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WAXAHACHIE – A second boy has died as a result of an ATV crash Sunday near Waxahachie, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Wednesday.

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WAXAHACHIE – A public hearing and roll call votes made at last week’s Ellis County Commissioners Court for the proposed fiscal year 2024 budget and the adoption of the Ellis County property tax rat

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ENNIS – Everyone thought Texans High-Speed Rail was a thing of the past until recently.


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ITALY vs Crossroads at Crossroads, 7 p.m. 

MIDLOTHIAN vs Cleburn at home, 7 p.m.



WR Dylan Gayton (14) broke free across the middle, hauled in a QB Reggie Moody pass, and shed a tackler to score a touchdown.

RED OAK – After a thrilling Thursday Night ESPN 2 televised overtime win over Lake Belton high school, how would the Hawks respond against the Killeen Ellison Eagles?

ENNIS – Quarterback Wondame Davis Jr. threw for 254 yards and three touchdowns to secure Ennis’ first victory. Davis also had two receptions for 84 yards and one touchdown.


It’s hardly a surprise that the corporate media have rushed to the defense of President Biden pursuant to the impeachment inquiry announced last week by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. 

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The house of cards seems to be falling, and depending on how you look at things it could be falling any which way.


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Join us for live music, a parade, games, arts, crafts, vendors and great food!

Celebrate the small town with a BIG heart, Ovilla.

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RED OAK – Sept. 16 will be a massive day for our community, and we want everyone to participate. 

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WILMER – The City of Wilmer is marking its Annual Pioneer Days which will be held on Sept. 15 – 17 at City Hall Square located at 128 N. Dallas Avenue.


Ervin Buba

Ervin Buba, left us too soon at the age of 61, in Houston, Texas, on June 24, 2023.

Verl Sinko of Ferris went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022.

Verl was born on July 2, 1940, in Millersville, Missouri, to Cecil and Mabel Sinko.

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Robert Lynn Shipley, age 72 of Red Oak, passed away Nov. 27, 2022.

Ellis County Press

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Ferris, TX 75125