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BREAKING: Possible remains of 11-year-old found

ELLIS COUNTY -  Dallas Police Department are in search of the remains of an 11- year-old boy in Ellis County. The boy, whose name is not ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/31/2012 14:12:00

OSHA cites Magnablend for serious violations

WAXAHACHIE – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Magnablend Inc. with seven serious safety and health violations following an ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/30/2012 16:33:00

Quinceañera leaves 1 dead

FERRIS - Just before midnight the band played their last song.  A 15-year-old was celebrating her Quinceañera, a Hispanic tradition celebrating a female coming of age, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2012 12:35:00

Murder suspect arrested

ENNIS - Ennis Police Chief John Erisman has confirmed the arrest of 29-year-old Jose Manuel Alvarado, a Hispanic man wanted for his possible involvement related ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2012 12:32:00

Ramsey vs. Wilson; Candidates vying for DA

ELLIS COUNTY – As the May Republican Primaries draw closer, candidates are announcing their run for office. Rodney Ramsey, a Waxahachie attorney and Patrick Wilson, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2012 12:31:00

Female jogger attacked

MIDLOTHIAN - The arrest of a 22-year-old white male has relieved the residents of Midlothian, particularly the woman police believe he assaulted. Brett Michael Wibbing, charged ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/29/2012 12:27:00

Cattle raisers support legislation to repeal death tax

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) and Texas U.S. Senator John Cornyn today announced their strong support for recently ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2012 23:51:00

Controversy surrounds perks for Red Oak ISD superintendent

Reprint courtesy of WFAA-Channel 8 News RED OAK — The house that sits on a 14-acre lot on Shawnee Road in Red Oak will soon be ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2012 17:41:00

EL Paso area DPS trooper killed in crash

AUSTIN – A Texas Highway Patrol trooper died this morning in El Paso after a two-vehicle crash. Javier Arana Jr., 32, was responding to pursuit call ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/24/2012 15:53:00

Dauben bonds out

 ELLIS COUNTY - Joesph "Joey" Dauben, 31, is back home .At least in his home of Ellis County.  Dauben,infamous blog publisher, spent roughly 4 hours ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/23/2012 12:20:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court addendum Monday, March 26

ADDENDUM TO 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 ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/23/2012 12:10:00

Ellis County Commissioners Court agenda Monday, March 26

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: 03/23/2012 12:07:00

Court room drama unfolds

WAXAHACHIE – Spring break wasn’t all fun and games for some Ellis County residents.  Nearly 75 percent of the 40th District Court was full of opposition ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/22/2012 11:50:00

Landfill seeks new waste; Concerned citizens heard at public hearing

FERRIS –  A crowd of Ferris residents made their way to the newly opened library for what some considered to be a “confusing” public hearing ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/22/2012 11:49:00

Farmers Market gains permanent home

WAXAHACHIE – Waxahachie council unanimously approved a new and permanent home for the much loved Downtown Farmers Market Monday, March 19. “With recommendation from the Waxahachie ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/22/2012 11:49:00

Thanking God above; Councilman honored with years of service

LANCASTER -  Recently resigned District 5 Councilman Clyde Hairston was honored with his dedication and years of service to the community at the Monday, March ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/22/2012 11:11:00

BMX races through DeSoto

DeSoto is home to Metroplex BMX, the first covered facility built exclusively for BMX racing in the nation.  National BMX races have taken place in ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 23:32:00

Tips for Texas Most Wanted Fugitives Can Now be Submitted via Facebook

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety recently announced tips regarding the Texas Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders can now be ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 23:06:00

Fiddlers, Foreign Oil, and Failed Policy

One-fifth of the world's oil supply travels through the vital Strait of Hormuz in the Middle East.  Iran recently threatened to blockade the Strait and choke ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 22:32:00

Texas Voter ID law denied

AUSTIN -  The United States Department of Justice denied approval of Senate Bill 14, passed by the Texas Legislature and signed into law in 2011 ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 14:10:00

Man pleads guilty to child porn

ENNIS – An Ennis man plead guilty in federal court Thursday, March 8 on one count of child pornography. Jerry Wayne Valek, 36, confessed to posing ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 14:09:00

Movin’ on up; City sales tax ‘best ever’

WAXAHACHIE - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced state sales tax revenue in February was $2.01 billion, up 14.8 percent compared to last February Wednesday, Feb. ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 14:07:00

Oldest in graduating class awarded credential for children

FERRIS – Ferris resident Patsy Cowley was recently awarded a Child Development Associate credential  in recognition of her outstanding work with young children.  Cowley, at the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 14:06:00

Blogger ordered to stay away from children

CORSICANA -  Ellis County Blogger Joseph “Joey” Dauben  recently spent his 31st birthday behind bars at the Navarro County Jail on charges stemming from allegedly ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/08/2012 12:57:00

City seeks CERT volunteers

WILMER - Wilmer Fire and Police Department are sponsoring a Community Emergency Response Team class and volunteers are needed. Classes will begin in the spring and ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/08/2012 12:55:00

Woman guilty of starving horses to death

WAXAHACHIE – After 15 minutes of deliberations, an Ellis County jury convicted a 52-year-old from Denton, a town North of Interstate Highway 35 in Denton ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/08/2012 12:55:00

Primary filing re-opened

TEXAS - While the date of the State of Texas’ primaries was on hold for weeks due to redistricting battles, federal judges have ruled Tuesday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/08/2012 12:52:00

Questioning Judge Bush ‘overwhelming’

WAXAHACHIE - More than 1,000 “Ellis County Concerned Citizens” have signed the petition against Mangablend’s move to the old Super Conducting Super Collider site located ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/01/2012 12:51:00

Outgoing Citizen of the Year

Outgoing Citizen of the Year Bob McGinnis presents Waxahachie Councilman Charles “Chuck” Beatty with the “Citizen of the Year Award” during the Waxahachie Chamber of ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/01/2012 12:50:00

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