History

  • Texas in Film | Cinemark Cinema IV
    By Guy Chapman – Navarro County Gazette Since its earliest days, Corsicana has been a movie town. As far back as 1896, Corsicana’s cinema history revolved around a variety of […]
  • History: The Life and Times of Hub Hill
    By Dana Stubbs – Special to the Navarro County Gazette H. M. Davenport once publicly said Hub Hill “positively influenced the lives of so many students for over 40 years […]
  • History: Professor G. W. Jackson and His Schools
    By Dana Stubbs – Special to the Navarro County Gazette In 1871, the twenty-two year old city of Corsicana, Texas boasted a school for the African American community of 100 […]
  • Texas in Film | Jacqueline Medura Logan
    By Guy Chapman – Navarro County Gazette While the “Texas in Film” series covers the various films based and shot in Texas, for 2021 and beyond the series coverage will […]
  • History: Bob and Mable Scott of Scott’s Funeral Home, Corsicana, Texas
    By Dana Stubbs – Special to the Navarro County Gazette With the passing of Mable (Cook) Scott on Dec. 7, 2020, Corsicana lost a fine and intelligent pillar of the […]
  • History: The Santa Claus of Kerens
    By Dana Stubbs – Special to the Navarro County Gazette If you are among a certain station of the old timer Navarro Countians, this time of the year holds a […]
  • History: Air Activities of Texas in Corsicana
    By Dana Stubbs – Special to the Navarro County Gazette I have to wonder if Mary Stroube knew what she was really doing that fateful summer day in 1940. It […]
  • History: The Biography of Adolph W. Levermann
    By Dana Stubbs – Special to the Navarro County Gazette It was 1879 when Fritz and Adolph Levermann unpacked their bags for the first time at Mrs. Mary Johnson’s house […]
  • History: Remembering the 1932 Corsicana Tigers
    By Dana Stubbs – Special to the Navarro County Gazette When October comes around, I am normally planning my Friday night activities around the Corsicana Tiger schedule. For many years […]
  • History: Pandemic Strikes Corsicana in 1918
    By Dana Stubbs – Special to the Navarro County Gazette America was deeply involved in the War in Europe by mid-1918. Every United States citizen had been touched by the […]