Publisher appointed to Type-B board
FERRIS - The Ellis County Press Publisher Charles D. Hatfield Jr. was appointed to the Type-B Economic Development Commission during last week’s council meeting held Tuesday, Jan. 18.
“I am very excited about the opportunity to serve,” said Hatfield, also on the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission for the past nine years.
Hatfield, a resident for more than 19 years, is also the treasurer for the Ferris Main Street Downtown Association and the Public Affairs Officer for the Texas Civil Defense.
“ I enjoy being active within my community, I want to see Ferris prosper,” said Hatfield.
Hatfield attended Oklahoma Military Academy in Claremore, Okla before going on to Northeastern State University and earning his Bachelors in Marketing/Journalism in Tahlequah, Okla in 1977.
Full list of Type-B board members are : Chair Barbara Pardue, Vice Chair Virgina Bodine, Suzanne Klein, Virgina Kay, Charles Hatfield, Shelley Davis and Polly Starr.