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Ennis BBQ fundraiser successful for 6th-graders

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressENNIS - More than $12,000 was raised for the Ennis sixth grade at its first annual barbecue dinner fundraiser Saturday.According to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/27/2003 00:00:00

Local candidate sign-ups begin

Staff ReportsELLIS COUNTY - Candidates seeking local city and school board seats have begun to sign up for local positions that are up for reelection.Those ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/27/2003 00:00:00

Red Cross teaches disaster preparedness

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - About 40 Waxahachie citizens learned how to prepare for the worst should a natural disaster or terrorist attack hit ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/27/2003 00:00:00

Eagle Steel to expand in Palmer

Mark VarselThe Ellis County PressPALMER - Hutchins' misfortune is good news for Palmer.Eagle Steel owner Jerry Allen recently acquired two tracts in Palmer, totaling 35 ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/27/2003 00:00:00

Waxahachie board ‘confused’ over budget deficit figures

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Teachers and school board trustees have said the district's figures concerning the recent budget deficit are 'not adding up.''There's ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/27/2003 00:00:00

A tribute to Billy Wade

GEORGIA FITZHUGHThe Ellis County PressOVILLA - Following the death of Ovilla resident Billy R. Wade on Feb. 12, Ovilla Mayor Bill Turner shared the following ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2003 00:00:00

Community leader dies

GEORGIA FITZHUGHThe Ellis County PressOVILLA - Billy R. Wade, a 69-year-old Ovilla resident known for his involvement in charity work and community affairs in north ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2003 00:00:00

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Bands to get boost from new Red Oak parks director

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - Local bands could get some much-needed exposure with the recent hiring of new Red Oak Parks and Recreation ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2003 00:00:00

Commercial State Bank founder dies

PALMER - Charles G. Davis of Palmer died Friday, Feb. 14 at Baylor Medical Center, Dallas. Davis co-founded what is now the Commercial State Bank ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2003 00:00:00

School districts tightening belts Waxahachie: $2.5 million shortfall

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The rising costs of public education have hit Ellis County property owners where it hurts most, and at the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2003 00:00:00

Local autos have to pass emissions test starting May 1

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - This May, the cost of vehicle inspection will rise from about $12. 50 to almost $40, thanks to ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2003 00:00:00

Construction scams surface in Ellis County

Taxpayers deal with shoddy workmanshipJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressENNIS- James Brazier paid Ennis builder Danny Eckeberger almost $200,000 to build a new home, but could ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/20/2003 00:00:00

Leaning pole causes safety concern for Red Oak citizen

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - A leaning telephone pole at the intersection of FM 2377 and Lassetter Road has one resident concerned.'I know ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2003 00:00:00

First phase of home replacements begins

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Mayor Jimmie Birdwell fulfilled one of his campaign promises when bulldozers rumbled through a Ferris housing section Monday and ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2003 00:00:00

Ovilla council election set

GEORGIA FITZHUGHThe Ellis County PressOVILLA - The date for Ovilla's City Council election was set for Saturday, May 3 at the council meeting on Feb. ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2003 00:00:00

Donated ROPD light bars cause Dallas reprimand

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - The police department might play a tiny role in the City of Dallas budget saga.Dallas, millions in the ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2003 00:00:00

New order in the court

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - The addition of County Judge Chad Adams and Commissioner Larry Jones has given residents and county employees reason ... Full story

Last Updated: 02/13/2003 00:00:00

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