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Services held for Officer Dustin Ray Dodson; 22-year-old suspected drunken driver held

Lancaster — Funeral services for city of Lancaster Police Officer Dustin Ray Dodson, 24, are being held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, at ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:10:00

Run-off election July 31

Ellis County - Ellis County voters will go to the polls Tuesday, July 31 to determine the winner in two run-off elections. County Commissioner Heath Sims, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:06:00

Aggravated robbery suspect found guilty

WAXAHACHIE  -  Arthur Charles Washington, Jr., a 25-year-old Waxahachie man was found guilty of Aggravated Robbery by an Ellis County Jury on July 17  in ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:05:00

Early voting continues through Friday

ELLIS COUNTY - Early Voting in the 2012 Primary Run-Off Elections continues through Friday, July 27. During Early Voting voters may vote at any polling place ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:05:00

Ellis County Emergency Operations Plan under review

WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County Commissioners Court held a workshop on Friday, July 20 to discuss changes to Ellis County’s Emergency Operations Plan.  Joe Stewart, Fire Marshall ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:04:00

Texas sales tax holiday weekend Aug. 17-19

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on everything from pens, jeans and shoes to backpacks and other items priced ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:04:00

Original Aurora shooting stopped by a concealed-carry hero

Joel McDurmon The New American Reports On April 22 of this year a convicted felon, just out of jail, went to an Aurora, Colorado, church and shot ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:02:00

Letters to the Editor: My Family is Going to Eat More Chicken!

The “gay mafia,” as it come to be known, is on the hunt to destroy Chick-Fil-A for its love for the traditional family unit and ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:02:00

Jon’s Vu: Names??

That’s my story and I am sticking to it!  I am one of those handicapped people who cannot remember names.  Readers of this column can tell that ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:01:00

Simply Speaking: For the umpteenth time, Charlie Brown

Sometimes, I think, we get oh so close to making an unadulterated difference at the various civil government functions we attend but, for some reason, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:01:00

Constitutional Thinking: Who needs dictionaries or rules

There seems to be a proclivity for Democratic presidents to act as consultants to dictionary publishing companies and provide help with certain words that are ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:00:00

Vonie Pearl Jordan

May 28, 1925 - July 22, 2012 Vonie Pearl Jordan “Mamaw” was born May 28, 1925. She was greeted by Jesus as she entered Heavens gates ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 11:00:00

Enter through the open door

Jesus plainly tells us in Matthew 11:28 to come to His rest! He says, ‘I’m the door you must enter by’ in John 10:7.  All too ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:59:00

The unity of the faith will produce a perfect man

Till we all come to the unity of the faith and the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:59:00

Out to Pastor: All I ever wanted to do was go fishing

I just celebrated another birthday, which got me to thinking about the “good old days.” You can usually tell how old a person is by ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:58:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests July 13 – 22 Carlos Jimenez Ray, h/m, 37, public intoxication Daniel Mata, h/m, 20, possession of marijuana Alexander James Quinn, w/m, 27, tcic Bexar County Jeffery Lamont Roberts, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:57:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests July 16 – 23 Jamie L. Pierson, 40, forgery of financial instrument Audrey D. Johnson, 37, speeding, failure to report change of address, failure to appear Shamara Z. ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:57:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests July 17 – 23 Noland R. Byrd, 30, b/m, warrant arrest Jose Navarette, 52, h/m, driving while intoxicated 3rd or more William Payne, 19, w/m, prohibit weapon ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:57:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents July 16 – 22 Traffic stops 21 Citations issued 7 Vacation house check 125 Business/building checks 180 Neighborhood checks 315 Total primary calls for service 22 Avg unit rspns time 4min/43sec Animal bite/call ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:56:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests July 15 – 21 Blake C. Kelly, 18, possession of drug paraphernalia Steven N. Boire, 17, possession of marijuana less than 2oz Perry J. Finch, 43, indecency with ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:56:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests July 13 – 19 Leon C Jur Tuggle, m, 48, Glenn Heights PD warrants Eric R Wolf, m, 22, driving while intoxicated, Allen PD warrants Kasey L Cornett, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:56:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests July 13 – 18 Derrick Woolridge, 37, out of town warrant Alisha Ash, 19, burglary of habitation Keontrey Turner, 25, burglary of habitation Timothy O’Brien, 39, public intoxication Angel Rodriguez-Montoya, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:55:00

Local families invited to host foreign exchange students

Submitted by STS Foundation What better way to learn about another country then to host a student from Italy, France, Sweden, Germany, Brazil or even Australia?  These ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:55:00

Viking Car Wash holds grand opening

Submitted article Lancaster - Viking Car Wash was formally opened on Thursday, July 19 with a grand opening – ribbon cutting ceremony, including free BBQ and ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:54:00

Ringling Bros. offers free first ticket to every baby born in the U.S.

Submitted article DALLAS - Every baby born in the United States is entitled to receive his or her first ticket to The Greatest Show On Earth® ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:53:00

The Storage Place: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, July 19 and 26, 2012   NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE   THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:51:00

Frank Prasifka and Son’s: Public Auction

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, July 26, 2012   LEGAL NOTICE Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:50:00

City of Hutchins: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, July 26, 2012   City of Hutchins NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City of Hutchins Planning & Zoning Commission ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:49:00

Down Range: Shooting Tips and Events

This week I went to the social network, Facebook, to take a poll, asking people to tell readers “what would be their #1 recommended handgun ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/26/2012 10:47:00

Bowman hired as new assistant superintendent

MIDLOTHIAN - Katie Bowman will be serving as Midlothian Independent School District’s new Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations beginning this school year.  Members of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:21:00

Artists in the city

Nearly 20 Pieces of Local Art is now on view at Waxahachie City Hall, located at 401 South Rogers. The “Waxahachie Community Art Program” kicked ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:24:00

Freaky Friday; Officer struck in face, suspect tased

RED OAK –  Friday the 13th lived up to the legend of oddities and superstitions for one local cop Friday, July 13. What turned out to ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:22:00

Early voting starts Monday

ELLIS AND DALLAS COUNTY - Early voting for the Ellis and Dallas County Republican and Democratic Primary run-offs starts Monday, July 23 and runs through ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:22:00

Former WWII veteran, superintendent honored

WAXAHACHIE - Kenneth Payne had the chance to serve as an honorary council member during the Monday, July 16 Waxahachie council meeting and much to ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:19:00

Micha Davila earns Bachelor’s Degree from University of Dallas

Submitted article GLENN HEIGHTS - Micha Davila of Glenn Heights, graduated from the University of Dallas in May with a bachelor’s degree in biology.  Davila was one ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:18:00

Sales tax earnings give city hope

WAXAHACHIE - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced state sales tax revenue in June was $1.98 billion, up 15.2 percent compared to June 2011 last week. “Sales ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:17:00

Personal Finance: What happens when you can’t pay your medical bills?

It’s no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. To fight back, your best bet is to be a ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:16:00

Jon’s Vu: A one person race

I think the presidential race is a one person race! Voters will go to the polls to vote for Obama or vote against him. Romney ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:16:00

Simply Speaking: Being a critic

A critic doesn’t stand a chance. Actually, having morphed into the aforementioned category myself, simply because of the enormous amount of material needing critical attention, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:15:00

Constitutional Thinking: Green lightning tyranny

When will America wake up and learn to obey a flashing Red light? We are constantly giving a green light to tyranny. The Red warning ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:15:00

Out to Pastor: Pigs can fly, but not with me

It is time for good old Uncle George to pay up. For years, at least as long as I can remember, he always eluded everything ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:14:00

Featured Most Wanted Fugitive captured in Mexico: $15,000 reward will be paid on three tips

Submitted by the Texas Department of Public Safety  AUSTIN – Javier Cortez Jr., 32, who was July’s Featured Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:12:00

Ellis County Marriages

June 22-28 James Dean Brown and Felicia Lurlene Daniels Charles David Edwards and Misty Michelle Johnson Robert Russall E Edwards and Alicia Marie Reed Jeremy Joseph Falkenbach and Brooke ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:12:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

Arrests Jail listing ran on July 6 James Gray, 21, b/m, theft of property greater than $500 less than $1,500, no seat belt, VPTA CPF. Stonie Brown, 19, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:11:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests July 13 – 15 Carlos Jimenez Rayo, h/m, 37, public intoxication Daniel Mata, h/m, 20, possession of marijuana Alexander James Quinn, w/m, 27, tcic Bexar Co Jeffery Lamont Roberts, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:11:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests July 14 – 16 Rene Alvarez, possession of narc paraphernalia Cesar Mora, public intoxication, speeding, no driver’s license, failure to appear Garrett Hamilton, aggravated assault, theft under $50 Gene ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:10:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests July 9 – 16 Robert A Ghiotto, 32, no driver’s license, failure to appear John C. Frost, 49, Larceny Christopher L. Ford, 39, possession of drug paraphernalia Robert L. ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:10:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents July 9 – 15 Traffic stops 26 Citations issued 7 Vacation house check 98 Business/building checks 177 Neighborhood checks 366 Total primary calls for service 22 Avg unit rspns time 3min/35sec Accident hit ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:10:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests July 6 – 12 Jeanna J Jackson, f, 25, Glenn Heights PD warrants David L Butler, m, 45, Desoto PD warrants Chistopher A Yanez, m, 21, driving while ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:09:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests July 9 – 13 Earl McCoy, 46, organized retail theft, out of town warrant Michael Wheeler, 34, organized retail theft Shera Schrader, 24, organized retail theft Alejandro Serrano, 22, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:08:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: THE STORAGE PLACE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, July 19 and 26, 2012   NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE   THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:07:00

Ferris ISD Child Nutrition Service: Accepting Pizza product proposals

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, July 12 & 19, 2012 The Ferris ISD Child Nutrition Service is accepting proposals on Pizza ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 11:01:00

Down Range: Shooting Tips and Events

This week’s column is about the ZOMBIE craze.  On May 18, 2011, Joshua Miller, Fox News reported the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2012 10:58:00

District champions

The Ferris Ponies have a season record of 16-0.  They are District Champions, League Champions and will be completing in the State Tournament in Belton ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 10:06:00

An American 4th of July celebration

TIFFANY HAMMSpecial to The Ellis County Press BRISTOL - Floats, horses, vehicles, bicycles, Ellis County Constables and even the local fire truck filled the streets of ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 10:05:00

3rd annual tree program underway

WAXAHACHIE - The city of Waxahachie is currently selling trees as a part of their annual tree planting program. The new trees will help to replace ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 10:03:00

Caprock Canyons State Park reintroduce prairie dogs to the area

Submitted by Texas Parks & Wildlife QUITAQUE, Texas – There’s a new town along the Texas Panhandle Plains.  And much like the pioneer predecessors who arrived hundreds ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 10:02:00

Letters to the Editor: Stick a fork in US, we’re done

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) completely missed it on its ruling regarding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 10:01:00

Guest Editorial: IRS health care power grab tramples states

A couple of weeks before President Obama’s big immigration dictate, his IRS issued a more quiet but no less outrageous edict that attempts to up-end ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 10:00:00

Simply Speaking: Enough of the niceties

Here we are again, back in New Mexico, up about 8,700 feet on what is known as Val Verde; mornings are in the 40’s or ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:59:00

Constitutional Thinking: Doves of war

The 4th of July used to be a very happy day for me. I always looked forward to it. Today, it is more a day ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:59:00

What about God’s power for our lives

Why have we simply not believed what God states in His Word? Our covenant with Him reads, “Now to Him who is able to do ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:58:00

Out to Pastor: Whatever happened to old-fashioned spankings?

Sometimes watching the news on television gets rather disparaging. Now that we have 24/7 news, not only can we see the news any time we ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:58:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

Arrests Jail listing ran on July 6 James Gray, 21, b/m, theft of property greater than $500 less than $1,500, no seat belt, VPTA CPF. Stonie Brown, 19, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:57:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests July 2 – 7 Aura Ochoa, w/f, 52, WPD x1 Quinton Haywood, b/m, 21, WPD x1 Eduardo Peralta, w/m, 20, WPD x2 Wanda J Adams, b/f, DPD x1 Jerilyn J ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:56:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests July 3 – 8 Juan A Lopez, no driver’s license, no insurance William A Bruton, assault Eric L. Minter, assault Trapper Gentry, theft between $50 – 500 Tyler C. Wayman, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:56:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests July 2 – 9 Sandy R. Keel, 27, no motor vehicle liability insurance, expired operators license, no driver’s license, motor vehicle inspection violation, failure to appear Donald ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:56:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests July 8 Man Dujano Martinez, h/m, 27, assault ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:55:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents July 2 – 8 Traffic stops 24 Citations issued 3 Vacation house check 70 Business/building checks 160 Neighborhood checks 327 Total primary calls for service 31 Avg unit response time 7min/40sec Animal bite/call ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:55:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests July 1 – 7 William R. Perry, 45, no insurance, driving while license invalid, Ft Worth PD warrants x14, Alvarado PD warrants x2 Phillip D. Fisher, 36, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:55:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests June 1 – July 4 Timothy James Searcy, h/f state of texas parole violation no bond Darin Wayne Wilkerson, Dallas County warrant Phillip Morris Chappel, h/f Dallas PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:54:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests June 29 – July 5 Bernard A IV Heisler, m, 23, Glenn Heights PD warrants Brett C Knight, m, 22, driving while intoxicated Darion D Jordan, m, 20, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:54:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests July 5 – 8 Christine Escamilla, 23, w/f, traffic warrants Osvel Alvarez, 33, w/m, Ferris PD warrants Carey Nabors, 37, w/m, Ferris PD warrants Raymond Garcia, 65, w/m, Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:54:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests July 3 – 5 Mark Hamm, 28, accident involving damage to vehicle more than $200 Timothy O’Brien, 39, public intoxication Alfredo Herrera, 32, out of town warrant, public ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:53:00

DeSoto Police Reports

Arrests June 12 – 30 Deandre Ronell Williams, b/m, 20, warrant arrest-local charge Austin Benjamin Morgan, b/m, 19, warrant arrest-outside agency Kevin Deshun Massinburg, b/m, 34, assault Gerald Lee Chavez, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:53:00

Cedar Hill Police Reports

Arrests June 9 – 30 Waymon Iii Dawson, b/m, 36, violation of protective order Joe Nathan Adkins, b/m, 39, warrant arrest-local charge Astin Desha Roberts-Scott, b/m, 24, warrant arrest-local ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:52:00

Ferris ISD Child Nutrition Service: Accepting Pizza product proposals

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, July 12 & 19, 2012 The Ferris ISD Child Nutrition Service is accepting proposals on Pizza product, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:51:00

Down Range: Shooting Tips and Events

The question I have for readers of this article is “Are You Prepared to Survive a Lethal Encounter?” Through the years as a professional firearms ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:49:00

Samples test positive for West Nile Virus

Submitted article DeSoto – Its summer and that means West Nile season.  The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Environmental Health Division has confirmed two ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 09:46:00

Crash turns fatal

A Crash Turned Fatal Friday, June 29 shortly after 1 p.m. in Wilmer. According to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, a vehicle was on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:53:00

Firefighter Jason Birdwell Recognized by CareFlite

Firefighter Jason Birdwell was Recognized by CareFlite and the Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council as a “2012 Great First Responder” during their annual awards and ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:50:00

Area clinic responds to Affordable Care Act

Article courtesy of Diana Buckley ELLIS COUNTY - Whether or not citizens agree with the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:43:00

Comptroller to offer amnesty

TEXAS - Need a fresh start? Now through Aug. 17 Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs will waive penalties and interest for businesses who ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:42:00

Guest Editorial: Can the IRS keep my refund?

Generally speaking, if your tax return shows a refund you should expect the IRS to pay you that refund upon processing the tax return assuming ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:42:00

Personal Finance: ‘Innocent Spouse Relief’ protects against tax fraud

I’ll wager that when most brides and grooms utter the phrase, “For better or for worse,” the “worse” they’re imagining probably involves situations like getting ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:41:00

Simply Speaking: Have a lick of sense

Most of us that have a lick of sense know we can’t stand another four years of Obama…and for a multitude of reasons.  Almost in as ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:40:00

Constitutional Thinking: Preventing a dark night

Part 2 One of the scariest predictions made in George Orwell’s “1984” was that of a technology that could monitor everyone 24-7, which he called the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:40:00

Is there light at the end of your tunnel?

To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under Heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 The question is: can you in fact see the end of ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:39:00

Out to Pastor: Why not just be an American?

As we celebrate another birthday of this great country, I cannot help but think back on some of our history. What a grand history we ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:37:00

Zooniversity visit Ferris Library

Zooniversity came to visit the Ferris Public Library on Saturday, June 21 to show kids several animals, some known to our region and some not. ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:34:00

Community Baptist ‘keeps it cool’

Submitted by Tracy Chesney Members from the Community Baptist Church recently handed out fliers and gave out free snow cones as part of an outreach program. ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:32:00

SMU announces Spring 2012 honor roll

Submitted article DALLAS - Several students from Ellis County were recently named to the Southern Methodist University undergraduate honor roll for the Spring 2012 semester.  The honor ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:31:00

Jorge Gutierrez graduates from UNT

Submitted article DENTON - Jorge L. Gutierrez, from Ferris, recently received a degree at the University of North Texas’ spring 2012 commencement ceremonies with a BBA ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:31:00

Commission adopts rural transportation plan; Rural component complements broader statewide planning efforts

Submitted by TxDOT AUSTIN - The Texas Transportation Commission recently adopted the Texas Rural Transportation Plan 2035 (TRTP), putting in place a rural component of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:17:00

Ellis County Marriages

June 15- June 21 Christopher John Barber and Mary Ann Demoss Ricky Charles Barber and Amber Michelle Ingram Victor Lynn Bretting and Ronda Simpson Sherrill David Alfred Dowd and ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:16:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

Arrests Jail listing ran on  Friday, June 29 Alex Ayers, 39, w/m, cre3dit card or debit card abuse, ran stop sign, failure to appear, speeding 47 in 35, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:15:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests June 17 – 30 Antonio Moore, b/m, 22, WPD x1, Arlington Myaisha Brightman, b/f, b/f, 21, WPD x3, DPD x2 Jesse Harrell, b/m, 22, DPD x5 Joshua Robles, w/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:15:00

Waxahachie Police Reports

Arrests June 26 – July 2 April Thompson, possession of dangerous drug, no driver’s license x2, failure to appear, failure to maintain financial responsibility, uopta David G Cheek, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:14:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests June 25 – July 2 Rita J. Clemons, 54, expired operators license x2, speeding, failure to appear Omitted from Masters Name, unknown, no motor vehicle liability insurance, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:14:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests June 22 – July 1 Christopher Garner, w/m, 48, public intoxication Kelli Holdridge, w/f, 20, intoxication assault Courtney Pummell, w/f, 19, possession of controlled substance Autumn Johnson, w/f, 33, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:13:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents June 25 – July 1 Traffic stops 14 Citations issued 5 Vacation house check 66 Business/building checks 134 Neighborhood checks 286 Total primary calls for service 40 Avg unit rspns time 5min/6sec Accident ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:12:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests June 24 – 29 Jordan L. Patterson, 20, consumption of alcohol by minor Lindsey M. Blair, 28, theft greater than or equal to $50 but less than ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:12:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests June 22 – 27 Byron Johnson, m, 41, Glenn Heights PD warrants Michael P Jr. Cohan, m, 33, driving while intoxicated Casey W Williams, m, 35, Glenn Heights ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:11:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests June 14 – July 1 Adrian Simpson, 25, b/f, speeding, failure to appear Ovandi Johnson, b/m, Ferris PD warrants Adriel Galvan, 21b w/m, Ferris PD warrants Jose Zuniga, 20, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:11:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests June 19 – July 2 Jose Cabrera, 29, driving while license invalid, failed to maintain financial responsibility, traffic arrest Jordan Sanderson, 22, possession controlled substance pg 2-a ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:10:00

Sharp increase in eye disease prevalence reported in Texas; Vision problems in the U.S. data includes a 32 percent spike in glaucoma over last decade

Submitted byPrevent Blindness Texas  More adult Americans are facing the reality of eye disease than ever before.  According to the 2012 update of the “Vision Problems in ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:09:00

FUMC to host nativity scenes from around the world

Submitted article LANCASTER - More than 700 Nativity scenes from around the world will be on display from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, July ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:07:00

Local students graduate from University of North Texas

Submitted article  DENTON - The following students from your area received degrees at the University of North Texas’ spring 2012 commencement ceremonies: Brittany Rebecca Bishop , BSBIO ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:04:00

Garden Column: Attract birds, butterflies no matter what the size of your landscape

Melinda MyersGardening expert, TV/radio host & author Add a little extra color and motion to your summer garden with containers designed to attract birds and butterflies. ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:04:00

Home Country: The magic of a spring evening

It was one of those blissful spring evenings when everything works out just right. Walking head-on to each other were two couples: Randy and Katie holding ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:03:00

City of Wilmer: PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, July 5, 2012 PUBLIC HEARING  In accordance with Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 211 et. seq. and ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:01:00

Ferris Independent School District: NOTICE TO VENDORS

Published two times in The Ellis County Press  on Thursday, June 28 & July 5, 2012  NOTICE TO VENDORS: INVITATION FOR PROPOSALS: Notice is hereby given that the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 00:59:00

Down Range: Shooting Tips and Events

On Sunday, July 1, The ladies of “C.A.B.” became a reality with four ladies in attendance. The founder Charles Hatfield, Jr., publisher of The Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 00:54:00

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