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Daily Horoscope 08/20/2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22 An energetic outlet will help you maintain balance as well as curb stress. Look for opportunities to learn and to explore your inner self. Signing up for a course related to personal growth will give you greater insight into the possibilities available to you. Change is encouraged. Reassess your lifestyle and […]

Students at Travis Elementary in Ennis were welcomed back to school on Thursday

It is amazing how quickly summer comes and goes. Before you know it, the air is crisp, the leaves are turning and the sweaters are coming out of the back of the closet. With “back to school” time in Lion country, there comes a little more routine and therefore the capability for a consistent fitness […]

School Days

Chloe Brown, a physical education aide, hugs a student outside William B. Travis Elementary on Thursday morning during the first day of school.

Daily Horoscope – 08/19/2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Keep life simple and your mindset on what you want to accomplish this year. You’ll have plenty of big ideas and dreams, but you should only put effort into what’s reasonable. Your time and effort channeled properly can bring stellar results. Don’t lose sight of your goal. Avoid indulgent situations, and […]

Tips for getting kids prepared to return to school

With a new school year ‘just around the corner,’ parents are trying to get kids back into the routine. This is an excellent idea. It helps the child mentally and physically. Tips from Scholastic.com (July 2015) to help kids back into the routine are listed. Read the full story and more in your Weekday edition […]

Daily Horoscope – 08/18/2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Use your imagination when dealing with domestic affairs, children or changes you want to make to your living space. Do as much of the planning and work yourself to ensure you do not exceed your budget. Aim to stabilize your financial situation as well as your personal life. Express the way […]

Daily Horoscope 08/17/2017

Aim to please, but know when to say no. Your generosity will be taken advantage of if you are gullible or fail to restrict how much personal information you share. Express what you are willing to offer and what you want in return. Balance, integrity and fair play are encouraged. Business trips or meetings will […]

July Coloring Contest Winners

Scott Shaw of Ferguson’s Electric, sponsor of the July Color Contest, presents donated prizes to the winners. From left to right: Scott Shaw, overall winner: Abigail Hernandez, 6; winner of the 9-12 age group: Kaileigh Brown, 9; winner of the 5-8 age group: Hazel Petty, 7. Read the full story and more in your Weekday […]

Daily Horoscope 8/16/17

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Hard work and discipline will bring about favorable change. Look for opportunities to learn and gain experience if you want to develop marketable skills. Invest more time and money in personal gains and physical improvements. Make financial solvency and good health priorities. Nurture important relationships. Don’t exaggerate or brag. Someone will […]

Jujube trees have place in Ennisite’s heart

An exotic tree yields more than fruit for an Ennis resident. It reminds her of times past. “Jujube trees have a lot of memories for me,” said lifelong Ennisite Ann Haskovec Juricek. “When we were very young, my bother Ivan and I used to walk across a field to visit our grandparents. Their house was […]

Golden Pantry

When Ennis High Schooler Gracie Fisher was contemplating an idea for her Girl Scouts Gold Award project several came to mind. Never did she think the one she chose would be so rewarding. As part of her project, Fisher, a junior, decided to start a food pantry at Baylor Baptist Church. Since January the pantry […]

Daily Horoscope – 8/15/17

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Aim high and do your best to reach your goal. Time is money, and you’ll need to delegate who does what with care. Opportunity will bring unexpected changes to the way you live and move forward. Imagination and innovation are key. Stay on top of your responsibilities. Don’t be afraid to […]

Ain’t No Two Ways About It

When Larry Penny moved to Nashville in 1991, he quickly realized he was just one small fish in a vast sea of like minded musicians and songwriters, all vying to have their music recorded, all fighting to make a name for themselves. He found the motivation to move to the Country Music Capital of the […]

Daily Horoscope 8/14/17

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Face whatever comes your way head-on. Use your insight to help you make the best financial, medical and contractual decisions. Do not let your emotions interfere and derail your plans. You are best off keeping your expenses down and avoiding temptation. Choose practicality over impulsiveness. Change can be good, but only […]

Movie Review “The Emoji Movie”

Movie Review by Justin Tubbs The premise begs the question. Are we really this attached to our phones that we need a whole movie dedicated to the emoticons we swap in texts?  Sure, Emojis are a cultural phenomenon, I’ll admit, but the fact that producers funded “The Emoji Movie” should be treated as a critique […]

Pitmaster Ronnie Davis talks BBQ, smoking and cutting tips

Local pitmaster Ronnie Davis is known for his home spun sense of humor and for dishing up some world class barbecue.  His Big & Rich BBQ is a weekly favorite at the Ennis Farmers Market from April through October, plus he does a lot of catering. Along with his wife, they serve smoked barbecue beef […]

Local nurse offers health tips as kids head back to school

While back to school routines generally consist of sack lunches, school zones, bus stops and monkey bars, parents may need a gentle reminder about the not-so glamorous side of the school year: dreaded back-to-school illnesses. Back-to-school bugs are synonymous with kids sharing close quarters with one another in classrooms, among other causes. However, families can […]

Daily Horoscope 08/12/2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Play the game, take on a challenge and show everyone what you have to offer. Step into the spotlight and assume a leadership position. Aim to make a difference and utilize your skills to encourage others to follow you and help you succeed. Opportunity surrounds you. Live life your way. Set […]

Comedy opens Friday night

Opening Friday at Theatre Rocks is the delightful and fun comedy The Cemetery Club by Ivan Menchell. Three widowed friends meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands graves. When one of them finds a new love the other two try to squash it. Read the full story and more in […]

Daily Horoscope 08/11/2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Set your goals high and be prepared to pick up information and learn as you head into the future. Make this a year to remember by embracing change and owning what you do and say. Be your own person, make no excuses, be goal-oriented and aim for success. Mix business with […]

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