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Archive for: August, 2013

Felipe Sauceda Jr.

Felipe E. Sauceda, Jr., 91, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Felipe was born in Sinton, Texas on January 30, 1922 to Felipe G. and Paula (Escamilla) Sauceda, Sr. He grew up in Sinton, Texas. He married Josefina Fira and they have lived in Ennis since 1963. He was the owner […]

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Rest assured, it’s being done

Discussion of the changes in our downtown in the last few weeks has been largely positive, despite the frustration on all sides. Generally speaking, forward motion is occurring. That much is a good thing. There is the possibility that historic structures will face a wrecking ball, and that is an unfortunate reality to handle. Click […]

Pitts’ work will leave lasting mark

It is with a considerable sense of respect that we extend the thanks of his constituency to State Rep. Jim Pitts. Pitts, who has for years served as the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee in Texas and a respected and appreciated member of the Legislature beyond that lofty seat, will leave an indelible mark […]

Demo plans OK’d

The Historic Landmark Commission gave their nod to demolition plans for properties near the intersection of West Ennis Avenue and South Dallas Street on Tuesday after another round of emotional pleas from members of the public.

District budget better than expected

The Ennis ISD Board of Trustees approved its budget for the upcoming school year on Tuesday night, as well as a budget amendment for the previous year greatly lowering the expected budget deficit.

Trial in officer’s death continues

The state on Tuesday began its case against the 24-year-old man accused of killing a Waxahachie police officer in a drunk driving incident.

More iPads come to junior high

Ennis ISD has expanded last year’s successful iPad program to both seventh and eighth grades at Ennis Junior High School.

United Way to start drive

The Greater Ennis United Way fundraising campaign Kickoff Luncheon is set at noon Thursday at Tabernacle Baptist Church.

VFW post announces luncheon

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary Jack Lummus Post 7106 have announced the continuation of their annual 9/11 luncheon series.

New year gets moving

School is back in session for the students and teachers of Ennis.

Building plans on table

Downtown property owners again head before the Historic Landmark Commission tonight to determine their next step in addressing catastrophic damage from the May 16 tornado.

Lionbackers prep for season opener

The Ennis Lionbackers Booster Club held their second meeting of the season Monday night to discuss a few upcoming plans before the home opener Friday night against Burleson Centennial.

Lions roar in scrimmage play with Weatherford

The Ennis Lions showed a lot of strength Friday night against the Weatherford Kangaroos, dominating the team in both the scrimmage and 15 minutes of live play.

Justice long needed is finally here

It is with a distinct feeling of completion that Texas and the nation look to the military court’s guilty verdict in the court martial of Nidal Hasan.

Event focused on heroes

Air Evac and ETMC, the city’s air and ground ambulance providers, have teamed up to celebrate the work of the community’s first responders next month in honor of 9/11.

Indie film feature set at Galaxy

An area film actor has worked out a special screening of two movies at Galaxy Drive In just before Halloween this year.

MOW needs volunteers

When Midlothian’s Donna Harrington decided to become a Meals-On-Wheels volunteer, it was more than two years ago after an early retirement.

Trial to start in cop’s death

The Venus man accused in the death of former Waxahachie Police Department officer Josh Williams last summer is set for trial Tuesday.

Board says ‘nay’ to raise

A salary grievance committee denied Precinct 2 Constable Terry Nay’s request for a salary increase on Friday by a vote of 7 to 2.

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