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Burglary suspects caught

FERRIS - Ellis County Sheriff investigators, with the assistance of the Ferris Police Department, arrested two suspects in connection to a string of thefts in ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/24/2011 15:35:00

Ballot sign-ups to begin

ELLIS COUNTY- Are you interested in running for public office? If so, you need to sign up to get your name on the ballot for ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/24/2011 15:34:00

Bells are ringin’; Holiday happenings in ‘Hachie

WAXAHACHIE -  As the holidays approach one thing is clear, bells are ringing in hachie!  The Red Cross kicked off their annual “Red Kettle Campaign” ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/24/2011 15:32:00

Chapman recognized

Mayor Pro Tem John Wray congratulates former Assistant City Attorney Jim Chapman for his many years serving the city of Waxahachie on Monday, Nov. 7 ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/24/2011 15:32:00

Toy drive pushes to help families in need

ELLIS COUNTY -  Texas Civil Defense, Red Oak Independent School District and Red Oak Police Department, Ellis County Young Marines,  Ferris Police Department and Red ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/24/2011 15:30:00

Perry appoints Wilhelm to state board

ELLIS COUNTY - Governor Rick Perry-R, appointed Former Ellis County Court at Law No. 1 Judge Greg Wilhelm as one of the 14 new members ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/24/2011 15:29:00

Land grab: Council approves 1st phase of annexation

LANCASTER - A 5-2 vote was all it took to fill a room of angry constituents during the Monday, Nov. 14 council meeting. The council ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/17/2011 14:12:00

Follow-up: Third robbery suspect caught

ENNIS – A 20-year-old Ennis man was arrested  on warrants for being linked to the robbery of a 60-year-old man at gunpoint last month.  Billy Jack ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/17/2011 14:11:00

Commissioners to hold workshop on narrowbanding this week

  NOTICE OF WORKSHOP ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT     Notice is hereby given that a Workshop will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 1:40 p.m. in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/14/2011 16:06:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court Special Meeting to be held

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 Thursday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/14/2011 14:32:00

Veteran's Day Ceremony Friday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m.

DALLAS - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Texas National Cemetery Foundation (TNCF) invite the public to attend a Veterans Day ceremony at Dallas-Fort ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/10/2011 23:47:00

Veterans to be honored during event: Battle re-enactment to occur

WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County veterans, family, friends and anyone with the love of all things historic and “Americana” should attend the annual “Ellis County Veteran’s ... Full story

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

Bus crash leaves 1 dead, 15 injured

RUNNELS COUNTY – A 20-year-old Midlothian student was released from Ballinger Memorial Hospital  Saturday, Nov. 5 after being involved in a bus crash on Friday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/10/2011 13:08:00

2 local cities receive recognition for ‘Main Street’ efforts

ELLIS COUNTY - The Texas Historical Commission and its Texas Main Street Program recognized not only one, but two cities this year in Ellis County. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/10/2011 13:07:00

Pizza Hut coming to town

FERRIS - Council unanimously approved  to enter an 380 Economic Development agreement with Pizza Hut Monday, Nov. 7. The contracted agreement means the city has asked ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/10/2011 12:05:00

Westbound Woodall Rodgers Freeway closed this weekend, mainlane through traffic will be detoured to I-30

DALLAS – The contractor, Archer Western, contracted by The Texas Department of Transportation  to construct the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, will close the westbound mainlanes ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/09/2011 17:36:00

Lane closures scheduled this weekend for eastbound I-635 at I-35E

DALLAS - Weather permitting, The Texas Department of Transportation  will be closing three eastbound left lanes on LBJ (I-635) from Luna Road through the I-35E interchange. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/09/2011 17:34:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court agenda Monday, Nov. 14

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: 11/09/2011 17:30:00

TEXAS: Amendments Election Results

Constitutional Amendments RACENAME PARTYEARLY VOTESPERCENTTOTAL VOTESPERCENT Prop 1 Tax exemption for surviving spouse of veteran             IN FAVOR   216,844 83.13% 567,206 82.88%   AGAINST   43,992 16.86% 117,130 17.11%         -----------   -----------       Race Total   260,836   684,336       Early Provisional Ballots Reported   131           Total Provisional Ballots Reported       737       Precincts Reported   7,405 of 7,428 Precincts   99.69%     Statewide Turnout   5.32%   12,841,808 Registered Voters ----------------------------------------         RACENAME  Prop ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/08/2011 23:47:00

DALLAS COUNTY: Election results pouring in

GLENN HEIGHTS PROP 1 ChoiceEarly Voting in PersonEarly Voting by MailElection DayProv EV/EDElection Day ADATotalPercent FOR (A FAVOR) 24 1 48 0 0 73 31.74% AGAINST (EN CONTRA) 27 0 130 0 0 157 68.26%   GLENN HEIGHTS PROP 2 ChoiceEarly Voting in PersonEarly Voting ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/08/2011 21:44:00

ELLIS COUNTY : Election results are in

        Unofficial Results   FINAL   Constitutional Amendment Election       8-Nov-11                       City of Glenn Heights Proposition 1   For Against     40 95 City of Glenn Heights Proposition 2   For Against     81 55                         Proposition 1   For Against Authorizing the legislature to provide   1,939 390 for an exemption from ad valorem       taxation ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/08/2011 20:54:00

“Boo! On the Square”

Butterflies and a Candy Corn Queen were just a few of many trick-or-treaters at the “Boo! On the Square” in downtown Waxahachie on Monday, Oct. ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/03/2011 11:50:00

Elections underway, nearly 250 early voters

ELLIS AND DALLAS COUNTY – Early voting for Constitutional  Amendments are underway for the entire state of Texas providing opportunities  for voters to decide upon ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/03/2011 11:41:00

TxDOT opens new Northbound I-45 safety rest area

NAVARRO COUNTY – TxDOT will open the new Safety Rest Area on the northbound side of I-45 just south of Richland on Thursday, November 3, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/02/2011 22:16:00

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