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Shown with Mayor Pro Tem Tommy Scott are Officer Steinfeldt’s widow Michelle and 17-year-old daughter Alyssa, who were in attendance with other family members including mother Debra and father Harry. Photo by Greg Chapman / The Ellis County Press.

FERRIS – When the Ferris Police Department moves its headquarters to the now Ferris City Hall, the building will have a new name. 

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WILMER – The City of Wilmer will be having its annual National Night Out celebration Tuesday, Oct. 6. 

This year’s golf tournament will be held at Country View Golf Course in Lancaster.

RED OAK - The Red Oak Area Chamber Classic Golf Tournament has been hosted by the Chamber of Commerce for the past 31 years.


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Ennis vs Red Oak, Friday, September 25, Away, 7:30 p.m.

Ferris vs Canton, Friday, September 25, Away, 7:30 p.m.

QB Jayden Saxon (4) completes pass over the middle to Kort Holley (10). Photo by Kirk Holt.

ITALY – The Italy Gladiators started fast and never slowed down in a 42-6 win over the Mildred Eagles Friday night in Italy.

FERRIS – Nate Aguinaga rushed for 149 yards and a touchdown as Ferris used a late defensive stand to hold off Farmersville.


Photo by Gerald Herbert / AP

Cars and a motorcycle are swamped by floodwater in Pensacola, Florida, on September 16, 2020.

Glenn Mollette

I haven’t watched much professional sports over the last few months. Last Thursday I did tune into the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns football game.


Photo courtesy Winter Park Resort

Come Nov. 18, Dallas residents will have a Colorado ski option. 

That would be Winter Park Resort.

Green Chili Jack Smash Burgers

FAMILY FEATURES – According to the “Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior,” studies have proven that eating meals together as a family can improve communication and relationships, whic

Pressure Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

FAMILY FEATURES – Regardless of what back to school looks like this year, preparing family meals throughout the week does not have to be a challenge.


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Rudy Frank Turner was born November 4, 1929, in Pilzen, Czechoslovakia. At the age of 16, he was adopted by Frank Lee Turner and Beulah Goen Turner.

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Melvin Ray Mullins, age 86 of Dallas, passed away August 21, 2020 surrounded by his loving and dedicated family.

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Antonio Rincon was born June 8, 1942 in Dallas to his parents, Jose and Luisa Rincon. He passed at his home in Red Oak on July 11, 2020. 

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