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Ennis cop caught on tape has history

WFAA NEWS 8 INVESTIGATES  http://www.wfaa.com/news/investigates/Ennis-cop-caught-on-tape-has-history-103961344.html ENNIS — An Ennis police officer whose treatment of a handcuffed prisoner was deemed "abusive" and "inappropriate"  has a history of trouble. News 8 ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/30/2010 09:29:00

Ferris Student Wins Online Art Gallery Competition

Ferris High School Shares Students’ Work with the World   Highland Park, Ill. Sept. 27, 2010 – Artsonia and Blick Art Materials announce a local winner of ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2010 17:36:00

Firefighter Makes Dramatic Discovery about Children's Inability to Escape Home Fires

DALLAS, Texas, Sept.11, 2010 - Annually, the United States Fire Administration reports that 3,000 to 5,000 people die in fires. This figure includes 800 children, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2010 17:33:00

Senate Judiciary Vote Thursday for Five Fringe Obama Judges

The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote today on five of President Obama’s leftwing fringe judicial nominees -- candidates that have once been returned ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2010 17:30:00

HELP Lancaster High School Quarterback Get Local Recognition!!

LISD is asking all our citizens and employees to vote for Nick Harvey.  He is an outstanding Quarterback for the Lancaster Tigers. Attention all LISD employees ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2010 17:19:00

Voter registration deadline is October 4

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

Last Updated: 09/27/2010 17:17:00

Ellis County Commissioners' Court meet Monday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m.

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: 09/25/2010 10:36:00

OPINION: On Nukes, Start Anew with New START

Last week, a Senate panel approved a treaty that could define our country's nuclear security for the next decade. They were right to do so ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/25/2010 10:34:00

Frank Prasifka and Son's: Public Auction

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:55:00

City Council of the City of Hutchins: ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Sept. 16 & 23, 2010 SECTION A ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:29:00

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

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

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:29:00

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

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

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:28:00

Ellis County Marriages

Marriages Aug. 13-26 Kevin Stewart Bird and Rebecca Priscill Cumming James Anthony Driskill and Chere Danielle Welch Robert Earl Herring and Amanda Elizabeth Hinsley Tyler Lynn Hunter and Jasmine Rochelle ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:27:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

July 26- Aug. 13 Tax suit ROISD, city of Pecan Hill, Ellis County and Emergency Services District #5 vs. Charlie Richardson and Prosperity Bank (in REM only) Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:27:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ALMA Aug. 27 Theft of property greater than $500 less than $1,500, 600 block Whitfill Road, unknown suspect took the complainant’s property without his effective consent. Black ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:26:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 12 – 20 Ronald Washington, b/m, 22, Wilmer PD x1 Johnny R. McHenry, b/m, 33, Wilmer PD x2 Ashlee N. Garcia, w/f, 23, Wilmer PD x1 Anthony Javis, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:26:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 13 – 20 John D. Anderson, 31, theft of property greater than $20 less than $500 by check Stephanie M. Barnes, 29, speeding, driving while ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:25:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 17 – 18 Jeffrey Miller, w/m, 29, possession of controlled substance pg 1 less than 1 gram Mia S. Brown, b/f, 30, possession of controlled substance ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:25:00

Milford Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 29 – Sept. 11 Michael Contella, h/m, possession of a controlled substance Joshua Hubenak, w/m, possession of a controlled substance Jose Reyna, h/m, warrants x2 Janice Thompson, b/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:25:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 5 – 11 Omitted from master name, unknown, public intoxication Misty M. Thompson, 43, public intoxication Jason R. Street, 38, driving while intoxicated Sebastian B. Hernandez, 23, warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:25:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 13 – 19 Latoya Denise Polk, b/f, 25, Collin County Phillip Eugene Winston, b/m, 29, indecency with a child Vincent Abney, b/m, 24, driving while license invalid Felix ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:24:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 10 – 16 Carrie D. Fluker, f, 52, possession controlled substance pg 1, Dallas PD warrants Aimee C. Sparks, f, 20, Glenn Heights PD warrants Cody L. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:24:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 15 – 19 David Angwin, 22, w/m, other city warrant Robert Grass, 26, w/m, driving while license suspended Jose Martinez, 29, w/m, no driver license Graylin Barnes, 51, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:23:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 13 – 19 David Wayne Lindsey, b/m, 24, possession of marijuana less than 2 oz Ernest Clifford Mackifield, b/m, 26, no driver license Chris Gerarde Maxie, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:20:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 5 – 12 Charles Bradley Prewit, w/m, 23, warrant arrest-outside Patrick Peter Lopez, w/m, 33, warrant arrest-outside Patricia Susan Eken, w/f, 47, assault causes bodily injury Xeryus Jerva ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:19:00

WHS Alum inducted into Texas Tech Hall of Fame

WAXAHACHIE - Waxahachie High School alumnus, Montae Reagor, will be inducted into the Double T Association’s Hall of Fame at Texas Tech University this weekend. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:18:00

Ferris Football Fans: Where are y'all?

The 2010 Fightin’ Ferris Yellow Jackets are a team to make this city proud. Head Coach Randy Barnes and his staff of assistant coaches have ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:17:00

Heart breaker, Jackets lose

FERRIS - TC-Cedar Hill RB Melvin Coumpy caught a pass and busted loose for a 77-yard touchdown with about 2:00 left in the game for ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:04:00

MHS Varsity football team serves 'breakfast of champions'

Submitted MIDLOTHIAN - Midlothian High School staff enjoyed a breakfast of champions Friday, Sept. 17, served by our own champions, the MHS Varsity Football team. From 48 ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:03:00

Grandfriends Week in Waxahachie ISD successful once again

WAXAHACHIE - Grand-friends from near and far transcended upon Waxahachie Independent School District schools this past week to join their loved ones for lunch and ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:02:00

Serving Country: Lee M. Higginbotham

WAXAHACHIE - Army Pfc. Lee M. Higginbotham has graduated from the Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill in ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 16:00:00

Serving Country: Rigo Estrada

ENNIS - Air Force Airman 1st Class Rigo Estrada graduated from the Utilities Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls. The course ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:59:00

Cubye Arvalyn Stilwell Moffitt

Oct. 10, 1915 - Aug. 30, 2010 BRISTOL - Cubye Arvalyn Stilwell Moffitt passed away Monday, Aug. 30, 2010 in Redding, Calif. She was born in Br-istol ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:59:00

Linda B. Strickland McCrory

Jan. 17, 1951 - Sept. 13, 2010 RED OAK - Linda B. Strickland McCrory, 59 of Red Oak, passed away at her residence on Monday, Sept. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:56:00

In prophecy certain ancient nations will stand in latter days

This week we will continue with the topic of the imminent return of Yeshua. We left off talking about the fact that the Lord’s return will ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:55:00

Simply Speaking: Brainwashed

We’ve been brainwashed and indoctrinated about our history for so long, all of our lives, of course, that it’s doubtful we’d recognize the real truth ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:55:00

Jon’s VU! What was that?

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

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:53:00

Constitutional Thinking: Protecting your vote and money

Over the years, we have all heard the promises of what our candidate will do once he or she is in office. All too frequently, once ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:52:00

Carter BloodCare needs to replenish supply of type O negative blood

DALLAS - Carter BloodCare is experiencing a precedent-setting use of the blood type O negative . This blood type is considered universal because it is compatible ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:51:00

County budget approved, employee retirement benefits cut

ELLIS COUNTY -There was a packed house for the scheduled public hearing regarding the 2010-2011 county budget Thursday, Sept. 16 "In this budget, we were charged ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:49:00

Attention all historians

FERRIS – The Ellis County Press is currently working on special sections for Ferris, Lancaster and Wilmer. Anyone who has some old family history and photos ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/23/2010 15:48:00

National Take-Back Day

 Dear friends, As you know, prescription drug abuse is a significant public health issue in our country. Because they are legal, prescription drugs are easily ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/22/2010 09:05:00

Feds: Privacy Does Not Exist in ‘Public Places’

For more information, click the link below: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/09/public-privacy/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wired%2Findex+%28Wired%3A+Index+3+%28Top+Stories+2%29%29&utm_content=Google+Feedfetcher ... Full story

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

Thoughts to Encourage: Sowing and Reaping

"What goes around comes around is an expression used in the world that is Scriptural. No matter the circumstances we find our self in, who ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/22/2010 08:57:00

Obama Changes Declaration of Independence to Omit "Creator"

  On Sept.17, President Barack Obama spoke to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 33rd Annual Award Gala. During his speech - reading from a teleprompter - ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/22/2010 08:55:00

Trooper riding his bicycle from Waxahachie to Austin

Texas Highway Patrol Trooper James Colunga of Waxahachie will leave Waxahachie on his bicycle Thursday morning at 9 a.m. on his way to Waco and ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/22/2010 08:49:00

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: SEPT. 21, 2010

    Video: Town Hall Questioner To Obama: "I'm Exhausted Of Defending You" A Leftist Wish List vs. National Security RINOs Won't Give Up Power Easily - The ruling ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/21/2010 15:10:00

IN THE NEWS TODAY, SEPT 21, 2010

  Do Senators Understand Truth Behind Homosexuals' Military Service? Jimmy Carter Defends Record, Hopes Tea Party Fades in 2012 Survey Shows Arabs More Opposed to GZ Mosque Than ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/21/2010 15:08:00

Thinking About a Career Change? Why Not Become An Insurance Adjuster?

With the economic challenges facing so many in today’s society, sometimes we find it necessary to re-assess our career paths, or, in some instances, pick ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/18/2010 11:08:00

Thoughts to Encourage: The hidden ones

"When the wicked rise to power, the righteous are hidden." Pro 28:12  When righteous men do rejoice (triumph, joy), there is great glory: but when the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/18/2010 09:38:00

Ellis County Budget Approved

  WAXAHACHIE - There was a packed house for Thursday morning’s meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court, a scheduled public hearing regarding the 2010-2011 budget, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/17/2010 16:02:00

Jury Duty Scam

Pass this on to your grown children. This has been verified by the FBI (their link is also included below). Please pass this on to ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/17/2010 09:08:00

Construction Scheduled to Begin on FM 1722 in Ennis Periodic lane reductions and safety improvements coming

ELLIS COUNTY - The Texas Department of Transportation in cooperation with the City of Ennis will begin construction on FM 1722 from FM 879 to ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:23:00

City of Hutchins - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Sept. 16 & 23, 2010 SECTION A ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:13:00

THE STORAGE PLACE - NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

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

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:12:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

July 26- Aug. 13 Tax suit ROISD, City of Red Oak and Ellis County vs. Billy C. and Thelma Grate, American General Financial Services Inc. ROISD, Ellis County, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:12:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ENNIS Aug. 22 Assault causes bodily injury, South Bound Interstate Highway 45, subject and complainant had gotten into a fight and caused pain to discomfort each other. FERRIS Aug. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:11:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 6 – 12 Rafael Saenz, w/m, 34, Wilmer PD x1 Justin L. Ellison, b/m, 23, Wilmer PD x2 Laquan Devondrey Hughes, b/m, 32, driving while license invalid Jerry ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:11:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 31 – Sept. 13 Jonathan B. Alejandre, 26, speeding, violate promise to appear Ryan P. Antonio, 30, aggravated assault causes serious bodily injury Sonia A. Balero, 36, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:11:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 13 Casey Cruz, h/m, 29, warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:11:00

Milford Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 15 – 28 Martin Mareelo-abad, h/m, public intoxication Derrolle Keys, b/m, warrant Nanacy Gutierrez, h/f, warrant Jonathan Payne, b/m, warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:10:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 5 – 11 Omitted from mast name, unknown, public intoxication Misty M. Thompson, 43, public intoxication Jason R. Street, 38, driving while intoxicated Sebastian B. Hernandez, 23, warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:10:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 6 - 12 Damarcus Beal, b/m, 18, violation of protective order or magistrate’s order Demarcus M. Williams, b/m, 20, failure to identify Robert Leroy Johnson, b/m, 31, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:10:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 29 – Sept. 12 Ezequiel Cruz-Silva, 30, w/m, accident involving damage to vehicle greater than $200, failed to comply, driving while intoxicated Lauren N. Douglas, 22, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:09:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Marcus B. McCright, m, 28, Glenn Heights PD warrants Adarius M. Clark, m, 25, Glenn Heights PD warrants Bobby L. Walker, m, 32, Ellis County warrants Pedro B. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:09:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 7 – 12 Timothy Engle, 23, w/m, parole violation Edgar Garcia, 52, w/m, no driver license, failure to maintain financial responsibility, expired motor vehicle registration Lewis Moya, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:09:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 29 – Sept. 13 Justin Monroe Henderson, b/m, 21, warrant arrest-local Kendreon Lacoy Fowler, b/m, 29, warrant arrest-outside Keldrick Dewayne Petty, b/m, 32, no driver license Eddie Lee ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:08:00

Lady Hawks hold back Midlothian, Ennis

RED OAK - In what turned out to be a playoff type atmosphere, the Lady Hawks were in Midlothian on Tuesday night to take on ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:08:00

Lancaster ISD appoints district Chief of Police

Lancaster - Lancaster Independent School District announces the appointment of Keith Wilkerson, Sr. as the district’s Chief of Police. "Chief Wilkerson is highly qualified with a ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:07:00

Hawks defeat the Lions

RED OAK - After two wins to start the season, the Hawks were looking to go 3-0 and start district play with a win on ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:07:00

Survivors needed for ‘Pink Out’ game

Submitted by Nicole Mansell WISD Director of Public Relations WAXAHACHIE - If you or someone you know is a breast cancer survivor and would like to be ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:06:00

DeSoto hosting 100 schools at district’s college night

DESOTO — The DeSoto High School college night offers students one-stop shopping for college options and opportunities. One hundred colleges and universities from across the nation ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:05:00

Meals-on-Wheels plans for annual benefit

ELLIS COUNTY - Set for Thursday, Sept. 16 at Cleburne Golf Links, Meals-on-Wheels is ready for its 23rd Annual Golf Benefit. This event is one ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:05:00

Del Guynes becomes SAGU Communication Arts Chair

WAXAHACHIE - Rev. Del Guynes was recently named the interim chair for SAGU’s Communication Arts department. Guynes joined the SAGU faculty in 2004 as Director ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:04:00

George William Slaughter

Aug. 8, 1931 – Sept. 7, 2010 WAXAHACHIE – Funeral services for George William Slaughter, 79, were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:04:00

Yom Kippur and fasting

According to the biblical calendar, Yom Kippur begins this Sunday, Sept. 19 in the evening and lasts until Monday, Sept. 20 in the evening. Yom Kippur ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:02:00

Simply Speaking: Democracy? Dead wrong

Representative government, a most fundamental legacy and precious gift from our founders, set within the solid foundation of a constitutional republic. Benjamin Franklin, upon exiting ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 12:51:00

Letters to the Editor: City of Lancaster government continues at its worst

Lancaster had a city council meeting last night to approve a $.7775 to $.8675 property tax increase that caused the outrage of local citizens. This tax ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 12:50:00

Constitutional Thinking: America’s four-box system

Last week we reminded all Texans, and citizens of every state, of the need to fully use our 10th Amendment to protect State Rights under ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 12:49:00

New book out on local railroad

Review Courtesy of Randy Bigham ELLIS COUNTY - Ellis County is the focus of a new book on the railroad that first connected local communities to ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 12:48:00

Local governments to receive $439 million in September sales tax allocations

AUSTIN - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said the state collected $1.77 billion in sales tax in August, up 0.8 percent compared to a year ago. "Monthly ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 12:48:00

Ellis County Clean-Up Day

ELLIS COUNTY - According to the Ellis County Fire Marshal, they are down to the wire for distributing vouchers for the Saturday, Sept. 18 Clean-Up ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 12:47:00

Lancaster: Dist. 4 councilman shouts, 'I kill people'; 4-3 vote approves tax increase

LANCASTER - During the recent vote Monday, Sept. 13 to increase taxes in the city of Lancaster, Councilman James Daniels let all residents know how ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 12:46:00

Ellis County: County experiencing ‘economic difficulties’; Burn ban lifted

ELLIS COUNTY - Commissioner Ron Brown, pct. 4, said the county is experiencing "economic difficulties" due to the current state of the national economy while ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 12:45:00

9/11 Remembered

Officers from the entire Best Southwest Region of Dallas County and the Northern Region of Ellis County were present at the first annual "9/11 Tribute" ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 12:30:00

UTA: Class of First-Time Freshmen Not a White Majority

This Fall Semester at The University of Texas at AustinAUSTIN, Texas — For the first time in the history of The University of Texas at ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/14/2010 16:50:00

Sept. 14: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

Did Obama Admit He's Ineligible for Office? Glenn Beck: About those death panels - Proponents denied death panels A Senate full of Mike Castles is not the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/14/2010 16:47:00

Citizen-Journal's rebirth brings back memories

Posted Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 By Patrick M. Walker pwalker@arlingtoncitizen-journal.com Arlington resident Libby Altwegg was sitting in traffic recently when something caught her eye and caused her ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/14/2010 16:45:00

Texas Republicans Introduce Bill To Repeal Education Language That Discriminates Against Lone Star State

  WASHINGTON: Members of the Texas Republican Congressional delegation, including Congressmen Joe Barton (R-Ennis/Arlington) and Michael C. Burgess (R-Lewisville), introduced legislation Tuesday to repeal language in ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/14/2010 14:38:00

Thoughts to Encourage

"An unloving spirit is an antichrist spirit that if allowed can work within you to nit-pick 24/7 - causing you to hate yourself, reject yourself, ... Full story

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

Statement by Governor Jan Brewer: ObamaCare is Wrong for Arizona and Wrong for America - Federal Hearing Tuesday

PHOENIX, Sept. 13 /Standard Newswire/ -- "Arizona has a long and proud history of fighting the Washington, D.C. elite's insatiable appetite for bigger government at ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/14/2010 14:11:00

Mavericks’ Jason Terry Joins Methodist Dallas in Stroke Care Awareness Campaign

Fast action is something Dallas Mavericks #31 Jason “Jet” Terry knows well. Because of that and his dedication to community service, he’s joined Methodist Dallas ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/13/2010 16:10:00

Ellis County: Burn Ban Lifted

WAXAHACHIE - On the recommendation of Fire Marshal’s Investigator Jim Pharr, Ellis County Commissioners voted unanimously to lift the ban on outdoor burning within Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/13/2010 16:05:00

Days of Noah - Sodom and Gomorrah and America

What we have accepted to be normal in today’s society is no different than it was during the time of Noah and of Sodom and ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/16/2010 13:00:00

Ordnance Company Conducts Safety Stand Down

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq— Soldiers with the 60th Ordnance Company, 110th Combat Sustainment Battalion, 224th Sustainment Brigade, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), stopped work for ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 17:46:00

Sept. 10: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

Video: Black Panthers Tell Koran Burners, “You Will Be A Target” VANTAGE POINT VIDEO: Did Obama's Oval Office Rug Get History Wrong? Fla. Pastor Calls Off 'Burn ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 17:42:00

NOTICE OF AUCTION

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 NOTICE OF AUCTIONSTATE OF TEXASCOUNTY OF DALLASABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLE(CHAP. 683, TRANSPORTATION CODE) MOTOR VEHICLE MAKE: ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:46:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: The City of Hutchins City Council

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Sept. 2 & 9, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City of Hutchins City Council will hold ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:46:00

PUBLIC NOTICE: Hutchins Economic Development Corporation Hutchins, Texas

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Sept. 2 & 9, 2010 PUBLIC NOTICE Hutchins Economic Development Corporation Hutchins, Texas Notice is hereby given that ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:45:00

City of Ferris: Application For Local Option Election Petition To Legalize The Sale Of Beer And Wine

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 Application For Local Option Election Petition To Legalize The Sale Of Beer And ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:44:00

City of Wilmer Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Budget

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 City of Wilmer Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Budget Notice is hereby given ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:43:00

DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE

July 26- Aug. 13 Tax suit Midlothian Independent School District, Ellis County and the city of Midlothian vs. Par Breakers LLC Midlothian ISD, Ellis County and the city ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:41:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ALMA Aug. 20 Theft of property greater than $1,500 less than $20k, 200 block Gentry Road, unknown suspect removed complainant’s property without consent. 2002 Titan Cargo Trailer, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:40:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 30 – Sept. 6 Vicie King, b/f, 30, Wilmer PD x4 Lucio Tapia Martinez, w/m, 37, Wilmer PD x5 Shawn Ross, w/m, 31, Wilmer PD x1 Leonardo Cue, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:40:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 29 – Sept. 4 Michael J. Graham, 32, warrant arrest Mark J. Spiegel, 22, warrant arrest Robert C. Wadsworth, 30, warrant arrest Dereck A. Ross, 22, possession of ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:39:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 1 – 5 Jamille Curtis Harvey, b/m, 25, Cedar Hill PD warrant Tyrome Maurice Richardson, b/m, 25, driving while license invalid Deanna N. Pope, b/f, 33, Lancaster ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:39:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 1 – 31 Guadalupe Dominguez, 32, w/m, Lancaster warrants, failure to maintain financial responsibility, speeding Robert Wyne Johnson, 34, b/m, Dallas Sheriff’s office warrants, fare evasion, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:39:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Sept. 1 – 5 Kesia Dudley, 24, b/f, Glenn Heights PD warrants, Lancaster PD warrants Rodney Jones, 41, b/m, Lancaster PD warrants, Wilmer PD warrants Adriel Galvan, 19, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:37:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 23 – 29 Cristian Sabel Martinez, w/m, 19, no driver license Latoya S. Singleton, b/f, 21, warrant arrest-local Jasmine Elizabeth Peoples, b/f, 20, warrant arrest-outside Jose Gonzalo Martinez, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:34:00

JV Lady Hawks have successful week

RED OAK - The JV Lady Hawks were flying high as they easily won over the Terrell Lady Tigers on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 25-8 and ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:33:00

Freshman Lady Hawks add wins

The Lady Hawks couldn’t get it in gear until the third set as they faced off against the Terrell Lady Tigers at home on Tuesday, ... Full story

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

Lady Hawks get wins over Terrell, Lancaster

RED OAK - The Lady Hawks hosted the Terrell Lady Tigers Tuesday, Aug. 31 in their second district match of the season. The Lady Hawks ... Full story

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

New students to start at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene

ABILENE - The following students are among approximately 550 freshmen and transfer students who will be starting at Hardin-Simmons University during the Fall 2010 semester: ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:24:00

Waxahachie ISD Destination Imagination teams forming now

It’s that time of year again! Time to kick-off the new competition season of Waxahachie Independent School District’s Destination Imagination. Destination Imagination is a competitive academic group ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:24:00

Meals-on-Wheels Golf Benefit is full

The 23rd Annual Meals-on-Wheels Golf Benefit, set for Sept. 16, at Cleburne Golf Links, is ready for the big day! "Our field is now full!" ... Full story

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

Jimmie Nannette Lucas

Feb. 16, 1930 - Aug. 27, 2010 RED OAK - Funeral services for Jimmie Nannett Hayes were held at no-on on Mo-nday, Aug. 30, 2010 in ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:22:00

The rebukes of life

The ear that hears the rebukes of life will abide among the wise. He who disdains instruction despises his own soul, but he who heeds rebukes ... Full story

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

9-11 ninth anniversary this weekend

This Saturday, Sept. 11, marks the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on our nation. There will be a memorial held at 9:11 a.m. at the ... Full story

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

There are signs we can look for telling us the Rapture is near

In the last two articles we have been dealing with the question as to the timing of the Natzal, or Rapture of the believers and ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:20:00

Letters to the Editor: Responses to Barton article (By Gary Bennett)

Following the story in your paper covering the forum with Congressman Joe Barton on Aug. 30, several members of the Ellis County Tea Party have ... Full story

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

Letters to the Editor: Responses to Barton article (Linda Bounds)

This letter is in response to Megan Gray’s Sept. 2 article Barton would teach "God as Creator." Ms. Gray was reporting on an Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:17:00

Simply Speaking: New laws

Of course school’s back in, so don’t forget to slow down as you go past and, for goodness sake, get off that cell phone in ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:16:00

Why I don’t support separation of church and state

It has been quite a while since I wrote anything about my strong belief that the doctrine of "separation of church and state" is a ... Full story

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

Constitutional Thinking: Using our 10th Amendement

Last Saturday was a very special day for Texas and America. While you had burgers cooking on the Barbie, almost 500 Americans took time out ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/10/2010 10:14:00

Accident on FM 660

A rain slicked roadway and speed contributed to an accident on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 7. The vehicle overturned on FM 660 east of ... Full story

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

Update: Red Oak Founders Day Parade Map

Click on link below for the latest parade route information: http://www.redoakisd.org/docs/documents/pr/Flyers/Founders_Day_Map_A1-01.jpg ... Full story

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

Sept. 9: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

  Is it okay for Christians to burn the Koran? Obama Added More to National Debt in First 19 Months Than All Presidents from Washington Through Reagan ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/09/2010 15:57:00

Ellis County: Road Closure

Pigg Road has been closed due to high water in Precinct 2 and barricades are up near old Reagor Springs Road. High water has been reported ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/08/2010 11:10:00

Mexican flag cartoon angers readers

My Mexican Flag Cartoon and Angry Readers The cartoon appeared in The Ellis County Press Thursday, Sept. 2 and can be viewed in the E-Press section ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/07/2010 09:39:00

OtherWords: The week of Sept. 6 - 12, 2010

Planet CEO vs. Planet Worker / Chuck Collins Know-Nothing Party / Jason Salzman Jobs Emergency / Sarita Gupta Egg Recall Reveals our Broken Food System / Patty Lovera Setting ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/06/2010 13:10:00

Sept. 6: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

    Obama's Approval Index Rating at -23: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll Officials: Obama to Call for Major Road, Railway Spending Afghans Protest Plan to ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/06/2010 13:05:00

The President Lied, Your Insurance Policy Died

"If you like your healthcare plan," pledged President Obama, "you will be able to keep your healthcare plan."   As the president barnstormed in favor of his ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/03/2010 14:42:00

Sept. 3: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

NAACP, Left-Leaning Media Groups Form Tea Party Tracking Site Key Obama ally works with Socialists for global tax That lying liar Glenn Beck! Judge: No eligibility documents in ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/03/2010 11:49:00

5 Things You Don’t Know About Labor Day

LINCOLN, RI – Sept. 3 – Labor Day isn’t just another day off. It was created by the labor movement more than 120 years ago ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/03/2010 11:44:00

Lancaster: 9-11 Tribute by 10 Best Southwest Cities’ Fire and Police Departments set for Sept. 11

On Sept. 11, 2010 a 9-11 Tribute by 10 Best Southwest Cities’ Fire and Police Departments will take place on Lancaster’s Historic Town Square from ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/03/2010 08:46:00

KIDS GET GREEN LIGHT TO SURF SEXUAL SITES

'A lot of parents will be concerned about this' By Bob Unruh  (c) 2010 WorldNetDaily Schools in one region of Scotland are lifting the Internet filters on their ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/03/2010 08:31:00

IN THE NEWS:

'Voted Obama? Embarrassed Yet?' billboard leads to death threats So, what’s wrong with the Republican Party? A German's View of Islam CBN: Islamization of Paris a Warning to ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/03/2010 08:26:00

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines:

Sheriff: Mexican Cartels Control Parts of Arizona Obama refuses to credit Bush - cannot bring himself to say anything nice Another Obama radical - denounced capitalism ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:48:00

Hutchins Economic Development Corporation - Public Hearing

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Sept. 2 & 9, 2010 PUBLIC NOTICE Hutchins Economic Development Corporation Hutchins, Texas Notice is hereby given that the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:29:00

The City of Wilmer - PUBLIC HEARING

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

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:29:00

EC ESD #5 (FERRIS) Holds Meeting

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 The EC ESD #5 (FERRIS) will hold a meeting at 07:00 PM on ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:28:00

The City of Wilmer - PUBLIC HEARING

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

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:27:00

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

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND INTENT TO OBTAIN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:23:00

The City of Wilmer - PUBLIC HEARING

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

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:22:00

The City of Hutchins City Council - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Sept. 2 & 9, 2010 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City of Hutchins City Council will hold ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:20:00

District Clerk Office

July 26- Aug. 13 Divorces Julio Cesar Loera vs. Amy Flores Loera Rebecca Renee Roberts vs. Karl Alan Roberts Susan Lynn Jesmer vs. Donald Raoul Jesmer Amy Lynn Arevalo vs. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:18:00

Ellis County Marriages

Aug. 6-12 Javier Benjamin Aguayo and Taylor Dann Bryson Eugene Daniel Baker and Lora Mae Palmer Jose Barrientos and Lupita Arriaga-Aguilar Michael Preston Bishop and Sarah Fae Kimball Robert Alan ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:18:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

BARDWELL July 30 Burglary of vehicle, 100 block Tall Willow, unknown suspect entered the complainant’s vehicle, the suspect took the complainant’s property without her effective consent. Jenson ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:17:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 19 – 27 Erika D. Bailey, w/f, 20, Wilmer PD x2, Dallas PD x3 Albert Alphard, b/m, 46, possession controlled substance Hugo Ruiz, w/m, 37, public intoxication Norberto ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:17:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Incidents Aug. 24 – 25 Warrant arrest-CID warrant, 3800 block S. 35 Criminal mischief greater than $50 less than $500, 300 block Water Criminal mischief under $50, 3400 block ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:16:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 23 – 30 Adrian Garza, 18, no driver license Noe A. Arroyo, 20, violate driver license restriction Daniel J. Conkle, 20, driving while license suspended/invalid Magdalena Escareno, 39, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:16:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 25 Robin N. Slack, w/f, 19, disorderly conduct ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:16:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 22 – 28 Micheal E. Flynn, 47, warrant arrest Russel E. Aldridge, 41, theft of property greater than $1,500 less than $20K ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:15:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 23 – 29 Terry McCoy, b/m, 21, Vsrl-pass-reg Octavia McBean, b/f, 43, unauthorized use of a vehicle Kenneth Ray Allen, b/m, 29, Lancaster Brian Quincy Kirk, b/m, 36, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:15:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 20 – 26 Christopher Johnson, m, 27, Dallas PD warrants, Duncanville PD warrants, Garland PD warrants Chezdin J. Murray, m, 17, evading arrest, Glenn Heights PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:15:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 26 – 29 Demarcus Garza, 24, b/m, fraud Carlos Martinez, w/m, Rowlett warrants Ashley Parker, w/f, Dallas County Sheriff’s office, Arlington, Balch Springs, Grand Prairie warrants Joe Flores, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:15:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 23 – 29 Assata Nneka Tate, b/f, 38, driving while license invalid August Elaine Kise, b/f, 40, expired driver license William J. Gardner, b/m, 16, warrant arrest-local Marc ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:14:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Aug. 16 – 22 Phillip Selwyn Teague, b/m, 47, driving while intoxicated Tyrone Ashford Craig, b/m, 23, warrant arrest-outside Ryan Mitchell Young, b/m, 19, theft of property greater ... Full story

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

JV Lady Hawks beat W. Mesquite, place 6th in tourney

RED OAK - The Lady Hawks were at home Tuesday to begin district play against the West Mesquite Lady Wranglers. The Lady Hawks easily overpowered the ... Full story

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

Freshman Lady Hawks win district opener

RED OAK - The Lady Hawks struggled in the first set against the West Mesquite Lady Wranglers Tuesday night. With Calle Coleman having to leave early ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:12:00

Lady Hawks begin district play and take 3rd in tournament

Lady Hawks Volleyball Booster Club RED OAK - The Lady Hawks hosted the West Mesquite Lady Wranglers in their first district match Tuesday, Aug. 24. The Lady ... Full story

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

Alumna works with bible translators in Equatorial Guinea

WAXAHACHIE - Bridget Ulibarri attended Southwester Assembly of God University 1999-2001, upon graduating from the Education department, she taught kindergarten for two years in Venus ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:10:00

Ferris Senior Center

Monday, Aug. 23 It is so good to be back at work and to see each one of you. I am still celebrating my birthday. I was treated ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:10:00

SAGU one piano away from becoming All-Steinway

WAXAHACHIE - Soutwestern Assembly of God University recently received a $50,000 grant from Hobby Lobby, Inc. The donation, made possible by the BG Fund, procured ... Full story

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

39 DeSoto High School seniors earn credits for summer graduation

DESOTO – The DeSoto Independent School District held summer commencement ceremonies for qualifying seniors who completed summer course credits or passed the Exit-Level TAKS retest ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:08:00

Legalism vs. antinomianism

The dividing wall of hostility between Torah observance and faith in Yeshua is strong. The adversary loves to keep us divided, for divided we fall. However, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:07:00

Simply Speaking: ET’s among us

Just as a precautionary column, shall we say, let’s go a little way out into the field of UFO’s; extra-terrestrials, if you will; illegal aliens ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:06:00

How many deaths before Obama takes border security seriously?

The shocking discovery of 72 murdered Hispanic migrants on a ranch just south of the U.S. border should be a wakeup call to all Americans ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:06:00

An unlimited Treasury Department credit card

It occurs to me that Barack Hussein Obama is particularly tone-deaf or not especially attuned to ordinary Americans. Think about how this guy is on ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:05:00

Constitutional Thinking: Attention homeowners

As we head toward Labor Day, I thought it would be interesting to know how the day came to be and that as bad as ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:04:00

Red Oak: Community National Bank & Trust acquires Red Oak location; Looks forward to serving the needs of Jefferson Bank customers

CORSICANA - K.C. Wyatt, president and CEO of Community National Bank & Trust of Texas (CNB&T), announced the bank has acquired the Red Oak branch ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 11:03:00

ROPD: Labor Day crackdown

Submitted article Red Oak – The problem of impaired-driving is a serious one. While America witnessed a decline in the number of impaired-driving fatalities from 2007-2008, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/02/2010 10:47:00

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