Megan Gray

Lancaster: Oktoberfest is coming

LANCASTER – Oktoberfest is coming to Lancaster Friday Oct. 8 and Saturday, Oct. 9. New this year, is Opera. Jennifer Sowle, professional singer and graduate of ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 10:18:00

No more excuses; After 20 years, home may be demolished

FERRIS- Jacuita Kimbrell, 71, faces losing her home on 409 South Wood Street soon. According to reports, she has owned the home since 1981 and had ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 09:59:00

Lancaster: City to increase tax rate by 9 cents

LANCASTER - The first of three public hearings for the new fiscal budget year was held Monday, Aug. 23 during a regular scheduled council meeting. A ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 09:54:00

Waxahachie: Polk awards custody of 25 seized animals

WAXAHACHIE – Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Curtis Polk awarded custody of 25 animals to the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals during ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/26/2010 09:29:00

Waxahachie: City discusses K-2 ban, tax increase hearings declared

WAXAHACHIE - Monday night’s discussion regarding the recent issue with a substance branded as K-2 and sold in stores as incense was received with opposition. During ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:27:00

Ferris: 18 horses and 7 dogs seized from property

FERRIS - The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Ellis County Sheriff’s Department seized 18 horses, two dogs and five puppies from ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:25:00

Fifth Court of Appeals: Democrats sue Birdwell

DALLAS – The recent filing in Dallas’ fifth court of appeals by newly elected Republican Senator Brian Birdwell is gaining momentum across the state. The Democratic ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:19:00

ELLIS COUNTY: County sales tax decreases 2.2%

ELLIS COUNTY - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs stated state sales tax revenue in July was $1.69 billion, up 2.2 percent compared to one year ago ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/19/2010 12:14:00

Lancaster: City to host ‘Bark in City Park’

MEGAN GRAYThe Ellis County PressLANCASTER - The first annual “Bark in City Park” will be here before you or Fido knows it!“Bark in City Park” ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:23:00

Ellis County: Burn ban now in place

MEGAN GRAYThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY-   Ellis County Commissioners unanimously approved a burn ban for the entire county effective immediately during the commissioner’s court meeting ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:16:00

Waxahachie: Parking garage recognized

MEGAN GRAYThe Ellis County PressAUSTIN – Waxahachie’s City Parking Garage Project has been named a finalist in the Best Public Improvement category for the 2010 ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 12:13:00

Lancaster: City hosts back to school weekend event

MEGAN GRAYThe Ellis County PressLANCASTER – Second Saturday on the Square is expected to be full of children receiving free school supplies and free haircuts ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 11:58:00

Celebrate Waxahachie

MEGAN GRAYThe Ellis County PressYoung Marines of Ellis County Stand at Ease in front of their booth at the “Celebrate Waxahachie” event Thursday, Aug. 5 ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 11:55:00

CareFlite awarded contract ; Ferris EMS crew leaves disgruntled

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press   "We will not officially turn the operations of ambulance service over to CareFlite until we have our ambulance decommissioned and out ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/12/2010 11:49:00

DSHS Encourages Early Vaccination of Schoolchildren

The Texas Department of State Health Services is encouraging parents to get their children vaccinated now to avoid the back-to-school rush expected later this month. ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/06/2010 12:09:00

2 killed in plane crash ; Investigation ongoing

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County PressMIDLOTHIAN - Two lives were lost during take off and landing practice at Mid-Way Regional Airport located directly off Highway 287, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 13:59:00

New Shade of Wilmer

MEGAN GRAYThe Ellis County PressWilmer City Hall, Fire and Police Departments as well as the Senior Center are starting to see improvements with nothing more ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 13:57:00

Illegal immigrant arrested, intent to deliver drugs

MEGAN GRAY The Ellis County Press FERRIS – An illegal immigrant from Mexico was arrested for possession with intent to deliver a penalty two controlled substance Thursday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/05/2010 13:08:00

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