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Midlothian Heritage designated as a comprehensive high school

MIDLOTHIAN – At its regular school board meeting on Sept. 15, 2014, the Midlothian ISD Trustees voted to make Midlothian Heritage High School a comprehensive ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2014 13:10:00

We'll Never Forget; 9/11 Remembrance

Travelers were greeted last Thursday, Sept. 11 with members of the Ellis County Tea Party, Texas Civil Defense patriots, and citizens waving U.S. Flags from ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:50:00

Sheriff Johnny Brown swears in new Deputy

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently swore in Leigh Englert as a Deputy Sheriff. Englert has held a Peace Officer license since 2006; his prior ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:48:00

Ferris Homecoming 2014

To view the gallery click the images on the right. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:48:00

Nat’l Prescription Drug Take Back slated for Sept. 27

Waxahachie – National Prescription Drug Take Back takes place Saturday, Sept. 27. Joining in the effort with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office; Waxahachie, Ennis and Ennis ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:47:00

Ellis County cities get $2,297,605 in monthly sales tax revenue

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today state sales tax revenue in August was $2.57 billion, up 7.5 percent compared to August 2013. “The latest ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:46:00

Texas Film Commission Comes To Ennis Sept. 22

Ennis – Alicia Downard, Production and Community Relations Specialist for the Texas Film Commission, will give a presentation about the media production industries in Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:44:00

CHANGE OF LEADERSHIP

Newly appointed Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Board Member Bob Borden, left, Kenneth Govan, chairman, Board Member Jeff Steel and Dr. Charles Waldrop, not pictured, will ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/12/2014 00:04:00

Procter & Gamble's 1.4 million sq.ft. warehouse nearing completion; Giant Wilmer warehouse in to employ 500, and company's hiring

WILMER – The 1.4 million-square-foot distribution center, on the west side of Interstate 45 at Mars Road, construction, work is almost finished after more than ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/12/2014 00:04:00

Bush gets $1.8 million tax increase budget; Perry only desenting vote

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County Judge Carol Bush won approval for her proposed budget – which raises tax revenue by $1.8 million while at the same ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/12/2014 00:03:00

Hydrocodone products to become Schedule II Controlled Substances

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety announced hydrocodone combination products have been moved from the classification of a Schedule III drug to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/11/2014 23:26:00

Effort to eliminate constable's deputy position draws protestts

WAXAHACHIE – In spite of the fact Monday’s regularly-scheduled meeting of the commissioners’ court fell at the time most Ellis County parents were picking their ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/04/2014 13:37:00

Crowd Pleaser: WARBIRDS ON PARADE

Several hundred attendees watched vintage planes fly over the Lancaster Regional Airport during Warbirds on Parade this past Saturday. The crowd also checked out Diamond ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/04/2014 13:37:00

Prosecutor drops case against Bush

Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper, appointed as a special prosecutor for a case involving allegations against Ellis County Judge Carol Bush will not seek ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/04/2014 13:35:00

Texas Top 10 Most Wanted sex offender captured in Ennis

AUSTIN – Ezekiel O’Neal Harris, 28, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Aug. 13 in Ennis.  Harris ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/28/2014 15:53:00

Summerfest Block Party to be held on Labor Day, Sept. 1; 2014 Buick Encore, iPad, Rangers tickets, gift cards, and more prizes to be given away

FERRIS – Shaw Creek Towne Center is hosting the Summerfest Block Party on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  This event ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/28/2014 15:51:00

Bush wants $1.8 million in additional tax dollars

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County Judge Carol Bush filed a budget proposal for the 2014/2015 fiscal year that calls for collection of $1.8 million in additional ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/28/2014 15:51:00

County Judges contrasted; 'Judicial hearings is a key factor in county efficiency'

Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood sees his involvement in judicial hearings as a key factor in county efficiency. “It allows more time for our two County ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/28/2014 15:49:00

BUSH: Inquiry a 'political attack'

WAXAHACHIE- In her first public comments since The Ellis County Press broke a story involving County Judge Carol Bush accepting thousands of dollars for duties ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/21/2014 12:51:00

BTF looks to broaden Ellis County Scope of Operations

Recent donation from Walton Development & Management will fund additional activities, reach    WAXAHACHIE, – The Bridges Training Foundation, a non-profit whose primary goal is to provide ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/21/2014 12:48:00

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