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Girl Scouts attend camp

Girl Scouts attend camp

Submitted article Red Oak and Ferris Girl Scout Service Unit 215, recently held its annual twilight summer camp at First United Methodist Church in Red Oak with this year’s theme…

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE

Debbie Stock, Sandy Woods and Stacey Speegle were among several ladies taking part in personal self-defense techniques taught by Texas Civil Defense instructors CSM Mark Bounds, 1SG Steven Domkowski and…

EC GOP fundraiser Saturday

WAXAHACHIE – Border concerns will be the theme of the Ellis County Republican Party fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 2, Held at The Sheaffer center, Southwestern Assemblies of God University, 1200 Sycamore…

Best Southwest Partnership’s: Legislative Breakfast Series begins Aug. 1

The Best Southwest Partnership announces its 2014 TGIF Legislative Breakfast Series to be held at Methodist Charlton Medical Center at 7:15 a.m. on the first four Fridays in August 2014.…

Birdwell named To Senate Finance Committee

AUSTIN—State Senator Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) has been named a member of the Senate Finance Committee, the legislative committee charged with crafting the biennial budget for the State of Texas. Lieutenant…

D Magazine ranks best Ellis County Suburbs

D Magazine loves Ellis County The Dallas-based magazine, who once called The Ellis County Press “the best newspaper in DFW,” ranked several Ellis and Southern Dallas County suburbs in their…

Shooting his first bolt action rifle

Shooting his first bolt action rifle

Alex Guerrero shooting his first bolt action 223 Mossburg MVP rifle.  Alex, 7-year old,  was hitting a very good grouping at 100 yards by himself with his dad humbly overseeing…

What is 4-H All About?

Submitted by Rita Hodges Ellis County Extension Agent The mission of Texas 4-H is to ‘prepare youth to meet the challenges of childhood, adolescence and adulthood, through a coordinated, long-term,…

No burn ban yet for Ellis County

Diana Buckley Red Oak Record WAXAHACHIE –  No burn ban yet for Ellis County – but the item will remain on the agenda for upcoming regularly-scheduled meetings of the commissioners’…

Dem introduces bill banning firearm-branded attire for children under 18

On July 14, Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL-2nd) put forth H.R. 5093–the Children’s Firearm Marketing Safety Act–to keep firearm-branded shirts, hats, and “stuffed animals” from being marketed to children. The bill…

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