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Atmos Energy advises: Sign up for service early

DALLAS — 'Once the mercury starts dropping, we get inundated with calls and our schedules fill up rapidly,' said John Paris, president of Atmos Energy's ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2007 00:00:00

Music jamboree and silentauction benefit set for Sept. 28

Event to help women in needSpecial to The Ellis County PressEllis Christian Women's Job Corps® is sponsoring a fundraiser Music Jamboree and Silent Auction to ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2007 00:00:00

Circus coming to Red Oak

DANA RODESRED OAK - A real, old-fashioned circus, under the big top, complete with elephants, lions, tigers, trapeze artists, tightrope walkers, clowns and more will ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2007 00:00:00

Ferris High School receives defibrillator from St. Jude Medical

Special to The Ellis County PressAUSTIN - St. Jude Medical, Inc. today announced the donation of automated external defibrillators to Ferris High School, one of ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2007 00:00:00

Political watchdog group launches PAC

Special to The Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The county's largest taxpayer organization, Taxpayers Alliance for Good Government, filed paperwork recently with the county's elections department ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2007 00:00:00

Improvements seenin treasurer’s office

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsEllis County Treasurer Judy Burden told Commissioners on Monday that her office has made great strides in its efforts to bring the ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/27/2007 00:00:00

Area Girl Scouts gear up for new troop year

Membership registration underwayNatalie Arnoldnarnold@gsnetx.orgMore than 95 years ago an eccentric visionary named Juliette Gordon Low decided it was time the girls of Savannah, Ga., 'and ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/20/2007 00:00:00

Texas Water Development Board approves $50,000,000 loan

Ten Mile Creek Regional Wastewater System for wastewater system improvementsAUSTIN - The Texas Water Development Board approved financial assistance to the Trinity River ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/20/2007 00:00:00

Wilmer celebrating 25th Annual Pioneer Days this weekend

WILMER - Wilmer will celebrate its 25th Annual Pioneer Days Celebration this weekend with a carnival will kicking off the entire celebration on Thursday evening. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/20/2007 00:00:00

Ovilla will celebrate annual Heritage Day Saturday

MELANIE PETERSENThe Ellis County PressOVILLA - Ovilla will celebrate it's annual Heritage Day, Saturday, Sept.22, beginning with a parade at 9 a.m.Dale Helm has been ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/20/2007 00:00:00

Margaret Hill re-elected vice chair

Special to The Ellis County PressMidlothian resident, Margaret Hill, director and secretary-treasurer of HILCO Electric Cooperative, has been re-elected vice chair of the board of ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/13/2007 00:00:00

Constables announce program addressing traffic problems

Special to The Ellis County PressThe constables of Ellis County announced a new program directed at addressing problematic traffic related offenses within the county. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/13/2007 00:00:00

Red Oak Founders Day sets new record for attendance

MELANIE PETERSENRed Oak RecordRED OAK - An estimated 2,500 people of all ages participated in the Annual Red Oak Founders Day Celebration held this past ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/13/2007 00:00:00

Weather, highway closing cause weekend traffic snarls

I-35E Closed Fiday in Red Oak for Demolition ProjectRED OAK - The Texas Department of Transportation closed northbound and southbound Interstate-35E at US ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/13/2007 00:00:00

Ferris city manager resigns

Says city wants to go in another direction ERIC CORNELISONEditorFERRIS - In a surprising move from the Ferris city council, City Manager Gus Pappas has ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/06/2007 00:00:00

County Thoroughfare Plan posted

Diana BuckleyEllis County CommunicationsELLIS COUNTY - The new Ellis County Thoroughfare Plan, adopted by the Commissioners' Court on June 25, after more than two years ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/06/2007 00:00:00

Ferris hires new police chief

ERIC CORNELISONEditorFERRIS - Since the sudden resignation of former Police Chief R. C. Nettles in March and the almost six month interim with Mike Zaidle ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/06/2007 00:00:00

Ennis commissioner sued for videotaping employees

Suit filed even before convicted of any crimeERIC CORNELISONEditorENNIS - Ennis City Commissioner and local dentist, Stephen Craig Durbin, has been sued by his female ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/06/2007 00:00:00

Red Oak Municipal Center burglarized

ERIC CORNELISONEditorRED OAK - After weeks of investigation into last month's burglary of the Red Oak Municipal Center sources close to the investigation have said ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/06/2007 00:00:00

Construction continues on FM 660

After months of construction it does not look like the work on FM 660 will end anytime soon. ... Full story

Last Updated: 09/06/2007 00:00:00

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