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Archive for: August, 2016

SAGU responds to being placed on ‘shame list’

Southwestern Assemblies of God University responded to being cited by a national organization who included the Waxahachie-based school on its “Shame List.” Read about this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Local artist honors fallen Dallas officers

Local architect J.R. Phillips met with officials of the Dallas Police Department this morning to present a painting he completed in memory of the five officers gunned down July 7. Get the details on this story and more in the Wednesday edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Alleged meth dealers arrested in sting

Two suspected Waxahachie methamphetamine dealers were arrested in a controlled buy operation Monday after an informant helped set up the deal, according to Ennis police. Get this story and more in the Wednesday edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Danny Louis Slovak

Danny Louis Slovak, age 71, passed away in his wife’s arms on Saturday, August 27, 2016, at his home in Ennis.  He was born on October 24, 1944, in Ennis, Texas, to Louis and Lillian (Vrana) Slovak.  He and his twin sister, Dolores were born during the time that their father was a World War […]

Kevin Alan McCown

Kevin Alan McCown, 50, beloved husband, father, grand-father, son and brother, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2016 of natural causes. He was born December 21, 1965 in Archer City, Texas to Fred A. and Jerry McCown. He was employed at Scurry-Rosser ISD as the High School drafting, welding, and wood works teacher. He had a […]

City approves $3.5M in bonds

The Ennis City Commission approved the sale of $3.5 in bonds for various infrastructure and capital improvement projects Monday. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Rotary Club donates to GAKAC program

The Ennis Give A Kid A Chance program has received a $1,000 donation from Rotary Club. Marty Nelson, GAKAC coordinator, accepted the check from Rotarians Steve Holston, Misty Culpepper, John Chapman and Elizabeth Fulton.

DPS car chase ends in standoff

A high speed chase along US 287 late Sunday afternoon ended in a tense stand-off. Get the rest of this story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

Wal-Mart takes Texas to court in effort to crack liquor sales market

Wal-Mart’s court fight to sell liquor at its stores in Texas looks to be back on track, but the courtroom is getting crowded. A federal appeals court is allowing a trade group representing liquor store operators to join a stalled federal lawsuit that the nation’s largest retailer filed against the Texas agency that hands out […]

Legendary EDN editors remembered

As 2016 marks The Ennis Daily News 125th birthday, a milestone that will be celebrated in the upcoming September-October issue of Hometown Living, locals are sharing memories of one of the greatest journalism teams to head up the newspaper since it was founded in 1891. Get this story and more in the Sunday edition of […]

CNN to air Gonzales murder documentary

A gruesome Ennis murder is receiving the national spotlight more than four years after the trail went cold in pursuit of Jennifer Puente, the prime suspect in the murder of 15-year-old Moriah Gonzales. Pick up the Sunday edition of The Ennis Daily News for details on this story and more…

Ennis defense skins the Bears

Relying on the age-old winning combination of a running game and defense, No. 14 Ennis defeated South Oak Cliff, 30-20, at John Kincaide Stadium on Friday. The Lions grabbed a 15-0 lead and often appeared on the verge of putting away the Bears, but each time they stumbled at the threshold. By the end of […]

EJHS cheerleaders bring home big awards

After reaping a wheelbarrow full of awards at the University Cheerleaders Association summer camp at the Great Wolf Lodge, the Ennis Junior High School cheer team has plenty of reasons to be proud. Read all about it in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Subscribe today!

Ennis knocks off SOC 30-20; state roundup of HS football scores

PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Allen 25, Hoover, Ala. 7 Arlington Bowie 40, Lewisville Marcus 39 Arlington Martin 55, Dallas Skyline 7 Austin Bowie 7, Pflugerville 0 Austin Westlake 32, Katy 29 Baytown Goose Creek 16, Tomball Memorial 14 Beaumont West Brook 33, Beaumont Central 21 Buda Hays 26, Georgetown East View 18 Cedar Park Vista […]

EPD looks to fill critical vacancies

Ennis Police Department officials are working to fill three critical vacancies in the department’s ranks that have occurred in the past six weeks. Find the details for this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Number of West Nile Virus-positive pools continues to grow

The latest round of testing reveals that the number of West Nile Virus-positive mosquito pools has jumped to 19 from three only a month ago. Get more on this story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ennis set to debut largest band in school history

Friday’s Ennis road football game at Kincaide Stadium in South Dallas will kickoff the 2016 edition of the Big E marching band, which, reportedly, is the largest group in school history. Get the details for this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News! Stay informed, become a subscriber today.

Rev. Bobby Joe Mitchell

Rev. Bobby Joe Mitchell of Witchita Falls, Texas, age 81, passed away August 18, 2016. Viewing will be Friday, August 26, 2016 from 1 – 6 p.m.  at Overcoming Word Church, Wichita Falls, Tx. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 2:00. Burial will be Monday, August 29, 2016 in Ft. Sill, Elgin, […]

Kenneth Haynes

Kenneth Haynes, 49 of Corsicana, Texas passed away August 17, 2016. Viewing will be Friday, August 26, 2016 from 1 – 6 p.m. in the Eternal Rest Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 2:00 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2105 Jones St., Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Corsicana. Arrangements […]

Bonnie Lee Kipp

Bonnie Lee Kipp, 76, passed away August 23, 2016. Viewing will be Friday, August 26, 2016 from 1 – 6 p.m. in the Eternal Rest Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 2:00 at The First Assembly of God, 1155 N. I-45, Palmer, Tx. Burial will be in the Palmer Cemetery. Arrangements […]

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