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Archive for: March, 2017

Building official discusses businesses coming to town

There are several business and construction developments in Ennis, some of which are underway right now, according to the city’s Inspections Dept. Find the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be in the know, subscribe today!

Long-time Justice of the Peace Woody set to retire

Ellis County Precinct One Justice of the Peace Bill Woody will retire at the end of this month, according to his office. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

A-CROSS preps for next fundraising campaign

A Christian Response of Shelter and Service, Inc., a non-profit organization in Ennis that offers temporary housing to those in need, is preparing to launch a fundraising campaign as the group seeks to expand its available housing. Get the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Waxahachie coach resigns amid student injury probe

A Waxahachie football coach has resigned amid an internal investigation by WISD into alleged actions by Evan Brady that led to the injury of a student. Get more on this story in Fridays’ edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Local realtors offer scholarships for third year

Citing their belief in giving back to the community, City Real Estate, with offices based in Ennis, Waxahachie, Red Oak and Corsicana, have announced an additional $1,500 scholarship being offered to high school seniors. Get this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

City launches new mobile app in time for bluebonnet crowds

The mobile app for the City of Ennis launched this week, according to local officials. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Two restaurants set for makeovers

Chicken Express and Wendy’s will both be renovating their locations soon, according to employees with the two fast-food restaurants. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Mother arrested for harboring fugitive son

An Ennis woman was arrested Monday after her fugitive son was discovered by police hiding in her garage. Get the full story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Telico VFD boosts service with TAMU grant

Telico Volunteer Fire Department enhanced it fire service capacity with the help of a $218,000 grant through Texas A&M Forest Service’s Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Become a subscriber today!

Pet of the Week: Winchester

Winchester is a 9-10 month old shepherd mix available for adoption at the Ellis County SPCA. He is already neutered, current on his shots, micro-chipped, and heartworm negative. He seems to do ok with other dogs and is very friendly and playful. For more information on Winchester or to see other dog and cat friends […]

Senate-approved tax reform bill could handcuff counties

Senate Bill 2, a piece of legislation aimed at reforming current property tax laws in Texas, was approved by the Texas Senate in an 18-12 vote earlier this week and will now move to the House. Just last month, Ellis County commissioners voiced their opposition to the bill and approved a resolution to send to […]

Fairview Park renamed

Fairview Park was officially renamed to the “IOOF Park at Fairview” Tuesday night when the city commission unanimously voted affirmatively on a recommendation from the city’s parks board. Get the full story in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Former sheriff’s brother indicted

Bobby Brown, the 59-year-old brother of former Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown, was indicted by an Ellis County Grand Jury for his part in the New Year’s Day fight at a Midlothian Whataburger that led to the former sheriff’s resignation. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local […]

Calculating influence: Remembering a pre-integration Ennis teacher

Scores of people were influenced by the life of the late Otto Carroll, Sr., who died on Jan. 2 at 101 years of age. Get this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

City approves incentives to keep businesses, help expand

Polyguard Products and Price Distributing will be staying and expanding, respectively, in Ennis after reaching incentive agreements with the city, which were approved at Tuesday night’s city commission meeting. Find the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

No hard plans yet for new Ennis police facility

More than a year has passed since engineers pitched the city on a multi-million dollar police facility that would replace the current downtown-headquartered police station. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be in the know, subscribe today!

Rice High grad seriously injured in deadly Houston-area crash

A Rice High School graduate and current Navarro College student is clinging to life in a Houston hospital after she and three friends were involved in a deadly car wreck outside of a McDonald’s in Missouri City on Sunday. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe […]

Navarro couple killed in motorcycle accident

Daniel Thornton and Whitney Cunningham, both 29, of Purdon, a small town southwest of Corsicana, were killed Saturday after the motorcycle they were riding somehow struck an overpass in Fort Worth causing the driver and passenger to plunge to their deaths. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be […]

Church offers child online safety seminar

A local church is offering a lesson this week on how to keep children safe when using the internet and smart phones. Find the details on this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Slovak family keeps Czech heritage alive through food

At the end of a gravel drive about five miles outside of town along Creechville Road, the Slovak family shares a shop and smokehouse that is keeping Czech tradition alive. Get the details on this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be in the know, subscribe now!

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