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Archive for: July 5th, 2018

Sanchez says thanks, Texas style during rally

Three common elements in Texas, barbecue, summer heat and politics, all took center stage on Friday at Pit Stop BBQ in Reagor Springs. Jana Lynn Sanchez, a moderate Democrat who is connecting with an increasing number of Republicans, held a three-hour free beer and barbecue to thank Ellis County voters “who really delivered the vote […]

Leadership on display in the big heat

Leaders lead, and it is a joy to watch when their efforts result in an endless string of victories. But let things hit the fan and their true character is on display. Over the weekend in Ennis one its best, and certainly the rosiest, Becky McCarty, was on the frontlines leading the troops. She couldn’t […]

Italy lands ambitious football coach

Craig Horn steamrolled into Italy on Wednesday night where Superintendent Lee Joffre introduced him to the school board, who approved his nomination to become the new athletic director and head coach of the Italy football team. Sporting a 101-28 (.783) career record at three previous Class 2A locations, including a 28-2 combined mark in 2016 […]

Larry Dean Slade

Lawrence “Larry” Dean Slade, 69 of Ennis, passed away Monday, July 2, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 21, 1949 in Ennis, Texas. Larry loved being in his game room playing pool and spending time with his family. He worked as a mechanic and was also a […]

Red, White & Blue All Over

The Ennis Lionettes were part of the fun at the annual Red White and Bike Parade Saturday morning ahead of the evening festivities at the Texas Motorplex. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Fireworks light up sky, grass blaze cuts show short

Freedom Fest at the Texas Motorplex featured food, fun for kids, a live concert and a huge crowd that enjoyed an abbreviated fireworks show on Saturday night. The Kid Zone, which included face-painting, bounce houses and snow cones, was a hit for families. The crowd also took in the Studebaker band from 7-9 p.m. They […]

Man arrested after Motel 6 assault

Police said a man is in custody after allegedly trying to run a woman over with his van and punching the owner of the Motel 6 in the face on June 29. Police said they were dispatched to the motel, located at 100 S. I-45, at 10:12 p.m. of reports of an assault. When officers […]

Daily Horoscope 07/05/2018

CANCER (June 21-July 22) Take heed of information and advice offered to you this year. Knowledge is a powerful tool, and with proper guidance you can make some positive changes that will encourage advancement and give you the chance to fulfill some lifelong goals. Thoughts should be followed by actions. Put some muscle behind your […]

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