Ellis County Constable Mike Jones arrested for harassing, threatening a female witness

Waxahachie, TX - Ellis County Pct. 4 Constable Mike Jones was arrested on four new charges Thursday morning.

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Commissioners approve to purchase $38,000 in protective gear for deputies

Waxahachie, TX - An investment in protecting the lives of deputies employed by the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office was made by county commissioners earlier this week.

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Ellis County, Midlothian and Midlothian ISD forced to refund over $700,000 to Holcim

Waxahachie, TX - The Ellis County commissioners court recently approved to refund an almost $150,000 in over valuated property taxes to Holcim Inc, which is just the beginning of monies headed back to the cement provider.

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12-year-old launches ‘Rocks-a-Hachie,’ following map drawn by Midlothian, Mansfield groups

Waxahachie, TX - Though there is no magic map or pirate ship to board, one 12-year-old is taking those brave enough on a painted rock treasure hunt through Waxahachie.

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Ellis County Grand Jury indicts Phillips for theft of cargo in tuna heist

Waxahachie, TX - An Ellis County Grand Jury reviewed the “fishy” evidence against Marcus Lynn Phillips and handed down an indictment on May 24.

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Ellis County Grand Jury indicts 42, including Greenville resident who robbed cell phone store

Waxahachie, TX - An Ellis County Grand Jury indicted one of the two suspects involved in the armed robbery of a Red Oak-based Bright Star Wireless. In total, the jury passed down 42 indictments during its June 14 session.

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STORY UPDATE: Former Ellis County court coordinator sentenced after embezzling over $100,000 of county funds

Waxahachie, TX - After almost four hours of deliberation spanning portions of two days, an Ellis County jury found former Ellis County court coordinator Deborah Jane Werkmeister guilty of theft by a public servant.

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Ellis County constable convicted, resigns and cites ‘white’ jury for guilty verdict

Waxahachie, TX - Ellis County Constable Pct. 3 Tyron Davis was found guilty in a court of law Friday afternoon on charges stemming from his election campaign.

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Groundbreaking for new $15 million Waxahachie Police Department set for April 5

Waxahachie, TX - History is soon to unfold in the life of the Waxahachie Police Department and the community is invited to watch firsthand. The department will host its groundbreaking ceremony for a new station April 5 at 8:30 a.m. at the Salvation Army,

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Deleted the evidence, not the crime: Ellis County DA files to remove Pct. 4 Constable Mike Jones from office

Waxahachie, TX - An investigation conducted by the Ellis County District Attorney's Office has found that Precinct 4 Constable Mike Jones is alleged to have remotely purged his county-issued iPhone and iCloud after it was seized as evidence.

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