Johnson County U.S. Constitution Boot Camps

Johnson County Republican Party is hosting two U.S. Constitution Boot Camps on January 26 and February 2. 2019.  It is a comprehensive presentation of our U.S Constitution, what the Founders meant the Constitution to be, versus what we are told by those who rule over us.  Learn how to read and understand the importance of this historical document that governs our nation. Make your selection from the two sessions being offered from the information on the attached flyer. Check-in time:  8:30 AM   Presentation: 9:00 AM — 3:00 PM Space and attendee material is limited. #1  U.S. Constitution Boot Camp — […]

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Karl Rove to Speak at Reagan Day Dinner

March 2, 2019 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm The RPNC 2019 Reagan Day Dinner will feature a great conservative speaker, Karl Rove. Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Adviser to President George W. Bush Author, “The Triumph of William McKinley” Author, “Courage and Consequence” Fox News Contributor Wall Street Journal Columnist Karl Rove served as Senior Adviser to President George W. Bush from 2000-2007 and Deputy Chief of Staff from 2004-2007.  At the White House, he oversaw the Offices of Strategic Initiative, Political Affairs, Public Liaison, and Intergovernmental Affairs.  He was Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, coordinating the […]

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Christmas

The Reason For The Season At Christmas, people all over the world pause to remember the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.  This celebration has occurred despite difficulties or circumstances facing us throughout history.  Many of America’s presidents have reminded us at Christmastime that Jesus’ birth has continued to impact the world. Ronald Reagan spoke of the joy and peace of Jesus’s birth on December 20, 1983: “It is a very special pleasure for Nancy and me to extend warmest greetings and best wishes to all of you during this most joyous of holiday seasons. This festive occasion is celebrated […]

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Bill McNutt: the George H. W. Bush I knew

By Bill McNutt December 4, 2018 All of us are molded by the people we work for, especially when we are young in our careers.  I was blessed to work for George Herbert Walker Bush on three occasions; in the Reagan-Bush White House, on the National Campaign Staff during the 1988 Presidential battle with Michael Dukakis and Texan Loyd Bentsen, and during the Presidential Transition in 1988-89.  A left handed man, who was right politically, was our fellow Texan and a great public servant. The thing I liked best about working with our 41st President and Barbara Bush was the […]

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R. Lowell Thompson to be Honored for Service to Navarro County

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 26, 2018 The first to speak in the public comments portion of a special Navarro County Commissioner’s meeting Monday was Robert Koehl with the Navarro County District Attorney’s office. “We (in the District Attorney’s office) would like to request the Commissioners name the Grand Jury room on the third floor after R. Lowell Thompson,” Koehl said. Navarro County Judge H. M. Davenport Jr. stated he would contact the Texas Historical Commission to see what the procedures would be to name the Grand Jury room in honor of the late Navarro County District […]

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County Commissioners Approve Canvassed Votes

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 21, 2018 Navarro County Commissioners held a special meeting Tuesday morning to approve the voting canvass from the November 6, 2018 mid-term election. Daniel Teed, Elections Administrator, said while he is embarrassed about the problems that were encountered that day, he is looking for answers, not accusations.  Election Systems and Software is replacing the pedestals for the pads voters signed in on, due to faulty wiring and a flawed design.  “The numbers were sound,” Teed said.  “The problems didn’t affect the outcome of the election — we were right on the money […]

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Dan Teed Addresses Voter Concerns in Mid-term Election

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 17, 2018 While early voting in the November 6 mid-term election in Navarro County went smooth as silk, on the actual day of the Election, it was anything but. Daniel Teed, Navarro County Elections Administrator, has had a week to ponder the events of that day, and hopes to offer explanations about what went awry that day.  “I have come to respect a lot of people in this process,” Teed said.  “Though it’s been a difficult year for elections in Navarro County, the Judge and Commissioners, Roger (Francia), ES&S, Danda (Parker), the […]

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Bronze for Brent Project Closer to Completion

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 16, 2018 A project started in July 2017 to memorialize a Corsicana Hometown Hero has reached the end of its fundraising phrase. The Brent Thompson Memorial Bronze committee, headed by Joshua Tackett, Navarro County District Clerk and Sharla Allen, City of Corsicana Parks and Recreation Director, began fundraising efforts immediately. “The first donation to the Officer Brent Thompson bronze project was received in May of 2017, and just 18 short months later, the planned goal of $65,000 is met,” Allen said.  “The Committee is thrilled that this life-sized shadow of Brent, along […]

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Ron Wright Thanks You

Dear Friends, Tuesday night’s victory is a testament to the power of the conservative grassroots in the 6th District and the principles Texans hold dear.  I am honored the people of the 6th District have put their trust in me.  Know this – I will represent each and everyone of you moving forward.  My door will always be open to hear from you.  Even as our party is now in the minority of the House of Representatives, we will fight for fiscal responsibility on the part of our federal government, a strong national defense, the Right to Life for the […]

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Filling the Vacant District Attorney Seat

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 10, 2018 The untimely and tragic passing of Navarro County’s beloved District Attorney R. Lowell Thompson has left a void in the county government process. Many around town have pondered the question, “Who will take Thompson’s place in the DA’s office?” The process is not one First Assistant District Attorney Will Thompson was familiar with, until now.  Research of Texas Government Code 601.002 indicates that the first assistant immediately becomes the Interim District Attorney. “The next step is that the Governor will appoint someone to fill the vacancy until the next General […]

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