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Hail and heavy rain caused widespread damage Monday night in Ellis County. High winds caused two 18-wheelers to overturn on Interstate 35 near Waxahachie. A mobile home was blown over near Forreston, with 14 injuries reported as a result of the storm. Power was lost in several areas around the county.

ELLIS COUNTY – As severe thunderstorm and tornado watches and warnings moved through Ellis County Monday evening, officials said late that it was likely a tornado that passed over I-35 in Waxahachi

Susan Wright

DISTRICT 6 – Susan Wright will face Jake Ellzey in a run-off election to be determined by Governor Greg Abbott.

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ELLIS COUNTY – A recent article at touted Ellis County as the most dangerous


WR Triston Edwards (13) splits defenders and runs up field after catching a pass from Joshua Erving (2). Photo by Steve Patterson / Moving Pictures.

After a tough loss on the road to Colleyville-Heritage last week, the Hawks bounced back with a 46-35 win over District rival Midlothian HS, in what may have been the Hawks best all-around team per

MANSFIELD – Brandon Hawkins Jr. scored two touchdowns and accounted for 220 total yards to lead Waxahachie over Mansfield 21-7 and into the playoffs.

Wilmer-Hutchins will face defending state runner-up Waco La Vega (8-2) next week at a date and site to be determined.


KF – Derek Clamon 3 run (Andres Gallegos kick).


J. Peder Zane

In just 100 days Joe Biden has broken faith with the American electorate.

Rick Manning

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Rep.


Very Berry and Creamy Coconut Ice Cream



Gluten-Free Barbecue Skillet Pizza

FAMILY FEATURES – Time available to cook, your family’s preferred dishes, ingredients you have in the pantry – there are plenty of considerations that may limit your options for an at-home menu.


Kenneth “Kenny” Nolan McElhaney

Kenneth “Kenny” Nolan McElhaney, 65, of Ferris, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 2:35 a.m. in Waxahachie, surrounded by his family.

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Curtis Wayne Maness of Ferris, Texas (63) passed away at home on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.  

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Gordon Edwards was born on Dec. 16, 1942 in San Diego, Calif. to James and Ruth Edwards. 

Ellis County Press

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Ferris, TX 75125