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Spokesperson: Long John Silver's still coming to Corsicana

Long John Silver's is still planning to open a Corsicana location, according to Tia Chancellor, a spokesperson for the company. “The Corsicana location is still moving forward,” she said Friday. “There were a few changes that needed to be made before submitting for a second round of reviews.”


North Texas man tried to have 11-year-old killed to stop sexual abuse case

MCKINNEY, Texas - A 20-year-old man who sexually abused an 11-year-old girl, before trying to have her killed so the case wouldn't move forward, has been sentenced. Kylil Jamall Killian was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of continuous sexua


Cast a vote for Corsicana

Have you heard? Corsicana is in the running for its own HULU series and $500,000 in downtown revitalization! Cast your vote for Texas to win at votetexas.us <http://votetexas.us/> every day through Tuesday, Feb. 19. As the only Texas town in the competition, a vote for Corsicana is a vote for Tex


Mayor Denbow: Let's win this, vote for Corsicana!

Corsicana, the only town in Texas in the Small Business Revolution competition, is in the final days to win. If you haven’t heard about this movement here which has inspired residents, friends and family to rally around this contest in the most creative and inspiring ways, you’ve been out of the cou


Corsicana Municipal Court gives residents opportunity to clear outstanding warrants

The Corsicana Police Department and Municipal Court join numerous jurisdictions across Texas in an effort to clear outstanding warrants during the Warrant Resolution Month in March. Notices will be mailed to citizens with outstanding warrants beginning Feb. 15.


GC Basketball: Kerens, BG, Hubbard boys earn playoff berths

Three Golden Circle boys basketball teams have qualified for the postseason. The Kerens Bobcats had a dramatic turnaround and after losing the District 19-2A opener to Cayuga the Bobcats went 9-0 and won the district title.


Corsicana Fire Rescue promotes two

Corsicana Fire Rescue recently promoted Braz Davis to captain and Brian Mundie to lieutenant. “ These officers will continue to make a difference and help progress CFR forward,” said Paul Henley, Corsicana Fire Chief.


Texas 14-Year-Old Was Fatally Stabbed by Friend, Who Said Victim 'Was Like a Sister to Me'

A Texas teenager was convicted Thursday of fatally stabbing her 14-year-old friend in 2018, when the suspect was 13, PEOPLE confirms. A Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman tells PEOPLE that the killer, now 14, was found guilty of delinquent conduct in juvenile court, which is equiv


Henderson County sheriff: Missing woman’s vehicle recovered from lake, body found inside

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A woman’s body has been found inside a vehicle submerged in a lake in Log Cabin, officials said Friday afternoon. The vehicle was recovered about 4:30 p.m. Friday near the main boat ramp at the Cedar Creek Reservoir in Log Cabin, according to Henderson County Sheriff Bo


Central Texas sheriff named in suit alleging sexual assault

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco against Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman alleges that a former sheriff’s office employee was sexually assaulted more than 20 times and subjected to an “intolerable work environment.” The suit seeks unspecified actual, compensatory, p


Additional Twenty-Five Years For Boyd Unit Inmate For Assaulting Guard

An inmate in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system serving six years for a prior charge of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon has been found guilty and sentenced to twenty-five years for a felony charge of Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant.


Woman falls out pickup truck bed, dies on North Texas freeway

FORT WORTH, Texas - A woman was killed on Interstate 35 in Fort Worth after falling out the bed of a pickup truck. The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday on the freeway just south of Interstate 30.


Watch: Vote from the saddle

Some local cowboys and cowgirls rode downtown Wednesday to encourage Texans across the state to Vote Texas. Corsicana was named a top town in the running for its own HULU series and $500,000 toward a downtown makeover!


North Texas Jury Convicts 14-Year-Old Girl For Fatally Stabbing Her Friend

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A North Texas jury has convicted a 14-year-old girl for the fatal stabbing of her friend. According to the Star-Telegram, jurors deliberated for about an hour Thursday before convicting the girl for the May 29 killing of 14-year-old Nylah Lightfoot.


Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Up to 60 Children Found Competent to Stand Trial

BEXAR COUNTY (NBC News) - A Texas judge has determined a former nurse, accused of killing as many as 60 children, is competent to stand trial. The ruling came down Thursday in the murder case of 68-year-old Genene Jones following a psychological evaluation.


Photos:Timbers coffee shop hosts Vote Texas rally

Corsicana is a top town in the running for its own HULU series Small Business Revolution - Main Street and $500,000 toward a downtown makeover, so cowboys and cowgirls rode downtown Wednesday to Timbers coffee shop to encourage Texans across the state to Vote Texas. Visit votetexas.us to cast your b


Deputies disciplined following racist posts

Two Navarro County Sheriff's deputies have been disciplined following a racist post and comment Sunday on Facebook. Deputy Shane Richards posted: “Just left H-E-B in Corsicana, Texas. Felt like I was in Guatemala or Honduras.”


Corsicana team wins big at Academic Decathlon

The Corsicana High School Academic Decathlon Team competed in regionals Feb. 8 and 9 at Mesquite High School. Lizbeth Hernandez earned a perfect score in Interview and won gold, she also placed first with the highest overall Scholastic Division score.


Two sentenced to federal prison in East Texas

TEXARKANA, TEXAS - Two East Texas convicted felons have been sentenced for violating the terms of their supervised release in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.


Resident talks taxes at Corsicana City Council meeting

Corsicana resident Jonathan Wilson spoke out at Monday’s City Council meeting against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to limit annual local government’s property tax revenue growth to 2.5 percent. If passed, Abbott’s proposal would require cities, counties and schools to get approval from two-thirds o