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GAKAC taking clothes donations

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A steadfast servant of the community and its children is requesting a little bit of help to assist with operations. Give-A-Kid-A-Chance (GAKAC), a United Way non-profit agency that seeks to provide families and children with school supplies and other school necessities, is getting ready for its big event in August. To prepare, GAKAC is asking […]

Local back to school program gears up for 2015

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Classes may be out for the summer but helping underprivileged students is a year round objective for Give-A-Kid-A-Chance (GAKAC), the faith-based, back-to-school initiative that celebrates its 10th year in operation this fall. The non-profit charitable entity that functions under Mission Ennis Bridge Builders provides school uniforms and supplies, backpacks, haircuts and health screenings to area […]

Future plans for Ennis to be released Thursday

J.R. Phillips (standing) speaks to a small group of Ennis residents and business owners at Ennis High School Tuesday evening, sharing his opinion about the future of Ennis. This break-out group session was part of a three-hour public meeting that began at 5:30 p.m.

Unveiling months of creative input, the City of Ennis will reveal the comprehensive plan for downtown and surrounding areas at a visionary open house on Thursday, June 25. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. inside the Ennis National Bank Events Center, located at 116 W. Ennis Ave. The public is welcome and encouraged […]

Noon Lions recognize students

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The Ennis Noon Lions Club met Wednesday at Tabernacle Church, where a number of students were recognized for academic achievements this past school year. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Four years of perfection: Alston, Blazek, Cathey-Johnson didn’t miss a day

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A week has passed since thousands of people, curious to see which of 30 students with perfect attendance this year would win a free Ford Fiesta, witnessed sophomore Nathan Blazek draw the key that made the car donated by Ennis Ford his own. The contest’s message put a premium on making roll call a daily […]

GAKAC picking up steam for August 15

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Seeking to offer more than a hand-out, Give A Kid A Chance is preparing for their annual expression of community service on Saturday, August 15. Having received eight years of open arms and open hearts, this year’s project looks to meet some of the tangible needs of around 500 families and between 1,300 and 1,400 […]

EISD approves raise for teachers and non-faculty

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After what EISD superintendent Dr. John Chapman described as one of the better years in recent school history, the board of trustees met to discuss business, including a raise for the faculty. “It has been a very good year,” Chapman said prior to the regularly scheduled meeting. “We’ve seen many good things accomplished this school […]

Blazek wins ‘Perfect’ car from Ennis Ford

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Nathan Blazek watched his chances increase a little more every time someone put the key into the lock and tried to turn it, only to find that they weren’t the winners. Friday night at Lion Memorial Stadium, just before graduation, the sophomore Ennis High School student won a brand new car, and at 16 years […]

Ennis grad overcomes hardship to attend West Point

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In most instances, if you heard someone turned down a $194,000 scholarship to attend Notre Dame University, you’d think they were crazy, but Chauncey Buckley, a graduate of Ennis High School as of Friday, had to do exactly that on Thursday when he was visited by two Army ROTC representatives. Buckley, instead, made his decision […]

Ennis opera singer tours Czechoslovakia

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Ennis has a storied history of settlers from the Czech Republic coming to escape war-torn central Europe. Here they began new lives in a town where the railroad and cotton fields met. This weekend one of Ennis’ own, Lauren Trojacek, travels to the capital of Czechoslovakia on a month long operatic tour. Trojacek, 22, whose […]

EHS graduates 372 seniors

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Ready or not, world, Ennis High School has introduced its 372 member senior class of 2015 for acceptance. In front of a festive crowd estimated at over 6,000 inside Lions Memorial Stadium, EHS principal David Averett called them personally by name, each receiving their diploma and a handshake from EISD School Board president Bramlet Beard. […]

Ennis selects new baseball coach in Macy

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Five weeks after the first search for a head baseball coach at Ennis High School in more than 25 years, athletic director Jack Alvarez on Friday night announced the hiring of Bob Macy. He has been a head coach at three high schools, racking up a 109-64 record in eight years, winning at a 63 […]

Kalinec recalls 25 years as Ennis baseball coach

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Baseball has been very good to me, or so said the late Hall of Famer, Roberto Clemente. He spent his entire 18 year career with Pittsburgh. The same can be said by Kevin Kalinec, who recently resigned after 25 years as head coach of Ennis High School baseball. With only six losing seasons, he’s been […]

Palmer sends Class of 2015 into the world

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Palmer High School held its 2015 graduation at the Waxahachie Civic Center Thursday night. Also, several scholarships were presented during commencement. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Perfect Attendance = Perfect Drive from Ennis Ford

Ennis Ford, which offered one Ennis student with perfect attendance a free car upon graduation, will have to break the tie after as many as 32 may finish the year without missing a day. To be eligible, students have to own a valid driver’s license while maintaining perfect presence during roll call at Ennis High […]

Etiquette training at Lummus School

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To culminate their unit on manners and proper social etiquette, the fifth graders at Jack Lummus Intermediate School had the opportunity to demonstrate what they had learned by participating in the annual Lummus Etiquette Day. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

Lummus students earn reading rewards

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During the last few weeks of school, all Lummus students that meet their goal for Accelerated Reader are taken on a shopping spree. Throughout the school year, students earn points for the books that they read and comprehend. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read […]

World Cultures Day at Dorie Miller

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Last week, sixth graders at Dorie Miller Intermediate School experienced World Cultures Day on their school campus. Countries such as Spain, Togo (West Africa), South Korea, Egypt, and Brazil were represented in classrooms decorated for the occasion. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read […]

Ennis Elites are Best in Texas!

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Entertaining and appearing throughout the school year, the Ennis Elites dance troupe, often overshadowed by the award-winning marching band and the flashy 50-member Lionettes, have earned their share of the state spotlight. Cassie Ortiz, the head coach of both the Lionettes and the dance competition team, the Elites, revealed at their banquet the latter had […]

EISD Vaccine Clinic at Miller

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EISD Nurses hosted a vaccine clinic on Tuesday, May 19, at Dorie Miller Intermediate School. Vaccines were provided by the Texas Vaccines for Children program and were given at no cost to those students who qualified. The nurses provided immunizations to many incoming pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and seventh grade students. Pictured are EISD nurses Ginger Sellers […]

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