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County issues 90 day burn ban

WAXAHACHIE - A burn ban is in effect for Ellis County for the next 90 days.'This morning the Keetch-Byrum Drought Index (KBDI) average was 445 ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/31/2008 00:00:00

Hangar danger

JENNIFER SALINAS and GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressMIDLOTHIAN - Waxahachie and Midlothian share Mid-Way Regional Airport, a membership which includes dozens of private and commercial ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/31/2008 00:00:00

Jury hands down life sentence

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - An Ellis County jury convicted Miguel Arciba for the murder of Doris Phillips Monday, capping a week-long trial. Arciba ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/31/2008 00:00:00

Joe Grubbs denies Hellstern cover-up

Witnesses: He was handed complaintGLEN JACKSONand JENNIFER SALINASThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The husband of one of Joe Grubbs' assistant prosecutors was caught masturbating in ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/31/2008 00:00:00

Election 2008

* Feb. 4 - Last day to register in Texas to vote in the Primary* Feb. 19 - First day of early voting in Primary* ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/24/2008 00:00:00

ECP launches new web radio show

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - The Ellis County Press launched an Internet radio station Tuesday in an effort to capitalize on the ever-growing ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/24/2008 00:00:00

Political sign violations rampant

Terry NayConstable, pct. 2It's great to see such great campaign enthusiasm. I just wanted to remind all the local candidates of Texas Law relating to ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/24/2008 00:00:00

Candidates release financial reports

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The Jan. 15 campaign finance reports for Republican and Democratic candidates on the March 4 primary ballot were released ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/24/2008 00:00:00

Sanctity of Life

My Little PatientRon Bryce, M.D.Forty-five million have been aborted since the Supreme Court legalized it 35 years ago. But there is one among these millions ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/24/2008 00:00:00

Candidates tackle immigration

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - Republicans are debating illegal immigration at the state and federal level, and locally, the debate is shaping up ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/24/2008 00:00:00

Comptroller Susan Combs delivers

AUSTIN—Comptroller Susan Combs announced the state collected $1.83 billion in sales tax revenue in December, up 9.1 percent compared to December 2006.Combs sent cities, counties, ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/17/2008 00:00:00

TAGG revamps, forms board

GLEN JACKSON The Ellis County Press FERRIS - The county's largest taxpayer group met Monday night and established a revamped executive committee at a packed ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/17/2008 00:00:00

Joe Barton’s salary: $169,300?

GLEN JACKSON The Ellis County Press WASHINGTON, D.C. - If history serves its purpose, Congressman Joe Barton, R-Ennis, will make an additional $4,000 in salary. ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/17/2008 00:00:00

Animal control subcommittee

GLEN JACKSON The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - County commissioners are establishing a subcommittee to review proposals for nuisance animals, and they need citizens to ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/17/2008 00:00:00

EC Planned Parenthood: 6,000+ abortion referrals

GLEN JACKSON The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County commissioners proclaimed late January as 'Sanctity of Life Week,' in which a proclamation of their ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/17/2008 00:00:00

3 vye for open sheriff’s seat

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The race for Ray Stewart's old job features three Republicans vying for the chance to face a Libertarian in ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/17/2008 00:00:00

Ramsey’s race for DA started years ago

Joe Grubbs was one phone call away from preventing Rodney Pat Ramsey from obtaining his law degreeGLEN JACKSON The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE - Joe ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/17/2008 00:00:00

Ferris hires new city manager

CHANTEL JAMESThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - The Ferris City Council interviewed lone finalist David Chavez Monday night during a city council meeting on Jan. 7 ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/10/2008 00:00:00

I-45 entrance to close temporarily

Dallas - The freeway entrance ramp to southbound Interstate Highway 45 from Bryan Street will be closed beginning Jan.10 for three weeks, according to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/10/2008 00:00:00

Free seminar offered for care-givers

WAXAHACHIE - Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson & Ellis Counties is offering a free seminar to residents of Waxahachie and surrounding communities. 'Finding and Paying for ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/10/2008 00:00:00

Updated candidate filings

Listed are updated candidate filings for Ellis County area contested offices. STATE REPRESENTATIVE10 R - Jim Pitts (I) L - Robert Guest L - ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/10/2008 00:00:00

Democrats list precinct chairs

GLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - In an effort to inform and educate readers, The Ellis County Press published a list of Republican precinct ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/10/2008 00:00:00

Update: Texas Rangers investigate $10,000 tax office theft

GLEN JACKSON The Ellis County PressRED OAK - The Texas Rangers are assisting Red Oak Independent School District police investigator's in the disappearance of $10,000 ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/10/2008 00:00:00

Paper fights police on open records

CHANTEL JAMESThe Ellis County PressITALY - Several police departments have either refused to hand over public arrest records, or are reluctant to do so until ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/10/2008 00:00:00

Investigators: ‘District Attorney pressured us in murder case’

Victim was aunt of NBC's Stone Phillips GLEN JACKSON The Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Ellis County Sheriff investigators told The Ellis County Press they were ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/10/2008 00:00:00

Whistle Stop safe stolen, recovered

Un-named suspect taken into custodyCHANTEL JAMESThe Ellis County PressGLENN HEIGHTS - A safe from a local business, the Whistle Stop, was stolen on Monday, Jan. ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/10/2008 00:00:00

Show me the money

GLEN JACKSON The Ellis County Press RED OAK - Fred's Steakhouse in downtown Red Oak did not pay its waiters and now parents are upset. ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/03/2008 00:00:00

Grand jury requests Wilmer councilmen testimony

Wickliffe hires attorney over possible nepotism violationsGLEN JACKSONThe Ellis County Press WILMER - Three city councilmen - Billy Wickliffe, Eugene Lowe and Dean Rolison - ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/03/2008 00:00:00

65+ benefits at stake

GLEN JACKSON The Ellis County Press WASHINGTON, D.C. - A federal agency instituted a regulation last week that will allow employers to deny medical and ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/03/2008 00:00:00

Candidates filing listed

Candidate filings as of Tuesday, Jan. 1.Key: I-incumbent , R-Republican, D-Democrat, L-Libertarian Ind-Independent 378th CourtR-Al Scoggins - I County/District AttorneyR-Joe Grubbs - ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/03/2008 00:00:00

2008 elections drawing near

Races shaping up in local precinctsGLEN JACKSON The Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY - In an effort to inform and educate readers, The Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/03/2008 00:00:00

Below is a list of all of the candidates for the March 4 primary and November 4 general election (some candidates listed are already on the Nov. 4 ballot).

(I) - denotes incumbent; R - Republican; D - Democrat; L - LibertarianU.S. CONGRESS - 6R - Joe Barton (I)D - Steve BushD - Ludwig ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/03/2008 00:00:00

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