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Archive for: February, 2013

Incumbents unopposed

With one more day of filing eligibility for open races in the citywide election this May, incumbents in Ward 2, Ward 4 and the city marshal’s post are currently without opponents.

KIDS show nears

The Ennis Public Theatre KIDS production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe opens Friday at San Jacinto Auditorium.

EPD’s latest booze sting nets only one arrest

Ennis police spokesperson Mike Hopson said most stores in Ennis are complying with alcohol sales laws, as a Saturday sting netted only one arrest.

Supporting ‘Treats’ a noble move

Treats for Troops, somewhat less intensely active in Ennis since the announced withdrawal of our armed forces from Iraq, is still working to make a difference in the lives of soldiers overseas serving our country in Afghanistan.

Ready, set, it’s showtime

When the school year started, our overriding theme out of the gate here at Ennis ISD was concise yet clear: “It’s Showtime!”

Beatrice Wilkerson Autrey

Beatrice Wilkerson Autrey, age 96, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 in Ennis, Texas. She was born in Palmer, Texas on December 1, 1916 the daughter of George and Sallie (Richardson) Wilkerson. She was reared in Palmer and graduated from Palmer High School in 1935. On October 1, 1936 she was married to Walton […]

Click here for Classifieds for February 28

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE Free: Male & female black Lab mix, 6 months. 214-418-8360 PERSONAL PERSONAL PHOTO’S left at Ennis Daily News are available for pick up. Thank You LOST, FOUND Strayed from pasture due to neighbor left gates open at “S” curve on FM 1183 just past Petsmart. […]

Local teachers lobby

A group of Ellis County teachers met with State Rep. Jim Pitts and State Sen. Brian Birdwell on Feb. 10 in Austin to discuss the state’s plans for education.

Ennis rallying around family

Police Chief John Erisman hopes the Ennis community has it in their hearts to help a local police officer and his new family.

‘Treats’ needs shipping support

With an early arrival for Easter this year, First Christian Church’s Treats for Troops program is already looking for support for its overseas shipment.

Lions take third in tournament

Dave A. Vance, sports@ennisdailynews.com The Lions headed home from the Corsicana Mertz Tennis Classic Tournament Friday with a third place finish out of the 16-team field. The Lions finished with 109 points behind Texas High (163) and Waco Midway (128). Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Showcase is a window to creativity

A unique and inviting new Student Showcase event is coming Thursday at Ennis High School.

Relief to see 287 earmark

In practical terms — the only ones that seem to matter when it comes to money, power and influence — there is about a 90-day window of time for a road development project to get funded by the state.

Sarah Lewis

Sarah Lewis, 82, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in Ennis, Texas. Sarah was born in Alliance, Ohio on Nov. 24, 1929 to William and Violet May (Goodballet) Talbott. She grew up in Seabring and graduated from Sebring High School. She married Cecil A. Lewis in 1951 after serving 20 years in service they […]

Thomas H. Willingham

Thomas H. Willingham, 77 of Waxahachie passes away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at home with all his family at his side. He was born July 08, 1935 in Hamilton, Texas to Coye & Louise Collie Willingham. Thomas went to school in Gustine, Texas and graduated high school from there. Soon after high school he joined […]

Alice “Ann” Tubbs

Alice “Ann” Tubbs, 89, formerly of Richardson, Texas, passed away on February 20, 2013. She was born in Ennis, Texas, to Cicero and Myrtle King. She was a seventh generation Texan, with an ancestor (Jonathan Lindley) who fought in the Alamo. Most important, she was a wonderful wife, mother and nurse. Mrs. Tubbs was preceded […]

Click here for Classifieds for February 27

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 PERSONAL PERSONAL PHOTO’S left at Ennis Daily News are available for pick up. Thank You LOST, FOUND Strayed from pasture due to neighbor left gates open at “S” curve on FM 1183 just past Petsmart. Young light grey bull, 900#, 02/24/13. If seen call George Kubin, […]

Student Showcase focusing on music

Although the Ennis ISD Student Showcase on Thursday will feature students from across various disciplines, there is one area that will have ample representation — music.

Offbeat art projects featured

Ennis ISD art teacher Nancy Hancock brought an idea normally saved for high school students to Dorie Miller and Jack Lummus Intermediate schools.

Child assault charges filed

Marion Allen Smith, 51, of Ennis, has been formally charged by an Ellis County grand jury with two counts of sexual assault of a child.

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