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Republicans making powerful bid for Senate control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Resurgent Republicans captured Democratic seats Tuesday night in Arkansas, South Dakota and West Virginia, reaching out for control of the Senate and a tighter grip on the House in elections certain to complicate President Barack Obama’s final two years in office. The Republican Senate leader, Mitch McConnell, dispatched Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan […]

Reba Gail Elkins

Reba Gail Elkins, 43, died on Nov. 2, 2014. Funeral arrangements are pending with Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis, 215 N. Dallas, 972-875-2393.

Louise Ann (Melin) Honza

Mass of Christian Burial was held for Louise Ann (Melin) Honza of Reagor Springs, on Monday, November 3, 2014, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church. Louise passed away on October 31, 2014. She was born December 31, 1929, in Ennis, Texas to Sam and Jannie (Janek) Melin. She was a homemaker and loved to work […]

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TxDOT and DPS inspect car seats

EDN Photo by Justin Tubbs / Maintenance Contract Specialist Jennifer Godina and State Trooper James Colunga check the safety of an Ennis resident's car seat.

Volunteers from the Ellis County Department of Public Safety and Department of Transportation offered free car seat inspections at Ennis Regional Medical Center on Thursday.

First annual Monster Mash a success

Monster mash tease

Morgan McCarty of the Ennis Chamber of Commerce said the inaugural Monster Mash 5K Dash and Fun Run on Oct. 25 was successful enough to merit becoming an annual event.

McCarty plans for Farmers Market encore

EDN Photo by Mark Warde / Becky McCarty is the driving energy of the Farmers Market

The Ennis Farmers Market was such a positive experience for me.  What I am most proud of is how the farmers market was such a reflection of our heritage. 

Polls open Tuesday

General elections are scheduled across the nation on Tuesday, including state and local elections.

Baylor rebounds, beats Kansas 60-14

WACO (AP) — The normally talkative Bryce Petty turned into a man of few words after No. 12 Baylor bounced back from its only loss with a 60-14 victory against Kansas on Saturday. “Just ready for OU,” Petty said to five of the six questions after throwing three touchdown passes, including two to Corey Coleman, […]

Mexico: DNA tests confirm 3 dead were US citizens

MEXICO CITY (AP) — DNA testing confirmed that three U.S. citizens were among the four bodies found shot to death near the Texas border more than two weeks after they went missing on a visit to Mexico, prosecutors announced. The statement issued late Friday by the Tamaulipas state prosecutor’s office did not mention the fourth […]

Mavericks down Pelicans, 109-104

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chandler Parsons scored 20 points and the Dallas Mavericks won their second straight, 109-104 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. Parsons made a momentum-swinging 3-pointer that gave Dallas a 101-96 lead in the middle of the fourth quarter. Monta Ellis added 17 points and Dirk Nowitzki scored 17 despite foul […]

Louise Honza

Louise Honza, age 84 of Ennis passed away October 31, 2014 in Red Oak. To view the obit and service times and dates, go to bozemitchellmckibbin.com. Arrangements are pending with Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Ennis.

Sister Agnes Marie Marusak, CDP

Sister Agnes Marie Marusak, age 86, a Sister of Divine Providence, entered eternal life on October 31, 2014.  She was one of twelve children born to Joseph and Agnes (Zmolik) Marusak and given the baptismal name Alice Frances.  Sister Agnes Marie was born August 12, 1928 and grew up in Ennis, Texas. She answered God’s […]

Joy Lynn Moore

Joy Lynn Moore, age 61, went to her heavenly home on October 29, 2014.  She died peacefully at Baylor Hospital in Dallas with family and friends at her side.  She was born in Midland, Texas on April 9, 1953 to John Patrick and Janie (Zaidle) Murphy.  Joy was the youngest of six children.  She attended […]

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