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United Way campaign 2012-13

The Greater Ennis United Way has a goal of raising $350,000 this year. Click the video below to learn more.

Beltre hits for cycle, leads Texas to win

ARLINGTON (AP) — Adrian Beltre was thinking about the possibility of being part of a no-hitter throughout the game. The Texas Rangers third baseman didn’t think about hitting for the cycle until his final at-bat. Beltre completed his second career cycle with a seventh-inning single, only minutes after Texas left-hander Matt Harrison lost his no-hit bid in […]

Hamilton has 5 RBIs, Rangers beat Twins 10-6

ARLINGTON (AP) — Ron Washington was in a grateful mood after his 500th win as manager of theTexas Rangers. Josh Hamilton had five RBIs and Mitch Moreland doubled in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning that carried Texas to a 10-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. “I think you have to give a […]

Mosquito abatement efforts hit rural areas

Various agencies throughout the county are doing their part to fight the summer’s mosquito menace.

Chamber auction coming Saturday

Tickets for this year’s Chamber of Commerce Auction are still available, and will be even after the doors open Saturday night.

Show off your talent at EPT

Ennis Public Theatre has brought back its signature talent show for another run this coming fall, and auditions are planned in mid-September.

Pump prices continue slow climb

Local gas prices have risen again to the $3.50 range, and are up slightly this week as state pump costs have also climbed.

Take part in chamber auction

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraising auction is Saturday, and we want to urge the community to turn out and show their support for the event.

The vote is too important to skip

The best birthday present I got all day last Friday wasn’t something you could buy in a store. It wasn’t either of the delicious chocolate cakes presented to me by friends and colleagues, nor was it the inevitable Type 2 Diabetes sure to follow.

Let’s hit the reset button together

I’ve been around computers long enough to know where to find the reset button. When the system starts to freeze, it’s easy to hit that button and make everything new again.

Geraldine Frances Jezek

Geraldine Frances Jezek, 78, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, August 23, 2012. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Billye Joy (Kitchens) Dlabaj

Billye Joy (Kitchens) Dlabaj Joy Kitchens Dlabaj, 74 of Richland Chambers Lake, Streetman, Texas passed away in Corsicana, Texas on Wednesday, August 22, 2012. She was born in Bee Creek, Texas, on January 28, 1938 to Tommie and Mamie (Westberry) Kitchens. She grew up in Bardwell and attended school there. On February 12, 1972 she […]

William Dlabaj

William Dlabaj, 100, of Ennis passed away August 24, 2012 At Odd Fellow and Rebekah Nursing Home in Ennis. Arrangements are pending with Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Ennis.

Gunman kills 1, wounds 8 at Empire State Building

NEW YORK (AP) — A recently fired store worker shot a former colleague to death and then randomly started shooting others near the Empire State Building before he was shot by police officers, law enforcement officials said. Eight other people were hit by gunfire when the shooting started at about 9 a.m. on the Fifth […]

Click here for Classifieds for August 24

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City spraying stepping up

Spraying for mosquitoes in Ennis is ramping up as city officials try to fight the proliferation of the West Nile virus infections.

ESB aids auction effort

As it has for several years, Ennis State Bank is sponsoring the program for the Ennis Chamber of Commerce Auction.

Sheriff’s office probing area animal killings

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is asking the county for assistance with two cases of animal cruelty occurring earlier this week.

Beltre hits 3 homers for Rangers

ARLINGTON (AP) — It certainly wasn’t the homecoming Tommy Hunter envisioned. Baltimore’s right-hander, who spent parts of four seasons with the Rangers and still lives in the area, took a beating at the hands of his former team and its All-Star third baseman in his first start in Texas since being traded last season. Adrian Beltre hit three home […]

Click here for Classifieds for August 23

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE Free: Wood Pallets. Come by 213 N Dallas. Free Trees: 5 cedar & 1 oak. You cut, you haul. 972-875-2739 Loving Homes Needed: 9 weeks, indoor kittens. Had their inoculations, walk on leash. Call 972-268-6306 Free: 5 puppies, mostly lab mix. 972-825-2819 PERSONAL PERSONAL PHOTO’S […]

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