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Feeders Supply

Job opportunities available in retail for counter and floor sales as well as warehouse.  Computer skills a must.  Prefer someone with PET or Animal Health experience.  Customer service experience a plus.  Apply:  Feeders Supply #2, 8422 S. Lancaster Rd., Dallas or TBarT Farm Supply, 2836 E. Hwy 175, Kaufman.

CDL, Drivers

ProDrivers is seeking immediate experienced Class A CDL truck drivers w/Hazmat.  Deliver to local hardware stores, great customer service skills a MUST!  Must be flexible to being out 1-3 nights.  Average $1200/wk. Position details:  Local runs $17.25 an hour * 37¢ per mile for regional runs over 300 miles * Pallet Jack/Dolly unload * $25 […]

Canton Tools

Canton Tools – 2701 N. Kaufman St.,  Ennis, TX.  Snap-On, Craftsman, Proto, MAC, Victor, Matco, Hobart, Klein New & Used Tools – Welding supplies at wholesale prices!  Tues-Sat 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 903-258-3013

Recycling

MAVERICK METAL & RECYCLING – Scrap metal sales and recycling. Now buying pecans! 2402 S. Kaufman St. * Ennis, TX * 972-875-9597 * www.maverickmetal.com   MEIER RECYCLE CENTER – Scrap metal recycling. Buying pecans! 554 W. Hwy 34 * Bardwell, TX * 972-646-5100

Fire destroys Palmer home

A Palmer family lost their home and possessions Saturday when a fire in the fireplace became out of control. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

New evidence resets Maypearl chief’s sex assault trial

The trial for Kevin Coffey, the former Maypearl police chief accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old, has been reset to February after new evidence was presented to the court. Get the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Soft numbers released for improvement projects

City Manager Scott Dixon showed preliminary numbers Monday night related to the extension of Sonoma Trail and improvement at the intersection of I-45 and State Highway 34… Get this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Lights of Ennis event drives business downtown

Downtown businesses reported varying degrees of success, some seeing a steady flow of foot traffic while others experienced a large amount of sales during the Lights of Ennis event last Thursday. Find the rest of this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

County sues Texas AG over decision

The Ellis County Commissioners Court gave the go-ahead Tuesday for the County and District Attorney’s Office to file suit against Attorney General Ken Paxton for a ruling made about a public information request. Find more on this story in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

‘Bear’-ing down: Former Ennis Lion shines for Baylor in 2016

Two words are listed by Baylor on the personal bio of former Ennis two-time All-State honoree Terence Williams

1-20-5 Fest coming up Saturday

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EFD to add firefighters, plan new station

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!

Horses as healers

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 […]

Ellis County Judge appeals salary, gets big raise

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 […]

EPD: ‘Evidence irrefutable’

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

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 ponders contracting mowing services

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 […]

Unleashing endorphins in Ennis

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? […]

Whose side are you on?

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 […]

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