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Archive for: September, 2016

City Attorney resigns

The City of Ennis is beginning its search to find a new lawyer or law firm after current City Attorney Richard Wilson expressed his intention to resign Monday. Get all the details in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis Tennis cruises to 18-1 rout

After a grueling five-hour victory over Lindale last week, Ennis quickly dispatched Jacksonville in Tuesday’s district tennis match at the Lions Tennis Center. Get the latest sports action in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

A sister’s wish

Opening an old cabinet door a puff of air sent a single sheet of paper drifting side to side until it landed softly on the floor. The words it contained set an old idea in motion that has opened another door in downtown Ennis. Get the complete story in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily […]

Betty Jo Ludwig

Betty Jo Ludwig, 90, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Sunday, September 18, 2016. Betty was born in Ennis, Texas on September 5, 1926 to Benjamin Caudle and William Jewel (Wheeler) Shipley. She grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1943. On September 27, 1946 she married Fred A. Ludwig and […]

EFD to add firefighters, plan new station

A two-year, $1.9 million grant from FEMA will boost the Ennis Fire Department with the addition of 13 new firefighters, and eventually build a new fire station that would cut response times. Check the Tuesday edition of The Ennis Daily News for complete details on this story and more!

County approves budget in special meeting

A split vote saw the Ellis County budget officially passed again in a special commissioners court meeting that was called after a review of the audio from the meeting last week determined that the original vote was not audible. Get the details in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Driver rear ends EISD school bus

No injuries were reported following a collision Monday morning between a pickup truck and an EISD school bus on State Hwy. 34. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Stay informed, subscribe today!

Horses as healers

Amy Dojahn was having doubts when her 24-year-old horse, Faith died. The plan was for Faith to live about six more years, plenty of time for Amy and her husband, D.J., to get some use out of the retired therapeutic riding horse… Find the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The […]

Actors wanted for Myrtle Meander

“Calling all actors” is the cry from Ennis Public Theatre Director Shelley Aubrey as she plans another program for the popular Myrtle Meander tour. The Halloween-themed excursion, which benefits the Ennis Historical Society, takes place at Myrtle Cemetery on October 15, and will feature monologues by actors who will impersonate some of the well-known figures […]

Ennis shellacs Kimball 63-7; other Texas HS football scores

PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Abilene 53, Odessa 7 Austin Anderson 43, Austin High 40 Austin Westlake 35, Austin Bowie 21 Beaumont West Brook 28, Houston St. Thomas 20 Cibolo Steele 24, Smithson Valley 17 Conroe 30, Clute Brazoswood 21 Converse Judson 54, New Braunfels 13 Cypress Creek 53, Cypress Lakes 49 Deer Park 26, Conroe […]

Former House candidate injured in electrical accident

Former Republican Texas House District 10 candidate TJ Fabby is recovering from an on-the-job electrical accident after he tried to save the life of a business partner and friend Monday. Find the rest of this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Trial set for former Maypearl top cop

The former police chief in Maypearl is set to appear in court Dec. 12 after rejecting a plea bargain agreement at the end of August. Kevin Coffey was indicted on four charges and will now stand trial accused of sexual performance by a child, sexual assault of child, indecency with a child by contact, and […]

Terry Lee Dublin

Terry Lee Dublin, 64, passed away September 12, 2016. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis,  (972) 875-2393

Cynthia Sims

Cynthia Sims, 47, passed away September 2, 2016. Viewing will be Friday, September 16 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Eternal Rest Chapel. Services will be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 800 E. Freeman St. Ennis. Burial will be at the Ennis Memorial Cemetery in Ennis. […]

Mose Ruben King

Mose Ruben King, 36, passed away September 5, 2016. Services will be held Friday, September 16, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Dallas, Tx. Burial will be in the DFW Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home, 2830 S. Ervay St, Tx. 75215

Cedric Robinson

Cedric Robinson, 34, passed away September 10, 2016. Wake will be Friday, September 16 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Eternal Rest Chapel in DeSoto. Services will be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Saintsville Church of God in Christ, 2200 N. Marsalis, Dallas, Tx. Arrangements are under the direction of […]

Junius Woodard

Junius Woodard, 97, of Corsicana, passed away September 15, 2016. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home, 215 N. Dallas St., Ennis,  (972) 875-2393.

Octavio Mendiola

Octavio Mendiola, 61, passed away on September 13, 2016 in San Roberto, Mexico. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis with Rosary at 6 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis. Mass of the Christian Burial will be […]

Frank Leslie Taraba

Frank Leslie Taraba, 91, was born December 28, 1924 in Telico, TX, and passed away September 13, 2016. After serving in the Navy, Frank graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1950. He spent 35 years working as a mechanical engineer at LTV in Grand Prairie, TX. Frank […]

Pet of the Week: Pudding

Pudding is a young adult male Great Pyrenees mix. He is a gentle giant at close to 80 lbs, and looking for a loving home. Pudding loves attention, hugs, and scratchies. He has all his vaccinations and is heartworm negative but still needs to be neutered and gain some weight. He should weigh well over […]

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