Corsicana Police Department
• A woman reported that someone she knows grabbed her arm and she wanted to file assault charges. The incident took place around midnight Saturday in the 700 block of East 14th Avenue.
• A man reported that someone did at least $500 in criminal mischief to his house over the weekend in the 100 block of Thompson Avenue.
• A trailer was stolen over the weekend from a business in the 500 block of North Beaton St.
• Four officers responded to a disturbance around 1 a.m. Saturday in the 2500 block of North Business.
• A juvenile assaulted another member of the family around 1 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of East College Avenue, then ran away for four hours.
• A shoplifter was caught trying to steal less than $50 worth of items around 1:35 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart.
• A woman said her cell phone was stolen Tuesday around 1 p.m. while at a business in the 3800 block of West Seventh Avenue.
• A woman reported hearing gunshots behind her house around 2:39 a.m. Wednesday in the 700 E. 16th Avenue.
• Property was stolen from a storage room over the weekend in the 3100 block of West Highway 22.
• Some aluminum was stolen from Corsicana ISD sometime in the last two weeks and sold at a scrap yard.
• A woman reported that someone in her family assaulted her and stole money from her over the weekend in the 800 block of G.W. Jackson Ave.
Navarro County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Stan Farmer and Corsicana Police Officer and Task Force member Garrett Harrell stopped a car at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 13 and seized 12 grams of methamphetamine. The driver attempted to get rid of the drugs when he realized police were following him. The driver, James Keels Jr. of Kerens was arrested and charged with intent to manufacture/deliver, and obstruction. He remains in the Navarro County Jail in lieu of $300,000 in bonds.
• One brown and one white horse were found loose Feb. 12 on Northeast County Road 2080 near Powell. The horses had no markings.
• A tractor tire was taken Friday from NE CR 2240 near Kerens.
• Two roll-up doors, a chop saw, an air compressor, and 300-foot copper wire leads were stolen Sunday from SE CR 2070 near Mildred. The total estimated value of the stolen items was $3,700.
• A .45 caliber Taurus handgun was stolen Monday from a car parked on SW CR 3040 near Corsicana. Value was set at $437.
• Two televisions were stolen Monday from a home on SE CR 1086 near Corsicana.
• Four gray donkeys were found abandoned Sunday on SE CR 0060 near Corsicana.
• Thieves stole a 55-inch TV, a Playstation console, a bath and body wash set, some jewelry, and a jewelry box with the inlaid figure of a Chinese woman on the lid in a home burglary Sunday on SE CR 3040 near Mildred.
Corsicana Police Department
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5 p.m. Update: Storms cover most of county, Tornado Watch remains in effect
At 5 p.m. radar imagery shows the line of storms covering most of Navarro County, with the heaviest storms in the northern half of the county.
There have been no reports of severe weather as of 5 p.m., but frequent lightening, gusty winds and rainfall are occurring across the county.
A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 7 p.m.
4:30 p.m. update - Storms entering Navarro County
A line of thunderstorms has moved into the county, with the possibility of heavy rain, hail, high winds, and still a possibility of a tornado forming. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 7 p.m.
405 p.m. Update: Storms entering Navarro County
At 405 p.m., radar imagery shows the leading edge of storms entering the western part of Navarro County.
We remain under a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. No new watches or warnings have been issued by the National Weather Service.
3:30 p.m. Update - Tornado Watch remains in effect through 7 p.m.
Storms are continuing to build to the west of Navarro County, stretching up through the metroplex.
Navarro and surrounding counties remain under a tornado watch until 7 p.m.
2:30 p.m. Update: Tornado Watch remains in effect through 7 p.m.
The area remains under a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. Storms are forming west of Interstate 35, tracking to the east northeast. Winds at C.David Campbell Field are generally between 20 and 30 miles per hour and gusty. No other advisories are in effect at this time. The late afternoon hours remain the best opportunity for tornado activity, with the possibility of large and damaging tornadoes and winds in the forecast through this evening.
Severe weather likely in North Texas on Tuesday (with video forecast)
National Weather Service forecasters say there is a significant possibility of severe weather in north Texas Tuesday.
A forecast summary issued this morning says large or long track tornadoes are possible, along with winds in excess of 70 mph, tennis ball to baseball size hail, and winds in excess of 70 mph.
OKC UPDATE: Crews dig through night after deadly Okla. twister
MOORE, Okla. — Search and rescue crews worked through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday.
Over 50 killed in OKC suburb tornado
MOORE, Okla. — A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
CISD Trustees table architect proposal, hear bond feedback
An outpouring of support from CISD teachers, and some advice for the next bond proposal from a local voter took up the public forum portion of Monday’s Corsicana Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting.
District voters turned down a proposed $54 million bond package in the May 11 school and municipal elections. The bond would have paid for a new campus, security and building upgrades, new technology, baseball field improvements, and a new school administration building.
Navarro County Relay for Life raises funds and awareness
Once again, teams from all over Navarro County gathered Friday evening at The Cook Center parking lot after months of fundraising events to see the culmination of their efforts toward cancer research.
To raise enough money one day for research that a cure is found to end cancer.
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