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Dena Marie Hollon

ELLIS COUNTY – Ellis County Tax Office employee Dena Marie Hollon was arrested late last week on charges of Theft Property >=$2,500<$30,000 ENH IAT and Money Laundering >=$2,500 less than

Henry F. Quintero

ELLIS COUNTY – Last week, Ellis County sex offender Henry F. Quintero, 50 of Bardwell, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for failure to register.

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RED OAK – Rumor was that Red Oak’s Mayor Mark Stanfill, DVM had issued a new mask order requirement in the city last week.

Turns out that is not true.


Photo courtesy Life High School

Waxahachie – The Life High School Waxahachie baseball team is continuing to make history with its defeat of the Celina High School Bobcats this past weekend. 

WR Triston Edwards (13) splits defenders and runs up field after catching a pass from Joshua Erving (2). Photo by Steve Patterson / Moving Pictures.

After a tough loss on the road to Colleyville-Heritage last week, the Hawks bounced back with a 46-35 win over District rival Midlothian HS, in what may have been the Hawks best all-around team per

MANSFIELD – Brandon Hawkins Jr. scored two touchdowns and accounted for 220 total yards to lead Waxahachie over Mansfield 21-7 and into the playoffs.


Rich Lowry

President Biden isn’t known for austerity, except when it comes to defense.

David Kreutzer

Science can fool you.

So can the anointed science experts.


Orange and Harissa Glazed Beef Kebabs

FAMILY FEATURES – When families fire up their grills and turn to favorite summer recipes for filling meals, nutritional considerations are often not the focus.

Margaritaville Hotel Nashville image courtesy of Margaritaville Hotel Nashville

Now that we have hit Memorial Day and some less stringent travel restrictions, it’s time to begin to plan your summer vacation.

California Queso Fresco Fish Tacos

FAMILY FEATURES – While there are many ways to enhance the taste and texture of your family’s favorite dishes, perhaps one of the simplest and most impactful is the addition of cheese.


Kenneth “Kenny” Nolan McElhaney

Kenneth “Kenny” Nolan McElhaney, 65, of Ferris, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 2:35 a.m. in Waxahachie, surrounded by his family.

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Curtis Wayne Maness of Ferris, Texas (63) passed away at home on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.  

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Gordon Edwards was born on Dec. 16, 1942 in San Diego, Calif. to James and Ruth Edwards. 

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