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Redistricting plans selected for public input

ELLIS COUNTY - With deadlines looming large, Ellis County Commissioners put aside their differences and selected two redistricting plans to be submitted to the Citizens’ ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 13:07:00

'Fly Right' with Christ

FERRIS - Covenant Family Fellowship is presenting “ Fly Right,” a spectacular indoor air show, Sunday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m. Harris, a platform speaker for ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 13:04:00

Walmart begins construction

RED OAK - The city of Red Oak and Satterfield & Pontikes Construction Company held a ground-breaking ceremony for the new Walmart Supercenter, to be ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 13:03:00

Letters to the Editor: Thank you to Ferris Police Department

I just wanted to thank Sam Love (police chief), and the officers of the Ferris Police Dept. for all of their help and concern this ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 13:01:00

Letters to the Editor: What is required of my Representative?

Last month I submitted a letter laying out what I expect from my representative and now I will offer more information from the legal aspect ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 13:01:00

Simply Speaking: Tea Party movement

The modern Tea Party movement is, come July 15, two and one-quarter years old.  They’ve been recognized nationwide, loved and hated, understood and misconstrued, a breath ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 13:00:00

Is the Weiner roast finally over?

Today I heard that renowned photographer and “sexting” fool, Congressman Anthony Weiner, had resigned from Congress. But, alas, word is out that he’s plotting another ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 13:00:00

Constitutional Thinking: Time for a Constitutional President

It is no wonder Americans are having a difficult time deciding on a constitutional presidential candidate. We haven’t seen one in our lifetime, only brief ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:58:00

Richard A. Moser

Sept. 11, 1924 - June 26, 2011 Funeral services for Richard Alvah Moser, 86, were held at 10 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at Waxahachie Funeral ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:58:00

Helen Marie Greene

Dec. 17, 1936 - June 25, 2011 FERRIS - Helen Marie Greene, 74 of Ferris, went to be with her Lord Saturday, June 25, 2011 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:57:00

Forgiveness and freedom

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 calling ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:57:00

Teachings that the false messiah is Muslim doesn’t line up with the Bible

Q. What is your opinion on who the false messiah is? I’ve heard he may be a Muslim. A. I’ve heard some Bible teachers teach that ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:56:00

Local youth volunteer at Waxahachie CARE

Submitted by Michelle Leath Burks WAXAHACHIE - Vacation Bible School is underway at many of the area churches, including Central Presbyterian Church of Waxahachie (CPC).  This year, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:54:00

DPS urges Texans to help prevent wildfires

Submitted by the Texas Department of Public Safety The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texans to use caution and avoid situations that could cause ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:54:00

District kicks off 'Operation First Day of School 2011’'

Submitted by Nicole Mansell  WAXAHACHIE - Waxahachie Independent School District is excited to announce plans for “Operation First Day of School 2011!!” Operation First Day of School ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:53:00

Serving Country: Caleb Z. Nickell

MIDLOTHIAN - Army Pvt. Caleb Z. Nickell has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:53:00

WHS band students bring home 45 medals at State Solo and Ensemble contest

Submitted by Nicole Mansell The Waxahachie High School band traveled to Austin to participate in the 2011 State Solo and Ensemble contest this past Memorial day ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:52:00

Did you Play in Lumpkins Stadium? WISD is looking for Varsity Football Alumni

Submitted by Nicole Mansell  WAXAHACHIE - Waxahachie Independent School District is searching for those Varsity Indian Football Alumni who played in Stuart B. Lumpkins stadium (1972 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:52:00

SMU announces May 2011 graduates

Submitted article local students were awarded degrees during Southern Methodist University’s May 2011 Commencement ceremonies. Erik Burgos-Soto, a resident of Red Oak, received a Bachelor of Science ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:50:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ELLIS COUNTY June 9 Criminal Trespass, 300 block Hoyt Road, suspects entered on to property without the effective consent of the owner. The property is clearly marked ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:49:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests June 18 – 26 Jorge Chavez, w/m, 29,  public intoxication Cornell Green, b/m, 36, Wilmer PD warrant x2 Stanley F. Ishola Jr., b/m, Wilmer PD warrant, Lancaster PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:49:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests June 21 – 27 Terri L Hyles, assault by contact family violence Billy S. Johnson, possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces, Dallas PD warrant Tiffany Edwards, aggravated ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:48:00

Red Oak Police Reports

ArrestS June 20 – 27 Jennifer L. Brown, 37, improper passing on right, violate promise to appear Andreas Flowers, 24, failure to appear Chad L. Grigsby, 25, theft Donaldray M. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:48:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests June 27 Eric T. Edwards, b/m, 50, assault family violence Charod M. Watts, b/m, 26, probation violation Heather J. King, w/f, 37, Palmer PD warrant Jose A. Enamorado, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:48:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Arrests June 20 – 26 911 hang up 1 Accident minor 1 Animal bite/call 1 Backup officer 4 Burglar alarm residence 5 Burglary in progress 1 Civil matter 1 Disturbance 1 Disturbance domestic 1 Drowning 1 Extra ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:48:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests June 19 – 25 Avery L. Kindred, 36, failure to identify fugitive Patrick B. McKnight, 19, no insurance, driving while license invalid, Keller PD warrant x2 Richard C. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:48:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests June 20 – 26 Christopher Mauri Alexander, b/m, 42, Arlington PD warrant Darrell L. Vayson, b/m, 27, assault Derick Johnson, b/m, 27, Dallas Sheriff’s office warrant Manuel Cejas, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:47:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests June 17 – 23 Javian Latroy Williams, m, 31, Glenn Heights PD warrant Conrad Jerome Morgan, m, 21, interfering with public duties, evading arrest, assault on a ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:47:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests June 20 – 26 Alexandro Rojas, 34, assault Antonio Rodriguez, 33, no driver’s license Huriel Rangel, 20, out of town warrants Victor Rodriguez, 51, public intoxication Hector ayala, 18, deadly ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:47:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests June 20 – 26 Jamarkus Dezmon James, b/m, 22, Desoto PD warrant Brandon Paul Birdow, b/m, 25, assault Crystal Dawn Cooper, w/f, 26, Desoto PD warrant James Ramon Goforth, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:46:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests June 13 – 19 Nicholas Tremell Graves, b/ m, 19, Cedar Hill PD warrant Pierre Christopher Mora, w/m, 20, Cedar Hill PD warrant Dmarkus Dawayne Jackson, b/m, 18, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:44:00

Ferris Independent School District: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 23 & 30, 2011 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Ferris Independent School District is accepting competitive proposals for ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:43:00

A-1 ABSOLUTE SELF STORAGE and LONGHORN SELF STORAGE: Public Auction

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 23 & 30, 2011 A-1 ABSOLUTE SELF STORAGE and LONGHORN SELF STORAGE all formerly known ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/30/2011 12:38:00

Microsoft patents spy tech for Skype

A newly patented Microsoft technology called Legal Intercept would allow the company to secretly intercept, monitor and record Skype calls. Privacy advocates are concerned. Read ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2011 12:58:00

BEWITCHED

 O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you that you should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed among you as ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2011 12:54:00

A political sham: Study on 'gays' in military pre-scripted

Conservative military watchdog Elaine Donnelly says a previously undisclosed investigation by the Department of Defense inspector general strongly suggests the Pentagon's alleged "study" of homosexuals ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2011 12:52:00

Cuomo to gay couples: get married with my blessing, but don't expect to find an affordable apartment

June 29, 2011 — Governor Andrew Cuomo — who just played a historic role in securing marriage rights for gay and lesbian New Yorkers — ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2011 12:50:00

Cancer Surges In Body Scanner Operators; TSA Launches Cover-Up

June 29, 2011 - Today's News Featured Item: Ron Paul is Wrong. Bankruptcy is Not the Answer Rep. Ron Paul: Bankruptcy Could Be Cure for U.S. debt   Cancer ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2011 12:39:00

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: If you thought feds wanted to track you before, check out now

Today's Featured Article: Iran Tests Nuke Missiles   Here's how the Obama birth certificate was born Palin Undecided and 'Undefeated' Adobe book editor positive: Obama certificate is phony How the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/29/2011 12:36:00

Ellis County: Redistricting plans selected for public input

WAXAHACHIE (Texas) - With deadlines looming large, Ellis County Commissioners put aside their differences and selected two redistricting plans to be submitted to the Citizens’ ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2011 08:57:00

Thoughts to Encourage (rest in the Lord)

"Because our times are in God's hands and because He has ordered our steps, has a perfect plan, knows what is the best, safest and ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/27/2011 10:59:00

Politically Incorrect Headlines: US Border Security: Huge Costs With Mixed Results

Pro-Palin Film to Premiere in Iowa on Tuesday Ryder to abortionists: 'Not with our trucks!' Ted Turner: Climate Change 'Most Serious Problem Humanity Has Ever Faced' Frustrated Pelosi ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/27/2011 10:57:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 7.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g

Dallas, June 27- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 7.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/27/2011 10:57:00

TSA Asks 95 Year-Old to Remove Adult Diaper During Search

June 27, 2011 - Today's News Featured Item: The Vote that Could Sweep GOP out of Congress for Years Stunning Numbers Want Congress to Probe Obama's Eligibility TSA ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/27/2011 10:55:00

Glen Campbell Diagnosed with Alzheimer's

 June 27, 2011 TOP STORIES Obama Administration Officials Plan Stealth Survey on Access to Doctors The Individual Healthcare Mandate Bullies Americans The Future of Healthcare in America: Chavez's Operation ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/27/2011 10:50:00

Texas Highway Patrol increases patrols to stop drunk drivers during the July Fourth holiday

During the Independence Day Holiday, the Texas Highway Patrol will conduct focused DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/27/2011 10:48:00

Americans See Debt Threat as They Reject Tax 'Scare Tactics'

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Americans See Debt Threat as They Reject Tax 'Scare Tactics' TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Texas Speaker Straus Tries to DROP KICK TSA Groping Bill Soros, lib ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2011 10:16:00

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Adobe engineer doubts Obama birth certificate

Judge Tells Ex-Boyfriend to Remove Abortion Billboard Boehner Sets Demands for Debt Deal, White House Tries to Salvage Talks House Rebukes Obama on Libya, Stops Short of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2011 10:04:00

Churches Now Promote Islam

June 25, 2011 - Today's News Featured Item: Michelle Obama: 'Fortunately We Have Help from the Media' DeMint Warns GOP on Debt Limit Vote Churches Now Promote ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/25/2011 10:00:00

Like father, like son; Narcotics investigation leads to 2 arrests

RED OAK - The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigation Unit and the Red Oak Police Department concluded a month long investigation with the execution ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:22:00

Local students named to University of North Texas Dean’s List

DENTON — The following University of North Texas students from your area were named to the Dean’s List for the 2011 spring semester.  To be named ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:19:00

Holcim celebrates safety milestone; Midlothian facility marks 6 years without a lost time injury

Submitted Article  MIDLOTHIAN - Holcim (US) Inc. announced Monday, June 13, its distribution facility in Midlothian reached a milestone in employee safety in May 2011, marking ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:19:00

Letters to the Editor: An Open Letter to my Representative for District 10

Dear Mr. Pitts: I understand that Speaker Joe Straus is asking members of the Texas House to sign cards pledging to re-elect him as Speaker in ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:17:00

Jon’s Vu Good clean fun

As the years go by, I am reminded of people who gave us honesty, and good clean fun!  A man named Shelly Berman wrote jokes and ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:17:00

Simply Speaking: Peace Symbols

Americans and the world are filled with misinformation…or no information at all…on issues that should be important, even vital to them. Consequently, a lack of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:16:00

Constitutional Thinking: Get off the Kool-Aid

The Republican Presidential Merry-go-round is picking up speed.  Candidates are jumping on and off at an increasing pace.  As the Presidential Carnival heats up, voters will be ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:15:00

Robert Calvin Bell

Sept. 15, 1926 - June 16, 2011  PALMER - Robert Calvin Bell, 84 of Dallas, went to be with his Lord, Thursday, June 16, 2011 while ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:15:00

Independence Day: Drills for the Grill

Submitted byRita Hodges County Extension Agent Family & Consumer Sciences The Fourth of July is around the corner. Many of us will celebrate with a day of outdoor ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:14:00

It’s summer break time for the MAAG

Submitted by Darleene Denbow The Methodist Active Adult Group, better known as MAAG, closed their 2010-11 year in May. They spent the year celebrating 20 years of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 15:13:00

Master Gardener Column

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Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:58:00

Serving Country: Daniel K. Desmond

DESOTO - Daniel K. Desmond is an Army ROTC cadet involved in Cadet Language and Cultural Immersion Training -- their first training deployment as a ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:58:00

Serving Country: Christopher R. Baugus

RED OAK - Army Pvt. Christopher R. Baugus has graduated from the Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:57:00

Serving Country: James M. Ater

RED OAK - Air Force Airman James M. Ater graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed an ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:56:00

Texans participate in ‘Citizen Congress’

Submitted by Jean Brown People from all over North and Central Texas participated in a “Citizen Congress” Friday, June 17 - Saturday, June 18 and after ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:54:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

AVALON  June 7 Fraud use possession of identifying info, 500 block Jack Eassom Road, unknown suspects made charges to complainant’s debit card without his consent.  ELLIS COUNTY June 2 Criminal ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:53:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests June 13 – 16 Anthony Mccoy, b/m, 38, fmsml Corey L Phelps, w/m, 29, Wilmer PD warrant x2 Brittany Barry, w/f, Wilmer PD warrant x4 Shammah Ross, b/m, 23, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:53:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests June 14 – 16 Cory Wallace, m, possession of marijuana Anthony D. Sanchez, m, public intoxication Ellogeo Trovino, m, Ft. Worth PD warrant x4, Arlington PD warrant x4, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:52:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests June 13 – 20 Ruben C. Arguello, m, 44, public intoxication Rodney L. Armstrong, m, 37, no motor vehicle liability insurance, use of a wireless device in ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:52:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests June 14 – 20 Javier Alba-Arroyo, h/m, 22, assault family violence Ila E. Gamero, w/f, 25, warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:52:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents June 13 – 19 911 hang up 1 Animal bite/call 1 Assist officer 2 Backup officer 3 Burglary alarm residence 3 Burglary report 1 Damaged property report 1 Fireworks 1 Follow up report 1 Meet ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:51:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests June 12 – 18 Jeffrey W. Spears, m, 41, public intoxication, Johnson County Sheriff’s office warrant x2, Ft. Worth PD warrant Isidra D. Loya, 28, Johnson County ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:51:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests June 13 – 19 Marlon Jerome Crawford, b/m, 18, Dallas PD warrant x3 Dejuan Choice, b/m, 35, disorderly conduct Deon Reed, b/m, 19, Dallas PD warrant Jimmy Markell Chisolm, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:50:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests May 29 – June 18 John Moats, 48, w/m, driving while intoxicated Roger O’Dell, 21, w/m, unauthorized use of motor vehicle, Dallas PD and Garland PD warrants Denise ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:50:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests June 13 – 20 Vicki Wright, f, 50, out of town warrant Sabrina Salazar, f, 27, DOC Roderick Daniels, 30, DOC James Clark, 47, criminal trespass Bobby Waits, b/m, 62, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:50:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests  June 13 – 19 Vernice Lynn Agent, b/f, 36, outside agency warrant Roberto Deleon, w/m, 39, Desoto PD warrant Cheketha Yondalette Jones, b/f, 32, aggravated assault Ricky Dean Brigman, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:49:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests June 6  - 12 Dylan Scott Mccormick, w/m, 18, possession of drug paraphernalia Taylor Nixon Treece, w/m, 17, possession of drug paraphernalia John Andree Maxwell, b/m, 43, evading ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:48:00

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF SAMUEL RICHARD HUNTER, DECEASED

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, June 23, 2011 NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF SAMUEL RICHARD HUNTER, DECEASED Notice ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:47:00

Private Club Registration for Brickyard Five, Inc.: Renewal Application

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 16 & 23, 2011 A renewal application has been made for a Private Club Registration ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:46:00

Ferris Independent School District: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 23 & 30, 2011 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Ferris Independent School District is accepting competitive proposals for ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:44:00

City of Hutchins: Ordinance No. 2011-0922

City of Hutchins Ordinance No. 2011-0922 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY AMENDING APPENDIX A “FEE SCHEDULE” BY AMENDING ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:42:00

CITY OF HUTCHINS: Ordinance No. 2011-0923

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, June 23, 2011 CITY OF HUTCHINS Ordinance No. 2011-0923 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS, AMENDING THE CODE ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:40:00

A-1 ABSOLUTE SELF STORAGE and LONGHORN SELF STORAGE: Public Auction

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 23 & 30, 2011 A-1 ABSOLUTE SELF STORAGE and LONGHORN SELF STORAGE all formerly known ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:31:00

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

Published in The Ellis County Press 2 times on Thursday, June 16 & 23, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OWNER’S MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. In accordance with the provisions of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/23/2011 14:01:00

IBOPE Zogby Poll: Obama Approval Holds at 43%

64% Say Nation Headed in Wrong Direction   UTICA, NY - President Barack Obama's job approval rating is unchanged from earlier this month, and remains at 43%. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/22/2011 17:26:00

WILMER: TxDOT plans public meeting to review proposed Pleasant Run project

Project would improve Pleasant Run crossover at Millers Ferry Road and UPRR tracks WILMER – The Texas Department of Transportation and City ofRockwall welcome citizens to ... Full story

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

44% of Americans Say Worse Off Under Obama

TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: 44% of Americans Say Worse Off Under Obama TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Sex, Media and a Sign of the Times Geithner Calls for Higher Taxes  The ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/22/2011 15:15:00

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a new study on alternative measures of labor force underutilization in Texas

The Southwest Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  today released a new study on alternative measures of labor force underutilization in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/22/2011 15:07:00

Chocolate Milk Gives Athletes Leg-up After Exercise, Says University of Texas at Austin Study

 AUSTIN, Texas — Not only does chocolate milk taste good, but two recent studies from The University of Texas at Austin show that it’s also the  ideal ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/22/2011 15:05:00

Life getting shorter for women in hundreds of U.S. counties

    Original Reporting  |  By Mike Alberti  |  Gender equity, Health   June 22, 2011 — New study shows shocking, regionally focused departure from upward trend in life ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/22/2011 14:57:00

Avoiding Taxes the Way Big Corporations Do It

By I’m an accountant. My college degrees and CPA license are the intellectual properties that enable me to earn a living. Now suppose that I ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/22/2011 14:53:00

NAPPS Provides Fire Safety Advice to Pet Parents in the Southwestern United States

Disaster Preparation is Essential for Pet Parents  MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., June 22, 2011 – Wildfires are unpredictable and frightening, and can wreak havoc on nature and ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/22/2011 14:51:00

Texas: Governor Perry Signs Important Pro-Gun Measures Into Law!

AUSTIN (Texas) - Governor Rick Perry has signed Senate Bill 321 into law!  This NRA-backed bill authored by state Senator Glenn Hegar (R-Katy) and state Representative Tim Kleinschmidt ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 17:15:00

Dairy Prices At Grocery Store Going Up

Consumers are seeing a five to six percent increase in prices for dairy products YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH_cr64svpI ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 15:29:00

Parkland CEO named a top ‘Physician Leader’

  DALLAS – Ron J. Anderson, MD, president and chief executive officer of Parkland Health & Hospital System, has been named to the Becker’s Hospital Review ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 14:52:00

The Word's words matter

At its recent convention in Phoenix, the largest evangelical denomination in the U.S. voted not to commend the 2011 New International Version (NIV) Bible because ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 12:37:00

Texas Civil Defense launches new website

Click link to view: www.texascivildefense.org ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 12:36:00

Microsoft calls graphics technology in Chrome and Firefox "harmful"

In an unusually blunt statement, Microsoft has announced that it considers the WebGL graphics technology used in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to be "harmful" ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 12:19:00

"Why Aren't You Speaking English?" A Texas Senator is receiving praise and criticism

During committee testimony lastweek in Austin, a Texas senator interrupted a Spanish speaker and telling him he should “be speaking in English” during a committee ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 12:07:00

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Chinese train to kill American soldiers

Romney Refuses to Sign Prominent Pro-Life Group's Pledge Obama Attacks Job-Killing ATM Machines, MRC TV Responds With Hilarious Spoof Video Liberal 'feminist' group mute on Obama calling ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 12:06:00

Iraq Kicks Out U.S. Congressional Delegation

June 19, 2011 - Today's News Featured Item: PBS: Today's Low Taxes Are Fundamentally Un-American Auto Insurance is not the Same as Health Insurance Ron Paul Wins ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 11:57:00

Paris Air Show opens in Le Bourget France amid concerns for global economic recovery in commercial aviation

The 49th Paris Air Show, which is perhaps the world's largest aviation event of 2011, opens today in Le Bourget, France. The event is open ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 11:55:00

Thoughts to Encourage (prospering soul)

"A prospering soul is the key to health, wholeness and prosperity.  We do not get it by watching what we may think is Christian TV, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 11:50:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 5.5 cents per gallon in the past week

Dallas, June 20 - Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have fallen 5.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.53/g Sunday. This compares ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 11:49:00

Agenda Behind Fast & Furious Gunrunner Program

http://noisyroom.net/blog/ 6.18.2011     Department made a fatal error in instituting “Operation Fast and Furious,” whereby thousands of weapons were knowingly placed in the hands of straw buyers who ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 11:20:00

Gov. Rick Perry Signs Legislation Protecting Texas Workers’ Right to Self-Defense

 Fairfax, Va. – Governor Rick Perry signed a National Rifle Association backed measure that allows employees to store legally owned firearms in their locked, privately ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/20/2011 11:18:00

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: IMPEACHABLE: War Without Authorization

IMPEACHABLE: War Without Authorization Senate Votes 73-27 to End Ethanol Subsidies 'P.R. Stunt': Stewart Blasts Obama for His Accented Pronunciation of 'Puerto Rico' Obamacare Waivers Climb to Nearly ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/17/2011 09:12:00

Ex-CIA: 'Forged Document' Released as Birth Certificate

June 17, 2011 - Today's News Featured Item: Ex-CIA: 'Forged Document' Released as Birth Certificate Boehner Threatens to Cutoff Funds for Libya Texas Senator Asks: "Why aren't you ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/17/2011 09:06:00

Salvation Army opens cooling station; Provides relief from heat

WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County saw their first 100 degree day Monday, June 13, according to the National Weather Service, and with the temperatures rising , ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:36:00

Commissioners once again approve burn ban; New purchasing agent approved

ELLIS COUNTY - Ellis County Commissioners declared a ban on outdoor burning and issued an order prohibiting the sale or use of restricted fireworks in ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:34:00

Jon's Vu: I’ll pray for you!

I spoke to a lovely young nurse at the clinic where I go three times a week for the treatments that keep me alive.  She asked ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:33:00

Simply Speaking: Greetings from New Mexico

Charles Carroll of Carrollton, one of our Founding Fathers, was the last living signer of  the Declaration of Independence, his life spanning from 1737 until ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:33:00

Obama's demagoguery on immigration

Another area of Democrat hypocrisy is immigration. Barack Hussein Obama recently gave what was touted as an important speech on immigration near the border in ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:32:00

Constitutional Thinking: Preparing for 2012

Many Americans are looking forward to the 2012 Elections as an opportunity to finish the job started in 2010 and especially to replace President Barrack ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:29:00

Catholic Daughters' Scholarship recipients

Catholic Daughters’ Court Committed to Youth and Education awarded eight students scholarships: The Ennis Court Our Lady of the Bluebonnets recently awarded 2011 Scholarships for ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:27:00

Red Oak Lady Hawk signs with SAGU

RED OAK - Kyla Burke signed to play softball with Southwestern Assemblies of God University on Tuesday, May 31.  SAGU is one of 300 colleges who ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:24:00

Calling all WHS Varsity Football Alumni

Submitted by Nicole Mansell, Director of Public Relations WAXAHACHIE - Waxahachie Independent School District is searching for those Varsity Indian Football Alumni who played in Stuart ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:22:00

Ferris Athletic Department change 'bigger,' 'better'

Submitted by Ferris Independent School District FERRIS - We have always heard the old saying that sometimes “change is good,” well, in the case of the Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:14:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

ELLIS COUNTY June 1 Assault causes bodily injury family violence, Buena Vista Road near FM 66,suspect grabbed and pulled the complainant’s hair causing pain. ENNIS May 23 Driving while intoxicated/open ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:13:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests June 6 – 12 Tory L. White, b/m, 32, Wilmer PD warrants x2 Eden C. Mendez, w/m, 19, Wilmer PD warrant x5 Donald Sears, w/m, 38, Wilmer PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:13:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests June 7 -13 George Gonzalevy, m, aggravated assault Kenneth Sarver, m, public intoxication Gabrielle R. Broussard, reckless damage, assault Michael Hough, m, assault impeding breathing, expired motor vehicle registration, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:13:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests June 6 – 13 Admajared F. Bradley, 21, public intoxication, minor in possession of alcohol x2 Lazarus R. Garza, 24, possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces Maria ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:13:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents June 6 – 13 Accident hit and run no injury 0 Accident major 1 Backup officer 2 BMV report 1 Burglar alarm residence 3 Burglary report 1 Damaged property report 1 Disturbance domestic ... Full story

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

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests June 5 – 11 Gregoynal K. Batty, m, 51, burglary of habitation, evading arrest or detention Nora Quintero, 41, Midlothian PD warrant Cezai Adame-Mancinas, 29, failure to maintain ... Full story

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

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests June 6 – 12 James Anthony Beck, b/m, 44, Dallas PD warrant Mary Reed McCowan, b/f, 63, other agency warrant Cedric Maurice Merritt, b/m, 18, failure to signal  Roberto ... Full story

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

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests May 1 – 31 Erin Michelle Hall, b/f, 29, Dallas County Sheriff’s office warrant Kedric D. Rogers, b/m, 33, Lancaster PD warrant x2, Mesquite PD warrant Dedrick L. ... Full story

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

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests June 3 – 9 Eric Josserand, m, 21, evading arrest or detention David Martin, m, 42, Dallas PD warrant Antwaun Hayes, m, 32, driving while intoxicated, open container Kendrae ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:11:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests June 6 – 12 Shannon Threadgill, 33, manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance Jamie Denbleyker, 31, manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance Cody Williams, 42, driving while intoxicated, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:11:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests June 6 – 12 Tristan Keith Andrews, b/m, 26, public intoxication Bobby Ray Castille, b/m, 34, no driver’s license Brian Lee Seely, w/m, 23, deadly conduct Edward Shamane Williams, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 12:11:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests May 23 – June 5 Onesha Monique Collins, b/f, 22, outside agency warrant Felicia Denise Nichols, b/f, 37, assault causing bodily injury Christopher Christi Matthews, b/m, 24, outside ... Full story

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

Meals-on-Wheels receives grant for "Ani-Meals" Program: Banfield Charitable Trust donates for local pet food program

Submitted article ELLIS COUNTY - Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties recently received financial support through a grant from the Banfield Charitable Trust to help feed ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 11:50:00

Engagement announcement: Uttaro - Garcia to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Uttaro of Red Oak would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Gina Uttaro to B.J. Garcia.  The ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 11:44:00

City of Hutchins: ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 9 & 16, 2011 SECTION A  ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 11:43:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Abby's Self Storage, Cornerstone Storage and Absolute Self Storage

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 9 & 16, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Abby’s Self Storage, Cornerstone Storage and Absolute Self Storage, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 11:40:00

TxDOT NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: PROPOSED PLEASANT RUN ROAD GRADE SEPARATION AT MILLERS FERRY ROAD AND UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 2, and Thursday, June 16, 2011 TxDOT NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING PROPOSED PLEASANT RUN ROAD GRADE SEPARATION AT ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 11:39:00

Brickyard Five, Inc., DBA Brickyard 19th Hole Club: Private Club Registration Renewal

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 16 & 23, 2011 A renewal application has been made for a Private Club Registration ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 11:37:00

City of Hutchins NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, June 16, 2011 City of Hutchins NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  THE CITY OF HUTCHINS WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 11:36:00

Ways to Honor America

 Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the summer is full of opportunities to show our pride in our county. But beyond hanging the flag outside ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 09:23:00

Hard work versus handouts

Wilbur's Gift President Obama admitted before his Competitiveness Council this week that the projects he touted to ram through his $787 billion stimulus package were ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 09:18:00

UPTOWN VILLAGE AT CEDAR HILL CONTINUES FREE “WINE WALK” EVENT

Next “Wine Walk” will take place Thursday, June 23 from 6-9 p.m. with complimentary wine and food pairings   CEDAR HILL, Texas – (June 15, 2011) – ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 09:13:00

June 15, 2011 News and Thoughts for the day

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Hawaii claims Obama 'birth certificate' is 'confidential' GOP unveils plan to privatize Amtrak rail service DNC releases absurdly misleading ad Soros frontman pushing for Muslim ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 09:09:00

E-Verify Opponents Tilting at Windmills; National Legislation Coming Soon

Last week, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed legislation (HB 56) that requires the use of E-Verify by all state employers. The law also gives Alabama ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 09:04:00

E-Verify Opponents Tilting at Windmills; National Legislation Coming Soon

Last week, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed legislation (HB 56) that requires the use of E-Verify by all state employers. The law also gives Alabama ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/16/2011 09:04:00

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IDENTIFY THREAT FROM SHARIAH IN GOP DEBATE ON CNN

Washington, DC, June, 14 2011--Last night, presidential candidates Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney addressed the issue of Shariah as a threat to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/15/2011 10:08:00

Bachmann Favors National Sales Tax

June 14, 2011 TODAY'S NEWS: Featured Item: What We Expect from a President Michele Bachmann Bachmann Favors National Sales Tax America Has Homosexual Marriage Because of Mitt Romney Religious Ramblings ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2011 14:26:00

UPTOWN VILLAGE AT CEDAR HILL CELEBRATES FATHER’S DAY WITH FREE ‘CRUISIN’ WITH DAD’ EVENT

Event on Saturday, June 18 from 6-9 p.m. will feature Classic Car Cruise-In, live music, kids’ activities and Father’s Day gift basket giveaway valued at ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2011 14:23:00

2011 Ellis County Crops Tour

This year’s Crop Tour will be on Friday, July 1, 2011.  We will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Avalon Gin and conclude with a ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2011 14:18:00

No Deaths from Vitamins - None at All in 27 Years

(OMNS, June 14, 2011) Over a twenty-seven year period, vitamin supplements have been alleged to have caused the deaths of a total of eleven people ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2011 14:16:00

June 14, 2011 News and Thoughts for the day

Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines: Obama forgers admit they produced phony documents Obama's Green Policies Will Turn the Lights Out on Job Creation Kids' Summer Ain't What It Used ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2011 14:15:00

Bandera County Sheriff's Office Issues Domestic Terrorism Warning

Law Enforcement Agency Concerned Radical Anti-Government Groups May Be Moving Into Area POSTED: Thursday, June 9, 2011   BANDERA, Texas -- The Bandera County Sheriff's Office issued a ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/13/2011 11:13:00

Thoughts to Encourage (hope)

"Hope is a helmet protecting our head and it is the anchor of our soul.  One of the Hebrew words for hope is 'refuge.' Either ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/13/2011 11:07:00

Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.58/g Sunday

Dallas, June 13- Average retail gasoline prices in Dallas have risen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.58/g yesterday. This compares with ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/13/2011 11:02:00

Red Oak ISD Child Care Conference June 18

The 2nd annual ROISD Child Care Conference will be held this year at the ROHS Performing Arts Center on June 18. The time is 8 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/13/2011 10:57:00

SWAT Team Mania: The War Against the American Citizen

June 13, 2011 “He [a federal agent] had his knee on my back and I had no idea why they were there.”—Anthony Wright, victim of a ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/13/2011 10:52:00

CIA director linked to spies through communist friend

June 10, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: CIA director linked to spies through communist friend TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Obama's Egghead Economic Saboteurs Biden, Geithner Said to Press Republicans on Higher ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/10/2011 15:23:00

Editorialist: Police State Brutality On The Rise

By Earlier this year in Tucson, Arizona a shooting rampage targeting U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords made international news — and prompted a coordinated effort to ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/10/2011 15:20:00

Feds Spent $3.6 Million to Study Drug-Smoking, Menstruating Monkeys

June 10, 2011 Featured Item: President Makes Time to Meet with African Dictator   Politico Fabricates Palin Quote in New Hit Piece   Ala. Governor Signs Toughest Illegal Immigration Law ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/10/2011 15:15:00

Police State Brutality: On the rise

Earlier this year in Tucson, Arizona a shooting rampage targeting U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords made international news – and prompted a coordinated effort to demonize ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 16:55:00

Lack of buyers may force Treasury to boost interest rates

June 9, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Judges may be ready to declare Obamacare unconstitutional TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Jimmy Carter and his Dangerous Elders Lack of buyers may force Treasury ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 16:53:00

Lack of buyers may force Treasury to boost interest rates

June 9, 2011 TODAY'S FEATURED NEWS: Judges may be ready to declare Obamacare unconstitutional TODAY'S EXCLUSIVE: Jimmy Carter and his Dangerous Elders Lack of buyers may force Treasury ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 16:53:00

Attorney General Abbott Opposes Federal Interference With Job Creation, States' Right-To-Work Laws

Texas and South Carolina lead bipartisan coalition opposing NLRB’s meritless challenge to Boeing’s expansion into right-to-work state AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today filed ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 13:09:00

A Child Born In 2010 Will Cost $226,920 To Raise According To USDA Report

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 – The Department of Agriculture today released its annual report, Expenditures on Children by Families, finding that a middle-income family with ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 13:07:00

Vance AFB JSUPT Video

Click your mouse here:   JSUPT Video MAKES YOU PROUD TO BE AN AMERICA - Editor ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 11:24:00

Thoughts to Encourage (forgiveness)

  "Jesus said we must forgive from the heart.  I have found when it is difficult to forgive a person in the present, we must look ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 11:20:00

Rescued Research Beagles Get New "Leash" on Life

Nine beagles who have spent their lives in cages in a research lab got their first taste of freedom, when they were rescued Wednesday by ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 11:14:00

If Beer Ran the Economy

June 9, 2011 TODAY'S NEWS: Featured Item: Obama Seeks to Boost Ego with Taxpayer Money   Obama Offers Taxpayer Funded Bailout for Greece   Three Judge Panel From the 11th Circuit ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 11:07:00

Shootout between U. S. law enforcement and drug cartel on Texas border

Early Thursday morning, June 9, U. S. law enforcement officers participating in a multi-agency Texas Ranger Recon operation were fired upon from Mexico while attempting to ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 11:00:00

Deputies honored

Ellis County Sheriff Deputies were presented with the state of Texas’ highest award, the Medal of Valor, from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:33:00

Ferris City Manager recognized

CareFlite President Jim Swartz recognizing Ferris City Manager Eric Strong with a plaque for his dedication to providing the highest quality of EMS services at ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:32:00

Ellis County Republican Party to host fundraiser

WAXAHACHIE – The Republican Party of Ellis County is on the move.   According to a press release issued by Chair Dan Davis, they are ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:31:00

Letters to the Editor: Is America exceptional?

American Exceptionalism is a phrase coined by Alexis de Tocqueville in his book, “Democracy in America.”  Published in 1831, the author used the phrase to explain ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:30:00

Simply Speaking: America losing its psyche?

Could it be America has lost its psyche…or is on the verge of doing so?  Presidentially speaking, Bush I, Clinton, Bush II, Obama and Carter prior ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:30:00

Our Medicare dilemma

Liberal’s hypocrisy knows no bounds.  Even most Democrats recognize the sad fact that Medicare and Medicaid are going broke at a rate even faster than Social ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:29:00

Constitutional Thinking: Education and economy

Most Americans are finally coming to realize that their governments don’t really love them as they had believed for many years.  They are realizing that government ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:29:00

Chapter II: The master of disaster

A great mistake made by countless warriors throughout history is to underestimate their adversary. Satan is no different, he has been portrayed in many ways ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:22:00

The wilderness is often a place of spiritual 'crisis' and preparation

The ‘wilderness’ is not a concept that is understood too well in Christendom, despite the fact that it is all the way through the Bible.  From ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:20:00

Red Oak graduate to attend UT Dallas as McDermott Scholar

RED OAK - Red Oak High School graduate Christopher McClure is one of 23 students to be named as part of the Eugene McDermott Scholars ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:20:00

Ferris resident makes McNeese State President’s Honor List

Ferris - Marissa R. Koetting, of Ferris, has made The President’s Honor List for the spring 2011 semester at McNeese State University.  To be on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:19:00

Access Self Storage hosts charity car washes all summer long; Company hopes to encourage community involvement

Submitted by Phoenix Media  Dallas - Lancaster-based Access Self Storage & Truck Rental is expanding its community enrichment initiative to include summer car washes to benefit local ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:19:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

AVALON May 27 Assault causes bodily injury family violence, 4100 block Highway 34, suspect assaulted the complainant by striking her in the nose with a close fit. Assault ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:16:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests May 31 – June 5 Jamar Goodwin, b/m, 18, Wilmer PD warrant x2 Paul Cruz, w/m, 29, Wilmer PD warrant x2 Robert Wells Jr., w/m, 19, burglary of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:15:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests May 2 – June 3 Christopher M. Alonzo, m, theft greater than $50 less than $500, reckless damage, Desoto PD warrant Joel A. Atkins, m, driving while ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:15:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests May 30 – June 6 Tyron M. Brown, m, 26, no motor vehicle liability insurance, no driver’s license, motor vehicle inspection violation, failure to appear Darrell L. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:15:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests June 1 – 4 S. Mayo-Salazar, h/m, 41, warrant Ilena G. Pilarski, w/f, 30, evading arrest, driving while intoxicated, Dallas PD warrant Kevin D. Washington, b/m, 40, warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:14:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents May 30 – June 5 Animal bite/call 1 Assist officer 3 Burglar alarm business 2 Burglar alarm resisdence 4 Burglary report 1 City ordinance violation 1 Disturbance 3 Fall ground level 1 Injured person ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:14:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests May 29 – June 4 Juan C. Rincon, m, 20, driving under the influence, no driver’s license Alex M. Hillman, m, 17, no driver’s license, Cedar Hill ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:14:00

Lancaster Police Reports

Arrests June 1 – 5 Evan L. Gray, b/m, 19, turning when unsafe/improper Elijawon Cinnett Gettens, b/m, 22, Lancaster PD warrant Demetrius Miles, b/m, 18, passenger safety belt violation Brenda ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:14:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests May 1 – 31 Breon Lemond McDuff, b/m, 31, Balch Springs PD warrant x4 Marshall Lee Knox, w/m, 34, Euless PD warrant x5 Albert Paul Tate, b/m, 18, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:13:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests May 27 – June 2 Corey Patrick Grier, m, 22, driving while intoxicated Bryan Keith Bray, m, 27, Lancaster PD warrant, Dallas County Sheriff’s office warrant Alejandro Serrano, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:13:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests May 31 – June 6 Richard Davis, m, 44, evading arrest/detention with a vehicle Davion Benson, m, 24, public intoxication Martevious McCullough, m, 18, possession of marijuana Warner Horton, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:13:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests May 16 – June 5 Chris Robin Williams, b/m, 55, outside agency warrant Winter Elaine Jefferson, b/f, 23, failure to display driver’s license Aaron Trunnell, b/m, 26, failed ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:12:00

Abby's Self Storage, Cornerstone Storage and Absolute Self Storage: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 9 & 16, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Abby’s Self Storage, Cornerstone Storage and Absolute Self Storage, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:09:00

CITY OF HUTCHINS: SECTION A, ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 9 & 16, 2011 SECTION A ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/09/2011 09:05:00

NOW ONLINE - THE DESOTO, TEXAS, COMMUNITY PROFILE & MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

(DeSoto, TX) - The DeSoto Chamber of commerce is excited to announce the launch of its new publication website at www.villageprofile.com/texas/desoto. This interactive site features the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2011 13:07:00

June 7, 2011 Today's Politically Incorrect Headlines - Historians agree: Palin was right about Revere

Historians agree: Palin was right about Revere Needed - A Washing Machine that Washes Disastrous New Poll for Obama - Could Lose Presidency Over the Economy Top 10 ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2011 12:54:00

UN Targets Gun Ownership Rights

June 8, 2011 TODAY'S NEWS: Featured Item: Obama Again Resorts to Blame Game on Economy GM Chief Pushes for Higher Gas Taxes Medicare: Reform It or Lose It The ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2011 12:49:00

Lost your Texas Highway Patrol-issued ticket? Look for it online

Drivers who received tickets from the Texas Highway Patrol—and misplaced them before paying the ticket or making arrangements to contest it—can now look for the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/08/2011 12:47:00

June 7, 2011: Big Health Report News - 'Is Your Office Making You Fat?'

  TOP STORIES We Paid $2 Million for This? Proteins May Hold Key to Mesothelioma Susceptibility Is Your Office Making You Fat? The Connection Between Height and Health Ending Medicare 'As ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/07/2011 10:15:00

Is the iCloud the end of the Linux & Windows desktop?

Lion isn't a cloud operating system the way Google Chrome OS is, but you can see one possible cloud desktop future from it. READ FULL STORY   ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/07/2011 10:11:00

Texas DPS employee terminated after criminal investigation

After a five-month investigation by the Texas Rangers and the State Auditor’s Office, the Texas Department of Public Safety today initiated termination proceedings against Janice ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/07/2011 10:08:00

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