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Flapjack Fever coming to Lummus

Jack Lummus Intermediate School’s annual Flapjack Fever fundraiser is set from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at the school. Features include a raffle, cakewalk and sweet sale, games, silent auction and more. For more information, call Lummus at 972-872-7060.

Science Fun Night slated

The Ennis High School AVID class will host a Science Fun Night at Ennis Junior High School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30. For more information, call 972-872-3500.

Czech Music Festival set

The eighth annual Ennis Czech Music Festival will take place from 1 to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 8, at the Sokol Activity Center at 2622 E. Hwy 34 outside Ennis. Bands performing include Czech and Then Some, The Moravians, Ennis Czech Boys, Czech Harvesters and the Jodie Mikula Orchestra. Admission is $7 per person, with ages […]

Retirees to gather

The Ennis Retired School Personnel Association will met in the EISD Boardroom at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6. Brian Fry will present a program on EISD’s AVID program, and new Superintendent John Chapman will attend and present an overview of his plans for the district. District 10 TRTA President Jo Long will bring the latest […]

Free estate services offered

CLA Estate Services is hosting a free Estate Planning Workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at 601 N. Sonoma Trail in Ennis. The workshop will provide valuable information for seniors on securing one’s estate and retirement planning. Guests will receive a workbook and gain […]

‘Harvey’ auditions open

Auditions for Harvey by Mary Chase are set Jan. 26 at the Ennis Public Theatre. Times will to be announced. Shows are set at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays March 28-29, April 4-5 and April 11-12, with 2:30 p.m. matinees on Sunday, March 30, April 6 and April 13. For more information, call the theater […]

Bristol Opry coming

The Bristol Opry is set from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Old Bristol Schoolhouse an Union Hill Road and Church Street in Bristol. The country music show features local talent and is sponsored by the Bristol Cemetery Association and Caring Hands of Bristol. For more information, contact Jim Gatlin at 972-846-2211.

Girl Scout cookies on sale now

The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas will sell cookies directly this year. The scouts will sell, deliver and collect money in one step. Cookies cost $4 per box. Those looking to buy cookies can use the Cookie Locator tool at www.texascookietime.org, or use the FindCookie smartphone app. Both use a zip code to pull up […]

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.

NARFE to meet

The National Association of Active/Retired Federal Employees NARFE, Chapter 1191, will hold its monthly meeting at the Ryan’s Buffet Restaurant in Waxahachie from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14. Tina Rider, ombudsmen supervisor for the Area Agency on Aging, will be guest speaker. For NARFE membership information in Ennis, call 214-949-6197.

Free Throw Championship on tap Sunday

The Ennis Knights of Columbus Council 1353 will be hosting a Free Throw Championship contest at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12,  at the Ennis High School gymnasium for boys and girls ages 10-14. Registration begins at 2 p.m. A parent is required to accompany the participants, and proof of age (like a birth certificate) for […]

KJT set to elect delegates

Members of the KJT will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12 to elect delegates to the convention to be held July in Houston. For more information, call 972-875-5443.

Griefshare begins year

Griefshare will begin its new year Jan. 8 at First United Methodist Church at 300 N. Sherman St. Meetings run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, call 972-875-7491.

Reception slated for super

The Ennis ISD School Board plans to welcome the district’s new superintendent at a public reception scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Ennis National Bank Event Center. The board will meet at 6 p.m. to officially name John Chapman as the new Ennis ISD Superintendent.

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.

City closure set on New Year’s

The offices of the city of Ennis will be closed for the New Year’s holiday on Jan. 1. Garbage collection routes will not run that day. Regular office hours and regular garbage collection will resume Jan. 2.

News office shut for holiday

The Ennis Daily News will print one edition for Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, 2014 that will be distributed Tuesday. The office will be closed for the holiday Wednesday and will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday.

Sunbeamers set to begin new year of activity

The Sunbeam Club will begin a new year of great fellowship and the sharing of railroad memories on Tuesday, Jan. 7. The whistle will blow at 11:30 a.m. for railroaders, their families and friends and anyone else who loves a train at the Ennis IHOP.

EDN closing for holiday

The offices of the Ennis Daily News will close at noon Tuesday, Dec. 24 in observance of Christmas, and reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 26. The newspaper will print one edition for Tuesday and Wednesday.

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