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    Angel Tree Project Registration Oct. 4,5,6 »

    Give a Kid A Chance, The Salvation Army and Ennis ISD are once again partnering to provide 200 families with Christmas gifts this year. Each child will be provided with…

    Sep 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Ambassador Baptist Church announces merger, new sign »

    On Sept. 2, Ambassador Baptist Church unveiled its new sign marking the official merger of Bible Baptist Church of Ennis with Landmark Baptist Church of Corsicana. Ambassador Baptist Church is…

    Sep 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Damascus Road Fellowship starting Al-Anon meetings »

    Damascus Road Fellowship Church, located at 116 W. Ennis Ave., will start offering new Al-Anon meetings starting on Sept. 26. (enter through side door on Dallas St.) Meetings will be…

    Sep 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

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    Ferris Drives Over Ford »

    Ferris huddles around senior QB Kobe Lankford (4). Damian Edwards rushed for 105 yards and a pair of touchdowns and…

    Sep 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Italy 18 – Blooming Grove 40 »

    Italy (0-2) lost at Blooming Grove (3-0), 40-18, on Friday, though it took a 20-point third quarter for the Blue…

    Sep 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Ennis tennis now 4-2, wallops Waco 16-0 routs Lindale »

    Right: Audrey Beakley (9) goes vertical to deliver the hammer against the Lady Hawks on Tuesday. Read stories like this…

    Sep 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »


    Ennis had too many offensive misfires to withstand a disciplined Kaufman (2-0) team that was clicking on all cylinders from…

    Sep 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

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    I still want to be Miss America »

    When I was little, I wanted to be Miss America. Every year, my mom and I would turn on the pageant, and I’d watch in awe of the contestants’ beauty, how other-worldly their looks seemed to me. I was obsessed with anything and everything as…

    Sep 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    EISD board swims like the swan it is »

    Do you the know the members of the current Board of Trustees? You should. You elected all seven of them, including two new ones this spring. The Ennis Independent School District, the largest employer in the City, has begun a new school year with responsibility…

    Sep 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    The Tri-County Fair »

    I grew up near a small town in Western Oklahoma, with a population of around 1200. It was one of the holdouts from the inevitable change taking over our nation’s agrarian past. Each and every shop and business depended wholly on the area farmers, either…

    Sep 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Rekindling the spirit that brought us together after 9/11 »

    While we reflect on the tragedy and loses this country endured after the September 11 attacks, it’s clear time this country gets back to being the supportive, caring souls we are. It’s hard to believe it has been 17 years since that fateful day. But…

    Sep 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Obituary- Gerladine J. Houlubar »

    Geraldine J. Holubar, 94, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Geraldine was born in Ennis, Texas on March 18, 1924 to…

    Sep 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Edward Frank Patak “Eddy” »

    Edward Frank Patak “Eddy,” age 64, passed away peacefully at home on September 7, 2018 in Ennis, TX. He was born, February 23, 1954 to…

    Sep 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Janet Beck Howard- Obituary »

    Janet Beck Howard, 69, went home to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, September 10, 2018 from Dallas, Texas. Janet was born…

    Sep 12 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Robert A. Parma »

    Robert A. Parma died August 19, 2018, at 81 years of age in Dallas, Texas, after a long illness. A memorial service was held at…

    Sep 10 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
    County News

    Hope Clinic Earns national recognition for care

    WASHINGTON, DC —The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Hope Clinic of Ellis County has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care…

    Sep 7 2018 / Read More »

    Aggravated robbery case heads to trial

    WAXAHACHIE—A Waxahachie man who attempted an aggravated robbery at an Ennis hotel in 2016, has rejected a plea agreement that would have sent him to prison for seven years. The aggravated robbery case against against Andy…

    Sep 6 2018 / Read More »

    Miracle League receives donation

    The Miracle League of Ellis County received another sizable donation Tuesday afternoon and is closing in on its goal of inclusion on the baseball diamond. Dave McFadden, president of the Miracle League of Ellis County, said…

    Aug 31 2018 / Read More »
    National news

    Cocaine-filled balloons pop on California school campus

    VISALIA, Calif. – Detectives are questioning a 13-year-old boy Friday after they say he brought two balloons filled with cocaine to a middle school, exposing more than a dozen students to the drug. Carl F. Smith…

    Sep 15 2018 / Read More »

    Burt Reynolds, star of ‘Deliverance’ and ‘Smokey and the Bandit, dies at 82

    USA TODAY: Burt Reynolds, the populist star of films such as “Deliverance,” “The Longest Yard” and “Smokey and the Bandit,” has died at 82, multiple news outlets have confirmed, including The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and CBS…

    Sep 6 2018 / Read More »

    Robin Leach, ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ host, dies at 76

    Robin Leach, the celebrity journalist who made a career of ogling lavish living on TV’s “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” died early Friday in Las Vegas, where he had been working for the Las Vegas…

    Aug 24 2018 / Read More »
    State news

    Gov. on mission to ban red light cameras

    AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott wants to ban redlight cameras, a measure he announced Monday as part of his plan to increase public safety in Texas. The cameras, which take photos of vehicles that run red…

    Sep 18 2018 / Read More »

    911 outage affects several

    A 911 outage was affecting multiple counties across Dallas-Fort Worth area Wednesday afternoon, officials said. A technical glitch caused a widespread 911 outage across several counties for about 1.6 million North Texans but was rectified by…

    Sep 17 2018 / Read More »

    R.I.P. Officer Garrett Hull

    A sad update from the Fort Worth Police Department. Officer Garrett Hull, who was shot while confronting robbery suspects, did not survive his injuries. We at The Ennis News extend our deepest sympathies and are sending…

    Sep 15 2018 / Read More »

    Daily Horoscope Virgo 9/19/18

    VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) –Being open about how you feel and what you want to see happen will make it that much easier to get what you want. Sharing will create a bond with the people…

    Sep 19 2018 / Read More »

    A prosperous Ennis

    On Nov. 26, 1922 the Austin American Sun ran a story about how Ennis was becoming one of the most prosperous cities in Texas. “Citizens of Ennis proudly point to the fact that the city has…

    Sep 18 2018 / Read More »

    Daily Horoscope 9/18/18 Virgo

    VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Changes must be made for the right reason. Take your time and consider all the angles of anything you want to pursue. Have enough confidence in yourself to do things on your…

    Sep 18 2018 / Read More »

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