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City awarded $5,000 grant; Park board works to keep community green and clean

FERRIS- The city of Ferris was awarded a Waste Management “Think Green” grant during a presentation at the Monday, March 19 council meeting.  The grant is ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/22/2012 11:48:00

Thanking God above; Councilman honored with years of service

LANCASTER -  Recently resigned District 5 Councilman Clyde Hairston was honored with his dedication and years of service to the community at the Monday, March ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/22/2012 11:11:00

Executive Order: Federal control of all US resources, food

Obama signs Executive Order giving Federal control of all US resources, food   Black and white and red all over---it's not just the newspaper Union lobbyist pockets $386k ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/19/2012 09:21:00

Tips for Texas Most Wanted Fugitives Can Now be Submitted via Facebook

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety recently announced tips regarding the Texas Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders can now be ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 23:06:00

Texas Voter ID law denied

AUSTIN -  The United States Department of Justice denied approval of Senate Bill 14, passed by the Texas Legislature and signed into law in 2011 ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 14:10:00

Man pleads guilty to child porn

ENNIS – An Ennis man plead guilty in federal court Thursday, March 8 on one count of child pornography. Jerry Wayne Valek, 36, confessed to posing ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 14:09:00

Movin’ on up; City sales tax ‘best ever’

WAXAHACHIE - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced state sales tax revenue in February was $2.01 billion, up 14.8 percent compared to last February Wednesday, Feb. ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 14:07:00

Oldest in graduating class awarded credential for children

FERRIS – Ferris resident Patsy Cowley was recently awarded a Child Development Associate credential  in recognition of her outstanding work with young children.  Cowley, at the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/15/2012 14:06:00

Blogger ordered to stay away from children

CORSICANA -  Ellis County Blogger Joseph “Joey” Dauben  recently spent his 31st birthday behind bars at the Navarro County Jail on charges stemming from allegedly ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/08/2012 12:57:00

Mutz Park re-opens

FERRIS - City Officials Gathered Tuesday, Feb. 28 for the re-opening of Mutz Park.  The two youth baseball fields have been undergoing renovations for the ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/08/2012 12:56:00

Woman guilty of starving horses to death

WAXAHACHIE – After 15 minutes of deliberations, an Ellis County jury convicted a 52-year-old from Denton, a town North of Interstate Highway 35 in Denton ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/08/2012 12:55:00

City seeks CERT volunteers

WILMER - Wilmer Fire and Police Department are sponsoring a Community Emergency Response Team class and volunteers are needed. Classes will begin in the spring and ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/08/2012 12:55:00

Man sentenced to federal prison for tax fraud

LANCASTER– A 39-year-old Lancaster man has been sentenced to federal prison for tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/08/2012 12:54:00

City celebrates library opening

Mayor Rick Barrett Congratulated the city council and hardworking city staff for being able to bring citizens of Ferris a brand new- much anticipated- library ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/01/2012 12:52:00

Questioning Judge Bush ‘overwhelming’

WAXAHACHIE - More than 1,000 “Ellis County Concerned Citizens” have signed the petition against Mangablend’s move to the old Super Conducting Super Collider site located ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/01/2012 12:51:00

Texas rural transportation plan in talks; Public meeting to be held

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Transportation will host a series of open-house style public meetings for the development of the Texas Rural Transportation Plan ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/01/2012 12:50:00

Outgoing Citizen of the Year

Outgoing Citizen of the Year Bob McGinnis presents Waxahachie Councilman Charles “Chuck” Beatty with the “Citizen of the Year Award” during the Waxahachie Chamber of ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/01/2012 12:50:00

After 3 month search, city marshal hired

RED OAK - Officer John Epps was sworn in as the new Red Oak City Marshal Wednesday, Feb. 22.  The city marshal works under the direction ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/01/2012 12:49:00

City extends water restrictions

LANCASTER - City of Lancaster implemented mandatory watering restrictions in accordance with the city’s Stage 2 Drought Contingency Plan last December and effective immediately, are ... Full story

Last Updated: 03/01/2012 12:47:00

Prarielands Groundwater Conservation District to meet

NOTICE OF MEETING AND WORK SESSION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS of the PRAIRIELANDS GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT at the Liberty Hotel Conference Room 205 South Caddo Street, Cleburne, Texas Monday, February 27, 2012   Work ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/25/2012 20:21:00

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