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Archive for: May 10th, 2018

Oakley makes biggest play of 3-game series

Freshman Lion Clayton Jenkins is greeted with high-fives as he enters the dugout. He had the go-ahead triple in the third game of Ennis’ three-game series with the Temple Wildcats this past weekend. Jenkins’ play wasn’t the biggest of the series, however. That belonged to the arm of Trevor Oakley. Temple High School baseball player […]

Ferris residents vote down city bond package

Ferris residents in attendance at Monday night’s city council meeting sent a message loud and clear Saturday that they were not ready for the city to invest in a $12 million project that would have provided funds for the construction of a new Municipal Center. The bond was voted down with 272 (82 percent) residents […]

WWI hero

First Lieutenant L.C. Hanes of Ennis was cited three times for conspicuous gallantry while serving in France during the First World War, according to a report in the Daily Light on Sept. 5, 1919. One of the citations read: “1st Lt. Lawrence Hanes, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, near Cantigny, France, on June 7, 1918, showed […]

Texas Central names Bechtel project manager for bullet train

Texas Central, developers of the high-speed train between North Texas and Houston, announced an agreement today with Bechtel to work together on project management services. Bechtel has completed more than 300 major train and subway projects, including the Channel Tunnel High Speed 1, Crossrail in London, Riyadh Metro and Dulles Corridor Metrorail in the Washington, […]

Letting my son pursue his passion is fun for this dad

I really miss watching my son Micah play baseball. But he is pursuing other activities now, musical ones to be exact and I couldn’t be happier for him. Because he seems to be happy, that is why I am. There are some things I miss about watching him on game days. He was a really […]

DPS urges motrorists to stay alert around motorcyclists

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers to use extra caution around motorcycles on roads and highways in conjunction with Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month, which occurs annually in May. “Whether you’re in a car or on a motorcycle, it is important to always drive safely and follow all traffic […]

Doris Calhoun

Doris Calhoun, 92, passed away on May 7, 2018. Viewing will be held on Thursday, May 10 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.at Eternal Rest Funeral Home Chapel, 215 N. Dallas St, Ennis. Wake will be held on Thursday, May 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, 1007 Daffan […]

Samsung washer explodes in Irving home

IRVING — A load of laundry turned into an unwelcome surprise for an Irving family after their Samsung washer exploded over the weekend. “Suddenly, it was a boom sound, and my wife thought maybe something had fallen from the sky,” said Faisal Nuree, who owns he washer. On Saturday, Nuree’s wife put a mattress pad […]

Erisman unseats Casillas; Chapman wins over Linson

Ennis Police Chief John Erisman beat incumbent Candido “Candi” Casillas in Place 4 while incumbent Bill Chapman beat out Alan Linson in Place 5 during Saturday’s school board election. Walter Beasley, Place 3 incumbent, was running unopposed. Erisman captured 698 (58.7 percent) of the vote’s 1,202 votes cast, while Casillas captured 504 (41.9 percent) of […]

Daily Horoscope 05/10/2018

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Stand up and be counted. You can make a difference if you volunteer or support people fighting for rights that you believe are threatened. Communication and hard work will pay off and will bring you closer to solutions that will improve your life and the community you live in. Gather as […]

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