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Maypearl residents gather for prayer

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For Maypearl, the past week has been about healing from accusations made against its former police chief, Kevin Coffey. On Tuesday, for the second time in four days, some of the residents of Maypearl gathered at Maypearl City Hall to begin that healing process with prayer. “I think for a lot of us it’s a […]

Lions hold first district meeting of year

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District Lions Clubs held their first cabinet meeting of the year in Greenville on Saturday. In the photo are representatives from the Ennis Noon Lions Club as well as four foreign exchange students with the Julien C. Hyer program. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition […]

Postcard view of Americans and cars? Meh…

That postcard view of muscled Americans having love affairs with their cars, only to turn around and buy the next beauty at first blush? Forget it. We’re more loyal, and less apt to change, than ever. The consulting firm IHS Automotive this week said the average vehicle in the U.S. Is now a record 11.5 […]

Three new Eagle Scouts in Ennis

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From left to right Brendan Hufnagel, Austin Spaniel, and Jacob Sullivan just received their Eagle Scout award on Sunday afternoon. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Layne takes over at La Vernia

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Former Ennis offensive coordinator Brandon Layne is the new head coach at La Vernia High School. The deal, which also named Layne as the school’s athletic director, was made official by the LV ISD school board on April 6. It took just four months for the Class 5A state champion Ennis football Lions staff to […]

Archers, marksmen take aim at state

Members of the Shooting Sports 4-H Club of Ellis County competed at the Texas State 4-H Shooting Sports Games during July 12-18. The competition was held at the National Shooting Sports Complex in San Antonio. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

Classifieds for Friday, July 31, 2015

Classifieds for Thursday, July 30, 2015

Freda Denise Fulcher

Freda Denise Fulcher, 44, died July 25, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 1, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 800 E. Freeman St., Ennis, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Lonnie Whitemon

Lonnie Whitemon, 74, of Athens, Texas, died July 25, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 1, at 11 a.m. at Eastern Hills Church of Christ, 1200 E. Corsicana St., Athens, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Crecy E. Alford

Crecy Elizabeth Alford, 102, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, July 27, 2015 from Ennis, Texas, surrounded by her family. Crecy was born in Bristol, Texas, on May 10, 1913, to James Welcome and Beatrice (Fletcher) Jackson. She grew up in Bristol and attended school there. On January 25, 1935, she […]

Elva Mildred Petterson Kelso

Elva Mildred Petterson Kelso, born April 28, 1927, in Buffalo, N.Y., passed away Friday, July 24, 2015. Elva has lived happily for the past 19 months with her stepdaughter and son-in-law, Jody and Randy Caldwell, along with her granddog and protector Priss in Rockwall, Texas. Elva is also survived by her nephew Michael Skalac and […]

Larry J. Barto, Jr.

Larry J. Barto, Jr., 44, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, in San Angelo, Texas. Visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis on Friday, July 31. Rosary will begin at 11 a.m. followed by a Celebration of his life on Friday, July 31, in the J.E. […]

Lonnie Whitemon

Lonnie Whitemon, 74, of Athens, Texas, died on July 25, 2015. Funeral services are pending with Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas, Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Crecy E. Alford

Crecy Elizabeth Alford, 102, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, July 27, 2015, from Ennis, Texas, surrounded by her family. Visitation will be on Friday, July 31, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of her life will be on Saturday, August 1, […]

Rose Fuqua Barkley

Rose Fuqua Barkley, 94, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, July 27, 2015. Rose was born on October 23, 1920, to Thomas B. and Elsie Marie (Rinehart) Fuqua in Texarkana, Texas. She grew up in Dallas and Waxahachie, Texas. She graduated from Waxahachie High School in 1937. On October 5, 1940, […]

Clarence Thompson

Clarence Thompson, 62, died on July 26, 2015. Funeral services are pending with Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas, Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Classifieds for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Archers, marksmen take aim at state

Members of the Shooting Sports 4-H Club of Ellis County competed at the Texas State 4-H Shooting Sports Games during July 12-18. The competition was held at the National Shooting Sports Complex in San Antonio. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

Wray hosting town hall meeting in Ennis Aug. 13

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John Wray, state representative for District 10, has announced two local town hall meetings, including one in Ennis on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Ennis Public Library. His second town hall is set for Friday, Aug. 15, and will be hosted at the Midlothian City Hall Council Chambers. Both public sessions are legislative updates and […]

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