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Archive for: August 7th, 2018

7 Ennis men among those killed at Iwo Jima

It’s been 10 years since the savage conflict of Iwo Jima was memorialized in the Clint Eastwood film Flags of Our Fathers. But it was a lot more than a movie to the Ennis families who lost loved ones in the legendary battle. Seven Ennis men fought at Iwo Jima; four of them gave their […]

SAGU reels in new baseball coach, Cornacchione

Southwestern Assemblies of God University tabbed Matt Cornacchione as the Lions new baseball head coach on Wednesday. SAGU, who resurrected the program in 2002, made Cornacchione the fifth coach during that time span. He held the same position the previous nine years at Nyack College, which is 29 miles north of New York City. The […]

Google data center in Midlothian will create 40 jobs

WAXAHACHIE—A major announcement by a tech giant is putting Midlothian on everyone’s map. Google will soon call Midlothian its newest home. Ellis County Commissioners approved a 10-year tax abatement agreement with the technology giant for a new data center at its Tuesday morning meeting. The investment by Google could total up to $500 million. Google […]

Flying colors, Ennis ISD

Most folks coast into the summer. Weather starts warming up, Easter has passed and the second semester is slowing down like the last drops squeezed from a lemon. Administrators at the Ennis Independent School District were not afford such a luxury. Leaders at the largest employer in the city were faced with a number of […]

NCSO may press animal cruelty charges against absent cattle owner

CORSICANA—The discovery of dead and starving cattle on a fenced-in, waterless piece of land in Navarro County has sparked an animal cruelty investigation by the sheriff’s office. Along with six head of severely malnourished cattle, the bodies of at least eight head of cattle, in varying stages of decomposition, were found on a rural property […]

Second contract awarded for new police, fire station

The Ennis City Commission has awarded a second contract to another contractor for the construction of a new public safety building, which looks to combine a fire station and a police station. At its latest meeting commissioners awarded a contract to Steel and Freeman Inc., in the amount of $783,988 for construction manager at risk […]

Daily Horoscope 08/07/2018

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Look at the possibilities available to you. Don’t feel pressured to make a move that has no guarantees. Time is on your side, and observation, planning and intelligence will prove that the best is yet to come. Don’t take on too much when patience will lead to so much more. Kick […]

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