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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


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.

Classifieds for April 10, 2014

Festival offering range of options

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The Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival is providing a full slate of entertainment options for festival-goers this year.

Public works head hire on agenda


New City Manager Chuck Ewings wants the city’s public works director position filled, and he’s gotten the Ennis City Commission’s OK.

Cox talks education foundation

EDN Photo by Phil Banker / Tim Cox, board president of the Ennis ISD Education Foundation, spoke at the Tuesday meeting of the Ennis Rotary Club about the foundation's creation and purpose.

Tim Cox, board president of the Ennis ISD Educational Foundation, said local businesses should expect to receive fundraising requests beginning in May.

School board honors Boyd, Strunc

EDN Photo by Phil Banker / Ennis ISD board trustees Miles Strunc and Mack Boyd were honored at the Tuesday night meeting for their many years of service. Strunc and Boyd will retire after serving on the board for nine and 15 years, respectively.

The Ennis ISD Board of Trustees honored two members nearing the end of long terms of service.

Lady Lions prevail over Lake Ridge 11-1

EDN Photo by Phil Banker / Senior pitcher Taylor Maliska racked up six strikeouts but allowed one run on seven hits Friday night against Mansfield Lake Ridge.

The Mansfield Lake Ridge Lady Eagles came into Ennis on Friday looking to claw their way into the final playoff spot with a win. The Ennis Lady Lions had other plans.

Classifieds for April 9, 2014

Public input paramount for city plan

The comprehensive plan proposed by Chuck Ewings makes good sense, and we’re glad to see the Ennis City Commission agrees with our assessment.

The festival can’t be missed

It’s right around the corner. Maybe you haven’t thought much about it this year, and that would be a real, real shame.

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Ewings: Master plan needed

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City Manager Chuck Ewings brought his first project to the Ennis City Commission on Monday — a comprehensive master plan for city development that hinges on public input.

Austin honored with new flag

EDN photo by Phil Banker / U.S. Representative Joe Barton, along with his son Jack and two other Austin Elementary students, presents a new flag to Austin Principal Denise Winnett. Barton said the flag flew over the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 19, 2013, the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.

The faculty, staff and students welcomed U.S. Congressman Joe Barton on Monday morning as he presented a new American flag to the school.

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