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Dequindrick Nelson

RED OAK – The Red Oak Police identified Dallas resident Dequindrick Nelson, 29, as the suspect in last week’s burglary at the Exxon Whistle Stop in the 500 block of N. State Highway 342.

Laura Jean Stephens with her birth parents on the day they met.

MIDLOTHIAN – A Midlothian woman who was adopted at a young age recently found her birth parents through genetic testing.

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ELLIS COUNTY – Democrat and Republican Joint Primary Elections are Tuesday, March 3. Early voting began this week and goes through February 28.

Sports

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RED OAK – Red Oak High School and the athletics department hosted college-bound student-athletes, their families, coaches and college representatives on Wednesday, Feb, 5.

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.

Opinion

How many individuals will make $137,700 in 2020? This is the maximum amount of earnings subject to the Social Security tax for this year.

Back in 2016, billionaire Michael Bloomberg took part in a Distinguished Speakers Series at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School.

Lifestyle

VEGETARIAN SPICY NOODLES

FAMILY FEATURES – As a physical representation of cultures and regions from around the world, food can be more than just sustenance – it can connect you and your kitchen to faraway places.

Cheesy Baked Potato Casserole

CHEESY BAKED POTATO CASSEROLE

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Family Features – When game day arrives and your crowd is ready to crank up the heat, turning to appetizers and dishes that feed the whole group can help save the season.

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.

Photo Galleries

Brayden DeBorde from Bardwell and BFS Augusta Pride SW 809.

BFS Augusta Pride SW 809, owned by Brayden DeBorde from Bardwell captured Purebred Division Reserve Senior Champion Female in the National Shorthorn Show at the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show &a

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