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Ovilla Heritage Day celebrated with bands, floats, booths – and a homegrown Olympic hero

Ovilla Heritage Day celebrated with bands, floats, booths – and a homegrown Olympic hero

By Melanie Petersen / Red Oak Record The Annual Ovilla Heritage Day was kicked off with a parade which had approximately 40 entries on Sept. 24. The Grand Marshal this year…

ROISD Campuses receive Distinction Designations

ROISD Campuses receive Distinction Designations

By Melanie Petersen / Red Oak Record                                Five Red Oak Independent School District campuses received Texas…

Ovilla Heritage Day special proclamation given to Olympic Gold Medalist Michelle Carter

Ovilla Heritage Day special proclamation given to Olympic Gold Medalist Michelle Carter

Ovilla Mayor Richard Dormier read the following proclamation during the opening ceremony of Ovilla Heritage Day Sept. 24: “I, Richard A. Dormier, Mayor of the City of Ovilla, and the…

2016 Red Oak Homecoming: “Going for the Gold”

By Melanie Petersen / Red Oak Record                                                …

Principal’s Report for September

Principal’s Report for September

By Melanie Petersen / Red Oak Record          Each month at the meeting of the Red Oak Independent School District Board of Trustees, a principal from a different…

Five Red Oak High School Jazz Band students selected for All-Region Jazz Band

Five Red Oak High School Jazz Band students selected for All-Region Jazz Band

Congratulations to the Red Oak High School Jazz Band students who participated in the TMEA All-Region Jazz tryouts on Sept. 17. The tryouts involved over 100 students from surrounding area…

Ovilla Fire Department welcomes a new fire engine while retiring another

Ovilla Fire Department welcomes a new fire engine while retiring another

By Rita Cook / Red Oak Record OVILLA – It’s been a few years in the works, but the City of Ovilla finally welcomed a new fire engine last week. The…

Staying competitive important for Ovilla City Council when approving new fiscal year budget

By Rita Cook / Red Oak Record OVILLA – Ovilla City Council members have been working hard for the last few years to make sure that the city stays competitive in…

Perry cleared of allegations of violating bid process

KAUFMAN –  Ellis County County Commissioner Paul Perry, pct. 3, was cleared of all allegations relating to the violation of the competitive bidding process this past week. County Judge Carol…

Ellis County Emergency Preparedness Fair held Saturday, Sept. 24

This past Saturday, hundreds of Ellis County residents toured the  Ellis County Emergency Preparedness Fair held in downtown Waxahachie.  Around  60 organizations, businesses, and responding agencies participated in the event.…

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