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It’s a moment most people have experienced.

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OVILLA – The city of Ovilla has named its new city manager.

Deciding to hire from within, longtime City Secretary Pam Woodall was appointed to the position last week.

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WILMER – The Wilmer City Council passed a resolution at Thursday night’s meeting adopting the new Dallas County voting equipment.

Sports

Joshua Ervin connects with Raymond Gay II (7) on a crossing route in the 2nd Qtr.

The Hawks returned to AT&T Stadium on Friday, Nov. 29 to face the defending 5A Division II State Champions.

Head Coach Chris Ross hoists the Area Round Championship trophy over his Hawks football team at AT&T Stadium.

The Hawks only loss this year came in week 1 to the Denton Braswell Bengals, where the Hawks came in flat, had plenty of mistakes and were burned by the deep ball.

With a big lane to run through, Zach Sanders (9) took this carry to the house.

RED OAK – It’s been seven years since the Red Oak Hawks have won a playoff game, but on Friday November 15, the Hawks pounded the visiting Everman Bulldogs in the Bi-district round of the State 5A-

Opinion

The circus is coming to Washington, D.C. and Senators are not getting any popcorn.

We usually don’t want to just give up, or conclude we don’t have what it takes to go on. I’ve thought about that some lately in trying to learn a difficult fiddle tune.

Lifestyle

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“I Have a Dream” is a speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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CULINARY.NET – When you need a breakfast to feed a large group, this Biscuit-Sausage Mushroom Casserole is a perfect option.

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Take a break from the holiday rush for a bit of gardening relief.

Obituaries

Nona Epps

Nona (Mann) Epps passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at the age of 93.

Clarence Davis Russell Jr.

Clarence Davis Russell Jr., 73, passed away on Jan. 17, 2020 in Dallas.

He was born on Oct. 4, 1946 in Wisner, Louisiana to Clarence Davis Russell Sr., and Dorothy (Amery) Russell.

Roben S. Hanes was born May 20, 1942 near Keyes, OK to Huston S. and Doris Opal (Kincannon) Hanes and joined his Savior on Dec.

Ellis County Press

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