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A two-year, $1.9 million grant from FEMA will boost the Ennis Fire Department with the addition of 13 new firefighters, and eventually build a new fire station that would cut response times. Check the Tuesday edition of The Ennis Daily News for complete details on this story and more!
Amy Dojahn was having doubts when her 24-year-old horse, Faith died. The plan was for Faith to live about six more years, plenty of time for Amy and her husband, D.J., to get some use out of the retired therapeutic riding horse… Find the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The […]
County Judge Carol Bush may be at the center of a political controversy after she appealed her own salary and was granted a roughly $55,000 raise by the county’s Salary Grievance Committee. Bush told the EDN Friday, a few hours after the committee granted her appeal, she sought the raise because she felt hired employees […]
The Ennis Police Department took to social media Wednesday, backing its original statement to the media regarding Moses Ruben, the man shot and killed during a traffic stop Monday night. However, police officials explained that the original Facebook post was taken down due to “false assumptions, inconsiderate comments and vulgar attacks between posters on this […]
Mary Frances “Sarty” Watson, 100, passed away at her home on July 27, 2016. She was born April 21, 1916, in Rockett, Texas, the youngest of nine children born to Wade Hampton and Leila Frances (Prude) Clopton. Her parents named her Mary Frances, but her brother Pete dubbed her “Sarty,” his toddler version of “Sweetheart,” […]
City Parks and Recreation employees mowed Veterans Memorial Park and Lake Clark Park Tuesday afternoon in anticipation that their job duties could change slightly in the coming weeks. Just the evening before, on Monday, the City Commission explored the possibility of contracting Ennis’ mowing duties out to private mowing businesses in an attempt to free […]
By Mark Warde Here’s an exercise in saving gas for a week. No, I don’t mean flying away on vacation and leaving your vehicles behind. Come to think of it, that is a pretty good idea I just dismissed. Seriously, just for the fun of it, why not try an All-Ennis week in your household? […]
By Mark Warde The events of the past week have revealed plenty about mankind, both good and evil. We also are witnessing leadership in our country refuse to take a stand against the enemy. Carnal man is capable of gross selfishness and destruction, as seen in Orlando. The outpouring of compassion and empathy, even in […]
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM CDT FOR NORTHEASTERN ELLIS…NORTHEASTERN NAVARRO…NORTHWESTERN HENDERSON AND SOUTHERN KAUFMAN COUNTIES… AT 349 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR COTTONWOOD…OR 15 MILES WEST OF GUN BARREL CITY…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES. THIS SEVERE STORM […]
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… NORTHWESTERN LIMESTONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL TEXAS… SOUTHWESTERN ELLIS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS… WESTERN NAVARRO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS… CENTRAL HILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL TEXAS… * UNTIL 1000 AM CDT * AT 426 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING […]
By Mark Warde Destiny Garza, distance runner for Waxahachie’s Southwestern Assemblies of God University captured the school’s first-ever national championship in athletics when she took first place in the marathon at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championship over the weekend at Gulf Shores, Ala. A junior from Aldine, Texas, the former MacArthur High […]
With investigators not talking, it’s hard to know exactly what happened Monday night after Joshua Krajca was booked into the Ennis Police Department jail. The 30-year-old Ennis man, we know, was arrested Monday at the Bluebonnet Park little league fields while attending a youth game. He was officially charged with possession of a dangerous drug […]
Ennis Little League 2016 Schedule Date Home Away Field Time Age Monday, May 2 Red Sox v Rangers field #3 6:00PM 10u Monday, May 2 Bluejays v Braves field #3 8:00PM 10u Monday, May 2 Royals v Rockies field #4 6:00 PM 12u Monday, May 2 Angels v Pirates field #4 8:00 PM 12u Monday, […]
Verna Alice Danielson, 97, passed away in Ennis, Texas, on Monday, December 28, 2015. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 3, 2016, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. Graveside services will be held on Monday, January 4, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Restland Cemetery with Rev. Steve […]
Justin Tubbs [email protected] As the sun set Thursday evening, people gathered at Myrtle Cemetery. Rather than mourning the dead, they were there to learn about the lives of a few buried there. A collaboration effort between Ennis Public Theatre and the Ennis Historical Society, the Myrtle Meander was a hit for all those involved. Four […]
This summer, Jordan Wilson, 20, of Ennis, TX, spent two weeks in Thailand helping animals and learning hands-on what it’s like to be a veterinarian. Traveling with the Boston-based Loop Abroad, Jordan was part of a small team that volunteered giving care at a dog shelter and then spent a week working directly with rescued elephants at […]
The Ennis YMCA has teamed up with Ennis Little League this past year, helping clean up the sign-up process and getting kids new uniforms. Recently, the Ennis Rotary Club donated $1,000 to the Ennis YMCA. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]