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Huge advance for county cotton pickers

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Deere and Company may have created the vanguard in agricultural machinery. The John Deere CS690 Cotton Picker could change the cotton industry.

Rotarians step up to the plate

It’s wonderful to see the residents of Ennis helping one another. We’ve written numerous columns and editorials on the subject in the past.

Chill out on ice bucket criticism

It didn’t take long for people to come out of the woodwork to pour cold water on the Ice Bucket Challenge (see what I did there?).

United Way kicks off annual drive

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Movers and shakers from throughout Ennis came out to Tabernacle Baptist Church on Wednesday to celebrate the beginning of this year’s United Way pledge drive campaign.

Manhunt ends in Ferris

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A man wanted for violation of parole remains in jail after a pursuit started Monday night in Ennis ended Tuesday morning in Ferris.

Vidrine exhibits the impact of one

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Being grateful for life is a compelling force for local resident Jenny Vidrine. Known for her energy and zeal, it is from a heart of thankfulness that she is compelled to serve others.

Giving Flowers makes a real impression

Photo by www.brucelattimer.com / Outside linebacker No. 2 Ke’idre Flowers led the Lion defense Thursday night against Mansfield Summit with seven tackles including one tackle for loss.

When the No. 2 ranked Ennis High School football team takes the field on Friday in Mansfield will be a player whose performance can be best described as perennial. He has turned in highly productive seasons as recurring as perennial plants, year after year.

The magic of Friday nights

It is said there are two sports in Texas; football and spring football. The latter was a tune-up for what begins Friday night in Mansfield. Highly anticipated, the start of the Ennis High School football season kicks off against a Timberview team who ranks No. 7 among metroplex area Class 5A teams.

School board adopts balanced budget

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The Ennis ISD School Board adopted a balanced budget for the upcoming year, while also keeping the current tax rate of $1.54 per $100.

Hit and run suspect arrested

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The EZ Mart at 1015 South Kaufman is back in business after a driver crashed through a wall and injured an employee.

Barton tour rolls through Ennis

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U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, representing the 6th congressional district in the U.S. House since 1985, visited The Ennis Daily News and the Chamber of Commerce as part of a current series of six town hall meetings.

Home for the Brave nears decision

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The Ennis-based Home for the Brave is nearing a decision towards naming an injured veteran who will be the recipient of a custom-built home.

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Ellis County mammoth skeleton to be donated

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Over the next few weeks, an incredibly pristine and nearly complete mammoth skeleton – uncovered in an Ellis County sand and gravel pit where it has lain for thousands of years – will be excavated and transported to its permanent home at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

County to maintain tax rate

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The proposed budget for the county was outlined on Monday in preparation for what is expected to be its adoption on Sept. 8.

Farmers Market Spotlight: Brewing Coffee

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Dominique and Mandy Tartaglia have a part-time job that some might consider a dream. They sell coffee.

Polyguard steps up as top auction sponsor

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Chamber President Jeannette Patak said Polyguard has stepped up as the 31st Annual Chamber Auction’s platinum-level sponsor for the year.

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