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Classics hit big screen

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Cinergy Cinemas will launch its Cinergy Classics program at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 28, offering patrons a chance to see the classics on the big screen once again.

Full of Pride

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Janie Garcia is the latest winner of The Ennis Daily News’ annual Pride contest.

CertainTeed hits stride

CertainTeed Corp. has enjoyed a strong summer of production activity after restarting the plant in April.

The shingle production facility had been decommissioned in Feb. 2007, but growth in housing starts and demand for shingles caused the company to reconsider that shutdown. The company came before the Ennis City Commission in summer 2010 announcing plans to restart and applying for tax abatement incentives with a promise of 50 jobs and millions in capital investments at the plant.

Montemayor earns post as EDN circulation manager

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The Ennis Daily News is announcing the promotion of Ignacio “Tico” Montemayor to the position of Circulation Manager.

Crouch to lead advertising

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The Ennis Daily News is announcing the promotion of Michelle Crouch to the position of Advertising Manager.

Blackland cuts ribbon

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The Ennis Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Blackland Building Supply on S. Kaufman Street.

Globe Products celebrating 30 years

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Phil Banker, p…@ennisdailynews.com They are some of the smallest parts you’ll ever see, but they are in more than you think. They’ve also allowed Jess Haupt and his family to carve out a unique niche in the world. Haupt is the president and CEO of Globe Products Co., which is celebrating its 30th year of […]

Sheahs forge ahead with new eatery

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The Ocean Garden buffet is bringing “old fashioned Chinese cooking” to Ennis.

Triple-digit temps settle in for now

Summer is in full effect as shown in the temperature shown on the marquee at Citizens National Bank on Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures are expected to top out back above 100 degrees daily through the weekend before a possible thunderstorm could dowse the area at the beginning of next week.

Anybody need a super collider?

The Supercollider facility, scrapped by the federal government in the 1990s is up for sale.

The unfinished Superconducting Super Collider facility in Waxahachie is up for sale.

Unemployment dips below 8 percent

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Ellis County unemployment declined again in April, continuing a general decline in joblessness and following a statewide regression that has stretched for several months.

Event offers cash for collectibles

A woman at a previous Ohio Valley Roadshow gets items of jewelry she has brought in checked by one of the experts brought in by Ohio Valley.

The Ohio Valley Refinery and Roadshow is on its way to Ennis next week.

Interior Ideas hosting signing

Interior Ideas has a book signing scheduled today in downtown Ennis.

Interior Ideas will host a book signing today for Michigan-born writer Hilary LiDestri, who co-authored the thriller novel Consumed.

Workforce solutions dispatched to Ellis County

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Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas has dispatched their Mobile Workforce Unit to the Waxahachie Workforce Center to assist hundreds of laid off workers until 4 p.m. today.

Open house to showcase new Transitional Care Unit

The recently remodeled transitional care unit at Ennis Care Center will be officially introduced to the community on Thursday, May 12, at 4–7 p.m.

Specialist retires after six decades

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  Longtime radio and TV repairman, Douglas Madewell retired Monday after being in business repairing radios and TVs in Ennis for 64 years. Madewell started repairing radios at the age of 17 in a little shed within the old OK Garage, which was located on North Kaufman Street. He married Lorena Walker on Feb. 10,1944, […]

Go Dance wins big this weekend

Our Black Team, Emma Howard, Madalyn Madalyn Martinez, Cassie Snow, Brooke Betik and Kloe Jansonious, performed a character routine to Johnny Cash's Ragged Old Flag and a Blue Grass Version of the National Anthem.  The girls placed 1st in the Character Division and placed 3rd in Overall High Score for their entire age group.

GO! Dance and Gymnastics Studio sent two teams to compete in a Regional Dance competition this weekend in Kennedale and had some big winners in the group. Our Red Team consisted of Malia Montoya and Kendell Roberts, who performed a soul stirring lyrical duet to Amazing Grace.  The duet placed first in their Lyrical Division. […]

Czech dignitaries set for Polka Festival visit

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Ennis will play host to a group of dignitaries from the Czech Republic at this year’s Polka Festival.

Oncor rate hike softened

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Ennis’ teamwork with more than 140 other municipalities protesting a planned Oncor rate increase looks like it will lessen the blow of the requested boost.

H-E-B reaches out to join in wildfire fight

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H-E-B and Central Market have activated an emergency response unit to assist the American Red Cross and Texas firefighters as the state combats wildfires in West and North Texas.

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