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MIDLOTHIAN – Hank K. Miller D.C. was appalled his property tax had received an astounding 2,374 percent increase in value this year.

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ENNIS – An unknown man was shot in the 900 block of N. Preston in Ennis Monday at around 5:30 a.m. according to the Ennis Police Department. 

Shamaiya Deyonshana Hall

ITALY – An Ellis County grand jury indicted the 25-year-old Forney woman late last week on three capital murder charges for the alleged murder of three of her children in early March.


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RED OAK – Congratulations to the Red Oak High School Hawk Track Team members who competed at the 5A UIL State Meet Championships on Friday, May 12, in Austin.


ROHS Swimmer Inaky Garica, breaks the Red Oak school 100-meter butterfly record with a time of 59.12 at the Duncanville Tri-Meet on Jan. 11.

DUNCANVILLE – In a tune-up before regionals start, the Red Oak High School Swim Team competed in a Tri-meet with Waxahachie and Duncanville at the Duncanville Natatorium on Wednesday, Jan. 11.

MIDLOTHIAN – Midlothian topped 4-5A Division I mate Red Oak to claim a district title and finish its regular season undefeated for the first time since 1984.


Joe Biden and Kevin McCarthy came to a deal to slightly lower federal spending.

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This being Memorial Day weekend and all it immediately made me think about the many brave people who have fought for this country to assure the United States of America could remain free.


Harvest Bowl Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

FAMILY FEATURES – For those seeking to be more health-conscious, the idea of eating nutritiously seems simple. However, understanding what’s truly “good for you” can sometimes be confusing. 

Chipotle Chicken Flatbreads

FAMILY FEATURES – Gatherings in the summer sun are all about easy, convenient recipes combined with the joy warm weather brings.

Spiced Pork Ribs

FAMILY FEATURES – Turn up the heat this summer and spice your way to delicious warm-weather recipes by using subtle ingredients that bring out bold flavors in your favorite foods.


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.

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Danny Lee Gibson, 73, passed away Nov. 9, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas after being ill for several years due to an illness.

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