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Archive for: October 4th, 2017

Frisco man saves lives during Las Vegas concert shooting

Usually before your life changes forever, you have no idea it’s coming. Todd Blyleven can attest to that new reality. For the last four years, he and his wife have attended a country music festival in Las Vegas. The last act – Jason Aldean – was performing Sunday night. Blyleven’s wife was nearby. He was […]

Nuke deal hangs in balance as Trump plans Iran policy speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could announce his secret decision on the future of the Iran nuclear deal next week. U.S. officials familiar with the president’s planning said Wednesday he is preparing to deliver an Iran policy speech in which he is expected to declare the landmark 2015 agreement contrary to America’s national security […]

Ellis County Master Gardeners

Patrick Dickinson of Texas A&M, Water University, will present “Rain Gardens” at our monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on October 10, at the First United Methodist Church in Waxahachie. A rain garden is a shallow depression in a landscape that collects rainwater to prevent runoff. Read the full story and more in your Weekday edition […]

Fighting Alzheimer’s

Walkers take off from the starting line of Saturday’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in downtown Ennis. Read the full story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Avalon crushes Mt. Calm, 58-12

Avalon scored four touchdowns on the ground and matched it with four through the air to crush Mount Calm, 58-12, last Friday, Sept. 29. The Eagles, now 3-2 in all games, had little trouble in defeating the Panthers, who dropped to 0-5. A 24-6 lead after one quarter ballooned to 44-12 by halftime as Team […]

Minus Shark, Jett, Lions show true heart

After predicting this team would take the field, they finally did in Austin. The offense was high-powered and rumbled while the defense, after changes and tweaks, silenced a team averaging 48 points per game. The question rising among fans was, will this talented team roll on all cylinders for an entire game. It had played […]

EPT fundraising gala a hit

The annual gala fundraiser for the Ennis Public Theatre, 113 N. Dallas St., took place last Friday. The theme for the party was F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” with guests dressed in costumes from the 1920s and ‘30s and other fashions inspired by the era. Over 135 guests attended the benefit dinner provided by […]

Ruth Marlow

Ruth Marlow, age 90, of Ennis, passed away early Monday, October 2, 2017 at Odd Fellows and Rebekah Nursing Home. She was born January 3, 1927 in Waxahachie to George Thomas and Georgia (Bell) Robbins. Survivors include her three children, Beverly Woodard and husband Raymond, Kenneth Jack Marlow and wife Delia and Briggett Parker; grandchildren, […]

City commission set to approve amenities at Jaycee, IOOF parks

The Ennis City Commission is moving ahead with its master parks plan, where it was expected to approve $81,477.94 in equipment and improvements for IOOF at Fairview Park and a grant award from Fitness America for Jaycee Park for the construction of an outdoor fitness facility Tuesday night. Read the full story and more in […]

Daily Horoscope 10/04/2017

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Equality should be your aim this year. Whether it’s regarding a relationship with a friend, relative or colleague, maintaining balance will help ward off bad feelings and resentment. Don’t fear change or wait for someone else to make the first move. Do whatever will make you feel happy and less stressed. […]

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