Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Latest News

July 5, 2013

Mayor urges public action on State Home closure recommendation


Corsicana — The Honorable David Dewhurst


Lieutenant Governor

State Capitol, Room 2E.13

Austin, Texas 78701

The Honorable Joe Straus


Speaker of the House of Representatives

State Capitol, Room 2W.13

Austin, Texas 78701

The Honorable Tommy Williams


Senate Finance Committee

State Capitol, Room GE.7

Austin, Texas 78701


The Honorable Jim Pitts


House Committee on Appropriations

State Capitol, Room 1W.2

Austin, Texas 78701


The Honorable Robert Duncan

State Senator, Appointed

State Capitol, Room 3E.10

Austin, Texas 78701


The Honorable Harvey Hilderbran


House Committee on Ways and Means

State Capitol, Room GW.12

Austin, Texas 78701


The Honorable Juan Hinojosa

State Senator, Appointed

State Capitol, Room 3E.12

Austin, Texas 78701


The Honorable Dan Branch

State Representative, Appointed

State Capitol, Room E2.322

Austin, Texas 78701


The Honorable Judith Zaffirini

State Senator, Appointed

State Capitol, Room 1E.14

Austin, Texas 78701


The Honorable Tan Parker

State Representative

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, Texas 78768-2910


The Honorable Sylvester Turner

State Representative, Appointed

State Capitol, Room 1N.8

Austin, Texas 78701


Also, there will be a bus going to Austin on July 15 to attend the public hearing regarding this facility.  If you would like to attend, contact Paul Hooper at the Chamber of Commerce at 903-874-4731.

Thank you for your help,

Chuck McClanahan


Text Only
Latest News
  • 8-1-14 city council meet.jpg City to raise water, sewer rates

    Water rates, sewer rates and trash rates will all go up for Corsicana city residents, according to preliminary budget figures presented to the city council Thursday afternoon.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • City cancels ambulance contract with county

    The City of Corsicana has notified Navarro County officials it is cancelling its agreement with the county to provide EMS ambulance service to areas outside the city limits. According to a letter sent to county officials by Corsicana Mayor Chuck McClanahan, ambulance service to county residents will end on Jan. 31, 2015.

    July 31, 2014

  • 8-1-14 TxDOT.jpg TxDOT work nears completion

    The project to rebuild Seventh Avenue or Highway 31 as it goes through Corsicana is almost over. From an uneven patchwork of paving and pitted concrete, now it’s a smooth ride from Beaton all the way through town.
    It just took an extra year to finish.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-31-14 Fire2.jpg Deputies, fire departments have busy weekend

    An attempt to bootleg electricity off a pole using jumper cables is believed to have caused a building fire that took out a former restaurant in Angus Friday morning, one of a series of calls to Navarro County Sheriff’s Office to the southern end of the county over the weekend.

    July 30, 2014 2 Photos

  • 7-31-14 Rice ISD Alex Stough mug.jpg Rice students win UIL scholarships

    Three Rice High School students received UIL scholarships for competing in academic competitions at the state level, according to advisor Alan Lewis.

    July 30, 2014 3 Photos

  • 7-31-14 Collin Main signal.jpg Signal finally fixed

    It took a couple of months to get the parts, but the signal light at Main and Collin streets in downtown Corsicana is finally up and working again.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.

    July 30, 2014

  • Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

    SAN DIEGO — Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.

    July 30, 2014

  • 7-30-14 4-H robotics.jpg Science made simple

    Hats out of old newspaper and leftover wrapping paper, simple robots out of popsicle sticks, rubber bands and pencil erasers, a microcosm of the aquifer made of root beer and ice cream — with a dollop of chocolate syrup. These were among the fun science projects at Tuesday’s 4-H Discovery Days event at the Navarro County Youth Expo.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • County: No increase in city subsidies

    As budget talks continue at the Navarro County Courthouse, one consensus that’s been reached will impact budget planning at the Corsicana Government Center.

    July 29, 2014