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A version of ‘roughing it’

About a month ago, the airbed started being fickle. One morning, it was a little low, so I put in some air. The next morning, it was a little lower, so I put in more air. By the time that night rolled around, it was readily apparent the airbed was exhausted. Literally. See Brad Hicks’ […]

Clayton Alexander Hernandez

Clayton Alexander Hernandez went home to rejoin the angels on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from Fort Worth, Texas. Clayton was born on February 20, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas to Raymond Alexander Hernandez and Leanne Elizabeth Evans. He is survived by his parents: Raymond Hernandez and Leanne Evans; his twin brother, Raymond Anthony Hernandez; grandparents: […]

Jean Robinson

Jean Robinson, 84, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Friday, March 27, 2015. Jean was born in Gunter, Texas on September 14, 1930 to Ben F. and Edith M. (Payne) Pigg. She graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with a degree in English. On July 1, 1951 she married Clifford O. Robinson and they made their […]

Home for the Brave effort gets to the dirt

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The Home for the Brave, honoring the disabled Marine veteran Cody Jones, broke ground during a ceremony on Friday morning with citizens, members of the local VFW post and elected officials from the city and county present. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read […]

Revitalizing Downtown

The celebration surrounding the rebirth of the Emporium in downtown Ennis is worth it. Every good effort needs a kickoff and the hope to revitalize the community’s central business district needs visible reminders of what is possible. The possibilities were discussed when representatives of the Texas Historical Society came here a week ago to review […]

Fowler to speak at NARFE

Jon Fowler, an Ellis County resident, who will speak about his Cherokee and Cheyenne heritage and culture at the next NARFE meeting. 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 roll Lancaster, 16-0

Sophomore Emiliano Gomez and senior Colby Martinez combined on a two-hit shutout as Ennis rolled past Lancaster, 16-0, on a cool Friday evening. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Stamping for literacy

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The Alpha Alpha chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, a professional honorary Society of women educators, created cute baby “onesies” with rubber stamping techniques. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

EJHS tennis romps in season finale

Ennis Junior High ended the 2015 season with a resounding 33-8 triumph over Corsicana in a match-up of eighth grade teams. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Wilma Jean Robinson

Wilma Jean Robinson, 87, passed away in Ennis, Texas, early Friday, March 27, 2015. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Classifieds for March 27, 2015

Barton a ‘woman of distinction’ by H-E-B

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Chances are, if you get out at all, you’ve probably seen Courtney Barton. You likely could have seen her while checking out at H-E-B, as she was there swiping your produce and giving you a smile as she handed you a receipt. It could be that you are one of the people whose life she […]

Sales tax increase starting in Ennis

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Two one-fourth-of-a-percent sales tax increases will go into effect in Ennis on April 1, as voted on in the November 2014 general election. Effective at midnight, April 1, the two taxes combined will push the sales tax rate in Ennis from 7.75 percent to 8.25 percent, the maximum rate allowed by the state. See the […]

Palmer lands hoops players on all-district tam

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Sophomore Gunnar Barnes earned the District 12-3A Newcomer of the Year award this year. Also, making the all district teams were: See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Lion Kings recognized in Austin

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Senator Birdwell (R-Granbury) and State Representative John Wray (R-Waxahachie), pictured on the front row, left to right, honored the state champion Ennis Lions at the capitol building in Austin on Thursday. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Help save Mulkey house

Dear Editor: Thank you for spotlighting the issue of the Mulkey House’s preservation. The article in Wednesday’s issue was especially enlightening for what it says about the Ennis Historical Society and the City of Ennis. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

Ennis Day at State Capitol

Next Thursday, citizens of Ennis will climb the steps of the State Capitol in Austin to leave their mark and  April 2 has been declared Ennis Chamber of Commerce Day at the Capitol, and that means the people of Ennis will get a chance to meet with dignitaries from various state offices and departments. See […]

Ennis hosts Lake Ridge in key softball game

Ennis Lady Lions vs. Waxahachie

Mansfield Lake Ridge visits Ennis at 7 p.m. on Friday in an important game in the District 14-5A race. The Eagles, 9-4-1 overall, have dropped back-to-back games; 12-3 to Waxahachie and 14-6 against Mansfield Legacy. At 5-3 in the league, they will take on a Lady Lions team that routed them, 12-1, last month. The LR Lady Eagles […]

Lions on the road tonight

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Fresh after thumping Summit, 9-2, on Wednesday, Ennis takes to the road on Friday with a 7 p.m. district game at Lancaster. The Lions look to add another victory by riding the momentum gained in a complete game victory over the Jaguars. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition […]

Endorphin bliss

What a joy it is to experience the dynamic of community. It comes in many forms and usually prompts an appreciative response. Home For the Brave, a hearty cast of men and women from Ennis, have poured much time, prayer and sweat to seeing a vision take literal form. See the report in the Ennis […]

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