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Road Updates

Beginning Monday, July 6, Broadhead Road will be temporarily down to one lane, with alternating signal lights from April Lane to Memory Lane. The construction is due ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2009 16:46:00

Council Agenda

  HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WILMER WILL MEET AT 7:30 P.M. ON THE 2ND        DAY OF JULY 2009, IN THE REGULAR MEETING PLACE ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2009 16:34:00

Disabled Veterans Receive Property Tax Relief

(AUSTIN) — Military veterans who are totally disabled or cannot work because of service-related injuries will pay no property taxes on their homes under a ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2009 17:13:00

Scientists develop mind-controlled wheelchairs

http://cwflyris.computerworld.com/t/5405403/362384/200685/0/ ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2009 16:55:00

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS OR YOU WILL LOSE THEM

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Last Updated: 06/29/2009 16:28:00

Top Videos for June 29th, 2009

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Last Updated: 06/29/2009 16:23:00

Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras is calm

Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras is calm ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2009 16:21:00

Mozilla sets Firefox 3.5 final release for Tuesday

Mozilla sets Firefox 3.5 final release for Tuesday ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2009 16:17:00

Same-sex marriage loses support among America

http://www.onenewsnow.com/Culture/Default.aspx?id=581060 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2009 10:57:00

The lost NASA tapes: Restoring lunar images after 40 years in the vault

The lost NASA tapes: Restoring lunar images after 40 years in the vault ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2009 10:43:00

Be patriotic: Drive safely for July 4

Texas drivers are urged to drive safely during the July 4 holiday weekend. Starting Friday and going through midnight on Sunday, Texas Highway Patrol troopers ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2009 10:38:00

Golden Knights Seek Candidates

Golden Knights Seek Candidates ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2009 10:34:00

Jefferson, the American Mind and the Birth of America

“America is a nation with the soul of a church…the only nation in the world that is founded on a creed. That creed is set ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2009 10:31:00

Deadline for This Year Nearing for AirCheckTexas Assistance

Program has helped remove nearly 14,000 high-polluting vehicles   June 29, 2009 (Arlington, Texas) – With funds almost exhausted for this year, time is running out for ... Full story

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

Bond Oversight Committee

PUBLIC MEETING  When:  July 13, 2009 Time:  6:30 p.m. Where:  Ellis County Courthouse                   Commissioners’ Courtroom, 2nd floor                   101 West Main Street                   Waxahachie, Texas  Re:   Bond Oversight Committee  The committee will hear updates from Jon Vidaurri of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2009 16:11:00

Ellis County Conservatives

Ellis County Conservatives to meetSaturday, June 27 at 5 p.m.Location :Holiday Inn Express 984 W Us-287 BypassWaxahachie ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2009 16:05:00

City upset over coverage, demands apology

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press ENNIS - Last week’s article featuring Ennis city water filling up a private residents swimming pool and water rate increase is ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:02:00

6 lbs. of Marijuana seized

The Ellis County Press RED OAK – While conducting routine traffic enforcement on Southbound Interstate Highway 35, Officer Bragg of Red Oak Police Department, stopped a ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:01:00

ECP wins top honors in Texas Newspaper Contest

STAFF REPORT AUSTIN – Over the weekend the Texas Press Association held its annual "Texas Better Newspaper Awards" contest with The Ellis County Press winning first ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:00:00

Church to celebrate 75 years

PALMER – The Fundamental Baptist Church of Palmer will celebrate their 75th Anniversary, Sunday, June 28. The special speaker is Rev. S. G. Hancock, who ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 15:53:00

New economic board member appointed

The Ellis County Press PALMER – A 4-1 vote approved John Templer, president of Central Warehouse Systems which operates a warehouse complex in Ennis as well ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 15:52:00

Ellis County recognized by National Association of Counties

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County has been awarded a 2009 National Association of Counties Achievement Award for its Indigent Health Care Program partnership with Hope Clinic. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 15:37:00

UHL Road Closing

The county is working on UHL Road and it will be closed/blocked for short periods at a time. Work should be completed by the middle of next ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/24/2009 16:34:00

Gov. Perry Appoints Three to Council on Sex Offender Treatment

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Council on Sex Offender Treatment for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2015. The council ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2009 17:01:00

-A Tale of Two DepressionsOutside the box

      Contact John Mauldin Print Version Volume 5 - Issue 34June 22, 2009A Tale of Two Depressions By Barry Eichengreen and Kevin O'Rourke This week's Outside the box looks ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2009 16:59:00

Todays Top Stories

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Last Updated: 06/23/2009 16:56:00

Todays Poll: Obamas response to Iran

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Last Updated: 06/23/2009 16:54:00

Perry vetoes bill to prohibit TxDOTs ad campaigns to sway public opinion in favor of tolling

Citizen lawsuit to stop TxDOT’s taxpayer-funded lobbying to continue (Austin, TX – June 23, 2009) Governor Rick Perry vetoed HB 2142 (authored by Rep. Ruth McClendon), ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2009 16:52:00

Evacuating With Your Pets

Evacuating With Your Pets ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2009 16:50:00

The Presidents national call to volunteer is being adopted

The President's national call to volunteer is being adopted by numerous agencies and organizations, including the Department of Defense. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2009 16:48:00

Top Videos for June 23rd, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. Bloomberg - Obama Signs Tobacco LegislationPresident Obama signs a legislation law to limits ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2009 16:43:00

Workshop this Thursday

NOTICE OF WORKSHOP ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT   Notice is hereby given that a Workshop will be held on Thursday, June 25 at 9:30 a.m. at the Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/22/2009 17:25:00

Town Hall Meeting

OWN HALL MEETING OF THE CITY OF WILMER      AGENDA                   JUNE 25, 2009 7:00 P.M.                                   COMMUNITY CENTER                        101 DAVIDSON PLAZA                      WILMER, TEXAS 75172  NOTICE ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/22/2009 17:11:00

Indian Trail Construction

This Monday, June 22,  crews will begin work on the roads in Indian Hills.  If you have any questions contact City Hall at 972-617-2660. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2009 17:13:00

Texas Unemployment Rate Rises in May

Texas unemployment at 7.1 percent far below U.S. rate of 9.4 percent                AUSTIN —Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose in May to 7.1 percent ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2009 12:13:00

Weekend Poll: Hot-button issues in the workplace

    Weekend Poll: 'Hot-button' issues in the workplace         NASA employee speaks out on 'Pride Month' A NASA employee is voicing concern over a recent email and memo ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2009 12:01:00

Texas Water Department Board resolution

 AUSTIN - Today, June 18, The Texas Water Department Board approved a $1,500,000 loan from the Texas Water Development Fund to Mountain Peak Special Utility ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 18:16:00

Caution to Residents

A note of warning was sent out from the City of Oak Leaf today :CAUTION:  The city has been notified regarding door to door salesman ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 17:06:00

Fiscal hawk gets seat on council

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press OVILLA - When Councilman Bill Vansyckle stepped down to run for mayor this year and won, he left his Place 3 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 15:52:00

Teacher selected for Congressional program

The Ellis County Press WASHINGTON D.C. -  Jennifer Venable, a U.S. Government teacher at Waxahachie High School,  will be spending a week in the Nation’s Capital ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 15:50:00

18–month-old boy found dead in pool

The Ellis County Press RED OAK – Paramedics and police were called to the scene of an 18-month-old boy found unresponsive in the family pool. First ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 15:49:00

Coach, student misconduct still under investigation

The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Students allege sex between a coach and another female student since prom on WISDBlog.com. Now with all focus from media, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 15:47:00

City approves 10% water rate

The Ellis County Press FERRIS – The city council unanimously approved water rate increases to its over 700 utility bill holders since the past increase in ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 15:46:00

Water rate hikes disgust residents, free water for swimming pool?

The Ellis County Press ENNIS – Commissioners passed a 4.86 percent rate increase on the city’s water to residents Monday night due to lack of usage. Residents ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 15:42:00

Cracking down on sex offenders

 ELLIS COUNTY - Waxahachie,Garrett, Ferris and Ennis police departments along with the Ellis County Sheriff's Office, State parole and Terry Nay's Precinct 2 constable office ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/17/2009 18:00:00

Called meeting

CALLED CITY COUNCIL AND PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING OF THE CITY OF WILMER AGENDA  JUNE 18, 2009 6:30 P.M.   COMMUNITY CENTER        101 DAVIDSON PLAZA                     WILMER, TEXAS 75172   HEREBY ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2009 17:21:00

Top Videos for June 15th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS - President Lobbies DoctorsPresident Obama will go to Chicago to tout his ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/15/2009 16:51:00

Gov. Perry Signs Legislation Protecting Texas Property Owners

HJR 14 allows Texans to vote on constitutional amendment AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today joined lawmakers in highlighting the importance of House Joint Resolution (HJR) ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/15/2009 14:14:00

Private property owners rights will continue to erode if precautions are not taken

COMMISSIONER STAPLES URGES GOVERNOR TO INCLUDE EMINENT DOMAIN REFORM IN UPCOMING SPECIAL SESSION    AUSTIN — Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples is working to ensure private property owners’ ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/15/2009 10:09:00

Traffic Delays to be expected on Chisholm Trail in Waxahachie

 Ellis County Commissioner Bill Dodson, pct. 2, has issued a warning to travelers using Chisholm Trail in Waxahachie the week of June 22–26.  Road and ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/15/2009 10:06:00

U.S. no longer dominated by Christians and Jews

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Last Updated: 06/15/2009 10:04:00

Vote Today

Election Day is today, Saturday, June 13 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  at the following precinct locations: Place 4 city council run-offs between Mike ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/13/2009 04:01:00

Car dealer from Ellis County tells emotional story of losing franchise at Congressional hearing

Washington, D.C.:  Congressional leaders, including Rep. Joe Barton (R-Ennis/Arlington), heard on Friday from several car dealers who recently lost their franchises and then questioned the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 18:07:00

How Not to Get Ripped-Off Cleaning Up Storm Damage

Storm chasers knock on 34 percent of Angie's List members' front doorsOnce the winds die down and the rain stops lashing the roof, homeowners are ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 12:52:00

Top Stories June 11, 2009

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Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:04:00

Police chief fired, no reason cited

The Ellis County Press WILMER – Police Chief Robert Wells was terminated during executive session last week with a motion made by councilwoman Marlena Dyess during ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 16:57:00

2nd local beer bust

The Ellis County Press ENNIS -After Ellis County Sheriff authorities busted an employee last week at the Quick Pantry on 2201 W.Ennis Avenue, city and school ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 16:57:00

Demand charges reduction sought

The Ellis County Press OAK LEAF – The City of Oak Leaf is making an effort to have all its residents this summer reduce peak demand ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 16:56:00

Sheriffs Office recruiting 15 - 21 year-olds

Nathan Bickerstaff Ellis County Sheriffs Office WAXAHACHIE – The Ellis County Sheriffs Office is implementing a Law Enforcement Explorer program it willprovide a positive outlet for young ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 16:55:00

County to evaluate roads over next year

WAXAHACHIE – A comprehensive assessment of county roads, integrating soil composition, paving thickness, smoothness, drainage, right-of-way, traffic counts and global positioning system coordinates was approved ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 16:54:00

Cedar Hill Elections Run-off voting this Saturday

The Ellis County Press CEDAR HILL – Place 4 on Cedar Hill’s city council elections May 9, resulted in a run-off between Chris Parvin and Mike ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 16:52:00

Faithful Still to Black in Orange Until Eternity

TIA MOGGED The Ellis County Press Saturday, June 6 marked the end of an era for the Ferris senior class of 2009. Commencement ceremonies held at Jesse ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 16:50:00

County-Wide Photo Contest Opens

   Photographers of all ages are invited to submit entries for the annual Ellis County Master Gardener Association photo contest. The event is open to beginner, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 15:13:00

Top Videos for June 11th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS - WHO: H1N1 Is A PandemicThe alert level was raised over the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 14:54:00

Missing Chopper

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Last Updated: 06/11/2009 09:21:00

Top Videos for June 10th, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. Bloomberg - The $1 Trillion Question - Health Care ReformInterview with Gale Wilenski, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 09:20:00

Angry iPhone owners blast AT&T over upgrade pricing

Angry iPhone owners blast AT&T over upgrade pricing ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 09:19:00

Red Oak Police officers participants

During the week of June 1 – June 5, 2009, Chief Craig Rudolph and Lieutenant Boyd Brock of the Red Oak Police Department and approximately ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 09:16:00

Take a summertime tax break on day camp for your kids

DALLAS -  Here’s a tax break for the busy summer. Many working parents must arrange for care of their children under 13 years of age ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 09:13:00

Top Stories for June 10

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Last Updated: 06/11/2009 09:10:00

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS

TEMPLE, TEXAS, June 9, 2009— The 2008 Farm Bill authorized the Section 9007 Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) to make loan guarantees and grants ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 09:05:00

Carbon Monoxide Danger from Generators and Grills

TEXAS CITY, Texas –Many people are killed in the period following a hurricane, severe storm or other disaster due to use of gasoline-powered tools or ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 08:59:00

DPS places 1,636 vehicles out of service during Roadcheck 2009

During Roadcheck 2009, which ran from June 2 through June 4, DPS troopers inspected 7,316 commercial vehicles, a 25.6 percent increase from Roadcheck 2008.During the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 08:56:00

3 witnesses commit perjury, lawyer said

The Ellis County Press Waxahachie – After nearly two years of fighting with Child Protective Services, Midlothian couple Christopher and Laura Dobbins should be seeing the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:31:00

Commissioners recognize local firefighters

Staff Report WAXAHACHIE – Red Oak Fire and Rescue and Ferris Fire Departments were given a proclamation recognizing the selfless efforts and spirit of community exhibited ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:30:00

Mayor: Best interest of city

The Ellis County Press PALMER – Amid the chaotic debate, which appeared to be more of an already made decision during this special meeting, sparks flew ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:28:00

Saturday Fundraiser

The Ellis County Press FERRIS - A fundraising event will be held Saturday, June 6 for Clint Cross. Cross received massive head trauma when he missed a ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:23:00

Season shows winning spirit

PALMER – Palmer Lady Softball has made history again this year by winning the 15-AA District Championship by beating out Ellis County rival, Maypearl Panthers. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:19:00

Tire Blow Out results in I45 fatality

The Ellis County Press David Jose Osorio, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene after his  red Toyota Tundra pickup rolled down into a culvert smashing ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:18:00

2 arrested in marijuana seizure

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown reported on May 27 at around 2:14 p.m., Deputy Moyer was on patrol and saw a green Jeep Cherokee on ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:11:00

Shoppers Can Easily Find Sales Tax Rates

(AUSTIN) — A new Web tool shows the correct sales tax rate for most any business address in Texas — making the increasingly complex system ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/03/2009 11:28:00

Council Agenda

Download the original attachment CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF THE CITY OF WILMER AGENDA                          JUNE 04, 2009 7:30 P.M.                           COMMUNITY CENTER                      101 DAVIDSON PLAZA                     WILMER, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/02/2009 16:49:00

Sheriff visits J.R. Irvin Elementary School

Sheriff Johnny Brown and Deputy Nathan Bickerstaff, Ready Fox and McGruff Visit J.R. Irvin Elementary School in Midlothian Principal Jean Embry escorted the visitor in ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/02/2009 16:12:00

Top Stories

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Last Updated: 06/02/2009 16:08:00

New Booster Seat Law Clarified

There has been some confusion about a new state law that requires all children younger than eight (8) years old, UNLESS taller than 4’9” to ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/02/2009 16:07:00

Regular sessions ends, special session looms

06-01-09 (Austin)  Legislators gaveled out on the 81st Regular Session Monday, but certain important issues left on the table could bring them back before the next ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/02/2009 16:03:00

Ten Commandments Judge takes on Obama

Roy Moore runs for governor, promotes 'So Help Me God'© 2009 WorldNetDaily WASHINGTON - Barack Obama has another outspoken critic on the stump today Judge Roy ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/02/2009 15:52:00

Top Videos for June 2nd, 2009

Click each thumbnail or title to play the video in a new window. CBS - Obama Makes Army Sec. PickPres. Obama has selected Rep. John McHugh ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/02/2009 15:46:00

Microsoft sets Windows 7 launch for Oct. 22

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Last Updated: 06/02/2009 15:42:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Civil Cases Filed June 12 - 19 Isaiah Alexan Guer-rero in the interest of Kimberly Meredith vs. Nicolas Guerrero Christopher Williams in the interest of Donna Wich vs. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:30:00

Ellis County Marriages

Marriages June 12 - 19 Christopher John Cooper and Suzanna Michelle Villarreal Clarence Emelio Hunt and Jessica Ann Carter Joey Lowery and Taryn Nicole Tedder Phillip Todd Presson and Carol ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:27:00

Ellis County

Bardwell June 7 Assault causes bodily injury, 100 block of Ellis St., suspect intentionally assaulted complainant by slapping her in the face and throwing her into the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:10:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Civil cases filed May 29 – June 5 State of Texas vs. Thomas Lollar Calcon La Inc. vs. KeKoka Construction Inc. William Oliver Wicklander and Matthew Allen Wicklander vs. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:08:00

Ellis County Marriages

Marriages May 29 – June 5 Kevin Ochieng Dulo and Sheela Chepngetich Rono Jaime Monjaras Baez and Cindy Garza Carlos Valentin Vasquez and Jessica Renee Weaver Kenneth Gene Russell and ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:08:00

Ellis County

May 31, 2009 Item 1: ECSO #09-08744 Sexual Assault: Deputy responded to Valley View Street in the city of Ferris on an assault that occurred at ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 02:06:00

Ellis County

May 30, 2009`Item 1: Controlled burn was called in at Slovak Road off of FM 984 in the Bardwell area. Item 2: Warrant Service at FM ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 02:05:00

Ellis County

Ennis May 19 Burglary of habitation, 300 block of FM 984, unknown subject(s) entered complainant’s residence and stole multiple items without his consent $1,619 Burglary of vehicle, 3700 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 02:03:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests May 25 – May 31 Edgar Aram Guiterrez, w/m, 18, Wilmer PD warrants Kendrick R. Lane, b/m, 19, Wilmer PD warrants Jimmy Coleman, b/m, 44, Wilmer PD warrantsHugo ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 02:01:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests June 10 - June 15 Ronnye Jimenez, 21, public intoxication Rocky Mario Garcia, 30, warrants Marcella Yvonne Du-ke, 40, speeding, failure to maintain financial responsibility, no driver license Phillip ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:09:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests June 3 – June 8 Yrineo J. Rodriguez, 33, no proof of financial responsibility, expired license tags Travis Leo Jordan, 34, aggravated assault with deadly weapon Larry Rashawn ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:07:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests May 26 – June 1 Elizabeth Erin Ma-cdonald, 17, possession of marijuana in drug free zone Edward Franklin Keel, 48, failure to maintain financial responsibility Fernando Ortega, 18, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:59:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests June 15 - June 22 Adam Robert Ecko, w/m, 31, Ellis County warrants, theft by check Dasmon Roshard Pillard, b/m, 25, possession of controlled substance John Phillip Nanashe, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:27:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests June 8 – June 15 Robert Lynn Adams, assault family violence, motor vehicle inspection violation Kajlon Jamaal Carroll, speeding, motor vehicle inspection violation, violate promise to appear Ricky ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:09:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests June 1 – June 8 Mario Diaz, w/m, 20, Ellis County Sheriff warrants Kimberly James, b/f, 39, Ellis County Sheriff warrants, Tarrant County warrants Richard Baladez, w/m, 21, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:05:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests May 25 – June 1 Ricardo Mezquitti, m, 31, Dallas County Sheriff warrants Mateo Valadez, w/m, 17, minor in possession of alcohol Dylan Austin, w/m, 16, murder warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:57:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests June 9 – June 13 Emory Davis, b/m, 36, warrants Nicklas Walter Foster, b/m, 31, warrants Noe Salazar Navarrete, w/m, 34, warrants Erica M. Salazar, w/f, 27, public intoxication ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:08:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests June 7 Omar Camargo, h/m, 33, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:05:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents June 16 - 22 House and building checks 156 Neighborhood alarms 145 Alarms 4 EMS/Fire 5 Motorist assists 2 Suspicious person or vehicle 6 Traffic assignments 22 Traffic stops 34 Traffic citations 9 Other 16 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:27:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents June 8 – June 14 House and buil- ding checks 112 Neighborhood checks 126 Alarms 15 EMS/Fire 9 Motorist assists 3 Suspicious per- son or vehicle 3 Traffic assign- ments 10 Traffic stops 14 Traffic citations 7 Other ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:08:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents June 1 – June 7 House and buil- ding checks101 Neighborhood checks158 Alarms6 EMS/Fire3 Motorist assists3 Suspicious per- son or vehicle3 Traffic assign- ments44 Traffic stops49 Traffic citations16 Other16 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:04:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents May 25 – May 31 House and buil- ding checks103 Neighborhood checks139 Alarms6 EMS/Fire1 Motorist assists1 Suspicious per- son or vehicle3 Traffic assign- ments26 Traffic stops36 Traffic citations17 Other13 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:56:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests June 14 - 20 Roque Camacho Romero, 30, w/m, driving while intoxicated 2nd Dheopolis Deelatina Bell, 30, b/f, Midlothian PD warrant, no driver license Kevin Wayne Merton, 45, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:26:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests June 6 – June 13 Robert John Evans, w/m, 38, driving while intoxicated Danene Allison We-atherford, w/f, 39, Grand Prairie PD warrants, wrong side of road not ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:07:00

Midlothian Police Report

Arrests May 31 – June 6 Constantino Mendieta Rincon, w/m, 19, driving while intoxicated, no driver license, no insurance Mauro Martinez, w/m, 38, Midlothian PD warrants, changed lane ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:02:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests May 24 – May 30 Zachary Scott Painter, w/m, 20, Midlothian PD warrants, speeding, Mesquite PD warrants Donnie Joe Cole, w/m, 36, Lake Worth PD warrants, speeding, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:54:00

Italy Police Reports

Incidents June 10 – June 14 Domestic disturbance, Hwy 34 Animal control, 500 block of Hwy 34 Warrant arrest Animal control, 100 block of Ridge Animal control, 500 block of Farrow ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:07:00

Italy Police Reports

Incidents June 3 – June 7 Motor vehicle accident, I-35 at 387 mile marker Disturbance, 500 block of Venice Criminal trespass, 500 block of Hwy 34 Animal control, 600 block ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:00:00

Italy Police Reports

Incidents May 19 – May 31 Warartn arrest, I-35 Warrant arrest, Hwy 34 at Hwy 77 Arrest, Main St. at Couch St. Warrant arrest, Main St. at Couch St. Possession of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:53:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests June 12 - 17 Lemon Hobbs, m, 22, assault causing bodily injury, family violence Michael Weaver, m, 22, Glenn Heights PD warrants Brian Jones, m, 23, assault causes ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:26:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests June 6 – June 11 Christopher Dixon, b/m, 25, driving while intoxicated Thomas Dixon, b/m, 25, Glenn Heights PD warrants, Duncanville PD warrants, Arlington PD warrants Yulus Davis, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:06:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests June 30 – May 4 Jeremy James, b/m, 21, Ellis County Sheriff warrants Antonio White, w/m, 21, Glenn Heights PD warrants Christopher Coleman, b/m, 33, driving while intoxicated Damon ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 16:59:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests May 22 – May 26 Lamont Gilbert, b/m, 37, Garland PD warrants, Addison PD warrants Everett Jackson, b/m, 34, aggravated assault with deadly weapon Eric Mims, b/m, 41, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:50:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests June 17 – 20 Erica Jackson, 33, b/f, region warrants Martin Balderas, 35, w/m, region warrants Espiridion Balderas, 31, w/m, region warrants Christopher Southic-hack, 22, w/m, region warrants Incidents June 17 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:25:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests May 19 – May 26 Juan Vergara, w/m, 44, Tarrant County Sheriff warrants, Arlington PD warrants Diana Vergara, w/f, 38, Dallas Worthington Gardens, Arlington PD warrants Grayling Barnes, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:48:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests June 15 - 22 James Thompson, w/m, 43, public intoxication Randall Williford, w/m, 46, driving while intoxicated John Maliska, w/m, 41, possession of controlled substance Michael Blazek, w/m, 31, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:20:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests June 11 – June 12 Jose Ramirez, w/m, 57, driving while intoxicated, open container of alcohol, out of town warrants Laurence Graham, b/m, 57, burglary of building Carole ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:06:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests June 1 – June 7 Vincent Corente, w/m, 20, burglar of building, theft Aeshia Waites, b/f, 28, out of town warrants Chadwick High, w/m, 27, out of town ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 16:58:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests May 27 – May 28 Margie Kidd, b/f, 59, theft, traffic Christopher Cheshire, w/m, 27, driving while intoxicated Alejandro Garcia, w/m, 42, failure to identify fugitive, intent to ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:46:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 18 & 25, 2009 NOTICE TO VENDORS INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS Notice is hereby given that the Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:31:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 18 & 25, 2009 INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS Notice is hereby given that the Ferris Independent School ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:31:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, June 25, 2009 City of Wilmer Notice of Public Hearing The Planning and Zoning Commission of the City ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:30:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 18 & 25, 2009 NOTICE TO VENDORS INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS Notice is hereby given that the Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:11:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 18 & 25, 2009 INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS Notice is hereby given that the Ferris Independent School ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:11:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, June 11, 2009 CAUSE NO.08-E-2230 NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF SAMUEL ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:10:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, June 11, 2009 ORDINANCE NO. 09-0604 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WILMER, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/11/2009 17:09:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, June 4, 2009 NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND INTENT TO OBTAIN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 02:10:00

Legal Notice

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, June 4, 2009 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 02:09:00

Legal Notice

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, June 4, 2009 The Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council of the City of Wilmer ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 02:07:00

Philip M. Thomas

July 30, 1949 – May 30, 2009 WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for Philip Michael Thomas, 59 of Palestine, were held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 5, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:37:00

Ruth Lynch Simpson

Dec. 17, 1912 - June 8, 2009 ITALY - Ruth Lynch Simpson was born December 17, 1912 in Italy to Thomas and Flora Lynch. She passed ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:37:00

Geraldo Juarez

March 15, 1980 - June 7, 2009 WAXAHACHIE - Funeral services for Geraldo Juarez, 29 of Waxahachie, were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2009 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:35:00

Brad Wayne Carroll

Jan. 15 - 1957 - June 2, 2009 RED OAK - Funeral services for Brad Wayne Carroll, 52 of Red Oak, were held at 10 a.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:35:00

Raymond Ray Caldwell

Nov. 8, 1934 - May 28, 2009 FERRIS - Mr. Raymond Ray Caldwell, 74 of Ferris, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009 at the V.A. Medical ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:44:00

What Yeshua made from water at the wedding was not grape juice, it was wine

Q. Why do people condemn drinking wine and strong drink when it is allowed in the Bible? A. This is a good question and it ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:11:00

Rise up, defenders of freedom

Freedom was not bought by cowards, nor will it be defended by cowards. Lou Pritchett, the highly-successful, longtime VP of World Sales for Proctor and Gamble, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:04:00

Evidence of a changed life

"For every child of God defeats this evil world by trusting Christ to give the victory." (1 John 5:4, NLT) Josh McDowell is the author of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:03:00

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

Q. What is the Abomination of Desolation and what does it look like? A. The Abomination of Desolation is an idol that will be placed in ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:34:00

Obamas healthcare reform

I recently read an article by National Affair Writer Tom Curry which was posted on MSNBC discussing the findings from the Congressional Budget Office reports ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:11:00

Trans-Texas Corridor is not dead

Staff Opinion The Trans-Texas Corridor is not dead, and neither is Loop 9, the 12-lane toll road sister-project that is slated to cut through parts of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:08:00

Imminent Domain

Staff Opinion Gov. Rick Perry, despite the misinformation circulating Texas, did not sign into law any sweeping eminent domain protections. He did, however, sign a state ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:04:00

Independence Day

History is replete with examples of business failures due to government help, aid, subsidies, hand-outs, what-have-you. Probably no greater example existed, up to now at ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:03:00

What, Steve?

Man, Ennis City Manager Steve Howerton has some nerve. A day after we published a scathing article on the Ennis City Commission (their city council adopts ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2009 16:02:00

Regarding Letterman vs. Limbaugh

Paul Richard Strange Sr. Politics remains fascinating, when one considers what the elite can approve of easily, and what they simply cannot tolertate! Letterman making sexual references ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:03:00

The love in Daddys hands

By Annette Bridges Memories of my dad are brief and few and yet they are very vivid. Although it’s been more than four decades since I ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:02:00

The verdict: Judge Sonia Sotomayor

Princeton, Yale, New York Assistant District Attorney, and now U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, Sonia Sotomayor appears to be an outstanding selection for the U.S. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:02:00

Life, liberty and property

As America prepares for further editions of her Twenty-first Century Tea Parties, a more in-depth look back at events leading up to the Eighteenth Century ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:01:00

Lets call it like it is, OK?

OK, I’m confused, so help me out here. As a society we are supposed to abhor racism. Yet, we seem to be in a position to ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:00:00

Lets make a new, new deal

By Susan Feiner FDR realized that, "People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made." Why do most ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 15:59:00

Tap dancing, crawdaddin, crab-walking his way around the Middle East

It appears Obama’s speech in Cairo was an attempt on his part to reach out to Muslims throughout the world. Unfortunately his feel-good rhetoric and empty ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:33:00

The unknown

Mark Singleton None of us can predict what tomorrow will bring in regard to the economy. No one. We can see all sorts of indicators that ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:33:00

Ennis City Commissioners

Congratulations gentlemen you have really knocked the ball out of the park with your latest wonderful Plan! Only you and the city manager would come up ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:29:00

Create Jobs for Americans

A while ago I read Bill Gates and Mayor Michael Bloomberg were planning on donating a total of $500 million to reduce the incidence of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:28:00

Sad because

About the only place I see America operating properly these days, that is, in its founding-father-prescribed “of, by and for the people” mode, is at ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:27:00

Brave new world cometh

I’m telling you this whole “green” thing is getting completely out of hand. Take, for example, my experience yesterday with TXU Electric and Oncor Electric ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:26:00

What court ruling on identity theft means to migrants

By Dr. Erik Camayd-Freixas Professor, Florida International University In May, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ignacio Flores-Figueroa, a Mexican migrant worker from Illinois convicted ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:00:00

Appalled at Ennis Police Department

I am just as appalled as Bill Horning that the Ennis Police Department would be so intrusive as to question the content of a leaflet ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:42:00

When it comes to torture, no one is above the law

“They [the President, National Security Advisor] have the right to send our children, men and women now, in the name of democracy to go kill ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:40:00

Editorializing from Angel Fire, New Mexico

Contrary to what certain of the feminine gender seem to think about their men watching (a lot of) sports on the old television set, there ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:38:00

Its a sad state of affairs

I have a very strong suspicion that if some of our Founding Fathers such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, George Mason, Benjamin Franklin ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:37:00

The housing boom and bust

The root of the problem lies in Washington. The Community Reinvestment Act of 1977, later given teeth during the Bush and Clinton administrations, forced financial ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2009 01:34:00

ROHS Cheerleaders off to camp

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press The varsity, JV and freshman cheerleading squads headed off to the NCA cheerleading camp held on the campus of SMU on ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:05:00

Red Oak Youth Baseball Softball trophy and fun day

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press The Red Oak Baseball Softball Association (ROBSA) held its annual Trophy Day on Saturday, June 13. Festivities started at 10 a.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2009 16:04:00

UT takes series 2-1 against TCU and advances to the 2009 College World Series

JENNIFER MULHAUSEN The Ellis County Press When Texas Christian University traveled to Austin to face the No. 1 ranked Texas Longhorns, they knew they were two wins ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 14:09:00

Local high school athletes compete in UIL Track & Field Championship

JENNIFER MULHAUSEN The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY - Midl-othian, Red Oak and Waxah-achie High Schools sent outstanding members of their track and field teams to Austin ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2009 13:38:00

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