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Emergency lane closures

Emergency Closure of U.S. 175 Westbound in Kaufman  KAUFMAN – The westbound lanes of U.S. 175 at King’s Creek are closed due to bridge construction until ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/30/2009 18:35:00

Tea Party co-founder laments hijacking of movement

n an editorial posted on the CAIVN (California Independent Voter Network), Chad Peace, a co-founder of the original Tea Party movement, blasts the establishment Republican ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/30/2009 15:17:00

Ovilla native named senior advisor of state party

AUSTIN - Ovilla native Wayne Hamilton was named the Republican Party of Texas' senior adviser Monday, Nov. 30 after the party's executive director resigned to ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/30/2009 15:07:00

White House still working on allowing millions of illegals Amnesty in 2010

Democrats and Republicans in Congress are working together to craft an immigration reform bill that could become law as early as next year, a senior ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/30/2009 10:20:00

Perry, Hutchison back law

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tucked into a defense appropriations bill was an amendment that will fine, punish and even jail critics of ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 18:58:00

Police toy drive ends Dec. 22

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WILMER – The Wilmer Police Department is leading a Toy Drive for local families in need during this holiday season. "Due to ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 18:57:00

County getting $25.2 million in state highway funds

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press AUSTIN - Ellis County will receive $25.2 million of the roughly $2 billion in highway projects aimed at increasing safety, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 18:56:00

State waits for federal study

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press CEDAR HILL – Public hearings on the Loop 9 toll road that is planned for the areas in Southern Dallas County ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 18:54:00

Updated: Slaughterhouse has 3 votes to pass; Fox 4 reports plant will be built anyway

Update: Fox 4 reports the halal slaughterhouse will be built anyway STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – A proposed Muslim-owned halal slaughterhouse on Slama Road ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 18:51:00

Clean Air: Sen. Averitt bill mirrors feds cap-and-trade

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press AUSTIN – State Sen. Kip Averitt, R-McGregor, authored a clean air bill in the recent legislative session that mirrors the federal ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 18:49:00

Waxahachie councilman busted for DWI

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press HUTCHINS – Waxahachie Councilman Chuck Beatty was arrested for driving while intoxicated Saturday, Nov.21. Beatty,63, was traveling south bound on Interstate ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 18:48:00

In Texas, the law is clear

BY BILL HOBBYIn Texas, the law is clear.  Governing bodies must conduct the people's business in public or else face some serious penalties.  This statute ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/26/2009 12:17:00

Slaughterhouse rejected on 5-0 vote -- again

                       WAXAHACHIE – Nothing like a courtroom TV drama to reject a slaughterhouse.             Ellis County commissioners met an angry resistance to a proposed halal slaughterhouse and multiple ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/24/2009 11:46:00

Texas National Guard and reserve members - give thanks this Thanksgiving

National Guard and Reserve members and families eligible to nominate supportive employers for Secretary of Defense award   ARLINGTON, Va. – Members of the National Guard and ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/23/2009 15:20:00

What is the best way to hold elected officials accountable to the constitution?

What is the best way to hold elected officials accountable to the constitution? ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/23/2009 15:18:00

Car Thieves May Be After Your Holiday Gifts

  AUSTIN— During the holiday season, Santa may not be the only one watching you. Car thieves may be watching you and your car, especially if ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/23/2009 15:16:00

Hitting the road for Thanksgiving?

Many travelers are expected to hit the road for Thanksgiving, so all available DPS troopers will be patrolling Texas highways looking for speeders, drunk drivers ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/23/2009 15:07:00

Ann Coulter Says Obama Should Make Afghanistan Decision Before Leaving Office

Monday, November 23rd, 2009                                                                             Phone:(703) 383-5287     Video: Ann Coulter Says Obama Should Make Afghanistan Decision Before Leaving Office   Click for full video file: http://washingtonnewsobserver.com/?p=365 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/23/2009 15:00:00

Terror trial in NYC

Terror trial in NYC       Holder's terror trial response 'breathtaking'That is how one legal expert is describing a recent exchange between a Republican senator and the U.S. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/23/2009 14:53:00

"Public Option" Defies Representative Government

Nov 23, 2009, Fairfax, VA—Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson today issued the following statement:   "On Saturday, the Senate voted 60-39 to proceed to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/23/2009 14:51:00

The Unsustainable "Public Option"

The Harry Reid-Senate version of ObamaCare will start operating at massive budget-busting deficits starting in 2015, according to an Americans for Limited Government analysis of ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/20/2009 08:49:00

Rutherford Institute Issues Legal Guidelines for Celebrating Christmas in Public, at School or Work

Calling for Common Sense About Christmas, Rutherford Institute Issues Legal Guidelines for Celebrating Christmas in Public, at School or Work "The Twelve Rules of Christmas" guidelines ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 14:35:00

Conservative group to meet

Ellis County Conservatives continues Operation: Educate and MotivateWhen: Saturday, Nov.21Where: Ovilla Road Baptist ChurchTime: 9:30 a.m. What?: Walking Precinct 103  ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 12:19:00

Band members suspended for exposing themselves

MIDLOTHIAN – Several members of Midlothian High School’s marching band were suspended by school officials after exposing themselves on a school bus, according to witnesses ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:48:00

Conservatives claim GOP intimidating them

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press RED OAK – Activists with local conservative and Tea Party organizations running for office allege the Republican Party chairman of attempting ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:41:00

Ex-boyfriend kidnaps baby

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ENNIS – Ennis Police Department reported an unidentified woman was driving her vehicle down the 3300 block of the Interstate 45 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:40:00

84-year-old man found Missing from Williamson County

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ITALY – John Davis, 84, missing since Monday, Nov. 9 was found in downtown Italy. The Williamson County Sheriffs Office, located near ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:40:00

Homicide ruled in womans death

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press CEDAR HILL – Dallas County medical examiners confirmed the death of 18-year-old Kamesha Hall a homicide. Last seen near the intersection of ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:37:00

A View of Waxahachies Historic Courthouse

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County PressA View of Waxahachie’s Historic Courthouse can be found from one of the many windows in the new courts admin building ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:36:00

Head coach resigns after football players involved in brawl

Police said parents supplied alcohol to minors STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN – A Halloween party resulted in one Midlothian High School football player’s suspension, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:35:00

Sheriffs new truck loaded with heated seats, $494 step bar

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Sheriff Johnny Brown’s deputies will be driving around in style. Brown, a Midlothian Republican first elected last fall, sought commissioners ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:34:00

Public tour of new courthouse

The members of the Ellis County Commissioner's Court are participating in a tour of the Ellis County Courts and Administration Building at 109 S. Jackson ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/16/2009 09:38:00

Ellis County Conservatives to meet

  The Ellis County Conservatives are teaming up on Saturday, Nov. 14 to canvass precinct 135. When :Saturday, November 14th at 9:30 a.m. Where: Parking lot in ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:26:00

Locals featured on Judge Joe Brown show

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press CEDAR HILL - Oliva Wilborn, 28, is suing her former friend and lover, Tirick Foard, 35, for $1,000 and both appeared ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:51:00

Sheriff defends I-35, I-45 stops

WAXAHACHIE – Sheriff Johnny Brown defended his department’s traffic enforcement of big rigs, tractor-trailers and pickups with trailers Friday, Nov. 6 and denied they were ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:51:00

School trustee: Im so honest I squeak

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press LANCASTER - Conflict of interest allegations alleged over trustees foundations ties are brewing in Lancaster. School Board Trustee Ellen Clark, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:50:00

Gallo appointed new city judge

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – A special called council meeting Monday, Nov. 9 led the council to unanimously appoint Joe Gallo as the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:50:00

97-year-old undergoes surgery on infected toe

CORY O’CONNOR The Ellis County Press ENNIS – Ninety-seven-year-old Cora Hughes was transported from Ennis’ Claystone Nursing facility to a local hospital due to a protruding bed ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:49:00

1 dead in FM 664 collision

CORY O’CONNORThe Ellis County Press A fatal two-vehicle accident Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the intersection of Ferris Road and FM 664 in Ferris caused both lanes ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:47:00

Ennis subcourthouse slab poured

ENNIS – The almost rhythmic coming and going of cement trucks on Sonoma Trail in Ennis marked a milestone for the county Wednesday, Nov. 4, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:45:00

Told to sign behavior agreement

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – A kidney dialysis clinic threatened to pull treatment from an elderly patient who distributed DVDs warning of the dangers ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:41:00

Northbound lanes of Interstate 45 to be closed

DALLAS – Northbound lanes of Interstate 45 (Spur 345) between Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and U.S. 75 will be closed beginning 9 p.m. Tuesday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/11/2009 14:22:00

AFA is calling for a limited two-month boycott of Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic

The three stores owned by San Francisco-based Gap Inc., over the company’s censorship of the word "Christmas."The boycott is part of our ongoing campaign to ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/11/2009 09:53:00

Rep. Steve King calls Valarie Jarrett part of Obamas Chicago Team "Gangster Government"

  Video: Rep. Steve King Calls Valarie Jarrett Part Of Obama's Chicago Team "Gangster Government"   Click for full video file: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1qyTroxlfk Length of Full Interview: 1:03     "In Chicago ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/11/2009 09:50:00

Fort Hood situation was a hot topic of discussion in the blogosphere today

  November 10, 20099:00 PM EST Provided by NetRightNation.com. The Fort Hood situation was a hot topic of discussion in the blogosphere today. Check out the story ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/11/2009 07:59:00

Lane Closures on Woodall Rodgers Freeway this Week Construction of the Deck Park continues

DALLAS - The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to construct the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, will be closing one ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/10/2009 10:55:00

GOP Congressman: If Healthcare Bill Is So Fabulous, Why Criminalize Those Who Want To Opt-Out?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FWQNhsmLTU&feature=player_embedded&sms_ss=email ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/10/2009 10:54:00

Public Safety Commission names DPS training facility

The Texas Public Safety Commission voted 5-0 at its October meeting to name the DPS training facility in Williamson County the DPS Tactical Training Center. ... Full story

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

$250,000 fine and 5 years in Jail—Maximum sentence for an American guilty of not purchasing government-approved health coverage

  The Hill Report A Weekly Newsletter from Congressman Pete Sessions Week of November 1 – November 7, 2009 Tonight, I voted against a government takeover of ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/09/2009 21:33:00

New city judge selected

 This  Monday, Nov.9 Joe Gallo was unanimously selected as the new city judge for Waxahachie during a special called meeting. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/09/2009 16:39:00

“America is not and never will be at war with Islam”

Obama’s Muslim allegiance ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/09/2009 10:46:00

Dr. Delphinium Designs & Events to provide the floral for the Marshall home in Lancaster

EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION GETS DR DELPHINIUM TO DESIGN FLORAL FOR CARLTON MARSHALL'S HOME IN LANCASTER    DALLAS (Nov. 9, 2009) - ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition selected ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/09/2009 09:53:00

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott resolved an enforcement action against Tagged, Inc.

Texas Attorney General Reaches Agreement with Social Networking Site Provider Agreed final judgment requires Tagged to halt deceptive practices, improve privacy safeguards   AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/09/2009 09:48:00

Soldiers Discover Half Built Tunnel at US -Mexican Border

TIJUANA, Mexico —  Mexican troops discovered a 122 yard long tunnel apparently aimed at crossing the U.S. border underground. Army Gen. Alberto Duarte Mujica says soldiers found ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/09/2009 09:46:00

Dr. JD Kennedy is the speaker for the years final Chamber luncheon

The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce will host Dr. JD Kennedy as the speaker for the final Chamber luncheon of the year at 11:30 a.m. on ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/09/2009 09:44:00

Fort Hood triggerman aided team on Homeland Security task force

SHOOTER ADVISED OBAMA TRANSITIONBy Jerome R. Corsi2009 WorldNetDaily  NEW YORK - Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the alleged shooter in yesterday's massacre at Fort Hood, played ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2009 13:04:00

House Rules Comm. Caving to Hispanic Caucus -- Illegals Allowed in Healthcare Plan

  By Roy Beck, Thursday, November 5, 2009 The Associated Press has just reported that, after the Hispanic Caucus confronted Pres. Obama at the White House this ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2009 08:00:00

Health Care debate continues to move forward at full speed

November 5, 2009 Provided by NetRightNation.com.  Top Issues 1. Republican Party   2. Health Care   3. Pending Legislation   4. Democratic Party   5. Tea Parties   6. U.S. Supreme Court   7. Conservative Movement   8. Education   9. Republican in ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2009 07:48:00

State Senators travel-in-style at taxpayer expense

http://www.texaswatchdog.org/2009/11/texas-state-senators-travel-in-style-taxpayer-money-used-for-luxury-hotels-private-planes/ ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2009 07:47:00

Thoughts to Encourage

"The lordship of Jesus in the life of all true believers is not an option.  Salvation becomes authenic when Jesus becomes Lord of all."Elizabeth Greer."MAT ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2009 07:45:00

Full Closure on I-35E From Loop 12 to Harry Hines Boulevard

DALLAS - The Texas Department of Transportation is cooperating with DART, allowing the full closure of northbound I-35E between Regal Row and Loop 12 on Sunday, Nov. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 22:51:00

Woodall Rodgers Lane Closures

Lane Closures on Woodall Rodgers Freeway this Saturday  Construction of the Deck Park continues. DALLAS - The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 22:48:00

Nov.9 agenda

Download the original attachment NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT  Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 19:22:00

Detective in former editors arrest resigns

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press COMBINE – John Allen "Jay" Hoskins, a reserve officer who investigated The Ellis County Press’ former news editor and a former ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:03:00

Mother accuses cop of vendetta against son

MEGAN GRAY ENNIS – Gloria Moya is upset over the death of her son Jose Rivas Jr. and a case that hasn’t been taken to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:03:00

Race could be 3-way

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press ENNIS – Judge Bill Woody plans to run for a third four-year term in the Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:01:00

Veterans Appreciation Day

The annual Veterans Appreciation Day celebration for Ellis County is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Civic Center in Waxahachie.  ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:00:00

Hit-and-run: Clerk in DAs office charged with aggravated assault

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ROCKETT – Thirty-year-old Crissy Blain, clerk for Ellis County/District Attorney Joe Grubbs was arrested in the early morning of Oct. 31, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 14:48:00

Duncanville is Ideal Location for New Pollo Campero

First Location in D/FW area’s southern reaches   DUNCANVILLE, Texas – Nov. 3, 2009 – Pollo Campero, the world’s largest Latin chicken restaurant chain, has brought its ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 14:30:00

Foundation poured for new sub courthouse

             The almost rhythmic coming and going of cement trucks on Sonoma Trail in Ennis marked a milestone for the county Wednesday, Nov.4 as contractors poured the post-tension ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 12:11:00

UNITED NATURAL FOODS LOCATES IN LANCASTER

Lancaster, TX - United Natural Foods, Inc. the leading national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods has chosen Lancaster, Texas as the home of ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 10:45:00

54% of Likely Voters Believe Obama is Working Hard to Fulfill Progressive Campaign Causes

UTICA, New York - A year after the election of President Barack Obama, more than half of likely voters surveyed (54%) believe President Obama is ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 10:24:00

Tracks & Trends of the blogosphere

  November 4, 2009 Tracks & Trends of the blogosphere procided by NetRightNation.com.  Top Issues 1. Republican Party   2. Health Care   3. Pending Legislation   4. Committees   5. Democratic Party   6. Army   7. Conservative Movement   8. Republican ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 10:21:00

Statewide Constitutional Amendment results

   EARLY VOTESPERCENTTOTAL VOTESPERCENTProp 1 Finance buffer areas adjacent to military installations IN FAVOR182,56857.20%577,38455.21% AGAINST136,57342.79%468,39044.78%----------------------Race Total319,1411,045,774Early Provisional Ballots Reported267Total Provisional Ballots Reported1,459Precincts Reported7,452of7,468 Precincts99.79%Statewide Turnout8.07%12,952,562 Registered ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/04/2009 12:34:00

Sub court house milestone

Milestone reached on sub courthouse located in Ennis       A milestone will be reached tomorrow morning when contractors will pour the concrete foundation for the Ellis County sub ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/03/2009 22:55:00

Results

Midlothian City Council | Place 1 Bill Redding — 674 (votes) Jamie Wickliffe — 720 Ovilla Municipal Development District For — 196 (votes) Against — 143 Emergency Services District No. 2 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/03/2009 22:51:00

Rep. Joe Wilson Says Health Care Bill Will Cost 1.6 Million Jobs

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009                                                                               Video: Rep. Joe Wilson Says Health Care Bill Will Cost 1.6 Million Jobs    "There are elements that we can agree on to help ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/03/2009 18:04:00

NJ and VA gov. races - referendums on Obama?

    Obama's political influence?      NJ and VA gov. races - referendums on Obama?Political observers say today's gubernatorial races in New Jersey and Virginia don't bode well for ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/03/2009 18:03:00

Free mammograms for uninsured women living in Ellis, Kaufman and Rockwall counties

UT Southwestern Medical Center is providing free mammograms for uninsured women living in Ellis, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. Mammograms are funded by a grant from the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/03/2009 17:49:00

Voting locations

 For a complete listing of voting locations for Nov. 3 please visit the county's Web site.http://www.co.ellis.tx.us/DocumentView.aspx?DID=964 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/03/2009 09:25:00

Prairieland groundwater conservation district

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING PRAIRIELANDS GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING  The members of the Ellis County Commissioners Court have been invited to participate in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/02/2009 09:47:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

CIVIL CASES Nov. 13 – Nov. 20 Account, contract, note Paccar Financial Corp. vs Brandon Beets Cach vs Nora Beza AG Paternity/legitimation Britani Sanders; in the interest of Susan ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:37:00

Ellis County Marriages

MARRIAGES Nov. 13 – Nov. 19 David Nathaniel Allen and Mary Gena Bustos Chad Matthew Caldwell and Julie Deann Wilson Juan Manuel Canizales and Sylvia Ozuna Robert Cantu and Stephanie ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:37:00

Sheriffs Office

Ennis Nov.18 Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, FM 85 Speedway, suspect intentionally used a motor vehicle to strike complainant’s vehicle during a race, $6,000. Nov.19 Theft greater ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:36:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Civil Cases Nov.9 – 13 Tax Suits Ennis Independent School District vs A – 1 Wose Choice Homes EISD vs. Deborah Alvarez and Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Inc. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 12:01:00

Ellis County Marriages

Marriages Nov.6- Nov.12 Walid Alchahrour and Lama Al Mansour Billy Don Allard and Lenita Sherrill Fisher Anthony Dale Bartels and Jeanette Nicole Hamm Matthew Alexander Blalock and Maria Magdalena ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 12:01:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

Bardwell Nov.8 Duty on striking unattended vehicle, Bardwell Store, suspect vehicle collided with and damaged an unattended vehicle and operator failed to leave name and address for ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 12:00:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Oct. 31 – Nov. 9 Tax Suit Avalon ISD vs Earl Hollenbeck Avalon ISD vs Roland and Kimberly Kincaid Ennis ISD vs A – 1 Wise Choice Homes Ennis ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:05:00

Ellis County Marriages

Oct. 30 – Nov. 5 Brian Keith Anderson and Kyla Elaine Kirby Nicholas Arteaga and Brandi Elaine Eggeston Charles Bailey Attaway and Candace Ann Attaway Mario Carlie Belmontes and ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:04:00

Sheriffs Office

Ellis County Nov.1 Public Intoxication, Stainback at Nacomus, the suspect was intoxicated in a public place to the degree she was in danger to herself and others. Fire ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:04:00

Ellis County Marriages

MARRIAGES Oct. 19 – Oct. 22 Timothy James Balch and Lindsey Sue Balch Timothy Scott Benton and Crystal Marie Martinez Blake Alexander Bridges and Clarissa Marie Sanchez Gerald Dee Burrow ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:27:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 08 – Nov. 22 Ericka Lopez, w/f, 31, Wilmer warrants Charlie Calvin, b/m, 37, Public intoxication Artemio Reyes, w/m, 18, Out of town warrants Candelerio Alanis, w/m, 31, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:35:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 2 – Nov. 8 Alejandro Moreno, w/m, 26, Out of town warrants Armando Antunez, w/m, 25, Possession of drugs and stolen weapon Mario Ortega, w/m, 42, Wilmer ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:03:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 27 – Nov. 2 Carrie Hilliard, w/f, 43, Driving while intoxicated Tory T Terrell, b/m, 26, Wilmer warrants Melissa Hardwick, w/f, 40, Wilmer warrant Christopher A Peleska, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:27:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 17 – Nov. 23 Shirley Bird, 54, Theft under $500 Houston Zanard, 25, Failure to identify fugitive intent, out of town warrants Marion Crenshaw, 30, Warrant arrest Roy ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:35:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 2 - Nov. 10 Dean McManus, 62, Assault causing bodily injury (family violence) Kenneth Littlebrave, 27, Unlawful use of criminal instrument, traffic violation Joel Mendoza, 38, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:59:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 3 – Nov. 11 Doris Armstrong, 36, Out of town warrants Anthony Martinez, 48, Public intoxication Lorie Ratliff, 44, Out of town warrants Johnny Staggs, 31, Speeding, no ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:03:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 27 – Nov. 1 Javier Avila, 18, Theft under $50 Joanna C Cubias, 20, Warrant arrest – Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Lucas D Fillio, 19, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:26:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 15 – Nov. 23 Robert Adams, 29, Intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle Brian Bailey, 40, Driving while intoxicated Tanner Flagan, 24, Inspection violation, expired registration Alexander Garcia, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:32:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 11 – 17 Brittney Dollahite, 22, Credit/debit card abuse Lumark Gulley, 39, No insurance, expired registration, no payment of child support Jason Hatch, 39, Defective exhaust emission ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:59:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 2 – Nov. Marcos Alonzo, 32, Inspection violation, failure to appear Cody Maloy, 19, No insurance, defective brakes, violate promise to appear Jimmy Perez, Possession of ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:03:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 26 – Nov. 2 Juan F Romero, 40, Warrant arrest – Speeding, violate promise to appear Dontrevis K Potter, 22, Warrant arrest – No drivers license, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:26:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 20 – Nov. 23 Royce Thompson, b/m, 53, Driving while intoxicated Lance Boyett, w/m, 37, Terroristic threat ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:31:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 11 – 17 Ashley Ocanas, w/f, 23, Wilmer warrants Shelly Helton, w/f, 41, Disorderly conduct ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:59:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 2 – Nov. 9 Roy Lee Mathis, b/m, 25, Warrants Dorothy Gean McCarty, w/f, 47, Assault David Franco, w/m, 40, Driving while intoxicated Rogelio Rodriguez, w/m, 23, Public ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:02:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 25 - Nov. 1 David Stephen Hemsell, w/m, 33, Reckless driving Derrick Washington, b/m, 20, Dallas warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:25:00

Ovilla Police Reports

REPORTS Nov. 16 - Nov. 23 House/building checks 116 Neighborhood checks 170 Alarms 3 Ems/fire 2 Motorist assist 1 911 Hang up 1 Suspicious person/vehicle 4 Traffic assignments 16 Traffic stops ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:31:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Nov. 9 – 15 House/building checks 135 Neighborhood checks 207 Alarms 1 EMS/fire 1 Motorist assist 0 Suspicious person/vehicle 4 Traffic assignments 24 Traffic stops 38 Traffic citations ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:58:00

Ovilla Police Reports

House & building checks 245 Neighborhood checks 280 Alarms 7 EMS/Fire 5 Motorist assists 3 Suspicious person or vehicle 8 Traffic assignments 34 Traffic stops 51 Traffic citations 14 Other 32 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:02:00

Milford Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 26 – Nov. 6 Kyle Charles, b/m, Terroristic threats Marilyn Gaither, b/f, Warrant arrest ... Full story

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

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 15 – Nov. 21 Nicholas New, w/m, 18, Driving while intoxicated Joel Hervey, w/m, 53, Driving while intoxicated Zachary Rogers, w/m, 17, Midlothian warrants Darrell Wilkins, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:30:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 8 – Nov. 14 Robert Ashford, w/m, 21, Driving while intoxicated (2nd offense) Emily Bramlett, w/f, 19, Theft under $500 James McBride, w/m, 42, Driving while intoxicated ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:57:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 1 – Nov. 7 Gregory Lamar Arradondo, b/m, 30, Theft under $500 Nicole Renee Moore, w/f, 29, Driving while intoxicated (2nd offense) Eloy Alvarez, w/m, 31, Midlothian ... Full story

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

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 25 – Nov. 1 Larry Bernard Horton, b/m, 28, Midlothian warrant – soliciting without a permit Justin Christopher Simmons, w/m, 32, Assault by contact, Midlothian warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:25:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 15 – Nov. 23 Lauren Smith, Warrant arrest Tristan Brown, No driver’s license Amber Cook, Possession of marijuana Mario Blake, Theft Clifton Malveaux, Speeding Jesus Munguia, Warrant arrest Gregory Lewis, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:30:00

Italy Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 9 – Nov. 16 Wheaton, b/m, 43, Out of town warrants Stolen vehicle, 300 block Ward Assault, 300 block College Found property, 200 block Ward Theft, 600 block Hardeman Disturbance, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:29:00

Italy Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 9 – Nov. 16 Wheaton, b/m, 43, Out of town warrants Stolen vehicle, 300 block Ward Assault, 300 block College Found property, 200 block Ward Theft, 600 block Hardeman Disturbance, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:57:00

Italy Police Reports

INCIDENTS Nov. 1 – Nov 8 Palacious Baltyazar, w/m, 31, Public intoxication Ramiro Ibarra Lopez, w/m, 41, Driving while intoxicated Marcus Dewayne Young, b/m, 18, Warrant arrest Christopher Ray ... Full story

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

Italy Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 25 – Nov. 1 Francisco Morales-Badillo, 19, Tampering with government record Carlo Jairo Vesga, 40, Dallas warrant Troy Tramaine Griffin, 28, Criminal mischief/evading arrest Meldrick Radolphia Kirk, 19, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:24:00

Hutchins Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 9 – Nov. 23 Juan Contreras, w/m, 29, Dallas Warrants John Patterson, w/m, 24, Hutchins warrants Roderick Cole, b/m, 23, Dallas warrants, possession of marijuana in a ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:29:00

Hutchins Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 1 – Nov. 9 Carrissa Ann Casey, w/f, 31, Driving while intoxicated Jennifer Jarrell, w/f, 27, Hutchins warrants – Failure to maintain financial responsibility, expired ... Full story

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

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 25 – Nov. 2 Timothy Campbell, w/m, 50, Warrant arrest – speeding, failure to appear Carolina Aguilar Banuelos, w/f, 44, Warrant arrest – driving while intoxicated, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:24:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 15 – Nov. 20 Gabriela Garza, f, 26, Assault Jimmy Morales, m, 46, Dallas warrants Dorothy Johnson, f, 51, Glenn Heights warrants Deontay Hampton, m, 19, Glenn Heights ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:28:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 6 – Nov. 11 Rogelio Vasquez, m, 25, Driving while intoxicated Kelle Bird, f, 47, Driving while intoxicated Aaron Sikes, m, 30, Assault (family violence) Larry ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:56:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 30 – Nov. 5 Makeshia Clayborn, f, 20, Glenn Heights warrants Chadrick Good, m, 33, Glenn Heights warrants, Cedar Hill warrants, Lancaster warrants, Grand Prairie ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:59:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 23 – 29 Clifford Perot, m, 20, Glenn Heights warrants, Desoto warrants Lamont Jackson, m, 37, Glenn Heights warrants, Dallas warrants Carolyn Shepard, f, 49, Glenn Heights ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:23:00

Garrett Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 9 – Nov. 16 Disturbance, 5300 block I-45 Open door/window, 5700 block I-45 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:56:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 16 – Nov. 20 Tausha Cooksey, w/f, 31, Ferris warrants Jose Sanchez, w/m, 20, Ferris warrants Erin Pena, w/f, 27, Ferris warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:28:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 9 – Nov. 16 Marco Castillo, w/m, 34, No driver’s license, failure to maintain financial responsibility Charles Morgan, b/m, 34, Ferris warrants Dashawn Duhart, b/m, 21, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:55:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 1 – Nov. 9 Mary Bookman, w/f, 33, Possession of marijuana under 2 ounces Mark Delacerda, w/m, 41, Ferris warrant Rodolfo Garcia, w/m, 45, Ferris warrant David Campbell, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:59:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 24 – Nov. 2 Roberto Rodriguez, w/m, 36, Warrant arrest Lewis Moya Jr., w/m, 35, Texas criminal information center warrants Shawn Luther Cameron Jr., w/m, 18, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:23:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 15 – Nov. 20 Marcus Mitchell, b/m, 38, Public intoxication Justin Niles, w/m, 19, Criminal trespassing Willie Glenn, b/m, 37, Public intoxication, out of town warrants Mauricio ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:27:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 11 – Nov. 17 Floyd Collins, b/m, 44, Traffic violation Roland Castillo, w/m, 36, Traffic violation, credit/debit card abuse Christopher Horton, b/m, 24, Traffic violation Kris Salam, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:55:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 6 – Nov. 11 Carlos Torres, w/m, 25, Traffic violation Jose Martinez, w/m, 44, Traffic violation Justin Niles, w/m, 19, Theft Enrique Hernandez, w/m, 33, Public intoxication Anthony Perkins, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:59:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 31 – Nov. 1Jay Vance, w/m, 29, Aggravated assault Chaz Kudrna, w/m, 23, Public intoxication, criminal mischief Michael Jeter, b/m, 41, Public intoxication Aaron Thompson, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:22:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 16 – Nov. 19 Krystle Drake, b/f, 21, Warrant arrest – outside agency Thearon Ebron, b/m, 35, Driving while license invalid Keithian Crowe, b/m, 29, Unauthorized use ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:27:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 9 – Nov. 15 Stacy Randolph, b/m, 35, Criminal Trespass Randolph Shaheed, b/m, 59, Forgery of financial instrument Terry Clark Shelton, b/m, 50, Aggravated robbery with ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:54:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 1 – Nov. 8 Roosevelt Varnado, b/m, 59, Driving while intoxicated Charles Anthony Griffin, b/m, 36, Open container Latoya Elaine Fisher, b/f, 25, Assault causing bodily injury ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:57:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 14 – Oct. 31 David Lawrence Shorter, b/m, 27, Failure to display identification Jose Angel Rodriguez, w/m, 29, Unauthorized use of vehicle Quansha Yvette Thompson, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:21:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 8 – Nov. 15 Leonard Johnson, b/m, 60, Assault Michael Tillman, b/m, 29, Warrant arrest – local charge Steven Dugger, w/m, 18, Assault Moises Zamarripa-Mendoza, w/m, 18, No ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:25:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS Nov. 1 – Nov. 9 Tobitha Stomile, b/f, 39, Burglary of building Brandon Hunter, b/m, 24, Possession of drug paraphernalia Nicholas Tremell Graves, b/m, 18, Failure ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:53:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 22 – Nov 1 Latonia Denise Sewell, b/f, 36, Driving while license invalid Ashley, Adela Valdez, w/f, 20, Warrant arrest – outside agency Larry Anthony Nickerson, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:20:00

Frank Prasifka and Sons Public Auction

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:25:00

Notice of Public Hearing

City of Wilmer Notice of Public Hearing The City Council of the City of Wilmer will meet in a regular session in its regular meeting place for ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:22:00

City of Hutchins - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 City of Hutchins NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City of Hutchins Zoning Board of Adjustment ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:22:00

CITY OF WILMER - ORDINANCE NO. 09-1105A

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 ORDINANCE NO. 09-1105A an ordinance of the city of WILMER, texas, amending the code ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:21:00

City of Wilmer Notice of Public Hearing

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 City of Wilmer Notice of Public Hearing The Planning and Zoning Commission of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:20:00

NOTICE TO ALL CREDITORS - HELEN LAVOYCE KEITH

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 NOTICE TO ALL CREDITORS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST HELEN LAVOYCE KEITH, AN INCAPCITATED PERSON Notice ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:19:00

CITY OF WILMER - ORDINANCE NO. 09-1105

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 ORDINANCE NO. 09-1105 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WILMER, TEXAS, AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:18:00

FISD - 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: 11/05/2009 15:19:00

Mary Wanda Fleming

Dec. 26, 1940 – Nov. 10, 2009 Waxahachie – Funeral services for Mary Wanda Fleming, 69, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 in ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:17:00

Judy H. Morton

June 17, 1947 – Oct. 31, 2009 WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for Judy H. Morton, 62, were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 in ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:57:00

Sadie Maxine McCord

June 16, 1928 – Nov. 6, 2009 FERRIS - Funeral services for Sadie Maxine McCord of Ferris, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, 2009 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:57:00

Ronald Berlin

Aug. 16, 1955 - Nov. 6, 2009 RED OAK - Funeral services for Ronald Michael Berlin, 54 of Red Oak, were held at 10 a.m. Friday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:56:00

Mary Goodrich Leggitt

Oct. 14, 1935 – Oct. 28, 2009 RED OAK – Mary Goodrich Leggitt, 74, died Oct. 28 at her home in Red Oak after a brief ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:18:00

Ryan Douglas Hassell

Oct. 31, 2009 RED OAK - With fond memories and heavy hearts we remember a truly beautiful soul. Ryan’s greatest gifts to all who knew him ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:16:00

All Christians are covenant kids

Paul Richard Strange Sr.dadprs@hotmail.com Jesus Christ connected all of the remnant church from the Twelve Tribes of Israel, to all of the persons given to ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:15:00

Genesis 2:3 blesses covenant

ELISA NORMANThe Dallas MJ Examiner In the wilderness, the Hebrews marked the seventh day by the presence or absence of manna. They gathered what they needed ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:14:00

The Book of Revelation is full of symbolic language found throughout Scripture

Q. In Revelation 13.3 it says that the Beast will suffer a mortal head wound. Does this mean that the Antichrist will be assassinated and ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:14:00

First Century followers of The Way differed from today

ELISA NORMAN The Dallas MJ ExaminerThe Apostle Paul is narrowly focused in most of his writings. His central message is to preach the salvation that has ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:53:00

How much time do you have?

Edward JohnLIFE Outreach InternationalThis is the key to life! We must learn how to operate by the same standard as Jesus. We must learn to ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:51:00

After spiritual warfare, relish the victory with humility

This week we will conclude this short series on spiritual warfare with what to do after a victory. Wars have been lost because a victory ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:50:00

How much time do you have?

"Teach us to realize the brevity of life, so that we may grow in wisdom." (Psalm 90:12) Life can be like a boxing ring. We have ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:55:00

Do you need more fun in your life?

Annette Bridges www.annettebridges.com Perhaps you’re among the three million people who watched the YouTube video of the piano stairs. Volkswagen has initiated the fun theory which asserts that ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:15:00

Do the things the enemy is trying to keep you from doing

This week we are going to continue our study of spiritual warfare and briefly discuss what to do when under attack. The enemy will try ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:14:00

Ready for Christmas!

Annette Bridges www.annettebridges.com I admit it. I’m one of those people who is happy when radio stations start playing Christmas music. I don’t care if ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:18:00

Dan Davis announces for GOP County Chairman

WAXAHACHIE - Dan Davis announced his candidacy for County Chairman at the Republican Party meeting Nov. 24. He hopes to bring a new enthusiasm to ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:08:00

33 families will receive a Thanksgiving meal from donations

The Lancaster Independent School District Police Department conducted their annual food drive from Oct. 26 through Nov. 16. The department exceeded their goal of collecting ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:08:00

Meals-on-Wheels needs help for the holidays

The holidays are here, and for Meals-on-Wheels, like everyone else, it is a busy and critical time of the year. With school being out and ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:03:00

Dont forget to donate to the animal shelter!

"As the holidays draw near, we will spend time with our family and friends, sitting down to a warm home cooked meal and enjoying that ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:02:00

Northern Ellis County Coalition of Cities meet for 1st time

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press RED OAK - Seven Ellis County cities met last Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Red Oak Municipality Building over a BBQ ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:02:00

County applies for block grant

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County Commissioners unanimously approved a  resolution  to allow Ellis County to apply for a grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinstatement ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:01:00

Amendment changes zoning process

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – City council voted unanimously Monday, Nov. 16 to approve changes to the city’s zoning ordinance which will help streamline ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:01:00

He doesnt dance with wolves, he dances with buffalo

Tracy Chesney chesney_tracy@hotmail.com Quinlan – R. C. Bridges, 60, used to dance with his buffalo, Wildthing, when the buffalo weighed a mere 600 pounds. When Wildthing doubled ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 12:07:00

Veterans honored by DeSoto JROTC

DESOTO — The DeSoto High School JROTC program hosted the annual DISD Veterans Day Program on Nov. 10 in the DHS Fred Nickles Auditorium. JROTC ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 12:06:00

ECP Census Data

CITY TAXES Key: (population in parentheses)Sources: Texas Bond Review Board; public recordsEllis County Cities Italy (1,900)Property tax rate: $0.93 per $100 valuationSales tax: 8.25 percentDebt: $10,755,656City Administrator ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:46:00

Rotary start Coats for Kids program

CEDAR HILL – There are children in Cedar Hill, who do not, and will not, have a clean, warm coat for this winter. A local ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:45:00

2009 Desoto Civic Academy graduates 23

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press DESOTO – These past few weeks have been full of emotions as we draw to a close of our 11-week session ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 11:22:00

Travis Baugh, Greta Calvery join TECH Fort Worth Board

FORT WORTH – Travis Baugh and Greta Calvery have joined the board of directors of TECH Fort Worth.  TECH Fort Worth is a nonprofit business incubator ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:52:00

DeSoto High School Band earns UIL Superior rating

DESOTO — The DeSoto High School Eagle Marching Band received Superior ratings from all judges on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Region 20 UIL Competition ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:33:00

Successful gynecologist among students pursuing Northwood MBA

CEDAR HILL – Lynn Brooks is the Section Chief of Gynecology Surgical Services at the Dallas Veterans’ Medical Center, but wants to advance her career ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:33:00

Community Calendar

All calendar items submitted will run as space permits. Bristol Saturday, Nov. 14 Bluegrass Music Show Come early and join the Bluegrass Picker’s Jam from 4 – 6 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:09:00

Walmart/Lancaster Duffers Derby Golf Tournament winners announced

Lancaster – The Walmart/Lancaster Duffers Derby Golf Tournament was smiled on by the great god of golf as 40 days and 40 nights of rain ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:06:00

RLC ranks Barton libertarian

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Republican Liberty Caucus rolled out their 2008 congressional "Liberty Index" rankings on the 435 members of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:05:00

Muslim-owned slaughterhouse on Nov. 23 night court agenda

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press ENNIS County commissioners will hear a proposal for a Muslim-owned "halal" slaughterhouse near the Navarro County line on Monday, Nov. 23. Opposition ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:04:00

Welcome G.I. Joe

While sipping my 25-cent cup of coffee at a Waxahachie Whataburger one morning last week, I noticed a lively little man enter and stand immediately ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:12:00

How the Republican Party lost the elections

Rodney Ramsey occides@hotmail.comI was contacted last week by a citizen who had expressed an interest in running for elected office in Ellis County. His story is ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:11:00

What can congress do?

We now know that the Senate will soon vote on a national health care plan. The House has passed their bill, the Senate will begin ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:09:00

Will of the People

Montesquieu, one of the great political philosophers during the Era of Enlightenment (1700s), is credited with writing The Spirit of Laws, promoting the form of ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:50:00

The Fort Hood Massacre

With all that’s been written and said about what occurred on Fort Hood it’s difficult to come up with something truly fitting to say. We ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:50:00

Deceivers among us?

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com I am not talking about aliens here, but the deceivers among us are very alien to the American way of life, our Constitution and ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/19/2009 11:48:00

Unity, community, diversity and commitment

To Ellis County Press, since you distribute in south Dallas County, this may be of interest to you: South Dallas County. I am from here. My ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:55:00

Blue Dogs

Okay, I’ll admit to not being easy on elected officials, especially those elected on the Republican ticket, but not without good reason. Simply said, they ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:54:00

Are we watching the lid close?

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com While watching the vote on the health care bill in the House of Representatives Saturday evening, I thought "Am I watching the lid being ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:54:00

Obamacare is scary

OK, everyone who loves the IRS hold up your hands. Well, I sure didn’t see many hands out there. It must mean that not too many ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/12/2009 10:53:00

Proof is in the pudding

Congressman Joe Barton was interviewed recently by some local talk-show host or another. Don’t recall which one, probably Mr.Know-it-all, Mark Davis one morning last week. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:08:00

Is hope and change what you thought it would be?

So, folks, let me ask you a question: How’s this hope and change thing so many people were crazy about working out for you? Is ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:08:00

Needed: Constitutional Christians

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com The November Ennis Now Magazine features an article called "Come Together" about the efforts of Pastor Lynn Godsey to help needy people in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/05/2009 15:07:00

Red Oak Hawks corral Longhorns

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press Sports RED OAK - The Hawks basketball teams made it a clean sweep over the Longhorns from WT White high school ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2009 19:22:00

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