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Judge awards SPCA with former shelter operators animals

SPCA of Texas Awarded Custody of 65 Dogs, 10 Cats and Kittens Seized from Fannin County Property LEONARD- Late this afternoon[ Friday, May 28]  in Leonard, Fannin County Justice of the Peace, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2010 22:37:00

Public invited to opening court house ceremonies

County to celebrate ribbon cutting Public invited             WAXAHACHIE- County officials and employees will gather on Wednesday, June 2, at 1:30 p.m. to celebrate the opening of the new ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/28/2010 19:44:00

Former animal shelter operators arrested; City progresses with new control

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS - James "Soaring Eagle" Vonda, was one of four arrested on animal cruelty charges. Vonda, former Ferris animal shelter operator, Melinda ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:03:00

Economy boost: City holds downtown celebration

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Children running around playing on the historic courthouse lawn to some good ol’ Texas County were just one of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:02:00

Fires blaze through newest subdivision

TRACY CHESNEY Special contributor to The Ellis County Press FERRIS- Thanks to the efforts of the Ferris Volunteer Firefighter Department, several houses were saved from towering flames, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:02:00

Uncovered: 27,000 marijuana plants

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY – More than 27,000 marijuana plants were discovered in fields near the Navarro County line. Ellis County Sheriff’s Office participated ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:00:00

Hearing becomes a kangaroo court

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County PressCitizens group forms, opposes new taxes WILMER - More than 60 people packed into the council chambers and settled in for what ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 15:59:00

Free guided tours through Larkin Newton Cabin

MIDLOTHIAN - The Midlothian Area Historical Society will be at the Farmer's Market on Saturday, May 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. for tours of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 14:10:00

Addendum to Agenda for Monday, May 24

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

Last Updated: 05/22/2010 20:04:00

Agenda for Monday, May 25

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

Last Updated: 05/22/2010 20:01:00

Non-profit animal shelter owners arrested

FANNIN COUNTY -Under the authority of the Fannin County Sheriff's Department, the SPCA of Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/22/2010 17:23:00

Congressman Tom McClintock Tells Mexico To Butt Out

ALIPAC is releasing this video to the national media today.Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) is becoming the new Joe Wilson as the video of his rebuke ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2010 10:42:00

Capitol metal detector procedures detailed

Now that metal detectors are installed at the state Capitol, the following procedures will apply for legislators, Capitol staff members and public visitors to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/21/2010 09:20:00

Public annexation hearing

Public annexation hearing:Thursday, May 20Wilmer City Hall7:30 p.m. All welcome to attend ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 18:02:00

From the Mexican immigration laws:

- Those seeking Mexican citizenship must show a birth certificate, provide a bank statement showing economic independence, pass an exam (In English?), and prove they ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 16:24:00

Assume -- Obama Administration Makes an Ass Out of U and Me

By Gary McCullough The airwaves are filled with the news; Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano didn't need to read the Arizona immigration law to publicly trash ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 16:20:00

RACE RIOTS RETURNING TO U.S.?

    Author Profile and Information Click Here: http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Jerome-R-Corsi/48217651   © 2009 RedAlert.WND.com By Dr. Jerome R. Corsi   L.A. teacher uses revolutionary language supporting illegal aliens   A second video originally taken in ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 16:18:00

AZ threatens to pull plug on LAs power if city goes through with boycott

By JONATHAN LLOYD and ROBERT KOVACIK An Arizona utility commissioner said he's willing to pull the plug on Los Angeles if the city goes through with ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 16:13:00

Who is really coming across the border?

Video 1 http://www.wsbtv.com/video/23438021/index.html) Video 2 _http://www.wsbtv.com/video/23438712/index.html_ (http://www.wsbtv.com/video/23438712/index.html) ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:56:00

Read the Arizona Immigration Law and judge for yourself

Read the Arizona Immigration Law and judge for yourself: Short bill that liberals won’t read but falsely call racist. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:54:00

Funnel cloud spotted in Midlothian

David Arnold of Ennis took this photo of a tornado over Midlothian Thursday, May 20,  at 2:12 p.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:45:00

Student struck, killed

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN – A 17-year-old Midlothian High School student was struck down by a pick-up truck and killed in the early morning ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:09:00

Memorial tournament to be held this weekend

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS – "One Love Tournament," a men’s softball tournament to be held in honor of Steven Taylor will be hosted by ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:09:00

Confederate War Veterans grave discovered

CORY O’CONNOR The Ellis County Press Waxahachie – A Confederate Monument Dedication was held on Saturday, May 15 at the Bethel Cemetery to honor 1st Lt. Milton ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:08:00

City approves bids for alley repair

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - With newly appointed council seating, the regular council meeting for Monday, May 17 ran smoothly. Unanimously approved was Binkley and ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:07:00

Area IRS offices host June 5 event to help small businesses, individuals

DALLAS -The Internal Revenue Service Taxpayer Assistance Centers at 1100 Commerce Street in Dallas, 819 Taylor Street in Fort Worth and 4050 Alpha Road in Farmers Branch will participate ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 12:01:00

Ex-police chief demands a recount

WILMER - An open records request to the city secretary this afternoon, Thursday, May 13, confirmed rumors of a recount for Saturday, May 8 city ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 17:04:00

Free memberships to CareFlite

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS - Residents should be on the lookout within the next few weeks for a letter to hit their mailboxes. During the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:20:00

National police week/peace officers memorial day declared

DIANA BUCKLEY Ellis County Human Resources WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County Commissioners unanimously approved a proclamation declaring the week of May 10 through May 15 as National Police ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:19:00

Emissions sensing vans hit the road to improve air quality

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY - Drivers will see a few more emissions-sensing vans along North Texas highways throughout ozone season according to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:01:00

Red Hot 1974 Chevrolet Corvette

A Red Hot 1974 Chevrolet Corvette entered by Chuck Goodwin, was one of 13 entries during Lancaster’s Second Saturday on the Square’s first car show ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:00:00

A little girls birthday wish

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN – Longbra-nch Elementary student Kamryn Madden isn’t your typical 9-year-old. After watching a breast cancer walk on television,Madden asked to have ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 11:59:00

They Gave Their All for Our Freedom

MEGAN GRAYThe Ellis County Press The Traveling Veteran’s Wall spent five days in Ennis with a closing bike ride and salute from area veterans on Sunday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 11:59:00

Barton demands answers at oil leak hearing

WASHINGTON –Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis/Arlington, ranking member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, made an impassioned statement at the start of the  Wednesday, May 12 hearing ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 10:49:00

Passed alcohol sales in Red Oak and more

Election results as they are coming in across the county:Total votes tallied and (I) indicates Incumbent Red OakLocal Option for the legal sale of beer ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/08/2010 23:17:00

Two candidates host campaign rally

MIDLOTHIAN - Candidate Duff Hale, up against incumbent Joe Frizzell and Councilman Ken Chambers seeking re-election against Jason Kyle host a weekend candidate rally with ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/08/2010 13:19:00

Polling locations

Vote today, Saturday, May 8 from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.Precincts 101,102,107,137 and 142Midlothian Conference Center 1 Community WayPrecincts 103, 104,105, 109, 110, 138 and ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/08/2010 12:13:00

Murder charges officially set

Capital Murder warrants have formally been served on Eric Lee Maldonado of Ennis, 21, Ruben Hernandez of Garrett, 18, and Fernando Juarez of Palmer, 17, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 11:24:00

Property tax increase sought

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Registered voters and residents of Waxahachie have the option to dive into their pocketbooks Saturday, May 8 for ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:47:00

Whirlpool Corporation brings jobs to Wilmer

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WILMER – City officials confirmed Whirlpool is planning to move a one million-square -foot distribution center creating hundreds of jobs ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:46:00

Lancaster gets new superintendent

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press LANCASTER - Dr. Michael McFarland was hired by a 4-3 vote during the Monday, May 3 Lancaster Independent School District ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:45:00

Historic train depot restoration begins

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – Originally built by the Dallas and Waco Railroad in 1886 to connect its two namesake towns and completed ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:44:00

Relay for the Cure raises nearly $70k

TIA MOGGED The Ellis County Press More than 600 participated in the Relay for the Cure held at the Texas Motorplex in Ennis. Christen Vick, school board ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:42:00

Law enforcement honored

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS - Mayor Pro Tem Bill Pardue proclaimed National Police Week May 9-15 during the Monday, May 2 regular council ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:41:00

QuickTrip is Coming to Hutchins February 2011

MEGAN GRAYThe Ellis County PressGroundbreaking took place Wednesday, April 28 for a new 4,500 square foot travel center and convenience store. "Quicktrip is part of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:40:00

Agenda Monday, May 10

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

Last Updated: 05/06/2010 17:28:00

Police officers instrumental in clearing county burglaries

Sheriff Johnny Brown presented Sgt. Bobby Gray (certificate accepted by Chief Edge) and Officer Shane Croft a certificate of commendation for their diligence and interagency cooperation Monday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2010 16:31:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

MIDLOTHIAN May 13 Theft of property greater than $1,500, less than $20K, 4900 block Joe Wilson Road, suspect unlawfully appropriated property from the complainant with the intent ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:21:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

ENNIS May 1 Attempt theft more than $500 less than $1,500, 100 block Turner Road, suspect did take property out of the complainant’s garage without his consent ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:28:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

FERRIS April 28 Harassment, 100 block Magellan Circle, suspect with the intent to harass the complainant has posted false information about the complainant on Craig’s list. April 29 Credit ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:42:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Indictments April 8 Raymond Allman, Indecency with a child sexual contact, indecency with a child exposes Timothy Bradford, Burglary of habitation, aggravated assault with a deadly ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:06:00

Ellis County Sheriffs Office

Waxahachie April 17 Fraud use of identifying info, 100 block Wilshire, unknown suspects used complainant’s social security number without her consent o file her taxes. April 18 Violation of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:06:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ARRESTS May 3 – 9 Ernesto Salazar, w/m, 28, Warrant arrest Pierre Foree, b/m, 27, Warrant arrests Jessie Kerry, w/m, 23, Warrant arrest Maria Bennett, b/f, 51, Warrant arrest Timothy Jenkins, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:27:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ARRESTS May 3 – 9 Ernesto Salazar, w/m, 28, Warrant arrest Pierre Foree, b/m, 27, Warrant arrests Jessie Kerry, w/m, 23, Warrant arrest Maria Bennett, b/f, 51, Warrant arrest Timothy Jenkins, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:42:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ARRESTS April 25 – May 2 German Contreras, w/m, 21, Warrant arrest Deron Hill, b/m, 26, Warrant arrest Marvin Williams, b/m, 26, Warrant arrest Alex Lacy, b/m, 35, Warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:06:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS May 19 – 25 Kylen Burks, 24, Assault causes bodily injury – family violence Matthew Rogers, 20, Driving while license invalid Danica Alexander, b/f, 19, Theft ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:21:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS May 10 -17 Danny Gibbs, b/m, 20, Warrant arrest Brandi Lamartinier, w/f, 42, Theft under $20,000 Stephanie Mathis, w/f, 28, Driving while intoxicated Wesley Widner, w/m, 34, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:27:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS May 2 – 9 Raul Macias, 27, Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, interference with an emergency call Cameron Sessums, 26, Assault Robert Ivey, w/m, 32, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:42:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

ARRESTS April 26 – May 1 Nicholas Benson, 17, Theft under $50 Abbyn Smithwick, 17, Warrant arrest Taylor Trigg, 18, Public intoxication Justin Burton, 19, Possession of marijuana Barbara Castillo, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:05:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS May 17 – 24 Eva Barrientos, 23, Warrant arrest Erica Byrd, 37, Warrant arrest Robert Clayburn, 39, Possession of a controlled substance under 28g, possession of marijuana Mark Hlas, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:20:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS May 10 – 17 Eric Betsinger, 48, Driving while intoxicated Brett Cotton, 34, Driving while intoxicated Amy Holbrook, 37, Theft Jackie Hughes, 40, Warrant arrest Jonathan Knapp, 29, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:27:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS April 29 – May 6 Devyn Boyd, 20, Possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license invalid Jorge Carillo, 27, Warrant arrest Mel Coleman, 41, Warrant arrest Jennifer Guerrero, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:41:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ARRESTS April 25 – May 2 Bobby Beal, 23, Possession of drug paraphernalia Shawana Jackson, 26, Warrant arrest Carolina Montoya, 32, Assault causes bodily injury – family violence ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:05:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS May 19 – 25 Ricardo Cornejo, w/m, 27, Public intoxication ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:20:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS May 10 – 17 Henry Hutchinson, b/m, 53, Warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:26:00

Palmer Police Reports

ARRESTS April 20 – May 1 Alejandra Rocha, w/f, 19, Possession of marijuana James Coffey, b/m, 30, Warrant arrest Maria Vargas, w/f, 42, Warrant arrest Terry Johnson, w/m, 43, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:04:00

Milford Police Reports

ARRESTS April 11 – 24 Richard Wingo, Assault causes bodily injury – family violence Victor Jacinto, Driving while license suspended ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:04:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS May 16 – 22 Nora Quintero, w/f, 40, Warrant arrest Joshua Lemaster, w/m, 30, Assault causes bodily injury ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:19:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS May 2 – 8 Kevin Smith, b/m, 38, Warrant arrest Daniel DeLaPaz, w/m, 20, Warrant arrest David Jennings, w/m, 43, Assault by contact Darby Tucker, w/m, 39, Assault ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:41:00

Midlothian Police Reports

ARRESTS April 26 – May 1 Fernando Aguillon, w/m, 21, Warrant arrest Michael Woosley, w/m, 43, Violation of protective order John Yates, w/m, 42, Violation of protective order Yenixa ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:03:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ARRESTS May 17 – 23 Javier Martinez, w/m, 25, No driver’s license Jerrell Mathis, b/m, 27, Assault Abundio Chapa, w/m, 57, Driving while intoxicated Calvin Newman, b/m, 47, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:19:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ARRESTS May 10 – 16 Nora Quintero, w/f, 40, No license plate lamp on motorcycle Isaac Washington, b/m, 21, Warrant arrest Adrienne Easter, b/f, 30, Warrant arrest Albert Esparza, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:26:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ARRESTS May 3 – 9 Joshua Young, b/m, 23, Warrant arrest Divonshe Smith, b/f, 22, Warrant arrest Lawrence Gonzalez, b/m, 22, Warrant arrest Richard Smart, b/m, 25, Warrant arrest Gerald Smith, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:40:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ARRESTS April 26 – May 2 Howard Carty, b/m, 52, Warrant arrest Lisa Henry, b/f, 37, Warrant arrest Mario Martinez, w/m, 24, Violation of protective order Kristen Deal, w/f, 20, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:03:00

Hutchins Police Reports

ARRESTS May 9 – 23 Shannon Williams, b/f, 24, Warrant arrest Amapola Yanez, w/f, 26, Warrant arrest John Hargrove, w/m, 27, Warrant arrest Paulino Santos, w/m, 28, Warrant arrest Jesus ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:18:00

Hutchins Police Reports

ARRESTS May 2 – 9 Jesus Calderon, w/m, 39, Warrant arrest Nicholas Ocanas, w/m, 25, Warrant arrest Ceasar Peralta, w/m, 41, Warrant arrest David Emery, w/m, 50, Warrant arrest Jose Hernandez, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:40:00

Hutchins Police Reports

ARRESTS April 25 – May 2 Antonio Malone, b/m, 34, Warrant arrest Kenneth Dromgoole, b/m, 53, Warrant arrest Terrance Wilson, b/m, 21, Warrant arrest Javier Izaguirre, w/m, 26, Warrant arrest Willard ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:03:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

ARRESTS May 14 – 20 Leo Robinson, 43, Failure to register as sex offender James Gordan, 34, Warrant arrest Baronne Nelson, 19, Warrant arrest Kathy Thomas, 35, Assault Marcus ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:18:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

ARRESTS April 30 – May 6 Kristi McKeever, 32, Driving while intoxicated Refugio Silinas, 29, Warrant arrest Chasity Williams, 25, Burglary of vehicle, credit card abuse, warrants Juan Cruz, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:39:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

ARRESTS April 23 – 29 Felix Brown, 35, Assault Devin Cole, 42, Warrant arrest Kevin Robinson, 27, Warrant arrest Xavier Pipkin, 19, Warrant arrest Rubi Zermeno, 26, Public intoxication Vincent Gonzalez, 25, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:02:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS May 11 – 17 Branisha Dawkins, b/f, 19, Warrant arrest Tammy Collins, w/f, 33, Warrant arrest Gerardo Zapata, w/m, 34, Warrant arrest Jose Rodriguez, w/m, 24, Public intoxication Rafael ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:18:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS May 11 – 17 Branisha Dawkins, b/f, 19, Warrant arrest Tammy Collins, w/f, 33, Warrant arrest Gerardo Zapata, w/m, 34, Warrant arrest Jose Rodriguez, w/m, 24, Public intoxication Rafael ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:25:00

Ferris Police Reports

ARRESTS April 26 – May 2 Branisha Dawkins, b/f, 19, Warrant arrest Shanda Polk, b/f, 30, Warrant arrest John Holland, b/m, 48, Warrant arrest Arthur Jackson, b/m, 55, Driving while ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:01:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS May 20 – 25 Jerry Banks, b/m, 48, Public intoxication Kevin Bata, w/m, 20, Possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana Yvonne Cochran, w/f, 24, Public intoxication Tracy Gibbons, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:17:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS May 10 – 17 Jessica Cooper, w/f, 22, Assault causes bodily injury Jerald Delossantos, w/m, 40, Assault causes bodily injury Michael Giddings, b/m, 54, Warrant arrest Melisska ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:25:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS May 3 – 10 Steven Felder, b/m, 42, Driving while license invalid Johnny Morones, w/m, 30, Driving while license invalid Billy Collins, w/m, 26, Arson Scott ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:39:00

Ennis Police Reports

ARRESTS April 26 – 30 Robert Booker, b/m, 53, Burglary of building Johnny Steel, w/m, 47, Burglary of building Bardale Wafford, b/m, 20, Tampering with government records Pablo Pineda, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:00:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS May 17 – 24 Tamika Green, b/f, 24, Warrant arrest Renita Anderson, b/f, 43, Expired driver’s license Juan Perez, w/m, 30, No driver’s license Bernard Clement, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:17:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS May 10 – 16 Dwight Coleman, b/m, 48, Warrant arrest Marty Barnett, b/m, 18, Failed to signal lane change Christopher Simmons, b/m, 37, Warrant arrest Jermaine Slusher, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:25:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS May 3 – 9 Lawrence Dickson, b/m, 19, Walked on roadway where sidewalks provided Ray Williams, b/m, 52, Warrant arrest Tina Hubbard, b/f, 42, Warrant arrest Patrick Gresham, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:38:00

DeSoto Police Reports

ARRESTS April 26 – May 2 Eddie Anderson, b/m, 36, Assault causes bodily injury – family violence Sharena Stribling, b/f, 40, Warrant arrest Jerome Guillory, b/m, 21, Interference ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:59:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS May 17 – 23 Shaze Brooks, b/f, 23, Fraudulent use of identifying information Ronald Taylor, b/m, 36, Warrant arrest Amanda Burnsworth, w/f, 26, Assault causes bodily injury Sherman ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:16:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS May 10 – 16 Sherry Launza, b/f, 44, Assault causes bodily injury Felix Trevino, w/m, 42, Warrant arrest Monjeed Otuemhobe, b/m, 24, Failure to identify Jamie Twine, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:24:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS May 3 – 9 Justin Wilson, w/m, 19, Warrant arrest George Ahuyon, w/m, 28, Assault causes bodily injury Kristen Nwosu, b/f, 21, Warrant arrest Dajuan Howard, b/m, 28, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:38:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

ARRESTS April 19 – 25 Jermaine Jeffers, w/m, 25, Possession of a controlled substance Baldwin Goggans, b/m, 23, Warrant arrest Samantha Sam, b/f, 28, Warrant arrest Manuel Chavez, w/m, 18, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:58:00

Application for Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission by El Fenix Corporation dba El Fenix

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, May 27 & June 3, 2010 Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:22:00

Frank Prasifka and Sons Public Auction

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 20, 2010 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:30:00

City of Hutchins ORDINANCE NO. 2010-0903

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 20, 2010 City of Hutchins ORDINANCE NO. 2010-0903 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:30:00

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND INTENT TO OBTAIN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT REGISTRATION

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 20, 2010 NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND INTENT TO OBTAIN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:29:00

STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF DALLAS - NOTICE OF AUCTION

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 13, 2010 NOTICE OF AUCTION STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF DALLAS ABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLE (CHAP. 683, TRANSPORTATION ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:44:00

CITY OF WILMER - ORDINANCE NO. 10-0401

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on May 6, 2010 CITY OF WILMER, TEXAS ORDINANCE NO. 10-0401 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:09:00

THE CITY OF WILMER - ORDINANCE NO. 10-0401A

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on May 6, 2010 THE CITY OF WILMER, TEXAS ORDINANCE NO. 10-0401A AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WILMER, TEXAS, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:08:00

Ellis County Shared Services (ECSS)

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on May 6, 2010 Ellis County Shared Services (ECSS) provides special education services to children with disabilities residing ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 10:07:00

Grady Lewis Jordan

April 14, 1934 – May 18, 2010 DALLAS - Grady Lewis Jordan, 76 of Dallas, went to be with our Lord Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:14:00

Peggy Ann Hall

Jan. 16, 1935 - May 13, 2010 FERRIS - Peggy Ann Hall, 75, of Ferris, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 13, 2010 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:20:00

Dasie Ward

Aug. 22, 1945 – May 6, 2010 HUTCHINS - Funeral services for Dasie Ward, 64, were held Saturday, May 8, 2010 in the Waxa-hachie Funeral Home. Born ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:28:00

Event horizon

Tim Laughlin www.restorationtrainingcenter.org O my soul, my soul! I am pained in my very heart! My heart makes a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:28:00

Bill Harvey Smith

Nov. 11, 1933 – April 22, 2010 RED OAK – Funeral services for Bill Harvey Smith, 76, were held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 26, 2010 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:54:00

Sharon Russell

Feb. 16, 1965 – April 27, 2010 WAXAHACHIE – Memorial services for Sharon Russell were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, 2010 at Waxahachie Funeral ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:53:00

Identifying with brokenness

Miles McPhersonWords of LIFE I walked directly behind the nurse without looking left or right. She was leading me through the intensive care unit. A church ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:13:00

It is time for the bride to awaken from her slumber

Tim Laughlin www.restorationtrainingcenter.org Sleeping Beauty "Then the kingdom of Heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. "Now ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:12:00

Kingdom of God revealed

ELISA NORMANThe Living Word Shavuot is the biblical holiday occurring 50 days after First Fruits, the day of Yeshua’s resurrection. According to the biblical calendar, Shavuot ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:19:00

We all need to have forgiving grace

Ann Pretorius LIFE Outreach International As we conclude our television emphasis of Rescue LIFE, it is fitting to address the topic of forgiveness. For those who have ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:27:00

The salt of the covenant refers to the perpetuity of the covenant God made

Q. What does Mark 9.49 mean where it says that everyone will be salted with fire? A. To understand this verse we have to put it ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:24:00

Important lessons from the field

ELISA NORMANThe Living WordThe Bible compares all of us to sheep and goats and the spiritual leaders among us as shepherds. The analogy of sheep ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:52:00

There were many righteous before the cross that God kept safe, they had faith

Q. What does it mean in Rom 3.25 where it says that God "passed over" the sins previously committed? A. To understand this, we have to ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:51:00

SAGU graduating class includes students from Ellis County

WAXAHACHIE - South-western Assemblies of God University (SAGU) held its Spring 2010 commencement ceremony Friday, April 30 at 6 p.m. The graduating class of approximately ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:15:00

Students earn bucks to be Principal for a Day

DESOTO — DeSoto West Middle School students are RARE – Respectable, Accountable, and Responsible Everywhere and that includes in the cafeteria, halls, classroom and community. Students ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:14:00

City of Glenn Heights proclaims May 24 - June 6 as Click It or Ticket Mobilization

GLENN HEIGHTS - Recognizing the importance of use of safety belts, at the Glenn Heights City Council Meeting on Monday, May 17, the Honorable Mayor ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:06:00

Ennis student archers honored

Diana Buckley Ellis County Human Services ELLIS COUNTY - Ellis County Commissioners were proud to have an opportunity to honor Ennis Independent School District student archers for ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:05:00

Memorial Day weekend brings discount to appliances

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press AUSTIN- Memorial Day weekend’s third-annual ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday will be this weekend, May 28-30. Texans who purchase a new, energy ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:05:00

High School students induction into the National Honor Society

RODNEY CARTER The Ellis County Press PALMER - The proud parents of a small group of hard working students gathered in the Palmer High School Gym ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:04:00

Education Foundation for Waxahachie ISD awards Spring Grants

WAXAHACHIE - On Friday, May 14, the Education Foundation for Waxahachie Independent School District awarded more than $7,500 in innovative educational grants to teachers across ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:22:00

DeSoto ISD free summer student meal program

DESOTO — Cockrell Hill Elementary and East Middle School will be the district sites for the Summer Food Program providing FREE meals for children 18 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:21:00

Ferris resident graduates from Texas Wesleyan

FERRIS - Megan Biffle of Ferris received a Bachelor of Science in psychology on Friday, May 14, at Texas Wesleyan University’s commencement ceremony. At the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:21:00

Suicide on Newton Road

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS - An unidentified man was found dead on Newton Road because of an apparent suicide according to the Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:16:00

Recounts demanded, nothing changed

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press DALLAS COUNTY - Recounts for area races were held at the Dallas County Elections Office on North Stemmons Freeway Monday, May ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:12:00

Amica Insurance offers tips for before and after tornadoes strike

A series of deadly tornadoes that has devastated parts of the Midwest in the past few weeks reminds us all that tornado season is underway. Amica ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:11:00

Methodist Charlton Medical Center nurse manager joins Lancaster Chamber Board

LANCASTER - Methodist Charlton Postpartum Nurse Manager Evelina Echols-Sutton recently attended her first meeting as a member of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Board of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:11:00

Area congressman honored

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Joe Barton, R – Ennis, is being honored for his efforts in cancer prevention. The Prevent Cancer Foundation ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:11:00

National dog bite prevention week

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ELLIS AND DALLAS COUNTY- Thousands of postal employees were attacked by dogs last year, yet that pales in comparison to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:10:00

Best Southwest Relay for Life coming to DeSoto May 21

DESOTO — The communities of DeSoto, Duncanville, Cedar Hill and Lancaster are joining together in the fight against cancer with the Best Southwest Relay for ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:31:00

F5, the first-ever Red Cross movie, swirls into Waxahachie Theater

ELLIS COUNTY - "F5," the first-ever Red Cross movie, will make its Ellis County public debut on the big screen at Texas Theater, 110 W. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:31:00

FREE breakfast for students in 4 elementary schools

DESOTO – DeSoto Independent School District is launched a FREE Grab-N-Go Express Breakfast pilot program which began on Monday, May 10 and will last through ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:30:00

Verizon Wireless expands to Waxahachie

WAXAHACHIE - Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest retailer of Verizon Wireless, is expanding in Waxahachie. The new Cellular Sales store opened at 507 US Highway ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:30:00

Ellis County residents have Walked Across Texas many times

Ellis County residents have ‘walked across Texas’ approximately 70 times in 2010 and are still walking! While the finale for the 8-week program took place on ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:28:00

Sgt. Gregory Austin

MIDLOTHIAN - Sgt. Gregory D. Austin of the United State Army and his wife Jodie, residents of Midlothian, were recently re-assigned to Scofield Barracks in ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:22:00

Maypearl resident to attend prestigious graduate school

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press MAYPEARL - Local resident Lee Jarzembak has been awarded a scholarship to attend Juilliard Graduate School in New York City this ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:21:00

Waxahachie High School Class of 2010 joins group of seniors for first annual Senior/Senior Prom

WAXAHACHIE - Members of the Waxahachie High School Class of 2010 joined another group of "seniors" at the first annual "Senior-Senior Prom" held at the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:58:00

Meals-on-Wheels Volunteers: Caring for the Homebound

Volunteers needed in all communities now and into the summer months Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson & Ellis Counties need additional volunteers to help get noontime meals delivered ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:56:00

Education: Go Get It! week contest winners go to college

DESOTO — During Education: Go Get It! week from March 8-12 student’s learned extensively about higher education and careers from guest speakers, college representatives and ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:56:00

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: 05/07/2010 09:55:00

Choir teacher jams at local pub

CURTIS BUTLER The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - Mark Gorman is a choir teacher at Palmer Independent School District by day, coming alive as soon as his ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:47:00

What ifs

"What ifs" can drive one crazy, and the last couple of decades, plus, have be so full of those pesky creatures as to leave us ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:11:00

Stop the insanity

As we observe Washington politics, many may want to scream "Stop the insanity." We see paralysis on securing our borders, deficit spending beyond comprehension, financial ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:11:00

Arizonas law and stupid myths

Arizona’s governor Jan Brewer set off a firestorm among the sniveling, bedwetting leftist set when on April 23, she signed into law S.B. 1070 sponsored ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:07:00

Deception is the game

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com The more Americans find out about President Obama’s plans for our nation, the more we find out what he really meant when he called ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:06:00

Column on Arizona immigration law opponents

My head might just explode tonight Just put this up at The DaleyGator, I have really had it with the likes of President Calderon and others ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 16:15:00

Normal life

Normal life (whatever that is) has its share of ups and downs along the way, we learn. So, no surprises there; as adults we expect ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:19:00

Health care opinion

I have read Duff Hale’s comments, as I have others on this health care package. I ask, why worry about it right now? If past ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:18:00

The war on sunshine in Texas

Peggy Venable Americans for Prosperity State Director A war on sunshine and an attack on open government rages in Texas. Cities are using public money to sue ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:18:00

Never trust a socialist

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com Most colleges and universities teach you in economics/political science classes that socialists are for the people, not big business. They want you to think ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:17:00

Supports Arizona Law

I wholeheartedly approve and agree with Arizona’s attempt to curb the flow of illegal aliens. But I am afraid it is too little and perhaps ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:24:00

Career change

Upon arising on the first day of the week (Sunday morning), it was of some (not) little interest to me just who might possibly be ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:23:00

Something wicked this way comes

Part 2 There are so many reasons Obamacare is a disaster it’s difficult to narrow it down to just a few. However, one of the primary ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:23:00

Progress and dangers

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com With so much negative news out there these days, such as the discouraging headline in the Dallas Morning News this past Sunday, "Incumbents win ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:22:00

Career change

A little leaven leavens the whole lump is a Biblical phrase which might not make a lot of sense to modern Americans unless they’re chefs ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:51:00

Something wicked this way comes

Some years ago there was a movie with the catchy title of "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and it seemed perfectly appropriate for what’s coming ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:51:00

We have the A; Give me a T!

William Horning pathfinder87@yahoo.com Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution of the United States makes it clear that "The United States shall guarantee to every State in ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:50:00

Cedar Hill ISD names Tim Thomas Head Basketball Coach

Cedar Hill - Cedar Hill Executive Director of Athletics Gina Farmer named Temple High School head basketball coach Tim Thomas, the new head basketball coach ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/27/2010 16:15:00

Palmer Bulldogs make first playoff game

RODNEY CARTER The Ellis County Press DUNCANVILLE - Coach Jay Johnson had His Palmer Bulldogs team ready for the first playoff game of the 2010 season facing ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:23:00

DHS student-athletes sign collegiate Letters of Intent

DESOTO - It was all smiles as four DeSoto High School volleyball players signed collegiate Letters of Intent on May 12 with family, DHS students, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:23:00

The Big Spring Event a huge success for players and benefactors

DESOTO — Fans cheered on more than 80 DeSoto Eagles from the past during The Big Spring Event alumni game on Friday, May 7 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/20/2010 15:22:00

DeSoto High School track teams sweep regionals; advance to state

DESOTO — The DeSoto High School track teams won both the men’s and women’s 2-5A Regional Track Meets on May 3-4 at Baylor University in ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:34:00

Lady Panthers Advance in playoffs

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press RED OAK - The tie breaker game in this series was held in Red Oak on Tuesday, May 4. In game ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:33:00

Hawks and Panthers meet in 1st round

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press RED OAK - The Red Oak Hawks and Midlothian Panthers met in the first round of the Bi-district playoffs in Class ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2010 12:32:00

Ennis Youth Football Association employs USA Football Coaching Education Program

ENNIS - Helping foster great football experiences for its youngsters, the Ennis Youth Football Association (EYFA) has enrolled its approximately 55 coaches into USA Football’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:58:00

After game 1 loss, Lady Panthers enter game 2 a different team

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN - After a game one loss to the Red Oak Lady Hawks, the Midlothian Lady Panthers came out Saturday, May ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/07/2010 09:57:00

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