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Archive for: June, 2011

Lou Dean McDaniel

Lou Dean McDaniel, 56 has passed away. Survived by 2 daughters, 1 son, 10 grandchildren, 3 sisters, 4 brothers and a host of relatives and friends. Wake- Friday, June 24 from 7-8:30 p.m. Funeral- Saturday, June 25 at 1 p.m. Both services will be held at Bright Morning Star- 1007 Daffan Ave., Ennis, TX 75119. […]

Diane Chapman

Diane Chapman, 48, passed away at the Ennis Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, June 23, 2011. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary.

Barton to introduce online poker bill in Congress

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas plans to introduce a federal bill to legalize online poker, hoping to pull the estimated $6 billion industry out of the shadows at a time when its top operators are facing serious legal troubles. The Republican lawmaker told The Associated Press he plans to introduce […]

SPCA to announce Puppy Mill initiative

This morning, Friday, June 24 at 10 a.m., the SPCA of Texas will hold a press conference at 2400 Lone Star Drive in Dallas to announce the launch of a new initiative and public awareness campaign to stamp out puppy mills in North Texas. Speakers will include James Bias, SPCA of Texas President; Dallas Tharpe, Assistant […]

Mavs pick up guard in draft night trade

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trail Blazers acquired guard Raymond Felton from the Denver Nuggets in exchange for veteran guard Andre Miller in a trade Thursday night that was part of a flurry of moves that Portland made during the NBA draft. The Blazers also traded swingman Rudy Fernandez to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for […]

Click here for Classifieds for June 24

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801. FREE Free: 3 kittens, 9 weeks old. Need good safe home. 972-965-8252 Free: Kittens to good home, 7 weeks old. 903-372-1537 Free: Orange male cat, declawed, neutered, excellent health, very sweet. Call 214-557-9691 Free: To good home, 5 yr old male, half Chihuahua/ half Minpin, neutered, […]

Commission: Hands tied in disagreement

Ennis residents on either side of a plan to abandon the alley near their homes took their problems before the city commission this week.

Argument call ends with oven theft arrests

A local couple got a little more than they bargained for after asking family for help early Tuesday morning.

Water supply monitoring a key step

The realization that our main water supply, Lake Bardwell, has slipped some since the beginning of this scorching drought that has gripped us is worth heeding. That fact can lead to a number of courses of action, but a good conclusion to draw from the current slow drawdown of the reservoir is that water use […]

Click here for Classifieds for June 23

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801. FREE Free: Catahoula Curr puppies. Good for farm, hunting dogs, blue eyes. 469-337-0508 Free: Small puppy needs a good home. 972-646-5395 Free: 3 kittens, 9 weeks old. Need good safe home. 972-965-8252 Free: Kittens to good home, 7 weeks old. 903-372-1537 Free: Orange male cat, declawed, […]

Big hits vault GAF-Elk to city playoff win

With a number of the players’ families heading off on vacation this week, the GAF-Elk Kaboom had one shot to earn a city tournament victory on Tuesday night.

Group shares Ennis’ warmth with soldiers

Treats for Troops has been providing a valuable service to the soldiers overseas fighting for our freedoms for a number of years, and their leadership team has no plans of changing that mission. It’s a great project. Members of the U.S. armed forces suffer untold hardships at points around the globe to protect the idea […]

All of us are vulnerable

It’s a hard reality that when we can’t afford or can’t find the time for  medical care, it can end up causing no end of pain. We’re all guilty of it, though, at one time or another. From the time you put off that dentist’s appointment for another few months since your teeth “weren’t bad […]

Students share RYLA experiences

The Ennis Rotary Club welcomed two participants of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award camp Tuesday.

Minor storm whets appetite for more rain

Ennis’ mid-June rain break has provided 1.86 inches of rain since Tuesday morning at the city’s central weather collection site in downtown.

Programs draw in hundreds

Ennis Public Library Summer Reading Program events often include skits and short presentations from the organizers behind the summer programs. Pictured are Karen Witte and Charlene Ballard as they perform a skit highlighting the book Chester’s Masterpiece. Overall, more than 350 people streamed through the library for the morning and afternoon programs on Tuesday.

Jerald P. Norakas (Jerry)

Jerald P. Norakas left this world having touched many people and leaving a lasting impression on everyone he met. Jerry was a son, a husband, a father, a grandfather, a great-grandfather, a friend and the person who you could always depend on for anything.

Click here for Classifieds for June 22

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Polyco explodes in opener

In the Ennis Little League, the huge offensive performances are usually found in the lower age divisions.

AP source: NFL owners, players mull revenue split

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — NFL owners and players are discussing a straight split of income in the next collective bargaining agreement that would net the players just under 50 percent of total revenues. A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the players’ share would approach the 50 percent the […]

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