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An Entertaining Thought Regarding Video Games »

  In the mid 1980s, the U.S. media latched onto a story: teens were committing suicide, and the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons was somehow to blame.  As a kid…

Aug 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Taking down racist memorials isn’t erasing history »

Before the scenes from Charlottesville, Va. last weekend even had time to settle in our minds, other pictures made their way to the airwaves – pictures of Confederate monuments being…

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SAGU signs D-I transfer »

Southwestern Assemblies of God University landed a former all-district pitcher at Class 6A Mansfield High School when Casey Waterman transferred…

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2014 Title Game win to be featured in Fox series »

Fox Sports Southwest will be rebroadcasting the 2014 state football championship game between Ennis and Cedar Park at 9:30 p.m.…

Aug 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »


State news

A guide to viewing the solar eclipse in Ennis »

The great American solar eclipse of 2017 is almost here. The path of totality (where viewers get total darkness for a couple of minutes) is more than 500 miles to our north. That path is only 70 miles wide, but the partial shadow of the…

Aug 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Denton asst. principal dismissed after authoring racist book »

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas school district has removed an assistant principal from his post after he authored a children’s book whose central character is also a white supremacist symbol. The Denton school district, north of Dallas, said in a statement Monday that the publicity…

Aug 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

HSR reports new deal with builders »

A high-speed rail connecting Dallas and Houston is making a move towards putting a bullet train on the track according to developers at Texas Central. They announced on Monday an agreement with two major contractors, Fluor Enterprises and Lane Construction, which should propel the project…

Aug 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Police: 16 immigrants locked inside rig at Texas truck stop »

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas acting on a tip found 16 immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the border with Mexico, less than a month after the deaths of 10 people who were…

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Jeremy Michael O’Neal Collier »

Jeremy Michael O’Neal Collier, 31 of Ennis, Texas heard the Master’s voice say, “Well Done” on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, in the comfort of his…

Aug 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gloria Martinez »

Gloria Munoz Martinez, 73, passed away with loved ones by her side on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in Ennis, Texas. Gloria was born in Rankin,…

Aug 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Helen Lou Sealy Penrod »

After a brief illness, Helen died at her home in Cedar Hill on the 12th of August at the age of 95. Born to Ocar…

Aug 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Darlene Walker »

Darlene Walker, 81, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Ennis, Texas. Darlene was born in Forreston, Texas on January 3, 1936 to Clayton…

Aug 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Phillip Harmon Bronson »

Phillip Harmon Bronson, “Phil”, passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 in Ennis, Texas. Phil was born in Hartford, Connecticut to John Harvey and Marjorie…

Aug 9 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
National news

Former Arkansas coach, AD Broyles dies at 92

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Frank Broyles, who guided the University of Arkansas to its lone national football championship and later molded the overall program as its athletic director, died Monday at the age of 92. Broyles…

Aug 16 2017 / Read More »

From Goats to Dogs

Yoga has taken on many different forms in the thousands of years since its origin. But there is one trend that is catching on like wildfire and expanding that definition to include goats. Whether it is…

Aug 15 2017 / Read More »

Notable former umpire dies

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Former major league umpire Ken Kaiser, a colorful figure between the lines who briefly moonlighted as a professional wrestler to make ends meet while working in the minor leagues has died. He…

Aug 13 2017 / Read More »
Letters to the Editor

Wondering about Ennis candidates

Letter to the Editor, I WONDER.  I wonder about several articles and letters to the editor that have been published in the last month or so.  Many have voiced their opinion about how wonderful one person…

May 5 2016 / Read More »

To the editor:

To the editor: I would like to know how the article on Angie Juenemann’s DWI became about my husband, Red Sanders. Red had absolutely nothing to do with anything regarding Angie, yet your newspaper and others…

Mar 25 2016 / Read More »

Mayor’s pub position not outside mainstream

To the editor: I was disappointed to observe that in its Tuesday issue the Ennis Daily News chose to sensationalize Monday’s City Commission discussion of proposals that would permit the opening of a clean neighborhood pub…

Mar 24 2016 / Read More »

Appreciates, supports Holley

To the Editor: By the standards of most Ennis residents, I am considered a newcomer with about 10 years of living in the city and buying two homes. But I have been in Ennis long enough…

Mar 16 2016 / Read More »

Upset with wrong address on letter

To the Editor: As a lifelong resident of Ennis, I would like to point out a simple yet misleading error in a recent letter posted in your paper regarding Mayoral candidate Brian Holley. See the report…

Mar 16 2016 / Read More »

Daily Horoscope 08/20/2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22 An energetic outlet will help you maintain balance as well as curb stress. Look for opportunities to learn and to explore your inner self. Signing up for a course related to personal…

Aug 20 2017 / Read More »

Students at Travis Elementary in Ennis were welcomed back to school on Thursday

It is amazing how quickly summer comes and goes. Before you know it, the air is crisp, the leaves are turning and the sweaters are coming out of the back of the closet. With “back to…

Aug 19 2017 / Read More »

School Days

Chloe Brown, a physical education aide, hugs a student outside William B. Travis Elementary on Thursday morning during the first day of school.…

Aug 19 2017 / Read More »

Daily Horoscope – 08/19/2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Keep life simple and your mindset on what you want to accomplish this year. You’ll have plenty of big ideas and dreams, but you should only put effort into what’s reasonable. Your…

Aug 19 2017 / Read More »

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