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Around Town – What to do when you are stopped

A two-hour police and community relations meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m., next Saturday, May 11, at the Ennis Chamber of Commerce (behind Denny’s and Whataburger). Panelists will answer questions as well as create scenarios for the audience from 10-12 noon. The Ennis P.D., Marvis Mosley, former Chief/Master Peace Officer and staff from the Ennis […]

Around Town – City Offices Closed-First Presbyterian Church Holy Week – Easter Garage Giveaway

City Offices to Close – No Refuse Collection The offices of the City of Ennis will be closed for Good Friday on Friday, April 19, 2019. Garbage collection routes will not be run on Friday. The regular garbage collection schedule will resume and City offices will reopen on Monday, April 22, 2019. Holy Week Schedule […]

Ground work begins at Public Safety Facility

After city commissioners approved the plans for the Ennis Public Safety Facility during a brief City Hall meeting on March 19, work began immediately at the future site of the new police and fire station. The 40,733 sq. ft. complex will be constructed at the corner of Old Bardwell Road and W. Lake Bardwell Dr., […]

City Offices to Close – No Refuse Collection

City Offices to Close – No Refuse Collection The offices of the City of Ennis will be closed for Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Garbage collection routes will not be run on Monday. The regular garbage collection schedule will resume and City offices will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Read stories like […]

CITY OFFICES TO CLOSE MONDAY FEB. 18, 2019 FOR PRESIDENTS DAY

City Offices to Close – No Refuse Collection The offices of the City of Ennis will be closed for Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Garbage collection routes will not be run on Monday. The regular garbage collection schedule will resume and City offices will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Read stories like […]

Around Town – City Offices to Close – Presidents Day

City Offices to Close – No Refuse Collection The offices of the City of Ennis will be closed for Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Garbage collection routes will not be run on Monday. The regular garbage collection schedule will resume and City offices will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Read stories like […]

Mayor Angie Juenemann Hangs Her Hat On the Many Positives of Ennis (Part 2)

Part Two in a two-part series-When times get tough, the old adage says the tough get going. The modern day version is that when things are rocky, soft people get out of town. When its politicians, they go on vacation and hope things subside. In her two and one-half years as mayor of Ennis, Angie […]

Around Town City Offices to Close / No Refuse Collection

The offices of the City of Ennis will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Garbage collection routes will not be run on Monday. The regular garbage collection schedule will resume and City offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Read stories like this and more in your […]

May 4 Election for Two Council Seats – Incumbents Hejny, Honza to Run Again

Ennis residents will choose two city commissioners, one from Ward 3 and another from Ward 5, both for three year terms, during the general election on Saturday, May 4. According to a press release by the City, the qualifications for candidates are a minimum age of 18, United States citizenship, be a qualified voter of […]

Around Town – City Offices to Close / No Refuse Collection

The offices of the City of Ennis will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Garbage collection routes will not be run on Monday. The regular garbage collection schedule will resume and City offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Read stories like this and more in your […]

City of Ennis to continue growth through 2019

Ennis, TX – The city of Ennis has sustained growth through 2018 and the growth trend, both in public and private companies, looks to continue through 2019 according to City Manager Scott Dixon. Several residential projects as well as public buildings and commercial enterprises are looking to Ennis to expand and grow. David Van Zandt […]

White Christmas odds for Ennis not high – Vestal checks record books for frozen vapor

While it fits the narrative of holiday songs and can make for wonderful photo-opps, folks in the Metroplex seldom have a white Christmas. Local weather-watcher Ron Vestal, has been tracking Ennis weather since the early 1970’s. He knows a thing or two about winter storm fronts and especially the likelihood for snow in North Texas. […]

Around Town City Offices to Close – No Refuse Collection

The offices of the City of Ennis will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, and Tuesday-January 1, 2019. Garbage collection routes will not be run on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, and […]

Veterans Park increases security – High resolution surveillance installed

The destruction of an Ennis Veterans Memorial Park monument dedicated to WWI soldiers that has been the subject of community concern since the vandalism was reported by the Ennis News, has now been partially repaired, according to Buddy Markham, a member of the site’s construction committee. Although the missing bronze dog tags and the wire […]

Veterans Park increases security – High resolution surveillance installed

The destruction of an Ennis Veterans Memorial Park monument dedicated to WWI soldiers that has been the subject of community concern since the vandalism was reported by the Ennis News, has now been partially repaired, according to Buddy Markham, a member of the site’s construction committee. Although the missing bronze dog tags and the wire […]

Ennis’ new crime-dog named Pivo

He’s not Snoopy, but the newest member of the Ennis Police Department aims to be like McGruff and take a bite out of narcotics-related crime. Police Chief John Erisman recently made it official that the EPD force has a new crime-dog, a Belgian Malinois, born and bred in Belgium, which borders Germany, France and the […]

EPT announces new season

As auditions are ongoing for the new Ennis Public Theatre play The Marvelous Wonderettes, the theater’s new 2019 season has been announced. Director Shelley Aubrey says open auditions are for four women of various ages from 20 up. Rehearsals have begun at the theatre, 113 N. Dallas Street, and will continue over several Saturdays. The […]

New fire station set to open in Jan.

Fire Station No. 3 is about a month from opening its doors and beginning service to Northwest Ennis according to Fire Marshall Chad Wester. With over 20 years under his belt, he said they are targeting mid-January for the start of the station that is comparable in size with Station No. 2, which is located […]

Highlighting businesses that keep downtown Ennis strong – Pop Top Coffee: Success is brewing

Brothers Josue and Eric Martinez are the proud new owners of Pop Top Coffee Shop, which they began managing Sept. 1. The store originated as a stand at Ennis Farmers Market and has grown in popularity since then. “Pop Top is the best coffee shop in Ennis,” Eric said. “We would love everyone to try […]

Union Pacific keeping county youth safe

Union Pacific Foundation recently provided a $5,000 donation to Drug Prevention Resources (DPR) to bring awareness to the number of youth accidents and fatalities on farm-tomarket roads in Ellis County. “Our Drugged or Distracted Driving Project is a public awareness and education program provided by DPR’s IMPACT Communities Coalition Coordinators, said Josie Prachyl, Director of […]

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