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Ennis comes together for 2017 Pink Power Walk »

In this photo from Mayor Angie Juenemann’s Facebook page, members of the community hit the streets for Saturday’s Pink Power Walk fund raiser. The event continues to grow in participants,…

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Local artist promoting scavenger hunt »

A local artist is promoting a scavenger hunt downtown to help instill an appreciation for the arts in kids and adults alike. Ben Vyers, who operates Monster Splash Art, from…

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Mitchell family has racing in its genes »

Henry Ford once said that auto racing began five minutes after the second car was built. The Gary Mitchell family had their innate drive hard-wired from birth. Gary, 55, owner…

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Ennis volleyball at Lindale Friday »

Ennis and the five teams that comprise District 17-5A are entering the final week of the 2017 regular season in…

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Tough Road tilt ahead »

Keeping up with Ennis over the past month requires an odometer and a Global Positioning System. Since the Lions last…

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NFL athletes leaving huge impression with national anthem protests »

The trickle effect of high school football players kneeling or locking arms during the National Anthem did not escalate after…

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Fall is here, and there’s plenty to do in Ennis »

Typically, when you think of “the most wonderful time of the year,” the first things that pop into your head are snowflakes and candy canes and Christmas gifts. And while it’s true that nothing can top the magic that comes with the winter months, a…

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Accidents happen »

We were traveling through Jacksonville in rush-hour traffic when the husband casually mentioned that the battery in his iPod was failing to hold a charge and he needed to check the warranty/replacement booklet from 2009 in the little white box in which the iPod was…

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Where there is a will, there is a Lion »

On what could have turned into a routine assignment at the newspaper this week our eyes were opened to the importance of one of our civic organizations. The event may have sounded routine, yet it wasn’t. The Ennis Lions Club outfitted Ennis ISD students with…

Oct 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Hatchie’ football deserves better »

Three years ago I sat upstairs at 411 N. Gibson St. in Waxahachie. The administration building was filled with anticipation as the WISD would soon sign a new football coach who would beat their nemesis, Ennis, and lead the Indians to the promised land. The…

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Anna Zabojnik »

Anna Zabojnik, age 93, passed away peacefully in Dallas on Thursday, October 12, 2017. She was born on January 30, 1924 in Ennis, Texas to…

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Meagan Gould »

Meagan Gould, 33, of Corsicana, TX passed away September 29, 2017 after a brave and courageous battle with Stage IV breast cancer. Her family was…

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Gloria Sue Gough »

Our sweet and loving Gloria Sue Martin Gough peacefully passed into the arms of our Lord Jesus on September 14, 2017 at the age of…

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Wynell Rose »

Wynell H. Rose, 83, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Monday, October 9, 2017. Wynell was born on April 12, 1934 to Bernard R. and…

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Mary Frances Woods »

Mary Frances Woods, 91, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017 in Ennis, Texas. Mary was born on December 14, 1925 in Des Moines, Iowa…

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About Ennis

Willie Kucera: “Age hasn’t fazed me”

Ennis native Major Willie J. Kucera was once among the oldest living veterans of World War II. That was five years ago, just before his death at age 107. He was also believed to be one…

Oct 17 2017 / Read More »

Crusaders Ride Again!

The St. John High School Class of 1962 celebrated 55 years since graduation on Oct. 7 at the Kindred Soule Marketplace in downtown Ennis. Seated (left to right) are Irene Novosad, Dolores (Slovak) Sykora, Clara (Patak)…

Oct 17 2017 / Read More »

Do ghosts call the Raphael House home?

The article on Major Kucera that runs alongside this column today is largely due to a suggestion from Ann Juricek, for many years communications chair for the local VFW’s Ladies Auxiliary (Jack Lummus Veterans of Foreign…

Oct 16 2017 / Read More »
National news

Verizon sees more signs of pay-TV cord cutting

Verizon provided more evidence that consumers continue to opt for broadband-delivered TV offerings such as Netflix and Amazon Video over traditional pay-TV service. The telecom giant add 66,000 Fios broadband customers, while losing 18,000 Fios video…

Oct 19 2017 / Read More »

Shooting at Maryland Business Park Leaves Three Dead, Two Wounded

A manhunt was underway Wednesday for a gunman who opened fire inside the Maryland business where he worked, killing three co-workers and critically wounding two others, police said. Radee Labee Prince, 37, is also wanted in…

Oct 18 2017 / Read More »

Netflix reveals viewers’ favorite ‘binge-racing’ series

How quickly do you consume full seasons of Netflix series? If you watch within 24 hours of their (typical) Friday release, you’re one of 8.4 million subscribers the streaming giant has dubbed ‘binge-racers,’ so desperate to…

Oct 17 2017 / Read More »
State news

Aggressive Driving

FROM THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: If you’ve ever been passed on the wrong side, tailgated, cut off or hemmed in by another vehicle, you’ve been the victim of an aggressive driver. Drivers may be fined…

Oct 19 2017 / Read More »

North Texas will host the 2018 NFL Draft

DALLAS – Cowboys owner Jerry Jones can check another major event off of the AT&T Stadium bucket list: The NFL Draft. The league posted on its official Twitter account Wednesday morning that the 2018 NFL Draft…

Oct 18 2017 / Read More »

Fletcher’s carries on after passing of ‘Corny Dog King’

The hot dog on a stick is dipped in cornmeal batter, thrown in a deep fryer for a few minutes, and then emerges as one of the iconic symbols of the State Fair of Texas. It…

Oct 17 2017 / Read More »

Dressing your yard for Halloween

Christmas isn’t the only time to go wild when decorating your yard or garden for the season. Halloween is the perfect time to sample some of the over-the-top ideas you’ve seen on TV or in magazines.…

Oct 19 2017 / Read More »

Ennis resident has an award winning knack for stained glass

Ennis resident Merry Creager is no stranger to receiving accolades for her award-winning entries at the State Fair of Texas.. Creager, who operates All American Stained Glass with her husband Lonnie out of their home, received…

Oct 19 2017 / Read More »

Daily Horoscope 10/19/2017

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Don’t fight change when you should be considering how you can use it to your advantage. You can make change your vehicle to education, valuable experience and success, or you can run…

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