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Yellow 8'x4' signs were seen over the weekend in Ferris on trailers and in parking lots supporting Public Safety Director Eddie Salazar. There had been rumors he was going to be terminated at Monday night’s council meeting.

FERRIS – In standing-room only, Ferris residents packed the council chambers Monday to show their support for Public Safety Director Eddie Salazar.

Franklin is standing far left and was selected All American for his play.

Ferris graduate (1963) Gary Franklin, a former Ferris High School standout athlete, helped lead his local senior softball (70+) team to a World Championship last week in Dalton, Georgia.

Midlothian Police Captain J. Spann, Ellis County Emergency Management Coordinator Samantha Pickett, and Ellis County Fire Marshall Tim Birdwell get ready for the upcoming third annual Ellis County Preparedness Fair.

MIDLOTHIAN – The third annual Ellis County Preparedness Fair will be on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Midlothian ISD Multi-Purpose Stadium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Hawk Defensive End Todd Tillis (44) collects one of the few sacks on Bengal Quarterback Greyson Thompson (11) during Red Oak’s season opener Thursday, Aug. 29. Denton Braswell went on to stun No. 17 Red Oak, 48-27.

LITTLE ELM, TX – The Hawks rolled into Little Elm on a rare Thursday night expecting a repeat of their 2018 win over the Denton Braswell Bengals.

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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.


In the flash of an eye, the world’s oil supply was reduced by 5 percent after the Sept.

In America, the highest law of the land consists of the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, commonly known as Bill of Rights.


Homemade Nachos

Family Features – Whether you prefer watching your favorite teams in-person or on TV, tailgate season means it’s time to break out your party’s favorite foods from appetizers and snacks to all-out

Barbecue St. Louis Ribs

FAMILY FEATURES – For busy families, finding time to eat together isn’t always easy, but coming together around the dinner table regularly isn’t just about keeping hungry bellies full.

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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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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Ferris, TX 75125