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Commissioners deliberate on sheriff appointment

After an hour-long executive-session meeting at Tuesday’s meeting, the Ellis County Commissioners Court put forward the process by which it would go about replacing former Sheriff Johnny Brown. For more on this story, pick up Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

A letter for change

One local elementary school student is stepping up in a big way to get her message out about the dangers of texting and driving. See Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News for the rest of this story and more… Be informed, subscribe today!

Court orders vehicle seizure at dealership

A local power sports vehicle dealer last week had more than $100,000 worth of inventory seized as part of a civil suit. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Thirty Pct. 2 county roads set to be resurfaced

Working toward his promise of better communications and a monthly open door to residents of Precinct 2, Ellis County commissioner Lane Grayson introduced a new goal for resurfacing area roads. While his precinct has 232 miles, many of them rural, and a $2.1 million annual repair budget, the elected Ennis public servant laid out an […]

DPS: Truck driver ‘stable’ after Saturday crash

Texas Department of Public Safety reported the truck driver involved in a Saturday morning wreck along U.S. Hwy. 287 has been upgraded to “stable” condition. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

Police arrest eight on separate drug-related charges

“It’s been a while since I remember having eight drug-leated arrests in a weekend,” said EPD Lt. Mike Hopson, head of the Criminal Investigation Division. Get the details in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, become a subscriber.

Man charged for DWI with children in car

Ennis police arrested a Dallas man Sunday after it was discovered he was allegedly driving drunk with his child and another young girl in the vehicle. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Tabernacle steps up to provide for little leaguers

Little leaguers without cleats could get a nice surprise this coming baseball season. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Truck driver fights for life after Saturday crash

A single-vehicle wreck about 7:30 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 287 near Reagor Springs sent the driver of an 18-wheeler to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Get the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Senior center looks to boost base of support

A local non-profit that provides fellowship, transportation and other services for Ennis seniors may not survive without a big fundraising push this year, according to Jean Nelson, the director of the Golden Circle Senior Activity Center. Get the full story in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Soccer team’s leading scorer shows size doesn’t matter

Making a big splash this soccer season has been the compact-sized, Rodrigo Lozano; the 5’2, 120-pounder plays with a focused attitude: “Life’s too short, I’m not.” Get the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Athlete of the Week: Jonathan Alferez

Speed-merchant Jonathan Alferez (20) zooms along the left flank late in the game. He scored the tying goal over 65 minutes into the 80-minute match as Ennis defeated Nacogdoches, 3-2, on Senior Night. It avenged an earlier 1-0 setback against the Dragons. The Lions are off for Spring Break and may have a playoff tune-up […]

All in the family

With the popularity of genealogy TV shows like “Finding Your Roots” and “Who Do You Think You Are?” more and more people are interested in looking into their family’s history. Ennis native Monica Castillo, who works for Neiman Marcus at its corporate office, is one who was recently bitten by the research bug. Get the […]

Glimpse of the future: Showcase displays best of EISD

Hundreds of area students, including some wide-eyed youngsters from elementary schools, got a close-up view of what awaits them in the coming years during the EISD’s Showcase event Thursday. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

287 bypass accident caused by inattention, possibly speed

A Glenn Heights woman was severely injured in a wreck on the Hwy. 287 bypass Wednesday that left the back end of a white sedan she was driving devastated. Get the details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

AT&T outage impacts local 911 dispatch

A temporary outage for AT&T Wednesday affected 911 calls around the country including some in Ennis, according to Police Chief John Erisman. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Judge: Commissioners Court to appoint new sheriff

The Ellis County Commissioners Court will soon begin the selection process for appointing a new sheriff to fill the remaining term of office following Johnny Brown’s resignation Wednesday. Get the full story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

Injury reported in 287 bypass wreck

Just one day after city commissioners declined to raise the speed limit along Hwy. 287, at least one injury was reported in a two-vehicle accident after a box truck apparently rear-ended a passenger car along that stretch of roadway. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, […]

EFD, city staff prepare for the worst

Members of the Ennis Fire Department, along with some city staff, are undergoing National Incident Management System (NIMS) training this week in order to better prepare city employees to handle large-scale emergencies. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

Pet of the Week: Mercy

Mercy is a 14 week old brown, orange and white short-haired tabby. She is already spayed and has most of her vaccinations; she still needs her Rabies shot. Mercy is friendly and sweet, very playful, and would love to have a home where she has lots of toys to play with and people to snuggle […]

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