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Pastor celebrating 30th anniversary

PALMER – The Fundamental Baptist Church of Palmer and  Pastor Gary Miller will celebrate 30 years together on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013 in both the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2013 22:37:00

10th Annual Quilt Show top pick

MIDLOTHIAN – The Creative Quilter’s Guild of Ellis County hosted its 10th Annual Quilt Show, “A World of Color,” at the Midlothian Conference Center on ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:34:00

$464,870 and truck tractor seized

WAXAHACHIE – On July 19, the State of Texas through the Ellis County and District Attorney’s Office filed seizure petitions against $464,870 in U.S. Currency ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:33:00

ELLIS COUNTY: Burn Ban rescinded

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County commissioners voted unanimously to rescind the burn ban they recently enacted on Monday, July 22 scheduled meeting. “I just found out the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:32:00

National merit scholars choose SAGU

Waxahachie — National Merit Finalist Lucy Soerens and National Commended Merit Scholar/ National Achievement Scholar Angela Antoine will attend Southwestern Assemblies of God University in ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/27/2013 02:28:00

Red Oak faces lawsuit amidst racial profiling allegations

RED OAK - The city of Red Oak will soon be faced with a lawsuit because of alleged racial profiling and misconduct in the police ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2013 18:39:00

Attack of the Invasives

JIM WEST Guest Reporter What you see in the above photo is what was, just last year, a field of almost solid bluebonnets.  As you can see, there ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2013 18:38:00

Comptroller distributes $578 million in sales tax

Best Southwest (Dallas County) County Total for All Cities  $41,872,997.75 Up 6.55%   Ellis County  County Total for All Cities $1,978,048.00 Up 6.57%   AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2013 18:36:00

County due nearly $8,000 annual credit card rebate

WAXAHACHIE – County Auditor Mike Navarro told commissioners the July 16 special meeting of the court was needed in order to ensure the county would ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2013 18:35:00

Texas Legislature authorizes TSTC Extension Center at Red Oak

Austin - TSTC officials announced the creation of TSTC North Texas, an extension center of TSTC Marshall at Red Oak operating in partnership with Red ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/19/2013 18:32:00

6th of July Celebration

As part of the first Ferris 6th of July event, hosted by the Ferris Downtown Association, local Boy Scout Troop 206 provided a dunking booth ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2013 18:00:00

County burn ban in effect

WAXAHACHIE – “When you met last time, the KBDI was at 424 on the 24th of June,” said Fire Marshal Joe Stewart, adding that 500 ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2013 17:59:00

58-year old man found dead from self-inflicted gunshot; Attempted homicide ends in suicide

FERRIS – On July 1 at 9:13 a.m. Ferris Police Department received a 911 call.  The caller said her father was shooting at her in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2013 17:58:00

NEW DEPUTIES SWORN IN

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently swore in Ryan Austin and Brian McIntosh as Deputy Sheriffs. Austin previously worked as a Detention Officer with ECSO, ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2013 17:56:00

Sheriff Johnny Brown swears in new Deputy

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently swore in Matt Overcash as a Deputy Sheriff. Overcash has held a Peace Officer license for 10-1/2 years; his ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2013 17:54:00

Local Emergency Planning Committee addresses emergency planning districts

WAXAHACHIE – A federal law under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 establishes the existence of and purposes for a Local Emergency Planning ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/12/2013 17:50:00

CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY

An estimate 200-300 residents  watched  the Red Oak White & Blue to celebration of  the Fourth of July on Saturday, June 29 in Pearson Park. ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/04/2013 18:47:00

Flasher gets maximum jail time

WAXAHACHIE – On Thursday, June 27,  Ollie Ray Hines, 26, of Red Oak, was sentenced to a maximum sentence of 180 days in county jail ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/04/2013 18:45:00

Midlothian Ash Grove plant to retire two kilns, upgrade a third

MIDLOTHIAN – The Ash Grove Cement Company plant in Midlothian will retire two kilns and modify a third as part of a settlement with the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/04/2013 18:44:00

Red Oak man back to work after gun shot wound

RED OAK – Cory O’ Connor, the Red Oak man shot May 27 in Irving, is out of the hospital and back to work. However, the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/04/2013 18:44:00

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