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Severe storm hits Rockett; No injuries reported

Mark VarselSpecial Report ROCKETT – Late Sunday afternoon a severe thunderstorm tore through the small farming community of Rockett, approximately nine miles east of Waxahachie. The storm ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:50:00

DINOSAUR BONES FOUND

An archeological dig of a Columbian Mammoth dubbed Ellie Mae is underway. Discovered in Ellis County, the location remains undisclosed. Ferris resident Jim West, pictured ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:49:00

Commissioners vote on pay raise for themselves; other elected officials; 90-day ban on outdoor burning approved

WAXAHACHIE – The budget process occupied the largest portion of Monday’s meeting, starting with a proposal by County Judge Carol Bush to give two-percent raises ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:48:00

ECSO warns motorists not to drink and drive

Waxahachie - The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is joining forces with the Texas Department of Transportation, the National Transportation Highway Administration and law enforcement agencies ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:48:00

CHECK PRESENTED

ATMOS Energy Public Affairs Manager Corey Green presented a $1,000 check to the Ferris Volunteer Fire Department. Green acknowledged the Ferris Volunteer Firefighters at their ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:41:00

Comptroller distributes $707 million in monthly sales tax revenue to local governments

AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in July was $2.34 billion, up 6.3 percent compared to July 2013. “The ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:39:00

News doesn’t change much, so what’s new?

By Glenn Mollette  Every day we turn on the television and hear about all the wars in the Middle East. Life is bad in the Middle ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:38:00

Personal Finance: Consumer reporting agencies follow your moves

By now, you’ve probably heard about the Big Three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion), which monitor your financial history and issue credit reports and ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:37:00

Simply Speaking: November election

Most of us realize an enormously important election is up-coming in November, not only in Texas, but all across America. Unfortunately, from this vantage point, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:37:00

West Nile virus vs. common sense

It’s very ironic that many communities are now ramping up efforts to kill mosquitos that carry West Nile virus. Daily newscasts carry the tally of ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:36:00

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