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NEWS

02/25/2024 - 12:00am
Ellis County’s Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, a dedicated advocate for community health, has been sharing an evidence-based campaign to educate individuals on proven strategies for preventing and managing high blood pressure. This...

Around Town

02/25/2024 - 12:00am
Community-Wide Litter Cleanup Activities Spring into action! Keep Ennis Beautiful will host community-wide litter cleanup activities over the next several weeks. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, at 10 a.m., join other community members for Waterways...

SPORTS

Gladiators tune-up for playoffs

Junior forward Treylan Fennell averaged 14.1 ppg and 9.8 rebounds.

02/25/2024 - 12:00am
Two late-season wins propelled a resilient Italy boys basketball team into the playoffs. Rio Vista (22-12, 100) and Itasca (22-8, 7-3) finished 1-2 in District 12-2A, with the Gladiators (20-13, 5-5) securing third. For first-year HC Quinton Fossett...

OPINIONS

Turn down a massage?
02/25/2024 - 12:00am
Who, in their right mind, would ever turn down a massage? Not me. Dr. Gary Chapman wrote about the five love languages being words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. Two of them work well for me,...

OBITUARIES

Jo Ella Anderson
02/11/2024 - 12:00am
Jo Ella Anderson passed away peacefully in Ennis, Texas February 6, 2024. She was born in Victoria, Texas September 12, 1934, to Della and Thomas Thornton and subsequently moved to Corpus Christi. In 1953 she married Jim Stephens and they raised two...