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Family: Its all in the water

Editor’s Note:  The Ellis County Press was the first media outlet to break the water situation in Bardwell, in conjunction with CBS 11 out of ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2008 18:43:00

When the Bard-well went dry

Citizens raise stink over lack of water Cite mayor’s inaction; state investigating             BARDWELL - Residents of this small town outside of Ennis are raising a stink ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2008 18:07:00

Ex-Wilmer mayor endorses sex offender

WILMER – Former Wilmer Mayor Linda Root publicly endorsed James Brian Sliter, the registered sex offender whose mayoral campaign drew international media attention. Sliter has ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2008 18:17:00

Ellis County Museum to open new World War I exhibit

On Saturday, March 29, at the Ellis County Museum at 6 p.m., the museum will open its new World War I exhibit, which includes extensive ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2008 18:09:00

Sex offender withdraws from race

WILMER – The registered sex offender running for mayor that catapulted this southern Dallas County town into an international media frenzy has dropped out of ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2008 17:04:00

Election 2008

Ellis County Democratic and Republican Early Voting Run Off Schedule Elections/Voter Registration Office   106 S. Monroe St. Waxahachie March 31, 2008   April 1,2,3 & 4 Hours: 7 a.m.-7p.m. Democratic and Republican Primary Run-Off ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:04:00

Warrant ensnares Ennis commissioner

The Ellis County PressENNIS – A felony fraud warrant was reportedly issued last week out of Clay County in north Texas for Ennis Commissioner Byron ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:03:00

ECP, CBS team up

The Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY – The Ellis County Press and Dallas’ KTXT CBS-11 TV have partnered up to offer news on the paper’s website ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Precinct 1: 3 from Palmer in run-offs

The Ellis County PressPALMER – Dennis Robinson, David Land and Michael Heard are neighbors and they’re all vying for their parties’ run-off contests on April ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

TxDOT extends I-69/TTC comment period

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation announced its request for a 30-day extension of the public comment period for the Interstate-69/Trans-Texas Corridor Tier One ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Palmer loses bid to secure old train depot

PALMER – The City of Palmer was defeated Saturday in its bid to bring the historic train depot back to downtown Palmer. The depot, built ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Truckers plan to park it

ELLIS COUNTY - What’s a sure-fire way to stop a local economy? Drivers of diesel trucks and other rigs plan to "park it" on a nationwide ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Beas Cafe owner dies

The Ellis County Press FERRIS – Gail Villa, who helped build one of Ferris’ oldest eateries, passed away March 14. She was 53. Survived by her ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2008 23:42:00

Meals-on-Wheels: “A Family Affair”

Special to The Ellis County Press ENNIS – "Meals-on-Wheels has been such a blessing to our family," said Adell Rejcek, one of the four daughters ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2008 23:36:00

Councilman denies fraud allegations

The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Councilman Joe Gallo, amid allegations that he fraudulently signed off on disability-compliant paperwork for his downtown law office, decided ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2008 23:25:00

Ennis Showcases State Flower

Hosts Annual Festival April 18-20 Ennis – The city  is showcasing its beautiful bluebonnets throughout April, with a weekend festival full of family fun and ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2008 23:18:00

County offers free dump days

Take advantage of upcoming free dump days to dispose of trash and even tires at no charge. County Commissioner Bill Dodson. pct. 2, is offering ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2008 23:14:00

Not without a fight

Activists hinder Midlothian’s annexation planThe Ellis County PressMIDLOTHIAN – You’ll see them at ground-breaking ceremonies or ribbon cuttings or council meetings. The main thing Midlothian’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2008 23:09:00

TROUBLE ON I-45

TROUBLE ON I-45 – Emergency crews responded to a flipped Checrolet Astro van Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 45 southbound near the Ferris exit.  Heavy rains ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2008 22:16:00

A FINAL GOODBYE

The Ellis County Press A FINAL GOODBYE –A funeral procession through downtown Ferris made one last trip past Bea’s Cafe, a restaurant Gail Villa owned ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2008 22:07:00

Water Wars

The Ellis County Press PALMER – Due to ever rising prices at the gas pumps and soaring prices at the grocery store, there are many ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2008 17:38:00

City, school board candidates file

The Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY – One spring election down, one more to go. Scores of city and school board candidates rushed to the March ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Burn ban rescinded

Waxahachie – Ellis County Commissioners voted to rescind the burn ban effective immediately, Monday, March 10, .“The (Keetch-Byram Drought Index) is at 212 today and ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Voters keep Grubbs

The Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE – County Attorney Joe Grubbs, whose office has been mired in allegations of corruption on the front page of The Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Trans-TX Corridor to cut 8,400 acres

The Ellis County PressPALMER – The revised route of the Trans-Texas Corridor could consume 8,400 acres of the eastern part of the county, according to ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Election 2008

March 10 - Last day to register to be able to vote in RunoffMarch 29 - County / Senatorial District ConventionsMarch 31 - First day ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2008 00:00:00

ROISD denies sex scandal

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - School officials in Red Oak denied an Internet-spread allegation a high school agricultural teacher and a high school ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2008 00:00:00

Joe Barton voting record

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressWASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Joe Barton, R-Ennis, was first elected in 1984. To keep the public informed, The Ellis County Press ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2008 00:00:00

Palmer council signs Circus Day proclamation

Mark VarselEllis County PressPALMER - At its latest meeting, Palmer City Council unanimously endorsed a Proclamation identifying March 26, as 'City of Palmer Take ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2008 00:00:00

28-year-old to lead Palmer PD

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressPALMER - John Zaidel was named the new police chief in Palmer Friday, after Cary Scott Lynch resigned last week. Zaidel, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2008 00:00:00

Wilmer boy rescued from well

Cathy KENNEDYThe Ellis County PressWILMER - A three-year-old boy was rescued from an open well by Wilmer police officers Thursday night.Police. received a call stating ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2008 00:00:00

Copper thieves hit Ferris church

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of copper and aluminum coils encased in five air-conditioning units at a Ferris-area church ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2008 00:00:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests March 16Jack L. Young, b/m, Wilmer PD warrantsAdolfo Valdespino, w/m, Wilmer PD warrantsGerardo Ramirez Perez, w/m, assault family violenceAndresRodriguez, h/m, Dallas PD warrants, no insuranceMartin ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:09:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ArrestsMarch 10Phuong Vu Pham, w/m, public intoxicationNickholase A. Houston, b/m, failure to ID fugitive March 12Malcom Reed, b/m, Wilmer PD warrant March 13Roderick McGee, b/m, failure to ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:22:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ArrestsFeb. 25Lucas Fillio, w/m, assault family violenceMichael Hocutt, w/m, possessionFeb. 26Mario Zarate-Utrera, h/m, no driver’s liecnseFeb. 27Antonio Malone, b/m, Wilmer PD warrantsFeb. 29Jose Mejia, h/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests March 17Mary Katherine Sukach, 47, false alarm or reportKirt Carl Thomas, 22, forgery, steal/receive stolen checkChristal Martel Watkins, 44, other March 18Gloria Jean Bartley, 41, credit ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:08:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ArrestsMarch 10Eva Lashan Jones, 33, public intoxicationAlberto Leon Montes, 29, assault by contact family violenceRex Vaughn Carter, 49, theft greater than or equal to $500 ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:20:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ArrestsMarch 10 – 22Randolph Bradford, b/m, 17, resisting arrestJames Wilkins, w/m, 60, assault family violenceRobert Mclain, w/m, 42, driving while intoxicatedJose Molina, w/m, 31, no ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:02:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ArrestsMarch 10 – 16Robert Mclain, w/m, 42, driving while intoxicatedAmanda Preslar, w/f, 39, possession of drug paraphernaliaKameshia Carter, b/f, 24, Red Oak warrantsJhoely Arentz, w/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:19:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ArrestsMarch 3Christopher Borrego, 21, w/m, expired motor vehicle inspection, unauthorized glassMarch 4Thomas Istre, 28, w/m, evading arrest/detentionJuan Vargas, 20, w/m, ROPD warrantsMarch 5Joshua Fox, 20, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests March 23Nathaniel Putman, w/m, 28, warrantSamantha L. Sinor, w/f, 20, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:02:00

Palmer Police Reports

ArrestsMarch 12Christopher Ray Granbery, w/m, 37, warrant March 14Fernanda L. Perez, h/f, 23, warrants March 16Kirby Cooper, b/m, 35, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:19:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents March 17 - 23House & building checks 116Neighborhood checks 129Alarms 4EMS/Fire 8Motorist assists 0Suspicious person or vehicle 7Traffic stops 32Traffic citations 14Other 21 March 17In the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Ovilla Police Reports

IncidentsMarch 10 - 16House & building checks 116Neighborhood Checks 138Alarms 3EMS/Fire 5Motorist assists 3Suspicious person or vehicle 6 Traffic stops 43Traffic citations 19Other 17 ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:16:00

Ovilla Police Reports

IncidentsMarch 3 - 9House & building checks 91Neighborhood checks 65Alarms 2EMS/Fire 4Motorist assists 2Suspicious person or vehicle 4911 hang ups 1Traffic stops 20Traffic citations 7 Other 11ArrestsMarch 3Antoine Coby of Midlo-thian was arrested for possession ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Milford Police Reports

ArrestsFeb. 25 James Castillo, h/m, 27, TCIC warrant x2March 1Albert Goldsmith, b/m, 36, TCIC warrant March 5William Cooks, b/m, 33, possession of marijuana under 2 oz.IncidentsFeb. ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests March 16 – 21Michael Gordon Marr, w/m, 46, public intoxicationJosh Randall Brazeel, w/m, 28, Midlothian PD warrantsJuan Adolfo Garcia, w/m, 35, McLennan County warrantKirk Maurice ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Incidents Abandoned vehicle 1Accident/major 1Accident/minor 4Animal complaint 1Assault 2Burglary 2 Criminal mischief 1Disturbance 3Disorderly conduct 1Found/lost property 1Harassment 2Possession 1Theft 1Traffic with arrest 3Unknown call ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:12:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ArrestsMarch 1 - 8Toni Maria Greene, w/f, 44, theftMichael John Corona, w/m, 26, Grand Prairie PD warrantsLuis Ibarra, w/m, 68, indecent exposureJamie Kyle Richards, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Hutchins Police Report

Arrests March 11 Melvin Dwayne Williams, b/m, 36, expired motor vehicle registration, failure to maintain financial responsibility March 13 Arnesha Shana Goodwin, b/f, 24, ran stop ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:08:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests March 14 – 20Donell Moreland, m, 21, Glenn Heights PD warrantsArnold Griggs, m, 40, driving while intoxicated, Ferris warrants, Dallas County warrantsClifton Lee Turner, m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests March 7 – 13 Leticia Meadows, f, 32, Ellis County warrants Gary Montgomery, m, 46, driving while intoxicated Tommy James Soroka, m, 47, Dallas PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:05:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

ArrestsFeb. 29 - March 6Traci Dyer, f, 36, possession of marijuanaCarlos Eugene Sanders, m, 36, driving while intoxicatedShelia Bristler, f, 25, Dallas PD warrantsJeremy Boldon, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Garrett Police Reports

Arrests March 10 – 17Margarita Montoya, h/f, possession of marijuana less than 2 ouncesRomie Yasim, w/f, driving while license suspended or invalid ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Ferris Police Reports

ArrestsFeb. 26Marvin C. Walker, 31, b/m, Ferris warrantsFeb. 27Terry L. Phillips, 48, w/m, public intoxicationGlean Anderson, 39, b/m, public intoxicationFeb. 28Arlisa Val Cameron, 34, b/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests March 14Herman Burley, m, disregarding police officer March 15Harold Sheffield, b/m, theft less than $50 March 17Roy Blair, w/m, public intoxication, open container of alcoholic beverageTricia Fortes, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests March 11 Ramon Rosales, w/m, theft less than $50, traffic warrants March 12 Arthur Carrier, b/m, assault bodily injury family violence, out of town warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:03:00

Ennis Police Reports

March 4Joseph Farmer, w/m, driving while license suspended or invalidDavid Martinez, w/m, traffic warrantsMarch 5Suzanne Ortiz, w/f, traffic warrantsMarch 6Noel Gonzales, w/m, traffic warrantsMarch 7Luis ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Mar.27 and Apr.3, 2008 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE G & G Self Storage, pursuant to Chapter 59, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on March 20, 2008 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING June 2, 2008, 12:30 p.m. Ferris Housing Authority The Quality Housing ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:51:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on March 20, 2008 NOTICE TO ALL CREDITORS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST CAROLYN G. GOUGE, DECEASED Notice is hereby given ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:25:00

Isabel Rodriguez

Sept. 13, 1933 – March 18, 2008 WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for Isabel Rodriguez, 74, were held at 8 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2008 in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Billy Joe Brown

Aug. 19, 1927 – March 15, 2008 WAXAHACHIE – Graveside services for Billy Joe Brown, 80, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2008 in ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Warren Dallas OConnell

June 6, 1968 - Feb. 22, 2008 DALLAS - Graveside services for Warren Dallas O’Connell, 39 of Dallas, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, March ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:45:00

Rhonda Blacklock Woodell

Rhonda Blacklock WoodellJan. 7, 1977 - March 2, 2008WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for Rhonda Blacklock Woodell, 31 of Mansfield, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Alexander Garcia

Alexander GarciaDec. 4, 1974 – March 9, 2008FERRIS – Funeral services for Alexander Garcia, 33 of Ferris, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

N.L. (Moe) Craddock

N.L. (Moe) CraddockMarch 4, 2008GLENN HEIGHTS – N.L. (Moe) Craddock, former Mayor of Glenn Heights, retired Dallas fireman, Board of Directors of Hilco Electric Coop, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Augustina Lila Cantu

Augustina Lila CantuMay 28, 1941 – March 1, 2008WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for Augustina Lila Cantu, 66 of Waxahachie, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Louis Wins BIG!!!

Past in text hereeeeeeeee.. Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country. ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2008 11:45:00

Denying Christ by our actions

According to the words of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is possible to profess by our words to know Him as Lord and yet deny ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

When God Sets His Heart on You: Part II in a Series

The apostle Paul is among that cloud of witnesses and he bears witness to God’s unlimited love for even "the chiefest of sinners." Paul’s life ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Fixed on the power of the cross

"For when we died with Christ, we were set free from the power of sin. "And since we died with Christ, we know we will ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Easter perfect example of how Christianity has departed; Jesus celebrated Passover

Q. Why is Easter before Passover this year? A. This is a perfect example of how Christianity has departed from the Word of God and follows ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

All things are possible with God

These words recently appeared in a devotional publication. "People can believe strange things, but there is one group that goes beyond all others in believing ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:55:00

When God Sets His Heart on You Part I in a Series

Job asks, "What is man, that thou [God] shouldest magnify him? "And that thou shouldest set thine heart upon him? "And that thou shouldest visit ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:50:00

When Men Cry Peace and Safety Final Part in a Series

These kings came laden with gold as gifts for the Christ child. Finally, the article said the prosperity preachers claim Jesus could not have been ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:47:00

Never doubt the power of sin

New York’s governor resigned this week amid a prostitution scandal. Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s shocking downfall clearly underscores sin’s devastating power. Proverbs 5:22-23 warns, "An evil man ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:43:00

Laws concerning the priesthood, or kings, only applied to those of priestly and kingly descent

Q. In your articles you mention the New Covenant but it seems different that what is taught in Christianity. What is the New Covenant then? ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:42:00

Strong prayer, with repentence and holiness, always brings results; this is how revivals happen

A match is being struck and a fire is beginning to burn amongst our youth today, and I believe it is the beginning of something ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:40:00

Community Calendar

Ennis Tuesday, April 1   Sunbeam Club holds luncheon   The Sunbeam Club will meet at 11:30 at the IHop Restaurant in Ennis. All railroaders, their families, their friends and ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Tarleton State University lists fall distinguished students and fall A Honor Roll students

The Distinguished Student list for the fall 2007 semester has been released by Tarleton State University. Distinguished Students include freshman and sophomore students who have a ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Tarleton releases fall 2007 graduates

Tarleton State University’s fall commencement was held Dec. 10-11, 2007. The following undergraduate students are from Ellis County who have satisfactorily met the university’s requirements from ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Area students earn special recognition in Dallas/Fort Worth

Youth to be honored for their ELLIS COUNTY - A Prudential Spirit of Community Recognition celebration honoring local Dallas/Fort Worth students will be held on Thursday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

A MAAG day out

The Methodist Active Adult Group, the MAAG, gathered at the Wildflower Café at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 12. As everyone joined hands around each table, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Community Calendar

Bristol Saturday, March 22 Caring Hands of Bristol holds Bunny Breakfast Caring Hands of Bristol is holding a Bristol Bunny Breakfast fro, 8 to 10 a.m. Breakfast, pictures ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:24:00

Who said that?

That’s the question! When a friend says something in your name, are you still friends? It seems that in politics a friend is only a ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Is Obama ready for America?

Some pundits ask whether America is ready for Obama. The much more important question is whether Obama is ready for America and even more important ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

The potential global disaster delivered to your doorstep via unsecured cargo containers!

The Silent Bomb which may elude all known advanced defence systems, which may cripple multiple geographical points, simultaneously and escape detection or arrest of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Sleeping or just not listening?

Not to pick on any state in particular, but if the evidence confirms something is there, maybe a little pickin’on is justified. What now, Simmons? In ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Would-be rulers and the sheep

When Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton debated Senator Barack Hussein Obama in Texas prior to the primary she scoffed at the idea of people voluntarily buying ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Ledbetter vs. Brown: Whom to trust?

We’ll be clear: The Ellis County Press does not endorse candidates for any race. We will, however, highlight the platform positions each candidate possesses to ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Peace-loving Muslims

All of us should give some serious thought to some of the ideas contained in an article circulating the blogsphere titled "Why a Peaceful Majority ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:33:00

Do you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit?

DALLAS - With the 2008 tax season underway, the Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to look into whether they qualify for the Earned Income ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:17:00

The quick and the stinky

Political rhetoric has fallen on hard times. Now it seems only Republicans can be exposed to their own past indiscretion. When a comment is made ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:13:00

Abolish the Texas 2 step

Editor, Cow Country Courier Political bosses have been known to urge their lackeys to "vote early and often" in elections. The phrase has even been turned into ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:10:00

Grand Jury tosses out case against council members in Wilmer

The Dallas County Grand Jury tossed out the recent nepotism case against Wilmer Council members Billy Wickliffe, Eugene Lowe and Dean Rolison after deliberation on ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:08:00

What a contrast!

dadprs@hotmail.com Rev. Jeremiah Wright is Barack Obama’s pastor of the last 20 years. His angry style, as a proponet of what is called "liberation theology", could ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 12:24:00

Environmental Wackos

Okay, though most of us know better, let there be Tree-huggers if that’s their cup of tea. However, when they get to the point of ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 12:18:00

Ferris Jackets 1-1 in district

The Ellis County PressFERRIS – In their first two district baseball games, the Ferris Jackets won one close game and lost one close game. They ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Hawks claim victory over Arlington-Seguin with game-winning bunt

The Ellis County PressRED OAK - The Red Oak Hawks Varsity baseball team improved their record to 2-1 in district with a win over Arlington ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Lady Hawk powerlifters qualify for state meet

RED OAK - Five Lady Hawk Powerlifters competed at the State Powerlifting meet on Saturday, March 15 in Killeen. This was the first year for ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Ennis Ladies lose to Red Oak Hawks

The Ellis County PressRED OAK - The Lady Hawks were coming off a tough loss at the hands of Arlington-Sequin and looking to get back ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/27/2008 01:01:00

Ferris hosts annual Tessei Relays

The Ellis County Press FERRIS – On Thursday, March 13, Ferris High School hosted the annual Tessei Relays. Out of 11 schools competing at the track ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 14:00:00

Lady Jackets blow by the competition

The Ellis Count Press FERRIS – The Ferris Lady Jackets softball (16-4, 1-0 in district) dominated three different teams in a span of five days ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:59:00

Jackets lose two close ones

The Ellis County Press FERRIS – The Ferris Jackets baseball (5-7) played the last two baseball games before district this past week and were edged ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/20/2008 13:58:00

Red Oak Youth Basketball Association season winds down

The Ellis County PressRED OAK - The Red Oak Youth Basketball Association (R.O.Y .B.A.) season is winding down and play-off games have already started with ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Hawks JV soccer beat the Tigers

The Ellis County PressRED OAK - In a rare Wednesday night soccer match, the Terrell Tigers were in Red Oak to take on the JV ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Lady Hawks now 1-0 in district play

The Ellis County PressRED OAK - The Lady Hawks hosted the Lady Indians on March 5. Some have the Lady Indians ranked best in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Ferris sends three to state

The Ellis County PressELYSIAN FIELDS – On Saturday, March 8, three out of the six Ferris Jacket powerlifters who qualified for regionals advanced to state.Payden ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

Hawks varsity soccer take out the Lions

The Ellis County PressRED OAK - Friday night’s game had the Kaufman Lions in town looking to get a district win against the Hawks. What ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2008 01:01:00

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