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ENNIS – Ennis Police were not revealing any new information this week in the case of the missing woman and single mother who disappeared more than a week ago.

ITALY – On Saturday, at approximately 5:35 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers were called to a two-vehicle crash on FM 667, just south of White Rock Rd., in the city limits of Italy.

AUSTIN – He led the opening prayer on his first day as a democratic freshman State Representative.


The Hawks started out a little cold against Waco falling behind 9-0, but Joshua Miller (21 pts.) and Marcus Sasser (25 pts.) lit up the 3-point arc and Red Oak soared passed Waco in the first perio

SEAGOVILLE – C.J. Palmer hit pay dirt three times as Red Oak shut out Seagoville Friday night in the final game of the regular season for the two teams.


The Senate Judiciary Committee opens its confirmation hearing this week for former Attorney General William Barr to become attorney general again.

Here in Texas, we know that border walls are effective. President Trump saw that firsthand on Thursday, but the ones who really need to see it are the Democrats.


FAMILY FEATURES – When school is back in session, the real test for parents is not in the classroom, but in the kitchen.

FAMILY FEATURES – Holiday hosting is all about providing guests a cozy atmosphere, good company and, quite often most importantly, food that tastes as good as it looks.

Entertainment: Ensure guests enjoy a good time by offering entertainment that is suitable for their personality types.


Nina Moore of Red Oak was born July 19, 1937 in Italy, Texas to Marion F. & Rachel (Spann) Phillips.

She passed from this very full life on December 13, 2018.

Royce Glenn Jacobs, 81, passed Dec. 5, 2018. Funeral services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Springdale Baptist Church. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Mount Olivet.


Ellis County Press

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