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Alley Park Survey ends Feb. 3.

The Ferris Main Street Board is investigating the conversion of a little used alley into a downtown park. The look of the proposed park - ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/30/2014 19:58:00

TSTC and Red Oak ISD Invite Community to Groundbreaking: Event set for 10 a.m., Jan. 24 just behind Red Oak High School

Red Oak – The leadership of TSTC North Texas Extension Center and Red Oak Independent School District invite the community to join them in breaking ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/22/2014 19:05:00

Red Oak missing teen located

Waxahachie – A 16-year-old female reported missing to the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office has been found.  After running down numerous leads, from New Braunfels, Texas, to ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/22/2014 19:04:00

Ferris School Board to honor elected community volunteers

By Ofelia GrassAssistant Superintendent FERRIS – Please join us on Thursday, Jan. 23, in the board room at the Ferris ISD Administration Building at 7 p.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/22/2014 19:04:00

Ferris to conduct Alley Park Survey

FERRIS – The City of Ferris Main Street organization will soon find out how the community feels about the creation of a park in a ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/16/2014 14:31:00

Commissioner's meeting somewhat 'disjointed'

WAXAHACHIE – The first regularly-scheduled meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court for 2014 was somewhat disjointed due to placement of the “public comment” at ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/16/2014 14:29:00

Storm Spotter Training Program set for Jan. 29

For the first time since 2006, tornadoes claimed lives in north central Texas. Six people lost their lives in Granbury as a tornado produced EF4 ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/16/2014 14:28:00

Elections Committee votes to appoint interim elections administrator

WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County’s Elections Committee has voted to offer an appointment as interim elections administrator to Bruce Sherbet of Richardson in the wake of ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/16/2014 14:26:00

Mission Midlothian

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Texas Civil Defense and two of Constable Mike Jones deputies, Tom Coppock, above, and Mark Bounds, conducted a self defense class ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/16/2014 14:25:00

Girl Scout cookies coming Jan. 10

DALLAS – Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas will launch its annual Cookie Program on Friday, Jan. 10 and wrap-up on Feb. 17, which includes individual ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/08/2014 21:53:00

Candidate forum begins at 2 p.m., Jan.11; Hosted by the Ellis County Tea Party, will be held at the Waxahachie Civic Center

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County voters will have the chance to meet national, statewide and local candidates for a question-and-answer forum this week. The forum, hosted ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/08/2014 21:40:00

Downtown association to pursue bigger ideas

FERRIS – The Ferris Downtown Association will continue to provide events for Ferris citizens and work even harder to promote and assist Ferris businesses, according ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/08/2014 21:39:00

ECSO honors Air Wing's retiring chief pilot

Waxahachie – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office recently honored Glynn “Doc” Hall on his “retirement” from service to the agency.  Hall had served as the volunteer ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/08/2014 21:38:00

ECSO honors two retirees

Waxahachie – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office and county employees honored retiring Deputy Clifford and Sgt. Sandra Stacks with a reception Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 31, ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/08/2014 21:35:00

Magistrates now available 24/7 for DWI enforcement

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County has joined the ranks of no-refusal counties by providing for 24-hour, seven-days-a-week access to magistrates for DWI enforcement purposes. This no-refusal policy, ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/02/2014 14:02:00

Sheriff Brown promotes McCorkle to corporal

Waxahachie - Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently promoted Mike McCorkle to Corporal. McCorkle started with ECSO as a K9 Officer in the Patrol Division ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/02/2014 14:01:00

ECSO Dispatcher honored as 'Telecommunicator of the Year'

Waxahachie – The North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional 9-1-1 program recently presented its Telecommunicator of the Year Award for 2013 to Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/02/2014 14:00:00

Ellis County Tea Party holding Candidate Forum Jan. 11; Many state-wide candidates, local office seekers to be showcased

WAXAHACHIE – The Ellis County Tea Party will host a special candidate forum Jan. 11, starting at 2 p.m. at the Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/02/2014 13:59:00

Ellis County Toy Drive delivers donations

The fourth annual Ellis County Toy Drive, which collects toys and gift cards from county employees, recently completed its efforts, with 13 full boxes and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/26/2013 20:58:00

Teen's act of kindness saves Christmas for another teen

Dionne Anglin myFOXdfw.com FERRIS – In the current season of giving, a teenager’s good deed may have saved Christmas for another teen. It all started with a lost ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/26/2013 20:57:00

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