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Was jail death preventable?

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

Ennis Little League has announced the full schedule for games in the 2016 season.

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, […]

Classifieds for Sunday, January 17, 2016

Verna Alice Danielson

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 […]

A walk through the past


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 […]

Tarleton State University Student Jordan Wilson of Ennis, Texas Travels to Thailand to Save Elephants

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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 […]

Classifieds for Friday, September 4, 2015

Rotary donates to YMCA

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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 […]

Classifieds for Sunday, August 9, 2015

Benitez glowed like sunshine in honey. Spotlight shone on Hollingsworth

Ennis Lady Lion Softball 2015

Her first name in Latin means short. At 5’3” it’s slightly accurate, but Courtlyn Lorae Benitez was a key part of the Ennis High School girls softball team that were the giants in District 14-5A during her entire softball career. Playing primarily at second base, she made her mark as a rock solid infielder. She […]

Classifieds for Friday, May 29, 2015

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast benefitting Ennis students

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The First Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be a beautiful picture of a community coming together. Slated for May 2 at Tabernacle Church in Ennis, the doors will open at 8:15 a.m. for the first-ever event of its kind in Ennis, according to Mayor Pro Tem Matt Walker. See the report in the Ennis Daily […]

Golf – disc golf – coming to Ennis

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With spring just around the corner, Ennis is in position to provide Ennisites with a new type of golf course. Expected to be completed this summer, a city disc golf course is currently in the works with former City Commissioner Jess Haupt spearheading the efforts along with the city manager and the Ennis parks committee. […]

Ennis Softball off to 4-1 start

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One week into the new season, it appears only one thing can cool off the Ennis varsity softball team. The weather. The Lady Lions are off to a 4-1 start after a three-day tournament in Mansfield. They hope to finally play at home Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. Click here to sign up for […]

Learning to recycle

Sam Houston Recycle

These Sam Houston Elementary students are learning to recycle. See the Ennis Daily News on Tuesday, Feb. 24, for photos from Sam Houston regarding learning the solar system, mighty milers, 100 days smarter, and learning to recycle. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Bardwell House Fire Extinguished

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Area firefighters were able to extinguish a fire before it spread early Sunday morning. At 2:20 a.m., Bardwell Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a house fire at 1270 FM 984, about two miles northwest of Bardwell. Italy, Avalon and Ennis fire departments responded as mutual aid. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition […]

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.

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