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Surveillance video shows the three suspects entering the Dollar General in Ferris last Thursday night.

FERRIS – The Ferris Dollar General was robbed at gun point around 11 p.m. last Thursday, Oct. 22.

Photo courtesy Joseph Bohnsack

At approximately 6:38 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct.

Following the flag ceremony, members of Ovilla’s first responders pose in front of the new flagpoles. Pictured are K. Mooney, firefighter/paramedic; T. Burnett, firefighter; E. Homuth, battalion chief; Tyler Homuth, boy scout; P. Hobin, firefighter/paramedic; and J. Schepps, firefighter.

OVILLA – Fourteen-year-old Tyler Homuth addressed the Ovilla City Council recently in order to complete his requirements for his Eagle Scout project.  

Sports

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Ennis vs Royce City (Homecoming), Friday, October 30, Home, 7:30 p.m.

Ferris vs Venus, Friday, October 30, Home, 7:00 p.m.

Ennis 63, Mansfield Summit 26

Ferris 20, Hillsboro 17

Italy 49, Cayuga 0

Stephenville 49, Life Waxahachie 13

Photo by Steve Patterson / Moving Pictures

Members of the Red Oak Area Chamber of Commerce, Red Oak City of Parks and Recreation, City of Red Oak, Directors of the Red Oak Pee Wee Football/Cheer Association and special guests were on-hand S

Opinion

Rich Lowry

Joe Biden wants to take one of the great American success stories of the last several decades – and drive it into the ground.

Tina Ramirez

In Texas’ 22nd District outside of Houston, an extremist group that has killed thousands of innocents is helping fund the campaign of Democratic candidate Sri Preston Kulkarni.

Lifestyle

Photo courtesy Winter Park Resort

Come Nov. 18, Dallas residents will have a Colorado ski option. 

That would be Winter Park Resort.

Green Chili Jack Smash Burgers

FAMILY FEATURES – According to the “Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior,” studies have proven that eating meals together as a family can improve communication and relationships, whic

Pressure Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

FAMILY FEATURES – Regardless of what back to school looks like this year, preparing family meals throughout the week does not have to be a challenge.

Obituaries

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Kerrie Lynn Gowin was born on Oct. 5, 1968, and passed away peacefully on Oct.5, 2020. She was the daughter of late Howard Jay Patterson and Peggy Darlene Compton.

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Rudy Frank Turner was born November 4, 1929, in Pilzen, Czechoslovakia. At the age of 16, he was adopted by Frank Lee Turner and Beulah Goen Turner.

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Melvin Ray Mullins, age 86 of Dallas, passed away August 21, 2020 surrounded by his loving and dedicated family.

Ellis County Press

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