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Motorplex announces RFC chaplain

Racers for Christ chaplains always provide a vitally important service to competitors all over the country. Texas Motorplex is lucky to have a native Texan serve as the RFC chaplain for 2015. David Cox of Cleburne will handle RFC duties for drag racing competitors and fans for the 2015 season. It won’t be the first […]

Free admission this weekend at rail and cultural museum

Free admission to the Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum through Sunday, May 10, will be granted to coincide with National Travel and Tourism Week. Located at 105 NE Main St., the downtown museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign […]

Howard speaks to Rotary

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Keith Howard, the Ennis High School tennis coach, was the speaker at the Ennis Rotary Club at First United Methodist Church on Tuesday. He spoke about his run as tennis coach, which has lasted 19 years. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the […]

Relay for Life reaches goal

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On Friday, Ennis showed that it’s ready to take the fight to cancer. More than 500 people were in attendance at Veterans Memorial Park Saturday night for Relay For Life, an American Cancer Society event. According to Cynthia Fullington, Relay For Life event chairperson, Ennis reached its goal of $86,000 at what she is calling […]

Pet Parade premiers at Ennis library

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The Ennis Public Library hosted its first-ever Pet Parade on Saturday. According to Jessica Diaz, the library director, close to 60 people attended to walk their pets or watch as pets made the block on leashes. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

National Day of Prayer event in Ennis

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The Ennis Christian Ministers Association will continue their practice of hosting a local, open air prayer meeting in relation to the National Day of Prayer on May 7. According to Darrell Nelson, the president of the ECMA and pastor of Faith Assembly of God on West Baldridge Street, the organized prayer will be held at […]

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Saturday

The First Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, set for Saturday morning at Tabernacle Church, will be a time for the community of Ennis to come together, said Mayor Pro-Tem Matt Walker, who is spearheading the event. With doors opening at 8:15 a.m. and breakfast being served until 10 a.m., people of various walks of faith are […]

Bison topic at Rotary Club

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Dennis Zembala gave a presentation at the Ennis Rotary Club on Tuesday about old cattle drives and the extermination of bison in the 1800s. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Progress on saving Ennis’ oldest house

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Saving a piece of history isn’t easy, but it’s important. As demolition of the Loggins-Mulkey house approaches, take a second to read about the history of this historic home, which sits on a plot of land at 110 N. Elm St. The Loggins-Mulkey house of Ennis, Texas is deeply rooted in the early history of […]

Theatre Rocks! offering Godspell

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“Godspell,” the Old Saxson word for the modern English word “gospel,” is the title to the upcoming production at Theatre Rocks! Prepare ye for the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew. Opening Friday April 25, and running three weekends, “Godspell,” which was created by John-Michael Tebelak […]

Perfect attendance drawing winner

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Ray Martinez, a sixth grader at Dorie Miller Intermediate, was honored for being the most recent winner of a bicycle. His name was drawn from the group of students who had perfect attendance for the third nine weeks. This school year, Miller is drawing one student’s name each nine-week period to encourage students to be […]

Bluebonnets, visitors reaching peak

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This weekend’s Bluebonnet Trails Festival, which usually coincides with San Jacinto Day, is right on schedule with followers of state flower. “We are looking forward to a great festival this weekend,” said Sandy Anderson, chairperson of the BTF. “All trails will be ready to travel for the best views of Ennis bluebonnets. Anderson said the […]

Couple starting church in Ennis

David and Ruth Harness have announced the beginning of their church. They will serve as senior pastors of the Ennis Word of Life Church. Starting on Sunday, May 10 the pastors will host meetings on the second, third, fourth and fifth (if applicable) Sunday of each month at Comfort Suites, 400 South I-45 in Ennis, […]

Ennis Public Theatre K.I.D.S. Auditions set

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Ennis Public Theatre K.I.D.S. is proud to announce auditions for JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH and the teen production of THE YELLOW BOAT. Auditions are scheduled for this weekend, April 18-19. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Ennis author’s Christian novels are redefining the genre

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A local pastor’s wife has started her own ministry of a kind, a literary one that complements her husband’s work, yet charts her own Christian course. Tammy L. Gray, wife of Tabernacle Baptist Church’s Pastor Todd Gray, and mother of three young children, has found her creative destiny as a writer, incorporating traditional morals and […]

Children’s Advocacy Center having cruise-liner fundraiser

Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Texas Chapter XXI, is sponsoring a benefit cruise for the Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center. Reservations piloted by our group fundraising travel specialist, Debbie Fuqua with DG Promotions, are being taken now for the seven-day Western Caribbean cruise, which departs Feb. 21, 2016, from Galveston, Texas. See the report […]

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast benefitting Ennis students

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The First Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be a beautiful picture of a community coming together. Slated for May 2 at Tabernacle Church in Ennis, the doors will open at 8:15 a.m. for the first-ever event of its kind in Ennis, according to Mayor Pro Tem Matt Walker. See the report in the Ennis Daily […]

CrossFit has special workout Saturday

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As a celebration of the Easter season, members of one local fitness group will be doing something other than stuffing their faces with deviled egg this Saturday. At 10 a.m., Saturday, at Refiners Fire Ministries, CrossFit Ellis, a group that meets in Ennis, will be partaking in a special Workout of the Day, or WOD […]

A Home for the Brave – Man behind the uniform

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Many adjectives come to mind when you meet Cody Jones, a disabled Marine veteran, but wounded isn’t one of them; strong-willed, funny and opinionated, maybe, but if you didn’t see his prosthetic leg it’s likely you wouldn’t even realize he is disabled. However, at only 24 years old, Jones, the future recipient of a brand-new […]

Helping Meals on Wheels

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Employees of Polyguard delivered Meals-On-Wheels routes in Ennis on Thursday as part of the March for Meals program done nationwide.

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