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Ellis County U. S. Senate forum canceled

ELLIS COUNTY - The U.S.senate forum scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 31 has been canceled.  The Ellis County Republican Women would still like to invite everyone ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/28/2012 13:05:00

America’s Deadliest Sniper Book Signing

America’s Deadliest Sniper Christopher Kyle held a book signing at the Waxahachie Hastings on Saturday, Jan. 21 lasting more than an hour and 15 minutes ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/26/2012 15:31:00

Dirty deed; Landowner files suit against county

WAXAHACHIE –Ellis County Commissioners Court was filled with dozens of concerned taxpayers and citizens Monday night. The agenda item regarding the county to discuss the ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/26/2012 15:31:00

Judge to party on taxpayer’s dime

ELLIS COUNTY - County Commissioners unanimously approved  all contracts and expenses related to the “2012 Ellis County Employee Appreciation Dinner”  to be held Friday, Feb. ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/26/2012 15:30:00

Chase ends in arrest

GLENN HEIGHTS - Christopher Wade Kitchens, a 26 –year- old Ellis County resident remains in custody at the Dallas County Jail after failing to stop ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/26/2012 15:28:00

Mayor found guilty; Unseating attempts unsuccessful

OVILLA - Attempts to have Ovilla Mayor Bill Vansyckle withdraw from his seat Monday, Jan. 23 were unsuccessful but, not without lack of trying by ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/26/2012 15:26:00

Ortiz named new Waxahachie Civic Director

WAXAHACHIE - April Ortiz has been appointed Director of the Waxahachie Civic Center. April was the unanimous selection after serving as the interim director since ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/25/2012 19:32:00

Breaking: Red Oak to test for Tuberculosis

Statement from Red Oak Independent School District     Red Oak Independent School District values the safety and well-being of our students and staff. With that as ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/25/2012 17:16:00

Waxahachie MLK Day Celebration

Waxahachie Sister and Brother Duo Devany Sargent, 9, and Yoshua, 7, display their support for the man who fought so hard for freedom of African ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/19/2012 12:01:00

Sims: Weight limit on road withdrawn

WAXAHACHIE - A partial sigh of relief will soon be heard across the county.  Republican Precinct Three Commissioner Heath Sims confirmed the weight limit request ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/19/2012 12:00:00

Community mourns loss of state representative, historian

FERRIS – Democratic State Representative Elizabeth Virginia Duff passed away on Friday, Jan. 13 at her home in Ferris saddening not only her family and ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/19/2012 11:59:00

Mayor gets hit with more complaints

OVILLA - The Monday, Jan. 9 Ovilla council meeting concluded with council accepting two more charges against Mayor Bill Vansyckle, this time, by local resident ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/19/2012 11:57:00

Week Long Closure of SH 352 at U.S. 80 Rescheduled

 MESQUITE/SUNNYVALE  – Due to inclement weather last week the closure of SH 352 (Collins Road) has been rescheduled to begin Monday.             Weather permitting; TxDOT will ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/12/2012 12:38:00

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Donates $500,000 to Texas State Parks

AUSTIN –  The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation board of trustees voted to donate $500,000 to Texas State Parks, which are facing a $4.6 million ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/12/2012 12:31:00

I-30 mainlanes to be closed

DALLAS – Weather permitting, the westbound mainlanes of I-30 at the St. Francis Street bridge will be closed nightly from Friday, Jan. 13 through Monday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/12/2012 12:05:00

Magnablend move angers citizens

WAXAHACHIE – Magnablend has been at the height of criticism from many area residents after the disastrous plant explosion Monday, Oct. 3. located at Eastbound ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/12/2012 12:23:00

Teen steals police car with tequila in hand

PALMER – Sunday evening left area officers on a hot pursuit lasting 30 minutes after a teenage boy stole a Palmer Police Car and took ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/12/2012 12:23:00

Update: Victim of burglary takes aim

 UPDATE:   The suspect is identified as Wendell Lamar Middlebrook, a 44- year- old Glenn Heights resident.  Middlebrook remains in custody at Methodist Central Hospital under ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/12/2012 12:22:00

City to require garage sale permit

MIDLOTHIAN - Recent changes were made to the city of Midlothian’s garage sale ordinance.  A permit is now required before any yard sale is to occur.  The ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/12/2012 12:22:00

BREAKING: Teenager in custody after stealing cop car

PALMER -  A  16-year-old male ran off with a Palmer Police car after 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, starting a lenghty chase ending at FM ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/08/2012 22:04:00

Ellis County Comissioners Court Agenda Monday, Jan.9

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: 01/05/2012 16:56:00

Double homicide; $5,000 reward offered

LANCASTER- A double homicide on the 500 block of W. Rea Avenue during the holidays has left Lancaster Police Department seeking the public’s help and ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/05/2012 10:16:00

New Year’s shooting leaves 1 dead

ENNIS - A New Year’s Eve shootout ended with a body found near the Oak Grove area in Ennis leaving one dead, one arrested and ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/05/2012 10:15:00

Candidates seek re-election, election

ELLIS COUNTY - As the 2012 primaries draw near, local candidates are announcing their efforts to get elected.  As more announcements are made, their information and ... Full story

Last Updated: 01/05/2012 10:14:00

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