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Rain dampens drought conditions - Despite some spurts of rain within

JIM WILLIAMSStaff WriterWaxahachie - Despite some spurts of rain withinthe past two weeks, including a fairly decent dousing of the county seat Sunday afternoon, Aug. 26, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2001 00:00:00

New sidewalk work in downtown Ferris to begin

Sheila HatfieldThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - The bid to build a new sidewalk on Main Street was awarded at the Ferris Council meeting on Monday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2001 00:00:00

Waxahachie chamber discusses city master plan

JIM WILLIAMSStaff WriterWAXAHACHIE - The Waxa-hachie C3 master plan will need to obtain a non-profit status in order to request state and federal grant funds ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2001 00:00:00

Glenn Heights receives reversal of lawsuit ruling

Special to The Ellis County PressGLENN HEIGHTS - A court ruling against the City of Glenn Heights and in favor of a local developer, was ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2001 00:00:00

Beas rebuilding day set to begin Sept. 5

SHEILA HATFIELDThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Bulmaro (Bull) and Gail Villa, owners of Bea's Caf�, will soon feel some relief for the first time since ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2001 00:00:00

Waxahachie passes impact fees

Sheila HatfieldThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - A new impact fee plan for future capital improvements was approved by the Waxahachie City Council, Monday, Aug. 20.An ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2001 00:00:00

Red Oak reaches decreased gas rate agreement with TXU

MARK VARSELThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - The residents of Red Oak will soon see a payoff from the city's dispute with TXU, a global ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2001 00:00:00

Higher school taxes protested in Waxahachie

J.J. SalleeThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - One by one, Waxahachie Independent School District taxpayers went to the podium last Monday night to protest the increased ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2001 00:00:00

Elected officials get their raises Sheriff and constable’s pay raised

JIM WILLIAMSStaff WriterWAXAHACHIE - After failing to have their pay raise requests approved by Ellis County Commissioners' Court on Aug. 13, elected county law enforcement ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/30/2001 00:00:00

Former Justice of the Peace J.W. Grigsby dies

SHEILA HATFIELDThe Ellis County PressMIDLOTHIAN - J.W. Grigsby, 61, a former precinct 4 justice of the peace, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16 at his home ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2001 00:00:00

Waxahachie man gets 10 years in manslaughter case

Sheila HatfieldThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The fact that 21-year-old Robert Weir of Waxahachie will go to prison for a minimum of four months, does ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2001 00:00:00

Ellis County Judge cancels tour of old Super Collider

Sheila HatfieldThe Ellis County PressMAYPEARL - Citizens who arrived for a free tour of the old Superconducting Super Collider facility Monday said they were very ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2001 00:00:00

Just don’t start a fire with it – burn ban’s on

JIM WILLIAMSStaff WriterWAXAHACHIE - Despite the recent burn ban enacted by the Ellis County Commissioners, residents living in areas where burning trash is normally permitted ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2001 00:00:00

Clean up your own trash or face this man

Sheila HatfieldThe Ellis County PressENNIS - Although Constable Bill Woody, precinct 1, said tracking down trash-dumping offenders in Ellis County has always been a priority ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/23/2001 00:00:00

Ennis approves plant annexation despite protests

JIM WILLIAMSEllis County Press Staff WriterENNIS - Despite citizens vehemently voicing opposition to the city's annexation of land and possibility of a Steag power plant ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/09/2001 00:00:00

Palmer fails to pay IRS tax withholdings

Mark VarselEllis County PressPALMER - Palmer could be facing fines as high as $100,000 in fines, penalties and interest for failing to pay the Internal ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/09/2001 00:00:00

Man tells where to find body near Ennis

RUSTY WELLEREllis County PressENNIS - An alleged boyfriend was charged with homicide after revealing the location of the decomposing body of a Tyler woman hidden ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2001 00:00:00

Burnett refuses to resign NAACP post

RUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorWAXAHACHIE - Despite bylaws, Ellis County area NAACP President Victor Burnett is refusing to resign either of his two elected ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2001 00:00:00

Police seek alien in Ennis homicide

RUSTY WELLEREllis County PressENNIS - Police are seeking an illegal alien after a warrant was issued in connection with the brutal homicide of an Ennis ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2001 00:00:00

NAACP head claims redistricting failed

RUSTY WELLEREllis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Contrary to commissioners court comments, Ellis County's redistricting lines will not enhance minority districts, according to the head of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2001 00:00:00

Fire puts cafe, employees out of business

SHEILA HATFIELDEllis County PressFERRIS - When the fire on Tuesday, July 24 ravaged their dreams for the famous Bea's Café in Ferris, Gail and Bulmaro ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2001 00:00:00

Villas’ generosity in past rewarded in time of need

SHEILA HATFIELDEllis County PressFERRIS - What goes around, comes around.That old expression has taken on a whole new local meaning with the outpouring of offers ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2001 00:00:00

OUT OF THE ASHES: Friends to help rebuild Bea’s

Old skylight saved block by venting fire through roofRUSTY WELLEREllis County Press Managing EditorFERRIS - It's as if God looked down with mercy on Bea's ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2001 00:00:00

SSC property reported on sale block for $3 million

Commissioners ignore pleas, OK brokerRUSTY WELLEREllis County PressWAXAHACHIE - As rumors of an imminent sale swirled, the Ellis County Commissioners Court ignored pleas from alarmed ... Full story

Last Updated: 08/02/2001 00:00:00

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