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MIDLOTHIAN – Three robbery suspects were in custody last Wednesday after leading Midlothian and Cedar Hill police on a chase after holding up a truck stop in Ellis County.

ENNIS – Ennis police on Tuesday confirmed the body that a volunteer search team found Monday morning is that of missing Ennis mom Emily Wade.

GARRETT – Timothy Brown, 58, of Ennis was arrested Saturday as a suspect in the shooting death of Donald Claxton of Ennis.


Both Red Oak and Midlothian came into Friday’s game at 5-0 in District 14-5A.

On Friday, Jan. 18, the Red Oak Lady Hawks battled a very good 5-3 Midlothian Lady Panthers team and were simply out-played.

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


Citing “two federal law enforcement officials,” Buzzfeed made major headlines on Jan.

In February, TV stations the world over will broadcast the most-watched U.S. football game of the year. But sports fans aren’t the only ones viewing this “big game,” held in Atlanta this year.


FAMILY FEATURES – When school is back in session, the real test for parents is not in the classroom, but in the kitchen.

FAMILY FEATURES – Holiday hosting is all about providing guests a cozy atmosphere, good company and, quite often most importantly, food that tastes as good as it looks.

Entertainment: Ensure guests enjoy a good time by offering entertainment that is suitable for their personality types.


Nina Moore of Red Oak was born July 19, 1937 in Italy, Texas to Marion F. & Rachel (Spann) Phillips.

She passed from this very full life on December 13, 2018.

Royce Glenn Jacobs, 81, passed Dec. 5, 2018. Funeral services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Springdale Baptist Church. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Mount Olivet.


Ellis County Press

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