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Archive for: January, 2017

Man allegedly steals BB gun, impersonates law enforcement

A Corsicana man was arrested around midnight Thursday by Ennis Police after attempting to steal a BB pistol from the Wal-Mart and lying to employees about being a police officer. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

FFA earns awards at Fort Worth Stock Show

Ennis FFA took home a number of awards this past weekend at the Fort Worth Stock Show. Get more details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Stay informed, subscribe today!

Garland man killed in two-vehicle crash

Staff report A two-vehicle crash at about 12:30 p.m. Friday on State Highway 34 in Ennis, just west of Hilltop Drive, killed a motorcycle driver from Garland. According to a statement from the Texas Department of Public Safety, a 1998 white Ford F-150 driven by 45-year-old Ennis man William Griffin turned in front of the […]

City’s plans for park stymied by upkeep issues

Ennis’ preliminary plans for a local park have been put on hold for now after the Independent Order of Odd Fellows declined to grant the city a 30-year lease. Find more on this story in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis grad Erica Lopez is storming into the weather

When an EF5 tornado touched down in Moore, Okla. in May 2013, Erica Lopez was preparing to depart from Ennis on her way to Norman where she would attend the University of Oklahoma. Get the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

144-year-old church has ageless message

Perhaps the most iconic building in the small town of Palmer, the First Baptist Church was built in 1900. Find the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Athlete of the Week: Julian Mask

Senior Julian Mask scored 26 points against Nacogdoches and 19 on Friday in a comeback victory over Jacksonville. The 6’5, 230 pound forward scored 11 points during the fourth quarter as the Lions rallied from a 13-point deficit to win their first league game of the season. Mask was effective on Brandon Anderson entry passes […]

A Bigfoot state of mind

The recent return to Animal Planet of the channel’s highly rated series “Finding Bigfoot” has one Ennis fan recalling his 2015 meeting with cast members. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Get an all-access pass, subscribe today!

Former muni court clerk awaits trial on charges

The pre-trial discovery phase of the State of Texas v. Anna Maria Rosales concluded earlier this month, and a trial date has yet to be set for the woman accused of stealing close to $115,000 from the city while employed as the municipal court clerk. Get this story and more in Friday’s edition of The […]

Ennis student at inauguration: ‘Everyone is being really respectful’

Two Ennis High School students will witness history today in D.C. as they take in President Donald Trump’s inauguration as part of their trip with the Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis celebrates Polka Month

National Polka month hits a high note when KJT Hall hosts a Saturday night event that will honor the newest Hall of Fame inductee as well as tout the anniversary of local favorite band, Czech and Then Some. Get more on this story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Stay informed, subscribe today!

Accused murderer indicted

Travis Glenn, an Ennis man accused of murdering a man while attempting to rob him on his own front lawn has been indicted by an Ellis County Grand Jury. Get the details in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

DA steps away from sheriff probe

Ellis County & District Attorney Patrick Wilson announced via press release Thursday morning the he would be recusing himself from the investigation into a physical altercation involving Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown. Find more on this story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Pets of the Week: Dancer and Duncan

Dancer and Duncan are our pets of the week. They are 12 weeks old; Dancer is a girl and Duncan is a boy. They are medium hair red tabby kittens and very sweet and cuddly. Both have had their kitten shots, tested negative for Feline Leukemia and Feline AIDS, and are microchipped. For more information […]

Thrift shop closes after water damage

Poppa’s Junk is being forced out of business after extensive water damage from recent storms, according to business owner Tim Brown. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Local teen attends inauguration

When soon-to-be President Donald Trump is sworn in, a few Ennisites will be there… Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Man fires shot, strips in auto dealership police say

A Corsicana man wielding a handgun was arrested at AutoNation car dealership Tuesday after reportedly firing a shot then making a scene, Ennis police say. Get this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

City alters alcohol restrictions for theater

The Ennis City Commission unanimously approved a request on behalf of Ennis Public Theatre to serve alcohol at the new venue set to open on North Dallas Street. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Choral group hosts dinner fundraiser Jan. 28

Ennis High School choral director Lauren Trojacek, who is in her second year at the helm, continues to expand the horizons of the program… Find the rest of this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

EPD seizes 10 pounds of pot

A Spring woman was arrested in Ennis Sunday after it was discovered she was transporting 10 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop for speeding. Pick up Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News for this story and more… Become a subscriber today!

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