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Theft Ring Suspects in Custody

Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Theft ring suspects in custody MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press Ellis County – Investigators with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office have brought James Smith, 22; ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 15:02:00

Ellis County Bond Interest hits $247,429,856

JOEY DAUBEN The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY – Ellis County cities have reached a total bonded indebtedness of $204,429,856, an average of $1,620 per county resident. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:30:00

Summer jobs for 14-24 year olds available

Arlington – Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is seeking applications for its Summer Jobs Program, which is funded through the American Recovery & Reinvestment ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:29:00

Increase in burglaries prompts heavier patrols

The Ellis County Press OVILLA – Chief Mike Moon of Ovilla Police Department is working on "heavier patrols" because the increase of burglaries is on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:29:00

New Constitution based political group formed

The Ellis County Press ENNIS – We The People of Ellis County, a fairly new formed political action group in Ellis County met with about 15 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:28:00

Horse killed in 2 vehicle accident

The Ellis County Press ITALY – A horse was struck and killed in a two vehicle accident Tuesday morning , May 26 according to Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:28:00

Trash day Friday

OAK LEAF - Trash will not be picked up today, May 28 due to the Memorial Holiday.  From the City of Oak Leaf : " ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:27:00

Charter school registration starts

The Ellis County Press WILMER – Registration for the new charter school, set to open for grades K-8 this fall, will be held at the Community ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:27:00

Chief investigation still pending

The Ellis County Press WILMER – Chief Robert Wells’ administrative leave is still pending investigation. "The investigation is still ongoing, outside agencies being slow to respond ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:26:00

Memorial Day at the Wall

Members of the Texas Civil Defense particpated in the Annual Memorial Day Event and Community Builder Award at the Traveling Wall held at Fair Park ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:25:00

Boss Hog Running Loose

This 350 pound hog was caught running down 900 South Dallas Street in Ennis being chased by a pit bull. Officer Curtis Farmer and Police ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:24:00

2009 State of Texas Special Olympics

Ellis County Sheriffs Office participated in the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run May 22 at the University of Texas in Arlington, according to Deputy ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:22:00

North Korean Missle Test

North Korean Missle Test ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2009 20:21:00

Top Videos for May 27th, 2009

Top Videos for May 27th, 2009Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS- Burris BombshellA wiretapped call between Sen. Roland ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2009 20:20:00

Commissioners Court meeting moved

Due to the observance of Memorial Day, the regular scheduled commissioners court meeting will take place Tuesday, May 26 instead. NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2009 00:26:00

Joe Paul Barnett sent a message to the members of Citizens Against New Texas Transit Taxes

Joe Paul Barnett sent a message to the members of Citizens Against New Texas Transit Taxes. Subject: CORONA'S DIRTY TRICK-Please call Legislators today and tomorrow "CORONA PULLS ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/22/2009 09:22:00

Oppose SB 1398 Pro-Illegal Immigration Bill

CALLS NEEDED IMMEDIATELY TO OPPOSE A DANGEROUS TEXAS PRO-ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION BILL ABOUT TO BECOME LAW SB 1398 would prevent cities like Farmers Branch from imposing ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/22/2009 09:05:00

TH DUMB OL EAST TEXAS BOY

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Last Updated: 05/22/2009 08:58:00

Top Videos for May 21, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS - Obama On National SecurityPresident Obama explained the reasons for his plan ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/22/2009 08:57:00

Budget nears completion

05-21-09   (Austin)  Budget writers completed deliberations on the state appropriations bill late Wednesday night, and the Senate's Finance Committee Chairman said the budget will move out ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/22/2009 08:55:00

Parks and Recreation Director Michael Hopping resigns

After four years on the job, Parks and Recreation Director Michael Hopping resigned from his position with the City of Red Oak on Tuesday, May ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/22/2009 08:54:00

Will meet Tuesday, May 26 at 6 p.m.

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

Last Updated: 05/22/2009 08:50:00

NOTICE OF WORKSHOP

Notice is hereby given that a Workshop will be held on Tuesday, May 26 at 5:00 p.m. at the Ellis County Courthouse, 101 West Main ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/22/2009 08:48:00

Chamber graduates 16 participates

Midlothian – The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce graduated 16 participants in the Leadership Midlothian program on Monday, May 18, at the Midlothian Conference Center. Leadership Midlothian, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:17:00

Emergency Operations Drill at WHS set for Friday

The Ellis County Press Waxahachie – Friday, May 22, district officials will conduct an Emergency Operations Drill at Waxahachie High School. This effort will be conducted to ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:16:00

Dog behavior class set for May 28

RED OAK – A free dog-behavior class, "Why does my dog do that and what can I do about it?" is being offered by the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:15:00

Womens Personal awareness, Safety & Self Defense Seminars

Ellis County Sheriffs Office CrossPointe Church Midlothian is sponsoring a women’s self defense seminar. This seminar is open to all women who are interested improving their ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:11:00

Waxahachies first 12 screen cinema opens

WAXAHACHIE – ShowBiz Cinema, Waxahachie’s new 12-screen, all-stadium seating movie theatre, held its grand opening May 15. ShowBiz Cinema is Ellis County’s first all-stadium seating theatre ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:07:00

Martial arts program for kids to start

The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Chuck Norris, actor and martial arts enthusiast, helped kick off the grand opening for ShowBiz Cinema off Highway 287 and ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:06:00

Police seeking help in grave marker case

FERRIS – On July 1, 2008 the Ferris Police Department was called to the corner of Weatherford Street and Oak Street in reference to a ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:05:00

Chuck Norris KICKSTART program

WAXAHACHIE - Chuck Norris stopped by for a press conference at the ShowBiz cinema grand opening celebration Thursday, May 14 explaining what his KICKSTART martial ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2009 17:44:00

"We the People" of Ellis County

Ennis - A newly formed political group " We the People of Texas" in Ellis County met for the third time with guest speakers Pct. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2009 17:34:00

Waxahachie Chick-fil-A to Host Send-Off Celebration for Fallen Heroes Fundraising Walk

WHAT:            The Chick-fil-A® restaurant, located at 996 West Highway 287 Bypass, will host a send-off celebration in support of fallen servicemen and women on May ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2009 16:47:00

Top Videos for May 20th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. Bloomberg - Economic Recovery Advisory BoardEconomic Recovery Advisory Board led by Volcker holds ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2009 16:46:00

Parks School House Road to close

Beginning Wednesday, May 20, the intersection of Peters Street and Parks School House Road will be closed as part of the Broadhead Road expansion project. The closure ... Full story

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

Swearing of candidates Tonight

WILMER - Tonight at 7:30 p.m. the City of Wilmer will host a special meeting swearing in the newly elected officials from the May 9 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/15/2009 17:09:00

Chief Wells on Leave

 WILMER - Police Chief Robert Wells has been placed on administrative leave pending investigation by newly elected Mayor, Jeff Steele.According to the press release issued ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/15/2009 15:55:00

Pirates Apprehended

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Last Updated: 05/15/2009 11:48:00

Camp Liberty, Iraq Shooting

http://dodvclips.mil/index.jsp?fr_story=FRdamp355497&rf=rss ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 15:46:00

President on Detainee Photos

President on Detainee Photos ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 15:44:00

Top Videos for May 14th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS - Hubble Repair to BeginA piano-sized camera will be installed by astronauts ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 15:43:00

86 dams to be upgraded through federal funding

WAXAHACHIE – During the regularly scheduled meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, Ellis County Engineer Joe White told the Court five of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 11:44:00

Ellis County cities sales tax down 3.49%

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced the state collected $1.65 billion in sales tax revenue in April, down 3.1 percent compared to April 2008. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 11:41:00

X-Flags in the War for Southern Independence

Living history display and presentation at Waxahachie’s historic Chautauqua Auditorium. Monday, May 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Period dress, military and civilian will be worn ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 11:40:00

Ferris police observevance May 14

The Ellis County Press FERRIS – In honor of National Police Week, Ferris Police Department will be honoring officers with scheduled events this entire week. An ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 11:39:00

GENERAL ELECTIONS

SATURDAY, MAY 9 GENERAL ELECTIONS turnout was fairly low all across Ellis/Southern Dallas counties. The upset in Wilmer over the new slate of council has ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 11:36:00

Heroes of the past looking toward the future

By Congressman Joe Barton They won a World War and overcame economic strife. When their country needed them most, they answered the call. This past week, members ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 11:35:00

Lost racing pigeon lands at newspaper

FERRIS – A unique visitor came by The Ellis County Press office last week. A racing pigeon, released the previous Saturday was found on the front ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 11:34:00

Emily Day Lord, a graduating senior from Red Oak High School, has been awarded a four year $5,000 Youth Livestock Show Scholarship

Exclusive to the Ellis County Press Emily Day Lord, a graduating senior from Red Oak High School, has been awarded a four year $5,000 Youth Livestock ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2009 17:14:00

Groups oppose bills permitting 125% gas tax hike

Flawed approach could permit gas tax to skyrocket from 20 cents to 45 cents per gallon   AUSTIN – The new transportation tax proposals passed by ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2009 17:06:00

Photos from 2009 DPS Memorial Service

Photos from 2009 DPS Memorial Service ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2009 16:52:00

Sheriffs Department trying to locate owners

THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN PROPERTY RECOVERED   Investigators with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office executed  searches at two locations, one in Ellis County, the other in Hill ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2009 16:45:00

Welcome to the New Total Security State

Welcome to the New Total Security State ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2009 16:43:00

Top Videos for May 12th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS -Journalist Freed In IranU.S. journalist Roxana Saberi said that she was very ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2009 16:41:00

WAXAHACHIES FIRST 12-SCREEN CINEMA TO OPEN MAY 15, 2009

WAXAHACHIE (May 12, 2009) - ShowBiz Cinema, Waxahachie's new 12-screen, all-stadium seating movie theatre, will have its grand opening May 15, 2009, announced Crepe Myrtle Enterprises today. ShowBiz ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2009 16:39:00

Bill would require more education for young first time drivers

  05-12-09   (Austin)  Drivers over 18 but younger than 21 would have to take a driver's education course before they could get a license, under a bill ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2009 16:37:00

Groups oppose bills permitting 125% gas tax hike

Flawed approach could permit gas tax to skyrocket from 20 cents to 45 cents per gallon  AUSTIN – The new transportation tax proposals passed by the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2009 16:35:00

Candidate swearing in Tonight

 Tonight at 6 p.m. the canvassing and swearing in of the newly elected candidates from Saturday's election will be on Midlothian's agenda.View the entire agenda ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2009 00:48:00

Election Results

Waxahachie Independent School District                          Early Voting Election Day   TotalVelmea Wisdom           14             12               26Gary Fox                    140           228            368Kevin Crouch                40            70             110Mark Price                  146           205            351Joe Langley                154           ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2009 03:19:00

Texas police will return cash in case that prompted lawsuit

Authorities who seized $8,500 and assorted jewelry from a Tennessee man after a traffic stop in east Texas have agreed to return the property after ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/08/2009 07:23:00

Breaking News Photography

Breaking News Photography ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/08/2009 07:20:00

Montana 2nd Amendment and States Rights

Montana 2nd Amendment and States Rights ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/08/2009 07:12:00

Election monitor heading to Midlothian

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN – The Secretary of State’s office is sending an election monitor to Midlothian for Saturday’s election, according to Kim Thole ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:29:00

Charter school set to open

The Ellis County Press WILMER - The much talked about charter school is officially set to open for the 2009-2010 school year. John Dodd, president of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:28:00

Judge orders mayor, city secretary to comply

The Ellis County Press DALLAS – 44th District Judge Carlos Cortez, ordered Mayor of Wilmer Jeff Steele and City Secretary Alice Holloway to comply with a ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:23:00

Multi-million dollar sports complex proposed by council

Mayor: ‘This is what our citizens want’ The Ellis County Press FERRIS – A much-heated banter arose during Monday night’s council meeting while Von Gallagher, of Gallagher ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:19:00

FBI raid town hall and now detaining citizens for patriotic bumper stickers.

http://www.americanvision.org/the-american-vision-blog/man-detained-for-displaying-dont-tread-on-me-bumper-sticker/ ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 12:26:00

Early Voting Counts

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Last Updated: 05/06/2009 17:45:00

THE SWINE FLU OR THE FDA: Which is more dangerous to your health?

THE SWINE FLU OR THE FDA: Which is more dangerous to your health? ... Full story

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

Another incident involving a U.S. Navy ship and Chinese vessels.

There has been another incident involving a U.S. Navy ship and Chinese vessels. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2009 16:24:00

U.S. military destroys soldiers Bibles

U.S. military destroys soldier's Bibles ... Full story

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

City Councilman Arrested for Opposing Red Light Cameras

http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/27/2745.asp ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2009 10:55:00

Early Voting

Early Voting Locations Ellis County Bardwell City Hall 100 Planters Gin Rd. Midlothian Conference Center #1 Community Circle Ovilla City Hall 105 S. Cockrell Hill Rd Glenn Heights City Hall 1938 S. Hampton Palmer City Hall 113 W Jefferson St Ennis City Hall ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/02/2009 01:17:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Civil cases filed May 14 – May 22 Waxahachie Apartment Partners vs. Robert Hill, Hill Construction Order of Foreclosure concerning Glenell Merritt, 100 block of Dunn St., Red ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:42:00

Ellis County Marriages

Marriages May 18 – May 22 Phillip York Jernigan and Lisa Ann Moffitt Taylor Marshall Smith and Samantha Lynn Gordy Jordan Marshall McFadin and Alexandra Lynn Haupers William Thomas Gregg ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:42:00

Ellis County

Ferris May 14 Theft, 100 block of Squires Court, unknown subjects entered onto the complainant’s property and took the listed items without consent $100 Ennis April 30 Credit card or ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:35:00

Ellis County

april 30, 2009 item: 1. controlled burn #82 and # 84 rocky dr item: 2. controlled burn 43oo blk of mockingbird ln, midlothian Item: 3. medical call ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:44:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Civil cases filed April 13 – April 15 A.R.C. Rogers vs. Account, contract, note Prinsbank Wells Fargo Bank vs. Kim Tucker Order for foreclosure concerning Richard Cleveland, Hillary Cleveland Bond ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:44:00

Ellis County Marriages

Marriages April 13 – April 16 David Lee Copas and Lynnette Ann Miller Christopher Diaz and Amanda Kaye Rose Shainen Dale Enslin and Kristina Elizabeth Jones Scott Eldon Fonger and ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:44:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests May 21 – May 26 Reba Ratcliff, w/f, 51, Wilmer PD warrants Michael Fails, w/m, 54, public intoxication Robert Earl Green, b/m, 55, failure to maintain financial responsibility Jimmy ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:42:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests May 13 – May 15 Billy Gardner, w/m, 66, Wilmer PD warrants, cash bond only Phylicia Farris, b/f, 21, Wilmer PD warrants Ricardo Covarr-ubias, w/m, 33, theft, assault Jose ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:35:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests May 5 – May 11 Michelle Scrivner, b/f, 42, Tarrant County warrants Nicholas Guerra, w/m, 26, Tarrant County warrants Diego Garza, h/m, 22, Wilmer PD warrants Juan Arcos, h/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:12:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests March 20 – May 1 Aaron Garza, h/m, 17, no driver license Matthew Cole, w/m, 22, Wilmer PD warrants Moises Rodriguez-Cantu, h/m, 21, no driver license Angela Chiocco, h/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:44:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests May 19 – May 25 James Ray Novy, 42, speeding, no proof of financial responsibility Samuel Dewayne Sullivan, 47, tamper with witness, no driver license, no proof ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:41:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests May 12 – May 18 Juan Manuel Ramos, 21, pubic intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia Juan Antonio Silva, 33, aggravated assault with deadly weapon, no driver license, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:34:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests May 5 – May 11 Dennis Patrick Sullivan, 66, possession of controlled substance Sharone Brown, 57, warrants Tiffani Dawn Malloy, 29, criminal trespass Deantre Trevell Square, 22, driving while ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:12:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests April 28 – May 2 Kevin James Hester, 43, driving while intoxicated Alexis Brooke Myers, 17, terroristic threat Jennifer Denise Noe, 31, driving while intoxicated Christopher Randolph, 24, public ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:43:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests May 18 – May 26 Jose Castillo, w/m, 56, driving while intoxicated Mateo Valadez, w/m, 17, minor in possession of alcohol Isaac Scott, b/m, 36, possession of marijuana Deanna ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:41:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests May 11 – May 17 Nerik Arguesta, u/m, 20, Dallas County Sheriff warrants Joey White, b/m, 36, Dallas County Sheriff warrants, theft by check Lee Square, b/m, 34, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:34:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests April 27 – May 5 Sebastian Lindop, w/m, 19, aggravated assault with deadly weapon William West, w/m, 43, Dallas County Sheriff warrants James Martin, w/m, 33, driving while ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:11:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests May 18 – May 23 Ray Vasquez, Jr., h/m, 21, warrants Dylan Chance Gibbs, w/m, 24, warrants Jamerus R. Cooper, b/m, 26, warrants Walter S. Isbell, w/m, 37, felony ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:40:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests May 12 – May 15 Darrel Lacey, b.m, 23, manufactured delivery of controlled substance Terri Lynn Cook, w/f, 46, driving while intoxicated ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:34:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests May 6 – May 11 Otis C. Anderson, b/m, 37, warrants Adolfo A. Martinez, f/m, 47, driving while intoxicated Travis A. Ransom, w/m, 23, driving while intoxicated ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:11:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests April 28 - May 1 Ryne William Heard, w/m, 19, unlawfully carrying a weapon Krista Carter, w/f, 20, family violence assault Earl Franklin Patterson, w/m, 58, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:43:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents May 18 – May 24 House and buil- ding checks 97 Neighborhood checks 121 Alarms 4 EMS/Fire 4 Motorist assists 2 911 hang ups 2 Suspicious per- son or vehicle 4 Traffic assign- ments 19 Traffic stops ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:40:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents May 11 – May 17 House and building checks 80 Neighborhood alarms 140 Alarms 8 EMS/Fire 2 Motorist assists 2 Suspicious person or vehicle 1 Traffic assignments 20 Traffic stops 25 Traffic citations 14 Other ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:33:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents May 4 – May 10 House and building checks 107 Neighborhood checks 161 Alarms 3 EMS/Fire 7 Motorist assists 0 911 hang up 1 Suspicious person or vehicle 5 Traffic assignments 19 Traffic citations ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:10:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents April 27 – May 3 House and buil- ding checks 110 Neighborhood alarms 147 Alarms 2 EMS/Fire 3 Motorist assists 1 911 hang up 1 Suspicious per- son or vehicle 3 Traffic assign- ments 20 Traffic stops ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:42:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests May 17 – May 23 Bicente Castillo, h/m, 45, public intoxication James Moore, w/m, 24, disturbance, Tarrant County warrants, parole board Melinda Laurie Edwards, w/f, 39, driving while ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:39:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests May 10 – May 16 Zachary Daniel Kuenhold, w/m, 18, credit card abuse John Jesus Manhard, w/m, 41, Keller PD warrants Jessica Kathleen Bushey, w/f, 18, assault causes ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:33:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests April 27 – May 2 Patrick Thomas Hunke, w/m, 17, possession of tobacco product, possession of drug paraphernalia Adam Ryan Juarez, h/m, 23, dog running at large, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:41:00

Italy Police Reports

Incidents May 12 – May 16 Assault, 300 block of South College Assault, 200 block of Dilworth Broken windshield, I-35 Theft of service, 100 block of Harpold Assault of juvenile, 300 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:32:00

Italy Police Reports

Arrests April 28 – May 4 John E. Lee, w/m, 64, assault, family violence Jose D. Martinez, w/m, 47, warrants Karl James Robardey, w/m, 32, driving while intoxicated Incidents April 28 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:10:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests March 15 – March 30 Benjamin Valerio, w/m, 26, no driver license, failure to maintain financial responsibility Juan Barbosa, w/m, no driver license, failure to maintain ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:41:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests May 15 – May 20 Jonathan Hill, b/m, 23, Glenn Heights PD warrants Kory Hutton, w/m, 26, Glenn Heights PD warrants Ubaldo Dominguez, w/m, 29, Glenn Heights PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:39:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests May 8 – May 14 Sherman Sneed, b/m, 20, Glenn Heights PD warrants Kimberly Rodriguez, w/f, 39, driving while intoxicated Jonathon Eans, w/m, 25, Glenn Heights PD warrants Jose ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:32:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests May 1 – May 7 Keith Colvin, b/m, 21, Lancaster PD warrants Chateau Hattley, b/f, 25, Dallas County Sheriff warrants, Balch Springs PD warrants Laura Reeves, w/f, 41, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:10:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests May 1 – May 4 Tammy Hume, f, 39, driving while intoxicated, warrants Leandra Edwards, f, 23, warrants David Goosbym, 35, assault causing bodily injury, family violence, warrants Henry ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:40:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests April 30 – May 2 Lisa Beesley, Tarrant County warrants Gloria Reagor, disturbance Sylvia Pena, Fort Worth PD warrants, Irving PD warrants, Tarrant County warrants Anthony Procter, Tarrant County ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:39:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests May 19 – May 21 Brandon Sheffield, b/m, 24, disorderly conduct Marcus Lusk, b/m, 28, out of town warrants Dwight Coleman, b/m, 25, disorderly conduct, out of town ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:38:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests May 11 – May 18 Jessica Cooper, w/f, 21, possession of drug paraphernalia Tayia Williams, b/f, 27, traffic, out of town warrants Steven Bailey, w/m, 23, assault causing ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:30:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests May 5 – May 11 Ezekiel Martinez, w/m, 26, traffic, failure to identify to police officer Dontae Herford, b/m, 20, assault Billy McDade, b/m, 37, out of town ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:08:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests April 27 – May 4 Tina Taylor, w/f, 39, forgery James Clark, b/m, 45, theft, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, out of town warrants Eric McDonald, b/m, 32, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:38:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, May 21 & 28, 2009 City of Wilmer Notice of Public Hearing The City Council of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:45:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 28, 2009 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WILMER ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:44:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 28, 2009 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WILMER ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:43:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, May 21 & 28, 2009City of Wilmer Notice of Public Hearing The City Council of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 15:07:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, May 14 and 21, 2009 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

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

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, May 14 and 21, 2009 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:12:00

Legal Notice

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 7, 2009 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:45:00

Pauletta Wickliffe Conway

May 20, 2009 ENNIS - Pauletta Wickliffe Conway, 82, passed away Wednesday, May 20. Services were held in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel in Ennis on ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:35:00

Juanita Arnett

LANCASTER – Juanita Arnett, 67 of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009 in her home. She is survived by her mother Virginia; sisters Leona ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:25:00

David Marion Rains

Aug. 14, 1955 May 5, 2009 WILMER - David Marion Rains, 53 of Wilmer, passed away Tuesday, May 5 at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. David ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 12:27:00

Emmagene Fudge

Oct. 22, 1929 – April 28, 2009 WAXAHACHIE - Funeral services for Emmagene Fudge, 79, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2009 at Waxahachie ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:37:00

Due to important events happening in the world, a prophetic update is given

Some very important events have happened in the world in the last few weeks so I would like to give a prophetic update. The United ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:35:00

Controlling toxic thoughts and emotions

"We take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ." (2 Corinthians 10:5b) How many times have you replayed a conversation in your head ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:24:00

Confessions

"Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed." (James 5:16) My story is not one where ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 12:18:00

Come as a child

"Beware that you don’t look down on any of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels are always in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:36:00

More Gentiles died in the Holocaust and WWII than Jews

Q. I had a guest this weekend that I asked this question to and he gave me an answer that really made my heart spin. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:36:00

Community Calendar

All calendar items submitted will run as space permits. Ellis County June 4 - 7 Lone Star Single Sams monthly camp out The Lone Star Single Sams, a club ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:42:00

It runs in cycles

We learned the hard way when power is lost due to a storm like it was Friday, April 17, to contact neighbors to see if ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:34:00

Bill of Rights dead in Ennis?

Political party leader harassed by police in Ennis This morning, I went to watch the Ennis National Polkafest Parade (it was a good one) and hand ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:33:00

Time for Nancy Pelosi to step down

Source: Americans for Limited Government On Friday, May 22, 12 top conservative leaders, including former Attorney General Edwin Meese, sent a bold letter to Nancy Pelosi ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:33:00

North Korea needs a time out

I have stated the obvious before, but here we go again. North Korea has now detonated another nuclear weapon in spite of all of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:32:00

The magic word

Governor Perry kinda said or hinted at the magic word back on April 15 during a Tea Party in our Metroplex area, maybe it was ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:32:00

The invasion from the north

Maybe it’s just because I’m an old-time Southerner, but it just seems to me bad things always seem to come drifting down from the north. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:31:00

Unauthorized government ineptitude

By William Warren First she defended it. Then she apologized for it. Now she claims it was never authorized to begin with and was sent out by ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:31:00

Courage is contagious

During this year’s Miss USA Pageant, Miss California, Carrie Prejean, had the courage of her convictions and stood up for her faith when a militant, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:24:00

Cap and trade and other ecology myths

I, like many others, have been listening to both sides of the fence on the global warming issue. I must admit the science seems a ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:23:00

True history IS interesting

History, the true version, is interesting, even spellbinding above the very best novels, certainly far superior to the sanitized, politically-correct accounts circulated, at least partially, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:22:00

A 2nd Amendment breakthrough

Whoda thunk it? One of the most wackily reliable liberal courts in the country actually might have gotten a case on the 2nd Amendment right. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:22:00

Public universities belong to the public, not the faculty

By Jeff Sandefer Member of the Texas Public Policy Foundation board of directors In the May 1 Austin American-Statesman, University of Texas professor Thomas Palaima asks us ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:21:00

A momentous day passed, largely unnoticed

On April 24, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under the full authority of the Clean Air Act (CAA), declared carbon dioxide a pollutant "reasonably ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 12:18:00

Welcome to the new total security state

"You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 12:12:00

A history of presidents

Do you have an uneasy feeling we might not have the period of grace with this administration as was afforded Americans in previous presidential terms? ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 12:12:00

Fraud in academia

Soon college students will come home and present parents with their grades. To avoid delusion, parents should do some serious discounting because of rampant grade ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 12:11:00

Memorial Day is for patriots

By David K. Rehbein National Commander of The American Legion In some circles, patriotism has become a synonym for arrogant or jingoistic. Some people even use it ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 12:01:00

Our problem is immorality

Most of our nation’s great problems, including our economic problems, have as their root decaying moral values. Whether we have the stomach to own up ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:35:00

Obama slammin

It’s almost too easy finding problems with the current administration and the inexperienced, unqualified, uninformed commander in chief running the show. It makes you wonder ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:35:00

Tea Parties wont be enough

Elected officials and higher echelons of the governmental bureaucracy, if a reading was taken of their resistance-quotient to the Establishment-environment, into which they’re daily exposed, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:34:00

May 9 is an important day

Saturday, May 9, 2009, could mark a turning point for the City of Midlothian. That’s the date elections are to be held for the city ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:33:00

In God We Trust

John Sulak http://thdumboleasttexasboy.blogspot.com This "Socialism Junk" is starting to get pretty scary. At first, I thought it was just "politics as usual," but it’s not. No sir, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:33:00

TCU unable to claim MWC Baseball Championship title

JENNIFER MULHAUSEN The Ellis County Press For the second year in a row TCU hosted the Mountain West Conference Baseball Championship tournament in Fort Worth. This year ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:37:00

TCU to host first ever NCAA Regional at Lupton Stadium

JENNIFER MULHAUSEN The Ellis County Press TCU has been chosen as one of 16 schools to host a 2009 NCAA Baseball Regional. Although this will be the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:37:00

Palmer Lady Bulldogs strike out against Brock Lady Eagles

JENNIFER MULHAUSEN The Ellis County Press The Palmer and Brock softball teams faced each other in the Region II Semifinals 2A at Mansfield Legacy High School last ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2009 13:36:00

Hawks lose series to Midlothian

The Hawks hos-ted the Mid-lothian Panthers on Thursday, May 14 to begin the area baseball playoffs in best of three game series. If you like ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2009 14:28:00

Hawks finish 2nd in district 15-4A baseball

RED OAK - The Hawks baseball picked back up after the state wide UIL athletic suspension on Friday, May 8. It was also senior night ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 13:08:00

Red Oak Lady Hawks lose 1st round play off series

RED OAK - The Lady Hawks hosted the Midlothian Lady Panthers on Friday, May 9 in Red Oak to start their first round of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2009 12:41:00

Americas first junior national team in football to face the worlds best in Canton, Ohio

MIDLOTHIAN - Bryce Petty of Midlothian and Tevin Reese of Temple, both incoming freshmen of Baylor University, have been selected to play for USA Football’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2009 15:38:00

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