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Archive for: March, 2014

Services don’t meet every need

Spring is almost here and — wow! — there is so much going on! The Bluebonnet Festival, the Farmer’s Market, and Polka Fest are almost here.

Super shares district plans

Ennis ISD Superintendent John Chapman outlined a number of initiatives he and his administrators are considering at the Tuesday meeting of the Ennis Rotary Club.

EPT opens ‘Harvey’ Friday

With her second show in Ennis, Shelley Aubrey is reveling in the sweet satisfaction of a well-cast local theater production that tells a touching, uplifting story in the midst of considerable laughs.

New speedbumps slowing traffic near school

Potential speeders on West Lions Drive near Lion Memorial Stadium might want to slow down in the future.

Lady Lions steamroll Lancaster 16-1

The Ennis Lady Lions (21-4, 8-0 in district), fresh of an 11-0 victory over Mansfield Summit on Friday, put away the Lancaster Lady Tigers 16-1 in three innings on Monday night.

New head of elections is proven

Ellis County’s Commissioners Court seems to have made the right choice in its elections administrator.

Coach on the case in Ennis

The Retail Coach has some interesting plans for working in Ennis to promote development of our retail sector.

Alafrank Ingle Shaw

Alafrank Ingle Shaw, daughter of Bertha Cooke Ingle and Eddie Walker Ingle, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Ennis, Texas at the age of 102. Alafrank was born on May 18, 1911 in the Bethel farming community west of Ennis, Ellis County, Texas. She graduated from Ennis High School in 1929 with a class […]

Geneva Ann Lewis

Geneva Ann Lewis passed from this life on March 24, 2014 in Duncanville, Texas.  She was born on October 19, 1934 in Waxahachie to Edgar and Mary Elizabeth (Sims) Fuller.   She is survived by her loving brother Tommy Fuller and his wife, Sue, one niece, Susan Fuller Barnica, and her husband, Scott, two granddaughters, […]

Sherbet selected for voter admin job

Interim Elections Administrator Bruce Sherbet took the position on a permanent basis during Monday’s meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court.

School weighs food service contract

New school lunch regulations loom on the horizon as Ennis ISD prepares to renew its contract with food service company Sodexo.

Bluebonnets in bloom

Bluebonnets are blooming in Ennis.

Last barricades are down

Ennis residents saw their downtown on Friday shed the last scraps of wood that stood sentry over damage caused by last May’s tornado.

Retail Coach focusing on Ennis

Ennis has partnered with a company that specializes in retail recruitment for communities like ours.

District sets meetings on new grad plans

Students entering Ennis High School will have an important choice to make this year, but school officials say they’ll have plenty of help making up their mind.

Lions lose 3-2 to Corsicana; finish third in district

The district championship was up for grabs by the Ennis Lion (14-6-2, 6-3-1) boys varsity soccer team Friday evening at Tiger Stadium in Corsicana.

Jail needs full staff

We agree with the assessment by the county judge that understaffing the jail is not the right approach to managing that important county responsibility.

YMCA delivers essential need

Getting kids active is something school systems have struggled to do in recent years.

Be a reformed worrier

I admit it … back in the day … I worried. About everything. But even at the height of my worrying, I wasn’t one of those who shared my worries with most people. I just worried in silence.

One act play set for Saturday

Ennis High School’s One Act Play team will perform for the public one time only at 7 p.m. Saturday at the EHS Auditorium.

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