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Special Session Demanded

The Texas Republican Freedom Coalition has requested that Gov. Rick Perry call for a special session in order to pass House Bill 1937, the so-called ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2011 11:03:00

Top Obama health aide cashes out after health 'reform'

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Top Obama health aide cashes out after health 'reform' TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Obama's anti-Semitism: Israel should return to Auschwitz borders Cyber Combat Can Count as ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2011 10:10:00

Motivational Quote of the Day

"Learning never exhausts the mind." — Leonardo da Vinci: Was an Italian artist, writer, and scientist ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2011 09:43:00

Stopping Obama's Dictatorship

The fact Barack Obama is working "under the radar" to strip Americans of their Second Amendment rights is truly disconcerting.   But is it really all that ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2011 09:34:00

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Two Years Ago?

 May 31 2011   Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Two Years Ago? Obamanomics Isn't Working GOP Moves to Tighten Vote Rules in 13 States GOP Rolls Out ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2011 09:33:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 10.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.60/g Monday

Dallas, May 31- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 10.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.60/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2011 09:09:00

Married Couples Represent Minority of U.S. Households for First Time in History

 May 30 2011  Utah Law Makes Coins Worth Their Weight in Gold Who Gets to Decide Our Health Care? Utah to Follow Texas Lead in TSA Grope-down Revolt Republicans ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/30/2011 12:50:00

Memorial Day is More than Picnics

American's take the promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for granted. The very fact I can type these words and distribute them is ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/30/2011 12:48:00

Saluting Our Stellar Examples - A Tribute to our Fallen Warriors

May 30, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Palin Joins Bikers for 'Ride to Freedom' TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Saluting Our Stellar Examples - A Tribute to our Fallen Warriors Reagan's Remarks ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/30/2011 12:47:00

Trump Declares Obama's Birth Certificate Fake

May 26 2011   Trump Declares Obama's Birth Certificate Fake TSA Threatens To Cancel All Flights Out Of Texas If 'Groping Bill' Passed The Truth Behind Chrysler's Fake Auto ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 15:04:00

'The mayor must go'; Citizens upset and unruly after council vote

WILMER – “The mayor must go” was the loudest chant from the crowd of citizens escorted out of the council chambers in Wilmer, Thursday, May ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 13:02:00

Body found in rural Ellis County

Submitted by the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Waxahachie – On Sunday, May 22, at approximately 2:03 p.m. Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 600 block ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 13:01:00

Czech Republic 1st Deputy Prime Minister to visit; 45th annual National Polka Festival to be held

ENNIS - The National Polka Festival Committee, North Texas Czech Organizing Committee and officials of the city of Ennis are honored to host 1st Deputy ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:59:00

Letters to the Editor: What I expect from my candidate for Congress

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:58:00

Simply Speaking: 'The Coming Battle'

Upon researching through a book from our library entitled “The Coming Battle,” some astounding bits of information and history hit me like a bolt out ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:57:00

To torture or not to torture

In medieval times torture was used extensively to obtain information, confessions or whatever. In Britain they discontinued the use of torture as a means of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:57:00

Constitutional Thinking: Waking up to reality

Folks,  it’s time for all to wake up and face reality.  The consequences of failing to do so are so severe that I hope we can ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:54:00

A basic sign of a false prophet is his word will go against the Word of God

Q. Based on your last article about false prophecy, how can you tell whether someone is a false prophet? A. The basic sign of a false ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:53:00

Glen Moore retiring after 35+ years of service

Submitted article ELLIS COUNTY - Glen Moore, Integrated Pest Management, Extension Agent – Ellis/Navarro counties is retiring on Tuesday, May 31. Moore has been the IPM Agent ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:53:00

Game Wardens to promote safe boating through increased water patrol Memorial Day Weekend

Submitted by Texas Parks & Wildlife Hoping to prevent boating injuries and fatalities, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens will be increasing their numbers on ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:52:00

District swears in new school board members

Submitted by Nicole Mansell  WAXAHACHIE - On Tuesday, May 18, Waxahachie Independent School District welcomed two new school board members, Mike Robinson and Mike Lee.   Lee, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:51:00

Recent Northwood University graduate named national athlete of the week Will soon compete in national championship

Submitted article by Northwood University CEDAR HILL – Alfred Kite has been called the hardest working athlete with whom his very experienced and accomplished coach at Northwood ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:49:00

ROHS Class of 2011 holds final Pep Rally

RED OAK - The Red Oak High School class of 2011 held their final Senior Pep Rally on Friday, May 20.  The class of 2012 was ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:42:00

Sarah Doty of Waxahachie graduates from Southwestern University

Submitted article WAXAHACHIE - Sarah Doty of Waxahachie graduated in May from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Doty graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:42:00

Satterwhite signs with Tabor

RED OAK - Hawks Quarterback and Team Captain James Satterwhite signed to play Football at Tabor college in Kansas on a football scholarship on Thursday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:39:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

BARDWELL May 2 Aggravated robbery, Highway 34, unknown suspect(s) assaulted victim with a tennis racket. ENNIS April 30 Criminal mischief,  200 block Andrews Road, unknown suspect(s) used an unknown tool ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:38:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests May 15 – 23 Kelvin Nelson, b/m, 21, Wilmer PD x2, Arlington x4 Joey W. Jarvis, w/m, 26, Wilmer PD x1 Hector Chavez, w/m, 27, Wilmer x1, BSPD ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:37:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests May 17 – 24 Kenneth W. Henderson, disorderly conduct Douglas L. Burkholder, possession of marijuana less than 2 oz Willie C. Coleman, possession of narcotic paraphernalia Simon P. Rodriguez, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:37:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests May 16 – 23 Marco A. Alvarado, 27, burglary of habitation Demarius R. Becks, 25, failure to appear Andy R. Castro, 19, burglary of habitation, possession of drug ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:37:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents May 16 – 22 Traffic stops 23 Citations issued 8 Vacation house check 135 Business/building checks 45 Neighborhood checks 238 Total primary calls for service 33 Avg. unit response time 5 min ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:36:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests May 15 – 21 Jaime Trevino, 21, criminal mischief greater than $500 less than $1,500, possession marijuana less than 2 oz Kristina M. Santa Cruz, 19, consumption ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:36:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests May 9 – 22 Rodney C. Willis, b/m, 39, warrant-Lancaster PD Braylon D. Hamilton, b/m, 27, Dallas PD Romonda Jackson, b/f, 30, warrant-Lancaster PD Cedric A. Johnson, b/m, 25, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:36:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests May 13 – 19 Ceacle Thomas Dimsdle, m, 58, Glenn Heights PD and Arlington warrant arrest Lecharles Antion Henderson, m, 25, Glenn Heights PD warrant arrest Sharorie Sade ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:35:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests May 17 – 20 Charles Cox, 20, out of town warrant Alfred Jakubik, 49, criminal trespass Vanita Moore, 42, out of town warrant Gustavo Gonzalez-Serrano, 23, out of town ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:35:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests May 16 – 22 Chris Robin Williams, b/m, 55, warrant arrest-outside agency Winter Elaine Jefferson, b/f, 23, failure to display driver license Aaron Trunnell, b/m, 26, failed to ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:35:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests April 23 – May 14 Jesus Castro, w/m, 27, warrant arrest-outside agency Oscar Chavez, w/m, 33, warrant arrest-outside agency Jasmine Greshay-Ardell Upshaw, b/f, 20, warrant arrest-local charge Lacey Soto, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:33:00

ORDINANCE NO. 11-0519

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 26, 2011   ORDINANCE NO. 11-0519   AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WILMER TO PROVIDE  FOR THE APPOINTING OF ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:31:00

CITATION BY PUBLICATION: ALYSSA WALL

Published in the Ellis County Press 4 times Thursday, May 12, Thursday May 19, Thursday, May 26 and Thursday, June 2, 2011 CAUSE NO. 81541  CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:29:00

THE STORAGE PLACE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, May 19 & 26, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 12:27:00

Area Students Honored with U.S. Service Academy Appointments

ARLINGTON, (Texas) - U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Ennis/Arlington) celebrated the appointments of 8 area students to theU.S. service academies and prep schools at a reception ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/25/2011 14:48:00

Thoughts to Encourage (mercy that is twisted)

 "Mercy that is twisted and idolatrous usurps God's authority. When you seek to rescue those who are in distress and being disciplined by God for ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/25/2011 14:36:00

Saluting the Stars and Stripes in Honor of Memorial Day

The Flag Manufacturers Association of America encourages all citizens to observe holiday (Wayne,PA, May 24, 2011) . . . The Flag Manufacturers Association of America hopes ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/25/2011 14:24:00

New Tax Report: State Budget Easy to Balance

AUSTIN, Texas - As Texas lawmakers struggle to balance the state's books by cutting public education, health and human services and other popular programs, a ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/25/2011 14:23:00

Supreme Court Orders CA to Release Up to 46,000 Prisoners

May 24, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Supreme Court Orders CA to Release Up to 46,000 Prisoners TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Pray for Israel China ‘asks USA to respect Pak ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/25/2011 14:20:00

Billions in Stimulus Awarded to Tax Cheats

May 25 2011 Billions in Stimulus Awarded to Tax Cheats Fox News Most Trusted News Source Obama Skirts Rule of Law to Reward Pals, Punish Foes Proof Obama Birth ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/25/2011 14:17:00

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Doomsday Prophet Harold Camping Speaks Out: 'A Really Tough Weekend'

Trump Card? The Donald Now Says He's Not Ruling Out 2012 Run Pawlenty Roasts Obama in Official 2012 Announcement Vid: 'Time for Truth' Supreme Court Rules California ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2011 09:15:00

Ellis County moving forward on radio communications work

WAXAHACHIE (Texas) - With a 2013 Federal Communications Commission deadline looming for narrow banding of two-way radio communications, Ellis County Commissioners voted to engage RCC ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2011 09:13:00

Hamas to Obama: We Won't Recognize Israel

May 24 2011 Excited by Power, Obama Ignores Legal Restraints AARP's ObamaCare Endgame Revealed FCC Makes-Up Jobs Claims Hamas to Obama: We Won't Recognize Israel Democrat Congressman Cites Vatican to ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2011 09:09:00

Democrats Spook Markets with Bogus Threat of Default

May 23 2011 Democrats Spook Markets with Bogus Threat of Default From Social Security to Food Benefits, It's Welfare Gone Wild Watch Out! Feds Could Seize Your Private ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:41:00

THE SNARE OF THE TRAPPER

CHAPTER I - BEWARE OF THE SNARE In this day and age you don't hear much about snares and traps because this form of hunting has ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:35:00

“Mustang Affair” Heading to Burleson, Texas, June 3-5

Wild Horse and Burro Adoption and Much More! The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Program, will hold its first ever ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:31:00

Obama Birth Certificate Faked In Adobe Illustrator – Official Proof

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Obama Birth Certificate Faked In Adobe Illustrator – Official Proof TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Book Review: Andrew Breitbart’s Righteous Indignation From Social Security to Food ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:30:00

AARP latest to receive Obamacare break

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: AARP latest to receive Obamacare break TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Atlas Shrugged Viewings: Meetings of the Minds Obama, Netanyahu meet amid U.S.-Israeli tension GOPers embrace unorthodox ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:29:00

New Hotline Helps Texas Seniors Cope with Scams and Fraud

SAN ANTONIO - Texas seniors now have a centralized resource for learning about - and coping with - scams that exploit their financial vulnerabilities. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:26:00

30 ONE Cast in Stone Show to Open

The International Museum of Cultures, 7500 W. Camp Wisdom, Dallas, will host the opening of “30 ONE Cast In Stone” art show by William Hall, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:24:00

Special Operating Hours for the Tom Landry Freeway (I-30) HOV Lane, May 23, 24, 25, 27, 28 and 29

Monday, May 23 and Tue, May 24: Texas Rangers vs. Chicago White Sox, game time 7:05 p.m. each evening. The lane will be open westbound ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:21:00

Thousands Saved by the Belt in Texas

This summer, Texas has a lot of reasons to celebrate—2,843, to be exact. In the last decade, more and more Texans have made the decision ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:18:00

Lancaster: Better Business Breakfast Friday

In this session of Constant Contact we get into the "nuts and bolts" of preparing and using CC. Better Business Breakfast is chaired by Ricardo ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:15:00

Glen Moore Retiring after 35+ Years of Service

WAXAHACHIE (Texas) - Glen Moore, Integrated Pest Management, Extension Agent – Ellis/Navarro counties is retiring on May 31.  Glen has been the IPM Agent for ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:12:00

Catholic Daughters Award Scholarships to 8 Local Students

ENNIS (Texas) - CDA Regent Mary Ann Trojacek, who also serves as Scholarship Committee Chairperson for the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Our Lady ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 11:05:00

Thoughts to Encourage (first place)

  Jesus I will follow you but...! FIRST LET ME will fill our lives if we don't stop it!" Doug Bolles   Luk 9:61 "And another also said, Lord, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 10:57:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 12.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.74/g Sunday

Dallas, May 23- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 12.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.74/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 10:54:00

May 23, 2011 - Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Obama Now Tells Jewish Audience That Border With Palestine Would Be ‘Different’ Than 1967

Harry Reid: ‘Foolish’ for Democrats to Offer Budget Plan Obama Now Tells Jewish Audience That Border With Palestine Would Be ‘Different’ Than 1967 Pro-Obama Group Is Already ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/23/2011 10:42:00

ROFD: "Control Training"

Red Oak Fire Department conducted a “Control Training” Friday, May 13 around 3 p.m. at 408 South Highway 35E Service Road.  According to the ROFD, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:53:00

Local business owner's daughter attends National competition; Passes on senior prom to attend

FERRIS- Valentina Enriquez is proud to have represented Texas in a national competition, held in Washington D.C., May 4 through 8. She is the only ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:48:00

Voters approve $97.3 million bond proposal; Property taxes to increase

MIDLOTHIAN - Midlothian Independent School District voters approved a $97.3 million bond proposal to build high school #2, elementary #7, and an addition to Frank ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:47:00

Simply Speaking: Inept

Inept is the word that comes to mind when considering the brand of government under which we currently groan; federal, state, or right here in ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:46:00

Don’t follow my tracks

Anyone who remembers the movie “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” will remember when the two outlaws had a band of lawmen on their trail ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:45:00

Preparing for a rainy day

With all the strange weather events worldwide, the economic, social and political turmoil, rising fuel and food prices, many Americans are considering what if anything ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:45:00

'Not one stone upon another'

“Do you not see all these things? Assuredly, I say to you, “not one stone shall be left here upon another, that shall not be ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:43:00

Dairy Center grand opening includes keynote addresses, tours

Submitted article Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples and dignitaries from The Texas A&M University System joined Tarleton State University officials for a special grand opening ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:42:00

Global High students compete at TSA State Competition

Submitted by  Nicole Mansell At the TSA (Technology Student Association) state competition, held at the Waco Convention Center on May 5-7, Global High earned the state championship ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:41:00

WHS Indian baseball heads to regional quarterfinals

WAXAHACHIE - The Waxahachie High School Indian baseball team defeated the Sherman Bearcats 9-2 on Friday evening and 2-0 on Saturday in the best of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:40:00

Are you ready to go camping?

The Red Oak High School coaches are sponsoring many athletic camps this summer beginning in June. It is your chance to enhance or learn new ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:40:00

Hawks playoff run ends in Texarkana

RED OAK - After coming back and beating Bryan Rudder, the Hawks hosted Texas High in a best of three series.  Game one was held in ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:39:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

AVALON April 26 Found/abandoned property, 200 block FM 55. Black grips colt agent .38, Revolver 6 shot, hammer shaved black leather holster, gray plastic bag, silver colored ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:38:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests May 8 – 15 Alfredo Romero, w/m, 36, Wilmer PD warrant George B. Domino, b/m, 34, driving while license invalid Detra Sms, b/f, 30, Wilmer PD warrant x2 Montraria ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:37:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests May 9 – 16 Moriah Broussard, theft greater than $750 less than $7500 Lori Caughnour, assault by contact Patrick S. O’Daniel, m, assault family violence Elvia Andrade, theft greater ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:37:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests May 9 – 16 Raynesia V. Coats, 21, speeding, failure to display driver’s license, failure to appear Cerliss Brunson, 47, no driver’s license, speeding, Dallas PD warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:37:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests May 13 Trixy Sasha Munoz Zamora, h/f, 25, driving while intoxicated with a child passenger ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:36:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents May 9 – 15 911 Hang-up 1 Backup officer 1 Burglar alarm business 2 Burglar alarm residence 3 Criminal trespass report 1 Disturbance 1 Meet complainant 1 Suspicious person 1 Suspicious vehicle 2 Traffic hazard ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:36:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests May 8 – 14 Syndnee M. Randle, 20, Midlothian PD warrant x3 Tomas Camacho-Rivera, 39, no driver’s license John D. Ogden, 23, Arlington PD warrant x2, Midlothian PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:36:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests April 1 – 30 Patrick Daniel Reed, b/m, 35, Dallas Sheriff’s office warrant failure to maintain financial responsibility, expired license plates, failure to appear x2 Aaron Drake ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:36:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests May 5 – 12 Chadwick Vahrenkamp, m, 33, Dalworthington Gardens PD warrant Kimberly Pinkerton, f, 34, public intoxication Erica Blackwell, f, 34, Glenn Heights PD warrant Anson Bolden, m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:35:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests May 4 – 17 Darel Risley, 59, w/m, Ferris PD warrant Marcus Watson, 28, w/m, assault family violence Dashawn Duhart, 22, b/m, Ferris PD warrants Crystal Walker, 27, b/f, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:35:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests May 9 – 15 Christopher Walker, m, 18, theft James Coburn, m, 29, traffic Michael Blazek, m, 33, out of town warrant Michael Fortune, m, 17, traffic Vince espino, m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:35:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests May 9 – 15 Myko Jamal Holloway, b/m, 21, Desoto PD warrant Kevin Mark Majors, w/m, 28, Desoto PD warrant Sandtina Earline Perryman, b/f, 49, no driver’s license Keestan ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:34:00

Frank Prasifka and Son's: Public Auction

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 19, 2011   Legal Notice   Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:32:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: THE STORAGE PLACE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, May 19 & 26, 2011   NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE   THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:31:00

CITATION BY PUBLICATION: ALYSSA WALL

Published in the Ellis County Press 4 times Thursday, May 12, Thursday May 19, Thursday, May 26 and Thursday, June 2, 2011 CAUSE NO. 81541 CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:29:00

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

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, May 12 and 19, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. In accordance with the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:24:00

Era of the fighter pilot may be drawing to a close as unmanned aircraft take on increasing combat role

The American fighter pilot is an enduring icon of American military heroism, but the era of the fighter pilot may be drawing to a close ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/18/2011 16:55:00

May 17, 2011 Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Editorial: Obama, Stop Pandering to Islam

Editorial: Obama, Stop Pandering to Islam No Guarantee 'Debt Ceiling' Deal Will Get Done Beck Announces Major ‘Restoring Courage’ Rally in Israel This August Geithner tells Congress the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2011 16:39:00

All Main Lanes of Woodall Rogers Freeway Closed to Through Traffic this Weekend

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

Last Updated: 05/17/2011 16:36:00

Just Who is Gouging Us on Gasoline?

 May 17, 2011  Police Threaten to Shoot Man Legally Carrying Gun Deconstructing the Left's Argument for Increasing Tax Rates on the Rich Nearly 20% of Obamacare Waivers go ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2011 16:29:00

1 in 5 Obamacare waivers go to restaurants, nightclubs in Pelosi's district

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: 1 in 5 Obamacare waivers go to restaurants, nightclubs in Pelosi's district TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Obama's Attorney Gen. Eric Holder: Who IS This ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2011 16:25:00

Fallen Texas peace officers honored today

Twenty-one Texas law officers—including two DPS Highway Patrol officers—who lost their lives on duty in 2010 and 2011 were remembered and honored today during the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2011 16:24:00

Deal sought for Mary of Puddin Hill

The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX May 16, 2011 Deal sought for Mary of Puddin Hill GREENVILLE — Mary of Puddin Hill, one of Greenville’s iconic businesses, may still ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 17:19:00

Obama still misleading voters on immigration

Congressman Steve King, a leading advocate for border enforcement, says President Barack Obama is once again misleading the American people in touting the accomplishments of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 16:37:00

Lancaster Chamber announces upcoming events

Rise & Shine Breakfast Networking   Come network with 8 area Chambers.  Bring business cards, brochures,  etc.  Cost is $2 at the door. This is a great opportunity ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 16:22:00

Waxahachie antique vendors to hold parking lot sale

WAXAHACHIE - Antique vendors in historic Downtown Waxahachie will host a parking lot sale on Saturday, May 21, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 16:19:00

Windows scareware fakes impending drive disaster

Scammers are trying to trick Windows users into paying to fix bogus hard drive errors that have apparently erased important files, a researcher said today. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 16:06:00

Over Half of All Obamacare Waivers Given to Union Members

TOP STORIES Over Half of All Obamacare Waivers Given to Union Members The Predator State Attacks Google for Big Pharma Switzerland Votes Against Ban on Assisted Suicide Blood ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 16:06:00

Equine Herpes Virus Alert: Texas horse owners in danger

May 13, 2011 A recent disease outbreak of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHV-1) has been traced to horses who attended the National Cutting Horse Associations’ Western National ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 16:02:00

May 15, 2011 - Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: SNL Sketch Features Over-the-Top Obama Reveling in OBL Death

SNL Sketch Features Over-the-Top Obama Reveling in OBL Death What If Oil Producers Actually Received Subsidies Like Wind Energy Producers? Liberal Think Tank Fails Statistics Hotel California: Million ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 09:39:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.87/g

Dallas, May 16- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.87/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 09:35:00

Treasury to Tap Pensions to Help Fund Government

May 16, 2011 Treasury to Tap Pensions to Help Fund Government Brit Hume Warns Obama is 'Toast' if Current Conditions Persist WI Dems' Still Refuse to Accept Election ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 09:33:00

NLRB to Boeing: Shut up!

As published at The Daily Caller. Every American should be afraid when their government tells them to keep their mouths shut. This is especially true when ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2011 09:32:00

Plan to Hike Drivers License Fees Opposed by Left and Right

AUSTIN, Texas - A Senate-passed bill raising Texas drivers' license fees will die quietly in the House if opponents get their way. An $8 increase ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2011 11:21:00

Gas Prices Are High Because the Liberals Want It that Way

 May 13, 2011  Gas Prices Are High Because the Liberals Want It that Way Democrats Have Now Officially Abandoned Working-class Americans How the Government will Seize your Retirement ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2011 11:19:00

AT&T Performing Arts Center Announces 2011-2012 Forum Seasons

Brinker Lineup includes Jamie Foxx, magician David Blaine, choreographer Judith Jamison and Modern Family Panel. TITAS to feature Los Lobos, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Pilobolus and ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2011 11:01:00

Osama Wanted To Kill President Obama

May 13, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Osama Wanted To Kill President Obama TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Obama vs. Arizona: Who's Telling the Truth? Boehner: WH reacted with 'panic and hysteria' ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/13/2011 10:59:00

New council building making progress

Renovations Started a Month Ago for the new Ferris Council Building located on 6th Street.  According to City Manager Eric Strong, so far there has ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:27:00

Commissioners lift burn ban County property insurance awarded

ELLIS COUNTY- Due to recent soaking rains, as well as the need of many residents to safely and efficiently dispose of downed trees and other ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:23:00

ROISD to hold mock disaster drill

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Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:22:00

Letters to the Editor: 'Do unto others'

I think you know me well enough to realize I am a fighter, or I wouldn’t have survived the cancer for the past 19 years.  We ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:22:00

Personal Finance: Having a baby? Get your finances in order

I wouldn’t trade the experience of raising my two kids for anything, but I must admit that when my wife and I started planning our ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:21:00

Simply Speaking: Billy the Kid

Most of us know and believe, that is if we’re informed and serious of our Christian faith, we understand our role of just passing through ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:20:00

Constitutional Thinking: Facing economic catastrophe

It is becoming increasingly clear that an economic catastrophe is coming.  Warning signs keep popping up for those with eyes and ears not glued to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:19:00

Bill Hudson

March 7, 1951 - May 8, 2011 WILMER - Bill Hudson, 60, of Wilmer, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011 at Charlton Methodist Hospital, in ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:19:00

The Lord will guide us with his Word

Q. There is a man on the radio that says judgment day is May 21, 2011 and he seems to be very sure of it. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:17:00

Hawks: Bi-regional Champions

RED OAK - The Hawks varsity baseball team entered the bi-regional round of the play-offs with nearly a three hour bus trip to Bryan Rudder. Maybe ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:16:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

AVALON April 21 Possession/delivery drug paraphernalia, suspect found in possession of drug paraphernalia. April 23 Criminal trespass, 400 block Powell road, the listed suspect entered onto secured property. There ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:14:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests May 1 – 8 Sammie L. Reed, b/m, 24, Wilmer PD warrant Gary S. Eaton, w/m, 47, public intoxication Carl Nelson, w/m, 43, Dallas Sheriff’s office warrant Johnnie E. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:13:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests May 1 – 7 Lauren Delbosque, f, Garland PD warrant public intoxication Kenneth X. Haukins, m, providing alcohol to a minor Xavier Randle, m, possession of marijuana less ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:13:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests May 2 – 9 Kari L. Statnton, 33,  Red Oak PD warrant no motor vehicle liability insurance, failure to appear, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:12:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests May 1 – 7 Melissa R. Malbrough, 22, Hutchins PD warrant open container, failure to appear Missie G. Mata, 34, assault causes bodily injury family violence Chris Mata, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:12:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests May 2 – 8 Eddie Johnson Jr., b/m, 40, Ferris PD warrant Christopher Tramone Kirk, b/m, 24, Lancaster PD warrant Charles K. Hunt, b/m, 21, Dallas PD warrant  Brodrick ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:12:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests April 1 – 30 Niesha Shanita Stroops, b/f, 28, Dallas PD warrant speeding, Dallas County Sheriff’s office warrant expired inspection, no valid identification, no insurance Oscar Contrares, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:12:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests April 29 – May 5 Harold Sheffield, m, 56, robbery evading arrest Alfred Jakubik, m, 48, solicitation without a permit Robert Waddell, m, 26, credit card abuse less ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:11:00

Wild Bill's Bar & Grill: Application for renewal of private club permit

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday May 5 & 12, 2011 Wild Bill’s Bar & Grill, 1201 FM 780 at 660, Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:10:00

CITATION BY PUBLICATION: ALYSSA WALL

Published in the Ellis County Press 4 times Thursday, May 12, Thursday May 19, Thursday, May 26 and Thursday, June 2, 2011 CAUSE NO. 81541  CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:08:00

Hutchins Economic Development Corporation: Notice of Public Hearings

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, May 12 Notice of Public Hearings NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS, THAT: The Hutchins Economic Development ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:07:00

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

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, May 12 and 19, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. In accordance with the provisions of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:02:00

Retired high school teacher receives recognition

Submitted Article WACO - At the 2011 Texas Technology Student Association State Convention held over the weekend, May 5-7, in Waco, a special award was presented ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:01:00

Tree Pruning with a Purpose

Beautiful spring weather entices us to be outside in our landscapes and gardens. We take stock of which plants are looking good and which plants ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 11:36:00

Visa's mobile payment plan 'most comprehensive to date'

Visa's plan to launch a digital wallet system in the U.S. and Canada this fall is by far the most ambitious of any such initiative ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 11:35:00

White House Slams Bill That Would Expand Oil Production

  May 12, 2011 White House Slams Bill That Would Expand Oil Production Dem: Non-Energy-Producing States Shouldn't Complain About High Gas Prices Medicare Rationing Leads to Private Insurance Rationing Let's ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 11:34:00

Electronic fingerprints now required for CHL application

The Texas Department of Public Safety no longer accepts hard-copy fingerprint cards from applicants for Texas concealed handgun licenses. All applicants are now required to ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 11:32:00

Are You On Obama's "Enemies List?"

 By Wherever possible President Barack Obama has sought to dilute or disguise the ideological war his administration has been waging against capitalism over the past ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 11:30:00

Over 100 grassroots groups say NO to private toll roads, multi-leveraged debt

Coalition says YES to elected leadership, ending diversions (Austin, TX - May 11, 2011) Over 100 grassroots groups and 2,000 individuals have signed onto an Open ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 11:28:00

Five Reasons why Google's Linux Chromebook is a Windows killer

  After years, decades, of talking about Linux taking on Windows on the desktop, we finally have a serious contender with a serious backer, Google, behind ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 11:26:00

How Did Socialism Start in America?

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Romney: First Thing I Would Undo is Obamacare TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: How Did Socialism Start in America? How the $8,000 Tax Credit Cost Home Buyers ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 11:17:00

Can Common Pain Relievers Do More Harm Than Good?

New Study Reveals Dangers of NSAIDS When it comes to relieving the common headache or body aches, it seems as if the cure may be ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 10:20:00

“2nd Saturday on the Square” festivities on May 14 to feature “Lancaster Bloom”

Sponsored by Miz Raus  Lancaster, TX – The monthly “2nd Saturday on the Square” festivities on May 14, 2011 will feature “Lancaster Bloom” with plants and ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 10:18:00

Ferris: Street closure on May 16

FERRIS - TxDOT and the Union Pacific Railroad Company will re-plank the track crossing at 6th Street in Ferris on Monday, May 16 causing an ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/11/2011 11:44:00

DART announces Memorial Day schedule

Dallas Area Rapid Transit will operate on the following schedule Memorial Day, Monday, May 30: Bus and light rail services will follow a Sunday schedule.   The Trinity ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 17:20:00

Radical imam honored in California

One attorney and expert on sharia law is concerned that a controversial imam has been recognized for his contribution to a county in California. More ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 17:19:00

NLRB vs. Boeing -- Tyranny vs. Freedom

One of the shameful hallmarks of a dictatorship is the restriction of movement -- telling citizens or groups they cannot travel or relocate freely. We are ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 17:15:00

The Most Effective Way to End Birth Tourism: Deport Duplicitous Women

The debate about "anchor babies," American citizen children born on United States' soil to illegal alien mothers, has moved into the spotlight. According to a ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 17:12:00

ATTORNEY AND HIS WIFE PLEAD GUILTY TO WELFARE FRAUD

WAXAHACHGIE (Texas) -  On Monday, May 9, 2011, 50 year-old attorney Todd Rowland Phillippi, and his wife, Melissa Rios AKA: Melissa Phillippi, 40 years-old, both ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 13:50:00

Social Security Reveals the Most Popular Baby Names in Texas for 2010

See the list at WWW.SOCIALSECURITY.GOV The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Texas for 2010.  Jacob and Isabella topped the list.   The ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 13:48:00

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion; creates new business division

  The rumors were right. Microsoft announced on May 10 that it bought Skype, an Internet communications vendor, for $8.5 billion. READ FULL STORY ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 10:47:00

Thoughts to Encourage (where you are)

"Fret not! If you are submitted to God in obedience to His Word, you are already where you need to be at this moment in ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 10:43:00

May 9, 2011 - Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Pakistan PM Warns of ‘Full Force’ Response to Future U.S. Raids

TransGas Coal-to-Gasoline complex begins construction Obama Tells ‘60 Minutes’: Helicopter Raid Was the ‘Longest 40 Minutes of My Life’ The Most Exciting Two Minutes in School Choice Obama’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 10:36:00

UNT Dallas commencement ceremony May 16

DALLAS—The University of North Texas at Dallas holds its commencement ceremony at the Ellis Davis Fieldhouse at 6 p.m. May 16. The graduating class of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 10:33:00

On Spending Cuts, Democrats Give Voters the Brush Off

 May 10, 2011  On Spending Cuts, Democrats Give Voters the Brush Off Boehner Seeks Trillions, Not Billions in Cuts The Damage of the Minimum Wage Welcome to the McJobs ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2011 10:32:00

Dirty Tactics of a Growing Dial-a-Porn Empire

Dial 1-800-Worship and you could lose your soul... The Associated Press recently uncovered a greedy Dial-a-Porn network that gobbles up 1-800 numbers the moment they are ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 15:18:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week

Dallas, May 9- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.84/g Sunday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 15:03:00

4 Planets Huddle Up Before Dawn Tuesday

AUSTIN, Texas — Four of the five planets visible to the unaided eye huddle quite close together in the pre-dawn sky Tuesday, May 10, according ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 14:59:00

Culture of Dependency: Paul Ryan's Medicare Plan Is DOA

   May 9, 2011  Culture of Dependency: Paul Ryan's Medicare Plan Is DOA Obama Health Care Law: Challenge Inches Toward Supreme Court Hawaii Detective Charges: 'Birth Certificate' a ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 14:54:00

Al Qaeda 'Playbook' Revealed

 May 7, 2011  Pulling the Plug on Obamacare Al Qaeda 'Playbook' Revealed Communists Abound at SEIU Rally Public Debt 'the Greatest of the Dangers to be Feared' Ron Paul’s 'Money ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 14:53:00

May 7, 2011: Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines - Last Images of Bin Laden

Winnie the Pooh Called Sexist Last Images of Bin Laden Sears jerks online porn after families complain Torture? See how China gets its way with ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 14:51:00

Pelosi: GOP Budget Subsidizes Big Oil At Expense of Seniors' Medicare

May 8, 2011 Obama: 'Nation Can't Drill its Way Out of Soaring Gas Prices' Pelosi: GOP Budget Subsidizes Big Oil At Expense of Seniors' Medicare Timid Republicans Backing ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 14:47:00

Lancaster: 2nd Saturday on the Square festivities May 14

“Lancaster in Bloom” Sponsored by Mis Raus   Lancaster, TX – The monthly “2nd Saturday on the Square” festivities on May 14, 2011 will feature “Lancaster Bloom” with ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 14:45:00

President's pro-Islam course not altered

Though President Obama is accepting accolades for ordering the killing of Osama bin Laden, Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch doesn't think that dispels his perceived ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 14:43:00

Eastbound Woodall Rodgers Exit to Pearl Street Closure Extended

Traffic to continue to exit at Field St. DALLAS– The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation to construct theWoodallRodgersDeckPark, has had the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 14:40:00

Ellis County lifts burn ban

WAXAHACHIE  - Due to recent soaking rains, as well as the need of many residents to safely and efficiently dispose of downed trees and other ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/09/2011 14:38:00

Disaster Training Opportunities Available to the Public

  Join us Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 2 p.m. EDT/1 CDT/12 MDT/11 PST CLICK HERE TO FOR MORE INFO AND TO ACCESS THE WEBINAR ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2011 11:07:00

May 5, 2011 - Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Is Barack Obama illegally occupying the Oval Office?

Is Barack Obama illegally occupying the Oval Office? Obama’s Anti-Energy Policies Are Bankrupting America Obama administration floats draft plan to tax cars by the mile Boehner demands trillion-dollar ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2011 11:02:00

Texas Behind Nation in Sex Education

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas has the third-highest teen birth rate in the country, and the state holds the top spot in repeat teen births. Studies ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2011 11:00:00

Obama Economy is Making You Poor

While Barack Obama spends his time running victory laps around the country over the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the American economy is careening toward ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2011 10:54:00

Texas Public Policy Foundation’s to air statewide television commercials

The battle of the Texas state budget has reached a critical stage. That’s why, for the first time in the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s 22-year ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2011 10:45:00

Census Bureau Releases Most Detailed Data Yet From the 2010 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun releasing the Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics for the first set of states. These demographic profiles provide ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2011 10:42:00

Obama Floats Plan to Tax Cars by the Mile

 May 6, 2011 Obama Floats Plan to Tax Cars by the Mile Unemployment at 9% Linked: White House and 'Urban Terrorism' Number of Birthers Has Been Cut in Half Detroit, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2011 10:40:00

TxDOT Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of the Click It or Ticket Campaign

Researchers Estimate Safety Belts Have Saved 2,843 Lives in Texas in the Last Decade AUSTIN- The Texas Department of Transportation’s 10th annual Click It or Ticket spring ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2011 10:39:00

Pure Thuggery

The NLRB alleged aircraft manufacturer Boeing's decision to locate a new manufacturing facility in South Carolina (as opposed to Washington State) constituted an illegal retaliation ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/06/2011 10:38:00

Ferris Brick Festival 2011 Photo Gallery

Click the images to the right to view the photo gallery. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:16:00

Walks-a-hachie campaign continues with community classes

WAXAHACHIE - Start your summer off right and join Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie and the Waxahachie Parks and Recreation Department as they host the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:15:00

City breaks ground on new library

City Staff, Mayor and Members of the Council and Library Board came out to help break ground Saturday, April 30 at 9 a.m. for the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:12:00

The Ellis County Press raises $2,308 for the cure

ENNIS – The Ellis County Press Team Captain Megan Gray is very excited to not only meet, but exceed her fundraising goal of $1,500 during ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:09:00

Personal Finance: For Mother's Day: Help mom get organized

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8.  In addition to traditional gifts like candy and flowers, consider spending a few hours helping your mom organize her financial, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:07:00

Simply Speaking: Congress, Do Your Job!

Do you recall the old saying about a bad penny that keeps turning up, even kind of know or have had experience with what it ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:07:00

Steps to make your digital life more secure

Someone would not have far to look to find somebody more techno-savvy than me. When it comes to electronic gadgets I’m way behind the curve. However, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:07:00

Constitutional Thinking: What we think doesn't necessarily make it so

I have to confess: I did not get up and watch the British Royal Family put on the show live Friday morning. Watching our TV ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:06:00

Doraine Gordon

May 25, 1934 - April 27, 2011 Doraine Gordon, age 76, of Red Oak, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at Baylor Medical Center in Waxahachie. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:05:00

Two kingdoms in conflict: The kingdoms of light and darkness

In the spiritual realm there are two kingdoms in conflict: the kingdoms of light and darkness, life and death, truth and deception. Those influences are ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:03:00

Library Advisory Board implements monthly contests

Submitted by city of Wilmer WILMER - The Library Advisory Board has implemented monthly reading and writing contests for children and teens.  In April, an essay contest ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:03:00

Bowling for kids' sake means kids get mentors

Submitted Article WAXAHACHIE - Little Brother Anthony, who has been on the waiting list for a Big Brother for more than two years, threw out the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:02:00

First Pitch Kids honored

RED OAK -  Fourth grader Drew Davis was honored by the Red Oak Hawks Varsity Baseball team and Project Success as one of two First ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:01:00

Hawks pay tribute to Arms of Hope

RED OAK -  The Hawks baseball team welcomed to Buddy Groom Field and paid tribute to the fine work of Arms of Hope, who had ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:00:00

FHS baseball playoffs

Submitted article The Ferris High School baseball team will be playing a three game playoff series against Wills Point Thursday, May 5 - Saturday, May 7.  They ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:00:00

Only 30 days left to order a brick for the new Lumpkins Stadium

Submitted article The foundation of knowledge for the students of Waxahachie Independent School District is being built today. Not often does the entire community get to help ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 18:59:00

Hawks host senior night

RED OAK - On Friday, April 29, the Hawks varsity baseball held their last 2011 regular season game against Lancaster and also celebrated senior night.  Prior ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 18:58:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ELLIS COUNTY April 7 Criminal mischief greater than $50 less than $500, West Corner of FM 879 and Interstate Highway 45, subjects used a cutting tool to ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 18:56:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests April 23 – May 1 Tiffany L. Lee, b/f, 29, Hutchins PD warrants x 5, Lancaster PD warrants x3 Bernanrdo Sandoval, w/m, 54, Wilmer PD warrant Julio Villanueva, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 18:56:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests April 26 – May 1  Chassity Rodriguez, f, theft greater than $50 less than $500 Michelle R. Singer, f, Bexar PD warrant theft, failure to give info Willie ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 18:56:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests April 25 – May 2  Armando C. Colunga, 22, no driver’s license, failure to appear Olivia R. Garcia, 27, display expired registration, violate promise to appear Jason J. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 18:56:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents April 25 – May 2 Accident major 1 Accident minor 2 Animal bite/call 2 Animal loose 1 Burglar alarm residence 1 City ordinance violation 1 Disturbance 3 Driving while intoxicated 1 Follow up report ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 18:55:00

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