Ellis County Cities Feel North Texas Boom

North Texas has mostly grown to the north of Dallas and Fort Worth for years. But Ellis County to the south is feeling the boom with tremendous growth in Waxahachie and Midlothian, as those cities work to preserve their small-town charm.

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Suspect in baby’s abduction still at large

Ennis, TX - The 25-year-old suspect involved in an infant’s abduction in Ennis nearly two weeks ago remains at large, authorities in both Ellis and Parker Counties say.

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Dallas County's ‘Expunction Expo' to Help Eligible Residents Clear Their Criminal Records

Dallas, TX - Tuesday morning, Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot kicks off the fifth annual Dallas County Expunction Expo.  The Expunction Expo is a community program designed to help people who are eligible, by law, to have their criminal records erased.

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Amber Alert - Updated with suspect vehicle photo Abducted Child

Ennis, TX - On July 1, 2021 at approximately 10:30 am a white female identified as Faith Reid and an unknown white male entered a residence in the 900 block of Shawnee in Ennis, Texas without consent.

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Life School Education Foundation Raises $50,000 for Students and Teachers

Dallas, TX - Over 120 golfers teed off during Life School's annual Fairways For Leaders (FFL) Golf Tournament on June 14, raising $50,000 for the Life School Education Foundation (LSEF).

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Sex Offender is Sentenced to 25 years in Prison

Ellis County, TX - Ellis County and District Attorney Ann Montgomery announced that Henry F. Quintero, 52, of Bardwell, Texas, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for failure to register as a sex offender.

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Texas Women’s Foundation Partners with Lyda Hill Philanthropies to Distribute More than $630,000 to 29 Nonprofits

DALLAS, Texas, June 7, 2021 – Thanks to a generous gift from Lyda Hill Philanthropies, Texas Women’s Foundation awarded $638,844 to 29 Dallas/Fort Worth nonprofit organizations* to increase usage of the IF/THEN® Collection.

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Ellis County Sheriff's Office Conducts ‘Operation Genesis' to Apprehend Sexual Predators

Ellis County - The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has conducted an undercover operation known as “Operation Genesis”.  According to the Ellis County Sheriff's Office, there were nine federal, state, and local agencies involved in the operation aimed at seeking out predators who prey on children.

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Driver dies after vehicle swept away in swift floodwaters in Ellis County

PALMER, Texas - A 67-year-old man died after his vehicle was swept away by swift floodwaters in the Ellis County city of Palmer.  Police were called out just before 9 p.m. Saturday about a man, woman, and infant trapped in swift floodwaters just south of the 258-mile marker on the I-45 service road.

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Summer Camps are being offered throughout Ellis County

Ellis County, TX - As the summer break grows closer, summer camps in Ellis County are preparing themselves to bring children a fun and memorable learning experience.

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Life School Gifted & Talented Expo

North Texas - Life School, a leading North Texas charter school serving over 5,500 students, held its annual Gifted & Talented (GT) Expo Awards May 7th, 2021. This year, the GT Expo was held virtually throughout all six Life School Elementary campuses. Students at the campuses, remote learners, parents, and Life School staff joined the awards ceremony.

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