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Never forget: Memorial Day 2012

WAXAHACHIE - A small crowd appeared at the Waxahachie Civic Center the morning of Monday, May 28 around the Veteran’s memorial wall to honor and ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2012 16:34:00

Bomb scare: Man arrested for terroristic threat

ELLIS COUNTY – Forty-three passengers en route from Dallas to Houston were evacuated mid-trip Sunday, May 27 due to a terroristic threat. According to the Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2012 16:32:00

Beer coming to a store near you

FERRIS - The recent canvassing of the votes for the Saturday, May 12 special local option election by Ferris City Council Monday, May 21 saw ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2012 16:31:00

Fresh, local produce draws crowd

WAXAHACHIE – The old lumber yard is no more, as of Saturday, May 26 the 410 S. Rogers address is known as “Home of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2012 13:23:00

Breaking:Ellis County Final Election Results

       Final Total  Percent President       Bob Ely (Dem)   47 2.91 John Wolfe (Dem)   56 3.47 Darcy Richardson (Dem)   40 2.48 Barack Obama(Dem)   1471 91.14 Mitt Romney (Rep)   9087 67.94 Rick Santorum (Rep)   1378 10.3 Michele Bachmann (Rep)   124 0.93 Newt Gingrich (Rep)   555 4.15 Jon Huntsman (Rep)   41 0.31 Ron Paul (Rep)   1578 11.8 Charles "Buddy" Roemer (Rep)   17 0.13 John Davis ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/29/2012 23:15:00

Wilson vs. Ramsey; Candidates dispute allegations

ELLIS COUNTY - With Election Day less than one week away, the allegations from candidate supporters in the County/District Attorney’s race are getting serious. One, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2012 19:37:00

Trash talk : Landfill suit and expansion update

FERRIS - Waste Management’s Rick Losa, Director of Disposal Operations, provided an update on the Dallas Flow Control Ordinance and their filing permit with the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2012 19:35:00

DPS joins nationwide effort to protect children

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety is joining other law enforcement partners and advocates at various events around the state to promote “Take ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2012 18:02:00


A Winning Ticket is the Dream. A dream, which appears to be  true not in reality, but on television sets, as the Texas Lotto was ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2012 12:37:00

Boy’s remains confirmed

ENNIS - Remains uncovered belonging to a 10-year-old boy outside Ennis city limits Saturday, April 21 have been officially confirmed by the Dallas County Medical ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2012 12:36:00

Republican donates to Democrats

ELLIS COUNTY Candidates for Congressional District 6, currently Joe Barton’s district, are voicing concerns over one of their Republican opponents, Joe Chow. “I am disappointed to ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2012 12:36:00

Market to kick-off 10 years; New logo unveiled

WAXAHACHIE - The annual Waxahachie Downtown Farmer’s Market is getting ready to kick-off its new season with not only a new look, but new location. During ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2012 12:32:00

City enjoys 11 % overall increase in sales tax

MIDLOTHIAN - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced state sales tax revenue in April was $2.07 billion, up 10.9 percent compared to April 2011 last week. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2012 12:26:00


In this weeks issue of The Ellis County Press there were two mistakes referring to the Congressional Race in CD-6. It's suppose to be CD-6 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/16/2012 00:57:00

Breaking: Election Results

All results are posted as they come in. All results are unofficial until votes are canvassed. Cedar Hill Independent School District Place 6 - unopposed Mike Marshall ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/12/2012 21:59:00

Show me the money; Man threatens police dispatch

WILMER -  A black male walked into the Wilmer Police Department with a white hand towel wrapped around his hands and approached the dispatch window. Raising ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2012 11:16:00

Cleanin’ up the East side; Emergency lien signed

WAXAHACHIE - Backed by neighbors, “Keep Waxahachie Beautiful,” Waxahachie Chamber President Debra Wakeland and others, resident Jesse Gibson was fully prepared to speak to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2012 11:14:00

To the limit; Man receives maximum punishment

WAXAHACHIE - In only 10 minutes an Ellis County jury convicted Richard Garfield Beavers, 58, of Driving While Intoxicated, sentencing Beavers the maximum punishment, 365 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2012 11:14:00

May declared ‘National Preservation Month’

Downtown Development Director/Heritage Preservation Officer Anita Williamson accepts a proclamation from Mayor Buck Jordan, along with Becky Kauffman, to declared the month of May as ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2012 11:11:00

Hit again: Magnablend penalized for violating safety

WAXAHACHIE – A month after being hit with “seven serious safety and health violations” by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2012 10:40:00

Murder suspect wanted

ENNIS -  The Navarro County  Crime Stoppers is assisting the Ennis Police Department in the search of Jennifer Samantha Puente, 18, in connection to the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2012 10:38:00

City to offer relief for victims

LANCASTER – Four weeks since super cell storms ravaged Lancaster and residents are still looking for answers.  In an effort to help the city with questions ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2012 10:37:00

Casarez vs. Aldrich: Citizens to vote for mayor May 12

WILMER - With early voting underway, citizens are inquiring about the mayoral candidates abilities and what makes them the best leader of their city. Alberto Casarez, ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2012 10:36:00

5K fundraiser this Saturday

WAXAHACHIE - The Waxahachie Police Department  will be host to a 5k walk/run on Saturday, May 5.  All funds raised will support the WPD Crime Prevention ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2012 10:18:00

Breaking: Community loses fire chief

OVILLA -  Fire Chief Donnie Pickard lost his fight with cancer this evening surrounded by friends and family at Charlton Methodist Hospital shortly after 6 ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/01/2012 20:15:00

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