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Students praise race-relations »

The events in Charlottesville, Virginia this past week revealed to us the destructive forces of racism. Countering it in the streets will not prevent it, and certainly opposing it with…

Aug 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Covering Loss »

  I tell my son I love him much more often now. As a dad I know it’s something I should have been doing all along. But, four years ago…

Aug 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Sports

Mid-air collisions sought »

Being new has its advantages, as well as some liabilities. Kelly Henderson, recently hired to lead the Ennis volleyball program,…

Aug 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Multi-sport star Schanfish finds niche as Lions’ punter »

When you consider Ennis High School senior Matt Schanfish has earned 32 medals in track and field since his freshman…

Aug 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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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 »

Texas officials to look at power grid reliability »

HOUSTON (AP) — Some electricity companies in Texas are planning to put less money into maintaining and modernizing plants, causing some officials to worry about energy reliability in the state. Electricity companies are seeing less profit as other sources of electricity, such as wind and…

Aug 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sex abuse gets ex-West Texas detective 20 years in prison »

BIG SPRING (AP) — A former West Texas police detective has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after his conviction of sex crimes against children. A Howard County jury sentenced former Big Spring police detective Joel Rojo (ROH’-hoh) on Friday after convicting him on…

Aug 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Obituaries

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 »

Rosemary Garcia »

Rosemary Garcia, 64, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Rosemary was born in Robstown, Texas on May 7, 1953 to Juan…

Aug 4 2017 / Comments Off on Rosemary Garcia / 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 »
Lifestyles

Tips for getting kids prepared to return to school

With a new school year ‘just around the corner,’ parents are trying to get kids back into the routine. This is an excellent idea. It helps the child mentally and physically. Tips from Scholastic.com (July 2015)…

Aug 18 2017 / Read More »

Daily Horoscope – 08/18/2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Use your imagination when dealing with domestic affairs, children or changes you want to make to your living space. Do as much of the planning and work yourself to ensure you do…

Aug 18 2017 / Read More »

Daily Horoscope 08/17/2017

Aim to please, but know when to say no. Your generosity will be taken advantage of if you are gullible or fail to restrict how much personal information you share. Express what you are willing to…

Aug 17 2017 / Read More »

July Coloring Contest Winners

Scott Shaw of Ferguson’s Electric, sponsor of the July Color Contest, presents donated prizes to the winners. From left to right: Scott Shaw, overall winner: Abigail Hernandez, 6; winner of the 9-12 age group: Kaileigh Brown,…

Aug 16 2017 / Read More »

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