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Car gets stuck on tracks


Traffic was halted momentarily Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Ennis Avenue and Main Street after a driver inadvertently drove his car some 20 feet onto the railroad tracks. City Attorney Richard Wilson confirmed he was the person behind the wheel… Get the full story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a […]

SAGU responds to being placed on ‘shame list’

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Southwestern Assemblies of God University responded to being cited by a national organization who included the Waxahachie-based school on its “Shame List.” Read about this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Local artist honors fallen Dallas officers

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Local architect J.R. Phillips met with officials of the Dallas Police Department this morning to present a painting he completed in memory of the five officers gunned down July 7. Get the details on this story and more in the Wednesday edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Alleged meth dealers arrested in sting

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Two suspected Waxahachie methamphetamine dealers were arrested in a controlled buy operation Monday after an informant helped set up the deal, according to Ennis police. Get this story and more in the Wednesday edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

City approves $3.5M in bonds


The Ennis City Commission approved the sale of $3.5 in bonds for various infrastructure and capital improvement projects Monday. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Rotary Club donates to GAKAC program

GAKAC Rotary

The Ennis Give A Kid A Chance program has received a $1,000 donation from Rotary Club. Marty Nelson, GAKAC coordinator, accepted the check from Rotarians Steve Holston, Misty Culpepper, John Chapman and Elizabeth Fulton.

DPS car chase ends in standoff

DPS standoff

A high speed chase along US 287 late Sunday afternoon ended in a tense stand-off. Get the rest of this story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

Wal-Mart takes Texas to court in effort to crack liquor sales market

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Wal-Mart’s court fight to sell liquor at its stores in Texas looks to be back on track, but the courtroom is getting crowded. A federal appeals court is allowing a trade group representing liquor store operators to join a stalled federal lawsuit that the nation’s largest retailer filed against the Texas agency that hands out […]

Legendary EDN editors remembered

Fay Casebolt (seated, in blue),  was society editor for  the EDN from 1948 until 1993. She's seen here with fellow  members of the Twenieth Century Club.

As 2016 marks The Ennis Daily News 125th birthday, a milestone that will be celebrated in the upcoming September-October issue of Hometown Living, locals are sharing memories of one of the greatest journalism teams to head up the newspaper since it was founded in 1891. Get this story and more in the Sunday edition of […]

CNN to air Gonzales murder documentary

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A gruesome Ennis murder is receiving the national spotlight more than four years after the trail went cold in pursuit of Jennifer Puente, the prime suspect in the murder of 15-year-old Moriah Gonzales. Pick up the Sunday edition of The Ennis Daily News for details on this story and more…

Ennis defense skins the Bears


Relying on the age-old winning combination of a running game and defense, No. 14 Ennis defeated South Oak Cliff, 30-20, at John Kincaide Stadium on Friday. The Lions grabbed a 15-0 lead and often appeared on the verge of putting away the Bears, but each time they stumbled at the threshold. By the end of […]

EJHS cheerleaders bring home big awards

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After reaping a wheelbarrow full of awards at the University Cheerleaders Association summer camp at the Great Wolf Lodge, the Ennis Junior High School cheer team has plenty of reasons to be proud. Read all about it in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Subscribe today!

Ennis knocks off SOC 30-20; state roundup of HS football scores

Ennis FB helmet

PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Allen 25, Hoover, Ala. 7 Arlington Bowie 40, Lewisville Marcus 39 Arlington Martin 55, Dallas Skyline 7 Austin Bowie 7, Pflugerville 0 Austin Westlake 32, Katy 29 Baytown Goose Creek 16, Tomball Memorial 14 Beaumont West Brook 33, Beaumont Central 21 Buda Hays 26, Georgetown East View 18 Cedar Park Vista […]

EPD looks to fill critical vacancies


Ennis Police Department officials are working to fill three critical vacancies in the department’s ranks that have occurred in the past six weeks. Find the details for this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Number of West Nile Virus-positive pools continues to grow


The latest round of testing reveals that the number of West Nile Virus-positive mosquito pools has jumped to 19 from three only a month ago. Get more on this story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ennis set to debut largest band in school history

Ennis Marching Band 2015 No. 2

Friday’s Ennis road football game at Kincaide Stadium in South Dallas will kickoff the 2016 edition of the Big E marching band, which, reportedly, is the largest group in school history. Get the details for this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News! Stay informed, become a subscriber today.

Minter tried to get beyond issues in his past


Family and friends paint a mixed picture of Eric Minter, the man shot and killed Saturday on Spur 469 right outside Ennis. Get the rest of this story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Pet of the Week: Shasta

POTW Shasta

Shasta is a 1 year old spayed female short haired Tortoiseshell cat. She was surrendered when her owner could no longer care for her. She has since been spayed, micro-chipped, and has gotten all her vaccinations and is now looking for another loving home. For more information on Shasta or any of the other dogs […]

‘I’m following a legacy’


Three weeks since Ennis High School horticulture teacher Kelly Boston’s sudden passing, his legacy continues to surface on campus as a lasting impact. Students and staff alike are not only feeling the void but, more powerfully, are reflecting on his influence in their lives with a myriad of expressions. His horticulture classroom bears creative statements […]

County commissioners OK pay hike

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A split vote on a pay raise for elected officials highlighted budget talks at Tuesday’s Ellis County Commissioner’s Court meeting in Waxahachie. Commissioners approved, in a 3-1 vote, a three-percent salary raise for all elected officials, including county commissioners, county judges, county constables, county sheriff and more. According to Ellis County Judge Carol Bush, the […]

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