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Archive for: November 8th, 2018

Coming home

The body of John C. Harper, a former part owner of the Ennis Daily News, was being returned to his home in Ennis on October 28, 1950, according to an AP report in the Lubbock Morning Avalanche. Harper was 84 years old and had been visiting his son, Charles F. Harper, at his home in […]

The bluebonnet’s co-star: In praise of the Indian Paintbrush

Only the bluebonnet is more plentiful than the Indian Paintbrush in spring. The Texas bluebonnet may be the star of spring wildflowers here in the Lone Star State but the Indian paintbrush is another beautiful flower that’s earned a costarring role. The two flowers are often seen together, complementing one another against the green grass […]

Saluting service is more than flags

Long supported by the branches of the United States military, the National Football League has appeared to be highly patriotic. But like the camouflage attire worn by many this past weekend during the league’s Salute to Service, it can be deceptive. The 32 teams in the NFL have expressed their gratitude for the sacrifices made […]

Ennis relatives attend Marine’s graduation

RJ Jurica with his father Raymond J Jurica Jr and his grandmother Helen Barto Jurica. R. J. Jurica, a young Marine in basic training in San Diego with Ennis relatives received the High Shooter Award for Alpha Company at his recent graduation. The graduation ceremony took place at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San […]

TxDOT urges safety following traffic fatalities

Not all anniversaries are happy and Nov. 7 is one of the saddest of all. Since Nov. 7, 2000, at least one person has died on Texas roadways every single day. In an effort to end this deadly 18-year milestone, the Texas Department of Transportation, through its #EndTheStreakTX campaign, reminds drivers it’s a shared responsibility […]

In praise of the Lions defense

Both Paul Willingham, the veteran DC for Ennis, and Head Coach Sam Harrell, spoke well of the difference the Lions defense made in the upset of Corsicana on Friday. Q1 What was the goal of the defense, their main focus? PW Contain Blake Hoffman (QB) and to stop their top three running plays. Q2 Preventing […]

Having a Hay-mazing good time

Staff Photo/Deb Thompson Students from Carver Early Childhood Center visited the Hay maze last week.

Turnout high among early voters

Early voting saw high voter turnout with 41.75 percent of registered voters in Ellis County turning up at the polls. The outcome was highly anticipated by both parties and the independent candidate who ran for national offices. In the highly contested race for United States senator, results took twists and turns as Ted Cruz led […]

Daily Horoscope 11/08/2018

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Make wise choices. You’ll be tempted to overreact or to let your emotions lead you down the wrong path. Don’t let possessiveness or jealousy take charge when you should be focusing on your own accomplishments. Use your energy and brute force to achieve positive results. Anger will slow you down. […]

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