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Archive for: October, 2011

La Russa retires after title run

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tony La Russa retired as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday, three days after winning a dramatic, seven-game World Series against the Texas Rangers. “I think this just feels like it’s time to end it,” the 67-year-old La Russa said at a news conference at Busch Stadium. The World […]

Clothes Closet outfits needy

The Trinity United Methodist Church’s Clothes Closet is once again asking for donations of cash and clothes to benefit those in desperate need of clothing.

Trick or Treat on downtown streets Monday

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce Halloween event is returning at 6 p.m. this Monday night.

3 schools earn high honors

The National Center for Educational Achievement has recognized Ennis ISD for having three schools make the 2011 NCEA Higher Performing Schools List.

Metalworker puts his touch on state of Texas

More accurately, his mark is the state of Texas.

Carriers’ work appreciated

The Ennis Daily News extends its heartfelt appreciation for the job these individuals do.

Lions push Indians to limit in 30-24 loss

The Waxahachie Indians were extremely fortunate to escape Lion Memorial Stadium with a victory in the latest Battle of 287 on Friday night.

Perry needs to pay attention to Texas

We find ourselves in good company among those who would criticize the state’s governor for turning his eyes elsewhere at a time when they may be needed here most. Texas has definitely seen better times financially — anyone who watched during the latest legislative session can attest to that fact. Click here to sign up […]

Holding some officials’ feet to the fire

If there’s one thing I can say about the Tea Party, it’s that they are a consistent bunch. Unlike the more powerful Democrats and Republicans, the Tea Party has held to a rigid standard since it came upon the national scene en masse around the time of President Barack Obama’s election in 2008. Click here […]

Nellie Crow

Nellie Crow, 93, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2011 in the Legend Oaks Rehabilitation Center of Ennis. Nellie was born in Bristol, Texas, to William Anderson and Jessie D. (Walker) Hall on August 15, 1918. She grew up in Bristol and graduated from Bristol High School in 1936. In 1935 she married J.D. Crow […]

Click here to view Classifieds for Sunday, October 30

To place your classifed ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE 3 yr Blue Heeler female. Not good with other dogs. Great with people, smart. 386-562-7357 Free Black Lab/ Pit mix. House broken, 10 months, female. Call 469-274-9784 Free to good home: Dark Calico kitten, 214-226-5477 Free to family. Scooter likes to play. Chihuahua, 2 […]

Ennis nurse committed for cancer 3-day

To most people, walking 20 miles a day for three days straight sounds like an extreme commitment to finding a cure for breast cancer, but to Heather Hall, a local nurse, it’s something she can, and must, do.

Lummus students drive collaboration

The students of Jack Lummus Intermediate School are helping buy books for needy students, one handful of change at a time.

Week 9: Waxahachie

If their record is any indication, the Waxahachie Indians (7-1, 6-0) will present the toughest challenge of the season this evening for the host Lions (2-6, 1-5) in the 2011 Battle of 287.

Give back unused, old drugs Saturday

Staff report, editor@ennisdailynews.com Impact Ennis, Drug Prevention Resources and local law enforcement officials are hosting a prescription drug take-back event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event is part of a national effort by the Drug Enforcement Agency to reduce the availability of unmonitored prescription drugs. Click here to sign up for our […]

9th White Lions complete perfect season

Tye Chandler, sports@ennisdailynews.com All a football team can do is go out every week and defeat each opponent in its path, and that’s exactly what the Freshman White Lions did in 2011. Considering that Terrell won’t have a second freshman team next week, Ennis (7-0, 5-0) capitalized on its opportunity to finish undefeated with an […]

It’s a tempest in a teapot

You’ll have to excuse my incredulity if I don’t immediately freak out over a Halloween decoration. Wednesday, The Ennis Daily News received several complaints from members of the community over a supposedly racist decoration on Belknap Street. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Lions Club sets good example

We’d like to take this space to point a kind word toward the Ennis Noon Lions Club for its efforts to equip young students in this community with glasses. Whether a person has vision impairments or not, we can all understand how basic the ability to see can be in day-to-day life. True, the blind […]

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Click here to view Classifieds for Friday, October 28

To place your classified ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE Free to good home: 3 month old female Schnauzer mixed puppy. 972-875-7288 3 yr Blue Heeler female. Not good with other dogs. Great with people, smart. 386-562-7357 Free Black Lab/ Pit mix. House broken, 10 months, female. Call 469-274-9784 Free to good home: Dark […]

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