Corsicana Police Department
• A woman was arrested for trying to interfere in the serving of two felony warrants around noon Thursday at an apartment at 4301 W. Highway 31.
• Two Kawasaki Mules were stolen Thursday from the Kubota store, 3151 S. Interstate 45. The ATVs were worth in excess of $1,500.
• A shoplifter was arrested around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday for trying to steal less than $50 worth of items from the Walmart, 3801 W. Highway 31.
• The rear window of a vehicle was shattered sometime overnight Tuesday in the 3000 block of Oakridge.
• Two women who live next door to each other in an apartment complex got into a verbal argument, calling one another names and insulting one another’s mothering instincts. Then, the first woman went back to her apartment but before long two women came to her door and one of them used the palm of her hand to push back the forehead of the first woman around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of East 13th Avenue. She was not injured, but she wanted assault charges pressed.
• A woman reported that a man she knew kicked in the door of her apartment, then took away the phone and broke it by throwing it to the ground when she tried to call police. She went to the neighbor’s and called police anyway, and he followed her and pushed her to the ground. The argument began over a child custody issue. It took place at 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of Beverly Drive.
Navarro County Sheriff’s Office
• Burglars stole two doors with door knobs, a window air conditioning unit, a 40-inch TV, a Playstation console, a string trimmer, and broke out a window Wednesday on Northeast County Road 0160 near Powell. The losses are estimated at $2,370 from the thefts and damage.
• Five car radiators were stolen Wednesday from a lot on West Highway 31 near Dawson. The loss is estimated at $1,000.
Corsicana Police Department
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ through Sunday at the Palace
It’s the big musical, the one that makes me think of ‘cast of thousands,’ or in our case, dozens at least, and it’s here only for a few short days. ‘Annie Get Your Gun,’ is Irving Berlin’s candy box treasure of a play about Annie Oakley, the sharpshooter in love with a showman.
It’s presented by the Warehouse Living Arts Center but because of its size is on stage at the Palace Theatre. Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee.
Short named Farmer of the Year
Agriculture businesses like farming and ranching are the backbone of Navarro County. Many farming families go back several generations.
Since at least 1965, the Corsicana Rotary Club (Wednesday club) has recognized and said “thank you” to the unsung heroes of the soil.
New clinic open
A new medical practice in partnership with Navarro Regional Hospital is now offering comprehensive occupational medicine services.
Purdon man sentenced to 21 years in federal prison for gun violations
Erik Willis, 31 of Purdon, was sentenced this afternoon by U.S. District Judge Jorge A. Solis to serve a total of 258 months in federal prison following his conviction at trial in July 2013 on three felony firearms offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
Heat Advisory issued for North Texas
• Avoid the Heat. Stay out of the heat and indoors as much as possible. Spend time in an air conditioned space. Only two hours a day in an air-conditioned space can significantly reduce the risk of heat-related illness.
Corsicana’s Red Cross provides valuable assistance
Two weeks ago, when firefighters, oil field emergency crews and county crisis teams responded to a potential gas drilling disaster near Mildred there were also volunteers on the scene, serving cold water and Gatorade.
American Red Cross volunteers respond to a variety of situations, including fires, evacuations, tornadoes, and even bad car wrecks.
Texas Legislature debates road funding
The Texas Legislature has convened to debate new funding for roads and bridges by diverting money from the state's Rainy Day Fund.
Tax rolls reflect closures
The industrial closures that were announced over a year ago have finally come home to roost in the form of lower tax appraisals in Corsicana and Navarro County.
Sheriff attends conference
Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner recently attended the Sheriff’s Association of Texas 135th Annual Training Conference at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, July 20-23. Over 1,500 peace officers were in attendance.
Downed line blocks traffic
Traffic on East State Highway 31 was halted Thursday when an 18-wheeler hit a sagging telephone line, brining down the line and compromising two utility poles.
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