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Can’t feel the Love anymore; Councilman resigns after story breaks

LANCASTER – District 2 Councilman Todd Love’s resignation was confirmed by City Secretary Dolle Downe early Tuesday, Dec. 28. “His letter of resignation was accepted ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 20:34:00

Burn ban issued

WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of a 90-day burn ban at the recommendation of Fire Marshal’s Investigator Jim Pharr on Thursday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 20:32:00

Four legged friends not forgotten

This Christmas, the staff and partners of Petmate collected more than 3,600 pounds of food and additional items to help the 79 dogs and 57 ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 20:31:00

Highway Patrol troopers targeting impaired driving

 Texas drivers should expect to see large numbers of troopers out on Texas roadways during the New Year’s holiday.   In addition to their traditional increased patrols ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 12:05:00

FEMA: Resolve to be Ready in 2011

FEMA ADMINISTRATOR CRAIG FUGATE ENCOURAGES AMERICANS TO RESOLVE TO BE READY IN 2011     A New Year's resolution to be prepared for emergencies is simple - ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 12:01:00

$5 Gas Predicted Under Obama -- What, No Pitchforks?

 December 31, 2010 Obama's Million Dollar Hawaiian Vacation: Costs to Taxpayers Detailed $5 Gas Predicted Under Obama -- What, No Pitchforks? ObamaCare's Fate Will Be Decided by '12 ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 12:00:00

Eastbound Woodall Rodgers Exit to Pearl Street closed for construction beginning Jan. 5

Traffic will be detoured to the Field/Griffin Exit   DALLAS – The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to construct the ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 11:57:00

Fed Power Grab Takes Control of Insurance Prices

December 31, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Eligibility Challenger Wants Obama Supremes Excluded TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Uncle Sam: Hands off the Internet! Fed Power Grab Takes Control of Insurance Prices New ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 11:55:00

Simply Speaking; 2012 is only 366 days away

It has crossed my mind that 2012 is only 366 days away…but that is only mildly disconcerting. Other things push the final Mayan calendar and the ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:22:00

Letters to the Editor: The FairTax 101

The FairTax (HR25), meant to replace the existing tax system, is real change. The current system employed by Washington is cumbersome, hard to understand, and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:22:00

Berkley California weird

Can there be any doubt about the fact California is the place which comes to mind immediately when one thinks of "weird?" From the lunatic fringe ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:21:00

Constitutional Thinking; Flame out at the capitol

"Tea Parties, we have a Problem!" The "right" engine of the Republican Party experienced at least a partial "flame-out" again. This engine has a history ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:17:00

DeSoto ISD earns a record 27 TEA

DESOTO - The Texas Education Agency recently released the list of Gold Performance Acknowledgment recipients and DeSoto Independent School District earned a new record of ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:15:00

What is a Master Gardener?

Submitted by Shirley Campbell Ellis County Master Gardener Master Gardeners are trained members of the local community who take an active interest in their lawns, trees, shrubs, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:14:00

Farmers should make a skin check a priority

Farming has plenty of challenges, but probably one of the hazards that farmers worry about the least are the dangers from working in the sun ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:13:00

Master Gardener Column; Vegetable Gardening 101

By Robert Shugart One of the most rewarding projects a person can take on is starting a vegetable garden. It can be as simple as a designated ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:09:00

Campus Reconfiguration for 2011-2012 School Year

WAXAHACHIE - During the regularly scheduled board meeting, Monday, Dec. 13, the Waxahachie ISD Board of Trustees voted to implement the campus reconfiguration plan as ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:01:00

Local Red Oak resident graduates from K-State

RED OAK - Kansas State University had more than 1,300 candidates for graduation in December. Joshua Evan Cook, of Red Oak, received a master of science ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 23:00:00

Hawks return home

RED OAK - After a lengthy road and tournament trip, the Hawks returned home on Tuesday, Dec. 21 for district play and hosted the Corsicana ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:56:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ALMA Dec. 22 Criminal mischief, 4000 block Kasper Lane, unknown persons entered property and wrote on vehicle windows with white shoe polish creating an inconvenience. White shoe ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:55:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 20-25 Michael E Howe, b/m, 33, TCIC Juan A. Cruz, w/m, 37, Poss Drug Paraphernalia Rogello Covarriubias, w/m, 37, Poss Controlled Sub Justin L. Ellison, b/m, 23, WPD ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:55:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 20 – 27 Tanner B. Prowell, 19, speeding, no motor vehicle liability insurance Debra L. Garcia, 38, motor vehicle inspection violation, violate promise to appear, speeding, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:54:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 20-26 Patrick McFail, b/m, 32, warrant arrest Jeneene F. Long, w/f, 39, warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:54:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Dec. 20-26 Avg. Unit Response Time 6min/33sec Total Primary calls- for service 23 Traffic Stops 66 Citations Issued 5 House & Building Chks 289 Neighborhood Checks 435 Abandoned Vehicle 1 Accident Major 1 Animal ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:53:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 20-26 Jose Olivo, w/m, 27, warrant- other agency Jonathan Daniel Alexander, w/m, 19, Public intoxication Christopher Simmons, b/m, 30, Assault Kedric T. Jarvis, b/m, 27, Lancaster warrant Chauncy Bernard ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:53:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Samuel Lozano, w/m, 47, Dallas SO warrants, Dirty LP, failure to maintain financial responsibility, Farmers Branch warrants, speeding, Exp DL Gricel Salazar, w/f, 25, Dallas PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:52:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 13-27 Troy Herring, w/m, 18, Wilmer warrants Migal Berumen, w/m, 31, Dallas PD warrant Richard abernethy, w/m, 21, Possession of Paraphernalia Justin Ellison, b/m, 23, Wilmer Pd warrant Deandea ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:52:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 20-22 Aaron Duncan, prohibited weapon Alvin Lemon, out of town warrant Willie Kirvin, traffic, theft Carlin Leaks, out of town warrant Jose Gonzalez, traffic Wyndie Stephens, w/f, credit card abuse ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:51:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 20 – 26 Tyson Dale Jackson, b/m, 21, warrant arrest-local charge Robin Dale Jenkins, w/f, 47, warrant arrest-local charge Andrea James Nelms, b/m, 20, failed to maintain ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:51:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 13 - 19 Annette Ultes Hill, w/f, 51, Warrant arrest- outside agency Varetta Bass, b/f, 29, Warrant Arrest- Local charge Veshedia Shondrell Mcknight, b/m, 29, assault causes ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:49:00

Chicken Express and Meals-on-Wheels team up for holiday meals

Submitted article ELLIS COUNTY - Chicken Express restaurants throughout Johnson and Ellis counties are helping the homebound by partnering with Meals-on-Wheels for a second year in ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 22:47:00

Obama Will Make You Pay More at the Pump

December 30, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Time Magazine 'Holiday Blizzard: More Signs of Global Warming' TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The Dying High Tax States Obama Will Make You Pay More ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/30/2010 14:34:00

111th Congress Added More Debt Than First 100 Congresses Combined

December 28, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: 111th Congress Added More Debt Than First 100 Congresses Combined TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Political End Runs Florida Republicans Want Jeb Bush to Challenge ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/28/2010 17:19:00

Chris Matthews Asks Obama to Release Birth Certificate

December 28, 2010 Chris Matthews Asks Obama to Release Birth Certificate Net Neutrality is Anything but Neutral The New York Times Concedes 'Decades of Overspending' by State Governments Americans ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/28/2010 17:18:00

BORDER WARS TURN VIOLENT IN ARIZONA

Millions enter U.S. without proper I.D. By Dr. Jerome Corsi (c) 2010 RedAlert.WND.com Despite reassurances of DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano that the U.S. border with Mexico has never ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/27/2010 17:21:00

FCC One Step Behind Chavez on Internet

 December 27, 2010 FCC One Step Behind Chavez on Internet Where Unions Are, Americans Aren't A Year After Christmas Eve Senate Vote, Health Reform Celebration Seems Premature Reapportionment and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/27/2010 17:20:00

Obama to give Manhattan back to Native Americans?

December 27, 2010   TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Obama to give Manhattan back to Native Americans? TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: 7 Reasons We Can't Afford Ethanol Medicare regulation revives end-of-life planning 'Citizen Soros' ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/27/2010 17:16:00

PJI Announces "Hall of Shame 2010"

Sacramento, CA - The Pacific Justice Institute reflects back on 2010 with some of the worst outrages against religious freedom and the family. These incidents ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/27/2010 17:15:00

"Terror for the holidays: Methodology of the state of terror."

A Free Mind Report video and accompanying article - "Terror for the holidays: Methodology of the state of terror." http://freemindreport.com/2010/12/22/methodology-of-the-state-of-terror-2/ -- Andrew W. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/24/2010 10:03:00

Ellis County issues burn ban

WAXAHACHIE - During this morning’s regularly scheduled meeting, Ellis County Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of a 90-day burn ban at the recommendation of Fire ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/24/2010 09:57:00

Christmas According to Marx and Lenin

www.LC.org Orlando, FL - Between his campaign against President Gerald Ford in 1975-76 and his race against Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan delivered ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/24/2010 09:55:00

'Stop Global Warming' Sign Buried in the Snow

December 24, 2010 'Stop Global Warming' Sign Buried in the Snow CIA Creates ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/24/2010 09:53:00

Agents Search Home of Pilot Critical of TSA

December 24, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Agents Search Home of Pilot Critical of TSA TODAY'S ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/24/2010 09:52:00

WND EXCLUSIVE MILITARY SAYS SOLDIER HAD NO RIGHT OF SELF-DEFENSE

Clemency request refused in case over death of al-Qaida operative By Bob Unruh (c) 2010 WorldNetDaily The U.S. military has argued on appeal that Lt. Michael Behenna had ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/24/2010 09:49:00

Quick action saves life

FERRIS - J.R. McCall’s quick action saved a man’s life. While out driving down the road Sunday, Dec. 19, McCall observed a fire off FM 660 ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:25:00

Wilson appointed new district attorney; Swearing in ceremony for county officials Jan. 1

ELLIS COUNTY - In a special meeting on Friday, Dec. 17, Ellis County Commissioners appointed Patrick Wilson of Waxahachie to the office of County and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:22:00

Simply Speaking: You better watch out

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m tellin’ you why, Tea Party-ers have come to town. Yes, I’ve borrowed a ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:20:00

Jon’s VU! What are the side effects?

Do you look at the directions label on the medicine you take? Sometimes it may be necessary to continue reading to get the side effects. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:20:00

Who is Julian Assange?

Julian Assange, putative founder of the Web site WikiLeaks, has been described by Congressman Peter King (R-NY) as an international terrorist and his Web site ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:19:00

Constitutional Thinking: Nullification and Education

If the American people really want to get back their Constitution, it will have to begin with our children receiving a good education. After all, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:12:00

Joy (true joy) to the world

God wants you to be happy. That is a big part of the reason he sent his Son. How do I know this? Because when ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:11:00

The Royal Priesthood

THE ROYAL PRIESTHOOD PART I THE CHOSEN But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:11:00

The ordinances of God cannot be changed by any human authority

During the last several weeks, we have been examining the question as to why the Book of Acts and especially the writings of Paul are ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:10:00

DeSoto High School athletes garner state, district awards

DESOTO - The DeSoto Eagles Football Team advanced to the State Quarterfinals before a loss to Round Rock Story Point on Saturday, Dec. 4 in ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:50:00

WHS soccer team to kick off play in January

WAXAHACHIE - The girl’s soccer games will begin Monday, Jan. 3 and the boy’s games will begin Tuesday, Jan. 4. All games will be played at ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:50:00

Local resident to be deployed to Iraq

Submitted SPC Taylor Banks, son of Lisa Thompson of Red Oak and Danny Banks of Richmond, Va., who was a student in Red Oak High School, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:48:00

Red Oak Pee Wee football banquet

RED OAK - The ROPWFA held their annual A-Division banquet on Sunday, Dec. 19th at Red Oak Intermediate. The banquet is a time to hand out ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:46:00

Lady Hawks bounce back

RED OAK - After losing to a very good Waco Midway team on Tuesday, Dec. 14, the Lady Hawks turned around on Friday, Dec. 17 ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:42:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

BRISTOL Dec. 15 Graffitti pecuniary loss less than $500, 1600 block Union Hill Road, unknown suspect(s) spray painted his mailbox. Mailbox, $100. ENNIS Dec. 13 Criminal mischief greater than $1,500 ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:41:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 12-19 Tammy C. Collins, w/f, 33, 6 felony warrants Gary Henry, b/m, 64, Wilmer PD x1 Humberto Ramos, w/m, 27, public intoxication Gerardo Lopez, w/m, 21, no driver ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:41:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 13-20 Derick P. Arnold, 27, Possession of drug Paraphernalia, failure to appear Jaime Balderas, 20, speeding warrant arrest, failure to appear- warrant arrest Name withheld (juvenile), 17, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:41:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 14-20 Erin Isom, w/f, 18, poss of marijuana<2 oz in a drug free zone Paul K. McGowan, b/m, 45, assault family violence Johnny Perez Delrio, h/m, 37, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:40:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Arrests Nov. 6-Dec. 19 Avg. Unit Response Time 6min/25 sec Total Primary Calls for service 167 Traffic Stops 365 Citations issued 24 House & Building Cks 821 Neighborhood Checks 1284 911 hang up ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:40:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 12-18 Clarence W. Milburn, 45, Burglary of habitation- on view arrest Monica E. Bromillow, 39, Burglary of habitation- on view arrest Melissa K. Rockett, 34, warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:39:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 13-19 Keidron Ellis, b/m, 32, Dallas PD warrant Deandre Duntae Hodge, b/m, 27, warrant- other agency Raymond J. Petry JR., b/m, 36, warrant- other agency Inocencio Lara, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:39:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 14-20 Albert R. Munguia, m, 25, Dallas CO SO warrants Daylon L. Smith, m, 22, GHPD warrants Kim D. Dykes, f, 28, driving while intoxicated 2nd Ashle S. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:38:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 14 Gary Owens, w/m, PI Faustino Montemayor, w/m, theft greater than $1,500 John Picard, w/m, unlawful use of a motor vehicle ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:38:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 13-19 Charles Williams Iglehart, b/m, 32, Assault Public Servic Kisha Tamara Tutson, b/f, 34, driving while license invalid Maurice Teokeo Gilkey, b/m, 41, warrant arrest- outside agency Darius ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:37:00

Meals-on-Wheels shares holiday cheer

Submitted article With school being out and people going on vacation, Meals-on-Wheels needs caring volunteers and supporters to share holiday cheer. You may be involved by helping ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:34:00

MAAG celebrate Christmas

Submitted by Darleene Denbow It was a wonderful day of celebration as the Methodist Active Adult Group gathered in Memorial Hall of First United Methodist Church in ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:33:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:29:00

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Dec. 16 and 23, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:28:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:26:00

Obamacare Death Panel's First Murder

 December 22, 2010 Obamacare Death Panel's First Murder Unemployed Get Another Jobless Benefit ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/22/2010 16:03:00

A Conspiracy That Is Not a Theory

By Thair Phillips Conspiracy theories have always captured America's attention. The thought that a hidden group can manipulate and control money and governments from behind a ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/21/2010 17:48:00

They're Coming for the Internet! Julius Seizure

December 21, 2010 They're Coming for the Internet! Julius Seizure Why Automobile Insurance ... Full story

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

IT BEGAN WITH REPENTANCE

    The church as we know it today began with repentance. When Peter preached the cross at ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/21/2010 12:56:00

Salon Publishes Call for Torture, Murder of Sarah Palin

December 21, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Salon Publishes Call for Torture, Murder of Sarah Palin TODAY'S ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/21/2010 12:55:00

SPLC: Medical science, Christianity = 'hate'

  By J. Matt Barber © 2010  Sometimes the most effective way to deal with a bully is to simply pop him in the chops. While it may ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/20/2010 12:23:00

Congress redefines morality

Chaplain: Congress redefines morality Now that the Senate has voted to repeal the 17-year-old ban against homosexuals serving openly in the U.S. military, a ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/20/2010 11:49:00

TEXAS GUARD AND RESERVE MEMBERS OFFER GIFT OF THANKS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Guard and Reserve members and families encouraged to nominate employers supportive of military employees ARLINGTON, Va. – During this season of giving, Guard and Reserve members ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/20/2010 11:25:00

Ellis County: Wilson appointed as new County and District Attorney

WAXAHACHIE -In a special meeting on Friday, December 17, Ellis County Commissioners appointed Patrick Wilson of Waxahachie to the office of County and District Attorney.  ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 16:33:00

UN Plans Internet Regulation

December 17, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: UN Plans Internet Regulation TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 16:30:00

UN Plans Internet Regulation

December 17, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: UN Plans Internet Regulation TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 16:30:00

Death Panels Begin: Reaction to FDA's Decision to Begin Rationing

December 17, 2010 IN THE NEWS: Death Panels Begin: Reaction to FDA's Decision to Begin Rationing BREAKING: Republicans Kill the Omnibus Spending Bill Dems Attack Republican Legislator for 'Being ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 11:37:00

DPS urges holiday travelers to avoid Mexico

 The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texans to avoid traveling to Mexico during the holidays.   “Mexican drug cartel-related violence continues in the northern ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 11:31:00

Obama Quietly Erasing Borders

December 16, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Obama Quietly Erasing Borders TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The Patriot's Perspective America’s Growing Anti-Union Sentiment EPA Regulations Killing Clean Energy U.S. to have Highest Corporate Tax ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 11:29:00

Thoughts to Encourage (taming the tongue)

"Evil (corrupt, coarse, cursing, mocking, bitter, complaining, negative, critical...etc.) words just like evil thoughts proceed from a defiled heart.  The tongue cannot be tamed but ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 11:22:00

Total Lunar Eclipse Coming Before Dawn on Dec. 21

December 16 AUSTIN, Texas — A total lunar eclipse will be visible across North America beginning shortly after midnight Tuesday Central Standard Time, according to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 11:18:00

57th Annual Christmas Parade brings in crowd

LANCASTER– The 57th Annual Lancaster Christmas Parade strutted off with 45 entries consisting of floats, antique cars, old and new fire trucks, marching groups and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:50:00

Sheriff to focus on DWI

ELLIS COUNTY - Commissioners unanimously approved acceptance of a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation for driving while intoxicated enforcement during Christmas/New Years, Spring ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:44:00

Lost dog: Being careful is not always enough

Last week my ferocious Pomeranian Ivan the Terrible strayed away from my wife when she wasn’t looking. This is not the first time he has managed ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:40:00

Personal Finance: Are your kids ready for a cell phone?

If your preteen child hasn’t hit you up yet for a cell phone, you’re among a rare breed indeed. Studies have found that roughly 70 ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:39:00

The truth about the first Thanksgiving

Part 2 To rectify this situation, in 1623 Bradford abolished socialism. He gave each household a parcel of land and told them they could keep what ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:38:00

Simply Speaking: A Great Divide

From the very start of the United States, a great divide was developed over whether or not a national bank should or should not be…a ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:36:00

Conveying Hebrew concepts into Greek and translating can lose information

This week we are going to continue with the question about understanding the Book of Acts and other New Testament Scriptures and we are going ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:35:00

Meals-on-Wheels' essay wins grant money to help local seniors in need

Submitted article Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties has just won a grant from the Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA)/Subaru "Share the Love" grant ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:34:00

Lady Hawks beat rival Waxahachie

RED OAK - The Lady Hawks hosted the Waxahachie Lady Indians on Tuesday December 7, 2010 in a huge District 15-4A game. The Lady Indians got ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:31:00

High school head trainer Scott Galloway speaks at national conference

DESOTO - DeSoto High School Head Athletic Trainer Scott Galloway spoke at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Summit in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Dec. 7. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:30:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ALMA Dec.4 Assault causes bodily injury family violence, 200 block Barker Road, the listed complainant was assaulted by his wife. He received physical injuries from the assault. Dec. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:29:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 5-11 Stacie Hall, b/f, 45, Wilmer PD x2 Nolan D. Mallory, w/m, 30, Gun Barrel x1, DSO x4 Kathy L. Womack, w/f, 25, SO Athen Henderson CO Hatari ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:28:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 6-13 Benjamin A. Fowler, 41, speeding warrant, failure to appear- warrant arrest Chad L. Grigsby, 24, duty on striking fixture/ hwy landscape>=$200 Jerry S. Hernandez, 39, public ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:28:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 9-12 Morgan C. Natasha, b/f, 31, warrant Vera Fernando, h/m, 26, driving while intoxicated Raul Macias-Alvarado, h/m, 30, public intoxication Rodrigo Guevara, h/m, 19, credit card abuse ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:28:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 5-11 Eric Aguillon Fernando, h/m, 21, Waxahachie warrants, expired registration, failure to maintain financial responsibility, speeding, driving while license suspended Dennis Wayne Davis, w/m, 24, driving ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:27:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 6-12 Brittany Smith, b/f, 17, public intoxication Tovia C. Gordan, b/f, 18, public intoxication Larry A. Nickerson, b/m, 33, Lancaster warrants Arthalise Hulett, b/m, 60, Lancaster warrants Sheldon John ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:27:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests James Jeffrey Tarter, w/m, 32, driving while license invalid Keon Dwayne Love, b/m, 30, Dallas County Sheriff’s warrants, expired insurance, no driver license x2, no operator ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:26:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 3-08 Ronnie L. Ray, m, 34, Grand Prairie warrant Keithum L. Strong, m, 35, Glenn Heights PD warrant Tyrius D. Bass, m, 34, Arlington PD warrant Crystal A. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:26:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 2-13 Jorge Rios, w/m, 19, poss marijuana, Wilmer PD warrant James Risby, b/m, 56, public intoxication Albert Gomez, w/m, 19, poss marijuana John Enriquez, w/m, 35, Grand Prairie ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:25:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 8 Christopher Horton, b/m, tamp w/gov doc, evading arrest Deric Jackson, b/m, tamp w/gov doc, evading arrest Brandy Mack, w/f, traffic, out of town warrant Orlando White, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:25:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 6-12 Shatonja Laquet Davis, b/f, 33, warrant arrest-outside agency Eduardo Tamayo, w/m, 32, expired driver license Paul Christian Ewell, w/m, 48, driving while intoxicated Clyde Thaddeus Ezeb, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:25:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Dec. 6-12 Alex Lamar Johnson, b/m, 38, warrant arrest- local charge Andrew Mike Bass, w/m, 18, warrant arrest-local charge Seidah Muhammad Vaughn, b.f, 38, murder Amy Lashon Arnwire, b/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:23:00

Serving Country: Rodney L. Keeton Jr.

WILMER - Air Force Airman 1st Class Rodney L. Keeton Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:23:00

Ferris Independent School District: Construction Manager/Agent

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Dec. 9 & 16, 2010 Ferris Independent School District is accepting qualifications and resume for a ... Full story

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

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Dec. 16 and 23, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:20:00

Obama: Unemployment Benefits are "Biggest Boost" to Economy

December 15, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Obama: Unemployment Benefits are "Biggest Boost" to Economy TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Christmas Books Reid threatens to keep Congress into next year Senate Dems unveil ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 16:17:00

Sarah Palin Person of the Year for 2010; Pres. George W. Bush Person of the Decade

BP Oil Spill News Story of 2010; Attacks of September 11, 2001 News Story of Decade UTICA, NY - Former Vice-Presidential candidate and Governor of Alaska ... Full story

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

Thoughts to Encourage (evil thoughts)

"Since evil thoughts spring forth from a defiled heart, it is impossible to take our thoughts captive as we are commanded to do until we ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 15:57:00

House votes to repeal military ban; Senate action pending

'Dangerous' for feds to get involved in Muslim's lawsuit  Liberty Counsel's Mat Staver says it's a "dangerous" precedent for the federal government to sue a ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 15:49:00

UCLA Professor: DREAM Act Will Help Illegals Replace Old White Men in Congress

December 16, 2010 IN THE NEWS: UCLA Professor: DREAM Act Will Help Illegals Replace Old White Men in Congress A Liberal Carol Calling Reid's Bluff Michelle Obama Says Childhood Obesity ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 15:48:00

Palin Criticized for Praying to God

December 14, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Palin Criticized for Praying to God TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Obama's Lies About His Broken Promises Obama: 'I'm itching for a fight' Tax Cuts Package ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 17:16:00

7 Christmas Inventions and their Surprising Origins

December 14, 2010 thomasnet.com Have you ever wondered where Christmas lights, candy canes and other holiday mainstays originated? Here we look at the history of some of ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 17:12:00

Cash Named Associate Director of Journalism School

AUSTIN, Texas — Wanda Garner Cash, a clinical professor of journalism at The University of Texas at Austin since 2006, has been named associate director ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 10:23:00

Cash Named Associate Director of Journalism School

AUSTIN, Texas — Wanda Garner Cash, a clinical professor of journalism at The University of Texas at Austin since 2006, has been named associate director ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 10:23:00

AN IDOL IS LURKING BEHIND YOUR ANGER

Anger is the fruit of idolatry. Are you aware of the fact there is an idol or idols lurking behind your anger? There is onlyone-way ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 09:41:00

Firm in H-1B case looks to hire only U.S. workers

Peri Software officials say the company's move to hire only U.S. workers for domestic offices is unrelated to its recent settlement of U.S. charges it ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 09:40:00

7 Scrooge-worthy scams for the holidays

All crooks want for Christmas is to steal your money and sensitive information. Security experts give tips on how to avoid a holiday-themed highjinx. Read ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 09:39:00

Somali Teenage Girl Shot to Death for Embracing Christ

December 14, 2010 IN THE NEWS: Somali Teenage Girl Shot to Death for Embracing Christ Homosexual Books Vandalized at Harvard Democrat Gains in State Senate Means Maryland May Get ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 09:37:00

First woman to take helm of a U.S. military academy

The Coast Guard will have the first woman superintendent of a military service academy at the helm of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy when classes ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 09:35:00

Sheriff to focus on DWI enforcement during holidays

WAXAHACHIE (TEXAS) - During Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting of the Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners unanimously approved acceptance of a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 09:21:00

Unconstitutional: The American people had their say, but now the Constitution is weighing in on ObamaCare's individual mandate.

December 14, 2010 Unconstitutional By Robert Romano "The unchecked expansion of congressional power to the limits suggested by the Minimum Essential Coverage Provision would invite unbridled exercise of ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 09:15:00

Unconstitutional: The American people had their say, but now the Constitution is weighing in on ObamaCare's individual mandate.

December 14, 2010 Unconstitutional By Robert Romano "The unchecked expansion of congressional power to the limits suggested by the Minimum Essential Coverage Provision would invite unbridled exercise of ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/14/2010 09:15:00

THE ROYAL PRIESTHOOD PART I THE CHOSEN

 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2010 10:51:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas fall 1.1 cents per gallon in past week

Dallas, December 13- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.79/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2010 10:47:00

Opinion: House Budget Bill Includes Supersized FDA

By:  Brent Regan, http://voxverus.com/     After a pummeling in the November elections over federal spending and the expansion of government, the lame duck House passed a budget bill ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2010 10:39:00

Federal Judge to Rule on Health Law's Constitutionality

December 13, 2010   IN THE NEWS: Federal Judge to Rule on Health Law's Constitutionality John Boehner: 'Obama Disrespectful to Me' Krauthammer: Obama Pulling Off Swindle of the Year Dem Rep: ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2010 10:38:00

Hackers steal McDonald's customer data

McDonald's is working with law enforcement authorities after malicious hackers broke into another company's databases and stole information about an undetermined number of the fast ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2010 10:37:00

Chris Matthews Calls Chris Christie Too Fat to be President

 December 11, 2010 IN THE NEWS: Chris Matthews Calls Chris Christie Too Fat to be President Obama Gets Busted on Mythbusters Why Constitutional Conservatism Is Ascending Apple Pulls Christian App ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/11/2010 12:51:00

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Bill Clinton Rides to Obama Rescue

December 11, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Bill Clinton Rides to Obama Rescue TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Faith is the Source of America's Greatness Close the Education Department! Judge Dismisses Part of ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/11/2010 12:50:00

Wilmer 'Lite the Tree' 2010

Photo gallery of Wilmers 'Lite the Tree' 2010. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 23:09:00

Ferris 'Christmas on the Square' 2010

Photo gallery of Ferris' 15th annual "Christmas on the Square." ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 23:05:00

County talks redistricting

ELLIS COUNTY - Ellis County Commissioners heard an educational presentation regarding the process of redistricting, required in 2011, during a special meeting on Friday, Dec. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:59:00

Simply Speaking: Boston Tea Party

In studying the 1773 Boston Tea Party, I have discovered a direct linkage which may or may not lend justification to my interest and participation ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:57:00

Thoughts concerning the 2012 presidential election

PAUL RICHARD STRANGE SR. dadprs@hotmail.com Waxahachie The assumption of most pundits right now in December of 2010 is that President Barack Obama is certain to be the nominee ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:57:00

The truth about the first Thanksgiving

Part I I trust everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving complete with the traditional turkey and dressing, pumpkin pie and all the trimmings. It’s fitting this time of ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:56:00

Constitutional Thinking: Keep your eyes open

From the looks of things, constitutionalists need to really keep their eyes open this coming year. The Republican 2011 Team isn’t even hitched up to ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:55:00

Ruth Mardell Coker

Aug. 29, 1930 – Dec. 5, 2010 WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for Ruth Mardell Coker, 80, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:54:00

Dail Blasingame

Jan. 5, 1940 – Nov. 29, 2010 WAXAHACHIE – Graveside services for Dail Blasingame, 70, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 in Waxahachie ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:54:00

RoseAnn J. Beatte

April 18, 1955 - Dec. 3, 2010 FERRIS - Memorial services for RoseAnn J. Beatte will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 at Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:53:00

America's final call 'repent'

Repent America and escape the wrath to come or suffer the consequences that you have created by your own wanting. Turn from your deceptive and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:52:00

Serving Country: Esteven G. Pulido

RICE - Air Force Airman Esteven G. Pulido graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:52:00

Kitchen Campaign party benefits Meals-on-Wheels

MIDLOTHIAN - Last Saturday, Meals-on-Wheels Trustee Paula Baucum, hosted a Holiday Cookie Exchange at her home in Midlothian to benefit the Kitchen Campaign: a campaign ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:51:00

A very special invitation from Hampton Road Baptist Church

Submitted article Mark your calendars for a free event you won’t want to miss! All of our HRBC Friends, Neighbors and Community Family are invited to ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:51:00

Amber Terrace Elementary staff, family remember student with library dedication

DESOTO - Hubaldo and Marina Ortiz’s generous donation to Amber Terrace Elementary will help keep the memory of their daughter Kaylinn alive as the school ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:50:00

Hawks drop close one

RED OAK - The Hawks hosted the Mesquite Poteet Pirates on Tuesday, Nov. 30 in a 15-4A district match up. The Hawks fell behind by a ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:50:00

Local gymnast to compete at state level

Submitted by Mike Moffitt FERRIS - She can flip through the air, do difficult skills on a four-inch wide beam, sprint down a runway to flip ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:49:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ENNIS Nov.18 Assault threaten bodily injury, 3100 block Union Hill Road, the suspect threatened the complainant, his spouse, with bodily injury. Nov. 23 Theft property greater than $1,500 less ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:48:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Nov. 28 - Dec. 5 Cindy’s Gamble, b/f, 43, TCIC X3 Collin Co Christopher J. Savage, w/m, 20, TCIC Dallas Sheriff’s Office Jonathan Acosta, w/m, 21, Wilmer Police ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:48:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Nov. 22 - Dec. 6 Ashley L. Vanlandingham, 28, speeding-warrant arrest, driving while license invalid-warrant arrest Julio C. Mendoza, 34, no seat belt-driver warrant arrest, violate promise ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:48:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Nov. 29 - Dec. 5 Total Primary Calls for service 19 Avg. Unit response time 8 min-11 sec Traffic Stops 89 Citations Issued 2 House & Building Cks 136 Neighborhood Checks 276 Backup ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:47:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 Reginal L. Moore, b/m, 47, Grand Prairie warrant, failure to maintain to financial responsibility, expired registration Miguel Martinez Hernandez, h/m, 44, driving ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:47:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Nov. 29 - Dec. 5 Raymond Lanier Dupree, b/m, 19, warrant arrest-other agency Raymond Wallace Elliot, b/m, 25, warrant arrest –other agency Daryl Wayne Staley, b/m, 44, Lancaster ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:47:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Oct. 11 – Dec. 1 Adam J. Shaw, 22, w/m, Hutchins PD warrants, failure to id, failure to appear, driving while license invalid, Grand Prairie PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:46:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Nov. 19 - Dec. 2 Altee Price Jr., m, 37, aggravated assault deadly weapon Kamra D. Walker, f, 22, DWI Bryant A. Pruett, m, 22, possession marijuana Jose H. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:44:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Nov. 29 - Dec. 3 Darinel Escobar, w/m, traffic Jeffery Slade, w/m, out of town warrant Jason Burks, w/m, driving while intoxicated, traffic Bradley Dyer, w/m, driving while intoxicated Michael ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:43:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Nov. 29 - Dec. 5 Damonica Chameece Beasley, b/f, 19, warrant arrest-local charge Danielle V. Jordan, b/f, 27, warrant arrest-local charge Jonathan Trimine Jackson, b/m, 25, warrant arrest-local ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:43:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Nov. 22 - Dec. 5 Rodney Louis Lagarde, b/m, 27, warrant arrest-local charge Emilio Placencia, w/m, 17, burglary of habitation Adrian Garcia, w/m, 17, burglary of habitation Kealan Jaun ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:42:00

City of Hutchins: SECTION A ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Dec. 2 & 9, 2010 SECTION A ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:41:00

Ferris Independent School District: Construction Manager/Agent

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Dec. 9 & 16, 2010 Ferris Independent School District is accepting qualifications and resume for a ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:40:00

City of Wilmer Substandard Building Order

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 City of Wilmer Substandard Building Order December 2, 2010 ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL IT IS ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:35:00

Officials brace for severe winter wildfire season

Dec. 9, 2010 -- COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A severe winter wildfire season is predicted for Texas, and officials say the public should be aware ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 13:14:00

Hackers Strike Back to Support WikiLeaks

December 9, 2010 IN THE NEWS: Why do the Poor Stay Poor? Hackers Strike Back to Support WikiLeaks How Many People Does it Take to Put Up an Obama ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 13:11:00

Toy Safety raises parent's concern

When local mom and attorney Valerie Farwell read "Playing with Safety," a new study from the American Association of Justice, she was startled.When she got ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/08/2010 12:24:00

Texas 10 Most Wanted man and girlfriend arrested

An Austin man who was added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted list on Dec. 3 was arrested in Austin on Sunday, Dec. 5, by ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/08/2010 12:22:00

Obamacare Waivers Double in Just 3 Weeks

December 8, 2010 IN THE NEWS: How Many People Does it Take to Put Up an Obama Christmas Tree? Reparations have Begun Democrat Party Race Baiting Abuse Is Hollywood Mounting ... Full story

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

FCC Pushes to Regulate the News

December 8, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: FCC Pushes to Regulate the News TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The Proof That There Is No Global Warming Catch-and-release of Taliban fighters angers troops; ... Full story

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

Four Things You Should Know about the Remarkable Christmas Truce of 1914

Today, the economics of the holiday season and the hoped for signs of an improving economy seem to overpower any other possible message, including peace. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/07/2010 10:22:00

Big Sis Invades Wal-Mart

December 7, 2010 IN THE NEWS: Big Sis Invades Wal-Mart The Presidency That Could Save America A Black Farmer Blows the Whistle on the Black Farmer Settlement Obama Muffed U.S. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/07/2010 10:20:00

Americas Final Call “Repent”

By God’s Grace Ministries - Danny G. Hatfield Sr.   Repent America and escape the wrath to come or suffer the consequences that you have created by ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 16:58:00

The 12 Rules of Christmas®

(Compiled by attorneys for The Rutherford Institute) Unfortunately, Christmas has become a time of controversy over what can or cannot be done in terms of celebrating ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 12:51:00

Is It Illegal to Celebrate Christmas in the Schools?

"I think there's something wrong with me. I just don't understand Christmas. I like getting presents, sending cards, decorating trees and all that. But instead ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 12:45:00

WikiLeaks Will Release Encrypted 'Doomsday File' if Site Blocked

December 6, 2010 IN THE NEWS: WikiLeaks Will Release Encrypted 'Doomsday File' if Site Blocked Ron Paul: 'What we need is more WikiLeaks' Obama's Job Killing Regulations Kill the Death ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 12:45:00

MONDAY, DEC. 6: FERRIS CITY COUNCIL TO MEET AT 7 P.M.

AGENDA FERRIS CITY COUNCIL MEETING CITY OF FERRIS A GENERAL LAW MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, ELLIS COUNTY AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF CITY HALL 100 TOWN PLAZA FERRIS, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 10:43:00

Ellis County discusses redistricting

Ellis County Commissioners heard an educational presentation regarding the process of Redistricting that will be required in 2011 during a special meeting on Dec. 3. “One ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 10:21:00

Ferris awarded $100,000 baseball grant

The City of Ferris announced today it was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund. The grant will support the renovation of both baseball ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 09:47:00

Nancy Pelosi is Using Government to Steal from Americans

December 4, 2010 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Nancy Pelosi is Using Government to Steal from Americans TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Why the Lame Duck Session of Congress is So Dangerous Tax ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 09:40:00

Feds Warrantlessly Tracking Americans' Credit Cards in Real Time

December 5, 2010 IN THE NEWS: Feds Warrantlessly Tracking Americans' Credit Cards in Real Time Slate Mag Calls for Hillary Clinton's "Scalp" Bank Of America Sets Up Swat Team ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 09:30:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas rose 19.7 cents per gallon in the past week,

Dallas, December 6- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 19.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.80/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 09:16:00

Five New Ways to Understand Your Family’s Dynamics This Holiday Season

 It’s that time of the year when families are getting together. For some, these holiday get-togethers can be fraught with difficult family dynamics. But why? ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2010 09:12:00

Are You Ready for This? Delaying Tax Vote Could Crash Stock Market

December 3, 2010 IN THE NEWS: Are You Ready for This? Delaying Tax Vote Could Crash Stock Market The US is Prepared to Bail Out the European Union ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/03/2010 11:08:00

Dems Vote To Raise Taxes - Applause For Pelosi

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Dems Vote To Raise Taxes - Applause For Pelosi TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Obama's 7 'Creator' Omissions Jobless Rate Rises to 9.8 Percent, Highest Since April Boehner ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/03/2010 09:57:00

EPA Requests Texas Issue Clean Water Act Permits

 DALLAS – December 2, 2010 - The Environmental Protection Agency has requested the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality take the necessary steps to reissue Clean ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/03/2010 09:54:00

Zogby Interactive: 77% Say WikiLeaks A Threat to U.S. Security

    UTICA, New York - More than three quarters of likely voters (77%)  say the release of classified documents by the organization WikiLeaks is a national ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/03/2010 09:30:00

Activist: Feds should be on 'hate group' list'

Activist: Feds should be on 'hate group' list'  A family-values group in Pennsylvania is arguing that at least three federal agencies should be included in ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/03/2010 09:18:00

City of Hutchins: ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Dec. 2 & 9, 2010 SECTION A ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 19:25:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 19:23:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 19:22:00

Serving Country: John T. Maness

Air Force Airman 1st Class John T. Maness has been selected for promotion to the rank of senior airman in the U.S. Air Force. Maness, an ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 19:22:00

Serving Country: Steven Knight

MIDLOTHIAN - Air Force Airman Steven Knight graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 19:22:00

Serving Country: Thomas G. Bittick

WAXAHACHIE - Air National Guard Capt. Thomas G. Bittick has been decorated with the Air Force Commendation Medal. The medal is awarded to those individuals who ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 19:21:00

Serving Country: James L. Berman

MIDLOTHIAN - Jared L. Berman has been promoted to the rank of private first class in the U.S. Army. Berman is a signal support systems specialist ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 19:20:00

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