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Penalties pile up against Lions


On a rare afternoon game in Ennis billed as a tribute to senior players, the game could have easily honored Flag Day, just not the kind of flags you want to salute. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Area Olympic gold medalist set to be grand marshal

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Each fall, the Texas Motorplex gears up for one of the biggest NHRA events there is. Taking the family to the Fall Nationals each October, for some Ennis racing fans, has become a tradition. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ellis County sees spike in voter registration


With National Voter Registration Day Tuesday, Ellis County Elections Administrator Jana Onyon said yesterday the county is slated for a strong presence at the polls, as already 100,000 of the county’s 155,000 population has registered to vote for the upcoming election on November 8. Get the full story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily […]

Girl killed in car crash


A juvenile girl was killed in a three-car accident near the corner of South Clay and West Lampasas Street Wednesday afternoon, according to Ennis Police. Lt. Fred Pontley with the Ennis Police Department said the crash report hadn’t been completed as of Thursday morning but that police have a basic understanding of how the wreck […]

County finalizes budget and tax rate

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Budgeting and tax rate talks were finalized Tuesday afternoon in a regularly scheduled Ellis County Commissioners Court meeting in Waxahachie. Find the rest of this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Holloway shines in rare Saturday game


Ennis junior back Kyre Holloway said playing on a Saturday was a little odd for him and his Ennis Lions, but one look at Holloway’s stat line indicates he felt pretty comfortable. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Subscribe today!

New vision for historic church


Some of Rev. Booker T. Washington’s fondest memories are of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church. It’s where he met and married the love of his life, Shandra, now wed nearly 32 years. It was where he said he accepted Christ as his savior, right before shipping off to the Navy in 1981… The full details of […]

One injured in rollover accident


Minor injuries were reported Monday in a two-vehicle wreck in which one car rolled over onto its side. Police on the scene said the wreck was likely caused as a result of a driver running a red light at the intersection of Ennis Avenue and Yorkstown. Get all the details on this story and more […]

American Legion donates to nine charitable organizations


The local American Legion chapter did more than its share of charitable work last week when it donated a combined $14,500 to nine local organizations and charities. All donations came during a special check presentation last Wednesday at the American Legion on Rumbo Road, the day before the regionally-recognized North Texas Day of Giving. Find […]

Prosecutor will not pursue charges in county bidding probe


The Kaufman County District Attorney’s Office last week recommended no criminal prosecution in an investigation into alleged competitive bidding violations by two Ellis County commissioners. Get the full story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber!

1-20-5 Fest coming up Saturday


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Ennis derails Del Valle; other Saturday HS football scores


PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Cypress Lakes 31, Cypress Falls 14 Fort Bend Travis 86, Fort Bend Clements 20 Houston Jersey Village 58, Cypress Woods 46 Katy Morton Ranch 35, Katy Mayde Creek 30 La Porte 51, Pasadena Rayburn 0 SA Lee 26, SA Churchill 0 Spring Dekaney 35, Aldine Nimitz 0 CLASS 5A Ennis 38, […]

Athlete of the Week: Kyre Holloway


Ennis junior running back Kyre Holloway scored three touchdowns for the Lions as he helped guide them to a 38-20 win over Del Valle Saturday. Holloway had 11 carries for 98 yards and 1 receiving touchdown. Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Ennis State Bank.

A mile in her stilettos


Although she has not dealt with it herself, LaKisha Wells is no stranger to breast cancer. Like multitudes of other Americans, Wells falls into the category of family member or friend tied to a man or woman afflicted with breast cancer. Get the rest of this story and more in the Sunday edition of The […]

Local woman created first Ennis tourism slogan in 1930


“Where railroads and cotton fields meet.” Synonymous with Ennis for nearly 40 years, the motto is remembered today only by older residents. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Cancer survivor found strength in community


The first time Nicole Cruz was diagnosed with breast cancer, in 2009, she was married and a mother of an infant and a six-year-old. Living near Dallas, she was virtually right up the road from her hometown of Ennis, the place she was born and raised. She remembers the support system around her. Her friends, […]

Bohanon preps for second fight against breast cancer


In some ways, Jessica Bohanon admitted her second diagnosis with triple-negative breast cancer June 29 is, “even more crushing,” than her first battle with the disease in 2007. Get this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Grand Jury indicts trio accused of shooting at police


The three people accused of shooting at police and leading them on an hours-long manhunt July 12 were indicted by an Ellis County Grand Jury last week. The full details on this story and more are in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Surveys to determine future of city’s trash service


With the future of the City of Ennis’ sanitation services hanging in the balance, a survey mailed to trash customers could determine whether it remains in-house or is outsourced to a private company. Get the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Stay informed, subscribe today!

Pet of the Week: Mason


Mason is a 2-3 year old shepherd mix. He is well mannered, laid back, and seems to do well with kids and other dogs. Mason is already neutered, current on his vaccinations, micro-chipped, and heartworm negative. He is a really great dog looking for a loving home. Come see Mason and all his dog and […]

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