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Jimmy Mendez

Jimmy Mendez, of Ennis, TX, passed away on Saturday night April 12, 2014. Arrangements are under the care of Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Ennis, 800 S. Kaufman Street, Ennis, Texas 75119.

Marilyn Sue Bernal

Marilyn Sue Bernal was called home to our Heavenly Father on April 1, 2014.  Marilyn was born at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma to Harry and Geneva Pietrowicz. Marilyn is survived by her only son, Clint Bernal, one sister Thelma Pietrowicz of Oklahoma and three brothers Daniel and Linda Pietrowicz of Georgia and Eddie […]

Classifieds for April 15, 2014

Classifieds for April 13, 2014

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Group proposes $1.7M project

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A group of residents lobbied the Ennis Economic Development Corporation last week to put up to $1.7 million in tax dollars behind establishing a facility in downtown centered around arts and culture.

Home of the Brave to sell bricks for project

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The Home of the Brave Foundation is taking a page from the fundraising playbook of the Ennis Veterans Memorial.

Civil judgment calls for $568,000 in damages

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Former school board candidate Karen Weaver and husband Steven face a judgment ordering them to pay more than $568,000 in Ellis County civil court after a suit over allegations of undue influence and manipulation of an elderly widow.

Website updates are needed

Good steps in the direction of creating more interest in Ennis are easy to like.

Fest shuts streets today

EDN File Photo / Festival central is located at NW. Main Street and Knox Street this year, with children’s activities, vendors and food offerings organized along Knox, NW. Main and Dallas streets.

Street closures begin at 5 p.m. in downtown Ennis today during setup for the weekend’s Bluebonnet Festival happenings.

Tabernacle offering unique Easter program

Ennis Daily News photo  by Phil Banker / The Rev. Todd Gray will, as in years past, build a cross on stage during the Eastern weekend service at Tabernacle Baptist Church.

The Rev. Todd Gray of Tabernacle Baptist Church hopes to bring the story of Christ’s death and resurrection to Ennis through an unconventional Easter weekend sermon.

Polka parade route faces tweaks

Ennis Daily News file photo / Ennis is moving ahead with its May 24-26 National Polka Festival after this morning's tornado caused damage in several areas of town, including the downtown parade route.

Ennis Chamber of Commerce President Jeannette Patak said she and the Ennis Police Department are considering alterations to the National Polka Festival parade route.

Farmer’s market redesigns its weekly layout

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The Ennis Farmer’s Market is approaching its grand opening in two weeks, and interest has been so high from participating vendors that the layout has been redesigned.

Love the Bluebonnet Festival

Festival weekend is upon us, and it’s our moment to enjoy the sights and sounds of what our amazing community can offer to us in April.

All stories not created equal

The other day a woman came in to talk to me about Bigfoot.

Classifieds for April 11, 2014

EDC’s website set for upgrade

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Marty Nelson received the approval of the Ennis Economic Development Corporation to drop about $30,000 on upgrading the city’s economic development website this week.

Ennis YMCA moving forward

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The first of the YMCA’s Ennis programs begins this weekend, as officials with the organization plan for future expansion.

Lionettes end their season

The Ennis Lionettes will soon conduct their second dance clinic of the school year.

The Ennis High School Lionettes’ last show of the year was Saturday at Ennis High School.

Foundation will require ongoing aid

As it is with a whole group of the burgeoning developments within our community in the last year, the Ennis ISD Educational Foundation will need continued vocal, passionate support from stakeholders and supporters to keep momentum and stay relevant.

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