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Image courtesy Maypearl city website.

MAYPEARL – The city’s tagline is “A pearl in the heart of North Texas.”

It is certain however one city employee might not agree.

Matthew Allred

WAXAHACHIE – Matthew Allred, 34, of Midlothian was convicted and sentenced life in prison by a jury.

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Early Voting starts Monday, Oct. 24 through Friday, Nov. 4 at 6 polling locations.

Last Day to apply for a Ballot by Mail is Friday, Oct. 28.


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Ovilla Christian vs Dallas Lakehill Prep at home, 7 p.m.



Avalon vs Campbell (Homecoming) at home, 7:30 p.m.

Chris Martinez (13) runs past the Hawks sideline on his way to a 22-yard touchdown run.

The Red Oak Hawks came out of their bye week healthier than when they went in, and they needed all their key players to get a 38-35 win over the Killeen Shoemaker Gray Wolves.

Sr. Chloe Munoz shows why she is one of DFW’s leaders in Digs. She had several point saving digs against Ennis.

The Lady Hawks varsity volleyball team hosted the Ennis Lady Lions on Tuesday, Sept. 27 in a big district matchup, with the winner taking possession of 2nd place in the district behind Forney.


April 6, 2018 © by Claudia L’Amoreaux.

This is one that I am not even going to try to pretend doesn’t freak me out.

As in – I think I would rather keep my cash.

President Biden is making things up.


Garlic-Rosemary Butter Roasted Chicken Thighs and Veggies with Mushroom Orzo Risotto

FAMILY FEATURES – In today’s world, grocery shopping can seem more like a burden than an opportunity to gather supplies for your family’s favorite meals.

Smoked Chuck Beef Ribs


Cook time: 10 hours, 30 minutes • Servings: 8


• 1 slab beef chuck short ribs (about 4 pounds)

Buffalo and Blue Cheese Chicken.

FAMILY FEATURES – When the back-to-school season brings jam-packed schedules full of learning and homework, every minute counts for the parents who make those school days possible.


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Cora Lee Jones of Ferris, TX passed away peacefully on Sept.

Ronald Zettler

Ronald G. Zettler, 74, of Red Oak passed away peacefully at his home Friday, Aug. 18, 2022, following a successful battle with lung cancer.

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Francys Ann Shivers (nee Gregory), was a resident of Ferris for 33 years.

Ellis County Press

208 S Central St. 
Ferris, TX 75125