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Veterans Honor Motorcade

Travels from Ennis to Waxahachie Civic Center for Veterans Appreciation Day Celebration. Vehicles will  gather at OLD Intermediate School Parking Lot located on Ennis Parkway ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/31/2009 12:52:00

Just Take A Painkiller

by James Robison People will get lostin the bureaucraticmountain of health care.   I am happy to tell you that I returned home from the hospital today. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/31/2009 08:45:00

Oct. 30

Low  water crossing closuresPrecinct 1 : All roads are openPrecinct 2:  Griffin Road - closed indefinitely Precinct 3: Lo water - Richland BendPrecinct 4: All ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2009 21:12:00

Blogging Tracks & Trends

  October 29, 2009   9:00 PM EST Top Issues 1. Republican Party   2. Health Care   3. Pending Legislation   4. Army   5. Democratic Party   6. Education   7. "Man Made" Global Warming"   8. Wall Street   9. Committees   10. National ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2009 11:14:00

Overall, Voters Still Negative About U.S. Economic Policy, Remain Anxious About Future

 Positive Ratings of Personal Finances Remain Below 40%; 26% Express Job Insecurity  UTICA, New York - Eight months after passage of the economic stimulus bill in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2009 11:12:00

Commissioners Court: $200 fines for no signs?

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – It’s all about the fines, not the signs. Ellis County commissioners heard from three county residents and a constable on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:30:00

County waits for vaccine amid exaggerated epidemic

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Demand for the H1N1, or "swine flu" vaccine, has not kept up with supply, as county officials await shipments ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:30:00

Rodney Ramsey to run against Ron Brown

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press RED OAK – Defense lawyer Rodney Pat Ramsey will take on longtime incumbent Ron Brown in the Republican Party primary for ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:17:00

Council race, sales tax hike in special elections

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN – Three candidates have filed to run for the vacant Place 1 city council seat in a special election to ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:14:00

Bank of America robbed

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press HUTCHINS - The Bank of America on Interstate Highway 45 was robbed on Tuesday, Oct. 20, according to police, and authorities ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:12:00

DeSoto Royalty

Senior Queen Brandi Davis and King Clifton Abraham take center field after being crowned for the 2009 Homecoming Court on Oct. 23. Homecoming Court 2009 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:04:00

Representative Davis elected to DNC Executive Committee

State Representative for District 111 Yvonne Davis, a member of the Democratic National Committee was elected to the DNC 64-member Executive Committee by the Southern Caucus. The DNC ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 19:12:00

Trick-or-treating to benefit United Nations

ENNIS – Student groups at Ennis High School trick-or-treated last week in efforts to fund the United Nations’ education arm.             The U.N., a world body that promotes ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 19:09:00

Native resident Texas GOP spokesman

AUSTIN – There’s another Ellis County connection to the Republican Party of Texas these days, this time in the role of spokesman.             Bryan Preston, an Ovilla native ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 18:54:00

9 seized vehicles since Jan. 1

WAXAHACHIE – Since Sheriff Johnny Brown took office on Jan. 1, his department has seized and been awarded nine vehicles.             Those vehicles – a mix of cars, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 18:42:00

Locals featured on Judge Joe Brown

CEDAR HILL - Oliva Wilborn, 28, is suing her former friend and lover, Tirick Foard, 35, for $1,000 according to a press release from Judge Joe Brown, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 18:39:00

Staff receive paycheck after glitch

LANCASTER -  For the second month in a row, more than 800 faculty for the Lancaster Independent School District experienced another payroll mishap.             According to district officials, an electronic ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 18:37:00

Fluoride level above normal

VENUS -  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has notified the city of Venus the quality of their drinking water contains high levels of fluoride.                 According to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 18:22:00

Where did you get the plane Johnny?

In response to where the plane the Ellis County Sheriff's Office used for the "random air search" came from, County Auditor Mike Navarro replied,“Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 17:47:00

Another Texas Top 10 Most Wanted in custody

Dennis Wayne Capps, who had been on the Texas Top 10 Most Wanted list since March 2009, was apprehended in Nicaragua by U.S. Marshals on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 16:21:00

Full Closure of Woodall Rodgers Freeway this Weekend

Construction of the deck park continues...   DALLAS - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) continues construction of the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park this weekend.  In coordination ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2009 10:11:00

Commissioners invite public testimony

Ellis County Commissioners called on the public to provide input Monday night during a regularly scheduled meeting of the Court.  The topic was 9-1-1 address ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2009 09:30:00

CHRISTMAS CANDY

CANDY   Just click on the name of the CANDY and the recipe appears! 2 Minute Microwave Fudge 5 Minute Fudge 7 Layer Bars Aaron's Buttery ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2009 07:37:00

Tracks & Trends of the blogosphere

October 26, 20099:00 PM ESTPProvided by NetRightNation.com.  Today at NetRight Nation we featured a special report from the President of Americans for Limited Government on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2009 07:34:00

Thoughts to Encourage

Even though a person might be a professing believer, an antichrist spirit working in them will have them saying, thinking and behaving in a manner ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2009 07:31:00

Dispatch Daily Briefing Report

Day: October 25, 2009   Item 1: Some of the jailers who were parked across the street in the city parking lot got off work this morning ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2009 07:26:00

American Police Force Takes Over Town of Hardin, Montana

American Police Force ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2009 07:21:00

Prarielands conservation district

      NOTICE OF WORKSHOP ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT     Notice is hereby given that a Workshop will be held on Friday, October 30, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Jury Room ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2009 12:20:00

Workshop Oct. 28

NOTICE OF WORKSHOP ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT     Notice is hereby given that a Workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. at the Ellis County Alternate ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2009 12:18:00

Addendum to agenda

ADDENDUM to NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT   Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court will be held on Monday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2009 11:48:00

Oct.26 Agenda

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT   Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court will be held on Monday, October ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2009 11:40:00

Ludacris Speaks At National Press Club, Critiques Press

Friday, October 23rd, 2009    *** WNO HIGHLIGHT REEL ***   Video: Ludacris Speaks At National Press Club, Critiques Press    "With all due respect to the media...how some of you, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2009 10:18:00

Being An American Essay Contest

                                  BEING AN AMERICAN ESSAY CONTEST DEADLINE APPRAOCHES:  STUDENTS AND TEACHERS CAN WIN $5,000 AND DC TRIP IN AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP ESSAY CONTEST   Largest High School Essay Contest in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2009 10:14:00

Does this call for a national emergency?

By Alain Wow. National Emergency. Special Government Powers enabled. Obama declares swine flu a national emergency Swine flu emergency! What does that mean? For the FLU? I mean ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2009 10:13:00

Mid-Way Airport

 Mid-Way Regional Airport Manager Andy Biery presents the winning bid to the Waxahachie city council for the runway extension project. The previous week in Midlothian ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:50:00

No bids, conflict of interest waiver exist in EC sheriffs truck buy

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – A new personal truck and a motor home for Sheriff Johnny Brown is raising questions on a taxpayer-funded vehicle ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:33:00

Eminent domain proceeds on 4-2 vote

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN – City council members voted 4-2 to initiate eminent domain proceedings against Richard and Sheri Miskimon for a 1.18-acre tract ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:32:00

DeSoto ISD hosts community forum

BETHANY BERRY The Ellis County Press DESOTO The heat is on in DeSoto Independent School District. During a community forum Tuesday, Oct. 6, district representatives publicized improvement ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:32:00

Pumpkin Patch

MEGAN GRAYThe Ellis County Press Larken Farms, home to a bountiful pumpkin patch and array of peach and plum trees held a fun weekend with more ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:30:00

Runway extension $7 million more than manager reported

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – A runway extension for Midlothian and Waxahachie’s subsidized airport has cost $7 million more than originally reported. Airport manager ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:29:00

Ennis Smoking Ban

Proponents of a citywide public smoking ban in restaurants and bars stood before the Ennis City Commission Monday, Oct. 19, including city health officer Bill ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:24:00

Woodall Rodgers to be closed all weekend

DALLAS - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is beginning construction on the Woodall Rodgers Deck this weekend.  A full closure of Woodall Rodgers is scheduled to ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2009 19:27:00

I-35 traffic switch Thursday, Oct.22

I-35E Traffic Switch Planned for Thursday Morning Northbound traffic south of Waxahachie to be moved into new detour   ELLIS COUNTY – Two northbound lanes of traffic ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2009 19:24:00

Bank of America robbed

  HUTCHINS - The Bank of America on Interstate Highway 45 was robbed on Tuesday, Oct. 20, according to police, and authorities are asking the public to assist ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2009 19:11:00

Here is one you really need to read!

Here is one you really need to read! Muslim Democrat Representative Keith Ellison Blames "Islamist Attacks On Civilization" On "Western Colonialism" (What an Idiot!) Be sure ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2009 09:33:00

IRS presents free Webinar on benefits of E-file for tax professionals

 DALLAS – The Internal Revenue Service is sponsoring a free Webinar on the benefits of e-filing for tax professionals in Texas. The Webinar will be held on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2009 09:23:00

Fish Kill Investigated on Fairfield Lake

TPWD fisheries biologists solve mystery of dying fish.   FAIRFIELD, Texas--September means at least two unpleasant annual natural phenomena in East Texas: ragweed is blooming and fish ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2009 09:22:00

Five Tips to Make Your Halloween Safe

  Just because Halloween celebrates scary things doesn’t mean you want any safety scares of your own. With a little bit of planning and these five ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2009 09:21:00

Obama Job Approval Falls Back to 49%

 Survey finds slipping job approval ratings from core supporters including Democrats, independents and young voters Please join the discussion: Better or Worse?.   UTICA, New York - ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2009 09:14:00

FBI, is seeking the publics assistance for information concerning the Oct. 20 bank robbery at Bank of America

Robert E. Casey Jr., Special Agent In Charge, Dallas, FBI, is seeking the public’s assistance for information concerning the bank robbery which occurred at the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2009 09:10:00

Roadwork

 According to the city of Oak Leaf, the Indian Hills Subdivision’s roadwork has been completed.  Pothole repairs are scheduled to begin Tuesday,Oct. 20 around the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2009 17:54:00

3-year-old tests positive for meth

ECSO said D.A. rejected case, citing ‘time lapse’ MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Documents obtained from a drug test lab, by Omega Laboratories, show three-year-old ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:32:00

Constables official oppression trial moved

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press TARRANT COUNTY - Precinct 1 Ellis County Constable Ben Fry, was due in Judge Everett Young’s 237th District Court Oct. 5 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:32:00

Ex-chief alleges cops writing tickets outside city limits

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press PALMER – Former police chief Cary Scott Lynch alleges his successor, John Zaidle, and former officers of writing speeding tickets and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:29:00

Oct. 25-31 declared Red Ribbon Week

WAXAHACHIE – In a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Oct. 12, the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court declared the week of Oct. 25-31, 2009 to be ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:28:00

Councilwoman changes address

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WILMER – Councilwoman Tiny Lange, up for re-election next year, turned in her notice of change of address to the city ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:27:00

Oktoberfest Fun

BETHANY BERRY The Ellis County Press Lancaster Mayor Marcus Knight raises his glass during the opening ceremony of Oktoberfest Friday, Oct. 9. Oktoberfest celebrations included a weekend ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:03:00

Country Day on the Hill

BETHANY BERRY  The Ellis County Press Cedar Hill residents participated in Country Day on the Hill festivities Saturday, Oct. 10 in historic downtown. The day was filled ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:02:00

Over $127,400 in tolls and discounted fees collected to-date

AUSTIN – Motorists who have not paid delinquent tolls may still take advantage of the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) offer to reduce violation fees, but time ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/15/2009 15:18:00

U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY TO HOLD ADMISSIONS INFORMATION FORUM

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Admissions officials from the U.S. Naval Academy will present an Admissions Information Forum for interested middle and high school students Saturday, Oct. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/13/2009 19:30:00

Southbound traffic south of Waxahachie to be moved onto new concrete pavement

ELLIS COUNTY – Two southbound lanes of traffic on I-35E just south of Waxahachie will be channeled onto new concrete where the highway mainlanes are ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/10/2009 15:18:00

Commissioners Court will meet Monday, Oct.12

Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court will be held on Monday, October 12, 2009 at 10  A.M., ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/09/2009 10:07:00

Armed Robbery at the B & D Exxon

Ellis County Sheriff's Department reported an armed Robbery  at the B & D Exxon on FM 879/I-45, Ennis on Thursday, Oct. 8.. Deputies and 404 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/09/2009 10:03:00

15 Australian Political Cartoons That The American Press Would Never Print

http://patriotupdate.com/exclusives/read/44/15-Australian-Political-Cartoons-That-The-American-Press-Would-Never-Print ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 18:23:00

City votes to remove retirement cap

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – With a motion by Councilman Joe Jenkins and seconded by Councilman John Wray, the city unanimously passed a proposed ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:05:00

Council approves 2009-10 Budget

BETHANY BERRY The Ellis County Press CEDAR HILL – With unanimous approval, Cedar Hill council members agreed not to increase the tax rate for the 2009-10 fiscal ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:05:00

Pioneer Days, fun before the rain

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS - Locals came out in full force for the annual Ferris Pioneer Days Saturday, Oct.3 with smiling faces on old ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:03:00

Air alert helps find missing boy

BETHANY BERRY The Ellis County Press LANCASTER Area police used loudspeakers from the Texas Department of Public Safety to locate a 9-year-old boy missing for almost an ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:02:00

Wheels! Auto and Motorcycle Show Saturday, Oct. 3

BETHANY BERRYThe Ellis County Press Over 30 vehicles were registered in the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce 1st annual Wheels! Auto and Motorcycle Show Saturday, Oct. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:01:00

Working Towards Completion

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County PressThe second Ellis County Justice Center currently under construction in downtown Waxahachie plans to house the County -Court - At-Law judges ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 14:52:00

Lane closure on US 67 and FM 1382 for Light Pole Relocation

Traffic signals and two local businesses will be without power late tonight   CEDAR HILL – One eastbound lane of FM 1382 at US 67 and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/07/2009 16:21:00

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA): Secure Borders Equals Holocaust?

Wednesday, October 7th 2009   Condemns Israeli Settlements.     (:15) "If America had the kind of immigration policy that some people would like today my whole family would have ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/07/2009 14:08:00

PepsiCo boycott petition reaches 500,000 signers

American Family Association (AFA) says it has now secured over 500,000 signatures from those pledging to boycott the PepsiCo Company over its continued support of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/06/2009 11:41:00

Texas Story

  A Texan died and went to Heaven.St. Peter met him and welcomed him saying "You will certainly enjoy Paradise ."The Texan shook his head sadly ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/06/2009 11:39:00

Tracks & Trends of the blgosphere

October 5, 20099:00 PM EST Tracks & Trends of the blgosphere provided by NetRight Nation.  One of the big issues last week and over the weekend ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/06/2009 11:38:00

Head Turning Hats Committee will be guests on Reporters Roundtable

DeSoto Chamber of Commerce Head Turning Hats Committee will be guests on Reporters Roundtable with Cheryl Smith     DeSoto, TX – The DeSoto Chamber of Commerce will ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/06/2009 11:29:00

Northwood University hosting LitFest 2009 with poets, authors and pie

CEDAR HILL – A scholar with a new book about the sources of everyday happiness, two award-winning poets with books in Spanish and English and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/06/2009 11:28:00

National Night Out moved

 Waxahachie's National Night Out has been moved to the Ellis County Youth Expo Center, 2300 West 287 Bypass ( next to Cowboy Church of Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2009 16:27:00

ACLU Opposes Texas D.A.s Attempt To Use Seized Assets To Pay For Her

Top County Law Enforcement Official Accused Of Illegally Seizing Cash From Minority Motorists AUSTIN - October 2 - The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/04/2009 21:53:00

Worth Reading

Worth Reading ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/04/2009 09:27:00

Hundreds leave Coral Ridge to form new church

  Religion and violence Advertisement Order NOW - Free Shipping - Limited Supplies Community cheers cheerleaders for JesusFriday night highschool football in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia took a ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/04/2009 09:16:00

Free training series on public and private benefits

October 3, 2009 – The North Central Texas Council of Governments’  Area Agency on Aging is offering a free training series on public and private ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/04/2009 09:12:00

Rep. John Boozman (R-AR):"Ridiculous" To Give Health Care

                                                                Friday, October 2nd, 2009                                                                                     *** WNO SOUNDBITE ADVISORY ***   Video: Rep. John Boozman (R-AR):"Ridiculous" To Give Health Care   To Illegal Immigrants     "I think that's totally ridiculous. I ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2009 11:45:00

Statement by Gov. Perry on Ruling Regarding the Definition of Marriage:

AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today made the following statement regarding a Dallas judge’s ruling that Texas’ definition of marriage is unconstitutional."Texas voters and lawmakers ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2009 10:10:00

STATEMENT BY COMMISSIONER STAPLES ON RULING REGARDING THE DEFINITION OF MARRIAGE

AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples made the following statement regarding a Dallas judge’s ruling that Texas’ definition of marriage is unconstitutional:   "Judges should not ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2009 10:09:00

Spiritual spirit squad squelched

      Banning of scripture   Advertisement Order NOW - Free Shipping - Limited Supplies     Spiritual spirit squad squelchedA cheerleading team in northern Georgia has come under fire for its ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2009 10:01:00

Attorney General Abbott Will Appeal Ruling on Same Sex Marriage Case

Statement by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott  ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2009 09:58:00

Blogging Tracks & Trends

    October 1, 20099:00 PM EST Dear Editors,Here are tonight's Tracks & Trends of the blogosphere provided by NetRight Nation.  Today, Rep. John Shadegg contributed a post ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2009 09:50:00

US Debt Clock

http://www.usdebtclock.org/ ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2009 09:33:00

Ladies Tea and Fashion Show In Desoto

(DeSoto, Texas) –The DeSoto Chamber of Commerce will host its first annual Head Turning Hats: a Fair for Women event on Saturday, Oct. 24 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 16:45:00

Doctors Marching for Patients Rights October 1st

Doctors Marching for Patient's Rights October 1st ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:56:00

Media Matters for America is upset

Apparently Media Matters for America is upset about bloggers exposing Obama and his cronies. They are attacking several blogs and I am damned proud to be on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:55:00

Join Meals-on-Wheels for Kitchen Campaign Event!

Meals-on-Wheels and Lone Oak Winery cordially invite you to an evening of fun, food & festivities!  Please join us (and bring a friend) at Lone ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:53:00

Community organizers PRAY to president

Wednesday 30th September 2009 Please help us Grow. Tell your friends, Forward the email, Print articles and discuss at work... VIDEO: Community organizers PRAY to president 'Hear ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:50:00

A Bad Tree Bears Bad Fruit

Barack Obama's appointees are once again causing trouble—and once again reminding the American people that the proverbial apple does not fall far from the gnarled ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:49:00

Vegetable Gardeners Monthly

Ellis County Master Gardener/Vegetable Gardening Specialist   Hello, and welcome to the October edition of the Vegetable Gardeners Monthly. If you have questions that this article doesn’t ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:46:00

Tracks & Trends of the blogosphere

September 30, 20099:00 PM EST Here are tonight's Tracks & Trends of the blogosphere provided by NetRight Nation.  The Obama Czar's are the subject of much ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:44:00

Malicious IRS Scam Via Email

There is a very convincing email virus scam being propagated across the Internet disguised as a message from auditors at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).   ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:41:00

DeSoto PD make arrest in Labor Day murders

BETHANY BERRY The Ellis County Press DESOTO – Police say a 38-year-old man is accused of murdering two men and leaving their bodies in a car ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:37:00

City judge resigns

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Amid mass public criticism, Judge Sylvia Lopez Beaver, has officially resigned. Beaver, known for setting high bonds to first time ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:35:00

Skyscraper bomb plot foiled by FBI arrest of Italy man

CHARLES D. HATFIELD JR. The Ellis County Press DALLAS – A 19-year-old Italy resident was arrested by federal authorities after he attempted to blow up a prominent ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:33:00

Commissioners declare October Czech Heritage Month

WAXAHACHIE – October will once again be recognized as Czech Heritage Month in Ellis County, the proclamation having been approved during Monday, Sept. 28 regularly-scheduled ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 10:09:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Oct. 1 – Oct. 16 Account, Contract, Note Other Attorney General Order for foreclosure concerning Annette V Polk Order for foreclosure concerning Frances Sandoval, Frances Moreno, & Monica ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:48:00

Ellis County

Ennis Oct. 17 Burglary of Habitation, 400 block Whitfill Road, suspect entered the complainant’s house and shop and removed property without consent, $2,460. Oct. 19 Theft of property, greater ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:48:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Sept.21 - Oct 1 Civil Other Michelle Lewis; individually and as next friend Malcom Lewis; and Mark Lewis Jr.; all individually and heirs of the estate of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:47:00

Ellis County Marriages

Sept. 29 – Oct. 18 Christopher Todd Adams and Alexandria Maree Bruno Houston Walker Anderson and Jessica Nicole Swindell Jason Kyle Atkins and Brand Michelle Hughes Leighton Dee Autrey ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:46:00

Ellis County

Ennis Oct. 18 Criminal Mischief, 500 block Shankle Road, unknown suspect damaged complainants mailbox causing monetary damage,$42.00 Criminal Mischief greater than $50 less than $500, 1500 block East ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:46:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Sept.21 - Oct 1 Acn- Account Contract North Star Capital Acquisition vs Account, Contract, Note Bobby Parrott PACCAR Financial Corp. vs. Account, Contract, Note, Timothy Freer Prosperity Bank vs. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:50:00

Ellis County

Bristol Sept. 27 Theft, more than $50, less than $500, 400 block Stacks Rd, unknown suspect(s) took the complainant’s pain patches out of his residence without his ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:50:00

Ellis County

Bristol Sept. 27 Theft, more than $50, less than $500, 400 block Stacks Rd, unknown suspect(s) took the complainant’s pain patches out of his residence without his ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:32:00

Ellis County Marriages

Aug 21 – Aug 28 Robin Micheal Danner and Anissa Dene Johnson James Dustin Avery and Rebecca Elizabeth Walter Rusty Eugene White and Olivia Raquel Garcia Norman Lee ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:17:00

Ellis County

Midlothian Sept. 3 Burglary of a building, 5200 block Judy Lane, unknown actor(s) without effective consent of the owner made entry by prying open the rear entry ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:17:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 6 – 24 Shannika Addison, b/f, 25, Assault Alfonso Rodriguez, w/m, 53, Wilmer warrant, no drivers license Apolinar Cruz, w/m, 31, Wilmer warrant Jalisa Spence, b/f, 20, Wilmer ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:46:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 21 Ismaih Armenta, 42, w/m, WPD/Arlington PD warrants Sept. 22 Mario Cantero, 17, w/m, WPD warrants Catherine Davalos, 35, w/f, WPD warrants Frank Pearce, 37, w/m, APOW Alejandro Castillo, 19, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:16:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 26 – 27 Konida T. Christansen, 35, public intoxication (on view arrest) Brandi N. Oneal, 30, warrant arrest, CID warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:46:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Incidents Sept. 16 – 29 Family violence assault causing bodily injury, 100 block Almond Other offense, 300 block E Marvin Burglary of vehicle, 100 block of Richmond Dr Assault by ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:32:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Incidents Sept. 20 – 24 Assault by contact, 2200 block Brown Driving with suspended/invalid license, 1200 block N 77 Harassment, Regent Apartments 500 block E University Aggravated robbery, 2900 block ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:16:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 19 – 26 Whitney J Berry, 18, Warrants arrest - assault, contempt of court, failure to appear Derek W Cline, 19, Warrant arrest - assault causing ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:46:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 12 – 19 Adrian Bahena, 35, Driving while license is suspended John Beam, 23, Warrant arrest - speeding, failure to display ID, violate promise to appear ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:45:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 1 – 12 Sergio E. Arrezola, 40, no motor vehicle liability insurance (on view arrest), display expired registration (warrant arrest), failure to appear (warrant arrest) Charley ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:50:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 24 – Oct. 1 Eric E. Allen, 29, motor vehicle inspection violation (warrant arrest) Amber L. Anderson, 22, possession marijuana less than 2 oz. (on view ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:31:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 20 – 24 Eric E. Allen, 29, inspection violation Amber L. Anderson, 22, possession of marijuana less than 2oz Narcorik L. Anderson, 28, possession of a controlled ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:15:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 20 – 23 Daved Michael Holmes, w/m, 31, Aggravated assault Robert Wayne Hollaway, w/m, 21, Public intoxication Alfonso Mario Munoz, w/m, 37, Public intoxication ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:45:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 30 Beatrice Ashley, 25, b/f, warrants Oct. 3 David Brooks, 28, w/m, driving while intoxicated Dillon Garrison, 24, w/m, public intoxication Pedro Herrera, 42, h/m, disorderly conduct Rogelio Herrera, 46, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:49:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 20 – 24 Daniel Arturo Castaneda, h/m, 33, DWI 2nd Charles Philip Soliday, w/m, 30, violation of protective order Louis Alonso P. Hernandez, h/m, 32, public intoxication Brandon ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:13:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Oct. 19 - 25 House & building checks 88 Neighborhood checks 100 Alarms 5 EMS/Fire 2 Motorist assists 0 Suspicious person or vehicle 3 Traffic assignments 7 Traffic stops 13 Traffic citations 8 Other 12 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:45:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Oct. 12 - 18 House & building checks 71 Neighborhood checks 132 Alarms 8 EMS/Fire 3 Motorist assists 1 Suspicious person or vehicle 3 Traffic assignments 7 Traffic stops 26 Traffic citations ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:45:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Oct. 5 - 11 House & building checks 63 Neighborhood checks 151 Alarms 2 EMS/Fire 8 Motorist assists 1 911 hang ups 1 Suspicious person or vehicle 3 Traffic assignments ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:49:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Sept. 28 – Oct. 4 House & building checks 55 Neighborhood checks 122 Alarms 3 EMS/Fire 1 Motorist assists 2 Suspicious person or vehicle 1 911 hang ups ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:30:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Sept. 21 - 27 House & building checks 67 Neighboorhood checks 140 Alarms 3 EMS/Fire 1 Motorist assists 3 911 hang ups 1 Suspicious person or vehicle 4 Traffic assignments ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:15:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 18 – 24 Cameron, w/m, 20, Burglary of vehicle Joshua Ryan Teubner, w/m, 31, Arlington warrant, registration violation Jennifer Lea Stanton, w/f, 24, Euless warrants, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:44:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 11 – 17 Danny Joseph Lee, w/m, 29, Burglary coin operated/collect machine (3X) Cory Daneil Watts, w/m, 34, Public intoxication Patrick Keith Heintschel, w/m, Driving while ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:44:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 27 – Oct. 10 Keith Allen Billeau, w/m, 36, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license invalid, burglary of vehicle Robert Tom Hill Jr., b/m, 41, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:48:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 20 - 26 Joe Leslie Pauley, w/m, 45, driving while intoxicated, 2nd Richard Kirkland, w/m, 34, Grand Prairie PD warrants (2), expired inspection certificate, failure to ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:13:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Incidents Sept. 14 Structure fire at 1000 block of Pleasant Run Fire, smoke, heat, co alarm at 3000 block of Stonycroft Fire, smoke, heat, co alarm at 1200 block ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:30:00

Italy Police Reports

Incidents Oct. 18 – 25 Parking illegally, 100 block White St. Suspicious vehicle, I-35 Traffic accident, Service road at 386 Assault, 300 block Hwy 77 Attempted burglary, 200 block Dunaway ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:43:00

Italy Police Reports

Incidents Oct. 11 – Oct. 17 Death, 600 block Waco Property damage, 500 block Venice Medical Call, 200 block Davenport Dog Bite, 100 block South ward Death, 100 block Waco Criminal Michief, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:44:00

Italy Police Reports

Incidents Oct. 1 – 10 Traffic accident, Highway 34 & I-35E Traffic accident, Highway 77 at Highway 34 Warrant arrest, 300 block SB IH35E Warrant arrest, 300 block NB IH35E Assist ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:47:00

Italy Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 27 - 30 Christopher Anderson Incidents Sept.27 - 30 Assist other agency, transport to Ellis County Jail Assist other agency, juvenile runaway, 200 block Porter Assist other agency, hit and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:23:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 16 – 25 Jose Luis Pena-Mendoza, w/m, 27, Hutchins warrant, No drivers license, failure to maintain financial responsibility Brandon Nicholas Hyder, b/m, 27, Possession of Marijuana ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:42:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 1 – Oct. 16 Reynaldo Principe, w/m, 21, Hutchins warrants, no drivers license, speeding, failure to maintain financial responsibility, failure to appear Abdul Raman Kareem, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:43:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 16 – 22 Corinthians D Gilder, m, 29, Warrant arrest – local charge James Gordon, m, 33, Warrant arrest – local charge Ephraim Mederos, m, 43, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:42:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 9 – 15 Michael Edwards, m, 50, Mesquite warrant Camille Jones, f, 25, Dallas warrants, driving while intoxicated Cody Shaver, m, 24, Dallas warrant Mitchell Lackey, m, 22, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:43:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 25 Dewayne A. Thomas, m, 42, Glenn Heights PD warrants, Red Oak PD warrants Kevin L. Sanchez, m, 32, driving while intoxicated Sept. 27 Keith D. Frisse, m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:47:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Sept 20 – 24 Jonathon Pollock, m, 27, DWI, Ovilla PD warrants, Cedar Hill warrants, fleeing Everjoel Romero, m, 18, Glenn Heights PD warrants Albert Munguia, m 23, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:12:00

Garrett Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 15 – 19 Michael Richardson, Driving while intoxication, evading arrest or detention with motor vehicle ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:43:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 19 – 23 Gary Reagor, b/m, 46, Theft under $500 Grover Parrot, w/m, 32, Assault – family violence Gregory Taylor, b/m, 47, Out of town ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:41:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 1 - 19 Jeremy Julin, w/m, 33, Warrant arrests Paul Glenn Hoad, w/m, 25, Red Oak warrants Sidney Hamm, w/m, 40, Ferris Warrants, resisting arrest Courtney James, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:42:00

Ferris Police Reports

ArrestS Oct. 7 - 11 Candice Cashay Barnes, b/m, 27, warrant J Emmit Jones II, b/m, 26, warrants Wayne Pope, b/m, 33, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:47:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 1 - 4 Marcel McCormick, b/m, 28, warrant Alejandro Alejos, w/m, 21, Ferris warrants Brent Schlottman, w/m, 28, Ferris warrants Charley Butler, w/m, 22, Ferris warrants Ryan Robinson, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:23:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Sept.25-28 Shakur Maleek, b/m, 31, Gregorio Garcia, w/m, 24, warrants Adan Martinez, w/m, 34, warrants Tawain McShane, b/m, 27, deadly conduct/criminal mischief Gilberto Reyes, w/m, 31, warrant Jimmy Perez, w/m, 28, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:12:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 20 – 25 Gregory Toupal, w/m, 44, Evading arrest, tampering with government records, out of town warrant Jason Ranson, w/m, 28, Out of town warrant James Jackson, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:40:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Oct 12 – 15 Gena Percial, w/f, 40, Traffic violation Rodolfo Sanchez-Ortega, w/m, 22, No drivers license, Failure to maintain financial responsibility Juvenal Martinez, w/m, 28, Traffic ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:42:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 1 Jonathan Hamilton, 24, b/m, possession/consumption alcohol in city park Francisco Martinez, 29, w/m, assault Class C Jose Lopez, 21, w/m, no driver license, failure to maintain ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:46:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 28 - Oct. 1 Michael Mendoza, w/m, 37, criminal trespassing Misael Gonzales, w/m, 27, public intoxication Ismeal Castorena, w/m, 29, out of town warrant Brandon Fox, w/m, 24, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:22:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Sept 20 – 24 James Watkins, b/m, 44, traffic violation Tina Murray, w/f, 49, possession of a contained substance, possession of drug paraphernalia Melissa Jimenez, w/f, 26, theft Ron ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:11:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 15 – 21 Joshua James Gardner, w/m, 22, Forgery financial instrument Anthony Jarvis, b/m, 46, Warrant arrest – outside agency Eric McGowan Judd, b/m, 20, No ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:39:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 7 – Oct. 14 Brandon Kirk Bolton, w/m, 36, Warrant arrest – outside agency Stephanie Ochoa, w/f, 33, Warrant arrest – local charge Jonathan La’rae Callahan, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:41:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 25 – 29 Dewayne Antonio Thomas, b/m, 42, warrant arrest-outside agency Anthony Jarvis, b/m, 46, warrant arrest-outside agency Shareef Azzaam Howell, b/m, 22, no driver license Alexander Mitchell ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:46:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 25 – 29 Dewayne Antonio Thomas, b/m, 42, warrant arrest Anthony Jarvis, b/m, 46, warrant arrest Alexander Mitchell Kelly, b/m, 33, forgery of a financial instrument Kenneth Mark ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:22:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 20 - 24 Americo Ramiro Munoz, w/m, 33, possession of drug paraphernalia Gerardo Prado, w/m, 26, warrant Stephen Eugene Headrick, w/m, 41, public intoxication Kassaundra Kaniece Tarrant, b/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:10:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 30 - Oct. 6 Raymond L. Torres, w/m, 20, warrant Lawrence Ramone Gonzalez, b/m, 20, warrant Jonathan Michael Briggs, w/m, 18, possession of marijuana <2 oz Michael Latroy ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:44:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Jakarra L. Gillbert, b/f, 19, warrant arrest Gregory Lamar Smith, b/m, 28, warrant arrest Amanda Corrine Cantu, w/f, 18, theft Steven Olarewaju Adeyankinnu, b/m, 20, robbery Jose Dejesus ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:21:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 13 – 19 Bernardino Valdez, w/m, 34, warrant arrest - local charge, traffic, city ordinance, class C Annette Yvonne Williams, b/f, 17, warrant arrest - local ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:08:00

Ferris Independent School District Request For Proposal

Published in the Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 29 & Nov. 5, 2009 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Ferris Independent School District is seeking competitive ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:38:00

City of Wilmer Public Hearing

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:37:00

Frank Prasifka and Sons Public Auction

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:36:00

CITY OF WILMER PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:54:00

Phillip OBrien no longer associated with OBrien Air Park or Dorothy OBrien Trust Estate

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 8 and 15, 2009 Phillip O’Brien is no longer associated with O’Brien Air Park nor ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:52:00

Notice of Public Sale

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 8 and 15, 2009 Notice of Public Sale Under Chapter 59 of the Texas Property Code, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:52:00

City of Hutchins ORDINANCE NO. 2009-0899

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 City of Hutchins ORDINANCE NO. 2009-0899 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:52:00

City of Hutchins ORDINANCE NO. 2009-0896

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 City of Hutchins ORDINANCE NO. 2009-0896 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:51:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS FERRIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTICTS STATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY RATING

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 8 and 15, 2009 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS FERRIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTICT’S STATE FINANCIAL ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:36:00

PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:36:00

Phillip OBrien No Longer Associated With The Dorothy OBrien Trust Estate

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 8 and 15, 2009 Phillip O’Brien is no longer associated with O’Brien Air Park nor ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:34:00

Frank Prasifka and Sons Public Auction

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:34:00

EXHIBIT A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, Oct. 1 & 8, 2009 EXHIBIT A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:33:00

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, Oct. 1 & 8, 2009 EXHIBIT A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS CERTIFICATES ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:17:00

Charles A. Campbell

July 18, 1929 - Oct. 18, 2009 WAXAHACHIE - Funeral services for Charles A. Campbell, of Waxahachie, were held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:35:00

Hazel Mavena Hall

April 28, 1934 - Oct. 12, 2009 FERRIS - Hazel Mavena Hall, 75 of Ferris, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009 peacefully at her home. Hazel ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:39:00

Annie Louise Zander Amundson

June 21, 1919 - Oct. 12, 2009 FERRIS - Annie Louise Amundson went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Oct. 12, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:39:00

Erminia Barajas

June 18, 1930 – Oct. 7, 2009 WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for Erminia Barajas, 79, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2009 in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:44:00

Colette Poe

Sept. 26, 1956 – Sept. 26, 2009 ENNIS – Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Colette was born Sept. 26, 1956 in Germany. She ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:20:00

Jackie Lee Harris

Sept. 17, 1941 – Sept. 22, 2009 ITALY – Graveside services for Jackie Lee Harris, 68, were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, 2009 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:20:00

Cooking up something new

Annette Bridges www.annettebridges.com After watching the movie, Julie and Julia, I was inspired to clean my very dusty cookbook shelves and fix something I’d never cooked before. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:37:00

Pulling down strongholds is a dangerous job; count the cost before engaging

In spiritual warfare there will be times when we need to be on the offensive. Many people think that believers should be passive, turning the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:36:00

Hows that change working for you?

James is recovering from hip surgery this week and doing quite well. He’s already walking, albeit slowly, and his doctor expects him to continue improving ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:43:00

Psychological warfare will always try to keep you at odds from within to weaken you

This week we are continuing our study on spiritual warfare with a look into psychological warfare and how it applies. The essence of psychological warfare ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:42:00

Are you dreading the days ahead?

Do you have days you don’t look forward to? Or do you have days you dread with every fiber of your being? Today is one ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2009 15:19:00

Escaping the comparison trap

"But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2009 11:07:00

City ignores attorney demands

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press KAUFMAN COUNTY – The City of Combine has refused an attorney’s demand to release documents and property belonging to Joey G. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:53:00

5th Street and Central in worst condition

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press FERRIS – Private contractors are being urged by City Manager Eric Strong to make repairs to Central Street and 5th Street, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:52:00

Lady Jackets raising awareness for the cure

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS – In an effort to raise funds to benefit the Susan G. Coleman Foundation, the Ferris High School Lady Jackets ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2009 10:31:00

ECSO informant: Deputies pot story doesnt fly

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE An informant who tipped off an Ellis County Sheriffs Office deputy on one of the largest pot plant farms last ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:53:00

Parks board active with new events, plans

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WILMER – John Eggen is a busy man. With a Lite the Tree celebration slated for Dec. 12, Eggen, chairman of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:52:00

State Sen. Kip Averitt draws primary challenger

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY – State Sen. Kip Averitt, R-McGregor, has drawn a primary challenger for the first time since his election in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:52:00

Analysis: DeSoto Civic Academy

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press DESOTO - What a delight it was having the chance to actually sit down and go one on one with the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:51:00

2 candidates answer Q&A in Nov. 3 race

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN – The special city council election in Midlothian will pit former mayor pro-tem Jamie Wickliffe against Bill Redding, who lost ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2009 11:33:00

County bond program continues on time and under budget

WAXAHACHIE – Another regular quarterly meeting of the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee found the county’s bond program still on time and under budget. The project ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:40:00

County rejects Perry nomination

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County commissioners rejected the nomination of Paul Perry, former Republican justice of the peace, to be placed on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2009 10:40:00

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