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Archive for: May, 2012

AVID student earns national scholarship

One of the members of Ennis High School’s first graduating AVID class won special distinction last week.

Forney steals win in Ennis with late rally

Both Ennis and Forney had a bad defensive inning in Thursday’s game one of the Region 2 final that led to four runs, but the trouble for Lady Lion softball came late in the ballgame and it allowed the visitors to take a 6-5 lead they wouldn’t relinquish.

Let the Polka Festival begin

It’s time! It’s time!

Gear up for the event of the year

My dear friend and colleague from the Victoria Advocate, Aprill Brandon, recently wrote a column for Digboston.com about the scourge of tourists. As a newly-minted Bostonian, she gets to deal with the swarms of yankee sightseers who swamp her fair city from May to August.

Cynthia Denise Garrett Castillo

Cynthia Denise Garrett Castillo, 58, went to be with her Lord on Monday, May 21, 2012 in Ennis, Texas.  She will be cremated at Keever’s Mortuary in Ennis, Texas.   Cynthia is survived by Brandon Castillo, son, Amber Castillo, daughter, Raymond Castillo, Jr., Larissa Mathis and Alaia Avalos, granddaughters, Don Garrett, brother, all from Ennis, Texas.  […]

Larry F. Hughes

Larry F. Hughes, 70, went to be with the Lord late Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at the Baylor Medical Center of Dallas. Larry was born in Corsicana, Texas, to L.F. and Anna Ruth (Hinkle) Hughes on March 5, 1942. He grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1961. He married Betty […]

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Miss Texas to appear at EISD

Kendall Morris, the reigning Miss Texas and product of Ennis schools, will take time on Friday, May 25 to share her experiences with those who look upon her as a positive role model.

Junior high shows students true CSI

The stakes were somewhat lower than the average forensic case, but the amateur investigators at Ennis Junior High School got the job done.

District names Kinzie winner

The 2011-12 winner of the Kinzie Award, presented by the Kinzie Foundation, is Karin Hodges, retiring physical education teacher and coach at Ennis Junior High School. She was selected at random from a total of 21 finalists from Ennis ISD campuses.

City expanding police presence for Polka Fest

The Ennis Police Department will expand its presence this weekend to enforce safety at the National Polka Festival.

UP repairing track

Union Pacific Railroad is making repairs on a stretch of track that runs right through Ennis over the next month to month and a half.

Polka Festival is almost upon us

We’re down to the final breaths before we get knee-deep in polka.

Larry Hughes

Larry Hughes passed away at Baylor Medical Center of Dallas on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Rev. Julius A. Matthews

Funeral services for Rev. Julius A. Matthews will be held Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Milford, Tx. Visitation will be held at Ray-Thomas Funeral Home on Friday, May 25, 2012. Burial will be at the Milford Cemetery. Arrangements and services are intrusted to Ray-Thomas Funeral Home.

Dory Lynn Mikel

Dory Lynn Mikel, 60, passed away at the Baylor Medical Center of Dallas. Memorial services will be held at a later date. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Raymond C. Alcala

Raymond C. Alcala, 77, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Visitation will be on Monday, May 28, 2012 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of his life will take place on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the J.E. Keever […]

Nina Myrtle Holland George

Nina Myrtle Holland George was born April 27, 1909 in Ennis, Tx and died April 30, 2012 in Bossier City, La. at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” F. George and daughter, Annette George Salvo, of Everman, Tx.  She is survived by her daughters, Margaret Dronsfield and […]

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Friday deadline looms at park

The long-awaited opening ceremony for the Ennis Veterans Memorial is fast approaching Friday.

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