The Palmer Bulldogs golf team played in the tournament at Mansfield National on Tuesday, which was shortened to nine holes due to rain. Read Nikole Waddle’s report. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!
The City of Palmer has canceled its May 9 elections. All positions on the city council, including the mayor’s only have one candidate. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!
Nobody has to drink alone anymore – at least, not people with friends… or cats. I ran across an article recently about a new product called Nyan Nyan, which translates to “Meow Meow” in English, but essentially, it’s a Japanese wine for cats. It’s not really wine. It’s cabernet grape juice infused with catnip. Though, […]
Director Shelley Aubrey has issued an invitation to the Ennis Public Threatre’s production of “The Murder Room.” The two act play, now in rehearsal, is a mystery farce, says Aubrey. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!
With spring just around the corner, Ennis is in position to provide Ennisites with a new type of golf course. Expected to be completed this summer, a city disc golf course is currently in the works with former City Commissioner Jess Haupt spearheading the efforts along with the city manager and the Ennis parks committee. […]
Palmer High School senior Harlie Creel signed to play for the Lady Wranglers of Cisco College Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The Lady Wranglers are part of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I, Region 5. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!
New Rotarians, from right, Tre Bischof, Jesse DeLeon and Becky McCarty received their Rotary Club certificates and packets from Greer Yeldell at Tuesday’s Rotary Club meeting at First United Methodist Church.
One of the nation’s hotbeds for high school football, North Texas, has had plenty of head coaching changes since the end of the 2014 season. The region has produced a line of state championship teams against South Texas teams. It means the competition has ratcheted up the desire to produce successful prep programs. Three Ellis […]
Members of the Ennis Christian Ministers Association have reported their annual Golden Sweetheart Banquet was a great success. Held at First United Methodist Church, there were approximately 100 people on hand who were celebrating at least 50 years of marriage to the same spouse. R.S. And Dorothy Pierce, who celebrated 74 years of marriage in […]
Alice Wynette Woods, 63, passed away in Seagoville, Texas, on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Alice was born in Ennis, Texas, on May 29, 1951, to William H. and Elizabeth Darleene (Hutchison) Kirby. She graduated high school in Gatesville, Texas, in 1997. She went on to Texas A&M Commerce and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in […]
Rosa M. Sanchez, 82, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Ennis, Texas. Rosa was born in San Carlos, Mexico, on Aug. 29, 1932, to Alfonso and Asencion (Molina) Partida. She grew up in the Houston area. In 1951, she married Guadalupe Sanchez, Sr., and they made their home in Chicago, Ill., until she […]
An agreement between the Ennis Economic Development Corporation and Dakota Drilling that provides a 17.5 acre conditional land grant is nearing completion, says EDC Coordinator Marty Nelson. The property, at 2501 Oak Grove Rd., is across the street from the IOOF Nursing Home. The grant is based upon compliance to a performance agreement, that set […]
Kids are learning the value of a dollar at a younger age. Sixth graders at both intermediate schools in town – Lummus and Doris Miller – have been saving up their money while learning about how a bank functions with the Ennis State Bank “Bank Day” program. Students are allowed, for a limited time, to […]
Remember what it was like to be a kid and wonder, “What will I be when I grow up?” Austin Elementary students visited the Ennis Daily News Office Wednesday to get a taste of the newspaper business. Students floated from advertising, editorial, and the publisher’s office. They even took a trip into the back to […]
Kayla McCabe, senior at Ennis High School, is the winner of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Essay contest. She is the daughter of Ryan and Lanna McCabe. Kayla’s counselor described her with the word “WOW.” Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!