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2014 Ellis County Youth Expo Gallery

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

Last Updated: 04/02/2014 22:00:00

E-book customers to receive credit after settlement

AUSTIN – Texas residents will begin receiving account credits or checks this week as a result of settlements with five of the nation’s largest publishers ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2014 14:20:00

Ferris dentist overcoming bout with breast cancer

Angela Bruner FERRIS – After opening a new business at the young age of 36 years the last words someone anticipates hearing is “you have breast ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2014 14:20:00

Truss manufacturer opens Ferris plant

FERRIS – A Huntsville, Texas based manufacturer of wooden trusses has decided to open shop in Ferris.   Empire Truss LTD will expand its manufacturing operations ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2014 14:19:00

Reflections on Ellis County Republican Convention

DAVE VANCE Special Report WAXAHACHIE – Saturday was an experience that I want share with you all and I hope you read through the entirety of this ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2014 14:18:00

Criminal complaint brought against Judge Carol Bush

WAXAHACHIE – A formal criminal complaint against Ellis County Judge Carol Bush has been filed with the Texas Rangers, alleging she filed false affidavits with ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:44:00

Illegal dumpers sought by constable

PALMER CEMETERY DESECRATED – According to Chief Deputy David Lytle, “On March 17, an Illegal Dumping offense was reported to our office. Photographs depict the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:44:00

Zurfas graduated from the Leadership Command College

Waxahachie – Lt. Alex Zurfas of the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office recently graduated from the Leadership Command College – Class 70 of the Law Enforcement ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:43:00

$553 million distributed in monthly sales tax revenue

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in  February was $2.2 billion, up 5.8 percent compared to February 2013. “Sales tax ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:42:00

Jury sentences hit and run defendant to 15, 10 years

WAXAHACHIE – Samuel Fuente Ortez a.k.a Marco Alvarez, 29, of El Salvador, was sentenced to 15 and 10 years in prison respectively, for the offenses ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:42:00

Earth Day 2014: Rain Barrel Project Easy

By Dana Ragland Dreading the summer drought and wondering how to maintain a beautiful green grass lawn, vibrant flowers, and a garden full of vegetables while ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:40:00

SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING

MAJ. TIM O’CONNER Texas Civil Defense As part of the ongoing mission of Texas Civil Defense, a women’s self-defense class was held at Red Oak Jazzercise on ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:16:00

2014 Ferris Earth Day & Creek Clean Up April 12

FERRIS -The city of Ferris Park Board will host the third annual Ferris Earth Day on Saturday, April 12 at Mutz Park (E 10th & ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:14:00

Association to operate under new name

FERRIS – Officers of the Ferris Downtown Association voted unanimously at their last meeting to change how they are known to a dba of Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:11:00

TSSA continues generosity with $100,000 donation; Annual convention brings total donated to Shriners Hospitals for Children to half a million

Lancaster – The members and friends of the Texas Self Storage Association (have once again banded together at their annual convention to raise money for ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:10:00

Walton announces new South Central USA Regional President; John Vick will oversee Ellis County-based development efforts

DALLAS – The Walton Group of Companies (Walton), a family-owned real estate investment group in Texas, with U.S. headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz. announced today John ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:06:00

Detention center passes state inspection

Johnny Brown Ellis County Sheriff WAXAHACHIE – Go with me to those thrilling days of yesteryear when you were still in school.  Remember how you would get up ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:42:00

ECSO Explorer Captain receives SAoT scholarship

Waxahachie – Colten Prater, who serves as captain of Ellis County Sheriff’s Explorer Post, was recently awarded a $500 academic scholarship from the Sheriffs’ Association ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:42:00

Daily Five program implemented at McDonald Elementary

Melissa Tovar Assistant Principal McDonald Elementary FERRIS – “Mom, today I worked in Word Works all by myself!”  Have you ever heard these words come from your child ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:41:00

Builder announces new homes in Ferris

FERRIS – Mango Homes is pleased to announce the development of multiple new single family homes within the Shaw Creek Ranch subdivision in Ferris.  A homeowner’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:40:00

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