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04/14/2024 - 12:00am
Throughout Ellis County, spring elections are scheduled for Saturday, May 4. Convenient early voting begins on Monday, April 22. The dates are April 22, through April 26, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. They continue on Saturday April 27, from 8 a.m. until 4 p....

Around Town

04/14/2024 - 12:00am
Myrtle Meander Cemetery Tour Ennis Heritage Society will host the Myrtle Meander Cemetery Tour on Thursday, April 18, 2024, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Myrtle Cemetery is located on West Knox Street at Glasscock Street. Parking and checkin for tour...


Italy softball sweeps Avalon in double-dip

Italy is ranked No. 17 and cruising at 19-7 overall.
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04/14/2024 - 12:00am
It’s either in the water or in whatever 10-year HC Tina Richards is cooking up. No. 17 ranked Italy softball won their 10th straight game by taking a pair from Avalon on Tuesday, April 9. Now 19-7 in all games and 10-0 in District 14-2A, the Lady...


What about my legacy?
04/14/2024 - 12:00am
In a hospital emergency room or a retailer’s dressing room, you are at least separated from the rest of humanity by a curtain. A thin, gauzy curtain, but a curtain nonetheless. In the post office or at the bank, you must wait a courteous distance...


Emilie 'Millie' Elizabeth Elbert
04/14/2024 - 12:00am
Emilie (Millie) Elbert, 91, passed away peacefully in Dallas, Texas, surrounded by her family and friends. She was the Krajca family matriarch/ historian and was deeply loved by everyone. Emilie was born on April 2, 1933 in Ennis, Texas to Mary...