Texas Top 10 Most Wanted sex offender captured in Ennis

AUSTIN – Ezekiel O’Neal Harris, 28, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Aug. 13 in Ennis.  Harris... Full story

Bush wants $1.8 million in additional tax dollars

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County Judge Carol Bush filed a budget proposal for the 2014/2015 fiscal year that calls for collection of $1.8 million in additional... Full story

BUSH: Inquiry a 'political attack'

WAXAHACHIE- In her first public comments since The Ellis County Press broke a story involving County Judge Carol Bush accepting thousands of dollars for duties... Full story

BTF looks to broaden Ellis County Scope of Operations

Recent donation from Walton Development & Management will fund additional activities, reach    WAXAHACHIE, – The Bridges Training Foundation, a non-profit whose primary goal is to provide... Full story

Severe storm hits Rockett; No injuries reported

Mark VarselSpecial Report ROCKETT – Late Sunday afternoon a severe thunderstorm tore through the small farming community of Rockett, approximately nine miles east of Waxahachie. The storm... Full story


An archeological dig of a Columbian Mammoth dubbed Ellie Mae is underway. Discovered in Ellis County, the location remains undisclosed. Ferris resident Jim West, pictured... Full story

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Summerfest Block Party to be held on Labor Day, Sept. 1; 2014 Buick Encore, iPad, Rangers tickets, gift cards, and more prizes to be given away

FERRIS – Shaw Creek Towne Center is hosting the Summerfest Block Party on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  This event... Full story

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