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Archive for: August 8th, 2018

Poll shows Sanchez, Wright in tight race

Two candidates remain in the hunt for the open seat vacated after 34 years by Representative Joe Barton, though it appears to be tightening up with the rise in the polls by Democrat Jana Lynne Sanchez. Ron Wright, 65, has been the front runner from the outset. The Tarrant County tax assessor has been in […]

Mildred Kovar Trlica

Mildred Frances Kovar Trlica, 98, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 in Carrollton, Texas. Mildred was born in Ennis, Texas to John and Francis (Jakubik) Kovar on October 8, 1919. She grew up in Ennis and attended the Lone Oak Schools. On April 25, 1938, she married Charles J. Trlica. They moved to Dallas […]

Ennis man arrested after head butting officer

An Ennis man has been charged with aggravated assault against a public servant after he violently head butted an Ennis police officer while in custody in the city’s jail. According to reports two Ennis officers while on patrol observed Raul Arrez, 25, acting oddly, and walking in a roadway with an unsteady balance. While talking […]

Cross country team full of early birds

Ennis cross country Head Coach Lonnie Redning may not be a morning person, but someone has to wake up the rooster. A veteran at recruiting and training distance runners, he has begun practices for both the boys and girls XC varsity and junior varsity teams. “Everyone is working together right now,” he said this week. […]

WFAA anchor John McCaa announces he’ll retire

After 42-and-a-half years in television news — seven-and-half-years at WOWT-TV in Omaha, and nearly 35 here at WFAA – I intend to retire in March of 2019. Am I ready? In some ways yes, in some ways no. Management has graciously asked me to stay longer; I’ve politely declined. It’s not easy to step away […]

EHS band staying in step for upcoming year

Anticipating what will likely be another award winning season of top notch performances, the Ennis High School marching band began rehearsing on Thursday. Gary Goodwin, the band director since 1994, has been at the helm longer than any of his ten predecessors. With a string of 42 consecutive first division ratings, and 61 of 62 […]

Do Unto Others

Some days, when I’m not sure how everything has gone so terribly wrong in this country, I find myself focusing on the image of the ruler that the Coca-Cola Company gave me when I entered first grade in my small town of southern Alabama. I liked that school. It had wide hallways and bright classrooms. […]

Large cattle farm may have caused romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

This spring’s large E. coli outbreak caused by tainted romaine lettuce may have been caused by a large industrial farm. That’s according to a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration hypothesis. A concentrated animal feeding operation, or CAFO, is near a canal whose water came in contact with the affected romaine lettuce from the Yuma, […]

Daily Horoscope 08/08/2018

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Aim to tidy up loose ends and get rid of things you no longer need. Freeing yourself from the dead weight in your life will be rejuvenating and will prepare you for new beginnings. A minimalist lifestyle will make it easier to take advantage of upcoming opportunities. Personal improvements and spiritual […]

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