Corsicana Police Department
• Burglars broke into a building sometime in the last three weeks and stole items from the 1500 block of West Fourth Ave.
• A home burglary was reported Tuesday in the 700 block of North 14th Street.
• A man reported that someone stole his cell phone out of his car Wednesday morning between 2 a.m. and 2:27 a.m. while it was parked in the 1500 block of East Beverly.
• A man advised police that he had been attacked by an unknown brown dog sometime around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.
• On Monday, a man reported that his medication had not arrived in the mail and he thinks it was stolen from his mailbox. The man lives on the Roane Road.
• A Penske truck hauling a Mac trailer got stuck underneath the First Avenue underpass around 3:30 p.m. Saturday when he thought the “low bridge” sign didn’t apply to his load. It did.
• A three-car pile-up took place around 5:30 p.m. last Friday in the 100 block of West Seventh Avenue when a driver wasn’t paying enough attention to the car in front, and slammed into him from behind. The front car then slammed into the car in front of him.
• A woman reported that her boyfriend hit her in the head with his hands and fist around 11 a.m. Monday in the 1200 block of West Third Ave.
• Child Protective Services was notified that a pregnant woman had been using drugs for the last few weeks in the 2100 block of West Collin.
• Child Protective Services was also notified Monday that a child was touched inappropriately by another child four years ago at a CISD facility.
• A woman reported being hit by a rock Sunday in the 300 block of East College.
• Two bicycles were stolen sometime last week from the backyard of a home in the 200 block of East College.
• Thieves cut the lock off a work trailer Sunday and stole the entire trailer from the 300 block of South Ninth Street.
• A man reported last Friday that an unknown person had taken out three cash loans in his name sometime between 2006 and 2008.
Navarro County Sheriff’s Office
• Two horse blankets were stolen from NWCR 1290 near Corsicana. Total value was estimated at $450.
• A pink western-style wallet worth $25 was reported stolen from a car Monday where it while the vehicle was parked on NWCR 3324 near Frost.
• A man was arrested Nov. 16 on West Second Avenue when marijuana and drug paraphernalia was discovered in his car during a traffic stop.
• A 250-gallon propane tank was reported missing Nov. 15 form FM 55 near Purdon.
• A series of guns, including a .22 Breakover pistol, a .270 Savage rifle, a 30/06 Remington rifle, a 30/30 Winchester 94 rifle, a Browning shotgun, a Red Rider BB gun, and a Daisy pump pellet gun were stolen Nov. 15 along with a Fuji digital camera, a camo gun belt and four containers of loose change, and a Walkman with “big ear phones” from a home on NECR 1040 near Corsicana. Estimated value of the items was set at just about $2,000.
• A chainsaw, a push lawn mower, two long extension cords and two gas cans were taken from a home Nov. 15 from NWCR 4300 near Frost. Total value of the loss was estimated at $380.
• A Coleman 5000 watt generator, an air compressor with wheels, a couple of fuel cans, and an arc welder were stolen from a barn Nov. 15 on SECR 2210 near Eureka.
• A $1,400 Remington rifle with scope and sling was stolen Nov. 15 from a vehicle parked on SWCR 2029 near Pursley.
• Nearly $3,000 of pipe, some of it marked in yellow and numbered, was stolen Saturday from NECR 1056 near Rice.
• A miniature Doberman pinscher was stolen Monday from a home in the 3900 block of South McKinney in Rice.
• Four Freightliner axles, and a Freightliner air brake tank were stolen Sunday from a lot in the 1000 block of Oak Street in Corsicana. Total value was estimated at $1,700.
• Thieves cleaned out a shed Nov. 15 on SE CR 2390 near Streetman, stealing 18 rods and reels, two chainsaws, assorted hand tools, an acetylene torch with cart, battery charger, jack stand, pressure washer, leaf blower and assorted lawn tools like rakes and shovels, all valued at more than $3,400.
Compiled by Daily Sun City Editor from reports released by the Corsicana Police Department and the Navarro County Sheriff’s Department
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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