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Archive for: October, 2016

Robbery, chase leads to one arrest

One man is in custody and two more are still at large after a robbery at the Pawn Store & More on Main Street turned into a high-speed chase stretching from Ennis into Dallas Saturday morning. For the details on this story and more, see Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…  

Farmers Market finale Saturday

Seven months of delivering the freshest goods in the area at the Ennis Farmers Market comes to a close Saturday, Oct. 29. A host of events are scheduled including a 10 a.m. open-air concert by the Acoustic Sound Hounds of Kaufman County. Find the details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The […]

Details surface in fatal wreck

Details regarding a wreck on I-45 that took the life of an Ennis man reveal the driver was high on cocaine and PCP which was a contributing factor that led to him crashing into the trailer of an 18-wheeler in Hutchins last Wednesday at 2:50 p.m. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The […]

Obama administration confirms double-digit premium hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That’s sure to stoke another “Obamacare” controversy days before a presidential election. Before taxpayer-provided subsidies, premiums for a midlevel benchmark plan will increase an […]

Athlete of the Week: Morgan Hopkins

The senior right-side hitter led the Lady Lions to a pair of sweeps this week. In a stunning upset of previously unbeaten Corsicana, she paced the team with 11 kills and a timely serving ace. Ennis has qualified for the 2016 state playoffs after taking all three sets from Jacksonville on Friday afternoon. The team […]

Fire scorches N. Dallas Street home

Ennis firefighters worked quickly to extinguish a house fire in the 800 block of North Dallas Street Friday morning. Find the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Science with a flutter

Sharon Colleps of St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Waxahachie has been teaching her kids about Monarch butterflies for the better part of 30 years. Get the full story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

EDN website turns 10

Throughout the year, the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Ennis Daily News has been celebrated within the pages of this publication as well as in the current special commemorative edition of Hometown Living. A comparatively recent advancement that has helped further the appeal of the EDN was the launching of the paper’s website, […]

Early voting begins Monday

Ennis voters can head to the polls beginning 8 a.m. Monday. Although Election Day to decide the president, as well as 32 city charter amendments for Ennisites,  isn’t until Nov. 8, early voting will continue from Monday through  Nov. 4, leading up to the election. Polls will be open through Friday from 8 a.m. to […]

Ennis edged in road game; HS FB scores from around the state

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Aldine Davis 17, Aldine MacArthur 14 Alief Taylor 62, Alief Hastings 26 Alvin 53, Clear Falls 27 Arlington 63, FW Paschal 30 Arlington Bowie 26, Arlington Lamar 24 Arlington Martin 51, North Crowley 28 Austin Bowie 49, Austin Anderson 21 Austin Westlake 45, Kyle Lehman 6 Cedar […]

Local man accused of evading arrest

Joshua Rhone is accused of leading police on a short chase before giving himself up Wednesday night. Look for this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

EHS marching band receives superior rating

Like a mighty river, the Ennis High School marching band keeps rolling. Competing at the University Interscholastic League Region 20 marching contest last week, they received a unanious first division rating from a panel of judges. Get the full details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis man faces aggravated sexual assault of child charges

An Ennis man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl was arrested Wednesday afternoon. The 61-year-old suspect, Roy Greer was arrested and booked into the Wayne McCollum Detention Center in Waxahachie, according to police. Get this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…  

Pet of the Week: Asa

Asa is a 3-year-old spayed female Heeler mix, already micro-chipped and current on her shots. She is playful and affectionate and very well mannered. She seems to do well with most other dogs and really enjoys children so she would be a great addition to any family. For more information on Asa or any of […]

Ennis man dies in crash, charges filed against driver

One man was killed and another arrested for manslaughter in connection with a wreck on I-45 in Hutchins Wednesday afternoon. The passenger killed in the wreck was an Ennis man, 20-year-old Chris Rojas, according to his family. His mother, Maria Camila Rojas, described him as “the baby of three.” Get the full story in Friday’s […]

Man allegedly trashes home, flees police

A husband was caught after allegedly trashing his home, assaulting his wife and fleeing from police Monday, Ennis Police say. Find the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…  

Doctor sees increase in strep, scarlatina cases

There has been a marked increase in the number of strep throat cases since school went back in session in August, according to Dr. Craig Yetter of Ennis Regional Medical Center. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…  

Reservation for 6: Moreno thriving after move to WR

Amazing how well things can turn out when one’s purpose is not selfish. Ennis senior Evan Moreno, having played quarterback for years, battled his close friend… Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Church volunteers at Gingerbread House

Members of The Avenue Church joined in for a day of service at the Gingerbread House Sept. 25.

Stevenson: Fall Nationals enjoyed ‘great show’

Known as the quickest of all motorsports, drag racing reaches speeds in excess of 320 mph. In Texas the fastest track is the quarter-mile at Texas Motorplex in Ennis. Over the weekend it was likely the loudest as it hosted the 31st NHRA Fall Nationals. Get this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The […]

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