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Counting the days »

It’s almost here. I am counting the days. It’s that time of the year again and folks are fired up, they will be grabbing their boots, and heading out to…

Sep 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Pizza on the run… »

My Uncle Mort, who has called the thicket his home during his 105 years of life, has a new neighbor who may have been made in the same mold. Oh,…

Sep 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Everyday life is funny enough »

Ever hear something that just strikes you as funny? Like why people choose restaurants by whether or not they have Wi- Fi. Really? Why don’t you put away your phone…

Sep 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Jaycee Park welcomes 25 XC teams »

Ennis will host to the annual Lions Den Invitational cross country meet on Saturday at Jaycee Park. Now in its…

Sep 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Even at 0-3, Lions a work in progress »

Watching from the Lumpkins Stadium press box on Friday, the rivalry game between Ennis and Waxahachie was entertaining and even…

Sep 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Undefeated Ennis overtakes Lindale, 13-6 »

Undefeated and ranked No. 7 in the state, Ennis notched a critical tennis win on Tuesday with a 13-6 triumph…

Sep 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »


State news

EFD under takes 9/11 stair climb »

DALLAS — Six Ennis firefighters were in a group of more than 300 who trekked the Renaissance Tower in Dallas on Sept. 9., as part of tribute to fallen first responders. Waxahachie, Ennis and Maypearl firefighters joined their comrades to take part in the annual…

Sep 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Woman sentenced to five years after indecency conviction »

A jury found Miranda Renea Kelso, 25, of Arlington, Texas guilty on Wednesday of indecency with a child by contact and indecency with a child by exposure. According to a press release to the media from the Ellis County District Attorney’s Office, Kelso videotaped herself.…

Sep 10 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

CDC addresses Harvey hazards »

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a statement earlier this week for any civilians headed to Houston and surrounding areas to assist in the recovery effort regarding health hazards posed by the stranding flood waters. In addition to drowning risks, standing water can facilitate…

Sep 6 2017 / Comments Off on CDC addresses Harvey hazards / Read More »

TRRC: Motorist Overreaction Causing Gas Frenzy »

Motorists in and around the Ennis area are beginning to feel a pinch at the pump as gas prices spike due to Hurricane Harvey. However, at a press conference Thursday afternoon officials with the Texas Railroad Commission said there is no shortage in Texas. Texas…

Sep 4 2017 / Comments Off on TRRC: Motorist Overreaction Causing Gas Frenzy / Read More »

Yolanda Hambrick »

Yolanda Hambrick, age 50, passed away in Ennis on September 16, 2017.She was born in Ennis on September 20, 1966 to Domingo and Louisa Carrillo)…

Sep 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Joyce Smith »

Joyce Smith, age 83, of Ennis, Texas, died on September 18, 2017. Viewing will be held on Friday, September 22, from 2 to 9 p.m.…

Sep 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Hazel Taylor Laza »

Hazel Taylor Laza went home to that home the Lord had prepared for her on Thursday, September 14, 2017 in Ennis, Texas.She was born in…

Sep 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Jose Diaz »

Jose Diaz, age 93, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at his home in Ennis. He was…

Sep 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

James (Jim) F. Poarch »

James (Jim) F. Poarch passed away in Germany on August 5, 2017, at the age of 73. Jim is survived by his wife Gudrun of…

Sep 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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About Ennis

Is Spanish gold stashed on an Ennis property?

“The Secret of Raphael Ranch.” Sounds like a Nancy Drew title, but there really is a mystery at the site of the former estate of one of Ennis’ pioneer families. Legend has it that Spanish gold…

Sep 20 2017 / Read More »

Buddy the Monkey

Mary Ann was also a source for a story I did not long ago about the pet monkey, “Buddy,” that was owned by her family back in the 1940s. She let me know that Buddy’s story…

Sep 18 2017 / Read More »
National news

Child star Selena Gomez receives transplant from celeb donor

Selena Gomez recently received a kidney transplant from television actress Francia Raisa due to her struggle with lupus, the actress-singer revealed Thursday. Gomez disclosed in an Instagram post confirmed by her publicist that she has been…

Sep 19 2017 / Read More »

Former NFL player named to head the White House HBCU Initiative

The White House on Monday named consultant and former NFL player Johnathan M. Holifield to head its initiative on black colleges and universities, a move praised by some groups representing the schools. The long-awaited decision came…

Sep 18 2017 / Read More »

Ferris farmer explains the issues

Getting the United States Congress to pass the 2018 farm bill, a multi-billion-dollar deal affecting agricultural subsidies, welfare payments and environmental issues, should get approval according to one local farmer. The primary agricultural and food policy…

Aug 28 2017 / Read More »
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I want to say a huge THANK YOU to Ennis Regional Medical Center! I recently had a spell with my heart and found out it was atrial fibrillation (also called afib). I spent six…

Sep 13 2017 / Read More »

To the editor:

To the Editor: Ellis County Commissioner Layne Grayson cast a vote in this budget year 2017 to not give a 3 percent raise to elected employees of Ellis County. In budget year 2015 he did the…

Sep 4 2017 / Read More »

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 »

Daily Horoscope 09/20/2017

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Looking inward and sizing up what you have accomplished and what you still want to achieve will encourage you to put together a plan that will lead to your success. Preparation and…

Sep 20 2017 / Read More »

Pet of the Week – Javier

Javier is a 1-2 year old lab/pit bull mix. He is big, handsome, and tons of fun. He is very active and would do better in a home without small children simply because he may knock…

Sep 19 2017 / Read More »

Daily Horoscope 09/19/2017

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Associate with unique people and try activities that will help you grow mentally, emotionally and personally. Expand your dreams and live up to the expectations that you set way back when. The…

Sep 19 2017 / Read More »

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