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Ferris Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum candidates shown – John Riley, Sherie Chapman, Tommy Scott, Rudy Amor – along with Michael Martinez, answered random questions during the hour-long event. Not attending were Bobby Lindsey, Cindy Aspin or Jennifer Stanford.
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Adiela Tobar and her dad Jesse Tobar meet Honorary Co-Chairs Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach during the autograph session of the photo shoot for this year’s gala.

News

ELLIS COUNTY – Crews will close all lanes of FM 664 in Ovilla overnight on Thursday, April 18 to set beams on the Little Creek Bridge. The closure will be from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m.

FERRIS – Despite the fact The Ellis County Press is three times less expensive – and has a larger circulation of Ferris residents – several councilmen once again refused to name the EC

Ferris Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum candidates shown – John Riley, Sherie Chapman, Tommy Scott, Rudy Amor – along with Michael Martinez, answered random questions during the hour-long event. Not attending were Bobby Lindsey, Cindy Aspin or Jennifer Stanford.

FERRIS – While the thunderstorms roared through the Ellis County area Saturday and was the reason Ferris’ annual Brick Fest was canceled, it did not dampen the spirits of the candidates who showed

Sports

Both Red Oak and Midlothian came into Friday’s game at 5-0 in District 14-5A.

The Red Oak lady Hawks varsity basketball team dropped their 2nd district game to the Lady Panthers from Midlothian.

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

Opinion

Joe Biden has received bad publicity lately.

Apprehensions on the southern border hit 103,492 in March, according to data compiled by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, the highest in a decade.

Lifestyle

BUNNY BUTT CUPCAKES

Prep time: 45 minutes • Cook time: 20 minutes • Servings: 24

 

1 2-layer size white cake mix

With millennials today making up the largest generation in the U.S.

Recommendations to adopt a plant-based diet seem to be aimed at the American public every day.

Obituaries

Thomas Charles Sharp, Sr. 83, of Malakoff, passed away March 8 at his home.

Richard Henry Walker, the son of Albert Eugene and Nancy Kaye (Hatfield) Walker was born Jan. 4, 1973 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma and departed this life on Feb.

Eugene Jistel, Jr. passed away to his heavenly home on Feb. 12, 2019, with his family by his side.

He was born Dec. 6, 1962, to Eugene and Annie Mae Jistel Sr. in Dallas, Texas.

Ellis County Press

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