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Drive-Thru Hair Cut

 A 33-year-old Red Oak man lost control of his 1986 Chevrolet Astro Van smashing through the wall of the Hair Studio at 321 S. Hwy ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 17:50:00

Judge tosses airport suit

The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County Court-at-Law Judge Greg Wilhelm threw out a lawsuit filed against the cities of Midlothian and Waxahachie, as well ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:31:00

State election observer to monitor May 9 race

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press ENNIS - Citing several concerns brought forth to Ennis City Marshal candidate Daryl Spence by supporters, Spence has called for the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:28:00

Last Chance for "Free Dump Day" until next Fall

The last of the Ellis County free dump days for this spring will be held on Saturday, May 9.  This clean-up event is available to ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:28:00

Citizens fed up

The Ellis County Press CEDAR HILL – An estimated 800 citizens attended last week’s Loop 9 meeting according to Janie Haga of the South Cedar Hill ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:26:00

Ferris Brick Festival : Biggest Dog

Tia MoggedThe Ellis County PressRocky Shelton’s Tito (English Mastiff) won ‘Biggest Dog’ in the pet judging during the Ferris Brick Festival Friday, April 24. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:25:00

Ennis girl named Slovak Queen Pageant 2009

Eleanor E. Gallagher Ellis County Czech Heritage Society Hallettsville - The Czech Heritage Society of Texas selected their 2009 queen at their state meeting April 18. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:24:00

Senate Approves Billion Dollar Road Fund

    04-28-09   (Austin)  The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that could give local transportation authorities more money to build roads.    SB 1350 would create a revolving fund ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2009 17:40:00

Top Videos for April 28th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS - Sen. Specter Changes Parties"CBS News RAW" Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) held ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2009 17:36:00

Letter writing campaign launches

What CAN I DO ABOUT THE LOOP 9 PROJECT AND PLANS TO LEVEL MORE THAN 1,200 HOMES IN SOUTH DALLAS COUNTY?   YOU CAN WRITE/CALL/FAX/EMAIL YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS TO MAKE YOUR ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2009 17:00:00

Letter writing campaign launches

What CAN I DO ABOUT THE LOOP 9 PROJECT AND PLANS TO LEVEL MORE THAN 1,200 HOMES IN SOUTH DALLAS COUNTY?   YOU CAN WRITE/CALL/FAX/EMAIL YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS TO MAKE YOUR ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2009 17:00:00

Pentagon officials are calling the April 27 photo opportunity involving a presidential aircraft above Manhattan a mishandled and misguided mission.

Pentagon officials are calling the April 27 photo opportunity involving a presidential aircraft above Manhattan a mishandled and misguided mission. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2009 15:50:00

Silent Invasions and Deadly Consequences

By John W. WhiteheadApril 28, 2009 It was an eerie scene at Aztec Stadium in Mexico City, as teams America and Tecos played in a nearly ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2009 13:59:00

Food and nutrition considerations in the event of a pandemic or other catastrophe

http://www.foodlifeboat.com.au/ ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2009 08:00:00

Travelers Health Alert Notice: Risk of Swine Flu Associated with Travel to Affected Areas

Traveler's Health Alert Notice: Risk of Swine Flu Associated with Travel to Affected Areas ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2009 07:54:00

Senate panel looks at concealed carry on campus

04-27-09   (Austin)  Students at public universities in Texas could be armed in class under a bill considered by the Senate State Affairs Committee Monday.    Under current ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2009 17:05:00

Top Videos for April 27th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS - Vice President Joe BidenJoe Biden has never been shy about speaking ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2009 17:04:00

Early Voting

 Early voting starts today and runs through May 5 for all local city/school races. Election day is May 9. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2009 11:12:00

Lanes Closed

Scheduled today from 7 a.m.to 4 p.m., Interstate Highway-35 Northbound and Southbound alternating lanes and ramps between Beltline and Ovilla Road will be closed for pavement grinding ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2009 11:09:00

Swine Flu Update

Swine Flu Update ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2009 08:56:00

Hate Crimes Act Is Veiled Attack on Free Speech Over Airwaves & Internet

 By Brad O’Leary The proposed Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (HR 1913), which would make it a “hate crime” to criticize “sexual orientation” ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2009 08:48:00

ECP-T.V.com

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Last Updated: 04/24/2009 18:35:00

Top Videos for April 24th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS - Torture Controversy Heats UpCapitol Hill lawmakers on both sides of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/24/2009 17:10:00

Police Department Presentation Monday

 Ferris - Monday, April 27 from 7 to 8 p.m. at city hall , the police department will host a meeting on burglary and theft ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/24/2009 15:58:00

Go Bananers everyone!

The expression 'going bananas' is from the effects of bananas on the brain.  Read on Never, put your banana in the refrigerator!!! This is interesting. After ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 16:57:00

What Is Wrong with the Federal Hate Crime Law?

What Is Wrong with the Federal Hate Crime Law? ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 16:54:00

Top Videos for April 23rd, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS - McCain Rips Torture ProbeHarry Smith spoke with Sen. John McCain about ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 16:53:00

Bill Would Permit Medicaid Buy-In For Disabled

04-23-09   (Austin) A bill passed by the Senate Thursday would make it possible for more parents with disabled children to access Medicaid coverage.    SB 921 would ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 16:50:00

Toll road part of TTC plans

MEGAN GRAY and JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County Press AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry told a southern Dallas County transportation group that Loop 9, a proposed toll ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 14:53:00

Water fees to increase

The Ellis County Press FERRIS - Residents will soon face an increase on their water bill. During Monday evenings council meeting, Public Works Director Charlie Joe ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 14:52:00

Bomb scare at WHS

The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE -Thursday, April 16, at around 2:25 p.m. Waxahachie High School was threatened with a bomb. In less than 24 hours at ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 14:52:00

Taxed Enough Already

"We’ve been taxed enough already," "No More Pink Elephants," and "It’s about the spending, stupid," were just a few of the dozens of typical signs ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 14:51:00

Suspects charged in fatal shooting

The Ellis County Press FERRIS – Ellis County Sheriff’s Office arrested Saul Carrion Reyes, 27, on April 16 in conjunction with the murder of a local ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 14:47:00

Candlelight Vigil

The Ellis County PressOn Thursday, April 16, a candlelight vigil was held in remembrance of two Ferris residents who were murdered while they slept. Janine ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 14:31:00

Justice of the Peace employee to retire

    Judy Land, a long-time employee of Ellis County’s Justice of the Peace, precinct 1, will retire on April 30 of this year.              “Judy has worked ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2009 11:58:00

Southeast Loop 9 Toll Road Will Level More Than 1,200 Homes

Town Hall Meeting in Cedar Hill with Citizens, TXDOT, Elected Officials Set for April 23   More than 1,200 families stand to lose their homes ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2009 17:18:00

Dierschke: Time to terminate Trans-Texas Corridor

(AUSTIN) – The state’s largest farm organization is in favor of legislation that would terminate the Trans-Texas Corridor (TTC) in both name and concept. Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2009 17:15:00

Top Videos for April 21st, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. Gallup - Obama on Bush Interrogations"CBS News RAW:" President Obama is leaving the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2009 17:13:00

Senate Approves Solar Power Initiative

04-21-09   (Austin)  The Senate passed a measure Tuesday aimed at moving Texas to the forefront of solar energy generation in the U.S.  The state already leads ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2009 17:12:00

Insurance Dept. Bill Passes Senate

(Austin)   The Senate approved a measure on Monday that would continue the operation of the Texas Department of Insurance, but makes some reforms to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2009 10:42:00

Top Videos for April 20, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to view the video in a new window. CBS - Obama Meets With Cabinet In the first formal meeting with ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2009 16:47:00

Childhood Immunization Requirements Change for 2009-2010 School Year

The State of Texas has adopted new immunization requirements for students in Texas elementary and secondary schools.  Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, all kindergarten ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2009 14:16:00

Arrest made in Shooting

FERRIS (TX) - Michael Owensby, a member of the South Dallas Scorpions Motorcycle Club, was fatally shot while driving his old model Harley-Davidson down Highway 780 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2009 11:07:00

Lanes Closed Today

Scheduled today, from 7 a.m.to 4 p.m., Interstate Highway 35 Northbound and Southbound alternating lanes and ramps between Bear Creek and Hwy 77 will be closed ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2009 11:03:00

Conservative Fun House Live TONIGHT!!!

Hosted by James Wright and Damon Rexroad, the Conservative Fun House is a weekly talk show that mixes news, passionate discussions, live viewer interaction and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/17/2009 17:35:00

Iraq Briefing

Iraq Briefing Tue, 14 Apr 2009 20:15:15 -0500 COL Gary Volesky, Commander of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division speaks via satellite ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/17/2009 17:32:00

ALG Files FOIA Request on DHS “Right-wing Extremism” Memo

 Calls Department Investigation a “Witch Hunt”   April 17th, 2009, Fairfax, VA—Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson today filed a Freedom of Information request demanding all ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/17/2009 17:28:00

Week In Review

04-17-09      (Austin)  The Senate approved a bill late Thursday that would allow the state to access federal unemployment insurance funds as part of the federal ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/17/2009 17:26:00

Top Videos for April 17, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. Gallup - Obama's 3-Month Report CardPresident Barack Obama averages a 63% approval rating ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/17/2009 17:25:00

Tea Party 2009

Tea Party 2009 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/17/2009 15:04:00

Red Oak Burglary Suspects

RED OAK - Christopher Paul Dennis and Derrick T, Bailey were arrested Thusrday, April 16 following an early morning burglary. Christopher Paul DennisDerrick T Bailey ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 17:03:00

County to apply for DOJ funding

WAXAHACHIE – During its regular meeting on Monday, April 13, the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court authorized the Sheriff’s Department to apply for grant funding under ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:12:00

Council approves mayor $300 weekly salary

The Ellis County Press ITALY – A 4-1 vote Monday evening with the city council passed an ordinance providing Mayor Frank Jackson a salary. John Droll was ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:07:00

Ovilla candidate debate April 16

The Ellis County Press The first debate of the election season will take place in Ovilla. All candidates up for election in Ovilla May 9 are invited. City ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:06:00

2nd free "Dump Day" offered by county

The county’s next free dump day for Ellis County residents is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 at County Precinct 1 barn, 600 N. I-45 Business ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:05:00

ECSO officer pulled over

The Ellis County Press April 9 at around 9:50 p.m., Sheriff Johnny Brown’s crime scene technician, Cindy Kelly, off duty, was arrested for DWI while driving ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:05:00

Red Oak Police stop burglary, arrest 2

Lieutenant Boyd Brock Red Oak Police Department 547 North Methodist Street Red Oak Texas 75154 (972) 617-7632 Office (972) 617-8239 Fax   RED OAK: On Thusrday, April 16 at around 1:42 a.m., ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:01:00

Motorcyclist fatally shot while riding

The Ellis County Press FERRIS – Michael Owensby, 44 of Ferris, was fatally shot April 10 while riding his motorcycle on Highway 780 causing a ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 13:59:00

Bluebonnets

Joe Vincent Places Bluebonnets in Rachel Norman’s blouse during a beautiful spring afternoon in a field of bluebonnets off Rutherford Road between Rockett and Palmer. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 13:56:00

County cities receives $1,384,611.07, down 2.60%

Local governments receive $409 million in sales tax revenue(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said the state received $1.58 billion in sales tax revenue in ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 13:07:00

Are We All Enemies of the State?

By John W. WhiteheadApril 16, 2009 Two years ago, I alerted people to the fact that the groundwork was being laid for a new kind of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 11:22:00

The Obama Administration Says Were Dangerous, Rightwing Extremists

  Making Senseby Michael Reagan   Do you reject “federal authority in favor of state or local authority,” or “government authority entirely”? Are you “dedicated to a single ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 11:20:00

Marked car pulled over for DWI

Sheriff Johnny Brown's crime scene technician was arrested late last week in a marked sheriff's crime scene vehicle for DWI." I can say he is ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2009 13:49:00

Right-Wing Extremists May Try To Recruit At Tea Parties

If you're attending one of the TEA party tax protests today, you might want to know that local law enforcement has been warned to keep ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2009 09:35:00

An American Revolution

  By Robert Romano “I was tired of seeing all the irresponsible spending going on with the 'stimulus' and the omnibus, and from back in last September ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2009 09:29:00

Taps for Democracy?

   by Gene Scalf, Guest Columnist   "A democracy is always temporary in nature; it will continue to exist up until the time voters discover they can vote ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2009 09:26:00

Criminal Tracker Alert

Great job! Keep spreading the word about the Criminal Tracker Alert systems to your family, friends and business associates.  Criminal Tracker Alert is a great ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2009 09:07:00

GlenBeck: NH Sovereignty - over 20 states aboard now! Civil War?!

GlenBeck: NH Sovereignty - over 20 states aboard now! Civil War?! ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/14/2009 16:27:00

Top Videos for April 14th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to view the video in a new window. AFP - 'Glimmers' of hope, but US not out of woods: Obama ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/14/2009 16:24:00

The New American Velvet Revolution

The New American Velvet RevolutionPosted on Tuesday, April 14 @ 12:31:37 CDT Topic: Americans for Legal Immigration PAC  April 14, 2009 by William Gheen President, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/14/2009 16:13:00

Gov. Perry backs resolution affirming Texas Sovereignty under 10th Amendment

HCR 50 Reiterates Texas’ Rights Over Powers Not Otherwise Granted to Federal Government   AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today joined state Rep. Brandon Creighton and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/14/2009 10:54:00

County to apply for funding

 During its regular meeting on Monday, April 13, the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court authorized the Sheriff’s Department to apply for grant funding under the Public ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/14/2009 10:38:00

launches exploratory committee

Kinky Friedman, is ready to start inching closer to the governors mansion once again. " I'm for the betterment of Texas, I think the leadership we ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/14/2009 01:27:00

Scarborough Highland Games April 18 and 19

WAXAHACHIE, TX (April 13, 2009) – This Saturday morning athletes from all over Texas and surrounding states will arrive  ready to compete in the annual ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2009 16:22:00

Sen. Caronas Gas Tax Plan

Texas Insider - Sen. Carona’s Gas Tax Plan; Eiland’s Hurricane Catastrophe Fund; Rove on Obama; Bush Reunion Planned ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2009 16:20:00

April 15 Protest

WAXAHACHIE - Wednesday April 15 will be today's modernized version of the Boston Tea Party.At the downtown courthouse a Taxed Enough Already (TEA) party  will ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2009 14:35:00

Motorcyclist fatally shot

FERRIS -  Michael Owensby, 44, Ferris, was fatally shot April 10 while riding his motorcycle on Farm Market Road 780 causing a one vehicle crash, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2009 14:13:00

Bruce Lee vs Iron Man

Bruce Lee vs Iron Man ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2009 13:57:00

Cargo Ship Captain Safe

Cargo Ship Captain Safe ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2009 13:40:00

Texas Civil Defense meets Saturday

Texas Civil Defense will meet Saturday, April 11 at 9:30 a.m. at 100 N. Methodist, at the corner of Methodist and Red Oak Road in ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/10/2009 10:07:00

Candidate Debate

The first debate of the election season will take place in Ovilla. All candidates up for Ovilla's city elections are expected to be there except ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 19:48:00

Yard signs apparent violation, say activists

The Ellis County Press WILMER - Activists in the city are in an uproar. Billy Wickliffe, candidate for city council May 9, is what some have alleged, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:35:00

Bond project within budget, on schedule

WAXAHACHIE – The Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee gathered for its quarterly meeting on Monday, April 6, at Cancun’s Amerimex Restaurant in Waxahachie, where co-chair Roy ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:34:00

Sen. Averitt votes for sobriety checkpoints

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press AUSTIN - State Sen. Kip Averitt, R-McGregor, voted with 19 other lawmakers in the 31-member senate to approve sobriety checkpoints along ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:34:00

Husband of WISD candidate fired

The Ellis County Press Dallas - Police Chief David Kunkle fired Lieutenant Paul Wisdom, Monday morning. Wisdom, husband to Waxahachie Independent School District board candidate Velma Wisdom, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:33:00

Council passes rail resolution

The Ellis County Press Waxahachie – A 4-1 vote Monday night passed the resolution supporting local option fees and taxes to fund transportation including Rail North ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:32:00

2nd free "Dump Day" offered by county

The county’s next free dump day for Ellis County residents is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 at County Precinct 1 barn, 600 N. I-45 Business ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:31:00

Planned toll road jeopardizes homes

The Ellis County Press CEDAR HILL - The proposed Loop 9 toll road could wipe off several homes and neighborhoods near Ovilla, Glenn Heights and southern ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:29:00

Midlothian residents receive Global War on Terrorism Civilian Service Medal

DALLAS – Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Marines are not the only Department of Defense members who deploy to combat zones overseas. Army & Air Force ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:25:00

Astronaut Sally Ride invites girls to explore hands-on science at Southern Methodist University

Sally Ride Science Festival brings science to life and inspires upper elementary and middle school girls to think about the vast range of careers in ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 10:11:00

$10,000 offered to help lead to Ferris murderer

At the request of the Ferris Police Department, Schepps Dairy is offering a $10,000 reward in connection with the murders of Steven Taylor and Janine ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 04:11:00

Reaction to Bushs appointment

WAXAHACHIE -  Ellis County Commissioners voted Wednesday morning to appoint Carol Bush as the new county judge. Before the vote, Congressman Joe Barton (R-Ennis) spoke to ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/08/2009 18:00:00

Register to Vote

April 9 is the last day to register to vote.Potential voters should bring their driver’s license with them to the Elections Office located at 106 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/08/2009 16:51:00

Carol Bush new county judge

In a special meeting on Wednesday, April 8, Ellis County Commissioners affirmed their selection of Waxahachie attorney Carol Bush to fulfill the unexpired term of former County Judge ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/08/2009 12:33:00

Olympic Medalist to visit local gym

Lancaster – Olympic silver medalist Chellsie Memmel, will be in the area on Wednesday, April 15 from 7:30 p.m to 9:00 p.m. at Trevino’s Gymnastics located between ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/07/2009 18:29:00

County judge appointment

LETTER TO EDITOR   In light of the impending “accelerated”, if not evasive, appointment of Carol Bush as County Judge by the Ellis County Commissioners Court, the question comes to ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/06/2009 17:03:00

Top Videos for April 6, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to view the video in a new window. CBS - America's Mass Shooting Trend The shooting massacre in Binghampton, N.Y. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/06/2009 16:20:00

Its April 15 and you cant pay your tax bill

DALLAS - The Internal Revenue Service is making extra efforts to help taxpayers this tax season, but there are some things you should know if you can't pay ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/06/2009 13:20:00

All DPS Driver License offices to be closed April 10

All Driver License offices for the Texas Department of Public Safety will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2009, for statewide system maintenance. All offices ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/06/2009 12:25:00

Dogs Found

Ferris Animal Control Officer, Misty Clark, found these two pets by the high school and wants to make sure they go to their rightful owners.If ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/04/2009 03:20:00

Strike it Rich

In conjunction with the Red Oak Record's newest way to attract readers to shop local, the kick off dinner for the "Strike it Rich" campaign ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/04/2009 01:54:00

Bond oversight committee meeting

   The Ellis County Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, April 6, 2009 to hear updates from Jon Vidaurri of Jones Lang LaSalle ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/03/2009 11:33:00

Top Videos for April 2, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to view the video in a new window. CBS - Fixing The World Economy At the conclusion of the G20 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 16:17:00

Help your local organizer(s) promote a successful TEA Party Day rally

 Let me encourage you to attend your local TEAPartyDay.com rally at noon at your city hall on April 15. Below you can find a box ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 16:08:00

Air quality public hearing held

NICOLE MONK The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN - A resolution was issued on air quality from TXI facility plant emissions and its impact on Midlothian schools, Monday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 11:45:00

Change from previous years

This year’s Ferris I.S.D. School Board of Trustees election will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Ferris Intermediate ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 11:45:00

$53 million project she will now oversee

JOEY DAUBEN and MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - County Judge appointee Carol Bush did not vote in the $53 million 2007 government facilities bond ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 11:42:00

Mayor, secretary sued

The Ellis County Press WILMER – Last Friday afternoon Mayor Jeff Steele and City Secretary Alice Holloway were served with lawsuits from councilwoman turned mayoral candidate, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 11:41:00

Local clean-air charity gifts $221,000 to Midlothian ISD

MIDLOTHIAN – In one of the most unusual clean air settlements in the country, Midlothian cement plant Holcim Cement and a local environmental organization, Downwinders ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 11:41:00

Investigators interviewing family friends

Ferris Police Department Investigator Sam Love confirmed investigators are still interviewing family friends for background information regarding the double homicide last week on 404 S. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 11:33:00

Marine teaches American style cooking to Japanese children

Photo by Pfc. Claudio Martinez Marine Cpl. Raymond Vanwey, a native of Ferris and 2005 graduate of Ferris High School, recently demonstrated American style cooking to ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 11:28:00

Tactical Training

MICHAEL SEIBERThe Ellis County Press Three Red Oak Police officers, federal agents from Homeland Security, Department of Defense, the U.S. Army and two from Texas Civil ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 11:27:00

FEDERAL JURY CONVICTS ELLIS COUNTY MOM

IN COCAINE TRAFFICKING CONSPIRACYDALLAS — Following a three-day trial before Chief U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater, a federal jury in Dallas convicted Teresa Castillo, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 11:19:00

OBAMA INVESTIGATION

The person who investigated was a former FBI investigator...http://ontheedge.blogtownhall.com www.americanfreepress.net/Issue_fronts/Issue_13_AFP_2009_1.pdf  March 30, 2009AMERICAN FREE PRESS   Was Barack Obama ever eligible to be president of the United ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 10:10:00

Senate passes budget

04-01-09   (Austin)  The Senate approved its version of the state budget Wednesday, planning to spend $182.2 billion for 2010-2011.  This represents a 7 percent growth over ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 10:04:00

Top Videos for April 1, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to view the video in a new window. AFP - Thousands protest in London ahead of G20 Summit Several thousand ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/01/2009 17:34:00

Over 400 Acres to be Annexed

The City of Red Oak will hold public hearings on Monday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 14 at 7 p.m. about the city annexing nearly ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/01/2009 17:11:00

Ellis County Marriages

Marriages April 17 – April 24 David Lee Copas and Lynnette Ann Miller Christopher O. Diaz and Amanda Kaye Rose Shainen Dale Enslin and Kristina Elizabeth Jones Scott Eldon Fonger ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:46:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Cases Filed April 17 – April 27 Palmer ISD vs. Earlene Speights Smith Waxahachie ISD vs. Steve Kioni Waxahachie ISD vs. James Hardy Jr. Waxahachie ISD vs. Ryan M, Cavazos Waxahachie ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:45:00

Ellis County

Waxahachie March 7 Crimes of the environment, 600 block of Gibson Rd., black smoke from burning tires and shingles filled the air March 13 Motor vehicle theft, 3700 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:45:00

Ellis County

Ennis March 9 Harassment, 400 block of Pecan Grove, suspect intentionally calls complainant after being asked not to call Midlothian March 7 Assault causes bodily injury, Plainview at Willow ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:12:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

Team 1 Item 1: 09-05346 Mobil home fire at 120 Zodiac Strait Ferris and Deputy responded along with Ferris Fire Department. The Fire Marshall was also ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:54:00

Ellis County

Avalon April 1 Criminal mischief, 300 block of FM 55, unknown suspects caused damage to complainant’s front door without consent causing her pecuniary loss $500 Ferris April 1 Burglary of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:53:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

March 20 Shift: B2 Item 1: Controlled burn Andrews Road in the Bristol area Item 2: Controlled burn Rocky Ridge off Cole Road Item 3: Controlled burn Sleepy ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:26:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

March 16 – March 27 Mortgage Claims Housing Finance Services vs. Elam Hunter, Paul Walker Mortgage Corporation vs. Carol Garner, Walter Garner Jr. Green Tree Servicing vs. Charmaine King, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:26:00

Ellis County Marriages

Marriages March 16 – March 27 Daniel Coleman and Ollie May Dodd Jeffery Wayne Cross and Kimberly Ann Camp Fernando Gonzales and Kara Elizabeth Farrell Jesse Rey Lorilla and Gabriella ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:25:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests April 13 – April 27 Courtney Henderson, b/m, 22, Wilmer PD warrants David Moore, w/m, 32, Wilmer PD warrants Jesus Andres Ramos, w/m, 44, Hutchins PD warrants, Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:45:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests April 13 – April 18 Charles E. Williams, b/m, 65, Wilmer PD warrants Welcome Williams, b/m, 38, public intoxication Alicia Winchester, w/f, 30, Wilmer PD warrants Tommy D. Griffin, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:11:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests April 1 – April 11 Jose Manuel Estrada, h/m, 32, public intoxication Rudy Morales, h/m, 24, Wilmer PD warrants James Darryl Aaron, b/m, 45, Wilmer PD warrants Mario Quiroz ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:25:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests March 30 – April 4 Jimmy Turner, w/m, 24, Wilmer PD warrants Alvaro Davila, w/m, 28, driving while license invalid Mario Pena, w/m, 29, driving while license invalid Jose ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:53:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests March 24 – March 26 Frenola Mason, b/f, 22, Wilmer PD warrants Uchenna Echebelem, b/m, 22, Wilmer PD warrants Jason Dunegan, w/m, 30, Wilmer PD warrants Furshell Thomas, b/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:25:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests April 21 – April 27 James Earl Gray, 28, driving while license invalid, no front seat belts, failure to appear on state law, speeding Nicolas Garza, 28, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:44:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests April 14 – April 20 Joel Heath Gardner, 39, public intoxication Jacob Lee Cunningham, 21, public intoxication Rene Alvarez, 26, evading arrest, warrants, burglary of habitation Jose Ramon Aldama ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:11:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests April 8 – April 13 Richard Wayne Neff, 40, assault causes bodily injury Michelle Marie Abbott, 37, no seatbelt, driving while license suspended, ran red light Jeremiah Jermain ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:24:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests April 1 – April 5 Doris Marie Armstrong, 35, no driver license, no proof of financial responsibility, defective stop lamp, no seatbelt, unrestrained child under two Jerry ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:52:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests March 24 – March 30 James Michael Surratt, 25, display expired license plates Rodrick Dewayne Williams, 36, no driver license, forgery of financial instrument Donald Ray Knowles, 27, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:24:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests April 20 – April 27 Sidney Hamm, w/m, 39, failure to maintain financial responsibility, operate motorcycle without license Robin Jeter, w/f, 40, Glenn Heights PD warrants Jackson Wright, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:44:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests April 13 – April 20 Stefanie Hayes, b/f, 31, Dallas County Sheriff warrants, theft Juan Montecillo, w/m, 28, assault causing bodily injury, family violence Christopher Dennis, b/m, 28, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:10:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests April 9 – April 12 Antonio Castle, b/m, 23, Red Oak PD warrants Stefanie Hayes, b/f, 31, Dallas County Sheriff warrants Deborah Grimes, /wf, 50, driving while intoxicated Edward ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:24:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests March 30 – April 6 Paul Bridges, w/m, 39, assault causing bodily injury family violence Tina Carnrike, w/f, 35, DeSoto PF warrants Laurie Blankenship, w/f, 37, Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:52:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests March 23 – March 30 Christopher Mathews, w/m, 28, assault causing bodily injury family violence Steve Reece, w/m, 29, Glenn Heights PD warrants, Duncanville PD warrants Ruben Castorena, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:24:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests April 16 – April 27 Jesus Jose Soto, h/m, 42, warrants Erik Ruiz, h/m, 23, warrants Marcos Morataya, h/m, 29, failure to identify, warrants Octavio Rojas, h/m, 34, reckless ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:43:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests April 16 Ray Vasquez Jr., h/m, 21, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:10:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests April 6 – April 11 Frank Stein, b/m, 59, warrants Katie Lee Slavin, w/f, 23, driving while license invalid revoked Jeffrey Alan Muzyka, w/m, 31, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:24:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests April 3 Zachary C. Moody, w/m, 25, possession of controlled substance ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:51:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests March 24 – March 29 Frank C. Harvey Jr., b/m, 45, warrants Larry D. Linthium, w/m, 37, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:24:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents April 20 – April 26 House and building checks 88 Neighborhood checks 154 Alarms 9 EMS/Fire 3 Motorist assists 1 Suspicious person or vehicle 4 Traffic assignments 17 Traffic stops 24 Traffic citations 10 Other ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:43:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents April 14 – April 19 House and building checks 78 Neighborhood checks 113 Alarms 6 EMS/Fire 4 Motorist assists 0 Suspicious persons or vehicle 3 Traffic assignments 10 Traffic stops 20 Traffic citations 6 Other ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:09:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents April 6 – April 12 House and building checks 87 Neighborhood alarms 118 Alarms 2 EMS/Fire 4 Motorist assists 1 Suspicious per- son or vehicle 5 Traffic assig- nments 25 Traffic stops 37 Traffic citations 18 Other ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:23:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents March 30 – April 5 House and buil- ding checks 105 Neighborhood checks 138 Alarms 7 EMS/Fire 1 Motorist assists 0 Suspicious per- son or vehicle 5 Traffic assign- ments 16 Traffic stops 19 Traffic citations 14 Other ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:51:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents March 23 – March 29 House and buil- ding checks 106 Neighborhood checks 129 Alarms 6 EMS/Fire 0 Motorist assists 4 Suspicious per- son or vehicle 3 Traffic assign- ments 21 Traffic stops 35 Traffic citations 14 Other ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:23:00

Milford Police Reports

Arrests April 5 – April 18 Homero Almenderez, h/m, warrants, failure to identify Kenneth Huling, w/m, warrants Janet Stone, w/f, disorderly conduct Triana Hayes, b/f, disorderly conduct ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:42:00

Milford Police Reports

Arrests March 22 – April 4 Sandy Audiffred, h/f, warrants Guy Robertson, b/m, warrants Brandon Jordan, b/m, driving while license suspended ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:23:00

Milford Police Reports

Arrests March 15 – March 21 Jose Vazquez, h/m, warrants Luis Andino, h/m, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:23:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrest April 19 – April 25 Brandon Edward Wardrip, w/m, 25, Midlothian PD warrants, expired inspection, expired registration, Venus PD warrants, failure to maintain financial responsibility, Alvarado ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:42:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests April 12 – April 18 Kenneth Schretter, w/m, 41, Collin County warrants, no seat belt, failure to maintain financial responsibility, no valid vehicle inspection, no driver ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:09:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests April 5 – April 11 Tamara Nicole Bryant, b/f, 32, theft of services Chance Felker Cooke, w/m, 24, driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana Deongelo Juan Sillemon, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:22:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests March 29 – April 4 Daniel Arce Jr., w/m, 36, driving while intoxicated William Dean Brown, w/m, 21, theft Andre Aric Alcarez, w/m, sexual assault of child Florencio Castillo ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:50:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests March 22 – March 28 Salvador Lopez Arvizu, w/m, 24, driving while intoxicated, open container of alcohol Marcello Garcia, w/m, 17, public intoxication Chad Anthony Prosper, w/m, 35, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:22:00

Italy Police Reports

Arrests and Incidents April 14 – April 20 Disorderly conduct, 100 block of LR Campbell Rd. Vehicle accident, I-35 at 386 MM Dog at large, corner of Waco and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:41:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests April 17 – April 23 Rex Ivey, w/m, 55, Glenn Heights PD warrants Sharffa Steverson, b/m, 25, Glenn Heights PD warrants Bright Stansberry, b/f, 22, Glenn Heights PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:40:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests April 10 – April 16 Christopher Roberson, b/m, 23, Glenn Heights PD warrants Phillip Daniels, b/m, 43, DeSoto PD warrants Laura McNatt, w/f, 33, aggravated assault Adam Fox, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:08:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests April 3 – April 8 Timothy Gunter, b/m, 23, Glenn Heights PD warrants Maryon Lewis, b/m, 37, failure to identify fugitive, Dallas County Sheriff warrants, Tarrant County ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:22:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests March 27 – April 1 Lauryn Kervin, f, 25, warrants Steve Reece, m, 29, warrants Marry Perry, f, 38, warrants Mark Davis, m, 29, warrants Montrell Coleman, m, 26, warrants William ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:50:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests March 25 – March 28 Demarco Summers, m, 21, warrants Elvia Sanchez, f, 34, assault family violence Deonte Booker, m, 19, failure to identify, unlawfully carrying a weapon Demarquis ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:21:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests April 1 – April 20 Mavis G. Flores, w/f, 38, failure to maintain single lane, resisting arrest Regina A. Howell, b/f, 36, Tarrant County warrants, Wilmer PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:08:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests March 1 – April 6 Dohn S. Henderson, b/m, 53, Ferris PD warrants Rodolfo Garcia, w/m, 45, Ferris PD warrants, failure to appear, public intoxication Joe Morales Astudillo, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:50:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests April 21 – April 27 Darrell Mosley, b/m, 47, traffic warrants Rodney Roach, w/m, 28, assault, evading arrest, possession of controlled substance Justin Knudsen, w/m, 17, burglary of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:38:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests April 13 – April 20 Jose Contreras, w/m, 21, traffic Patti Sell, w/f, 29, out of town warrants Jay Milutin, w/m, 34, out of town warrants Timothy Sikes, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:07:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests April 8 – April 10 Steven Bailey, w/m, 23, public intoxication Jeremy Tijerina, w/m, 28, possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana Salvador Moreno, w/m, 24, traffic Alfred Jakubik, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:21:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests April 1 – April 5 Rayvon Jackson, b/m, 20, out of town warrants Stephanie Reyes, w/m, 36, traffic Rachel Gomez, w/f, 18, traffic Robert Brister, w/m, 21, traffic Miguel Martinez, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:45:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests March 27 Jesse Contreras, w/m, 23, out of town warrants Thomas Macio, w/m, 18, traffic Pedro Rivas, w/m, 45, theft Ismael Esparza, w/m, 20, out of town warrants Kenneth Myers, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2009 12:20:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 30, 2009 NOTICE TO ALL CREDITORS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST DOROTHY L. STANLEY, DECEASED Notice is hereby ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:47:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 30, 2009 NOTICE TO ALL CREDITORS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST LONNIE RAY WHITE, DECEASED Notice is hereby ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:46:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 16 and 23, 2009 Corner Bar and Grill, 1201 FM 780 at 660, Ferris, Texas, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:12:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 9 and 16, 2009 Notice of Public Sale Under Chapter 59 of the Texas Property Code, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:27:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 9 and 16, 2009 INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS Notice is hereby given that the Ferris Independent School ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:27:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 9 and 16, 2009 NOTICE AND ORDER OF ELECTION TO THE REGISTERED VOTERS OF THE CITY ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:25:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 9, 2009 NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION (AVISO DE ELLECCION GENERAL) To the Registered Voters of Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:57:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 9 and 16, 2009 Notice of Public Sale Under Chapter 59 of the Texas Property Code, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:56:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 9, 2009 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:56:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 9, 2009 Notice of Drinking Water Monitoring and Reporting Violations The Texas Commission on Environment Quality ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:56:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 9 and 16, 2009 INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS Notice is hereby given that the Ferris Independent School ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:55:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 9 and 16, 2009 NOTICE AND ORDER OF ELECTION TO THE REGISTERED VOTERS OF THE CITY ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:54:00

The plan of salvation was decided upon before sin had ever existed

Q. I looked at Col 2.14 and it seems really confusing. Could you comment on it? A. Col 2.14 needs to be understood in its ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:35:00

The greatest people on Earth

"Who is greater, the one who is at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who is at the table? ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:06:00

Finding your true self in God

"Surely you desire truth in the inner parts; you teach me wisdom in the inmost place." (Psalm 51:6) It’s a Big Life you’re called to lead. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:19:00

Dont use His name in things He himself would not be associated with

Q. What about the third commandment and what does it mean when it says we are not to take His name to nothingness? A. By His ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2009 14:18:00

Giddy as a schoolgirl

Captain Chris Plekenpol LIFE Outreach International "…your Father knows what you need before you ask Him." (Matthew 6:8) Constant battle can definitely wear on the soul. We long ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:42:00

Jesus came to deliver us from evil

Robert Morris LIFE Outreach International "But if I cast out demons with the finger of God, surely the kingdom of God has come upon you." (Luke 11:20) In ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:41:00

Community Calendar

All calendar items submitted will run as space permits. Ellis County Friday, April 17 Ellis County Homeschool Expo There will be an Ellis County Homeschool Expo and Used Curriculum ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/09/2009 11:57:00

The Tea Party stage

Except for those who’ve hopelessly fallen off the deep end for "you know who," up in the White House, Americans are totally fed up with ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:35:00

The coming green nightmare

Back in the good old days America’s colors were red, white and blue. No longer, it appears. Now all we hear is "green." My wife and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:34:00

Global warmings real danger: Taxation

by E. Ralph Hostetter The global warming debate has taken on a new dimension — taxation. By the way, global warming is now labeled "climate ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:33:00

Swine flu?

Well, I am sure you have all read the recent articles and watched the news shows about the next big threat to our country...swine flu. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:33:00

How dare my president apologize for this countrys arrogance

Peter Heck Guest Columnist As I was sitting in church waiting for the start of the service, my grandpa came walking towards me pointing his finger. No ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:32:00

Illegal immigration is not a crime

by Jim Gilchrist Conducting interviews on this topic is the president and founder of the Minuteman Project Jim Gilchrist. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano stunned many ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/30/2009 15:32:00

Death penalty abolishment

At least eight states are considering legislation to abolish the death penalty this year. The driving factor? Cost. Studies in state after state, including Texas, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:04:00

Federal Reserve is responsible for poor economy

The U.S. Treasury used to mint gold and silver into coins. Later, when paper money was issued by the Treasury, it was backed by gold ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:03:00

The state strikes back

Last week, Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) fired a warning shot across the federal government’s bow with his polite reminder that Texas could always secede from ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/23/2009 15:03:00

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