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Ennis area 1st graders given free prevent tooth decay kits

Ennis - First graders at five local elementary schools were recently given free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club by members of Bardwell Masonic Lodge, Chambers Creek Masonic Lodge, and Ennis Masonic Lodge, led by Cecil Curry, III. The Masons teamed up to assemble and

ELLIS COUNTY PRESS - 2017-11-22 16:00:41

Joe Barton apology, 'cite and release' approaches, cop's theft accusation: Your Wednesday evening roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today. In this 2010 file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, listens to opening statements from members of Congress (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP) Congressman Joe Barton apologizes for explicit photo, but doesn't plan to resign Ennis Rep. Joe Barton a

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-22 22:38:49

FRANK KUCHAR: The Preamble (part 2)

As I pointed out in the past essay in this series (The Preamble - Part I), the Preamble is not an actual part of the Constitution, meaning it carries no weight as "law", but rather serves as a broad, thematic statement as to the purpose for which the Constitution's articles (and subsequent amendmen

ELLIS COUNTY PRESS - 2017-11-22 15:58:07

OUT TO PASTOR: Poor as I am, all I can give is thanks

It was a pre-Thanksgiving evening and the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were enjoying some hot cider tea. Nothing goes down quite as nice as a hot cider tea. It was rather a quiet evening and I happened to glance over at my wife and saw her staring into space as it were. It concerned me

ELLIS COUNTY PRESS - 2017-11-22 15:39:13

TIM LAUGHLIN: On earth as it is in heaven (part 4)

"In Him you were also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ."- Colossians 2:11 In the previous scripture, the apostle Paul states that we are complete in Him who is the Head, meaning that we have all things given to

ELLIS COUNTY PRESS - 2017-11-22 15:38:16

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Storage Place Public Sale Tuesday, December 11

Published two times in The Ellis County Press on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 and Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE THE STORAGE PLACE, pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property Code, shall conduct a public sale of the contents on the storage unit(s) listed below to satisfy a landlord's lien. Al

ELLIS COUNTY PRESS - 2017-11-22 14:59:18

LEGAL NOTICE: Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Harold Kenneth Johnson, Deceased

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF HAROLD KENNETH JOHNSON, DECEASED Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of HAROLD KENNETH JOHNSON, Deceased, were issued on November 20, 2017, in Cause No. 17-E-2274 pending in the County Court at Law No. 1

ELLIS COUNTY PRESS - 2017-11-22 14:55:40

HUTCHINS: Final 2 in the running for Fire Chief

The Ellis County Press HUTCHINS - Hutchins is looking for a new fire chief and staff is eager to get the community involved. "We all know that some shoes are hard to fill," said Hutchins City Manager Carl Sherman. For the City of Hutchins those shoes are fire boots since former Fire Chief Stacey

ELLIS COUNTY PRESS - 2017-11-22 16:15:02

Winder holds ribbon cutting for new pump station, storage tank

City of Winder utilities director Roger Wilhelm was smiling last Thursday afternoon as city officials held a ribbon cutting for a new 5 million-gallon ground water storage tank and booster pump station on Rockwell Church Road. "We're one of the few industries that bury most of the projects we do,

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 21:51:51

City of Auburn moves closer to plan for new municipal complex, private development on site

The future site of a new city hall and police station in Auburn could one day be part of a larger mixed-use development. The city has purchased, with SPLOST money, just under 15 acres of land on U.S. 8/Atlanta Highway at the eastern boundary of the city limits, which will include a new municipal c

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 23:43:14

Water authority approves 2018 budget

The Upper Oconee Basin Water Authority, which includes Barrow County, approved its 2018 budget last week. The budget is about 5 percent more than in 2017 at $3.5 million for operations. Total expenses will be about $7.8 million The authority includes representatives from Jackson, Barrow, Oconee an

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 17:31:25

Southern Rivers awards local teachers

Southern Rivers Energy (SRE) and the Southern Rivers Energy Trust, Inc. awarded a total of $14,929.14 to area teachers to fund innovative lesson plans for students. Members of the Bright Ideas Brigade from Southern Rivers Energy surprised the winning teachers in their classrooms with flowers, big ch

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 06:00:00

The Surprising Rise Of Georgia-Born 'Elf On The Shelf'

ATLANTA, GA - We all know that Santa lives in the North Pole. But, with Christmas season upon us, millions of homes in the United States and throughout the world will soon be visited by one of his most famous helpers, who was born at a kitchen table in Georgia. "The Elf on the Shelf," with its charm

PATCH - 2017-11-22 17:55:07

Monroe-Bibb border resolution in limbo after surveyor appeals judge's ruling

A resolution in the border dispute between Macon-Bibb County and Monroe County continues to be stalled as surveyor fights against being forced to testify. Terry Scarborough is appealing a judicial court judge's order that he must comply with a subpoena from Secretary of State Brian Kemp to testify a

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-22 18:23:00

All 3 alleged con men who 'used God's name' to dupe victim in jail

All three men accused of defrauding a Walmart customer in the name of charity are in jail without bond, police said Monday. Sylvester Jackson and Marvin Scott, both 63, were arrested on charges of felony fraud, exploitation of the elderly and a probation violation, Winder police Capt. Chris Cooper s


WJ subdivision, commercial site draw concerns

A request for a new subdivision and commercial development in West Jackson got the initial green light last week despite concerns from neighbors and county planners. The Jackson County Planning Commission unanimously approved John C. Buchanan's rezoning and special use requests for a master planne

BRASELTONNEWSTODAY.COM - 2017-11-21 17:42:38

David Cassidy, Keith on 'Partridge Family,' dies at 67; spent teen years in Westchester

David Cassidy, the star of The Partridge Family has died. He was 67 years old. Cassidy recently announced he had been diagnosed with dementia. He recently retired from touring and doing live musical performances. USA TODAY Entertainer and 1970s teen idol David Cassidy has died. The musician and ac

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-22 13:20:35

Man pleads guilty in 2014 Westchester rape

Reeves WHITE PLAINS - A Bronx man pled guilty in Westchester County Court to first-degree rape in an attack on a Mount Vernon woman in 2014. When sentenced in January, Clevon Reeves, 35, faces 25 years in state prison. On November 22, 2014, as the victim was entering her apartment on Cortlandt Str


Heroin, cocaine ring in Westchester, NYC busted; 16 charged

NEW YORK - Authorities say they have charged 16 people in connection with a major drug ring that distributed cocaine, heroin and fentanyl in Westchester County and New York City. Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark announced the arrests Monday. Those arrested come from New York City, New Jersey, Ma

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-21 15:35:57

Police identify worker killed in Verla explosion

NEW WINDSOR - Town police have identified the Verla International employee who was found dead after explosions and a fire at the cosmetics factory on Monday as 57-year-old William Huntington of Newburgh. Police Lt. Michael Farbent said Huntington's body was found at 7:31 p.m. Monday, as Vails Gate a

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-21 18:25:20