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Attorney issues statement on sheriff probe

Montgomery County DA Brett Ligon, the attorney pro tem appointed to spearhead the investigation into a fight involving Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown and his brother, says the investigation will be moving forward soon. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ennis native publishes new book

Dr. Mark Busby, professor of English at Texas State University, grew up in Ennis, graduating from EHS in 1963, and the Bluebonnet City has remained in his memories; some appeared in his novels Fort Benning Blues and Cedar Crossing, published four years ago by Texas Christian University Press. Find this story and more in Sunday’s […]

Athletes of the Week: Noah Slovacek and Austin Cervantes

The senior doubles team won the Polar Bear Tournament over the weekend, which earned them an engraved, metal coffee mug. Slovacek and Cervantes got past another Ennis pair in the finals. Damontre Strawn and Quinn Graham, who eliminated last year’s top duo, from Red Oak. Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Ennis State Bank.

One arrested in attempted arson case

Twenty-two-year-old Italy resident Damian Gilbert was booked into Wayne McCollum Detention Center in Waxahachie last Thursday, arrested on an arson warrant by the Ennis Police Department. Get the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Coffee shop asks locals to share love stories, wedding photos

Mandie Tartaglia knew she wanted to do something special with her downtown coffee shop, Pop Top, for Valentine’s Day, so she bounced some ideas around and settled on something that matches her persistent local theme, and something the community can get involved in. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily […]

Bar fight victim declines pressing charges

A man sent to the hospital after a bar fight early the morning of Jan. 8 has decided not to press charges, according to Ennis Police. Get the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.  

Relay for Life teams prep for April 29 event

Relay for Life, a one-day event that raises funds and awareness of cancer and the efforts to find a cure, met Thursday to secure sponsors and individual teams for the April 29 fundraiser. Get the details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

Carnival awaits commission approval

Provided approval is granted by Ennis City Commissioners, the city will play host to what is being billed as Main Street Midway, a classic carnival during Easter weekend, April 12-16. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Pet of the Week: Delilah

Delilah is our pet of the week. She is a large Lab/Heeler mix, approximately 2 years old, current on her vaccinations, heartworm negative, and micro-chipped. She is full of energy and love, and looking for a family to call her own. For more information on Delilah and to see other dog and cat friends available […]

Gridiron girls: EHS juniors, seniors square off in annual fundraiser game

For Ennis High School juniors and seniors, it’s a rite of passage taken very seriously–well, mostly seriously. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

Social media posts spark criticism of Ellis County SPCA

Postings on a Facebook page making allegations of animal abuse, employee theft and other misdeeds by staff at the Ellis County SPCA animal shelter in Waxahachie has been discredited as coming from “disgruntled former employees” by the local board president and also the CEO of the SPCA of Texas, although those same former staffers say […]

Rosary balloon finds its way to Pa.

A local family is seeking the recipient of their Rosary balloon after it traveled some 1,470 miles and was returned to them anonymously Tuesday from Pennsylvania. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Insurance company officially opens new downtown office

A host of well-wishers, city officials, the Downtown Merchants Association and the Ennis Chamber of Commerce were present Tuesday as Wester Insurance opened it s new office on North Dallas Street. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Suspected drunk driving crash under investigation

Police are investigating a Tuesday accident involving a vehicle and a fire hydrant, believing the man behind the wheel was intoxicated. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

Local pastor recounts ‘crazy’ D.C. adventure

Local Pastor Buck Marshall the the events surrounding his trip to Washington D.C. last week for President Donal Trump’s inauguration almost “pre-ordained.” Get the details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Man allegedly steals BB gun, impersonates law enforcement

A Corsicana man was arrested around midnight Thursday by Ennis Police after attempting to steal a BB pistol from the Wal-Mart and lying to employees about being a police officer. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

FFA earns awards at Fort Worth Stock Show

Ennis FFA took home a number of awards this past weekend at the Fort Worth Stock Show. Get more details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Stay informed, subscribe today!

Garland man killed in two-vehicle crash

Staff report A two-vehicle crash at about 12:30 p.m. Friday on State Highway 34 in Ennis, just west of Hilltop Drive, killed a motorcycle driver from Garland. According to a statement from the Texas Department of Public Safety, a 1998 white Ford F-150 driven by 45-year-old Ennis man William Griffin turned in front of the […]

City’s plans for park stymied by upkeep issues

Ennis’ preliminary plans for a local park have been put on hold for now after the Independent Order of Odd Fellows declined to grant the city a 30-year lease. Find more on this story in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis grad Erica Lopez is storming into the weather

When an EF5 tornado touched down in Moore, Okla. in May 2013, Erica Lopez was preparing to depart from Ennis on her way to Norman where she would attend the University of Oklahoma. Get the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

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