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Minnie McDowal Park opening pushed to early summer

After some delays due to weather, Minnie McDowal Park is expected to have an early summer opening, according to Assistant City Manager Randall Heye. Get the full story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be in the know, subscribe today!

Judge grants continuance for accused former court clerk

The trial for Anna Rosales, the former Ennis  municipal court clerk accused of stealing more than $100,000 in misdemeanor fines paid in cash, has been pushed back after a judge granted a continuance in the case last week. Get this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe […]

Carnival to bring strong history to Ennis event

Coming to Ennis in April for the first time is the Main Street Midway, a five-day carnival-ride event with some of the same attractions one might find at the Fort Worth Stock Show or the Texas State Fair. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Woman arrested for stealing truck, hitting witness

A Waxahachie woman was arrested in Ennis Tuesday, charged with unauthorized use of vehicle and aggravated assault after she struck a person attempting to recover the allegedly stolen Ford Ranger and fled the scene. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Parks Dept. takes over baseball field maintenance

Ennis Parks Director Paul Liska said this week the city will provide day-to-day maintenance and game preparations for the little league fields at Bluebonnet Park. Get the full story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Ferris police chief continues push for community policing

Citing the recent actions of county law enforcement officials, Ferris Police Chief Eddie Salazar said his department continues to push community policing, with the backing of District 6 U.S. Rep. Joe Barton. He said now more than ever is a good time for police to be active in their communities so as to avoid the […]

Noon Lions give to Habitat for Humanity

Lion Frank Bartolic presents a $700 donation to the Habitat for Humanity project.  Elizabeth Strieland and Jeanie Blake gave an update on the program and received the check on behalf of H for H. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Pet of the Week: Sarge

Sarge is our Pet of the Week. He is a 2 year old Lab/Vizsla mix. As his breed suggests he is a very active boy and will need lots of exercise. He is heartworm positive and will require treatment but he has a sponsor that is covering the cost of that! Sarge will also still […]

Commissioners deliberate on sheriff appointment

After an hour-long executive-session meeting at Tuesday’s meeting, the Ellis County Commissioners Court put forward the process by which it would go about replacing former Sheriff Johnny Brown. For more on this story, pick up Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

A letter for change

One local elementary school student is stepping up in a big way to get her message out about the dangers of texting and driving. See Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News for the rest of this story and more… Be informed, subscribe today!

Court orders vehicle seizure at dealership

A local power sports vehicle dealer last week had more than $100,000 worth of inventory seized as part of a civil suit. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Thirty Pct. 2 county roads set to be resurfaced

Working toward his promise of better communications and a monthly open door to residents of Precinct 2, Ellis County commissioner Lane Grayson introduced a new goal for resurfacing area roads. While his precinct has 232 miles, many of them rural, and a $2.1 million annual repair budget, the elected Ennis public servant laid out an […]

DPS: Truck driver ‘stable’ after Saturday crash

Texas Department of Public Safety reported the truck driver involved in a Saturday morning wreck along U.S. Hwy. 287 has been upgraded to “stable” condition. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

Police arrest eight on separate drug-related charges

“It’s been a while since I remember having eight drug-leated arrests in a weekend,” said EPD Lt. Mike Hopson, head of the Criminal Investigation Division. Get the details in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, become a subscriber.

Man charged for DWI with children in car

Ennis police arrested a Dallas man Sunday after it was discovered he was allegedly driving drunk with his child and another young girl in the vehicle. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Tabernacle steps up to provide for little leaguers

Little leaguers without cleats could get a nice surprise this coming baseball season. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Truck driver fights for life after Saturday crash

A single-vehicle wreck about 7:30 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 287 near Reagor Springs sent the driver of an 18-wheeler to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Get the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Senior center looks to boost base of support

A local non-profit that provides fellowship, transportation and other services for Ennis seniors may not survive without a big fundraising push this year, according to Jean Nelson, the director of the Golden Circle Senior Activity Center. Get the full story in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Soccer team’s leading scorer shows size doesn’t matter

Making a big splash this soccer season has been the compact-sized, Rodrigo Lozano; the 5’2, 120-pounder plays with a focused attitude: “Life’s too short, I’m not.” Get the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Athlete of the Week: Jonathan Alferez

Speed-merchant Jonathan Alferez (20) zooms along the left flank late in the game. He scored the tying goal over 65 minutes into the 80-minute match as Ennis defeated Nacogdoches, 3-2, on Senior Night. It avenged an earlier 1-0 setback against the Dragons. The Lions are off for Spring Break and may have a playoff tune-up […]

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