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Archive for: October 7th, 2017

In Texas, a Defiant Mood at an Outdoor Music Festival

AUSTIN, Tex. — A few hours before a gunman shot up an outdoor concert in Las Vegas, horrifying the nation, Tyler Costolo bought tickets for another big music extravaganza — Austin City Limits Music Festival, the annual celebration that kicked off Friday afternoon. Despite the Las Vegas massacre, which killed 58 and left hundreds injured, […]

Health Care Standoff

WASHINGTON — The collapse of the Republican effort to overhaul the health-care system and the resulting standoff in Washington has pushed the fight to the states, where a brewing conflict over Medicaid is shaping up as the next battleground. The Trump administration is expected to rule soon on Kentucky’s push to impose work requirements and […]

Cancer benefit surpasses $1 million

Collaborating to honor their late brother, E.K. Boon, who succumbed to cancer, his siblings also raised awareness and raised nearly $80,000 towards cancer research; and over $1 million in the 19 years since they started. “This was the 19th time we have held our weekend golf tournament,” said Marilyn Lindsteadt, of Ennis. “Our family has […]

Ennis Chamber announces winners at annual luncheon

Les Harris was presented with the Volunteer of the Year Award at last week’s annual Ennis Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet. Read the full story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

It’s your turn to choose the Best

It’s that time of year again. Every Fall, The Ennis News announces its Best of the Best contest. For us, it’s fun because we get to interact with the community. It’s a time when we get to hear from our readers about their favorites. As an editorial staff, we already have an idea of some […]

Second suspect arrested in Ferris EZ Mart robbery

FERRIS – Ferris police officials said they made a second arrest on Tuesday in connection with last month’s EZ Mart convenience store robbery. Police said they served an arrest warrant for Issai Bustamante 18, a resident of Red Oak, who was detained and has been charged with aggravated robbery. Read the full story and more […]

Lions, area teams look for more success in district

Two weeks of superb play has Ennis entering the five-game district season with renewed optimism. Facing future opponents, none of them daunting, the Lions have a legitimate chance to run the table and successfully defend their 2016 title. Last Friday’s 17-13 dismantling of Class 6A Del Valle, a team who had averaged 415 yards per […]

Commission approves IOOF Park pavillion

In a narrow 4-3 vote, the Ennis City Commission approved an additional $50,000 for IOOF Park at Fairview for the construction of a pavilion. The city had already approved $125,000 for park improvements, but commissioner Marco Hernandez said additional monies are needed to install a pavillion. “I originally asked for $175,000 for this project but […]

Riley Dean Emerson

Riley Dean Emerson, 67, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Riley was born in Ennis, Texas on December 29, 1949 to Lonnie and Betty Marie (Garrett) Emerson.  He grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1968.  He served his country proudly in the United States Air Force […]

Daily Horoscope 10/07/2017

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Protect what you have worked so hard to acquire. Update important documents and do your best to lower your overhead and secure your finances. Home improvements should also be geared toward better efficiency and convenience. Plan your actions and execute them responsibly to avoid any setbacks and opposition. The past […]

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