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During an ebola pandemic, rights would be suspended

By Michael Snyder If there is a major Ebola pandemic in America, all of the liberties and the freedoms you currently enjoy would be gone.  If government ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/18/2014 20:23:00

7,675 marijuana plants confiscated

WAXAHACHIE – A joint effort between the Waxahachie Police Department and the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the confiscation of 7,675 marijuana plants. The ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/18/2014 20:22:00

Sludge issue update

Paul D. Perry, Ellis County Commissioner, pct. 3, said he has received numerous complaints regarding the odor caused by the delivery of human waste-based sludge ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/18/2014 20:21:00

School bus camera proposal tabled

  WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County commissioners took no action on a proposal to install cameras on select school buses in an effort to ticket motorists who ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/18/2014 20:20:00

Officers join fight against cancer

FERRIS -– Two Ferris police officers have joined together to promote cancer awareness month by adorning their uniforms with pink epaulets on their shoulders. Officer Angela ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/10/2014 11:53:00

Wilmer police catch 6 fleeing burglary suspects

WILMER – An alert citizen’s call and quick information flow to officers in the field led to the arrest of six fleeing burglary suspects in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/10/2014 11:53:00

Former Ferris cop takes plea deal in road rage death

CORSICANA – Bob Belcher of the Corsicana Daily Sun reported off-duty Malakoff police officer who stopped and handcuffed an elderly Iowa man that later died ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/10/2014 11:50:00

Students collaborate, create & compete in STEM challenges; Ten80 Education and Texas Motorplex National Stem League Expo for North Texas High Schools sponsored by the U.S. Army

ENNIS —Ten80 Education and the Texas Motorplex hosted a National STEM League Exposition for North Texas area students and educators thanks to sponsorship and support ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2014 16:05:00

Purchasing Agent Kim Gould and her staff receive NPI Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award

Purchasing Agent Kim Gould and her staff received an NPI Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award. “We are grateful and honored to accept it,” said ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2014 16:04:00

Alderman with criminal history serving on council; Past arrests and probation not revealed in election filing process

FERRIS – Information recently obtained by The Ellis County Press revealed 54-year-old Ferris City Alderman Gary D. Ross, place 4, received deferred adjudication from a ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2014 16:03:00

Judge gets nod for un-budgeted $35,000 vehicle

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County Judge Carol Bush received approval to spend up to $35,000 to purchase a new vehicle for her own use.  The vehicle was ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2014 16:01:00

MIDLOTHIAN HOMECOMING 2014

To view the gallery click the images on the right. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2014 13:16:00

Bush jumps reporter over clicking' sound

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County Judge Carol Bush became emotionally agitated by press participation during the last of three special-called meetings and workshops held by the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2014 13:15:00

Red Oak ISD to hold mock disaster drill

RED OAK – On Friday, Oct. 3, Red Oak ISD will participate in a Mock Disaster Scenario at Red Oak Junior High located at 154 ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2014 13:12:00

Waxahachie smoking ban in effect

WAXAHACHIE - A citywide smoking ban is now in effect. A smoking ban went into effect last week requiring all enclosed public and work places in ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2014 13:11:00

Baylor speaker will give hospital transition update

WAXAHACHIE – Guest Julie Martin with Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie will speak on transition to the new facility at Highway 287 and Interstate 35E ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2014 13:11:00

Midlothian Heritage designated as a comprehensive high school

MIDLOTHIAN – At its regular school board meeting on Sept. 15, 2014, the Midlothian ISD Trustees voted to make Midlothian Heritage High School a comprehensive ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2014 13:10:00

We'll Never Forget; 9/11 Remembrance

Travelers were greeted last Thursday, Sept. 11 with members of the Ellis County Tea Party, Texas Civil Defense patriots, and citizens waving U.S. Flags from ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:50:00

Sheriff Johnny Brown swears in new Deputy

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently swore in Leigh Englert as a Deputy Sheriff. Englert has held a Peace Officer license since 2006; his prior ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:48:00

Ferris Homecoming 2014

To view the gallery click the images on the right. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/19/2014 12:48:00

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