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A special meeting of the Navarro County Commissioner’s Court will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20 in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Navarro County Courthouse, 300 W. Third Ave.

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The Dawson Ex-Students Association will have its Annual W. J. Moore Memorial Golf Tournament, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14 and will be held at the Oaks Golf Club.

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Elder care facilities, home health agencies, and hospice companies are having a tough time retaining health care workers in a competitive market, and turnover rates are rising.

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The Navarro County Grand Jury for August returned 53 indictments against 44 individuals.

The Corsicana Navarro County Texas Tech Alumni Association is proud to recognize Reed Meason, Coltan Kuykendall, Caleb Watkins and William Culloty for the 2018 Texas Tech Scholarship, presented by the local alumni each year to these deserving students.

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The Corsicana Animal Shelter will be hosting the event to increase adoptions this Friday, Saturday and Monday. The fee for dog adoptions will be reduced to $35 and cat adoptions will be $25 for the event’s duration.

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New local film, The Rivals of Amziah King, is using the surrounding areas of Navarro County to set the scene. To be in the movie join the cast and crew 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, August 17 at the MLK Center in Corsicana.

This records package is presented as a public service by area law enforcement and the Corsicana Daily Sun. A person who is arrested or accused of a crime, present at a crime scene or identified as a suspect in any printed report is not necessarily guilty of a criminal offense. Guilt or innocence must be determined in a court of law.

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Come chill with some chili this weekend for the 49th annual Texas Mens State Chili Cookoff, August 17-19 at the Navarro County Exposition Center. Turn-in times include Friday: 7 p.m. for beans and 8 p.m. for red chili. Saturday: 10 a.m. for Bloody Mary, noon for Juniors and 1 p.m. for chili. Sunday: 11 a.m. for verde chili and noon for red chili.

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Those who serve are some of the most admirable people. Whether it be a teacher educating the future leaders of our nation or those who put their lives on the line everyday to protect our country, these heroes deserve to be honored for all they give each and every day.

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Beginning this school year, all Rice High School students will have a Chromebook to assist them with learning in the classroom and at home. In addition, teachers have received trainings to implement Google classroom in the educational setting.

Guest speaker at the Navarro County Rotary Club meeting Monday, Aug. 13 was Dr. Jody Tacker, Lt. Govenor of District 5870, Rotary International. Pictured with club president Bob Young.

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The Corsicana city council began the process of establishing the tax rate for the 2019 budget year and also took action on several ordinances at the regular council meeting held Monday.

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Notice is hereby given that the governing body of Navarro College will meet at noon Thursday, Aug. 16 in the Lone Star Room located in Walker Dining Hall on the Corsicana Campus to conduct the first of two public hearings on their intent to set the Ad Valorem Tax Rate for the calender year 2018

Retreat Volunteer Fire Department Tender 60 and Brush 52 responded with four volunteers to a grass fire Aug. 8 on FM 709 across from the tank farm.

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Navarro College will be hosting a community meet and greet with the incoming District President, Dr. Kevin G. Fegan at 5 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 21, 2018 in the Cook Education Center, 3100 W. Collin St.

A snapped power pole around noon Tuesday, Aug. 14 caused a small grass fire and power outages in front  of Guardian Industries around Hwy. 287 caused a small grass fire and power outages.

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Parents and students had the ability to meet with school teachers and administrators and receive information about schedules, needed supplies, etc.

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Rice police officers arrested Zachery Wayne Patterson, 20, Griffin Michael Hambrick-Byers, 18 and Daniel Rene De La Rosa, 20 Monday after a shooting of a store clerk in a robbery Sunday night.

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Visiting Judge Stephen B. Ables found that the 40th District Court in Waxahachie lacked proper jurisdiction to address the issue of fraud brought in front of the court by Sixth District Congressional candidate Ruby Faye Woolridge and her attorney against Woolridge’s Democratic opponent, Jana Lynne Sanchez.

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June Cade has been helping others see the world through her eyes since she was a small child. Cade now has the opportunity to share her work with the public of the town she now calls home. At the Pearce Museum now through Sept. 14 she will be exhibiting some of her works from her 50 years as an artist.

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The Burn Ban remains in effect, by unanimous vote of Judge H.M. Davenport and the four commissioners.

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The Navarro County Commissioner’s Court will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13 in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Navarro County Courthouse, 300 W. Third Ave.

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The Navarro County Board of Trustees voted Tuesday not to raise the tax rate for the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget.

A centennial memorial observance in Honor of Pvt. Zack Brooks will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 at Brooks’ grave in the Chatfield Memorial Cemetery No.1 at 8800 NE CR 1100, about a mile north of the Chatfield Post Office. Water will be provided.

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Teen pregnancy is something that everybody knows about but is difficult to discuss. The idea that younger girls are making adult choices is something that is hard to wrap one’s mind around. Growing up Christian in a small town, it’s easy for you to feel your choices have been put under scrutiny.

Officers responded to a domestic disturbance call and arrested Mason Glasgow, 22, Friday, Aug. 10 for assault family violence causing bodily injuries to a family member.

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Whether you’re in need of book bags, blackboard chalk or bell-bottom pants, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and certain other items during the state’s sales tax holiday.

The Pearce Museum at Navarro College presents an artist retrospective solo exhibition by Corsicana resident June Cade featuring 34 paintings now through Sept. 14.

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Many young people move away from small towns never to return. More opportunities and conveniences can lead young professionals to spend their most productive years in cities, even though they may appreciate the quality of life and sense of community found in more rural areas.

One young couple, however, is bucking that trend and have already found out Corsicana has a culture all its own.

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