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Cindy Ermatinger

Candidate did not respond to Q&A after multiple attempts. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 14:52:00

Bob Carroll

Bob Carroll | Midlothian | Lawyer, Private Practice 1) Given that the 40th District Court is overseeing the Adult Probation Department, are there any specific to address the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 14:51:00

Ron Wilkinson

Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the questions sent to me on January 15 regarding my candidacy for Judge of the 40th District ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 14:49:00

Dan Gus

Dan Gus | Red Oak | Lawyer, Walker Sewell 1) Given that the 40th District Court is overseeing the Adult Probation Department, are there any specific to address ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 14:44:00

up to date list

This list includes all general election opponents as well. The Democrats only filed one candidate for office. The Libertarians filed several. County Judge Republican – Carol Bush (I); ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 14:43:00

Kelly Kovar

Kelly Kovar – Candidate for Ellis County Judge Ellis County Press Questions   1. Top three platform issues? 1-Government by principal. 2-A proactive stance against crime. 3-Reject federal stimulius money.   First, I ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 14:41:00

Carol Bush

COUNTY JUDGE Carol Bush   1.       Top Three Platform issues?   The top three issues facing the county are the budget, maintaining adequate law enforcement and addressing road, bridge and drainage issues.   We must ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 14:39:00

Greg Wilhelm

CANDIDATE QUESTIONS The Ellis County Press February 18, 2010   Judge Greg Wilhelm ELLIS COUNTY COURT AT LAW NO. 1   -------------------------------------   1.   Why do you want this seat and if already elected, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 14:29:00

Jim Chapman

Ellis County Court at Law #1 Jim Chapman’s responses to ECP questions. 1.Why do you want this seat and if elected, why would you want to continue to serving? There are challenges ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 14:26:00

Steve Egan

Steve Egan Top 3 platform issues: Dedicated public servant 29+ years with Midlothian Police Dept. I am fair and unbiased in my dealings with people. Know that Justice of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 13:58:00

Manager denies incident

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ENNIS – A recent discussion about the safety of individuals working at Mid-way Regional Airport jointly owned by the cities of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 09:59:00

Reporter parts ways with ECP

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS – Last week while citizens across the county were clearing up leftover debris from the record breaking snowfall of 2010, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 09:58:00

Student caught with gun and ammo at school

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN - Soon after the bell rang at Frank Seale Middle School everyone went to class as usual. Around 2:05 p.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 09:57:00

Free public foam recycling drop-off facility arrives in Ellis County

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Foam recycling has arrived in Ellis County. Braving the history making winter weather, Dart Container of Texas unveiled its ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 09:56:00

Voters heading to the polls Tuesday

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY – Early voting is underway across the county and the primaries are less than a week away to be ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 09:55:00

Muslim Scholars Say Full Body Scanners Violate Laws of Islam

Airport security is and will continue to be an important topic in the post 9/11 world. There is a fine line between security and the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 06:30:00

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Bill Vansyckle

1)       Top three platform issues?   The Justice of the Peace court is defined as the jurisdiction closest to the people.  My life’s work as an investigator has defined me ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/24/2010 18:10:00

State wide races

State wide racesEarly voting is now underway and election day is next Tuesday, March 2. Democrats United States Representative, District 3 John Lingenfelder United States Representative, District 5 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/24/2010 17:50:00

Cartoon of the Day

Latest editorial cartoon from award-winning cartoonist William Warren. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2010 15:05:00

Department is moving along full speed ahead

 Loop 9 Update Town Hall Meeting Set for 2  p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28 in Cedar Hill Organized by Citizens’ Coalitions – Debra Medina, Other Candidates to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2010 15:25:00

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Last Updated: 02/22/2010 09:48:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 6.9 cents per gallon in the past week

Dallas, TX, Feb.22- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 6.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.47/g today. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2010 09:45:00

Dairy Queen robbed

FERRIS - Police are investigating a robbery of the Dairy Queen, 308 S I-45, on Sunday, Feb. 21.Ferris Police notified Ellis County Sheriff’s Office of the robbery. Two suspects, a white ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2010 09:41:00

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Last Updated: 02/19/2010 08:21:00

Ellis County Technology meeting

Join us for the ECT Meetup! Technology for your Personal Life and Your Business Attend an "Industry Inclusive" roundtable discussion on what technology you believe ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/19/2010 08:18:00

Halal slaughterhouse to be built near county line

STAFF REPORTThe Ellis County Press NAVARRO COUNTY – An Islamic halal slaughterhouse will be built several hundred feet from the Ellis County line, according to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:30:00

Man fleeing police results in girls death

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press Duncanville – Gladys Isela Barrientos, 21, a University of Texas in Arlington student, was killed on her way home on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:28:00

City honors Lions Club

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – The Lions Club will mark its 85th year anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 20. Issuing their first charter on March 14, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:27:00

Law enforcement searching for bank robber

Do you know this man? The Stamford Police, Texas Rangers and FBI continue to seek information on the robbery of the First National Bank of Stamford, Texas, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 10:35:00

Pothole repairs underway in Dallas and surrounding counties

DALLAS DISTRICT – Months of rain and heat, then snow, ice and freezing temperatures have caused a number of potholes on both asphalt and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2010 16:36:00

Top 10 Most Wanted member apprehended

Mauricio Geovany Rosales, DOB 5-26-85, who had been on the Texas DPS 10 Most Wanted list since September 2006, was arrested just after midnight on ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2010 14:45:00

Lady Indian basketball

WAXAHACHIE - The Lady Indians basketball team defeated West Mesquite in the Bi-district round of the playoffs.   The Area Round Playoff game will be held on Friday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2010 13:14:00

Criminal Investigation class offered

SAGU Debuts Crime Scene Investigation Course SAGU recently introduced a new course within the Criminal Justice program called “Criminal Investigation.”  Professor Bruce Stayments is teaching the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2010 10:50:00

Chamber Night Out

The Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce held its January Chamber Night Out at Verizon Wireless, on Thursday, Jan. 12.  Approximately 80 Cedar Hill business men ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2010 10:31:00

Feb. 24 at Red Oak Municipal Center

Small Business: Access to Capital  Special Guest Speaker   Robin Lasher with the Small Business Development Center of Navarro College. Will the economy sizzle, fizzle or at least show ... Full story

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

February Marks National Pet Dental Health Month

AUSTIN—The start of February marks, along with Black History Month, National Pet Dental Health Month. National Pet Dental Health month has been designated in February ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2010 10:11:00

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Gallery of Forgotten Photos...

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Last Updated: 02/16/2010 09:48:00

Preservation seminar Feb. 18

WAXAHACHIE, Texas — The Texas Historical Commission’s  Texas Main Street Program and Preserve America will be sponsoring a preservation seminar on Feb. 18 in at ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2010 09:38:00

HILCOs Operation Round Up® grants funding to local organizations

  Operation Round Up® is a voluntary program in which residential members of HILCO Electric Cooperative, Inc. sign up to have their electric bills rounded upward ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2010 09:37:00

Luncheon rescheduled to Feb. 18

The Lancaster Chamber Luncheon is this Thursday, February 18, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. in Grand Hall of the Recreation Center.  We look forward to seeing all of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2010 12:17:00

Eric Holders Latest Folly

    Donate Daily Email RSS Twitter Facebook We have moved away from the simple BLOG style website to allow our members to have a much more ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2010 09:48:00

Emergency meeting Tuesday, Feb 16 at 6:30 p.m

The Common Sense Conservative Coalition of Ellis County is holding an emergency meeting this Tuesday at 6:30 p.m,The meeting will be in the upper room ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2010 09:38:00

Womens Safety Awareness Class Monday, Feb. 15

Red Oak Jazzercise Lite® hosts Free Open House in conjunction with Texas Civil Defense presentation on safety awareness/personal protection for women   Linda Frazier, a Red Oak-area Jazzercise ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2010 15:08:00

Broken tree limb drop off

 MIDLOTHIAN - All citizens may drop off any broken/downed tree limbs to Water tower #2 on Mockingbird Road starting Tuesday, Feb.16. The gates will be ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/12/2010 16:24:00

Big Snowstorm Wallops South into Early Saturday

 State College, Pa. - Feb. 12,  2010  - AccuWeather.com reports a rare heavy snowstorm is continuing to blanketareas from the I-20 to I-10 corridor in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/12/2010 14:08:00

Cornyn Announces Cedar Hill Fire Department To Receive $65,569 Grant

Funding will help ensure first responders have the resources to keep Texas communities safe, Cornyn says WASHINGTON— The Cedar Hill Fire Department will receive a grant ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/12/2010 14:06:00

Power outages

Besides the Red Oak Independent School District being closed today to to massive winter weather hitting the area, power outages are now being reported. Seek ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/12/2010 13:15:00

Wreckers not to go out until daylight

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Last Updated: 02/12/2010 12:33:00

Trash pickup postponed

DESOTO - Republic Waste will be picking up all of Friday, Feb. 12, trash on Saturday, Feb.13 due to the winter weather conditions. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/12/2010 12:27:00

Basketball game moved because of weather

The Waxahachie High School boys basketball game has been moved to Monday, Feb.15 at 5:30 p.m.  They will play in Corsicana.  ... Full story

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

Cornyn Announces Ennis Fire Department To Receive $42,655 Grant

 Funding will help ensure first responders have the resources to keep Texas communities safe, Cornyn says   WASHINGTON— The Ennis Fire Department will receive a grant of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/12/2010 12:18:00

Record snow storm shuts down businesses, schools

Charles D. Hatfield Jr. The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY – Area residents woke up to more than 13-inches of accumulated snow Friday, Feb. 12. A record-breaking snow ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/12/2010 11:40:00

FDA Invades Non-Commercial Amish Farm in PA

Kinzers, PA – At 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, only a few miles from the scene of the Nickel Mines Amish massacre of 2006, another ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/12/2010 10:52:00

Texas Reaches Agreements With Western Union, Three Other States in Anti-Money Laundering Effort

Agreements will result in coordinated efforts to fight border crime   AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott entered into two agreements today that will help Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/12/2010 09:52:00

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Mr. President, Senior Citizens Cannot and Will Not Bail You Out

  MEDIA ADVISORY, Feb. 11 /Standard Newswire/ -- The Seniors Coalition, which represents the interests of over four million American senior citizens, today blasted comments by ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 14:08:00

Conviction upheld for Ferris officers death

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press HOUSTON – The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals upheld Kent Sprouse’s conviction for the death of a Ferris Police officer Wednesday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:13:00

Carjacker causes schools, businesses lock down Monday

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN – According to City Secretary Lou Jameson, early in the afternoon, Monday, Feb. 8, a gunman was on the loose ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:13:00

Son who shot dad gets 20-year prison term

JOEY G. DAUBEN The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – After sitting in Ellis County jail more than three years, a Ferris man accused of killing his father ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:12:00

Fantastic Texas to be explored at Waxahachie bookstore Saturday

SPECIAL REPORT The Ellis County Press MOUNT PLEASANT – From ancient nuclear wars, to the secret of sexual attraction, with stops along the way for Bigfoot, ancient ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:11:00

District wont confirm coachs dismissal

Solicitation of minor, child porn alleged JOEY G. DAUBEN The Ellis County Press FERRIS – The Ferris school district won’t confirm or comment on allegations a high school ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:10:00

County and district clerks to go online

Diana Buckley Ellis County Human Services WAXAHACHIE – During a regular meeting of the Ellis County commissioners’ court, Monday, Feb. 8 the county clerk and district clerk ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:09:00

Jazz Café celebrates 5th year

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – The opening ceremonies kicked off with "The Sound of Music" while the evening progressed into more old time favorites ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 12:33:00

First Industrial announced a new lease with Continental Tire

Today, First Industrial announced a new lease with Continental Tire for287,827 square feet of distribution space at First Park DalPort, located at South I-45 in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 11:41:00

Republicans Consider Five Propositions on the 2010 Primary Ballot

AUSTIN — Early voting for the 2010 Republican Primary begins Tuesday, Feb. 16, and along with candidates for offices from courthouses to the state house, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 10:46:00

Rotary tents provide shelter for the most vulnerable in Haiti

Families with newborn babies and pregnant women were the first to receive emergency shelter by the ShelterBox Response Team operating in Haiti. The Response Team initially ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2010 09:21:00

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Last Updated: 02/10/2010 09:19:00

Lane Closures on Woodall Rodgers Freeway

Construction of the Deck Park continues   DALLAS – The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation to construct the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2010 09:10:00

Duff Hale Files for Seat on Midlothian City Counci l

Duff Hale announced he has filed to run for Place 4 on the Midlothian City Council.  Hale is a  long time Midlothian-area resident.   Hale and his ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2010 12:45:00

States $30 million mortgage credit program to help veterans become homeowners

    (AUSTIN) — Honoring those who preserve and protect the American Dream to finally live it, Governor Rick Perry and the Texas Department of Housing and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2010 12:41:00

Reward increased for information on East Texas church arsons

The reward for information on the identity of the arsonist who has burned at leasteight churches in the East Texas area since Jan. 1 has ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2010 12:38:00

Business Over Breakfast Feb. 10

to Feature Program on Making Small Business Owners More Bankable The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce presents the February Business Over Breakfast featuring Robin Lasher with the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2010 15:32:00

County and District Clerks to go online

Diana Buckley972-825-5087Diana.Buckley@co.ellis.tx.us   During a regular meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court, the County Clerk and District Clerk received approval to provide online services. “This addendum will ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2010 15:12:00

Car hijacked at gunpoint

 Midlothian -  According to City Secretary Lou Jameson, earlier this afternoon a gunman was on the loose in the city which initiated a lockdown for ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2010 14:31:00

Crime watch meeting

 There will be a Central Ferris Crime Watch meeting held at the First Baptist Church of Ferris Conference Center located at 5th Street and Church ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/06/2010 15:26:00

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam

NORTH TEXAS REVS UP FOR ADVANCE AUTO PARTS MONSTER JAM® AT COWBOYS STADIUM   ARLINGTON, TX (FEBRUARY 6, 2010) – Get ready, motor sports enthusiasts!  On Saturday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/05/2010 11:39:00

Attorney provides step-by-step plan

Brian F. di Caprio Founder of CB-United CB-United 206-245-2603 1. The next time you order checks have only your initials (instead of first name) and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/05/2010 11:30:00

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Last Updated: 02/05/2010 11:25:00

$18.5 million donation received for cancer research

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awards $18.5 million to UT Southwestern investigators for cancer studies   DALLAS – The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/05/2010 11:06:00

Anemia drug not helpful for kidney disease patients

    DALLAS – An international study authored by a UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher has concluded that the anemia drug darbepoetin alfa works no better than ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/05/2010 11:03:00

Writing a Winning Business Plan

Have you ever heard the saying, “If you don’t know where you’re going, be careful because you might get there”?  Starting a business without a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/05/2010 10:58:00

Pres. Obama Proposes to Cut 180 Border Patrol Agents

Tuesday, February 2, 2010, 1:20 PM EST - posted on NumbersUSA Pres. Barack Obama's newly proposed 2011 budget would reduce the number of Border Patrol agents ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/05/2010 10:56:00

DeSoto mass transit would raise property taxes

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press DESOTO - Local residents packed the city council chambers Saturday, Jan.30 to speak their mind on bringing mass transportation to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:40:00

Midlothian jumps to Class 5A

JOEY G. DAUBENThe Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN - As expected, the Midlothian Panthers will compete in the University Interscholastic Leagues largest classification, Class 5A, beginning in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:40:00

Cities tell feds to lower Lake Bardwell bill

JOEY G. DAUBEN The Ellis County Press ENNIS – To get water for residents, both Waxahachie and Ennis must negotiate through the federal government’s ownership of Lake ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:39:00

ECSO makes arrest in shooting incident

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Remington Colt Hedgepeth, 18, was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the early morning hours of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:39:00

Another 2 dead in less than a year

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS – Nathan Moses, 30, and Melinda Ann Schene, 30, were found shot in their home Thursday morning, Jan. 28 on ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:36:00

Vision House Opens

Joey G. Dauben The Ellis County Press The replacement facility of sorts for Kevin’s House, a transitional housing project that closed after controversies alleging financial mismanagement and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:31:00

Conviction upheld for Ferris Police Officers death

       Houston - Kent Sprouse , 37, was convicted in Ellis County for the death of Ferris Police Officer Harry Steinfeldt and Pedro ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 12:17:00

How to advertise Online

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Last Updated: 02/03/2010 18:51:00

Obama proposes expanding acquisition workforce

Budget proposal addresses longstanding workforce concerns By Matthew Weigelt Feb 02, 2010 The acquisition workforce is one of the few areas of federal employment the Obama administration ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/03/2010 16:03:00

Road Closures

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Last Updated: 02/01/2010 17:10:00

Ellis County Marriages

MARRIAGES Feb. 5 – 18 Michael Dale Adams and Theresa Carol Daniele Tommy Lee Aguilar and Anadalia Gonzales Aguilar Albert Alvarez and Linda Tellez Julio Cesar Angel and Anabel ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:22:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

CIVIL CASES Feb. 5 – 19 Tax Suit Maypearl ISD vs Jeffery Crenshaw and Alicia Melton Maypearl ISD vs Steven and Mary Dunkly Maypearl ISD vs Billy and Debra Mitchell Maypearl ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:21:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

ENNIS Feb.12 Harassment, 4300 block of FM 85, suspects sent alarming, annoying, harassing messages to the complainant via text messaging. Feb.18 Possession of Marijuana less than two ounces, Ennis ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:21:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

CIVIL CASES Jan. 29 – Feb. 5 Tax suit Waxahachie ISD vs Erlinda and Isabell Andrade Waxahachie ISD vs Randal Rhodas, Debon Thornton, Delvie Stone and Ruben Stone Midlothian ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:49:00

Ellis County Marriages

MARRIAGES Jan. 29 – Feb. 4 Gabriel Alvarez and Vanessa Ann Morin Anthony Ray Boyette and Melissa Renea Anderson James Lee Cantrell and Robin Jackson Brandon Wayne Crabb and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:49:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

Waxahachie Jan.31 Criminal Mischief less than $50, 500 block old Waxahachie Road- Reagor Springs, unknown suspects bent and pulled off complainant’s screen to window at his trailer,window ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:49:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

Ferris Jan.25 Assault causes bodily injury family violence, 2000 block High Ridge, suspect pushed complainant down and struck her in the stomach. Jan.16 Theft wire cable 50% alum/bronze/copper less ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:48:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

Alma Jan.20 Unlawful restraint, southbound I-45 Between FM 1183 and FM 1182, the complainant advised that the listed suspect grabbed her by her upper arm and forced ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:19:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 8 – 15 Kellon Willis, b/m, 18, Warrant arrest Brandon Smith, w/m, 24, Warrant arrest Kristina Smith, w/f, 32, Public intoxication Marcos Silva, w/m, 20, Warrant arrest Lucio Martinez, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:48:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 8 Stephanie Gonzalez, w/f, 19, Warrant arrest Charlie Lovelace, b/m, 47, Theft Ramon Maddox, b/m, 21, Warrant arrest Veronica Leyva, w/f, 32, Warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:48:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 26 – 31 David Taylor, w/m, 47, Warrant arrest Dario Lujan, w/m, 20, Warrant arrest John Runnels, b/m, 47, Warrant arrest Bradley Abell, w/m, 23, Warrant arrest Tamara Shropshire, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:18:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 17 – 22 Francisco Calvillo, 20, Driving under the influence Kenneth Renfro, 19, Possession of marijuana Craig Sullivan, 19, Warrant arrest Shelby Carter, 36, Assault causing bodily ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:21:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 9 – 15 Marques Story, 28, Assault Chad Dotson, 20, Public intoxication Nestor Figueroa, 23, Driving while intoxicated Laquinta Mitchell, 27, Failure to identify fugitive intent, theft under ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:48:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 8 Veronica Alari, 31, Warrant arrest Leonard Becks, 54, Warrant arrest Danielle Hudson, 22, Assault (family violence) J.L. Hice, 67, Assault against elderly/disabled David Martinez, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:47:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 26 – Feb. 2 Juan Cadena, 20, Failure to identify, fugitive from justice John Wisdom, 17, Sexual assault Jeffery Thompson, 44, Warrant arrest George Anderson, 24, Disorderly conduct, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:18:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 15 – 22 Reco Davis, 29, Warrant arrest Raul Mendoza, 42, Warrant arrest Aaron Perez, 20, Warrant arrest Megan Rakestraw, 20, Assault causes bodily injury, resisting arrest/search Kimberly Spear, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:20:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 8 – 15 Kenneth Brown, 38, Warrant arrest Time Davis, 22, Warrant arrest Jackie Deason, 29, Possession of a controlled substance under 1g Llormes Lucero, 28, Warrant arrest Javari ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:47:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 8 David Benson, 19, Driving under the influence Savannah Casebolt, 22, Warrant arrest Brandie Chavez, 27, Warrant arrest Louis Correa, 47, Warrant arrest Robert Grass, 26, Warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:47:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 21 – 28 Shelly Baros, 23, Warrant arrest Bobby Beal, 23, Warrant arrest Kevin Board, 22, Public intoxication Devyn Boyd, 19, Warrant arrest George Frost, 27, Warrant arrest Dandre Hanspard, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:18:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 16 – 22 Jessica Pierson, w/f, 22, Warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:20:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 9 – 16 Geraldo Ojeda, w/m, 27, Assault (family violence) Jose Marquez, w/m, 25, Public intoxication Juan Alfaro, w/m, 62, Public intoxication Eric Skinner, w/m, 26, Driving while ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:47:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 8 Jose Garza, w/m, 32, Warrant arrest Sedrick Moore, b/m, 33, Warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:46:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 27 – Feb. 1 Johnny Avery, w/m, 47, Driving while intoxicated Mark Budde, w/m, 51, Driving while intoxicated Eric Edwards, v/m, 49, Assault ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:17:00

Ovilla Police Reports

INCIDENTS Feb. 15 - 22 House/building checks 139 Neighborhood checks 100 Alarms 2 Ems/fire 7 Motorist assist 2 911 Hang ups 1 Suspicious person/vehicle 3 Traffic assignments 23 Traffic stops ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:19:00

Ovilla Police Reports

INCIDENTS Feb. 8 - 14 House/building checks 114 Neighborhood checks 105 Alarms 8 Ems/fire 22 Motorist assist 15 Suspicious person/vehicle 1 Traffic assignments 19 Traffic stops 31 Traffic citations 13 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:47:00

Ovilla Police Reports

INCIDENTS Feb. 1 - 7 House/building checks 158 Neighborhood checks 175 Alarms 1 Ems/fire 6 Motorist assist 1 Suspicious person/vehicle 3 Traffic assingments 22 Traffic stops 69 Traffic citations 28 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:46:00

Ovilla Police Reports

INCIDENTS Jan. 25 - 31 House/building checks 80 Neighborhood checks 126 Alarms 2 Ems/fire 2 Motorist assist 3 Suspicious person/vehicle 1 Traffic assignments 9 Traffic stops 37 Traffic citations 23 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:17:00

Milford Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 31 – Feb. 13 George Walker, b/m, Parole violation Telly Moss, b/m, Possession of marijuana, driving while license invalid Shannette Bilton, b/f, Warrant arrest Donald Jackson, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:46:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 14 – 20 Valdomar Gonzales, w/m, 43, Driving while intoxicated Amber Tidmore, w/f, 26, Warrant arrest Calvin Kelly, b/m, 59, Warrant arrest Donald Radabaugh, w/m, 25, Warrant arrest Henrikie ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:19:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 7 – 13 Jason Hernandez, w/m, 31, Assault causing bodily injury (family violence) Casey Wilkinson, w/f, 27, Public intoxication Marcus Rodriguez, w/m, 30, Theft under $20,000, evading ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:46:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 31 – Feb. 6 Germain Sena, w/m, 32, No driver’s license Marketta Nimmo, b/f, 31, Warrant arrest Stephen Walden, w/m, Warrant arrest Tracey Bryant, w/f, 38, Warrant arrest Sarah ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:46:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 24 – 30 Gregory Rogers, w/m, 44, Warrant arrest Jose Herrera, w/m, 21, Theft under $50 Donna Forbit, w/f, 45, Warrant arrest Charles Forbit, w/m, 43, Warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:17:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 15 – 21 Steven Keyser, w/m, 39, Warrant arrest Michelle McCarthy, /f, 36, Warrant arrest Steve Moore, b/m, 49, Warrant arrest Willie Hayes, b/m, 42, Theft Anthony Gonzales, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:18:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 8 – 14 Jamie Brown, w/m, 34, Driving while license invalid Ricky Barton, b/m, 48, Warrant arrest Adrian Brown, b/m, 22, Warrant arrest Brandon Brown, w/m, 26, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:45:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 7 Remigio Munoz, w/m, 36, Warrant arrest Charles Decluette, b/m, 25, Warrant arrest Marcus Shaw, b/m, 31, Warrant arrest David Nicholas, w/m, 21, Theft Russell Broyles, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:45:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 25 – 31 Lowell Cleaver, b/m, 68, Burglary Willie Ivey, b/m, 37, Assault (family violence) Sheila Sims, b/f, 36, Burglary of vehicle Mistee Salter, b/f, 28, Assault Juan ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:16:00

Hutchins Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 26 – Feb. 1 Courtney Lane, b/m, 21, Warrant arrest David Taylor, w/f, 47, Warrant arrest George Davis, b/m, 41, Warrant arrest Ethan Coterill, w/m, 23, Warrant arrest Roosevelt ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:15:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 12 – 18 Adrian Samaniego, m, 22, Warrant arrest David Samaniego, m, 20, Criminal trespass of motor vehicle Micah Coleman, m, 17, Possession of marijuana Sevastian Pantoja, m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:18:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 8 Demarcus Dilworth, m, 27, Warrant arrest Tayisha Jones, f, 25, Warrant arrest Kamice Smith, f, 36, Warrant arrest Christopher Nix, m, 28, Warrant arrest Chukedrick Tarver, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:44:00

Garrett Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1- 8 Eric Mart, w/m, 44, Warrant arrest Lameshia Lewis, b/f, 21, Warrant arrest Thomas Bruner, w/m, 20, Warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:44:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 16 – 22 Misty Argumaniz, w/f, 25, Warrant arrest Oz Wade, b/m, 33, Warrant arrest Jessica Romero, w/f, 25, No driver’s license Phillip Vavra, w/m, 48, Warrant arrest Anna ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:17:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 8 - 15 Eric Mooney, b/m, Possession of dangerous drug Brittaney Royal, w/f, 21, Warrant arrest Alfredo Badillo, w/m, 22, Public intoxication Patrick Cook, b/m, 35, Possession of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:45:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 8 Anna Alvarado, w/f, 29, Warrant arrest Jose Maldonado, w/m, 36, Driving while license invalid Linda Contreras, w/f, 37, Warrant arrest Jose Gomez, w/m, 43, Warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:43:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 28 – Feb. 1 Charles Reindollar, w/m, 32, Warrant arrest Erica Moreno, w/m, 20, Warrant arrest Jessie Vaquez, w/m, 21, Warrant arrest James Waigwam b/m, 26, Warrant arrest Ricardo ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:15:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 16 – 22 Billy Norton, w/m, 40, Assault, Public intoxication Oscar Lopez, w/m, 22, Warrant arrest Cedrick Offord, b/m, 29, Possession of marijuana, evading arrest, warrants Joel Garcia, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:17:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 8 – 15 Irron Searcy, b/m, 46, Warrant arrest Lisa Turner, w/f, 23, Public intoxication Nicole Vargas, w/f, 21, Public intoxication Lionel Garcia, w/m, 21, Public intoxication Brandon ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:44:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 8 Rickey Lary, b/m, 23, Possession of drug paraphernalia Marcus Nevarez, w/m, 20, Warrant arrest Mary Rojas, w/f, 22, Traffic violation Matthew Gunn, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:43:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 27 – Feb. 3 Chad Wright, w/m, 41, Driving while intoxicated Robert Pruitt, w/m, 27, Possession of a controlled substance Lupe Garcia, w/m, 17, Theft James Smith, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:15:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 15 – 21 Nakoma Salman, b/f, 34, Warrant arrest Shaverisha Hayes, b/f, 21, Failed to maintain financial responsibility, no insurance Willie Starr, b/m, 28, Expired driver’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:17:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 8 – 14 Myko Holloway, b/m, 20, Warrant arrest Malvin Porchia, b/m, 18, Burglary of habitation Jamond Ventress, b/m, 20, Burglary of habitation Christopher Galloway, b/m, 25, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:43:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 7 Willie Godeau, b/m, 18, Warrant arrest Hattie Holmes, w/f, 32, Warrant arrest Jeremy Talley, w/m, 30, Theft under $500 Delonte Askew, b/m, 17, Accident involving ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:42:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 25 – 31 Jacqueline Sweeney, w/f, 44, Warrant arrest Lou Hawkins, w/f, 40, Warrant arrest Everett Moore, b/m, 49, Aggravated assault causes serious bodily injury Darion Jordan, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:14:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 15 – 21 Keith Caldwell, b/m, 21, Warrant arrest Trevon Thompson, b/m, 19, Warrant arrest Adrian Moore, b/m, 20, Warrant arrest Anthony Brown, b/m, 20, Warrant arrest John Hungaski, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:10:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS Feb. 1 – 7 William Punch, b/m, 40, Warrant arrest Chanukah Scott, b/f, 23, Warrant arrest Jeffrey Gordon, b/m, 20, Theft under $500 Leonard Phillips, b/m, 18, Theft under ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:40:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS Jan. 25 – 31 Dominique Conley, b/m, 21, Warrant arrest Little Johnson, b/m, 44, Warrant arrest Ray Glover, b/m, 45, Warrant arrest Maria Wallen, w/f, 29, Warrant arrest Bobbi Hammonds, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:06:00

THE STORAGE PLACE - NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Feb. 25 and Mar. 4. 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:25:00

City of Hutchins ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Feb. 18 & 25, 2010 SECTION A ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:22:00

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS - FINN ROAD RECONSTRUCTION

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Feb. 18 & 25, 2010 SECTION A ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:50:00

City of Wilmer - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City of Wilmer has been made aware of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:50:00

City of Hutchins - Advertisement for Bids

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 City of Hutchins Advertisement for Bids Sealed bids for a License Plate Recognition System, software, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:49:00

City of Wilmer - PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 PUBLIC HEARING The City of Wilmer will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 16:20:00

Geraldine Reader

Dec. 6, 1918 – Jan. 25, 2010 WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for Geraldine Reader, 91, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:55:00

Abusing freedom

James Robison LIFE Outreach International When unscrupulous people abuse freedom, unwise people blame the freedom instead of the abuse. Every day, I am reminded of the importance ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:06:00

Do we really know Gods will

Annette Bridges www.annettebridges.comI don’t presume to know the answer to this question in regard to the earthquake in Haiti as some people have claimed. "Jesus never ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:33:00

A failure to communicate

James Robison LIFE Outreach International Strother Martin’s character in Cool Hand Luke could appreciate the problem we now have in our country. It appears that our leaders ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:25:00

Just keep going

Annette Bridges www.annettebridges.com "I want us to be that couple," I said to my husband. My most poignant moment during our trip to Maui came as I ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:23:00

A teacher takes revealed truth from the Word and expounds on it

In last few articles, we discussed the function of a prophet, but how does that work in the day to day affairs of people. In ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:22:00

Prepare the way of the Lord

Danny G. Hatfield Sr. The day of the Lord is fast approaching and we must be prepared. In order to be prepared and succeed in God, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:54:00

DeSoto students receive awards and accolades

McCowan Middle School choir honors DESOTO - On Jan. 23, 43 choral music students from McCowan Middle School attended the Region 20 Middle School All-Region Choir ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:08:00

Scoggins and Reyna battle for top seat

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY – The 10th Court of Appeals hears approximately 400 criminal and civil appeals a year from lower courts in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:00:00

Council approves light on Ewing St.

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS - Due to President’s Day being held last Monday, the city of Ferris scheduled their council meeting for Tuesday, Feb. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 09:59:00

First Industrial Realty Trust leases 287,827 sq- ft distribution center to Continental Tire at First Park DalPort

WILMER - First Industrial announced Wednesday, Feb. 10, a new lease with Continental Tire for 287,827 square feet of distribution space at First Park DalPort, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:31:00

Disposal options given for Waxahachie

WAXAHACHIE - Following the recent record snowfall, the city of Waxahachie has temporarily expanded services at the Citizens Convenience Station in an effort to help ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:30:00

Free H1N1 influenza vaccines for DeSoto ISD students and staff

DESOTO - Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services in cooperation with DeSoto ISD will provide free H1N1 influenza vaccines to all students and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:26:00

Waste Management featured on new Cbs Show Undercover Boss

Lewisville – Waste Management, Inc., the leading provider of comprehensive environmental services in North America with approximately 1,200 employees in North Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:17:00

Chapter 11 bankruptcy wont slow Logistics Hub

JOEY G. DAUBEN The Ellis County Press HUTCHINS - Despite Richard Allens bankruptcy filing on his massive Dallas Logistics Hub, Inland Port development, the projects will go ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:16:00

Sen. Kip Averitts $492,000 water bill

JOEY G. DAUBENThe Ellis County Press WACO – Sen. Kip Averitts withdrawal from his re-election race to represent Ellis Cou-nty and the rest of Senate District ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:15:00

Alumni named NFL Man of the Year

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press MIAMI – Super Bowl XLIV pre-game activities Sunday, Feb. 7, named 1995 Waxahachie High School graduate Brian Waters of the Kansas ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:14:00

Serving Country

Matthew B. Dennis VENUS - Army Maj. Matthew B. Dennis is one of more than 370 military officers, including 46 international officers, who graduated from the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 15:54:00

Cool season plants at the Master Gardener Expo

These are some of the plants that will be available at the Ellis County Master Gardener Lawn and Garden Expo plant sale on March 27. Snapdragons ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 15:54:00

Northwood University nominated for Womens Business Council – Southwests Corporation of the Year

CEDAR HILL – Northwood University has been selected as a finalist for the Women’s Business Council – Southwest’s Corporation of the Year, among nominees such ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 15:53:00

Northwood University commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

CEDAR HILL – What are you working with? That’s the question Dr. Tara Peters, Northwood University’s division chair of Management, posed to Northwood University students, faculty ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:44:00

3 from 02 race in different contests now

JOEY G. DAUBENThe Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - Three candidates from 2002’s Ellis County Court at Law No. 2 race now find themselves in a different ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:43:00

String around your finger

As you ponder the string around your finger, you will recall it has a twofold purpose; one, to get you to the voting booth next ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:06:00

My conversation with Johnny Trigg

When one is growing up in a small town in Central Texas, as I did in Cisco, there is hardly any notion that someone who ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:05:00

Solutions in our backyard

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com People in our area have had the opportunity recently to hear some of the finest minds in the Freedom Movement. This past Saturday, I ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:05:00

You lie too

"You lie" resonated, not only off the walls of Congress, as Obama spoke (very possibly or probably intentionally lied) to Democrats, Republicans, and all other ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:33:00

Americas Judeo-Christian tradition

Recently I wrote a column mentioning our Judeo-Christian tradition. A few people objected to my use of that phrase to describe America so I wanted ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:32:00

Et tu Brute - again

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com Roman Emperor Julius Caesar has his friend Brutus turn on him with a knife. Debra Medina had Glenn "Brutus" Beck with the abrupt and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:32:00

Enjoying the editorial page

I just wanted to comment on the fine conservative quality of your Editorial page. I enjoy is immensely. We began receiving your paper just a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:21:00

Debate choices?

We don’t decide which candidate would be best for Texas’ next governor by what we see and hear on television. Maybe it’s a good elimination ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:21:00

Right-thinking ladies

My appreciation for brave and right-thinking ladies who’ve thrown their hats into the political arena must have begun with Helen Chenoweth, who turned out to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:20:00

Gangsterland USA

William G. Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com It’s looking more and more like the ghosts of Bonnie and Clyde, Al Capone, Baby Face Nelson, and all their friends have moved ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:19:00

Groundhog Day

By the time this issue of The Ellis County Press is delivered to your mailbox or hits the newsstands, we will be into the first ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:46:00

Are Republicans really the answer?

With the election of a Republican to fill the unexpired term of Democrat Teddy Kennedy in Massachusetts, the entire political landscape of America seemed to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:45:00

Legally stupid in America

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com Being stupid has to be legal in America, because you see so much evidence of it everywhere. Producing stupidity is also very profitable. That ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2010 14:44:00

Red Oak swim team successful season

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press RED OAK – Red Oak’s swim team completes its season with high honors at the district, region and state level. The boys ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:09:00

Hawks host Corsicana Tigers

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press RED OAK - The Hawks and Lady Hawks JV squads hosted the Corsicana Tigers Friday, Feb. 19. The boys had the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:09:00

Hawks participate in 3-way mini scrimmage

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press RED OAK - Buddy Groom field was the site of a three-way "mini scrimmage" Friday, Feb. 19. Just like the Hawks, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2010 10:08:00

Record 13 DHS football players sign collegiate Letters of Intent

DESOTO — The DeSoto High School athletics department hosted college-bound student athletes, their families, coaches and college representatives on National Signing Day, Feb. 3. A ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:43:00

Hawks and Lady Hawks get district wins

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press RED OAK - The boys hosted Ferris for their district opener on Tuesday, Feb. 9 and wasted no time sending a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:40:00

Lady Hawks tie for 2nd place

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press RED OAK - The Lady Hawks varsity basketball team tied Mesquite Poteet for second place in District 154A. Both teams were ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:38:00

Hawks ground Pirates

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press RED OAK - Thanks to Mother Nature, the Hawks had to wait about 17 hours before they could play their final ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2010 16:35:00

Lady Hawks rally to win on Senior Night

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press RED OAK - The Lady Hawks celebrated Senior Night on Friday, Feb. 5 as they hosted the Terrell Tigers in their ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2010 13:40:00

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