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IN THE NEWS: Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010

  ObamaCare: Doctors Will be Fined or Jailed if they Put Patients First Attack Ads, Circa 1800 MoveOn.org Goon Chokes Jesse Kelly Supporter Don't Let It Happen Here: Freedom ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2010 15:12:00

15th Annual Texas Country Reporter Festival

View the image gallery for the Bob Phillips 15th Annual Texas Country Report Festival by clicking on the pictures to the right. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:45:00

The Power of the Storm

The power of the storm caused much damage to the city of Rice, south of Ennis, off Interstate Highway  45 Sunday, Oct.24.  The National Weather ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:35:00

Commissioners' court provides direction for generosity

ELLIS COUNTY-  Ricardo Hernandez of Ennis was the picture of both generosity and humility on the evening of Monday, Oct. 25 when he approached the commissioners’ ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:28:00

City of Wilmer - PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:26:00

Ferris Independent School District - REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 28 & Nov. 4, 2010 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Ferris Independent School District is seeking competitive ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:25:00

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF THOMAS CALVIN FERGUSON, DECEASED

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF THOMAS CALVIN FERGUSON, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:25:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:23:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ALMA Oct. 22 Fire Call, 800 block Slama Road, listed complainant’s vehicle caught on fire. 1999 Ford F-150 Ext Cab truck, $20,000. BARDWELL Oct.17 Assault causes bodily injury family violence, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:22:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 17-24 Corey C. Ivory, b/m, 25, Wilmer pd x2 Perkins Russell, b/m, 40, Wilmer pdx2 Erwin Decluete, b/m, 44, Midlothian, Glenn Heights x2 Genaro Monsiaviaz, w/m, 22, Wilmer ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:22:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 18-25 Benjamin S. Ballard, 19, speeding, failure to appear (warrant arrest) Lonnie D. Bellamy, 37, tamper fabricate physical evidence w/intent to impair (on view arrest) Jeffrey A. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:21:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 20 - 24 Amber Lynn Mitchell, w/f, 22, warrant arrest Robert P. Muckleroy, b/m, 28, warrant arrest Thomas J. Smith, w/m, 18, warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:21:00

Ovilla Police Reports

INCIDENTS Oct. 18-24 Traffic Stops 63 House & Building Checks 83 Citations issued 13 Neighborhood Checks 63 Total Primary Calls- for Service 22 Avg. Unit Response Time: 5 mins 23 sec Accident Major 1 Animal ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:21:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS Oct. 17-23 Bethany J. Chandler, 20, animal at large x2, rabies vaccination required Cesar A. Prado, 32, assault family violence Kimberly N. Lewis, 20, warrant arrest Cesar W. Perez-Manriquez, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:20:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 18-24 George Dennis, b/m, 25, Lancaster Pd Ladarin Demil Green, b/m, 34, Lancaster warrants James L. Page, w/m, 42, Assault Mc Tina Jeanette Grogan, b/f, 43, Warrant- Other ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:20:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 17 - 21 Jamie B. Molina, f, 31, Glenn Heights PD, Red Oak PD warrants Tomas T. Maldonado, m, 60, Glenn Heights PD warrants, Kennedale PD Daniel ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:20:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 19-23 Daryl Brooks, 48, w/m, Ferris PD warrants Naree Pinkard, 28, b/f, possession drug paraphernalia Christina Leyendecker, 41, w/f, failure to appear and SPD James Risby, 55, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:18:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 11- 24 Byron Dwayne Sparks, b/m, 40, driving while license invalid Arniclus Harris, b/m, 20, warrant arrest- outside agency Shantelle Michelle Hawkins, b/m, 29, wireless communication device ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:13:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 18 - 24 William Mitchell Wright, w/m, 29, burglary of vehicle Dionte Jamal Caldwell, b/m, 18, evading arrest detention Brandon W. Summers, w/m, 20, theft property greater ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:12:00

JV Lady Hawks handle Poteet, Corsicana

RED OAK - The JV Lady Hawks played the JV Mesquite Poteet Lady Pirates at home on Tuesday night. Kristen Kistner led the offense with ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:11:00

Red Oak Hawks lose to Corsicana

RED OAK - The Corsicana Tigers’ stingy red zone defense forced two second-half turnovers, including a fourth down sack with less than two minutes left, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:09:00

Ferris Yellow Jackets wallop North Forney, 41-8

FERRIS - The Ferris Yellow Jackets took over sole possession of first place in District 13-AAA with a dominating defeat of the North Forney Falcons ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:08:00

Lancaster ISD Parent University kicks off

LANCASTER - On Thursday, Oct. 28, Lancaster Independent School District officially kicks off its 2010-2011 Parent University with a series of workshops.  This year’s theme is ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:07:00

Messianism is a mess

The beauty of Messianic Judaism is that it brings two halves of the story together: God’s laws with God’s grace. For those in the Messianic walk, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:06:00

There is no such thing as blind faith in the Bible, it is knowledge

Q. Is there a contradiction between Paul and James? Paul says that we are justified by faith but James says that faith alone doesn’t save ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:05:00

Simply Speaking: Feet to the Fire

Part of what Christian and conservative voters instinctively feel we must accomplish in this Midterm Election (now only five days away, with Early Voting ending ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:04:00

Letters to the Editor: Help us repeal Obamacare...

Have you heard of ObamaCare? Would you like to see it repealed? In less than two weeks, the Election will be history and the challenge ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:04:00

Voting Democrat for the wrong reasons

Almost anyone can fully understand why any leftist, socialist, progressive, or whatever they choose to call themselves, would vote Democrat this election cycle. After all, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:03:00

Simply Speaking: Flawed facet

It does not matter that many of our Republican officeholders here in Texas and across the full spectrum of Red States would run on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 10:59:00

Jon’s VU!Little Ricky

I married a lovely woman who had children. She told me a wonderful story about one of them, little Ricky! When she had a son, it was ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 10:58:00

Religious intolerance for Christianity but not Islam

Just a few weeks ago I wrote a piece explaining why I don’t support or believe in this asinine so-called doctrine of separation of church ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 10:57:00

Constitutional Thinking: Christians, churches, duties

It’s that time again, and just about everyone is at least thinking about the election, whether they actually plan to vote of not. We all need ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 10:24:00

Constitutional Thinking: Germany is waking up, as Obama crushes us

It was quite a surprise the past week to hear German Chancellor Angela Merkel say that "Our attempt to have ethnic groups and religions live ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:02:00

IN THE NEWS: Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010

ACORN's October Surprise: They're Still At It CNN Highlights Assault on MoveOn Worker, Omits Assault on Paul Supporter Public Employee Unions Funnel Public Money to Dems The Left's ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2010 16:42:00

Glenn Heights Mayor Encourages Citizens to Take Part in Citywide Family Festival

Glenn Heights, TX, October 27, 2010:  Recently elected Mayor of Glenn Heights, Victor Pereira, has not strayed from his commitment of promoting citizen involvement since ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2010 14:31:00

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Court Overturns AZ's Proof of Citizenship Requirement to Vote

TODAY'S EDITORIAL: The Left vs. the Poor  In Some Elections, Character Counts Less Michelle Malkin - The Left's Voter Fraud Whitewash NPR's actual tax funding much more than ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2010 14:16:00

Prepare for Election Day ahead of time

Voters are encouraged to verify their registration details in advance for the November 2 General Election.   “Don’t wait until Election Day to call – that’s when ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2010 13:01:00

IN THE NEWS: Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010

IN THE NEWS: Did Obama Inadvertently Support Jihad in His Egyptian Speech? 'A Society Does Not Survive if it Does Not have a Reason to Survive' The World ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/23/2010 08:13:00

Soldier Killed in Mexico

Law enforcement officials are investigating the shooting death of a Texas National Guard Soldier in Mexico. http://www.dodvclips.mil/?pid=WzOTjX9gVpMdIU9ia_1nPPWwNkv81MBb ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2010 14:34:00

Free BBQ dinner for all veterans

MIDLOTHIAN - All veterans and their families are invited to attend a Veterans Day BBQ dinner in honor of their service to our country. The dinner ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:58:00

Wilmer Pioneer Days 2010

Wilmer Recently Held Their Pioneer Days at a new location in the parking lot of Dalport Pkwy, located south on Dallas Ave. just off the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:30:00

Waxahachie Vintage Bank: Women bound in 'zip ties'; Suspect description matches another robbery

WAXAHACHIE – Friday, Oct. 15, two female Vintage Bank tellers were going into work when they were stopped and forced by gunpoint into the bank’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:21:00

CITY OF WILMER - ORDINANCE

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WILMER, ANNEXING THE TRACTS OF LAND DESCRIBED ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:19:00

THE STORAGE PLACE - NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 14 and 21, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:17:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

AVALON Sept. 26 Criminal mischief greater than $1,500 less than $20K,Avalon football field, unknown person(s) used an unknown type of vehicle to damage the complainant’s property without ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:17:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 12 – 17 Laura L. Chavez-Eswdero, w/f, 21, The Colony x1 George H. Henderdon, b/m, 56, Wilmer PD x2 Omar Alonzo-Diaz, w/m, 19, no driver license Juan Quezada, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:16:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 11 – 18 Phillip B. Boehler, 42, speeding, driving while license invalid, failure to appear Phillip R. Cash, 49, aggravated robbery Guillermo M. Colin, 23, speeding Marcos A. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:16:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 17 Anthony Lee Hernandez, h/m, 22, driving while intoxicated 2nd, possession of controlled substance pg 1 less than 1 gram ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:16:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Oct. 4 – 17 Traffic stops 104 House & building checks 160 Citations issued 27 Neighborhood checks 182 Total primary calls for service: 49 Avg. unit response time: 5 min. 17 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:16:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 11 – 17 William Scott Adams, w/m, 37, public intoxication Damarcus Beal, b/m, 18, possession of marijuana James Antron Tatuem, b/m, 23, Denton PD warrant Derrick London, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:15:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 8 – 14 Jason S. Robinson, m, 30, Glenn Heights PD warrants Chelsea R. Moore, f, 23, Glenn Heights PD warrants Craig L. Jackson, m, 39, driving ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:15:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 7 – 18 Roberto Torres, 47, w/m, Ferris PD warrants Hugo Puente, 23, w/m, warrants, no driver license, failure to maintain financial responsibility Rodolfo Garcia, 46, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:15:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 4 – 11 Jerrod Alexander Smith, b/m, 18, no driver license Kendrick Dwayne Williams, b/m, 40, warrant arrest-local Amanda Marilyn Martinez, w/f, 18, warrant arrest-local Michael Jerome Bowden, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:14:00

'Pink is the new Maroon'

The ROHS held its annual "Pink Out" pep rally not only for the game against Forney on Friday night, but for cancer survivors. Besides hundreds ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:13:00

Brookshire’s and ROISD hold community pep rally

RED OAK - On Wednesday, Oct. 13 Brookshire’s and the ROISD partnered up for the annual community pep rally held in the Brookshire’s parking lot. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:13:00

Opinion: Jackets roll Win 31-24

FERRIS - The Jackets beat the Mabank Panthers in a key 13AAA District showdown Friday night in front of a good loud home crowd. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:12:00

Hawks roll in 2nd half against Forney

RED OAK - After two losing two straight years to Forney in district play, the Hawks certainly took out their frustrations against the Jackrabbits last ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:09:00

Ferris Senior Center

Monday, Oct. 11 It was do good to be back at work and to see each one of you. We are so glad to have Sue Cummins, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:07:00

Emmit Richard Wickliffe

March 30, 1936 - Oct. 17, 2010 FERRIS - Emmit Richard Wickliffe, 74 of Ferris, passed away Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010 in Dallas. Emmit was born in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:03:00

Vivian Bailey Tyler

March 6, 1915 - Oct. 11, 2010 FERRIS - Vivian Bailey Tyler, 95, of Ferris, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 11 in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 11:58:00

A proclamation by the President of the United States

In light of the recent Gulf Coast disaster and the racial tension brought on by the decision to engage in racial profiling in search of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 11:57:00

A slice of the garden

Adam’s God-given occupation was to work the land. From the labor of his hands, he would be constantly reminded of God’s sovereignty and provision. These are ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 11:56:00

Simply Speaking: Flawed facet

It does not matter that many of our Republican officeholders here in Texas and across the full spectrum of Red States would run on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 11:56:00

Jon’s VU! Little Ricky

I married a lovely woman who had children. She told me a wonderful story about one of them, little Ricky! When she had a son, it was ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 11:55:00

Religious intolerance for Christianity but not Islam

Just a few weeks ago I wrote a piece explaining why I don’t support or believe in this asinine so-called doctrine of separation of church ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 11:55:00

Constitutional Thinking: Christians, churches, duties

It’s that time again, and just about everyone is at least thinking about the election, whether they actually plan to vote of not. We all need ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 11:52:00

Thoughts to Encourage (gloomy Christians)

"Gloomy Christians moping around with a hang dog look do God a disservice.  Joy is a fruit of the Holy Spirit even in hard times." ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 10:10:00

IN THE NEWS: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010

Vulnerable Dem Threatens Pro-life Leader with Jail Does Gun Control Work? Forget New Black Panthers, Feds Think Whites Intimidate It's Official: Obama Has Now Borrowed $3 Trillion 'Rent Is ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 10:08:00

Lancaster ISD features First Workshop in a Series Presented by the District

 Parent University's Fall Kick-off  LANCASTER, TX--On Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, Lancaster Independent School District officially kicks off its 2010-2011 Parent University with a series of workshops.  ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 10:02:00

President Obama censors 'Creator' from Declaration again

 For the third time in just over one month, President Obama has refused to include any mention of the "Creator" in his recitation of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 09:58:00

IN THE NEWS: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2010

Illinois Soldiers Wait for Ballots. Prisoners Get Hand Delivery. Susan G. Komen Donated Over $700,000 to Planned Parenthood in 2007 The Democrats' Dubious Alliance with Public Sector ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/20/2010 14:06:00

Opinion: A Healthy Dislike for Obamacare

Obamacare's supporters maintain that the law is slowly but surely growing in popularity. "The more people understand this bill, the more they are going to ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/20/2010 12:57:00

Thoughts to Encourage: Problems

"Many times when I am tempted to murmur and complain over some problem, I am reminded if this is the worst problem I have today, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2010 18:41:00

IN THE NEWS: Oct. 19, 2010

Google is Latest Weapon Against Republicans Helpless Liberals Watch as Obama Switches from Messiah to Demon Dems. are More Concerned about the Chamber of Commerce than our ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2010 18:39:00

What Are The New Rules For Teen Texting?

Expert Reveals How To Fight Cyberbullying at Home       Jacquie Ream has had enough. Between the proliferation of cyberbullying that has been dominating the headlines and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2010 18:33:00

TxDOT To Break Ground On Safety Improvements for FM 878 Project funded through the Proposition 14 Safety Bond program

WAXAHACHIE - The Texas Department of Transportation will break ground in November on a new project in Ellis County to make safety improvements to FM ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2010 18:32:00

Jackets Roll.....Win 31-24

 The Jackets beat the Mabank Panthers in a key 13AAA District showdown Friday night in front of a good loud home crowd. The win puts Ferris in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/18/2010 09:26:00

SUFFERING AND SATISFACTION

  YOU WILL FIND THESE TWO BELONG TOGETHER--SUFFERING AND SATISFACTION. SUFFERING ALWAYS PRECEEDS SATISFACTION. TOO MANY FOLK ARE TRYING TO TAKE A SHORT CUT TO HAPPINESS ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/18/2010 09:23:00

IN THE NEWS: Oct. 18, 2010

Democrat Congressman Slaps Republican Opponent! The Greatest, Most Successful Pseudoscientific Fraud of Our Time WikiLeaks Set to Release 400,000 Secret Iraq War Docs Obama: 'Americans aren't Thinking Clearly' Glenn ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/18/2010 09:21:00

General Election Voter Guide Released

DALLAS – Heritage Alliance’s free Texas voter guide is open for online viewing, and for the first time, research on all 560 candidates is available ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2010 13:24:00

Under the Law No Social Security COLA for 2011

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 58 million Americans will not automatically increase in 2011, the Social Security Administration ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2010 13:15:00

Highway Patrol troopers to ride school buses

 As part of National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 18-22), Highway Patrol troopers in many areas of Texas will ride school buses looking for motorists ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2010 13:13:00

Lancaster Better Business Breakfast is Oct. 22

Introducing "Microsoft Office 2010" On Friday, Oct. 22, Ricardo Pearson with Telmark IT  will show you what Microsoft Office 2010 can do for you.  The event ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2010 13:05:00

City of Glenn Heights Finalizes Plans for Fall Family Festival

Glenn Heights, TX, October 15, 2010:  The City of Glenn Heights has finalized plans for its second annual Family Festival. This citywide event highlights local ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2010 12:56:00

IN THE NEWS: Oct. 16, 2010

ObamaCare Already Causing 47% Increase in Health Care Plans What was Written on the Miners' Shirts? Social Security: An "Innocent" Baby That Grew Up To Be a ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2010 12:55:00

50% of Americans will have a reported mental disorder

It is estimated that up to 50-percent of Americans will have a reported mental disorder in their lifetime, and many more have problems that go ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/15/2010 09:25:00

Possible hostages held Vintage Bank robbery

Waxahachie Bank Robbery Locks Down Schools WAXAHACHIE, Texas - An early morning bank robbery forced the lockdown of several school in one North Texas school district. Waxahachie ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/15/2010 09:08:00

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Woodall Rodgers Frontage Road Closure Starts This Weekend

Both Eastbound and Westbound Frontage Roads will be closed between St. Paul and Olive Streets  DALLAS - As construction of the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park continues, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 16:06:00

DeSoto Chamber and Methodist Charlton Medical Center team up for Health!

(DeSoto, Texas) – The community is invited to the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce’  5th annual Health & Wellness Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 10 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 16:03:00

Texas Forest Service seeks information regarding recent rash of arson fires in East Texas

 Texas Forest Service is investigating a recent spike in arson fires in East Texas. Since the beginning of the year, Texas Forest Service has responded ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 16:00:00

Video: Sarah Palin Defends Tea Party & New Book

Video: Sarah Palin Defends Tea Party & New Book  TODAY'S EDITORIAL:Michael Reagan: Why Did I Bother? Calif. Gov Debate Overshadowed by 'Whore' Remark Another Republican Star Born: Raises ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 15:57:00

IN THE NEWS: OCT. 14, 2010

Government Prepares to Confiscate Private Pensions Meet the TAXMAN! Reagan Recovery vs. Obama Recovery So Much Worse than Carter Obama: 'There's no such thing as shovel-ready projects'... How Much Socialism ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 15:53:00

Lancaster: SPCA of Texas Granted Custody of 1 Horse

(LANCASTER, TX); Oct. 13, 2010--At a hearing today at the Dallas County Justice of the Peace, Pct.1-2 Courthouse in Lancaster, Judge Valencia Nash awarded custody of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 15:47:00

City Council of the City of Wilmer: ORDINANCE APPROVED

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WILMER, TEXAS, ABOLISHING THE WILMER MUNICIPAL UTILITY ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:08:00

Frank Prasifka and Son's: Public Auction

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:08:00

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 14 and 21, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:07:00

TO THE RESIDENT QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF WILMER, TEXAS: NOTICE OF BOND ELECTION

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 7 & 14, 2010 NOTICE OF BOND ELECTION THE STATE OF TEXAS §§ COUNTY OF DALLAS §§ CITY ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:05:00

Serving Country: Luciano Lopez Jr.

WAXAHACHIE - Air Force Airman Luciano Lopez Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the brother of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:05:00

Serving Country: Robert F. Manuel

ENNIS - Army Pvt. Robert F. Manuel has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill in Lawton, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:05:00

Serving Country: James T. Ashworth

MIDLOTHIAN - Air Force Airman James T. Ashworth graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the stepson of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:04:00

Road closures: Utility lines will be strung across highway at short intervals

PALMER - Intermittent closures of all main lanes and frontage road lanes on Interstate Highway-45, near Palmer, will occur between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:04:00

Councilman speaks out against beer and wine election

LANCASTER - The local option election for the sale of off-site consumption for Beer and Wine isn’t setting well with District 5 Councilman Clyde Hairston. During ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:03:00

Police department fights no. 1 cause of teen deaths; National Teen Driver Safety Week, Oct. 17 – 23

FERRIS – Car crashes are the number one cause of death among teens, killing 4,054 teenagers ages 13 to 19 in 2008. Tons of metal, combined ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:02:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ELLIS COUNTY Fail to identify fugitive intent give false ID, Ensign Road at Navarro County Line, suspect intentionally provided false identifying information to a peace officer ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:01:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 3 – 10 Robbie Goodin, w/m, 56, disregard traffic device Javier G. Martinez, w/m, 28, Wilmer PD x7 Artemio Reyes, w/m, 19, Wilmer PD x2 Brenton C. Cox, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:01:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 4 – 11 Shauna L. Barnes, 37, disregard no passing zone, driving while license invalid, failure to appear Michael A. Brooks, 45, driving while license suspended/invalid, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:01:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 4 – 10 Dustin A. Miller, w/m, 17, unlawfully carrying weapon Larenza T. Anzley, b/m, 41, driving while intoxicated 1st Ezra J. Johnson, b/m, 28, warrant arrest   ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:01:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 4 – 10 Dorothy Moore, b/f, 49, possession or deliver of drug paraphernalia Jacqueline Dneen Lane, b/f, 39, Ellis County warrants Valentino Vasquez, w/m, 21, Lancaster warrants Angela ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:00:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 15 – Oct. 11 Ariel Gutierrez Guajardo, 50, w/m, Dallas County Sheriff’s office warrants Cesar Alfredo Pena, 46, w/m, Denton PD warrants, insufficient braking system, no ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:00:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 1 – 7 Corey L. Kitchens, m, 22, Midlothian PD warrants Ryan J. Rushing, m, 24, Glenn Heights PD warrants Rickey Wright, m, 51, Glenn Heights PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:00:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 4 – 10 Antwan Zanthes Hamilton, b/m, 36, warrant arrest-local Richard Patrick Franklin, b/m, 24, assault causes bodily injury family violence Latoya M. Hart, b/f, 28, warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:59:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 27 – Oct. 2 Dyshan Lee Dunn, b/m, 35, assault causes bodily injury Shalinda Ljoyce Saunders, b/f, 22, theft of property greater than $500 less than ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:58:00

Lady Hawks dominate Lancaster

The Lady Hawks hit the 30 win mark Tuesday night at home by beating the Lady Tigers of Lancaster. In the first set, the Lady Hawks ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:57:00

Pee Wee football wraps up Homecoming ceremonies

RED OAK - Although there was no high school football action last week, the Red Oak Pee Wee Football Association (ROPWFA) wrapped up their 2010 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:56:00

Hawks have bi-week

RED OAK - The Hawks varsity and sub-varsity football teams had the week off in district 15-4A football action. The Hawks are busy preparing to host ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:56:00

Thunder Valley takes team title, Hefler doubles

ENNIS – Thunder Valley Raceway Park dominated the team competition to take home the championship for the NHRA South Central Division Summit Racing Series at ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:55:00

DHS Homecoming: Mardi Gras-style!

DESOTO — The DeSoto High School Student Council announces Homecoming week activities for the week of Oct. 11-16 for the entire community to join in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:55:00

District to name board room in honor of Grizzard sisters

WAXAHACHIE - As part of Homecoming 2010 festivities, Waxahachie Independent School District will formally rename the WISD board room, located at the administration building, on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:54:00

SAGU launches comedy outreach

WAXAHACHIE - Faculty member Garland Owensby and Drama student Taylor Johnson began a stand-up comedy tour this semester. The purpose of this comedy outreach is two-fold. "We ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:54:00

Opinion: A citizen’s review of the Lancaster City Council meeting

Lancaster There was much discussion on the presentation from Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) representative Anthony Mills overview of the Texas Municipal Retirement System and the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:53:00

Ferris High School: Design award winner

The new Ferris High School is an award winner for excellence in "planning and design" for new school construction. The announcement was made at the recent ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:53:00

A miraculous purpose

"You talk about Jesus Christ?" the woman in the brothel asked. I told her that I did. "Make my sister walk," she said, pointing to a ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:51:00

Pursuing the fruit by not sitting on the fence

Messianic Judaism sits on the wooden fence rail between the grassy fields of Christianity and Judaism. In the one field, we are taught that salvation is ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:51:00

Just because the Lord did not mention blood doesn’t mean he didn’t have it

Q. In Lk 24.39 it says that the Lord had "flesh and bone" after the resurrection. Does that mean he didn’t have blood? A. When the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:49:00

Simply Speaking: Midterm Election

This Midterm Election, possibly the most critical in our lifetime, perhaps in our history, is not at its core about how badly Obama, Pelosi, Reid ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:49:00

Jon’s VU! What was that?

If Hillary Clinton runs against Obama would you vote for her? Next, if she were to win could she nominate her husband as vice-president? My son says ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:48:00

The golden years of gunfighters

Most people who know me well know I have a tremendous interest in and love for history, and in particular the history of the Old ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:47:00

Constitutional Thinking: All your rights, all the time

As we close in on our election V-Day, a recent news report brought home the necessity for Americans to be informed on broad spectrum of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:47:00

Lawyers upset over secret recordings

Reprinted with permission From Brett Shipp of WFAA Channel 8, Dallas ABC affiliate ELLIS COUNTY — Why is there a camera located in a private meeting ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:33:00

5th annual Oktoberfest

The 5th Annual Oktoberfest held in Lancaster and supporting the Lancaster Historical Society’s 41 years, was still dancing in good ol’ German style on Saturday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:24:00

Substance abuse the focus of commissioners' proclamations

Czech Heritage month declared ELLIS COUNTY-  Ellis County commissioners approved both a resolution and a proclamation relating to the problem of substance abuse Monday, Oct. 11. "The Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:21:00

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Last Updated: 10/13/2010 10:28:00

Court approves construction changes

ELLIS COUNTY - First matter on the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court agenda Friday, Oct. 1, was to approve a change order for a contract with ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 12:07:00

Ferris Housing Authority Accepting Proposals

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 The Ferris Housing Authority is accepting proposals for ;Roof Replacemet of two Duiplex ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 12:05:00

NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION FOR AN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT FOR CONCRETE BATCH PLANT REGISTRATION

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION FOR AN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT FOR ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 12:04:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 12:03:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 12:03:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 12:01:00

NOTICE OF BOND ELECTION

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 7 & 14, 2010 NOTICE OF BOND ELECTION THE STATE OF TEXAS § COUNTY OF DALLAS § CITY OF ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:59:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ENNIS Sept. 7 Theft of property greater than $500 less than $1,500, 600 block 1182, unknown suspect or suspects took the complainant’s property without his effective consent. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:59:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 27 – Oct. 3 Joni L. Rhodes, w/f, 34, Wilmer PD x3 Curtis Eugene Reed, b/m, 46, Arapahoe County Sheriff’s office, Littleton Co Toan T. Dao, a/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:58:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 27 – Oct. 4 Trevore K. Black, 18, minor in possession of alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia Name withheld (juvenile), 17, consumption of alcohol-minor Nathaniel J. Doughty, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:58:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 Vinny Ovalle, h/m, 19, warrant Juan Martinez, h/m, 18, warrant Amanda Childress, w/f, 37, assault with bodily injury ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:57:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Animal hazard 1 Animal loose 1 Animal welfare 1 Assist officer 1 Backup officer 1 Burglar alarm residence 4 Directed patrol 1 Disturbance 2 Disturbance domestic 1 Found property 1 Meet complainant 3 Open building 2 Reckless ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:57:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 26 – Oct. 2 Christin L. Gladney, 24, possession controlled substance pg 1 less than 1 gram Shannon D. Palmer, 36, driving while intoxicated Johnathen J. Jones, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:57:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 28 – Oct. 3 Kelvin Lamone Harris, b/m, 39, public intoxication Reva D. Jones, b/f, 21, Lancaster PD warrants Latoya M. Burns, b/f, 24, Cedar Hill Bornaby Quinones, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:57:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 24 – 30 Charles W. Krupnik, m, 45, Glenn Heights PD warrants Adrian V. Nanaeto, m, 21, Glenn Heights PD warrants Charles A. Gillinger, m, 18, Glenn ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:56:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 22 – Oct. 4 Lucia Sandoval, 28, w/f, Irving PD warrants George Pates, 78, b/m, driving while intoxicated Jose Espinosa, 51, w/m, public intoxication Daphne Evans, 44, b/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:56:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 Cynthia Lynn Parks, w/f, 48, warrant arrest-outside Michael Lee Sheppard, b/m, 45, warrant arrest-local Christopher James Johnson, b/m, 19, warrant arrest-local Latoya Cheree Flanagan, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:56:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 20 – 26 Geneva Marie Morris, b/f, 20, assault (offensive contact) Cedric Demarris Hogan, b/m, 27, warrant arrest-local Lisa Ann Contreras, w/f, 26, burglary of vehicle Pedro Castano, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:54:00

WHS soccer teams sponsors Youth Soccer Clinic

The Waxahachie Indians Soccer Teams will host a Youth soccer clinic for boys and girls age 4-14 on Monday, Oct. 11 from 6 - 8 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:53:00

Hawks grounded by Tigers

RED OAK - The Hawks rolled into Terrell to take on the 0-2 (district) Terrell Tigers after a huge win over Waxa-hachie the previous Friday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:53:00

FHS’ Grady named a Built Ford Tough Texas High School Player of the Week

Submitted article FERRIS - Ferris High School’s Robert Grady, junior running back, was recognized as a Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:52:00

Opinion: Yellow Jacket Stadium …. Our house!

In sports lingo the home field or home stadium is known by players/coaching staff as "Our House." This is motivation for home teams to protect "Our ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:52:00

Junior Service League donates $2,500 to Waxahachie ISD

Submitted article WAXAHACHIE - The Wax-ahachie Junior Service League recently donated more than $2,500 to the Waxahachie Independent School District. This year, the WJSL donated $200 to ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:51:00

WINGS program ‘officially open’ after ribbon cutting

DESOTO - DeSoto Independent School District held a Ribbon Cutting and Open House of WINGS (Where I Now Gain Success), the district’s new dropout recovery ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:47:00

Margaret Waggoner Darling

Sept. 29, 2010 FERRIS - Margaret Waggoner Darling, 91, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 with her son Robert Lynn Darling ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:43:00

Letters to the Editor: Language Diversity = Divisiveness

The U.S. is an English speaking country, not a bi-lingual or multi-lingual speaking country. Our government conducts all business in English. Our military communicates only in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:42:00

Letters to the Editor: Looking for EHS alumni

The EHS CLASS of 1970 will be holding their 40th reunion Oct. 22-23. The following classmates have not been found: Bernice Brown Adams, Betty Anderson, Judy ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:42:00

Simply Speaking: Battery charged

Got my battery charged, upon arising Monday morning, by an old 1941 movie. Actually, I only caught about the last quarter of the film, but ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:41:00

A war of unintended consequences

Our world is full of unintended consequences. It’s said that for every action there is an equal but opposite reaction and nowhere is that old ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:40:00

Constitutional Thinking: What’s up at the FDA

The United States has the best and most advanced health care system in the world. Sure, there are problems, mostly due to government interference in what ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 11:38:00

Pink Out for the Cure

Pink Out for the Cure was the theme for the Friday, Oct. 1 Waxahachie Indians game at Lumpkin Stadium. According to Public Relations Director Nicole ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 09:52:00

Brake Failure

At About 10:23 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3, Fani Villareal-Velasquez, 30, was driving her minivan Westbound on 5th Street when she experienced a brake failure ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/08/2010 12:16:00

Wildfires plague East Texas, conditions expected to worsen

Firefighters from across the state are being stationed throughout East Texas, ready to battle a surge in wildfires predicted because of the ongoing, dry conditions ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/07/2010 16:15:00

Thoughts to Encourage: Compromise

"Compromising the truth of God's Word by not taking a stand for righteousness will somewhere down the line be a cause of great regret."Geri McGhee  Pro ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/07/2010 08:18:00

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: OCT. 7, 2010

Video: Cleric vows to fly ‘Flag of Islam’ Over the White House Petition to Permanently Adjourn Congress! Supreme Court spouse: 'Tax crisis' coming Jan. 1 Rush Stands by ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/07/2010 08:15:00

Public Meeting Scheduled For Sylvan Avenue Bridge

DALLAS COUNTY – The Texas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting to night to discuss and receive input on proposed plans for improvements ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/07/2010 08:12:00

NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED: OCT. 7, 2010

IN THE NEWS: Democrat tries and fails to Explain how Jobs are Created The Two Faces of Michelle Obama Video: The Socialist Obama Tax Hikes: 'Let's Put Some Lipstick ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/07/2010 08:10:00

Ellis County lawyers upset over secret recordings

NEWS 8 INVESTIGATES ELLIS COUNTY — Why is there a camera located in a private meeting room recording confidential conversations in the new Ellis County Courthouse? It's ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/06/2010 09:50:00

Who owns the groundwater beneath your land?

Landowner groups host groundwater ownership forum in Cleburne AUSTIN, TEXAS - Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2010 14:10:00

Pakistani police are looking into an Oct. 4 attack

Defense Department officials say Pakistani police are looking into an Oct. 4 attack on about 20 tankers carrying fuel for NATO operations in Afghanistan. NATO Tanker ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2010 14:08:00

Lawmakers Ask Governors to Provide Data on ObamaCare Implementation

States bear responsibility, cost for new health law, Barton, Shimkus and Burgess write  WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Joe Barton, R-Ennis/Arlington, John Shimkus, R-Ill., and Michael Burgess, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2010 14:03:00

Abiding Life Ministries Event

"It is becoming more and more evident that evil armies, terrorist and wicked politicians are being gathered together against Christians plotting our destruction.  We are ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2010 12:19:00

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Oct. 2, 2010

  Today's Featured Article: Obama and Federal Reserve Courting Disaster The most important test of your life... Michelle Malkin: The Shoes Liberal Celebrities Won't Wear Communists Destroy Cuban ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2010 12:16:00

Stephan Moore Joins Methodist Health System as Vice President Transplant Services

Stephan Moore, MHA, FACHE, recently assumed the leadership role of vice president of Transplant Services. Stephan is an accomplished leader in multiple areas of health ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 18:29:00

Ellis County Court approves construction changes

First matter on the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court agenda was to approve a change order for a contract with Prime, Inc., who constructed the Sub-Courthouse ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 18:24:00

Troopers increase presence along IH-35, IH-45, IH-20 for Texas/OU game

Travelers headed to Dallas for the Texas/OU game are urged to leave early and drive safe and sober. Additional Texas Highway Patrol Troopers will patrol ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:48:00

Heavy Traffic, Orange Barrels Ahead for Texas-Oklahoma Game Travel

AUSTIN - As thousands of football fans converge on north Texas this weekend for the biggest rivalry game in Texas and Oklahoma, transportation officials urge ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:30:00

Law enforcement agencies urging Texans to stay on U.S. side of Falcon Lake

Following the suspected murder of a U.S. resident on Falcon Lake, Texas law enforcement agencies are telling boaters on Falcon Lake to stay on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:11:00

Time to register to vote is now; Deadline drawing near

AUSTIN - Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade is reminding Texans the deadline is approaching if they need to register for the Tuesday, Nov. 2 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:14:00

District ranks 3rd in Dallas Business Journal’s 'Best Places to Work'

MIDLOTHIAN - Midlothian Independent School District employees voted for the district as the "Best Place to Work" in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex through a recent ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:13:00

Ferris resident named to TSTC Honor Roll

Waco - Clint Young of Ferris earned a place on the Dean’s Honor Roll for the 2010 summer semester at Texas State Technical College Waco. Young ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:12:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:10:00

Fossilized Giant Penguin Reveals Unusual Colors, Sheds Light on Bird Evolution

AUSTIN, Texas — Paleontologists have unearthed the first extinct penguin with preserved evidence of scales and feathers. The 36-million-year-old fossil from Peru shows the new ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:09:00

City of Wilmer Substandard Building Order September 2, 2010

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 City of Wilmer Substandard Building Order September 2, 2010 ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL IT ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:06:00

One click or one call—TxDOT makes it easier to report problems

AUSTIN—The Texas Department of Transportation launched a new reporting system this week that makes it easier and faster for Texans to report maintenance issues on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:04:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS FERRIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTICT'S STATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY RATING

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Sept. 23 & 30, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS FERRIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTICT’S STATE ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:05:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and Wilmer ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:02:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and Wilmer ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:00:00

Explorers Post 106 honored

The second declaration from the commissioners court recognized the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 106 in celebration of its one-year anniversary on Monday, Sept.27. Sheriff’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 12:59:00

Ellis County Marriages

Aug. 13-26 Keithon Dywane Bibles and Jacqueline Kay Pyburn Joseph Edwin Brister and Kayla Carolyn Pierce Mark Stewart Cole and Kirstie Victoria Stanton Jonathan Ross Coleston and Kelly Marie ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 12:59:00

MAJOR LEAGUE UMP VISITS HOSPITALIZED VETS IN DALLAS

Retired Major League Baseball Umpire Larry Barnett used to get into a lot of arguments to make a living, but disabled veterans at the Dallas ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 12:57:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

BRISTOL Sept. 7 Suspicious person, 1100 block Stacks Road, suspicious person in area. ENNIS Sept. 3 Criminal mischief greater than $500 less than $1,500, Ennis Ave @ Clay St, suspect ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 12:58:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 21 – 26 Rodney L. Gayden, b/m, 39, Ellis County warrant Jose Avilez, w/m, 23, Wilmer PD x2 Gerry L. King, b/m, 50, Wilmer PD x1 Jeffery Scarcelli, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 12:58:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 20 – 27 Driving under influence-minor Lewis Benavides, 27, display expired registration, no motor vehicle liability insurance, failure to appear Christopher A. Bentley, 19, driving under influence-minor Marcus ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 12:57:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 22 Jared Hunt, traffic warrant Incidents Sept. 20 – 26 Abandoned vehicle 1 Accident minor 1 Animal loose 1 Burglar alarm business 2 Burglar alarm residence 4 Civil matter 1 Disturbance 1 Follow up report ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 12:57:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 19 – 25 Diana I. Rodriguez, 37, warrant arrest Corey Culton, 17, warrant arrest Raul M. Santiago, 44, warrant arrest George W. Farmer, 49, warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 12:57:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 20 – 26 Wallace Malone, b/m, 56, Lancaster warrant Judy Ann Pennington, w/f, 48, Lancaster warrant Kenard Estavon Banks, b/m, 29, burglary Adelaido Alonzo, w/m, 19, Lancaster PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 12:56:00

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