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Court stalemates on slaughterhouse

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsWAXAHACHIE - The Ellis County Commissioners' Court reached a stalemate Monday in its deliberations regarding a request for a permit to operate ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/25/2007 00:00:00

Glenn Heights offers amnesty

Harley BrownThe Ellis County PressGlenn Heights - The City of Glenn Heights is once again offering its annual amnesty program for those with outstanding ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/25/2007 00:00:00

Ferris to annex land Red Oak claims is its ETJ

SHERRY LONGNews EditorFERRIS - Two neighboring cities are in a tug of war regarding 260.624 acres of land sandwiched between Stainback Road and Farm to ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/25/2007 00:00:00

Multi-agency local drug bust captures more than 40 people

SHERRY LONGNews EditorELLIS COUNTY - Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies worked together on Wednesday, Jan. 17 to remove methamphetam-ines from Ellis County streets ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/25/2007 00:00:00

Ellis County residents get look at Loop 9 proposed routes

SHERRY LONGNews EditorMIDLOTHIAN - On the drawing board for more than 50 years, Loop 9 is now one step closer to a reality. Loop 9 ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/25/2007 00:00:00

January 2007 City Sales and Use Tax Comparison Summary

State of Texas Comptroller of Public AccountsClick thumbnail to view January 2007 Tax Table. ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/18/2007 00:00:00

Councilman removed from office

HARLEY BROWNThe Ellis County Press GLENN HEIGHTS - City councilman Tony Brown has been removed from office for missing too ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/18/2007 00:00:00

Glenn Heights fire department receives new defibrillator

HARLEYDALE BROWNThe Ellis County PressGLENN HEIGHTS - The City of Glenn Heights recently purchased a new defibrillator for the Glenn Heights Fire Department. ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/18/2007 00:00:00

Girls abducted by mother

SHERRY LONG News EditorFERRIS - Two girls were found safe in Dallas after their mother kidnapped them Friday morning, Jan. 12. Mercedes Pineda, 10, and ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/18/2007 00:00:00

Waxahachie business man appointed to CRN staff

Submitted press releaseWAXAHACHIE - Duke Burge, president of Computer Solutions, Inc. of Waxahachie, was recently appointed to the editorial cabinet for CRN Magazine. CRN is ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/18/2007 00:00:00

Ennis business man arrested for assault

‘There are two sides to story,' he said.SHERRY LONGNews EditorENNIS - A local business owner was arrested Jan. 4 on a warrant for two class ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/18/2007 00:00:00

160 apply for Ferris Head Football Coach position

ERIC CORNELISONThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Ferris High School has been taking applications for a new athletic director and head football coach since cutting former ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/18/2007 00:00:00

Charges against Phil Smart dropped

SHERRY LONGNews EditorWAXAHACHIE - Charges against Phil Smart were dropped last Thursday, Jan. 4 when he appeared in the Ellis County Court at Law No. ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/11/2007 00:00:00

Newly elected county officials sworn in

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsWAXAHACHIE - An a cappella rendition of the national anthem, sung by eight-year-old Max Navar-ro, drew thunderous applause and a standing ovation ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/11/2007 00:00:00

Pitts withdraws Speaker bid

SHERRY LONG News EditorAUSTIN - Moments before press deadline on late Tuesday afternoon Rep. Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, withdrew his name for Speaker of the House.Pitts ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/11/2007 00:00:00

Two men dead in Glenn Heights after confrontation

SHERRY LONGNews EditorGLENN HEIGHTS - Two men died after what Glenn Heights police officials were calling an apparent murder and suicide in the 2700 block ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/11/2007 00:00:00

County facilities might require bond election

SHERRY LONGNews EditorWAXAHACHIE - Ellis County offices and the Wayne McCollum Detention Center are busting at the seams. There just does not seem to be ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/11/2007 00:00:00

2006 Toys For Tots drive successful

Special to The Ellis County PressITASCO - Thanks to the U. S. Marine Corps, HILCO members and employees and the citizens of Itasca and surrounding ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/11/2007 00:00:00

WM truck dumps burning load of trash

SHERRY LONGNews EditorWILMER - A Waste Management dump truck dropped its load shortly after 4 p.m. Monday on the Interstate 45 southbound access lanes after ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/11/2007 00:00:00

Midlothian chamber holds awards celebration Jan. 27

MIDLOTHIAN - The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce will hold the Chamber Awards Dinner and Celebration at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. at the Midlothian Conference ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/04/2007 00:00:00

County auditor’s office recognized for excellence

Ellis County - Commissioners' Court recently announced the Ellis County Auditor's Office had been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/04/2007 00:00:00

Confrontation erupts in Palmer

Mark VarselThe Ellis County PressPALMER - Former council member Roy Bobo had been recording Palmer City Council meetings since he was unseated in the last ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/04/2007 00:00:00

Year in Review

Headline stories of 2006Jan. 5, 2006Ellis County experiences wave of grass firesMore than 300 homes in Texas had reportedly burned in recent days from blazes ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/04/2007 00:00:00

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