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Daily Horoscope 09/26/2017

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Choose your words carefully this year. You’ll be met with opposition if you exaggerate or withhold information. Partnerships will undergo change that could be beneficial if you remain positive and make the most out of whatever comes your way. Sharing your feelings and plans will help you avoid discord. Make personal […]

‘Mother!’ a risky, imaginative horror

Rating: 2 1/2 out of 4 Tubbs The newly released film “mother!” is easily the strangest film you will see this year – and maybe ever. Venturing into the extended metaphor, Darren Aronofsky takes on a complicated film even by his standards – the standards he set in pictures like “The Fountain,” “Black Swan” and […]

Midlothian PD releases new tip411 app

MIDLOTHIAN — The Midlothian Police Department has become very forward thinking when it comes to the use of technology. For the past three weeks the department has been using a new app for smartphones that is free to download for residents who want to submit tips or find out what is going on in their […]

New park is downtown shining attraction

Long awaited, the new Minnie McDowal Park was dedicated in downtown Ennis last weekend. No mere upgrade or facelift, the completely redesigned park was very well received during a dedication ceremony that included past and present leaders, officials, business people, even a little girl who had the honors of cutting the ribbon. Leaders from Ennis […]

Nominees for the Toy Hall of Fame

Most everyone can remember growing up, even if it is only about playing with toys. We can fondly recall specific items and games, even the make-believe worlds we enjoyed. Toys have been around throughout history, with the oldest being a 4,000 year old doll. Mainly made for children, they were used to teach us about […]

McCain deals blow to health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party’s years of vows to kill the program. “I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal,” Read the full story […]

Daily Horoscope 09/25/2017

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) You are best off keeping things in the open this year. Honesty will help you avoid misunderstandings and discord. Express your feelings, concerns and plans. A change will do you good if it’s carried out in good faith and you stay within budget. Consider your options before you make a move. […]

Flock to safety this flu season

Influenza season is right around the corner, and getting an annual vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from getting infected with the flu, according to registered nurse Mandi Atchley. “Getting the flu vaccination can reduce the likelihood of getting sick, doctor’s visits, missed work or school and can […]

Kyle Busch takes pole at New Hampshire in 2nd NASCAR playoff

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kyle Busch’s run in NASCAR’s playoff opener went from dominant to dud because of mistakes on pit road. Clean up those gaffes, and Busch again just may have the car to the beat. Busch made it 2 for 2 in playoff poles, turning a lap of 135.049 mph to take the […]

Ennis WWII Veteran Parma Honored

Edward Parma, of Ennis, was among 30 World War II Veterans who were honored by the Gary Sinise Foundation through the “Soaring Valor” Program. The foundation partners with American Airlines and Sheraton Hotels to provide an honor flight and tour of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans for veterans, along with festivities, […]

Jake LaMotta One of the toughest in the ring

AP – Jake LaMotta, who has died aged 95, is generally acknowledgedes one of the toughest men to have entered a professional boxing ring – a world middleweight champion best remembered for having fought the great Sugar Ray Robinson on six occasions. Brought up in poverty, a teenage hoodlum, married six times, imprisoned for pimping, […]

Daily Horoscope 09/24/2017

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Partnerships should rank high on your list today. Get down to the nitty-gritty and say what’s on your mind. Once you clarify your intentions, you will get the help you need to press forward with your long-term plans. Travel, education, romance and unique relationships are favored this year. Stick to the […]

JoAnn Strunc

JoAnn Mikel Strunc, 80, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Thursday, September 21, 2017. JoAnn was born in Bardwell, Texas on July 11, 1937 to Louis and Mary (Spaniel) Marusak. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from St. John High School in 1955 she went on to attend Navarro College. On June 11, 1955 […]

Ferris troubles persist in loss to 0-3 mabank

The Ferris Yellow Jackets (1-3) traveled to visit the Mabank Panthers (1-3) Friday night, looking to hand Mabank its fourth consecutive loss. However, the Yellow Jackets furious third-quarter rally and 223 rushing yards from Damian Edwards came up on the short end of the stick, as they fell 35-14 After receiving the opening kickoff of […]

Outdoor table, chairs swiped

Four outdoor chairs and a table were stolen in broad daylight on Wednesday morning outside of Interior Ideas and the Wildflower Cafe in downtown Ennis. Mary Caverly, right, who manages Interior Designs and the Wildflower Cafe, discusses downtown video surveillance with two employees for the City of Ennis. Read the full story and more in […]

Slow start dooms Palmer on road

If Palmer was looking for a bounce back against Sunnyvale, they knew they were going to have to mix things up a little bit on Friday night. However, a sluggish start and too many miscues in the end were costly for the Bulldogs who lost, 44-14. The loss drops Palmer to 2-2 on the season. […]

One fatality after car slams into semi trailer

Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety said one man is dead after slamming into the back of a semi trailer just four miles south of Waxahachie on Thursday. Read the full story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

City Commission Establishes Sex Offender Ordinance

The Ennis City Commission unanimously approved an ordinance that addresses where registered sex offenders can and cannot live within city limits. Until Tuesday night’s Ennis City Commission meeting, the city had nothing on the books in regards to where registered offenders could reside in the city. Under state law, all offenders either on probation or […]

Ennis vs Kimball

Ennis ran for 385 yards and nine touchdowns as the Lions won their first game of the season, 82-7, over still winless Kimball. Running like a hot knife through butter, senior Tycen Thompson turned out the lights on the Knights by scoring three early touchdowns, including an electrifying 87-yard kickoff return. Senior Kyre Holloway along […]

Strait, Gov. Abbott unite to support storm-stricken town

ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) — Country superstar George Strait has offered messages of encouragement to his neighbors in a South Texas town battered by Hurricane Harvey. Strait was joined by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday in Rockport, a town of about 10,000 near where Harvey made landfall Aug. 25. The Corpus Christi Caller Times reported about […]

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