This North Texas city just approved free healthcare for all residents

FERRIS, Texas — The city of Ferris, southeast of Dallas, has announced a unanimous approval for residents to receive free healthcare.  According to city manager Brooks Williams, Ferris is the first city in the state, and the country to do something like this. 

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Fugitive from Ferris arrested in McAllen

Ferris, TX - Authorities have arrested two fugitives who were on the Texas’ 10 Most Wanted offenders list, including one suspect from Ferris.  Marcus Jarmine Wallace, 40, was arrested Jan. 18 in a shopping center parking lot in McAllen, according to the Department of Public Safety.

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***UPDATE*** Ferris Police Department Asking for Public to Assist

Ferris, TX - At approximately 10:45 pm on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, Ferris Police Officers made contact with person of interest, Jorge Garcia, pictured below.

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Ferris Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Center Secures Nearly 400 Doses of Sotrovimab

FERRIS – The City of Ferris in conjunction with Ellis County and MDLabTX just learned it will be receiving nearly 400 doses of the monoclonal antibody, Satrovimab.  The Satrovimab antibody has been touted by the federal government as the “new monoclonal antibody” that will combat the most recent COVID-19 Omicron variant with more efficacy than the Delta variant Regeneron monoclonal antibody.

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Authorities seek witness from fatal crash in Ferris

Ferris, TX - The Texas Department of Public Safety is wishing to speak to the driver of a vehicle who witnessed a fatal crash last month in Ferris.  Around 6:15 p.m. Nov. 15 a 2020 Ford Explorer was traveling east on FM 664 near the intersection of Jimmy Birdwell Boulevard around 6:05 p.m. and approached a small hillcrest on an unlighted road, according to the DPS.

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5-year-old, man from Ferris fatally struck by vehicle

Ferris, TX - A 5-year-old child and an adult were fatally struck by a vehicle Monday evening on FM 664 in Ferris.  According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a 2020 Ford Explorer was traveling east on FM 664 around 6:05 p.m. and approached a small hillcrest on an unlighted road.

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Federal Government Intervention causing Supply of Monoclonal Antibody Shortage

Ferris, TX - Some have questioned the statement that Regeneron told the City of Ferris Texas that there was not a supply shortage and that this change was due to the federal government wanting to control where the drug went. Because of that, we will share the conversation with Regeneron.

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City of Ferris and Ellis County Joint Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Center

Ferris, Texas - The City of Ferris, like so many other cities, is fighting the rise in COVID numbers and our local hospitals, local physicians, City operations, and educational institutions are being pushed to their limits.

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Winning lottery ticket sold in Ferris

Ferris, TX - Somebody in Ferris became a millionaire on Tuesday after a customer picked five correct numbers in that night’s Mega Millions drawing, the Texas Lottery announced.

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City of Ferris part of new state initiative to vaccinate homebound seniors

FERRIS, Texas - The city of Ferris is part of a new state initiative to help homebound seniors get vaccinated against COVID-19.  The fire department, along with the Texas Department of Emergency Management, started vaccinating dozens of people this week.

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