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Archive for: August 3rd, 2018

Lady Jackets start fresh under new coach

Ferris volleyball has begun holding practices in preparation for the fall season and have a scrimmage on tap for this weekend. New Head Coach Haley Patterson takes over a program that endured a winless campaign last fall. The Lady Yellow Jackets are in a new league, District 17-4A, which moves them into Region III. The […]

Yankees draft player with Ennis ties

Being drafted by a Major League Baseball team is a dream to young boys and young men. When the team selecting your services are the New York Yankees, it can be an added honor. Weeks ago a young man with ties to Ennis experienced just that when the Yanks, ranked No. 5 among the world’s […]

It’s about hair

My very first haircut took place in a barber shop next to our local bank in my small home town. The barber, “Red” Young, was an uncle on my father’s side. I hated the experience. I felt like I was being mauled. The itch of tiny hair clippings on my shoulders, back and chest (how […]

Hot Ennis events

Even in the peak of summer heat, downtown Ennis has a lot going on for the entire family to get involved in from featured children’s performers to Farmer’s Market fun. Main Street Manager Becky McCarty says the plan is to have something downtown to get involved with every Saturday from now until the end of […]

Alfredo Livar

Alfredo M. Livar, Sr. aka “Shorty” was born on December 10, 1927 in Runkge, Texas to Guadalupe Livar and Theresa Munoz Livar and passed away peacefully at the Ennis Care Center on, July 27, 2018. Alfredo married Guadalupe Gonzales on January 10,1953. They were happily married for 52 years. Alfredo is survived by five sons; […]

Ferris freshmen swarm to practice

Third year Head Coach Brandon Layne, known for his penchant for developing young talent, is at it again. The former offensive coordinator at Ennis when the Lions won the state championship in 2014, has 28 freshmen working out this week in preparation for the start of the varsity pre-season camp. “Altogether, we are expecting 34 […]

Man pleads guilty to indecency charges, given probation

WAXAHACHIE – As jury selection was about to begin, Kiefer Allen Swanson pleaded guilty to indecency by exposure in a court room case last week. The Goldsboro, N.C. resident was placed on 10 years deferred adjudication. According to the indictment, Swanson sexually assaulted a victim who was younger than 14 years old on Nov. 1, […]

Digging Up Roots

Thanks to the Ennis Public Library, families across Ennis can now find out about their family lineage for free right here in town. The library recently became an affiliate of FamilySearch. Run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Lonnie Berrett, the reference librarian […]

Daily Horoscope 08/03/2018

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Don’t get discouraged when you can get moving. Make this a year of cleaning up unfinished business and clearing the way to head into the future with optimism. Turn the tables on any negatives in your life and invite positive and progressive influences. It’s up to you to make things happen. […]

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