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Ennis welcomes new state rep.

EDN photo by Justin Tubbs / State Rep.-elect John Wray speaks with Ennis City Manager Chuck Ewings at the Ennis Public Library Tuesday during Ennis' come-and-go event.

Ennis hosted an informal reception for State Representative-elect John Wray from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The come-and-go event was hosted by the Ennis Public Library, and snacks were provided by local businesses.

School suspects fire, evacuates

EDN photo by Justin Tubbs / Firefighters extend a ladder before climbing on top of Lummus Intermediate School Tuesday. They responded to a general fire alarm that turned out to be smoke from a burned-out motor in the air-conditioning unit.

Lummus Intermediate students evacuated from the school Tuesday morning because of a suspected fire.

Armed robbers escape bank

EDN photo by Justin Tubbs / Compass Bank, located at 1712 W. Ennis Ave., was robbed Tuesday morning. The suspects, described as armed black males, escaped the scene in a small silver car shortly before police arrived.

Three suspects escaped from BBVA Compass on Tuesday after robbing the bank.

Hicks new publisher-editor of Daily News

EDN photo by Justin Tubbs / Brad Hicks stands near the press line at The Ennis Daily News.

Ellis County Newspapers, Inc., today announced Brad Hicks as Publisher and Editor of The Ennis Daily News.

State championship tickets on sale now

Photo by brucelattimer.com / Seniors Devin Smith (10) and John Lopez (33) add to the coup de gras, a 71-yard touchdown to finish off Canutillo, 41-13, to advance to Friday's state championship game.

Fans wanting tickets to see Ennis play for its fifth state championship can purchase them at a discounted rate from the high school athletic department office.

City approves 287 cost, discusses new judge

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Ennis City Commission passed an agreement to pay up to $524,784 for the expansion of U.S. Highway 287 in Ennis.

Suspect escapes hospital

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A Dallas man was arrested in Waxahachie Saturday after escaping from the hospital.

Ennis bank held up Tuesday

Police stand outside their vehicle with weapons drawn at Compass Bank, 1712 W. Ennis Ave., Tuesday morning before they discovered any possible suspects had already fled the scene..

Police were dispatched to Compass Bank in Ennis Tuesday morning in regards to a bank robbery.

U.S. 287 expansion tops city agenda

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Expansion of U.S. Highway 287 has been discussed thoroughly over the past year, and the City Commission will look to do its part for the project at 7 p.m. during Monday’s City Commission meeting.

Putting on the holiday glitz

Selected as one of Ennis' best was this home, complete with 'Welcome Ennis Lions' banner, located at 2904 Tenison Dr.

Last week’s Lights of Ennis lit up the night’s sky for the holidays and brought recognition to a host of home owners and decorators for their work in creativity.

Lions rout Eagles, 41-13, earn shot at 5A title

Photo by brucelattimer.com / Ennis soared pas an upstart Canutillo team behind the play of cousins Taylor Thompson (3) and Donta Thompson (11). They combined for three TD catches and 341 total yards.

Ennis won its 13 consecutive game, 41-13

A hemi-powered pass rusher

Senior defensive end James Lockhart

James Lockhart has been the face of the Lions football team all season. At 6-foot, 3-inches, 255 pounds, he is an obvious ‘yes’ to the oft-asked question, “Does that have a hemi?”

Avalon School given highest honor

Avalon ISD students, administration and faculty stand on the steps of the Ellis County Courthouse. Students in the front hold the plaque and flag that Del Bosque and his two principals received in Washington, D.C.

Academic excellence is something that can be found right here in Ellis County.

Lions meet Canutillo in Lubbock

Photo by brucelattimer.com / Senior signal-caller Devin Smith will be at the helm for Ennis' Team Maroon for tonight's kickoff at 7 p.m.

What started five weeks ago with 64 teams vying for the Class 5A state championship has been pared to four, including Ennis and El Paso Canutillo. they are the only Top Ten teams remaining in the hunt for the Division II title.

‘Where’s Santa?’ answered at Theatre Rocks

Deputy Mike Self (left ) and Sheriff Michael Johnson (right) question the incarcerated Dan Lynch.

A holiday play suited for audiences of all ages, Where’s Santa?, continues in Ennis over the next two weekends.

Shopping center looks for makeover

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Retail in Ennis may be getting a boost.

Lions game on TV, radio livestream

Photo by brucelattimer.com / Thousands of Maroon Platoon fans, like the mohawked David Kuehn, are expected in Lubbock on Friday. Some shake colored canisters, partially filled with gravel, as part of the crowd experience.

Ennis fans now have their options expanded for catching the state semifinal football game Friday.

State Semifinals tickets now on sale

Photo by brucelattimer.com / The Lions raise the regional championship trophy after topping South Oak Cliff, 31-14. Ennis has won 12 consecutive games and, as big game hunters, can secure a berth in the state finals with a win Friday in Lubbock.

The only two remaining Top 10, Class 5A, Division II teams in the playoff, No. 7 Ennis and No. 10 Canutillo, will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at Lowrey Field at Plains Capital Park in Lubbock.

High-speed rail has issues to resolve

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Texas Central High-Speed Railway held an open-to-the-public scoping meeting in Waxahachie last wee, primarily to discuss environmental issues with the proposed rail system between Dallas and Houston.

County agrees safety is priority

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In reaction to murders last year that took the lives of two Kaufman County officials and one of their wives, Ellis County has decided to take its own precautions to keep county employees safe.

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