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Archive for: December, 2014

Robert Lopez Jr.

Robert Lopez, Jr. passed away in Arkansas. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Emil Chmelar

Emil Chmelar passed away in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Victor Ziegler

Victor Ziegler, 78, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2 p.m. in Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

‘Where’s Santa?’ answered at Theatre Rocks

A holiday play suited for audiences of all ages, Where’s Santa?, continues in Ennis over the next two weekends.

Shopping center looks for makeover

Retail in Ennis may be getting a boost.

Lions game on TV, radio livestream

Ennis fans now have their options expanded for catching the state semifinal football game Friday.

Defensive line defused SOC power game

Four victories into their bid for a fifth state championship, the Ennis defense has turned in a pair of defensive gems. Friday’s 31-14 triumph over South Oak Cliff, a team with an overpowering offense, revealed a scheme and a team bent on execution.

State Semifinals tickets now on sale

The only two remaining Top 10, Class 5A, Division II teams in the playoff, No. 7 Ennis and No. 10 Canutillo, will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at Lowrey Field at Plains Capital Park in Lubbock.

High-speed rail has issues to resolve

Texas Central High-Speed Railway held an open-to-the-public scoping meeting in Waxahachie last wee, primarily to discuss environmental issues with the proposed rail system between Dallas and Houston.

County agrees safety is priority

In reaction to murders last year that took the lives of two Kaufman County officials and one of their wives, Ellis County has decided to take its own precautions to keep county employees safe.

Ennis to play state semi in Lubbock

Ennis will play El Paso Canutillo at 7 p.m. Friday at Plains Capital Park in Lubbock. The Lions will play as the home team at Lowery Field, located at 66th Street and Avenue P.

City reports case of rabies

Be cautious when letting pets outside.

The defense never rests

Led by an unheralded defensive unit that handcuffed an explosive South Oak Cliff team, Ennis rolled to the state semifinals for a second consecutive year in a convincing, 31-14 rout of the Bears.

K.I.D.S. light up the stage

Rudolph and his red nose lit up the stage in a premier performance.

Ennis staggers, then KOs SOC

A week after crushing Frisco Heritage with 11 touchdowns, South Oak Cliff was hit early and often by an Ennis team that stunned, then knocked out the Bears, 31-14, in the state quarterfinals.

Mattie Lou Hurley

Mattie Lou Hurley, 93, passed away in DeSoto, Texas on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Mattie Lou was born to Charlie and Bessie (Clay) Lasater on January 30, 1921. She grew up in Wills Point, Texas and graduated from Wills Point High School. On January 7, 1940 she married Milton Hurley, Sr. and they made their […]

Thomas Lee Williams

Thomas Lee Williams, 62, died Dec. 1, 2014. Public viewing will be held Friday, Dec. 5 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. The wake service will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Eternal Rest Funeral Home Chapel in Ennis. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at 11 a.m. at […]

Lady Lions advance to semifinals

Ennis will play Hillcrest at 4:30 p.m. in a tournament semifinal game on Friday at the Ensign gym.

Ennis-vs-SOC to be televised

Lights, camera, action!

Ennis lights up downtown

Justin Tubbs, justin@ennisdailynews.com The tree was lit, hot chocolate was served and little ones marched down Ennis Ave., dancing and singing. The Lights of Ennis parade and block party was a success, LOE committee member Becky McCarty said. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

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