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Archive for: March 11th, 2019

Seeing parking spots

Like it was in the horse and buddy days, finding a place to hitch your pony on Main Street could be a challenge when the train came to town. Have you ever seen the historical photos of downtown Ennis 100 years ago? Then you’d know that finding a place to park in this mini-metropolis is […]

Ennis powerlifters win East Texas regional

Coach Castillo, from left, Leo Hernandez, Kobie Vasquez, Coach Kostiha, Jesus Reyes, Anthony Ray, Christian Charles, Christian Adams, Isiah Nies, Nolan Haden. Ennis powerlifters won the Region 3, Division I meet on Thursday in Tyler for the first time since the school began competing in the sport in 1985. “We’ve probably placed third three or […]

Bobbie Howard

Bobbie Howard passed away on March 6, 2019 in Ennis. She was born in Bardwell, Texas on February 28, 1931 to Jesse and Ruby (Freeman) Goodman. She enjoyed tending to her garden, bird watching of red cardinals and robins. Bobbie loved her grandchildren and the many tea parties they had together. She is survived by […]

City Hall plans coming together

City Hall and the Ennis Municipal Building have served their purpose, done their time and will give way to renovated new digs on North Sherman Street next year. For some, its about time. Decades have passed since the leaders in Ennis began holding meetings with the public and conducting civic business at its current location […]

Around Town – NARFE Meet and First Baptist Church Revival

NARFE to Hold Monthly Meeting: The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Chapter 1191, will hold its monthly meeting at the Grand Ennis Buffet on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be Chad Wester, Fire Marshall with the Ennis Fire Department, who will speak on […]

First Bluebonnets Blooming Downtown

Sandy Anderson, the Bluebonnet Festival chairperson, doesn’t use a Global Positioning System (GPS) to track the arrival of the State Flower of Texas. While the radio navigation system utilizes over 30 satellites to provide geolocation and time information, she uses the pinpoint accuracy of her eyesight to follow the path of the beloved bluebonnet. According […]

How switching the clocks can affect your health

Much of the world adjusts their clocks each spring and fall. In the fall, clocks are fixed on standard time, while in the spring they’re moved forward one hour to daylight saving time, or DST. The rationale behind DST has long been based on energy savings, as the demand for electricity to light homes is […]

Daily Horoscope 03/11/2019

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) You’ll have choices to make that will influence your reputation, position and status. Err on the conservative side when it comes to making promises, offering help and spending money. Find solutions to gain support. Don’t ignore the past. Learn from your mistakes. A change will be premature. Make sure you have […]

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