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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.

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

Douglas Madeville

  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. […]

Oncor rate hike softened


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.

ESB experiencing processing delays

Ennis State Bank

Ennis State Bank released the following announcement about processing delays in their system. “We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our processing systems. “We are working diligently to be processing before end of day (04/18/11) however, at this time all Internet processing, ACH, and transfers will be on hold until the systems are repaired. “If […]

Providence Title opens in Ennis

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting for Providence Title on Tuesday. Business representatives on hand included Team Leader Tracie Fleming, Escrow Officer Sharon Thomas, Client Services Representative Keri Greer and President Lynda Tiedtka.

Providence Title company celebrated the opening of its office in Ennis, at 1905 West Ennis Ave.

CertainTeed reopens

CertainTeed celebrated the reopening of their Ennis production facility at 2901 N. Kaufman on Thursday. On hand for the event (from left) were Jeannette Patak, Chamber president, CertainTeed Vice President of Operations George Wattman, Mayor Russell Thomas, CertainTeed President Guillaume Texier, DJ Damberger and Joe Quaranta. Employees Dondre Johnson and Chris Montemayor (not pictured) held the ribbon for Texier to cut.

CertainTeed Corporation formally marked the reopening of its Ennis facility 10 months after the initial announcement that it was coming back to town.

Cook-off brings out grillmasters

Competitors from all over turn out to be a part of the Annual Bluebonnet Barbecue Cook-off.

The annual barbecue cookoff is put together by the Ennis Chamber of Commerce.

Tax revenue falls


Ennis has logged a slight decrease in its year-over-year April sales tax payment.

Cook-off countdown ticks

The boots and barbecue cooker setups for the annual Ennis Chamber of Commerce event have a way of showing the individual cook's personalities.

The 5th annual Bluebonnet Barbecue Cook-off will bring grill masters from throughout the Metroplex and beyond to compete in Ennis on Saturday and participants and judges are still welcome.

Children’s author Crummel coming to EPL


A famous face will soon be stopping by the Ennis Public Library to greet the children of Ennis.

TAMKO develops Twitter feed


TAMKO Building Products is entering the world of social networking with a Twitter feed.  This is the company’s first official use of a social networking site.  Those interested can follow TAMKO on Twitter at @TAMKO_News. In our increasingly fast-paced technological culture, TAMKO believes Twitter is another way to quickly distribute information to customers, suppliers, journalists and […]

Chamber cook-off returns

This year's Bluebonnet Cookoff is expected to be one of the largest in the five year history of the event.

Another highlight of the month-long Bluebonnet Trails, apart from the Bluebonnet Festival, is the fifth annual Bluebonnet Barbecue Cook-off.

Mattingly’s love for children adds to pediatric team

Emily Mattingly

For Emily Mattingly, choosing a career path involving children was always an obvious choice.

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