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3 injured in early morning school bus accident

Three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after an EISD school bus left the roadway and came to rest in a ditch just after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning near Alma. Get the details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…  

Bye-bye Bryan: Ennis staves off foe in first-round thriller

Kiara Glenn and Nokoia White combined for 13 points, and Ennis staved off a late rally by Bryan to post a 71-69 first found bi-district playoff victory Monday in Madisonville. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Chemical mixing plant slates opening for July 1

Lloyd Brown could think of no other way to describe his trip to Ennis–“divine intervention” he called it. Brown, the president of Smart Chemical Services, is heading up the soon-to-be-open Genesis Custom Chemical Blending, LLC, a chemical mixing plant set to open July 1 at 2708 N. E. Main St. Get the details on this […]

City sales tax revenue jumps 22% YTD

A monthly report from the State Comptroller’s Office shows generation of sales tax revenue in Ennis is up some 22 percent from the same period last year. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Athlete of the Week: Dylan Wright

The 6’5 sophomore took center stage Friday with a monster performance against Corsicana. Wright scored a season-best 25 points, including three two-fisted dunks, leading Ennis to a 51-39 win over a Tigers team battling for first place. The Lions remain in the hunt for a playoff berth of their own. They host Lindale on Tuesday, […]

‘Big Mama’ needs a facelift

The catchphrase “what’s old is new again” is one the Ennis Firefighters Association is counting on. Local firefighters believe in saving history as well as lives, and a project that’s been put on hold (but has never left their hearts) is the restoration of a 1927 fire engine they hope can someday serve as a […]

Sheriff testifies before grand jury

Sheriff Johnny Brown went before an Ellis County grand jury Wednesday in connection with an ongoing investigation into an alleged altercation that occurred early New Year’s Day at a Midlothian fast food restaurant, his attorney Richard Carter confirmed Thursday afternoon. Get the rest of this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily […]

Officials slate zoning meeting for later this month

Residents and business owners will likely be in attendance later this month as city officials have scheduled a “Zoning Update” meeting that’s being promoted on yard signs posted around town. Get the details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

City preps for ‘Love Local’ event

The Downtown Ennis Merchants have been busy decorating their windows and prepping for a Valentine event Saturday… Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

EISD police chief leaves district

Ennis ISD lost Erik Scott to the Scurry-Rosser ISD in mid-January, a departure after 10 years on the EISD police department, the last five as police chief. Read this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

Two injured in I-45 wrecks

Two wrecks occurred Wednesday morning along Interstate 45 in Ennis while utility workers replaced power lines that stretched across the highway, completely halting traffic in both directions for roughly 15-minute intervals. Get the full story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis man in custody for alleged theft of tools

An Ennis man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of burglary. Get the scoop on this story and others in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis ‘Main Street’ program to get national accreditation

Less than two years into its work as a Texas “Main Street” city, Ennis has been recommended by the Texas Historical Commission for national accreditation by the National Main Street Center, potentially making the downtown eligible for certain grants and putting it in the same conversation as some of the state’s most highly regarded downtowns. […]

Four soloists earn bids to state

Four Ennis vocalists advanced to the state solo competition, during the Feb. 4 regional event at Townview Magnet School in Dallas. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

West speaks on ‘defending values’

Retired Lt. Col. Allen West, who had a celebrated 22-year military career, spoke to a sold-out crowd at a Lincoln Day dinner in Waxahachie Tuesday evening. Get the full story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

‘Ennis Y’all’ mobile app to launch next month

City Marketing Director Ashley Colunga reviewed progress on the new Ennis mobile application for smartphones during Tuesday’s city commission meeting, noting the app should be ready for a mid to late March launch date. Get the full story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… The original social media, EDN has kept […]

City gives nod to chemical mixing plant

A new chemical mixing facility will be coming to Ennis after commissioners unanimously approved two provisions to amend zoning regulations at 2708 N.E. Main St., and make a special exception for chemical and petroleum product manufacturing at the location. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Norton named Lion of the Year

The Ennis Noon Lions Club held its annual Sweetheart Banquet Monday, and also used the occasion to honor a number of members as well as award the coveted Lion of the Year award to Doug Norton. Find more on this story in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Stay informed, subscribe today!

I-45 crash leaves 1 dead

A 33-year-old man died in a single vehicle crash on an I-45 service road late Saturday night. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Stay informed, subscribe today!

EHS students take part in forum on racism

Eight students from Ennis High School participated in a leadership forum at SMU Friday whee the topic focused on the sometimes volatile subject of racism. Find the details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

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