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County commissioners set guidelines for proposed bond oversight committee

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsWAXAHACHIE - Contingent upon the passage of the proposed $53.875 million bond slated to come before voters on May 12, Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2007 00:00:00

Ferris celebrates seventh annual Brick Festival

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - The Seventh Annual Ferris Brick Festival will be going on this Saturday in the downtown square.Ferris was once the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2007 00:00:00

Commissioners expected to appoint assistant as treasurer

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsWAXAHACHIE - Commissioners have called for a special meeting to be held on Friday, April 27, at 9 a.m. to take action ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2007 00:00:00

Residents evacuated in Maypearl after plant fire is reported as ‘explosion’

ERIC CORNELISONEditorMAYPEARL - Maypearl residents were evacuated by the Maypearl Fire Department Saturday after a compressor caught on fire at the Maypearl plant of Energy ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2007 00:00:00

ROISD names lone finalist in search for superintendent

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - The Red Oak Independent School District has named its lone finalist for the superintendent position.Scott Niven was announced ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2007 00:00:00

Ennis man shot Saturday morning

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - Early Saturday morning around 12:28 a.m., the Ennis Police Department was called out to the 1400 block of N. Cardinal to discover ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2007 00:00:00

Two arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

Gunfire reported on Kaufman St.; suspects found at Shell stationERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - The sound of gunfire rocked the 2800 block of N. Kaufman St. over ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2007 00:00:00

Steep shoulders cause problems for company widening FM 660

ERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - With all the road construction going on between Ferris and Bristol, some have said an accident was bound to happen and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2007 00:00:00

Palmer Harry Potter look-a-like to appear on ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’

ERIC CORNELISONEditorPALMER - A Palmer resident who looks a lot like the Harry Potter character will be the hot-seat contestant on 'Who Wants To Be ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2007 00:00:00

Hospital bed costs Ferris woman her life

ERIC CORNELISONEditorFERRIS - Andrea Crossland, 34, lost her life at home Monday after getting pinned down by a hospital bed.The home accident occurred around 1 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2007 00:00:00

Wilhelm chosen to replace Judge Carroll

Diana BuckleyEllis County Communications ELLIS COUNTY - After six lengthy interviews and an executive session lasting more than an hour, Ellis County Commissioners voted unanimously ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2007 00:00:00

Residents discover undervalued properties

ERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - For years, Ellis County homeowners have complained their property values have increased unfairly and caused their taxes to grow, but several ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2007 00:00:00

Juvenile arrested for shooting at motorists

ERIC CORNELISONEditorWAXAHACHIE - A juvenile was taken into custody Saturday, April 14 after spending the day shooting at passing motorists.Waxahachie police were called to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/19/2007 00:00:00

Bluebonnet fever is in the air


Last Updated: 04/19/2007 00:00:00

Easter distraction used to vandalize political enemies

Mark VarselThe Ellis County PressPALMER - The vandals of Easter Sunday were out in force this past weekend, making quick work of defacing the political ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2007 01:01:00

Waxahachie fire department awarded $46,840 grant

WAXAHACHIE - U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, recently announced the Waxahachie Fire Department had been awar-ded a $46,840 grant by the U.S. Department of Homeland ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2007 00:00:00

Commissioners recognize trooper

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsWAXAHACHIE - A proclamation approved in commissioners' court on April 9 was just one of the honors afforded Department of Public Safety ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2007 00:00:00

Explosion rocks Ennis plant

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - Ennis residents woke very early Monday morning when an explosion at the Owens Corning plant rocked the windows of their homes.Fire and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2007 00:00:00

Red Oak student involved in fatal crash

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - A junior at Red Oak High School died after a two-car accident on FM 2377 in Red Oak ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2007 00:00:00

Local man accused of assaulting children

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - A Waxahachie man was arrested Tuesday, April 3 on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and two ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2007 00:00:00

ROPD investigator asked why findings weren’t reported directly to the city council

Officers' training possible cause of chief's firingKELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - The investigator hired to look into the accusations of ticket quotas being ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/12/2007 00:00:00

Homeschooler learns by helping others


Last Updated: 04/12/2007 00:00:00

Commissioners set process for appointment to County Court at Law #1

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsWAXAHACHIE - Ellis County Commissioners held a brief executive session Tuesday morning during a specially-called meeting. On the table: creating ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

Man stabbed and two hospitalized in Ennis

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - A robbery at the Quick Pick in Ennis left one man stabbed and another injured Monday morning, March 26.The Ennis police report ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

Heavy rain closes roads across county

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressTorrential rain broke through the drought conditions in Ellis County last week causing big problems for residents.According to a press release ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

Annual Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival begins Friday, April 13

Ennis - Ennis is showcasing its beautiful bluebonnets throughout April, with a weekend festival full of family fun and events April 13-15.Named the Official Bluebonnet ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

19-year-old arrested following Amber Alert

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressITALY - Abram Jah-mar Toliver, a 19-year-old Dallas resident, is charged with sexual assault of a child and unlawful carrying of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

Garret Fire Department annual fish fry is Friday

Construction begins on new stationGARRETT - On Friday, April 6 Garrett Area Rural Volunteer Fire Department will hold it's annual fish fry from 5 p.m. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

$6,000 scammed from resident

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - The Ennis State Bank reported to the police last week an Ennis resident received a phony cashier's check for a lottery.The resident ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

Woman charged with stealing money from nursing home residents

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - A Grand Jury indictment was handed down in the case of a former nursing home office manager accused of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

Red Oak council argues over projected budget shortfall

ERIC CORNELISONEditorRED OAK - The City of Red Oak will have a $2 million shortfall in its budget by the end of the fiscal year ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

Happy Easter


Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

You’re auctioning off what?


Last Updated: 04/05/2007 00:00:00

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