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Archive for: May 7th, 2018

A Walk in the Park

Although summer is the most popular time for recreation, one of Ennis’s oldest recreation spots, Kiwanis Park at Old City Lake, is already teeming with locals. At almost any time of day as spring matures one finds joggers, fishermen, kids and couples enjoying the small but picturesque space along Park Street, a mere 1.2 miles […]

Pita picks Navarro soccer

Lizeth Pita was a strength for the Ennis Lady Lions soccer team. She will now go to Navarro to continue her soccer career. Navarro College has signed three-time, all-district soccer player Lizeth Pita to a scholarship to join the Lady Bulldogs in the fall. Pita was a four year starter at Ennis and enjoyed standout […]

Discpline in public schools

For every kick, there is kick back. The trouble is, we usually don’t like the response. Our country’s public schools are challenged by forces on both the conservative and liberal side, with the left seemingly having their way, both in terms of what is taught, what is not allowed to be mentioned and discipline. The […]

Aldermen no-shows delay report on conduct findings

Ferris City Attorney Michael Halla was ready to release the findings of an investigation into alleged misconduct of a handful employees during a special-called meeting on Thursday night. However there was one problem. Aldermen Jim Swofford and Rick Barrett were not present. The meeting opened and adjourned within five to ten minutes because the council […]


City leaders and others gathered at Demascus Road Church on Knox Street for the observance of National Day of Prayer on Thursday. Unity was the overriding theme of this year’s National Day of Prayer events Thursday in Ennis. A deluge of rain could not sway some 20 people from attending the service held at Damascus […]

Clyde ‘C.T.’ Vinson

Clyde “C.T.” Vinson, 92, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. C.T. was born in Pealtown, Texas on June 14, 1925 to Henry Howell and Maudi (Brock) Vinson. He grew up in Ennis and attended school here. On February 22, 1950 he married Meloneize Dover and they made their home in Lake […]

Upholding tradition

It was a lazy Sunday evening near the end of my senior year when I was with an unlikely group of my classmates, cruising the streets of my small hometown. The four of us had time on our hands and needed something to do. The party of four included our driver, George, the straight “A” […]

Daily Horoscope 05/07/2018

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Don’t sweat the small stuff. Let go of the past and pursue your goals. Keep busy and let your success serve as your calling card and as a reminder to those who have not done right by you. Practicality, quality and stamina will lead to abundance and gratitude. Stay focused on […]

Ferris Masons pass out free tooth decay kits

FERRIS – All first graders at Lucy Mae McDonald Elementary School were recently given free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club. Members of Ferris Masonic Lodge, led by Robert H. Belsher, assembled and delivered more than 150 dental hygiene kits to the school. The Fantastic Teeth Fan Club, sponsored by Masonic […]

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