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Archive for: April 16th, 2018

Corny dogs at the carnival

Opening night at the Main Street Midway and there I was, beyond the age and girth of riding the flying elephants and yet too far away from my out-of-state grand-kids. What was a man of three score and one to do at the Ennis carnival? I’ll tell you what… have some fun, though much of […]

Barbara Bush in ‘failing health

Former First Lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and has decided to not to seek additional medical treatment following a series of hospitalizations, according to a statement from a family spokesman Sunday afternoon. Bush, 92, will instead “focus on comfort care” at her home in Houston and is “surrounded by a family she adores, […]

April designated National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is designated National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Multi-tasking is thought of as a useful skill, but it gets a lot of people in trouble behind the wheel. Most of us incorrectly assure ourselves that we can multi-task and use our cellphone while we drive. After all, we can walk and chew gum at the […]

Bigham presents program to DAR in Waxahachie

Randy Bryan Bigham, contributing columnist for The Ennis News, gave a talk to the Rebecca Boyce chapter of the DAR in Waxahachie on April 9. He’s seen here with fellow presenter, Sandra Wakefield, a local actress and lecturer. A number of items from the collection of material shared with me by Henrietta Novotny are on […]

Banker bags 400

Coach Glenn Banker gives a postgame speech earlier in the season. Second year softball coach Ennis, Glenn Banker, has been around a long time. While he is known for his straight face humor, his knowledge of the game and an ability to get the most of his players has produced an amazing number of wins. […]

3rd Annual Bluebonnet Concert

Follow the beautiful bluebonnet lined trails to the Historic Bristol Schoolhouse for a live gospel concert with a great lineup of artists on Saturday, April 21. This is the third year for the Bluebonnet Gospel Concert that will be held form 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the schoolhouse located on Church Street. Featured artists […]

EAD: 61,000 notices mailed, more on the way

Ellis County residents who have experienced an increase in excess of $1,000 in property value or who live in Ennis and Red Oak ISDs will soon receive an appraisal notice from the Ellis Appraisal District. According to an Ellis Appraisal District (EAD) release, about 61,000 notices dated April 2 have been mailed out to residents. […]

The first “Trails”

Daily Horoscope 04/16/2018

ARIES (March 21-April 19) Make this a year to remember, not one to regret. Size up the extent of what you want to accomplish and work toward your goals. Study, reflect and carry out whatever changes are necessary to make your life better. Choose to use your energy wisely and to dismiss anger quickly. Look […]

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