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FERRIS – When the Texas Education Agency’s accountability ratings were released last Thursday, Ferris ISD had reason to rejoice.

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WILMER – The Wilmer City Council approved to continue its Interlocal Agreements with Dallas County to provide ambulance services for 200 Greene Road, the Judge John C Cruezot Judicial Treatment Cen

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FERRIS – In a 3-2 vote Monday night at the Ferris city council meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Tommy Scott and Place 5 councilmember Sherie Chapman were the lone two members on the council to see the benefi

Sports

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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.

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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

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) has been stretched far beyond the intentions of Congressional representatives, and it is badly in need of reform.

Magically and mystically, this minute the favorite “R” word of the Democrats has shifted from Russia to racist to recession in the blink of an eye – all falsehoods – as they desperately hope that

Lifestyle

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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FAMILY FEATURES – As kids head back to school, it’s important to provide them with the necessary resources to succeed.

Obituaries

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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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