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Suspect arrested in human remains case

Authorities have arrested a Little Elm man they believe is responsible for murdering a 21-year-old woman and dumping her body south of Ennis. Through the cooperation of multiple law enforcement agencies, investigators discovered the identity of the remains, which were described as “skeletal,” and also found corroborating evidence linking Guy Wayne Lynch to her death. […]

Woman killed was wearing Pilot Point t-shirt

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday afternoon that the remains discovered south of Ennis near Section House Road were of a black female between the ages of 16 and 22. In addition, detectives said the deceased was wearing a Pilot Point “Bearcat Pride” high school t-shirt when found by a hog hunter. The University […]

Red Oak man in serious condition after weekend bonfire accident

A Red Oak man is in serious condition after a weekend bonfire accident left him with burns to nearly 30 percent of his body, according to a close friend with knowledge of the situation. Kasey Williams, 26, was at a Fourth of July get-together with close family friends when a flash from the fire burned […]

Rep. Joe Barton among those who witnessed shooting

Several people, including Rep. Steve Scalise, a congressional staffer and members of the congressional police, were shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia while attending practice in preparation for an upcoming charity congressional baseball game. Rep. Joe Barton, a Republican from Ennis and the manager for the baseball team, was attending the game with his 11-year-old […]

Noel places seventh at state

Senior Alyssa Noel, who was the ninth and final Regional qualifier to earn entry at the State Track & Field Championships, finished seventh in the 800 meter run on Friday in Austin. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Meet J.B. Lowry, Bardwell’s 88-year-old mayor-elect

When Bardwell re-elected its former mayor, 88-year old J.B. Lowry, Jr., on Saturday, it was likely for his get-things-done nature as much as it was for his down-home personality. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Ferris man catches lake-record large mouth bass

There’s live bait, jigs, spinners, plugs and you may have even heard of people using cat food as bait. It didn’t take anything fancy to catch the new unofficial lake record bass at Bardwell, however. Matthew McNellis, a Ferris man, caught a reportedly 10.8-pound bass using nothing but a jug line and a chicken nugget. […]

Ennis home raided for narcotics

Details give by the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office were scarce when it came to a home raid Thursday afternoon on the corner of North Sherman and Linden in Ennis. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Live update of Ennis and Bardwell voting totals

(Results are unofficial and include Election Day totals) Ennis Fourth Ward Commissioner Lola Searcy…12 Shirley Watson…80 (unofficial winner) Bardwell Mayor J.B. Lowry Jr….48 (unofficial winner) Ronald Dwain Sexton…28 Bardwell Council (2 elected) Pamela Ann Guiles…17 Dionne Sauers…31 (unofficial winner) Maggie Walker…18 Barbara Ann Burton…20 Tommy Lee Aguilar…42 (unofficial winner)

Ennis falls in first game of playoffs

Ennis scored their initial base-runner in the first inning, then went on leave 12 runners stranded the rest of the way in a 2-1 setback to Bryan in the opener of a best-of-three playoff series Friday night in Ennis. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe […]

Helping Hands gets help from canned food drive

Helping Hands of Ennis is the primary benefactor of the May 13, canned food drive sponsored by local Post Office letter carriers. It is the 25th year for the annual event, and area residents have a strong history of donating generously according to Anna Gunn, regional director over the project. Find this story and more […]

Police investigate Waxahachie homicide

WAXAHACHIE – An argument turned deadly Wednesday night, according to the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, which is now investigating the death as a homicide. Thirty-year-old Ryan Timothy Wood was shot by another adult male, according to authorities, in the 100 block of Mesa Road in Waxahachie around 9:06 p.m. Find this story and more in […]

Woman allegedly attacks neighbor with knife

An Ennis woman is in the Ellis County jail, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, after she allegedly attacked her neighbor with a knife and refused to comply with police orders. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Man arrested for stalking wife

A husband who has allegedly stalked and harassed his wife multiple times over the last few months was arrested and placed in the Ellis County jail earlier this week. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Barton among those to vote for new health care bill

The U.S. House voted 217-213 Thursday to repeal former President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Letter carriers collecting canned food

Collecting thousands of pounds of canned food products, all in one day, the postal carriers for the Ennis Post Office will once again participate in the national campaign to bring hope and help to those in need. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Boys and Girls Club to have banquet

Boys and Girls Clubs of Ennis announced that former Dallas Cowboys defensive back Beasley Reece will speak at their annual fund raising banquet on June 1. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Renowned university president visits Lions

Michael Sorrell, Ed.D., president of Paul Quinn College in Dallas, brought a message of hope and excitement about the university to the Ennis Noon Lions Club, while the award-winning univeristy president also explained the concept behind his revolutionary campus work program. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be […]

Iron woman conquers athletic feat

When Lisa Lowe got into the water, starting her first leg of one of the toughest races known to man, she instantly started having thoughts of what could go wrong. The Memorial Hermann Ironman competition, which was held in The Woodlands on April 22, is a difficult test of human endurance, featuring a 2.4-mile swim, […]

Ennis faces Bryan in playoffs

Bryan’s Leon Denena drove in Bradlee Evans for the game’s only run in the top of the third inning, and Jake Fuller and the Viking defense did the rest as Bryan shut out Rudder 1-0 on Saturday in a tiebreaker game for the second seed in District 18-5A. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s […]

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