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Archive for: April, 2011

Click here for Classifieds for May 1

To place you ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 LOST, FOUND Found: White Poodle on Joly St. 972-875-3215 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Attention: Special Horse Sale, Canton TX, May 1st-2nd. Selling 250 head in 2 days. For consignment or info call 254-744-5563, 469-595-6870 For Sale: German Shepherd puppies, 8 weeks old, male & female. 972-825-3414. BUSINESS […]

Boys’ 4×400 relay team returns to regionals

After representing Ennis at the Region 2 Track and Field Meet in Denton last year, the boys’ 4×400-meter relay team is back in business.

Rangers falls 3-1 to A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sleep-deprived first-time father Kurt Suzuki came off the paternity leave list and delivered a go-ahead RBI single to help Trevor Cahill stay unbeaten and the Oakland Athletics beat theTexas Rangers 3-1 on Friday night. Cahill (4-0) overcame a three-walk first inning to pitch seven scoreless innings against the Rangers, who kicked off […]

Beware with rash of burglaries

Ennis has seen dozens of automobile burglaries since the first of this year and it’s important to do everything possible not to encourage thieves to target your vehicle. There are a number of tips that one can remember to make their vehicle less enticing to those looking for an easy grab. Click here for the […]

Texas to consider Sharia Law ban

Shortly after the Texas Legislature convened in 2011, a bill was introduced to ban Sharia Law from consideration in the settlement of disputes. This ban will find its way to the ballot as a constitutional amendment in November, if passed by the Legislature. Several other states in the union have passed, or are passing, similar […]

Dallas drafts linebacker

IRVING (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have taken linebacker Bruce Carter from North Carolina with the 40th overall pick.

NFL lockout back on

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The NFL may be headed back to a lockout. A federal appeals court in St. Louis late Friday granted the owners’ request to temporarily put on hold U.S. District Judge Susan Nelson’s ruling that lifted the lockout. The order came only hours after teams opened their doors to players and […]

Palmer woman is top Relay fund raiser

This year’s Relay For Life of Ennis’ top fundraiser is Palmer’s Debbi Mitchell, a member of the Palmer Walkers of Faith team.

Lewis E. (Bosso) Harrison

Lewis E. (Bosso) Harrison, 74 of Corsicana, passed away April 27, 2011. He was born June 11, 1936 in Navarro County to Bernard Raymond and Lura Mae Harrison. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church, enjoyed woodworking, fishing and playing golf. He loved Texas Longhorn sports and his grandkids.

Rangers end mediocre homestand

ARLINGTON (AP) — Corey Patterson dragged the ball into the perfect spot for the Toronto Blue Jays. Patterson, who two days earlier took a big swing and homered on an 0-2 pitch at his shoulders, bunted home the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning Thursday as Toronto won its first series in three weeks with a […]

Mavs face Lakers next

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have had trouble in the playoffs in recent years, so Dirk Nowitzki didn’t want to take too much away from conquering the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round. Not with the Los Angeles Lakers looming. “Once you’ve been in the playoffs for a number of years, you want […]

Click here for Classifieds for April 29

To place you ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 LOST, FOUND Lost: 8 month old, tri-color female Beagle, Sunday night, 10:30pm, Walmart parking lot. Call 320-292-1372 Found: White Poodle on Joly St. 972-875-3215 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Attention: Special Horse Sale, Canton TX, May 1st-2nd. Selling 250 head in 2 days. For consignment or info call […]

Cowboys take OT Smith

IRVING (AP) — Tyron Smith already has a claim to fame in Dallas Cowboys lore. He is the first offensive lineman drafted in the first round by Jerry Jones. Since Smith is only 20, and the Cowboys took him with the ninth overall pick, they are counting on him to grow into something a lot more special. […]

Oncor rate hike softened

Ennis’ teamwork with more than 140 other municipalities protesting a planned Oncor rate increase looks like it will lessen the blow of the requested boost.

Spence announces city marshal candidacy

Daryl Ray Spence, a lifelong resident of Ennis and 1986 graduate of Ennis High School, has announced his candidacy for the position of Ennis City Marshal in the May 14 election. Spence said he wants the city marshal position to make Ennis an even better place to live. “I can bring a fresh perspective and […]

H-E-B reaches out to join in wildfire fight

H-E-B and Central Market have activated an emergency response unit to assist the American Red Cross and Texas firefighters as the state combats wildfires in West and North Texas.

Zapletal makes up for lost time

Ennis native Madalyn Zapletal came into high school focused on softball, but she changed directions and now loves the scenery of her new destination.

Take stock of storm damage

Wth the weather that’s blown through this week, it’s perhaps a wise choice to look at what might seem to be insignificant wind or storm damage with a critical eye. Inspect for problems: • Cover holes in or on your home’s roof or windows. This will keep water from damaging your home’s interior. • Do […]

One of our best saying goodbye

Time is an interesting thing. One moment it seems to drag on at a snail’s pace while the next moment it will fly by with no chance of being caught.

Jail cell fire under investigation

Ennis police are considering what level of criminal charge to levy against a suspect who allegedly burned the ceiling of the municipal jail Wednesday.

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