Corsicana Police Department
• Part of a building fell onto a car around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of West Collin and South Main Street.
• A woman said a family member assaulted her and then when she called the police he ran away at 7:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of Northwood.
• Thieves stole a bunch of items from a shed in the backyard of a home in the 1200 block of Belmont Circle.
• A high school student threatened another student over his backpack, then resisted arrest at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Corsicana High School, 3701 W. Highway 22.
• A car window was broken out from a vehicle parked at Tiger Stadium on Oct. 12.
• A cell phone was stolen last week from a home in the 1500 block of West Collin.
Navarro County Sheriff’s Office
• A red horse with a scar on its left flank was found loose Monday morning on Southwest County Road 2383 near Richland.
• A silver ring worth $17 was stolen over the weekend from a Richland person.
• A 22-year-old Terry Travel trailer was stolen over the weekend from a home on Northeast CR 1041 near Rice.
• Two blue tick dogs, male and female, went missing Monday from over near Williams Gin in Frost. The owner lives in Venus. The dogs are valued at $2,000.
• A .45 caliber handgun worth $1,000 was stolen from a vehicle Monday in Frost.
Compiled by Daily Sun City Editor Janet Jacobs from reports released by the Corsicana Police Department and the Navarro County Sheriff’s Department.
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Texas’ economy is picking up, and the signs are all around, even in Navarro County.
Texas’ most recent unemployment figures, from April, had the state at 6.4 percent unemployed, this is compared with the national average of 7.6 percent. In addition, state sales tax receipts for May 2013 were nearly 8 percent higher than in May 2012. Sales tax collections have increased for 38 consecutive months, boosted by strong business spending in the oil/natural gas and manufacturing sectors, and to some extent, retail sales, according to the Texas Comptroller’s office.
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