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Signs point to city election; one commission seat contested

Before Friday’s filing deadline for the May 6 election, there was some question as to whether the city would need to hold an election for three commission seats set to come open. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

Special escort: Eight-year-old makes triumphant return to school

Ten days after surviving a scary multi-vehicle pileup on I-45, 8-year-old John Zabojnik received a hero’s welcome upon returning to his school in north Ennis. Get the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Good times, bad times: Nuggets of local lore…

In an 1891 Texas Court of Appeals document referencing an Ennis case, the population of the city was given as 3,500. In 1915, the Christian Science Monitor ran a story about the City of Ennis ordering 2,600 square feet of paving for downtown streets. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis […]

Athlete of the Week: Kiara Glenn

The 5’6 senior, shown in action at Waco Midway, capped her career on Friday during the Lady Lions 62-52 loss to Rouse in Waco. Glenn, who is now entertaining potential offers from colleges, poured in 23 points in a losing cause. On Monday she accounted for 25 in a 71-69 triumph over Bryan in the […]

City secures developer for railroad crossing

The plans for a grand entrance to downtown are coming closer to fruition after the city secured a developer for the project. Get the full story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Ennis man arrested in possession of four illegal drugs

An Ennis man was arrested following a traffic stop Wednesday night and was later charged with possession of marijuana as well as manufacture or delivery of cocaine, methamphetamine, and a pill bottle full of “hallucinogenics.” Find the details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Group hosts meeting to build support for Ugandan aid

A group in support of aid to Uganda will host an informational dinner at the K.C. Hall at 6 p.m.Thursday March 2. Get the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Police perform railroad safety crackdown in town

Less than a week after a local man lost his life while cross the railroad tracks near Gilmer and Main Street, Union Pacific Police partnered with Ennis PD to conduct a railroad safety operation, which resulted in some 30 citations being issued to both motorists and pedestrians Wednesday. Find this story and more in Thursday’s […]

Napping motorist popped for pot

A snooze behind the wheel of a vehicle in an active lane of traffic put an Ennis man behind bars Valentine’s morning after it was discovered he had marijuana stashed under the passenger seat. Get the full story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Love in the air at Theatre Rocks!

Love is in the air over at Theatre Rocks! with the opening of a new romantic comedy last weekend. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis man arrested for assaulting teen son

An Ennis man was behind bars after he allegedly assaulted his 15-year-old son. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Raise the curtain: EPT preps for sold-out opening

When the curtain opens Friday night, it will not only usher in a new era for Ennis Public Theatre but it will christen a new performing arts venue for downtown. Read all about it in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

EISD board moves forward on indoor practice facilities

The EISD Board of Trustees voted to open the bidding process for converting the little-used trio of Ennis High School gyms that are near Lake Bardwell Road in order to make them suitable for multi-purpose usage. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Lantern Fest plans return to Ennis

Lantern Fest is planning a return to the Texas Motorplex March 4, with live music, food, and activities for the entire family. Get this story and more when you pick up a copy of Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

County settles road repair dispute

Ellis County Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday on a release of indemnification between the county and a company that supplied road coating materials to two commissioner precincts last year. The transaction later came under scrutiny amid allegations that commissioners in those precincts violated the county’s purchasing act. Find details on this story and more in Wednesday’s […]

Ennis man killed crossing train tracks

The Ennis Police department is investigating a fatal accident that occurred along the train tracks at Main and Gilmer Streets late Saturday night. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

3 injured in early morning school bus accident

Three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after an EISD school bus left the roadway and came to rest in a ditch just after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning near Alma. Get the details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…  

Bye-bye Bryan: Ennis staves off foe in first-round thriller

Kiara Glenn and Nokoia White combined for 13 points, and Ennis staved off a late rally by Bryan to post a 71-69 first found bi-district playoff victory Monday in Madisonville. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Chemical mixing plant slates opening for July 1

Lloyd Brown could think of no other way to describe his trip to Ennis–“divine intervention” he called it. Brown, the president of Smart Chemical Services, is heading up the soon-to-be-open Genesis Custom Chemical Blending, LLC, a chemical mixing plant set to open July 1 at 2708 N. E. Main St. Get the details on this […]

City sales tax revenue jumps 22% YTD

A monthly report from the State Comptroller’s Office shows generation of sales tax revenue in Ennis is up some 22 percent from the same period last year. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

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