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ENNIS – The city of Ennis still remains vague about what led to the sudden resignation of its city manager and the retirement of its police chief.

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WAXAHACHIE, TX – The Ellis County Commissioners’ Court responded to attacks on citizens’ gun rights with an affirming resolution upholding the Second Amendment.

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Ellis County citizens participated in the 18th National DEA Prescription Drug Take Back event on Oct. 26.


The Hawk defense had another impressive game, holding Spruce to -10 yards rushing. Just before halftime, the Hawks defense make another 3rd down stop for a loss.

Junior quarterback Joshua Ervin passed for 177 yards and two touchdowns as Red Oak rolled to a lopsided 63-6 win over Spruce at Dragon Stadium.

RB Zach Sanders (9) cruises down the Red Oak sideline for a 38-yard TD run. Photo by Steve Patterson / Moving Pictures.

RED OAK – Joshua Ervin threw four touchdown passes as Red Oak scored four touchdowns in each of the first two quarters on their way to a dominating 84-0 victory over Dallas Conrad (1-7) at Billy Go

C.J. Palmer (15) rushed 7 times for 163 yards and two touchdowns in Friday’s blow-out of Adamson. The Hawk running backs as a team averaged 19.7 yards a carry. Photo by Steve Patterson / Moving Pictures.

C.J. Palmer rushed for 163 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead Red Oak to a victory over Adamson. Joshua Ervin passed for 180 yards and three touchdowns for Red Oak.


John Arnold, another billionaire who loves to fund liberal causes, needs to make up his mind. Do we need a larger population or a smaller population?

Many Americans have cried foul against President Trump for pulling our troops out of Syria and abandoning the Kurds. Yet, I have to ask, do we ever really leave?


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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


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Jose “JoeMoe” A. Garza, age 74 of Ferris, Texas, passed away Oct. 7, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

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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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