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Poised for little change

Frankly, the relative lack of candidates in the upcoming races for the Ennis City Commission is not much of a surprise.

Last chance to cast votes

There is one more chance to cast ballots in the party primary elections coming up — Election Day itself on Tuesday. We can’t stress enough how important the outcome of polling will be for a number of positions countywide, including the county judgeship and commissioners posts. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and […]

Play it smart, avoid fraud at tax time

We all understand the urge to save an extra buck or two, especially when tax time comes around each year.

Care for our wild places

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting Kachina Prairie during last week’s controlled burn.

Elections demand our effort, votes

Early voting is speeding toward its conclusion in primary elections that will decide the fate of several county and state offices.

Spring events coming

Spring is just around the corner and the Ennis Chamber of Commerce is preparing for all the great events that it will bring to our community. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Appeal victory a huge win

The Ennis Independent School District leadership deserves high praise for its recent triumph in a rare successful redistricting appeal in front of the University Interscholastic League’s appellate board.

Quiet zone concept a positive

Ennis resident Richard Bell has to be pleased the city has begun investigating in earnest whether it can achieve the ratings necessary to designate a quiet zone in downtown at a reasonable cost to taxpayers.

Get to know investigators

An unfortunate part of our society is the fact there is always somebody that wants something for nothing.

A newspaper’s power

Tre Bischof

Newspapers are an easy target sometimes.

It’s not just politics, judge

By calling allegations of fraud made against her recently a matter of politics, Judge Carol Bush has made an major error in judgment in the final weeks before the primary election March 4.

Showcase a treat for all

The Ennis Independent School District has its second Student Showcase event scheduled next week at Ennis High School.

Exemplary appeal is granted

Ennis Independent School District filed an appeal to the University Interscholastic League requesting to be moved from District 16 5A Conference to the District 14 5A Conference.

Hiring done, growth focus comes next

The search for a new city manager now over, Ennis leaders can focus on the community’s apparent and abundant opportunity.

Volunteers: Heart of Helping Hands

The Helping Hands of Ennis Board of Directors had their first meeting of the year in January.

Dreaming of a parade

Mayor Russell Thomas was optimistic Monday.

Use chance to cast your ballot early

Early voting, which begins in Texas on Tuesday, is a potent privilege in our toolkit for casting our ballots, a civic duty of the highest order. Still, to this day people of all backgrounds and socioeconomic positions will say they feel their vote makes no difference and forego the responsibility of their American citizenship. Click […]

Don’t let the Scouts leave empty-handed

Let’s think about love for others on this most appropriate of days for a moment today and prepare our to share that love through the Scouting for Food initiative by the Boy Scouts of America.

Weather lessons apparent

Not a week after I write 500 words about how much I love snow, half the country gets covered in yet another crippling snowstorm.

Smoking, CVS do not mix

CVS made an impressive choice when it decided to quit carrying tobacco and tobacco products and announced that move last week.

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