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Dirk Passes Wilt Chamberlain on NBA’s All-Time Scoring List

Author: WFAA Staff Published: 3:48 PM CDT March 18, 2019 Updated: 11:21 PM CDT March 18, 2019 DALLAS — Add another line to Dirk Nowitzki’s Hall-of-Fame resume. The Mavericks legend on Monday night passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. He reached the milestone in classic Dirk fashion, hitting two […]

Ross named allregion, all-state

Leading Ennis in scoring and rebounding, Tyquanna Ross (23) was clearly the top impact player in District 14-5A. Tyquanna Ross capped a standout basketball career at Ennis when she was chosen to both the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Region and All-State teams. A 5’10” combo guard who also played forward, signed a scholarship […]

Tax Time – What affects credit score?

Credit is defined as a customer obtaining services or products before payment with the trust that payment will be made in the future. Credit affords people purchasing power they would not have if they had to pay for something outright at the time of checkout. In addition, credit enables men and women to finance expensive […]

Susan Lincoln – The Weekly Muddle – Wheel of Fortune

As I typed up the details for an upcoming “marriage renewal” workshop, it occurred to me that the decision to marry comes with absolutely no mandatory instructions. If you have the $93.50 for a license, you don’t even need a blood test anymore. You can just sally on up to the courthouse and make one […]

DPS Officers Respond to an Early Morning Two-Car Fatality Accident on US 287

On 3/14/19 at approximately 5:23 a.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers were called to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of US 287 and Pigg Rd. The preliminary investigation shows that a silver 2016 Toyota Corolla passenger car was traveling north on Pigg Rd, approaching US 287. A white Ford E-250 utility van was […]

Around Town – Golfing with Vets

Golfing with Vets The Ellis County Marine Corp League is hosting “Golf with Veterans.” All veterans are welcome to attend. This will be a monthly event held at the Waxahachie Country Club on the second Thursday of every month. Tee off starts at 0830. Price is $30 and includes lunch. For more information, contact Robert Gillentine […]

TV Show Visits Ennis ‘Ride with Norman Reedus’ Comes to Town

Actor Norman Reedus visited Ennis for his AMC-TV show. A recently aired episode of the AMC reality adventure series Ride with Norman Reedus showed the motorcycling actor-host and a guest traveling through Ennis looking at the bluebonnets. The episode “Lone Star State with Sean Patrick Flannery,” was number 17 of the current third season. It […]

Texas Highways Spotlights Ennis

The Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum was one of the places that writer Allison McNearney visited for her Texas Highways article about Ennis. The Bluebonnet Trails Festival has received a nod from Texas Highways magazine which has featured on its webpage an article referencing the event built around the state flower and which defines […]

Daily Horoscope – Pisces – March 19, 2019

Emotional matters will require discipline and common sense. Being precise and detailed will help you get the results you are looking for. If you strive for perfection and individuality, what you do will not go unnoticed. Change will lead to opportunity and a better life. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — An unexpected opportunity will help […]

Beto O’Rourke Acknowledges involvement with hacking group as a teen, expresses regret for writings

Author: Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune, Alex Samuels Published: 11:37 AM CDT March 18, 2019 Updated: 11:37 AM CDT March 18, 2019 TEXAS TRIBUNE — Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourkeacknowledged his involvement with a hacking group during a campaign trip Friday in Iowa and expressed remorse for writings he produced as a member. It was something […]

Trial Date Set for Amber Guyger, Former Cop Charged in Botham Jean Shooting

Author: WFAA Staff Published: 8:41 AM CDT March 18, 2019 Updated: 2:14 PM CDT March 18, 2019 DALLAS — The former Dallas police officer charged with the shooting and killing of a 26-year-old man in his own apartment appeared in court for a hearing Monday morning. Amber Guyger walked into the courthouse Monday morning, but […]

Lelani, Beakley power Lady Lions past Cleburne

On the strength of a pair of first inning home runs by Aubree Lalani and sophomore Mattie Beakley, Ennis snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout of Cleburne on Wednesday. Leadoff hitter Lalani smoked a liner to left field – barely clearing the fence, and Beakley crushed a two-run frozen rope that clanged […]

Tonja Barnebee Helps During Tax Season and Beyond Full-Service Bookkeeping Available Year ‘round

Providing individuals and businesses with tax service is priority one for Tonja Barnebee, CPA, PC. Tax season is when clients benefit most from Tonja and her staff’s up-to-date knowledge of changes in tax laws, which means one thing – the best tax advice for you and your business. After supplying your tax information, Tonja and […]

Our Point of View – Building the wall the hard way

According to the Federal Register, about 60 national emergencies have been declared since the National Emergency Act (NEA) became law in 1976. Since they have to be renewed annually, 31 are currently still in effect. Here’s a list of the presidents who declared still ongoing NEA’s: Jimmy Carter 1, Bill Clinton 6, George Bush 11, […]

St. John Alumni Association Offers Scholarships

The St. John Alumni Association will be awarding multiple college scholarships this year to 2019 high school graduates who are the son/daughter or grandchild of a previous St. John High School graduate. Another group of scholarships will be awarded to adults who have been out of high school for at least one year and have […]

Mary Ann Ditto 1931 – 2019

Mary Ann Ditto, 88, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 10, 2019. She died from complications from a fall she suffered in February. Ann was born January 13, 1931 in Italy, to Hub and Edna Grace Ward. She grew up with her siblings, Maxine Davis, Janice Ward, Clay Ward and Elizabeth Ward and graduated with the […]

Mayor Returns from Cambodia

Ennis Mayor Angie Jeunemann and her husband, Dennis, known by some as the “First Dude,” are returning in a few days after a week’s vacation on Vietnam and Cambodia. This picture of Ennis’s first couple was taken recently at Siem Reap, Cambodia. The Jeunemanns have visited the ancient temples of Angkor Wat among other places […]

Daily Horoscope – Pisces – March 18, 2019

How you apply your knowledge and expertise will make a difference. Offering to help others will gain you favors when you are in need of assistance. People from your past will want to reconnect. Open doors that lead only to relationships with responsible individuals who share your values. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Don’t take […]

Court rules AR-15 gun maker can be sued over Sandy Hook shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Justices issued a 4-3 decision that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit and overturned a lower court ruling […]

Lions soccer clinch playoff berth

Despite a few less than desirable results of late, the Ennis boys soccer team has clinched a playoff spot in District 14-5A with one match remaining. Kyle Taylor, the head coach, has the Lions (12-8-3) positioned for a shot at second place, which a victory at Corsicana on March 22 would help. They are currently […]

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