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Area horses seek bailout

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REAGOR SPRINGS — Cody Ramsey has found a logical way to work his way through college. An old fashioned bailout program.

Local cadet graduates from West Point

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Former Ennis High School student Spence Currie Morton graduated on May 28 from the U.S. Military Academy. Now a Second Lieutenant, he was a cadet in the 4th Regiment, and part of the Third Battalion in Company G.

Helping Hands adds senior services

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Judi Hejny, executive director of Helping Hands of Ennis, updated the Ennis Rotary Club on the food pantry’s latest developments including a new program for senior citizens.

School board works to avoid $1M deficit

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The Ennis ISD School Board gave recommendations to Assistant Superintendent of Finance Lisa Fincher on how to move forward with budget planning to avoid a possible $1 million budget deficit.

G.W. Carver reunion set for June 20-22


The annual George Washington Carver Alumni Weekend is scheduled for June 20-22 with graduate and Ennis native Edna Carr Jones selected as the honored speaker. Several scholarships will be awarded to seniors at Ennis High School during the festivities.

Dauben verdicts confirmed

Former Ellis County Observer blogger Joseph Dauben claimed the charges against him were a government conspiracy.

The 10th Court of Appeals affirmed the verdicts against convicted child molester Joseph Glen Dauben.

Court unveils emergency upgrade plan

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WAXAHACHIE — The results of a comprehensive 18-month plan to improve emergency radio service in Ellis County was unveiled on Monday.

Polyguard shares up, employees benefit

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Polyguard Products of Ennis had good news for its employees during the company’s annual ESOP dinner Friday night at the Knights of Columbus Hall — profits are up.

Ennis foursome walks for service persons

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The national Carry the Load rally started with a large band of people who began a walk from West Point, N.Y. that went to Newark, N.J., all in the name of remembering those who died in service our country.

Farmers Market ahead of new laws

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The Ennis Farmers Market won’t be affected by new laws coming into effect this Sunday, as city officials anticipated the new laws when crafting local ordinances.

Hollingsworth breaks national record

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The list of accomplishments and honors continue for the Ennis High softball team.

3 arrested in connection with crash

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The Ennis Police Department released the identities of three men arrested Monday for tampering with evidence following a possible drunk driving incident.

In the air, on the air

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Ennis native Craig Meier’s aerial exploits have landed him a weekly television show.

Commissioners talk Main Street


The director for the Texas Main Street program spoke to the Ennis City Commission on Monday night about the “leap of faith” required for the city to earn recertification in the program.

Auditions for musical comedy set for Sunday, Monday

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The Ennis Public Theatre has announced the dates for auditions in the upcoming production of BINGO – The Winning Musical. Director Shelley Aubrey has seven open roles, six of them for females, available for try outs on June 8 and 9.

Theatre Rocks! announces cast


It’s all there – Royalty – Power – Family – Intrigue – Politics ‐ Marriage. James Goldman’s historical play The Lion in Winter, depicts the interpersonal relationships among members of the English royal family on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day of the year 1183.

Top 20 under 40: Dr. Alfonso Ballesteros

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Old school medicine was known for wacky syrups that calmed teething infants to nostrums and liniments, even traveling medicine shows. But it also offered things like house calls from the doctor and a much more human touch; doctors who took the time to get to know their patients.

McCarty hired as market coordinator

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Becky McCarty, former manager of Puddin’s Cafe, has taken the reins of the Ennis Farmers’ Market.

Pink Power Walk signups now open

Submitted photo / With 150 walkers already registered, participation in this year’s Pink Power Walk on Oct. 12 has tripled in size over last year.

Registration for the 2014 Pink Power Walk is now open.

Lady Lions fall to Aledo

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AUSTIN — A slow start and a handful of mysterious calls combined with a hot-hitting Aledo team led to a 10-3 loss for Ennis in the Class 4A championship on Saturday.

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