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County budget process continues

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County CommunicationsELLIS COUNTY - Public hearings regarding the county's proposed tax rate and proposed budget for fiscal year 2007-2008 will be held on ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2007 00:00:00

Air Evac Lifeteam holds grand opening

Ennis Regional Medical Center welcomes Air Evac LifeteamERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - The Ennis Regional Medical Center will feature a helicopter pad that will be home base ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2007 00:00:00

Ellis County staffer receives appointment

Staff ReportsELLIS COUNTY - Ellis County Communications Director Diana Buckley received an appointment to the Region III Director for the National Association of County Information ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2007 00:00:00

Taxpayer group calls for Durbin to resign

Staff ReportsWAXAHACHIE - Ellis County's main taxpayer group, the Taxpayers Alliance for Good Government, which has a strong membership in the Ennis area, today called ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2007 00:00:00

North Ellis County Outreach receives grant from TXU

Staff ReportsELLIS COUNTY - In order to aid North Ellis County residents most in need of assistance, TXU Energy and North Ellis County Outreach have ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2007 00:00:00

Ferris man injured when struck by mower

Charles D. Hatfield Jr.PublisherFERRIS - Albert Harrison, 77, was treated by local paramedics after being struck by a riding lawnmower operated by Danny Satterwhite, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2007 00:00:00

Palmer city secretary resigns

Mark VarselThe Ellis County PressPALMER - Palmer City Secretary, Alicia Baran, has resigned her position. Effective on Friday, Aug. 17, Baran had begun training her ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2007 00:00:00

School closing

Ennis Intermediate School found unsafe ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - The trustees of the Ennis Independent School District has informed the public the Ennis Intermediate School was ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2007 00:00:00

Beas Cafe up and running

JACOB FLORESThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Since its re-opening on May 31, Bea's Caf� in Ferris has been doing just fine.There are good days and ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2007 00:00:00

Ennis city commissioner arrested

Local dentist and city commissioner charged with videotaping female empoyees changing ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - One of the Ennis city commissioner and local dentist was arrested ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2007 00:00:00

Accusations still rife in Palmer

Council votes to request an investigation by the Texas RangersMark VarselThe Ellis County PressPALMER - Accusations of all sorts are running rampant inside and outside ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/16/2007 00:00:00

It may be costly in Ennis

City looking into increasing the amount of fines levied for different offensesERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - The Ennis City Commission voted to raise the amount of fines ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/16/2007 00:00:00

Alma government running without top two positions

ERIC CORNELISONEditorALMA - Every city government was going through some type of turmoil over the last few weeks and Alma was not left out.Over the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/16/2007 00:00:00

Duncanville pastor doesn’t use helmet

ERIC CORNELISONEditorRED OAK - A pastor from the Duncanville Church of Christ laid down his motorcycle last week and was taken by Air Evac to ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/16/2007 00:00:00

National Night Out celebrated

Communities around the county enjoyed the festivitiesERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - There were several awards handed out at the Milford night out. These were Citizen of ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/16/2007 00:00:00

Red Oak ISD does not renew 41 positions

Staff ReportsRED OAK - The Red Oak Independent School District continues to remain well above the state and regional average for auxiliary personnel, approximately 41 ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/09/2007 00:00:00

Condemned man loses appeal

ERIC CORNELISONEditorHOUSTON - A federal appeals court has turned down the appeal of a North Texas man condemned for a robbery where two employees of ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/09/2007 00:00:00

Palmer ISD receives complaint

District anwers question about discrimination against girlsERIC CORNELISONEditorPALMER - The U.S. Department of Education has informed the Palmer Independent School District they are reviewing a ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/09/2007 00:00:00

Questions arise about Bardwell mayor

Citizens accuse mayor of having a criminal past, closing down city hall and many other thingsChantel JamesThe Ellis County PressBARDWELL - Many have been accused ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/09/2007 00:00:00

Local man knows a thing about jerky

ERIC CORNELISONEditorFERRIS - Ray Riley, son of the late Tip Riley and Ferris High School graduate, of the Rosenthal Meat Science Center at Texas A ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/09/2007 00:00:00

Commissioners recognize Helping Hands of Ennis

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsWAXAHACHIE - On Monday evening, during a regularly scheduled meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners' Court, Commissioners unanimously approved a proclamation honoring ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/09/2007 00:00:00

Waxahachie proposes park for skate enthusiasts

ZACH TOOMBSThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Waxahachie's Parks and Recreation Board was considering the construction of a skate park for the city.'We know we want ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2007 00:00:00

County authorizes negotiations with architectural firm

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County CommunicationsELLIS COUNTY - In the interest of continuing to expedite progress on the county's building project, Commissioners called a special meeting on ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2007 00:00:00

Ennis fire department receives $62,819 grant from FEMA

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the first round of the fiscal year 2007 Assistance to Firefighters Grants ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2007 00:00:00

Now you see it... Now you don’t...

As a historic structure is scrapped, Ferris history is erasedKELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - The Ferris skyline was noticeably changed Thursday, July 26, with ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2007 00:00:00

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