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Ennis Lion baseball competing in Waco

The Ennis Lions have wrapped up scrimmage play and are down in Waco for the Heart of Texas tournament this weekend. Ennis Lion head coach Kevin Kalinec is looking forward to getting the season started and is feeling confident about this year’s squad.

Showcase a treat for all

The Ennis Independent School District has its second Student Showcase event scheduled next week at Ennis High School.

Exemplary appeal is granted

Ennis Independent School District filed an appeal to the University Interscholastic League requesting to be moved from District 16 5A Conference to the District 14 5A Conference.

BREAKING: Ennis partially successful in second UIL appeal

Ennis ISD’s athletic director has revealed the district was partially successful this morning in fighting worrisome realignment into a far East Texas district in a second appeal in front of the University Interscholastic League.

Student Showcase returns

Students, teachers and administrators are gearing up for the second annual Ennis ISD Student Showcase set for 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 at Ennis High School.

Polka Run seeking local sponsorships

The chairperson for this year’s Ennis Polka Run said she hopes an increased social media presence will help drive greater participation and sponsorship.

City courting industries

Ennis Economic Development Coordinator Marty Nelson reported the city is in talks with five different industrial players who could bring more than 2,300 jobs to the community.

Hiring done, growth focus comes next

The search for a new city manager now over, Ennis leaders can focus on the community’s apparent and abundant opportunity.

Volunteers: Heart of Helping Hands

The Helping Hands of Ennis Board of Directors had their first meeting of the year in January.

Dreaming of a parade

Mayor Russell Thomas was optimistic Monday.

Theatre Rocks! extends ‘Magnolias’ run

Steel Magnolias is playing in Ennis for another weekend.

Ennis ISD Foundation preparing nonprofit app

The organizers behind the Ennis ISD Educational Foundation hope to have their documentation submitted to the IRS before spring break.

Good burn clears out prairie land

The Ennis Fire Department assisted the Texas Land Conservancy with a prescribed burn of the Kachine Prairie area on Tuesday.

Ewings starts March 17

Chuck Ewings will begin work as city manager of Ennis on March 17.

Home damage puts three men behind bars

Ennis police arrested three men on Sunday pending charges of engaging in organized criminal activity after officers found them allegedly causing damage to a local home.

Woman booked for identity fraud

A 44-year-old woman was arrested on Friday after she allegedly used a relative’s personal information to open fraudulent utility accounts.

Betty S. Fleming

Betty S. Fleming, 86, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Betty was born in Mission, Texas on March 11, 1927 to Patrick J. and Essie (Gibbs) Sweeney. She grew up in Sharyland, Texas and graduated from Sharyland High School. She attended Baylor University and Southern Methodist University. On January 30, 1947 […]

Mary McLelland

Mary McLelland, 94, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

Neal F. Harrison

Neal F. Harrison passed away in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. A Celebration of his life will be held on Friday, February 21, 2014 in St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church of Ennis. Private […]

Andrew Bascom Beckham

Andrew Bascom Beckham passed away in Ennis, Texas on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Graveside service will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Waco Memorial Park under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

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