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Club gets shot of star power

Phil Banker, phil@ennisdailynews.com Regional sportscaster John Rhadigan lent his time and talents to a worthy cause Friday night. Rhadigan was the star speaker at the 14th annual Steak and Burger Dinner fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Ennis. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Repairs get P&Z go-ahead

The Wall Chinese Café could be open as soon as the beginning of school in August, but the timetable for its neighbor, Dairy Queen, is less clear.

Defending state champs reclaim city league title

Price Distributing and defending state champion team American Legion went into the third Junior Boys League city championship game Friday with one win each. Price Distributing won game one 13-2 and American Legion came out on top 9-8 in game two.

Patrols step up for 4th

Law enforcement officials in Ennis and around the state plan to step up patrols going into the Independence Day holiday next week.

When is a poll tax not a poll tax?

Voter ID laws are a hot-button political issue, and in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision against the Voting Rights Act last week, they again became big topics in public circles. Texas will require voters, henceforth, to have one of several kinds of photographic identification in order to legally cast a ballot in any […]

Virginia Estelle Isom Jones

Virginia Estelle Isom Jones, 89, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Friday, June 21, 2013. Virginia was born in Ennis, Texas on August 31, 1923 to McKinley Anderson and Nettie Ann (Thomas) Isom. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1940 and later attended Business College. On February 3, 1941 […]

Paula Jane Valek

Paula Jane Valek 68, of Dallas Texas, widow of Billy Joe Valek peacefully passed away at her home on Thursday June 27th, 2013. Paula was born in Dallas, TX on April 23, 1945 to Robert and Genevieve Gilcrease Benat. She married the late Billy Joe Valek on November 4, 1977. Retired from Kodak, Paula is […]

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Alleged DA killers indicted

KAUFMAN (AP) — A former justice of the peace and his wife were indicted on capital murder charges Thursday in the deaths of two North Texas prosecutors who were fatally shot earlier this year, one outside the local courthouse and the other inside his home with his wife.

Season’s last show wraps Sunday

The Ennis Public Theatre’s production of The Miracle Worker, which tells the story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, continues at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday, with a closing matinee scheduled at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30.

Cayard murder trial set for 2014

Online court records show murder suspect Lynda Cayard scheduled for a series of pretrial hearings through the end of 2013 and a jury trial on Jan. 27, 2014.

Court at law judges get raise

An item in the recently passed General Appropriations Bill signed into law June 14 puts Ellis County on the hook for $20,080.

Body in county under investigation

Ellis County authorities say the case involving a body found Tuesday afternoon is closed pending a decision from the Dallas County Medical Examiner.

West disaster shows need for oversight

For our part, seeing federal legislators take a particular interest in the goings-on at chemical plants in the wake of the West fertilizer plant explosion is reassuring.

History trumped by muffin

The biggest story of the week in Texas happened Tuesday night, but I wouldn’t blame you for missing it. The vast majority of television news did as well, further proving how out of touch they truly are and how close to obsolescence they’ve come.

Click here for Classifieds for June 28

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE Free: 3 kittens, gray & white. 2 male & 1 female. 469-245-8600 after 6pm Free to loving home. 1 yr, tan/ black male Chihuahua “Rocky”, nuetered. After 6pm, 469-245-8600 Hammond double keyboard organ. Will donate to a church. Call 214-695-3650 Free: 3 Guard Donkey’s. Been […]

Charity gearing up for big event

Give a Kid a Chance’s annual back-to-school event draws ever closer, but event organizer Marty Nelson said they still need financial donations to help bring it all together.

Shooting incident leads to indictment

Ennis police arrested an Ennis man at the end of April for an alleged aggravated assault after he was treated for a gunshot wound, and an Ellis County grand jury has affirmed the charge against him.

Grasshoppers less plentiful

A slighty wetter spring helped suppress grasshopper numbers in most areas throughout the state, according to Texas A&M extension officials.

Rep. Barton: DOMA ruling puts states in driver’s seat

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton doesn’t agree with the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday against the Defense of Marriage Act.

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