OP-ED by Rita Cook: When good men do nothing, an entire city can fall

Ferris, TX - As the great parliamentarian Edmund Burke said, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”  I don’t even know where to begin, but for some reason as I look at this mess going on in Ferris right now

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4 Ferris Police officers return to work after investigation shows allegations unfounded

Ferris, TX - Four Ferris Police officers returned to work two weeks ago after being placed on paid administrative leave.  Officer Philip Pearson and Sgt. Jason Nottingham were both placed on paid administrative leave March 16.

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Security, response times the focus of $12M Ferris municipal bond to build new city facilities

Ferris, TX - The City of Ferris hopes to one day soon put all of its services under one roof. Residents can vote on the proposed plan to create a new $12 million municipal center during the May election cycle, which beings Monday with early voting.

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Ferris residents voice outrage with suspension of police chief, investigator during council session

Ferris, TX - Before the Ferris City Council could tackle the regular agenda, the board heard from one of its own plus several members of the community-at-large. Almost all who spoke voiced their opinion

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Small Plane Crashes In Field In Ellis County

Ferris, TX - A twin engine plane made what was described as a ‘hard landing’ today in a field in Ellis Co. near Ferris, TX.  Kyle Bradford with the Texas Department of Public Safety said one pilot was on board and was not injured.

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Ferris Scam Alert

Ferris, TX - There is a web site named Doxo.com that is representing itself as a company who has the authority to take credit card and electronic check payments for the City of Ferris.

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Ferris Police closing in on suspects involved in multiple travel-trailer thefts

Ferris, TX - Ferris Police has identified several persons of interest in the burglary of a storage facility.  The break-in was reported to police from management at the Storage Place on Jan. 15

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Region’s first federally designated Economic Development District elects officers

Ferris, TX - The newest Economic Development Director in Ferris, fresh from Nebraska when he took his position with the city back in May, has been tapped to sit on the board of the newly formed North Central Texas Economic Development District Board.

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40,000 pounds of avocados spilled on I-35E after big rig catches fire

ELLIS COUNTY - About 40,000 pounds of avocados spilled across Interstate 35E south of Waxahachie Thursday afternoon when the big rig hauling them caught fire.

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Daughters orphaned after suspected drunk driver kills parents on I-45 in in Ellis Co.

Ferris, TX - An Oak Cliff family is in pieces after a suspected drunk driver hit and killed two parents last month while they were trying to change a tire on the roadside of I-45 in Ellis County.

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