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Ennis 9U wins Ellis County Super Bowl

Led by a solid defense, the 9-and-under area Super Bowl champs are the Ennis Lions, shown putting the clamps on a player for the Red Oak Cowboys… See the front page of Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News for this story and more… Subscribe today!

Texas HS football playoff pairings

By The Associated Press CLASS 6A DIVISION I Region I Regional Arlington Bowie (10-2) vs. Duncanville (10-2), 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Mansfield’s Newsom Stadium San Angelo Central (12-0) vs. Allen (12-0), 4 p.m. Friday, San Angelo Stadium Region II Regional Coppell (10-2) vs. Round Rock (9-3), 2 p.m. Saturday, Waco ISD Stadium The Woodlands (12-0) vs. […]

Daniel V. Garcia

Daniel V. Garcia, 63, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Friday, November 18, 2016. Daniel was born in San Antonio, Texas on June 24, 1953 to Esteban and Ramona (Villarreal) Garcia.  He grew up in Ennis, Texas. He worked for Owens COOP for ten years, then Leggett and Platt for eight years in maintenance and […]

San Antonio officer slain writing traffic ticket

A San Antonio police officer writing out a traffic ticket to a motorist was shot to death in his squad car Sunday outside police headquarters by another driver who pulled up from behind, authorities said. San Antonio police Chief William McManus identified the officer as Det. Benjamin Marconi, 50, a 20-year veteran of the force. […]

Shifting perceptions

Following a campaign where President-elect Donald Trump built a platform based on mass deportations of illegal aliens and the construction of a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, some Ennis residents of Mexican descent say they are worried about their futures in America. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily […]

Athlete of the Week: D’Iverson Dowell

At 5’5, the shortest player for the Ennis Lions, D’Iverson Dowell (4) came up large when he drained the winning three-point basket in the closing seconds to give his team both the lead and the win over W.W. Samuell on Friday night. The victory also snapped the Lions long losing streak at home. Ennis had […]

Employee recounts armed robbery at local eatery

The Chipotle restaurant on Ennis Avenue treated its Golden Chick neighbor to free lunch yesterday as a way of saying thanks for contacting the police department during the would-be armed robbery at the burrito establishment last Saturday. Get the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Displaced couple gives thanks

Thanksgiving this year means more to Bill and Shelley Aubrey than they could have imagined. The fire that destroyed sections of their Dallas Street home two months ago upset their lives but also blessed them with an outpouring of love from friends and neighbors. Find the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition […]

Freeze Warning tonight through Sunday morning


Texas high school football scoreboard

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Division I Region I Area Allen 24, Belton 7 Duncanville 52, Lewisville Hebron 7 San Angelo Central 66, Keller Timber Creek 14 Region II Area The Woodlands 51, Garland Sachse 40 Region III Area Galena Park North Shore 17, Dickinson 7 Houston Lamar 24, Fort Bend Ridge […]

Thieves hit Factory Connection store

An overnight robbery Wednesday at the Factory Connection store on Ennis Avenue resulted in an undetermined loss of goods and damage to the glass storefront, an Ennis Police officials said at the scene Thursday morning. Pick up a copy of Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News to get the full story and more…

Planners release Dallas Street concept

The city made public this week a video depicting the future for a segment of North Dallas Street in downtown. Find the details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ennis, Motorplex to be featured on Discovery Channel

Ennis and the Texas Motorplex will soon be featured on an episode of Discovery Channel’s “Street Outlaws.” Get all the details in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Serving those who served

Nimchie Alce, the newest Veterans Services officer for Ellis County, didn’t know when she finished her eight years in the Army that she would be helping veterans find benefits in Ennis. Find more on this story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Velma Cooks

Velma Cooks 92, passed away November 7, 2016. Service will be held Friday, November 18, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church 2015 E. Jones St. in Corsicana. Burial will be at the Woodland Cemetery in Corsicana. Arrangements are under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home, 215 N. Dallas St. Ennis. 75119.

Ennis High School names honor roll students

Freshman “A” HONOR ROLL Diana Castillo, Isabella Coleman, Jayme Esparza, Gladys Garcia, Paige Lemonia, KaLynn Long, Madison Low, Hilario Martinez, Nathan Matous, Jess Miller, Jordyn Purser, Joshua Spaniel Freshman “A/B” HONOR ROLL Sergio Aguinaga, Cecilia Alfaro, Ethin Amos, Emmanuel Arias, Eloisa Arriaga, Abigail Avila, Samuel Baer, Alessandra Baeza Madera, Lauren Ball, Lexi Barak, Frederick Barcenas […]

Fire scorches 300 acres

Ellis County Fire Marshal Tim Birdwell said it was “terrible weather” that helped to spark and spread flames across an estimated 300 acres between FM 85 and Mach Road Wednesday afternoon. Get the full story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Residents recount moments as fire neared homes

Dana Percival said as the fire of FM 85 crept to within 10 feet of her home on Mach Road yesterday, she had no other choice than to grab her dogs and cat and flee to rush them to a kenneling facility. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Pet of the Week: Tina

Tina is our VIP Pet of the Week. Tina is a wonderful kitty. She is about 6-7 years old, already spayed, vaccinated, micro-chipped, and tested negative for Feline Leukemia and Feline AIDS. She is very friendly, and seems to get along with other cats. Tina has been at the shelter awhile so her adoption fee […]

Explosion rocks Pencco plant

No injuries were reported in a blast Wednesday evening at Pencco chemical plant in Bardwell that occurred about 7:30 p.m. Get the full details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

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