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10th Annual Quilt Show top pick

MIDLOTHIAN – The Creative Quilter’s Guild of Ellis County hosted its 10th Annual Quilt Show, “A World of Color,” at the Midlothian Conference Center on ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:34:00

$464,870 and truck tractor seized

WAXAHACHIE – On July 19, the State of Texas through the Ellis County and District Attorney’s Office filed seizure petitions against $464,870 in U.S. Currency ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:33:00

ELLIS COUNTY: Burn Ban rescinded

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County commissioners voted unanimously to rescind the burn ban they recently enacted on Monday, July 22 scheduled meeting. “I just found out the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:32:00

National merit scholars choose SAGU

Waxahachie — National Merit Finalist Lucy Soerens and National Commended Merit Scholar/ National Achievement Scholar Angela Antoine will attend Southwestern Assemblies of God University in ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:28:00

Is Detroit the Future of America?

Detroit, MI – Detroit now has the infamous title of being the largest city in America to declare bankruptcy.  Detroit is $19 billion in debt, has ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:28:00

Home Country

Bert was mumbling to himself as he adjusted cracker packets around his morning coffee at the Mule Barn.  “Something wrong, Bert?” “Not if you have some Old ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:26:00

'Happy, Healthy Kids Day'

ENNIS – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presented “Happy, Healthy Kids Day” at the Boys & Girls Club, Ennis, on Monday, July 22. Extension Master ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:25:00

Simply Speaking: What are we to do?

In last week’s column, the question was asked, something along the lines of, “What are a freedom-loving people to do who had liberty handed to ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:24:00

Obama, Zimmerman and Race in America

Doug Patton (Twitter: @Doug_Patton) While the media has remained obsessed with the trial of George Zimmerman, they systematically ignored the stories of three other men simultaneously ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:24:00

Constitutional Thinking: Stupid to tyranny

“The two aims of the Party are to conquer the whole world and to extinguish once and for all the possibility of independent thought.” George ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:22:00

Lottie Snider

Nov. 4, 1930 - July 11, 2013 FERRIS - Lottie Snider, 82, of Ferris, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013.  She was born in Grand Rapids, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:22:00

Out to Pastor: The age long query: Who in the world am I?

Last week I was tootling along without a care in the world.  Actually, I did have several cares but I was ignoring them as much as ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:19:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

Incidents July 15 Trash Dumping in the 700 block of Windham Road, Waxahachie.  Tampering with Vehicle Identification Number in the 2700 block of South Kaufman Street, Ennis.  Meet Complainant ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:18:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests July 17-21 Lachanda Rochelle Boisseau, b/f, 28, Wilmer PD x3 Richard Contreras, w/m, 28, Wilmer PD x2 Amber Taylor, b/f, 19, Wilmer PD x1 Edward L. Young, w/m, 58, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:18:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests July 15-22 Mary D Minx, 51, driving while intoxicated 3rd or more driving while intoxicated 3rd or more, driving while intoxicated 3rd or more Wesley L. Biggs, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:17:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests July 20-22 Valenzuela Trinidad Rodriguez, h/m, 34, no driver’s license Adrian King Moseley, w/m, 32, public intoxication Barry Gordon Anderson, w/m, 46, warrant arrest ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:17:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests July 14-20 Crystal L. Barton, 30, driving while intoxicated Rebecca J. Geesling, 31, driving while intoxicated Robert S. Caruso, 32, Midlothian PD warrant, public intoxication Corey B. Cooper, 38, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:17:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests July 12-17 Krystal D. Charles, f, 30, Glenn Heights PD warrants Craig A. Dollins, m, 50, aggravated assault with deadly weapon Jacques D. Turner, m, 22, Glenn Heights ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:16:00

Impact Waxahachie to attend National Substance Abuse Prevention Conference

WAXAHACHIE – Health advocates from Waxahachie, Texas are headed to Austin, Texas to join more than 1,300 substance abuse prevention specialists and advocates from throughout ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:16:00

Master Gardener Column: July Herb of the Month: Lavender

Arlene HamiltonMaster Gardener Recently, I harvested my first successful crop of lavender flowers. The large, fragrant bundle hangs in the guest bedroom allowing visitors a soothing ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:10:00

PUBLIC AUCTION: Frank Prasifka and Son's

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, July 25, 2013 LEGAL NOTICE Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:08:00

Beware of tax scams, bogus claims

Recently, the IRS learned of a scam involving bogus claims for veterans’ disability benefits.   Last year, promoters falsely claimed that they could obtain a tax ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:06:00

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