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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
Ennis fans now have their options expanded for catching the state semifinal football game Friday.
Ennis ISD students are loading up the school bus with something other than students.
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.
A 19-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly set clothes on fire inside a mailbox.
Ellis County has scheduled their annual Fall Crop Conference on Nov. 12, with college credit offered on classes for professional farmers, though the sessions are open to the public.
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.
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.
Ennis has reached out for proposals on a comprehensive plan for future community development.