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Ennis Historical Society plans two holiday events

The Ennis Historical Society will host two events during the Christmas holidays. The group’s Christmas Party is set at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at Wildflower Café. It is open to all, and more information is available at www.ennishistoricalsociety.org. Guests can bring children, and plans including caroling outside, weather permitting. The organization will also host […]

Ennis Retired School Personnel host annual luncheon

The Ennis Retired School Personnel Association will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall for their annual soup and cornbread luncheon. Members are reminded to bring a dozen of their favorite cookies gift-wrapped for playing Bingo for Cookies. Also remember to bring a Christmas stocking filled with […]

‘My Favorite Christmas’ opens Thursday

My Favorite Christmas, the latest production of the Theatre Rocks! playhouse in Ennis, opens at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. It continues at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 21, with a 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinee set Dec. 22. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for seniors or students. Call 972-878-7529 or visit www.theatrerocks.com for […]

EHS class of 2004 sponsoring Goff family benefit

The Ennis High School class of 2004 has sponsored a benefit account for the Goff family at Prosperity Bank in Ennis. Donations can be made at any Prosperity Bank. For more information, call Jenna Hartley at 972-589-2552.

Senior Angels in Angel Tree

Senior Angels will be in the Angel Tree at Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral homes in Waxahachie and Ennis. The proceeds benefit Ellis County seniors. Senior angels will be available now through Dec. 3. For more information, call 972-878-2211.

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Parade of Lights signups continuing

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for parade floats for the annual Christmas Parade of Lights on Dec. 5. The deadline for entry is Nov. 27. The parade will start on Clay Street and proceed south to Ennis Avenue, turning east onto Ennis Avenue to West Main and turning north. Line up starts […]

Goff family benefit set up

The Ennis High School class of 2004 has sponsored a benefit account for the Goff family at Prosperity Bank in Ennis. Donations can be made at any Prosperity Bank. For more information, call Jenna Hartley at 972-589-2552.

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.

Parade apps due Nov. 22

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for parade floats for the annual Christmas Parade of Lights on Dec. 5. The deadline for entry is Nov. 22. The parade will start on Clay Street and proceed south to Ennis Avenue, turning east onto Ennis Avenue to West Main and turning north. Line up starts […]

Library’s Teen Movie Nite set

The Ennis Public Library will be hosting a Teen Movie Nite on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. Teens in seventh to 12th grades are invited to come to the library for the movie showing. There will be fun, food, and door prizes. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the […]

‘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

BREAKING-NEWS

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

BREAKING-NEWS

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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Palmer ISD hosting Bulldog Dash

Palmer ISD will host the Bulldog Dash 5K and 1 mile fun run/walk on Nov. 23 at the Palmer High School Football Stadium. The 5K and 1 mile run/walk will begin at 10:00 am. Proceeds will benefit members of the Palmer ISD family battling cancer this year: Ella Michael, Patti Koym, and Tracy Johnson. Proceeds […]

FUMC offering a Greifshare program

First United Methodist Church will offer a Griefshare program on “Surviving the Holidays” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 23. The event is aimed at helping those facing the fast-approaching holidays after the death of a loved one, providing a place to help with the jumble of emotions yet to be sorted out and […]

Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race at Motorplex

Texas Motorplex will host the Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 9. Parking is $10 for participants and free for spectators. For more information visit www.ruggedmaniac.com.

Christmas Bazaar at SPJST nears

The SPJST will hold a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 9. Booths are available. For more information call 972-989-1785.

Musical planned in Waxahachie

The 10th annual Waxahachie Veterans Weekend is set for Nov. 8-10 at the Waxahachie Civic Center. Events will include the annual Veterans Day ceremony, as well as re-enactments, music, vendors and other veterans-related activities. For more information, visit the Waxahachie Veterans Facebook page.

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