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Archive for: April, 2011

Three bills worth watching

Remember watching scary movies when you were little with hands over your eyes, but you just had to peek through your fingers to see what was happening? That’s sort of the way it feels now, watching the final weeks of the 82nd Texas Legislature. There are several bills in various stages of development that we […]

Dangerous weather threatens area

More dangerous thunderstorms are possible in the area this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Walker service set today

News of the death of longtime resident and former Ennis Lion Reagon Walker has reached across the community and the rodeo world.

Rosemary T. Campbell

Rosemary T. Campbell, 67, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the Charleston Methodist Hospital of Dallas.

Click here for Classifieds for April 26

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE Free wooden pallets at 213 N. Dallas Monday- Friday. LOST, FOUND Lost: 8 month old, tri-color female Beagle, Sunday night, 10:30pm, Walmart parking lot. Call 320-292-1372 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Attention: Special Horse Sale, Canton TX, May 1st-2nd. Selling 250 head in 2 days. For consignment […]

Mavs gain 3-2 edge

DALLAS (AP) — Tyson Chandler is the active, energetic big man the Dallas Mavericks have never had before. He’s also a pretty good strategist. Knowing the season was basically on the line in Game 5 of their first-round series against Portland, Chandler went to coach Rick Carlisle on Monday morning with a suggestion. Instead of always […]

Judge orders end to lockout

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A federal judge has sided with NFL players and granted their request for a preliminary injunction to lift the lockout. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson issued her ruling late Monday. The ruling gives the players an early victory in their fight with NFL owners over a new collective bargaining […]

Mavs look to erase epic failure

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki was a free agent last summer, unshackled from the Dallas Mavericks for the first time in his career. It was his chance to escape a franchise with a long track record of winning big in the regular season and losing painfully in the postseason. The former MVP signed up for four […]

Ennis under tornado warning

Ennis is now under a tornado warning until 5:35 p.m. according to the National Weather Service. Earlier in the day, Ellis County was put under a tornado watch until 6 p.m. tonight, according to an advisory from the National Weather Service. The watch went into effect this morning just before 11 a.m. and includes all […]

Reagon Lynn Walker

4X State High School Champion Reagon Lynn Walker, 21, passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2011.

Lady Lions trample Terrell in district finale

Before it began what coach Rodney McNeill hopes is a lengthy playoff run, Lady Lion softball had to wrap up its regular season on Friday evening.

Rangers pop Royals again

ARLINGTON (AP) — First-year starter Alexi Ogando pitched into the seventh inning for theTexas Rangers before Cody Eppley pitched two scoreless innings in his major league debut. Then they handed it over to one of their old guys. Darren Oliver, one of two 40-something left-handers in the Texas bullpen, pitched a perfect ninth inning Saturday night for […]

Love in the eyes of a child

I have heard so many cute, inspirational, and just plain fun things that kids say when asked to define love. I have written about this topic in years past, but think it’s worth sharing again. These are some new ones from various sources. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. These are […]

Tummons, Farmer to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Tummons of Gallatin, Mo., are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter, Jo Ann Tummons, to Chance Garret Farmer, son of Gary and Sharan Farmer, of Bardwell, Texas. Jo Ann graduated from Kansas State University and is a veterinary technician with Cypress Creek Animal Hospital in Wimberley, […]

Cox makes bid for school board

Ennis resident Tim Cox has announced his candidacy for one of the open school trustee positions at the Ennis Independent School Board.

Mavs drop Game 4

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brandon Roy’s season had been fraught with uncertainty, first over the stability of his knees, then over his diminished role with the team. All those doubts melted away on Saturday when he led the Portland Trail Blazers to one of the greatest comebacks in NBA playoff history. With 39.2 seconds left, […]

Click here for Classifieds for April 24

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801. FREE Free wooden pallets at 213 N. Dallas Monday- Friday. LOST, FOUND Lost: 8 month old, tri-color female Beagle, Sunday night, 10:30pm, Walmart parking lot. Call 320-292-1372 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Attention: Special Horse Sale, Canton TX, May 1st-2nd. Selling 250 head in 2 days. For consignment […]

Rangers rock Royals

ARLINGTON (AP) — Jeff Francis had been off to a strong start for the Kansas City Royals. Then the 30-year-old lefthander ran into the Texas Rangers. Francis gave up six runs and nine hits in four-plus innings on Friday night as the Rangers beat the Royals 11-6. Francis (0-2) had gone at least 6 1-3 […]

Severe weather threatens region

AccuWeather.com reports a storm system charging across the Plains will trigger violent thunderstorms from Dallas to Columbus, Ohio tonight and Saturday, creating dangerous conditions as the weekend begins. The thunderstorms will threaten areas from Oklahoma into the Ohio Valley, erupting as cooler air diving across the Plains clashes with the warm, moist air in place. […]

Juveniles arrested for pellet gun firings

Three juveniles were arrested Thursday evening after reportedly firing lifelike pellet guns at passersby and injuring a child in a neighborhood on the northwest side of town.

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