UPDATE: Lightning Strike Closes Ellis Public Library

ELLIS PUBLIC LIBRARYUPDATE at 11:30a.m.  That didn’t take long.   The electricity is back on, and EPL is open.


The rain waited until this morning to make its appearance in Ellis County.

Ellis residents report a deluge with lots of lightning shortly before 11 o’clock.

Due to a lightning strike to the electric transformer behind the Ellis Public Library, director Steve Arthur says the library is temporarily closed until power has been restored.