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Archive for: April 4th, 2018

One Dilly Dog Stand Not Enough At Globe Life Park

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — One Dilly? Meh. The Rangers now say, “Dilly, Dilly” when it comes to the new Dilly Dog! Due to the popularity of the new Dilly Dog at Globe Life Park, the Rangers and Delaware North are adding a second location inside the stadium that will sell the hot dog. People consumed […]

‘Out of a mountain of despair, a stone of hope’ | MLK Memorial brings famous speech to life

It’s a special place for reflection and contemplation, particularly in early April.Just off the well-treaded paths of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. lies a somewhat quieter monument, set between a park and large pond. Overlooking the Tidal Basin sits the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Visitors come for a fantastic view of the cherry […]

Three weeks in April may be the best yet

Spring is when nature gets back up and fights again. It is perhaps the favorite of seasons due to the resurrection of life in so many forms, especially here in the bluebonnet heartland of Ennis.While this city has more than its share of events and festivals, those coming in April and May burst on the […]

Library offering mini spring book sale

Whether it be in the spring or fall there is always time to delve into reading a good book and if that comes at a good price that is always a win-win. While generally held in the fall, The Ennis Public Library along with help from Friends of the Ennis Public Library –– are hosting […]

Testing Out The Fishing Waters

Aladin Ahmad paddles his new fishing boat to the shores of Jaycee Park on Tuesday afternoon. Ahmad said he just purchased the boat and it was his first time putting it into the water. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Red Oak police investigating Easter shooting

Red Oak police are searching for a man who shot another man in the arm on April 1.  According to Lt. Marc Schroeder with the Red Oak Police Department officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Canary after receiving multiple 911 calls from individuals stating that their neighbor at 528 Canary had been shot […]

Walter Eric Janousek

Walter Eric Janousek, of Dallas, passed away March 29, 2018. Walter was born on August 28, 1926, in Ennis, Texas, to Anton Wesley Janousek and Hermina Kudrna Janousek, the youngest of nine children. Walter served in the US Army during WWII. His family will forever remember him as a man who loved Czech music and […]

Betty Fay Downing

Betty Fay Downing, age 88, passed from this life on Saturday, March 24, 2018. She was born to Earl and Lilly Ann (Phillips) Briggs on August 18, 1929, in Henry County, Missouri. The family moved around a lot so her dad could find work during the Depression. Betty met and married the love of her […]

The History Man: Recalling Jim Templin

He’s probably best known for his knowledge of Ennis railroading history, but in 2014, two years before his death, Jim Templin’s local fame shot up several notches when he hosted the Ennis Historical Society’s successful Halloween walking tour of Myrtle Cemetery. At that time he told the Ennis News that he enjoyed educating and entertaining […]

Farmers Market opens April 7

Year five of the Ennis Farmers Market opens next Saturday as downtown comes to life for the spring season. Seven months of Saturdays, April through October, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., will find hundreds of shoppers and 25 to 40 venders, most of them with fresh farm grown products, begins April 7. Mary Davis, who […]

How to find the best photo ops

If you can’t wait for the event itself, starting this weekend is a good time to get good family photos with the state flower here in Ennis. Places like Bluebonnet Park and both sides of the roadway all along I-45 are already sprouting a colorful shade of blue. Another good bet to get the best […]

Daily Horoscope 04/04/2018

ARIES (March 21-April 19) Pick up the slack and get things done. Pay attention to detail, tie up loose ends and take care of financial, legal or medical issues that have been pending for way too long. Clear your slate and prepare to start anew. Your emotional insight into matters that can help you move […]

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