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Matthew Louque of Waxahachie was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.

GLENN HEIGHTS – Voters will take to the polls in Glenn Heights Feb.

FERRIS – A stray pit bull attacked a seven-year-old playing in his front yard Sunday in the 600 block of Pecan Street, according to police reports.

Sports

Both Red Oak and Midlothian came into Friday’s game at 5-0 in District 14-5A.

The Red Oak lady Hawks varsity basketball team dropped their 2nd district game to the Lady Panthers from Midlothian.

The Hawks started out a little cold against Waco falling behind 9-0, but Joshua Miller (21 pts.) and Marcus Sasser (25 pts.) lit up the 3-point arc and Red Oak soared passed Waco in the first perio

Opinion

As this column is being written, Monday, Feb. 18 is President’s Day.

Everyone is talking about the Green New Deal, and how it would end domestic airline travel, the internal combustion engine, fossil fuel usage, most electricity generation and even ban cow flatulen

Lifestyle

Pasta and Chicken in Garlic Cream Sauce

FAMILY FEATURES – Warm meals that come together quickly are a necessity for busy families, especially on weeknights filled with homework, practices, meetings and more.

In “My First Date,” Annastasia Erhard (Cassidy Ann Hortman) is entertained by postman Mr. Walker (Aaron Green), who is confident women love a man in uniform.

ENNIS – The world premiere of “My First Date” opened last weekend at Theatre Rocks! – and it hits all the love notes, from puppy love to parental love, first romance to long-married devotion.

FAMILY FEATURES – While it can be easy to fall into a routine of cooking the same recipes week in and week out, getting creative with mealtime can be as easy as making simple swaps and trying new f

Obituaries

Eugene Jistel, Jr. passed away to his heavenly home on Feb. 12, 2019, with his family by his side.

He was born Dec. 6, 1962, to Eugene and Annie Mae Jistel Sr. in Dallas, Texas.

Nina Moore of Red Oak was born July 19, 1937 in Italy, Texas to Marion F. & Rachel (Spann) Phillips.

She passed from this very full life on December 13, 2018.

Royce Glenn Jacobs, 81, passed Dec. 5, 2018. Funeral services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Springdale Baptist Church. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Mount Olivet.

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