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Wind Gusts Cause Hangar To Collapse At Hobby Airport In Houston

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Strong winds swept through the Houston area Tuesday night, causing a large hangar at Hobby Airport to collapse, damaging planes and scattering debris. The National Weather Service said that gusts of about 60 mph were recorded near the airport. Authorities said that the wind caused the hangar, located at a private terminal, […]

Old news

In February 1936, W. H. Warren, a Dallas resident, formerly from Corsicana, discovered in a strongbox that belonged to his great-grandfather, Abner Barnett, some half-century old newspapers from Ennis and Corsicana. One was a paper dating to the early 1870s, called the Ennis Saturday Review, which may be the earliest known publication of this city. […]

Lions’ rackets on top

All 16 Ennis tennis players are seeded in the Top 6 for the District 17-5A tournament, which is scheduled for April 4-5 in Corsicana. Back row, left to right: Austin Cervantes, Adam Taylor, Damontre Strawn, Josh Noel, Johnny Herrera, Jacob Beltran, Ben Erdmann, Anthony Hernandez. Front row: Kaitlin Gutierrez, Skylar Hazard, Vicki Rendon, Amanda Almanza, […]

My second calling includes landscape design, outdoors

Around this time of year I make my annual spring trek to my local big box home improvement store for all my landscaping needs. Before my visit I generally mull what I want to do in my front and back yard. This usually takes weeks, as I try to decide what plants, flowers or bushes […]

New Visitor Center Unveiled

Chamber of Commerce President Jeanette Patak gives opening remarks. Ennis Main Street invited the community March 27 to celebrate an open house for the Visitor Center’s new location in the heart of downtown Ennis. The event at 204 W. Knox St. was attended by socialites and those interested in downtown affairs. Read stories like this […]

Collision injures several vehicle occupants

Red Oak police are still investigating what caused a major accident where several people where injured on Sunday. Police said the accident occurred at 4:48 PM, after dispatchers at the Northern Ellis Emergency Dispatch center received multiple 911 calls of a major accident at the intersection of Ovilla Road and Valley View Avenue. The callers […]

IMPACT Ennis draws attention to abuse

In a national grassroots campaign to draw attention to the critical public health issue of underage drinking and its impact on individuals, families and the community, Shelley Miller proclaimed April as NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month in Ennis. Miller, the Coalition Coordinator for IMPACT Ennis, made the announcement March 22 and noted the program will also […]

Ann Courtnie Mathes

Ann Courtnie Sikes Mathes of Ennis, Texas succumbed to a lengthy illness on March 30, 2018. She was born in Houston, Texas on February 23rd, 1975. She was the daughter of Robert Lionel Sikes and Marjorie Wynette Fitzgerald Sikes. She graduated from Ennis High School in 1993 and ever precocious, she completed her Bachelor’s Degree […]

Joseph J. Slovacek

Joseph J. Slovacek passed away at the age of 89 in Dallas, Texas on Monday, April 2, 2018. Joseph was born on October 3, 1928 in Bardwell, Texas to Louis C. and Frances (Belha) Slovacek. He grew up in the Ennis Area and attended Palmer schools. He went to Arlington State College for four years […]

Corona Capitalizing On America’s Love For Mexican Beers

NEW YORK (CNN Money) – Corona wants to take up more space in your cooler. Constellation Brands, the company behind Corona, Modelo and Pacifico, has a new low calorie, premium light beer called Corona Premier. It’s also expanding Corona Familiar, a beer targeted to Hispanic drinkers, and testing Corona Refresca, a flavored malt beverage. Constellation […]

Daily Horoscope 04/05/2018

ARIES (March 21-April 19) Step up and make a move that will help you get ahead. Stop lurking in the background and make your voice heard. It’s time to take the reins instead of being someone’s minion. Trust your judgment and make changes that put you in a position of power. Take care of personal […]

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