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Meals-on-Wheels seeking volunteers for the Holidays

The holidays are here and for Meals-on-Wheels, like everyone else, it is a busy and critical time of the year. With school being out ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/29/2007 00:00:00

County officials to address transportation crossroads

Special to The Ellis County PressWAXAHCHIE - Ellis County will soon be at a transportation crossroads, according to county officials.County Judge and County Commissioners will ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/29/2007 00:00:00

County selects web hosting firm

WAXAHACHIE - CivicPlus was selected to evaluate the county's current website and website needs and to develop a new website, including training, hosting, and implementation ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/29/2007 00:00:00

Voting records for candidates released

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - Just how Republican are the announced candidates for public office, whose treasurer reports were published last week? ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/29/2007 00:00:00

Ferris Public Library hosts Wi-Fi hotspot

FERRIS - As of Nov. 20, patrons of the Ferris Public Library along with area residents may connect to the Internet with a Wi-Fi enabled ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/29/2007 00:00:00

Sims Library employed sex offender

Ex-worker alleges financial mismanagementSTAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - The taxpayer-funded, privately managed Sims Library employed a registered sex offender, Leeland Zane Woodard, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/29/2007 00:00:00

Filings for Election 2008

STAFF REPORTELLIS COUNTY - The first step a candidate must take is to file a treasurer's appointment, which will legally allow him or her to ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/22/2007 00:00:00

‘Wheels for Meals’ program to help elderly

Wheels for Meals Program Helps Feed the Elderly Meals-on-Wheels is accepting vehicles for donation through its Wheels for Meals program. Anyone who has an unwanted ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/22/2007 00:00:00

Baylor at Waxahachie awarded for creating proactive initiative

Reduced rate of patient re-admissions due to blood clots by 50 percentWAXAHACHIE - Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie was recently recognized by Baylor Health Care ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/22/2007 00:00:00

Burn ban in effect

WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County is now under an outdoor burn ban, effective for 90 days folowing action in commissioners court.'Record rainfall this past summer brought ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/22/2007 00:00:00

Sheriff race draws 3 candidates

STAFF REPORTThe Ellis County PressMIDLOTHIAN - Three Republican candidates have started their campaigns early to replace the retiring Sheriff Ray Stewart. Johnny Brown, an Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/22/2007 00:00:00

Ramsey in GOP DA race

Appoints Democrat as treasurerSTAFF REPORTThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Rodney Pat Ramsey filed a treasurer's report last week and will seek to become the next ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/22/2007 00:00:00

Festival of Trees starts this weekend

DANA RODESSpecial to The Ellis County PressRed Oak - The Christmas season officially begins in Red Oak this weekend when the Second Annual Festival of ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/22/2007 00:00:00

DaTrelle Black,a soldier’s story

Pastor Darian PaceGod's Kingdom United Methodist Churchdarian@gkumc.orgFERRIS - During the month of November, we take time to honor the men and women who risk their ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/15/2007 00:00:00

Transformer explosion lights sky

Ferris - Around 6:25 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12, a transformer exploded and briefly lit the evening sky in the alley south of Sixth Street. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/15/2007 00:00:00

Free Thanksgiving dinner offered

The Ovilla Road Cafe is offering Free Thanksgiving Dinner to anyone in the community free of charge Thursday, Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. - 3 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/15/2007 00:00:00

ROISD appoints director of human resources

MELANIE PETERSENThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - Sheila Straughan has been selected as the Director of Human Resources for the Red Oak Independent School District. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/15/2007 00:00:00

Magical Christmas to be held Saturday

ENNIS - 'Circle of Friends' has invited the community to help make the difference in the life of a child by kicking off your ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/15/2007 00:00:00

Traffic Safety Summit to be held

Ellis County Commissioner Dennis Robinson is encouraging citizens to participate in a free Traffic Safety Summit scheduled for Thursday, Nov.15, at the Richardson Civic Center ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/15/2007 00:00:00

Molotov cocktail cause of fire

CHARLES D. HATFIELD JR. The Ellis County PressFERRIS - Fire and police are investigating a fire inside Bumbles Snack Shop, 212 S. Central in Ferris. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/15/2007 00:00:00

Czech Heritage Society offers $500 scholarship

The Czech Heritage Society of Texas is accepting applications for the Victor Peter Memorial Scholarship. The $500 stipend was established in memory of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/08/2007 00:00:00

Arbitrator to decide on Midlothian annexation

STAFF REPORTMIDLOTHIAN - A rural Ellis County beekeeper fears city regulations will sting his livelihood if Midlothian annexes his land.'Bees and the city don't really ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/08/2007 00:00:00

Driver convicted in 2005 Waxahachie truck crash

STAFF REPORTWaxahachie - After two years since a tractor-trailer left a smoldering trail of devastation and heartache on a June afternoon, an Ellis County jury ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/08/2007 00:00:00

Veterans’ Services office opens

Midlothian - A number of officials were on hand to celebrate the grand opening of a new Veterans' Services office in Midlothian, at 1150 N. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/08/2007 00:00:00

Hometown hero saves friend

MELANIE PETERSENThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - At the Red Oak varsity football game in Ennis on Nov. 2 two friends, Vincent Deblado and Ian ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/08/2007 00:00:00

Truck full of cigarettes stolen, recovered

STAFF REPORTWAXAHACHIE - A tractor-trailer full of cigarettes was stolen from a Waxahachie terminal early Monday, Oct. 22 and recovered about two hours later, a ... Full story

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

Classic cars and fish fry featured Saturday

MIDLOTHIAN - A community meeting featuring classic cars and a fish fry will be held Saturday Nov. 3 at 12 p.m. in the Midlothian Civic ... Full story

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

Red Oak city secretary resigns

MELANIE PETERSENThe Ellis County PressOn Oct. 29, the Red Oak City Council accepted the resignation of Judy Grant, city secretary.Grant's resignation will be effective on ... Full story

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

County offers free dump days

Ellis County is providing free dump days to dispose of trash and even tires at no charge.County Commissioner Precinct 3 is offering this service ... Full story

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

Veterans’ Services opens Midlothian office

MIDLOTHIAN - Ellis County announced the opening of a new Veterans Services office in the City of Midlothian at 1150 N. Highway 67. Office ... Full story

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

Republicans urge ‘No’ vote on Midlothian bond Nov. 6

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN - Ellis County Republicans are urging Midlothian area taxpayers to vote against a $103 million bond proposition on ... Full story

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

Navarro College tax hits roadblock

Pitts, Cook help fend off effortSTAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - Navarro College officials were determined to get Ellis County to adopt a ... Full story

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

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