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Jade Flores gets a warm welcome from fans when she taped a segment for ECP-TV. Flores, from Red Oak, got the green light to Hollywood on “American Idol.” Interviewed in front of the gazebo in town square in Ferris, she pleased the crowd with a rendition of “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash.
Eve Smith and her coach, Ruben Serna.
ECP-TV TEAM - Len Baxley, Rita Cook and Tommy Scott.

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Jade Flores gets a warm welcome from fans when she taped a segment for ECP-TV. Flores, from Red Oak, got the green light to Hollywood on “American Idol.” Interviewed in front of the gazebo in town square in Ferris, she pleased the crowd with a rendition of “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash.

FERRIS – Her bubbly personality while visiting ECP-TV made you fall in love with her.

FERRIS – Ferris lost one of its most beloved civic leaders – and its last living World War II veteran last week, when Joe Chapman, with his son and daughter-in-law by his side, passed away at his h

ELLIS COUNTY – State Sen.

Sports

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

Opinion

In Washington, D.C., every spending program and tax break has a constituency that fights for it.

Job openings rose to nearly 7.6 million in January, data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows, outpacing unemployment of just 6.2 million for the eleventh straight month.

Lifestyle

FAMILY FEATURES – For flavor fans, there is nearly no better combo than the complementary tastes in a Cubano sandwich.

American Irish Stew

Turn your St. Patrick’s Day celebration into a chance to enjoy Irish heritage with hearty foods and a lively atmosphere.

Classic Veal Parmesan Sandwiches

FAMILY FEATURES – Crafting quick, easy, nutritious meals is one of the most common goals for home chefs, yet it may sometimes be difficult to keep the menu feeling fresh and new.

Obituaries

Thomas Charles Sharp, Sr. 83, of Malakoff, passed away March 8 at his home.

Richard Henry Walker, the son of Albert Eugene and Nancy Kaye (Hatfield) Walker was born Jan. 4, 1973 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma and departed this life on Feb.

Eugene Jistel, Jr. passed away to his heavenly home on Feb. 12, 2019, with his family by his side.

He was born Dec. 6, 1962, to Eugene and Annie Mae Jistel Sr. in Dallas, Texas.

Ellis County Press

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