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Christmas massacre claims business owners

LANCASTER – The Lancaster business community is mourning the loss of  area business owners after they were shot and killed by a man dressed as ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/29/2011 13:05:00

2011: A Year in Review

ELLIS AND DALLAS COUNTY -  As the new year approaches, it’s time to take a moment to look back on the top headlines of 2011. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/29/2011 13:00:00

Oak Leaf to expect holiday trash delays

   The city of Oak Leaf sent out the following information : Trash will be picked up on Thursday, December 29, 2011, NO RECYCLE this week.                                                                                     ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/25/2011 00:03:00

Publisher arrested; Faces charges relating to child indecency allegations

NAVARRO COUNTY - Joseph “Joey” Glen Dauben, 30, was arrested by Texas Ranger Jason Bobo Monday, Dec. 19 at his Henderson County home in Mabank ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/22/2011 16:58:00

Christmas trip turns fatal

WAXAHACHIE - A Christmas trip turned fatal when 50-year-old Penny Schimank, of Lincoln, allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel with her three children in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/22/2011 18:38:00

Jury convicts ex-cop; Hall sentenced to 20 years

ELLIS COUNTY - An Ellis County jury sentenced a former police officer to  20 years in prison, a maximum sentence, and a $10,000 fine Friday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/22/2011 18:37:00

Stolen van recovered, more than $20,000 worth of goods found

FERRIS – According to Ferris Police Chief Sam Love, his officers were able to recover a stolen van and various stolen goods recently. On Tuesday, Dec. ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/22/2011 18:36:00

Correction: Police Reports

 The current issue of The Ellis County Press hitting news racks today, cover story "Publisher arrested", has Red Oak Police Incidents listed after the Wilmer ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/21/2011 15:00:00

School board trustee arrested

AVALON -  Avalon Independent School Board Trustee Kevin McCulloch, 38, was arrested by the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant for sexual assault of ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/15/2011 11:57:00

Mayor pleads for forgiveness

OVILLA - While opening up the Monday, Dec. 12 council meeting, Mayor Bill Vansyckle addressed the crowd with an apology for his recent actions within ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/15/2011 11:56:00

Republicans vote to censure county officials

ELLIS COUNTY - A recent county tax increase voted by two commissioners and the county judge led the Ellis County Republican Party Executive Committee to ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/15/2011 11:55:00

Fundraiser to benefit toddler

FERRIS – A benefit will be held for 2-year-old Abbigail Marie Land in her fight against Lebers Congenital Amaurious at the downtown Ferris Pavilion on ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/08/2011 18:20:00

Son shot; Injuries led to hospitalization

Waxahachie – Ellis County Sheriff Deputies arrived at the 500 block of Bigham Road Thursday, Dec. 1 to find a 29-year-old lying in the yard ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/08/2011 18:19:00

A greasy situation; Council denies ordinance proposal

WAXAHACHIE - After the once full council chamber emptied from the swearing in of Fireman Joseph Dawson, the greasy debate began.  Waxahachie Director of Utilities David ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/08/2011 18:18:00

Vansyckle ‘Absolutely floored’; Council declares mayor violates code of ethics

OVILLA – After  a lengthy two  and a half hour question and answer session and then convening in closed session for another hour,  council unanimously ... Full story

Last Updated: 12/01/2011 11:17:00

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