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Ray Honeycutt

Ray Honeycutt, 63, passed away on September 27, 2015. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Julie Shilen Skrivanek

Julie Shilen Skrivanek, 41, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Julie was born on March 28, 1974, to Douglas E. and Debra Sue (Pipkin) Shilen. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1992. She went on to graduate from UT Arlington with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She […]

Eva Pearl Brawley

Eva Pearl Brawley passed away at age 76 on September 19, 2015, at the Ennis Care Center, Ennis, Texas. She was born in Donna, Texas, to her father, Solon London Dunn, and mother, Cenobia Casares Dunn. Eva was a baptized, born-again believer in the Lord Jesus Christ. Her favor­ite song was “There’s Just Something About […]

Gwendolyn Bradley Draper

Gwendolyn Bradley Draper was born on December 22, 1939, to the union of the late Hiawatha and Lela Bradley in Tyler, Texas. She was the second of eight children. Gwen attended George Washington Carver High School and graduated May 1959. She graduated from Prairie View A&M University in 1963 with a Bache­lor of Arts degree […]

Delbert “Trapper” Johnson

Delbert “Trapper” Johnson, 72, passed away on September 17, 2015. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015, from 2-6 p.m. in the Eternal Rest Funeral Home Chapel, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 25, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Fourth Ward Baptist Church, 1300 N. Shawnee […]

James C. Kitchen

James C. Kitchen, 66, of Corsicana, Texas, passed away on September 17, 2015. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, from 2-7 p.m. at Straightway Church, 415 S. 15th Street, Corsicana, TX 75110. Funeral service will be held Thursday, September 24, 2015, at Straightway Church in Corsicana. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial […]

Greta Cosby Brizendine

Greta Cosby Brizendine passed away in Ennis on September 18, 2015. A Graveside Service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Springs Chapel Cemetery in Hugo, Oklahoma. To view an obituary or sign the guest book, please visit www.bozemitch­ellmckibbin.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Fu­neral Home, 800 […]

Jerry Milton Kopec

Jerry Milton Kopec, 92, died September 21, 2015, in Waco, Texas. He was born to John and Josephine Kopec on September 6, 1923, in Bardwell, Texas. Jerry grew up and attended school in Ennis, Texas. He proudly served his country during World War II in the Army Air Corps from 1942 through 1946. Jerry married […]

Bessie Clara Vavra

Bessie Clara Vavra was born in Ennis, Texas, on September 6, 1932, to Frank and Bessie Vrla Kubin. Bessie passed away in an Athens, Texas, hospital on September 18, 2015. She was raised in Ennis and after she married Louis Vavra in Ennis on November 7, 1949, they moved to the Lone Star Community near […]

Ann Reed Gibson

Ann Reed Gibson, 81, passed away in her sleep on the evening of September 17, 2015, after a long battle with COPD. Ann was born the only daughter to Leon R. and Katherine (Pankey) on March 19, 1934, in Ennis, Texas. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from En­nis High School. She went on […]

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Lions & Lummus Love Affair

ww4th and 6th graders De'Shawn Dunson, Tre Ross, Kyris Brown,  Jon'tae Thompson

Ennis Lions Varsity football players and coaches surprised the students and faculty at Lummus Intermediate School this morning by forming a victory tunnel for the students to pass through as they entered the school. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of […]

The house that Joe built: Pioneer Czech merchant’s home is a fitting heritage

wwMary Ann Lamkin has owned the Novy House, built by her  grandfather in 1917, for 20 years.

A stone’s throw from progress lies history. Ennis ISD’s expansion of facilities on the site of the old Lions Stadium and gymnasium seven years ago originally threatened the nearby Novy House but its owner Mary Ann Lamkin stood firm. Although in time she sold sections of her land to accommodate the current site of Jack […]

Lions tune-up for district season

After three weeks of play Ennis and the seven other teams who comprise District 16-5A have an open Friday on the calendar. Next week, Sept. 25, begins seven weeks of league play. Each of the teams will utilize the extra days differently; to rest, to heal the injured and to prepare for the games that […]

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