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Archive for: March, 2011

Bill boosts counties’ oversight

The state House of Representatives voted 146-0 on Wednesday to pass a bill that would empower counties like Ellis County’s southern neighbor Navarro County to exercise development authority over slaughterhouse developers.

Mattingly’s love for children adds to pediatric team

For Emily Mattingly, choosing a career path involving children was always an obvious choice.

Support our local Relay For Life

Life can get really hectic and at times overrun with too many events on the schedule or too many items on the to-do list.

Budget plan a step at a time

With today marking the end of the Ennis Independent School District’s initial employee reduction incentive plan, the community is waiting to learn more about the level of hardship the current state budget squeeze will pass down to us. Superintendent Barbara Qualls has regularly updated the community on the goings-on in Austin that affect how next […]

Eunice A. Williams

Eunice A. Williams, 80, passed from this life into her new life in Heaven early Wednesday morning, March 30, 2011. Eunice was born in Ennis, Texas on September 30, 1930 to Jay and Willie Mae (Alexander) Anthony. Eunice grew up in the Byrd community and graduated from Ennis High School. She met her husband James […]

Howard L. Disharoon

Howard L. Disharoon, 85, passed away at his home in Ennis on Saturday, March 26, 2011. Howard was born in Greyburg, Texas on January 24, 1926, to Howard L. and Eva (Davis) Disharoon. He grew up in Kilgore, Texas and graduated from Kilgore High School. On October 10, 1947, he married Betty Bain and they […]

Click here for Classifieds for March 31

To place your classified ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE Free to good home: 1 year old black, female Lab. Healthy & playful. 972-875-8551 LOST, FOUND LOST: Chocolate female Lab, microchipped. Please call 214-384-7068 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Want to buy cattle with problems, including baby calves, otherwise healthy. 972-875-2030 Pit Bull Puppies: White & […]

Mavs outlast Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — So much for Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd trying to call it an early night with the Lakers awaiting. The Los Angeles Clippers wouldn’t allow it. Both of Dallas’ stars were needed in the fourth quarter, when the Mavericks rallied to win 106-100 Wednesday night and improve the NBA’s best road record […]

School gets bomb threat

Waxahachie parents got a scare this morning as students were evacuated from Wedgeworth Elementary after a bomb threat.

EISD nears deadline

Thursday is the last day of the EISD’s incentive-based early resignation program.

Walk away feeling fine

This Chevy Suburban flipped into the median of U.S. 287 west of Ennis after being struck by a Ford Ranger trying to cross the highway at Nesuda Road on Tuesday. No injuries were reported and the unidentified woman driving the Tahoe walked away from the crash.    

Make our trails reflect our inner beauty

With scant days left before the beginning of the Bluebonnet Trails in our area, we really have only moments to take care of something important — our appearance. While the majority of the traffic that hits eastern Ellis County over the next few weeks is likely to remain along the trails themselves, the message is […]

Reporting the issues can be tough call

For about an hour before the paper hit the press Friday morning, Tre Bischof and I were heavily weighing an important decision.

Wildcats edge Lions soccer

The Woodrow Wilson Wildcats clearly got the better of the action in the 2010 playoffs against Lady Lion soccer with a 2-0 win, but that wasn’t the case on Tuesday in Midlothian.

Click here for Classifieds for March 30

To p lace your classified ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801. FREE Free to good home: 1 year old black, female Lab. Healthy & playful. 972-875-8551 LOST, FOUND LOST: Chocolate female Lab, microchipped. Please call 214-384-7068 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Want to buy cattle with problems, including baby calves, otherwise healthy. 972-875-2030 BUSINESS SERVICES MOWING YARDS, […]

Top fuelers plan appearance

As if the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series wasn’t already jammed packed with enough cars to satisfy anyone’s need for speed, the 2011 Divisional meet at Texas Motorplex just got better – Nitro-burning Top Fuel cars will be making 300-mph blasts. The South Central Division comes alive April 15-17 at Texas Motorplex. The Motorplex will […]

Dallas DU honored

The Dallas Chapter of Ducks Unlimited was named a President’s Elite chapter today, a designation reserved for chapters that raise $100,000 or more annually for DU’s habitat conservation work. This is the first time the Dallas Chapter has attained this honor. “To be among the President’s Elite signifies an over-and-above commitment by these chapters to […]

Bluebonnet Festival

Bryant sued for $850K

DALLAS (AP) — Dez Bryant apparently began living the lifestyle of a well-heeled professional athlete long before he became a first-round draft pick of the Dallas Cowboys. According to a pair of lawsuits, Bryant loaded up on gold and diamond jewelry plus tickets to watch the Cowboys and Mavericks in the playoffs, and LeBron James […]

Click here for Classifieds for March 29

To place your classified ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE Free to good home: 1 year old black, female Lab. Healthy & playful. 972-875-8551   LOST, FOUND Found: 2 lost dogs near Myrtle Cemetery, off Knox St. No collars. 903-603-2433 LOST: Chocolate female Lab, microchipped. Please call 214-384-7068 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Want to buy […]

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