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Firearms investigation in Lancaster

 LANCASTER- The Lancaster Police Department has teamed with federal agents in an ongoing federal firearms investigation.   Local officers, along with ATF, FBI, DPS, ICE and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/28/2011 17:21:00

State Rep. James White Proposes Revenue-Neutral School Finance Reform

February 28, 2011, Austin, TX – Representative James White (R-Hillister) today discussed a proposal to provide a revenue-neutral school finance reform  plan. Rep. White said, "The ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/28/2011 12:42:00

The Will of God

Understanding the Will of God God is serious about mankind and mankind must take God serious. We must be serious concerning repentance and submitting to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/28/2011 12:36:00

Thoughts to Encourage (detecting idols)

"A good way to detect an idol(s) in your life is by what makes you angry, fearful, depressed, or pushes your buttons....etc. All these things ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/28/2011 10:16:00

Obama's Mystery Links to Gadhafi Uncovered

 February 27, 2011 Obama's Mystery Links to Gadhafi Uncovered $100 Per Barrel Oil: Republicans Pressure Interior Secretary to Drill Obama Media: "Budget Cuts Could Increase Risk of Nuke ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/28/2011 09:26:00

Jeffrey Mark Herrin

December 11, 1980 - February 19, 2011 WAXAHACHIE - Jeffrey Mark Herrin, 30, of Waxahachie, passed away Saturday February 19, 2011. Jeffrey graduated from Waxahachie High School ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 21:10:00

You Won't Believe Who's Really Behind Wisconsin Protests

 February 25, 2011   You Won't Believe Who's Really Behind Wisconsin Protests A Milestone in the Betrayal of Marriage Will TSA Unionization Jeopardize Air Safety? Is It Unbiblical to Protest ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 16:10:00

Memorial for fallen officer unveiled

“The Healing Process Has Begun,” said Lancaster Police Chief Keith Humphrey as Mayor Marcus Knight helped unveil the new road dedicated to fallen officer Craig ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:21:00

4 dogs, 1 donkey seized from property; Judge Polk to hold custody hearing

ENNIS - Four dogs and one donkey were seized from property on the 3400 block of FM 85, in Ennis, under the authority of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:15:00

Clean-up event scheduled

ELLIS COUNTY - Starting Saturday, March 26th and running thru Saturday, April 2, the county will be hosting another week long clean-up event. This will provide ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:14:00

School district supports teacher with cancer

Submitted article FERRIS - Ferris Independent School District is pulling together as a community to support Lucy Mae McDonald Elementary teacher and Ferris graduate DeeAnn Bolin, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:13:00

Big Brothers Big Sisters hold annual bowling fundraiser; 'Police Chief Challenge' gaining momentum

Submitted article CEDAR HILL – Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the signature annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:12:00

Simply Speaking: Put Our Kids First

The Ellis County Tea Party met at the La Quinta in Waxahachie, last Saturday evening, hosting Patricia Hardy, our District 11 representative on the Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:09:00

Letters to the Editor: In response to Jack McCauley's letter to the editor of Feb. 10

I read Jack McCauley’s letter to the editor about misled opponents of Universal Health Care last week with some surprise and some humor. I believe ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:08:00

More of the left's hypocrisy

Very rarely do I read anything by the New York Times’ so-called "economist" and columnist Paul Krugman with which I agree, even a little. Recently ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:07:00

Constitutional Thinking: Discovering the truth

We Americans are going to have to learn to discern the truth about what is going on more quickly in the future. The failure to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:05:00

God is love, but God hates sin

God is love and we must understand, love is the greatest gift given to mankind, is the highest act or greatest deed that can be ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:05:00

The American terrorist

GET IN THEIR BUSINESS! One Sunday I was called to a home where the parents suspected their teenage daughter of doing drugs. She had begun to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:04:00

God gave people a sign to say He was about to take them deeper

Q. What does it mean when it says "the veil of the Temple was torn?" A. This is a very mystical expression and let me explain ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:03:00

WINGS dropout recovery program holds graduation

DESOTO - The DeSoto ISD WINGS (Where I Now Gain Success) dropout recovery program held its first ever graduation ceremony for five students who have ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:02:00

Opinion: What about all the other expenditures?

I am compelled once again to enter the fight. I read the article on the $266.02 spent by Commissioner Sims for an awards plaque and a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:02:00

ROHS cheerleaders hold banquet

RED OAK - The 2010-2011 Red Oak High School cheerleading banquet was held at the Red Oak High School on Saturday, Feb. 19. The theme this ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 13:01:00

Hawks baseball shows versatility

RED OAK - The Hawks played their final scrimmages in a double header against The Colony and Duncanville on Friday, Feb. 18 in Duncanville. In ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:59:00

Hawks win final game

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Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:58:00

Honor students announced at Hollins

LANCASTER – Natalie Leaseana Johnson, a first year at Hollins University, has been named an honor student for the 2010 Fall Semester. To attain this ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:57:00

Ellis County 4-H student receives reserve Red Angus honors

Submitted article San Antonio – The Junior Market Steers Show was held on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo. Amy L. Carrington ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:56:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ELLIS COUNTY Feb. 9 Criminal mischief less than $1500 impair public community/supp, 5000 block FM 813 W, suspect tampered with electrical meter. Electricity and meter tampering, $353.90. ENNIS Feb. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:56:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 2-14 Marcos A. Gonzalez, w/m, 24, WPD x1 Jerod D. Davis, b/m, 23, WPD x1 Johnny Antunez, 41, Theft 750 public intoxication Joshua D. Crupe, w/m, 23, WPD ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:55:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 17 Christine M. Banks, 46, Failure to appear-warrant arrest, expired operators license- warrant arrest, violation state registration law- warrant arrest x2, failure to maintain financial ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:55:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 22 Raymond A. Kozak, w/m, 29, possession of marijuana Travis G. Yates, w/m, 19, driving while in toxicated ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:55:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Feb. 14-20 Total primary calls- for- service 28 Avg. unit response time 4 min/40 sec Traffic stops 45 Citations issued 2 House & building cks 222 Neighborhood chks 342 911 hang-up 1 Accident ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:54:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 13-16 Donald O. Coffey, 32, Driving while intoxicated Danya L. White, 21, Driving while intoxicated, Red Oak PD warrant, expired registration, class c misd- warrant arrest, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:54:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 14-20 Eddy Ramirez Rey, m, 25, warrant-other agency Arturo Valdez, m, 22, warrant-Dallas Donnell C. Ellis, m, 55, Lancaster warrants Duvail D. Chatmon, m, 24, warrant-Dallas Markus Johnson, m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:53:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 7-17 David Riddle, w/m, 24, Public intoxication Issac Okpe, b/m, 21, Ferris PD Warrant Tijuanda Hackett, b/f, 43, Mckinney PD warrant Lance Parrott, w/m, 21, Expired MVI, Expired ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:53:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 14-17 Rene Grimaldo, 30, Fraud/ use of ID info Jose Villanueva, 25, PI Paul Estrada, 21, consumption alcohol by minor Bobby Azua, 27, Traffic x3 Mark Castillo, 20, possession ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:52:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 14 - 20 Latoya Renea Jones, b/f, 38, warrant arrest- Local Charge Lashonta Rosena Odom, b/f, 31, warrant arrest- Local Charge Zuleyma Albiter, w/f, 18, no driver’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:51:00

Hutchins Economic Development Corporation: Notice of Public Hearings

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 Notice of Public Hearings NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS, THAT: The Hutchins ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:50:00

Hutchins Economic Development Corporation: Notice of Public Hearings

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 Notice of Public Hearings NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS, THAT: The Hutchins ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:49:00

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLICE SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Feb.17 and 24, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLICE SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 12:48:00

Thoughts to Encourage (nonsensical babble)

"Today, a vast number of prophets, preachers, and ministers have been bought off by satanically controlled and inspired world rulers, and are enemies of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 11:40:00

Mainstreaming Radical Islam

By The term “useful idiot” is believed to have been coined by Vladimir Lenin. It originally described liberal Communist sympathizers in Western nations who, as ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 11:27:00

Hear why 'non-violent' Islamists are more dangerous to U.S. than terrorists

(c) 2011 WorldNetDaily  An expert on Islam in America issued a warning today on Sean Hannity's nationally syndicated radio show that the Islamic unrest in Egypt, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 11:20:00

Eight Things to Do After Losing Your Wallet

Losing your wallet or purse is stressful. Your money, credit cards, driver's license--all gone. Don't fret too much about tracking down contact information to close ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 11:19:00

Westbound Main Lanes of Woodall Rodgers Freeway Closed to Through Traffic this Weekend

Traffic will be detoured to I-30 DALLAS – The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation  to construct the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 10:46:00

Westbound Main Lanes of Woodall Rodgers Freeway Closed to Through Traffic this Weekend

Traffic will be detoured to I-30 DALLAS – The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation  to construct the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2011 10:46:00

Judge Tosses Out Lawsuit Against Obama Health Care Law

February 24, 2011   TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Judge Tosses Out Lawsuit Against Obama Health Care Law TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Countering the Churchian Left Undercover Armed Agent Slips Past Security at ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/24/2011 16:52:00

Dem Rep to Unions: Time to Get 'Bloody'

 February 24, 2011   Providence, RI Plans to Pink Slip ALL Teachers Video Humor: Obama Debates Obama for 2012 Election Dem Rep to Unions: Time to Get 'Bloody' Fed Judge: ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/24/2011 10:54:00

BREAKING NEWS: Saudi student arrested in plot to bomb Bush home

Saudi national Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari allegedly bought supplies for an IED U.S. authorities have arrested a 20-year-old Saudi national on charges he tried to use a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/24/2011 10:52:00

Gov. Walker on Fake Sick Leave: State Employees will be Terminated, Doctors Investigated

February 23, 2011 Lawsuit: 'Honor killings' OK by Michigan Shariah No Big Deal, But Google May Have Promoted a Contest to Get Kids' Social Security Gov. Walker on ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2011 13:26:00

Cornyn Announces Ovilla Fire Department to Receive $46,740 Grant

Funding will help ensure first responders have the resources to keep Texas communities safe, Cornyn says   WASHINGTON— Ovilla Fire Department will receive a grant of $46,740 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2011 13:21:00

Thoughts to Encourage (soaking)

"Many people are deceived into thinking they are "soaking" in the Holy Spirit when in fact they are getting soaked (flooded) by the unholy spirit and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2011 11:13:00

LAWSUIT: 'HONOR KILLINGS' OK BY MICHIGAN SHARIAH

Plaintiffs challenge city's official cooperation with Islamic interests (c) 2011 WorldNetDaily   A lawsuit that challenges the official cooperation by the city of Dearborn, Mich., which has one ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2011 11:07:00

Windows 7 SP1 available to all starting today

If you're a Windows 7 user then today's the day you've been waiting for for a very long time (well, OK, maybe not) - Windows ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2011 17:19:00

American hostages murdered

Four Bible-distributing Americans have been killed after being taken hostage by Somali pirates who hijacked their yacht last Friday, and one military expert suspects the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2011 17:13:00

Wisconsin: Free and Fair Elections -- A President Objects

 February 22, 2011 Wisconsin: Free and Fair Elections -- A President Objects - WARNING: Extremely Graphic Content Lefties Wish Death on Governor Walker via Twitter Obama: I will 'paint ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2011 17:10:00

Obama Plans to Nationalize Wireless Internet

February 22, 2011   Tea Party Patriots American Policy Summit: Watch LIVE Online! Feb 25-27 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Obama Plans to Nationalize Wireless Internet TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Reckless Spending GOP Uses ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2011 17:07:00

Zogby Interactive: Majorities Say States Can Cut Employee Salaries & Void Collective Bargaining Agreements

UTICA, New York - Two-thirds of likely voters agree that state legislatures have the authority to cut state employee salaries and 52% agree they can ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2011 17:06:00

Muslim Cleric Plans Protest in Attempt to Spread Sharia Law

February 21, 2011   Tea Party Patriots American Policy Summit: Watch LIVE Online! Feb 25-27 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Muslim Cleric Plans Protest in Attempt to Spread Sharia Law TODAY'S ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/21/2011 16:54:00

Enzi, DeMint Bill Would End Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs

February 20, 2011   TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Enzi, DeMint Bill Would End Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Apocalypse Now: Wisconsin vs. Big Labor Illinois Home Schooling Bill ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/21/2011 10:39:00

Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet, Thursday, Feb. 24

The 83rd Annual Awards Ceremony is upon us, the event will be held, Thursday, Feb. 24, 7p.m.  at the beautiful Waxahachie Civic Center, upon enjoying ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/21/2011 10:28:00

Ribbon Cutting - Cedar Hill Chamber - Wednesday, Feb 23

Join us for a joint Ribbon Cutting Anwer Azam, CPA & Principal Financial Group  Wednesday, Feb 23 - 11:30 AM Anwer Azam, CPA, H.R. Shaikh Seyar, LLP We are ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/21/2011 10:16:00

Soros: "Fox News Like Nazi's"

 February 21, 2011   Soros: "Fox News Like Nazi's" Apocalypse Now: Wisconsin vs. Big Labor The Real Revolution Has Begun 1 Bill Could kill Obamacare, NEA, PBS, NPR, and Abortion ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/21/2011 10:15:00

Letter to the Editor: $266.02 spent by Commissioner Sims

I am compelled once again to enter the fight.  I read the article on the $266.02 spent by Commissioner Sims for an awards plaque and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2011 10:33:00

China's Monopoly on Rare Earth Minerals

February 19, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: China's Monopoly on Rare Earth Minerals TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Has Cut Emissions ... Without Cap and Tax Interest On Debt ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2011 10:22:00

Doctors Helping Teacher Protestors Lie about Being 'Sick'

February 20, 2011   Doctors Helping Teacher Protestors Lie about Being 'Sick' Dem Wants to Ban the Term 'ObamaCare' from Floor Debates States to Become Referees ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2011 10:19:00

PBS Tweets Its Love for MoveOn.org Campaign Against Conservatives

 February 19, 2011   PBS Tweets Its Love for MoveOn.org Campaign Against Conservatives House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood House Blocks Funding for Health Care Law Internet Running Out of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/19/2011 10:11:00

SPCA of Texas Seizes 4 Dogs and 1 Donkey from Ellis County Property

(ENNIS, Texas) February 18 --Under the authority of the Ellis County Sheriff's Department, the SPCA of Texas seized four dogs and one donkey from a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/19/2011 10:06:00

Dedication of Craig Shaw Memorial Parkway

Lancaster, Texas – On Saturday, Feb. 19,  at 12 Noon the City of Lancaster will dedicate the Craig Shaw Memorial Parkway in honor of fallen ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2011 14:49:00

2011 Ellis County “Week-Long” Clean-Up Event Scheduled for End of March!!

Starting Saturday, March 26  thru Saturday, April 2, Ellis County will be hosting another week long Clean-Up event providing an opportunity for all county residents ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2011 09:57:00

TSA Agents Busted at JFK for Stealing $160,000 from Bags

February 17, 2011   TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: TSA Agents Busted at JFK for Stealing $160,000 from Bags TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Budget or Card Trick? Europe Dumps the Multicult Fed Tells U.S. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2011 09:56:00

Fort Hood Video: Watch Before It Is Pulled--

http://downloads.cbn.com/cbnnewsplayer/cbnPlayer.swf?aid=11991  ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2011 09:52:00

Thoughts to Encourage (holiness)

Heaven or Hell "Without holiness no man shall see the Lord. The one who is not saved from sin here cannot be saved from hell hereafter.  ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2011 09:50:00

Middle East Message to Gulf Coast: Oil Doesn’t Cure all

AUSTIN, Texas - Two groups have put forward a plan to rehabilitate America's Gulf Coast that features a restoration of the ecosystem and a call ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2011 09:39:00

School Defines Christians as 'Oppressors'

February 17, 2011 Big Trouble for Obama's Re-election Bid -- State Eligibility Resolutions Gain Momentum School Defines Christians as 'Oppressors' Media Myth: Liberals Never Use Violent Rhetoric or ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2011 09:33:00

Eastbound and Westbound Main Lanes of Woodall Rodgers Freeway Closed to Through Traffic this Weekend

Traffic will be detoured to I-30   DALLAS – The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to construct the Woodall Rodgers ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/18/2011 09:30:00

Chamber presents awards, Price speaks

Submitted story by DAVID PORTER DALLAS—University of North Texas at Dallas President John Ellis Price spoke to more than 60 business and community leaders who attended the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:53:00

Redistricting process underway, advisory board to be appointed; Commissioner to payback county

ELLIS COUNTY - A Citizens’ Advisory Committee for the redistricting process will be appointed by Ellis County Commissioners, following action taken during the Monday, Feb. 14 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:50:00

DPS says: 'Just say no to telemarketers'

Submitted article The Department of Public Safety is warning Texans to be wary of any private charitable solicitations by telemarketers on behalf of the department. DPS has ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:47:00

Simply Speaking: Hebrew feasts & festivals

Generally speaking, many Americans know little to nothing about Hebrew feasts and festivals, for those things are mostly just not taught or observed in our ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:46:00

Letters to the Editor: Cuts to the Texas State Library Programs Devastates Communities

Current proposed cuts to the Texas State Library Program will have a negative impact on public libraries throughout the state. These cuts reduce direct aid to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:46:00

Government motors

One of the men that works in my office recently showed up driving a Ford F-150 pickup. In the past he’d always driven a Chevy, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:45:00

Constitutional Thinking: On the road to 2012

Preparations for 2012 are well underway as last weekend’s Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) brought together most of the potential Republican Presidential candidates. A better name ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:43:00

Claude Edward "Ned" Hearn

Jan. 28, 1924 – Feb. 12, 2011 ITALY – Memorial services for Claude Edward "Ned" Hearn were held Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011 at 10 a.m. in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:42:00

The American terrorist

Give ear, O My people, to My law: Incline your ears to the words of My mouth. I will open My mouth in a parable; ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:40:00

TxDOT wants to hear from the public; Public meeting to be held

FORT WORTH – The Texas Department of Transportation will host an open-house style public meeting to solicit public comments and input on the development of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:40:00

Sheriff reports crimes down for second straight year

WAXAHACHIE- Sheriff Johnny Brown reports it was another good year for the rural residents of Ellis County. Part one crimes have once again declined. Part one crimes ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:37:00

WISD Education Foundation Golf Tourney coming up

WAXAHACHIE - Save the date for the golf tourney benefitting the Education Foundation for Waxahachie Independent School District. The benefit will be held Friday, April 15 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:37:00

Emotional week in high school basketball

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Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:35:00

ROHS baseball gets underway

RED OAK - Winter seemed to have disappeared at the right time as the Red Oak High School baseball season got underway. The Hawks hosted the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:33:00

Serving Country: Jacob M. Gray

WAXAHACHIE - Army Pfc. Jacob M. Gray has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:33:00

Serving Country: Robert A. Critz

VENUS - Air Force Airman Robert A. Critz graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:33:00

Serving Country: Felix N. Basweti

WAXAHACHIE - Army Reserve Spec. Felix N. Basweti has been mobilized and activated at Joint Base Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst, N.J., in preparation for deployment overseas to serve ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:32:00

Serving Country: Nicole M. Arteaga

MIDLOTHIAN - Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicole M. Arteaga graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:32:00

Serving Country: Joshua W. Adams

WAXAHACHIE - Army Pfc. Joshua W. Adams has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:31:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ENNIS Feb. 12 Assault causes bodily injury family violence, 100 block Pecan Hollow, suspect assaulted complainant by pushing her to the ground during a disturbance. The suspect ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:31:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 2-10 Elizabeth Smith, b/f, 21, AWOL Rosalio Vargas-Ojeda, w/m, 30, Evading Michael Clayton, w/m, 41, WPD X6 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:30:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 2-10 Francisco J. Arias, 31, driving while license invalid-warrant arrest, motor vehicle inspection violation x2 warrant arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia- warrant arrest, failure to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:29:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 2-11 James W. Bush, w/m, 46, Family violence Jacquelyn H. McGee, b/f, 44, DWI 2nd Teresa Dixon, b/f, 44, warrant Darrell A. Epps, b/m, 31, Possession of Controlled ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:29:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Feb. 2-10 Total Primary calls-for-service 7 Avg. Unit Response Time 6 min 25 sec Traffic Stops 19 Citations issued 0 House & Building Cks 163 Neighborhood Checks 335 Animal Welfare 1 Assist Officer ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:29:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 2-10 Martin Torres, 26, Expired, no motor vehicle insurance, no driver license Jacob W. Seibel, 19, possession of dangerous drug, warrant arrest Bryan B. Funk, 46, driving ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:29:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 7 – 13 Etric Tavares Bryant, m, 29, Dallas PD Stephanie E. Harris, f, 31, driving while intoxicated Christopher Curry, m, 29, driving while license invalid Gareth Jabar ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:28:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 1 – 31 Juan A. Barrios-Martinez, 23, w/m, Hutchins PD warrants, failure to change address, open container, failure to appear Nicholas Randall Hoenshell, 24, w/m, driving ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:27:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 2-10 Jeremi D. Jones, m, 21, Glenn Heights PD warrant Maryland E Wiggins, f, 51, fail to id fugitive, Dallas Co So warrant Raynesha M. Hightower, f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:27:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 2-10 Joe Flores, 35, Ferris PD warrant Alfred Jakubik, 49, Ennis PD CT Amanda Ozuna, 26, Public intoxication, out of town warrant Karen Zmolik, 39, public intoxication William Hammond, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:27:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 7-13 Cochise Goshon, b/m, 54, no driver license Bobby Earl Moten, b/m, 41, driving while license invalid Sonja Lynnetta Batiste, b/f, 42, warrant arrest- outside agency Drametress Shantal ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:26:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 7-13 Oliver Cody Wilson, w/m, 22, driving while intoxicated Cody James Svreck, w/m, 27, public intoxication Nia Danie LE Cardenas, w/f, 21, warrant arrest- outside agency Matthew B. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:26:00

Local student wins at Fort Worth Stock Show

OVILLA - Rozalyn Hamlin, a 4-H member from Ovilla, exhibited the 1st place Senior Heifer Calf in the Junior Maine-Anjou Show at the 2011 Fort ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:25:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: OWNER'S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC.

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday Feb. 10 and Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. In accordance with ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:24:00

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Feb.17 and 24, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:23:00

ESTATE OF JAMES H. FOSTER, JR.

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 No. 11-E-2017 ESTATE OF JAMES H. FOSTER, JR. DECEASED IN THE COUNTY AT LAW ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 19:20:00

Big Brothers Big Sisters holding annual bowling fundraiser, with ‘Police Chief Challenge’ gaining momentum

CEDAR HILL – Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the signature annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 17:12:00

DPS identifies persons of interest in Mansion fire; $50,000 reward offered

Texas Rangers have developed information about a man they consider to be a person of interest in the Texas Governor's Mansion arson on June 8, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 17:08:00

Ellis County, 1 of 5, designated primary natural disaster area by USDA

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 17, 2011 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 5 counties in Texas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 17:00:00

Major Hasan, 'Star Officer'

Every branch of the military issued a final report on the Fort Hood massacre. Not a single one mentioned radical Islam. . . In a month ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 16:57:00

THE DAMAGE OBAMA HAS DONE

By Published on DickMorris.com on February 15, 2011The mainstream media does not cover the full extent of the damage the Obama Administration has inflicted on ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 16:54:00

Senator Cornyn’s Office Accepting Summer Internship Applications

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator John Cornyn, R-Texas, is currently seeking intelligent, hard-working college students to serve as interns in his office in Washington, DC, as well as ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 16:50:00

FBI: 100 Percent Chance of WMD Attack

February 16, 2011   TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: FBI: 100 Percent Chance of WMD Attack TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Obama: First Lady of Junk Science Mubarak Steps Down Senate Dems to Embrace ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/17/2011 10:02:00

Entitlements: A Debate Deferred

By Washington politicians have worked themselves into a fine lather lately debating spending cuts. Yet as familiar rhetorical jabs are exchanged over proposed reductions to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2011 14:41:00

"Personhood" Bills Introduced In Several States

 February 16, 2011   Exxon Struggles to Find New Oil -- Cites WH Ban on Deep Water Exploration "Personhood" Bills Introduced In Several States The Nazi Origins of Apocalyptic ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2011 14:39:00

Texas Lawmakers Pledge Support of Open Government

AUSTIN, FEB. 15 – Nearly 20 percent of elected state officials voluntarily signed a Texas Open Government Pledge, which is a promise to uphold the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2011 16:39:00

Obama Budget Doubles National Debt to $26.3 Trillion in 10 Years

 February 15, 2011   Obama Budget Doubles National Debt to $26.3 Trillion in 10 Years Obama Budget Resurrects Rejected Tax Increases Public is Shifting Towards a New Jeffersonian Era Transportation ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2011 16:27:00

Egypt: A Warning for U.S. Democracy

Make no mistake about it -- the peaceful Egyptian revolution was brought about by the workers and small business owners of that country protesting together. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2011 16:08:00

Advisory Board to be Appointed

WAXAHACHIE (Texas) - A  Citizens’ Advisory Committee for the redistricting process will be appointed by Ellis County Commissioners, following action taken during Monday’s regularly scheduled ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2011 16:02:00

Dangerous wildfire conditions possible throughout most of the state

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — With much of the state covered in parched, brown grass and brush, Texas Forest Service is warning residents who live along ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2011 16:00:00

Internet for All!

Obama's idea that the government is needed to deliver Internet access to Americans is an example of a very bad idea. As the federal debt approaches ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2011 14:54:00

The Nazi Origins of Apocalyptic Global Warming Theory

February 15, 2011   TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: The Nazi Origins of Apocalyptic Global Warming Theory TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Rocky and Republicans Mubarak Steps Down Debt Now Equals Entire US Economy Obama's Media ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2011 14:53:00

The Nazi Origins of Apocalyptic Global Warming Theory

February 15, 2011   TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: The Nazi Origins of Apocalyptic Global Warming Theory TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Rocky and Republicans Mubarak Steps Down Debt Now Equals Entire US Economy Obama's Media ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/15/2011 14:53:00

I-35E Northbound Lane Closures at Woodall Rodgers

Nighttime multiple lane closures planned contingent on weather for the placement of concrete decking for a direct connector ramp at the Woodall Rodgers interchange   DALLAS – ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2011 18:08:00

Larson files bill to abolish Public Utility Commission

In light of rolling blackouts, unreliable delivery of electricity and other ongoing problems with the PUC, the bill would create an elected oversight board to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2011 12:29:00

Rant from common man

I know that if I would just write more often I wouldn’t have to write as must, but I can’t help myself. Here are a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2011 10:01:00

Fly Fish Texas Takes Mystery Out of Fooling Fish with Feathers

ATHENS—Perhaps the best way to sum up the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens is this: In one ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2011 09:58:00

Structural firefighters can get wildfire training at academy

BROWNWOOD, Texas — Texas Forest Service, in conjunction with Texas Army National Guard and Dam Volunteer Fire Department, is training local firefighters to respond to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2011 09:48:00

The FBI: Going Rogue

February 14, 2011 “The minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.”—J. Edgar Hoover The history ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2011 09:27:00

Obama's Intel Chief: Muslim Brotherhood Non-Violent and Secular

 February 12, 2011   Obama's Intel Chief: Muslim Brotherhood Non-Violent and Secular CBO: Obamacare will Cost 800,000 Jobs Al Gore: Blizzards Don't Disprove Global Warming Trump at CPAC: 'Who Said ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2011 09:25:00

Debate Over Government Shutdown if GOP Defunds HealthCare

February 13, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Debate Over Government Shutdown if GOP Defunds HealthCare TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Senate Democrats Drink More Kool-Aid Mubarak Steps Down Monitors transmit video ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2011 09:38:00

Mubarak Steps Down

February 11, 2011     TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Taking Liberties: Taxing Church Attendance? TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Mike Huckabee's Unanswered Question Mubarak Steps Down The Muslim Brotherhood gets a PR makeover from the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 13:45:00

Eastbound Main Lanes of Woodall Rodgers Freeway Closed to Through Traffic this Weekend

Traffic will be detoured to I-30 DALLAS – The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation to construct the Woodall Rodgers Deck ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 13:10:00

Letters to the Editor: Misled Opponents to Universal Health Care

Many citizens who most need Universal Health Care have blindly joined the ranks in opposition to the current Obama Care Plan. The pharmaceutical and health care ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 12:05:00

Letters to the Editor: Thank you officers

Please accept my sincere thanks and appreciation for the consideration and kindness extended to me on February 3 when the outside temperature was below 20 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 12:04:00

Simply Speaking: Ronald Reagan's 100th b-day

Thank goodness Super Bowl 45 is history. The local Media seemed over-dosed all week on Sunday’s game, played here in Arlington’s Cowboy (Jerry Jones) Stadium, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 12:04:00

Are Muslims really being victimized today?

Only a few news outlets have carried stories about the horrendous persecution experienced by Christians in majority-Muslim countries throughout the world; however it is a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 12:03:00

Constitutional Thinking: Texas/US out, China in

As Texans and others around the U.S. shivered and worried about power outages around the country last week, what should really make you shiver, is ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 12:02:00

George L. Garcia Sr.

Feb. 8, 1954 – Feb. 4, 2011 FERRIS – Funeral services for George L. Garcia Sr. were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 12:01:00

The legacy of fools

The wise shall inherit glory, but shame shall be the legacy of fools. Proverbs 3:35 Throughout the word of God there is a distinction made between ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 12:00:00

Meals-on-Wheels celebrates the 'Greatest Generation'

ELLIS COUNTY - Meals-on-Wheels is planning their "Fabulous Forties Fling" for Saturday, March 26. Meals-on-Wheels client Wilma Mach of Ennis religiously tunes her radio to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:57:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

BARDWELL Feb. 4 Assault by contact, 4000 block FM 984, suspect stated he was going to slap the victim and raised his hand in the air. BRISTOL Jan. 29 Criminal ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:52:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 30-Feb. 5 Lee R. Barger, w/m, 63, no driver’s license instantered Glen Wafer, b/m, 47, assault Jay J. Weems, w/m, 27, Wilmer PD X2 Ernando M. Teixeira, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:52:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 30- Feb. 5 Gilbert Argumaniz, 20, speeding- warrant arrest, Violate Promise to appear- warrant arrest Clarence W. Auler, 62, Assault-physical contact- warrant arrest Kasey D. Howard, 22, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:52:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 6 Brent L. Mcafee, b/m, 26, Theft of Property ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:52:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Jan. 31 – Feb. 6 Total primary calls for service 3 Avg. unit response time 1 min. 17 sec. Traffic stops 15 House & building checks 34 Citations issued 0 Neighborhood ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:51:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 1-6 Brandon Charles Jones, m, 29, Assault by threat David Conrad Garrett, m, 52, assault Andre Demond Jackson, m, 32, assault Eugene Anthony Lynch, m, 25, warrant- other ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:51:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 31- Feb. 5 Keith Simmons, b/m, 23, No driver’s licency Rene Deleon, w/m, 21, Possession of drug paraphernalia Norma Daniels, w/f, 54, Ferris warrant Michael Tyler, w/m, 25, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:51:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 3-7 Robert Stidger, 51, Public Intoxication Kyle Webb, 27, Public Intoxication Alfred Jakubik, 49, Solicit w/out permit Janie Black, 35, theft Jamie Flores, 18, theft Kasey Howard, 23, out town ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:51:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests Jan 31-Feb. 6 Cornelius Iii Towns, b/m, 41, assault- family violence Rodney Demond Chambers, b/m, 37, possession of drug paraphernalia Shonathan Kiko Sayers, b/m, 36, possession of drug ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:50:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 31 – Feb. 6 Dillon Norman Roy, w/m, 17, possession drug paraphernalia Youssef Ben Baidaoui, w/m, 18, possession marijuana less than 2 oz Rodney Lee Dixon, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:49:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC.

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday Feb. 10 and Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. In accordance ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:48:00

PUBLIC HEARING: City of Wilmer

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:46:00

PUBLIC HEARING: City of Wilmer

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:45:00

City of Hutchins NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 City of Hutchins NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City of Hutchins Zoning Board of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 11:44:00

Free Texas Tax Prep is IRS-approved

AUSTIN, Texas - Free tax prep with no strings attached. That's the offering at AARP Tax-Aide sites throughout Texas, where income taxes are prepared and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 09:21:00

SHARIA LAW OR THE CONSTITUTION? AMERICA MUST CHOOSE

We tend to assume Islam deserves unquestioned First Amendment protection. But it is a totalitarian way of life with aggressive political goals, not just a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 09:01:00

SHARIA LAW OR THE CONSTITUTION? AMERICA MUST CHOOSE

We tend to assume Islam deserves unquestioned First Amendment protection. But it is a totalitarian way of life with aggressive political goals, not just a ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/11/2011 09:01:00

Lancaster Chamber presents awards, Price speaks

 DALLAS—University of North Texas at Dallas President John Ellis Price spoke to more than 60 business and community leaders who attended the Lancaster Chamber of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2011 16:21:00

EGYPT IS IN CHAOS

"FIGHT..THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD! Click to watch video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nGdNtU9VHw PART ONE - 6 minute video on the INSANE leadership of the IKHWAN  Watch this video - Consider these questions: When ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2011 12:09:00

Report: Texas Makes the Hot List for Mercury Pollution...Again

AUSTIN, Texas - A new report finds the Lone Star State is not alone when it comes to mercury pollution. Texas is listed as "most ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2011 12:07:00

11th State Eyeing Proof of Obama's Eligibility

 February 10, 2011   11th State Eyeing Proof of Obama's Eligibility Inhofe Tells EPA Administrator Global Warming is a 'Hoax' House Votes Next Week to Block ObamaCare Funds FCC Will ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2011 12:05:00

Craigslist photo prompts lawmaker to resign

Rep. Christopher Lee of western New York abruptly resigned with only a vague explanation of regret after a gossip website reported that the married congressman ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2011 11:58:00

U.S. Footing $100M Bill for U.N. Security

February 10, 2011   TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: U.S. Footing $100M Bill for U.N. Security Upgrade TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Who's Policing Amtrak Joe Biden's Rail Boondoggles? New Drilling Method Opens Vast ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2011 11:55:00

Are You Stressing Out Your Pet?

Veterinarian Reveals How Stress and Diet Can affect Dogs and Cats, Too You might not realize it, but if Fluffy or Skippy are listless, disobedient ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2011 11:52:00

SCATTERING BENEDICTIONS: Speaking blessings

  The prolific author F.W. Boreham was once described as a man who went about his life "scattering benedictions." I have never seen a picture of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/10/2011 11:48:00

More Than Just The Mail: The Historic Route Of Butterfield Overland Mail Company

“Remember boys, nothing on God’s earth must stop the United States mail!” – John Butterfield    Today, sending a Valentine’s card to your sweetheart requires a few ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 16:36:00

SB 18 sails through Texas Senate

Does NOT protect landowners from eminent domain for private gain (Austin, TX - February 9, 2011) Today, the Texas Senate passed Governor Rick Perry's fast-tracked 'emergency' ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 16:27:00

Driving Simulator Improves Employee Safety

WAXAHACHIE (Texas)  - The Texas Association of Counties is providing specialized safety training for Ellis County employees this month, utilizing a driving simulator that offers ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 15:49:00

The Tomb and the Womb

To assist in our understanding of the tomb and the womb, let’s build our knowledge beginning with the very foundation of our faith and salvation ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 15:14:00

The Tomb and the Womb

To assist in our understanding of the tomb and the womb, let’s build our knowledge beginning with the very foundation of our faith and salvation ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 15:14:00

Fannie and Freddie on the Chopping Block

February 9, 2011   TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Fannie and Freddie on the Chopping Block TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The Hypocrisy of Hypocrisy Charges CDC Attempts to Hide Abortion Data Are Living Standards ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 15:05:00

If your kids are caught sexting, YOU could be sentenced

  Texas is introducing a new measure that's designed to reduce sexting activity -- and reduce the serious penalties for kids who receive sext messages. READ FULL ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 13:21:00

Mandatory Arabic Classes Coming To Some Texas Schools

February 8, 2011   Mandatory Arabic Classes Coming To Some Texas Schools The Scourge of Unbridled Democracy Four Reasons Why Big Government Is Bad Government HBO Filmmaker Slams Reagan: His ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 13:14:00

Dems Test Waters on Obamcare Overhaul

February 8, 2011   FEATURED NEWS: Dems Test Waters on Obamcare Overhaul EXCLUSIVE: The 'Judicial Activism' Ploy Republicans ask Supreme Court to toss climate case University Medical Center Fires 2 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 13:13:00

Zogby Interactive: Obama Approval Continues Slow Increase to 46%; 44% Support His Handling of Egyptian Situation

Approval of Congressional Republicans Continues Rise, Now at 38% UTICA, NY - President Barack Obama's job approval among likely voters rating is now 46%, as it ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 13:07:00

Taxpayer Watchdog: Obama's Claim He Did Not Raise Taxes 'Blatantly False'

 February 9, 2011   Taxpayer Watchdog: Obama's Claim He Did Not Raise Taxes 'Blatantly False' Islamist Extremism is Something Even the Politically Correct Can No Longer Ignore Cash-Strapped Schools ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2011 13:05:00

$7,500 reward out to help find high-risk sex offender

TEXAS - The reward for one of "Texas’ 10 Most Wanted" has been increased as Department of Public Safety targets North Texas and the Panhandle ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 14:28:00

CONR to fly air defense exercise in preparation for Super Bowl XLV

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region fighters will be busy well before Super Bowl Sunday preparing to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 14:20:00

Letters to the Editor: Palmer Police Department would like to thank National Night Out participants

Palmer Police Dept. held its National Night Out on Oct. 5, 2010 in the city of Palmer.  There were many organizations who participated in this event.  Popular ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 14:19:00

Letters to the Editor: Lancaster City Council Members turns deaf ears to logic

Tonight’s [Monday, Jan. 24] city council meeting was filled with both drama and questioned selfish prejudices. A local family owned tattoo business requested approval to move ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 14:18:00

Simply Speaking: It is up to us to decide

Judah P. Benjamin, son of English Jews was born at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in 1811. Around 1816, the family moved to Charleston, South Carolina, as ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 14:18:00

Constitutional Thinking: Careful what you buy

When you go into a market to buy milk, eggs, produce or whatever, if a sign says that it’s "Fresh", you’ll probably take some home ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 14:17:00

Practice gratitude

Some of the most important questions you can ask yourself as you pursue wellness are, "How grateful am I really? To whom am I grateful? ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 14:16:00

Hampton Road Baptist Church Women’s Ministry hosts Winter Wonderland

Submitted article DESOTO - Rosemary Rumbley is one of Dallas’ most sought after speaker/entertainers. She was head of Dallas Baptist University Theatre Department as well as ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:58:00

Lions Club breakfast to be held Feb. 26

Submitted Article CEDAR HILL – The Cedar Hill Lions Club Charities, Inc.’s annual pancake breakfast will be 7 - 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 at Good ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:57:00

Veterans still serving community state and country

Submitted Article PALMER - The American Legion, Chism-Landers Post 361 in Ennis became aware that the Palmer First Assembly of God food pantry was running low ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:54:00

Ennis library wins 2010 National Libraries Week

PHILADELPHIA – Friends of the San Benito County Library and Friends of the Ennis Public Library were recognized for winning the 2010 National Friends of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:53:00

Forney jumps past the Hawks

RED OAK - The Hawks played host to the Forney Jackrabbits on Friday, Jan. 28 as the District 15-4A season nears an end. The Hawks came ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:51:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ALMA Jan. 22 Theft more than $1,500 less than $20K (motor vehicle), 200 bock FM 1183, unknown suspect took complainants vehicle with the complainants knowledge or consent ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:49:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 24-30 Randall D. Smith, b/m, 19, Wilmer PD x2 Robert Benson, w/m, 37, Wilmer PD x1 Alena Watson, b/f, 23, AWOL Johnny Antunez, w/m, 41, Wilmer PD x1 Douglas ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:49:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 24-31 Fernando S. Aguilar, 35, Failure to appear- warrant arrest Tina L. Bradshaw, 36, Failure to appear- warrant arrest, no drivers license-warrant arrest, no drivers license, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:49:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 27-30 Angela Dawn, w/f, 40, warrant Trina Marie Richardson, b/f, 39, warrant Theresa Alvarez, h/f, 40, warrant Amber Meek, w/f, 28, possession of marijuana>4oz<=51bs Jessica Lynn Frankes, w/f, 20, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:48:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Jan. 24-30 Total Primary Calls for service 32 AVG. Unit Response Time 6min/21sec Traffic Stops 96 Citations Issued 6 House & Building Cks 352 Neighborhood Checks 480 Accident Minor 1 Animal Bite/ Call ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:48:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 23-29 Marc D. Wilbanks, 25, possession of drug paraphernalia Colton R. Bynum, 20, Consumption of Alcohol by minor, display wrong/ fictitious license plate, possession of drug ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:47:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 24 – 30 Johnny Taylor, b/m, 34, Cedar Hill-failure to maintain financial responsibility Clarence L. Williams, b/m, 28, Denton PD, driving while license invalid Lakesha Victoria Rice, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/04/2011 13:47:00

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