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The deal is sealed: Lockhart, Thomspon, Kuehn, Lane sign LOI

EDN photo by Mark Warde / National Signing Day at Ennis began with James Lockhart, flanked by his parents - Jennifer Nunnery and James Lockhart, Sr., signing with Texas A&M University. He was recruited to play defensive end.

Three standout football players and a four-time All-District soccer star from Ennis High School signed a binding national letter of intent on Wednesday morning with four Texas colleges.

Parkinson’s group punching it out

EDN photo by Justin Tubbs / Michelle Leatherman-Ontiveros is flanked by Barbara Lankford (left) and Lisa Laza. The three of them are working together to form Punch It Out Parkinson's, a non-contact boxing class for people with mobility-related medical problems, especially Parkinson's disease.

Ellis County Parkinson’s patients are heading into the boxing ring with their disease.

Officer-involved shooting under investigation


Texas Rangers are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place Saturday night, putting a suspect in the hospital and an officer on administrative leave.

Don F. Essary

Don F. Essary, 80, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Plano, Texas. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Feb. 4, from 6 until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of his life will take place on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis […]

Josh Duke

Josh Duke, 36, passed away on Friday morning, Jan. 30, 2015, in Dallas, Texas. Josh was born on Dec. 28, 1978, to Paul Wayne and Sandra “Cozette” (Cox) Duke in Ennis, Texas. Josh grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1997. He went on to attend Navarro College and The University […]

Jesse ‘Jack’ Griffin

Jesse ‘Jack’ Griffin, 86, died Feb. 2, 2015. Funeral services are pending with Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas, Ennis, TX 75119, 972-875-2393.

Valton Bryant

Valton Bryant, 56, died Jan. 31, 2015. Funeral services are pending with Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas, Ennis, TX 75119, 972-875-2393.

Tomas Rodriguez Ortega

Tomas Rodriguez Ortega, Sr., 78, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, with his loved ones around him. Tomas was born in Rio Hondo, Texas, on April 15, 1936, to Cleto and Victoria (Rodriguez) Ortega. He grew up in Rio Hondo and attended school there. In 1968 he married Frances Galvan and […]

Classifieds for February 3, 2015

Classifieds for February 1, 2015

Classifieds for January 30, 2015

Classifieds for January 29, 2015

Ennis ISD works to shatter drug myths

EDN photo by Justin Tubbs / Betsy Segura (right) teaches Ennis students about drug abuse facts.

High school students learned facts about drugs Wednesday as part of a week-long effort to educate young people on the truth about drugs.

Annual Powder Puff football game ends in tie

www.photosbylezley.com / Senior Sarah Slovak  catches a pass and carries the ball into the end zone, splitting two defenders, during Thursday's Powder Puff football game. She had the lone score for her team in a 6-6 tie.

Sometimes in sports, the roles have to be reversed.

Classifieds for January 28, 2015

Classifieds for January 27, 2015

Classifieds for January 25, 2015

Classifieds for January 23, 2015

Theodore Hillin Wagner

Theodore Hillin Wagner, 101, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Baylor Hospital in Waxahachie in the arms of family. Ted was born December 2, 1913 in Dallas, Texas to T.C. and Sallie Wagner. He went to Highland Park but graduated from Phoenix High when the family moved to Arizona. That is where he met […]

James Francis Holahan

James Francis Holahan, 91 passed away Friday January 23, 2015. He was born August 26, 1923 in Dallas, TX to James and Eleanora Holahan. He graduated from Crozier Tech High School. He served in the Army Air Force from 1943 – 1946. He owned and operated the family business known as Tietze Wholesale Florist. He […]

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