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Archive for: August 9th, 2018

The benefits of being a sports fan

There are few sports played by girls, young ladies or women that draw much in the way of crowds. There are many reasons and they’re valid to a degree, though the benefits of getting out of the house to watch a game are actually quite wholesome. Encouraging teenagers to go can bring these kind of […]

Emmy award winner appears at hoops clinic

A pair of back-to school basketball clinics will be held at the Ennis Boys & Girls Clubs during Aug. 9-10 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at their facilities at 1211 S. Clay St. The cost is $30 per child. Kids age 6-9 are slated for Aug. 9 while ages 10-14 are scheduled for the […]

Avalon Eagles open camp with new QB, Smith

Following last year’s 7-4 campaign, Avalon Head Coach Malcolm Cole has 13 players in pre-season camp, nine of them returning from last season. Those numbers would be frightening to coaches of 11-man football, but not at all to the 6-man Eagles. The tangerine-clad squad is practicing from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday […]

Waxahachie’s new fire engine rolls into service

WAXAHACHIE – The Waxahachie Fire Department is readying to put its newest engine onto service. The new engine is anticipated to enter service with the city Aug. 17. Waxahachie Fire Chief Ricky Boyd stated the regular use of an engine puts a lot of wear and tear on the equipment over the years. Boyd stated, […]

Habitat home nearing final stages

Joan Hodge paints a window sill at the Habitat home in Ennis that is nearing completion. A handful of volunteers have spent the last several weekends building and putting the finishing touches on the home. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Lena Duren

Lena Reed Duren passed away August 3, 2018 at the age of 82, from Complications of Alzheimer’s in Hospice of Texarkana under the care Of Hospice of Texarkana. Mrs. Duren was born to Everett and Elsie Reed On Aug. 6, 1935 in New Boston, Tex. She was the wife and jewel of 64 years Of […]

Corsicana man injured in Alma accident

ALMA—Officials with the Department of Pubic Safety said a Corsicana man was seriously injured after a three vehicle accident on I-45 in Alma. At approximately 7:54 p.m., on August 1, Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers were called to the assist with a two vehicle crash on I-45 south bound, in Alma. A preliminary investigation […]

Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway resigns, pleads guilty to federal corruption charges

DALLAS — Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway resigned Thursday morning and pleaded guilty to two federal corruption charges, court documents revealed. According to the documents, Caraway admitted to taking more than $450,000 in exchange for votes in favor of a camera company, Force Multiplier Solutions (FXS), which sought contract work with Dallas County Schools […]

GAKAC arrives on Saturday

Saturday morning will witness Give A Kid A Chance as it satisfies the needs of approximately 1,300 local students. Held at Ennis High School, the cooperative community event has been in operation for ten years. GAKAC organizer Marty Nelson is fond of saying, “Putting the needs of others before our own is when we are […]

Daily Horoscope

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Quiet action will be most effective this year. The better prepared you are, the easier it will be to present and promote your plans. What you do initially will have a bigger impact as time passes by. Personal gains are within reach. If you push yourself, the satisfaction and results you […]

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