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    Community group spreads kindness, fellowship »

    Roxanna Estrada and her family are among many Ennis residents participating in Rockin’ Ennis. There’s a new rock group in Ennis. No, not the kind you’re thinking of but it’s…

    Sep 24 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Deadline for Supt. applicants passes »

    Ennis Independent School District officials will soon begin the vetting process for those applying for the school board superintendent position left open after the departure of Dr. John Chapman, III,…

    Sep 21 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Alzheimer’s Assoc. Walk coming Sep. 22 »

    The Alzheimer’s Association Southern Region Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place in downton Ennis this Saturday, September 22 at 8:00 a.m. Walk participants will complete a 5k walk and…

    Sep 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

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    Finding the fire that’s been hidden »

    Staring at 0-2 heading into the fourth week of the season, Ennis may have already met the best team in…

    Sep 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Warde’s Wheel House »

    Heinz produced a clever television commercial in 1977, turning the slow delivery of their top-selling ketchup into a positive process.…

    Sep 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    EHS bass team starts Sept. 22 »

    Months of recruiting and fund raising have led the Ennis High School bass team to within a week of their…

    Sep 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    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 »

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    Fading Memories »

    Though the farm of my youth was only ten miles from town, we depended upon our nearest neighbors for association, help as needed, and a sense of community. Unlike most families in the more mobile generations, we seldom made trips to town more than two…

    Sep 24 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Forget-me-nots: Love and remembrance »

    Not long ago the subject of forget-me-nots came up. And that enticed me to learn more about this very famous but modest flower. I think we mostly associate the forget-me-not with love as that’s such a part of the legend around it. Yet there’s much…

    Sep 24 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Ennis shows it can rock »

    It just takes reaching out to make a difference. A word, a smile, a laugh can mean so much. One new Ennis resident has proven that this month when her desire to fan fun with her family led to a fad that’s become a mainstay…

    Sep 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Scarlet Fever Scare »

    Worry over the spread of Scarlet Fever was gripping Ennis a year later in November 1923. According to the city’s health officer, Dr. W.P. McCall, there were four cases of the sickness and one known death resulting from it. McCall issued a warning, telling parents…

    Sep 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Julie Anne Dornblaser Hejny – Obituary »

    Julie Anne Dornblaser Hejny, surrounded by her family, slipped away from all those who love her in the early morning hours of September 11, 2018,…

    Sep 24 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Adam Lane Keller – Obituary »

    Adam Lane Keller, 4, went to be with Jesus, surrounded by his family who loved him very much, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in Fort…

    Sep 21 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Alfred Martinez – Obituary »

    Alfred Martinez, age 58, passed away in Ennis on September 11, 2018. He was born on October 23, 1959 to Charles and Angelina (Partida) Martinez.…

    Sep 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

    Bobby Gene Christian – Obituaries »

    Bobby Gene Christian, 81, passed away in Ennis on September 11, 2018. He was born on October 31, 1936, to Edward J. Christian and Lillie…

    Sep 19 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 9/21/18

    VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Take on new adventures. Explore the possibilities that excite you. Make this a time of positive change, and strive for the happiness you want and deserve. New beginnings will stabilize your…

    Sep 21 2018 / Read More »

    Daily Horoscope Virgo 9/20/18

    VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) –Prioritize personal changes that will make your life more manageable. Concentrate on your home, family and the best way to secure your assets. Watch out for fast talkers looking to sell you…

    Sep 20 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 »

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