Corsicana Police Department
• Someone tried to break into the Sirloin Stockade probably Sunday night, 2508 W. Seventh Avenue.
• A car was stolen sometime over the weekend from the 1900 block of East Highway 31.
3330 • A woman reported that her car and her person were injured around 3:30 p.m. Monday in the 1700 block of East Eighth Avenue.
• Locks were cut off the storage buildings Friday in the 200 block of North 12th and items taken out of them.
• Two heaters were stolen from a woman Friday or Saturday at her home in the 100 block of North Fifth Avenue.
• A shoplifter was arrested around 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart, 3801 W. Highway 31, for stealing more than $50 worth of items.
• An estimated 100 gallons of gasoline were stolen Friday from the 3800 block of West Highway 22.
Navarro County Sheriff’s Office
• A camoflage-painted Yamaha Grizzly ATV worth $5,500 was stolen Wednesday from a building on Southeast County Road 4250 near Kerens. The thieves also broke a door frame and tore down some barbed wire.
• A gray wood chipper was stolen Wednesday from Smith Street in Dawson. It was worth $150.
• A black wallet containing an ID card and a Social Security card was stolen Thursday from First Street in Goodlow.
• Jewelry, including a mothers ring with colored stones and the names of four children, a .25 caliber semi-automatic pistol, a .22 rifle, a pellet rifle, and a box of .25 ammo were stolen Thursday from a home West Highway 31 near Dawson.
• Thieves stole eight firearms, including a Ruger handgun, two 20-gauge shotguns, a .40 caliber pistol, a .357 pistol, a a 12–gauge shotgun, and several rifles of various calibers; a wedding band set with small diamonds, some gold earrings and other assorted gold jewelry, were stolen Thursday in a home burglary on SW CR 3140 near Silver City. Total value of the items taken was estimated at more than $10,000.
• Homeowners found what appeared to be damage from a gun shot to their front door Jan 6 on W. Highway 22 near Barry. Deputies checked with the neighbors and found out there were hog hunters in the area, and it appears to be a random, careless shot, possibly by hunters.
Corsicana Police Department
Texas prisons face more lawsuits over no AC
An advocacy group has sued the Texas prison system blaming 13 inmate deaths since 2007 on hot conditions in units without air conditioning.
Pearce Museums plan special events for exhibit opening
The Pearce Museum will host an all-day event on Saturday, June 29, in conjunction with the opening of its temporary exhibition, “Gettysburg: Standing with Desperate Bravery.”
Hope Center director Danielle Pillans gave the girls from Brownie Troop 2960 a tour of the Hope Center. Pillans explained that the Hope Center is a pregnancy resource center that offers pregnancy tests, sonograms and parenting classes for moms and dads in Navarro County.
Fort Hood suspect, defense attorneys at odds
Defense attorneys ordered to help the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage say they're being asked to cross ethical lines.
Lake named Presidential Scholar
On May 6, U.S. Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan announced 141 Presidential Scholars, comprising the 2013 Class. One young man and young woman are chosen from each state as well as a selection from U.S. territories, families living abroad and a selection of at-large scholars and 20 Presidential Scholars in the Arts. It is at once a diverse population and an exclusive one.
Five injured in one car crash and fire
One car crash and fire on FM 1129 just south of FM 3041 shortly after 1 pm. Five hurt, one adult and four children. Three taken by air ambulance, others by Corsicana EMS.
Baseball complex building bid awarded
The Corsicana City Council granted the contract to build a concession stand and restroom building at the new baseball park on 45th Street to 2CMD Inc., when the group met in regular session Tuesday.
Corsicana Residential Treatment Center survives one chop, but faces next challenge
Following the passage of the state budget Saturday, Texas Rep. Byron Cook remains cautiously optimistic that the Corsicana State Home has a long future helping high-risk juvenile offenders.
The Dawson Garden Club has chosen the home of Melanie Dotson at 900 N. Fullerton Ave. as the Yard of the Month for May. The lawns, both back and front, are beautifully manicured. The trees are luxuriant as are the flowers encircling them. The front porch is inviting and there are beautiful blooms. The winding path to the front door lends a romantic touch to this beautiful landscape, and there are colorful blooms at the back porch as well. Go by to see this lovely yard.
Graduation ceremonies set
Area high schools will start hosting graduation ceremonies starting Friday. Below is a rundown of Navarro County high school graduation ceremonies, along with the valedictorian and salutatorians.
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