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Archive for: July, 2011

EPD: ‘System’ likely a scam

Ennis Police want local residents to be on the lookout for a possible scam operated through the mail out of Florida.

ASA loses offensive shootout to Bullard, 21-11

Allen Samuels Autoplex played its final game of the season Tuesday night at the TTAB freshman state tournament in Ennis, but the local boys showed plenty of heart in defeat.

Mauer’s double caps Twins’ comeback over Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ron Gardenhire’s pregame message to his team Tuesday was to wipe the slate clean from the previous night’s embarrassing loss to the Texas Rangers.

Cowboys to cut high-priced players

(AP) — Before the Dallas Cowboys can start get serious about loading up their roster, they have to get under the salary cap. They got started on that Tuesday by deciding to release several high-priced players.   Running back Marion Barber, receiver Roy Williams, right guard Leonard Davis and kicker Kris Brown were told they […]

Why do we care about Norway?

One of the credos of the small newspaper industry — I purposefully separate us from the media mammoths — has been keeping news content “local.”

Expecting courts to support EISD

While a suit doesn’t represent a settlement, we’re glad to see the EISD continuing to take what steps it can to reclaim what seems to be rightfully ours. Given the circumstances of the problems that developed in the plumbing systems at Dorie Miller Intermediate School and Crockett Early Childhood Development Center, the move to formally […]

Click here for Classifieds for July 27

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Oklahoma overwhelming favorite to win new Big 12

DALLAS (AP) — Oklahoma is the overwhelming favorite to win the first championship in the new-look Big 12. The Sooners won seven of the last 11 Big 12 titles when there were 12 teams. Now there are 10 teams that will play a round-robin schedule instead of divisional play. The first Big 12 title for the […]

Dorothy Neoma Sjoberg

Dorothy Sjobers, 100, was born on December 15, 1910 in LaGrande, Oregon and died July 25, 2011. At a very young age she moved to Kansas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. V.V. Croy, and two brothers, Don and Noel. She attended schools in Kansas, and shortly after graduation she taught school for a few […]

Everett W. “Sonny” Tolar

Everett W. “Sonny” Tolar, 82, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at the East Texas Medical Center in Tyler. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 28, 2011 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of his Life will take place on Friday, July 29, 2011 at 3 […]

Anselmo Alvarado

Anselmo Alvarado, envejezca a 47 de Ennis, falleció el sábado, 23 de julio de 2011. Él nació  el 21 de abril de 1964 en Tanque Nuevo, México a Genovevo y Conductores de tranvía (Nino-Tobias) Alvarado. Anselmo se casó con Maria Nino el 20 de septiembre de 1983 en Tanque Nuevo, México. Los sobrevivientes incluyen a […]

EISD suit moves forward

Ennis ISD is moving forward with a lawsuit against a former contractor.

Summer reading nears end

Karen Witte and Jessica Diaz tell stories to students at the Ennis Public Library on Thursday as part of the Summer Reading Program.

County OKs flood measures

The Ellis County Commissioners Court approved updates to the county’s flood damage prevention order Monday night.

Barton to face primary challenge

Frank Kuchar has announced his intention to run against Joe Barton in the 2012 Republican primary for the Sixth Congressional District seat.

Layne ready to develop passers and runners

As a young coach, Brandon Layne has already compiled considerable experience.

Times prove tough for TTAB junior state teams

After having a month off to prepare for TTAB junior state tourney action in Athens, American Legion and U.S. Polyco had a tough go of it on Monday night.

Rangers rout Twins in baseball’s biggest outburst

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers put on an offensive display — scoring early and often in baseball’s biggest outburst this season.

State Board of Education and science materials

During the last several months, much attention has been given to the action of the Texas Legislature regarding school finance and few would disagree about the importance of that body. There is another group, though, that holds much influence over how education is practiced in Texas. That is the State Board of Education.

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