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Man arrested in fight over $5 in cash

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Ennis police arrested a man Thursday pending charges of an assault over five dollars.

Ferris PD catch burglary suspect

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The Ferris Police Department arrested a man Thursday in connection to a Sept. 19 burglary.

Amid Ebola fear, West Africans in US try to help

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no. The friend had recently returned to the United States from Ebola-ravaged Liberia, and Johnson believed contact with him was just too […]

Patricia Ann Jones

Patricia Ann Jones, age 74, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 12, 2014 with her loving and supportive family by her side. She was born in Ennis, Texas on July 14, 1940  to Homer G. and Mattie Mae (Ware) St. Clair. Her visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 6 to 8 P.M. […]

Lawanda Collins

Lawanda Collins, 38, passed away October 10, 2014. Funeral services are pending with Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas St., 972-875-2393.

Classifieds for October 14, 2014

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CDC: Texas health care worker positive for Ebola

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DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials have confirmed that a health care worker who provided hospital care for an Ebola patient in Dallas has tested positive for the virus. Texas officials earlier Sunday said preliminary tests showed the worker had been exposed to Ebola, but they were awaiting confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

City talk tax plan

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Roughly 10 concerned citizens along with a handful of city officials showed up Thursday night in the Ennis City Commission chambers for the last public forum regarding the proposed sales tax hikes for the upcoming election.

Christmas trees planned for downtown

Ennis Daily News file photo / The deadline for parade signups has been pushed back from Friday to Wednesday. The map of the parade route will publish in the Ennis Daily News on Dec. 1 and 4.

The corner of Dallas and Knox Streets are set for a little extra cheer this holiday season — if the plan can pass engineering muster.

Farmers Market Spotlight

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During the dog days of summer one vendor at the Ennis Farmers Market has proven to be a sweet relief to shoppers as well as other vendors; Jesus Rodriguez and his mobile freezer of homemade ice creams and sherbets.

Words can give flight

In a world where Red Bull jingles can give flight to lawsuits, Thursday’s turnout for author Ron E. Moore’s narratives and book signing spoke volumes to the power of the pen. Or the lure of Bubba’s barbecue.

No need to fear Ebola in America

Let’s get this out of the way quickly: settle down. You’re probably not going to get ebola.

Ga. prisoner accused of lying about possible Ebola

ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors have accused a prisoner in Georgia of lying about potentially getting Ebola while traveling in Africa, a claim that triggered an emergency response at an Atlanta area jail and hospital. Harry Randall Withers was indicted Thursday on three counts of making false statements. He was being held without bond Friday at […]

Judge blocks voter ID

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AUSTIN (AP) — Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas voter ID law for November elections. “The State of Texas will immediately appeal and will urge the Fifth Circuit to resolve this matter quickly to avoid voter confusion in the upcoming election. The U.S. Supreme Court has already ruled that voter ID laws are constitutional so we […]

Tomatoes ripe for October audiences

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“A Bad Year for Tomatoes” has little to do with Ennis area farmers and much about Theatre Rocks’ latest dramatic comedy, which debuts this weekend.

One caught, two wanted in metal theft

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Ennis police arrested one man on Tuesday in connection to a alleged metal theft from a local business, with two more suspects still at large.

HFTB garage sale Saturday

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Having chosen and introduced the American soldier and his family to reside in a custom-built home in Ennis, the non-profit group, Home For The Brave, begins a series of fund-raisers by hosting a garage sale on Saturday.

Don A. Young

Don A. Young, 65, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. A Celebration of his life will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with Rev. Craig Krueger officiating. The family requests in lieu of flowers donation be made in Don’s […]

Albin Frank Vrana

Albin Frank Vrana, age 80 of Rowlett, Texas passed away October 6, 2014. He was born August 26, 1934 in Ennis, Texas to Joseph and Annie (Faraizl) Vrana.  Albin graduated from St. John’s High School in Ennis. His biggest joys in life were his family and grandkids.  He also enjoyed woodcrafting, coaching softball and polka […]

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