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Artist rendering of the planned entry to the new Woodstone community in Ferris. 

FERRIS – The 5,200-acre Woodstone development is planned on the east side of Interstate 45 at Southcreek Ranch, according to Corey Ford of Tommy Ford Construction, which is working on the big housi

Pictured with Sarah is her Coach, Lisette Gressett, from Houston’s AKR Japan Karate-Do Dojo. Not pictured are Sarah’s instructors Shihan Raul Shelton and Sensei Zenny Talley.

CHICAGO, ILL – On Sunday, July 14, 15-year old-Red Oak resident Sarah Stallings competed in the United States National Karate Federation’s National Championships and Team Trials held in Chicago.

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WILMER – A standoff with a Wilmer man and the Wilmer Police and Dallas County Sheriff Department’s Tactical Team ended with the man’s suicide.

Sports

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

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

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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

With just two months remaining in fiscal year 2019, come Sept. 30, the U.S. budget deficit appears likely to come in just shy of $1 trillion, the latest data from the U.S. Treasury shows.

A thirty-four year old usher at the Friendship Baptist Church in Chicago along with another man were murdered on Sunday morning while going up the steps of the church just as services were startin

Americans have grieved over the senseless murders of 31 people recently gunned down in an El Paso, Texas Walmart and a Dayton, Ohio nightclub.

Lifestyle

Pecan-crusted air fryer pork chops

FAMILY FEATURES – Back-to-school season can be cluttered between after-school activities, weekend sports and evening homework – as well as making dinner each night.

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FAMILY FEATURES – As kids head back to school, it’s important to provide them with the necessary resources to succeed.

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FAMILY FEATURES – Eating healthy isn’t always easy, and when your family is rushing around in the evenings it can seem like a daunting task to put a well-balanced, nutritious meal on the table.

Obituaries

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On August 7, 2019, we lost one of the good guys.

Donald Wayne Ogden, age 66.

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Annie Lois Wills, age 103, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2019 in Kilgore, Texas.

Maria Anita Bustamante

The passing of our family matriarch, Mrs. Maria Anita Bustamante leaves this Earth with the wings she worked so hard to earn on May 4, 2019.

Ellis County Press

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