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Archive for: April, 2012

Perfect weather boosts Bluebonnet Trails festival

Bright, clear skies helped the Ennis Bluebonnet Trails festival bring a crowd to downtown Ennis on Saturday and Sunday.

Couple pulled from crashed sedan

Two people were airlifted to Baylor Dallas after a crash Monday morning. Officer Jeff Bates of the Ennis Police Department said an elderly couple pulled up to the traffic light in a four-door sedan at the corner of West Ennis Avenue and Jeter Drive, when they allegedly ran a red light.

Indictments filed in Crime Stoppers drug, theft case

Two men booked for drugs in January have been indicted, and one faces an accusation of property theft.

No. 1 Ennis roars past 3A No. 1 Lovejoy

After playing from in front the vast majority of the season, Lady Lion softball showed this past week that it doesn’t panic in the midst of a late game deficit.

Lucy Lorene Coker

Lucy Lorene Coker beloved mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on April 21, 2012. Lorene was born to Arnold John Wiederkehr and Ludwina Hagemann on June 12, 1917 in Bellville, Texas. Her family moved to a 2000 acre South Texas ranch when she was 3 years old where she attended school and worked alongside her […]

Leslie Trojacek

Leslie Trojacek, 95, passed away late Friday night at the IOOF Nursing Home in Ennis. Leslie was born April 18, 1917 to Anton J. Trojacek and Frances (Vrla) Trojacek in Telico, Texas. In 1953 he married Millie Patak and they made their home in Garrett. He made his career at Leggett & Platt for over […]

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Bowie dedicates Earth Week to child’s memory

The teachers and students of Bowie Elementary dedicated this year’s Earth Week festivities to the memory of Ashton Weaver.

Unemployment holds at 7.2 percent

The unemployment rate held steady in Ellis County as the number of employed residents grew slightly in March.

Keep tests, ease up on pressure

This week, my third grader takes aim at the much anticipated STAAR reading and math tests.

Lion football gets off to fast spring start

It’s not even fair to compare the 2011 version of Lion spring football to this year’s workouts, as the players enter their second year in the system of head coach Jack Alvarez with spring ball beginning last Monday.

Deals continue through festival

The 10th annual Historic Preston Street Garage Sale met adversity head on Friday when rain put a damper on outdoor activity.

Couple to marry

 

Buried grow op busted

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office released information Friday about a March 21 drug bust that netted $35,000 in contraband.

Body reaccredits ERMC

The Joint Commission, an accrediting body for hospitals nationwide, has reaccredited Ennis Regional Medical Center after a survey that wrapped Friday.

Make the most of the festival weekend

Part of the fun of the Bluebonnet Festival each year is enjoying the talents of local artists and musicians who make the downtown activities come alive.

Blogger loses fight for blog

Joseph Dauben’s fight to keep his website came to an abrupt end Friday morning, when a judge ruled the Ellis County Observer was rightfully seized.

Daniels, Brown plan wedding

Leslie Trojacek

Leslie Trojacek, 95, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2012 at the IOOF Nursing Home of Ennis. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Jo Ann Marchbanks

Jo Ann Marchbanks, 76, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2012 at Baylor Hospital in Waxahachie, surrounded by loved ones and encircled with prayer.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Pamela Chaffin of Winnsboro, Texas, and her son Larry Marchbanks of Kingwood, Texas. She is survived by her loving husband of […]

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