Ennis Ford
Ennis Ford

Powered by WP Bannerize

Ennis Daily News
Category archives for: Lifestyles

Locals compete at SPJST state event

w4District3Royalty2015

Ennis SPJST Lodge No. 25 will be represented at the SPJST Youth Achievement Day state competition in Temple on Saturday. The Slovanska Podporujici Jednota Statu Texas (Slavonic Benevolent Order of the State of Texas) will hold the event with competitors from seven districts throughout the state at Mayburn Convention Center. See the report in the […]

Rotary Club seeks members

One of the most present service organizations in Ennis is the Rotary Club of Ennis, and it is starting up its member drive to get more people involved. Each year the Rotary Club raises money and gives back to the community. The club’s most prominent fundraisers include the annual Polka Fest 5K Run and flag […]

Review: Ruthless! Puts the “Fun” in Dysfunction

w073015 EPT-Ruthless

An ordinary, talentless housewife, a strong-willed, manipulative child “born to entertain,” and a glory seeking has-been longing to return to the spotlight, make up the delightfully dysfunctional dynasty of Ruthless! The Musical, Ennis Public Theatre’s latest production. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read […]

Taste of Ennis set for Sept. 24

w072915 Taste of Ennis Judi Hejny

Helping Hands of Ennis has announced its annual fundraiser, the 23rd annual Taste of Ennis, will take place on Thursday, Sept. 24 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Located at 850 Interstate 45 alongside Frontage Rd in Ennis, the event is a major project for an organization known for its benevolence to thousands of people […]

Lions hold first district meeting of year

w072915 Lions conference

District Lions Clubs held their first cabinet meeting of the year in Greenville on Saturday. In the photo are representatives from the Ennis Noon Lions Club as well as four foreign exchange students with the Julien C. Hyer program. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition […]

Three new Eagle Scouts in Ennis

w072915 Eagle Scouts

From left to right Brendan Hufnagel, Austin Spaniel, and Jacob Sullivan just received their Eagle Scout award on Sunday afternoon. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Club Note: Lummus Ladies Auxiliary Post 7106

The Jack Lummus Memorial Ladies Auxiliary Post 7106 is notifying all members it is time for the new year dues. We have not raised our dues in the 33 years we have been an auxiliary and we plan to keep it that way. Our goal is to support the VFW, veterans, and families of our […]

PRIDE of ENNIS Employee of the Year: Judy Hollingsworth

wHollingsworth photo

Judy Hollingsworth received enough ballots to wear the 2015 badge, Employee of the Year, though her grandchildren might say she’s just doing for others what she does for us for free. The 73-year old dietary tech at Ennis Regional Medical Center has built a legacy with patients and hospital employees for over 35 years. She […]

PRIDE of ENNIS Pastor of the Year Award: Michael Howard

wHoward pastor of the year

Michael Howard received a host of nominations for Pastor of the Year, with most pointing out his knowledge of the scriptures, which he delves into, then distributes those Biblical truths weekly to those who attend Cowboy Church of Ennis. The term pastor is a Latin noun meaning shepherd. It is a verb it when someone […]

PRIDE of ENNIS Volunteer of the Year Award: Jesse DeLeon

wdeleon a

People that know Jesse DeLeon will tell you – he is one of the most dedicated individuals you will ever see. Whether at work or serving in the community, you can expect hard work and success out of him, which makes him a better-than-average worker and a superior volunteer. “If there’s something I have to […]

Celebrate 60th anniversary

wVrla

Frankie and Wilma (Prachyl) Vrla celebrated their 60th anniversary at the St. Thomas Aquinas Saint Ann’s Hall in Dallas on June 14, 2015. The reception and catered dinner was hosted by their three sons and wives, David and Cindy, Darrell and Kathy, and Frank III and Kelly. The three daughters-in-law decorated the tables and tableware […]

EPT’s Ruthless! opens. Fame at any cost…

w072415 EPT-Ruthless DSC_0377

“Relentless raillery” aptly describes Ennis Public Theatre’s newest production of Ruthless! The Musical. Debuting off-Broadway in 1992, Ruthless! spoofs the stereotypical self-absorbed actress and slays the audience with stinging satire. Family-friendly throughout (unless parents are concerned about giving their little ingénues any wicked ideas), this play offers campy musical fun guaranteed to entertain. For an […]

Three to be Eagles

w072415 Eagle Scout Ceremony

Boy Scout Troop 210 will award Brendan Hufnagel, Jacob Sullivan, and Austin Spaniel (above, left to right) the highest rank of Eagle Scout. The ceremony will be on Sunday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. The event will be held in the sanctuary with a reception following.

Avenue Church expands to Ennis

w-072215 Avenue Church Pastor IMG_2571

The Avenue Church, based in Waxahachie, has announced they are expanding with a new campus in Ennis. They have signed a long-term lease with Infinity Properties, who own Madison Hall, located at 906 S. Kaufman St. According to Kory Henry, who, along with his wife Belinda purchased the facility in 2004 when it was Confetti’s […]

Boy Scouts climbing new heights

w-072215 Boy Scouts IMG_1035

Ennis Boy Scout Troop 210 is engaging in a high adventure hike in northern New Mexico, a trip that has taken two years of preparation for the team of 14. They departed on July 16. The group of 10 boys and four adult leaders are on what they call the Philmont trek. The training will […]

Remembering a brother’s life

w-072215 Sanders-cmyk

Local barber and former Ennis Chief of Police James “Red” Sanders recently made the trek from Texas to his hometown in Cheyenne, Wyoming, where he and his family saw his brother, Jerry, cremated after 77 years of life. But Jerry Sanders’ funeral was not your ordinary rite, according to Red, who said his brother’s funeral […]

Family First handles ‘trash off’ work

Jpeg

Family First Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., cleaned its Adopt A Highway two-mile section of Highway 34 east of Ennis recently, as part of a Texas Trash-Off effort. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Why we come to the altar

w071715 father john pic 2

St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church invites young men as they enter high school to discern whether the Lord is calling them to serve at His altar. After volunteering with support from their parents, they enter a training period. They are then scheduled to serve one of the four Masses celebrated each weekend at St. John […]

Coffee and Conversations: Teen finds a new family at Pop Top Coffee Shop

w071615 Coffee and Tartaglia Homeless Man IMG_3127

Everyone defines family differently, and one local teen is starting to learn what it means to him, thanks to a coffee shop and the people who own it. Michael Prewitt, until recently, was homeless – something few 18-year-olds can say. He defined home as the friend’s couch he was able to sleep on any given […]

On the road to faith: Pastor Glenn Hejny shares plans for church expansion

w071215 Damscus Road Fellowship (DFR) has grown from 21 members in  2004 to over a hundred today

One of the fastest growing congregations in Ennis is Damascus Road Fellowship (DRF), currently holding services at the Ennis National Bank Event Center. Pastored by lifelong Ennisite and well-known businessman Glenn Hejny, Damascus Road has spread its influence to mission work in New Mexico and, most recently, to Uganda. The son of Jerry and Georgia […]

Powered by WP Bannerize

Featured Links

    Search Archive

    Search by Date
    Search by Category
    Search with Google

    Powered by WP Bannerize

    Log in

     

    Copyright: All rights reserved. Users may download and print extracts of content from this website for their own personal and non-commercial use only. Republication or redistribution of Ennis Daily News content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Ennis Daily News. Ennis Daily News and its logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Ellis County Newspapers, Inc.

    © Ellis County Newspapers, Inc. 2015