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Thieves rob Chipotle, forget to take the money

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Pet of the Week: Buster

Buster is a 2 year old fluffy shepherd mix available for adoption. He is neutered, current on shots, and micro-chipped. He seems to get along well with other dogs and is incredibly sweet. Buster is heartworm positive but he has a sponsor for treatment. He just needs to be adopted into a loving home that […]

‘Batten’-ing down the hatch

District 17-5A champion Ennis begins their second season tomorrow with a first round clash against Bryan. It will be played at a neutral site in Killeen at the 7,600-seat Leo Buckley Stadium. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Construction on some streets slated to begin in January

Ennis will likely begin construction on several Ennis streets beginning in January, City Manager Scott Dixon reported at Monday’s city commission meeting in downtown. The city will take bids for the streets project later this month. Get the full details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today! […]

It’s Trump!

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump awakened a movement of angry working-class voters fed up with political insiders and desperate for change. On Tuesday, that movement propelled him to the White House. Trump’s stunning, come-from-behind victory over Hillary Clinton — a far more organized and experienced rival — served as a raised middle finger to […]

Barton, Wray retain seats

Official results for state and county races in the 2016 election saw Republican Joe Barton retain his seat for U.S. Rep. in District 6 for the 31st year, while Republican incumbent John Wray will hold onto his seat as the State Rep. in District 10. Get the full rundown in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis […]

County green lights Leggett & Platt abatement

Ennis-based Leggett and Platt was granted a 45-percent, 5-year tax abatement at the Ellis County Commissioners Court on Tuesday. The business, which currently employs 160 workers, is seeking to add 75 new jobs and make a capital investment of roughly $14 million dollars. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of […]

Citizens, volunteers grade election experience

Voters leaving the Ellis County Sub-Courthouse on a rainy Tuesday morning reported that voting was largely quick and painless during yesterday’s election proceedings. Voters, whether it was their first presidential election or fifth, said they were in and out of the sub-courthouse within minutes after voting. People whom the EDN spoke with differed, however, in […]

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