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Seven Lion Power-Lifters Advance to Tyler – Group is the Most Since Nine in 2013

The Pride of Lion lifters includes, from left-to-right: Robelo DeLeon, Jesus Reyes, Christian Charles, Nolan Haden, Camden Castillo, Leo Hernandez and Kobie Vasquez. Seven weight-lifters from Ennis performed very well Kennedale last week, all of them now bound for the Class 5A, Regional No. 3 on March 7 at Tyler Robert E. Lee H.S. Veteran […]

Jerry Pritchett – Thinking Out Loud – Feeling Sheepish

One of the definitions of “sheepish” in Webster’s dictionary is, “Feeling or showing embarrassment, especially over being discovered having done something wrong or foolish” certainly something I’ve experienced lately. My recent bout started with a purchase of several Painted Desert “hair sheep” to raise for the table. I’d assumed that their disposition would be similar […]

Diane Marie Page 1954 – 2019

Diane Marie Page, 64, of Ennis, TX, formerly of Kouts, IN passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019. She was born June 10, 1954 in Valparaiso, IN to Eugene and Norma (Wagner) Vogel. Before graduating from Kouts High School, Diane met the love of her life and on May 5, 1973, she married her best friend, […]

Dorothy Ann Kuchar Booth 1929 – 2019

Dorothy Ann Kuchar Booth, age 90 went peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Friday, February 15, 2019. Dorothy was one of the sweetest and most kindhearted woman anyone could meet. Her six grandchildren are the light of her eyes and she was especially joyful for them. She adored her family and her church. Dorothy […]

Remy Ort Returns to State – Ennis Sends Eleven Soloists to Regional

Ennis Choir members competing at regionals included (back row, left to right) Xander Duncan, Chase Montgomery, (middle row) Anna Gonzalez, Libby Parks, Yadira Cerda, Alexandra Lopez, November Abaya, Hayley Pruitt, Remy Ort, (front) Alyssa Thompson, Paige Brignon. Ennis High School continues a recent trend of success by soloists from the choir department when eleven members […]

Charles Fowler 1939 – 2019

Charles Fowler, 79, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Monday, February 18, 2019. Charles was born in Ennis, Texas on February 28, 1939, to Dorsey and Vivian (Whitfill) Fowler. He grew up in Alma and graduated from Ennis High School in 1957. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Industrial Engineering […]

Items to take to the tax preparer

For many working Americans, April 15 is synonymous with taxes. But taxpayers may be happy to learn that they have two extra days to file their returns in 2018. That’s because this year April 15 falls on a Sunday, and April 16 is Emancipation Day, when the District of Columbia celebrates Abraham Lincoln’s signing of […]

Daily Horoscope – Pisces – February 28, 2019

Take on whatever comes your way. Be up-front with everyone and follow your heart. Your ability to make changes that will improve your life and encourage you to make a difference will lead to a successful and satisfying year. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Set up guidelines and concentrate on your target. Determination and belief […]

Rice Qualifies Five Lifters For Regionals

Five power-lifters from Rice H.S. qualified for next month’s Class 3A regionals. From left-to-right: Jerry Montgomery, soph., Katarina Cassel, junior, Angel Banda, sophomore, Jackie Yanez, junior, and Saul Diaz, junior. Rice High School powerlifters, known as the Iron Dawgs, had five members punch their ticket to the Class 3A, Region 3 weightlifters event in Malakoff […]

Get Ready: Early Spring Landscaping Tips

During the cold months of winter, many people stare longingly out of the window dreaming of spring and time spent outdoors. For those with green thumbs, images of tending to the garden and other aspects of their landscapes no doubt dominate such daydreams. Draw inspiration from those budding crocuses and daffodils pushing through the last […]

When A Name Is Job One Providing Tax Services At Reasonable Rates

Aline Whatley – Owner, Michelle Hinkle, Matt Stevenson, Wendi Pontley, Sonia Villarreal Aline Whatley and her staff at A-Plus Bookkeeping and Tax strive to prevent customers from over-paying their taxes while at the same time keeping up with changes in new tax laws in support of customer costs. For the past 14 years Whatley and […]

Our Point of View – Wade Stories, Like Dragons, Hard to Kill

Two women were conversing for hours, exchanging the hottest gossip. One of them, after listening to the latest hearsay, replied by asking the teller of the tale, “Is that really true?” The gossiper answered, “Yes, though I’ve already told you more than I know myself.” Funny illustration, yes, but the malicious talk around Ennis over […]

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 . Read stories like this and more in […]

Around Town – WOW to Meet March 23

Ladies, come join us for “WOW” – Women of Worship on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express, 601 N. Sonoma Trail. Then, stay afterwards for a delicious lunch and great fellowship. We looking forward to seeing you. For more information contact Mary at 972-729-9691. Read stories like […]

Diane Marie Page 1954 – 2019

Diane Marie Page, 64, of Ennis, TX, formerly of Kouts, IN passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019. She was born June 10, 1954 in Valparaiso, IN to Eugene and Norma (Wagner) Vogel. Before graduating from Kouts High School, Diane met the love of her life and on May 5, 1973, she married her best friend, […]

Dorothy Ann Kuchar Booth 1929 – 2019

Dorothy Ann Kuchar Booth, age 90 went peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Friday, February 15, 2019. Dorothy was one of the sweetest and most kindhearted woman anyone could meet. Her six grandchildren are the light of her eyes and she was especially joyful for them. She adored her family and her church. Dorothy […]

Charles Fowler 1939 – 2019

Charles Fowler, 79, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Monday, February 18, 2019. Charles was born in Ennis, Texas on February 28, 1939, to Dorsey and Vivian (Whitfill) Fowler. He grew up in Alma and graduated from Ennis High School in 1957. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Industrial Engineering […]

Six Seniors Win Big at S.A. Stock Show

Courtesy Photo Mark Roman, Chris Linder, Jose Rodriguez, Alex Jones and Marco Mendosa. After compiling awards, belt buckles and thousands of dollars in college scholarships, six Ennis FFA students could’ve used a wheelbarrow to take their haul from the 19th annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo last weekend. Two teams competed in the Agriculture […]

Daily Horoscope – Pisces – February 27, 2019

Live within your means. Don’t fold under pressure or let anyone convince you not to follow the path that will bring you the highest rewards. This year should be about getting ahead and following your dreams. Make the changes that will bring you inner peace and happiness. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Focus on work, […]

Man Plans to Live at Holiday Inn Instead of Nursing Home Because it’s Cheaper

Author: Doug Delony Published: 11:31 AM CST February 25, 2019 Updated: 4:37 PM CST February 25, 2019 Free breakfasts, house cleaning, maintenance – and you can travel the world. HOUSTON — A man says he’s done the research and the math, and he’s concluded that living in a Holiday Inn is a much better deal […]

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