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Texas Department of Public Safety camera snapshot at IH45 – FM660.

FERRIS – On Sunday, July 7, around 12:43 p.m., Ferris police and fire personnel responded to a fiery three-car crash on Interstate Highway 45, (mile marker 267) in the northbound lanes, adjacent to

State Rep. John Wray

WAXAHACHIE – State Representative John Wray announced he will retire from the Texas House at the end of his current term as the Representative for House District 10.

OVILLA – The Ovilla city council is looking at municipal facility improvements.

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

Thanks to President Trump, America’s economy is thriving. Unfortunately, it isn’t enough for thousands who have been left behind due to the opioid epidemic.

Faced with an unprecedented surge in illegal immigration at the southern border – more than 350,000 people were apprehended between March and May entering the country illegally or seeking asylum,

Lifestyle

FAMILY FEATURES – With crowds of unfamiliar people and loud, scary noises, the Fourth of July can make even the most laid-back, four-legged family members apprehensive and unpredictable.

Grilled pork kebabs with Tzatziki Sauce.

Family Features – Grilling season provides ample opportunities to put flavorful fare on the table, but it doesn’t have to be a lengthy cooking process.

FAMILY FEATURES – As a child, you knew dad would be thrilled with whatever card or sculpture you could conjure.

Obituaries

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.

Lois Sharp 81, of Malakoff passed away on April 25, 2019 in Eustace, Texas.

Lois was a resident of Malakoff for 15 years and a member of Hilltop Worship Center in Malakoff.

Ellis County Press

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