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Car found in lake 37 years later

Sheriff's deputies recovered a submerged vehicle that went missing in 1977.

Ellis County Sheriff’s deputies located a car that was reported stolen 37 years ago during a dive team training exercise early last week.

Commissioners approve four expansion plans

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The Ellis County Commissioners Court approved plans to expand or build four projects in Waxahachie.

Arrests made in animal cruelty case

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The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office arrested two in connection with an animal cruelty investigation in rural Waxahachie.

ECSO investigating animal cruelty

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Ellis County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson JoAnn Livingston said deputies are still investigating an potential animal cruelty case involving multiple dead dogs found in an Ellis County home.

Former ECSO employee indicted

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A former Ellis County Sheriff’s Office employee remains in jail Wednesday after his June 4 indictment for insurance fraud.

Two die in separate accidents

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The Texas Highway Patrol is asking the public for help in locating the driver allegedly involved in a one-car accident on Saturday which left an Ennis man dead.

Two die in unrelated shootings

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A pair of unrelated shooting incidents Wednesday in Ellis County left two people dead and authorities seeking answers.

Area horses seek bailout

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REAGOR SPRINGS — Cody Ramsey has found a logical way to work his way through college. An old fashioned bailout program.

Court unveils emergency upgrade plan

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WAXAHACHIE — The results of a comprehensive 18-month plan to improve emergency radio service in Ellis County was unveiled on Monday.

Killer sentenced to 34 years

Jennifer Samantha Puente, 18, and Jose Manuel Alvarado, 29.

Jose Manuel Alvarado, one of two people connected to the March 2012 murder of 15-year-old Moriah Gonzales, pleaded guilty Thursday and received a 34-year prison sentence.

Runoff early voting begins Monday

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Ennis voters will have the chance to cast ballots in several runoff elections starting Monday, most notably in the races for Texas State Representative and Ellis County Precinct 2 Commissioner.

Fallen officers honored

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WAXAHACHIE — First responders from across Ellis County met Wednesday morning at Courthouse Park to honor the 15 police and firemen from Ellis County who gave their lives in the line of duty.

Cayard found not guilty of murder

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An Ellis County jury found 58-year-old Lynda Cayard not guilty of the 2012 killing of her husband Michael Cayard.

Changes made after child leaves school

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Palmer ISD Superintendent Kevin Noack said new protocols are in place after a Palmer Elementary student left school grounds during recess and went missing for almost an hour.

County setting up alerts

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WAXAHACHIE — Ellis County’s Commissioners Court is readying to provide emergency communications services and notifications to the county with some available grant funding.

Crash kills Ennis man

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Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are still investigating the circumstances behind a Saturday night crash involving a motorcycle and a SUV that killed one man and sent a woman to the hospital.

Civil judgment calls for $568,000 in damages

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Former school board candidate Karen Weaver and husband Steven face a judgment ordering them to pay more than $568,000 in Ellis County civil court after a suit over allegations of undue influence and manipulation of an elderly widow.

Attempted escapee remanded to care

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Ellis County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson JoAnn Livingston said an inmate who briefly went missing at the Wayne McCollum Detention Center on Wednesday has since been remanded to mental care.

Sherbet selected for voter admin job

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Interim Elections Administrator Bruce Sherbet took the position on a permanent basis during Monday’s meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court.

Expert: Jail needs additional staff

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The assistant director for the Texas Commission on Jail Standards recommended the county hire additional jail staff in discussion with the Ellis County Commissioners Court on Thursday.

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