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Bob Wilson retires from HILCO Electric Cooperative

ITASCA – On Oct. 4, HILCO Electric Cooperative said farewell to long-time employee Gary Bob Wilson.  Bob, as he is known to most, began his career ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2013 23:41:00

Wilmer Pioneer Day 2013 Photo Gallery

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

Last Updated: 10/16/2013 23:39:00

Ferris Pioneer Day 2013 Image Gallery

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

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:47:00

Ellis County Life Chain

Youth and Youth Ministry leaders  of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Ferris attended the recent Ellis County Life Chain  Sunday, Oct. 6  in Waxahachie.  Life ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:46:00

Nat'l Prescription Drug Take Back set for Oct. 26

Waxahachie – National Prescription Drug Take Back takes place Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office; Waxahachie, Ennis and Ennis ISD Police ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:46:00

Inmate enjoys 10 minutes of freedom

WAXAHACHIE – Late Saturday afternoon about 4:30 p.m., an inmate serving as a trustee in the kitchen area of the Ellis County Dention Center, walked ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:44:00

France honors U.S. vets; Waxahachie vet 1 of 7 receive nation’s highest award for service in WWII

Special to The Ellis County PressDALLAS – World War II veteran Charles Atchley of Waxahachie was one of seven veterans the French government honored on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:44:00

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown swears in new Deputy

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently swore in Joshua Baker as a Deputy Sheriff. Baker has held a Peace Officer license since February 2011. His ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:42:00

Sheriff speaks out on budget

WAXAHACHIE – Since Commissioners Court ended and the final vote on the 2013-2014 budget was adopted, my phone has been blowing up with people asking ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:40:00

Red Oak Founders Day 2013

To download Red Oak Founders Day 2013 please click the links under attachments to the right.  ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

RO man facing 2nd degree felony weapons charge

RED OAK – Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched at 9:05 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, to the 400 block of Lark Lane, Red Oak, in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

Convicted child molester sentenced to 60 years

Special to The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – On Thursday, Sept. 26, an Ellis County jury consisting of seven men and five women, convicted Archie Lee ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

Park Board efforts recognized

Special to The Ellis County Press FERRIS – The Ferris Park Board has generated significant improvements in this quaint little town.  Consists of three Board Members and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

President Kennedy's surgeons share memories

Robert GrodenContributing Writer DALLAS – The doctors at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas were among the most important witnesses to the events relating to the assassination ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

Ferris Newcomer Guide 2013

To download the Ferris Newcomer Guide 2013 please click the links under attachments to the right.  ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2013 13:20:00

National Preparedness Month

The Texas Civil Defense, in conjunction with the City of Oak Leaf, Texas held a Disaster Preparedness class for citizens of the city of Oak ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2013 21:55:00

Court denies sheriff’s request; Request to purchase 7 vehicles to replace aging Crown Victoria’s with 258,000 miles and increasing repair costs, was denied by county commissioners

WAXAHACHIE – In a presentation she titled “Preserving the past, preparing for the future,” Ellis County Judge Carol Bush gave what she later called “a ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2013 21:53:00

Pitts passes hb 347, expanding protection for school children

AUSTIN – Rep. Jim Pitts passed House Bill 347 during the 83rd Regular Legislative Session.  Effective on Sept. 1,  the new law prohibits drivers from using ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2013 21:52:00

Ferris Trade Days No New Taxes Pledge

Ferris Trade Days No New Taxes Pledge James B. Parker, candidate for Ellis Counties House of Representatives District 10, participated in the  Ferris Trade Days ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2013 21:51:00

City of Lancaster hosting National Night Out Oct. 1

Lancaster — The City of Lancaster wants you to mark your calendars for National Night Out 2013.  On Tuesday, Oct. 1,  Lancaster communities and the Lancaster ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2013 21:50:00

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