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Ferris Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum candidates shown – John Riley, Sherie Chapman, Tommy Scott, Rudy Amor – along with Michael Martinez, answered random questions during the hour-long event. Not attending were Bobby Lindsey, Cindy Aspin or Jennifer Stanford.
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Adiela Tobar and her dad Jesse Tobar meet Honorary Co-Chairs Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach during the autograph session of the photo shoot for this year’s gala.


The Texas Senate broke a logjam that had paralyzed a piece of priority legislation for weeks, blunting a controversial provision in its property tax reform package Monday and then advancing the bil

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FERRIS – The Ferris ISD Robotics team took second place at this year’s UIL Robotics State Championships.

FERRIS – The Ferris City Council voted to change the zoning of a property (alley) located south of W. 6th street and west of S.


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


Joe Biden has received bad publicity lately.

Apprehensions on the southern border hit 103,492 in March, according to data compiled by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, the highest in a decade.



Prep time: 45 minutes • Cook time: 20 minutes • Servings: 24


1 2-layer size white cake mix

With millennials today making up the largest generation in the U.S.

Recommendations to adopt a plant-based diet seem to be aimed at the American public every day.


Thomas Charles Sharp, Sr. 83, of Malakoff, passed away March 8 at his home.

Richard Henry Walker, the son of Albert Eugene and Nancy Kaye (Hatfield) Walker was born Jan. 4, 1973 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma and departed this life on Feb.

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.

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