Town hall meeting with Pitts

State Rep. Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, will hold two town hall meetings to provide Ellis County residents with an update on the 80th Legislature as well as other topics of interest.

The first town hall meeting will be from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Waxahachie City Council chambers, 401 S. Rogers St., Waxahachie. The second will be from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Ennis Public Library, 500 W. Ennis Ave., Ennis. The public is invited to attend.

Barton town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, will hold a town hall meeting with residents to hear about issues that are important to them.

Barton will begin the meetings with an update on his priorities and activities in Washington, D.C., and will then open the floor to questions. The congressman invites all residents of the Sixth District to attend. In Ellis County, the meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Waxahachie City Hall, 401 S. Rogers St., Waxahachie.