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Fast flu shots available

Ennis Regional Medical Center is offering a drive-through flu shot clinic from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the hospital parking lot. The cost is $20, cash only, ages 18-64. Seniors 65 and older are free. For more information, call 1-855-875-3762.

Ennis Chamber to host Business After Hours at City Real Estate

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce will host Business After Hours starting at 5:15 p.m Thursday, Oct. 17 at City Real Estate’s new building at 101 NW Main St. Email m…@ennis-chamber.com to RSVP.

9/11 luncheon planned

VFW Post 7106 will host its annual 9/11 luncheon from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the post, located at 3100 N. I-45 Service Road in Ennis. All law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics and their families are encouraged to attend.

Blood drive set

Ennis Masonic Lodge No. 369 has set a blood drive from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. The Carter BloodCare drive bus will be in the Walmart parking lot.

City tax rate hearing slated

The Ennis City Commission has set a public hearing on the tax rate for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at City Hall, located at 115 W. Brown St. The rate of $0.695 per $100 of property value is unchanged from the 2012-2013 rate.

Library reading program continues

The Ennis Public Library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program is held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesdays and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursdays. Children finishing grades kindergarten up through the sixth grade can sign up now at the library. Programs are also available on Wednesdays for children who have not yet started regular kindergarten. […]

District offers summer food

  Ennis ISD has a Summer Nutrition Program that is open to children ages 1 to 18 and available free of charge. There are no income requirements or registration required to participate in this program. The program is held at Carver Early Childhood Center, located at 600 E. Martin Luther King, Monday through Thursday, and […]

Farmers Market open

The Corsicana Farmers Market is now open for its 29th season.  The market is open Tuesday and Saturday mornings from 7 a.m. until noon or sell out. The 2013 season ends Saturday, Sept. 28. The 14-stall framed shed is located at Business Interstate 45 and Sixth Street in Corsicana.

Fox anchor featured

The 14th Annual Steak and Burger Fundraiser Dinner, benefitting the Boys and Girls Club of Ennis, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, June 28 at First United Methodist Church at 300 N. Sherman St. in Ennis. The featured speaker will be Fox Sports Southwest anchor John Rhadigan. For more information, call the club at […]

Reading program running now

The Ennis Public Library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program is held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesdays and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursdays. Children finishing grades kindergarten up through the sixth grade can sign up now at the library. Programs are also available on Wednesdays for children who have not yet started regular Kindergarten. […]

Unity in the Community Music Festival set Friday

Unity in the Community’s Black Music Festival is set Friday, June 21 at Ennis Veterans Memorial Park. From 6 to 8 p.m., children’s features will include a rock climbing wall, bounce house, face painting, popcorn and snow cones. At 7 p.m., bring a lawn chair and dancing shoes for old school gospel, jazz and blues. […]

Palmer offers summer food drive

Palmer ISD is offering the second year of its Summer Food Service Program from June 3-Jun 26. Lunch hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Palmer Middle School facility at 118 FM 813. All children 18 and under are invited. Those over 18 must pay $3. Lunches will meet the USDA’s […]

Disaster aid deadlines set

Federal disaster loans are available through the Small Business Administration for residents and business owners whose homes and commercial property suffered damage associated with the May 16 tornado in Ennis. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application at the Small Business Administration’s secure Web site at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. The filing deadline to return applications […]

Miracle Worker continues

The Ennis Public Theatre’s production of The Miracle Worker, which tells the story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, runs June 21-22 and June 28-29 at 7:30 p.m., with a closing matinee scheduled at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 972-878-7529.

Unity in the Community sponsor Black Music Festival June 21

Unity in the Community’s Black Music Festival is set for 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 21 at Ennis Veterans Park.

‘Colossal Coaster World VBS

New Founders Missionary Baptist Church will host “Colossal Coaster World” Vacation Bible School from 5:30 to 8 p.m. daily June 17-20. All ages welcome above 3 years old. The theme is facing fear and trusting God. The church is located at 1903 Lafayette St. in Ennis. For more information, call 972-875-6610.

Summer Schedule for Ennis ISD

Effective June 10, Ennis ISD is observing a summer schedule. Most EISD campuses and buildings will be closed on Fridays during this period. This summer schedule helps generate savings in utility costs. Summer hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Exceptions to this schedule are campuses that are hosting summer school or any special programs as […]

Free Summer Nutrition Program

Ennis ISD has a Summer Nutrition Program that is open to children ages 1 to 18 and available free of charge. There are no income requirements or registration required to participate in this program. The program is located at Carver Early Childhood Center, 600 East Martin Luther King, Monday through Thursday, from June 10 to July 3. Serving times […]

GAKAC accepting nominations

Give A Kid A Chance, the community agency that provides back-to-school assistance and outreach throughout the year, is accepting online nominations for the August event at www.giveakidachance.com. Applications will be accepted through the end of May. An online applications isn’t necessary if you have already returned a form distributed by Ennis ISD. If you know […]

Boys and Girls holding final summer orientation

The Boys and Girls club of Ennis will be having their last summer program orientation from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 17 at the club, located at1211 S. Clay St. Summer program hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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