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Archive for: February, 2015

Nine Lions named Class 5A All-State

To the victor goes the spoils, along with plenty of hardware, too. The Texas Sports Writers Association released their Class 5A All-State Team and it reflects both the Division I champions, Aledo, and Ennis, the kingpins in Division II.

Ferris fire destroys home

Ferris Fire Chief Tim Birdwell said an accidental fire that displaced three people, including a husband and wife, was a complete loss on Tuesday.

Icy roads cause accidents countywide

Snow and ice is a sign of fun and play for kids, but for adults who aren’t used to driving on it, it can be a nightmare.

Phlowrene Moucka

Phlowrene Moucka Phlowrene Moucka passed away on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Frisco, Texas. Phlowrene was born in Telico, Texas, to Burl and Myrtle (Combs) Brumley on Aug. 6, 1924. She grew up in Telico and graduated from Telico High School. She married Emil Moucka and they made their home in the Ensign Community until […]

Ennis Softball off to 4-1 start

One week into the new season, it appears only one thing can cool off the Ennis varsity softball team. The weather. The Lady Lions are off to a 4-1 start after a three-day tournament in Mansfield. They hope to finally play at home Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. Click here to sign up for […]

Learning to recycle

These Sam Houston Elementary students are learning to recycle. See the Ennis Daily News on Tuesday, Feb. 24, for photos from Sam Houston regarding learning the solar system, mighty milers, 100 days smarter, and learning to recycle. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Child molester gets 198 years

Jose De Jesus Maldanado, Jr., 35, of Duncanville, was sentenced by an Ellis County jury to 99 years in prison for two offenses of aggravated sexual assault of a child. The jury convicted him Thursday, Feb. 19. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Bardwell House Fire Extinguished

Area firefighters were able to extinguish a fire before it spread early Sunday morning. At 2:20 a.m., Bardwell Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a house fire at 1270 FM 984, about two miles northwest of Bardwell. Italy, Avalon and Ennis fire departments responded as mutual aid. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition […]

Weather wreaks havoc in Ennis

Ennis area schools were canceled on Monday and Tuesday following the arrival of a Colorado Rockies weather front that turned heavy rains on Sunday in various forms of frozen precipitation overnight.

Massage, meditation, and movement

Your Spirit Sparkle focuses on mindfulness, massage, meditation and movement.

Walker runs for re-election

Municipal elections are around the corner, and another candidate has filed his application.
Matt Walker, recently announced he will once again run for the Ward 6 mayor pro tem seat in the upcoming May election. 

Car wash theft suspect released

One day after being arrested after allegedly stealing a complete car wash system valued at $50,000, the Ennis Police Department released the man who will likely be charged with the crime.

Ennis powerlifters aim for regional berth

Six members of the Ennis Lions powerlifting team competed and placed well in Arlington at the Oak Ridge School Iron Championships.

American Heroes benefit set for April 4

Veterans and the greater community will be serving one of its own on Saturday, April 4 as the Ennis Home For The Brave will be hosting “An Evening with American Heroes at the Texas Motorplex Champion’s Club.

City knocks down tax abatement

Ennis city commissioners couldn’t unanimously agree on all agenda items Monday evening during their regularly scheduled meeting.

Softball roster has 11 underclassmen

First year head coach Magen Butler released the Ennis softball team roster on Thursday and it includes two seniors among the 13 players who made the cut.

Students worship after school

Tabernacle has teamed up with Church of Christ and Damascus Road Fellowship to give young students an after-school opportunity to practice their faith and participate in bible lessons, worship songs, games, snacks and prize give-aways.

ESB educates EHS class with tour

Ennis State Bank continues to provide educational opportunities for students.

Puppeteer crafting artistic future

An Ennis boy is flexing his creative muscle, one project at a time.

County, fire chiefs face ambulance issue

At Monday’s Commissioners Court meeting, County Judge Carol Bush told the court and the public

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