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Archive for: September 13th, 2018

District season looms for Lions

Experience counts for plenty in most sports, though the lack of it isn’t being counted against the Ennis football team according to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine. No team in District 8-5A has less that the Lions eight starters and no team returns fewer than their 13 incumbent lettermen. Yet Team Maroon is the odds-on […]

BBQ pork chops and an Ennis victory

Last Friday’s washout at Forester Field was predictable, though hundreds of fans, dampened by the conditions, lingered at the stadium gates talking football. My sidekick, Kerry K-Roc Jenkins, was in his element. Temporarily delayed from entering, even with our press credentials, we followed our noses to the white canvas tent that regularly appears at games […]

Italy must slow down BG ground game

New Head Coach Craig Horn and his Gladiators had their hands full at Palmer. This week they take on red-hot Blooming Grove (2-0), also on the road, with a 7 p.m. kickoff. The Lions hammered Cross Roads, 60-14, then did likewise at Kerens, 43-6, and are heavily favored to make it 3-0 this week when […]

July and August Coloring Contest Winners Announced

Pictured are coloring contest winners Kellie Slovak (age 7) and Karoline Beckett (age 10) from The Ennis News July and August coloring contests sponsored by Sonic and Brian Prachyl Insurance. Not pictured are winners Rylan White (age 5), Lainey Cade (age 9), Trinity Mikel (age 10) and Sofia Mikel (age 3).

Rekindling the spirit that brought us together after 9/11

While we reflect on the tragedy and loses this country endured after the September 11 attacks, it’s clear time this country gets back to being the supportive, caring souls we are. It’s hard to believe it has been 17 years since that fateful day. But like everything over time things tend to fade into memory […]

Edward Frank Patak “Eddy”

Edward Frank Patak “Eddy,” age 64, passed away peacefully at home on September 7, 2018 in Ennis, TX. He was born, February 23, 1954 to Adolph and Margie Patak in Ennis, TX. He was reared in the Ennis area, attended school in Ennis, graduating from Ennis High School in 1972. On March 20, 1982, he […]

Couple celebrating 50th wedding anniversary

Reese and Cathy Brown, currently residing in Hawkins Texas, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Both Reese and Cathy (Conner) were born and raised in Ennis. They eventually settled in Hawkins in 1985 where Reese (now retired) accepted a teaching position for the Salesmanship Club youth camp and Cathy opened a hair salon. The couple […]

TCP: High speed rail on track

A proposed high-speed rail project with plans of going through eastern Ellis County is rekindling some heated debate among those who would be effected and whether the project is warranted as it inches toward becoming a reality. The Federal Railway Administration has now filed a draft of the environmental report on the train system’s impact […]

Daily Horoscope 9/13/18

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Communication will bring about positive change. A challenge will boost your confidence and encourage you to take on new adventures. If you express what you want, the people whose approval and perhaps support you seek will accommodate you. Partnerships and romance will enhance your long-term prospects. Participate in events that will […]

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