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  1. New film 'True Conviction' features 3 Texas exonereesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    Blinking neon lights cast luster across the faces of three men as they clamber onto a Ferris wheel at the State Fair of Texas. The Dallas Morning News reports "True Conviction," a new documentary, tells the story of three Dallas County exonerees who now search for others still locked up in Texas prisons for crimes they did not commit.

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  2. 'Second chance at life': New film documents Dallas exonerees' mission to free wrongly convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Blinking neon lights cast luster across the faces of three men as they clamber onto a Ferris wheel at the State Fair of Texas. True Conviction , a new documentary, tells the story of three Dallas County exonerees who now search for others still locked up in Texas prisons for crimes they did not commit.

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  3. These pit bulls, abandoned at a shelter, are now drug-sniffing K9 officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    ... a pit bull rescued from the jaws of euthanasia. She will be working with police searching for narcotics in schools in Ferris, Texas. "Basically we give them a second chance at life," said Sgt. John Julin with the Ferris Independent School District ...

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  4. Murder Suspect Dies From Self-Inflicted GunshotRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The suspect in a homicide investigated by the Hill County Sheriff's Office last week died Friday, February 3, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Hill County Sheriff's Office began the investigation after a body was discovered Wednesday afternoon, February 1. The body of 58-year-old Debra Murdoch Ballard of Ferris was found in a field to the east of HCR 3102 between Hillsboro and Abbott.

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  5. Pamela Elizabeth ShatoskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Natchitoches Times

    ... be very missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Shatoska of Athens, Texas, and Virginia Curtis of Ferris, Texas; her husband, Larry Firmin of Bayou Sorrell; her sister, Reba Olds; and her brothers, Lynn Shatoska of Many, Troy ...

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  6. Body Found Near Abbott By HCSORead the original story

    Feb 5, 2017 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A body was discovered Wednesday afternoon, February 1, at approximately 4:23 p.m. in the area of HCR 3102. According to a press release given by Hill County Sheriff's Office officials, the body of 58-year-old Debra Murdoch Ballard of Ferris was found in a field to the east of HCR 3102 between Hillsboro and Abbott.

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  7. Continue reading Missing Ferris woman found slain in field between Dallas and WacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Interstate 35, about 10 miles south of Hillsboro. The body was later identified as a 58-year-old woman missing from Ferris, a town about 15 miles southeast of Lancaster, Hill County Sheriff's dispatcher Jessica Castro said. The woman's name will not ...

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  8. Body of missing North Texas woman, 58, found in field, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    A 58-year-old North Texas woman, who had just been reported missing, was found dead in a field between DFW and Waco, according to media reports. The woman, who lived in the small town of Ferris near the border of Dallas and Ellis counties, was reported missing Wednesday , according to WFAA-TV.

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  9. News 31 mins ago 10:10 p.m.Body found in Ellis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... notification of next of kin, has been identified by the Tarrant County medical examiner's office as a 58-year-old Ferris woman who was reported missing to the Ellis County Sheriff's Office Wednesday. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with ...

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  10. MoreRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2017 | Austin Monthly

    ... by Shinyribs and Greyhounds, small bites from some of Austin's favorite restaurants, a makers' market, complimentary Ferris wheel and carousel rides and a classic car show. The Fine Goods Pop-Up, co-hosted by The Distillery debuted its second ...

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  11. Man Sentenced 150 Years for Sex with Teen BabysitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | NBC Dallas

    ... behind bars after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting his teenage babysitter. Daniel Paul Hammons, 33, of Ferris, was found guilty earlier this week of two counts of child molestation and sentenced to 75 years behind bars on each charge. In a ...

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  12. From a walking stick that saved lives to confused politicians,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... right start that connected Texans need to keep their political chops polished. Festival goers ride on the Texas Star Ferris wheel during the free festival celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park on June 10, ...

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  13. Continue reading Ferris man who molested 14-year-old babysitter sentenced to 150 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    An Ellis County jury sentenced 33-year-old Daniel Paul Hammons to 75-year terms and a $10,000 fine on each of two counts of sexual assault of a child. Ellis County Judge Cindy Ermatinger ordered that the terms be served consecutively.

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  14. Ellis County man who raped kidsa babysitter gets 150 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    An Ellis County man found guilty of sexually assaulting his children's 14-year-old babysitter was sentenced to 150 years in prison. Daniel Paul Hammons, 33, of Ferris, was convicted Thursday of two counts of sexual assault of a child, according to a press release from the Ellis County district attorney's office.

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  15. Wilt, Roy DoyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ROY DOYLE WILT, Jr., 80 FERRIS, TX. - Roy Doyle Wilt, Jr., 80, of Ferris, Texas, passed away on, Friday, December 9, 2016, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

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  16. 2016 Trail of Lights Night Lights Preview PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Austin Monthly

    Guests got an exclusive first look at the 2016 Trail of Lights during the Third Annual Night Lights Preview Party complete with performances by Shinyribs and Greyhounds, small bites from some of Austin's favorite restaurants, a makers' market, complimentary Ferris wheel and carousel rides and a classic car show. Want a chance to blow? We'll give you one! Our "Blow Your Own" events allow you to experience the art of glassblowing first hand.

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  17. Erline HarperRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2016 | Ennisdailynews.com

    Erline Harper, 58, passed away November 21, 2016. Visitation will be November 25, 2016 at the Eternal Rest Chapel in Ennis. Services will be at November 26, 2016 at the Ennis Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 800 E. Freeman St. Burial will be at Carver Cemetery in Ferris, Tx.

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  18. Experience a winter wonderland at Home for the Holiday...a McKinney ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | North Texas e-News

    ... carousel or Frosty's holiday train through historic downtown and views of the surrounding historic district on the Ferris wheel and rock climbing wall. Children can visit Santa's workshop by walking through a wintery forest of 50 lit Christmas trees ...

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  19. Shop Austin's best holiday markets for unique and local findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | CultureMap

    ... market, your Night Lights ticket also includes small bites from some of Austin's favorite restaurants, complimentary Ferris wheel and carousel rides, a classic car show, and live music from Shinyribs and Greyhounds - not to mention the first look at ...

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  20. Tilman Fertitta: Houston's billion-dollar boosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Chron

    CONTACT FILED: DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM 1/6/2003--View of the Aquarium, Monday, a restaurant complex under construction adjacent to I-45 on the northwest corner of downtown Houston, as seen from the 60th floor of the JP Morgan Chase Tower. Details include the Ferris wheel and a possible helipad on the roof.

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