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Archive for: December, 2012

Click here for Classifieds for December 21

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‘Christmas Belles’ enters home stretch

The Ennis Public Theatre is wrapping up its Christmas-season show this weekend, and it’s already looking ahead to the February production slot with auditions on tap Saturday.

Fire marshal: Vigilance can prevent losses

Fire Marshal Gary Howell said the holidays present a whole new set of fire risks, though they can be prevented with a modicum of planning and forethought.

Cougars roar past Lions 91-46

Tuesday marked the beginning of district play for Ennis basketball.

Let’s not arm the teachers

The calls to action have come quickly and with increasing fervor in the wake of Newtown. Not the least of those is a bit of a puzzler for us: Arming schoolteachers.

Smarter choices with phones

Raise your hand if you’re addicted to your smart phone. For the record, my hand is up.

Melissa Renee Jenkins

Melissa Renee Jenkins, age 44, passed away in Rice, Texas on December 17, 2012. She was born in Tampa, Florida on April 5, 1968 to David Leroy and Hallie Jane (Simpson) Jenkins. She is survived by her mother, Hallie Walker of Live Oak, Florida; sister, Victoria Ann Bennett of Fort Cobb, Oklahoma; fiancé, Tim Taylor […]

Alice G. Skrivanek

Alice G. Skrivanek, 92, passed away in Ennis on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. Alice was born in Ennis, Texas on June 28, 1920 to Joe and Angeline (Slovak) Galetka. She grew up in Ennis and attended school in the Crisp Schools. On November 25, 1937 she married John Wesley Skrivanek and they made their home […]

Click here for Classifieds for December 20

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE 2 spaded female Sheltie’s, house broke, need good home. Must stay together. 972-825-9273 LOST, FOUND Found: Maybe 8 weeks old, 1 female, 1 male, Brown Lab mixed pups. 972-878-8410 need good home Found salt & pepper female Schnauzer, by I-45. 972-875-1597 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Miniature […]

Pedestrian killed

A pedestrian in Alma was killed Monday night after she was struck by a car.

Escapee found in woman’s backyard

Ferris police apprehended a man accused of burglary with intent to commit assault Tuesday after he escaped from the back of an improperly secured patrol car.

Bluegrass show on tap

The Ennis Lions Club will host its annual Bluegrass Festival starting at 7 p.m. Thursday night at San Jacinto Auditorium.

Palmer looks at swap meet space

The city of Palmer could be seeing some high-profile swap meets coming to town in the near future, after the City Council voted to approve a key zoning change request from businessman Jack Witt.

Seguin ends JV’s win streak Tuesday

Dave A. Vance, sports@ennisdailynews.com The Ennis JV Lions (5-4) went into their first district game Tuesday having won the last three non-district games but walked away with a 51-64 loss against a challenging Arlington Seguin Cougar team. Top Lion scorers were Da’Vante Edwards (13) and Chris Lewis (12). Other scorers included Cartier Dubose (9), BJ Hines […]

It’s time for action on U.S. 287

We believe it is more than time for the state of Texas and federal governments to step up and solve a problem at the local level in Ennis, Texas.

School safety paramount to EISD

In the extensive news coverage of the tragic shootings in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a phrase has been used by several reporters:

Time for more than nice words

This started as another piece of breathlessly worded, reactionary opinion on an event that has understandably cast a pall over our nation.

Alice G. Skrivanek

Alice G. Skrivanek, 92, passed away in Ennis on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

George Riley Stephens

George Riley Stephens, 75, went home to his Lord, Monday, December 17th at Navarro Regional Hospital in Corsicana. George was born in Bonham, Texas on August 9, 1937 to Jim and Roxie Stephens. He met the love of his life, Cora, in Ennis and they were married in 1958. They made their home in Chatfield. […]

Mozelle Mecom

Mozelle Mecom, 93, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Monday, December 17, 2012. Mozelle was born in Belton, Texas on December 4, 1919 to James and Zettie Mabry. She grew up in Belton and graduated from Belton High School in 1935. On August 21, 1937 she married Howard Mecom and they made their home in […]

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