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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

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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

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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

Painting of Raised Curb line within South Side ROW on W. 6th Street by Public Works

The city of Ferris has begun work on making the raised curb line within the Main Street Areas more visible to customers and merchants.  “This measure ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/27/2014 12:24:00

Citizens allowed to speak again in court

WAXAHACHIE – Ellis County commissioners will once again allow citizens to speak to specific agenda items at the point during the meeting when those items ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/27/2014 12:23:00

Fort Worth Stock Show 2014 Gallery

Junior Heifers Brayden DeBorde, Bardwell, 2nd place, Polled Hereford   Zack Hill, Midlothian, 5th place, Charelais   Jake Johnston, Waxahachie, 2nd place, Brangus   Samantha Garcia, Waxahachie, 2nd place, Angus   Lillie Beason, Maypearl, ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2014 14:57:00

'Braggin' rights' awarded to top Chili Cookoff winner

Waxahachie – The 13th Annual Cotton Patch Chili Cook-off drew competitors from all around Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana to Waxahachie to see who made the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2014 14:57:00

Glitz & Glitter fundraiser for CASA highly successful

WAXAHACHIE – All was glitz and glamour on Saturday night at the annual fundraising Gala for CASA of Ellis County, an event designed to honor ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2014 14:51:00

County recognized for outstanding service to Texas veterans

Ellis County revenue raised as VLB land and home loans top $3.4 million for 2013  AUSTIN — In 2013, Texas veterans borrowed more than $3.4 million ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2014 14:50:00

HD 10 candidates to speak face-to-face with educators at ATPE Education Forum

WAXAHACHIE – The state’s largest educator association is hosting a forum Thursday, Feb. 20 for the four candidates vying to replace retiring State Representative Jim ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2014 14:49:00

Ferris Main Street Program Recognized

SEGUIN — For the third consecutive year Ferris Main Street has been commended for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community.  The Texas Historical ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2014 11:00:00

County receives $600,000 from 2 Homeland Security grants

WAXAHACHIE – “We just got over $600,000,” said Ellis County Judge Carol Bush, laughing merrily, upon approval by the Commissioners’ Court of two Homeland Security ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2014 10:59:00

A Valentine's Day Story: J.C. Penney was called 'Jimmy' only by his wife

DALLAS (SMU) –Legendary retailer J. C. Penney was called “Jimmy” by only one person, his third wife, Caroline. To everyone else he was Mr. Penney.  Her ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2014 10:58:00

Constables, Texas Civil Defense teach self-defense class

Midlothian - On Feb. 4, the Texas Civil Defense and two of Constable Mike Jones deputies, Tom Coppock and Mark Bounds, put on a self ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2014 10:57:00

Ferris First Graders Given Free Prevent Tooth Decay Kits

Ferris —Nearly 190 first graders at Lucy Mae McDonald Elementary in Ferris recently received free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2014 10:55:00

Birth of a water tower. . . Rockett Water SUD makes necessary upgrades

FERRIS – Due to a several year moratorium on adding any new taps to the existing water lines, Rockett Water Special Utility District will be ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/05/2014 21:14:00

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