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Lions game on TV, radio livestream

Photo by brucelattimer.com / Thousands of Maroon Platoon fans, like the mohawked David Kuehn, are expected in Lubbock on Friday. Some shake colored canisters, partially filled with gravel, as part of the crowd experience.

Ennis fans now have their options expanded for catching the state semifinal football game Friday.

Lions baseball teams up with local charity

EDN Photo by Justin Tubbs / Ennis High School athletics is working to stuff the above bus full of toys and goodies for local children. The bus is located in the EISD Administration building parking lot, near the corner of W. Ennis Avenue and N. Sherman Street.

Ennis ISD students are loading up the school bus with something other than students.

City approves water audit

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Ennis City commissioners passed a resolution at Monday’s City Commission meeting with a 5 to 1 vote, authorizing City Manager Chuck Ewings to enter into an agreement with Ameresco, Inc. to conduct an audit on water meters in the city of Ennis.

Local man arrested on arson charge


A 19-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly set clothes on fire inside a mailbox.

Event offers farmers pest solutions


Ellis County has scheduled their annual Fall Crop Conference on Nov. 12, with college credit offered on classes for professional farmers, though the sessions are open to the public.

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Germania- October 2014

EHS Class of ’84 plans 30-year reunion

The Ennis High School Class of 1984 invites former classmates to join in celebrating the 30th anniversary of graduation during this year’s EHS Homecoming weekend. The 30th Reunion celebration will be held Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Sokol Hall Club Room. Cost to attend is $20/person cash at the door and includes […]

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Baptist youth travel for service project

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A group of young people from Baylor Baptist Church have travelled to Cincinnati this week as part of a service project for BLOC, a non-profit organization based in Ohio.

Bake sale to fund state championship trip

Dakota Drilling’s 15 and under team is having a bake sale at the Ennis State Bank main lobby starting at 9 a.m. Friday, July 11. Proceeds will help pay for the girls’ trip to the state championship tournament.

Fourth Ward sets VBS July 16-18

Fourth Ward Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Steven Edwards, will host its Annual Vacation Bible School on July 16-18, from 6-9 p.m. The church will also host its Annual Vacation Bible School Day on Sunday, July 20, at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Mister Marcus Sallie. Activities are available for all […]

Baylor Baptist VBS and more activities set

Baylor Baptist wishes to invite everyone to come and join in with us for all of our services and activites. There is a place for everyone. July 20 – 23             Vacation Bible School   from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. August 16               “Back To […]

Baylor Baptist GA girls plans yard sale

The Baylor Baptist Church – Girl’s in Action (a Mission Organization) will be having a multi-family Yard Sale Saturday Only, 1401 N. Preston St.  The proceeds will go towards the girls’ mission camp fees.

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MACS host Ellis County Singers

The MACS of Tabernacle Baptist Church will host the Ellis County Singers who will entertain at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 29 in the Family Life Center. The group is composed of around 100 singers from different churches in Ellis County. Several familiar faces are members of this group. The menu will be Italian food. If […]

VFW seeks house band

The VFW in Ennis is looking to form a House Band. You do not need to be a Veteran to try out. The only qualifications are your musical talent and your Patriotism to the United States as a American Citizen. Anyone interested can contact Gilbert Wulff at 972-846-2014 or [email protected]

Schools alter schedule

  There has been a change to the Ennis ISD school calendar to end the 2013-14 academic year. May 23 is now a full day of school, no early release. June 5 is also a full day of school, no early release. June 6, the last day of school, is an early release day with […]

Farmer’s Market opens for season

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The Ennis Farmer’s Market opened for the 2014 season Saturday with a dedication ceremony featuring dignitaries including Mayor Russell Thomas, U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, the Revs. Booker T. Washington, Lydia Garcia and Darrell Nelson, Mayor Pro-Tem Matt Walker, City Manager Chuck Ewings, Commissioner Brian Holley, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Bill Dodson, Chamber of Commerce Board President Delores McKibbin and Dr. Meg Sullivan of the Greater Ennis Development Alliance.

City solicits master plans


Ennis has reached out for proposals on a comprehensive plan for future community development.

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