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Archive for: October 1st, 2018


It was a tale of two halves for Ferris on Friday night. Even with three turnovers in the second half, the Yellowjackets were able to stave off a feisty Mabank team and pull out a 25-17 win. Mabank, like they did last year, were looking to play the spoiler. After going 1-9 the year before […]

Ennis’ Dr. Red Duke became national figure

Three years ago a famous Ennis native was recognized by his alma mater, Texas A&M University, for his service in the Korean War. It was in the nick of time; a few months later he passed away. Physician, educator and television personality Dr. James “Red” Duke was a 1950 A&M grad whose subsequent stint as […]


Ennis scored on back-to-back possessions for the only touchdowns of the game in a 14-0 defensive triumph on homecoming at Lion Memorial Stadium on Friday. Junior quarterback Dyllan Santos engineered a score late in the first half, capping it with an eight-yard bullet to junior wideout Azain Brown for a 7-0 lead heading into intermission. […]

Saying goodbye is hard to do

I put this last column off long enough I guess. I can’t shake this feeling that I’m leaving something special behind. That’s because this newspaper is home to some of the hardest working people I know in the industry. They are like family, because in all honesty over the last year I have spent more […]

Memories kept alive in Alz walk

Not the political wave that some are predicting for November, though the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event did cover downtown Ennis in purple last weekend as 418 people raised funds and awareness about the dreaded disease. In its second year as a fund raiser, organizers were quite pleased the project, known as the Southern Region […]

Facebook: 50 million accounts affected by security breach

Attackers exploited a feature in Facebook’s code that allowed them to take over users’ accounts. The breach was discovered Tuesday afternoon. Facebook says it patched the vulnerability Thursday night. It notified the FBI on Wednesday. Facebook does not yet know if people’s personal information was accessed by the attackers. “We are still in early phase […]

Waco wave pool closes after surfer dies from ‘brain-eating amoeba’

WACO, Texas — The BSR Surf Resort in Waco voluntarily closed its wave pool for CDC testing after a surfer who visited the pool died from Naegleria fowleri, which is also known as a “brain-eating amoeba.”The surfer who passed away was Fabrizio “Fab” Stabile from New Jersey. The infection is extremely rare, but very deadly. […]

Daily Horoscope 10/01/2018

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Living in the past won’t help you move forward. It’s up to you to bring about positive change that will improve your life on all fronts. Be willing to do the work required to purge, update and improve the space and environment you live in. Take control of your life. Do […]

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