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Carole Rae Watson

PALMER – Carole Rae Watson, 56, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015. A memorial service will be held Monday, April 6, at 10 a.m., at Arlington Chapel. Carole was born April 20, 1958, in Arlington, to Merle and June Watson. She was a lover of animals and her job as a veterinary assistant. Carole was […]

David Herrera

David Herrera, 61, passed away in Waxahachie, Texas on Saturday, March 28, 2015. David was born in Robstown, Texas on July 6, 1953, to Gabino and Agustina (Vera) Herrera, Sr. He grew up in Robstown, Texas and graduated from Calallen High School in 1972. He made his home in Irving for several years before moving […]

Steven Penrod Taylor

Steven Penrod Taylor, 63, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Bristol, Texas. Steve was born on April 19, 1951, to Clifford William and Mildred (Penrod) Taylor. He grew up in Bristol and graduated from Ennis High School where he was active in sports. Steve began his ink career at IPI Ink starting […]

Classifieds for March 31, 2015

Ellis County Youth Expo next week

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Put on your boots and chaps and head down to the Ellis County Expo Center, because it’s time for another Ellis County Youth Expo Show. April 5 through April 11 are the dates set for this year’s Expo Show. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition […]

Red, White & True Blue

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Paul Richter has experienced his share of the best and worst of life in his 90 years. An old saying by Carl Perkins relates well: “If it weren’t for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song.” Through it all he remains positive, patriotic and persistent. He is also quite a storyteller. […]

Mitchell signs with ASU

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Palmer senior Ty Mitchell signed Friday to play football for the Rams of Angelo State University. The Angelo State football team, coming off a Lone Star Conference Playoff Championship and NCAA Division II playoff berth, signed over 20 freshmen to their roster this month. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to […]

McCarty asks Ennis to see Main Street vision

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Becky McCarty painted a word picture. The Ennis Main Street coordinator asked people to envision westbound travelers crossing the crest at the railroad tracks on Ennis Avenue, and being greeted with “Welcome to Historic Downtown Ennis.” She offered that, and more, during a 20-minute presentation about the Main Street program during Monday’s Ennis Chamber of […]

Lady Lions roll to win

Ennis Lady Lions vs. Mansfield Legacy

Freshman right-hander Monica Monreal tossed a three-hitter for her 13th win while junior Morelia “Mo” Monreal blasted a two-run homer in the sixth inning to propel the Lady Lions to a tough triumph. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Lions tumble to Seguin

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Despite outhitting their opponents and allowing just one earned run, Ennis fell to Arlington Seguin, 5-2, on Monday in a key league game. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Jersey Day for the Relay

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Dorie Miller Intermediate had a Team Jersey Day on Wednesday, March 25, as a fundraiser for our campus’s Relay For Life team, The Miller Maniacs. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Helping Meals on Wheels

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Employees of Polyguard delivered Meals-On-Wheels routes in Ennis on Thursday as part of the March for Meals program done nationwide.

Farmer plants seeds at Avalon Junior High

The Avalon ISD Junior High Science Department has received a $2,500 donation from the Monsanto Fund, which supports the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program. Ellis County farmer Steve Beakley nominated Avalon ISD for consideration. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of […]

Historical Society wants your help to save old house

The Ennis Historical Society is opposed to the demolition of the historic Loggins-Mulkey house. Though the EHS does not have the financial resources to move or restore this community treasure, we have been working together with the City of Ennis to try and find a solution. Your input is appreciated and please feel free to […]

Classifieds for March 29, 2015

Lions in nail-biter to the finish

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Clinging to the slimmest of margins, 8-7, in the top of the last inning, Monreal faced a tough situation; two runners on base with one out. One run had already been scored by the Lady Eagles and their dugout was boisterous and singing “I believe that we will win.” Would they unnerve the freshman Monreal? […]

Safe and Sound

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While many have forgotten that Ennis was once part of the Old West, history shows it has its place in the legends of cowboys and Indians, marshals and outlaws. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Police issue warning about your car, valuables

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The Ennis Police Department is currently investigating multiple vehicle burglaries that took place Thursday night at various locations in Ennis including All-Star Bowl and Cotton Patch Cafe. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Lady Bulldogs hold off Maypearl

The game began like many others, with the Palmer Lady Bulldogs posting early runs. What they didn’t count on was the Maypearl Panthers matching their output so closely. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Palmer tennis improving

Palmer’s tennis teams participated in the Ennis Breakout Tournament on Thursday. The teams are showing improvement in the tournaments against larger schools. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

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