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Archive for: March, 2013

Walker runs for Ward 6

Matt Walker, lifelong Ennis resident and sales manager for Price Distributing in Ennis, is in the running for the Ward 6 mayor pro tem seat on the Ennis City Commission.

Bank’s big scholarships approach app deadline

Ennis State Bank wants to get the word out about two college scholarships they offer to qualified Ennis High School students.

Lions maul Tigers 26-0

The Ennis Lions (7-11-2, 2-4) shut down the Lancaster Tigers in three innings of play on Tuesday with a 26-0 victory to keep the Tigers winless in district.

Relay is a symbol for support

With just a bit less than two months until the Relay For Life, it’s important to consider what kind of support we as members of the community want to give to the work being done.

Jack the right man for the job

The choice of making Jack Alvarez the athletic director of the Ennis Independent School District comes as no distinct surprise to those who know Jack.

Dr. Herschel T. Lester

Dr. Herschel T. Lester, Jr., 81, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Friday, March 22, 2013. Herschel was born in Ennis, Texas on September 14, 1931 to Herschel T. and Deeter (Fenner) Lester, Sr. He grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School. He went on to attend Sam Houston State University where […]

Vaniell ‘Nell’ Bryant

Vaniell “Nell” Bryant, 78 of Ennis, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013 in Corsicana. She was born in Comanche, Texas on September 30, 1934 to Marion Robert and Maybell (Gressett) Gaines. She married Henry Clay Bryant on May 2, 1953. Survivors include her son, Larry Bryant and his wife Carol of Corsicana; grandchildren Kisha […]

Click here for Classifieds for March 27

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Jail privatization effort picks up momentum

The Ellis County Commissioners Court voted to authorize the county purchasing agent to prepare a request for proposals to possibly privatize the Ellis County Jail.

Alvarez to fill in as AD

Ennis Lions football coach Jack Alvarez is slated to become EISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach effective this summer. The Ennis ISD Board of Trustees approved the reassignment at a special meeting on Monday.

Ennis ranch hosts visit

Students from Dallas’s Shelton School spent Friday learning how real cowboys rope and ride on Grasshopper Ranch north of Ennis.

Click here for Classifieds for March 26

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9-1 loss drives Lions to focus

The Ennis Lions (6-11-2, 1-4) suffered their most devastating defeat Friday against the Mansfield Summit Jaguars (14-8, 4-1) with a 9-1 loss.

Big bats fuel Lady Lion win

Although Friday’s chill froze Ennis bats for much of the game, the Lady Lions’ monster nine-run first inning was enough to outlast the Mansfield Summit Lady Jaguars 11-1.

A lifetime in prison sentence

The sentence of life in prison is a hard one for many juries to assess. The finality of such a verdict and its implication that there is truly no hope that a criminal can be a functional or useful member of the society we aim to protect and shape are tough to swallow. Click here […]

Court to discuss security in closed meeting

The Ellis County Commissioners Court will once again discuss security measures at their 3 p.m. Monday afternoon meeting, this time in a closed-door session.

Gunshot victim may be suspect

Police are investigating reports that an unidentified man walked into Ennis Regional Medical Center shortly after midnight Friday with multiple gunshot wounds before checking himself out.

Teacher transforms

Men’s Fitness magazine recently profiled an Ennis Junior High School teacher and his drastic 125-pound weight loss.

Robber gets life sentence

After several hours of deliberation over two days, an Ellis County jury sentenced Perry Lee Ray Ford to life in prison for an aggravated robbery in Ennis last year.

What is Relay For Life?

Relay For Life grows in popularity and participation annually, but some, through chance or choice, are not yet familiar with the concepts that unite the community each year to stand against cancer.

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