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TxDOT anticipates future funding opportunities

AUSTIN –Texas Department of Transportation said today that it is planning on leveraging as much as an additional $2 billion over the next two years ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2012 20:33:00

Prarielands Groundwater Conservation District to meet

NOTICE OF MEETING AND WORK SESSION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS of the PRAIRIELANDS GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT at the Liberty Hotel Conference Room 205 South Caddo Street, Cleburne, Texas Monday, February 27, 2012   Work ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2012 20:21:00

TxDOT continues I-635 rehabilitation and bridge repair project

FARMERS BRANCH – Weather permitting, The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be closing two right lanes of westbound LBJ Freeway (I-635) from I-35 to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2012 20:19:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court agenda Monday, Feb.27

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: 02/25/2012 18:19:00

‘The beat goes on’

“And the Beat Goes On” despite the cold and rain at the 9th annual “Mardi Gras on the Square Parade” in downtown Waxahachie, Saturday, Feb. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2012 17:45:00

Missing child; School violates district policy

WAXAHACHIE – A missing little girl at Shackelford Elementary last week has left parents wondering how safe their children really are within the Waxahachie Independent ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2012 17:44:00

Taking a bite out of crime; Waxahachie introduces new K-9 unit

WAXAHACHIE -  Waxahachie Police Chief Charles “Chuck” Edge was very pleased to introduce members of the city and council his newest addition to the police ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2012 17:43:00

Councilman resigns

Lancaster – During a special called meeting Monday, Feb. 20, council unanimously approved the resignation of District 5 Mayor Pro Tem Clyde Hairston.  Hairston’s resignation letter ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2012 17:42:00

Former councilman dies

OVILLA – Not even a week after council accepted the resignation of former Place 2 Councilman Mike Dickey, he died at Baylor Medical Center in ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2012 17:40:00

Cattle stolen near county line; $3,500 reward offered

FORT WORTH– More than 15 cattle were stolen between Wednesday, Feb. 15 and Friday, Feb. 17 near the Johnson and Ellis County line. Texas and Southwestern ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/23/2012 17:40:00

Cedar Hill Fire Department to receive grant

WASHINGTON— Cedar Hill Fire Department will receive a grant of $97,692 to support firefighters and their work as first responders, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/22/2012 17:52:00

Seventh annual Texas Transportation Forum kicks - off with record attendance

SAN ANTONIO — Roughly 1,300 policymakers, business, financeand transportation professionals gathered in the Alamo City this week todiscuss ways to meet Texas’ transportation challenges at ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2012 17:39:00

Massive fish kill under investigation; Magnablend issued citation

WAXAHACHIE - The explosion at the Magnablend facility Monday, Oct. 3 in Waxahachie is still battling not only clean-up issues, but citations from the Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2012 12:56:00

Comptroller to distribute more than $700 million in sales tax

Lancaster — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced Wednesday, Feb. 8 the state of Texas sales tax revenue in January was $2 billion, up 9.5 percent ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2012 12:54:00

Magnablend opponent seeks county seat; Primary date still unknown

WAXAHACHIE – Alex Shindler has had enough “politics as usual” and is looking to unseat Precinct 3 County Commissioner Heath Sims during the Republican Primaries ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/16/2012 12:53:00

Ellis County Comissioners Court Agenda Monday, Feb.13

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: 02/10/2012 01:32:00

Magnablend: 4 months later Copper levels high in pond

WAXAHACHIE - Waxahachie Fire Chief David Hudgins reported to the city council Monday, Feb. 6  on the progress of the Magnablend chemical plant clean-up after ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2012 20:32:00

Judge’s ruling halts trash talk

FERRIS – City Manager Eric Strong feels “relieved” after Federal Judge Reed O’Connor implemented an injunction placing a hold on the flow control ordinance being ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2012 20:30:00

Shooting at Lions Club leaves 1 injured

RED OAK – A party at the Lions Club building Saturday, Feb. 4 left a teenager hospitalized. The party was not affiliated with the Red Oak ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2012 20:27:00

Ennis to host archery tournament this weekend

 ENNIS - Ennis Archery is hosting a "National Archery In Schools Program" archery tournament this Friday, Feb.10  and Saturday, Feb. 11 at Ennis Jr. High ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2012 18:27:00

Waxahachie Lady Indians reach for the gold

Basketball Bi-District Play-off Game Information:   Waxahachie Lady Indians Vs. Cedar Ridge Lady Raiders   Date: Tuesday February 14, 2012 Location: Waco High School, Waco, TX Time: 5:30 p.m. Cost: Adults $5.00   Students $3.00   Directions:  Waco ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/09/2012 18:10:00

Breaking: Students test negative for TB (Test Article)

RED OAK - Red Oak Independent School District sent the following statement on the current TB case: ROISD values the safety and well-being of our ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/03/2012 11:15:00

Breaking: Students test negative for TB

RED OAK - Red Oak Independent School District sent the following statement on the current TB case: ROISD values the safety and well-being of our ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/02/2012 15:35:00

Mayor quits

OVILLA - Amid recent city council controversy surrounding Ovilla Mayor Bill Vansyckle, the mayor has quit. Vansyckle turned in his letter of resignation to City Secretary ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/02/2012 11:19:00

Elementary school TB scare raises concern

RED OAK -  A letter sent home to parents from Red Oak Independent School District last week about a possible case of Tuberculosis at Wooden ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/02/2012 11:19:00

Water flavor : treatments to cause water taste to change

WAXAHACHIE & MIDLOTHIAN - Residents in Waxahachie are probably noticing a slight change of taste in their water recently and Midlothian residents are about to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/02/2012 11:18:00

Mayor to not seek re-election; Candidate filing to begin

FERRIS - Ferris Mayor Rick Barrett announced Monday, Jan. 30 he will not be seeking re-election. “It has been a pleasure serving the citizens of Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/02/2012 11:16:00

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