Representatives of law enforcement agencies and courts from more than 300 jurisdictions across Texas announced combined efforts to host the 2016 Great Warrant Roundup beginning Saturday, March 5th.
Ivy Ruth Sevier Moore, age 86, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, February 18, 2016 at the Trinity Mission Nursing Home in Italy. Ivy Ruth was born May 22, 1929 in Milford to Rogers and Evie Sevier. She is the youngest of 2 girls. She grew up in the country side of Milford and went to Iverson School as a young girl and graduated from Milford High School in 1946.
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There are three board of director positions for South Ellis County Water Supply Corporation open.
Come out and meet the new owners, Scott and Robin Blanchard.
The Italy City Council will have a called meeting on Monday, February 18, 2016 in the Italy Boze Community Center at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
Union Missionary Baptist Church of Italy’s Union Women at Work (UWAW) hosted their 2016 Chili Cookoff with church member Marilyn Kelly named the winner. Patricia Price won 2nd place and Willie Young took 3rd place.
The Lady Gladiators put it all together in a tuneup game against visiting Milford as Italy prepares for their bi-district playoff matchup against Era on Tuesday.
The Italy City Council will have a called meeting on Monday, February 15, 2016 in the Italy Boze Community Center at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
Tonight’s Army Presentation at Italy High School has been cancelled. Please contact Ms. Miller if you have any questions or would like recruiter contact information. Thank you.
Of the 17 FCCLA Gladiators who competed, 9 are advancing to the State Competition which will be held on April 7th-9th, 2016, in Dallas, Texas.
Check out the following classes Lighthouse for Learning is offering:
Stafford Elementary would like to thank our friends at Reach Council and the Dallas Stars Team! They made a generous donation of hockey equipment to our school!
Italy’s Keith Davis, Jr., grabbed his own rebound and then scored the put back with 8 seconds left to deliver a meaningful 66-65 district win over rival Dallas Gateway. The ensuing celebration inside the dome was intense with Italy claiming the top spot in the district race.
Union Missionary Baptist Church, located at 484 Derrs Chapel Road, Italy, Texas 76651, will be hosting its Chili Cook Off on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The event is open to the community. Please read this article for more details.
We have some changes to our girls and boys basketball schedule for next week:
Don’t forget Tomorrow Thursday February 11,2016 is “Bring your Dad to School Day.” Dad please make sure to bring your ID and sign in at the Front Office.
It’s time for some Italy Gladiator Baseball under the guidance of the team’s new head coach, Daniel Weaver, and assistant coaches Mitchell Blake and Jackie Cate. Included with this article is the 2016 Italy Gladiator Baseball Schedule. Armor Up!
Tonight’s basketball game between the Italy Gladiators and Dallas Gateway has been moved to the Italy High School Dome. The varsity boys will play at 7:00 pm.
After an unrelenting wet spell last spring caused a cancellation of the Italy Lions Club’s annual BBQ Cook-off, plans are underway for this years event.
The Lady Gladiators celebrated Senior Night 2K16 as they honored their seniors during their final home game against Itasca. Chardonae Talton led Italy’s JV Girls with 9-points, Anthony Lusk Led Italy’s JV Boys with 24-points, Emmy Cunningham led the Lady Gladiators with 22-points and Keth Davis, Jr. led the Gladiators with 35-points for his first 30+ game of the season.
The Ellis County Sheriff’s Officer’s Association recently endorsed Paul D. Perry for re-election as Ellis County Commissioner, Precinct 3.
The Italy City Council will have a regular monthly meeting on Monday, February 8, 2016 in the Italy Boze Community Center at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
The Annual Life Investors’ Celebration for FirstLook Pregnancy Clinic was held on February 29, 2016 at the Waxahachie Civic Center. The night was filled with hope, laughter and tears. This year’s theme, “Keep Calm and Carry On”, is the in-house theme at the Clinic. It was first used in 1939 by the British government on motivational posters in preparation for WWII. It intended to raise the morale of the British public.
Order for is attached. Please drop off order form and payment at the front office at Italy High School.
Hello, let me introduce myself as the new librarian at the S.M. Dunlap Library of Italy, Texas. I am Lou Ann Wolaver and I have been a resident of Italy for nineteen years.
Sales ends this Friday 02/05/2016 to help support your IHS Baseball Team. Please contact Misty Escamilla 972-345-0666 or Amanda Connor 972-800-2238 or any Baseball player to make a purchase.
We would like to announce our 3rd Six Weeks Awards. Congratulations to these hard working students from Stafford Elementary!
Come out to the Sokol Activity Center located at 2622 E Hwy 34 just east of Ennis, February 13, 2016 1:00 PM – 10:30PM. Listen and dance to 5 polka bands! Czech Harvesters 1pm, Jodie Mikula Orchestra 3pm, Czech and Then Some 5pm, Moravians 7pm, Ennis Czech Boys 9pm. Only $7 per person – Ages 13 and under free. Great raffle prizes! The kitchen will be open. Dress casual. Czech costumes encouraged. Doors open at 12PM. No reservations please.
FirstLook Pregnancy Clinic may be one of Ellis County’s “best kept secrets” because so many residents do not know the services that they offer are available. Since opening their doors in 1995, they have served over 28,000 people. Hopefully that number will continue to grow as the word spreads so that all residents will receive the help that is available.
Cynthia Chance invites the entire community to come and experience her Stage Play, “Are You Ready or Nahh?” The performance will take place Saturday, January 30, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. inside Stafford Elementary Cafeteria located at 301 Harris Street, Italy. Pre-sale tickets $10 or $15 at door.
The following Italy HS/JHS students finished out the first half of the school year on a high note and found themselves on the Third Six-Weeks Honor roll. Congrats and keep up the good work!
If you would be interested in supporting the programs through the Ellis County Expo, fill out the attached form and follow the instructions given to submit your ad.
I wanted to inform the City of Italy that progress had been made in the motor vehicle thefts which had occurred in November and up to this past week. There were a total of three stolen vehicles that were recovered in the City of Lancaster last week. I personally want to thank some of the citizens for their assistance in this matter.
There were nine Gladiators (counting directors Jesus Perez and David Graves) at this past Saturday’s 2015-16 ATSSB (Association of Texas Small School Bands) all-region band clinic and concert at Groesbeck High School. However, there were far more smiles and accolades, as the students performed a wide variety of band literature for an auditorium filled to capacity with proud band directors, parents, and appreciative community members.
Hosted here in Italy, basketball action will fill the Gladiator dome and George Scott gym on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016. Attached are the brackets for both JV boys and JV girls games. Get out of the cold and come watch a game or two.
On Friday, January 22, while the Gladiators and Lady Gladiators take on the Gateway Gators on the hardwood inside the Gladiator Dome, the Lady Gladiator Softball players and their parents will be serving up burgers with all the fixings in the Italy High School Cafeteria.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have their monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 in the Italy High School cafeteria at 300 S. College Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 7pm.
Please keep sending Box Tops to the Italy campuses. All submissions are appreciated and are used to fund a few ‘extras’ many faculty would not have otherwise. Thank you, Gladiator Nation!
I would like to welcome Cameron Beckham as the new interim Chief of Police and Jason Cherry as the interim Sgt.
Italy Gladiator senior Clayton Miller was named a 1st Team All-State Defensive Back for TheOldCoach.com Class 2A Division II All-State Team. Miller becomes the 61st Gladiator to be added to the coveted Golden Wall of Fame.
Please lock all doors and bring valuables inside. If any of you see anyone suspicious in your neighborhood please call 972-937-6060 and have an Officer dispatched to your location.
Modifications submitted to this Friday’s Basketball schedules. Italy will host Frost in four consecutive district battles with the JV Girls game tipping the excitement off at 4:00 p.m.
Stafford Elementary would like to inform you of our upcoming events….
Today was a big payoff. For many years now, we have collected wheelchairs and other types of medical equipment. We do this in order to donate to people that may need it, or are not able to afford it. I invite others that are not in need of their old wheelchairs, crutches, walkers, nebulizers, oxygen machines, etc to bring it to us here at Monolithic, or we will pick it up from you.
Enjoy images from the first annual Fall 2015 Sports Banquet hosted by the Italy High School Athletic Department and Booster Club. The event honored Cross Country participants, Cheerleaders, Volleyball Teams and Football Teams during a ceremony held inside the Dome.
The Italy City Council will have their regular monthly meeting on Monday, January 11, 2016 in the Italy Boze Community Center at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
We would like to issue a final reminder of tonight’s first annual fall sports banquet. We will be honoring our Volleyball Teams, Cross Country participants, Cheerleaders, and Football Teams TONIGHT at 6:30 in the Dome. Bar-B-Q is on the menu and the tickets, $10 for adults and $5 for kids, can be purchased at the gate. Come join us as we celebrate the Gladiators’ success in the fall of 2015.
The Italy Gladiator Baseball team will be hosting their annual Chili Supper fundraiser on Friday, January 15, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. before the Gladiator Basketball team takes on the Frost Polar Bears at the Dome.
The Italy EDC will have a called meeting on Friday, January 8, 2016 in the 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 5:30pm.