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Eric Fagan, Quadrey Evans and Salem Orion Vonkreighton

ELLIS COUNTY – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office’s “Operation Overwatch” conducted an undercover operation recently and arrested five of eight suspects on their watch list.

“Ace” was very happy to be one of the 392 animals given vaccines.

ELLIS COUNTY – It was just a little over a week ago the SPCA of Texas re-opened the Ellis County Animal Care Center after the distemper outbreak in Ellis and Dallas County that had the shelter shut

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WAXAHACHIE – The Ellis County Proposed Budget was submitted Monday with the County Clerk and can be viewed by interested parties from now until the budget and tax rate are adopted in September.


Ennis vs Corsicana (Band Night)

Friday, November 5 at home, 7:30 p.m.


Ferris vs Glen Rose (Senior Night)

Friday, November 5 at home, 7:00 p.m.

ROYCE CITY – After two first-quarter turnovers—one on Ennis’ first play from scrimmage, and another on the kickoff following Royse City’s first touchdown (a 24-yard touchdown pass from Kenneth Spri

MANSFIELD — Free safety like Ahmaad Moses plucked two interceptions for the second time in his varsity career to help Summit defeat Midlothian 42-21 in District 4-5A Division I matchup Friday night


We all grew up understanding the maxim,”if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.”

If you weren’t fearful of government before this week, you should be scared to death by now.

This is the United States of America. Not Venezuela.

Or is it?


Grilled Tequila-Lime Chicken with Grilled Asparagus

FAMILY FEATURES – Healthy eating doesn’t have to be difficult or require you to take favorite meals off your family’s menu.

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

FAMILY FEATURES – Bringing your family together for a meal that tastes like summer is what the season is all about.

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Keep your garden looking its best with a bit of deadheading.


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Francys Ann Shivers (nee Gregory), was a resident of Ferris for 33 years.

 Peggy Crofford Mathis

Peggy Crofford Mathis of Midlothian passed away peacefully on Feb. 23, 2022, at the age of 88. Peggy was born on Dec. 21, 1933, in Petty, Texas to Garvin and Maggie Crofford.

Elva Feltus, 68, passed away in Houston, Texas on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. Elva was born on Feb. 9, 1954 to Louis and Antonia (Cabello) Guerrero. She grew up in Sinton and later moved to Ennis.

Ellis County Press

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