Grand Jury Returns July Indictments

The Navarro County District Attorney’s office presented multiple cases to the convened Grand Jury in the month of July.  They returned 21 cases for indictment: Moshin Alam – Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact; April Renee Baggett  – Theft of Property >=$150,000<$300,000 Christopher Lynn Baggett – Theft of Property  Under 2,500 with 2 or more […]

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Sales Tax Holiday ‘Tax Free’ Weekend

Texas Comptroller The Texas Comptroller encourages all taxpayers to support Texas businesses while saving money on tax-free purchases of most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) during the annual Tax-Free weekend. Qualifying items can be purchased tax free from a Texas store or from an online or catalog seller doing […]

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Strolling Through The Past : The Great Belle Starr Hoax of 1941

By Stephen R. FarrisSpecial to the Navco Chroniclestephen@thenavcochronicle.com Her real name was Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr, better known by historians as Belle Starr. She was a notorious outlaw during the post-Civil War era, at least that’s how the legend went after her death.Born in Carthage, Missouri in 1848, Belle dealt with adversity and traumatic […]

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Intensive Jury Trials Scheduled at Courthouse To Overcome Case Backlog

Navarro County prosecutors are working diligently to correct the backlog of court cases due to the COVID Shutdown of the past two years.July kicked off with jury trials in both Navarro County felony courts, in Judge James Lagomarsino’s District Court and with County Court at Law Judge Amanda Putman. In the 13th District Court, Demetrio […]

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Hexagon Development Presents Housing Proposal

By Michelle Vineyard The City of Kerens held its monthly City Council meeting on July 12, 2022, at 7 PM CST. The Council Agenda covered the following topics; the financial audit for fiscal year ending September 2021, a new housing development proposal, city employee insurance and benefit rates, and budget discussions for fiscal year ending […]

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4 Arrested For Possession In U-Haul Van

In the early morning hours on Tuesday, Corsicana Police Department Officer Folsom observed a U-Haul can at the intersection of 31st Street and W. 3rd Avenue, near Corsicana ISD Dr. Kent Rogers Administration Building, a Drug Free Zone.  Believing the vehicle was stranded, Officer Folsom contacted the driver of the van, identified as Donna Gilbert, […]

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