Megan Gray

The Ellis County Press 2010 Year in Review

ELLIS AND SOUTHERN DALLAS COUNTIES - Each year we go over the hottest and most breaking news stories of the past year and 2010 had ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 20:35:00

'Twas the night after Christmas, more than a mouse was stirring; Robber hits the wrong home

MIDLOTHIAN – The day after Christmas all seemed quiet until a witness observed a suspicious individual at a residence on the 3800 blk. of Plainview ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/31/2010 20:33:00

Second time a miss; Dollar General burglarized again

FERRIS - The safe deposit box was targeted once again at the Dollar General store on S. Central Street. Around 2:45 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 20, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:24:00

Search for missing Palmer woman continues

ELLIS COUNTY - Marian P. Parsons, 54, has been missing since Wednesday, Dec. 1. Last seen at the Ennis IHOP with a neighbor, Parsons returned to ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:23:00

Officers make arrest in vehicle break-ins

WAXAHACHIE – Waxahachie Police Department arrested Patraic LaDrue Beecham, 41, for breaking into two cars on the school parking lot at the 200 block of ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 14:21:00

Texas legendary fruitcake company offers free chocolate enrobed strawberries

CEDAR HILL - This holiday season, if your name is Mary, drop into either Mary of Puddin Hill locations and receive a complimentary chocolate enrobed ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/23/2010 12:50:00

ECSO: Missing person alert

MISSING PERSON Marian P. Parsons   W/F   Date of Birth 11/11/1956 Approximately 5’5” Tall  150 pounds Resides at 4577 FM 879, Palmer Texas Marian was last seen on 12/1/2010 at ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 15:02:00

Wilson appointed as new County and District Attorney

Wilson appointed as new County and District Attorney               In a special meeting on Friday, December 17, Ellis County Commissioners appointed Patrick Wilson of Waxahachie to ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/17/2010 13:28:00

Showing the Love: District 2 representative angers constituents over hunting trip

LANCASTER – District 2 constituents are outraged over the recent allegations coming out about their councilman. Todd Love was elected to serve district 2 in May ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:48:00

Police investigate multiple shooting

WAXAHACHIE - Police are investigating a multiple shooting going north bound on State Highway 77 Monday, Dec.13. Between the hours of 6 and 7 p.m. south ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:45:00

Fired: Two officers fired over misconduct, sexual allegations

FERRIS - Two Ferris officers were fired recently over misconduct. City Manager Eric Strong said Sgt. Jeffrey Kent’s internal affairs investigation had to be done by ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:41:00

'Waxahachie 101' accepting applications

WAXAHACHIE - The city of Waxahachie is now registering participants for the "Waxahachie 101" educational program for residents.  "I have already 24 people registered so I ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/16/2010 21:32:00

Special Ellis County Commissioners Court agenda

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT   Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners’ Court will be held on Friday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/13/2010 17:42:00

Police seek help to identify tattoos

WAXAHACHIE - The Waxahachie Police Department is seeking help to identify the couple pictured to the right.  Sgt. Brad Doughty advised the two used stolen checks ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 23:03:00

A 'Heartfelt Christmas' is coming

LANCASTER – The sights and sounds of Christmas are upon us and the city of Lancaster is no exception.  Christmas in Old Towne Lancaster, 2nd Saturday ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 23:02:00

Bomb scare forces district to evacuate

WAXAHACHIE - At approximately 8:40 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 6 a bomb threat was made via a verbal report to the Howard 8th Grade Center.  All ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 23:01:00

City receives baseball grant

FERRIS - The city announced they were awarded with a $100,000 grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund to help support the renovation of both baseball ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 23:00:00

City earning its merits in environmentalism

WAXAHACHIE - The city of Waxahachie was recognized for its yearlong efforts in achieving a greener and more environmentally conscious community. Monday, Dec. 6, Deanna and ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:58:00

Campus reconfiguration plans nearly complete

WAXAHACHIE - The Waxahachie Independent School District Board of Trustees will vote on the campus reconfiguration plan on Monday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/09/2010 22:34:00

'Christmas on the Square' this Saturday

FERRIS – The 15th annual "Christmas on the Square" celebration will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 with food, contests, entertainment, a live auction, carnival rides, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 19:01:00

Councilman files complaint over advertising

LANCASTER - Councilman Todd Love, district 2, successfully filed a complaint with the Texas Ethics Commission about flyers placed in The Ellis County Press drawing ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 18:58:00

Santa came to town; First appearance of the season

Santa Claus Made His First Appearance in Waxahachie Friday, Nov. 26 at the downtown square for their annual lighting of the tree, kicking off the ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/02/2010 18:49:00

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