Corsicana Police Department
• Two dogs were taken Friday from the 1100 block of South Seventh St.
• Counterfeit money was intercepted Friday morning at the Wendy’s, 2900 S. U.S. 287.
• A woman reported that her iPad was stolen Saturday afternoon while she was eating a late lunch at Applebee’s, 1901 S. Interstate 45.
• A shoplifter was reported at 3:25 p.m. Friday at the Walmart, 3801 W. Highway 22. A woman was arrested for shoplifting around 4 a.m. Sunday at the Walmart. She had tried to hide the items in her purse.
• A man reported that he was assaulted around 1:30 a.m. Saturday while he was visiting a friend’s home in the 900 block of East First. He claimed he didn’t know his assailant.
• A man responding to an ad about a dog for sale thinks he might have gotten scammed. He reported the incident Saturday.
• A man reported that he was walking down the street around 4 p.m. Friday when he was jumped by several Hispanic males who stole his cell phone in the 800 block of West Ninth Ave.
• A man tried to run from police around 6:20 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of East First Ave., after they caught him with drug paraphernalia.
• Two men were arrested for public intoxication around 4 a.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of East Sixth Avenue.
• A vehicle was stolen sometime between 10 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m. Sunday from the 600 block of South 18th and 1/2 St.
• A welder was stolen from the bed of a pickup was stolen sometime between 9 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday from where it was parked in the 600 block of West 13th Ave.
• A home was burglarized Monday or Tuesday in the 1500 block of G.W. Jackson Ave.
• Person arrested for cussing around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of MLK Boulevard.
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Six arrested following drug raid
Six people were arrested following the execution of a search warrant Thursday night by the Corsicana Police Department’s narcotics detectives, patrol officers and a Navarro County Sheriff’s deputy who works as a courtesy officer for the Arbors Apartment, 1300 N. 45th St.
AgriLife adds two new agents to Navarro office
It’s been awhile since the AgriLife Extension office in Navarro County has been fully staffed, but it’s going great guns now.
New to the staff are Meredith DeBorde, and Lorie Stovall, who will be heading up the 4-H programs and the family and consumer programs, respectively.
Sheriff seeks salary shuffle
Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner went to the County Commissioner’s budget workshop Thursday to ask for a change of how his officers are compensated, or, alternately, an 8 percent across-the-board raise.
Floating a big fundraiser idea
The big night is fast approaching for the 10 Grand Country Jam, an Aug. 2 fundraiser for the Child Advocates of Navarro County. What will make it a big night is the grand prize, a $31,000 pontoon boat.
Honoring a hero
Since March of this year, the family of Candelario Garcia Jr. has been so proud of him, they could burst.
Commissioners start budget process
The Navarro County Commissioner’s Court held its first budget workshop Wednesday, the first of a dozen or more over the next month or so.
Public pianos invite players
Corsicana has always been a musical town, with emphasis on country and western, rock and roll, bluegrass and Gospel, but now the parks and recreation department is moving towards bringing music to the masses in a different way. They’re going to put pianos downtown, on the sidewalks for anyone to play at random.
Navarro County 4-H Club holds event
Texas A&M AgriLife Extention will hold Summer Exploration Days at the Navarro County Expo on Tuesday, July 29 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
New date for IPL Job Fair announced
Tarrant Regional Water District IPL (integrated pipe line) Project will hold a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at The Cook Center.
Making voting easier
A new county-wide voting system would let voters cast a ballot at any polling place on election day, eliminating the need to drive to a specific precinct to vote.
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