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Eleanora Pelzel

Eleanora Pelzel, age 84, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. She was born on Jan. 5, 1931, in Muenster, Texas, to Joseph Alois and Suzanna Elizabeth (Fleitman) Hoenig. Eleanora graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic School in Muenster in 1949. On Nov. 7, 1951, she […]

Billy E. McDade

Mr. Billy Earl McDade passed away on Jan. 7, 2015. Wake: Friday, Jan. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1405 Johnson St., Ennis, Texas. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. at Ennis Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 800 E. Freeman St., Ennis, Texas. Services Entrusted to: Golden […]

Lavern ‘Bud’ Elkins

Lavern ‘Bud’ Elkins, 71, died Jan. 12, 2015. Funeral services are pending with Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Carol J. Sanders

Carol J. Sanders, 69, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, from Dallas, Texas. Carol was born in Cowlingsville, Ark., on Oct. 29, 1945, to John D. and Greta (Davis) Mitchell. She grew up in Cowlingsville, Ark., and graduated from Mineral Springs High School in 1963. She went on […]

Joe Torres Gobea

Joe Torres Gobea, 69, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. Joe was born in Odom, Texas on June 19, 1945, to Jose P. and Tomasa (Torres) Gobea. He grew up in Lubbock, Texas, and graduated from Lubbock High School in 1963. He married Olga San Miguel in January of 1969. They […]

Celeste Morgan Gregory

Celeste Morgan Gregory, 95, has departed the earth for her Heavenly home on Jan. 9, 2015. She was born Mary Celeste Morgan on May 7, 1919, in Winston Salem, N.C., to parents Hampton and Myrtle Morgan. She attended Mineral Springs schools. Celeste was choir director and pianist for her home church, Mineral Springs Baptist Church, […]

Redia Rebecca Skrivanek

Redia Rebecca Skrivanek, 60, passed away in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. Redia was born in Louise, Miss., on Oct. 21, 1954, to Odis Bradshaw and Clara Mullen. On April 21, 2007, she married George A. Skrivanek and they made their home in Crisp, Texas. Redia worked for many years as an insurance […]

Aileen R. Ingram

Aileen R. Ingram, 91, passed away in Seagoville, Texas on Friday, January 9, 2015. Aileen was born in Terrell, Texas on May 9, 1923 to Wesley and Rosalee (Prasatik) Bobalek. She grew up in Kaufman, Texas and graduated from Kaufman High School. She went on to attend the McBride Business School. She married Frank C. […]

Bobby Darrell Owen

Bobby Darrell Owen, 69, of Corsicana, passed January 10, 2015 at his residence due to a short battle with cancer. Bobby was born April 12, 1945 in McAllen, Texas to Robert Hugh and Grace Hamilton Owen. He graduated from Corsicana High School in 1963, He served in the US Army during Korea and Vietnam wars. […]

Group planning city future wraps up locally

Photo by Justin Tubbs / Main Street Coordinator Becky McCarty (left, in gray) shares her thoughts with Ennis Comprehensive Plan project manager Francois de Kock (back, in white) and the rest of the people in attendance at the three-hour visioning session Wednesday at Comfort Suites.

Some ideas were revealed to the public about Ennis’ Comprehensive Plan Wednesday night.

EJH flooding cancels school

Photo by Kevin Becker / Water extraction trucks (pictured) were parked outside Ennis Junior High School Thursday morning after extensive flooding was found to have affected most of the school.

Ennis Junior High students may be happy, but school officials and administrators were scrambling to find a fix to a broken water pipe Thursday morning.

Public makes voice heard

J.R. Phillips (standing) speaks to a small group of Ennis residents and business owners at Ennis High School Tuesday evening, sharing his opinion about the future of Ennis. This break-out group session was part of a three-hour public meeting that began at 5:30 p.m.

Day one of the Ennis Comprehensive Plan visioning schedule is complete.

EDC approves downtown grants

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Two historic downtown buildings are looking for a renovation.

County talks election building

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A new Ellis County Elections Building is one step closer to being constructed after Monday’s Ellis County Commissioners Court meeting at the county courthouse in Waxahachie.

Celeste Gregory

Celeste Morgan Gregory, 95, has departed the earth for her Heavenly home on 1/9/2015. Visitation will be at Somerset Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at Neel Road Baptist Church, Salisbury, NC. Dates and times will be posted here when confirmed. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Aileen R. Ingram

Aileen R. Ingram, 91, passed away in Seagoville, Texas on Friday, January 9, 2015. Aileen was born in Terrell, Texas on May 9, 1923 to Wesley and Rosalee (Prasatik) Bobalek. She grew up in Kaufman, Texas and graduated from Kaufman High School. She went on to attend the McBride Business School. She married Frank C. […]

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