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Archive for: December, 2012

Ring in the New Year with self-control

Chances are, between now and the start of the new year on Tuesday, we’ll each have an opportunity to exercise good judgment in connection to alcohol. Whether for any specific individual that means abstaining, imbibing in small measure or engaging a designated driver to ensure safe transport, we all need to be thinking along these […]

KIDS theater sets up next production

Following the sold-out crowds and groundswell of community support for Charlotte’s Web, the Ennis Public Theatre’s KIDS program is planning its next show — the C.S. Lewis classic The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

Legend to hang up badge, gun

After nearly 40 years of public service, Ennis Police Lt. Ron Roark has reached retirement.

Local crime statistics reveal mixed bag

Crime reporting statistics from the Ennis Police Department show that, while thefts increased from last year, violent crimes, including assaults and burglaries, are down.

Click here for Classifieds for December 30

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Clyde Langford Jr.

Clyde Langford, Jr. age 54, of Ennis passed Dec, 21, 2012. Survived by wife, Sandra Langford, mother, Georgia Lee Becks, father, Clyde Langford, Sr., daughter, Princess (Anthony) Harris, sisters;Linda(Earl) Simpson, Vercindy(Donald) Taylor, and Lena (Marcus) Clark, brothers; Otis Reagor, Danny (Shirley) Robinson, Delingo(Renee) Langford, Frank Langford and Banza Langford. Viewing on Fri Dec. 28, 2012 […]

Geraldine Gressett

Geraldine Gressett, 85, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Friday, December 21, 2012. Geraldine was born on July 24, 1927 to William Charles and Carmie (Hale) Wilhoite in Bryan, Texas. She graduated from Archer City High School in 1944 and attended Abilene Christina College and North Texas Women’s College. On November 16, 1947 she married […]

Click here for Classifieds for December 28

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Geraldine Gressett

Geraldine Gressett, 85, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Friday, December 21, 2012. Memorial services will be held at the Church of Christ in Ennis on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 2 p.m. under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc., a time of visitation will be held after the service in the Family Life […]

Florence Eugenia Foshee

Florence Eugenia Foshee, 99, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Saturday, December 22, 2012. Florence was born in Glenwood, Arkansas on November 2, 1913 to Joseph L. and Zella (White) Dye. She grew up in Prescott, Arkansas and graduated High School there. On June 23, 1934 she married Quincy Winford Foshee and they made their […]

Community will certainly remember

It is a distinctly sad moment when someone who is so active and involved in a community’s culture dies. Rosie Steinman’s departure is such a moment. The Polka Festival regular and Czech heritage buff died Dec. 12, leaving in her absence a sadness that touches locals and area polka players alike. As we showed in […]

Veteran visits veteran after his time overseas

One warrior coming home from the battlefield came to Ennis last week to spend time with a warrior whose war is long over.

Troy Lynn Pierce

Troy Lynn Pierce, 57, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Friday, December 21, 2012. Graveside services will be held on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Rice Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. A time of visitation will be held at 12:30 on Friday, December 28, 2012 before the […]

Alfonso Perez

Alfonso Perez was born Jan. 24, 1987 and passed away suddenly on Dec. 24, 2012. Visitation will be held Thurs. Dec. 27, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jeter & Son Funeral Home, Cedar Hill Chapel, 332 Cedar Street, Cedar Hill, TX., 972-291-4500. There will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. Funeral […]

Grannies, granddads beware

Ann Chamlee got a call from her grandson Travis on Dec. 5. He said he was in a terrible accident in Mexico City, and needed $1,000 to cover his costs.

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Remembering Rosie Steinman

Rosie Steinman was a vital part of the National Polka Festival for years, escorting visitors, teaching polka dancing, singing on stage with Brave Combo and snapping photos with her own camera.

Man jailed in crash

A 45-year-old from Edmond spent Christmas in Ellis County lockup after failing to help a motorist after allegedly crashing his car into hers.

JV Lions ground the Eagles

The Ennis JV Lions (6-4, 1-1) celebrated their second district game with a 64-51 victory over the Mansfield Lake Ridge Eagles.

Ennis counting its blessings

Some residents of Ennis may be terribly upset that the mini-blizzard that socked in much of the northern part of Texas on Christmas Day mostly missed us, but we certainly aren’t.

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