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Mayor recognizes track teams

LANCASTER -  Mayor Marcus Knight kicked off the council meeting Monday, May 23 by awarding the Lancaster Independent School District  boys and girls track teams ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/26/2011 13:00:00

Wilmer: Mayor speaks to crowd

WILMER - During tonight's council meeting, Thursday, May 19, the city council accepted the resignation of Vicky Vandygriff and Matias Leal. Vandygriff's position was replaced by ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 23:15:00

Area agencies pay respect to fallen officers

FERRIS - In honor and remembrance of police officers who have given the ultimate sacrifice, the Ferris Police Department will hold a candlelight vigil at ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:52:00

City-wide elections experienced low voter turnout, run-off in Lancaster

ELLIS AND DALLAS COUNTY - Area cities in Ellis and Southern Dallas County experienced a low voter turnout with city and school races Saturday, May ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:51:00

Waxahachie up, others down

AUSTIN - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said state sales tax revenue in April was $1.8 billion, up 11.4 percent compared to April 2010. “This is the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/19/2011 00:50:00

'Free Fishing Day' set for Saturday, June 4

    Texas is one of the best places in the nation for fishing and on Saturday, June 4, you can wet a line anywhere in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/18/2011 19:48:00

Voters approve $97.3 million bond proposal

Voters Approve $97.3 Million Bond Proposal   2,263 For  1,838 Against   Midlothian ISD voters approved a $97.3 million bond proposal to build high school #2, elementary #7, and an ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/15/2011 01:37:00

Election results pouring in

Waxahachie City Council Alan Maples 122 Buck Jordan 176 Chuck Beatty 210   Ferris Council  Place 2 Billy D.Dunn 146 Jay Walsh 157   Place 3 Micheal L. Driggars 152 Bill Pardue 148   Place 5 Danny Thursby 134 Carol J.Wright 145 Phillip ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2011 19:18:00

Today is election day

City and school board races are happening across the entire county and Southern Dallas County until 7 p.m. tonight. If you haven't already voted, The Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/14/2011 17:06:00

Expect road closings due to mock disaster drill

Due to surrounding community Police, Fire, and Public Works Departments having a mock disaster at Shield Elementary Friday, May 13, Hampton Road from Cripple Creek ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 17:58:00

Fire chief doesn't agree to rescind burn ban; Mayor working on new park project

OVILLA – Fire Chief Donnie Pickard expressed concern over the Ellis County Commissioner’s Court decision to rescind the burn ban after only being in effect ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:26:00

Mayor candidate refuses to recite pledge to American flag if elected; Application 'could be perjury'

PALMER - Mayoral Candidate Joseph “Joey” Glen Dauben is sparking controversy once again after making public comments refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance to ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:26:00

Campaign group violates state law

FERRIS -  The “Elect Micheal Driggars” facebook group has apparently violated state law according to city officials. State code prohibits certain devices within 100 feet of ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 13:24:00

Greater Southwest Black Chamber to host business breakfast Saturday, May 21

The Greater Southwest Black Chamber will be hosting a Business Breakfast on Saturday, May 21 at the MCM Grande Fun Dome in DeSoto. Tickets are $15 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2011 11:20:00

Fallen soldier honored

WAXAHACHIE – Residents lined the procession route to pay their respects to a  fallen soldier returning home from Afghanistan Friday, April 29. Army PFC Joel ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:18:00

Councilman ticked off over recent repair allegations

LANCASTER – District 4 Council Representative James Daniels is ticked off after allegations surfaced about recent construction and insurance claims on his property. According to documentation ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:11:00

City awards contract for Fire Station No. 2; Fire chief concerned for 'public safety'

WAXAHACHIE - The city council unanimously approved and awarded the contractor for Fire Station No. 2, to be located near the 287 Bypass on the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/05/2011 19:08:00

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