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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.

Mow Pro’s on the grow

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Since Matt Keever opened Mow Pro’s Lawn Landscape and Irrigation in July 2007, the company has been expanding rapidly.

Mylinda’s marks a year

Mylinda's celebrates one year in business.

The arrival of March brought the one-year anniversary of Mylinda’s Therapeutic Massage’s move to a new location.

Tuscan Slice brings taste of Italy, personal touch

The Evola brothers opened Tuscan Slice in Waxahachie to mimic the experience and culture of Italy.

When Telico resident Josh Evola decided he was ready to open his own restaurant, he knew just who to call. His brother, John Evola, already owned a successful restaurant in Grand Prairie.

Highview offers outlet for fishing enthusiasts

Vic and Sandy Pochobradsky are the owners of Highview Marina at Lake Bardwell.

Spring is upon us, and with the warm weather comes the urge to spend more time outdoors.

Chamber hosts benefits discussion

Ouida Peterson was the featured speaker for the Employee Benefits Seminar held this morning at the Chamber of Commerce.

Ouida Peterson, vice president of education for Conexis, was the featured speaker at an Employee Benefits Seminar this morning at the Ennis Public Library. The program was sponsored by Hayden Financial Partners and the Ennis Chamber of Commerce, and was designed to inform business owners and human resources professionals about changes to employee health benefits.

Budget shortfall front, center

Ennis' leadership group and members of the community went to Austin last week to meet with state officials.

Several Ennis residents made the trip to Austin last week to visit with state government officials about community concerns regarding many issues including state funding for school districts.

Locals buy company in bankruptcy

022011 Blazek

The store formerly known as Blazek Building Supply has changed hands and a pair of locals have taken over.

Ennis’ Quality Inn earns Platinum Award

Quality Inn in Ennis is owned locally by the Ozymy family.

The Quality Inn hotel of Ennis, was recently announced as a recipient of a prestigious 2010 Platinum Hospitality Award from world lodging leader Choice Hotels International, Inc., franchisor of the Quality. “The Quality Inn hotel’s commitment to excellence and outstanding guest service has earned it this well-deserved recognition as of the best hotels among the […]

Health benefits seminar on tap this week

A seminar is in the works to better inform business owners and human resources professionals about changes to employee health benefits.

Ennis Day in Austin

Leadership Ennis, as well as several Ennis community members, were at the state's capitol Thursday for 'Ennis Day' in Austin. The group was introduced in both the House and Senate chambers and went on a guided tour of the capitol building.

Members of Leadership Ennis as well as several Ennis community members were at the state’s capitol Thursday for ‘Ennis Day’ in Austin. The group was introduced in both the House and Senate chambers and went on a guided tour of the capitol building.

Chamber trip a chance to lobby Austin

The members of the Ennis Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Ennis class will embark on a trip to the state’s capital city Thursday.

Business, consumers give economy a boost

WASHINGTON (AP) — American businesses and consumers are giving the economy a boost by spending more, but the troubled housing market remains an obstacle, new data show. Consumers bought more from retailers for a seventh straight month in January. The gains came despite snowstorms that limited spending from workers with more money in their paychecks […]

Ellis Co bank officer indicted for embezzlement


A federal grand jury in Dallas has returned an indictment against Ellis County resident, Tracey Buckley, 44, charging her with one count of embezzlement of funds by a bank officer, announced U.S. Attorney James T. Jacks of the Northern District of Texas. Buckley was arrested by FBI agents yesterday at her home in Palmer, and […]

IOOF: Ready at last


The Odd Fellow and Rebekah Nursing Home will host a grand opening for their new Rehabilitation and Wellness Center from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 2300 Oak Grove Road with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:15 p.m.

Longhorn Beef hits health food market

Longhorn beef

With more attention garnered for healthy options in the past few years, local farmer Gary Kudrna is looking to gain some traction in the health food market with his grass fed longhorns.

Chamber:Sysco deal may boost area retail

Last week’s agreement between Ennis officials and Sysco Corporation has many in the community looking forward to what will come.

The historic land deal in the city’s Industrial Park has the food giant agreeing to build an $80 million redistribution facility on 255 acres purchased from the city.

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