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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 txvf…@att.net

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.

Fish fry slated April 18

Alliance of Faith United Methodist Church will host a freshwater catfish lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the church, located at 1306 N. Kaufman St. Fish will be served with cole slaw, fries and peach cobbler for $8 per plate, with condiments included. For more information, call 972-878-8925.

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One dead in head-on collision

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Police say a 58-year-old from Frost died Monday at about 5 p.m. when an 18-wheeler turned into his vehicle at FM 85 and Kaufman Street.

Sokol Party slated April 4

Sokol Hall will host the Friday Night Party from 7 to 11 p.m. April 4 in the Clubroom, featuring the Studebakers. Doors open at 5 p.m. with no cover charge. For more information call 972-875-7959 or visit www.sokolennis.com.

Sunbeamers to meet April 1

Members of the Southern Pacific Sunbeam Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 1 at the Ennis IHOP. The final touches will be put on the plans for the annual reunion to be held on April 26. For more information, call 972-878-4069.

Speaker addressing healthcare

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Membership Luncheon is set at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 31 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located at 805 S. I-45 in Ennis. Featured speaker is John Otto of Arvak Insurance Group, who will discuss healthcare reform. New members for the quarter will be recognized along with the ambassador […]

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