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Archive for: May 1st, 2018

Sheriff’s Office Responds To Reports Of UFO Landing In Field

PRINCETON (CBSDFW.COM) – Deputies with the Collin County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a call in the Princeton area after reports of a UFO, with different color flashing lights landing in a field. Their hunt for an alien invasion was squashed however when all they found was a remote-controlled helicopter. The department had fun with […]

Get Ready For The Most Expensive Driving Season Since 2014

LOS ANGELES (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Get ready for a little bit more pain at the pump this summer. Crude oil prices are at the highest level in more than three years and expected to climb higher, pushing up gasoline prices along the way. The U.S. daily national average for regular gasoline is now $2.81 per gallon. […]

Bragg, Honza deal Tigers first defeat

As a playoff tuneup, the 2-0 Ennis victory over Corsicana on Tuesday was like an appetizer that was enticing and yet filling enough to be an entree. The Lions (16-7) came into the game tied with Whitehouse for third place, both at 5-3 in league action, while unbeaten Corsicana (17-6-1) was cresting along at 8-0. […]

Updating locals playing college or professionally

Jah’Shawn Johnson (Texas Tech) – Former all-state DB at Ennis after posting 7 INT during 14-1 season season. Started for Red Raiders since arriving. As a redshirt frosh he started at safety in 13 gms. Was second on team in tackles as soph. and junior, when he was also named team captain. 5 career INT. […]

Ennis’s ‘Jack the Ripper:’

In 1893 one of the most gruesome murders in the history of Ennis took place. The fatal rape and mutilation of 16 year old Franceska (“Frances”) Cervinka, the daughter of Charles Karl Cervinka, a well-known Czechoslovakian farmer, held the attention of the state for a week as horrific details of the crime were reported and […]

Surveillance trailers in use, benefiting Waxahachie PD

WAXAHACHIE —The latest tool given to the Waxahachie Police Department offers officers a bird’s eye view of the city. Two new surveillance trailers allow police to monitor an area through an Internet connection. The department obtained the two trailers through a $50,000 Justice Assistance grant offered by the North Central Texas Council of Governments. Through […]

Ferris approves sale of building for church

FERRIS – The Ferris City Council has approved the sale of a local church at a recent city council meeting in the amount of $54,000. According to Ferris City Manager Bill Jordan, “The purchaser, Patrick Baptist Church, plans to renovate the building for a Spanish-speaking ministry.” The sale took place when Patrick Baptist Church put […]

Crisp Cemetery Assoc. Meeting

The Crisp Cemetery Association, Inc., annual business meeting and memorial service will be held Sunday, May 6. The meeting will be held at 2 p.m., weather permitting. For those planning to attend remember to bring a lawn chair. A one time minimum donation of $30 is being requested. Donation money will be used to help […]

100 years in the making

The Keever family is inviting the public to celebrate with them when the mortuary celebrates its 100th birthday on May 15. The J.E. Keever Mortuary is celebrating an important milestone on May 15th – 100 years of tradition and commitment in the community. Keever has been serving families in Ennis and surrounding areas since 1918 […]

Slaving four years over a hot keyboard

It was four years ago this week that I received an offer to write for a small town paper just east of Waxahachie. Having served SAGU as Sports Information Director for five years, I had grown fond of the school and my job. The offer from Ennis, which was not the first time they had […]

Daily Horoscope 05/01/2018

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) The effort you put into important relationships will pay off this year. You can expect to have more discipline and an increased desire to let go of the past and move forward. Optimism and the help you offer will be rewarded with kindness and consideration. Educational pursuits will pay high returns. […]

Daily Horoscope 04/24/2018

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) A desire for change could overwhelm you this year if you aren’t careful. Monitor your position and financial situation carefully to avoid making a premature move that you’d regret. Protect your health and standard of living by sticking to effective but moderate changes. Take care of your responsibilities and refuse to […]

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