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Citizens’ Advisory Board on Redistricting held first meeting

Having grown rapidly during the last decade – from 111,360 in the 2000 Census to 149,610 in the 2010 Census – Ellis County must draw ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 14:33:00

Texas House OKs Voter ID Bill

By JAY ROOT Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas - A bill to require Texans to show photo identification before voting passed the Texas House on Wednesday night ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 14:30:00

Going for a ride

Dallas County Sheriff Deputies arresting a man off Interstate Highway 45 in Wilmer going northbound at a speed of more than 100 miles per hour ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:53:00

Annual 'Brick Festival' this weekend

FERRIS - Excitement is in the air all around town as last minute meetings and  planning are going on for the annual Ferris Brick Festival ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:50:00

'You just can’t fix stupid'; County approves ban on outdoor burning

ELLIS COUNTY - With high winds and an equally high load of combustible plant life, along with the longest persistent drought in recent history, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:50:00

Don’t touch the Liberty Bell

While in Philadelphia the other week I visited our Liberty Bell. The National Park Service is charged with the “maintenance” of the bell. People can ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:45:00

Simply Speaking: Gold

Let’s say we take some of the experts’ advice, bite the bullet, pull out hard-earned savings and purchase a dab of gold…just in case the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:45:00

Who really pays the taxes?

Nothing seems to get me more riled up than the constant class warfare rhetoric spouted by liberals and Democrats on an almost daily basis. Especially Barack ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:44:00

Constitutional Thinking: Big decisions coming soon

Two Presidential candidates have formed exploratory committees. Activity will pick up greatly in the next few months. Republicans have big decisions to make, and a ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:43:00

Edward Vincent Creamer Jr.

June 10, 1950 - April 12, 2011 FERRIS - Edward Vincent Creamer, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in Arlington. He is survived by ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:42:00

Canary in the coal mine

“When it is evening you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red; “and in the morning, ‘It will be foul weather ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:42:00

Is America a Christian Nation?

If a nation professes Christianity, this does not automatically or characteristically make that nation a Christian nation. A nation will be known by the principles ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:41:00

Midlothian Family Health Center expands, extends hours

Methodist Family Health Center in Midlothian now offers patients the convenience of extended hours in a new 6,000 square foot facility at 2230 Bryan Place, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:40:00

Meals-on-Wheels receives van from Caesar's Foundation

Submitted article CLEBURNE - Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties accepted a new meal delivery van from the Caesar’s Foundation on Thursday, April 14. This new ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:39:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ELLIS COUNTY April 1 Possession of marijuana less than two ounces, FM 664@India Road, subject was in possession of 0.91 ounces of marijuana.  April 7 Criminal mischief greater than ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:37:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests April 17 – 21 Johnny Garcia, w/m, 40, Wilmer PD warrant x3 George P. Rebels, w/m, 41, Wilmer PD warrant x3 Felicia Smith, w/f, 35, Wilmer PD warrant Pedro ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:37:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests April 19 Amy Gallegos, f, driving while intoxicated with a child Robert B. Clement, m, possession of marijuana less than two ounces Gary Hill, m, no insurance, no ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:36:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests April 18 – 25 Lamar L. Allen, m, 54, assault with physical contact family violence Ellis R. Bailey, m, 23, no motor vehicle liability insurance, failure to ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:36:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests April 16-24 Derrick Hodge, b/m, 36, Dallas PD warrant Taj Reese, m/m, 26, evading with vehicle ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:36:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents April 18 – 24 Accident minor 1 Animal bite/call 1 Animal loose 3 Backup officer 1 Burglar alarm residence 3 Burglary report 1 Business/building check 2 Criminal mischief report 1 Holdup alarm 1 Injured person ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:35:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests April 17 – 23 Trenton J. Miles, m, 27, driving while intoxicated third or more offense Paul J. Arriaga, m, 20, possession of drug paraphernalia, Midlothian PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:35:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests April  18 – 24 Brandon Davis, b/m, 19, assault family violence Charles Edwards Wilderson, b/m, 24, assault family violence Diana Y. Salinas, w/f, 28, Wilmer PD warrant Carne Freeman, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:35:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests April 19 – 22 Keshun Biscoe, m, 20, out of town warrant Melisska Sullivan, f, 33, purchasing/ furnishing alcohol to a minor Hector Ayala, m, 18, traffic warrant Michael ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:34:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests April 18 – 24 Tyrone Nathaniel Berry, b/m, 37, public intoxication Latosha Miche Jones, b/f, 36, driving while license invalid Jerrcorri Jomon Henry, b/m, 29, outside agency warrant Sondria ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:34:00

Lady Hawks force tie breaker game

RED OAK - The Lady Hawks ended their regular season at home against Lancaster and it was also their Senior Night.  Before the game, the four ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:33:00

The night the lights went out

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Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:32:00

SAGU announces new men's head basketball coach

Submitted article Waxahachie – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) announces Donnie Bostwick as the head men’s basketball coach. SAGU President Dr. Kermit Bridges shared the news ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:31:00

Texas Rose: Application for renewal of Private Club Permit and Late Hours Permit

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 21 & 28, 2011 Texas Rose, located at 4080 N. I-45, Wilmer, Texas 75172, Dallas ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:29:00

Deputy Lori McKenzie Remembered

Deputy Lori McKenzie remembered as Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown and Sgt. Matt Murrey pay respect near her patrol car at the First United Methodist ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:27:00

War on Illegal Pornography: U.S. Law Says Libraries Can Ban Porn

FIRST AMENDMENT DOES NOT PROVIDE RIGHT TO PORN IN NYC LIBRARIES   Washington, DC (April 26, 2011) –The First Amendment does not protect pornography viewing in public ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 13:40:00

Thoughts to Encourage (resisting the devil)

"We can resist and bind the devil all day long but until we (through repentance) remove his legal right to attack, he does not have ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 13:37:00

National Resource Website

A new service now makes it easier for wounded warriors and other military members and their families to tap into available resources. More  ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 13:35:00

Mobile Phone and PDA Forensics: Cellebrite Releases UFED Physical Analyzer Version 2.0

Cellebrite, provider of mobile forensic solutions, announced the release of UFED Physical Analyzer, Version 2.0, a comprehensive software package update for its market-leading mobile forensic extraction device. With ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 13:33:00

Acceptance of “New Normal” is Unacceptable

We’ve heard a lot of pep-talks recently that it might be time to for Americans to reduce their living standards and expectations in order to ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 13:25:00

April 27, 2011: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines - Trump’s donation history shows Democratic favoritism

Trump’s donation history shows Democratic favoritism Michael Reagan – Obama: Running on an Empty Tank Petraeus Will Be Good for CIA But Is the White House Being ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 13:21:00

Abortion-Related Bills Flood State Legislatures

AUSTIN, Texas - The number of abortion-related bills has dramatically increased nationwide this year, with measures before legislators in more than 30 states. Some would ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 11:06:00

Sharia Compliance in Dearborn, Mich.

 April 27, 2011  Thanks to Obama, Gas Jumps in a Flash White House Press Corp Continues Pushing On 'Birther' Issue Sharia Compliance in Dearborn, Mich. Tavis Smiley: 2012 Will ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 11:05:00

White House Releases Obama's Long Form Birth Certificate

Click Link: http://apnews.myway.com//article/20110427/D9MS1ODG0.html ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 11:04:00

Obama the Tax Hypocrite?

April 27, 2011  TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Obama the Tax Hypocrite? TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Obamunism, Part 2 Obama’s broken promise: I'll help jobless blacks London: Hub of Al-Qaeda’s Global Terrorism Network Obama's ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 11:02:00

Human Shields in Libya

According to the commander of NATO operations in Libya, troops loyal to Moammar Gadhafi are using civilians as human shields. More ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 10:58:00

U.S. Treasury to “Retire” Paper Check for New Recipients of Social Security and Other Federal Benefits, Saving Taxpayers $1 Billion

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury is retiring the paper Social Security check for millions of baby boomers and others applying for ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/27/2011 10:55:00

Soul’s Harbor receives donation from Access Self Storage

Local business gives clothing to support homeless men Dallas - For the homeless community of Dallas, help is not always easy to find. A number of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 17:17:00

Soul’s Harbor receives donation from Access Self Storage

Local business gives clothing to support homeless men Dallas - For the homeless community of Dallas, help is not always easy to find. A number of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 17:17:00

Creationism Among New Proposals for Public School Science Materials

AUSTIN, Texas - This summer the Texas State Board of Education will choose from a list of proposals by publishers, recently made public, for classroom ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 12:16:00

EPA Rules Force Shell to Abandon Oil Drilling Plans

April 26, 2011 EPA Rules Force Shell to Abandon Oil Drilling Plans Union Official, Professor Teach How-to College Course in Violent Union Tactics How the Obama Administration is ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 12:13:00

Texas Forest Service issues call for famous tree nominees

BRECKENRIDGE, Texas — Nestled in the midst of the hot, dry, wind-swept plains of Stephens County sits an gnarled old oak that has been providing ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 12:06:00

Thoughts to Encourage (sons of God)

"If you walk in the Spirit you are a son of God.  If you do not walk in the Spirit, you are not a son ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 12:01:00

Ellis County approves ban on outdoor burning

WAXAHACHIE (Texas) - With high winds and an equally high load of combustible plant life, along with the longest persistent drought in recent history, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 11:59:00

April 26, 2011: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines - IED Found on Texas Highway near Brownsville

IED Found on Texas Highway near Brownsville Hawaii senator questions Obama's true birth father Obama's Easter Pastor: Rush = New KKK Taliban Pulls Off Massive Prison Break in ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 11:54:00

Who gets blame for Amazon outage?

Amazon promises to fully explain recent cloud outage; IT managers will likely be asked to do the same by execs at companies using the services. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 11:50:00

Is China Preparing to Dump its $1 Trillion of Treasuries?

China may be preparing to cut its foreign exchange reserves by about two-thirds, down to about $1 trillion from its current $3.04 trillion level, according ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2011 11:47:00

Florida, N.Y. consumers sue Apple over location tracking

Two men have sued Apple over the iPhone and iPad location tracking practice researchers made public last week, according to court documents. Read More   In ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 15:50:00

April 25, 2011: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

Costly Gasoline Clouds Obama Re-Election Prospects Transgender Victim in Md. McDonald’s Attack Alleges Hate Crime Confederate Flag Gets an OK From Georgia County Lawmakers Push for More Military ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:56:00

Thoughts to Encourage (curses)

"You can say you are not under a curse, but if you are out in the muck -- the muck is the muck!" Pastor Kyle Nees   GAL ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:53:00

Dallas Weekly Gas Price Update

Dallas, April 25 Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.77/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:50:00

Apple: We Must have Comprehensive User Location Data on You

April 25, 2011 Apple: We Must have Comprehensive User Location Data on You Gold May Be Flying High, But Copper is King How Health Reform Punishes Work Hawaii Senator ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:49:00

Unpopular in Texas

April 25, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Medicare, Medicaid Must Be Part of Budget Debate TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Hollywood Conservatives (Yes, They Do Exist!) WH Reporters Ask About the Birth ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:47:00

ROISD plans mock disaster drill May 13

The Red Oak Independent School District Police Department, in cooperation with the Red Oak and Glenn Heights Fire-Rescue, Police Departments, and many surrounding Emergency Responders ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:45:00

Study: Warm Bath on Cold Day May Be Bad for Heart

 April 25, 2011 TOP STORIES Taxpayer-Funded Obamacare Propaganda Campaign Study: Warm Bath on Cold Day May Be Bad for Heart Scans Uncover Secrets of the Womb Why Men's Success ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:44:00

News Alert: Critical wildfire conditions predicted on Tuesday

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Dry, windy conditions today are expected to create ideal conditions for wildfires in the western portions of Texas, a situation expected ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:42:00

Tips to Avoid Online Scams

Like the TV commercials say, “Free is better.” The only problem with the Internet is that it’s not always free, and sometimes the price can ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:38:00

Celebrate Arbor Day in Texas by Planting Trees

Nebraska City, Neb. (April 25, 2011) – Texas’s Arbor Day is nearly here, and the best way to observe the holiday is to plant trees. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:31:00

May is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month

May is National Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month, but in Texas every month is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. With 961,682 licensed motorcyclists in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:29:00

May is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month

May is National Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month, but in Texas every month is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. With 961,682 licensed motorcyclists in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/25/2011 13:29:00

CareFlite unveils plans for


Last Updated: 04/25/2011 12:00:00

Fallen officer's legacy helps promote team building; $5,000 raised for law enforcement academy

By Special Contributor Chris Burris LANCASTER - Sometimes you have to sit back, smile, and ask yourself, “Wow, is this really happening?” Such was the case with ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:19:00

Cities offer tree limb disposal after recent storms

ELLIS COUNTY-Following the recent severe weather, the city of Waxahachie has outlined the services provided at the Citizens Convenience Station in an effort to help ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:14:00

Simply Speaking: Bad blood

Is Mother Nature trying to tell us something, with all its blusterousness of late? For goodness sake, somebody pay the preacher. By the way, what IS ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:08:00

Remembering the American Cowboy

Recently I wrote about the movie “True Grit.” Actually, the book and the two movies it spawned. The action supposedly took place in Indian Territory ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:07:00

Constitutional Thinking: Deficits: Then and now

Our leaders in Washington, after wrangling over the 2011 budget for nearly a year, have insulted our stupidity in continuing to re-elect them, with a ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:06:00

Clarence "Bob" Moffitt

Nov. 12, 1912 - March 17, 2011 FERRIS - Clarence H. “Bob” Moffitt, 98, passed away in Redding, California March 17, 2011. He was born in ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:03:00

It is better to part with everything now that is detrimental to us

Q. What does it mean in Mark 10.43-47 where it says that we are to cut off our hands and feet and cut out our ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:02:00

Private Applicator training available

There will be a Private Applicator Training on Wednesday, May 4 in the Ellis County Extension Office in the Ellis County Sub Courthouse in Waxahachie. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:01:00

Access Self Storage brings Dallas students $20,000 closer to tour

DALLAS - There is no better way to raise money than to collect the old, the out-of-date, and the antique junk from one friend and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:01:00

Ferris Public Library: More than books...

We had perfect weather for the Ferris Public Library’s Easter Egg Hunt which was well attended by all ages.  The children had a good time hunting ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:58:00

Hawks host the Terrell Tigers

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Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:57:00

WHS JV tennis team wins district

Submitted by Nicole Mansell  WAXAHACHIE - Varsity Results: The Varsity tennis team competed in their district tournament April 7 and 8 in Corsicana. The boys team ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:56:00

Hawks and Lady Hawks pick up huge district wins

RED OAK - The last time the Lady Hawks played Corsicana, they were 5-0 then the Lady Hawks showed up and went 12 innings and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:55:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

FERRIS March 28 Burglary of building, 500 block Pace Road, unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the complainant’s storage building and took items without consent. Red sprayer Finco ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:54:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests April 4 – 12 John Luna Junior, w/m, 21, Wilmer PD warrants Phillip Overdirth, w/m, 17, Wilmer PD warrants James C. Fowler, b/m, 31, Wilmer PD warrants, Dallas ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:53:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests April 13 – 15 Jason Graves, m, possession of a dangerous drug, Dallas PD warrant ran a stop sign, distribution  traffic control device Ryon G. Binger, m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:53:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests April 11 – 18 Jerry D. Marchbanks, m, 28, Red Oak PD warrants possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to maintain financial responsibility, no driver’s license, failure ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:53:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests April 18 Garrick Hodge, b/m, 36, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:52:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents April 11 – 17 911 hang-up 1 Backup officer 2 Burglar alarm business 2 Burglar alarm residence 8 Criminal mischief 1 Disturbance 1 Follow up report 2 Meet complainant 3 Motorist assist 3 Other fire ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:52:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests April 10 – 16 Nathan A. Richardson, m, 24, driving while intoxicated Jennifer G. Brooksher, f, 36, public intoxication Trisha R. Dupree, f, 19, warrant theft of firearm William ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:51:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests April 11 – 17 Anthony T. Archie, b/m, 30, Lancaster PD warrant Gerald Wayne Smedley, b/m, 56, Lancaster PD warrant James Jackson, b/m, 19, Lancaster PD warrant Walter Earl ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:51:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests April 8 – 14 Sharnae Gray, f, 35, Glenn Heights PD warrants Marquet Scott, m, 30, Glenn Heights PD warrants Dontorres Scott, m, 18, Glenn Heights PD warrants Dominic ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:48:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests April 6 – 18 Harold Black, w/m, 28, Rockwall PD warrants, driving while license invalid Stephin Rhoades, w/m, 22, Ferris PD warrant Myeisha Richardson, b/f, 24, Ferris PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:47:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests March 28 – April 17 Alfred Jakubik, m, 48, solicitation without permit, public intoxication Francisco Muniz, m, 19, criminal mischief, alcohol violation Roy Salas, m, 26, assault causing ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:46:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests April 4 – 11 Charles Phillip Wright, b/m, 34, assault causing bodily injury Levi Todd Mackey, b/m, 37, outside agency warrant Joshua Dante Hunter, b/m, 24, Cedar Hill ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:45:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 21, 2011 PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:44:00

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published In The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday April 14 & 21, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property Code, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:43:00

Texas Rose: Renewal of Private Club Permit and Late Hours Permit

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 21 & 28, 2011 Texas Rose, located at 4080 N. I-45, Wilmer, Texas 75172, Dallas ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:41:00

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

Published In The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday April 14 & 21, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. In accordance with the provisions of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:40:00

City donates to college campus

DALLAS—City of Hutchins Mayor Artis Johnson made a $6,000 donation to the University of North Texas at Dallas Wednesday, April 6.  Johnson presented a check from ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:39:00

Palmer Garden Club holds program on 'The Life of Virginia Duff'

Submitted article The Palmer Garden Club met on Tuesday, March 8 at the Christian Church to hear a program presented by Joice Price on “The Life ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:38:00

SAGU Foster Music Center damaged after recent storm

Submitted by Christina Freeze WAXAHACHIE - Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Foster Music Center suffered structural damages from the severe thunderstorm that hit Waxahachie early ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 15:21:00

IBHS Urges Disaster Preparation as Severe Weather Pummels the Nation

Tampa, Fla. (April 22, 2011) – With 5,000 severe weather incidents reported this month, including tornadoes, hail and high winds, Severe Weather Awareness Week (April ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 09:49:00

Obama Thinks You're an Idiot: Is He Right?

 April 22, 2011 Obama Thinks You're an Idiot: Is He Right? Hatch Will Oppose Any 'Gang of Six Deal' That Includes Tax Hikes All the President's Funny Money Obama's ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 09:48:00

Boehner's Debt Deal Dilemma

By now, it is common knowledge that the 2011 continuing resolution negotiated by House Speaker John Boehner, which cut $38.5 billion in budget authority, will ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 09:41:00

April 21, 2011 : Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

Did Obama Doze Off in Tax Class? Energy Department Plumbing for More Regulatory Powers Why do 3 supporters own Obama’s home? How Republicans Can Win the Debt Limit ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 09:39:00

Thoughts to Encourage (genuine salvation)

"Do not think by giving mere intellectual assent to the fact that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the World and that He died on ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 17:11:00

Reminder: Noon closure on Friday for DPS offices

All DPS offices (including Driver License offices) will close at NOON on Friday, April 22. The offices will open at their regularly scheduled times on ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 17:09:00

Obama Gets Warm Reception From Facebook Crowd

April 21, 2011  Obama Gets Warm Reception From Facebook Crowd Wake Up, Critics: Here's Obama's Grand Plan Obama's Executive Order Coming to Cut Off Funding to His Political ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 17:08:00

Obama to Implement Gag Order by Decree

Draft executive order would make political donations a criterion to receive a federal contract. On April 18, the Heritage Foundation's Hans A. von Spakovsky, a former ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 17:05:00

Red Oak ISD Receives "A+" Bond Rating

Fitch affirms Red Oak ISD with an A+ bond rating including the rating outlook is Stable. Financial performance has improved as the district continues to ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 17:04:00

The Resurrection of Christ: Hoax or History?

April 21, 2011  TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Billionaires Look to Obama for More Taxpayer Cash TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: The Resurrection of Christ: Hoax or History? Obama's Energy Lunacy Jindal hammers President ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 17:01:00

Come Celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Lancaster

Lancaster, TX –   Come join the City of Lancaster at the 2011 Arbor Day Celebration. This event will be held on Thursday, April 28, from 6 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 16:59:00

Curriculum proposal slams ex-'gays'

A school board in Maryland plans to consider a proposal to include some glowing statements about homosexuality in school lessons. More ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 16:54:00

Suspected Cole Bomber Charged

April 27 2011,  07:00:00 -0500 Charges are being brought against the suspected mastermind behind the October 2000 bombing of USS Cole. More    ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 16:52:00

Mug shots

Featured mug shots of the day from the Ellis County Sheriff Office.   Coming Soon. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 19:13:00

iPhone secretly tracks user location, say researchers

 A pair of researchers have found that Apple iPhones and iPads track users' locations and store the data in an unencrypted file on the devices ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 17:06:00

Obama to Sell GM Stock at Huge Loss to Taxpayers

April 20, 2011  Obama to Sell GM Stock at Huge Loss to Taxpayers Gold Tops $1,500 on Outlook for Escalating U.S. Debt GOP Accuses Obama of Pushing Up ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 17:05:00

Early News Digest: Thursday, April 21 (San Jacinto Day) and Friday, April 22 (Good Friday) are state skeleton-crew holidays.

April 19, 2011 Wildfire Battles Continue at Possum Kingdom State Park — Nearby Possum Kingdom Fish Hatchery Operations Affected AUSTIN – Wildfires around Possum Kingdom Lake ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 12:12:00

Amazon Kindle to support library lending; Closes gap with Sony, Barnes & Noble

Amazon said it will close its library lending gap with other e-readers. The company will work with Overdrive to enable Kindle library book lending. READ FULL ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 12:05:00

New DNC chief wants to screen all gun sales

04/18/11 06:19 PM ET The new head of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is pushing for screenings of all gun purchases. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 12:03:00

Most Previous Obama Voters likely to Vote for Him in 2012

One in Six Unlikely to Cast Another Vote for Obama UTICA, NY - A poll of voters who chose Barack Obama in 2008 finds 17% are ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 12:00:00

Former Ferris woman guilty for letting husband take explicit photos of daughter

A former Ferris resident pleaded guilty Tuesday, April 19 to allowing her husband to take sexually explicit photographs of their young daughter for several years. Sharon Lee Anderson, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 11:52:00

Special Operating Hours for the Tom Landry Freeway (I-30) HOV Lane, Apr 20, 22 and 23

Wed, April 20, Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels, game time 7:05 p.m. The lane will be open westbound from 4-7 p.m. and eastbound from ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 11:48:00

Microsoft kicks off third-party bug warnings with two for Chrome

Microsoft today released a pair of security advisories for Chrome, the browser built by rival Google -- part of an expansion of the vulnerability disclosure ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 11:43:00

Thoughts to Encourage (path to heaven)

"The highway of holiness is the only path that leads to heaven." Arthur Pink PRO 15:19 The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns, But ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 11:39:00

Pressure to Regulate Payday Lenders Mounts in Texas

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas - The state Senate is considering a measure to constrain "payday lending" practices. Texas leads the nation in businesses that offer ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/20/2011 11:38:00

Seventh Circuit Upholds National Day of Prayer Mandate

  AUSTIN – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has vacated a lower court’s ruling and dismissed a lawsuit claiming that the National ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2011 13:44:00

HB 1112 and other bills regarding eminent domain on General House Calendar for Wednesday

HB 1112 - to allow toll entities to toll in perpetuity and use borrowed money to secure more borrowed money, the same schemes that caused the subprime ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2011 13:39:00

Almost Half of U.S. Households Will Pay No Federal Income Tax

 April 19, 2011  Almost Half of U.S. Households Will Pay No Federal Income Tax Where Is The Full Recording Of Obama's Open Mic Moment? Liberals Always Lie 1 Guv ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2011 13:19:00

Access Self Storage helps Dallas students raise money for tour

$20,000 closer to tour Dallas, Tx- There is no better way to raise money than to collect the old, the out-of-date, and the antique junk from ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2011 13:16:00

April 19, 2011: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

Border Agents Confirm Orders Not to Arrest Illegals Obama Works to Play Down Debt Fear Transparency inquiry can’t even get asked Support for Deepwater Drilling Up to 59% Obama ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2011 12:12:00

Our Tip of the Week - "Don't make that call"

SANS Institute "Don't make that call." If you receive an e-mail asking you to call an 800 number related to a banking issue, don't call the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2011 12:10:00

Trump takes the lead

A conservative university professor and political scientist believes real estate mogul Donald Trump has become a serious challenger for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. However, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2011 12:08:00

Sovereign Debt Downgrade Imminent, Time for Balanced Budget Now

The only thing seemingly propping up the U.S. Treasury house of cards is the dollar's status as the world's reserve currency. More ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2011 12:06:00

Fed policy trumps state amnesty law

 A coalition of sheriffs dedicated to defending the border from the illegal alien intrusion says a recent ruling from the Ninth Circuit is "judicially imposed ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 17:01:00

Approval of Republicans in Congress Drops Back to 31%; One-Point Higher Than That of Democrats

 Obama Steady at 43% Approval & 38% Deserves Re-Election UTICA, NY - A bounce in approval of Republicans in Congress recorded on April 7 has dropped ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 16:58:00

Approval of Republicans in Congress Drops Back to 31%; One-Point Higher Than That of Democrats

 Obama Steady at 43% Approval & 38% Deserves Re-Election UTICA, NY - A bounce in approval of Republicans in Congress recorded on April 7 has dropped ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 16:58:00

Texas receiving additional aerial support for wildfires

MIDLAND, Texas –Texas Forest Service has ordered additional aerial resources to help battle the wildfires ravaging the Lone Star State. In an effort to slow the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 11:47:00

ARIZONA NOW ANSWERS TO MEXICO: 9th Circuit Hangs SB 1070 Ruling on Foreign Tantrums

  In its legal obstacle course brought on by a dubious lawsuit filed by the White House, Arizona’s high-profile immigration law, known as SB 1070, has ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 09:21:00

The IRS: Even Worse Than You Think

 April 17, 2011  The IRS: Even Worse Than You Think FEC to Audit Obama's 2008 Campaign Finances Government by Waiver Undermines Liberty California Looks to Texas for Job Ideas Obama's ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 09:14:00

Some Blacks Now Have Doubts about Obama

   April 17, 2011  Some Blacks Now Have Doubts about Obama Before You Buy a Gold Coin, Consider These Questions An Open Letter to John Boehner Is Barack Obama George ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 09:13:00

Georgia Passes Arizona-style Immigration Bill

April 17, 2011  TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Obama: Despite Law, I Can do What I Want on Czars TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Is the TEA Party Over? GA Passes AZ-style Immigration ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 09:10:00

April 17, 2011: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

FEC Probes Obama's 2008 Campaign Finances Unions Tested Even in Blue Hawaii W Police officers go incognito to get video evidence on Shock claim: Gadhafi deployed assassins to kill ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 09:09:00

Dallas Weekly Gas Price Update

Dallas, April 18- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.78/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 09:08:00

Shariamerica: Islam, Obama, and the Establishment Clause

April 17, 2011  TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: EPA Official Says Jobs Don't Matter TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Atlas Shrugged Part 1: Movie Review Are Feds Phasing Out Handouts for Farmers? Obama $1 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 09:07:00

States Look to Bring Gold Standard Back

April 16, 2011 States Look to Bring Gold Standard Back Pennsylvania Democrat uses Violent Rhetoric in Floor Debate Flashback: Donald Trump Slams 'Evil' Bush, Praises Obama Networks Ignore Story ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 16:55:00

The Golden Egg Hunt Underwater Experience

Lancaster, TX –   The City ofLancaster invites you to The Golden Egg Hunt: An Underwater Experience on April 23, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 5 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 15:55:00

Lancaster Cemetery Association yearly meeting May 1

Lancaster Cemetery Association yearly meeting of lot owners will be held on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. at the Pavilion inEdgewoodCemetery on Nokomis Road inLancaster,Texas. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 15:53:00

April 15, 2011: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

EPA Admits It Doesn’t Care About Jobs O’Reilly falsely claims Conn. was residence for Obama Sr. School Choice Scores Another Big Win in Arizona Paul Ryan: Our Generation’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 15:52:00

Brain Shrinks Decade Before Onset of Alzheimer's Disease

TOP STORIES Brain Shrinks Decade Before Onset of Alzheimer's Disease Obama's Budget Plan: Class-Warfare Tax Policy and Bureaucrat-Controlled Health Care Suicide Rates in U.S. Increase as Economy ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 15:50:00

Child molester sentenced to 40 years

ELLIS COUNTY - Convicted child molester Gene Edward Loftis, 57, was sentenced on Friday, April 8, to 40 years in prison by Judge Bob Carroll, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:17:00

Letters to the Editor: Will House Republican Leaders Grow A Spine? Part Two

A few weeks ago, President Obama released his vision for federal spending over the next 10 years that will double the National Debt in his ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:13:00

Simply Speaking: Bad blood

Glenn Beck has made it abundantly clear, on his FOX show in recent weeks, about the goings-on in the Middle East including, of course, Egypt ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:12:00

Constitutional Thinking: It’s deja vu all over again

It is no surprise the Republicans and Democrats were having a hard time finding a sharp enough pencil for the budget negotiations.  They didn’t find one, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:11:00

Interim purchasing agent appointed

ELLIS COUNTY – County Commissioners voted unanimously to appoint Hanna McCleary as the interim purchasing agent Monday, April 11. Purchasing Agent Richard Denniston had been with ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:10:00

State budget overview

Submitted by  Jim Pitts-R District 10 House Representative The Texas House of Representatives passed legislation that addresses the state’s current and future fiscal situation recently.  These bills, which I am ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:09:00

Red Oak Lady Hawks host Terrell

RED OAK - The Lady Hawks hosted Terrell on Tuesday, April 5 and started out giving Terrell all the reasons they thought they could win ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:08:00

Northwood University inducts 2 alums into Athletic Hall of Fame

Submitted Article CEDAR HILL - Northwood University recently expanded its Athletic Hall of Fame to include the university’s first individual national champion and a well-known restaurateur ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:07:00

WHS girls golf team wins first ever district golf title

The Lady Indian Golf Team came from 16 strokes behind to win the school’s first district golf team title. Congratulations to Halee Davis, Baylee Mallett, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:06:00

Tough week for Hawks baseball

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Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:03:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

BARDWELL March 25 Assault causes bodily injury, Waxahachie Creek Park, the suspect punched the victim repeatedly on her right arm causing bruising while the two were camping ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:01:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests April 5 - 12 Robert Wilson, m, Glenn Heights warrant expired motor vehicle registration, Glenn Heights warrant failure to maintain financial responsibility, failure to appear, Red ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:01:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests April 4 – 11 George E. Badgett, m, 37, Red Oak pd warrant arrest no front seat belts, Red Oak pd violate promise to appear warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:01:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests April 11 Stephen C. Rhoudes, w/m, 22, Ferris pd warrant arrest Manuel Reveles, w/m, 21, Dallas pd warrant arrest, possession of marijuana less than 2 oz., possession ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:00:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests April 3 – 9 Judy A. Jeter, f, 38, Midlothian pd warrant arrest James L. Smith, m, 32, Midlothian pd warrant arrest Jennifer L. Lennon, f, 29, Lancaster ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:00:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests April 4 – 10 Roy Crew Junior, b/m, 36, arrest on charge of Lancaster pd Sumatra Henderson, b/f, 24, Dallas pd warrant arrest Devonna Resheal Henderson, b/f, 26, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:00:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests March 1 – 31 Claudell Rashard Williams, b/m, 31, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office warrant, possession of a controlled substance Paul Jerome Fryklind, w/m, 48, Duncanville PD warrant, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:59:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests April 1-7 Jay W. Williams, m, 25, Glenn Heights pd warrant arrest Michael Wayne Oneal, m, 43, Glenn Heights pd warrant arrest Maurice Tavio Corsey, m, 36, assault ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:59:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests April 9 – 11 Alfred Jakubik, m, 48, solicitation without permit, public intoxication Francisco Muniz, m, 19, criminal mischief, alcohol violation Roy Salas, m, 26, assault causing bodily ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:59:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests April 4 – 10 Jennifer Renee Ford, b/f, 27, driving while license invalid Fernando Gutierrez, w/m, 29, warrant arrest Dontorres Dontray West, b/m, 18, no driver’s license Kenneth Chase ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:58:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests March 28 – April 3 Tariq M. Abdul-Khaaliq, b/m, 24, warrant arrest Desmond Rashard Booker, b/m, 20 warrant arrest  Jon Roberts Oliver, b/m, 35, public intoxication Paul Cruz, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:57:00

'The Ten Things I Love About You' Navarro College Players to perform

Submitted article MIDLOTHIAN -Shakespeare’s famous battle-of-the-sexes farce, “The Ten Things I Love About You,” will be performed by the student drama group, The Navarro College Players, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:57:00

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published In The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday April 14 & 21, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property Code, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:55:00

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 14, 2011 NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION(AVISO DE ELLECCION GENERAL) To the Registered Voters of Ferris Independent School District, Ferris TX:(A ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:52:00

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

Published In The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday April 14 & 21, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. In accordance with the provisions of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:41:00

How can I burn my trash without burning up Ellis County?

Answers to some Burning Questions!! While Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Outdoor Burning Rules and Regulations have been in place for years, the recent raging wild ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2011 11:22:00

April 14, 2011: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

  Michele Bachmann: Obama’s Tax Hikes are Not the Solution Military Already Being Cut, But Obama Makes It Official As Gas Prices Continue to Climb, House Turns Its ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2011 11:10:00

House Appropriations Chairman Jim Pitts recognized for work on HB 1

AUSTIN - The Texas House of Representatives recently took the next step in writing the state's budget for 2012-2013 by passing House Bill 1 and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2011 10:52:00

More Proof the Budget Deal Was a Scam

  April 15, 2011  More Proof the Budget Deal Was a Scam White House Plan Expands Web Oversight Obama Blows Up the Bridge Gov. Scott Walker: Collective Bargaining Is Not ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2011 10:49:00

Ferris City Council Agenda for April 18

AGENDA FERRIS CITY COUNCIL MEETING CITY OF FERRIS A GENERAL LAW MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, ELLIS COUNTY AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF CITY HALL 100 TOWN PLAZA FERRIS, TEXAS  ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2011 10:41:00

Ellis County SBDC Workshops April 2011announced

How to Get Government Contracts Do you think your business is too small to get a government contract?  Are you intimidated by all the paperwork and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2011 10:34:00

David Bates will present "The Crucifixion" on Good Friday, April 22

David Bates will present "The Crucifixion" on Good Friday, April 22 at 2 p.m. at the International Museum of Cultures, 7500 W. Camp Wisdom, Dallas, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2011 10:30:00

Newly Released Recordings from 800+ Abortion Clinics Reveals Massive Cover-up

  Denton, TX - Audio recordings from conversations with 813 Planned Parenthood and the National Abortion Federation clinics have been release to the public for the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2011 10:00:00

Those Free Trials Can Cost You -- FTC Releases New Consumer Education Video

The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, has created a new video highlighting the costs hiding in some free trials.  Free Trial Offers ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/15/2011 09:57:00

Philly Health Dept Giving Condoms to 11-Year-Olds

April 14, 2011  TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Philly Health Dept Giving Condoms to 11-Year-Olds TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: TSA Officer Admits Plot to Post Porn on Christian Site The Chinese Own ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/14/2011 17:27:00

Japan disaster slows cell phone manufacturing

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan have hit manufacturers of CMOS image sensors, a key ingredient in most mobile phones. Read More ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/14/2011 17:27:00

Does the Bible Matter In the 21st Century?

  April 14, 2011  Politico Drops Race Card on Donald Trump TSA Officer Admits Plot to Post Explicit Pictures on Christian Site Arizona Senate Passes Obama Birther Bill Obama Increasing ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/14/2011 14:09:00

U.N. Proposal Would Give ‘Mother Earth’ Same Rights as Humans

April 12, 2011 News and Thoughts for the day Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: TSA still groping kids – and drug testing them Democrat Congressman: ‘Country Is Not Broke ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2011 14:00:00

Thoughts to Encourage (children)

"What a parent excuses in moderation, the children will abuse in excess.'" Bill Gothard "Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he ... Full story

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

Pelosi: Elections Shouldn't Matter as Much as they Do

 April 13, 2011  Pelosi: Elections Shouldn't Matter as Much as they Do What You Have to Believe to Believe in Gun Control If Gas Prices are Too High, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2011 13:46:00

Lancaster Logistics Panel will be the featured attraction April 14 Chamber Luncheon

Lancaster, TX – A Lancaster Logistics Panel will be the featured attraction at the Chamber’s Luncheon on April 14,  from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2011 12:30:00

Nominations sought for 2011 Great First Responders Awards

CareFlite and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council are once again planning to recognize some of the Metroplex’s most dedicated men and women. CareFlite is seeking ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2011 12:11:00

Red Oak Area Chamber of Commerce sets April 27 Luncheon

Red Oak Municipal Center - Noon MEMBERS RSVP $12 $15 at the door! NON-MEMBERS $20 Special Guest Speaker Linda Peterson   On her way to a job interview in ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2011 10:43:00

Tax Day – Time to Examine How Our Money is Spent

As Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said, “Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society.” It costs money to make this country ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/13/2011 10:41:00

Dem. Congressman to Veteran: Sit Down or Leave

April 12, 2011  TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Dem. Congressman to Veteran: Sit Down or Leave TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: A Budget Deal: Republican Suicide Wal-Mart Goes 'Back to Basics': A Cautionary ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2011 17:52:00

April 11, 2011: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines

News and Thoughts for the day   Republicans go after Obama’s expected tax proposals BREAKING: 9th Circuit upholds decision blocking Arizona’s immigration law Romney Launches 2012 Exploratory Committee by ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2011 11:59:00

Wal-Mart Goes 'Back to Basics': A Cautionary Tale for the Left

  April 12, 2011  Wal-Mart Goes 'Back to Basics': A Cautionary Tale for the Left Google's Investment in Politics Starts to Pay Dividends Trump on Obama: 'I'm His Worst ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2011 11:58:00

Texas Attorney General Charges California Telemarketer With “Do Not Call Law” Violations

Credexx Corp. cited for robo-calls, fake extended auto warranties   AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged a California-based telemarketing firm and its owner with ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2011 11:53:00

Beware: Social Security numbers available online via indexed tax documents

Think your personal information is safe? Think again. Tax documents are being made freely available to prying eyes -- by the documents' owners! READ FULL STORY ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/11/2011 16:09:00

Obama Opposes Spending Cuts...and Then Calls Them Historic

   April 11, 2011  Donald Trump Scores an Important Victory... Over the Media Obama Opposes Spending Cuts...and Then Calls Them Historic Trump's Edge: Going Straight at Obama Obama Puts Taxes ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/11/2011 15:55:00

Plan Puts More Dems on Texas Map

April 11, 2011  TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Obama: Time to Talk Tax Hikes TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: TSA Follies: See SPOT Fail Plan Puts More Dems on Texas Map Obama Takes Cues ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/11/2011 15:47:00

Thoughts to Encourage (reaping)

"It is an irreversible, immutable and irrefutable law of God we will be treated the same way we treat others - more, later and by ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/11/2011 15:45:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 8.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69/g Sunday

Dallas, April 11- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 8.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/11/2011 15:43:00

WHERE DOES YOUR SCHOOL DISTRICT SPEND?

Click the link below to find out... http://action.protecttheclassroom.com/ ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/08/2011 09:49:00

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