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Archive for: April 2nd, 2019

Michael W. Spurgeon, Sr.

Michael W. Spurgeon, Sr., rode off into his final sunset on Sunday, March 24, when an oncoming vehicle veered into his police car, also carrying his eldest son, near Bardwell, Texas. Michael Sr. sauntered into our world on Oct. 1, 1951, in Ardmore, OK. After galloping around with his parents and three siblings, they all […]

Michael W. Spurgeon, Jr. 1978 – 2019

Michael W. Spurgeon, Jr., raced through the gates of Heaven on Sunday, March 24, when an oncoming vehicle collided with the car he was riding in with his father near Bardwell, TX. Michael Jr. sped onto the track of life in Irving, TX, on Nov. 12, 1978, and spent his childhood there. Michael Jr. and […]

Lady Lions Look to End Spring Downswing

Midseason in District 14-5A shows Joshua (5-1), Red Oak (4-2) and University High School (4-2) have built solid records through six games. Cleburne (3-3) and Midlothian (3-3) are tied for the fourth with the final position to enter the playoffs. The two youngest teams, Ennis (1-5) and Corsicana (1-5), have one win apiece and are […]

Gilmore’s ‘Granny Girl’

Spring is definitely here in Texas, if you haven’t noticed by all the bluebonnets. But, let’s not forget about all the other flowering delights that bring us joy this time of year. For example, I received a call a couple of days ago from Carol Gilmore and she was just so excited about her blooming […]

It’s fish o’clock somewhere

One of the most enjoyable activities for men is fishing. Heck, people of all ages and ethnicities find the challenge of hook, bait, and catching fish to be very enjoyable. It always amazes me that the best story-tellers are often fishermen. I think it’s because they sit for hours hearing about big catches, wiggling worm […]

Baseball Nine have uphill climb

Kade Bragg (right) has a host a teammates anxious to fill his void on the mound. Close losses and a sputtering offense have led to a fork in the road for the Ennis baseball team. Listed as a playoff contender, their game last night at University H.S. in Waco was considered pivotal. The Lions, 8-8-2 […]

Familiar name is new pastor in Italy

Churches are built around following the footsteps of a shepherd. Twenty miles southwest of Ennis in smalltown Italy, that also means trusting the heart of a familiar guide. And for the second time in the history of Family Fellowship Church, they have a recognizeable leader of the flock. Four months ago they named Shaun Roberts, […]

Supt. interviews start with four

Ennis ISD will continue their search to fill the void for the next head of schools after holding four interviews during the week. Reports from the Central Offices were positive about the candidates, which were chosen from a field of 72. No answer was available whether there will be others added to the four, or […]

Daily Horoscope – Aries – April 2, 2019

Take a cautious approach toward matters concerning institutions or the workplace. Listen carefully. Negotiate on your own behalf and be cognizant of changes currently happening that could affect you personally. This is a year of transition, and paying attention to details will be a must. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Mull over the possibilities, and […]

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