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Quilters Quild raises money for charity

WAXAHACHIE – The Creative Quilters Guild of Ellis County hosted its annual quilt show, “Down on the Ranch,” at the Midlothian Conference Center on Friday ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:24:00

Shannon McGuley, Texas Minutemen to speak at T.C.C. meeting Saturday

WAXAHACHIE – Shannon McGuley co-founder, spokesman, and president of the Texas Minutemen will speak to Texas Concerned Citizens meeting Saturday, July 26.  Starting at 6:30, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:23:00

Chamber dispute going to court; Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce embroiled in dispute over most basic of concepts: who’s in charge?

LANCASTER – Kenneth Govan, an employee of Oncor, became chairman of the board in the early fall of 2013, upon the resignation of then chairman ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:23:00

County employees insurance changed

WAXAHACHIE – In a short, special-called meeting of the commissioners’ court on Monday, July 21, commissioners voted unanimously to approve a change in the tiers ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:22:00

Cold case murder arrest

PLANO - On Nov. 25, 1989, Plano Police Officers responded to a report of a deceased female in the 1800 block of County Road 140 ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:21:00

In the darkest hour

The airplane cabin was almost completely quiet, except for the occasional clicking of the flight attendant’s heels, responding to a passenger’s call for hot tea ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/24/2014 21:09:00

County to build 3 new buildings

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County commissioners will pursue three new building projects, with the first one going out for bid within the next two weeks. “We have ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:09:00

SAGU becomes hot spot for camps, conventions

Waxahachie – Following Southwestern Assemblies of God University’s 105th Commencement in May, students departed for summer break. However, the SAGU campus remains a hub of ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:05:00

FABA Ribbon Cutting held July 12 for opening

FERRIS – The Ferris Area Business Association (formerly the Ferris Downtown Association) held a ribbon cutting Saturday for its newest member, Nanna’s Rib Shack. “The location ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:05:00

SHOW OF PATRIOTISM

Members of Texas Civil Defense joined in the 4th of July Celebration by participating Waxahachie parade. TCD is a non-profit group teaching emergency skills, self-defense ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/17/2014 19:02:00

Fiesta Fundraisers raise more than $8,000 for area education; Access Self Storage and Bienvenidos Restaurant hosted event

LANCASTER – If there’s one thing to be said about Access Self Storage and Bienvenidos Restaurant, it’s that they know how to throw a party! ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/10/2014 15:39:00

4th OF JULY REMNANTS

These pictures are of the trash left on a side road about three miles east of Wilmer down Belt Line on a side road, on ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/10/2014 15:36:00

Scabies outbreak at US Border

Forty cases of scabies — an infectious skin disease caused by a parasite — have been confirmed in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s San ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/10/2014 15:35:00

Free Self-Defense and Jazzercise Classes offered

RED OAK – On Tuesday, July 22, Red Oak Jazzercise® Lo Impact in conjunction with Texas Civil Defense will provide free “Women’s Self Defense Training” ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/10/2014 15:34:00

July 4th City Events

Red Oak June 28 Red Oak White & Blue 4 - 10 p.m. 5K Run, Rides, Games, Food, Music and Fireworks Amanda Bragg 469-218-1202   Ennis June 28 Red, White & Bike Parade 10 a.m. July ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/03/2014 13:35:00

ECSO makes 2 arrests in animal cruelty case

Waxahachie– The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people after obtaining arrest warrants relating to a case of animal cruelty in the 700 block of ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/03/2014 13:31:00

Biplane crash kills local pilot

MIDLOTHIAN - A pilot was killed late Saturday af­ternoon, June 28 when his single-en­gine airplane crashed at Mid-Way Regional Airport, authorities said. Witnesses said he was ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/03/2014 13:30:00

GOP swears in new executive committee

WAXAHACHIE – The Ellis County Republican Party Executive Committee was officially sworn in on June 21.  Billed as an historic meeting, Ellis County District Attorney, Patrick ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/03/2014 13:29:00

Becky Morgan ending 36 years of service

WAXAHACHIE – After 36 years in voter registration, Becky Morgan is calling it a day. Morgan, who spent 21 of those 36 years as the assistant ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/03/2014 13:28:00

Ennis left without air ambulance services: 'Closing of the Air-Evac base at the Ennis Municipal Airport is very unfortunate...'

ENNIS – As of Friday, June 5, residents of Ennis are without local air ambulance services. “The company made a business decision to close the base ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2014 01:14:00

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