Corsicana Police Department
• A man complained that his money was taken around 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of North Sixth Street.
The report summary states: “On 06/13/2013, complainant reported that a known subject was ‘playing lovey dovey’ with him, and took his money out of his pants after he completely removed them to use the restroom.”
• A Nissan Altima driver went off the road and hit a fixture around 4 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Dobbins.
Navarro County Sheriff’s Office
• A large assortment of fireworks was stolen Wednesday from a stand on FM 416 near Streetman.
• A DR brush trimmer, three tool boxes full of miscellaneous tools, a green and silver air compressor, and red and black Craftsman lawn mower, were taken Tuesday from a shed on FM 1129 near Chatfield. Estimated loss was set at $1,175.
• A white and silver pool ladder worth $100 was stolen Monday from a home on Southwest 3100 near Purdon.
• A Craftsman air compressor was stolen and a padlock broken when thieves broke into a building last weekend in Rice.
Corsicana Police Department
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Bike Drive needs extra push
Christmas sneaking up on you this year? You’re not alone.
The “big day” is less than two weeks away, and at least one local charitable endeavor could use some help. For years, City National Bank has teamed up with generous members of the community to give brand new bikes to the Salvation Army to be distributed to needy children for Christmas.
Jingle Bell Jog ready for restart
Framed as a family event, Jingle Bell Jog organizers didn’t want to freeze anyone out. In this case, literally freeze them out.
Church News for Friday, Dec. 13, 2013
First Baptist Church Corsicana, 510 W. Collin St., will present its Living Christmas Tree on Dec. 14, 15 and 16.
Local Beat 12/13/13
A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.
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Pennies for Presents
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They’ve been doing it for years, just as regular as cold weather and fruitcake season in Corsicana.
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