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Archive for: September, 2014

2013 robbery case closed

A woman wanted in connection to a November 2013 Walmart robbery was arrested in Dallas and brought to Ennis on Monday.

Concert to benefit First Look

Pro-life songs will be performed during an Oct. 25 concert to raise funds for Ellis County’s First Look Medical Clinic.

Ennis starts well, but Seguin sweeps match

Three good starts by the Ennis varsity volleyball team didn’t translate into strong finishes on Tuesday. Visiting Arlington Seguin collected a three-set match, 3-0; 25-22, 25-12 and 25-23.

Make plans for Taste of Ennis

Early totals show the Helping Hands annual fund-raiser, Taste of Ennis, will have one of its most successful years in quite some time.

County OKs tax rate

Ellis County Commissioners approved by a 3-1 vote Monday a tax rate that manages to collect more revenue without raising the tax rate.

State Fair honors Lillie Crowley

Ennis’ own, the Lillie Betik Crowley, known for cooking prowess as a State Fair personality, will have another honor bestowed upon her posthumously.

Marjorie Ann Gibson Costlow

  Marjorie Ann Gibson Costlow, 74, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10 a.m. in Elm Branch Cemetery of […]

Fan Fest a change of pace for Ennis

Wednesday night’s Fan Fest event downtown was definitely a hoot, right up until a sudden downpour sent onlookers and exhibitors scrambling for the nearest cover.

Residents mourn loss of Bud White

Ennis lost one of its most beloved citizens on Tuesday with the passing of Denny “Bud” White.

City to host election forums

The City of Ennis is set to hold two public forums on Sept. 23 and Oct. 9 to provide information and take questions on the upcoming November elections to authorize two new tax hikes.

Power Walk set for Oct. 11

Lakiska Wells, Ennis native and organizer of the 2014 Pink Power Walk, said registration for this year’s event is up 70 percent from last year with three weeks left to go.

Yquem is living the life

Yquem Davis Carroll has been a colorful mainstay on North Dallas Street since the Ennis Farmers Market began in the spring. What she produces and sells doesn’t come from the earth, though it is clearly a labor from her heart.

Texas Film Commission visits Ennis

Ennis residents will have a chance to hear the Texas Film Commission’s presentation on media production industries in Texas at 6 p.m. on Monday at the Ennis National Bank Event Center.

College night draws hundreds

Hundreds of high school juniors and seniors filled the Waxahachie Civic Center on Wednesday night to learn more about their possible destinations post graduation.

Taste of Ennis set for Sept. 25

Judi Hejny, executive director of Helping Hands of Ennis, updated the Ennis Noon Lions Club on Wednesday on the upcoming 22nd annual Taste of Ennis fundraiser.

George L. “Andy” Anderson

George L. “Andy” Anderson, 90, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Andy was born in Hannibal, Missouri on June 7, 1924 to Clarence and Ida (Lane) Anderson. He grew up in Fort Madison, Iowa and graduated from Denmark High School. On December 31, 1948 he married Dorothy Darnell and they made […]

Bud White

Denny “Bud” Edward White, one of the most legendary hearts in Texas, went to be in the presence of His Lord in his Ennis home Tuesday, September 16, 2014. His wife, Jan, his best friend, fierce protector, and number one supporter was with Bud in spirit as he grew his angel wings. Born in Borger, […]

EDC land deal back on

A land deal between the Ennis Economic Development Corporation and the Fallen Family is back on after an appraisal of the land came back with a slightly higher price.

Fan Fest invades Ennis tonight

A day before the start of the 29th annual NHRA Fall Nationals, the City of Ennis and the Texas Motorplex are united to host a PreStage event called Fan Fest. Drag racing followers will come to downtown Ennis Wednesday evening from 5 to 10 p.m.

Walmart breaks ground in Palmer

The new Walmart, which broke ground in Palmer on Sept. 3, has announced plans to hire up to 30 associates for the 12,000 square foot facility at 428 N. Stacks St.

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