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County to build 3 new buildings

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County commissioners will pursue three new building projects, with the first one going out for bid within the next two weeks. “We have ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:09:00

SAGU becomes hot spot for camps, conventions

Waxahachie – Following Southwestern Assemblies of God University’s 105th Commencement in May, students departed for summer break. However, the SAGU campus remains a hub of ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:05:00

FABA Ribbon Cutting held July 12 for opening

FERRIS – The Ferris Area Business Association (formerly the Ferris Downtown Association) held a ribbon cutting Saturday for its newest member, Nanna’s Rib Shack. “The location ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:05:00

SHOW OF PATRIOTISM

Members of Texas Civil Defense joined in the 4th of July Celebration by participating Waxahachie parade. TCD is a non-profit group teaching emergency skills, self-defense ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:02:00

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in July and 10 trees will be planted in high-need national forests

America’s forestland is a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation this month. Through ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:02:00

Inmate phones cost the county $0

Johnny Brown Ellis County Sheriff WAXAHACIE – For several years the county contracted with Securus Technologies to provide the inmate phone system.  This last year when the contract ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 18:51:00

Letter to the Editor: OPEN LETTER TO HONORABLE JOE BARTON

Dear Congressman Barton,  Our country and constitution is under attack from within, and little is being done about it by Republicans.  The flat-out lawlessness of the president ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 18:51:00

Making Sense by Michael Reagan Solving the 'Children’s Invasion'

Here’s a modest proposal for solving the “Children’s Invasion” on our southwestern borders.  Next time a planeload of “unaccompanied alien children” from Honduras or Guatemala is ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 18:50:00

Simply Speaking: Political Games We Play

The games people play; the games WE play; but especially, the games POLITICIANS play. And as many of us are fully aware, America, Texas, even Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 18:50:00

The Case for Impeachment

House Speaker John Boehner is threatening to file a lawsuit against President Obama because of the President’s overreach of executive authority.  However, the Speaker made a ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 18:49:00

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