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Century of history, memories consumed by Palmer house fire

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County PressPALMER — An ancient wrought-iron fence, in some places twisted by intense heat, stands solemn sentry duty before the heaped remains of ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/28/2000 00:00:00

‘Dead’ woman has fun being alive

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorFERRIS - Her death came as a shock to Frances Foster of Ferris.'I came up on some people who were ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/28/2000 00:00:00

It’s official: Court okays 20% tax hike

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorWAXAHACHIE - Property owners are bracing for another whallop to the wallet after the financially strapped Ellis County Commissioners Court ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/28/2000 00:00:00

Road to ruin: Waller blames fertilizer trucks

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorWAXAHACHIE - Heavy trucks hauling dry Dallas sewage for farmers' fields are ruining Ellis County roads.'I can't believe how quickly ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/28/2000 00:00:00

Ferris’ street project to block off residents

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County PressFERRIS — Frustration over delays on Ferris' street repair project may soon be over, but the real inconveniences are just beginning.To use ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/28/2000 00:00:00

Budget hearings get little public response

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorWAXAHACHIE - Ellis County residents spoke not one word on the next year's proposed budget, and only five had anything ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/21/2000 00:00:00

Impatient drivers putting buses, children in danger

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorRED OAK - Lights flashing, a yellow school bus slows to a stop. A little octagonal stop sign pops out ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/21/2000 00:00:00

Reward offered in Comes case

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorWAXAHACHIE - An anonymous company is offering a $10,000 a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/21/2000 00:00:00

Residents question landfill’s new permit request

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County PressFERRIS — Skyline Landfill's application for a permit to receive Class 1 non-hazardous waste, or industrial waste, has some residents concerned.'It wasn't ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/21/2000 00:00:00

County road conditions make for safer school bus travel

DANNY IVISON Ellis County PressPALMER - According to Chad Blankenship, Director of Operations, Palmer Independent School District, the conditions of the county roads in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/21/2000 00:00:00

Friends, family mourn murdered Charity as fear grips Ferris area

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorFERRIS - Family and friends of Charity Sue Comes grieved this past week while fear gripped the area as investigators ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/14/2000 00:00:00

Skull, bones belong to missing woman?

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorMIDLOTHIAN - Just as Ellis County investigators sharpened their focus on the Charity Comes murder case, a farmer repairing his ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/14/2000 00:00:00

Wooden bridges make Ferris wonder: ‘How safe are our kids’

RUSTY WELLEREllis County PressFERRIS - Tree-topped Batchler Road twists right, then hard left just as a one-lane wooden bridge suddenly looms. Even on a good ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/14/2000 00:00:00

Tragedies striking young people, their families

JIM WILLIAMS Ellis County Press ENNIS - Just weeks into a new school year and the start of the high school football season, tragedies have ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/14/2000 00:00:00

Cal Thomas opposes movement

Columnist Cal Thomas, an evangelical Christian, criticized the high school prayer movement because it 'trivializes the effectual and fervent variety' of prayer.'To whom are these ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/07/2000 00:00:00

‘Our Father. . .’ Prayer prevails at high school football games

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorIt's first down and goal to go for prayer at high school football games. After a potentially disheartening goal line ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/07/2000 00:00:00

Why should parents vote?

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorAlthough students can't vote until age 18, they can help encourage their parents to cast their ballots in the Nov. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/07/2000 00:00:00

Electric meter stolen from residence

JOHN CAPPSEllis County PressWAXAHACHIE — Jason Keese, 25, filed an investigative report Aug. 20 with the Ellis County Sheriff's Office regarding criminal mischief and the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/07/2000 00:00:00

Woman admits incorrect report that led to story

JOHN CAPPSEllis County PressFERRIS — Alisha Hunter, 20, told the Ellis County Press Aug. 27 a report she made to the Ellis County Sheriff's Office ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/07/2000 00:00:00

Justice of Peace seeks ideas to turn around troubled teens

JOHN CAPPSEllis County PressChad Adams, justice of the peace in Precinct 4 of Ellis County, related the following personal experience with the Ellis County Press:'There ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/07/2000 00:00:00

Comes’ nude body found on Red Oak Creek’s bank

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorRED OAK - Rumors had it figured out, but until receiving official word from law enforcement officials, a Ferris area ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/07/2000 00:00:00

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