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Crawfords welcome Elizabeth Mackenzie

Submitted photo / Dustin and Julie Crawford, of Palestine, are pleased to announce the July 12 birth of daughter Elizabeth Mackenzie Crawford. She was born at Palestine Regional Medical Center, weighing 9 pounds, 4 ounces and measuring 22 inches long. She has one older brother, Aaron Crawford.

Maternal grandparents are Gorden and Barbara Macalik, of Ennis. Paternal grandparents are Kim Crawford and the late Kenny Crawford, of Palestine. Great-grandparents include Daniel and Margie Macalik, of Ennis; Leslie Kub and the late Maryann Kubin, of Ennis; Helen Aaron, of Crane; and Charlene Crawford and the late Earl Crawford, of Crane.

 

Honza, Johnson wed

Photo by The Bird and the Bear

Brooke and Chris Johnson

Brooke Honza and Chris Johnson were united in holy matrimony March 9, 2013 at the Meyer Center in Waco. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Danny Tenney, pastor of Richland Hills United Methodist Church and long-time family friend. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Michael Honza. The bride is the daughter […]

Yoga Nation Challenge Week 1: Not as expected

I’ve never been satisfied with my body. The story of most women I know.

Culpeppers announce new arrival

 

‘Colossal Coaster World VBS

New Founders Missionary Baptist Church will host “Colossal Coaster World” Vacation Bible School from 5:30 to 8 p.m. daily June 17-20. All ages welcome above 3 years old. The theme is facing fear and trusting God. The church is located at 1903 Lafayette St. in Ennis. For more information, call 972-875-6610.

Lessons from the Psalms at Church of Christ on Country Club

The Church of Christ on Country Club Road will host a series titled “Lessons from the Psalms.” Visit the website www.ennischurchofchrist.org to find out more about each week’s 7 p.m. Wednesday worship, fellowship and renewal. The church is planning a Summer Youth Rally from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 25. Dinner will be provided […]

Rejcek-Pechal plan summer wedding in St. Thomas

Jerry and Denise Rejcek are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Carly Erin Rejcek, to her high school sweetheart, Dillon Jake Pechal, son of Cindy and Larry Pechal.
Carly is the granddaughter of Wesley and Pauline Lanicek and Edward and Bernice Rejcek. The soon-to-be Mrs. Pechal graduated from Ennis High School and from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2012, earning her Bachelor’s of Fine Art in Art Education in 2012. Carly is the art and graphic design teacher at Palmer High School.
Dillon is the grandson of Gene and Helen Pechal and the late Joe and Margie Duke. Dillon graduated from Ennis High School as well as earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Agricultural Leadership with an emphasis in construction science from Texas A&M University in 2009. He currently is employed at Woodwright where he is a project manager.
Carly and Dillon will wed in St. Thomas, USVI this June. With their toes in the sand, they will exchange their vows with family and friends on Lindquist Beach. That evening they will celebrate their marriage on St. John’s Terrace at Sugar bay Resort and Spa. The couple will reside in Ennis, unless they decide to become permanent vacationers.

Recover with Way, Truth and Life

The Way, Truth and Life Church, located at 1700 N. Kaufman St., hosts Celebrate Recovery each Monday. Fellowship begins at 6 p.m., with the whole group meeting at 7 p.m. and the small group meeting at 8 p.m. For more information, call 972-875-1118.

GAKAC taking signups now

Give A Kid A Chance, the community agency that provides back-to-school assistance and outreach throughout the year, is accepting online nominations for the August event at www.giveakidachance.com. Applications will be accepted through the end of May. An online application isn’t necessary if you have already returned a form distributed by Ennis ISD. The event is […]

Ennis Bible Church to host haircut donation

Team Ennis Bible Church will host a haircut donation aiming at $400 by the night of the Relay. Two team members will donate 24 inches of hair to Locks of Love and the team is taking donations between now and 10 p.m. the night of the Relay. For more information, call Shana Skeans at 972-748-3980.

EHS Relay raffle

The EHS Relay for Life team is raffling a gift card basket that has $160 worth of gift cards. Raffle tickets are $1 and they’ll be sold all the way to and at the Relay, which is May 17. Contact Melinda Shaw meli…@ennis.k12.tx.us.

Wakarusa releases schedule for 2013 festival

Mulberry Mountain

Wakarusa just released their daily music schedule featuring a knock-out double-bill headliner performing each night of the 4-day festival including The Black Crowes and STS9 on Thursday, Umphrey’s McGee and Dispatch on Friday, Gogol Bordello and Widespread Panic on Saturday night and closing out the festival Sunday night, Amon Tobin & Snoop Lion. Each year […]

Wakarusa sets line-up

Wakarusa just released their daily music schedule featuring a knock-out double-bill headliner performing each night of the 4-day festival including The Black Crowes and STS9 on Thursday, Umphrey’s McGee and Dispatch on Friday, Gogol Bordello and Widespread Panic on Saturday night and closing out the festival Sunday night, Amon Tobin & Snoop Lion.  A lineup […]

Union Pacific and Southern Pacific gather at Baylor Baptist

Current employees of Union Pacific and retirees from Southern Pacific are invited to a reunion at 5 p,m. April 19 at the Baylor Baptist Church. A hobo supper will be served. Coffee and donuts will be served starting at 9 a.m., with a barbecue lunch served at noon. Barbecue plates will be $12 per person.

Bardwell United Methodist Church will host the Lord’s Acre event

The Bardwell United Methodist Church will host the Lord’s Acre event from 4 to 8 p.m. April 20. Barbecue dinner plates will be sold for $7, with to-go plates costinf $8. There will be a silent and live auction. , as well as a bake sale. A handmade quilt will alo be raffled. For more […]

Church of Christ special day of worship

Church of Christ on Country Club Road invites the public to a special day of worship and fellowship with Dr. Brent Isbell, minister of the University Church of Christ in Abilene, on Sunday, April 14. Bible class begins at 9 a.m. and worship begins at 10 a.m., with a fellowship lunch to follow. Visit www.ennischurchofchrist.org […]

Cowboy Church of Ennis Cracked Pots is inviting seniors

The Cowboy Church of Ennis Cracked Pots is inviting seniors 55 and older to a covered dish meal with the youth at 6:30 p.m. April 11. The hand puppet ministry follows directly after.

Special service slated at Church of Christ April 14

Church of Christ on Country Club Road invites the public to a special day of worship and fellowship with the Rev. Brent Isbell, minister of the University Church of Christ in Abilene, on Sunday, April 14. Bible class begins at 9 a.m. and worship begins at 10 a.m., with a fellowship lunch to follow.

Christ the King Lutheran Church Easter celebration

Christ the King Lutheran Church will hold its Easter celebration services at 7 a.m., 9:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. at the church, located at 301 U.S. 287 Bypass in Waxahachie. For more information, call 972-938-1633.

Easter celebration at First Presbyterian, Ennis

First Presbyterian Church will host its Easter celebration service at 8 a.m. March 31, with the men serving breakfast after the celebration. The public is invited. For more information, call 972-875-3196.

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