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Horses as healers

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Amy Dojahn was having doubts when her 24-year-old horse, Faith died. The plan was for Faith to live about six more years, plenty of time for Amy and her husband, D.J., to get some use out of the retired therapeutic riding horse… Find the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The […]

Actors wanted for Myrtle Meander

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“Calling all actors” is the cry from Ennis Public Theatre Director Shelley Aubrey as she plans another program for the popular Myrtle Meander tour. The Halloween-themed excursion, which benefits the Ennis Historical Society, takes place at Myrtle Cemetery on October 15, and will feature monologues by actors who will impersonate some of the well-known figures […]

Ennis shellacs Kimball 63-7; other Texas HS football scores

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PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Abilene 53, Odessa 7 Austin Anderson 43, Austin High 40 Austin Westlake 35, Austin Bowie 21 Beaumont West Brook 28, Houston St. Thomas 20 Cibolo Steele 24, Smithson Valley 17 Conroe 30, Clute Brazoswood 21 Converse Judson 54, New Braunfels 13 Cypress Creek 53, Cypress Lakes 49 Deer Park 26, Conroe […]

Former House candidate injured in electrical accident

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Former Republican Texas House District 10 candidate TJ Fabby is recovering from an on-the-job electrical accident after he tried to save the life of a business partner and friend Monday. Find the rest of this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Trial set for former Maypearl top cop

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The former police chief in Maypearl is set to appear in court Dec. 12 after rejecting a plea bargain agreement at the end of August. Kevin Coffey was indicted on four charges and will now stand trial accused of sexual performance by a child, sexual assault of child, indecency with a child by contact, and […]

Pet of the Week: Pudding

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Pudding is a young adult male Great Pyrenees mix. He is a gentle giant at close to 80 lbs, and looking for a loving home. Pudding loves attention, hugs, and scratchies. He has all his vaccinations and is heartworm negative but still needs to be neutered and gain some weight. He should weigh well over […]

Capital projects, personnel contribute to growing city budget

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With the end of the current fiscal year just about two weeks away, a review of the Ennis City Budget for 2016-2017 shows a hike in spending of almost $10 million more next year. Be informed, pick up a copy of Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Dodson backs Bush, budget process

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Thinking that an accomplished County Judge of a fast-growing, financially healthy populace should have to ask a Salary Grievance Committee for an increase in pay really bothers former County Commissioner Bill Dodson. The Ennis resident who recently served a pair of four-year terms takes exception that she felt the need to go the alternate route, […]

Lions look to rebound vs. Kimball

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Three games into the new season and the young Ennis football team that started the season with only eight returning starters is in position to begin showing the benefits of facing three ranked teams to start the year. Get the details for this story and much more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… […]

Communities come together for ‘Blue Week’

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Four Ellis County communities are coming together to recognize police officers Sept. 19-23 for “Blue Week.” Get the details in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Mayor speaks at NARFE meeting

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The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1191 had its monthly meeting Tuesday. The guest speaker was Ennis Mayor Angie Jeunemann. It was noted that the Ennis native is the first female mayor of this or any city in Ellis County. Get all the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of […]

Citizens speak out; county commission OK’s budget

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The Ellis County Commissioner’s Court voted 4-1 Tuesday afternoon in favor of the 2016-17 FY county budget, a vote that included County Judge Carol Bush’s new salary of $165,000. Find the rest of this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Fall Nationals back under the lights

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Adding lights to a round of qualifying is expected to rev up the energy during next month’s AAA Texas NHRA Nationals at Texas Motorplex. The annual event, set for Oct. 13-16, already ranks high on the excitement level as the fourth of six races in the Countdown to the Championship. It will put the Friday, […]

Annual book sale event starts Thursday

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Beginning this Thursday through Saturday, the Ennis Public Library’s annual book sale takes place at the facility’s location at 501 W. Ennis Ave. The event, hosted by the Friends of the Ennis Public Library, an agency affiliated with the Greater Ennis United Way, is a fundraiser benefiting the Friends, whose programs and activities enable the […]

Ellis County Judge appeals salary, gets big raise

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County Judge Carol Bush may be at the center of a political controversy after she appealed her own salary and was granted a roughly $55,000 raise by the county’s Salary Grievance Committee. Bush told the EDN Friday, a few hours after the committee granted her appeal, she sought the raise because she felt hired employees […]

Adams: How could this happen?

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Harriet Adams can recall where she was and what she was doing at the time the first airplane hit the World Trade Center in New York City. When Islamic extremists killed thousands by commandeering four jetliners on Sept. 11, 2001, intentionally crashing two into the twin World Trade Center towers, Ennisite Harriett Adams easily remembers […]

DPS: Stay vigilant on 9/11

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Fifteen years after the 9/11 terror attacks, the Texas Department of Public Safety asks civilians to remain vigilant regarding potential crime and terrorist activity. “As we prepare to memorialize all who were lost, we must also be mindful that we live in a world where we face an ever-present threat of terrorism and crime,” DPS […]

Indians snatch 287 prize downing Lions 50-20; Texas HS FB scores

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PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Abilene 55, Abilene Cooper 38 Aldine Davis 38, Channelview 14 Alief Elsik 26, Aldine Eisenhower 12 Allen 42, Coppell 20 Alvin 36, Fort Bend Austin 16 Amarillo Tascosa 23, Amarillo 21 Arlington 47, Plano East 29 Arlington Bowie 35, North Mesquite 30 Arlington Lamar 24, Keller Central 21 Austin Bowie 35, […]

Impact of 9/11 led to U-turn

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Jetliners crashing into the World Trade Center; the Pentagon and a remote field in Pennsylvania impacted the world, the United States, and lives in small towns everywhere, including Ennis. Get this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

King wants healing for daughter

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If there is one lesson Ernestine King wants to teach her daughter, Kansas, it’s forgiveness. The 11-year-old Ennis ISD student lost her father Monday night when he was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Ennis. Get this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

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