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Archive for: December, 2014

Farmers Market opens in April

After a successful first season, the Ennis Farmers Market is planning to build on its accomplishments heading into the 2015 season.

New officials taking office

A public gathering will take place at the Ellis County Courthouse, 101 W. Main St. in Waxahachie at noon on Jan. 1 for the swearing-in of officials.

Taking offense to highest level

It’s a wonder opposing defensive coordinators slept at all before playing Ennis this season.

Galaxy shows ‘The Interview’

Highly controversial film The Interview opened at Galaxy Drive-In Theatre in Ennis Thursday.

Burglars strike on Christmas

One Ennis family’s misfortune is turning around after a Christmas day burglary.

Halftime adjustments alter outcome

Reviewing the first high school state football championship in his coaching career was sweet for Ennis’ Jack Alvarez.

United Way nearing goal

United Way’s large campaign is almost at an end.

Cotton Patch opening set for the new year

The long-awaited Cotton Patch Cafe is set to open Jan. 6.

Tree adds “E” for Lions crown

In honor of the football state championship won by Ennis High School on Friday, the illuminated, 30-foot mega-tree on the corner of N. Dallas and W. Knox streets has added a floating maroon and white “E” to its array of moving designs.

Man arrested after hiding in trunk

Two Palmer residents were arrested by Ennis Police after one was found hiding in the trunk of a car.

Final five minutes reveal jungle kings

Revealing the true heart of their team as well as their grit and smart, the Ennis Lions football team also showed they had plenty left in their tank at the end of a grueling 16-game season. It resulted in an epic victory to reap a fifth state championship.

Lions celebrate championship

After celebrating at AT&T Stadium Friday night, Ennis players and fans hadn’t had enough.

Getaway vehicle found

The getaway vehicle used in the Dec. 16 robbery of BBVA Compass Bank has been found.

Civic groups meet holiday needs

While many have needs throughout the year, meeting them is often highlighted during the holidays. Such is the case with the Bridge Builders and Give-A-Kid-A-Chance, who collaborate in the form of Angel Tree projects that benefit five groups of people and families.

County opposes speed rail

Ellis County Commissioners voiced their opposition to plans of a proposed high-speed railroad

Lions fans make their picks

Local fans predicting the outcome of Friday’s state championship football game between Ennis (13-2) and Cedar Park (12-3) have one thing in common — a belief the Lions will prevail.

Kaufman County ex-official sentenced to death

A former justice of the peace in North Texas was sentenced to death Wednesday for killing a district attorney’s wi

Lions seek state championship

Friday night’s Class 5A football state championship between Ennis and Cedar Park has captured the attention and hearts of area fans.

Commissioners to consider opposition of high-speed rail

County Commissioner Dennis Robinson will bring before the ourt a resolution opposing a proposed high-speed rail that would travel through Ellis County. \

Burglar caught in the act, arrested

An Ennis resident was arrested Tuesday after being caught burglarizing a home.

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