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Carol Darling
Deputy Sheriff

300 S. Jackson St
Waxahachie, TX  75165

Ph: (972) 825-4967
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Effective March 1st, 2010, the Ellis County Sheriff's Office will be posting Notices of Estray Livestock on this website.

Pursuant to Chapter 4, Title 121, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, lawfully impounded livestock will be sold at public auction on the date and time posted on this page of the Official Ellis County website. If you have knowledge of someone who may be missing livestock, please check the Estray-Auction page of this website. If this could possibly be your animal, contact the Civil Division of the Ellis County Sheriff's Office at 972-825-4967. No other Notice will be published.

Other personal or real property may be listed on this website for auction.

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                                            NOTICE OF IMPOUNDMENT OF ESTRAY


Case Number: 14- 11725
Date: September 2, 2014

On the 27th day of August A.D. 2014, I impounded the below described estray:

Animal Type: cow Breed: possibly Charolais cross
Color: carmel Sex: female / heifer
Age: unknown / young Size: average
Brand, Earmark, Identifying Characteristics: none noted 
Location of the Estray when impounded: 1900 F.M. 664, Ferris
Reporting Party : Gary Collier / 1936 FM 664 / Ferris, Texas
And, on the 28th day of August A.D. 2014 I filed NOTICE OF ESTRAY with the Ellis County Clerk’s office of Ellis County, Texas.

I have made a diligent search of the register of recorded brands in Ellis County for the owner of the Estray, but the search did not reveal the owner.- N/A – no brands on heifer

Notice is hereby given that if the ownership of said Estray is not determined by the 16th day of September A.D. 2014, said Estray will be sold at Public Auction at 1:00 pm on Monday
Sept.22, 2014 at the Hubbard Livestock Market, 3422 State Highway 31, Hubbard Texas.


BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority on the 28th day of August A.D. 2014 personally appeared Deputy C.Darling #253 in and for Ellis County Texas who being duly sworn deposes and says:

That on the 27th day of August A.D. 2014, I was notified of the above described livestock was running at large in Ellis County Texas at the above described location and pursuant to the stock laws of the State of Texas, Chapter 4, Title 121 Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, impounded said livestock same being impounded at the above described location.


Sheriff, Ellis County Texas

By: C. Darling #253
 Deputy Sheriff, Ellis County