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FERRIS – Last week when the water in Ferris ran dry it turned out it wasn’t criminal activity at all.

Director of Public Safety / Police Chief Eddie Salazar

FERRIS – The Ferris City Council accepted the resignation of former police chief now Director of Public Safety Eddie Salazar at Monday night’s city council meeting.

Photo by Jim West

FERRIS – Kathy and Curtis Mayfield, along with Jim West, collected money from grateful Ferris citizens and treated the Ferris public works crew to a BBQ appreciation lunch Friday, Oct. 4. 


Hawks Running Back CJ Palmer’s (15) first TD run came from 25 yards out and nearly untouched.

RED OAK – Prior to the football game, homecoming week concluded with the announcement of the homecoming court and homecoming king and queen.

CJ Palmer (15) scored on this run up the middle after powering through multiple tackle attempts.

A year ago, the Hawks gave South Oak Cliff its only real challenge in District 6-5A Division II, and although both the Golden Bears and Hawks made it into the playoffs, the Hawks season ended in th

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.


Since the 1960s Leftists, Progressives, Socialists, and Marxists have migrated to, and have taken positions in every level of public school and college education, including in the National Educatio

The U.S. economy got another dose of amazing news on Oct. 4 when the national unemployment rate dropped to a 50-year low of 3.5 percent.


Egg Roll Bowl with Shrimp

FAMILY FEATURES – For those who are always on the go, it can be difficult to find time to whip up meals and snacks that are both nutritious and tasty.

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.


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Marjorie (Margie) Coffey, 100, a longtime resident of Houston, passed away on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.

Nancy Ann Glaspy Weldon, 78, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Ennis, Texas.

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On August 7, 2019, we lost one of the good guys.

Donald Wayne Ogden, age 66.

Born in Oak Grove, Louisiana on February 15, 1953, Wayne passed away from cancer in Red Oak, Texas.

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