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Ferris Independent School District : NOTICE TO VENDORS

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Aug.19 & 26, 2010 NOTICE TO VENDORS: INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS: Notice is hereby given that the Ferris Independent ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:26:00

Frank Prasifka and Son’s - Public Auction

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:25:00

THE STORAGE PLACE - NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, Aug.19 and 26, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:23:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

BARDWELL Aug. 8 Burglary of habitation, 400 block Italy Street, unknown subjects entered the complainant’s habitation without their content and a took a "keep safe" out of ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/31/2010 11:20:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 15 – 19 Fermin Arrevalo, w/m, 19, Wilmer PD warrants Ennis Harris, b/m, 23, Wilmer PD x1 Alma Jacobo, w/f, 54, driving while intoxicated Joe F. Flores, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:20:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Incidents Aug. 20 – 22 Driving while license invalid, injury to child/elderly/disabled, reckless sbi/mental, 100 block Church Unauthorized use of vehicle, 400 block Peters Theft under $50, 1100 block ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:19:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 16 – 23 Narcorik L. Anderson, 29, speeding, no driver license, public intoxication Tyron M. Childress, 25, possession controlled substance pg 1 greater than 1 gram ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:19:00

Milford Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 1 – 14 Roishuan Ballard, w/m, warrant Matthews Mcleod, w/m, warrant Arthur Allen, b/m, warrants x7 Terra Jackson, b/f, warrants x2 Leonard Becks, b/m, warrant Rickey Teal Jr., b/m, TCIC ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:19:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 9 – 15 Vernon Antwaun Gardner, b/m, 25, assault family violence Abundio Gonzalez, w/m, 48, Lancaster Kenneth E. Wallace, b/m, 23, Lancaster Taubreena Lashey, b/f, 20, warrant-other agency Terrence ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:18:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 14 – 19 Carlos O. Perez, m, 35, Cockrell Hill PD warrants Tori A. Walls, f, 32, driving while intoxicated 2nd, hit and run, Hurst PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:17:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 17 – 23 Joe F. Flores, 34, w/m, Wilmer warrants, no driver license Robert Gamble, 18, b/m, Ferris PD warrant James Risby Jr., 55, b/m, Ferris PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 11:12:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 13 – 17 Manuel Gonzalez-Rendon, 27, w/m, traffic x3 Sandra Gutierrez, 26, w/f, out of town warrant Felicia Jones, 31, b/f, public intoxication, theft Nancy Potts, 47, w/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:46:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 16 – 22 Jermaine Antwane Nelson, b/m, 32, warrant arrest-outside Joey Escalona, w/m, 18, warrant arrest-local Kenneth Ray Green, b/m, 26, driving while license invalid Mario Morales, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:45:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 9 – 15 Patrick Isaac Patton, b/m, 41, warrant arrest-outside Cedric Eugene Dunn, b/m, 22, warrant arrest-outside Jason Ayatolla Powell, b/m, 28, warrant arrest-local Brian Stephen Elliott, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:44:00

Waxahachie Indians ready to play in ‘The Old Coach Classic’ football game

WAXAHACHIE - The inaugural "The Old Coach Avery Air Classic" helps kickoff the 2010 football season with eight programs with a combined 14 state titles ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:43:00

Lady Hawks go 7-3 in week 2; win consolation in Byron Nelson Tournament

RED OAK - The Lady Hawks started a busy week traveling to Mansfield for a double header against the North Crowley Lady Panthers and the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:42:00

Hawks air it out

RED OAK - The Hawks have never really been known as an air an attack offense, but with two great quarterbacks and speedy receivers, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:41:00

Sims Library thanks end of summer reading carnival contributors

WAXAHACHIE - Nicholas P. Sims Library would like to extend a public note of thanks to all who contributed to the success of the annual ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:41:00

More than Books..

The Ferris Public Library is proud to offer Ancestry Library Edition on all of our public access computers. You may also search the Heritage Quest database, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:40:00

Ferris Senior Center

Monday, Aug. 16 It is so good to be back at work and to see each one of you. We were sorry to learn that Leon Howland ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:38:00

Chamber members welcome new DeSoto ISD employees at reception

DESOTO — The DeSoto Chamber of Commerce and partnering businesses welcomed new DeSoto ISD teachers at the annual New Teacher Reception held Thursday, Aug. 12 ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:38:00

Check out the Sunbeam Club changes

Submitted by Darleene Denbow ENNIS – The Southern Pacific Sunbeam Club, a group of retired railroaders, their families, friends and train lovers who meet on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:37:00

MAAG to begin 20th year

Submitted by Darleene Denbow ENNIS – It’s MAAG time again and officers have met to make plans for the MAAG to begin their 20th year of ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:36:00

The kingdom

"The kingdom of God does not come with observation; "nor will they say, ‘See here!’ or ‘See there!’ For indeed, the kingdom of God is ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:35:00

'Celebrate Israel' a great success

This past Sunday, Aug. 22, the city of Dallas showed its overwhelming support for Israel in the plaza of the American Airlines center. Despite the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:34:00

Yom Teruah is the only biblical festival that is on a new moon

This week we are going to continue with the question "Is the return of Yeshua imminent?" We gave a basic definition of imminent and showed ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:31:00

Simply Speaking: Traitors to America!

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:29:00

Letters to the Editor: Troops Are Hamstrung

General Stanley McChrystal was replaced by General David Petraeus because of insubordination expressed by General McChrystal’s staff to a Rolling Stone reporter. Although extremely poor judgment ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:28:00

Letters to the Editor: ‘Ground Zero’

Talk about seeing the big picture. I have very mixed thoughts about this Mosque, but I stand behind the principles of our Constitution. We all should. Our fellow ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:26:00

Immigration reform by executive fiat

Last week, Clinton-appointed federal Judge Susan Bolton, at least temporarily, threw out key provisions of Arizona’s new immigration law. If any additional proof were needed about ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:24:00

Constitutional Thinking: America or Roman Republic

For years I have heard many conservatives say, the United States is going the way of the Roman Republic in the 1st Century B.C. If ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:19:00

Lancaster ISD begins 2010-11 school year with new superintendent

Lancaster - Lancaster Independent School District began the 201011 school year with more than 6,000 students and new Superintendent Michael McFarland. Dr. McFarland admits that although ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:15:00

Red Oak: New $75 million facility opens

www.movingpictures.photoreflect.com Faculty, Teachers, Board Members and Administration lined up and cut the ribbon to the new $75 million facility, officially opening the new Red Oak ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:07:00

Ovilla: 'Lone Star Ride Fighting AIDS' rolls into Ovilla

OVILLA- The Lone Star Ride Fighting AIDS (LSRFA) will roll through Ovilla on Sunday, Sept. 26. Ovilla’s Heritage Park at 730 West Main Street will be ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 09:48:00

Ferris Independent School District: NOTICE TO VENDORS

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Aug.19, 2010 NOTICE TO VENDORS: INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS: Notice is hereby given that the Ferris Independent School District ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:58:00

Global Tower LLC proposes to construct a 300-foot guyed tower

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Aug.19, 2010 Global Tower LLC proposes to construct a 300-foot guyed tower located at 3876 East ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:57:00

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, Aug.19 and 26, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:56:00

Ellis County Marriages

July 9 - 15 Christopher Devin Baca and Elaine Martina Erwin Shadrac Bernabe and Cynthia Isabel Ramirez James Lewis Branson and Karen Michelle Arington Matthew Bryan Campbell and Briana ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:55:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

Criminal Cases Filed July 19 - 30 Adrian Lopez, Theft of firearm Shakoia Dache Beasley, fraud use/possession of identifying info Keith Allen Billeau, unauthorized use of a vehicle Michael James ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:54:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ENNIS Aug. 4 Deceased person, 900 block Davis Road FORRESTON Possession of controlled substance, north bound rest area on Interstate Highway 35 at the 393 mile marker, suspect had ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:53:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

July Report Officers were dispatched to the 200 blk. of Perry on a reported daytime robbery. A woman who claimed to have gotten lost in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:53:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 8 – 14 Bobby G. Yarbrough, 23, w/m, assault family violence suffocation Gregorio Martinez III, 38, w/m, Irving x7, Dallas Sheriff’s office x4, Southlake x1, Arlington ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:52:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 14 Jose Salas, h/m, 24, possession of controlled substance pg 1 less than 1 gram ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:52:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 8 – 14 Camden N. Jackson, 23, driving while intoxicated YC E. Spears, 35, criminal mischief greater than $500 less than $1,500, theft of property greater ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:51:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 6 – 12 Gregory B. Johnson, m, 38, Glenn Heights PD warrant Dwayne Shaw Jr., m, 22, Glenn Heights PD warrants Kevin B. Hamilton, m, 42, failure ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:51:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 10 – 15 Victoria Elmore, 26, w/f, Ferris PD warrants Richard Sasser, 36, w/m, Red Oak and Wilmer PD warrants Yerania Carmonia, 20, w/f, no driver license Carmen ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:51:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 10 – 13 George Lusk, 30, b/m, assault causes bodily injury family violence Michelle Gonzalez, 33, w/f, out of town warrants Jason Hattery, 29, w/m, probation revocation Willie ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:50:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 9 – 15 Andre Jamaal Mosley, b/m, 28, driving while license invalid Jerald Almer Jamerson, b/m, 42, warrant arrest-local Lendell Frank Phillips, b/m, 16, warrant arrest-local Trevonta Devonne ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:50:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 2 – 8 Kholbe Glenn James, b/m, 20, hinder apprehension or prosecution known felon Daniel Dwayne Bonner-Miller, b/m, 22, warrant arrest-outside Joseph Terrell Cason, b/m, 19, evading ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:49:00

Church leagues provide fun for all

ELLIS COUNTY - Gaze out onto the diamond and you see four bases, green grass and crisp chalk lines that mark fair or foul territory, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:47:00

Freshman Lady Hawks go 1-2 for the week

Submitted by Chip Bird RED OAK - The Freshman Lady Hawks started the 2010 season with a bang by defeating the Lovejoy Leopards 25-10 and 25-22. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:47:00

JV Lady Hawks off to a rough start

Submitted by Chip Bird RED OAK - The Junior Varsity Lady Hawks hosted the Lovejoy Leopards in the 2010 season opener and the inaugural game to ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:46:00

Lady Hawks end busy week with first place finish in ‘Kickoff Classic’

Submitted by Chip Bird RED OAK - It was a busy week of "firsts" for the Red Oak Lady Hawks as the 2010 volleyball season got ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:45:00

Meals-on-Wheels requests volunteers throughout Ellis County

Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson & Ellis Counties needs additional volunteers to help get noontime meals delivered to the homebound elderly and disabled residents throughout Ellis County. "With ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:45:00

Clint Townsend to hold book signing event in Waxahachie

WAXAHACHIE - Author Clint Townsend, a resident of Blanchard, Okla., will be available to sign copies of his Action & Adventure novel, "The Folds" on ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:44:00

DeSoto Public Library hosted teen volunteer awards

DESOTO - On Thursday, Aug. 5 at 3:30 p.m., the DeSoto Public Library hosted an awards ceremony in recognition of teens who have volunteered at ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:43:00

Charles Truitt Greene

Nov. 25, 1932 - Aug. 12, 2010 FERRIS - Charles Truitt Greene, 77 of Ferris, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:42:00

Preparing a place

Ovilla Christian School, a Bible based private school in Ovilla, is busy preparing for the school year. Along with the nonstop action of room set up, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:41:00

Yeshua’s coming is fixed in time, there is no ‘tarrying’ on His part

Q. Do you think the Rapture is imminent? A. That is a controversial and complicated question that I don’t think I can settle in this forum, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:38:00

Muslim opposed to ‘Ground Zero’ mosque speaks out

Abdul Rauf is a Kuwait-born Muslim Sufi of Egyptian origin and a self-proclaimed peacebuilder. He is the principal organizer and the imam of the proposed mosque ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:37:00

Simply Speaking: Slow to catch on

Elected officials are slow to catch on to the will of the people, maybe because they do not want to do so. Perhaps it has ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:36:00

Constitutional Thinking: Thoughts on schools today

bill@constitutionalsolutions.org Next Monday, Aug. 23 is a big day for most of the school age children in Ellis County and many other places across America. It’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:34:00

Local organizations are granted funds through HILCO’s Operation Round Up® Program

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: 08/19/2010 12:33:00

OPINION: Upset? Then speak up!

Special to The Ellis County Press After speaking at the last Ferris council meeting Monday, Aug.9, what I said and what I meant seem to have ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:31:00

Big bang in the city

A Big Bang in the City causes quite a stir any day but, even more so when you experience a car exploding directly in front ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:28:00

Ferris I.S.D.: Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technology Education Programs

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, Aug. 5 and Aug. 12, 2010 Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technology Education Programs 1. Ferris ... Full story

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

City of Wilmer: Substandard Building Public Hearing

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 Substandard Building Public Hearing September 2, 2010 at 7:30pm The owner of the buildings situated ... Full story

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

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

BARDWELL July 27 Assault threaten bodily injury, Elm and Pecan Street, listed suspected threatened to kill listed complainant. July 24 No driver license, Bardwell Dam Road, suspect driving vehicle ... Full story

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

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 1 – 7 Rickey D. Abney, b/m, 41, disorderly conduct Roberto Argumaniz, w/m, 25, Wilmer PD x2 Roberto Arriaga, w/m, 23, Wilmer PD x1 Javier G. Martinez, w/m, ... Full story

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

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 2 – 9 Devyn R. Boyd, 20, burglary of vehicle Martha J. Cervantes, 36, changed lane when unsafe, speeding-15 miles or over, failure to appear Kimberly S. ... Full story

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

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 5 James K. Shelton, 38, assault family violence ... Full story

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

Milford Police Reports

Arrests July 18 – 31 Jonathan Wilson, w/m, TCIC warrant Cherell Warrer, b/f, warrant Veronica Valadez, h/f, warrant Brandon Shofner, b/m, possession of marijuana less than 2 oz, TCIC warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:06:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 1 – 7 Tyler G. Worsham, 24, aggravated robbery warrant Jaime A. Greene, 39, warrant arrest Jose M. Pacheco, 19, warrant arrest Tomas Mendieta-Rincon, 21, warrant arrest Jessica Ledesma, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:06:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 2 – 8 Dameyon Rontreal Nobles, b/m, 34, Dallas PD Julian Glenn Daniels, b/m, 19, Arlington PD Larry Wayne Bell, b/m, 19, LPD, failure to appear Johnny Demon ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 11:37:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests July 30 – Aug. 5 Emilio Lujano, Jr., m, 19, Glenn Heights PD warrant Anthony Esters, m, 39, illegal dumping Deontay Markiest Hampton, m, 20, Glenn Heights PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 11:36:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 4 – 9 Octavia Gree, 29, b/f, Ferris PD warrants James Minhinnett, 30, w/m, Mesquite PD warrants Jean Barkley, 25, w/f, Ferris warrants Scott Pistole, 37, w/m, Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 13:20:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 3 – 9 Cassandra Garza, 30, w/f, assault Ruben Cervantes, 23, w/m, out of town warrant Francisco Martinez, 30, w/m, assault Stephen Johnson, 31, w/m, possession marijuana Rodrick Irving, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 13:19:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 2 – 8 Timothy Laroy Roberson, b/m, 26, failure to display driver license Eldon Neal Wesley, b/m, 40, warrant arrest-local Michael Daniel Gausnell, w/m, 19, warrant arrest-local Keith ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 13:16:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests July 26 – Aug. 1 Britany Lenzy, b/f, 20, credit card or debit card abuse Marquis Akeem Daniels, b/m, 19, warrant arrest-outside Cody Michael Schigut, w/m, 29, warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 13:14:00

Hawks hold inter-squad scrimmages

Steve Patterson The Ellis County Press RED OAK - Another High School football season is upon us. After a week of two-a-days in extreme heat, the Red ... Full story

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

Band continues to march in step

CHRIS HUMMER The Ellis County Press When people think of sports, they immediately go to sports like basketball, football and baseball. Events which have loads of physical ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:49:00

Opinion: Should there be a Mosque at Ground Zero?

Melissa Pehle-Hill Special to The Ellis County Press This morning I woke up and turned on my computer and was assailed by multiple people from various different ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:47:00

Dessie Oakley Wilson

April 26, 1927 – Aug. 4, 2010 RED OAK – Born April 26, 1927 in Wills Point, Texas to Johnny and Josephine Oakley, Dessie Oakley Wilson ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:45:00

Tithing vs. congregational giving

ELISA NORMAN The Living Word We hear a lot about tithing. Tithing is a biblical word that means "a tenth." However, it does not mean that we are required ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:44:00

You don’t decide to be a shepherd, prophet or teacher, you’re called

WILLIAM RILEY Olive Tree Ministries otwaxahachie.net This week we will conclude what has become a series about women and there leadership roles in the congregations of the L-rd. ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:42:00

Simply Speaking: ‘A Rare Diamond’

Jimmie Simmons jimmielsimmons@yahoo.com It’s no secret Sarah Palin is a favorite of mine. There are reasons. Appearing seemingly out of nowhere in the 2008 Presidential Race, she ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:41:00

Jon’s VU! Seein’ donkeys

An ol’e guy I know had a problem, when he imbibed too much booze he would see things. His wife took him to the family ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:40:00

Does the new financial reform law protect you?

Duff Hale duffhale@ev1.net So. Now that Barack Hussein Obama has signed the new 2,394 page Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law do you ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:38:00

Constitutional Thinking: Understanding charter schools

William Horning bill@constitutionalsolutions.org It’s back to school time, and according to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, "the charter movement is absolutely one of the most profound changes in ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:36:00

Red Oak: Wal-Mart coming to town

MELANIE PETERSENThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - Assistant City Manager Todd Fuller announced at the Monday, Aug. 9 Red Oak City Council Meeting the Wal-Mart ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:28:00

2010 WHS Graduate, Kate Basinger, selected for the World Famous Kilgore College Rangerettes

Submitted byNicole Mansell, WISD CommunicationsWAXAHACHIE - Surrounded by hopes, dreams and years of tradition, Kate Basinger of Waxahachie, became one of the 36 newest members ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:27:00

Ellis County: Funding requests top concern for 2010-2011 budget

DIANA BUCKLEY Ellis County Human Services ELLIS COUNTY -   Commissioners heard presentations from three agencies requesting funding in the 2010-2011 budget year, including Meals on Wheels, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:20:00

FISD - Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technology Education Programs

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, Aug. 5 and Aug. 12, 2010 Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technology Education Programs 1.Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:48:00

Hutchins City Council Meeting

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, July 29 and Aug. 5, 2010 EXHIBIT A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:46:00

Ellis County Indictments

May 10 – June 11Victor Justin Borchik, burglary of buildingKeenon Dewayne Barajas, possession controlled substance pg 1 less than 1 gramAllyson Elizabeth Chadwell, fraudulent use/possession ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:45:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

May 14 – June 11Account, Contract, NoteIn re: Order for foreclosure concerning Genette Ford aka Genette M. Ford and Kenneth Nitchman, 305 Farley Street, Waxahachie, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:44:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ELLIS COUNTYJuly 22Possession of controlled substance, South Bound Interstate Highway 35 south of Highway 287, suspect was intentionally and knowingly in possession of a controlled ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:43:00

Wilmer Police Reports

ArrestsJuly 28 – 31Tori F. Mustard, w/f, 32, Wilmer PD x1Marco Tovar, w/m, 30, Wilmer PD x2Broderick Murray, b/m, 43, assault family violenceLance D. Thomas, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:42:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ArrestsJuly 26 – Aug. 2Andrade, 25, possession of drug paraphernaliaBlack, 39, possession of marijuana less than 2 oz, no driver license, no motor vehicle liability ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:41:00

Palmer Police Reports

ArrestsJuly 27 – 30Jesus Garza III, 29, h/m, possession of marijuana less than 2 oz, prohibit weaponStephen D. Bruning, 29, w/m, assault family violenceJoshua D. ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:40:00

Midlothian

ArrestsJuly 25 – 31Joshua L. Carbone, 20, possession controlled substance pg3 less than 28 grams, public intoxicationRenato C. Gutierrez, 38, no insurance, driving while license ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:39:00

Lancaster Police Reports

ArrestsJuly 26 – Aug. 1Keith Allen Abrams, w/m, 22, warrant-other agencyDeandre Tyree Spencer, b/m, 27, warrant-other agencyHarold Joseph Thompson, b/m, 20, warrant-other agencyKristopher Lane Thompson, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:38:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests July 23 – 29 Prennell D. Shepherd, m, 34, Dallas County Sheriff’s office warrant Curtis E. Traylor, m, 22, Glenn Heights PD warrants Cory L. Hines Jr., m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:37:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests July 27 – Aug. 2 Kevin Clark, 25, w/m, warrants Zackery Chatman, 20, b/m, Ferris warrants Brittani Mendez, 18, w/f, assault family violence Darryl Pruitt, 23, w/m, Wilmer and ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:34:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests July 27 – 29 John Picard, 29, w/m, traffic Yolanda Jimenez, 30, w/f, out of town warrant Rickey Gordon, 60, w/m, public intoxication, solicit w/out permit Justin Alvarez, 24, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:33:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests July 26 – Aug. 1 Niema Kendra Brown, b/f, 40, assault-family violence Juan Manuel Vela, w/m, 27, assault causes bodily injury family violence Sharon Denise Hinton, b/f, 42, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 11:30:00

Agenda for Monday,Aug.9

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, August  ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 15:39:00

Burn ban ordered

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, per order of the Ellis County Commissioners Court meeting of August 9, 2010, it is ordered that a Burn Ban is instituted and ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:13:00

Councilman arrested on indecency with a child

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN- Midlothian Councilman Jason Kyle, 37, was arrested and released on bond Wednesday, July, 28. Kyle, released on a bond of just ... Full story

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

Councilman wants to raise taxes, no public vote

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE- Budget issues were the biggest concern of Monday’s back to back meetings. The council got together with city officials to go ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:09:00

FOREST SERVICE UPDATES FREE GUIDE TO "INVASIVE PLANTS IN SOUTHERN FORESTS"

ASHEVILLE, NC – USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station Director Jim Reaves today announced gardeners, foresters, landowners and others concerned about nonnative invasive plants in ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 17:13:00

New Veterans Center Hosts Grand Opening Aug. 18

MESQUITE, Texas - The new Dallas County Vet Center in Mesquite, Texas will hold a Grand Opening Celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 17:08:00

DeSoto ISD earns TEA Recognized District rating

DESOTO, TX- DeSoto ISD has earned the Texas Education Agency rating as a RECOGNIZED District. The district has three Exemplary schools, six Recognized campuses and ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 17:02:00

Sara Garcia as the Interim President/CEO of the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce

The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce has announced Sara Garcia as the Interim President/CEO of the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce.  Garcia, who currently serves as the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 17:00:00

California Judge Strikes Down Prop 8 Marriage Amendment

www.LC.org San Francisco, CA - Today U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker ruled in Perry v. Schwarzenegger that Proposition 8, defining marriage as the union of one ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 16:58:00

On your columnist....

Sent over from a Midlothian Yahoo! Group :When I read the columns by Duff Hale, I'm generally impressed with his knowledge of history and ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 15:01:00

State increases communication on bridge weight limits

The Texas Department of Transportation and the Department of Public Safety are working more closely to ensure that bridges in Texas are safe.   Communications between the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 14:13:00

Which side of the fence?

If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on, this is a great test! If a Republican doesn't like guns, he doesnt buy ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 14:11:00

Insurgents launched a rocket and ground attack

Insurgents, some wearing suicide vests, launched a rocket and ground attack August 3 on Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan. Insurgent Attack ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 14:08:00

I killed the racists

    Conducting interviews on this topic is the author of Negrophilia From Slave Block to Pedestal America's Racial Obsession, Erik Rush.   Author Profile and Information Click Here: ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 14:06:00

GOP Takes 8-Point Lead Over Democrats in Congressional Vote Preference

Obama Approval Rating at 43% UTICA, New York - Republicans have taken a 46%-38% lead over Democrats on the question of which party's candidates for Congress ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/04/2010 14:04:00

Todays Politically Incorrect Headlines

VIDEO: Obama lies about father serving in World War II WARNING: New kids book called “Who is Barack Obama?” is full of progressive propaganda Will Washington's Failures ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/03/2010 14:55:00

Rep. Barton schedules August Town Hall Meetings

  A Column by Rep Joe Barton This August I am embarking on a Listening Tour. From Corsicana to Crockett, Midlothian to Mansfield and many cities and ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/03/2010 11:25:00

Pat Condell is a British stand-up comedian, but this video isnt comic.

Pat Condell is a British stand-up comedian, but this video isn't comic. ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2010 17:17:00

City of Lancaster Receives Petfinder.com Foundation Grant

Tucson, AZ--City of Lancaster, Lancaster, has received a $600 grant from the Petfinder.com Foundation to purchase FVRCP vaccine to inoculate all its cats and kittens ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2010 17:15:00

AREA SALES UP SHARPLY

AREA SALES UP SHARPLYMore People Turning to Manufactured Housing Ferris, TX – (August 2, 2010) – Overall home sales have taken a hard hit in our region, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2010 17:01:00

Anti-White, Anti--American, Anti-Arizona SB 1070 protesters desecrate the American Flag

WARNING: This video may be upsetting. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKAa9W2oOfo ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2010 16:59:00

Our Own Government Has Become Our Enemy

IN THE NEWS: Arizona Sheriff:'‘Our Own Government Has Become Our Enemy' "10 Reasons People Voted for the Democrats" 15 Ways to Predict How Long You'll Live Healthcare Bill is ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2010 16:30:00

Nathan Loa

July 27, 2010 – July 27, 2010 FERRIS - Nathan Loa, of Ferris, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at Methodist Central Hospital, in Dallas. ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:22:00

Elizabeth Chance Ashton

May 11, 1992 – July 30, 2010 WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for Elizabeth Chance Ashton, 18, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:21:00

Tithing and the Temple of God

ELISA NORMANThe Living WordDESOTO - This week’s readings on the triennial cycle at the Living Word focus on contributions to the building of the tabernacle ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:20:00

You dont decide to be a shepherd, prophet or teacher, youre called

This week we are continuing with the question of last week about a woman’s role in the congregations. What has developed today is a far ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:17:00

Northwood University baseball team adopts young cancer patient

CEDAR HILL – When Northwood University’s head baseball Coach Jeremy Kennedy learned earlier this year a brain tumor took 6-year-old Benjamin Landrey’s eyesight and ability ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:27:00

New manager appointed; Runway expansion completed

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press LANCASTER– Arb Rylant, airport manager for the city of Lancaster has announced the newly extended 6,500 foot runway is finished and ... Full story

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

Congressman begins summer tour

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press ENNIS – Congressman Joe Barton – R, is once again launching his summer listening tour. "I will be soliciting your thoughts ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:13:00

City receives grant for kittens

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press LANCASTER - The city has recently found themselves $600 richer to help inoculate all its cats and kittens for one year. A ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:12:00

Ferris sues Wilmer over annexation

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS- The city of Ferris has filed suit against the city of Wilmer in the 101st District Court of Dallas County ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:11:00

Foolin themselves

They just don’t get it. What’s worse, they don’t have any desire (or the nerve) to get it or to understand. Topping that, they would ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:16:00

Is it funny?

My favorite senator, from Arizona, said during a heated debate "A friend told me never wrestle a pig. You both get dirty and the pig ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 14:16:00

Standing by Arizona

William Horning bill@constitutionalsolutions.org Arizona is crying out for help in case you haven’t heard. On Tuesday, Aug. 24, the Republican primary will take place in Arizona. It’s ... Full story

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

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