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2 suspects sought in armed robbery

LANCASTER – Police are searching for two suspects who robbed the Valero gas station located at 903 N. Dallas Avenue Lancaster on Monday, Aug. 19, ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/05/2013 09:12:00

Warbirds on Parade

Vistors braved 105-degree temperatures Saturday, Aug. 31 to attend Warbirds on Parade. Sponsored by The Commemorative Air Force, the event held at the Lancaster Airport ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/05/2013 09:11:00

Ellis County's annual budget process is in full swing

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County’s annual budget process is in full swing and several opportunities are coming up for public participation. The next regularly-scheduled meeting of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/05/2013 09:09:00

State approves funding for Lancaster Municipal Airport

AUSTIN – Approximately $3.8 million for Lancaster Municipal Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission at its August meeting. The funds will be used for ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/05/2013 09:08:00

Commissioners set tax rate ceiling

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County commissioners set the current tax rate as the ceiling for the tax rate for the 2013/2014 fiscal year during the regularly-scheduled ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/05/2013 09:08:00

A New Look at the West! Show & Sale Opens at the Pearce Museum

Corsicana – Some of Western Arts’ finest will be at the Pearce Museum Sept. 6-8 when A New Look at the West! Show & Sale ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/05/2013 09:05:00

Burned shed

Firefighters responded to a shed fire next to Martel Edwards home close to Landmark Baptist Church west of Ferris on FM 664. According to Pastor ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/29/2013 00:17:00

Rep. Jim Pitts stepping down from Texas house; Represented House District 10 for past 20 years

AUSTIN – State Representative Jim Pitts (R-Waxahachie), Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, announced today he does not intend to seek re-election and plans ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/29/2013 00:16:00

Stolen truck wrecked during police chase

Waxahachie - At about 12:05 a.m. Aug. 21, Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a report from a man who said his son’s pickup had ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/29/2013 00:14:00

Ferris shoplifting suspects arrested

FERRIS - On Monday, Aug. 19,  at 11:50 a.m. the Ferris Police Department  received a report from EZ Mart convenience store at 100 N. Central ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/29/2013 00:13:00

16 attend Hunter Safety Course

Mark BoundsSpecial to The Ellis County Press RED OAK – On Saturday, Aug. 17, a Hunter Safety course was presented in Red Oak to 16 students ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/29/2013 00:12:00

Red Oak selects leading experts for race relations committee

RED OAK – Three criminology experts have been chosen to serve on the committee that will review Red Oak Police Department’s racial profiling procedures, among ... Full story

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

Erin McClelland sworn in as Reserve Deputy Sheriff

On Monday, Aug. 19, Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently swore in Erin McClelland as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff. McClelland has held a Peace Officer ... Full story

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

Retired Deputy honored

Ellis County employees recently honored retired Deputy Jerry Rider with a surprise reception at the courthouse. Rider, served as a Bailiff for the 40th District ... Full story

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

Career drug dealer sentenced to 68 years

WAXAHACHIE - On Friday, Aug. 16, Ryan Keith Mason, 41, of Italy, was sentenced to 68 years in prison by an Ellis County jury after ... Full story

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

Animal hoarder convicted of 9 animal cruelty counts

WAXAHACHIE - On Friday, Aug. 16, an Ellis County jury sentenced Michelle Lorraine Lehman, 41, of Dallas, to one year in jail and a $4,000 ... Full story

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

Preparing for disaster

Texas Civil Defense conducted a table-top exercise Saturday, Aug. 10 in Red Oak. About 40 members of the preparedness group attended a class on setting ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/15/2013 07:00:00

SPCA given custody of 27 Ferris animals

WAXAHACHIE — Before a custody hearing today at  Ellis County Justice of the Peace, pct. 2 Courthouse in Waxahachie, an agreement was reached between the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/15/2013 07:00:00

Hutchins approves plans for 83-acre warehouse complex

HUTCHINS – An 83-acre industrial development off Interstate 45 was given the go ahead by city of Hutchins to build a 1.6 million-square-foot warehouse.  The Hillwood ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/15/2013 07:00:00

Sheriff opposed to jail privatization

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County Commissioners’ Court held a special meeting on the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 8, little more than one business day prior to ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/15/2013 07:00:00

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