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Archive for: August 1st, 2018

Farewell Chipotle we barely knew thee

Last week a restaurant on the main drag in Ennis died. It wasn’t the first and it won’t be the last. From the responses on social media, many people sound like jilted lovers. Others place blame on the City of Ennis or local patrons. Still some believe the reason the Mexican Grill shuttered its doors […]

Jack Swinnea

Jack C. Swinnea, 94, passed away in Waxahachie, Texas on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Jack was born on May 27, 1924. On July 14, 1966 he married Annie Tolkmitt and they made their home in Lancaster, then Dallas and settled in Bristol in 1975. He worked as a welder. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Family […]

Man killed in Corsicana after structure collapses

Tragedy struck one family hard Monday afternoon while they worked to demolish a structure on S. 18th St. and Eighth Ave, according to the Corsicana Daily Sun. “There was a structure being demolished, maybe a small house, it was long and narrow, like a shotgun house,” said Chief of Corsicana Police Robert Johnson. “A gentleman […]

Joe Bob Underwood

Joe Bob Underwood, 69, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018 in Bardwell, Texas. Joe Bob was born in Waxahachie, Texas on November 6, 1948 to Robert E. and Bettie Joe (Hargus) Underwood. He grew up in Bardwell and graduated from Ennis High School in 1967. On January 25, 1980 he married Linda Gail Peugh […]

Copper thieves hit St. John

Police said they are investigating the theft of some copper wiring which left a commercial air conditioning unit outside St. John Catholic Nepomucene damaged and unusable. Lt. Mike Hopson said the offense happened on July 24. “The offense happened sometime in the middle of the night,” Hopson said. “The next day church staff found the […]

Bishop, Thomas anchor EISD leadership roles

Leadership at all campuses in Ennis is practically set, with two new principals set to start at the senior and junior high schools for the coming 2018-19 year. Wade Bishop and Sheila Thomas are taking the reigns at EHS and EJHS, the former coming after three years at the junior high, the latter from the […]

Working with the heat

Eli Herrera joined family members as he helped paint a house at the corner of Gilmer and Sherman streets. After last week’s heat wave where some records were broken, summer temperatures have since leveled off. However health officials warn that precautions are still needed if working outdoors. Read stories like this and more in your […]

Tip leads to arrest of wanted sex offender

AUSTIN – Anthony Fitzgerald Turner, 54, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being captured on Sunday, July 15, in Houston. Turner, a high-risk sex offender, was wanted for parole violation and failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements. The arrest came as the result of a Crime Stoppers […]

Daily Horoscope 08/01/2018

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Look for the best way to use your energy, and concentrate on what you can accomplish this year. Honing your skills and having tunnel vision will help you find the success you want and deserve. Refuse to let the changes that others make distract you or lead you astray. Look for […]

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