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Archive for: January 4th, 2019

Ellis County threesome leads SAGU

Two-time All-District First Teamer Kiara Glenn has begun her second season as a starting guard at nearby Southwestern Assemblies of God University. The Lady Lions are 8-4 overall and 2-2 in the 12-team Sooner Athletic Conference. As for Glenn, a year after averaging 11.2 points per game, which ranked her No. 21 in the SAC […]

Aledo rolls to another crown, wins 55-19

Aledo won its seventh state championship in 10 years when they crushed Fort Bend Marshall by a 55-19 count in front 26,155 at AT&T Stadium. In capping a 16-0 season the Bearcats handed Marshall their first loss of the season. It was their first trip to the title game since the school opened in 2002. […]

Nancy Pelosi becomes House speaker, making history again

She was already the first woman to hold the gavel as Speaker of the House. In a rare feat, Nancy Pelosi will hold it a second time. WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi knew this moment would come, even if others had their doubts — or worked to stop her. Pelosi was elected Thursday as House speaker, […]

Hunters find skull and bones and a pink bathrobe tie on North Texas property

WEATHERFORD — Human remains were discovered on property in Weatherford over the weekend, and authorities are hoping a pink bathrobe tie found nearby will help identify the victim. Hunters found what appeared to be a skull and bones off the 500 block of Ragle Road about 10:30 a.m. Saturday, according to a news release from […]

Top 4 Lions power Ennis boys

When first year Head Coach Kyle Taylor began his season with a youth movement, the expected hard knocks were plenty before they turned into a string of wins and a 2018 playoff berth. What will Ennis do for an encore with many of those players returning? Taylor teaches business and finance classes at the high […]

Overcoming Barriers to Disease Treatment

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Random thoughts – David Van Zandt

We have survived the Silly Season yet again and now we have started a New Year, 2019. So, with that in mind, let’s travel together through the depths of my conscious mind and see what shakes out. I do not make “resolutions” any more. I don’t have time for that silliness. I will say, though, […]

Prices rise as the minimum wage increases in several states

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — At Granny Shaffer’s restaurant in Joplin, Missouri, owner Mike Wiggins is reprinting the menus to reflect the 5, 10 or 20 cents added to each item. A two-egg breakfast will cost an extra dime, at $7.39. The price of a three-piece fried chicken dinner will go up 20 cents, to […]

Lady Lions soccer returns 8 starters

photosbylezley.com District Goalie of the Year, Sarah Bell, makes a scoop against Corsicana. Entering the fray of new season in a new district, Head Coach Eric Chmelar has eight starters returning from a team that reached the playoffs in 2018. The Lady Lions soccer team built a 9-13-1 record a year ago despite being shutout […]

American Legion Post 361 Salutes Richard Overton

Richard Overton, the nation’s oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be the oldest living man in the U.S., died Thursday in Texas, a family member said. He was 112. “He epitomized what a Veterans commitment to community, state, and nation really means,” said Vice Commander of American Legion Post 361, Edward […]

Ellis County Clerk retires

Sen. Brian Birdwell and District Judge Cindy Ermatinger recently joined others in Ellis County honoring retiring County Clerk Cindy Polley. Polley served the citizens of Ellis County as clerk for seven terms, a total of 28 years. Twitter Photo/Sen. Brian Birdwell Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. […]

Daily Horoscope – Capricorn – January 4 2019

Look inward and consider what you have done in the past to achieve your goals. Letting someone else take charge or electing to step down should be a choice you make to engage in something new and exciting, not a gesture of defeat. Finish what you start and embrace new beginnings. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) […]

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