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Fire Chief elected to state office

GEORGIA FITZHUGHThe Ellis County PressOVILLA - Ovilla Fire Chief Donnie Pickard was elected to serve as the fourth vice president of the State Firemen and ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2003 00:00:00

ECP wins first place in news writing

Staff ReportThe Ellis County PressAUSTIN - The Ellis County Press won first place in news writing and placed in headline writing, general excellence and total ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2003 00:00:00

More money allotted for county building projects

Attorney fees nearing $100,000JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Even the historic county courthouse is not without flaws.Since May, county commissioners have approved more changes ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2003 00:00:00

Ferris FFA plans annual reunion

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Ferris Yellow Jackets, old and young alike, will converge on the M.S. Hammock Agricultural Barn on Central Avenue, Saturday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2003 00:00:00

Christian school to be constructed in Ferris

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Ferris Christian Academy, a ministry of the First Baptist Church of Ferris, will start a private Christian school to ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2003 00:00:00

Wilmer council member resigns

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWILMER - Mayor Linda Root's support on the city council took another blow, as Councilman Henry Martinez resigned from his seat, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2003 00:00:00

Ellis County updates its emergency preparedness

Dallas area to be hit next?JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - County officials are quickly moving things into place to fight a potential biological or ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2003 00:00:00

Ferris to hold first-ever citywide garage sale

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - The Ferris Downtown Association will be sponsoring an all day citywide garage sale Saturday, June 21.Shoppers are urged to ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2003 00:00:00

Police arrest MainBank March robbery suspect

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - The suspect implicated in the MainBank robbery March 11 has been arrested, according to police.Jace Laws was served ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2003 00:00:00

Ferris employee’s key ring mistaken for crack pipe

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - A city employee was found sitting in his car in the early morning hours of May 29, and the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2003 00:00:00

Sparks fly over illegal fire alarm system

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - A fire alarm system was removed from City Hall last week after a state fire marshal inspector confirmed the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2003 00:00:00

Democratic Party chair steps down

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Charlie Osborn has stepped down as chairman of the Ellis County Democratic Party.Osborn, who said he would spend more ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2003 00:00:00

Attempted murder trial of Maypearl girl postponed

MARCUS RILEYThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The trial for the attempted capital murder of a 16-year-old Maypearl girl has been postponed to July 15, due ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2003 00:00:00

Red Oak ISD

Parents sue P.E. teacherJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - Parents say one Shields Elementary teacher got too physical.And because of it, the parents, who ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/19/2003 00:00:00

Trustees donate century old church to Italy for museum

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressITALY - The First Christian Church, a century-old structure on Poplar Street, will soon become known as the new Italy Historical ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2003 00:00:00

Hutchins council okays work financing

Council told they have ‘well-run city'JIM WILLIAMSStaff WriterHUTCHINS - Hutchins residents will soon see continued renovations in the form of water and sewer work, and ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2003 00:00:00

Local police cars are protected from explosion

Marcus RileyThe Ellis County Press ELLIS COUNTY - Police departments in Ellis County have made sure their officers are safe from a possible explosion, caused ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2003 00:00:00

Mid-Way Balloon Fest to benefit kids

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - Forty -plus hot-air balloons will take to the skies June 20-22 during the 96.3 Midway Balloon Festival at ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2003 00:00:00

Superintendents on ‘Robin Hood’

ELLIS COUNTY - With a new school finance plan on the horizon, several of the county's superintendents were asked for their views on the current ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2003 00:00:00

Taxpayers to feel brunt of state laws

More taxes and fees on the wayJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - Taxpayers, get ready.Because what the state legislature did in Austin this year ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2003 00:00:00

The end of ‘Robin Hood?’

Two proposals could end socialist planJOEY DAUBEN and SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - In November, taxpayers made themselves clear: stop with the taxes.State ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/12/2003 00:00:00

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