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Dawn has new book

ERIC CORNELISONEditorFERRIS - There was a new book on the market last week which covers the spiritual journey of one of our own.Former classifieds manager ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2007 00:00:00

Gospel artist coming to county

Staff ReportsELLIS COUNTY - David and Deborah Caudle's daughter, Melissa, has spent her life in and out of hospitals.When Deborah speaks of tears, anger, strife ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2007 00:00:00

Waxahachie police hold their tongue

ERIC CORNELISONEditorWAXAHACHIE - The Waxahachie Police Department was holding its tongue on any comments about the incident involving 52-year-old diabetic Allen Nelms.Waxahachie police reportedly stormed ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2007 00:00:00

Rep. Jim Pitts steps in against Craddick

ERIC CORNELISONEditorAUSTIN - Leaders of the movement to oust House Speaker Tom Craddick during the legislative session declared defeat late Sunday, saying that while they ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2007 00:00:00

Country Thunder was a bust to some

ERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - The Memorial Day event of the year, Country Thunder, turned out to be a bust for most people because of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/31/2007 00:00:00

Treasurer appointed

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County CommunicationsELLIS COUNTY - In a special meeting on April 27, Ellis County Commissioners appointed Judy Burden as county treasurer. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2007 00:00:00

Homes evacuated after chemical spill

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - Approximately eleven homes were evacuated in Ennis because of a dangerous chemical spill at Schirm, USA.Approximately 50 gallons of an agricultural insecticide ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2007 00:00:00

Elections can be contested

Error in notice could allow candidates to challenge voteERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - The recent mistake on the Notice of Consolidated Precinct can be contested by ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2007 00:00:00

Memorial Day reviewed

ERIC CORNELISONEditorMemorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day because it was a time set aside to honor the nation's Civil War dead by decorating ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2007 00:00:00

New facility turns trash into power

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Waste Management opened a new renewable energy plant at their Ferris facility Thursday, May 17.This plant was named the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/24/2007 00:00:00

Don’t forget the sacrifices they made


Last Updated: 05/24/2007 00:00:00

Election results May 12

X — Denotes winners County Bond Election:X — For - 3,682Against - 3,245State Constitutional Amendment:(Ellis County results only)For - 5,999Against - 930Emergency Service District No. ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2007 00:00:00

State constitutional amendment overwhelmingly approved by voters

ERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - In the only statewide item on the ballot, voters overwhelmingly favored a constitutional amendment to provide property tax relief for elderly ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2007 00:00:00

Publishers health improving rapidly

ERIC CORNELISONEditorDALLAS - The hospitalization of Sheila Hatfield, popular publisher of The Ellis County Press, from a stroke suffered last week came as a shock ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2007 00:00:00

Ellis County officers honored in Austin by CLEAT

ERIC CORNELISONEditorAUSTIN - Four city law enforcement officers from Ellis County and four Department of Public Safety troopers, who patrol Ellis County, were honored for ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2007 00:00:00

County bond passes by slim margin

Commissioners Court prepares for next stepERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - After all the bickering between supporters and opponents of the $53.875 million bond package, the Ellis ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/17/2007 00:00:00

Help cops catch child predator

Man tried to entice boy away from mom, police sayThe man was described as white, about 25 to 30 years old with a shaved head ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2007 00:00:00

Area steel company to consider sale, merge

ERIC CORNELISONEditorMIDLOTHIAN - The Chaparral Steel Company announced it is considering a range of options which could include mergers, acquisitions or even sale of the ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2007 00:00:00

Red Oak mayor slate

City leader endorses candidates, causes flapKELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - Red Oak Mayor Ron Bryce sent out letters of support for three council ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2007 00:00:00

Storms wreak havoc here

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - Storms raged through most of north Texas last week, leaving in its wake a path of downed trees ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2007 00:00:00

Publisher hospitalized with stroke

ERIC CORNELISONEditorFERRIS - Ellis County Press Publisher Sheila Hatfield was hospitalized on Sunday after suffering a massive stroke earlier in the day.Hatfield had been complaining ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/10/2007 00:00:00

Officer injured in accident

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressGLENN HEIGHTS - A Glenn Heights officer lost control of his vehicle Saturday, April 28 en route to aid another officer ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2007 00:00:00

Bullets flying in Ennis again

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - Bullets began flying again in Ennis and police believe it may be because of the recent arrests of Christopher Nealy, 18 and ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2007 00:00:00

Early voting available April 30-May 8

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressELLIS COUNTY - Early voting for city and school elections began April 30 and will continue through May 8. Early ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2007 00:00:00

Ennis facilities benefit if bond passes

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - The passage of the proposed $53 million bond will determine if the City of Ennis will get new county facilities.'It is contingent ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2007 00:00:00

Bank at Waxahachie Wal-Mart robbed

ERIC CORNELISIONEditorWAXAHACHIE - A white male about six feet tall walked into the First Convenience Bank inside Wal-Mart and robbed it last week.'The suspect approached ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2007 00:00:00

Bond supporters, opponents clash

ERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - The fate of the $53.875 million bond election has caused local citizens and the Friends of Ellis County Political Action Committee ... Full story

Last Updated: 05/03/2007 00:00:00

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