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Palmer council’s tempers cooling off

DIANA BUCKLEY Ellis County Press PALMER — Tempers seem to be cooling down in Palmer, in spite of a recent blow-up at a city council ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2000 00:00:00

Ennis breaks ground for new stadium

MIKE SACKETT Ellis County Press ENNIS - School officials and city leaders recently broke ground for Ennis School District's new $10 million athletic complex and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2000 00:00:00

Palmer sets fundraiser for officer

DIANA BUCKLEY Ellis County Press PALMER — City officials have announced they will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 28 to benefit Officer Armitage who ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2000 00:00:00

Violators ticketed for trash in Ferris

DIANA BUCKLEY Ellis County Press FERRIS — Two weeks ago the city council promised to get tough on illegal dumping, and five citations have already ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2000 00:00:00

Water development board warns Wilmer about audit

JIM WILLIAMS Ellis County Press WILMER - City council members were given 30 days. Bill Matthews of the Texas Water Development Board said Wilmer City ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2000 00:00:00

Appalachian attitudes set backdrop for feud

JOHNathan CAPPS Ellis County Press Upon his arrival in Quaker-controlled Pennsylvania, Seeb McLaughlin and other Scots-Irish Presbyterians found themselves living again under the thumb of harsh ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2000 00:00:00

Guana’s body found: Now Rice family can mourn, heal

JIM WILLIAMS Ellis County Press ENNIS - The family of Tim Gauna can grieve and, in time, heal from his tragic death aboard the USS ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2000 00:00:00

Area officials speak out on false IDs for kids

JOHN CAPPS Ellis County Press Is selling a false ID a crime? Admittedly, opinions of area authorities were mixed regarding the topic, but all agreed ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2000 00:00:00

Shotgun blasts won’t stop investigation

RUSTY WELLER Ellis County Press Managing Editor RED OAK - Like in a terrifying movie scene, shotgun-wielding thugs stalked Lyn Summers through his warehouse. Blasting ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/26/2000 00:00:00

Firestone: Worldwide tire lawsuit started in Ellis County

MIKE SACKETTEllis County PressELLIS COUNTY - Signs in front of area car dealers and tire stores read 'Firestone recall center' have been appearing around Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2000 00:00:00

Ferris Sports Association’s bases loaded with rumors

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County PressFERRIS — It's the same game, second inning, for the Ferris Sports Association. Bases again are loaded with rumors, and answers still ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2000 00:00:00

Shotgun blast punctuates Gray standoff

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorQuestions continue to punctuate the potentially dangerous standoff that has family and friends of John Joe Gray surrounded by law ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2000 00:00:00

Ennis baseball players remember missing sailor

JIM WILLIAMSEllis County PressENNIS - Anthony Drive Baptist Church Pastor Eddie Ricks prayed for a miracle, for Tim Gauna to have survived through a possible ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2000 00:00:00

Worn memory quilt traces mountain family’s history

JOHNathan CAPPSEllis County PressIn planning the story of the Hatfield-McCoy feud, I wanted to go a little beyond, to dig a little deeper, to avoid ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2000 00:00:00

Why would ‘close friend’ Groves murder Comes?

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorFERRIS - Area residents breathed a sign of relief as Gary Charles Groves of Ferris was taken into custody and ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2000 00:00:00

Ferris´ Gary Groves arrested in Comes murder

WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County Sheriff's Department arrested Gary Charles Groves, 21, of Ferris Wednesday and charged him in the strangulation death of Charity Sue Comes.Groves ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/19/2000 00:00:00

Price voted top treasurer

WAXAHACHIE - Ellis County Treasurer Mark Price was voted Outstanding County Treasurer in the state of Texas at the annual County Treasurers Association Conference in ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/12/2000 00:00:00

Candidate signs sprout as Nov. 7 election nears

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorLike mushrooms, candidates' signs are sprouting on roadsides and lawns across Ellis County.The Nov. 7 election is less than a ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/12/2000 00:00:00

Cause of Ferris baby’s death undetermined

JIM WILLIAMSEllis County PressFERRIS - Ellis County Justice of the Peace Curtis Polk said he was awaiting a report from the Dallas County medical examiner's ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/12/2000 00:00:00

Ferris gets tough on illegal dumpster use

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County PressFERRIS — Illegal dumping in downtown dumpsters is about to come to an end in Ferris.'The ordinance has some teeth in it,' ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/12/2000 00:00:00

Split votes mark Wilmer council

JIM WILLIAMSEllis County PressWILMER - The Wilmer City Council had a full plate of executive sessions on its regular agenda Thursday night, Oct. 5, as ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/12/2000 00:00:00

What’s wrong with Halloween? A lot, say pastors

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorCute kids in costumes, cornucopias of candy, teen mischief and demonic activity — Mention 'Halloween,' and all sorts of images ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/12/2000 00:00:00

Petitions now available as rollback drive opens

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorPetitions calling for a property tax rollback vote already are being distributed throughout Ellis County.The grassroots effort to counter the Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/12/2000 00:00:00

Prelude to Feud: Digging in past unearths golden nuggets

JOHNathan CAPPSEllis County PressResearch for a documentary series on the Hatfield-McCoy feud, soon to begin in the Ellis County Press, unearthed countless nuggets of charming ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/12/2000 00:00:00

Midlothian airport gets funds for improvements

MIDLOTHIAN - Funding for planned improvements to the Mid-Way Regional Airport are on the way following last Thursday's approval by the Texas Transportation Commission of ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2000 00:00:00

Wilmer OKs budget at special meeting

JIM WILLIAMSEllis County PressWILMER - The Wilmer City Council will meet again this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the community center.The council officially approved its ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2000 00:00:00

Property tax rollback vote being planned

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorA grassroots effort for a property-tax rollback vote is beginning to take shape across Ellis County.A reported 15 people are ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2000 00:00:00

Advice for parents: Know who your kids run with

JOHN CAPPSEllis County PressParents need to know who their children run with.That's the seasoned advice of Tiny Lange, a veteran of six years in law ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2000 00:00:00

Volunteer chaplains fight odds at Ellis County’s jail

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County PressWAXAHACHIE — Volunteer chaplains in the Ellis County Detention Center are fighting an uphill battle in an effort to give God a ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2000 00:00:00

Waxahachie High’s summer fires called arson

JIM WILLIAMSEllis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The high school here was the scene of an original crime and a 'copycat,' said David Hudgins, chief of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2000 00:00:00

Knoll’s comments light Palmer fuses

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County PressPALMER — A Palmer City Council meeting heated up when Palmer Mayor Pro-Tem Sam Knoll took city employees to task over damaged ... Full story

Last Updated: 10/05/2000 00:00:00

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