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Why seniors are at greater risk for COVID-19
01/24/2021 - 12:00am
It has been more than a year since the world learned about the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Since December 2019, there have been tens of millions of reported cases and nearly two million deaths worldwide attributed to COVID-19, according to data from...

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01/20/2021 - 8:24am
*The individuals listed above are persons booked in Ellis County by local authorities. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.* Jaime Benavente Sanchez, 51, Ennis. Driving while intoxicated 2nd. Booked on 01/12/2021 by Ennis PD.


Gladiators, 9-2, ascend the Class 2A hill

Italy FB 2020 - Mildred QB Daniel Ayers (1) finds little room against Italy’s staunch defense. Kirk Holt photo

01/24/2021 - 12:00am
Progress continues upward at Italy under HC Craig Horn, with this year’s edition winning the District 8-2A championship at 5-0. The Gladiators have qualified for the playoffs in each of his three seasons, going 4-7, 8-4 and 9-2. Post-season success...


01/24/2021 - 12:00am
Avoiding the coronavirus since mid-March of 2020, or ten straight months, has been an ever-present effort by most everyone in Ellis County. Some of the 184,826 residents have been more fearful than others of contracting the bug. From the start the...


Louis A. Dolezalik
01/24/2021 - 12:00am
Louis A. Dolezalik, age 84, passed away on January 19, 2021, in Dallas, Texas. He was born in Ennis on September 29, 1936, to Louis M. and Agnes (Novosad) Dolezalik. He graduated from Saint John High School in 1954 and attended Navarro Junior...