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Evans promoted to Ennis Fire Chief

Bill Evans, Jr.

12/05/2021 - 12:00am
William “Bill” Evans Jr. was appointed the new Ennis Fire Chief on Nov. 29 according to a press release. He was chosen to follow the retiring, Chief Jeff Aycock, who had a successful 10-year tenure leading the department. “I am proud to announce the...

Around Town

12/05/2021 - 12:00am
Ambassador Baptist Church Hosts Christmas Concert Ambassador Baptist Church is proud to announce a Christmas Concert featuring Grammy nominated, Dove award winners and southern gospel chart topping The Erwins. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. on...


No. 4 Crawford slays Gladiators, late, 20-13

Courtesy Photo Heir-apparent at QB for 2022, Gared Wood (7) goes airborn for yardage.

12/05/2021 - 12:00am
A costly turnover inside the five-yard line cost No. 12 Italy (10-3) a tying touchdown in the closing minutes of a 20-13 third round loss to No. 4 Crawford (13-0) in Alvarado. The Pirates, who scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, advance to...


12/05/2021 - 12:00am
Counting the throngs on both sides of West Ennis Avenue on Thursday night would have been a challenge. Suffice it to say, the annual Lights of Ennis Parade was a huge hit. Fire Marshall Chad Wester said he has never seen a crowd larger than what he...


12/05/2021 - 12:00am
Brenda Rumsey, 66, passed away on Nov. 26, 2021. Services are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home Chapel Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, TX 75119.