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MIDLOTHIAN – Midlothian Police were involved in a multi-city pursuit and shooting early Friday morning at around 2:43 a.m.

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ELLIS COUNTY – Last week, the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office was alerted by a local law enforcement agency that a group of scammers were targeting citizens in Ellis County.

Photo courtesy ESD #2

OVILLA – The City of Ovilla will soon be seeing a variety of benefits from the recent passing of an Ellis County ESD #2 sales tax proposition.

Sports

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.

Opinion

Former President Donald Trump should be dead.

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As I awoke Saturday morning to catch my flight home from Paris, my friend told me Donald Trump had been shot at and injured with a bullet grazing his ear just inches from his brain while at a rally

Lifestyle

Photo courtesy FlatCreek Winery.

Nestled in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, and a short drive from the city of Austin, there is a hidden gem that will delight every wine enthusiast and culinary connoisseur.

Mediterranean Suite at the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz.

I forgot how much I loved the island of Gozo (www.visitgozo.com), in the Mediterranean and one of the three islands that make up the country of Malta.

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

It is an easy trip to Puerto Vallarta from Dallas.

Just one stop and you are there and lounging on the beach.

Obituaries

James Ullom Jr.

James Harold Ullom Jr., 48, of Ferris, passed away on July 1, 2024.

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Raymond Miner of Ferris, Texas passed away peacefully in Dallas, Texas on May 9 at the age of 79.

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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. 

Ellis County Press

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