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U.S. 287 expansion tops city agenda


Expansion of U.S. Highway 287 has been discussed thoroughly over the past year, and the City Commission will look to do its part for the project at 7 p.m. during Monday’s City Commission meeting.

Putting on the holiday glitz

Selected as one of Ennis' best was this home, complete with 'Welcome Ennis Lions' banner, located at 2904 Tenison Dr.

Last week’s Lights of Ennis lit up the night’s sky for the holidays and brought recognition to a host of home owners and decorators for their work in creativity.

Lions rout Eagles, 41-13, earn shot at 5A title

Photo by brucelattimer.com / Ennis soared pas an upstart Canutillo team behind the play of cousins Taylor Thompson (3) and Donta Thompson (11). They combined for three TD catches and 341 total yards.

Ennis won its 13 consecutive game, 41-13

Victor Ziegler

Victor Ziegler, 78, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Victor was born in San Antonio, Texas December 3, 1936 to Victor and Ola Lucille (Collins) Ziegler. He grew up in San Antonio and graduated from High School there; he went on to attend college. On July 20, 1964 he married Irene […]

Robert Lopez Jr.

Robert Lopez, Jr., 37, left to be with the Lord on December 5, 2014, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Robert was born on April 17, 1977 in Ennis, Texas, son of Robert and Mary Lopez. He attended Ennis High School and was a graduate of the class of 1996. He was Senior staff member of Another […]

Classifieds for December 12, 2014

A hemi-powered pass rusher

Senior defensive end James Lockhart

James Lockhart has been the face of the Lions football team all season. At 6-foot, 3-inches, 255 pounds, he is an obvious ‘yes’ to the oft-asked question, “Does that have a hemi?”

Avalon School given highest honor

Avalon ISD students, administration and faculty stand on the steps of the Ellis County Courthouse. Students in the front hold the plaque and flag that Del Bosque and his two principals received in Washington, D.C.

Academic excellence is something that can be found right here in Ellis County.

Lions meet Canutillo in Lubbock

Photo by brucelattimer.com / Senior signal-caller Devin Smith will be at the helm for Ennis' Team Maroon for tonight's kickoff at 7 p.m.

What started five weeks ago with 64 teams vying for the Class 5A state championship has been pared to four, including Ennis and El Paso Canutillo. they are the only Top Ten teams remaining in the hunt for the Division II title.

Arthur Gene Burris

Arthur Gene Burris, died peacefully on Monday, December 8, 2014 in Irving, Texas. Born October 17, 1934, he was the son of William Railey Burris and Katherine Marie McKeon Burris. Gene graduated from Ennis High School in 1953 and worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad starting on September 16, 1953 and remained there his entire […]

Robert Lopez Jr.

Robert Lopez, Jr. passed away in Arkansas. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Emil Chmelar

Emil Chmelar passed away in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Victor Ziegler

Victor Ziegler, 78, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2 p.m. in Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Classifieds for December 11, 2014

‘Where’s Santa?’ answered at Theatre Rocks

Deputy Mike Self (left ) and Sheriff Michael Johnson (right) question the incarcerated Dan Lynch.

A holiday play suited for audiences of all ages, Where’s Santa?, continues in Ennis over the next two weekends.

Shopping center looks for makeover


Retail in Ennis may be getting a boost.

Lions game on TV, radio livestream

Photo by brucelattimer.com / Thousands of Maroon Platoon fans, like the mohawked David Kuehn, are expected in Lubbock on Friday. Some shake colored canisters, partially filled with gravel, as part of the crowd experience.

Ennis fans now have their options expanded for catching the state semifinal football game Friday.

Classifieds for December 10, 2014

Classifieds for December 9, 2014

Classifieds for December 7, 2014

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