Jenkins returns home
Sandy Jenkins, who has been accused of stealing almost $17 million from the Collin Street Bakery before being fired as controller of the company, came home to Corsicana Monday afternoon. He broke into his own home on West Third Avenue, a necessity since the FBI had changed the locks on the doors.
The Social Committee will open its 2013-2014 Kinsloe House year with an exciting ice cream social for all old, new, and prospective members. The committee consists of Judy Rylie chairperson, with Elonda Cassady, Cindy Hayden, Beverly White, Carlene Woolf, and Lynn Taylor.
Blooming Grove Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Historical Society building, across from Blooming Grove City Hall. Guest speaker will be County Judge H.M. Davenport Jr. Everyone is welcome to attend.
CISD announces policy for free and reduced-price meals
Corsicana Independent School District announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.
Fan drive to benefit seniors
Hospice and home health care companies are doing a fan drive for the elderly in Navarro County from Aug. 1 to 5.
“We’re getting all of Navarro County involved in this,” said Laura Tesmer, with Cedar Lake Home Health and Hospice in Corsicana.
1 of 3 elderly men held captive in Texas home dies
One of three men found malnourished and held against their will in a dungeon-like garage of a Houston house has died.
Ex-South Texas deputy goes on trial on drug charge
A former South Texas law enforcement officer played a small but important role in a scheme that allowed co-conspirators to safely steal and resell traffickers' drug shipments, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Paws for a Cause Aug. 9
Bittersweet Boutique together with 22 Tzu Pet Photography will hold its inaugural Paws for a Cause from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 9 at 112 N. Beaton St., to benefit the Humane Society of Navarro County and the Corsicana Animal Shelter.
Power to 300 knocked out when pole snaps Sunday
An 18-wheel tractor trailer trying to turn right onto South 15th Street from FM 709 hit a power pole, knocking out power to about 281 households Sunday in the Retreat area.
State Home decision tabled
Any recommendation on the fate of the Corsicana Residential Treatment Center, locally known as the State Home, has been delayed until Aug. 30, according to Jim Hurley with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
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