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Explosion rocks Pencco plant

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No injuries were reported in a blast Wednesday evening at Pencco chemical plant in Bardwell that occurred about 7:30 p.m. Get the full details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Drug arrest closes multiple theft cases

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A weekend traffic stop near Tabernacle Baptist Church yielded drugs and stolen goods, including credit cards, helping area law enforcement agencies close out “several” cases. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

Man who threatens to kill entire family faces aggravated assault charges

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An Ennis man was arrested Monday outside the Walmart on Ennis Avenue, charged with aggravated assault and possession of drug paraphernalia after he allegedly threatened to kill another man and his entire family with a pair of scissors. Get the full details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Four foreign brothers find home in Ennis

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Four brothers who recently opened a new downtown Italian restaurant have come from a world away to do business with area residents. Get your food fix and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support your hometown newspaper and subscribe today!

EFD evaluates potential firefighter recruits

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Between Tuesday and Wednesday, 72 recruits tested for a chance at an interview to fill 13 new firefighter position within the Ennis Fire Department. Learn more about this story in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Don’t miss a day, be a subscriber!

Grayson hosts town hall

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Precinct 2 Commissioner Lane Grayson conducted two town hall meetings in Ennis Tuesday to update constituents and to help make the public aware of various services offered to some county residents. Find the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

1 man dead, 1 injured critically in wreck

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One local man is dead and another severely injured follow a traffic accident near Houston Monday morning around 8:30 a.m. Find the details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Thieves rob Chipotle, forget to take the money

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Two men barged into the Ennis Chipotle restaurant late Saturday night, masked and armed with handguns, and escaped with nothing to show for their efforts, according to Ennis police. Get the details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Downtown Christmas lights set for upgrade

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Workers downtown are now replacing lights stop buildings in an effort to make the Lights of Ennis just a little more enjoyable this year… Find out what’s going to happen next in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Felcman’s to receive Texas Treasure Business Award

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What began in 1926 as a men’s clothing store, Felcman’s now celebrates 90 years of business in the heart of Ennis. Get the rest of this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Police shooting autopsy report released

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The Southwest Institute of Forensic Science released the autopsy report on Moses Ruben this week, the who was shot and killed by Ennis Police in September. Get the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Athlete of the Week: J.T. Mackey

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The Lions’ senior receiver led his team’s scoring efforts, connecting with Kade Graff twice for touchdowns. In his final games wearing a Lions uniform, Mackey caught five passes for 67 yards. Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Ennis State Bank.

Lions lose playoff opener

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KILLEEN – J.T. Mackey was on the receiving end of a pair Kade Graff scoring passes in the second quarter, but it was not enough to prevent Bryan from defeating Ennis, 41-27, in the Bi-District playoff opener. Get the full game recap in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Power pole repair leaves 1,200 in the dark Friday

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Oncor Energy workers repaired a broken power pole Friday afternoon. An estimated 1,200 were without power for a little more than an hour, an Oncor official said. The outage impacted the eastern end of the city which also affected restaurants and businesses along Kaufman and Ennis Avenue.

Heart to art: Gallery brings culture to Ennis

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Shops, restaurants and other businesses are thriving in the Bluebonnet City’s historic downtown district, in the throes of revitalization since the 2013 tornado that threatened its existence. One new merchant is Julia Schloss whose art gallery and workshop, Gallery Schloss, opened on Knox Street in May and has since found a niche in the varied […]

Ennis exits with loss to Bryan; other Texas playoff scores

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By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Division I Region I Bi-District Allen 34, Euless Trinity 25 Belton 38, South Grand Prairie 30 Duncanville 24, Killeen Harker Heights 7 Keller Timber Creek 54, Arlington Martin 51 Lewisville Hebron 40, Plano East 35 San Angelo Central 72, EP Franklin 7 Region II Bi-District Austin Bowie […]

Student struck by vehicle in school parking lot

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An Ennis High School student was flown to Children’s Medical Center of Dallas after being struck by a vehicle in the school parking lot Thursday afternoon shortly after school let out. No charges have been filed against any party involved. Get the full details in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Firefighter takes plea deal in ESD No. 6 case

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The sexual assault case involving seven volunteer firefighters and one other person is over after one man, Keith Edward Wisakowsky, 27, pled guilty to a Class A misdemeanor assault in connection with his April 6, 2015 arrest. Get the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

City establishing second reinvestment zone

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It wasn’t long ago when the city  discussed its first tax increment reinvestment zone (TIRZ), which has been approved and now covers downtown as well as portions of the city’s largest retail district within the I-45 corridor. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Police divers fish out alleged murder weapon

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State police found the gun Ennis investigators believe was used in the murder of 24-year-old Juan Aguinaga while scouring the embankment of a small peninsula in an Ellis County lake Wednesday morning. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

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