FERRIS - The Ferris Independent School District Police Department and the Ferris Junior High School spent the week of Oct. 23 celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Red ... Full story
WAXAHACHIE – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office will transfer Joseph “Joey” Dauben, 31, to Navarro County, where he will await his trial on three counts ...
Lancaster gives Quaker Oats $35M incentive deal; Tax breaks given for distribution warehouse employing 85 jobs
LANCASTER - Lancaster city council unanimously approved an economic incentive agreement financial incentives for the $35 million Quaker Sales & Distribution Inc. warehouse has landed ...
MIDLOTHIAN - Air pollution from Midlothian’s big industrial plants has been high enough at times to cause health problems, especially for people with asthma, states ...
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Gimme an F.
I sometimes play Wheel Of Fortune at a local club with some friends.
We had heard that the WOF tryouts were ...
Waxahachie – Southwestern Assemblies God University ranked 13th in midsize companies in The Dallas Morning News’ Top 100 Workplaces in DFWon Sunday, Nov. 11.
SAGU President ...
The election is over, the duped-Americans have had their say; the dumb masses have reelected President Obama and a democrat Senate, although the republicans retained ...
Thanksgiving is much more than a big meal with family and friends. It’s a time to reflect on, and be thankful for, all of ...
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year. It tends to bring us all back toward true American values. Beyond friends, family and food, it ...
Originally written Nov. 6, 2010
Nobody hates change more than Yours Truly. I do not even like change jingling in my trouser pocket. After all, I ...
Avoid wearing lose clothes. A dangling sleeve can easily catch fire.
Make ovens a “Kid Free Zone”
Keep pot handles toward the back burners to ...
Traffic stops 16
Citations issued 11
Vacation house checks 46
Business/building cks 225
Neighborhood checks 381
Assist other agency 3
Backup officer 1
Burglar alarm business nights 2
Burglar alarm residence days ...
SAN ANTONIO — Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw and Public Safety Commission (PSC) Chair Cynthia Leon today joined Agriculture Commissioner ...
Waxahachie – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office announces a new service to the public.
Effective immediately, the publicly releasable information on the inmate population at Wayne ...
Waxahachie – Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Bryan McGee graduated Oct. 26 as a member of the 108th School of Police Supervision at the Institute ...
The IRS can keep your refund in many situations. One of the instances of keeping your refund is if you owe back taxes. They can ...
Lancaster – City of Lancaster Mayor Marcus E. Knight was recently elected Texas Municipal League (TML) Region 13 – North Central Texas Region President. ...
Traffic stops 4
Citations issued 2
Vacation house checks 92
Business/building cks 253
Neighborhood checks 484
Accident minor 2
Administrative duties 1
Animal bite/call 1
Animal hazard 1
Animal loose 1
Assist other agency ...
LAS VEGAS - For the the past 27 years, Las Vegas has gone country for 10 days in December as the city hosts the ...
WAXAHACHIE - Each year Hastings Entertainment shows support for the Waxahachie Independent School District Partners in Education program through their Hastings literacy fund.
These funds ...
List of American Wars/Conflicts
War 1774 – 1783
Northwest Indian War 1785 – 1795
Franco-American War 1798 – 1800
Barbary Coast War 1801 – 1805
Tecumseh’s War 1811
Submitted by Master Gardener
Yes, I know pumpkins are not classified as an herb but the definition of an herb is “a useful plant”. No doubt ...
An informed citizen is the ultimate source of power in a democratic government, which is why Texas’ governmental entities are required to print notices of ...
No doubt many wannabe first-time homebuyers have been sitting on the sidelines of the volatile housing market, unsure when or how to enter the game.
By the President of the United States of America:
For a Day of National Humiliation Fasting and Prayer!
Whereas, the Senate of the United States, devoutly ...
I am not the kind of person looking for a handout or anything free. When somebody offers me something free, I know there is a ...
A soldier’s diary of the final two years of WWI: Nov. 11, 1918; From notes taken during time of battle, and army of occupation. From June 26th 1917 to July 16th 1919. History of my 24 Mo in Europe June 26th 1917 to July 16th 1919 During World War No. One.
FORREST S. MARMOR
Serial No. 210186
My dear friends I am about to start to tell you of my 24 months in Europe. Many of you ...
Serving in the Confederate States of America: Civil War (April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865) - Referred to as the ‘Northern Aggression against the South’
John Marion Watson
Enlisted in Company I 3rd Regiment Texas Infantry (Luckett’s 1st Infantry), also served as a 1st Lieutenant in Walker’s Texas Division CSA aka ...
Ellis County collection site opens to receive gift-filled shoe boxes; Residents join Operation Christmas Child
RED OAK - While most people in the U.S. are preparing for holiday activities, Ellis County volunteers with Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas ...
BOB MOOSSouthwest public affairs officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Every day, another 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 and qualify for Medicare. As ...
PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. - Ashworth College recently rolled out content revisions to its online Veterinary Assistant Training program.
The within the revised course, students will ...
Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Nov. 8 & 29, 2012
TxDOT NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
PROPOSED FM 664 WIDENING
FROM US 287 TO ...
Weapons scare causes lockdown; Lancaster High School administrators received a tip alleging there was a weapon on campus
Lancaster – The Lancaster ISD Communications Department released the following statement on Tuesday, Oct. 23:
“This afternoon, Lancaster High School administrators received a tip alleging there ...
RED OAK — While most people in the U.S. are preparing for holiday activities, Red Oak volunteers with Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas project ...
The U.S. Small Arms Training School Instructed a Patrol Rifle Instructor School hosted at the Red Oak Police Department. Personnel from the Department of Defense, ...
When the last national census was taken in 2010, 48 percent of the population was classified as poor or low-income (earning less than 200 percent ...
Where are you getting your information? From the Tree of Life or from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil?
I believe that the Lord is shifting our prayer to come up a bit higher and begin to look down on all the negative news ...
Life School Senior Named Semifinalist in National Scholarship Program; Red Oak Secondary’s Averil Royal among 1,600 competing for $2.5 million
RED OAK – Life School, a leading North Texas charter school serving more than 4,000 students, announced today that Averil E. Royal, a high school ...
RED OAK - Last year, the Red Oak Baseball Softball Booster Club held their first Fundraiser tournament that saw only four teams enter.
Fast forward one ...
Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Oct. 25 & Nov. 4, 2012
Abby’s Self Storage, Love Field Storage, Absolute Self Storage and ...