Ellis County, Midlothian and Midlothian ISD forced to refund over $700,000 to Holcim
- Created: 22 July 2017 22 July 2017
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.
12-year-old launches ‘Rocks-a-Hachie,’ following map drawn by Midlothian, Mansfield groups
- Created: 15 July 2017 15 July 2017
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.
Ellis County Grand Jury indicts Phillips for theft of cargo in tuna heist
- Created: 10 July 2017 10 July 2017
Waxahachie, TX - An Ellis County Grand Jury reviewed the “fishy” evidence against Marcus Lynn Phillips and handed down an indictment on May 24.
Ellis County Grand Jury indicts 42, including Greenville resident who robbed cell phone store
- Created: 01 July 2017 01 July 2017
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.
STORY UPDATE: Former Ellis County court coordinator sentenced after embezzling over $100,000 of county funds
- Created: 27 June 2017 27 June 2017
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.
Ellis County constable convicted, resigns and cites ‘white’ jury for guilty verdict
- Created: 17 June 2017 17 June 2017
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.
Groundbreaking for new $15 million Waxahachie Police Department set for April 5
- Created: 18 March 2017 18 March 2017
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,
Deleted the evidence, not the crime: Ellis County DA files to remove Pct. 4 Constable Mike Jones from office
- Created: 06 March 2017 06 March 2017
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.
2 accept plea agreements, 1 case still pending in convenience store robberies
- Created: 28 February 2017 28 February 2017
Waxahachie, TX - Two robbers have been sentenced to 10 or more years in prison and a third is awaiting trial after their arrests related to a mini-string of gas station holdups.
Former Maypearl police chief found guilty by Ellis County jury, assistant DA labels Coffey as 'more than just a pervert — he is a predator'
- Created: 17 February 2017 17 February 2017
Waxahachie, TX - After just over two hours of deliberation, a jury of three women and nine men found former Maypearl Police Chief Kevin Coffey guilty of sexual contact