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Grinch visits on Thursday

Photo by Stephanie Reese / Parker Reese is carving the Grinch's Rare Who Roast Beast in Thursday night's 7:30 p.m. production.

Coming to downtown during Thursday’s Lights of Ennis will be the production of “The Grinch” by Go! Dance & Gynmnastics Studio.

New way to tour your city

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Ennis’ Historical Society will unveil a new way for Ennis residents and tourists to learn about the history of the nearly 143-year-old city.

Incentives offered downtown

EDN Photo by Justin Tubbs / Valerie Magolan of the Texas Historical Commission spoke to downtown property owners on Tuesday at the Ennis Public Library about tax credits that historic building projects can profit from.

A representative with the Texas Historical Commission visited the Ennis Public Library Tuesday evening to

Relentless Lions wore down The Colony

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While the Ennis team has already moved past the win over The Colony and is perparing for South Oak Cliff, fans won’t easily forget the courageous performance by the Lions on Friday.

Lights of Ennis set for Thursday

An annual staple in the Lights of Ennis Parade is the 18-wheeler, sponsored by Advanced Drainage Systems, which is propelled by a reindeer.

The Lights of Ennis, expanded this year to include a block party, a trio of 30-foot trees downtown, new ground displays, the 12 Days of Christmas Ennis-style and 40 holiday window displays, is two days away.

Football playoff tickets on sale

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Advancing to their second straight regional final by eliminating The Colony 49-35 on Friday, next up for Ennis will be South Oak Cliff (10-3) at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mansfield’s Vernon Newsom Stadium.

Commission approves retail ordinance


The City of Ennis passed an economic development incentives ordinance at Monday’s City Commission meeting, authorizing the commission to consider incentive applications for Chapter 380 development grants and agreements for commercial and retail business.

City mourns Johnson death

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City officials mourned the death of Municipal Judge Lee Johnson on Monday at his memorial service at Tabernacle Baptist Church and at the City Commission meeting in City Hall.

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Lee Johnson

Lee Johnson, 54, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Lee was born in Mt. Pleasant, Texas on May 26, 1960 to Richard Lee and Margaret Ann (Moore) Johnson, Jr. He grew up in Eastland, Texas and graduated from Eastland High School in 1978. He went on to Baylor University where he […]

Kitty Spurgeon

Kitty Spurgeon, age 82, passed away on November 28, 2014 in Dallas. She was born in Navarro, Texas on March 5, 1932 to Walker and Agnes (Rogers) Threet. She is survived by daughter-in-law, Donna Spurgeon; children, Larry Spurgeon and his wife Peggy, Toni Butler and her husband Jerry and Steven Spurgeon; grandchildren, Todd and Jeremy […]

Shirley T. Craig

Shirley T. Craig, 77, passed from this life to her new life with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, November 24, 2014. Shirley was born in Sulphur Springs, Texas on January 24, 1937 to W. T. and Verna (Ware) Pinson. She grew up in Sulphur Springs and in Dallas. She married Elton A. […]

Bernice Hollaway

Bernice Hollaway, 92, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Friday, November 28, 2014. Bernice was born in Eastland, Texas on April 12, 1922 to Otto and Tee Clyde (Hardin) Langlitz. She grew up in Eastland, Texas and attended school there. On July 1, 1939 she married James Felton Hollaway and they made their home in […]

ECSO warns residents of scam

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The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office released a statement Wednesday warning people to beware of a suspected conman calling Ellis County residents, trying to scare them into sending money.

Ennis outlasts Cougars, 49-35

Photo by www.brucelattimer.com / Senior quarterback Devin Smith zooms along the sideline for a 60-yard scoring run to clinch Friday's playoff game against The Colony.

Scoring the final 21 points of the game, all in the last 10 minutes, a resilient Ennis football team rallied to defeat The Colony, 49-35, before a sold out Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie.

Educator speaks at White House

Rafranz Davis, standing in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., graduated from Ennis High School in 1993, and she currently works as the Instructional Technology Director for Arlington ISD.

One Ennis resident was recently invited to speak at the White House about technology in education.

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