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Dallas Diocese Releases 31 Names of Priests Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse: Here are their names

Author: WFAA Staff Published: 3:56 PM CST January 30, 2019 Updated: 2:59 PM CST January 31, 2019 On Thursday, dioceses across Texas – including Dallas – released names of priests “credibly accused” of sexual abuse of minors over the last seven decades. The Dallas diocese released 31 names. Twenty-four of the priests were listed as […]

Ennis Hoopsters Miss Shot at Red Oak – Lady Lions Play Home Finale Friday

Tiana Murray-Lewis scored 10 points and had 14 rebounds. Nothing like having the desired shot and not being able to connect. Ennis had ranked and front-running Red Oak at the Ensign Gym on Friday but couldn’t cage the Red Hawks. Hawks stymie Lady Lions The Lady Lions season-long shooting struggles cost them dearly against Red […]

Early-Blooming Spring Flowers

The arrival of spring is a welcome occurrence for many people. Budding flowers are among the harbingers of spring. Spring flowers can revitalize winter-weary people just when they need it most — and provide reassurance that brighter, warmer and longer hours of sunlight are just around the corner. Cold-tolerant flowers are hardy enough to start […]

GOP Leaders Signal No Taste for Renewing Shutdown Over Wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wary of reigniting a clash that proved damaging to Republicans, congressional GOP leaders signaled Tuesday that they want to de-escalate the battle over President Donald Trump’s border wall and suggested they could be flexible as bargainers seek a bipartisan agreement. In what seemed a message aimed at the White House, Senate Majority […]

David Van Zandt – Random Thoughts – Memes and The Big Game

If you are a person that is so wired in to the interweb and social media, you have no doubt come across a phenomenon known as “the meme.” If not, just consider a meme as the modern-day version of a great one-liner comedian such as Henny Youngman, Milton Berle, or Rodney Dangerfield. The meme is […]

FBI Finds No Specific Motive in Vegas Attack That Killed 58

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The high-stakes gambler responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history sought notoriety in the attack but left his specific motive a mystery, the FBI said Tuesday as it concluded the investigation of the 2017 massacre that killed 58 country music fans. While the agency found no “single or […]

Historic B&B Opens Doors – Grand Opening Held for Hoefer House

Erica Todd, her family and friends, as well as a number of special guests attended the Hoefer House grand opening last week. The Hoefer House B&B, 310 W. Denton, held its grand opening and ribbon cutting last week. Many locals as well as out of town guests attended the event. The revamping of the early […]

Daily Horoscope – Aquarius – January 31, 2019

What you put out you will get back. If you offer help and ask for assistance when you need it, much will be accomplished this year. Your intelligence and go-getter attitude will make you the go-to person, giving you greater control over your life. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Make a positive change. Working for […]

Bill would allow Texans to buy liquor from package stores on Sundays

WFAA Author: Drew Knight Published: 10:03 PM CST January 29, 2019 Updated: 10:03 PM CST January 29, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas — Texans could soon be able to purchase their favorite liquors from package stores on Sunday, that is if House Bill 1100 is passed in the Texas Legislature. State Rep. Richard Peña Raymond, D-Laredo, introduced […]

Ennis Super 7 Win Top Spot at Tourney

Preseason tune-up tennis tournaments continue under the steady hands of Keith Howard and Wyatt Johnson, who utilize the facilities of both the Ennis Tennis Center as well as the courts on the campus of Ennis High School. Facing quality opposition provides an early preview of teams and their best in singles and doubles. It also […]

Buc-ee’s Is Coming to Ennis

Breaking ground for the new Buc-ee’s, from left-to-right are: Ashley Colunga (Ennis director of communications and marketing), Becky McCarty (Main Street manager), Russell Thomas (former mayor), Lane Grayson (Ellis County commissioner), Gina Rokas (Ennis tourism director), Beaver Aplin (Owner Buc-ee’s), Betty Glaspy (EDC director), Angie Juenemann (mayor), Beaver the mascot, Rhonda Winters (EDC executive assistant), […]

Jim Mullen – The Village Idiot – The Best Super Bowl Ad Ever

You won’t see the best Super Bowl ad because CBS refuses to run it. It’s a commercial for medical marijuana from a cannabis company called Acreage Holdings. No doubt we will see an ad like this, somewhere, in the near future. It should make you wonder how marijuana got so popular without advertising, because beer […]

Around Town – Sign Up for Ennis Little League Baseball

Registration is now open for Ennis Little League Baseball, ages 4-15. Visit ennisbaseball.org to sign up. The last day to register is Feb. 22, with late registration running until Feb. 28. Visit their Faceback page at facebook.com/ennis little league baseball. For questions or more information, email ennisbaseball@gmail.com.

Around Town – Centex Citizens Credit Union Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking ceremony for Centex Citizens Credit Union, 2251 W. Ennis Ave., will take place on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 10:30 a.m. Brunch will follow next door at Don Jose’s Restaurant. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Mayor Angie Juenemann Hangs Her Hat On the Many Positives of Ennis (Part 2)

Part Two in a two-part series-When times get tough, the old adage says the tough get going. The modern day version is that when things are rocky, soft people get out of town. When its politicians, they go on vacation and hope things subside. In her two and one-half years as mayor of Ennis, Angie […]

Daily Horoscope – Aquarius – January 30, 2019

A straightforward approach to life, love and productivity will help you put an end to what isn’t working for you and secure and promote what is. Words matter, and the way you use them will encourage others to support your efforts. Personal and professional changes will pay off. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Update the […]

Border Patrol Wives Invite Pelosi to Border to See Why They Need Wall

Nation World Author: Suzanne Nuyen, TEGNA Published: 2:05 PM CST January 29, 2019 Updated: 2:43 PM CST January 29, 2019 A group of women whose husbands are Border Patrol officers have invited Speaker Nancy Pelosi to visit the southern border in McAllen, Texas. Jill Demanski wrote in a Facebook post addressed to Pelosi last week. […]

Susan Lincoln – The Weekly Muddle – It’s A Wonderful Life

The spelling bee’s sweetest moment swept me off my feet before any letters were exchanged. There I saw them: the parents, gathered in the dining hall, wringing their hands and rolling their programs up into diploma-style cones. They were joined by grandparents who came as second generation cheerleaders and smiled at all the children. Yes, […]

A Super Bowl Shutout? Don’t Bet On It

Anyone willing to wager that the high-scoring Patriots or Rams will get shut out in the Super Bowl can count on a big payday if that unlikely scenario occurs. Sports book operators William Hill and Westgate released on Thursday the hundreds of proposition bets they’ll offer for Super Bowl 53. Given that the game matches […]

Four Houston police officers shot while serving warrant

WFAA-KHOU-Author: Michelle Homer Published: 5:13 PM CST January 28, 2019 Updated: 6:42 AM CST January 29, 2019 “We are sick and tired of having targets on our back,” HPOU President Joe Gamaldi said at the hospital. “We are sick and tired of having dirt bags trying to take our lives when all we’re trying to […]

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