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Theatre Rocks! presents Deathtrap

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Deathtrap by Ira Levin opens this Friday, Oct. 9, at Theatre Rocks! This comedy-thriller brings twists and turns that takes it’s audience on a ride they will be talking about long after the last curtain call. All stage veterans, the top-notch cast includes: Larry LeMaster as Sidney Bruhl, Caryn Spaniel as Myra Bruhl, Eric Hanson […]

MTC launches free classes, new radio

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More Than Conquerors School of Theology, located on South Clay Street in Ennis, has announced a fall line-up of free courses for area adults. In 2012 Dr. J. David Ford purchased the former Claystone Health Care Center and has turned the facility into a hub of Christian education. Starting next week MTC will offer three […]

Still Ticking: Frank’s Towne historic clock sent for repair, brings back memories

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When Henrietta Novotny’s husband, Frank, died of cancer in 1998, one of his last wishes was to close their iconic downtown jewelry store Frank’s Towne. While the Novotnys’ aim was to always provide a reliable shopping experience and to develop a relationship with the community, they would never have imagined their legacy would still be […]

Joe Matous: Making things work

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Blessed with a good sense of humor, it is no wonder Joe Matous has a large number of friends. But his trade skills, combined with his personality, makes his selection as the Best of the Best a natural choice. Joe Matous Electrical Contractors has been in business for over 10 years. Prior to that he […]

Security installed against Texas twisters

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Michael and Kristi Russelburg just made a rare investment in security. The couple, however, hopes to never take advantage of their new purchase. This past weekend they had a storm shelter installed inside their garage. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

Taste of Ennis a week away

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All the best Ennis chefs in one place sounds like a dream, but for the past 23 years, it’s turned into an Ennis tradition. Sept. 24 at Knights of Columbus Hall will mark the 23rd annual Taste of Ennis event to benefit Helping Hands of Ennis. Judi Hejny, Helping Hands executive director, knows just how […]

Str8 Vape first business venture for 27-year-old Penfold

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Mitchell Penfold is one of the newest additions to the list of downtown property owners, and his plans for the building will have some Ennisites very excited. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Chipotle, Starbucks officially site-mates

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Months into its construction, it has been become official that Chipotle and Starbucks will share a two-tenant building on East Ennis Avenue near I-45. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Ennis Chamber Auction is Saturday

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The Ennis Chamber of Commerce Auction is Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Sokol Hall. The is the 32nd year for the auction and dinner. It is the major fundraiser for the chamber each year, according to President Jeanette Patak. Through successful auctions, the chamber has been able to promote and provide information about chamber members, […]

Business 287 expansion in preliminary phase

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Possible expansion plans for W. Ennis Avenue are in preliminary stages, according to Texas Department of Transportation engineer John Kaiser. Although he couldn’t get into specifics for the proposed project, Kaiser said the street, also known as Business 287, would be widened from N. Clay Street to N. McKinney Street to include a middle turn […]

Maverick Metal continues growth with new scale

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When Brad Lane started his business, he had a building with a front counter, a picnic table inside for inventory, and himself for labor. He took the order, went to the yard to handle the metal, drove the truck after hours for pick-up and delivery, and made the sales. He also had his wife, Debbie, […]

Utility corridor possible site of high speed rail line

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Dallas-based Texas Central Partners continues to gain momentum towards their plans of installing the nation’s first high speed rail system. The resistance may appear futile to some, but the fight against the bullet train remains defiant. Despite passage of budget Rider 48 in April, the provision that would bar the Texas Department of Transportation from […]

Ennis Chamber auction is Saturday

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The Ennis Chamber of Commerce Auction is Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Sokol Hall. The is the 32nd year for the auction and dinner. It is the major fundraiser for the chamber each year, according to President Jeanette Patak. Through successful auctions, the chamber has been able to promote and provide information about chamber members, […]

Amber Perez brings love to the art of cooking

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A former Sokol cooking instructor hasn’t forsaken her culinary finesse or her teaching ability, and local kids are glad of it. Amber Perez combines her preference for down-home kitchen favorites with a passion for encouraging young cooks in the classes she will now host in her own home, starting the second week of this month. […]

First Lady of Texas to visit Ennis

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Cecilia Abbott, the First Lady of Texas, will be in town on Oct. 20 to recognize the city for being designated into the Texas Historical Commission’s Main Street program. The wife of governor Gregg Abbott will speak at 11 a.m. near Minnie McDowal Park, at 119 N. Dallas St. It will include a ceremony and […]

Farmers Market events includes Saturday concert

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The Farmers Market continues from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturdays through October. Sept. 5 will include the live music of Garland’s Jeff Hopson. He is slated to sing downtown at 10:30 a.m. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of […]

EDN archives going digital

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Today, however, archived editions of The Ennis Daily News can only be found if you take a trip to the Ennis Public Library. To view many of the archives, some of which date as far back as the 1890s, you would need to ask for access to a dimly lit library closet. In the closet […]

New eye doctor sees new patients

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Reagan Eye Center, located at 203 NE Main St. in the historic district of downtown Ennis, has increased their services with the addition of Dr. Denise Johnson. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Now open in Ennis

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Pappa Johns Pizza opened on Monday at 1012 E. Ennis Ave., which is located behind Chili’s.

Preview: Always a Bridesmaid at EPT

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Venturing into a realm ripe for ribbing, Ennis Public Theatre takes on the wedding institution in Always a Bridesmaid. Making its world premiere in 2013 at the Runway Theatre in Grapevine, Texas, this play portrays the consummation of prom-night promises made by four friends to always be in the others’ weddings. See the report in […]

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