Jennifer Staggs and her family moved to Forreston seven years ago. She is originally from Marietta, Georgia, and after her family moved to Rockett, Texas, she attended Red Oak schools. She graduated in 1999.
The McDonald’s located on Interstate 35E will introduce our new facility to the leaders of Italy, Texas on October 24th, 2017 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
Italy Dental, located at 1005 East Highway 34 in Italy offers a friendly and relaxing environment while attending to you and your family’s dental needs.
The public is invited to the headquarters of the Monolithic Dome Institute on Saturday, October 14th. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., many of the domes on the property will be open to tour. Entrance to the open house is free and open to families and all ages.
If you are need of a place to set up an office for you to have a business atmosphere and ample room to conduct your business, you are in luck. There is office space available at 177 Dome Park Place, Italy, Texas with easy access to I-35E.
Little known fact…Milford is the home of a backyard upholstery shop owned by Mr. Clarence Snell. Clarence recently recovered chairs for the offices at Monolithic and the staff couldn’t be happier with the results.
Keng Wok Chinese Food Restaurant located in downtown Italy will be closing it’s doors on Friday, February 10, 2017. They will have regular business hours for the next three days and will feature a $4.99 all-you-can-eat buffet all day on Friday.
TYLER, Texas, Jan. 27, 2017 – Spring Market stores are giving back to local schools in the communities they serve through the new “Cash for My Class” program.
Old Gold Sports apparel and athletic gear is now available online. From visors, caps, track suits and batting cage jackets to coaching shirts, baseball/softball mitts, batting gloves, compression gear and cold gear, get your Old Gold items at www.oldgoldsports.net today!
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A Poem by Ron Scott – 2016
Hometown Dry Cleaners is now open at 108 West Main Street, Italy.
The Italy Community is very fortunate to be welcoming a new medical provider. KelMed Health and Wellness Clinic opened on September 19, 2016 at 204 E. Main in Italy. Eunice Asah is a Board Certified Nurse Practioner that will be treating patients in the clinic. Tia Cochran is from Italy and is the Medical Assistant.
Brookshire Grocery Company is pleased to announce the grand opening of their new Spring Market store in Italy. Please see attached invitation for the ribbon-cutting on Monday, August 22, at 10 a.m.
Our speaker is from our neighboring town of Avalon. Her name is Becky Moss. Becky is the owner of Becky Moss Performance Horses.
BHB Feed and Supply is having their Grand Opening on Saturday, April 9th, from 11am to 1 pm. There will be BBQ provided along with music, facepainting, vendor tables, drawings, and a bounce house. It will be a great time for family fun.
Come out and meet the new owners, Scott and Robin Blanchard.
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.
When Doris Mitchell started working for Oma’s Jiffy Burger in Waxahachie many years ago, she had no idea that she would be grilling burgers and feeding people for 32 more years. But that is exactly what happened. Doris is the owner of the Uptown Café in downtown Italy and will serve her customers for the last time on September 12, 2015. The building she rented has sold so she is closing her doors that day.
Twisty Donuts, located at 500 Clark Street in Italy, Texas behind Family Dollar, celebrated its Grand Opening on Monday, June 29, bright and early at 5:00 a.m.
Job opportunities are currently available for those interested in building a rewarding career as a Dollar General employee for our store located in Italy, Texas.
If you are planning a wedding, family reunion, quinceañera, bar mitzvah , company meetings or just a big party and need a large area, Monolithic has a space for your event.
There was a lot of excitement at the opening of the new Walmart today. The new Walmart has a lot of your basic needs such as groceries and also a pharmacy which is really exciting for the citizens of Italy. I spoke to Mayor Hobbs and the store manager, Mr Salas. The Walmart donated money to the local police force and the Italy High School and the Stafford Elementary.
Walmart Neighborhood Markets offer local fresh food favorites and delivers employment opportunities to the community
The Walmart Neighborhood Market Job Fair will be Friday, December 19, 2014 in the Italy Boze Community Center at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Come in and fill out an application or be interviewed on the spot.
The Martinez family, the owners of Mamma’s Place, wants to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to the Italy community and surrounding area. The response to the reopening of Momma’s Place has been more than they could have imagined. Phones are on, credit card machine is working—the original is back! Enjoy!
Owned and operated by Cynthia Singleton Chance, Dynamic Kut’z of Italy served up a special thanks to its patrons with a Customer Appreciation Day, complete with music, food, beverages and classic hair cuts for the barber shop’s loyal following.
Walmart will hire approximately 30 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this winter in Italy.
Having been born and raised in Dallas, Stephanie Penner is now enjoying life in our small town of Italy. Having only been living in Italy for four years now she is still in awe of the quiet country life, the lesser traffic and the slower pace.
Michael Dean Entertainment will be performing Karaoke at the Rockett Ranch Café and Music Hall in Milford starting January 24th and continuing every Friday night thereafter.
The Spradling family has owned and operated the Italy Cleaners and Gifts on Main Street since 1999. Recently they decided to sell their business.
This little shop in Milford is so inviting. When you walk in the door you go back in time. There is soft, beautiful music from the big band era softly playing and antiques that catch your eye and take your breath away. It is properly named, Things Beautiful.
We all know Keith and Margaret Helms from Helm’s Garage in Italy, Texas. Well they didn’t just stop there! They now have a new store called Helm’s Grocery and Snow Cones. And, it is located in Milford, Texas. There are no bounds to their entrepreneurship!
This past Saturday was the grand opening to Milford’s new western boutique, ‘The Rancher’s Daughter. Elizabeth and Lance Finch were the first two customers for the grand opening. They were amazed at all the wonderful merchandise inside and said, “This place is so cute. I hope this will bring in new businesses for Milford. We hope it does well and new businesses will follow.”
When Nancy Galloway was working as a legal secretary and would talk to out of state clients, they would be amazed when she told them she was from Italy. Then they would chuckle when she told them Italy, Texas that is. Nancy is thankful and proud to have been raised here and when the opportunity arose for her to move back, she did with a willing heart.
When Christina Ward and her husband, Bryan, began to search for a new place to live, they had never heard of Italy. After looking in the northern part of Ellis County, their realtor told them she wanted to show them a house in Italy.
It’s time to solve the tornado problem, once and for all
Wow! Who would have thought our little town of Italy would have a Taco Bell! Well, we have one and to make it official, the ‘red ribbon’ was ceremoniously cut Friday afternoon by Dennis Durrett the franchise owner of Taco Bell.
Monolithic Constructors, Inc. is offering durable concrete fencing that defies ever-changing soil conditions, is fire proof and withstands the force of straight-line winds.
Texel sewing factory has been operating in Italy for over fifty-four years. In the past it has been known as Joseph Manufacturing and Green Brothers and is now going by the name of Noma Industries, Inc.
Dr. John Arkusinski and his staff are now accepting appointments at his new Ennis Family Medicine location.
On Saturday, November 17, Hobbs Feed, located next door to Mansell’s Grocery on the corner of Main St. and Hwy 77, will honor their customers with their 4th Annual Appreciation Day.
La Estrellita Authentic Mexican Restaurant of Italy is ready to serve!
Patty Hernandez (Avalon) and Alice Compton (Italy), creators of Patty’s Perfect Pocket will be on Channel 10 News out of Waco. They will be interviewed about their cell phone pockets that attach to belt loops, and undergarments.
If you are interested in strength training, sculpting your torso, kickboxing or hiring a personal trainer, Jennifer Rendon has a new business you might be interested in. Located at 113 Chambers Drive, Dumbbells and Whistles Fitness has just opened to the public.
Did you ever wish the trains still ran in Italy? You could just buy a ticket, put your car keys away and be transported to your doctors appointment or to a restaurant for a meal or go shopping and not have to drive. Well, the trains of course aren’t running here but there is a new service available for Italy, Milford and surrounding towns. It is the Community Transit Service out of Corsicana, Texas.
Have you ever had the desire to see what it is like inside a Monolithic Dome home? Well, now is your chance. Saturday, October 15 from 10am-4pm, Monolithic Constructors will have an Open House and you are invited.
Halloween is just around the corner! That means it’s time for ghosts and goblins to come out of the wood-works. That’s right, boys and ghouls, it is the hour for the Necroplex to open it’s creaky doors for the fourth year in a row and you are welcome to walk (or run) through…if you dare!
Owned and operated by Linda Pate and Joyce Hobbs, Yesterday’s Memories Antique Shop is preparing for the store’s grand opening. Featuring just about any item that is considered collectible, decorative or just plain adorable. There is numerous treasures waiting to be discovered by you.