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Archive for: January, 2014

EPD: Card fraudsters jailed

The Ennis Police Department arrested a couple Tuesday suspected of using fraudulent credit cards to buy thousands of dollars worth of merchandise illegally, and one suspect faces more than $400,000 in bond.

Market logo up for vote

The public has until Feb. 10 to vote for the logo for the new Ennis Farmers Market.

Haupt files in Ward 3

Jess Haupt, city commissioner for Ward 3, has filed for re-election in polling scheduled this May.

Candidate issues debate challenge

Jake Ellzey, hoping to succeed Jim Pitts in the Texas House of Representative’s 10th District, has challenged his three opponents to three public debates.

Lions honored at football banquet

Thursday evening was a memorable evening for Ennis Lion football athletes.

Safety can’t be ignored this winter

The fire in Telico this week served as a jarring reminder of how important cold-weather safety and mindfulness can be.

New spirit comes to the EISD

My name is John Chapman, and I feel honored to be here in Ennis as the new superintendent of Ennis ISD. I would like to publicly thank the Board of Trustees for having the confidence in me to lead Ennis to be the best school district in the state and the nation.

Robinson was flat out wrong

Monday ‘s meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court was revealing, to say the least.

City to interview finalists

Three city manager candidates are set to have final interviews with the Ennis City Commission next week.

Court candidate: Judge exceeded her authority

A candidate for the Ellis County Commissioners Court has accused County Judge Carol Bush of overstepping the limits of her authority.

Space heater fire scours gun range

Fire destroyed a gun range in Telico on Wednesday despite the best efforts of area firefighters.

Fire leaves local family in dire need

Waking up to the sound of snapping boards and flames is a terrifying scenario for most any parent.

EISD rushes to aid of local family

Ennis ISD is rallying around a local family after an early Sunday fire left them with nothing.

Election filings begin

Filing has begun for the upcoming citywide elections for the Ennis City Commission and Ennis Independent School District Board of Trustees.

ESA picks up, moves on

The Ennis Soccer Association has moved ahead with new leadership and signups for a new season running until Feb. 15.

Holley files candidacy

Ward 5 Commissioner Brian Holley has announced his intention to seek re-election for the commission seat in polling set in May.

Hawks scratch out win over Lions

The Red Oak Hawks (6-13, 3-7) narrowly averted a loss to the Ennis Lions (8-13, 3-7) Tuesday night.

Relay needs our support to succeed

This week marked the official beginning of the Relay For Life in Ennis this year.

Big decisions take time

For a community that has been a dormant and quiet — waiting for its next ride — the changing of the guard is an inevitable spur in the flank.

Meeting times rankle court

Tempers flared at Monday afternoon’s meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court during further discussion of restoring evening meetings.

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