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Archive for: September, 2007

One man’s treasure

Appraisal event a hit at Ennis Public Library –– encore presentation set for next week "Antiques on the Road with David Gregory," sponsored by the Ennis Arts Commission, was a success beyond expectation yesterday at the Ennis Public Library which was filled to overflowing. Among items brought in to be appraised were an ancient tribal […]

Ennis man facing assault charges

A 42-year-old Ennis man is in jail on a theft warrant with assault charges pending. According to the police report, Officer Kevin Tuley was dispatched to 2303 W. Ennis Ave. in reference to an assault. Tuley spoke with the complainant, who stated she and her boyfriend got into a fight at which time the suspect […]

Still holding on

Elderly woman attacked in her home showing slight improvement After suffering what police report as severe head trauma, skull fractures and other near-fatal injuries, the family of the 89-year-old victim of a violent robbery that took place Sept. 12 feared she may not wake from her coma. Police reported good news Friday indicating the victim […]

Kiwanis installs new officers

New officers were installed Thursday at the Ennis Kiwanis Club’s regular meeting. Barbara Powers, Kiwanis Lt. Governor of Division 2, administered the oath of office for the incoming officers and gave the club a motivational push for the upcoming year. Continuing his role as treasurer and secretary is Mike Miller. The incoming president is Ellen […]

For what it’s worth

Antiques appraisal event comes to Ennis tomorrow Ennis is poised for a unique event –– it’s own version of TV’s “Antiques Roadshow.” The Ennis Arts Commission-sponsored program featuring Yale educated art connoisseur-turned-antiques appraiser David Gregory takes place tomorrow at the Ennis Public Library, and locals are invited to stop by to find out if there’s […]

A heaping helping

Helping Hands’ "Taste of Ennis" a savory sensation The 15th annual "Taste of Ennis" benefit for Helping Hands at KC Hall last night was a savory sensation. In this photo, Helping Hands president Katherine Jones spoonfeeds her son while Wade Armstrong and a friend look on. In other images featured in the EDN’s print edition, […]

Sports briefs

Ennis High fall baseball update The Ennis High varsity and JV fall baseball teams would like to thank all the fans who came out to watch a four-game sweep of Arlington Martin and Burleson this past Saturday. Martin took a 1-0 lead in the first game against Ennis, but the Lions responded with seven-straight runs […]

Ennis preps for 15-4A opener against 4-0 Tigers

When 2-2 Ennis and 4-0 Lancaster met up in 2006, the Tiger’s breeze through non-district play was a distant memory at game’s end. The two squads lock up with the same records this season to open 15-4A play, but this time around the action takes place on the Lions’ home turf. “Lancaster was a good […]

Lions expand QB McDade’s role going forward

Standout Lion junior cornerback Deonte McDade has been seeing regular action at quarterback this season, but his offensive role is taking a major leap forward heading into district play. Earlier this week, McDade was named the new starting quarterback while JV standout D.J. Betik is now strictly a varsity player as the backup signal caller. […]

Spreading the Word

St. John staff speak to Lions about school’s mission, ask for prayers Getting the word out in an effort to help the revitalization efforts of St. John Catholic School, Teacher Brian Pierce and Principal Christopher Rebuck attended the Ennis Noon Lions Club Wednesday. Pierce told club members what the school stands for and thanked the […]

Guns, drugs found

While checking on a client, a probation officer requested police assistance when guns and pipes police say were linked with cocaine use were located inside a home at 508 E. Milam St., according to Det. Lt. Ron Roark. Roark said at approximately 9:32 a.m. Officer Sid Lopez and Det. Sgt. Mike Hopson arrived at the […]

Escaped inmate captured in Ennis

A Kaufman County jail inmate who had been taken to the hospital after telling jailers he was ill, escaped Wednesday morning and led police on a high speed chase down I-45 all the way to Ennis. “I have never seen so many police cars involved in a chase,” said Cody Manning who was traveling along […]

Honoring Jack

Football star and war hero Jack Lummus set for honor It was recently announced that Jack Lummus, Ennis-bred New York Giants star and World War II hero who lost his life in the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima, will be honored by the National Football League on Veterans Day at Giants Stadium when the Giants […]

Car collides with bull, woman hospitalized

An early morning accident sent Ennis resident Kerri Bigham to the hospital and left a dead bull in the roadway along Creechville Road. Witnesses report that at approximately 4:15 a.m. they came upon the accident. “We saw a black cow lying in the middle of the road and we used our vehicles to block it […]

Sports briefs

Punt, Pass and Kick results unavailable We have had several requests for information regarding the results of this event. Those in charge of the event have not provided results to the Ennis Daily News. As soon as results are received, they will be published. 8th Lion football splits with Everman *8th White Lions 16 Everman […]

Everman wins road game over 7th Maroon Lions

Junior high Lion football has faced a very difficult schedule early in the last couple of seasons and Tuesday night was no different as visiting Everman produced a 30-0 victory over the seventh grade Maroon Lions. “We’ve set a tough schedule this year with the purpose of getting better,” said coach Virgil Crow. “Cedar Hill […]

7th White Lions battle Everman in 20-0 loss

In a game where offense was tough to come by, Everman managed to string some positive plays together and find the end zone a few times in a 20-0 road win over the seventh grade White Lions. In a game where offense was tough to come by, Everman managed to string some positive plays together […]

Lady Crusaders rally for road victory

It wasn’t the easy victory coach Cathy Oates expected, but Lady Crusader volleyball came through in the clutch during a Tuesday night road win. St. John (12-5) lost the first two games against 3A Harvest Christian, but came back strong to win in five games – 21-25, 22-25, 25-21, 30-29 and 15-10. “We didn’t play […]

Local doctor warns of hypertension

Yesterday, family practice physician Dr. Raymond Blair addressed the Rotary Club of Ennis at the service group’s weekly luncheon at the Ennis Country Club. Blair spoke on the risks and treatment of hypertension, which he said is becoming an increasing nationwide concern. Of some 35 million people in the United States, he said, who are […]

Police log three DWI arrests

Ennis police racked up a total of three DWI arrests Saturday and Sunday, according to Det. Sgt. Mike Hopson. Hopson said while on routine patrol Saturday Officer Paul Asby witnessed a vehicle run a stop sign at Clay St. and W. Denton St. Asby activated the overhead lights and brought the vehicle to a stop […]

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