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Texas woman claims dog died after eating a sugar-free candy cane: ‘I feel like I failed her’
A young dog in Texas reportedly died after eating a sugar-free candy cane, which contains an ingredient called xylitol that is often deadly to canines if ingested. Groves resident Darla Martinez told 12 News her 7-month-old Chihuahua-mix, Harleigh, got into a package of sugar-free candy canes that s
Waxahachie artist Bruce Webb opens gallery depicting Corsicana clairvoyant
Bruce Webb is a Waxahachie artist who is trying to get inside the mind of Annie Buchanan. Or perhaps, more specifically, her palm. Webb is one of three resident artists currently featured at 100 W. Corsicana, an 11,000-square foot creative residency where artists and writers stay at to hone their cr
Five killed in fire near Texas State University ruled homicide
SAN MARCOS, Texas — The deaths of five people killed in a large apartment fire near Texas State University have been ruled homicides. The fire broke out on July 20 at an apartment complex in San Marcos. The fire has been ruled an arson, though no arrests have been made and few details have been rele
Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor vanishes
In what seems like a Christmas miracle, the inoperable brain tumor of an 11-year-old girl in Texas has disappeared, and doctors say they don’t know why. Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, in June, as KVUE reported, and went through weeks of radiation.
Edward Lee “Ed” Phillips
Funeral services for Edward Lee “Ed” Phillips, 71, of Buffalo, were conducted Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Cowboy Church of Leon County in Centerville. Rev. Keith Bowman officiated, assisted Pastor Jack Smith and Pastor Tuffy Loftin. Interment was at Cross O Cemetery.
Storm Center: High school basketball schedule intensifies
High school basketball season has intensified during the past week, especially coverage within the Palestine Herald-Press. Starting next week, and throughout the rest of the season, the Herald-Press will run Texas Association of Basketball Coaches rankings as a story in the newspaper.
Santa Paws comes to town Dec. 19
The Humane Society of Navarro County presents pictures with Santa for all furry friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19 at Lady Diana’s Zen Cafe located at 106 W. Sixth Ave.
University of Texas releases alleged texts in Sen. Charles Schwertner sexting investigation
AUSTIN -- The University of Texas has released redacted messages allegedly sent by Georgetown State Sen. Charles Schwertner to a graduate student, almost three months after the Republican was first accused of engaging in the sexually explicit harassment.
Health Department submits November reports:Govea’s Mexican Restaurant under new management
Anthony McGee, Navarro County Public Health District Registered Sanitorian, OK’ed Govea’s Mexican Restaurant located at 316 S. 20th St. to open under new management. Jaime Morales and Diana Arredondo took over Govea’s Mexican Restaurant from Estella Govea after she asked the couple to help revamp th
PHOTOS: Very Merry Library event huge success
The Corsicana Public Library hosted A Very Merry Library on Friday evening for all of the community to enjoy. Some of the activities included cookie decorating provided by HEB, crafts, balloon art, letters to Santa along with a photo, a puppet show and more. The night was full of fun and Christmas c
Big TIME: Corsicana residents featured in TIME magazine
With every new mass shooting that takes place, whether at a school, a concert, a bar, or a mall — the topic of gun control becomes top priority. People affected by this gun violence have opinions as diverse as the loved ones they lost.
Memphis' Peabody hotel eyes North Texas for expansion
The Peabody, a historic Memphis hotel famous for its Southern hospitality and marching ducks, is planning to branch out to North Texas, starting with a 300-room hotel in Roanoke near the Texas Motor Speedway.
The new Permian Basin drilling king is a familiar Texas name
Exxon Mobil Corp. has overtaken rivals to become the most active driller in the Permian Basin, showing the urgency with which the world's biggest oil company by market value is pursuing U.S. shale.
Some Texas Coastal Residents Opposing Proposed Storm Barrier
GALVESTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush wants more time for property owners to voice concerns after a number of Gulf Coast residents said they would stand against a proposed coastal barrier.
Texas woman, 84, bored with retirement, gets college degree
People 65 and older make up less than one percent of U.S. college students. In 2015, they accounted for about 67,000 of about 20 million college students, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Janet Fein is among that elite group of Americans.
Message from the Mayor: Thanks to those who made holiday events successful
Like many of you, I attended some of the City’s seasonal events during the past few weeks. I felt compelled to take a moment to recognize local businesses and City staff who worked tirelessly to make everything an authentic, fun and safe series of special times.
Corrected: Civil Cases for the Month of October
NOTE: Civil Cases that were published in the November 7, 2018 edition of The “Times” showing the month of October 2018 were actually cases from October 2017. The correct October 2018 Civil Cases are as follows:
Police Need Help Finding 19-Year-Old Glenn Heights Woman
GLENN HEIGHTS, TX -- The Glenn Heights Police Department is searching for a 19-year-old woman who was last seen Tuesday afternoon. April Dawn Carrier was last seen at noon at Bridge Homeless Shelter at 1818 Corsicana St.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas shares breakfast with Santa
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court No. 2691 hosted Breakfast with Santa at Applebee's in Corsicana as its fundraiser. The court enjoyed fellowship and fun as they served up a delicious breakfast. Patrons were able to meet Santa Clause and get photos with him.
Church calendar: Dec. 15-21
Willow Grove District Association dance and mime concert, 5:30 p.m., Dec. 15, First Baptist Church NBC, 613 Jefferson. Call: 548-1040. “Night Of Miracles Play,” 7 p.m., Dec. 15, Hopewell Baptist Church, 124 Seley Road, Axtell. Call: 863-5350.