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Gentry’s legacy towers

We can think of few honors that are more fitting than the memorial plaque set for dedication in the name of Charles Gentry at Bluebonnet Park.

Voter apathy still a problem

Voting apathy appears to have raised its ugly head once again in this community.

Tourism office champions the Ennis community

The city of Ennis has a considerable strength in the springtime overtime work of the Ennis Bluebonnet Trails officials at the city’s convention and visitors bureau.

Candidate shows courage

One moment of last week’s candidate forum for the upcoming Ennis ISD Board of Trustees election managed to surprise me, something I thought was long impossible.

Get on the bandwagon

No one likes missing a deal. Waiting a week too late to snap family photos in a sea of bluebonnets. Missing the boat on a tremendous sale.

A play was just the thing

I Do! I Do! couldn’t have come at a better time for me.

Emergency system is a good move

We have to agree that Ellis County can be well-served by emergency notification technology, as long as it is used for its intended purpose.

EHS program makes students face realities

We’ve heard considerable feedback from the community on the recent running of the “Shattered Dreams” program at Ennis High School, and it’s largely been thanks and appreciation.

Our market will depend on our dollars

The Ennis Farmer’s Market opens tomorrow, and its success will depend entirely upon us.

YMCA needs patient support

Recent news that the Ennis YMCA would hold swimming lessons at the Sokol Hall was well received around town this week, myself included. I don’t have kids myself, but as someone who’s had to write about drownings several times before, more kids knowing how to swim is always a good thing.

Regulation has to be a reality

Ever since the fertilizer plant explosion in West last year, we have made the case that the tragedy was a preventable failure of regulation and safety.

To a city that I love

Ennis has made a man out of me.

Panel forum a chance to learn more

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce Partners in Education Committee’s second Ennis ISD school board candidate forum is truly an important effort.

One month in April

This time four years ago I was back home in Louisiana spending a month with my little mama, Jeanette Holland Morrison.

Center a need, so is a plan

There’s been some open discussion recently about the possibility of a Cultural Arts Center being built in Ennis.

Business can build success with tourists

If any of us needed hard proof of what a large influx of visitors can do for our community during the spring festival season, a story about the business done by Doc’s Beverage over Bluebonnet Festival weekend is that proof.

A year without progress

This week is replete with bad anniversaries but few as fresh and meaningful as the one year anniversary of the West explosion.

Networking can make all the difference

The second Ennis High School job fair, set May 1, is a valuable and important outlet for the group of students headed to the workforce after graduation.

Fest success built on effort

Changes to this year’s Bluebonnet Festival in downtown were wonderful.

Website updates are needed

Good steps in the direction of creating more interest in Ennis are easy to like.

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