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Last man on the moon, astronaut Gene Cernan dies at 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last person to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all mankind,” died on Monday in Texas following ongoing heath issues, his family said. He was 82. Cernan was surrounded by relatives when he died at a Houston hospital, family spokeswoman […]

The big top comes down: Ringling Bros. circus is closing

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May. The iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of factors, company executives say. […]

Event speaker has ties to MLK

There is a letter that Dr. Jesse McNeil Jr.’s family holds dear. It came from Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala…. Get the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

The Avenue under construction

The Texas Department of Transportation began work this week to widen a stretch of Ennis Avenue… Find more on this story in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

‘I have a dream’ speech has a lingering impact on Ennis

Martin Luther King, Jr. never stepped foot in the Bluebonnet City. He never shook hands with the people of Ennis, and he was assassinated at 39, right in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement that he’s become synonymous with in the years that followed. Find the details on this story and more in Sunday’s […]

Athlete of the Week: Paige Lemonia

A 5’6 freshman guard, Paige Lemonia (No. 20) rose to the occasion on Tuesday when she led Ennis to a 38-36 win over Lindale. The top teams in District 17-5A went down to the wire with Lemonia icing the game at the foul line in the closing seconds. Her 15 points was tops for the […]

Remembering Lovia Boyd: Activist fought to rename street for MLK

The recent induction of Lovia C. Boyd – “Lovie,” as she was affectionately known – into the Ellis County African American Hall of Fame in Waxahachie has brought the beloved civic activist and her accomplishments back into the limelight. Get more on this story in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe […]

Jury sends child molester to prison for 150 years

A Ferris man was sentenced to 150 years in prison this week by an Ellis County jury on two counts of sexual assault of a child. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Become a subscriber today!

Chapman’s salary on par with similarly-sized area districts

The Ennis ISD Board of Trustees approved an 11.1 percent raise for Superintendent John Chapman during Tuesday’s meeting. The move effective bumped is base salary from $180,000 to $200,000. Get the details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Young orators take the stage

Young speakers took to the stage Thursday evening at San Jacinto Auditorium as part of the Unity in the Community art, poetry and oratory contest. Get more on this story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Seniors group conducts membership drive

Friends of Ennis Regional Medical Center, a group for people 55 and older, is currently in the middle of its two-month-long membership drive. Get the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be in the know, subscribe today!

Police probe motorcycle theft spree

Investigators have obtained an arrest warrant for a Grand Prairie man who allegedly led police on a pursuit Tuesday evening before wrecking a stolen motorcycle he was driving. Pick up a copy of Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News to find this story and more…  

Pet of the Week: Columbus

Our Pet of the Week is Columbus, a 3-4 year old neutered male Chihuahua mix. Columbus is such a sweet little guy; he is current on vaccinations, heartworm negative, and micro-chipped. Columbus would love to have a home of his own where he can squeak his toys to his heart’s desire. You won’t believe how […]

Lockhart announces transfer to Baylor

Two years after donning the color of Texas A&M, former Ennis defensive end James Lockhart he is transferring to Baylor, and he moved to Waco Wednesday. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Marine Corps League starts Ennis chapter

Marine veterans interested in the start of a Marine Corps League in Ennis should plan to attend an organizational meeting Saturday. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Stay informed, subscribe today!

Two suspected in failed arson attempt

Ennis police are investigating what is being termed a failed arson attempt that involved dousing the porch of a home with a flammable liquid and then two Molotov cocktails were lobbed at the house. Get the full story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Board extends superintendent contract, approves raise

District Superintendent John Chapman was given both a raise and an additional year added on to his contract during the Tuesday meeting of EISD Board of Trustees. Find details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Renovations underway at EPL

Ennis Public Library has been closed since Jan. 1 for installation of new carpet and renovations to the children’s section… Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

P&Z gives nod to alcohol permit for EPT

The Ennis Planning and Zoning Commission approved two items Monday related to the future Ennis Public Theatre building in downtown at 113 N. Dallas St. Get this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ennis police probe fight at local bar

Ennis police are investigating a bar fight that sent one man to the hospital for treatment of his injuries from a melee that saw patrons throwing bottles and “anything they could get their hands on” at one another. Find this story and more in the Tuesday edition of The Ennis Daily News. Stay informed, subscribe […]

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