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Trick or Treating starts today

Trick or treating for your little ones today! Downtown Waxahachie Square from 3-5 p.m. and Downtown Midlothian from 4-6 p.m.Get your kids dressed ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/29/2010 12:42:00

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce president speaks

Around and about By Joe Johnson President of Lancaster Chamber of Commerce November, 2010 – What’s wrong with this picture? … The Texas Rangers are in the World ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 17:58:00

Road repairs in Midlothian

Minor road repairs will be performed over the next 30 days along Tayman Drive. The roadway will remain open but delays are possible. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 17:33:00

Council act as citizens to voice opinion; Name calling fair game

LANCASTER- As early voting is underway and election day draws near, even council members are voicing their opinion’s as ordinary "citizens" on local ballot options. During ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:41:00

ECSO:3 crime ring suspects arrested; Gun discovered from previous burglary

LANCASTER – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office received a suspicious call on Wednesday, Oct. 20 leading to three arrests in Lancaster. According to the ECSO, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:29:00

Veteran's kicking off food drive

FERRIS - The Veteran’s Ad-vocate Group of North Texas, located in DeSoto, is kicking off a food drive to help families in need this holiday ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/28/2010 11:29:00

Tornando Warning

  From the National Weather Service A Tornado Warning remains in effect until 415 PM CDT for northcentral Navarro... extreme northwestern Henderson... east central Ellisand southern ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/23/2010 15:49:00

Lancaster ISD superintendent takes campus tours

LANCASTER -  The annual State of the District luncheon was attended by over 100 people and provided ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2010 15:43:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court agenda Monday, Oct.25

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT   Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court will be held on Monday,  ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/22/2010 14:57:00

TxDOT breaks ground on safety improvements for FM 55

TxDOT Breaks Ground On Safety Improvements for FM 55 Project funded through the Proposition 14 Safety Bond program     NAVARRO COUNTY – The Texas Department of Transportation ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 17:58:00

Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser this Saturday

Join Big Brothers Big Sister this Saturday, Oct. 23,  at 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. in Waxahachie at  Hilltop Super Bowl, 2010 W. Business 287.   100% ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 17:26:00

Meals on Wheels looking for Ennis volunteers

Ennis is Growing! Meals-on-Wheels services are growing in Ennis, and volunteers are needed to help                                                                                                                                                      ENNIS - There is a growing need for meals ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 15:59:00

Lancaster ISD to host Town Hall meeting Tuesday, Oct. 26

Lancaster Independent School District is hosting a town hall meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at the Lancaster Administration Building, 244 S. Centre Ave, from 4 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 15:28:00

Early voting locations

For a list of times and early voting locations in Ellis County click here : http://co.ellis.tx.us/DocumentView.aspx?DID=1093   For Dallas County early voting locations and times go here : http://www.dalcoelections.org/nov22010/EVLocations.htm ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 14:51:00

Homeland Security to provide software for cops; November declared National Hospice Month

FERRIS - Executive Vice President of COPSync Randy Comer presented a 10 minute demonstration to the council on his company’s software capabilities for the Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:53:00

Clayton Crossing celebrates fall

WILMER- Clayton Crossing, a Clayton Homes Community located on 100 West Pleasant Run Road, is celebrating fall with an open house sure to please the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:58:00

Man molests 7-year-old-son

MIDLOTHIAN - On Tuesday, Oct. 12 Midlothian Police Department received a 911 call from a man advising he was at the Wal-Mart off Highway 67 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:57:00

Judge grants custody of horse

LANCASTER - Dallas County Justice of the Peace Pct.1-2 Judge Valencia Nash awarded custody of a horse seized under the authority of the Dallas County ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:57:00

Rape suspect still on the loose

WAXAHACHIE - Police are still on the lookout for the sexual assault suspect who raped a 30- year- old woman under the bridge of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:56:00

The Great Pumpkin Race is coming to town

FERRIS- Sponsored by the Ferris Downtown Association, The Great Pumpkin Race 5K Run/ Walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 8 a.m. To register, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:20:00

15th Annual Country Reporter Festival this Saturday

WAXAHACHIE - Bob Philip’s Texas Country Reporter Festival will be held around the historic courthouse square in downtown Waxahachie this Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 12:08:00

Open house tonight

 The Ellis County Sheriff's Office is conducting an open house/public tour for the public from 5-7 p.m. today, Monday Oct.18 to show everyone the new ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/18/2010 16:27:00

Ferris council agenda Monday, Oct. 18

AGENDA FERRIS CITY COUNCIL MEETING CITY OF FERRIS A GENERAL LAW MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, ELLIS COUNTY AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF CITY HALL 100 TOWN PLAZA FERRIS, TEXAS ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/15/2010 16:31:00

New warranty program available to homeowners

WAXAHACHIE - Service Line Warranties of America and the city of Waxahachie are introducing a new program available to all homeowners. According to a press release ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 12:03:00

Elections 2010: Tea Party going sour? 'Wuss Party' name change suggested

ELLIS COUNTY - The Ellis County Tea Party seems to be brewing sour tea. At least one candidate is claiming to be having trouble reaching ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:46:00

City to hold $18 million bond election for 'quality of life enhancement'

WILMER - The city of Wilmer is proposing a $18 million bond election on the Tuesday, Nov.2 general election ballot. Attempts to reach Mayor Jeff Steele ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/14/2010 11:45:00

Waxahachie police on alert for sexual assault victim

The city of Waxahachie and the Waxahachie Police Department are seeking your help. A 911 call came in  9:20 a.m. Tuesday, Oct.12 from a victim of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/13/2010 14:23:00

City to receive $137,848 grant

FERRIS - The city of Ferris was awarded a grant of $137,848 through the Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program, under the Department of Justice’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 12:06:00

'Rowdy party' leads to enforcement

FERRIS- Due to raising concerns and public outcry over a recent incident involving an officer using mace to break up a "rowdy party" the council ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 10:18:00

Ellis County Sheriff's Office: Sheriff Brown, working for you

WAXAHACHIE – Sheriff Johnny Brown, father of four grown girls and eight grandkids, prides himself as a family man who believes in honesty and integrity ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 10:17:00

Off To See The Wizard

Off to see the Wizard at the 36th Annual Waxahachie Chamber Auction are 2010 Auction Chair Theo Thomas as Glenda the Good Witch, Director of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2010 10:15:00

Last day to register to vote

 Today, Monday, Oct.4, is the last day to register to vote in order to be eligible to participate in the upcoming Tuesday, Nov.2 general election.  The ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/04/2010 10:51:00

Doctor envisions 'Star Trek' technology; New needle-less vaccine to appease kids

FERRIS - Dr. Fred Maese is always looking at the newest innovative ideas to bring to his patients. The latest, Pharma-jet, is the Federal Drug Administration ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 13:12:00

Cities to celebrate National Night Out

ELLIS AND DALLAS COUNTY – Tuesday, Oct. 5 cities across the area will be hosting National Night Out events as follows: Ferris: 6 p.m. in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 11:56:00

District to host family dinner night

MIDLOTHIAN - In effort to keep families spending time together in this ever fast moving world we call life, the Midlothian Independent School District will ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 11:53:00

Council denies land swap

LANCASTER - After a two hour discussion, Lancaster City Council vetoed a proposed land swap between the city and the city of Dallas on Monday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 11:49:00

Railroading to the future

Chugging Along to its Future , the MKT Train Depot located on S. Rogers in Waxahachie, has undergone significant renovations this summer transforming into a ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 09:57:00

Zebra mauls man

WAXAHACHIE – A man was mauled late Wednesday, Sept. 22 by his neighbor’s zebra. According to reports from the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, the incident was ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/01/2010 09:51:00

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