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Archive for: December 4th, 2018

Bob Dole salutes George H.W. Bush

Bob Dole salutes George H.W. Bush in emotional moment at U.S. Capitol. Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole has saluted President George H.W. Bush at the casket of the late president. Like Bush, Dole is a World War II veteran. He arrived in the Capitol rotunda in a wheelchair pushed by an aide. At the […]

More Details on Denton Street House

My genealogist friend Bobbie Dlabaj, who has been kind enough to share her research on various Ennis families with me for this column, has been looking into the house at 310 W. Denton that is currently being restored and will shortly be opened as a bed and breakfast inn. A short time back, Bobbie found […]

Showing pride in veterans park

The destruction of what many local veterans and their families consider sacred ground by vandals has caused much concern in the community. That a vandal or vandals chose to strike at the heart of this city’s veterans is unconscionable. Many have speculated that it was a band of thoughtless kids who struck the Ennis Veterans […]

Around Town

Visit With Santa at the Library. The Ennis Public Library will have a visit from Santa Claus on Thursday, December 6th at 6:30 pm. Families that attend will be able to take pictures with Santa with their own cameras, hear Christmas stories and sing holiday jingles. This FREE event is sponsored by the Friends of […]

Betty Lou Dickinson 1938 – 2018

Betty Lou Dickinson, 80, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Monday, November 26, 2018 in Palmer, Texas. Betty was born in Idabel, Oklahoma on November 26, 1938 to Mildred Effie Meineke. She grew up in Pasadena, Texas and graduated from Pasadena High School. She went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in English from […]

Making spirits bright

While it may take a few weeks to feel like Christmas, the City was lit up with the look and spirit of the holidays during Thursday’s annual Downtown Block Party and Lights of Ennis Parade. Crowds lined the streets for the arrival of floats, music, illuminated vehicles – not to mention band members, and Santa […]

Daily Horoscope Sagittarius Dec. 4, 2018

Don’t be too open about what you are up to. It’s best to do all the legwork yourself and surprise everyone with a polished presentation. Being demonstrative will invite interference. If you protect your assets, possessions and ideas, you’ll reach your goals. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Keep your life simple. Don’t feel you must […]

December 5, 2018, declared an official Day of Mourning in Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today proclaimed December 5, 2018, as an official Day of Mourning in Texas in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. WHEREAS, the nation and our state lost a distinguished leader with the passing of President George Herbert Walker Bush on Friday, November 30, 2018; and WHEREAS, George H. W. Bush was […]

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