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Archive for: April, 2014

Lions blank Lancaster 11-0

Good Friday proved to be a very good Friday for the Ennis Lions. While most other schools in the district played their baseball games on Thursday, the Lions (15-11, 7-5) and Lancaster Tigers (0-12) went head to head on Friday with the Lions blanking the Tigers 11-0 in five innings.

Panel forum a chance to learn more

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce Partners in Education Committee’s second Ennis ISD school board candidate forum is truly an important effort.

One month in April

This time four years ago I was back home in Louisiana spending a month with my little mama, Jeanette Holland Morrison.

Center a need, so is a plan

There’s been some open discussion recently about the possibility of a Cultural Arts Center being built in Ennis.

Rangers top White Sox 12-0 in Perez’s 1st shutout

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Martin Perez turned toward first base, waiting for the call he hoped was coming. When the umpire’s arm went up signaling a strikeout on Dayan Viciedo’s check-swing with a full count, the young Texas Rangers left-hander pumped his fist and waited for a hug from catcher Robinson Chirinos. Perez pitched a three-hitter for his first […]

Main Street app develops

Dennis Zembala, the consultant leading the city’s effort to file an application for the Texas Main Street Program, said he should have a draft ready in the next few weeks.

Water concerns drive conservation messages

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Agent Mark Arnold told members of the Ennis Lions Club on Wednesday it’s up to individual home and business owners to conserve water as drought conditions persist across the state.

Cancer benefit set for Saturday

Several local musicians will fill Bella Italia Restaurant and Bar this Saturday to help raise money for cancer research.

Business can build success with tourists

If any of us needed hard proof of what a large influx of visitors can do for our community during the spring festival season, a story about the business done by Doc’s Beverage over Bluebonnet Festival weekend is that proof.

A year without progress

This week is replete with bad anniversaries but few as fresh and meaningful as the one year anniversary of the West explosion.

Blooms proliferating

The Ennis Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates this year’s bluebonnet peak will happen in the coming days.

Business flourishing thanks to bluebonnets

Roughly 11 months ago, Imran Meer was busy rebuilding his business in the wake of the May 16 tornado that raked down Ennis Avenue.

Plano woman blamed in death

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper James Colunga confirmed Wednesday that the woman involved in a fatal Saturday night crash is in jail on charges of intoxication manslaughter and her second offense for driving under the influence.

Lions in fourth place after 11-2 loss to Jaguars

The Ennis Lions (14-11, 6-5) faced a different Mansfield Summit Jaguar (17-8-2, 9-2) team Tuesday night than the squad they faced in March.

Networking can make all the difference

The second Ennis High School job fair, set May 1, is a valuable and important outlet for the group of students headed to the workforce after graduation.

Job fair returning to EHS

The Ennis High School job fair which began in 2013 did well enough to come back for another go, according to school officials.

“I Do! I Do!” opens April 24

I Do! I Do! is coming to Ennis.

Film Commission scopes out Ennis

Officials with the Texas Film Commission visited Ennis on Friday at the behest of local actor Mike Hall.

Lady Lions finish perfect district season

The Ennis Lady Lions (25-4, 14-0 district) trailed for the first time this year in district play during Tuesday night’s game against the Mansfield Summit Lady Jaguars, but came back in the final two innings to win the game 5-4 and seal the Lions’ 50th consecutive district win.

Fest success built on effort

Changes to this year’s Bluebonnet Festival in downtown were wonderful.

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