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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.

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.

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One dead in head-on collision

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.

Ennis ISD to open late


Ennis ISD will open two hours late on Monday because of adverse weather conditions, according to Assistant Superintendent James Sanders.

YMCA coming to Ennis

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City officials are working with the Waxahachie YMCA to bring their activities to Ennis and, at some point in the future, possibly build a new YMCA facility in town.

Amber alert issued for Ellis County teen


The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has issued a child abduction alert for 16-year-old Inez Ramirez.

This city is greeted by opportunity

Opportunity will be the theme for Ennis in 2014.

Group shares ‘hidden jewel’

Ennis Daily News photo by Nick Todaro / The Myrtle Cemetery Board of Directors has turned its attention toward promoting the cemetery’s underused memorial chapel, built in 1968 and recently updated.

The directors who care for the Myrtle Cemetery Memorial Chapel, ensuring its availability and vitality, call it a “hidden jewel” in the community’s oldest and largest cemetery.

County judges wager

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EDN News Service, [email protected] Not much is bigger than Texas high school football and the upcoming state playoff battle between Ennis and Aledo has led to a friendly wager between Parker County Judge Mark Riley and Ellis County Judge Carol Bush. The losing County Judge will have to wear the winning team’s shirt at their […]

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Lions take down Eagles in Round 1

Photo by www.brucelattimer.com / The Ennis Lions took down the Lindale?Eagles 62-17 on Friday night to win the bi-district championship and advance to the area round of the playoffs. Turn to page 6 for complete coverage of Friday’s game.

The Ennis Lions (11-0, 15-4A) annihilated the Lindale Eagles (3-8, 16-4A) Friday night in the bi-district round of the playoffs. The 62-17 slaughter ended Lindale’s playoff run and the Lions advance to the area round next weekend.

‘It’s at our front door’

Ennis Daily News photo by Phil Banker / Brett Howard and Ruth Haddock with the Texas Department of Banking spoke with business owners Friday at the Ennis Chamber of Commerce about how to protect themselves from online theft and fraud.

Whether you are an individual or a small business, everyone is a possible victim of online fraud and theft, according to two cyber crime experts from the Texas Department of Banking.

‘Residual burn’ ongoing at blast site near Milford


Chevron is monitoring a continued “residual burn” at the pipeline site near Milford where workers punctured a pipeline while excavating and sparked an explosion earlier today.

Evacuations follow gas line explosion in Milford


The entire city of Milford and all Milford ISD schools were evacuated after a liquefied petroleum gas pipeline exploded Thursday morning near the town.

Veterans Day 2013 celebrations

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Click here for Classifieds for October 29

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County’s felony prosecution chief retires


WAXAHACHIE — Don Maxfield, the county’s chief assistant district attorney for felony prosecution for more than a decade, retired this month.

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