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Archive for: April 3rd, 2018

Bed Bath and Beyond is accepting Toys R Us gift cards

Still got a gift card to Toys R Us? The toy chain may be shuttering, but your store credit doesn’t have to. You should still be able to use your gift card at your local store for the next few weeks, if it’s still open. The company announced on March 14 that it would be […]

Ennis tennis eager for district meet

Ennis hosted their final meet of the spring season on Friday, with a handful of players placing and the boys doubles tandem of Austin Cervantes and Anthony Hernandez winning the Easter Bowl championship. Two other boys duos also excelled. Damontre Strawn and Johnny Herrera finished second, losing only to Cervantes and Hernandez, and Logan Rendon […]

Lady Lions win on Dolezalik bloop RBI

Ennis won a seesaw softball affair at Corsicana on Monday, 7-6, thanks to a three-run rally in the top of the seventh inning. The Lady Lions, 10-4 overall, are now 2-1 in District 17-5A. They had a 4-0 lead in the third before allowing a single run, then the Lady Tigers got to Ennis righthander […]

Ennis places two lifters at state meet

Isaiah Nies, lifted a total of 1,310 pounds at the Texas High School Powerlifting State Championships. A pair of underclassmen advanced to the Texas High School Powerlifting State Championships, with both placing in the Top 20. Nolan Haden, a freshman, placed 12th in a field of 21 of the top 148-pound lifters in in the […]

Ellis County manhunt

A month before Bonnie and Clyde were killed in Louisiana, they were on the lam in Ellis County. Barrow, Parker and Hamilton were spotted at Onion Creek, between Ennis and Bardwell. On the afternoon of April 3, 1934, following his receipt of the report, Ellis County Sheriff Dave Fearis ordered the manhunt. He alerted Federal […]

Kudos to EISD for being proactive with security

In a letter to parents and guardians this week, Ennis ISD Superintendent John Chapman outlined some new safety measures that will be implemented in the 2018-19 school year, while others go into effect immediately. We are giving kudos this week tot he administration this week, but it does not come without some concerns. Particularly when […]

Unity’s Quarterly

Senior Luncheon The Unity’s Quarterly Senior Luncheon will be held April 14 at 10 a.m. where it will cover a plethora of topics regarding Medicare updates. The meeting will take place at the Ennis Housing Authority Community Room, located at 304 W. Arnold Street. Presenter Jan Henning, an aging programs supervisor, will cover several topics […]

Maypearl woman indicted by Ellis County Grand Jury

A 55-year-old Maypearl woman who is believed to have murdered her husband was indicted for by an Ellis County Grand Jury. Sandra Louise Garner was originally arrested and booked into the Wayne McCollum Detention Center at 2:27 a.m. on Jan. 10. The arrest occurred eight days after her husband, Jon Garner, 42, was found shot […]

Showin’ them the ropes

Several students from various Ellis County schools cherished their time in the ring at the Ellis County Youth Expo and Rodeo on Thursday. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Misconduct investigation moves forward

During a special meeting on Thursday night the Ferris City Council unanimously approved a motion to spend no more than $8,000 on an independent company to move forward with investigating misconduct complaints against city employees. During a meeting last week, the council adjourned from executive session to move forward with hiring The Bowman Group, to […]

Daily Horoscope 04/03/2018

ARIES (March 21-April 19) Responsibilities will occupy your time. A disciplined attitude will help you accomplish what’s expected of you, but will also give you reason to rethink how you want to move forward. Taking care of everyone around you isn’t necessarily what you should be doing. Consider putting yourself first for a change. The […]

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