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CARGO VAN REAR-ENDS 18 WHEELER

An early morning accident Wednesday, Oct. 9, left batteries and debris strung along Interstate Highway 45 when a cargo van rear ended an 18 hweeler. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2013 23:46:00

Hiring process changed for detention officers

Since the jail has been a topic of discussion for a few weeks I want to focus on that area for presentation of information. When I ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2013 23:44:00

FDA board resigns; Efforts to recall president fails

Special to The Ellis County Press FERRIS – A regularly-scheduled meeting for the Ferris Downtown Association was changed from its announced time of 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2013 23:43:00

Bob Wilson retires from HILCO Electric Cooperative

ITASCA – On Oct. 4, HILCO Electric Cooperative said farewell to long-time employee Gary Bob Wilson.  Bob, as he is known to most, began his career ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2013 23:41:00

Wilmer Pioneer Day 2013 Photo Gallery

To view the gallery click the images on the right. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/16/2013 23:39:00

Ferris Pioneer Day 2013 Image Gallery

To view the gallery click the images on the right. ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:47:00

Ellis County Life Chain

Youth and Youth Ministry leaders  of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Ferris attended the recent Ellis County Life Chain  Sunday, Oct. 6  in Waxahachie.  Life ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:46:00

Nat'l Prescription Drug Take Back set for Oct. 26

Waxahachie – National Prescription Drug Take Back takes place Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office; Waxahachie, Ennis and Ennis ISD Police ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:46:00

Inmate enjoys 10 minutes of freedom

WAXAHACHIE – Late Saturday afternoon about 4:30 p.m., an inmate serving as a trustee in the kitchen area of the Ellis County Dention Center, walked ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:44:00

France honors U.S. vets; Waxahachie vet 1 of 7 receive nation’s highest award for service in WWII

Special to The Ellis County PressDALLAS – World War II veteran Charles Atchley of Waxahachie was one of seven veterans the French government honored on ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:44:00

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown swears in new Deputy

Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown recently swore in Joshua Baker as a Deputy Sheriff. Baker has held a Peace Officer license since February 2011. His ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:42:00

Sheriff speaks out on budget

WAXAHACHIE – Since Commissioners Court ended and the final vote on the 2013-2014 budget was adopted, my phone has been blowing up with people asking ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/11/2013 00:40:00

Red Oak Founders Day 2013

To download Red Oak Founders Day 2013 please click the links under attachments to the right.  ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

RO man facing 2nd degree felony weapons charge

RED OAK – Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched at 9:05 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, to the 400 block of Lark Lane, Red Oak, in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

Convicted child molester sentenced to 60 years

Special to The Ellis County Press WAXAHACHIE – On Thursday, Sept. 26, an Ellis County jury consisting of seven men and five women, convicted Archie Lee ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

Park Board efforts recognized

Special to The Ellis County Press FERRIS – The Ferris Park Board has generated significant improvements in this quaint little town.  Consists of three Board Members and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

President Kennedy's surgeons share memories

Robert GrodenContributing Writer DALLAS – The doctors at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas were among the most important witnesses to the events relating to the assassination ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/03/2013 00:00:00

Ferris Newcomer Guide 2013

To download the Ferris Newcomer Guide 2013 please click the links under attachments to the right.  ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/02/2013 13:20:00

National Preparedness Month

The Texas Civil Defense, in conjunction with the City of Oak Leaf, Texas held a Disaster Preparedness class for citizens of the city of Oak ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2013 21:55:00

Court denies sheriff’s request; Request to purchase 7 vehicles to replace aging Crown Victoria’s with 258,000 miles and increasing repair costs, was denied by county commissioners

WAXAHACHIE – In a presentation she titled “Preserving the past, preparing for the future,” Ellis County Judge Carol Bush gave what she later called “a ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/26/2013 21:53:00

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