Ferris flag football coach accused of stealing fundraised money for children’s uniforms

Ferris, TX - A group of frustrated parents in Ferris is looking for a flag football coach after he allegedly stole fundraiser money and fled to Longview, according to one of the mothers and the cheer sponsor.

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Ferris Police seek help in 2015 cold case where Fort Worth man was found in a landfill

Ferris, TX - More than three years have passed since the family of Sammy McMellon Jr. received the news of his death. They still seek answers as to why the patriarch of their family life has his life cut short and body left in a Ferris landfill.

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Ferris Police officer saves man attacked by dogs; reunited after amputation

Ferris, TX - Being a first responder does not stop at the end of the shift. The call to duty can arise at any moment. For Ferris Police Officer John DeLeon, that moment can when he was sound asleep at his home on June 16 after he was alerted to a knock on his front door.

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Red Oak man, 25, dies after falling out of truck on I-45

Ferris, TX - A fatal accident that claimed the life of a Red Oak resident remains under investigation by Ferris Police.  Ryan Joseph, 25, lost his life after he fell out of the cab of a box truck on Tuesday.

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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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