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Archive for: December, 2014

Ennis welcomes new state rep.

Ennis hosted an informal reception for State Representative-elect John Wray from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The come-and-go event was hosted by the Ennis Public Library, and snacks were provided by local businesses.

School suspects fire, evacuates

Lummus Intermediate students evacuated from the school Tuesday morning because of a suspected fire.

Armed robbers escape bank

Three suspects escaped from BBVA Compass on Tuesday after robbing the bank.

Hicks new publisher-editor of Daily News

Ellis County Newspapers, Inc., today announced Brad Hicks as Publisher and Editor of The Ennis Daily News.

State championship tickets on sale now

Fans wanting tickets to see Ennis play for its fifth state championship can purchase them at a discounted rate from the high school athletic department office.

City approves 287 cost, discusses new judge

Ennis City Commission passed an agreement to pay up to $524,784 for the expansion of U.S. Highway 287 in Ennis.

Suspect escapes hospital

A Dallas man was arrested in Waxahachie Saturday after escaping from the hospital.

Ennis bank held up Tuesday

Police were dispatched to Compass Bank in Ennis Tuesday morning in regards to a bank robbery.

Mary K. Goodman

Mary K. Goodman, 81, passed away in Palmer, Texas on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Mary was born in Denison, Texas to James Avery and Dora Helen (Hale) Gann on August 23, 1933. She grew up in Sherman and attended school there. On September 23, 1949 she married Bobby Glen Hall and after their marriage ended […]

Tammy LaScala Koch

Tammy LaScala Koch, 49, passed away in Ennis, Texas on December 15, 2014. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Lions crush Canutillo, 41-13.

Scoring three times through the air and another three on the ground, Ennis (13-2) defeated El Paso Canutillo (13-2), 41-13

U.S. 287 expansion tops city agenda

Expansion of U.S. Highway 287 has been discussed thoroughly over the past year, and the City Commission will look to do its part for the project at 7 p.m. during Monday’s City Commission meeting.

Putting on the holiday glitz

Last week’s Lights of Ennis lit up the night’s sky for the holidays and brought recognition to a host of home owners and decorators for their work in creativity.

Lions rout Eagles, 41-13, earn shot at 5A title

Ennis won its 13 consecutive game, 41-13

Victor Ziegler

Victor Ziegler, 78, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Victor was born in San Antonio, Texas December 3, 1936 to Victor and Ola Lucille (Collins) Ziegler. He grew up in San Antonio and graduated from High School there; he went on to attend college. On July 20, 1964 he married Irene […]

Robert Lopez Jr.

Robert Lopez, Jr., 37, left to be with the Lord on December 5, 2014, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Robert was born on April 17, 1977 in Ennis, Texas, son of Robert and Mary Lopez. He attended Ennis High School and was a graduate of the class of 1996. He was Senior staff member of Another […]

A hemi-powered pass rusher

James Lockhart has been the face of the Lions football team all season. At 6-foot, 3-inches, 255 pounds, he is an obvious ‘yes’ to the oft-asked question, “Does that have a hemi?”

Avalon School given highest honor

Academic excellence is something that can be found right here in Ellis County.

Lions meet Canutillo in Lubbock

What started five weeks ago with 64 teams vying for the Class 5A state championship has been pared to four, including Ennis and El Paso Canutillo. they are the only Top Ten teams remaining in the hunt for the Division II title.

Arthur Gene Burris

Arthur Gene Burris, died peacefully on Monday, December 8, 2014 in Irving, Texas. Born October 17, 1934, he was the son of William Railey Burris and Katherine Marie McKeon Burris. Gene graduated from Ennis High School in 1953 and worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad starting on September 16, 1953 and remained there his entire […]

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