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Students cited for patriotism

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At a time when patriotism is sometimes lost or simply forgotten by younger generations, there are still plenty of young Americans who grasp the ideals of democracy and freedom – and what each cost. On Sunday, Ennis Junior High and High School students were recognized at a District Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) meeting for […]

Citizens start fundraising for Mulkey-Loggins house

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A little more than a month remains before the Mulkey-Loggins house is beyond saving. In an effort to get the house moved off the property at 110 N. Elm, which is set to be turned into a car wash, Angie Juenemann and a group of Ennis citizens have taken to building a crowd-funding site to […]

Lions bats come alive too late

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The Lions simply couldn’t get the bats going Tuesday night against Mansfield Timberview at home. Two Timberview runs in the second and two in the fourth were enough to give the Wolves a 4-1 win over the Lions. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the March 25 Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for […]

Bullet train has supporters, too

I find it saddening and disappointing that the city and county are so dead set against the bullet train project. In recent years, the city has promoted the future and progress countless times, and now that the opportunity to be a part of possibly the most futuristic project in the nation wants to come our […]

The Recipe Box – File 13?

I bought the green recipe file when I entered the ninth grade. It was a generic, metal file, necessary for home economics class. It probably cost less than a dollar at V. J. Elmore’s Five & Dime. The usual suspects went into the file: Blonde Brownies, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Hot Chocolate, Sloppy Joes with […]

No way to treat a friend

America’s strongest ally has had plenty of reasons to trust their friends – the United States. Foreign aid has been provided, nearly $3 billion in grants annually. No country has received as much support from the USA since World War II. See Mark Warde’s column in the March 25 Ennis Daily News! Click here to […]

Slices of School Days

…There is always time for the issues of the day, but the events that happen in our schools pass by, don’t return, and create memories. The Ennis Daily News is trying to capture those moments, and it is doing so because of the great effort of the principals, teachers, counselors, librarians, secretaries and staff at […]

Random Acts of Kindness

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Bowie Elementary Kindness and Compassion Club, a component of the Rachel’s Challenge program, serves as a vehicle for service projects within the school, district, and community. Students invited to join this club are those that serve as catalysts for setting examples of acts of kindness and compassion. See the report in the March 25 Ennis […]

Classifieds for March 25, 2015

Farmers Market seeking volunteers

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Improving for an encore year of the Ennis Farmers Market begins with enlisting a staff of friendly volunteers for the Saturday event that begins on April 4. The FM’s Make it at the Market program is looking for a few fantastic volunteers to provide assistance, direction, and exemplary customer service with art-making projects and other […]

Classifieds for March 24, 2015

Kids Beach Club celebrates greatest treasure

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Kids Beach Club, an after-school program for elementary students in Ennis ISD, celebrated Treasure Day on Thursday. Students received new Bibles and were taught God’s word is the greatest treasure. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Chicken or the Egg?

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Travis Elementary students are learning about the life cycle of the chicken by observing chicken eggs in an incubator in the Travis Science Lab. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Bowie wraps up secretary, successful fundraiser

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Selling strips of duct tape at $5 a piece raised not only $3,000 for student activities at James Bowie Elementary, it raised one teacher – literally. See Mark Warde’s report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

‘Greatest Week’ revival in Ennis

“The Greatest Week in History” revival is being held in Ennis at the Friendship Baptist Church, 1101 S. Hall St. It will be held Sunday, March 29, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., and then Monday through Wednesday, March 30-April 1, at 6:30 p.m. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to […]

Lions host mobile eye clinic

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Lion Dr. Alexander Weir checking a student’s glasses prescription at the recent Lions Club Mobile Eye Clinic at Tabernacle Church. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

EJH track led by 7th grade boys win

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Thursday’s Young Lions Relays witnessed both Ennis Junior High girls teams finish in second place while the EJH seventh grade boys won by a large margin at Memorial Stadium in Ennis. See the report, all the results, and 10 action photos in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and […]

Early childhood registration begins at EISD

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Children who are eligible for pre-kindergarten or will be of kindergarten age in the fall can register over the next three days at either of Ennis’ two early childhood centers. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

County supports Chris Kyle bill, hears citizen concerns

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A bill introduced to the Texas House in February gained local support Monday at the Ellis County Commissioners Court meeting. House bill 1187, which seeks to designate a portion of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian as the Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield Highway, already had the support of District 10 House Rep. John Wray. The […]

City opens two new web sites

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During the past month the City Ennis has taken the wrappers off of two new internet web sites, both chocked full of great visuals and information for newcomers and seasoned veterans. While the city has had a site for a number of years, the new one is as different as seeing a sports car on […]

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