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Archive for: July, 2012

Let’s grieve now and argue later

The discussion about Friday morning’s Colorado movie theater massacre — and we choose that word because that’s what it was — took an odiously political bent in moments.

Giving all kids a chance

In just a couple of weeks, Give A Kid A Chance volunteers will hand out hundreds of school-related items to students ready to start the new year during the group’s big event planned Aug. 4 at Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Texas Rangers stats

TEXAS RANGERS BATTERS AVG OBA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS E Gentry .344 .406 163 20 56 10 2 1 20 11 25 9 4 0 Beltre .316 .347 351 55 111 18 0 18 61 19 44 1 0 6 Snyder .298 .333 57 9 17 1 0 3 […]

Rangers end road trip 4-4 after 7-4 loss to Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Harrison has allowed just four home runs over his last 13 starts, and three of them have been by the Los Angeles Angels. Bobby Wilson hit his first of the season leading off the seventh inning against Harrison on Sunday night, sending the Texas Rangers’ left-hander to the showers in a 7-4 […]

Penn St fined $60M, wins vacated from ’98-11

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA slammed Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal Monday with an unprecedented series of penalties, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all the school’s victories from 1998-2011, knocking Joe Paterno from his spot as major college football’s winningest coach. Other sanctions include a four-year ban on postseason games […]

Santana struggles, and Angels lose ground to Texas

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ervin Santana stood in the hallway outside the locker room with the same disinterested expression he wears after wins or losses, calmly insisting his struggles are tough to understand and easy to fix. Even supportive Angels manager Mike Scioscia might disagree with him after his latest awful start set Los Angeles […]

Caroline F. Gonzales

Caroline F. Gonzales, age 87, of Lubbock, passed away Thursday, July 19. 2012 in Lubbock. She was born on April 11, 1925 in Sinton, Texas to Francisco and Angelita (Villanueva) Fira. She moved to Ennis in 1963 and owned and operated a Taxi Cab Business. Caroline was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. […]

Click here for Classifieds for July 22

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Rangers lose opener in big series with Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Elvis Andrus hit his first homer in 83 games off Angels ace Jered Weaver in the first inning, the Texas Rangers must have figured they were in for a special night. Instead, the Rangers were done scoring, and they ended up giving back a game in the AL West standings. Mark Trumbo and Mike Trout […]

Talent, hard work earn recognition

Actors and actresses from the Ennis Public Theatre’s 10th season gathered together to honor each other’s achievements Thursday.

Program helps pay for meds

Meals on Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties is helping local seniors with a new Medicare program designed to help them pay for their prescriptions.

Gas rises around the state

Gas prices are increasing around Texas, and Ennis is feeling the pinch.

Heat concerns remain topic to remember

People in Ennis and Ellis County are under an elevated threat of heat-related illness as the summer grinds on and high temperatures linger.

Education needs spending

A lot of people make the mistaken assumption that since I have no children in the Ennis school district, I don’t have any skin in the game of school coverage.

Click here for Classifieds for July 20

  To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801. FREE Free: Wood Pallets. Come by 213 N Dallas. Free: Seasoned firewood, curbside. 529 Lakeshore Dr CARD OF THANKS The loss of our Sweet Sister Bess Heine we “Thank You” all for the cards, calls and visits. We will all miss her, but we know […]

Boys’ team rallies for aid

The boys of the American Legion junior boys team are working hard to raise money for their trip to the state playoffs, and they need your help.

Second suspect gets 5 years

The holdup man in a January 2011 robbery of the Murphy Oil gas station on Knox Street faces a five-year sentence for his part in the crime.

Author tackles bullying

Ennis-based counselor and consultant Matilda Jerry-Williams put her experience helping kids into print last month.

Theater’s next season features 6 shows

Even as shows launched from its stage continue to captivate audiences, the Ennis Public Theatre has announced a new season of plays.

Sonic earns fourth place

Ennis Sonic had to fight for its 8U TTAS state tourney life on Wednesday night in Mabank, and the red team seemed to have all the answers in the early ballgame.

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