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Ellis County Commissioners Court Special meeting Friday, Oct.28

    CORRECTED 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 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2011 15:47:00

Middle school students jump for the record

PALMER - Despite the flooding rain early Wednesday, Oct. 12, children from Palmer Middle School filed into the school gymnasium one by one to try ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2011 10:12:00

Police seek help for hit and run

ITALY – Italy Police Department is currently seeking help to identify a driver allegedly involved in a hit and run on Interstate 35E on Monday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2011 10:10:00

Officer kills burglary suspect; Case under investigation

MIDLOTHIAN – A man believed to have robbed a Wells Fargo bank in Cedar Hill was shot and killed after a high-speed chase went through ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2011 10:10:00

‘National Hospice Month’ proclaimed

Place 1 Councilman Jim Starr presents members of Family First Hospice with a proclamation declaring the month of November “National Hospice Month” at Ferris City ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/27/2011 10:08:00

Robbed at gunpoint; $50,000-$60,000 stolen from residence

ENNIS- Ellis County Sheriff Office, along with the help of the Ennis Police Department, apprehended three men Tuesday, Oct. 11 for robbing a 60-year-old man ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/20/2011 11:44:00

Recordings contradict councilman

FERRIS – Recently released audio tapes of Councilman Gary Ross, after being involved in an accident during the annual 9/11 memorial tribute on Malloy Bridge ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/20/2011 11:42:00

Ferris poised to lose $300,000 annually

FERRIS – The loss of $300,000 annual income from Waste Management to the city of Ferris was a topic of concern during the Monday, Oct. 17 ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/20/2011 11:42:00

Area mansion to host charity event

WAXAHACHIE - Are you a fan of the popular 60s sitcom The Munsters?  Then you might want to mark your calendar for “The Munster Charity Event” ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/20/2011 11:39:00

Forgery ring busted, 5 arrests

On Tuesday, Oct. 11,  Ellis County Sheriff’s Investigators executed a search warrant in the 6800 Block of Griggs Street in Forrest Hill. The search warrant ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2011 12:56:00

Tuberculosis cases spread, 221 tested positive

A second case of active tuberculosis was confirmed Friday, Oct. 7 in Ennis and health officials are currently awaiting to determine a case in Denton, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/13/2011 11:01:00

Council approves redistricting

LANCASTER – Council unanimously approved the final plans for the 2010 redistricting process Monday, Oct.10. With only minor questions remaining by council after the public hearing ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/13/2011 11:00:00

Breaking: Man robbed at gunpoint, suspects arrested

UPDATE: After investigation, one of the males arrested will be released from jail because he wasn’t the third suspect involved in the aggravated robbery. Authorities ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2011 17:49:00

SAGU to host biblical archaeology seminar

Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) will host a Biblical Archaeology Seminar October 11-13, 2011. The seminar is free and open to the public. On Tuesday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/10/2011 15:55:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court Agenda for Monday, Oct.10

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: 10/09/2011 17:11:00

Fire destroys chemical plant

WAXAHACHIE – Magna-blend Inc, a chemical plant in Waxahachie, burned down to the ground on Monday, Oct. 3 with an estimated $15-20 million loss. What started ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2011 21:03:00

Follow-up: Councilman’s crash causes bruising

FERRIS - Recently received police reports indicate a Sunday, Sept. 11 anniversary dedication lead to bruising of a little girl by Ferris Councilman Gary Ross. Ross, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2011 21:02:00

After debate, council approves ESD 2 contract

OVILLA - The city of Ovilla and  Emergency Service District # 2 have been at odds with each other for weeks, ending up with citizens ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2011 21:00:00

Southbound 635 to Westbound I-30 to close for maintenance

DALLAS COUNTY – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is closing the southbound I-635 ramp to westbound I-30 beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday night, October ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2011 17:56:00

Crews to begin applying foam to extinguish fire pockets at chemical plant

WAXAHACHIE - Beginning early this afternoon,Thursday, Oct.6, contracted crews will begin applying a non-toxic foam to extinguish the small remaining pockets of fire remaining at ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2011 17:14:00

After the fire : EPA air update

WAXAHACHIE - Following the Monday, Oct. 3 fire at the Magnablend Central Facility in Waxahachie, the Environmental Protection Agency began monitoring air quality within the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2011 17:06:00

Sagu cancels classes today

Waxahachie, TX - October 3, 2011 - Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) has canceled classes for the rest of the afternoon. Faculty, staff and students have ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2011 15:21:00

Breaking: Chemical fire in Waxahachie causes evacuations

Updates: City of DeSoto closed all city offices at 2 p.m. for health concerns due to the fire. As of 2:15 p.m., all outdoor WISD ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2011 12:07:00

Commissioners to meet for fire marshal/emergency services appointment

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 Monday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2011 22:02:00

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