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Facebook and Zuckerberg Sued for $1 Billion

Judicial and Freedom Watch Founder Alleges Misuse of 'Social Network' In Threatening Jews with Death For Profit WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 /Standard Newswire/ -- Larry Klayman, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 16:51:00

Facebook and Zuckerberg Sued for $1 Billion

Judicial and Freedom Watch Founder Alleges Misuse of 'Social Network' In Threatening Jews with Death For Profit WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 /Standard Newswire/ -- Larry Klayman, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 16:51:00

Jury sentences man to 35 years in prison

WAXAHACHIE - Convicted felon Ricky Lynn Mills II, was sentenced on Tuesday, March 29, to 35 years in prison by Judge Bob Carroll of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 12:11:00

Guest Editorial: Anti Slapp Legislation

Used by permission from the Houston Chronicle They’re called SLAPP suits. The punchy acronym stands for strategic lawsuits against public participation. They are legal pre-emptive strikes ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 12:03:00

Personal Finance: Procrastinators pay

I’m the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I’ll leave it to the self-help gurus ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 12:02:00

Simply Speaking: Sam Adams

Samuel Adams, according to too many in today’s society, is a beer. Actually, Sam was the Adams who encouraged his cousin John to become more ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 12:02:00

Constitutional Thinking: Un-sustainable deception

All freedom loving people must wake up a deception that is being foisted upon them by politicians from top to bottom worldwide. The push stems ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 12:01:00

Easter is a Form of Religious Syncretism:

Easter - why does the date change? The Easter holiday moves each year because the actual Easter date is calculated by choosing the first Sunday after ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 12:00:00

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 will of God, submission not ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:59:00

Messiah is the 'head' of every man

This week we are going to continue with 1Cor 11.1-16 and the subject of headcoverings. Again, the key to understanding this portion is v3 and ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:58:00

Explorers act as underage drinkers in 'mock' party; Law enforcement receives training

ENNIS – The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Grand Prairie Police Department, in partnership with IMPACT Communities and Drug Prevention Resources, hosted a " Party ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:57:00

Waxahachie students win big at Ellis County Science Fair

Submitted by Nicole Mansell Students from Waxahachie Independent School District recently participated in the Ellis County Science Fair held at Shackelford Elementary on Saturday, March 26. ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:56:00

Global High students headed to TSA State Competition

The following Waxahachie Global High Technology Student Association competitors are advancing to the TSA State Competition: * Rylee Werchan – 1st in Photography * Dakota Franklin – ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:55:00

Lady Hawks rock West Mesquite

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Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:54:00

SAGU Lady Lions basketball ministers at pregnancy center

Submitted Article WAXAHACHIE - Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Lady Lions basketball team had the opportunity to minister at Heartline Pregnancy Center in Warsaw, Indiana ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:53:00

Hawks steal another close one

RED OAK - The Hawks hosted the Forney Jackrabbits on Friday, March 25 in a big District 15 4-A game. In keeping with how the season ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:52:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

BARDWELL March 10 Fraud use of identifying info, 300 block Cane road, unknown suspect(s) used complainant’s credit card to purchase items in Spain. ELLIS COUNTY March 12 Wrong fictitious/unclean vehicle ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:51:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests March 21-23 Ricardo Covarrubias, w/m, 34, Wilmer PD x2 Joel Rodriguez, o/m, 25, Wilmer PD x1 Sunni S. Hawkins, w/f, 27, TCIC/NCIC Dallas Sheriff’s office James R. Batch, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:51:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests March 25-27 Katherine Washington, f, no driver license Carla Voorheis, f, no seat Belt, no proof of insurance David C. Davis, m, minor in possession George N. Degroot, m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:50:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests March 21-28 Steven C. Parrott, 35, Theft Prop>$500<1,500 warrant arrest x2, assault-physical contact, motor vehicle inspection violation warrant arrest Joyce A. Brannon, 38, failure to appear- warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:50:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests March 25 Edward Chretin Jr., b/m, 24, possession of controlled substance ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:50:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents March 21-27 Total Primary calls-for-service 24 Avg. Unit Response Time 3 min/30 sec Traffic Stops 33 Citations issued 13 House & Building cks 153 Neighborhood cks 8 Accident Major 1 Animal loose 1 Backup ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:49:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests March 20-26 Thanh Q. Nguyen, 41, driving while license invalid, warrant arrest x3 Melinda C. Loughery, 38, warrant arrest x2 Mary C. Estrada, 51, no insurance- warrant arrest Mark ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:49:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests March 21-27 Farris Bernard Strambler, b/m, 39, Arlington PD/ speeding Joyce Ann Brannon, w/f, 38, criminal mischief Johnny Gray, b/m, 42, assault by threat Daniel Isaias Cruz, w/m, 19, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:49:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests March 18-23 James R. Novy, m, 44, driving while intoxicated Wayne H. Thurston, h, 41, theft by possession stolen property, burglary of vehicle, Dallas PD warrant Monica S. ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:48:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests March 15-29 Troy Ellis, 41, b/m, Ferris PD warrant Raul Mendez, 24, w/m, no driver license David Lopez, 48, w/m, warrants out of Seagoville x2 Ramir Wilson, 22, b/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:48:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests March 22-23 Amanda Silos, 21, driving while license suspended Darryl Cozart, 35, traffic Raymond Carrillo, w/m, 19, assault causing bodily injury, out of town warrant Rojilio Ramirez, public intoxication Gary ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:48:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests March 14-27 Ralph L. Binion, b/m, 60, driving while intoxicated Jonathan La ‘rae Callahan, b/m, 19, warrant arrest- local charge Shatonja Laquet Davis, b/f, 33, violate driver license ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:47:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests March 14-27 Kevin Louis Jones, b/m, 22, criminal trespass Christopher Deon Donald, b/m, 30, possession controlled substance pg 3 less than 28 grams Jeremy Shane Jones, w/m, 19, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:46:00

More than Books...

The Ferris Public Library would appreciate donations of plastic eggs and individually wrapped candy for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. This program grows in size each ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:46:00

Ferris Senior Center

Monday, March 21 It is so good to be back at work and to see each one of you. I enjoyed Lainey Turrentine’s birthday party Saturday. It was ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:44:00

New Cancun's Restaurant holds grand opening; City officials, mayors from Red Oak, Ovilla, DeSoto & Waxahahcie attend

RED OAK - Cancun’s Ameri-Mex Restaurant located at 273 E. Ovilla Rd. in Red Oak held its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, March ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2011 11:42:00

Tax Reform: Close the Bank of America-Size Loop Hole

The ravages of the economic downturn have left a series of empty storefronts in my neighborhood. They exist as specters of a former up-and-coming enclave ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 14:50:00

Lawmakers seek to privatize toll roads without protections for property owners or taxpayers

Statement by Melissa Cubria, Advocate, Texas Public Interest Research Group on Texas’ Private Toll Road Legislation Lawmakers seek to privatize toll roads without protections for ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 14:34:00

DRP Amnesty deadline approaching quickly!

Last date to apply is April 7, 2011 The last day to apply for the Driver Responsibility Amnesty Program is approaching quickly. Eligible drivers have until ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 14:30:00

Bill Maher Doubles Down: Calls Sarah Palin a 'cnt'

March 30, 2011 Bill Maher Doubles Down: Calls Sarah Palin a 'cnt' Obama Congratulates Himself Obama on Illegal Aliens: We Want Them To Succeed Are You Reader for Cash ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 14:12:00

Cash for Clunkers 2: The Return of Government Motors

March 30, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Cash for Clunkers 2: The Return of Government Motors TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Ethanol: Environmentalists and Special Interests Rob Americans Video: Planned Parenthood cheats ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 14:11:00

AAS Division on Dynamical Astronomy Meets in Austin April 11-14

Free Meeting Registration for Journalists, Free Public Events April 11 AUSTIN, Texas — Astronomers from around the country and the world are convening in Austin April ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 14:10:00

Texas First Anthrax Case of Year Confirmed in Central Texas Herd

AUSTIN (March 28, 2011)—The first case of anthrax in livestock in the state this year has been confirmed in a herd on a ranch near ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 14:05:00

Cedar Hill Candidate Forum will be held Thursday, March 31

A Candidate Forum will be held Thursday, March 31 at the Cedar Hill Recreation Center from 6-8 p.m. Kingswood Homeowners Group and the Cedar Hill ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 14:02:00

Support for 'gay' rights rising among Catholics

Support for 'gay' rights rising among Catholics A new study shows  Roman Catholics are more supportive of homosexual special rights than are the general public ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 14:00:00

GROUNDWATER OWNERSHIP BILL PASSES SENATE

Austin, Texas - A bill reaffirming landowners' ownership interest in the groundwater below their land passed the Texas Senate today by a vote of 28 ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2011 13:56:00

FACT CHECK: How Obama's Libya claims fit the facts

FACT CHECK: How Obama's Libya claims fit the facts There may be less than meets the eye to President Barack Obama's statements Monday night that ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2011 16:25:00

Bills resurrect the Trans Texas Corridor

Contracts kept SECRET from the public, grant private entity control for HALF CENTURY, where taxpayers pay toll rates of 75 cents per mile, pay private ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2011 16:23:00

Obama Arming Al Qaeda?

March 29, 2011 Obama Arming Al Qaeda? Trump Releases Birth Certificate Soros Wins Under Obama's Energy Policies Cantor: Democrats Would Take Blame for Federal Shutdown Lautenberg: Pro-Life People "Don't Deserve ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2011 13:14:00

Barry's Excellent Libyan Adventure

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Last Updated: 03/29/2011 13:06:00

Blacks Flee Blue States in Droves

March 29, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Blacks Flee Blue States in Droves TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The Weiner Waiver Wormhole Does Libya action violate Constitution? Welfare recipients to scrub subways to ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2011 13:00:00

Six Tips For Small Businesses Waiting for Economic Recovery

Expert Reveals 6 Killer Ideas For After the Recession As recovery creeps up on the U.S. economy like molasses going uphill in the winter time, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2011 12:54:00

Total Texas public school expenditures increased 334.5 percent from 1987 to 2007, an increase of 142 percent when adjusting for inflation.

Talmadge HeflinDirector, Center for Fiscal PolicyTexas Public Policy Foundation The need to find cost savings in the Texas budget will lead policymakers to look closely at ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2011 12:49:00

U.S. Customs and Border Protection : Breaking News Photography

Breaking News PhotographyMon, 28 Mar 2011 16:56:27 -0500  Breaking News Photography has been updated.       ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2011 12:46:00

OBAMA ON ILLEGAL ALIENS: 'WE WANT THEM TO SUCCEED'

President Barack Obama on Monday told a student who has received a deportation notice that he does not want to deport her -- he wants ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2011 12:44:00

Public Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Public Transit Needs

The Texas Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting for elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities who require public transportation services in Collin, Dallas, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2011 12:43:00

Consumer Alert: Phoner Toner Scams

Texas businesses should be alert that an old office supply scam – the “phoner toner” scam – has resurfaced in recent weeks. Several Texas Attorney ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2011 14:56:00

Watching out for your Money: 2011 Consumer Action Handbook

We each have different roles throughout life: parent, sibling, child, boss, employee, friend. But one part everyone plays is that of a consumer, and it's ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2011 10:30:00

Hank Whitman named head of Texas Rangers

Hank Whitman has been named the DPS Assistant Director over the Texas Rangers. Whitman had served briefly as interim chief of the Rangers and was ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2011 10:20:00

Solo Iranian hacker takes credit for Comodo certificate attack

A solo Iranian hacker has claimed responsibility for stealing multiple SSL certificates belonging to some of the Web's biggest sites, including Google, Microsoft, Skype and ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2011 10:17:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 9.1 cents per gallon in the past week

Dallas, March 28- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 9.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.49/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2011 10:14:00

Rush Backs Trump on Questioning Birth Certificate

March 27, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Rush Backs Trump on Questioning Birth Certificate TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Random Thoughts The Evil Rich vs. The People--Who's (Really) Who in Hollywood? Video: Future ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2011 10:13:00

Wisconsin's Stand is Forcing Unions to Cave

March 27, 2011 Wisconsin's Stand is Forcing Unions to Cave Reporter 'Confined in a Closet' at Biden Event Canadian Government Falls PC Parenting is Crippling Children GOP Sets Sights on ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2011 10:12:00

The Price of Taxing the Rich

March 26, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: The Price of Taxing the Rich TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Obama's Libya War Flunks Powell Doctrine Test Media Matters' war against Fox Obama: We won't ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2011 10:11:00

ACLU: Communism is the Goal

 March 26, 2011 ACLU: Communism is the Goal Who is Barack Obama? A Terrifying Analysis Arizona Ready to Implement Flat Income Tax End the War on Drugs Now Governor Jerry ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2011 10:10:00

Union Leader Describes Plan to Destroy Capitalism

March 25, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Union Leader Describes Plan to Destroy Capitalism TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Drilling Ken Salazar Obama avoiding major Libya address Egypt's army: Women protesters were forced ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/25/2011 13:52:00

Tensions Rise Between Booming Hispanic Population and Texas GOP

EL PASO, Texas - As Texas government was turning overwhelmingly Republican in recent years, many Hispanic voters were turning their backs on the GOP. Now ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/25/2011 11:04:00

Union Uses Images of OK City Bombing in Ads

 March 25, 2011 Appeals Court Fast-Tracks Obamacare Challenge Union Uses Images of OK City Bombing in Ads Only 17 Percent of Americans See Obama as Strong Military Leader The ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/25/2011 10:48:00

SH 114 Eastbound Mainlanes West Of Loop 12 Will Close This Weekend

Traffic switch necessitates the closure IRVING – Weather permitting, State Highway 114 mainlanes eastbound, will be closed and traffic will be diverted onto the frontage roads ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/25/2011 10:38:00

Spring Clean Your Kitchen to Be Food Safe

As you spring clean your closets, cars, and garages, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) encourages everyone to ‘Be Food ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/25/2011 10:35:00

Trump: Obama Must Release Birth Certificate

March 24, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Trump: Obama Must Release Birth Certificate TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Our Children's Right to Self-Defense White House:Libya fight is 'kinetic military action' Media ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 18:47:00

Breaking: Woman kidnapped in Red Oak, suspect arrested in Ferris

RED OAK - Today at approx. 3:15 pm, a 25-year-old man from Powell, Texas picked up his estranged girlfriend, 32-year-old female from Dallas, from her work ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 18:40:00

Pastor canned after endorsing controversial book

Pastor canned after endorsing controversial book A pastor in North Carolina wrote a note on his Facebook page supporting a new book by Rob Bell, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 15:51:00

County vouchers for 'Clean Up Event' are no more

ELLIS COUNTY - According to county officials, there are no more vouchers available for the county-wide, March 2011 "Clean-Up Event." "We appreciate the tremendous response from ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 13:10:00

Ferris medical clinic receives donated stuffed animals

Robin Norum, 12, donated stuffed animals to Ferris Medical Clinic located at 207 W. 5th Street on Thursday, March 17. Norum said she first started saving ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:57:00

Soldier reunites with family after 18 month deployment

Meghan (baby), Francesca, Matthew and Ed McFadden take their first family picture after being reunited with their husband and dad (Ed) at the Country Time ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:55:00

Jon’s VU! Sorry I cannot do more

As I look at the news from around the world, I am tempted to Obamanize it and start apoligizing! The whole world is at war or ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:54:00

Personal Finance; Social security looms for baby boomers

Talk about a stampede: The first wave of Baby Boomers begins turning 65 in 2011, which means they’ll soon be tapping Social Security retirement benefits, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:54:00

Personal Finance: Tax filing deadline looms

Nobody likes being nagged, but I’m going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:53:00

Simply Speaking: Areas of concern

Was invited to a Bible study Monday morning, held in an upstairs room (sound familiar?) to study the "Red Letters" in the portion of The ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:52:00

William Preston Wood Jr.

Nov. 21, 1938 - March 19, 2011 WILMER - William Preston Wood, Jr., 72 of Wilmer, went to be with our Lord passed away Saturday, March ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:52:00

James Edward Jistel

Dec. 19, 1959 – March 13, 2011 WILMER – James Edward Jistel, 50 of Wilmer, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011 after a battle of cancer ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:52:00

Jose Cruz Gutierrez Sr.

March 17, 2011 FERRIS – Jose Cruz Gutierrez Sr., of Ferris, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2011 at the age of 77. Preceded in death by his ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:50:00

Messiah is the 'head' of every man

Q. In 1 Cor 11.1-16 it talks about a woman having her head covered. Does this mean a woman should be wearing a head covering ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:49:00

WISD Destination Imagination teams head to state tournament

Submitted by Nicole Mansell WAXAHACHIE - On Saturday, March 5, the Waxahachie Independent School District Destination Imagination teams competed against 252 teams from across the Greater ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:49:00

Meals-on-Wheels' volunteers help in ending senior hunger; Clients enjoy a greater quality of life thanks to dedicated volunteers

Submitted by Amy Jackson ELLIS COUNTY - Dixie Dent of Alma loves her brood of porch pooches. Lounging on her screened-in deck, the canines boisterously announce the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:47:00

JV Hawks fall to Waxahachie

RED OAK - The JV Hawks baseball team spent some of their spring break playing a little baseball on Wednesday, March 16 when they hosted ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:45:00

Lady Indian soccer team advances to playoffs

WAXAHACHIE - The Waxahachie High School Varsity girls soccer team has clinched the District Championship with two wins over Spring Break. The girls defeated Red Oak ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:45:00

Hawks steal one from the Indians

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Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:44:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ELLIS COUNTY March 5 Possession marijuana less than two ounces, South Bound Highway 287 @ 287 bypass east, rear right passenger of the vehicle was in possession ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:43:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests March 13 -19 Zeferino Barrera-Diaz, w/m, 30, public intoxication Gary S. Eaton, w/m, 48, Wilmer PD Daniel Czwerinski, w/m, 29, g ach to a minor Valentine Martin, w/m, 46, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:43:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests March 18-22 Katherine N. Deteso, driving while intoxicated Donald Jett, public intoxication Samantha McBride, PDP Benjamin D. Ashworth, possession of np, public intoxication Cody Blessing, assault family violence class c Robert ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:43:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests March 14 – 21 Rachel B. Arevalo, 30, speeding Eric S. Castillo, 31, issuance of bad check Charles M. Cullum, 28, purchase furnish alcohol to a minor Anderson Hawkins, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:42:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests March 15 Buddy March, w/m, 17, credit card abuse ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:42:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents March 14-20 Traffic Stops 27 Citations issued 12 House & Building Chks 174 Neighborhood Checks 24 Total Primary Calls-for-service 22 Avg. Unit Response time 6 min/3 sec Animal Hazard 1 Animal Loose 1 Burglar ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:42:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests March 13-19 Paulino D. Sandoval, 41, driving while license invalid Shaddie B. Williams, 30, warrant arrest x2 Leslie C. Hudson, 61, warrant arrest Juan O. Suarez, 26, warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:42:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests March 14 – 20 Kevin A. Uzomah, b/m, 23, assault Varrie Taylor, b/f, 34, driving while license invalid Shannon Smith, b/m, 36, Lancaster warrants Larry Washington, b/m, 49, Lancaster ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:41:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests March 11 – 17 Colby Urel Cole, m, 22, Glenn Heights PD warrant arrest Jimmy Lee Hammons, m, 21, Glenn Heights PD warrant arrest Jose Rogelio Rivera, m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:41:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests March 15-21 William Stidger, 27, traffic David Martinez, 21, consumption of alcohol by minor Larry Claxton, w/m, 49, interfered w/public duties Nancy Claxton, w/f, 21, interfered w/public duties Sirilo Gremaldo, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:40:00

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

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, March 17 & 24, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. In accordance with the provisions ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:39:00

City of Hutchins: Surplus Vehicle Auction

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, March 17 & 24, 2011 On March 30, 2011, the City of Hutchins will hold a ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:39:00

ESTATE OF THOMAS LYNN SWAN DECEASED

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, March 24, 2011 NO.11-E-2045 ESTATE OF THOMAS LYNN SWAN DECEASED IN THE PROBATE COURT NO. 1 OF ELLIS ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:37:00

Frank Prasifka and Son's: Public Auction

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, March 24, 2011 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 12:36:00

Senate to Hold Hearings on Muslims' Rights

March 23, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Senate to Hold Hearings on Muslims' Rights TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Mad Dog of the Middle East Military indoctrinated on gays kissing, behavior Palin in ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 11:17:00

Shock Audio: Glenn Beck Exposes Left's Economic Terrorism Playbook

March 24, 2011 Biden: I Will Make it My Business to Impeach President Who Goes to War Without Congressional Approval Shock Audio: Glenn Beck Exposes Left's Economic ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 11:14:00

Red flag warnings issued by Texas Forest Service

March 24, 2011 – Red flag warnings – cautioning conditions ideal for wildland fire ignition – were issued today for North Central Texas, including the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2011 11:12:00

SNL Actress, Victoria Jackson, Takes Biblical Stand Against Promoting Homosexual Lifestyle

March 23, 2011 Dem Lawmaker: Impeach Obama A Doctor's Check-up on the 1-Year-Old Health Law Starbucks CEO Criticizes ObamaCare Is President Obama Now a NeoCon? SNL Actress, Victoria Jackson, Takes ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/23/2011 10:01:00

Judge Orders Use of Islamic Law in Tampa Lawsuit

March 22, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Judge Orders Use of Islamic Law in Tampa Lawsuit TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The Japan Tragedy: Don't Let Anti-Nuclear Liberals Exploit it Obama: Drill, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/23/2011 10:01:00

Human Trafficking Prevention Legislation announced

SB 24, HB 7 seek to enact statewide human trafficking prevention task force’s legislative recommendations   HOUSTON – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today joined Gov. Rick ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/23/2011 09:57:00

Officer friendly to one female suspect, but not the other

NEWS 8 INVESTIGATES http://www.wfaa.com/news/investigates/Officer-friendly-to-one-female-suspect-but-not-the-other-118399904.html But one North Texas woman is outraged over the actions of two officers whom she believes let their discretion get out of ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/23/2011 09:34:00

BREAKING: 24,903 student social security numbers missing in Laredo Independent School District

LAREDO —  A disk holding the social security numbers of every student in the Laredo Independent School District — a total of 24,903 — is ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/23/2011 09:31:00

Breaking News: Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble, Foxconn, Inventec over Android e-readers

  Microsoft filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Barnes & Noble and the manufacturers of its e-readers. READ MORE ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/22/2011 09:37:00

Protest held by 'Undocumented, Unafraid, and Unapologetic' demanding rights

Philadelphia -  On Saturday, March 19, a small group of demonstrators carried signs and yelled to the cadence of "Undocumented, Unafraid, and Unapologetic" made a ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/21/2011 12:02:00

NEWSWEEK: 38% Fail Basic Citizenship Test

March 21, 2011 Tyranny: the "Official Language" of Misguided Conservatives NEWSWEEK: 38% Fail Basic Citizenship Test Google Accuses China of Interfering with Gmail Email System As U.S. Strikes Libya ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/21/2011 11:55:00

'Gender-neutral' Bible draws criticism

The just-released 2011 New International Version of the Bible, or NIV, includes gender-neutral language that some conservatives argue can alter the theological message. Read more ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/21/2011 11:48:00

Democrat Congressman Wants to Defund Fox News

March 20, 2011 NC Man Convicted for Making and Selling His Own Silver Coins NC Legislator Says State Needs Own Currency Newt Gingrich: President Obama is "Spectator in ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/21/2011 11:47:00

RELEVANT MESSAGE FOR TODAY GIVEN BY STANLEY FORDSHAM IN 1965

[Geri Note:  I first heard this message through a great man of God, Milton Green, in 1982 but it is good to be reminded that ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/21/2011 11:43:00

Texas Voter Photo ID Bill Expected to Become Law

AUSTIN, Texas - The State House today is scheduled to take up a bill, passed in January by the Senate, that would require voters to ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/21/2011 11:42:00

Obama Treats Whistleblowers as if They Were Enemies of the State

March 19, 2011 The Rising Irrelevance of Barack Obama House Hearing Reveals the Truth About Obamacare Waivers Democrats Oppose Natural-gas Production: Cite EPA Concerns Follow the Money: Why the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2011 15:33:00

County appoints 'Citizens Advisory Board'

ELLIS COUNTY – Ellis County Commissioners’ Court approved and appointed a dozen members to serve on the "Ellis County Citizens Advisory Board" Monday, March 14. "We ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:59:00

1,601 animals seized from property

CEDAR HILL - Under the authority of the Cedar Hill Police Department, the Society of Prevention and Cruelty to Animals seized more than 1,600 animals ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:55:00

Sheriff's office to host 'Drug Take Back' program

ELLIS COUNTY - The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with IMPACT Waxahachie and Drug Prevention Resources, will host a "Prescription Drug Take Back" on ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:55:00

Letters to the Editor: Red Oak school funding

I understand Texas Education funding is undergoing a budgetary crisis. Our "faux Democrat" legislator, Jim Pitts, is pushing hard to spend the rainy day funds instead ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:51:00

Letters to the Editor: Thanks for the support

February 19, 2011 was an amazing day. McDonald Elementary, along with Ferris ISD and so many others held a benefit in order to help me out ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:51:00

Jon's VU! When are they a terrorist?

Well, more people were killed on our border. One of our people got into a shooting battle with bean bag bullits and the other side ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:50:00

Constitutional Thinking: Neoconservatism-enemy one

Americans who want to restore our country to the principles of the Constitution need to be sure they are hearing the right message. There a conservative ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:50:00

Simply Speaking: Sick of politicians?

Do you ever just simply get sick and tired of politicians? Has there ever been an instance where a politician (or those working for them) ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:48:00

Gerald Baker Talkington

Feb. 11, 1937 - March 12, 2011 FERRIS - Graveside services for Gerald Baker Talkington, 74, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:48:00

Nora Lee Hestilow

July 4, 1943 - March 8, 2011 Funeral services for Nora Lee Hestilow were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Byrum Funeral Home. Born ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:48:00

Are you fishing on the wrong side of the boat?

"You have sown much, and bring in little; you eat but do not have enough; you drink but you are not filled with drink; you ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:47:00

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: 03/18/2011 12:45:00

John was telling the people to get ready, judgment was coming

Q. In Matt 3.10 it says that "the axe is already laid at the root of the tree." What does that mean? A. These words were ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:43:00

Finley & Howard students take home 2nd place in One Act Play

Submitted by Nicole Mansell WAXAHACHIE - Finley and Howard students recently traveled to Corsicana High School to compete in the One Act Play Competition. The cast and ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:43:00

Serving Country: Christian D. Smith

WAXAHACHIE - Army Pvt. Christian D. Smith has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. The training consists ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:42:00

Serving Country: Jerron C. Smith

MIDLOTHIAN - Air Force Airman Jerron C. Smith graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:42:00

Serving Country: Derek H. Myers

MILFORD - Air Force Airman Derek H. Myers graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:42:00

Serving Country: Kevin Baokosy

VENUS - Air Force Airman Kevin Baokosy graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:41:00

Hawks varsity wins at tournament

RED OAK - The Hawks varsity baseball team was in Ennis last week for the Ennis Booster Club tournament and trying to repeat as tournament ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:40:00

Hawks and Lady Hawks hosted Senior night

RED OAK - The Hawks and Lady Hawks varsity soccer teams held their Senior night on Friday, March 11 at Bill Goodloe Stadium. Prior to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:34:00

JV Lady Hawks host softball tournament at ROHS

RED OAK - The JV Lady Hawks hosted a JV softball tournament at the Red Oak High School last Thursday, March 10 through Saturday, March ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:30:00

Around the diamond

RED OAK - It was a busy last week around Red Oak’s High School and Youth Baseball and Softball fields. The Lady Hawks hosted always tough ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 12:26:00

Preliminary Flood Maps In Dallas County, Texas Ready For Public View

March 17,  2011  DENTON, Texas -- Homeowners, renters and business owners in Dallas County, Texas are encouraged to look over newly released preliminary flood maps in ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 11:25:00

Ellis County Farmer Wins $2,500 for Nicholas P. Sims Library

Through America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM Program   WAXAHACHIE, Tex. (March 17, 2011) – Edwin & Ruth Spaniel of Waxahachie have been selected as a winner in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 11:19:00

Morality in Media opposes creation of .xxx Internet domain

ICANN to vote Friday on .xxx Domain Washington, DC (March 17, 2011) –Morality in Media announced today its strong opposition to the creation of .xxx domain, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 11:12:00

LOVING GOD, OUR SELF AND OTHERS

God's Word tells us that to love others, we must first love Him with all our heart, mind, soul, body, and spirit and our neighbor ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 11:09:00

Another brave new world

Perhaps one of the reductionism of the modern world is that man has ceased to have respect for the human being, considering it as a ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 11:04:00

Lancaster: Magetized City Guide project a scam

The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce has not endorsed nor has any knowledge of this company or the Magetized City Guide project.  We have gotten several calls that members are ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 11:00:00

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 Park, will close the eastbound main ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:58:00

Union Equates Lavish Benefits to Black Civil Rights

March 18, 2011 Union Equates Lavish Benefits to Black Civil Rights Dem: Drilling in U.S. is 'A Problem, Not A Solution' to Creating Jobs NEWSFLASH: Congress at War ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:55:00

Agriculture Secretary Signs Agreement with Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

To Help Hispanic Americans Achieve Education Excellence WASHINGTON, March 18, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Hispanic Association of ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:52:00

Trump Doubts Obama's Birth Place

 March 18, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Trump Doubts Obama's Birth Place TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The $9 Billion Solution Rep. Allen West slams military diversity report 2 ex-Dem leaders charged in ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:51:00

Annual U.S. Spring Outlook: Flooding Expected to Worsen

The National Weather Service (NWS) released their annual spring outlook yesterday to help citizens take the necessary steps to prepare. This year’s outlook predicts spring ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:50:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ALMA Feb. 16 Driving while intoxicated/open alcohol container 3rd, 800 block Lake Sawyer Road. Feb. 25 Criminal trespass habitation/ superfund/infrastructi, 100 block FM 183, suspect entered a habitation without ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:26:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests March 6-12 Kelly Ambrose, w/m, 33, Wilmer Pd x3 Mauricio Perez, b/m, 22, Wilmer Pd x1 Alvin C. McCuin, b/m, 31, DWI Luise E. Arias, W/m, 26, Wilmer Pd ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:25:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests March 7 - 14 Erika Arellano, 26, speeding- warrant arrest, failure to appear- warrant arrest, Permit unauthorized person to operate MV Anthony M. Bartolo, 32, Motor vehicle ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:25:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests March 12 Lorena Moreno, H/f, 24, Ferris PD warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:24:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents March 11-13 Traffic Stops 19 Citations issued 9 House & Building cks 150 Neighborhood cks 59 Total Primary calls-for-service 26 Avg. Unit Response Time 4 min/3 sec 911 hang up 1 Burglar Alarm ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:23:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests March 7-13 Stanley Belard, b/m, 24, Assault Mc Christopher Johnson, b/m, 23, Lancaster Warrant Kala K. Shinal, b/m, 34, Lancaster Warrant Corie Deon Moss, b/m, 19, Arlington Pd Ladarrin Q. ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:22:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 1 – 28 Charles Edward Leonard Jr., 34, b/m, Hutchins PD warrants, failure to appear, speeding, violate promise to appear, no valid driver license Terrance J. ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:22:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests March 4 - 11 Tony Derwin Jackson, m, 48, GHPD, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, and Arlington PD Warrant Caharlettria Shere Mathis, f, 31, Possession of controlled sub in ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:10:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests March 9 – 14 William Shine, 55, w/m, Ferris warrants Julio Ledezma, 22, w/m, no driver license Pablo Fuentes, 21, w/m, Ferris warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:10:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests March 10-14 Lillie Denzale, 18, interference w/emerg call, assault Hogan Samantha, 35, out of town warrant Larson Lew, 46, out of town warrant Horton Brandon, 25, Possession c/s, possession ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:09:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests March 7-13 Carlton Jarell Wade, b/m, 34, Warrant arrest- outside Agency Joseph Alton Smith, b/m, 23, Warrant arrest- outside Agency Nelson Pacheco, w/m, 45, Driving while license invalid Shandra ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:09:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests March 7-13 Marquiell Reyshan Vester, b/m, 24, injury child/elderly Ryan Reabor Redd, assault by threats Kendra Marie Landry, b/f, 30, warrant arrest- local Charge Deric Swain Smith, w/m, 28, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:08:00

Ellis County Shared Services Special Education and Related Services

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, March 17, 2011 Ellis County Shared Services provides special education and related services to children with ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:07:00

City of Hutchins Vehicle Auction

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, March 17 & 24, 2011 On March 30, 2011, the City of Hutchins will hold a ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:06:00

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

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, March 17 & 24, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. In accordance with the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/18/2011 10:00:00

Barton votes to end federal handout to NPR

 WASHINGTON: Rep. Joe Barton (R-Ennis/Arlington) said the following after casting his vote to eliminate federal funding for National Public Radio. The bill passed 228 to ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/17/2011 15:04:00

Herman Cain: 'It's Not Planned Parenthood -- No, It's Planned Genocide'

March 17, 2011 Obama's First Two Years a Disaster for America Poll Stunner! Look Who's On Palin's Heels for 2012 Nomination Herman Cain: 'It's Not Planned Parenthood -- ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/17/2011 15:03:00

Internet Explorer 9 speeds past the competition

Microsoft's new Internet Explorer 9 browser has been redesigned with a clean interface and vastly increased performance.  Read More     ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 17:01:00

Why It's Bad Business to Hire the Long-Term Unemployed

March 16, 2011 Why It's Bad Business to Hire the Long-Term Unemployed Will Liberals Impeach Obama Over Gitmo? Rush: 'I Wish Rubio Would Run for President' The Power to ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 15:05:00

Texas to deploy advanced commercial vehicle screening technology

Safety and efficiency benefits anticipated The Texas Department of Public Safety is equipping five of its truck inspection facilities at three separate locations with PrePass commercial ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 15:03:00

TSA Detains Man with 4th Amendment Written on Chest

March 16, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: TSA Detains Man with 4th Amendment Written on Chest TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: John Kerry's Recycled Government Slush Fund Recipe Texas Has Bipartisan Support ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 15:03:00

Thoughts to Encourage (you are indestructible)

Who do you think is behind the fear being generated and magnified by the News Media?  satan is the author of fear which is the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 13:02:00

Website Ban

  If you haven't been able to access some of your favorite websites this week, there's a good reason why. http://www.dodvclips.mil/?pid=mg07XvpB8vq1LwvXvqaEbeB7Llv7hLth ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 12:58:00

IRS Free File great for college students, first-time tax return filers

DALLAS - Free File is a free, federal income tax preparation and electronic filing program for eligible taxpayers, developed through a partnership between the IRS ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 12:54:00

Frank Gaffney: Busting Taboos at the King Hearings

It is not everyday that Congress breaks a major taboo and, in so doing, performs a real service to the nation.  Last Thursday, however, was ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 12:50:00

Why The Japanese Aren't Looting

March 15, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: The Case for and Against Gold TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The 'Redevelopment' Hoax Why The Japanese Aren't Looting Boehner: House Will Defend Marriage Law in ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 12:39:00

Cancer Survivor: Get Tested, for Your Family's Sake

American Cancer Society (ACS) about the importance of recognizing symptoms, understanding risks, and getting screened. "If you've had a history of it in your family, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/16/2011 12:38:00

Media Analyst: The Obama Administration is Corrupt and Evil

 March 15, 2011 Media Analyst: The Obama Administration is Corrupt and Evil Franken to Push Bill That Would Make Violations of Net Neutrality a Crime Obama's Empty Promises ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2011 12:55:00

Nuclear: Freedom from concern

Mar 15 Yes, these reactors can give us freedom from want. Nuclear reactors are, sensibly designed, inherently safe. One should not place them over known ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2011 09:22:00

Obama Approval 47%; Losses Across Political Spectrum Bring Down Approval of Congress And Its Republicans

Obama approval highest since last October   UTICA, NY - President Barack Obama's job approval rating has edged up to 47% in a new IBOPE Zogby Interactive ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2011 09:09:00

Thoughts to Encourage (gluttony)

"I know from my own personal experience that gluttony not only takes away motivation but makes a person lazy and drunk." Geri McGhee PRO 23:21 For the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/14/2011 16:17:00

Watch video of DPS work on border-battling drug smugglers

See video of DPS and Texas Ranger efforts to stop drug smugglers at the Mexican border. Go to http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/texas-drug-wars-sneak-peek.html (The video is also listed at ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/14/2011 15:52:00

Retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week

Dallas, March 14- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/14/2011 15:49:00

Inhofe: High Energy Prices Are Obama's 'Explicit Policy Goal'

 March 14, 2011 GOP Pushes to Make English Official Language of the U.S. City Lowers Police Testing Standards; Not Enough Blacks Passed Inhofe: High Energy Prices Are Obama's ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/14/2011 15:47:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court appoints Citizens Advisory Committee

WAXAHACHIE - During the regularly scheduled meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, March 14, Commissioners appointed 12 citizens to serve on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/14/2011 15:45:00

Wisconsin Capital in Meltdown

 March 11, 2011 Wisconsin Capital in Meltdown Stephen King Wants His Taxes Raised Tax $$ To Be Spent On Preserving Signs From Wisconsin Union Rallies! When Public Unions Take ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/11/2011 16:39:00

Tokyo earthquake, tsunami puts data centers, cloud services at risk

Japan was reeling after an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that slammed into Tokyo at midday local time. Here's a look at the data center ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/11/2011 11:43:00

“No Refusal” Weekend to target DWI

WAXAHACHIE  - Working with all law enforcement agencies throughout the County, the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office and the County and District Attorney’s Office will be ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 16:40:00

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 Park, will close the eastbound main ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 16:35:00

Mardi Gras Waxahachie style

One of several young kids brining ol’ New Orleans Bourbon Street to downtown Waxahachie for the 8th annual Mardi Gras on the Square sponsored by ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 13:55:00

Simply Speaking: Agendas

If someone with "impressive credentials," of one kind or another approached any one or group of us, wanting to enlighten on our need for something ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 13:43:00

Jon's VU! Boys will always be...?

A lady friend was grousing about her brother. While visiting him she went to leave, she couldn’t get her coat on. She found her brother ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 13:40:00

Global warming from another perspective

Much to my wife’s chagrin I am, admittedly, a bit of a pack rat. I do have a tendency to keep too much stuff around ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 13:32:00

Constitutional Thinking: Stabs in the back

It has been another busy week for traitors to everything constitutional. Of course, that is the reason for the current troubles we face; they are ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 13:25:00

Thomas Joseph Dean

Oct. 27, 1940 – Feb. 25, 2011 WAXAHACHIE – Memorial services for Thomas Joseph Dean, 70, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 in ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 12:55:00

Volunteer tax assistance available inmost areas

DALLAS-Taxpayers looking for free basic income taxpreparation assistance may qualify for IRS sponsoredcommunity-based, volunteer tax return preparationprograms. "The IRS sponsorsboth the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)and ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 13:11:00

NPR Admits to Obama Birther Coverup

 March 10, 2011 NPR Admits to Obama Birther Coverup Are Beanbag Guns Enough for Border Patrol Agents? 'In God We Trust' Suit Rejected by Supreme Court World's Biggest Bond ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 13:07:00

Texas and 37 States Reach Landmark $68.5 Million Settlement With AstraZeneca

Settlement comes after three-year investigation into marketing of Seroquel   AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and 37 other state attorneys general today reached a record-breaking ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 12:55:00

Hidden ones of God are those chosen to serve, minister

Do not keep silent, O God! Do not hold Your peace, and do not be still, O God! For behold, Your enemies make a tumult; ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 12:53:00

Ovilla Fire Department to receive $46,740 grant

WASHINGTON— Ovilla Fire Department will receive a grant of $46,740 to support firefighters and their work as first responders, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced Wednesday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 12:52:00

'Bowl for Kids Sake' raises more than $20,000

Submitted article DESOTO - Little Sister Zipporah of Duncanville threw out the ceremonial first ball to kick off the 3rd annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake held ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/10/2011 12:43:00

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