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Waxahachie ISD: Charges are rumors

State audit seeks to reveal criminal wrong-doingJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Superintendent Bobby Parker said recently talk about possible criminal charges being filed against ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2003 00:00:00

GPS pinpoints missing person

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press HUTCHINS - Thanks to a global positioning system, an 82-year-old Arlington man was reunited with his family Wednesday evening, Oct. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2003 00:00:00

Shelton gets 120 days jail, probation

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press DALLAS - Former Hilltop Classics owner Jerry Wayne Shelton pled guilty to two counts of intoxication manslaughter on Thursday, Oct. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2003 00:00:00

Probation contracts drafted at PD

JUDGE AND JURY? At least two (above) private 'contract agreements' were drafted out of the Ferris Police Department last year. The agreements, according to Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2003 00:00:00

Ferris sued by father in child custody case

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Skip Donahue is suing the city after his ex-wife, accompanied by Ferris officer David Vaughn, drove up from Houston ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2003 00:00:00

Ferris area has 2 school bus wrecks within 5 days

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press FERRIS - In less than a week two people have been sent to the hospital after being injured in automobile ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2003 00:00:00

Ferris chief’s background probed

Agency investigates other possible license violationsRecords show chief charged with family violence in 2002 SHEILA HATFIELDManaging EditorFERRIS - A second case could cause Ferris Police ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/30/2003 00:00:00

Wilmer Pioneer Days set for Oct. 23-25

A street dance with music from a live band will be held at the gazebo on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. each night. SHERRY ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/23/2003 00:00:00

County Fall Stock and Arts Show set for Oct. 24-25

GEORGIA FITZHUGHThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The Ellis County Fall Stock Show and the Creative Arts Show will be held on Friday, Oct. 24 and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/23/2003 00:00:00

Mayor takes 30-day medical leave

Mayor pro-tem will handle day-to-day operationsSHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press FERRIS - Due to health concerns, Ferris Mayor Jimmie Birdwell has taken a 30-day leave ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/23/2003 00:00:00

Waxahachie ISD considers tax note, loan to pay employees

District struggling with $300,000 deficit, financesJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Tax note is almost considered a four-letter word in Ellis County, but Waxahachie school ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/23/2003 00:00:00

Nov. 12 is deadline for voters to correct their addresses

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - Wanna vote? Be sure to send in your address changes.New voter registration cards will be sent out to ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/23/2003 00:00:00

Firm interviews Ferris officers

FBI, IRS investigates bank recordsJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - The legal firm hired to investigate the police department's off-duty security company interviewed each Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/23/2003 00:00:00

Trouble in Trumbull

Farmers irate as potential slaughter house, rendering plant to be builtJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - Farmers in Trumbull are angry that a group ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2003 00:00:00

Budget, what budget?

Wilmer money problems continue for another yearSHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressWILMER - As cities across the county, state and country are settling into their new ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2003 00:00:00

Waxahachie ISD calls for state audit

Charges pending over financesJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The school district's worsening financial situation will be submitted to the state comptroller's office for review, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2003 00:00:00

Showdown at the gazebo

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Two men, who had once been close allies, became involved in an incident at the gazebo in front of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2003 00:00:00

No action taken against Ferris officer

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - No action was taken against Officer Joe Alejandro after a resident filed a complaint against him for arresting him.C.J. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2003 00:00:00

Ellis County author to ink controversial book deal

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - Michael Treis hasn't received any death threats, but he knows it won't be smooth sailing trying to get ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/09/2003 00:00:00

Published info could result in dismissed case

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressENNIS - A newspaper report detailing an alleged sexual assault suspect's home address could result in a lawsuit and the case ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/09/2003 00:00:00

City workers must get invoices upon arrival of all equipment

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Council members are demanding invoices be received with approved purchase order numbers in a reasonable time frame for the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/09/2003 00:00:00

Alcohol believed to be cause of accident

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - A female driving an SUV is suspected of being intoxicated when caused an accident along Interstate 45 northbound ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/09/2003 00:00:00

PHS loses top ranked student

Douglas remembered as an ‘awesome friend'SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressPALMER - Palmer High School junior Alyssa Raborn Douglas, 16, died Friday, Oct. 2 at Ennis ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/09/2003 00:00:00

Red Oak High student dies from hanging

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - A 16-year-old unidentified sophomore student at Red Oak High School committed suicide on the campus on the morning ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/09/2003 00:00:00

Shakeup at Ferris PD

City to feel brunt of lawsuits if no action takenJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - The City of Ferris could soon see a flurry of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/09/2003 00:00:00

Life Chain to link pro-life prayers

GEORGIA FITZHUGHThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Barbara Moffett will be standing on a sidewalk beside Highway 77 to pray for an hour this Sunday as ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2003 00:00:00

Ferris increased budget approved

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - In a 4-1 vote, Ferris City Council members improved an increase of $74,658.51 or 3.31 percent in the 2003-2004 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2003 00:00:00

County moves human resources department

Passes on 3-2 voteJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Ellis County Commissioners voted, 3-2, to transfer authority over the Department of Human Resources from the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2003 00:00:00

Ferris PD involved in more controversy

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Allegations of falsifying incident reports have hit the Ferris Police Department, embroiling them in more controversy.David Caudle, 18, and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2003 00:00:00

Ovilla Council sets budget, tax increase

GEORGIA FITZHUGHThe Ellis County PressOVILLA - Ovilla City Council set the 2004 city budget and approved a tax increase on Sept. 22 at its regular ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2003 00:00:00

Waxahachie resident, ex-Tulia agent on ‘60 Minutes’

Ellis County DA fired Coleman in '99JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Tom Coleman, an ex-undercover cop who was once employed by Ellis County District ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2003 00:00:00

Ferris to celebrate Pioneer Day Saturday

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Saturday, Oct. 4, the local chapter of the Lions Club will sponsor the annual Ferris Pioneer Day. Pioneer Day ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2003 00:00:00

Local resident arrested for calling Ferris cop, ‘boy’

Originally received ticket for truck lightJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - C.J. Smith was ticketed and arrested Sunday, Sept. 21 for calling Ferris Officer Jose ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2003 00:00:00

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