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Archive for: October, 2013

Week 9: Lions look to trounce Tigers

The undefeated Ennis Lions (8-0, 5-0) host the Lancaster Tigers (4-4, 3-2) on Friday at 7:30 p.m. for the last home game of the season.

Tax break plans develop

Ennis announced last week that city commissioners have been compiling a set of incentives for downtown reinvestment efforts, the basis of which applies tax abatement incentives previously awarded only to industrial projects.

Fajita Friday supports Sam Houston

Sam Houston Elementary is preparing for its second annual “Fajita Friday” fundraising event.

Support the Sam Houston fundraiser

Save some room during your candy-gathering adventures tonight and don’t upset your stomach, because an important fellowship dinner event at Sam Houston Elementary School needs you.

Band’s work continues after UIL season ends

The Ennis Lions marching band’s season came to an end Saturday at the UIL Area Marching Competition.

Venus man gets 5 years

On Monday, an Ellis County jury convicted Mahmod Suleiman Qalawi, 44, a butcher from Venus, of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon — family violence. On Tuesday, the same jury sentenced Qalawi to five years in prison.

Lions volleyball stays positive after tough year

The young Ennis Lion (2-12) varsity volleyball team wrapped up a tough 2013 district season with a positive attitude Tuesday night.

Flooding, hail possible

The National Weather Service is warning that today’s storms could bring flooding.

Venus man sentenced to five years for shooting wife

On Monday, an Ellis County jury convicted Mahmod Suleiman Qalawi, 44, a butcher from Venus, of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon — family violence.

Auction adds longhorns

One lucky bidder at the fundraising party scheduled Saturday for the Lights of Ennis is going to walk away with a bull. Lindauer Longhorn Company has donated a young registered Texas longhorn bull for inclusion in Saturday’s auction, giving the winner a choice between two bulls. Dave Lindauer, the owner, said he’s happy to support the Lights fundraiser.

Click here for Classifieds for October 29

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE Free to a good home: Great Pyrenees mix dogs, 12 to 16 months. 972-571-2704 Little Boston Terrier, male aprox 3-4 yrs old. Needs lots of love, dump by owner. 972-875-3295, 469-658-1388 LOST AND FOUND Lost Black Brangus Bull. Area: Gin Rd & Walker Rd. Has […]

Ladies lead at library

Faces both familiar and new are leading the Ennis Public Library into the future.

County’s felony prosecution chief retires

WAXAHACHIE — Don Maxfield, the county’s chief assistant district attorney for felony prosecution for more than a decade, retired this month.

Indie films showing at the Galaxy

An area film actor has worked out a special screening of two independently produced movies at Galaxy Drive In ahead of Halloween.

County judge race heats up

Richard Rozier has announced his intention to run for the Ellis County Judge seat during the primary election scheduled in March.

Click here for Classifieds for October 27

To place your ad email classifieds@ennisdailynews.com or call 972-875-3801 FREE  Friendly 1 yr old male dog, has shots. Medium size. Needs home. 214-693-7987 Little Boston Terrier, male aprox 3-4 yrs old. Needs lots of love, dump by owner. 972-875-3295, 469-658-1388 LOST AND FOUND Lost Black Brangus Bull. Area: Gin Rd & Walker Rd. Has brand […]

Lions dominate Jaguars 19-3

Dave A. Vance, sports@ennisdailynews.com The Ennis Lions (8-0, 5-0) may not have appeared as strong Thursday night as their past performances during the season, but the Lion defense worked hard to keep the Jaguars from reaching the end zone. The Lion offensive effort and powerful defense led Ennis to a 19-3 victory that ensured a […]

Appreciate the EPL

This job ain’t always about exposing corruption and the seedy underbelly of crime and malfeasance. A lot of times, especially in smaller communities like Ennis, your local journalists are called upon to be supporters for the community — especially for certain programs, services or organizations that genuinely deserve the help, or at least a shout […]

Lummus pinches pennies for research

Students at Jack Lummus Intermediate are pinching pennies for a good cause this week.

UW hits 50% in campaign

The Greater Ennis United Way recently cracked the halfway mark for this year’s campaign with roughly $162,000 in pledges.

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