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Two arrested in connection with vehicle, other thefts

Two Red Oak residents were arrested in Ennis early Monday morning in connection with the theft of a pickup truck in Red Oak and a separate motorcycle theft that happened locally. Get the details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ellis County Sheriff, deputies sworn in

Sheriff Johnny Brown took his oath of office Jan. 1 at midnight. Monday, he he conducted the swearing in of deputies and other Ellis County Sheriff’s Office staff. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

Three killed as planes collide mid-air near McKinney

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Three people have been killed after two small planes collided in midair near McKinney, Texas. The Federal Aviation Administration says the collision occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. near Aero Country Airport. The private airport is about 35 miles north of downtown Dallas. The FAA says it was told by local fire […]

2016 In Review: Far-reaching ripples

Ripples continue nearly six months after the skimming stone skipped for the last time. Kelly Boston, the beloved horticulture teacher at Ennis High School, grew much more than plants in two campus greenhouses… Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Stay informed, subscribe today!

Community leaders discuss New Year’s resolutions

Another year has come and gone for Ennis. While many take time to reflect on the year that was, others turn the page and look to the year that’s yet to unfold. As 2016 drew to a close this week, some leaders in the community shared their hopes and ambitions for 2017. Get the details […]

Up Ennis Avenue, down memory lane

Spotlight on Ennis There’s an interesting full-page, illustrated feature on Ennis in the March 6, 1921 issue of the Dallas Morning News. It discussed, among other things, the Ennis Country Club, then in its heyday. The three-story lodge was praised for its view of the city and its horseshoe-shaped lake. Find this story and more […]

Athlete(s) of the Week: The Maroon 5

The Maroon 5 won four of six games at the M.T. Rice, 20-team tourney in Waco, to win the Silver (Third Place) Division. All six opponents had winning records, and two of their victories came against Class 6A teams. Ennis opens the District 17-5A season at home at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, against […]

Crash victim was popular poet, rapper

Desiree Eme Mboto, the Sam Houston State student killed in a three-vehicle wreck Wednesday on I-45 near Garrett, was the subject of regional renown for her performances of slam poetry under the stage name “Ziggy.” Get the details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Man, 70, charged with evading police near wreck

A 70-year-old Grand Prairie man was arrested Wednesday afternoon near the scene of a fatal accident on I-45 after taking photos of the scene and then allegedly failing to stop when police tried to pull him over. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

2016 In Review: Officer shoots man in church parking lot

There are still questions unanswered about an officer-involved shooting that occurred then night of Sept. 5 leaving an Ennis man dead. Get the details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

A-CROSS shows gratitude to donors

A-CROSS is ringing out 2016 by hosting a New Year’s Eve party for supporters and donors. Get this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Stay informed, subscribe today!

2016 In Review: Teen survives being pinned under truck overnight

Nearly a year after she was pinned under her dad’s pickup truck in near-freezing temperatures overnight, Alixx Santos is just glad to be back on her feet once again. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Pet of the Week: Shadow

Pet of the Week Our pet of the week is Shadow, an 8 month old spayed female Ragdoll mix. Shadow has all her vaccinations, is micro-chipped and ready to go home with you. She has long hair and will need to be brushed on a regular basis. Her adoption fee is $100. For more information […]

I-45 accident claims one life

A Sam Houston State University student was killed in a three-car accident Wednesday afternoon when her convertible clipped an SUV, lost control and went across the center median of I-45 into oncoming traffic. Get the details on this tragic accident in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.  

Scrooged: Cops nab Christmas car burglar

A Corsicana man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a number of vehicles Christmas night at a local manufacturing facility. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Fatal wreck has I-45 stopped

GARRETT, ELLIS COUNTY – I-45 in both directions just north of Ennis will be closed for approximately another hour and a half while the Department of Public Safety concludes a fatal accident investigation. The accident occurred about an hour ago. Two vehicles collided on the southbound side of the highway but at least one was […]

Constable-elect arrested second time in a year

The constanble-elect for Ellis County Precinct 3, Tyron Davis, was arrested for the second time in less than a year Dec. 16. This time, he was arrested for falsely identifying himself as a police officer. Find the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

2016 In Review: Suspects shoot at police, spur manhunt

It wasn’t immediately clear why three people shot at a home on Avenue C July 12  before darting away in a Volkswagen Jetta. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ellis County twisters remembered one year later

A year ago Monday marked a dark and disastrous day in nearby Red Oak, Glenn Heights and Ovilla… Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Parks Dept. pushes renovations for ball season

While the Ennis little leaguers who take the field every spring and summer are subjected to the hot, Texas sun, the parents might not have to endure the blistering rays much longer thanks to renovations to the ball fields at Bluebonnet Park. Get the details in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

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