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Toys delight needy families

Jeff HamiltonThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Dozens of volunteers arrived at sun up on Dec. 22 to unload, organize and distribute more than 1,500 toys ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/27/2007 00:00:00

Flood repairs move forward

STAFF REPORTWAXAHACHIE - Two actions in Friday's regularly scheduled meeting of the Commissioners' Court will help Commissioners move forward on repairs made necessary by spring ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/27/2007 00:00:00

Ellis County: Year in review

STAFF REPORTThis year was marked by major political developments - Jim Pitts withdrawing from the House Speaker race, county facilities given the green light by ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/27/2007 00:00:00

HILCO’s Operation Round Up® grants funding to local organizations

Special to The Ellis County PressItasca - Operation Round Up® is a program in which residential members of HILCO Electric Cooperative, Inc. sign up to ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/27/2007 00:00:00

Arlington National Cemetery at Christmas

Rest easy, sleep well my brothers. Know the line has held, your job is done. Rest easy, sleep well. Others have taken up where ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/27/2007 00:00:00

Ennis charity board resigns

STAFF REPORTThe Ellis County PressENNIS - Board members of a Christmas charity resigned last week amid an Ennis Daily News article over its finances, but ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/20/2007 00:00:00

Elections 2008

Ellis County donors give to presidential candidatesSTAFF REPORTThe Ellis County PressWASHINGTON, D.C. - Ellis County has become an ATM of sorts for some presidential candidates, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/20/2007 00:00:00

Red Oak: $10,000 missing from tax office

STAFF REPORTThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - Even the tax collectors are getting jilted.An estimated $10,000 came up missing from the Red Oak branch tax ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/20/2007 00:00:00

Bard-not-so-well

STAFF REPORTThe Ellis County PressBARDWELL - Maggie Walker stays mostly in her house because she's less apt to get harassed by city police officers, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/20/2007 00:00:00

Midlothian teens tackle mental health crisis transportation

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN - Students from Midlothian High School will be speaking to city councils, the county commissioners' court, and other ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2007 00:00:00

EC Sheriff’s dept.wins NRA mascot costume

FAIRFAX, Va.- Officer Larry Cheek of the Ellis County Sheriff's Department in Waxahachie, submitted the winning application for the 2007 Eddie Eagle GunSafe® Program mascot ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2007 00:00:00

Little Miss Ellis County Pageant set

Waxahachie - Feb. 3 will be all ribbons and lace and a lucky day for six young ladies.The Baby Miss and Little Miss Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2007 00:00:00

Ron Paul has county donors

STAFF REPORT The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY - Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ron Paul, a congressman from Houston, has a significant following in Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2007 00:00:00

Animal control concerns voiced to commissioners

STAFF REPORTThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - County citizens asked Ellis County commissioners' to reinstate what they perceived to be a rescinded leash law, citing an ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2007 00:00:00

Farmers Insurance presents $500 donation to ROISD foundation

MELANIE PETERSENEllis County PressRED OAK - On Dec. 5 a check for $500 was accepted by Pam Lynch on behalf of the Red Oak ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2007 00:00:00

Baylor purchases 83 acresof land

Site will be evaluated for future growth of the hospitalSTAFF REPORTThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Officials at Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie announced ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2007 00:00:00

Donate or adopt a child or family for Christmas

FERRIS - Commercial State Bank has an Angel Tree with Christmas cards with information Christmas gift suggestions for Ferris children. Anyone intererested in participating is ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2007 00:00:00

Library seeking help in toy drive

FERRIS - The Ferris Public Library is seeking help with a toy drive for the Texas Baptist Home for Children. The library has the names ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2007 00:00:00

County man gets probation

WAXAHACHIE - Texas Workforce Commission provided evidence resulting in the recent prosecutions of an Ellis County claimants.Frank D. Allison, 43, received two years deferred adjudication ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2007 00:00:00

Candlelight Vigil slated for Dec. 9

WAXAHACHIE - A Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Hope to honor family members, friends and loved ones who were needlessly killed or injured by impaired ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2007 00:00:00

Gas flares alarm local residents

TRUMBULL - Local residents were alarmed Tuesday morning around 7 a.m. when 20-foot flame shot skyward from a 40-foot pipe off Interstate 45.As part ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/06/2007 00:00:00

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