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Antique Pickers arrive in Ennis

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The traveling Antique Pickers brought their Cash for Coins show to Ennis this week.

Volunteer opportunities still available with GAKAC

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Marty Nelson, coordinator of the annual Give-a-Kid-a-Chance event, said this year’s benefit is all but ready to go Sunday, Aug. 16 at Ennis High School.

Wray preps for House work

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John Wray won’t officially take office until mid January, but he’s beginning his work planning for his freshman term as a member of the state House of Representatives with an introductory meeting of the Republican legislative caucus on Aug. 14-15.

County OKs radio tower purchase

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Engineering concerns took center stage at Monday afternoon’s meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court, with the county voting to purchase a radio tower near Ennis as well as voting to approve emergency plans involving the county’s dam system.

One arrested in drug, gun seizure

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The Ennis Police Department arrested a local man on drug charges after a Thursday search of the man’s home turned up 15 ounces of marijuana, pills and a stolen firearm.

Lockhart picks A&M over Alabama

Ennis Daily News photo by Tye Chandler / Malik Jenkins (42) and James Lockhart (9) are a couple of very interesting players to track this spring on the defensive side of the ball.

Before an audience of family, friends and Ennis High School teammates, senior defensive end James Lockhart announced on Friday he will enroll at Texas A&M in the fall of 2015.

Car found in lake 37 years later

Sheriff's deputies recovered a submerged vehicle that went missing in 1977.

Ellis County Sheriff’s deputies located a car that was reported stolen 37 years ago during a dive team training exercise early last week.

Top 20 Under 40: Mary Janousek

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Mark Warde [email protected] Dreams often come true for Mary Janousek. The six year veteran as the executive secretary at the Ennis Chamber of Commerce grew up wanting to be a secretary as an adult. “When I was in kindergarten I dreamed of growing up and becoming a secretary,” she said. “In fact, I would dress […]

Theatre announces auditions

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The October production by the Ennis Public Theatre, Leading Ladies, will be holding auditions on two dates for eight roles, five of them played by men.

United Way campaign video up

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With the Greater Ennis United Way 2014 campaign gearing up, this year’s video is now online and available for viewing on The Ennis Daily News website located at www.ennisdailynews.com/videos/GEUW2014/ and GEUW facebook page.

Family searches for missing girl

Daisy Gamino, pictured in red, is missing, according to her father, Herminio Bucio.

An Ennis family is seeking the public’s help in finding missing 15-year-old Daisy Gamino.

Return starts Aug. 25 for Ryan McCabe

The McCabe family includes his wife, Lanna (left), and daughters Kayla and Kirby.

The start of the new school year at Ennis Junior High begins on Aug. 25. It can’t get here quick enough for new principal Ryan McCabe.

City OK’s crime control district


The Ennis City Commission voted 6-1 to establish a Crime Control and Prevention District on Monday night.

Crashes continue on U.S. 287

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Police Chief John Erisman said there’s not much more the Ennis Police Department can do to make U.S. Highway 287 safe after two crashes occurred within four minutes of each other on Thursday.

The power of saying yes

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There are three kinds of people; those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder – what happened?

Record 24 EISD students earn scholar awards

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A record 24 students from Ennis High School earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards that reflect their exceptional achievement on the college-level AP program exams.

Lights of Ennis expansion moves forward

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The newly-formed Lights of Ennis committee is moving forward with its plans to revamp and expand the annual Christmas celebration.

Alleged July 4 kidnapper arrested

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A man wanted in connection to an alleged aggravated kidnapping was arrested Monday according to the Ennis Police Department.

Baptist youth travel for service project

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A group of young people from Baylor Baptist Church have travelled to Cincinnati this week as part of a service project for BLOC, a non-profit organization based in Ohio.

Palmer releases 2014 football schedule

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A year after finishing 4-6, there is plenty of optimism in the air at Palmer High School. The Bulldogs have 17 starters returning and a new head coach in Don Waddle.

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