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Farewell, Eric Strong

FERRIS - Eric Strong, city manager, was honored Friday, Feb. 15 as the city said farewell. Strong starts as assistant city manager for North Richland ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 01:10:00

Developer disavows Midlothian builder

By Laura Pasley and Sherry LongThe Ellis County PressSpecial Assignment MIDLOTHIAN - Mid Towne Developer Monte Anderson said he is not to blame for homeowners facing ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 01:03:00

How sweet it is...

Submitted article Indulge your sweet tooth – for a good cause. Phoenix Repertory Players will hold its second annual Sweet Show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 01:02:00

ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAM

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office and Ennis Police Department recently presented an anti-bullying program for the Boys and Girls Club of Ennis. Shown are, from ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 01:01:00

Local groups are granted funds through HILCO's Operation Round Up® Program

Itasca – Operation Round Up® is a voluntary program in which residential members of HILCO Electric Cooperative, Inc. sign up to have their electric bills ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:56:00

Cammy Jackson receives certified tourism executive designation

DeSoto – Cammy Jackson, President, DeSoto Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center, is now a Certified Tourism Executive  after completing a three year intensive course ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:56:00

Home Country

When Windy walked into the Mule Barn during that cold snap last week, we knew he was getting frantic for an audience.  He has a hard ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:54:00

Simply Speaking: Congratulations Lady Panthers

Congratulations Maypearl Lady Panthers on a season well done. I got hooked on these girls about five games back, seeing a lot of moxy and late ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:50:00

Constitutional Thinking: Restoring law, justice

Most Americans are in a trance. They don’t realize they are dying a death of 1,000 cuts. Our Constitution has been taken away from us ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:50:00

More gun laws won't solve problem

I wrote a column in 1999 about gun control and gun laws.  It appears the opinions back then are identical to those today and when I ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:49:00

The state of the kingdom

Ladies and gentlemen, the state of the kingdom is strong. Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, still sits at the right hand of God. He ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:38:00

Out to Pastor: As brilliant schemes go, mine didn’t

Throughout the years, I have come up with a few schemes. None of which has ever done me anything good, and yet I still spend ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:31:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

Incidents Feb. 8 – 17 Mutual Aid South Bound Highway 77 and Howard Road, Waxahachie. Waxahachie Police Department requested mutual aid on a stolen vehicle.  Recovered Vehicle in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:30:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 11-18 Daniel L. Wells, 29, theft –misdemeanor- property Fred C. Sanford, 35, non payment of child support Terry W. Waldrop, 25, forgery financial instrument Tristram F. Blake, 23, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:28:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 14-17 Donald Caldwell, w/m, 38, assault- family violence Albert Meeks, Jr., b/m, 32, possession of marijuana under 2 oz Roy Salas, h/m, 29, warrants ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:22:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Feb. 11-17 911 hang-up 1 Accident minor 1 Assist other agency 1 Burglar alarm residence nights 1 Disturbance 3 Disturbance domestic 2 Escort 1 Meet complainant 3 Feb. 11 Officers responded to a disturbance in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:18:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Feb 10-16 Jacob A. Sanders, 27, Burleson PD warrants-PODP and failure to maintain financial responsibility, Midlothian PD warrant-speeding Leisa A. Austin, 43, theft of property more than ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:17:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 8-14 Christopher T. Sharp, m, 41, Glenn Heights PD warrant Bryanna L.Eggleston, f, 25, Mansfield PD warrants Brayshalon R. Abram, m, 25, Glenn Heights PD warrants Demon B. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:10:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 9 – 19 Jose Ortiz, 18, w/m, investigation of driving while intoxicated Mark Frazier, 19, b/m, Fort Worth PD warrant Taha Albanna, 21, w/m, Arlington PD Capias ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:10:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Feb.12-19 Shera Schrader, 26, criminal trespass, possession controlled substance PG3less than 28 grams drug free zone Jena Rasco, 35, obstruct retaliation Elizabeth Valenzuela, 32, theft more than $50 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2013 00:08:00

PUBLIC SALE CASH ONLY: Rocky's Garage

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 PUBLIC SALE CASH ONLY 1 1983 Lazer boat Vin # CJM116410383   #1240 The ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/21/2013 23:55:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: THE STORAGE PLACE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, Feb. 14 & 21, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/21/2013 23:52:00

Patrol Division promotions announced

Waxahachie - Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently promoted Jeremie Atilano to Sergeant with the Patrol Division. Atilano started with ECSO as a jailer in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/21/2013 23:47:00

TRAFFIC STOP TRAINING

During recent practices, the Explorers went through scenarios involving misdemeanor and felony traffic, bomb threats and domestic violence. The post will participate in the state ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:55:00

ADJUSTED NICS CHECKS UP 94.4 percent

The January 2013 National Sports Shooting Foundation-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System figure of 1,790,154 is an increase of 94.4 percent over the NSSF-adjusted ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:54:00

2013 Redbud planting

Visitors can look forward to springtime color at Mutz Park. On Friday, Feb. 8, city of Ferris employees, Park Board members, and Waste Management employees ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:53:00

Ellis County cities receiving $2,607,396 in Sales Tax Revenue

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today state sales tax revenue in January was $2.12 billion, up 6.1 percent compared to January 2012. Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:50:00

ECSO Explorers preparing for competition

Waxahachie – With more than a dozen active members, the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Explorers Post is looking forward to – and training hard for ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:50:00

HILCO Electric Coop issues Scam Alert

Itasca – Some HILCO Electric Cooperative members have reported telephone calls telling them HILCO was terminating their electric service for non-payment if they did not ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:37:00

ECSO completes 2012 Part 1 Crime annual comparison

Waxahachie – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office has completed its Part 1 Crime annual comparison for 2012. “We have worked very hard at the Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:36:00

Home Country

In the week before Valentine’s Day, Marvin Pincus had two new customers for his (free of charge, of course) love advice and fly-tying consultation services. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:34:00

Guest Editorial: A free people ought to be armed!

RD Skidmore, Prof.Los Angeles Pierce College Watching the gun debate proliferate across the nation, functionaries and politicians weep from podiums erected on the graves of children ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:33:00

Simply Speaking: Failed to pass ...

Long story, short; Monday’s commissioners court agenda item attempting to eliminate the monthly evening court session, on the basis of security and budget, failed to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:33:00

Constitutional Thinking: Eyes wide open

“Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature” ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:32:00

Finding high ground

In every season, hidden in every choice, and every step, and in every moment, is the potential for nourishment or poison, for life or death. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:31:00

Returning to order

Rebellion of mankind began in the Garden of Eden and even continues today. This stems from disobedience toward God by mankind, which also continues today. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:31:00

Out to Pastor: True love trumps a romantic fling every time

February is the month we celebrate romance. Actually, the only romantic things about me are my ‘’love‑handles,’’ which is why I have spent so much ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:30:00

Player signs letter of intent

Ferris Yellowjacket Junior Guiterrez signs national letter of intent to play football at Southeastern Oklahoma State next year. With him are his parents Maria and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:29:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

Incidents Jan. 31 – Feb. 7 Criminal Mischief in the 100 block of Jeffery Road, Rockett.  Burglary in the 100 block of Brushy Creek Road, Red Oak.  Animal Bite ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:28:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 4-11 Alex V. McCraken, 44, public intoxication Brandon C. Graddy, 32, engaging in organized criminal activity Kejuan D. Jackson, 22, theft of property more than $50 less ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:27:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 8-11 Scotty D. Guinn, w/m, 21, evading w/vehicle/resisting arrest Jesus M. Triana, h/m, 27, possession of controlled substance/driving while intoxicated Cesar Martinez, h/m, 23, public intoxication Raquel N. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:27:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Feb 4-10 911 hang-up 1 Accident hit and run no injury 2 Accident report 2 Animal bite/call 1 Animal welfare 1 Assist other agency 2 Burglar alarm business days 1 Burglar alarm business ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:27:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Feb.3-9 Mia Y. Bowens, 20, possession of marijuana less than 2 oz Hector G. Concha, 38, assault family/house mem impede breath/circulat Kenr-Ken Page, 29, Midlothian warrant fee, Midlothian ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:20:00

Hutchins Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 1-31 Anastacio Ortega, Dallas PD warrants-Speeding, no operator’s license, no operator’s license, no operator’s license, Cockrell Hill PD warrants-no drivers license, driving while license invalid Kevin ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:18:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 2-6 Troy W. Pruitt, m, 19, Garland PD warrants Trevor S. Larue, m, 20, possession controlled substance PG1 Shardae A. Moore, f, 27, Dallas County Sheriff Office ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:18:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Feb. 4-12 Davis Martinez, 47, driving while license invalid, failed to maintain financial responsibility, warrant not Ennis PD warrant, non Ennis PD charges, , Ennis PD ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:15:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: THE STORAGE PLACE

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursdays, Feb. 14 & 21, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 23:10:00

NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION FOR AN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT FOR CONCRETE BATCH PLANT REGISTRATION

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION FOR AN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT FOR ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 22:58:00

PUBLIC AUCTION: Abby's Self Storage, Absolute Self Storage and AA Storage

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Feb. 7 & 14, 2013 Abby’s Self Storage, Absolute Self Storage and AA Storage wishing to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 22:52:00

ECSO Patrol Division promotions announced

Waxahachie – Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently promoted Jeremie Atilano to Sergeant with the Patrol Division. Atilano started with ECSO as a jailer in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 22:51:00

Down Range: Shooting Tips and Events

This week I am bringing readers to El Paso to visit the Sportsman’s Elite Indoor Shooting Range. This is the only indoor shooting range in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/14/2013 22:43:00

Chris Kyle remembered...

GLEN ROSE — A 25-year-old man was charged with murder in the deaths of former Navy SEAL and “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:50:00

Maypearl podiatrist sentenced for health care/tax fraud

SHERMAN — A 46-year-old Maypearl podiatrist has been sentenced to federal prison for health care and income tax fraud in the Eastern District of Texas, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:50:00

I-35E Frontage Roads getting upgrades: Base repair and overlay to take six months

ELLIS COUNTY — A construction project to repair roadway base and then overlay it with new surface on both frontage roads of I-35E north of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:49:00

Ellis County, just how safe are you?

Laura E. PasleySpecial Assignment Reporter WAXAHACHIE - Time stood still for Kaufman residents this past Thursday morning when at approximately 9 a.m., Kaufman County Prosecutor Mark ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:48:00

Seek and Ye Shall Find

DESOTO — When one door closes and another doesn’t open, Job Seekers Ministries will help you find a window.  Register online at: www.fumcdesoto.org or call 972-223-6118.  Job ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:48:00

Lancaster selected for new BMW Distribution Facility

Lancaster – BMW of North America has selected Lancaster, Texas for their newest U.S. based parts distribution facility. The approximately 300,000 square foot building will be ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:48:00

Around and About … …The Best Southwest

The Best Southwest area of DFW has often been described as the most beautiful area of this great Metroplex.  But other adjectives have been used ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:47:00

Dion Pride to perform at the Red Oak Opry

Dion Pride will be performing at the Red Oak Opry, this Saturday, Feb 9.   The show is located at the Lone Star Cowboy Church, 1011 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:46:00

Home Country

The bonafide members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s philosophy counter and world dilemma think tank adjourned early Saturday to reconvene at the top of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:45:00

Letters to the Editor: No surprise in Obama administration

I guess it should come as no surprise that the Obama administration has intervened to stop the merger of several beer producers.  Now, I don’t have ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:44:00

Letters to the Editor: Appalled over Sheriff’s article

I was appalled at our county Sheriff’s article in last weeks ECP.  Was this a campaign ad dodging unasked questions or a confession of ignorance of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:44:00

Simply Speaking: Depends on the meaning of 'is'

April 15, 2009 marked the day hundreds of concerned citizens of Ellis County gathered, not once but twice, on the southwest corner of the courthouse, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:43:00

Constitutional Thinking: A clear and present danger: Why many don’t see it

The fuse is lit. The election of Barack Obama was the ignition signal. Republicans and Democrats have been stacking the dynamite for the New World ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:43:00

James Buford Stilwell

Nov. 8, 1921 - Jan. 17, 2013 James Bufford Stilwell, 91, of Matagorda, Texas, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at his residence. James was born in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:42:00

To build a nation

When a group of men propose to build a structure, the tools committed to that structure are vital to the structure. When a person uses ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:41:00

Out to Pastor: Beware, O ye blasted hacker, whomsoever thou art

Under normal circumstances, I am a rather cool, calm and collected person.  I say normal because not everything in my life is normal.  It takes a lot ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:40:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

Incidents Jan. 28 – 31 Accident in the 5300 block of Farm-to-Market Road 55, Avalon.  Caller reported a one-vehicle rollover with injuries. Trooper worked the accident.  Theft in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:40:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 28-Feb. 4 Richard K. Botschon, 52, no motor liability insurance Lisa M. Meziere, 19, public intoxication Tighe A. Philbin, 22, burglary of habitation James J. Tanner, 31, speeding, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:39:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 28 Alexander Holley w/m, 34, warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:39:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Jan. 28-Feb. 3 Accidents hit and run no injury 1 Animal loose 1 Animal welfare 1 Assist other agency 1 Burglar alarm business days 1 Burglar alarm residence days 4 Burglar alarm ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:38:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 27-Feb. 2 Johnnie R. Jefferson, 26, possession marijuana less than 2 oz., Midlothian PD warrant-speeding Kevin V. Jackson, 38, Midlothian PD warrants-failed to maintain financial responsibility ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:38:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 25-28 Aston R. Walters, m, 25, Glenn Heights PD warrants Latonya S. Epps, f, 31, Duncanville RD warrant Latasha J. Quinonez, f, 30, Lancaster PD warrants Carl A. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:38:00

Ferris Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 17 – Feb. 5 Atraou Campbell, 27, b/m, Ferris Municipal Court warrants associated with traffic citation cases Jose Monreal, 25, w/m, investigation of driving while intoxicated Roy ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:37:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 29-Feb. 4 Antonio Martinez-Dijar, 28, Ennis PD-traffic arrest, Ennis PD-no drivers license Cynthia Billingsley, 44, Ennis PD-city ordinance violation, Ennis PD-city ordinance violation Valton Billingsley, Jr., 20, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:37:00

Wild About Cheer wins multiple National Championships

Submitted article Wild About Cheer and Dance, a local gym located in Waxahachie wins national championship titles. Their 2012-2013 national competitions are underway. Congratulations to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:33:00

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

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Feb. 7 & 14, 2013 Abby’s Self Storage, Absolute Self Storage and AA Storage wishing to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:30:00

Notice of sale of property

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Jan. 31 & Feb. 7, 2013 Notice of sale of property held for moving and storage ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:28:00

Down Range: Shooting Tips and Events

This week I would sadly like to dedicate my weekly article to Chris Kyle, known my many as the author of the book “American Sniper.” I ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/08/2013 16:11:00

Raffle Drawing

A RAFFLE DRAWING Case Farmall 50 B Tractor with L350 Front End Loader, 18 ft. Flatbed Trailer included will be held  March 30 with the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:46:00

Marshall Herron signs with Cisco Jr. College

Marshall Herron signs with Cisco Jr. College at Richard’s Park in Waxahachie Wednesday, Jan. 23. Present were (l-r) Leland Herron, father;Cindy Herron, mother; Blake Doolan, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:45:00

Dauben must serve 15 years before eligible for parole

By Janet Jacobs (Corsicana Daily Sun) Corsicana — Joseph “Joey” Dauben, 31, will have to serve 15 years before he will be eligible for parole from ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:45:00

Grand Jury indicts Lynda Lacefield Cayard on 1st degree murder

Waxahachie – An Ellis County grand jury has indicted Lynda Lacefield Cayard, 56, of Palmer, on a first-degree felony charge of murder relating to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:44:00

Free 'Fear of Falling' workshop set

MIDLOTHIAN – Fear of falling can be just as dangerous as failing itself.  People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:44:00

Ferris Main Street receives 2013 National Recognition

PLANO, Texas — For the second year in a row, Ferris Main Street made the Texas Historical Commission’s list of commended Main Street programs. Longtime winner ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:43:00

Lancaster Youth Baseball and Soccer Registration Open

Lancaster – The city of Lancaster Parks & Recreation Department has opened registration for youth soccer (18 months – 16 years of age) and baseball ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:43:00

LOCKS OF LOVE

Pricilia Maulion, 5 of Red Oak, donated her hair to Locks of Love on Saturday, Jan. 26. She had her hair cut by Pauline of ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:40:00

Home Country

Delbert McLain came by to have coffee with us the other day. He’s our chamber of commerce, you know. And he ties fishing flies, but ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:39:00

Personal Finance: Avoiding tax refund identity fraud

Many people file their income tax returns as early in the year as possible.  Some are eager to claim their tax refund right away, while others ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:38:00

Jon's Vu: Alert! Alert!

As I sat in the big Walmart parking lot waiting for my son, the alarm went off on a car across the way. No one ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:38:00

Simply Speaking: Depends on the meaning of 'is'

President Bill Clinton, upon being interviewed in front of TV cameras and a grand jury about the Monica-gate scandal uttered, possibly, his most famous words. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:37:00

Constitutional Thinking: Getting down to business

The New Year is well under way. Your New Year’s Resolutions are likely already broken. Now it is time to get down to business, because ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:36:00

God's kingdom benefit plan

Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul and forget not ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:36:00

Breath prayer redirects, refocuses a wandering mind

The apostle Paul urged the Thessalonians to pray without ceasing, but I’ve always struggled to understand what this might look like in our everyday lives. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:35:00

Out to Pastor: As things now stand, I think I'll sit down

One thing about me that has not changed all these years is that I refuse to waste my time on anything not important. There is ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:32:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

Incidents  Jan. 18 – 26 Warrant Service on Hwy 287 North of Hwy 77, Waxahachie. W/M was arrested on warrants out of Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:31:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 16-25 Michael O’Neal Bates, b/m, 37, Wilmer PD x4 Janet Thomas, b/f, 48, Wilmer PD x1 Aaron C. Goode, w/m, 32, Wilmer PD x2 Juan M. Chairez, h/m, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:31:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 22 – 28 Richard K. Botschon, 52, no motor vehicle liability insurance Rogelio M. Lopez, 32, driving while intoxicated Roy E. Chaney, 19, no motor vehicle liability ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:31:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests Jan.22-26 Jesus Beza, w/m, 52, warrant arrest Charles Deloach, b/m, 31, warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:30:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents Jan. 21-27 Accident minor 1 Animal bite/call 1 Assist other agency 1 Burglar alarm residence nights 2 Criminal mischief in progress 1 Driving while intoxicated 1 Escort 1 Suicide attempt 1 Suspicious activity 2 Suspicious ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:30:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 20-26 Donald L. Roberts, 25, Midlothian PD warrant-failure to maintain financial responsibility Steven J. Ciazinski, 30, driving while intoxicated Bryan A. Trahern, 31, driving while intoxicated,  Jose A. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:30:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests Jan. 18-23 Mauricio M. Luevano, m,35, driving while intoxicated Victor M. Hinjosa Osornio, m, 31, Arlington PD warrants Brandon K. Peterson, m, 25, assault family violence Bryan J. Webster, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:29:00

More Than Books...

KATHY HARRINGTON Fax Free February! The Ferris Public Library will be offering free fax service during the month of February for any employment related faxes. All ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:28:00

Searching for Miss Teen, Miss & Mrs. Ellis County 2013

Submitted article Have you always wanted to make a difference in your community, but didn’t know where to start? All around Texas, women are finding that ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:26:00

City of Hutchins: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 City of Hutchins NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Hutchins Planning and Zoning Commission will hold ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:25:00

Notice of sale of property

Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, Jan. 31 & Feb. 7, 2013 Notice of sale of property held for moving and storage ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:25:00

NOTICE OF INTENT OF ROCKETT SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT TO FILE A LOCAL BILL FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE 83RD TEXAS LEGISLATION

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 NOTICE OF INTENT OF ROCKETT SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT TO FILE A LOCAL BILL ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:24:00

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND INTENT TO OBTAIN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT REGISTRATION

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND INTENT TO OBTAIN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:18:00

Down Range: Shooting Tips and Events

I would like to introduce readers to a new laser training pistol system called “SIRT.”  With the diminishing supply of ammo and the increased demand for ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/01/2013 14:16:00

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