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15-year-old murdered; 3 others possibly shot

LANCASTER – Lancaster Police Department are currently investigating the murder of a 15–year-old male over the weekend. Saturday, July 23 officers were called to the 2200 ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/28/2011 10:57:00

More than 100 volunteers suffered heat exhaustion

ITALY - A group mission consisting of more than 300 volunteers has been delayed because of the consistent triple digit heat in Ellis County.  Friday, July ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/28/2011 10:55:00

Council talks redistricting; Mayor and city excited over breaking records

LANCASTER – Mayor Marcus Knight was working off adrenalin Monday, July 25 as he opened the council meeting.  “I apologize if some of us have droopy ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/28/2011 10:52:00

Ramp closures in Dallas this weekend

DALLAS – The Texas Department of Transportation routinely conducts bridge inspections on bridge structures every two years to ensure bridges meet established maintenance and safety ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/28/2011 01:48:00

Waxahachie police looking to identify suspect

WAXAHACHIE - The  Waxahachie Police Department is trying to identify the pictured suspect. According to Lt. Todd Woodruff, they believe the pictured woman used a stolen ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/28/2011 00:50:00

4 county chase leads to arrest

ELLIS COUNTY - An alleged kidnapping suspect lead the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office through multiple counties Wednesday, July 13. The suspect, 28-ye-ar-old Scarlett Gorden, reportedly took ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/21/2011 13:05:00

Community mourns loss of former banker

ELLIS COUNTY – Former Vintage Bank Owner/Manager Ted Smith passed away Saturday, July 16 at his home in Palmer at the age of 84. “Everyone here ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/21/2011 13:04:00

Waxahachie Senior Center to host 'packing party' for troops tomorrow

Senior Center Packing Party for the Troops The Waxahachie Senior Center is accepting donation items that will be packed up and shipped to deployed troops by ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/18/2011 15:55:00

Proposed 'Veterans Memorial' becoming closer to reality; Brick pavers for sale to honor those served

ENNIS -  A vision of many in the county, “The Ennis Veterans Memorial”  could soon be a reason for families all over to flock to ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/14/2011 13:18:00

Ethics complaint thrown out

OVILLA - In the latest in a series of complaints by Councilman James Wade the council heard any requests or comments regarding “Abuse of Power ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/14/2011 13:16:00

Mayor Barrett's resignation tabled; City to determine car wash fees

FERRIS – The recent meeting of the Ferris City Council hosted much discussion and requests for tabling until future meeting dates. Most discussed item agenda in ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/14/2011 13:14:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court agenda Monday, July 11

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: 07/08/2011 19:27:00

God Bless America

Veterans Were Honored During the Annual Independence Day Parade Saturday, July 2 with a standing ovation and cheers all throughout downtown Waxahachie. Pictured: Lt. Harry ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/07/2011 11:06:00

Forged check writer sentenced to 18 years

ELLIS COUNTY –  A 64-year-old Cedar Hill man was found guilty of forgery by an Ellis County jury Tuesday, June 28. James Shumake was found guilty ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/07/2011 11:01:00

City kicks off CPR initiative

LANCASTER – Last week Lancaster Fire Department kicked off its cardiopulmonary resuscitation initiative.  “It is our goal to teach every city employee CPR,” stated Fire Chief ... Full story

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

House given 90-day reprieve

FERRIS – The continuous legal battle with Jacuita Kimbrell and the city of Ferris is drawing to a close after more than 20 years of ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/07/2011 10:59:00

90-day burn ban in effect for Dallas County

LANCASTER – Due to the current drought conditions in and around Dallas County, a 90-day burn ban has been declared. This ban was made effective ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/02/2011 16:58:00

Commissioners court special meeting called Wednesday, July 6

  NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ELLIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT     Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court will be held ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/01/2011 13:01:00

Redistricting public meeting planned

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON REDISTRICTING OF ELLIS COUNTY Ellis County is governed by Article V, section 18 of the Texas Constitution. Since Ellis County elects four ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/01/2011 12:59:00

Fire marshal cancels fireworks for DeSoto and Lancaster

 DESOTO - DeSoto Fire Marshal Michael Laws announced the joint DeSoto and Lancaster fireworks show scheduled for July 4th will be postponed due to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/01/2011 12:37:00

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