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Memorial for PFC Rameriz

Sunday evening at 6.p.m. there will be a memorial at the Waxahachie Civic Center for PFC Joel Ramirez.  ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/29/2011 16:15:00

PFC Joel Ramirez returns home

 PFC Joel Ramirez is coming home Friday morning. The time schedule as of now is for the plane to land at Mid-Way Airport at 11 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 16:11:00

'Shine forth the legacy'; The memory of the 'Creamer buck' lives on

FERRIS - Friends and family gathered to celebrate the life and to “shine forth the legacy” of 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher Edward V. Creamer ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:54:00

Local candidates speak out on issues

LANCASTER - Early voting for local school and city council races begins Monday, May 2 and starting this week, The Ellis County Press will highlight ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:49:00

Nominations sought for 2011 'Great First Responders Awards'

NORTH TEXAS - CareFlite and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council are once again seeking nominations for the “Great First Responders Awards.” The prestigious awards, which will ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/28/2011 12:48:00

A Day in the Sun

A Day in the Sun was enjoyed by many families and friends across Texas as they traveled to take pictures along the famous “Bluebonnet Trail” ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:20:00

Mr.Sandman, nab me a thief; Burglar arrested after found asleep in complainants car

WAXAHACHIE –Chris White, 35, is not your typical run and hide thief. According to police reports, White was arrested Sunday, April 17, on the 300 block ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:17:00

Councilman opposes 'government mandates'

WAXAHACHIE - Councilman Mark Singleton responded in strong opposition against any kind of “government mandates” during the Monday, April,18, council meeting. During a presentation by Director ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:16:00

Cities say 'no' to new taxes

PALMER - The quarterly meeting of the North Ellis County Coalition of Cities met at Jenny’s Café Thursday, April 14 with a resounding “no” to ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 16:15:00

Public hearing scheduled Wednesday, April 27

PUBLIC MEETING   When: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Where: Ellis County Historic Courthouse            Commissioners’ Courtroom, 2nd floor             101 West Main Street              Waxahachie, Texas                         Re: ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 13:28:00

Ellis County Commissioners workshop 5 p.m. Monday

  NOTICE OF WORKSHOP ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT Notice is hereby given that a Workshop will be held on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.  in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/22/2011 13:22:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court agenda Monday, April 25

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: 04/22/2011 13:19:00

Honor our troops: Patriot Guard to welcome home killed Waxahachie soldier

The Patriot Guard is trying to recruit as many folks as possible to stand alongside the roadway and show honor to PFC Ramirez and his ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/21/2011 23:59:00

DeSoto Police and clergy organizations mark first full year of operation

        What is the role of the police in our community?  To fight crime!  What about those crimes that are family violence?  They occur inside our ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 16:52:00

Gone with the wind; Storm blows through, destroying counties

ELLIS AND DALLAS COUNTY -  Straight line winds caused parts of the roof to fly off the Comfort Suites in Waxahachie, located off Highway 77 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:18:00

Council approves In-N-Out Burger construction

LANCASTER - Famous California burger chain, In-N-Out Burger, is heading to Lancaster. After citizen comments during the Monday, April 11 council meeting, there was much excitement ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:16:00

Follow the 'yellow brick' road; Midlothian captain graduates FBI Academy

MIDLOTHIAN - Climbing over walls, running  through creeks and maneuvering  across a cargo net are only a select few challenges Midlothian Police Captain Don Cole ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 12:14:00

Chamber to host logistics panel discussion

LANCASTER - A Lancaster Logistics Panel will be the featured attraction at the Lancaster Chamber’s luncheon this Thursday, April 14, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/16/2011 11:56:00

Featured Video: Mary of Puddin Hill

Mary of Puddin Hill is a family owned business down in Greenville, Exit 95 off Interstate Highway 30. "Bunny Hop" chocolate tours are available now ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/18/2011 17:33:00

Red Oak networking meeting Tuesday, April 12

  2nd Tuesday NetworkGroup   This Tuesday,  April 12 at the Red Oak Denny's from 7:30  to 9:30 a.m.   Click on attachment to your right under the attachments tab ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/11/2011 16:30:00

Gone with the wind; storm blows through county

Straight line winds caused parts of the roof to fly off the Comfort Suites in Waxahachie early Monday, April 11. According to the National Weather Service, ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/11/2011 03:59:00

Estranged husband kidnaps, sexually assaults wife

WAXAHACHIE - A 27-year-old Dallas man was arrested on felony charges Monday, April 4 after sexually assaulting and kidnapping his wife from her home on ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/07/2011 12:15:00

Students honored for winning art entries; Artwork to be sold at Brick Festival

FERRIS - Students from Ferris High School received certificates of appreciation from Mayor Rick Barrett during a presentation at the Monday, April 4 regular council ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/07/2011 12:13:00

12th Annual Lancaster Country Ride this Saturday

LANCASTER - The 12th Annual Lancaster Country Ride, sponsored by Greater Dallas Bicyclists, departs from Lancaster’s Historic Town Square at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 9 ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/07/2011 12:12:00

City preps for new fire station; Council approves street improvements

WAXAHACHIE – Waxahachie council unanimously approved the engineer services for the city’s Emanuel Street Paving Improvements Project from Cleaver Street to Marvin Avenue Monday, April ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/07/2011 12:11:00

City of Waxahachie to host a 'snapshot' presentation for Main Street enthusiasts

WAXAHACHIE – The city of Waxahachie Main Street Program is set to host two upcoming meetings on the downtown revitalization and operation of an effective ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/07/2011 12:06:00

ECP EXCLUSIVE : Officer 'no longer' with Ferris PD

 FERRIS - Officer Larell D. Tolbert Jr. "is no longer with us[Ferris Police Department]", said Police Chief Sam Love on Tuesday, April 5.  Tolbert had been ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/05/2011 21:36:00

Storm spotting class to be held at Midlothian Police Department

Date:  Wedneday, April 13, 2011 Description: The storm spotting class will provide information on severe weather planning for the home and workplace and how to spot signs ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/04/2011 16:29:00

Eastbound main lanes of Woodall Rodgers Freeway closed to through traffic overnight this Wednesday, April 6

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

Last Updated: 04/04/2011 16:25:00

Dean Wilson races to third Supercross Lites victory

Canard Takes Third Win of the Season in Arlington as Championship Picture Shifts Again Dean Wilson Races to Third Supercross Lites Victory   ARLINGTON – A massive crowd of ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2011 23:26:00

WAXAHACHIE: City council agenda Monday, April 4

  Monday, April 4 Waxahachie city council agenda: http://www.waxahachie.com/Agendas/CityCouncilAgenda/CCAgenda20110404.pdf ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/02/2011 23:16:00

Commissioners fire purchasing agent

Commissioners unanimously approved the dismissal of County Purchasing Agent Richard Denniston during a special Commissioners Court meeting Friday, April 1. Video to follow. ... Full story

Last Updated: 04/01/2011 11:31:00

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