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Archive for: October, 2011

Morning fog causes crash

Early morning fog is believed to be the cause of a rollover accident on U.S. 287 Monday morning.

Court rushes to see game

The Ellis County Commissioners’ Court rushed through an abbreviated meeting Monday night as commissioners worked as fast as they could to not miss the beginning of Game 5 of the World Series.

Slovacek takes first

After nine performances and hundreds of votes, Ennis native Mathew Slovacek walked away with the $1,000 grand prize Sunday at the final performance of Ennis Public Theatre’s Got Talent.

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7th Lion football competes versus Lancaster

While the results didn’t come out in their favor on Monday night, the seventh grade Lion football teams were able to come up with some good plays in Lancaster.

Holland dominates Cards; Rangers tie Series

ARLINGTON (AP) — So close to a World Series shutout, Derek Holland did everything he could, trying to convince Texas manager Ron Washington to let him finish. There they stood on the mound, two outs to go in the ninth inning, the pitcher pleading his case as the crowd chanted his name. “He was begging,” […]

Audiences speak: Slovacek named talent show champion

After nine performances and hundreds of votes, Ennis native Mathew Slovacek walked away with the $1,000 grand prize Sunday at the final performance of Ennis Public Theatre’s Got Talent.

Jobs total grows

Joblessness in this county has retreated again following a summer spike that brought the percentage of unemployed to nearly 10 percent.

Grand jury indicts in 2010 child porn case

An Ellis County grand jury has formally charged a 20-year-old arrested last October for possession of child pornography.

Palmer school chases record

PALMER — Palmer Middle School students joined in a nationwide effort to break the world record for jumping jacks and promote fitness recently.

Plant marks safety milestones

With more than 250 employees, GAF Matierlals Corporation’s Ennis facility took it as a great stride forward when it was able to mark a pair of occupational safety milestones last week.

Crash causes train to derail near plant

Mixed signals likely led to a crash involving an 18-wheeler and an automated train Friday morning.

Lion run game shines in loss to Poteet, 56-43

Certainly Lion football players and coaches weren’t satisfied after Friday’s 56-43 loss to the host Mesquite Poteet Pirates, but the maroon team’s run offense was quite impressive.

Special thanks to the EDN’s carrier corps

While the digitization of the newspaper business has spread out news delivery across multiple platforms, the constant of the printed news product remains. That product, a tactile reminder of the roots of newspaper journalism and the concrete trust communities place in newspapers, would be nothing without a dedicated division of newspaper carriers to disseminate it. […]

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WEEK 8: Poteet

Coming off their bye, the Ennis Lions (2-5, 1-4) travel to Mesquite Memorial Stadium at 7:30 p.m. tonight to face a Mesquite Poteet Pirate team (5-3, 3-3) that has lost three-straight games.

Strain of treatment presses on family

An Ennis family is struggling under the burden of several tuberculosis diagnoses in their home and appealing to the community for whatever help it can spare.

B&G boasts its strengths

The Boys and Girls Club of Ennis invited community members to come see the good things going on at the local program Thursday night.

JV Lions lose battle of unbeaten teams, 29-21

When arguably the two best JV football teams in 15-4A squared off Thursday night in Lion Memorial Stadium, somebody had to lose.

Clear guidelines a plus of city’s proposed code

We’re all for at least one facet of the plan to rework the city’s code enforcement ordinance that is in its earliest stages.

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