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Locals react to parade, festival

The annual Polka Parade is an absolute favorite each year.
Tucker Venable Photo

06/04/2023 - 12:00am
The 56th annual National Polka Festival in downtown Ennis and area recreation centers was a Memorial Day weekend event many will remember for a long time. “I think it was the best one yet,” Amy Valek said. “”It was so fun with all my cousins there,...

Around Town

06/04/2023 - 12:00am
Chick-fil-A will host the Carter BloodCare bus on Saturday, June 10, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 390 I-45, Ennis, Texas 75119. Sign up at drive_schedule/139573 NARFE to Hold June Meeting The...


Ferris 5 voted All-District
06/04/2023 - 12:00am
HC Shane Keeton knew he had the makings of a baseball team at Ferris that was capable of making some noise in the Class 4A playoffs. Coming off a 13-13-1 record in 2022, the Yellow Jackets rolled to an 8-1 and 13-3 start and held their own all year...


Married to an ostrich
06/04/2023 - 12:00am
I remember the day the husband’s older brother said to me, “Susan, oh Susan, this you need to learn: we Lincolns aren’t slaves to fashion.” Since he was wearing a hideous, stretched-out t-shirt and faded athletic shorts, he was clearly stating the...


Albin Houdek
06/04/2023 - 12:00am
Albin “Beano” Houdek was born on September 8, 1925, in Ennis, Texas, and died peacefully on May 23, 2023, at the age of 97 in Denton, Texas. He was the youngest child of Elizabeth Danek and Stanley Houdek, Sr. He is preceded in death by his parents...