Billy Snow about Race
Cana girl and Dr. Billy Snow have a candid discussion about equity,  systematic racism, and what he is doing as a change agent.
July 02, 2020
COVID Discussion with Dr. Kent Rogers, MD
Cana Girls speaks with Dr. Kent Rogers about COVID and its threat to our community and being socially responsible during this difficult time.
June 25, 2020
Taking the Lead for her future!
Cana Girl speaks with Jasmine White, Change Agent for the Community.
June 22, 2020
Change Agent Youth Leader Kameron Betts
Cana Girl Speaks with Kameron Betts, a strong voice of leadership for our youth.
June 11, 2020
Dr. Judd talks about Healthcare of Today
Cana Girl speaks with Dr. Dustin B. Judd about taking a different approach to modern healthcare.
June 05, 2020
Charlotte Watson talks Unity in the Community of Ennis
Cana Girl Speaks with Charlotte Watson about Unity in the Community of Ennis, Texas.
May 28, 2020
A Young Man on a Mission!
Cana Girl Speaks with very special guest Daylon Caldwell, the youngest funeral director in Texas.
May 25, 2020
Our Lives during this Pandemic, with Barbara and Aaron
Cana Girl and Engineer Aaron share thoughts on the COVID Pandemic and how it's affected our daily lives.
May 14, 2020
Conversation with Corsicana Alumni and Author Natalie Sade
Cana Girl Speaks with Natalie Sade, Corsicana High School alumni and published author.
May 07, 2020
We Can, We Will, We Must!
Conversation with Corsicana Business owner, Tamara Crawford Biley.
May 02, 2020
Corsicana High School Valedictorian, Samara Williams
Cana Girl Speaks with Samara Williams, CHS Senior and Valedictorian.
April 24, 2020
Corsicana High School Senior Catherine Monk
Corsicana High School Senior Catherine Monk shares her thoughts during this crisis.
April 16, 2020
Motivating words from a Graduate of the Class of 2020, Gabby Bonner
Cana Girl speaks with CHS senior Gabby Bonner about what it's like facing graduation during our current dilemma.
April 10, 2020
Awareness of our Mental Health During a Crisis with Dr. Ricky Walter
Cana Girl Speaks again with Dr. Ricky Walter about living in these trying times and what we can do to help us cope.
April 02, 2020
Words of Wisdom During Trying Times
Cana Girl's special guest tonight, Pam Dudley, talks with Barbara about staying positive and united during these trying times. *Engineer's Note: a first for Cana Girl Speaks, we're going teleconference during these unprecedented times, so the audio quality reflects the source quality.
March 26, 2020
A Community Coming Together in a Time of Crisis
Cana Girl Speaks with special guests, CISD Superintendent Dr. Diane Frost, and Corsicana YMCA Aquatics and Sports Director Kailea Blaine, about the community response to the Coronavirus crisis.
March 19, 2020
Fashionista Sharon Alexander
Cana Girl speaks with fashion designer and Boss Lady Sharon Alexander.
March 16, 2020
Boss Lady and YouTuber Rarielle Starks
Cana Girl speaks with YouTube entrepreneur Rarielle Starks.
March 09, 2020
Young Boss Ladies
Cana Girl speaks with young entrepreneurs Amari Neason and Ayanna Doolittle about growing businesses and being leaders.
March 02, 2020
50 Years of Love with the Washingtons
Cana Girl Speaks with Charles "C.D." & Gwendolyn Washington about how they've stayed together and strong in a marriage spanning 50 years.
February 24, 2020
Marriages Built to Last!
Cana Girl speaks with very special guests Clarence & Valorie Horn and Stanford & Patricia Daniels about the secrets to a lasting marriage.
February 17, 2020
Young Love with Cody and Dee Motter
Cana Girl speaks with newlyweds Cody and Dee Motter.
February 10, 2020
Round 2 with Dr. Ricky Walter
Dr. Ricky Walter is back for another conversation with Cana Girl.
January 27, 2020
Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!
Cana Girl speaks with very special guests Ms. Seri Nolan and Mr. Leroy Johnson about the power and lasting impact of Dr. King's message.
January 20, 2020
CANA Girl Speaks with Ricky Walter
Cana Girl speaks with very special guest Ricky Walter.
January 13, 2020
Empowering the Community!
Barbara speaks with special guests Lois Garrett, Tabitha Bonner, and Jahran Brown about empowering the Corsicana community.
January 06, 2020
Conversation with Julie Mitchell
Cana Girl speaks with Julie Mitchell, owner of Outside the Lines Creative Studio.
December 30, 2019
Conversation with the Whitfield Sisters
Conversation with the talented and creative Whitfield sisters Layne and Jada.
December 09, 2019
Conversation with Life Coach Amanda Johnson
Cana Girl Speaks with Life Coach Amanda Johnson.
December 02, 2019
Girl's Talk with Dr. Kai Lah and Gabby James
Cana girl chats with Dr. Kai Lah and Gabby James.
November 18, 2019
Living the Single Life
Cana Girl speaks with special guests Deanna Hernandez and Cassandra Grayson about life being single.
November 11, 2019
Winning the Battle! Cancer Free!
Cana Girl speaks with very special guests Nicole N'kole Bryant and Rhonda Dulworth about the effects of cancer on self, family, and society, and ultimately winning the battle against breast cancer.
October 21, 2019
Class of '84
Cana Girl and guests Carolyn Phinney, Kay Deeds-Tarbutton, and Valorie Horn discuss the importance of keeping in touch and the power of friendship as they prepare for their 35th Corsicana High School reunion.
October 14, 2019
The Power of Friendship
Cana Girl sits with good friends Cassie Speed, Andrea Braswell, Suzanne Nutt, Jamie Roman, Patricia Daniels and Amanda Melton to discuss the Power of Friendship.
October 07, 2019
Raising Autistic Children
Cana Girl talks with special guests Chasity Portis and Kira Lee about raising autistic children and the inherent challenges they face in school, social situations, and life.
September 30, 2019
Cana Girl's Engineer
Cana Girl and Engineer Aaron Orsak have an open discussion.
September 23, 2019
Girl Talk
Cana Girl speaks with guests Azavier Jackson and Larhonda Watson about perception, politics, and perseverance in today's discordant sociopolitical climate. Cana Girl Speaks is recorded by Aaron Orsak @ Shred Shed Studio, Corsicana, TX Corrective Note: The novel "The Willie Lynch Letter and the Making of a Slave" is accidentally referred to as "7 Years a Slave."
September 23, 2019
Boss Ladies
Cana Girl speaks with guests Shayla Beck, Shaye Lee, Norma Travenia Finnen, and Shayla Renae about being entrepreneurs, forward-thinkers, and empowered businesswomen in Corsicana. 
September 09, 2019
The Challenges and Rewards of Being a Business Owner in Corsicana
Barbara talks with local entrepreneurs Mo Harbert, Brice Polk, and Brandon Polk about the challenges and rewards of being a business owner in Corsicana.
September 02, 2019
Black Girl Speaks
Guests Sharlene Massey and Trina Green discuss religion, politics, and self-worth in today's rapidly changing sociopolitical climate. Recorded and edited by Aaron Orsak @ Shred Shed Studio, Corsicana, TX.
August 26, 2019
Talking about love with guests Kamar and Keisha Chambers.  Guests discuss their answers to a survey from the book, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman.
August 19, 2019
Back to School
Guests tonight are Lucretia Brandon, Ranicia Hall, Darrell "DJ" Brandon.
August 12, 2019
Talking With Corsicana Entrepreneurs
Talking With Corsicana Entrepreneurs Stacy Polk and Tamara Crawford-Biley.
August 05, 2019
Cana Girls Speaks to April and Keenya about being Millennials
April and Keenya talk about what it is like for their Millennial generation.
July 29, 2019
Invasion of the Dollar Store
This podcast is about a discussion on the overabundance of dollar stores in the US.
July 22, 2019
We are at a crisis!
July 15, 2019
Motivating our young men!
This episode talks about what we can do to motivate our young men.
July 08, 2019
What this podcast is about!!
Just listen!
July 02, 2019
December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018