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Archive for: February, 2011

Police: Couple has left Texas

Ennis police have released the identities of two suspects on the lam in a case involving the discovery of a library of child pornography at a local apartment complex.

Mediums investigate historic Ennis home

The North Texas Paranormal Trackers made a visit recently to an Ennis home off of Denton Street.

Lion baseball ready to tackle 15-4A slate

The Lion baseball team gets its 2011 season underway today, and Ennis is definitely looking to build on last year’s playoff return.

Rude and disengaged? Not so!

Wade Bishop, assistant principal at Ennis High School Have you ever noticed that good news about a school, a teacher or a student quickly fades from the spotlight, but news that is about something wrong or bad takes on a life of its own and spreads like the proverbial wild fire? A teacher in Pennsylvania recently wrote […]

An evening with the stars

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Well, maybe the second most wonderful time of year because the top spot is always reserved for the start of football season in my book.

Park project work making good progress

We’re encouraged to hear that the city’s most recent project — Ennis Veterans Memorial Park — is coming around on schedule and with the major hurdles cleared for a summer opening. Residents, at least those who’ve paid attention since the school that formerly occupied the space was scrapped, have been engaged with the project since […]

Click here for classifieds from Feb 24

To place your classified ad, email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801. LOST, FOUND Found: 2/20, Crisp area. Looks like a Golden Retriever breed, male. Call to identify, 972-935-2413 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Want to buy cattle with problems, including baby calves, otherwise healthy. 972-875-2030 Attention: Special Horse Sale, Canton, TX. March 6th & 7th, 1 PM. Expecting […]

Click here for classifieds from Feb 23

  To place your classified ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801. LOST, FOUND Found: 2/20, Crisp area. Looks like a Golden Retriever breed, male. Call to identify, 972-935-2413 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Want to buy cattle with problems, including baby calves, otherwise healthy. 972-875-2030 BUSINESS SERVICES House Cleaning Services. Cleaning supplies furnished, references available. 972-921-4867 CONCRETE […]

Jack E. Kelso

Jack E. Kelso, 82, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at Legend Oaks Nursing Home of Ennis. Jack was born in Fort Worth, Texas on February 7, 1929 to James A. and Bessie (Felts) Kelso. He grew up in Fort Worth and graduated from Paschal High School and later attended Texas A&M University. On […]

Young out for personal reasons

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Young is leaving Texas Rangers camp for two days this week to attend to what the team is calling “family matters.” Young worked out at first base Wednesday and joined the team for the regular morning workout. He is scheduled to return to spring training in Arizona on Saturday. Young […]

Nets acquire All-Star guard

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz have traded All-Star guard Deron Williams to the New Jersey Nets in exchange for rookie Derrick Favors, point guard Devin Harris and two future first-round picks. Jazz general manager Kevin O’Connor confirmed the deal Wednesday, saying it was a win-win situation. The deal comes two days after […]

Familiar sport sparks memories

After 11 years away, it was time to stoke my love of a sport that inspired me throughout high school. Opportunity was a mere 30 miles away as the United States Fencing Association’s annual Junior Olympics were in Dallas last weekend.

Blogger makes bid for mayor of Palmer

Area blogger and self-styled journalist Joey G. Dauben has filed to run for mayor of Palmer this May.

City eyes summer opening for memorial park

Ennis Daily News photo/Emily Barnes Ennis’ Veterans Memorial Park is making progress, with the concession and restroom building nearing completion and light fixture work under way in the coming days after parts delivery this week. City Manager Steve Howerton said that while the fields would be playable at the beginning of the summer, officials might […]

State budget cuts already coming

The loss of an Ennis-based contact station for information about Social Security benefits represents what is likely the first salvo of local service losses given the state of state and federal budgets. While federal officials believe that expanded online and phone options for service for the local area are an adequate substitute for the ability […]

Budget shortfall front, center

Several Ennis residents made the trip to Austin last week to visit with state government officials about community concerns regarding many issues including state funding for school districts.

Lady Lions edge Red Oak

The reviews are in early this season, and Lady Lion softball is a hit. Ennis (8-0, 1-0) remained undefeated and won its district opener Tuesday at Red Oak 2-1. The Lady Lions finished with more hits (7-3) and fewer errors (1-2). Coach Rodney McNeill was really pleased to get the win over what he considers a quality team.

Lions fall in playoff action

Hewitt Midway’s gym played host to a pair of major upsets on Tuesday night.

Wilson to pitch season-opener

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Confidence never has been an issue for C.J. Wilson. So it comes as no surprise that the one person who knew the Texas left-hander would succeed as a starter last year was Wilson himself. Wilson is now set to be the opening-day starter for the AL champions, Rangers manager Ron Washington […]

Man busted for pot haul

An Ennis man was arrested Friday for dealing marijuana and possession of marijuana over 10 pounds, according to Indiana State Police.

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