Ellis County divorces equal marriage licenses.
Waxahachie - If a comparison of marriage license issues and divorce filings was a competitive event in Ellis County, the week ending May 19th finished in a dead heat; Final score: Marriages 25, Divorces 25.
Apparently, the numbers of both marriages and divorces are on the increase as the area expands in population. A review of records published in the Ellis County Press over recent years reveals about fifteen to twenty Ellis County marriage licenses are issued in a typical week, while a weekly count of divorce filings usually range from ten to twenty.
The Ellis County Press publishes this data weekly, along with other court information and police reports.