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Archive for: January, 2012

Host Lions triumph

Lion soccer senior captain Jesus Morales put on a masterful performance Saturday with two goals and an assist, as Ennis defeated 5A South Grand Prairie 3-2 to win its own Hwy 287 Tournament.

District plans curriculum buy

Ennis ISD officials are looking into making a curriculum change to fix issues detailed in the district snapshot released last week.

Lummus earns thousands with pancake fundraiser

Donations piled up like pancakes on paper plates Saturday morning at Jack Lummus Intermediate School.

Maurine ‘Scotty’ Poff

Maurine Scott Poff finished her journey and went to her heavenly home on January 26, 2012. Maurine was born on October 21, 1918 in Bronte, Texas and was the oldest daughter of Ralph and Gertrude Scott. Their family moved to Kilgore in East Texas after oil was discovered in that area. She graduated from Kilgore […]

Charles Ray Cooke

Graveside services for Charles Ray Cooke, 77, of Marshall, TX, will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, February 2, 2012 at Yates Cemetery in Scottsville.  Mr. Cooke was born April 11, 1934, in Ennis, toWesley and Irene Feagins Cooke. He passed away January 29, 2012 in Longview, TX.  Arrangements are with Downs Funeral Home of Marshall.

Alvin Hubacek

Alvin Hubacek, 69, of Hutchins passed away on January 26, 2012 at Charlton Methodist Hospital. Alvin was born in Dallas, TX on October 17, 1942 to John and Mary (Blazek) Hubacek. Alvin grew up in Hutchins, Texas and attended Wilmer Hutchins High School. Alvin was in the United States Navy from 1963 to 1967, serving […]

Betty Cloonan

Betty Cloonan passed away in Ennis on Monday, January 30, 2012. Services are pending at this time. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Sarah Jane Hamm Spiers

Sarah Jane Hamm Spiers, 71, of Ferris, Texas, passed away Friday, January 27, peacefully, at her residence. Sarah was born in Mabank, Texas on August 14, 1940, the daughter of the late Sylvia Barlow McFaul and Joseph Donald McFaul. Sarah graduated from Kemp High School in 1958. She worked as a District Sales Manager at […]

Helen Edith (Lacik) Smith

Helen Edith (Lacik) Smith, of Lancaster, TX passed away January 28, 2012. She was born March 20, 1932 in Garrett, TX. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday at Byrum Funeral Home in Lancaster. Funeral mass was held at 10 a.m. today at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Lancaster. For […]

Click here for Classifieds for January 31, 2011

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Don’t let ordinances be surprises

Nobody likes to follow rules. For some Americans, rules themselves represent a violation of the intention the Founding Father’s had when forming our republic. Fortunately, that wasn’t the purpose of the leaders this country. If it were, they wouldn’t have created a government. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

Bypass project needs to move forward soon

We look forward to the day when “Lake Ennis” is empty. No, not Lake Bardwell. We’re talking about the artificial body of water that has gathered of its own accord at the construction site for the U.S. 287 Bypass near Ennis Regional Medical Center and Dorie Miller Intermediate School. Click here to sign up for […]

Walker named to Hall

The late Reagon Walker, a considerable force in the Texas rodeo circuit, will be remembered as a member of the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame after this spring.

United Way ends higher

The Greater Ennis United Way fell short of their planned goal for this year’s pledge drive, but the organization still surpassed last year’s fundraising effort.

Lion tennis heats up in Frostbite Tourney

Lion tennis players anticipate performing very well in their early spring tournaments, and so far so good.

Houston’s new lab sparks students’ drive to discover

Students and teachers at Sam Houston Elementary are putting the school’s new science lab through its paces during its first semester in existence.

Recent gifts boost Ennis Veterans Memorial project

A few recent additions to the list of donors for the Ennis Veterans Memorial are helping boost the project toward its $300,000 fundraising goal.

Ennis to Corps: Let Lake Bardwell rise

The city of Ennis has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to let water levels at Lake Bardwell Reservoir stay above the 421-foot standard.

ReNee Emmert Roberts

Mrs. ReNee Emmert Roberts, age 68, a resident of Lockesburg , Arkansas , died Thursday, January 26, 2012 in the Christus St. Michael Health System in Texarkana , Texas . She was born August 22, 1943 in Ennis , Texas . She was a homemaker, poultry grower and a member of the First United Methodist […]

Florence Isabella Vitovsky

Florence Isabella Vitovsky, 99, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2012 in Ennis. Florence was born in Bardwell, Texas on September 18, 1912 to Charles S. and Frances (Haskovec) Nekuza. She grew up in Bardwell and graduated from Bardwell High School in 1930. On November 16, 1938 she married Joe W. Vitovsky. She worked for […]

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