Corsicana AirSho Republican Booth 2019

May 11, 2019 The annual “Best Little AirSho in Texas” has been hosted by the Coyote Squadron since 1999, featuring restored vintage airplanes from the World War II era. The Coyote Squadron, a unit of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF), operates from C. David Campbell field (Corsicana Municipal Airport), which itself began as a pilot training center during World War II.   Each year, dozens of vintage military aircraft, which are privately owned or operated by other units of the CAF, are flown into Corsican’s airport.  Take a step back into history and enjoy a close-up look of the vintage aircraft […]

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Derrick Days Republican Booth 2019

April 27, 2019 The annual “Derrick Days” Festival was established in 1976 to commemorate Corsicana’s rich oil history and its significant impact on the community’s development. Drilling for water in 1894 resulted in the first significant discovery of oil west of the Mississippi River, which led to Texas’ first oil boom.  In 1923, a new and even larger oil deposit, the Powell oil field, unleashed a new oil boom.  This brought a variety of new citizens and commerce to Corsicana’s historic downtown business and residential properties.  Today, there are activities for everyone in the family to enjoy, such as:  minithon […]

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Republicans Hear From Navarro County Justice Panel

By Mark Archibald — Corsicana Daily Sun April 5, 2019 Members of the Navarro County Republican Party heard from local judges Tuesday evening April 2 during a regular meeting at its headquarters. Precinct Chairs discussed regular business, preparations for future elections and voter engagement in addition to hearing from 13th District Judge James Lagomarsino, County Court-At-Law Judge Amanda Putman, and County Judge H.M. Davenport.  Each of the judges ran as Republicans, but spoke in a largely nonpartisan role Tuesday evening. After providing a brief summary of the types of cases each hears in their court, the judges discussed the underlying […]

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Margarita Patterson

March 29, 2019 Today, we honored a great Republican Election Judge, Precinct Chair, and volunteer, Margarita Patterson at her graveside service at New Pursley Cemetery, whom passed away Tuesday March 26.  She was born in Argentina on October 21, 1944, but proudly became a United States citizen — speaking only English unless her translation skills were required. Her professional career as an office manager of Dallas Law Firm Oster and Kaufman spanned 25 years.  Upon retiring, she spent time organic gardening and volunteering for the Republican Party of Navarro County. In 2006, Margarita ran for Justice Of The Peace Precinct […]

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Karl Rove Rallies Republicans at Reagan Day Dinner

By Mark Archibald — Corsicana Daily Sun March 5, 2019 Karl Rove, the longtime Texas political stalwart, Republican strategist, and senior adviser to former President George W. Bush, was the keynote speaker at the 2019 Navarro County Republican Reagan Day Dinner Saturday at the Cook Education Center. The evening’s emcee, conservative talk show host Mark Davis, welcomed everyone to the event on Texas Independence Day.  “Without Texas, we don’t have an America,” said Davis, whose show ‘The Answer’ can be heard on 660 AM. Rove said he came to Navarro County because of State Representative Cody Harris.  He advised party […]

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Karl Rove to Speak at Reagan Day Dinner

March 2, 2019 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Our 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 White […]

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Will Dixon sworn-in as District Attorney to serve Thompson’s unexpired term

February 22, 2019 By Michael Kormos — Corsicana Daily Sun The Texas Senate confirmed Wednesday February 20 Navarro County’s new Criminal District Attorney Will Dixon.  He was sworn in by 13th District Court Judge James Lagomarsino in front of his family, elected and appointed officials, the bar association and law enforcement officers. Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Will Dixon on January 28 as the Navarro County Criminal District Attorney to fill the unexpired seat left vacant following the passing of R. Lowell Thompson. Dixon released the following statement Wednesday prior to the ceremony: “Dear Esteemed Citizens of Navarro County, my […]

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Harris files legislation to protect private property owners against HSR

Corsicana Daily Sun February 9, 2019 State Representative Cody Harris (R-HD8) filed four pieces of legislation Tuesday, February 5 to protect private property owners against the proposed high-speed rail project that would cut through sections of House District 8 which includes Navarro, Anderson, Freestone, and Hill counties. The project has received stiff opposition over concerns about eminent domain and the overall financial viability of the project. Harris met with hundreds of concerned landowners last year and pledged to take action in the legislature. The four bills filed by Harris are meant to strengthen protections for private property owners while discouraging […]

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RPNC Chair Eric R. Meyers Responds to State of the Union

Corsicana Daily Sun February 8, 2019 I remain hopeful that the State of the Union Address will have a positive impact on both sides of the isle to secure a deal on border security.  The President’s address talked about the need to stop looking at issues as a Republican or a Democrat, but rather as a united front for the best interest of the United States of America.  Regardless, I strongly feel that we must strengthen our Southern Border for many reasons including curtailing the drug, money, and weapons flow from Cartels in Mexico, stopping the influx of “asylum” seeking […]

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State Of The Union 2019 Address

February 5, 2019 Below is President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address as prepared.  The delivered remarks may differ.  WASHINGTON D.C. “Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans.  We meet tonight at a moment of unlimited potential. As we begin a new Congress, I stand here ready to work with you to achieve historic breakthroughs for all Americans. Millions of our fellow citizens are watching us now, gathered in this great chamber, hoping that we will govern not as TWO PARTIES but as ONE NATION. The agenda […]

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