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Brian Keith McKinzie

RED OAK – A Dallas man is facing multiple aggravated robbery charges after allegedly robbing a pharmacy and gas station on the same day in Red Oak. 

Photo courtesy Fox 4 Dallas-Fort Worth.

WILMER/HUTCHINS – A school shooting at Wilmer Hutchins High School this past Friday, April 12 left the community and students shaken.

Photo by Michael Seiber / The Ellis County Press

BARDWELL – More than 100 people attended the Old Bardwell Historical dedication on Saturday, April 13 at the Bardwell Church of Christ Annex.


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.


The sad reality is that the Republicans in the House after a narrow victory in the 2022 Congressional midterms do not have enough of a majority to be able to accomplish many big things. 

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Last week’s solar eclipse came and went and while beautiful, it did not serve to down the grid, cause an excessive need for the National Guard, and quite frankly shame on the gas stations who raise


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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