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Archive for: June 5th, 2018

Hot stoves cooking up names for Alvarez successor

It’s getting hot around Ennis, and it is not just the habaneros in your salsa or your half-chewed jalapenos. Some are packing to go to summer camp, like K.D. Davis, the football recruit at North Texas. He left on Friday, June 1, for Denton. He will get an advance on the fall by taking two […]

Lyda Littlefield

Lyda Littlefield, aged 79, won her fight with cancer and went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 27, 2018. She passed at her home just outside of Rice, Texas. She was born on August 19, 1938, in Corsicana, Texas. Born “Lyda Gayle Fortson” to Joe B. Fortson, Jr. and Ruby Sykes […]

When it comes to bad advice

Do you ever the idea that your life is being broadcast on a large silver screen and a packed house is sitting in comfy chairs watching your every move? Not that any of our lives are really that interesting, but for the sake of this column, consider a dark theatre with the reel rolling and […]

Founder of Cavender’s Western Wear chain dies at 87

TYLER, Texas (AP) — James Cavender, the founder of the Cavender’s western wear retail chain, has died in East Texas. Company Chief Financial Officer Jim Thompson says Cavender died Tuesday at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler. He was 87. Thompson said Wednesday that Cavender, over the past few years, had health issues that left […]

Blues on Main slated June 9

Downtown Ennis will be filled with the sights and sounds of blues music on June 9 at Pierce Park. Family fun time is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. with games, face painting, art, paddle boats and an auto show. Live music will be on stage from 6 to 9 p.m. Read stories like this […]

Prosecutor: No perjury charges for choking victim

Prosecutor Habon Mohammed said the Ellis County District Attorney’s Office will not pursue perjury charges against Vanessa Tucker, the victim in a choking case that has landed an Ennis man behind bars for at least 25 years. “I am not going to file perjury charges,” Mohammed said. “This was a case involving family violence, and […]

First-of-itskind sensory garden nears completion

In what is believed to be the first and only sensory garden in the area, teachers, businesses and volunteers have begun to transform a courtyard at Travis Elementary School into a haven for the senses. A sensory garden is an outdoor environment designed to stimulate a person’s senses. Using a combination of the landscape, the […]

Daily Horoscope 06/06/2018

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) It’s important to own up to your mistakes and learn from experience before you move forward. Claim what’s yours and set your path. Let your willpower and desire be your guide to greater success and happiness. Don’t allow anyone to answer for you. Make changes because they feel right and are […]

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