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Ceremonies were held at Ferris ISD and included K9 Riot and SRO Gabriel Flores – Lamesa Police Department, K9 Jet and Officer Kyle Walters – New Haven, Mo. Police Department and K9 Java and Officer Vernon Busby – Italy Police Department.

FERRIS – Last week Animal Farm Foundation and Sector K9 graduated their latest class of Weapons and Drugs Detection Dogs.

WILMER – Wilmer Police were called to the Wilmer Animal Shelter last week in the 2200 block of Pleasant Run Road at 8:40 a.m.

OVILLA – The Ovilla City Council set the date for its Fall Clean-Up event to take place on Sept. 14.


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


President Donald Trump and the State Department hammered out a deal with Mexico on June 7 that Mexico would do much more to prevent illegal immigrants from crossing the country into the U.S.

While Democrats are accusing President Trump about his “phony crisis” on our southern border we should note how our neighbor to the south handles foreigners in their country.


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

Spiced Pecan Grilled Peach Salad with Goat Cheese

FAMILY FEATURES – Summer means it’s time to stock up on fresh produce and light the grill for a season of outdoor gatherings with friends and family.

FAMILY FEATURES – When it comes to healthy eating, looking for nutrient-rich foods to include in your diet is one of the more important goals.


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.

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