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ELLIS COUNTY – Two run-off elections are coming up, the first for the District Judge 443rd seat is May 28th.

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ELLIS COUNTY – The Ellis County Commissioners approved a 75% for seven years/100% for seven years on personal property tax abatement with Databank Datacenters, LLC in a unanimous vote at the most r

Tabitha Hall-Pennon works at Ferris City Hall by day, but in the evening, you will find her delving into her more creative side.

FERRIS – Tabitha Hall-Pennon works at Ferris City Hall by day, but in the evening, you will find her delving into her more creative side.


On a pass from quarterback Chris Martinez, wide receiver Brayden Robinson (2) splits the Bearcats defenders on his way to the endzone.

The Red Oak Hawks historic 2023 season and playoff run came to an end at Choctaw Stadium on Friday, Nov.

Brayden Robinson (2) had multiple catches in the game, but this one – leaping high into the air for the catch, avoiding the hit and tackle, then racing down the sideline for a touchdown – was spectacular.

RED OAK – Quarterback Chris Martinez produced 376 yards of offense and three touchdowns in Red Oak’s 35-32 bi-district win over Burleson Centennial at Billy Goodloe stadium.

Hawks Head Football Coach Melvin Robinson holds up the District 4-5A I Championship trophy after the Hawks 21-7 win over Midlothian.

RED OAK – Four-star sophomore wide receiver Brayden Robinson returned to the Hawks lineup after an early season injury and caught a touchdown pass on the Hawks first drive.


Heading into the 2024 elections, just 37 percent of Americans believe they “will be both honest and open to rightful voters.” 

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There are two different issues going on in the world of America now – well three if you consider we have a presidential election in the fall. 


Sweet Chili Shrimp with Quinoa

FAMILY FEATURES – Putting dinner on the table quickly seems to be a goal more often than not, particularly in today’s sped-up world.

A pool with a view at the Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

My first trip to Mexico years ago even before I was a travel writer was to Puerto Vallarta. 


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Charles Earl Knox III, 80-years-old, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2024, peacefully at his home in Palmer, Texas, surrounded by loved ones. 

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Douglas Eugene “Bubbles” Hampton, age 73, gained his heavenly wings on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, at his home in Texas after a lengthy illness.

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Gerald Wayne Swedensky, 88, of Mansfield, Texas passed on Jan. 16, 2024 at home surrounded by his loving family.

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