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Archive for: May 9th, 2018

Murder charges filed in 2015 biker shooting in Waco

Three members of the Bandidos motorcycle club were indicted on murder charges Wednesday stemming from a chaotic 2015 shooting that involved police and members of another biker club outside a restaurant in Waco, Texas. The indictments mark the first murder charges in the case, and more than 20 other bikers were re-indicted on new charges […]

Voters pass $23 million bond, three new board members join WISD

Waxahachie ISD elected three members to its board of trustees on Saturday, with voters also approving, narrowly, Proposition A, which will provide a $23 million bond for the construction of a new elementary school on the north side of town. Drama within the school district has been common since the arrival of Superintendent Jeremy Glenn […]

Out with the old, in with the new

Downtown workers chopped down a tree in preparation for turning Dallas Street into a beautified attraction for downtown Ennis. The plan for Dallas Street is to have a level grade street with new vegetation. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Ennis rallies late to oust Temple in series

Andrew Graham and Kade Bragg combined to hold Temple to one run and freshman pinch hitter Clayton Jenkins accounted for all three runs as Ennis rallied to edge the Wildcats, 3-1, on Saturday in Belton. The victory gave the Lions a 2-1 win in the best-of-three playoff series and advanced them to this week’s area […]

Rx take back nets 237 pounds in Ennis

Ellis County citizens participated in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Event on Saturday, April 28, 2018. After cleaning out their medicine cabinets of expired and unused Prescription and Over-the-Counter medications, and dropping them off at one of the Prescription Drug Take Back Locations around the county for an environmentally safe and proper disposal. This […]

TCP, Amtrak reach agreement to link Bullet Train

Developers of Texas’ high-speed train have forged an agreement with Amtrak, allowing passengers to use Amtrak’s reservation system to buy tickets for through travel on both the Texas Bullet Train and Amtrak’s national routes. Texas Central will offer a convenient transfer service connecting riders between Amtrak passenger stations and the high-speed train stations in Dallas […]

Ennis man receives 25 years in choking case

A jury has sentenced an Ennis man to 25 years behind bars after an incident last year where he almost choked a woman to death. On May 4, David Allen Kemp, 34, of Ennis,, was found guilty by a jury of assault family violence, impeding breath. After being found guilty, an agreement was reached as […]

Call of the Banshees

Not long ago I ran an account of the initial play produced by an independent theater group in Ennis called The Players Club. Well, I found the announcement for its second vehicle Heppenstell’s “The Call of the Banshees.” It was presented March 17, 1933 at City Hall Auditorium and the cast included Lillian Dunkerley, Julia […]

EISD reveals agri science building

Calling the cows home has never sounded sweeter in Ennis. EISD Superintendent, Dr. John Chapman, III, officially opened the new high school Agriculture facility on Thursday in front of students and adult leaders who have vested interest in the recently finished project. “It is one of the finest Ag facilities I’ve ever seen or been […]

The dream vacation

I could see it: a rustic cedar lodge shaded by historic oak trees, draped with Spanish moss, overlooking a cool yet crooked river, outlined by lush greenery and tall stalks of aquatic lilies. Other than rocking chairs for those who wanted to enjoy the cool breezes, nothing surrounded the lodge but peace and quiet. However, […]

Daily Horoscope 05/09/2018

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Motives will be questionable when dealing with people who have trouble keeping secrets. Don’t share information regarding your finances, health or a pending legal problem. Taking precautions and handling your own affairs will help eliminate outside interference. Trust and believe in yourself and your abilities. If you offer people freedom of […]

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