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Citizen’s Police Academy on target for graduation
Last week, the 18 members of the Citizens Police Academy came together to shoot guns.
In a long caravan, they headed out to the police shooting range near the landfill where they were taught about the department’s rifles, pepper guns, and handguns. They were invited to fire the pepper gun, although it only contained harmless powder pellets on that day, and a handgun, both under the watchful eyes of instructors Officer Sean Eggleston and Asst. Chief Ronnie McGaha.
‘Make-A-Wish’ event raises funds for trip
Thursday’s Make-A-Wish Foundation event at La Pradera raised enough money to send Coy Bostian and his family to Disney World, according to Heba Shafik, wish-granter with the local chapter.
Local Beat 5/21/13
A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.
LIVE BLOG of Oklahoma tornado recovery
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Oklahoma tornado - search for survivors begins in Moore
Coverage from our sister publication, the Norman Transcript in Norman, Okla.
MOORE, Okla. — A mix of volunteers and first responders are combing through debris in an Oklahoma City suburb looking for survivors.
The city of Moore was hit by a mile-wide tornado on Monday afternoon.
Texas DPS adds patrols for Memorial Day weekend
AUSTIN — More Texas troopers will be on patrol over the Memorial Day weekend watching for speeders, drunken drivers and travelers not wearing seat belts.
CSCOPE system dies amid criticism
AUSTIN — CSCOPE - a classroom curriculum system used by hundreds of Texas school districts including the Corsicana Independent School District - will stop offering lesson plans after some conservative groups claimed it was promoting anti-American values.
Firefighter dies in Dallas condo complex blaze
DALLAS — Dallas firefighters have recovered the body of a comrade who reported by radio being trapped while battling a condominium complex blaze.
City proposes route changes for Clean-Up Day
For more than 10 years, Navarro County and the City of Corsicana have co-hosted a county-wide clean-up day. For most residents, it means an opportunity to take their bulk trash to the city’s landfill for free.
City to consider rules for airport, swear in new attorney
The Corsicana City Council will swear in the new city attorney, and consider requests for money from local charities when the group meets in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers of the Government Center, 200 N. 12th St. The new city attorney will be Kerri Anderson Donica. She ran unopposed for the position, along with Municipal Judge Mike Russell.
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