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Reflections on Ellis County Republican Convention

DAVE VANCE Special Report WAXAHACHIE – Saturday was an experience that I want share with you all and I hope you read through the entirety of this ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/28/2014 14:18:00

Criminal complaint brought against Judge Carol Bush

WAXAHACHIE – A formal criminal complaint against Ellis County Judge Carol Bush has been filed with the Texas Rangers, alleging she filed false affidavits with ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:44:00

Illegal dumpers sought by constable

PALMER CEMETERY DESECRATED – According to Chief Deputy David Lytle, “On March 17, an Illegal Dumping offense was reported to our office. Photographs depict the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:44:00

Zurfas graduated from the Leadership Command College

Waxahachie – Lt. Alex Zurfas of the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office recently graduated from the Leadership Command College – Class 70 of the Law Enforcement ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:43:00

$553 million distributed in monthly sales tax revenue

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in  February was $2.2 billion, up 5.8 percent compared to February 2013. “Sales tax ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:42:00

Jury sentences hit and run defendant to 15, 10 years

WAXAHACHIE – Samuel Fuente Ortez a.k.a Marco Alvarez, 29, of El Salvador, was sentenced to 15 and 10 years in prison respectively, for the offenses ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:42:00

Earth Day 2014: Rain Barrel Project Easy

By Dana Ragland Dreading the summer drought and wondering how to maintain a beautiful green grass lawn, vibrant flowers, and a garden full of vegetables while ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2014 22:40:00

SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING

MAJ. TIM O’CONNER Texas Civil Defense As part of the ongoing mission of Texas Civil Defense, a women’s self-defense class was held at Red Oak Jazzercise on ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:16:00

2014 Ferris Earth Day & Creek Clean Up April 12

FERRIS -The city of Ferris Park Board will host the third annual Ferris Earth Day on Saturday, April 12 at Mutz Park (E 10th & ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:14:00

Association to operate under new name

FERRIS – Officers of the Ferris Downtown Association voted unanimously at their last meeting to change how they are known to a dba of Ferris ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:11:00

TSSA continues generosity with $100,000 donation; Annual convention brings total donated to Shriners Hospitals for Children to half a million

Lancaster – The members and friends of the Texas Self Storage Association (have once again banded together at their annual convention to raise money for ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:10:00

Walton announces new South Central USA Regional President; John Vick will oversee Ellis County-based development efforts

DALLAS – The Walton Group of Companies (Walton), a family-owned real estate investment group in Texas, with U.S. headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz. announced today John ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/12/2014 02:06:00

Detention center passes state inspection

Johnny Brown Ellis County Sheriff WAXAHACHIE – Go with me to those thrilling days of yesteryear when you were still in school.  Remember how you would get up ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:42:00

ECSO Explorer Captain receives SAoT scholarship

Waxahachie – Colten Prater, who serves as captain of Ellis County Sheriff’s Explorer Post, was recently awarded a $500 academic scholarship from the Sheriffs’ Association ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:42:00

Daily Five program implemented at McDonald Elementary

Melissa Tovar Assistant Principal McDonald Elementary FERRIS – “Mom, today I worked in Word Works all by myself!”  Have you ever heard these words come from your child ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:41:00

Builder announces new homes in Ferris

FERRIS – Mango Homes is pleased to announce the development of multiple new single family homes within the Shaw Creek Ranch subdivision in Ferris.  A homeowner’s ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:40:00

NO NAME NECESSARY

The No Name Necessary Team team from Ferris took 4th Place in the Dig In Technical Challenge at the Greater Fort Worth Regional Tournament, held ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:39:00

NINJA OWLS

Ferris students Olivia Domain, Taylor Peters, Miranda Ramirez and Devin Faneros. Competed in Pandemonium Improvisational Challenge took first place in the Dig In Technical Challenge ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/06/2014 13:38:00

Headin' to the polls: Voters to decide winners Tuesday, March 4 Primary

ELLIS COUNTY – More than 3,500 voters took advantage of early voting by Feb. 24. Voting continues to Friday, Feb. 28.  Registered voters in Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/27/2014 12:27:00

Bush recants salary claim

WAXAHACHIE - According to Ellis County and District Attorney Patrick Wilson, no official complaint has been filed with his office regarding the notarized affidavits filed ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/27/2014 12:26:00

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