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Archive for: April, 2011

NFL to resume football

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL has told its teams and players to get back to football, at least for now. In a memo released Thursday hours before the draft, the NFL said players could resume voluntary workouts at team facilities, meet with coaches and go over playbooks beginning Friday. It also promised to distribute detailed […]

Click here for Classifieds for April 28

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801. FREE Free wooden pallets at 213 N. Dallas Monday- Friday. LOST, FOUND Lost: 8 month old, tri-color female Beagle, Sunday night, 10:30pm, Walmart parking lot. Call 320-292-1372 Found: White Poodle on Joly St. 972-875-3215 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Attention: Special Horse Sale, Canton TX, May 1st-2nd. Selling […]

Judge denies NFL request

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL is falling behind in its court fight with the players over the future of the $9 billion business. The federal judge who lifted the NFL lockout two days ago dealt another blow to the league late Wednesday, denying its request to put her ruling on hold pending appeals and guaranteeing […]

Cowboys to build via draft

ARLINGTON (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have the ninth pick in the NFL draft Thursday night and appear to be eyeing an offensive tackle or a defensive end. Scouting director Tom Ciskowski says if things break the way the club expects, they will be deciding between four players. Tyron Smith of Southern Cal and Anthony […]

Alvarez’s Lions taking shape

Nearly every high school football coach in Texas looks forward to hitting the practice field for that first week of spring ball, but Ennis coach Jack Alvarez had extra motivation.

When the weather is the news

When staff writer Kacy Hibdon explained the county’s rationale for passing a burn ban mere minutes after a severe thunderstorm swept through western Ellis County, it may have seemed odd. The eccentricities of April weather this year may reshape what is looked at as odd. The wind has been unquestionably stiffer than last year, as […]

Level the field and small business benefits

A bill that may have slipped quietly by some people in Texas through its vote in the House of Representatives this week could change the business playing field here. Legislation that redefines what businesses are required to collect sales tax on Web-based shopping is being billed as a way to beef up existing tax revenue […]

Purchasing post remains open

Ellis County is still without a replacement for the office of purchasing agent after no action was taken on the item at Monday’s Commissioners’ Court.

Just missed us

Most of Ennis looked skyward Tuesday as sirens blared and a series of strong thunderstorm cells threatened Ellis County for the second day.

Strunc announces run for Place 2 seat

Professional educator and Ennis native Miles Strunc has announced his re-election candidacy for Ennis ISD School Board Place 2.

Click here for Classifieds for April 27

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801. FREE Free wooden pallets at 213 N. Dallas Monday- Friday. LOST, FOUND Lost: 8 month old, tri-color female Beagle, Sunday night, 10:30pm, Walmart parking lot. Call 320-292-1372 Found: White Poodle on Joly St. 972-875-3215 PETS, STOCK, POULTRY Attention: Special Horse Sale, Canton TX, May 1st-2nd. Selling […]

Trade Area Data

See details on the most recent Market Analysis done by the consulting firm, The Retail Coach in the summer of 2014. Demographics: EnnisTX_RTA_Demos_2014 Details on the Ennis Trade Area: EnnisTX_RTA_RGA_2014v2 Retail Maps: Retail Maps (Sub-Markets & RTA) Partnership details: Retail Partnership (10 July 2014)

Fall Nationals tickets on sale

Texas Motorplex has been the site of jaw-dropping performances, unforgettable experiences and memorable weekends since Billy Meyer opened the first super stadium of drag racing in 1986. The action on the track has just gotten quicker and faster and the opportunity to feel the thundering power of 8,000-horsepower vehicles on the all-concrete track is now […]

Storm damages tiny East Texas town

EDOM (AP) — A suspected tornado slammed through a rural East Texas area, causing what one emergency management official called “major destruction.” Van Zandt County emergency management spokesman Chuck Allen estimated that “easily 100-plus” homes were destroyed or damaged north of the tiny East Texas town of Edom (EE’-duhm). He said one injury was reported. […]

TCU-Baylor moved to Sept. 2

WACO (AP) — The season-opening game between TCU and Baylor has been moved up a day for a national television broadcast. ESPN will televise the Friday night, Sept. 2 matchup of bowl teams. Rose Bowl champion TCU was 13-0 last season and No. 2 in the final AP Top 25 poll. Going into their final […]

Jays bomb Rangers

ARLINGTON (AP) — Adam Lind homered twice and drove in five runs for the Toronto Blue Jays, who got off to a fast start on the way to a 10-3 victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Lind had an RBI single in Toronto’s five-run outburst in the first off Matt Harrison […]

Severe weather continues

Severe weather is expected in eastern Ellis County until 1 a.m. in Ennis and the surrounding areas with a severe thunderstorm warning in effect until 8 p.m. Thunderstorms and showers are expected to be scattered until ending as the night goes on. Log onto www.ennisdailynews.com or check out Wednesday’s Ennis Daily News for the latest storm […]

As rain falls, burn ban OK’d

Despite rainstorms that spanned much of the county Monday, the Ellis County Commissioners Court decided a burn ban was still necessary.

Avalon clears away debris

Avalon’s schools should reopen tomorrow after a forced shutdown today when a Monday afternoon tornado ripped through the community.

Dubose making most of move

Ravi Dubose had an excellent track season as a junior, but he took up a different event as a senior and capitalized on his new opportunity.

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