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NEWS

City boosting expansion, rehabbing of two parks

Rendering of playground upgrade at Rotary Park.

06/20/2021 - 12:00am
Ennis introduced substantial improvements at multiple city parks during Tuesday night’s City Commission meeting at the Welcome Center. Final plans are yet to be approved, but work at Rotary Park and at Roger Maise Park look to get started this year...

Around Town

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06/18/2021 - 9:11am
  That’s what he was called. Poor Alvin Breeland, the “air hobo” of Ennis, had been serving in the 11th Aero Squadron when, in 1919, the young private made national headlines for stowing away in the landing gear of a plane. During a refueling stop...

SPORTS

Willingham honored with Broyles Award

Paul Willingham in defensive huddle. photosbylezley.com

06/20/2021 - 12:00am
Texas fans are familiar with the late Arkansas HC Frank Broyles. His Razorbacks defeated No. 1 Texas in Austin in 1964, a favor returned in 1969 when the Longhorns rallied to defeat the ‘Hogs, 15-14, in a game dubbed the Game of the Century....

OPINIONS

06/20/2021 - 12:00am
Most adults know what the Golden Rule is and we’re pretty sure what it means. Whether we practice it is another matter. We are likely to recognize it in its simplest of forms. The point of this editorial is an opportunity to display the Golden Rule...

OBITUARIES

06/20/2021 - 12:00am
Earnestine Dean English, 76, passed away on June 13, 2021. Visitation was held on Friday, June 18, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Eternal Rest Funeral Home Chapel Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, Texas 75119. Funeral service was held on Saturday,...