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School board works to avoid $1M deficit

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The Ennis ISD School Board gave recommendations to Assistant Superintendent of Finance Lisa Fincher on how to move forward with budget planning to avoid a possible $1 million budget deficit.

Lady Lions fall to Aledo

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AUSTIN — A slow start and a handful of mysterious calls combined with a hot-hitting Aledo team led to a 10-3 loss for Ennis in the Class 4A championship on Saturday.

Ennis one win away from crown

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AUSTIN — Ennis rallied from a four-run deficit to stun top-ranked and previously undefeated Barbers Hill, 8-7, to advance to the Class 4A championship game on Saturday.

‘Honor Flight’ awards scholarships to students

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Honor Flight of Ellis County awarded three Ennis High School seniors with $1,000 for their work honoring local veterans of World War II.

Veterans, teacher shares service with students

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Jack Lummus Intermediate School held a Memorial Day assembly Friday, led by fifth grade teacher Ron Bramhall, an Army veteran.

Lady Lions earn chance to win crown

Ennis Lady Lions vs. Hallsville Region II Finals Game 2

In a season filled with milestone victories, the No. 4 ranked Ennis softball team has now earned the chance to add to the list. They won a berth in this week’s state semifinals, Friday morning in Austin.

Cody announces tennis scholarships

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Prior to the start of the annual Cody Memorial Scholarship Tournament on Friday, four local tennis players were awarded college scholarships.

Ennis advances to Elite Eight

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The Ennis High School softball team continues to follow the seasoned leadership of head coach Rodney McNeill. For 10 years he has been at the helm and for a decade the Lady Lions have cleared one hurdle after another.

Ranch gets Lions football

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Corsicana-based radio station 106.9 The Ranch will once again broadcast Ennis sports starting next fall, according to the station’s sales manager Nick Jordan.

Ennis answers the bell, knocks out Poteet, 10-5

Ennis Lady Lions vs. Mesquite Poteet Region II Semifinals Game 1

RED OAK — The No. 5 ranked Ennis High School softball team stood tall on Thursday, countering everything Mesquite Poteet threw at them with an impressive 10-5 win in the opener of a best-of-three series.

Austin students show off good manners

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Students at Austin Elementary earned a special lunch Wednesday giving them to chance to show off their newly-learned fine dining table manners.

Commissioner, trustees sworn in


The winners of Saturday’s election were sworn in on their respective boards Tuesday night, with Ward 3 Commissioner Ken Hackney taking his place on the Ennis City Commission while Trustees Kelly McManus and Jennifer Haden joining the Ennis ISD School Board.

Ennis rises to No. 5 in state

Ennis Daily News photo by Phil Banker / Ennis Lady Lions left fielder Julia Hollingsworth beat the tag for a leadoff triple Friday night against the Jacksonville Maidens. The Lady Lions held on for a 13-5 victory to clinch the bi-district championship.

The Ennis High School softball team moved up one spot to No. 5 in this week’s Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 4A poll.

EHS to issue Chromebooks to new freshmen

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Ennis ISD is taking one of its most popular technology initiatives in a new direction.

Ennis tramples Lovejoy in 18-1 rout

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The Ennis Lady Lions, fresh off a comeback victory Friday night, dismantled the Lovejoy Lady Leopards 18-1 in five innings on Saturday morning.

Changes made after child leaves school

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Palmer ISD Superintendent Kevin Noack said new protocols are in place after a Palmer Elementary student left school grounds during recess and went missing for almost an hour.

Lady Lions fall 9-2 to Lovejoy

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The Ennis Lady Lions didn’t hit one ball past the infield Thursday night, losing to the Lovejoy Lady Leopards 9-2 and find themselves playing tonight for their playoff lives.

‘Shattered Dreams’ teaches harsh reality

EDN Photo by Phil Banker / Students watched a simulated crash scene on Thursday morning as part of the Shattered Dreams program.

IMPACT Ennis and the EHS Student Council presented a simulated car crash Thursday morning outside Ennis High School in the hopes of preventing such a crash from happening for real.

Candidates talk school issues

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The Ennis Public Library hosted the second ever Ennis ISD candidate forum Thursday, with three of the four candidates vying for two seats on the board answering questions on topics ranging from school security to campus security.

Schools switching to Google

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Ennis ISD will be converting to Google Apps for its email and calendar services next month, both saving money and allowing easier access to information for both school employees and parents.

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