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NEWS

Chapman, Erisman, Leaks take oath

EISD Secretary Samantha Slovak swearing-in John Erisman, Bill Chapman and Wayne Leaks.
Courtesy Photo/EISD Communications

05/19/2024 - 12:00am
Ennis Independent School District canvassed the vote totals from the May 4 spring elections, and following the results of three races, introduced the winners and then swore them into office. In a ceremony that took just five minutes, Samantha Slovak...

Around Town

05/19/2024 - 12:00am
Monthly Wildflower Walks Indian Trail Master Naturalists invite you to come and learn about the sights, smells and sounds of nature and view wildflowers in the park during these hikes guided by Master Naturalists. These are family friendly hikes of...

SPORTS

Catching up with Jarveon Williams

Jarveon Williams

05/19/2024 - 12:00am
Jarveon Williams, who was a two-time All-District defensive end at Ennis, is a senior-to-be at NCAA Division II Northeastern State University. Based in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 73-miles southeast of Tulsa, the River Hawks are taking a respite from...

OPINIONS

The tale of Uncle Bosie
05/19/2024 - 12:00am
There are some groups you just don’t mess with. Military veterans, steel workers, women, truckers, old people and coffee drinkers. A couple of weeks ago our President Joe Biden made the mistake of telling an unfounded story to the first two groups...

OBITUARIES

Robert Houston 'Bob' Donnell
05/19/2024 - 12:00am
Robert Houston “Bob” Donnell (67) of Ennis, TX passed away peacefully at his home on May 9, 2024. Bob was born on November 4, 1956, to parents James Kenneth “Jimmy” Donnell and Bartine Merryman Donnell of Ennis, Texas. Bob was raised and spent much...