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Archive for: September, 2011

No. 7 Ennis wallops Waxahachie tennis, 16-3

Lion tennis is still ranked in the 4A top 10 at No. 7, and the Waxahachie Indians found out why on Tuesday afternoon in district play.

Click here for Classifieds for September 28

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So much action to be seen at NHRA Fall Nationals

The 26th Annual AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals came to an end at Texas Motorplex this past Sunday, and there was a lot to take in as a racing fan.

Welcoming our new city health officer

With the appointment of a new city health officer hopefully comes a feeling of relative security and stability in the public health arena for Ennis.

Looking deeper at tuberculosis

It’s hard to find good news within the whole issue of the tuberculosis discovery at Ennis High School, but this week does mark a point at which very serious attention and response has escalated from the Texas State Department of Health Services.

A long overdue ‘Thank you’

It’s been a while — and there has been quite a lot to talk about.

Rangers stay in homefield hunt

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — With another bountiful barrage of homers, the Texas Rangers matched a franchise record with their 95th victory in the penultimate game of the regular season. Ian Kinsler thinks the Rangers will have to break that record to make sure they will start the playoffs at home this weekend. Adrian Beltre, Mike Napoli […]

Click here for Classifieds for September 27

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Officials descend on Ennis

TB concerns spur special public discussion Wednesday

City picks new health officer

The Ennis City Commission unanimously approved appointing a new city health officer Monday, and he was sworn in today.

County approves tax hike

The Ellis County Commissioner’s Court finally approved and ratified a two cent property tax hike Monday night, after a meeting filled with far less acrimony and protest than in recent weeks.

Ennis High hosts Lions Den Invitational

On Saturday morning, cross-country teams came from miles around to test their legs at the 2011 Lions Den Invitational.

Romo overcomes pain as Cowboys top Redskins 18-16

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo had no choice. He had to play, broken rib and all. His new bride wouldn’t have tolerated anything less. “She said, ‘Are you kidding? You’re playing. I can’t have a weak husband lying around the house here,’” Romo said — smiling and wincing after leading the Dallas Cowboys to an […]

Rangers eliminate Angels from playoff race

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Howie Kendrick flailed at Neftali Feliz’s last pitch, and the Los Angeles Angels finally were finished. Manager Mike Scioscia’s club was good — just not good enough to keep up with the Texas Rangers. Adrian Beltre hit a two-run homer, Michael Young added an eighth-inning RBI single, and Texas eliminated the Angels […]

Vandergriff earns first top fuel win

Cruz Pedregon raced to his first win of the season and moved into the third spot in the Funny Car point standings as racing came to an end Sunday at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex. Bob Vandergriff, Jason Line and Michael Phillips were also winners in their respective categories at the […]

Speaking the real truth

I don’t envy anyone who works at the Ennis Independent School District. In my 10 years in this business, I’ve never witnessed an entity dealing with so much strife in such a short period of time. They’ve had a teacher suffer an aneurysm, a star football player arrested, other football players dismissed from the team, […]

Burn ban here to protect us

The case of an area man arrested in connection with an alleged illegal burn last week brings forward the intriguing question of whether a person should be forced to allow emergency responders onto private property in the event of such incidents. Let’s be clear — we’re not judging that specific case. An arrest does not […]

Andrew Edward Bozek

Andrew Edward Bozek went to be with his maker on Thursday, September 22 at the age of 47. He was born in Waxahachie, on November 23, 1963 and was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church in Ennis, Texas. He is preceded in death by his father, Bill David Bozek, Jr, his older […]

Races wrap up at Motorplex

Machines of fire and steel and rubber roared to life this weekend at the Texas Motorplex, and the action reaches its finale today at the concrete quarter-mile.

Native Slovacek hoping he has the ‘X-Factor’

Ennis native Mathew Slovacek is telling community members to keep their eyes peeled for an upcoming appearance on Fox’s X-Factor.

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