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TCC Meeting Thursday, Aug. 28

WAXAHACHIE – Texas Concerned Citizens will meet Thursday, Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Waxahachie Civic Center. Terri Hall, guest speaker with “Texas Uniting for ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/21/2014 12:45:00

Severe storm hits Rockett; No injuries reported

Mark VarselSpecial Report ROCKETT – Late Sunday afternoon a severe thunderstorm tore through the small farming community of Rockett, approximately nine miles east of Waxahachie. The storm ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:50:00

DINOSAUR BONES FOUND

An archeological dig of a Columbian Mammoth dubbed Ellie Mae is underway. Discovered in Ellis County, the location remains undisclosed. Ferris resident Jim West, pictured ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:49:00

ECSO warns motorists not to drink and drive

Waxahachie - The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is joining forces with the Texas Department of Transportation, the National Transportation Highway Administration and law enforcement agencies ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:48:00

Commissioners vote on pay raise for themselves; other elected officials; 90-day ban on outdoor burning approved

WAXAHACHIE – The budget process occupied the largest portion of Monday’s meeting, starting with a proposal by County Judge Carol Bush to give two-percent raises ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:48:00

CHECK PRESENTED

ATMOS Energy Public Affairs Manager Corey Green presented a $1,000 check to the Ferris Volunteer Fire Department. Green acknowledged the Ferris Volunteer Firefighters at their ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/14/2014 19:41:00

Police seek help

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the person who caused and left the scene of an accident that killed Justin Dean Woodall, on ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:50:00

Southwest Mexican Food ribbon cutting ceremony

Southwest Mexican Food held its ribbon cutting Wednesday, July 30 at 502 W. Eighth Street in Ferris.(Back Row L to R): Ferris Main Street Director ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:48:00

Out-of-state escaped fugitive captured by Maypearl Police

MAYPEARL – Maypearl Police Department on Friday, Aug. 1 captured escaped fugitive Edward Earl Copeland around 1 a.m. “Thanks to all of you that called in ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:48:00

Texas Representative-elect John Wray

Texas Representative-elect John Wray from District 10 was introduced and interviewed by Ovilla Councilman Doug Hunt, and displayed a keen grasp of issues important to ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:47:00

Elected-county officials up for 2% pay raise; Ellis County Commissioners Court to hold public hearing Monday, Aug. 11

WAXAHACHIE – On Monday, Aug. 11, county commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed two-percent pay increase of salaries, expenses or allowances for ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:46:00

Richard Mohundro dies at 67; Former Ferris Mayor served '82-'84

KAUFMAN - Former Ferris Mayor Richard Mohundro, 67, was found dead Friday, Aug. 1 in Kaufman. Mohundro was sworn in as Ferris Mayor on April 5, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:45:00

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 8 to 10

AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday.  This ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/08/2014 00:45:00

STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED

Ellis Sheriff’s Office recovered 1975 model Honda reported stolen in 1977 this past week. The vehicle was retrieved from the water in a strip pit ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:04:00

Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 106

Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 106 brought home the overall state championship trophy along with multiple plaques and medals from the 25th annual Texas ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:03:00

WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE

Debbie Stock, Sandy Woods and Stacey Speegle were among several ladies taking part in personal self-defense techniques taught by Texas Civil Defense instructors CSM Mark ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:03:00

Chamber leadership, staff jobs still in dispute

LANCASTER – Chamber leadership and staff members’ jobs were still in dispute as the organization headed for a hearing slated for July 30 in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:02:00

EC GOP fundraiser Saturday

WAXAHACHIE – Border concerns will be the theme of the Ellis County Republican Party fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 2,  Held at The Sheaffer center, Southwestern Assemblies of ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:00:00

D Magazine ranks best Ellis County Suburbs

D Magazine loves Ellis County The Dallas-based magazine, who once called The Ellis County Press “the best newspaper in DFW,” ranked several Ellis and Southern Dallas ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 20:00:00

Best Southwest Partnership's: Legislative Breakfast Series begins Aug. 1

The Best Southwest Partnership announces its 2014 TGIF Legislative Breakfast Series to be held at Methodist Charlton Medical Center at 7:15 a.m. on the first ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/30/2014 19:58:00

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