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Hay Maze, Autumn Daze return
09/20/2020 - 12:00am
Marking the return of popular fall events in historic downtown Ennis, both the month-long Hay Maze and Autumn Daze on Oct. 26 are scheduled. A bigger and improved Hay Maze, which will include a 100-square foot labyrinth of fresh hay bales, this year...

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09/22/2020 - 9:25am
Sports weren’t integrated in 1931 but that didn’t stop a local team, the Ennis Colored Eagles, from establishing a stellar reputation. The team’s games were often featured in the Ennis Daily News as well as in Dallas papers. Coached by C.C....


09/20/2020 - 12:00am
Friday marks the start of Class 5A and 6A football, with No. 1 ranked Ennis traveling 25 miles to play No. 9 Red Oak. The matchup of state ranked teams could go either way as both have 14 starters returning from last year. Seating at Billy Goodloe...


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09/22/2020 - 8:10am
Jim Collins, 79, passed away on September 12, 2020, in Dallas, Texas, from suspected cardiac arrest. He was born on June 10, 1941, in Dallas, Texas, to James C. Collins, Sr. and Katie Porter Blakey Collins. He was the oldest of three children, and...