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Archive for: January 1st, 2018

Immunotherapy closing in on a cure for cancer

It’s no secret, Kentucky leads the nation in lung cancer deaths as a tobacco-rich state with a high rate of radon and pollution. In the Bluegrass, more than 4,800 people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year and until recently, more than half would die within a year of being diagnosed with later stages of […]


Ennis and surrounding towns were struck with an epidemic of infantile paralysis in 1937 but it was fairly quickly contained. The Waxahachie Daily Light reported that two children, Betty Lou Verlaine and Shirley Rothschild, were “convalescing splendidly” at their homes where the quarantine imposed had been lifted. Quarantine was also canceled in the homes of […]

Lady Lions come up short, 43-36

Ennis began the M.T. Rice Tournament with three straight losses, including a 43-36 defeat at the hands of No. 15 Cedar Park (15-7) on Friday. The Lady Lions (8-13) were scheduled to face Class 6A Austin Anderson (4-14) at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. Results of that game and an undetermined Saturday consolation game will be […]

Trade schools are more than just textbooks

Visiting the Ennis High School horticulture program, one can get a true sense of what students can accomplish and do outside of a traditional classroom setting. We were there to do a story on the program’s aquaponics system, and teacher Tommy Copeland gave us a breakdown of all the things students were growing – vegetable […]

Methodist Health System chooses Midlothian for next medical center

MIDLOTHIAN – Several months in the making, Methodist Health System announced the plans for its eleventh hospital, which will be located in Midlothian. John Phillips, FACHE, President, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, middle, shakes hands with Midlothian city officials after the health care system announced it will build its eleventh hospital in Midlothian. The new facility […]

City approves emergency repairs to water tower

At it’s last regularly scheduled meeting the Ennis City Commission unanimously approved emergency repairs to one of the city’s water towers The commission agreed to enter into an emergency agreement to spend $158,000 with Pittsburg Tank & Tower for elevated repairs to the tower’s base. The tower itself is located at Sherman Street and Lake […]

Daily Horoscope 01/01/2018

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Sticking to a plan will ease your mind. Staying in control and managing both your personal and your professional lives will help you avoid unpredictable outcomes. Slow down and make each and every move count. Choose quality over quantity and precision over uncertainty. Focus on commitment and stability. Consider what you […]

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