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Plant marks safety milestones

Ennis Daily News photo by Nick Todaro / U.S. Rep. Joe Barton and Ennis Mayor Russell Thomas flip hamburgers at the GAF Day event held Thursday in honor of employee safety achievements at the plant.

With more than 250 employees, GAF Matierlals Corporation’s Ennis facility took it as a great stride forward when it was able to mark a pair of occupational safety milestones last week.

Sign crushes Chili’s

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Chili’s is closed down while ownership faces the daunting task of repairing the roof after the restaurant sign collapsed on top of the building this morning.

Committee looks into marketing I-45 corridor

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The cooperative marketing group formed between cities along Interstate 45 from Ennis to Conroe is ramping up business.

Ennis Inc. buys out Printgraphics

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Ennis, Inc., has acquired all of the stock of Printgraphics, Inc., as of Oct. 1. Printgraphics has two locations, in Vandalia, Ohio and Nevada, Iowa, both of which will continue producing their current products and services. Printgraphics has been a leading wholesale manufacturer of fully integrated document solutions for over 33 years and is recognized […]

Ennis Traffic acquires firm

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Ennis Traffic Safety Solutions has acquired Australian firm Zaganite Industries Pty. Ltd. That company will continue to operate from its facility in Dandenong, Victoria. Ian Cocoran, managing director for the Asia Pacific region for Ennis Traffic Safety Solutions, said the company was pleased to welcome Zaganite to the Ennis family. “Gino Zagni and his family […]

Chamber awards set for Monday

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The Ennis Chamber of Commerce will host State Rep. Jim Pitts as its guest speaker for the upcoming annual awards luncheon Monday.

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


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


Phil Banker, [email protected] 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.

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.

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