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Ennis faces Bryan in playoffs

Bryan’s Leon Denena drove in Bradlee Evans for the game’s only run in the top of the third inning, and Jake Fuller and the Viking defense did the rest as Bryan shut out Rudder 1-0 on Saturday in a tiebreaker game for the second seed in District 18-5A. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s […]

Relay For Life not dismayed by rain

Making lemonade from lemons, the resilient volunteers of the 2017 Relay For Life kept their event alive despite tornado warnings, hail and heavy rains on Saturday. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Teen facing homicide charge arrested again

A 17-year-old Ennis teen who was deemed responsible for a car accident that killed his friend was arrested by Ennis Police at his home last Thursday, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Main Street to host downtown screening

As the city continues to market downtown, the Ennis Main Street Board will host a public viewing of a film that features experts in community development and branding. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Rotary hopes for big showing at 19th polka run

It’s become as engrained in the festivities of the National Polka Festival as the music, the klobase or the pivo. The Rotary Club of Ennis, every year, organizes the PolkaFest Run, an event that features a 5K, a 10K and a fun run. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily […]

Ennis man jumped from shipwreck

This is the second part in a two part series. Most crewmen were aware of the detonation of the kaiten warhead’s 3,400 lbs of explosives, but many were not. It was in alerting those still asleep below that Cuevas went from cook to hero that day in 1944. Find this story and more in Sunday’s […]

Interest, sales driving Farmers Market

Growing and satisfying the needs of an ever expanding base of shoppers, the Ennis Farmers Market has capped a very successful first month of Saturdays. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Ennis teachers get free supplies donated

Teachers at three Ennis schools were thrilled to learn they’d be getting new classroom supplies all for free, supplied by World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization that, as part of its various services, gives free supplies to educators in low-income neighborhoods. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be […]

Ennis man connected to two burglaries

An Ennis man was arrested twice in two days, charged with the burglary of two cars on April 22. According to police, a suspect was caught on video taking personal belongings, including a debit card from a car in the 300 block of West Lampasas. A car in the same area was burglarized around the […]

Local painter likes giving back

It didn’t take long for Jana Jennings to discover both her love and her gift were the same. At age six she popped the cork on what became a cherished expression she still pours today. She paints on a myriad of different surfaces, like canvas, wood, glass and shiplap to name a few. Oil, acrylic […]

Survivor of WWII ship sinking remembered

Fernando “Cookie” Cuevas was a survivor. No, not a TV reality show contestant; the Ennis veteran of WWII, who passed away in 2010 at age 98, was the real thing. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!  

State of the District speech positive

Optimism reigned when Ennis ISD Superintendent John Chapman shared a “State of the District” message to a crowd of 80 at the spring luncheon of the Chamber of Commerce on Friday. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

County appoints new sheriff, swearing-in Tuesday

Charles “Chuck” Edge was chosen from a pool of 16 candidates Friday morning as the new Ellis County sheriff. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Relay for Life set for April 29

Ennis Relay For Life, the annual event that promotes the battle against cancer, is fast approaching. Set for Saturday, April 29, it returns to Veterans Memorial Park for a third straight year. According to R4L chairperson Amy Martinez, the strength of the program, which educates the public on the disease while raising money for research, […]

Insta-famous dog stops off for Bluebonnets

Maggie Lea, the owner of a dog that has more than 17,000 followers on the photography social media site Instagram, admits she started taking pictures of Roux, the photogenic Goldendoodle, as a joke. “You see, all my friends were having babies, and they were sending messages with picture of their babies, and so I started […]

22 Years After OKC Bombing, Ennis Tie Noted

Yesterday, April 19, marked 22 years since the bombing of a government building in Oklahoma City that took the lives of 168 people and injured 680 others. There’s a fact about the bombing that many locals know, but not all. That is, Timothy McVeigh, the perpetrator of the deadliest act of domestic terrorism, may have […]

Local Woman Reunited With Personal Letters

Jen Ross never got to properly grieve the loss of her grandmother, Emma Torres, a kind, loving El Paso native who died suddenly two years ago of a heart attack. She said it wasn’t until recently that the loss of her grandmother really hit her.

Police investigating two early-morning break-ins

Ennis Police say they have a good idea who committed two early morning burglaries Tuesday, and say they have one of the four suspects in custody. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

City inks deal to move forward on railroad bridge

City Manager Scott Dixon told city commissioners Tuesday night that if they want to see the city’s highest-priority project in the downtown master plan completed, they would first have to approve an $886,000 contract with with Lockwood, Andrews, and Newman Inc (LAN). Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. […]

Commission approves Fairview spending

Ward 2 Commissioner Marco Hernandez admitted after Tuesday’s city commission meeting that pressure from his constituents was mounting heading into it. For the past several weeks, Hernandez, who grew up in the Fairview neighborhood on the south side of town, has fought to receive funding for the IOOF Park at Fairview, formerly Fairview Park. Find […]

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