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Archive for: May, 2011

Defendant’s mother takes stand in Hashemi murder

Fernando Juarez’s mother Solustia took the stand in his defense Tuesday, telling jurors through an interpreter about hunting for her son the day after Mohammad Hashemi’s 2010 murder.

Vandals tag Lions Park

Ennis police investigators are hunting for information about the suspects who tagged Ennis’ Lions Park with graffiti.

Suspects shot mid-robbery

Sheriff’s investigators are still deciding whether to release the names of the individuals involved in a burglary and shooting Tuesday on FM 85 that left one suspect dead and another in critical condition.

Homicide still on the table in Jimenez case

Local authorities have yet to find out officially what killed Connie Jimenez, or obtain a preliminary ruling from the medical examiner.

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White Sox outslug Texas

ARLINGTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers wouldn’t have minded sitting through a lengthy rain delay. Not if they’d won. Carlos Quentin spoiled things for the Rangers with his first three-homer game as Texas fell to the Chicago White Sox 8-6 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted for 2 hours and 58 minutes […]

Ennis High announces basketball award winners

Ennis High recently issued awards for the 2010-11 basketball season.

Endings coming in short order

Two more weeks! That is the remaining shelf life for EISD’s school year 2010-11 and also for the 82nd Texas Legislature regular session. EISD’s school year will come to a close very soon and it is sincerely hoped that the same happens to the Legislative session. A quick summary of what is happening with the […]

Grandville ‘Mose’ Giddings Sr.

A Celebration of Life Service will take place today for Grandville “Mose” Giddings, Sr.(06/19/27-05/20/11.) Services will begin 12  noon at the New Hope Baptist Church, 704 Ripley St., Ennis, TX. 75119. Rev. Jeff McNealy is the Pastor and Eulogist. The service will be directed by Peaceful Rest Funeral Home of Dallas, TX. Mr. Giddings is […]

Rebecca Evans

Funeral services for Rebecca Evans will be held Thursday, May 26, 2011 at noon at the Independent Missionary Baptist Church in Ennis. The visitation will also be held at the Independent Missionary Baptist Church Wed. May 25, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Burial will be held at Ennis Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements and services […]

Video places defendants at Okla. casino after killing

Jurors may today watch casino surveillance footage that shows two of the suspects in Mohammad Hashemi’s killing as they spent the hours after his death.

Ennis woman’s body identified

Ellis County Sheriff’s deputies are trying to nail down what killed Ennis local Connie Jimenez.

ECSO investigates shooting

Ellis County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting following an apparent burglary this morning at the 12oo block of FM 85. According to Lt. Jason Westmoreland, head of the sheriff’s criminal investigations unit, deputies are investigating a shooting in which a local resident found two individuals in his home, both of whom are believed to […]

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Mavs stage huge comeback

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant and Oklahoma City had a 15-point lead with five minutes left and a raucous crowd ready to celebrate a series-tying victory. Instead, a longtime Thunder problem — closing out games — showed up again and now Oklahoma City is staring at a potential season-ending game at Dallas. The Mavericks […]

Hamilton, Cruz ready to join Rangers

ROUND ROCK (AP) — Josh Hamilton went 0 for 4 and Nelson Cruz hit a solo homer on Sunday in the final game of their minor league rehab assignments before rejoining the Texas Rangers. The two outfielders are expected to be activated off the disabled list in time for Monday’s home game against the Chicago White […]

Budget deal leaves state schools cold

With the budget deal reached Friday by members of both houses of the Texas Legislature, now we focus on the end of this year’s session with the question whether any help remains for public education. As it looks today, the plan cuts state funding for schools by around 6 percent — no small amount considering […]

Lee beats Rangers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cliff Lee saw the trainer running to the mound and waved him off. A liner off his back wasn’t going to stop him. Lee threw eight dominant innings against the team he led to the World Series last year, Ryan Howard hit a solo homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Texas […]

Hamilton, Cruz homer in rehab game

ROUND ROCK (AP) — Texas Rangers outfielders Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz both hit home runs in the next-to-last games of their minor league rehab assignments Saturday night. Hamilton, recovering from a broken bone in his upper right arm, hit a three-run homer and Cruz added a solo shot to lead Triple-A Round Rock to […]

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