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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Polling Place Problems Being Resolved

Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun November 6, 2018 Election Day for midterm 2018 elections has not been problem-free, despite the smooth sailing that was the Early Voting, which had a great turn-out. Voting machines in Dawson and Pursley polling places were malfunctioning in the morning, but Dawson’s machines were back up around noon, and repairs were being made to the Pursley machines. Dan Teed, Navarro County Elections Administrator, said problems have been with the “check-in tablets,” and he plans to have a meeting soon for the public to communicate their concerns. “Right now, we’re a bit swamped, so I […]

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Texas Municipal Police Association Endorses Ted Cruz for Re-Election

October 26, 2018 Houston, TX — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz has earned the endorsement of the Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA), the largest law enforcement association in Texas, representing more than 27,000 local, county, and state law enforcement officers. “Texans need to stand against extremist candidates who would rather score political points with the radical fringes of the political spectrum,” said Mitch Landry, Deputy Executive Director of the Texas Municipal Police Association.  “While O’Rourke has been further dividing citizens, which puts our officers in danger, U.S. Senator Cruz has proven that he understands the job of law enforcement and the […]

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District Attorney R. Lowell Thompson passes away at 48

‘A friend to everyone’ By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun October 25, 2018 Flags at half-staff, the Courthouse and Justice Center were a sea of umbrellas as county employees stood in the rain Wednesday to honor Navarro County District Attorney R. Lowell Thompson as he returned home to Corsicana. Thompson passed at Baylor Hospital in Dallas Wednesday morning October 24 after a brief illness.  His family were all at his side.  He leaves behind his wife, Brandy; two children Kieley and Eli; parents Sam and Paulette Thompson, brother Darrell, and many extended family across the county.  Lowell’s brother Brent […]

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Texas Secretary of State Pablos Refers Pre-Filled Voter Registration Applications to AG Paxton

By Sam Pohl — Republican Party Of Texas Communications Director October 22, 2018 AUSTIN, TX — On Monday, Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos referred a complaint regarding pre-filled voter registration applications sent to Texas residents who are ineligible to vote to the Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for investigation.  Chairman James Dickey commented: “Secretary Pablos has done a good job of taking this complaint seriously and ensuring we protect ballot integrity.  If the complaint against the Texas Democratic Party is true, then they are encouraging foreign influence into our election process, and demonstrating that they will stop at nothing […]

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Texas HD 8 Candidates Differ on Immigration

By Michael Maresh — Palestine Herald Press October 20, 2018 A U.S. Army veteran and a farm real estate broker are competing for the House District 8 Texas state representative seat in the November 6 general election. Democrat Wesley Ratcliff, 76, a U.S. Army veteran, operates an East Texas ranch; Republican Cody Harris, 35, works as a real estate broker. Ratcliff, of Freestone County, wants to lower taxes for the county by using funds from the state lottery to support local public schools. Harris, 35, who moved to Palestine at the age of 7, said he wants to make sure […]

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The NRA Political Victory Fund Backs Ron Wright CD6 and several other Texas Candidates!

Dear Texas NRA Members and Supporters: They’re coming for your freedom! George Soros, Michael Bloomberg, and the anti-gun elite see a real opportunity to elect Nancy Pelosi the Speaker of the House and Chuck Schumer the Senate Majority Leader. Together they will implement their radical gun control agenda. We can’t let that happen! Please vote Ron Wright for U.S. House of Representatives in the 6th Congressional District of Texas on or before Tuesday, November 6th. Early voting begins Monday, October 22nd and runs through Friday, November 2nd. For more information on voting, please call 1-800-252-8683 or visit http://www.votetexas.gov/index.html. The NRA […]

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