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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

Ken Cope joins race for U.S. Senate in Texas

MIDLOTHIAN – Ken Cope, retired U.S. Army officer and businessman, has entered the race for U.S. Senate in Texas with an appeal to Republican voters ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/26/2013 20:54:00

Elections office staffing becomes contentious; Jane Anderson retiring Dec. 31 after 2 decades

WAXAHACHIE - Staffing in the Elections Office was the most contentious topic during the last regularly-scheduled meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court for 2013, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/26/2013 20:50:00

Waxahachie Christmas 2013 Gallery

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

Last Updated: 12/19/2013 11:18:00

Ennis falls to Aledo in state semi finals

MIDLOTHIAN - The Ennis Lions were defeated for the first time this season.  The loss not only came very late in the season, one game shy ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/19/2013 11:17:00

TCD toy drive Saturday nets $500/toys to benefit NECO

RED OAK – On Saturday, Dec. 14, the Texas Civil Defense collected more than $500 in cash along with hundreds of toys and food products ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/19/2013 11:16:00

400 losing jobs as aircraft operation moves to Red Oak; Vought Aircraft closing Grand Prairie plant

Up to 400 workers at the Vought Aircraft , Division’s plant in West Dallas received layoff notices this month, as the parent company moves forward ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/19/2013 11:15:00

City of Midlothian installs new Casa Weather Radar

DALLAS/FORT WORTH - The city of Midlothian will be the next location in North Central Texas to add a state-of-the-art weather radar to help spot ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/19/2013 11:14:00

Santa is coming to Ferris High School!

FERRIS – In 2012, the Junior Class at Ferris High School needed to raise a large sum of money for their upcoming prom. But times were ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/11/2013 23:27:00

Freezing Friday Foils Festivals

Freezing temperatures and icy roads Friday, Dec. 6, forced the cancellation of events throughout the area, Some Christmas parades were postponed. Ferris’ Christmas on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/11/2013 23:27:00

Charlie Hatfield files for County Judge

FERRIS - Charles “Charlie” Hatfield, longtime publisher of The Ellis County Press and Red Oak Record, announced he will vie for the office of Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/11/2013 23:24:00

Ricky Sipes for Judge of County Court at Law 2

WAXAHACHIE – Assistant Ellis County & District Attorney Ricky Sipes has announced his intention to seek election for Judge of County Court at Law 2 ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/11/2013 23:23:00

Weather hampers commissioner's court

WAXAHACHIE – The weekend’s ice storm delayed the opening of Ellis County offices on Monday, and temporarily kept the courthouse clock from chiming, but the ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/11/2013 23:22:00

It's beginning to look like Christmas

FERRIS CHRISTMAS - Sam Yee of Ferris put Christmas lights on the home of Vivian Nash and Carmen Rice this past week. The home can ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/05/2013 16:07:00

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