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Archive for: March 14th, 2019

Farm & Garden

Recently “Central Texas Gardener,” the KERA-TV show, re-aired a favorite episode of mine. The guest spoke of the many references to gardening in the Bible. I enjoyed learning about the various flowers, plants and herbs that we still enjoy today that have a Biblical history. I have listed some of the most common below. But […]

Seven Ennis hoopsters make All-District

Rising like cream to the top, Ennis senior guard Zion Manuel, recently named the Offensive Player of the Year by District 14-5A basketball coaches, overcame two years of frustration to reach the zenith among scoring threats in the seven-team league. While he had his moments during his previous seasons in maroon, the stars finally aligned […]

Palmer places three on All-District team

Palmer High School placed three deserving players on the All-District team, including two seniors. The Class 3A Bulldogs assembled a 19-12 record, the best among The Big 5. Head Coach Ryan Fortenberry’s trio of bucketeers all averaged scoring in double-figures. Both seniors finished stellar careers in which they eclipsed the one-thousand point marker. Dylan Villasenor […]

Care for aging parents

The health of the soul of people is often detectable by how they treat those who don’t speak, or those who serve them or how they treat animals. But a nation’s care for infants and the elderly speaks volumes. America’s treatment of the unborn is well documented. It is as though they have no rights […]

Could you Facebook?

Facebook users around the world reported log-in and posting issues beginning some time Wednesday afternoon. Also affected wer Instagram and Whats.App. The Ennis News first noticed the social media glitch when attempting to update their social media site and was not able to gain access. Facebook acknowledged the outage in a tweet that Wednesday afternoon […]

Helen Prachyl Slovak

Helen Prachyl Slovak, age 82, went to the arms of her Lord on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Legend Oaks Nursing Home in Ennis. She was born on April 17, 1936, in Boyce, Texas, to Leo and Julie (Vrana) Prachyl. On April 27, 1954, Helen married the love of her life, Raymond Slovak. They were […]

Jack in the Box order to go

Construction work will continue at the site where a Jack in the Box restaurant has stood over three decades. Demolition services removed the previous building in an expeditious fashion, clearing the way for what will be a completely new store at 1102 E. Ennis Ave. Ennis Economic Development Corporation director Marty Nelson confirmed the plans […]

Bluebonnet Fest

Kachina Prairie will get its day in the sun during the upcoming Bluebonnet Trails as special guided tours are to be conducted of the area by the Indian Trail Master Naturalists Called “Wildflower Walks,” the tours are scheduled for Saturday, April 13 at the following times throughout that morning and afternoon: 10 a.m., 12 p.m., […]

Daily Horoscope 03/14/2019

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Little by little, you will gain ground if you manage to dodge the emotional drama going on around you. Use your knowledge and experience to bring about positive change. Offer suggestions, but don’t take charge or get involved in other people’s affairs. Meddling will lead to mayhem. Listen carefully and decipher […]

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