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Herschel Lester

Herschel Lester passed away in Dallas, Texas on Friday, March 22, 2013. Visitation will be on Suncay, March 24, 2013 in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of his life will take place on Monday, March 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Click here for Classifieds for March 24

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Pitts pushing to restore education funding cuts

Public schools gutted of $5.4 billion two years ago would recapture about half of that lost funding under spending plans offered by the Texas House on Thursday, and top Republicans have not ruled out restoring even more before Gov. Rick Perry signs a new state budget.

Sup on spaghetti Saturday

Bowie Elementary’s spaghetti supper fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. Saturday, but preparation begins as early as this afternoon.

Teachers: AVID is succeeding

Teachers and students with Ennis ISD’s AVID program spoke Tuesday night at the EISD school board meeting about how the program has helped scores of students improve their academic standing and go to college.

Take pride in our city — keep it clean

The tourism business in this community ramps up in just a few weeks, and alongside it ramps up the scrutiny of our community from outsiders.

Board bestows dubious honor

I haven’t had that many things named after me in my life. The only thing that really comes to mind is my band director in high school referring to loud, undisciplined notes as a “Phil Banker note.” If memory serves I gave him the finger over that, but I digress.

Christal Watkins

Christal Watkins passed March 14, 2013. She was born in Ennis, Texas. There will be a wake today 7-8 PM at the church . Funeral service will be held Saturday March 23, 2013 at Independent Baptist Church 1108 W. Milam St. Ennis, Texas. Funeral services are under the direction of Jackson Cmmunity Funeral Home 1412 […]

Click here for Classifieds for March 22

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Botched home invasion ends in teenagers’ deaths

Two Oklahoma teenagers are dead after what authorities are calling a failed home invasion in Maypearl on Wednesday.

Jury finds Ford guilty

An Ellis County jury found Perry Lee Ray Ford guilty Wednesday of aggravated robbery in the holdup of an Ennis gas station last April.

Memorial updates planned

The latest round of updates to the Ennis Veterans Memorial faces an April 1 deadline.

Slovacek signs with Crowley College

As one of Ennis’ powerhouse tennis players, senior Mollie Slovacek was excited to be signing with Crowley College in Kansas on Tuesday.

Accessibility is key in government

We can’t say enough that we completely agree with proposals to change the way the Ennis Independent School District holds its public meetings.

Don’t mess with tradition

Buon giorno, i cittadini di Ennis. That is Italian for, “Good day, Citizens of Ennis.” Spring is upon us, and it is time for another longstanding Ennis tradition, the Bowie Elementary Spaghetti Supper.

Click here for Classifieds for March 21

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE Free: 3 German Shepard puppies, all females born 1/29/13. 214-462-8027 Free: White female Lab needs good home. Aprox. 4 years, spaded. 972-333-1229 Free to good home. Adult male Chihuahua. Prefer older couple. Ennis 214-399-6908 Free: Puppies. Rottweiler & Pit Bull mix. 5 weeks old. 214-949-5561 […]

Meeting times, executive session rules under scrutiny

The Ennis ISD Board of Trustees discussed possible changes to how it conducts meetings on Tuesday night.

Native son shows Ennis an officer in training

Primo Ramirez Jr. brought his experiences from West Point to Ennis this week as he visited his home town on leave during his second year at the United States Military Academy.

Mayor brings meals, warmth

Mayor Russell Thomas met with Meals on Wheels Executive Director Vinsen Faris and TXU Community Relations representative Shawn Parker to help hand out meals to clients on Tuesday morning.

Lions fall to undefeated Broncos

The Ennis Lions (6-10-2, 1-3) fell 3-2 to the undefeated in district Mansfield Legacy Broncos (9-8-2, 4-0) in district during an eight-inning ballgame Tuesday night.

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