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I am supporting Joseph R. “Joe” Gallo for judge of the new Ellis County Court at Law No. 3. This is a brand-new court which has been designated solely as a criminal law court. We need the criminal law experience Joe has for this new court.

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In 2008, the Lord called me to start Ellis County Honor Flight. Recall, this volunteer organization took Ellis County World War II veterans on an all-expense paid tour of Washington, D.C. They were brought primarily to visit their newly constructed memorial.

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I have known Joe Gallo for approximately 20 years. Mr. Gallo has been a lawyer on all THREE sides of a courtroom. An expert in Texas criminal law, he’s been a prosecutor, a defense attorney and a criminal court judge for our great city. The new Ellis County Court at Law No. 3 will handle onl…

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In the latest session, the Texas Legislature authorized the creation of the new Ellis County Court at Law No. 3. The citizens of Ellis County have been given the opportunity to elect the first judge to preside over this new court, which has been assigned to handle criminal law related matter…

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The act of voting is always special – we as Americans should never take that right for granted. But voting becomes even more exciting when you see a person you respect, trust and call a friend on the ballot.

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The staff and board of REACH Council would like to thank the following sponsors and community partners for their support in the fifth annual 5K Cupid Shuffle & Fun Run (Race Against Drugs) held Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Midlothian ISD Multi-Purpose Stadium:

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Joe has been a business leader and mentor to me for over 15 years. I’ve respected his ability to listen and be open minded before offering any advice. He has shown what a true husband and father should be and now has this magical moment to preside over one of our courts.

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These days, rarely do I send a written letter on behalf of a candidate for office. I have chosen to be extremely contemplative and discerning to the best of my abilities. Today I stand proudly and earnestly in support of Joe Gallo for Ellis County Court at Law No. 3 for judge. He has proven …

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Please be aware of the difficulties that take place when citizens are considering application for Social Security benefits and the calculations are made by the Social Security Administration incorrectly, only to result in devastating later reductions.

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I recently submitted a letter to the editors of the ENNIS DAILY NEWS, the WAXAHACHIE DAILY LIGHT and the MIDLOTHIAN MIRROR regarding the fact that one candidate for political office running in the upcoming March 3 primary election is not qualified for the office she seeks (Ann Montgomery). A…

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Jim Hood and I have known Richard Rozier for over 20 years. It is our high honor to support his candidacy for Ellis County commissioner, Precinct 3. We know him to be a man of high integrity with a strong moral compass. He is committed to strong conservative values, committed to ensuring Ell…

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I am happy to endorse Mr. Richard Rozier for a position as the new Ellis County commissioner of Precinct 3. Richard has always had a strong desire to see his community improve. As county commissioner, I have no doubt that Richard will hear the voice of the constituents and do everything in h…

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I fully endorse Richard Rozier for Ellis County Commissioner Precinct 3. His strong Christian beliefs and morals along with his integrity make it an easy choice for me.

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I highly recommend Richard Rozier for county commissioner Pct. 3. As a custom home builder in Ellis and Johnson counties, I often have to convince clients that the roads and water drainage issues will be improved soon. Richard has a track record of making things happen and I am convinced the…

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It is with great pride and enthusiasm that I give my full and formal endorsement for Paul Perry as Ellis County commissioner Precinct 3. I have known Paul for close to 50 years. Paul has always been a smart and sensible voice in the community.

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We are the proud parents of Abby Brookshire. Much of her story has been covered in the local media regarding how she went from being a sexual assault victim to a victor who contributed to three bills signed by Governor Abbott and appointed by him to the Crime Victims Advisory Council. Most w…

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Coming from Dallas, I was pleasantly surprised with the mutual respect shown between officers of the court in Ellis County, including judges and lawyers with competing interests. From my experience, prosecutors and defense attorneys fit into opposite ends of the political spectrum, as well a…

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The strong growth of Ellis County has created a backlog of pending criminal cases, resulting in the decision to establish the new Ellis County Court at Law No. 3, which will concentrate specifically on criminal cases.

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I have the pleasure of endorsing Republican, Joe Gallo, for judge of the new Ellis County Court at Law No. 3. This new court will be handling criminal law matters only. Following his tenure as a felony criminal prosecutor in the Navarro and Ellis County District Attorney’s Offices, he ran a …

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I am writing this letter on behalf of Joe Gallo, candidate for judge – Ellis County Court at Law No. 3. This new court will be handling criminal law matters only. Mr. Gallo has extensive prior criminal law experience having been a former Ellis County felony prosecutor, private practice crimi…

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With Ellis County's rapid growth, in 2019 our Commissioner’s Court set out to create a new County Court at Law (CCL #3), as a necessary means to the rising number and backlog of criminal court cases. Our new CCL #3 will specifically be a criminal law court.

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Ryan Pitts’ name will be appearing on the Republican primary ballot as a candidate for District 10, Texas House of Representatives. We will, proudly, cast our vote for Ryan in the March primary election; we hope that you will do the same.

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Many would say they know Ryan through his father, Jim Pitts. I met Ryan for the first time serving on a nonprofit board that I was fortunate enough to serve on after accepting a position locally. He was one of the first people to introduce themselves to see if I needed anything or had any qu…

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Please consider this letter of support for Ryan Pitts for the District 10 State Representative in the upcoming Republican Primary. We can, without reservation, recommend Ryan for this position as the best candidate for serving Ellis and Henderson counties as their representative in Austin.

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I’m proud to endorse career prosecutor Ann Montgomery to become the next Ellis County and district attorney.

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I have known Ann Montgomery for almost l4 years. In that time, I have come to admire and respect her for the person and the professional she is. Ann is a frequent presenter at seminars hosted by the Texas District and County Attorney’s Association. Her knowledge of the law and sharp applicat…

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I first met Ann seven years ago on a very hot Saturday while we were working the Rotary Club Bike Ride. Since that day we have worked many more bike rides, put out countless flags and served together on the Rotary board of directors. We have traveled together, attended church together, laugh…

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I respectfully ask everyone to join me in support to keep Chuck Edge as Ellis County sheriff. We cannot let opportunities like this pass us by. We currently have a quality person and law enforcement officer in the position of sheriff and we need to make sure it stays that way. So many qualif…

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This year we will be electing a new Ellis County and district attorney inasmuch as the current holder of this office (Patrick Wilson) announced that he will not run for another term. Therefore, we are recommending that voters of Ellis County elect Ann Montgomery to this position.

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I have known Joe Gallo for nearly 20 years and have seen his work as a prosecutor, as an attorney for people charged with crimes and in his work as city judge of Waxahachie.

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With the upcoming elections, I would like to encourage everyone to get to know the candidates for public office. It doesn’t matter whether it is a local, state or federal position, ask the candidates their beliefs not only on political issues but also moral issues. I was once told that it di…

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Paul Perry is my county commissioner. If you live in Precinct 3, he’s your commissioner, too. And how fortunate we are.  

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As an Ellis County resident and attorney who has dedicated his entire practice to criminal law, I am confident that Joe Gallo is the best choice for judge of the newly elected Ellis County Court at Law No. 3.

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For a decade, the citizens of Ellis County have entrusted me with the position of county and district attorney. It has been my privilege and honor to serve. This time last year, I announced that I would not seek reelection. I strongly endorse Ann Montgomery as my successor.

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I encourage you to vote for Ann Montgomery for district attorney of Ellis County.

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As a long-time Ellis County resident, avid volunteer and local realtor, I have had the pleasure of meeting many city/county employees, leaders, residents, tourists, and local politicians. All of them have been great to get to know but one, in particular, stands out and that is Ann Montgomery.  

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We are all former prosecutors in the Ellis County and District Attorney’s Office, with a combined service to the county of almost 60 years. We all worked many years with Ann Montgomery and strongly support her in her bid to be the next Ellis County and District Attorney.

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Ann Montgomery is a declared candidate for the Office of County and District Attorney and has asked the people of Ellis County to vote for her on March 3. Unfortunately, she is not qualified to hold this important office. Julissa Martinez – her Republican opponent – is a much better qualifie…

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Joe Gallo is by far the most qualified man running for Judge of Ellis County Court at Law #3. He majored in criminal justice in college, and emphasized criminal law at law school. His entire career has focused on criminal law. He has served as Ellis County assistant county and district attor…

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People are not interested in hearing any else’s opinion. They only want their opinion to come out of everyone else’s mouth.

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The fire at Oak Cliff Metals has brought into play the role of a community’s interests in relation to a private company’s right to conduct its business.

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It’s time to reelect Paul Perry. I’ve known Paul since the mid-’80s and he is one of the most conservative people I know. He and Becky have raised many successful children. His commitment to Precinct 3 is outstanding.

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I was pleased to learn Joe Gallo had announced his candidacy for Judge – Ellis County Court at Law #3. Joe would bring dependability, fairness and a commitment to follow the law in his role as a County Court at Law Judge.