Texas County Judge Is Suspect In Vandalism Of Courthouse Segregation-Era ‘Negroes’ SignA Black elected official in Texas was in the spotlight late in 2020 when he was relegated to a basement office space that had the word “negroes” on a nearby archway, now the county judge who worked to 'resolve' the incident is a suspect in the segregation-era sign's vandalism.
Police Confirm Interstate-35E Crash In Milford Left 2 Family Members Dead, 2 InjuredSome were killed, others injured... now members of a Texas family are trying to heal after a horrible December 14 crash involving their passenger van and a semi tractor-trailer.
Milford Police Respond To Major Crash On I-35E Involving Van And Big RigMilford Police responded to a major crash Monday night, Dec. 14 involving a big rig and a passenger van on I-35E in south Ellis County.
Ellis County Constable Gets New Office Space Away From Offensive SignEllis County Judge Todd Little worked to make sure Constable Curtis Polk got an office of his own and out of the basement away from the offensive sign.
Outrage Over Ellis County's Only Black Elected Official Assigned Office Near Decades-Old Derogatory SignOver an archway, the word “negroes” appears in paint that’s chipped away over time. It marks the spot of a public water fountain Black residents were restricted to using.
Man, Child Burn Alive After Their Car Careens Off Roadway, Crashes Into Storage Facility Adam David Lynch of Waxahachie and a juvenile male were trapped inside the burning car after it crashed into the Spare Room Mini Warehouse.
Shooting At Outdoor Concert In Ellis County Leaves 1 Injured, Suspect On LooseA shooting at an outdoor concert with thousands in attendance in Ellis County Saturday evening left one person injured, authorities said.
North Texas County Judge Calls For All Businesses To Reopen At 100% Capacity: 'We Must Resume Life Now!'A county judge in North Texas has called on Gov. Greg Abbott to reopen all businesses at 100% capacity after the greenlight was given to reopen bars.
Motorcycle And Big Rig Collide In Front Of Elementary School In Ellis CountyIt happened outside Shields Elementary School on Ovilla Road near Hampton Road.
Hurricane Laura Evacuees Safe In North Texas But Face Uncertainty About Returning HomeAlthough Hurricane Laura evacuees are safe in North Texas, many of them face uncertainty about returning to their homes -- or what's left of them.
Evacuees In North Texas Weary, Worried As Hurricane Laura ApproachesEvacuees sought shelter in North Texas as they escape the approach of Hurricane Laura, with some forced to leave loved ones behind.
Texas' First Freshpet Food Distribution Center Coming To Ennis, Creating 400 JobsThe Ellis County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a 70% 7-year tax abatement agreement with Freshpet.
3 Waxahachie Nursing Home, Rehab Center Residents Who Passed Away Had CoronavirusDSHS also notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of nine additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, and ten recoveries.
101 Total Coronavirus Cases Reported In Ellis County, Includes 6 At Health Care FacilityEllis County has reported seven more confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 101 as of Monday morning.
Coronavirus In Texas: Ellis County Records 3rd Death, 79th Case And 12th RecoveryThe patient who died was a 76-year-old woman from Waxahachie.