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Ferris man faces charges

Waxahachie – A 45-year-old Ferris man is in custody on three charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 45. An Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:59:00

Man, woman arrested

WAXAHACHIE – A Ferris woman and Dallas man were arrested by Waxahachie Police on Saturday, April 13 about 1 a.m. for numerous violations, including drugs.  Officer ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:57:00

Traffic controls draw split opinions at court

WAXAHACHIE – A well attended public hearing during Monday afternoon’s meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court was split with opinions of traffic controls along ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:56:00

Saturday local drug take back part of national initiative

On Saturday, April 27, the Drug Enforcement Administration will coordinate a collaborative effort with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office; Waxahachie, Ennis and Ennis ISD Police ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:55:00

BUILDING FOR YOU FUTURE

Campus building improvement is underway at Navarro College in Waxahachie. Construction crews can be seen working on part of the new building. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:54:00

Celebrity News Anchor to emcee Lancaster Chamber gala

LANCASTER – Officers of the Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce announced the chamber’s annual 2013 Boots and Bling Awards Gala and Auction.  The event will begin ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:54:00

Library accepting Founding Members

WILMER – The Friends of the E.M. Gilliam Memorial Public Library are accepting Founding Members through Sept. 20.  Everyone who signs up to become a Founding ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:53:00

Ellis County Self-Help expansion of MS Group Member

Ellis County Self-Help expansion of MS Group Members from Ellis County at the MS & Parkinson’s Self-Help Group sponsored by the Waxahachie Cheesy Striders met ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:52:00

Home Country

“I don’t know about all this, Honey,” Dewey said. “It sounds pretty complicated. The way it is now, I go shovel manure into my pickup, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:50:00

Simply Speaking: No longer a Christian nation??

‘President’ Obama announced, some time back, that America is no longer a Christian nation. In the first place, why would he make such a statement?  Well, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:49:00

Talking to children about the bombings

Submitted by Rita Hodges, Ellis County Extension Agent The bombings in Boston evoke many emotions-shock, fear, anger, helplessness, anxiety, grief and sadness. Children struggling with their ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:49:00

Constitutional Thinking: Patterns of terror

The recent tragedy in Boston brings to mind problems America still faces, but has not solved over the past twenty or so years. You would ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:48:00

Demagogue-in -Chief

Yesterday watching the demagogue-in-chief do his thing about the failure of the Senate to pass legislation he wanted passed made me so angry it hurt. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:47:00

Dr. William Thurman Dill

Feb. 25, 1937 - April 18, 2013  FERRIS - Dr. William Thurman Dill passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2013, in his home in Ferris, surrounded ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:46:00

Walking in the Spirit

Let us not deceive ourselves, if we abide in the Spirit we must also walk in the Spirit and we must obey God. The church ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:45:00

Out to Pastor: No known cure for the Yakety-Yak Syndrome

A few months back I was so sick I had to go see the doctor. That alone indicates the condition was rather serious. I do ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:44:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

Incidents April 15 – 17 Deadly Conduct in the 3000 block of Farm to Market Road 66, Waxahachie.  Theft of a Trailer in the 3000 block of Baron ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:44:00

Wilmer Police Reports

Arrests April 8-21 Twyla Moore, b/f, 31, Wilmer PD x1 capias Jessica Williams, w/f, 22, Wilmer PD x1 Lucio Garcia, w/m, 21, Wilmer PD x2 Francisco Diaz, w/m, 27, Wilmer ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:44:00

Red Oak Police Reports

Arrests April 15-22 Issac A. Sarabia, 22, probation violation, driving while license invalid with previous conviction John B. Riggs, 28, display expired registration, failure to appear Tasharra L. Pinkard, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:43:00

Palmer Police Reports

Arrests April 15-20 Anastasia Procell, w/f, 35, warrant arrest Cody D. Smith, w/m, 29, warrant arrest John S. Murray, w/m, 37, driving while intoxicated Jaime D. Ross, w/f, 34, public ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:43:00

Ovilla Police Reports

Incidents April 8-21 Traffic stops 43 Citations issued 25 Vacation house check 78 Business/building checks 333 Neighborhood checks 902 Total primary calls for service 48 Avg unit rspns time 4 min/51 sec 911 hang-up ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:42:00

Midlothian Police Reports

Arrests April 14-20 Sasha L. Peters, 37, driving while intoxicated Morgan P. Baze, 20, possession of controlled substance PG 1 less than 1 gram Kyle C. Durnil, 23, possession ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:41:00

Glenn Heights Police Reports

Arrests April 12-17 Leterus D. Dews, m, 21, Dallas PD warrant/Ft Worth PD warrant Reginald D. Smith, m, 26, criminal trespass Kristen M. James, f, 18, disorderly conduct Britney L. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:41:00

Ennis Police Reports

Arrests April 15-22 Jerry Mercado, 32, criminal trespass Raymond Jackson, 51, public intoxication Joshua Coleman, 18, tamper/fabricate physical evidence Brittney Steptoe, 17, engage in organized criminal activity Randall Williford, 49, driving ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:40:00

DPS troopers crack down on Spring Break DWIs

Submitted by the Texas Department of Public Safety AUSTIN – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers made more than 1,000 DWI arrests during a Spring ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:40:00

2 Most Wanted fugitives arrested last week

Submitted by the Texas Department of Public Safety AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that two Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:36:00

Public Auction: Frank Prasifka and Son's

Published in the Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 25, 2013 Legal Notice Frank Prasifka and Son’s will sell at Public Auction, vehicles that have ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:35:00

Texas Rose applying for renewal of Private Club Permit and Late Hours Permit

Published in the Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, April 25 & May 2, 2013 Texas Rose, located at 4080 N I-45, Wilmer, Texas, 75172, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:34:00

AP Towers, LLC proposes to construct a 199-foot self-supporting lattice telecommunications structure

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 25, 2013 AP Towers, LLC proposes to construct a 199-foot self-supporting lattice telecommunications structure (overall ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:34:00

AP Towers, LLC proposes to construct a 199-foot self-supporting lattice telecommunications structure

Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, April 25, 2013 AP Towers, LLC proposes to construct a 199-foot self-supporting lattice telecommunications structure (overall ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:32:00

Hawks honor Seniors

RED OAK - The Red Oak Hawks baseball team held their Senior Night last Friday before the Red Oak Waxahachie varsity baseball game.  Each of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:31:00

Lady Hawks loose tie-breaker; Make playoffs

RED OAK - The Red Oak Lady Hawks won the coin toss to play the Waxahachie Lady Indians at home to determine the third and ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:30:00

Great defense not enough for SAGU

WAXAHACHIE - The Southwestern Assembly of God University Lions men’s baseball team played their regular season games last Saturday on the campus of SAGU in ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/26/2013 12:26:00

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