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Archive for: June 6th, 2019

A job well done

It is often overlooked, especially when it is expected, and when it is considered Job One. This task, however, is at the top of an elected school board: hiring a superintendent. They have plenty of responsibilities to fulfill throughout the school year, though one stands out more than the others, the hiring of the superintendent […]


It was the 6th of June, 1944, several miles off the coast of Normandy, France. At 3:30 am local time, Gap Assault Team #8, including Naval Combat Demolition Unit #137, had climbed over the side of LCT #2075 (Landing Craft Tank) and scrambled down the cargo nets into the LCM (Landing Craft Mechanized) that was […]

State-bound Palmer herds Buffalo, 40-27

Palmer High School has qualified for the state 7-on-7 flag football tournament by rolling to four straight wins over the weekend. The Bulldogs are now 7-1 in back-to-back events and are currently one of 12 teams who have earned their way to the June 27-29 state event in College Station. Palmer has now punched their […]

Rudolph John Cepak

Rudolph John Cepak, 78 of Jarrell, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019, in Temple. He was born on June 14, 1940 in Penelope, Texas, the son of Rudolph Joe Cepak and Lillian (Petter) Cepak. Rudolph married his wife, Sharon (McFarlin), January 7, 1967 in Ennis. From 1960 to 1993, he was employed by Sears as […]

State baseball championships decided this weekend

Area baseball fans have two North Texas Class 5A teams playing in the state tournament at the 11,600 seat Dell Diamond, just north of Austin in Round Rock. Both of those teams go head-to-head in a single-game knockout on Thursday. At 4 p.m. it will be Colleyville Heritage (37-3) and Corsicana (29-10), with the winner […]

ESB, Firehouse Grill take 1-2 in Polka Parade

Fifty-three years and counting, the Ennis Polka Festival Parade has been making smiles along Ennis Avenue, including this year’s event. According to Jeannette Patak, the CEO of the Ennis Chamber of Commerce, there were 135 entries in the parade, which surpassed the total from 2018. Considering that number doesn’t include cars that carried sponsors and […]

Ennis Ford awards scholarships to three students

Three area seniors were each recipients of $2,000 scholarships from North Texas Ford dealers’ Driving Dreams event held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas last week. Ennis Ford, whose new owner, Jonathan Toliver, and ace salesman Thomas Bartee, were on hand to deliver scholarships to the trio, two from Ennis and one from Palmer, […]

Daily Horoscope – Gemini – June 6, 2019

Let your charm lead the way. Being a good listener will encourage others to open up to you and offer valuable information that will help you make better choices when faced with obstacles or tough decisions. Being able to keep a secret will help you earn trust and respect. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Volunteering […]

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