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PUMP’s work continues on 10th anniversary this week

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In 2005, seven members of the First United Methodist Church of Palmer went to Ruston, La., for a “Weekend of the Cross” – a youth mission weekend – and on the way home decided, “We can do this in Palmer.” Katie Meek was the youth director in Palmer and the group essentially said, “Katie, we […]

New Hope holds grand opening Sunday

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After two weeks of test runs at holding worship services in a converted, 95-year old landmark building in downtown Ennis, New Hope Church will open its doors Sunday in their grand opening on Fathers Day. Pastor Buck Marshall has extended an invitation to newcomers of all ages to visit them on the corner of West Ennis Avenue […]

NARFE Hears Program on Caregiver Stress

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The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1191 held its monthly meeting at the Grand Ennis Buffet in Ennis on Tuesday, June 9. The guest speaker was Meredith Pond, client care coordinator with Home Instead. The very interesting program emphasized the need for caregivers to be aware of the stresses they are under […]

Cring & Clazzy at FUMC in Ennis June 21

Appearing Sunday, June 21, at 8:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church, 300 Sherman Street in Ennis, are Cring & Clazzy, dubbed by a recent reviewer as “the biggest 2-piece band in America.” They will share an entertaining and inspirational program called 567: go tell it from the Mount, a modern-day […]

Wildflower Walk Saturday at Midlothian

Members of the Indian Trail Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program will lead a wildflower walk on Saturday, June 20 at Mockingbird Nature Park, 1361 Onward Road (off Mockingbird Lane), in Midlothian. The walk starts at 9 am. It is a half-mile stroll along the trails as naturalists identify the wildflowers. The public is […]

Boys and Girls Club plans to expand in Ennis

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The Boys and Girls Club of Ennis served more than 480 youths last year, and it is only planning to expand even further, as announced Thursday night at Tabernacle Church at the organization’s 16th Annual Steak and Burger fundraiser. During the ceremony, Kristina Jones, regional vice president for organizational and executive development services, served as […]

Noon Lions recognize students

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The Ennis Noon Lions Club met Wednesday at Tabernacle Church, where a number of students were recognized for academic achievements this past school year. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

‘The Traveling Lady’ at Theatre Rocks

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Another voyaging soul set in motion by Horton Foote will reappear on the stage of Theatre Rocks! In Ennis. Just as Mrs. Carrie Watts, the dauntless heroine of “The Trip to Bountiful” is preparing to board her last bus, along comes Mrs. Georgette Thomas (Samantha Green), a younger but likewise indomitable woman, seeking to put […]

Local minister contributes original music to motion picture film and soundtrack.

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JCFilms, a Christian movies producer, has released its latest is a film called ONE CHURCH, starring former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch – and a song by an Ennis man. Brandon Hixson, the worship pastor at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Ennis, had his original composition, “Only By His Grace”, placed in the film’s soundtrack. See […]

Southern Gospel artist coming to Ennis

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Southern Gospel recording artist Gordon Mote performed a concert at Anthony Drive Baptist Church in Ennis a couple of years ago, and he is returning on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21. The concert is free and will begin at 7 p.m. Few artists possess a more impressive resume than Gordon Mote. And few artists have […]

New pastor is in tune and in step

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Grace Lutheran Church introduced their new pastor, Steve Dygert, last month. His past is so well-versed as a jazz musician that he feels with his feet. Though his birthplace, Omaha, is not known as a musical hot spot, he found plenty enough to collect two degrees, including a masters of music at the University of […]

Culture Shock

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As high school seniors prepare for their day in cap and gown, some local college grads are also celebrating their academic achievements and looking forward to pursuing the careers of their dreams. One Ennis girl, Sunnie Nesuda, former manager for the popular Doves’s Nest restaurant, has her sights set on a museum job, having recently […]

Rotarian holding annual Cancer Memorial Golf Tournament

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Rotarian Al Boon announced the date for the Boon family’s annual Cancer Memorial Golf Tournament. He spoke about his late older brother, E.K. Boon. He mentioned the fact that his brother was a man’s man, a lady’s man and a veteran. He survived three injuries sustained in the Vietnam War, but cancer ultimately took his […]

New Hope Church finds home downtown

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Much has been made of city ordinances regarding establishments who serve alcohol near a church, school or hospital. New Hope Church, who begin holding services downtown this month, have a different point of view. “We’re not here to keep something out,” said senior pastor Buck Marshall, “but rather, to bring something, or someone in,” in […]

Nicaraguan team trains in Ennis

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World Outreach Training Center, located at 1107 S. Clay St. in Ennis, is hosting a bilingual conference over three weeks, ending on June 18, in which the primary audience is 35 ministers from Nicaragua. Dr. J. David Ford, who directs More Than Conquerors School of Theology at the same location, has a heart for reaching […]

A Dramatic Life – Fran Jeffery Anderson

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To say Fran Jeffery Anderson is active in the arts doesn’t begin to describe all the contributions to regional culture made by this accomplished actress, singer, costume designer and all-around theatre maven. Well known for her appearances on stage here and in Dallas, Anderson has devoted herself to promoting education in the field she loves, […]

Nominate people for Ennis PRIDE Awards

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Two weeks remain for you to nominate people for The Ennis Daily News’ PRIDE of Ennis Awards. The EDN is taking nominations in the following categories: Entrepreneur of the Year Citizen of the Year Youth of the Year Senior Citizen of the Year Educator of the Year Employee of the Year Public Servant of the […]

Superheroes invade Ennis Library

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The super hero party to kick off the library’s summer reading program was a huge success Saturday, May 16. Spiderman, Batman and even the Hulk listened attentively as Ms. “Super Aimee” talked about what a great super power it is to be a reader. All were entertained with songs, balloon animals, and goody bags to […]

Ennis soldier, reported killed at Pearl Harbor, actually survived attack

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There was no military officer in sparkling uniform to step from a sleek car in front of the couple’s farmhouse near Bristol –– Wesley Strunc and his wife learned only by telegram from the Navy Department that their 23-year-old son, Miles, had died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. For two weeks the Strunc […]

Lions Club welcomes new member

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Eric Maier, right, officially became a member of the Ennis Host Lions Club on Wednesday at Tabernacle Church. Matt Keever, left, turned him onto the Lions Club. Long-time Lion Bob Taylor looks on from behind.

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