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DA clears county judge

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Ellis County Judge Carol Bush was cleared of wrong-doing stemming from a complain filed by former candidate for county commissioner and Ellis County resident David Vance.

Top 20 Under 40: Ramos opens practice locally

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A friendly and new face in town, Dr. Marie Antonette Ramos, has joined the medical community at Pediatric Care of Ennis.

Lions fade late, fall 34-21

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MANSFIELD – After No. 2 ranked Ennis made enough big plays to tie Timberview through three quarters, the Lions came up short in a 34-21 opening game setback.

Fugitive on the run after trial

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A man convicted of assault against a family member is nowhere to be found after his conviction Wednesday.

Farmers Market Spotlight: Vendor among Martha Stewart finalists

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Success stories from the Ennis Farmers Market continue with the news that Tammy Coston, whose jalapeno jelly and chow chow relish won awards at the Texas State Fair in 2013, is a national finalist with Martha Stewart’s American Made program.

Huge advance for county cotton pickers

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Deere and Company may have created the vanguard in agricultural machinery. The John Deere CS690 Cotton Picker could change the cotton industry.

United Way kicks off annual drive

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Movers and shakers from throughout Ennis came out to Tabernacle Baptist Church on Wednesday to celebrate the beginning of this year’s United Way pledge drive campaign.

Manhunt ends in Ferris

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A man wanted for violation of parole remains in jail after a pursuit started Monday night in Ennis ended Tuesday morning in Ferris.

Vidrine exhibits the impact of one

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Being grateful for life is a compelling force for local resident Jenny Vidrine. Known for her energy and zeal, it is from a heart of thankfulness that she is compelled to serve others.

School board adopts balanced budget

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The Ennis ISD School Board adopted a balanced budget for the upcoming year, while also keeping the current tax rate of $1.54 per $100.

Hit and run suspect arrested

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The EZ Mart at 1015 South Kaufman is back in business after a driver crashed through a wall and injured an employee.

Barton tour rolls through Ennis

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U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, representing the 6th congressional district in the U.S. House since 1985, visited The Ennis Daily News and the Chamber of Commerce as part of a current series of six town hall meetings.

Home for the Brave nears decision

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The Ennis-based Home for the Brave is nearing a decision towards naming an injured veteran who will be the recipient of a custom-built home.

Ellis County mammoth skeleton to be donated

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Over the next few weeks, an incredibly pristine and nearly complete mammoth skeleton – uncovered in an Ellis County sand and gravel pit where it has lain for thousands of years – will be excavated and transported to its permanent home at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

County to maintain tax rate

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The proposed budget for the county was outlined on Monday in preparation for what is expected to be its adoption on Sept. 8.

Farmers Market Spotlight: Brewing Coffee

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Dominique and Mandy Tartaglia have a part-time job that some might consider a dream. They sell coffee.

Polyguard steps up as top auction sponsor

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Chamber President Jeannette Patak said Polyguard has stepped up as the 31st Annual Chamber Auction’s platinum-level sponsor for the year.

Weather man returns to EDN

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Ron Vestal, an avid local weather observer for decades, will once again provide Ennis Daily News readers with detailed reports about atmospheric conditions in Ennis.

Recycling plant coming to Ennis

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The Ennis City Commission on Monday night approved a binding economic development agreement with Tellus Technology to build a $30 million to $40 million facility in the Ennis Industrial Park, bringing in a projected 20 to 30 jobs with it.

Civic group seeks center completion

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The Ennis Negro Chamber of Commerce has revived the drive to complete a community center that came to a halt when the man who spearheaded the project passed away over 15 years ago.

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