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Fan Fest a change of pace for Ennis

Wednesday night’s Fan Fest event downtown was definitely a hoot, right up until a sudden downpour sent onlookers and exhibitors scrambling for the nearest cover.

Residents mourn loss of Bud White

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Ennis lost one of its most beloved citizens on Tuesday with the passing of Denny “Bud” White.

City to host election forums


The City of Ennis is set to hold two public forums on Sept. 23 and Oct. 9 to provide information and take questions on the upcoming November elections to authorize two new tax hikes.

Power Walk set for Oct. 11

Submitted photo / With 150 walkers already registered, participation in this year’s Pink Power Walk on Oct. 12 has tripled in size over last year.

Lakiska Wells, Ennis native and organizer of the 2014 Pink Power Walk, said registration for this year’s event is up 70 percent from last year with three weeks left to go.

Yquem is living the life

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Yquem Davis Carroll has been a colorful mainstay on North Dallas Street since the Ennis Farmers Market began in the spring. What she produces and sells doesn’t come from the earth, though it is clearly a labor from her heart.

Texas Film Commission visits Ennis

EDN Photo by Phil Banker / Senior Production Consultant Lindsey Ashley with the Texas Film Commission took photos at Ennis High School on Friday.

Ennis residents will have a chance to hear the Texas Film Commission’s presentation on media production industries in Texas at 6 p.m. on Monday at the Ennis National Bank Event Center.

College night draws hundreds

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Hundreds of high school juniors and seniors filled the Waxahachie Civic Center on Wednesday night to learn more about their possible destinations post graduation.

Taste of Ennis set for Sept. 25

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Judi Hejny, executive director of Helping Hands of Ennis, updated the Ennis Noon Lions Club on Wednesday on the upcoming 22nd annual Taste of Ennis fundraiser.

Classifieds for September 18, 2014

George L. “Andy” Anderson

George L. “Andy” Anderson, 90, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Andy was born in Hannibal, Missouri on June 7, 1924 to Clarence and Ida (Lane) Anderson. He grew up in Fort Madison, Iowa and graduated from Denmark High School. On December 31, 1948 he married Dorothy Darnell and they made […]

Bud White

Denny “Bud” Edward White, one of the most legendary hearts in Texas, went to be in the presence of His Lord in his Ennis home Tuesday, September 16, 2014. His wife, Jan, his best friend, fierce protector, and number one supporter was with Bud in spirit as he grew his angel wings. Born in Borger, […]

EDC land deal back on


A land deal between the Ennis Economic Development Corporation and the Fallen Family is back on after an appraisal of the land came back with a slightly higher price.

Fan Fest invades Ennis tonight

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A day before the start of the 29th annual NHRA Fall Nationals, the City of Ennis and the Texas Motorplex are united to host a PreStage event called Fan Fest. Drag racing followers will come to downtown Ennis Wednesday evening from 5 to 10 p.m.

Walmart breaks ground in Palmer

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The new Walmart, which broke ground in Palmer on Sept. 3, has announced plans to hire up to 30 associates for the 12,000 square foot facility at 428 N. Stacks St.

Lady Lions volleyball falls to Wolves

Lady Lions Varsity vs. Mansfield Timberview High School

Mansfield Timberview administered a fifth consecutive setback to a young Ennis varsity volleyball team on Tuesday with a win in straight sets; 25-18, 25-21 and 25-23.

Motorplex revving up local fans

Ennis is known for a handful of great things, all of them related to the ground; bluebonnets, the polka dance, trains, football and drag racing. The latter two are currently in the spotlight.

Luther Clyde Gulledge

Luther Clyde Gulledge, 74, of Cleveland passed away Monday, September 8, 2014.  He was born December 23, 1939 in Alma, Texas to parents Oran Jarome Gulledge and Ovelia Juanita Willis Gulledge.  Luther graduated from Ennis High School in 1958 and retired from the Texaco Chemical Company in 1994.  Mr. Gulledge served on the Tarkington School […]

Classifieds for September 17, 2014

Classifieds for September 16, 2014

City OKs 2014-15 budget


The Ennis City Commission voted unanimously to approve a roughly $27 million budget on Monday night, while the vote to approve the new fee schedule passed with only one vote against.

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