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Red Oak city council rebuilding after firings and resignation

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressRED OAK - After months of tension among the council members, the mayor and the city manager, following an investigation into ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2007 00:00:00

Body found after search by friends

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - An Ennis man's body was discovered by his friends 12 hours after two police searches failed to find him after a car ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2007 00:00:00

TWC prosecutes Ellis County man

Many others were caught in unemployment insurance fraudStaff ReportsAUSTIN ­- The Texas Workforce Commission warns criminal prosecutions for Unemployment Insurance fraud are being pursued aggressively. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2007 00:00:00

Registered sex offender arrested again

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - Phillip John Slovacek, a registered sex offender, has been arrested again in connection with another alleged sexual assault.According to reports from the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2007 00:00:00

Storms and rain plague Ellis County

There was a rainbow through all this weatherERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - A storm system with strong winds damaged around a dozen homes through Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2007 00:00:00

St. John in jeopardy of closing high school

ERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - The 2007-08 school year may be the last for St. John High School.Without a lot of help from the church, school parents ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/28/2007 00:00:00

The Old Farmer’s Almanac:

2007 to be another wild hurricane yearWith the hurricane season upon us, The 2007 Old Farmer's Almanac is predicting another summer of wild storms on ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/21/2007 00:00:00

Attorney General, Texas Council

Encourage Texas fathers to lead through 'strength, character and courage'AUSTIN - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and University of Texas Longhorns Football Coach Mack Brown ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/21/2007 00:00:00

Desoto, Lancaster hold 2nd annual Old Fashioned 4th of July celebration

LANCASTER - The cities of Desoto and Lancaster are again combining resources to host a spectacular fireworks show on July 4.Each city budgeted $15,000 for ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/21/2007 00:00:00

Veterans’ Services opens Italy office

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsEllis County would like to announce the opening of a new Veterans Services office in the City of Italy at 105 W. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/21/2007 00:00:00

MySpace account gets Glenn Heights man arrested

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressA convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday, June 7, at his home in Glenn Heights after a conversation with his parole ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/21/2007 00:00:00

HILCO’s Operation Round Up® grants funding to local organizations

At the April meeting, HILCO Electric's Trust Board for the Operation Round Up® program voted to disburse $12,152.00 to 15 requesting organizations in the HILCO ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/21/2007 00:00:00

Commissioners recognized for continuing education

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsELLIS COUNTY - Representatives of Ellis County's Cooperative Extension Service office were on hand Monday morning to present framed certificates of completion ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2007 00:00:00

New call center in Ennis opens

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressENNIS - Alliance Data, one of the nation's leading providers of marketing, loyalty and transaction services, held their grand opening for ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2007 00:00:00

One hero laid to rest, another struggling for life

ERIC CORNELISONEditorELLIS COUNTY - Red Oak Missionary Baptist Church was the site of one lost hero's burial while another lies in Boston struggling against cancer.U.S. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2007 00:00:00

Publisher comes home from hospital

ERIC CORNELISONEditorFERRIS - Sheila Hatfield, publisher of The Ellis County Press, was released from the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation in Dallas several weeks before expected ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2007 00:00:00

New high school still on schedule to open

JACOB FLORESThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Despite all the rainfall, the new high school for Ferris ISD was still right on schedule says Superintendent Mike ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/14/2007 00:00:00

Court hires Staubach Company

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County CommunicationsELLIS COUNTY - The Staubach Company has been hired by Ellis County to manage the building projects under the $53.8 million bond ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/07/2007 00:00:00

Alliance Data hold Grand Opening for New Ennis Facility

Staff ReportsENNIS - Alliance Data, a leading provider of marketing, loyalty and transaction services, is hosting a grand opening ceremony for its new call center ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/07/2007 00:00:00

Commissioners’ Court requests meeting with Staubach Group

DIANA BUCKLEYEllis County CommunicationsELLIS COUNTY - In moving forward on plans for the new courts building and detention center, the members of the Ellis County ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/07/2007 00:00:00

Another local man dies in war on terror

KELLIE ROBINSONThe Ellis County PressENNIS - Spec. Chadrick O. Domino, 23, of Ennis died Thursday, May 31 while serving in Iraq.Domino was hit by small ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/07/2007 00:00:00

Fly-In Pancake Breakfast held

Mark VarselThe Ellis County PressMIDLOTHIAN - Hundreds of area residents showed up for the annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast at Mid-Way Regional Airport on Saturday, June ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/07/2007 00:00:00

Candidates campaign mailing wrong

Did Little go too far in troops endorsement?ERIC CORNELISONEditorRED OAK - Throughout the years candidates have used several tactics to win an election and with ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/07/2007 00:00:00

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