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We'll Never Forget; 9/11 Remembrance

Travelers were greeted last Thursday, Sept. 11 with members of the Ellis County Tea Party, Texas Civil Defense patriots, and citizens waving U.S. Flags from ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:50:00

Ferris Homecoming 2014

To view the gallery click the images on the right. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:48:00

Sheriff Johnny Brown swears in new Deputy

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently swore in Leigh Englert as a Deputy Sheriff. Englert has held a Peace Officer license since 2006; his prior ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:48:00

Nat’l Prescription Drug Take Back slated for Sept. 27

Waxahachie – National Prescription Drug Take Back takes place Saturday, Sept. 27. Joining in the effort with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office; Waxahachie, Ennis and Ennis ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:47:00

Ellis County cities get $2,297,605 in monthly sales tax revenue

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today state sales tax revenue in August was $2.57 billion, up 7.5 percent compared to August 2013. “The latest ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:46:00

Texas Film Commission Comes To Ennis Sept. 22

Ennis – Alicia Downard, Production and Community Relations Specialist for the Texas Film Commission, will give a presentation about the media production industries in Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:44:00

Local government should be closest to the people; Most accessible - Most engaged - Listening

Is there any logical reason for county officials to bypass public opinion?  After all, we all live within a 30 minute drive from the courthouse.  And yet, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:43:00

Mounting Silver to fight ISIS, Americans are sick of this

By Glenn Mollette When I was a child I never got tired of watching the television program The Lone Ranger. He always rode in on his ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:42:00

Personal Finance: Don’t be surprised by retiree healthcare costs

Retirement isn’t cheap. Even though you’re no longer drawing a paycheck,you still must pay for housing, food, utilities, transportation and healthcare, to name just a ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:42:00

Simply Speaking: Common Core

Evidently, many, most, or all local public school administrators and faculty have bought in on the CSCOPE AND COMMON CORE curriculums, having long ago discarded ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:41:00

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