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Ennis XC runs well in season debut

Cross Country 2015

Making a strong impression in their first appearance of the season, the Ennis Cross Country girls and boys teams finished third and seventh in a field of 23 teams at Saturday’s Woodhouse Invitational.

New eye doctor sees new patients

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Reagan Eye Center, located at 203 NE Main St. in the historic district of downtown Ennis, has increased their services with the addition of Dr. Denise Johnson. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Now open in Ennis

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Pappa Johns Pizza opened on Monday at 1012 E. Ennis Ave., which is located behind Chili’s.

Palmer loses first matches of year

Palmer’s varsity volleyball team lost their first matches of the year in the Edgewood Back to School Dig-Fest this weekend. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Preview: Always a Bridesmaid at EPT

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Venturing into a realm ripe for ribbing, Ennis Public Theatre takes on the wedding institution in Always a Bridesmaid. Making its world premiere in 2013 at the Runway Theatre in Grapevine, Texas, this play portrays the consummation of prom-night promises made by four friends to always be in the others’ weddings. See the report in […]

Ennis VB 3-2 on weekend, hosts Legacy on Tuesday

On the heals of going 3-2 at a weekend tournament in Forney, Ennis plays host to Mansfield Legacy at 6:30 p.m. at the Ensign Gym. The freshman and junior varsity teams play simultaneously at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Lions are 14-6 overall and 0-1 in District 14-5A. Legacy, losers of 5-of-6 matches, have yet to […]

Being prepared for emergency can be a family project

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Area residents need only look back to the recent six weeks of record-setting rains and flood-waters or recall the events of tornadoes or hurricane Katrina over the past decade to realize the need to be prepared for difficult times. Stephanie Parker, the Ellis County emergency management coordinator, cautions residents that planning for such times is […]

EHS students show cattle

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Lane Schlottman and his Santa Gertrudis Heifer showed at The Cooler Classic Jackpot Show in Waxahachie this past weekend. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Classifieds for Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Victor George Zabojnik, Sr.

Victor George Zabojnik, Sr., 75, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Victor was born in Ennis, Texas, on May 4, 1940, to Louis M and Bessie (Malota) Zabojnik. He grew up in Ennis and attended St. John Catholic School. On June 19, 1965, he married Patsy M. Taylor and they made […]

Ezra Smith

Ezra Smith, 89, passed away on August 27, 2015. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis, 972-875-2393.

Joe Chudej

Joe Chudej, 92, passed away in Plano, Texas, on Thursday, August 27, 2015. A Celebration of his life will take place on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis. Pallbearers will be Jeff Rollins, Jacob Polakoff, Megan Polakoff, Seth Seaman and Samatha Seaman. Interment will follow in […]

Walter Bobby Guthrie

Walter Bobby Guthrie departed this life August 27, 2015, at Ennis Regional Medical Center. Bob was born November 26, 1936, in Italy, Texas, to Jesse and Leatha Guthrie. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a 32nd degree Mason. He was a member of the Cowboy Church and retired from Ennis Transportation. Left […]

Presley “Lee” McClain

Presley Lee McClain peacefully left this world on Sunday, August 23, 2015. Lee was born in Ennis, Texas, on November 9, 1938, to Robert and Byral Dean McClain. After the death of his mother, Lee and his siblings were raised by his Uncle Luther and Aunt Vianna McClain. Lee was preceded in death by his […]

Robert Lee Williams

Robert Lee Williams, 93, died August 19, 2015. A wake service will be held on Friday, August 28, 2015, from 7-8 p.m. at the Eternal Rest Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 29, 2015, at 1 p.m. at Bright and Morning Star Baptist Church, 1007 Daffan Ave., Ennis, TX 75119. Arrangements […]

What a little movie can do

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Last weekend’s Movie Night at the Park, hosted by First United Methodist Church’s Word Class at Ennis Veterans Park, was a hit, drawing more than 60 members and guests for what is planned as an annual event, raising funds for FUMC youth group activities. On Saturday, young and old alike watched Sony Pictures’ When the […]

To wed in Houston

Natalie Keiller and John Long of announce their engagement and approaching marriage. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Compared to state’s largest counties, Ellis ranks in bottom half for salaries

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Ellis County Commissioners voted in August to accept a cost of living increase, across-the-board, for elected officials as well as for all county employees. An increase in property values, which had been projected two weeks earlier to the commissioners and county judge, allowed for the hike. There had been two pay adjustments in the previous […]

Lady Lions advance in Forney

Ennis won two of three matches in the opening day at a 30-team volleyball tournament being hosted by Forney High School on Thursday. They are slated for more action on Saturday. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Ennis rallies from 21-0 deficit, tops No. 6 Wolves, 33-28

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It didn’t take long for the 2015 edition of Ennis Lions football to realize, this is not last year. The defending state champions were in a three touchdown deficit just 10 minutes into the game. What transpired the rest of the way could indicate this year might have its own share of magic. Tre Elliott […]

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