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Archive for: March, 2013

Kaufman County DA and wife killed

A spokesperson with the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Saturday that District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife were shot and killed by unknown assailants sometime this weekend. Kaufman County Public Information Officer Justin Lewis said officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting. “We are in the preliminary stages of the investigation and have […]

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Cowboys, Romo agree on 6-year, $108M extension

IRVING (AP) — Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a six-year contract extension worth $108 million, with about half of it guaranteed. The agreement was reported on the team’s website Friday. The deal will lower Romo’s salary cap number of $16.8 million for 2013, giving the team more room to sign free agents and draft picks. […]

UIL team does it again in 2013

In academic competition with other area schools, Ennis High School is proving one thing — excellence can be sustained.

GOP plans censure discussion

The Ellis County Republican Party will meet Tuesday night to vote on whether or not to censure members of the Commissioners Court for their latest decision to eliminate evening meetings.

Qualls: Fewer tests good for students

Texas House lawmakers voted this week to approve statewide changes to high school curriculum, including slashing the number of standardized tests required for graduation from 15 to five.

Lady Lions hold on against Indians 9-4

The Ennis Lady Lions got off to a rough start with defensive miscues leading to two Waxahachie runs in the top of the first inning, but a two run home run by Riley Fira immediately tied the game leading to a seven run rally in the next inning to put Ennis’s 9-4 victory beyond doubt.

Inspection backlog is a key concern

It is with no small amount of need that Ellis County Fire Marshal Joe Stewart is preparing a plan for the county to hire contract inspectors to clear out the backlog of commercial inspections that have built up here.

How to help me help myself

I’ve only been going to Lonestar Fitness for about a month or so, but already there’s some things that just bother me.

Lillian Martha Hulst May

Lillian Martha Hulst May of Dallas, Texas entered the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ on March 25, 2013. She died peacefully under the outstanding care of Faith Hospice and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Lillian was born October 31, 1916, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to Hendricus Adrianus and Lillian Gyson Hulst. On March 19, 1943, […]

Vincent “Bobby” Clem

Vincent “Bobby” Clem, 63, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, March 28, 2013. Bobby was born in Austin, Texas on August 23, 1949 to Theodore Vincent and Verna (Walker) Clem. He grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1967, and went on to attend TCU. In 1973 he married Frances […]

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New eatery owner planning debut

A seafood franchise spanning four states is set to open in the building formerly occupied by Sara’s Diner.

MOW aims for kitchen opening

The local Meals-on-Wheels affiliate is hoping it’s only a few months away from being able to break ground on a regional kitchen facility.

Ennis Care Center rated a standout nursing facility

Ennis Care Center has earned a pair of recognitions that show the highest levels of compliance with industry standards in nursing care.

Fire marshal seeking help

Ellis County Fire Marshal Joe Stewart will soon be looking for a few good men — and women — to help out around the county.

Mosquito programs worth cost

We continue to find it important for local governments to put mosquito spraying efforts on their priority lists.

The value of a college degree

Back in June of 2011, all of the high schools combined in Ellis County graduated a total of 2,105 students. It was a joyful week around the county as proud parents, grandparents, teachers and administrators celebrated this wonderful event of graduating from high school.

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Mosquito spray plan likely

Ellis County has not yet acted on a proposal to begin county mosquito surveillance, but Ennis is preparing to resume its sampling program next month.

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