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‘Lack of knowledge’; Bush fires purchasing agent

ELLIS COUNTY – After only one year of service to the county, Purchasing Agent Alisha Wickens has been fired. County Judge Carol Bush said reasons Wickens ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 10:05:00

Fire chief retires, new search underway

DESOTO - Fire Chief Fred Hart has retired after providing 37 years to the community, serving the last 10 as chief. Assistant Chief Jerry Smith has ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 10:04:00

Black out; Storms spark fires, power outages

ELLIS COUNTY – Ninety lightning strikes in five minutes. The storm blowing through Ellis County Monday, July 9 caused more than 2,000 residents to be ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2012 10:03:00

County to fire purchasing agent

 ELLIS COUNTY- Per the commissioners court agenda, commissioners will decide on the termination of Alisha Wickens, purchasing agent, Monday, July 9. Agenda as follows: NOTICE OF REGULAR ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/07/2012 18:38:00

Food fight; Vendor denied at Farmers Market

WAXAHACHIE – Three weeks of selling at the Waxahachie Farmers Market and Linda Gallegos, a vendor, thought she was providing a diverse selection of fruits ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:51:00

Blinded by blood; Deputy sustains head injury

OVILLA – An Ellis County Sheriff Office Deputy was struck in the head while responding to a call on the 4000 block of Farm to ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/06/2012 01:50:00

Birdwell speaks out against Obamacare ruling

 DISTRICT 22 - "The ruling of the Supreme Court today was clear: the federal government has no direct constitutional authority to force the purchase of ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2012 17:26:00

DPS increasing DWI patrols for July 4th holiday

  AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols for a nine-day period that includes July 4th. From June 30 – July ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2012 13:02:00

Blazin’ saddles; Farm smolders for days

ELLIS COUNTY - Smoke seen as far away as Red Oak was a man’s farm blazin’ from an out of control fire in rural Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2012 10:35:00

2 killed in wrong-way collision

ELLIS COUNTY - A 46-year-old man from Mansfield driving the wrong way on U.S. Highway 287 caused a head-on collision last week with both vehicles ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2012 10:32:00

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