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Archive for: October 5th, 2018

Judy Kay Gothard-Turney

Judy was born on Jan. 02, 1945 in Dallas, TX and she went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 23, 2018. Judy was loved by many wonderful family members and friends and she will be dearly missed. Judy enjoyed crafts, quilting and creating beautiful works of arts with her hands. While she enjoyed […]

Zabojnik, White win bass tourney – EBC championship on Oct. 13-14

Reeling in large mouth bass for local prize money, area anglers took to the Richland Chambers Reservoir in Corsicana for the September Ennis Bass Club tournament. The top six finishers, including the winning team of Ty Zabojnik and Cory White, are from Ennis. Sparked by landing the largest bass of the day, a 7.85 pounder, […]

Phillip Jarmon

Phillip Jarmon, 66, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Phillip was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on July 17, 1952 to Edwin P. and Flo (Buck) Jarmon. He grew up in Oklahoma City and graduated from John Marshall High School in 1970. He served his country proudly in the United State […]

Baby needs a new pair of $530 shoes – Village Idiot

A high-end retail chain is selling what looks like a pair of used tennis shoes that have a large strip of tattered duct tape across the toe — for $530. Poverty Chic. They’re shabby on purpose, so you’ll look as if you don’t have $530 to your name. I’m pretty sure there are cheaper ways […]

EISD to begin interviewing candidates – Board reviewing list of 72 aspirants

Ennis Independent School District Board of Trustee members have begun the process of sorting through a list of 72 potential hires to fill the role of District Superintendent. Tuesday night’s board meeting set in place the course to begin interviewing the top candidates. Among the job responsibilities for the trustees, the highest in importance is […]

Life in the dark. Jerry Pritchett

Unlike some of my schoolmates, we did have electricity on our farm, and running water at least to the kitchen sink. Our overhead lights, a few outlets for the fan or radio, and a small refrigerator were the only things powered in the house. When night came and the lights were out, the only sound […]

Mattie Merida – Obituary

Mattie Merida, 83, passed away on Sept. 28, 2018. Viewing will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Eternal Rest of Corsicana, 701 W. 7th St., Corsicana, Texas 75110. Service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 at 11 a.m. at 2nd Mission Baptist Church, 909 S. 5th […]

Shutout shows Lions defense making strides

Throwing a shutout is always a feather in the cap of any team. In the 24 years since Paul Willingham became the defensive coordinator at Ennis, starting in 1994, his squads have produced 27 shutouts, including last week’s 14-0 blanking of Terrell. To keep an opponent off the scoreboard reflects a defense that is able […]

Increase Access to Colorectal Cancer Screening

Dear Editor: Congress has an opportunity to stand up for older Americans by closing the Medicare loophole that can create a financial barrier to access lifesaving colonoscopies. While individuals on private health care plans have their colonoscopies covered as a preventive service, a loophole exists that allows individuals on Medicare to be charged for their […]

Garrett FD acquires new truck

The Garrett Fire Department has acquired a brand new brush truck, a $120,000 purchase provided by a Texas Forest Service grant. Garrett Fire Chief Eddie Miner said the Ford F-550 brush and rescue truck will enable the department to more capably fight grass fires and more adequately fulfill first response calls. The new vehicle goes […]

Lil Laznovsky

Lil Laznovsky, 70, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Lil was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 25, 1948 to Arnold and Emily Marie (Komrska) Vesley. She grew up in Berwyn, Illinois and graduated from Morton East High School in 1966. She went on to receive her Associate’s Degree from Morton […]

Truck strikes officer in Italy – COURT CASES

An inattentive driver of a pickup truck struck and injured an Italy police officer on Monday morning. Department of Public Safety staff official Sgt. Sara Warren said the officer was rushed by ground ambulance to Methodist Dallas Medical Center hospital where he is recovering from non life-threatening injuries following the 6:30 a.m. accident. Department of […]

Daily Horoscope 10/05/2018

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Look past any limitations or frustrations you face. Learn from a difficult situation and intervene in a positive and direct manner. What you do to fix or amend matters will lead to a better future. Know what you want and find the best way to reach your destination. Turn today into […]

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