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Texas Representative-elect John Wray

Texas Representative-elect John Wray from District 10 was introduced and interviewed by Ovilla Councilman Doug Hunt, and displayed a keen grasp of issues important to ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:47:00

Elected-county officials up for 2% pay raise; Ellis County Commissioners Court to hold public hearing Monday, Aug. 11

WAXAHACHIE – On Monday, Aug. 11, county commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed two-percent pay increase of salaries, expenses or allowances for ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:46:00

Richard Mohundro dies at 67; Former Ferris Mayor served '82-'84

KAUFMAN - Former Ferris Mayor Richard Mohundro, 67, was found dead Friday, Aug. 1 in Kaufman. Mohundro was sworn in as Ferris Mayor on April 5, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:45:00

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 8 to 10

AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday.  This ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:45:00

STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED

Ellis Sheriff’s Office recovered 1975 model Honda reported stolen in 1977 this past week. The vehicle was retrieved from the water in a strip pit ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:04:00

Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 106

Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 106 brought home the overall state championship trophy along with multiple plaques and medals from the 25th annual Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:03:00

WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE

Debbie Stock, Sandy Woods and Stacey Speegle were among several ladies taking part in personal self-defense techniques taught by Texas Civil Defense instructors CSM Mark ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:03:00

Chamber leadership, staff jobs still in dispute

LANCASTER – Chamber leadership and staff members’ jobs were still in dispute as the organization headed for a hearing slated for July 30 in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:02:00

EC GOP fundraiser Saturday

WAXAHACHIE – Border concerns will be the theme of the Ellis County Republican Party fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 2,  Held at The Sheaffer center, Southwestern Assemblies of ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:00:00

D Magazine ranks best Ellis County Suburbs

D Magazine loves Ellis County The Dallas-based magazine, who once called The Ellis County Press “the best newspaper in DFW,” ranked several Ellis and Southern Dallas ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:00:00

Best Southwest Partnership's: Legislative Breakfast Series begins Aug. 1

The Best Southwest Partnership announces its 2014 TGIF Legislative Breakfast Series to be held at Methodist Charlton Medical Center at 7:15 a.m. on the first ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 19:58:00

Quilters Quild raises money for charity

WAXAHACHIE – The Creative Quilters Guild of Ellis County hosted its annual quilt show, “Down on the Ranch,” at the Midlothian Conference Center on Friday ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:24:00

Shannon McGuley, Texas Minutemen to speak at T.C.C. meeting Saturday

WAXAHACHIE – Shannon McGuley co-founder, spokesman, and president of the Texas Minutemen will speak to Texas Concerned Citizens meeting Saturday, July 26.  Starting at 6:30, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:23:00

Chamber dispute going to court; Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce embroiled in dispute over most basic of concepts: who’s in charge?

LANCASTER – Kenneth Govan, an employee of Oncor, became chairman of the board in the early fall of 2013, upon the resignation of then chairman ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:23:00

County employees insurance changed

WAXAHACHIE – In a short, special-called meeting of the commissioners’ court on Monday, July 21, commissioners voted unanimously to approve a change in the tiers ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:22:00

Cold case murder arrest

PLANO - On Nov. 25, 1989, Plano Police Officers responded to a report of a deceased female in the 1800 block of County Road 140 ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:21:00

In the darkest hour

The airplane cabin was almost completely quiet, except for the occasional clicking of the flight attendant’s heels, responding to a passenger’s call for hot tea ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:09:00

County to build 3 new buildings

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County commissioners will pursue three new building projects, with the first one going out for bid within the next two weeks. “We have ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:09:00

SAGU becomes hot spot for camps, conventions

Waxahachie – Following Southwestern Assemblies of God University’s 105th Commencement in May, students departed for summer break. However, the SAGU campus remains a hub of ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:05:00

FABA Ribbon Cutting held July 12 for opening

FERRIS – The Ferris Area Business Association (formerly the Ferris Downtown Association) held a ribbon cutting Saturday for its newest member, Nanna’s Rib Shack. “The location ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:05:00

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