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‘Buzz the Bluebonnets’ offers different perspective for enthusiasts

On April 8, the Ennis Municipal Airport will host a fly-in called Buzz the Bluebonnets, where pilots, as well as non-pilots, can visit the airport and even pay for a service to fly with the Commemorative Air Force high above to view the state’s official flower. Get this story and more in Sunday’s edition of […]

Fire truck project revives memories

The proposed restoration of a 1927 Ennis Fire Department truck, details of which are still being arranged by a group of concerned citizens,  has interested many locals, including businessman Scott Rider, whose involvement in the project is more than philanthropic. It’s personal. His uncle, Roland Ira Rider, was a volunteer firefighter when, at 17, he […]

Renewed interest in book as authors talk about Ennis ties

A book published in 2015 is getting some renewed local attention as co-authors, William J. Boyce and John H. Torrison are discussing ties to Ennis revealed in their work. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Sole contested seat could be costly election

The city budgets for an election every year, according to City Secretary Angie Wade, and this year is no different despite the fact that there will be only one race on the May 6 general election ballot. Find the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local […]

Citizens weigh in on zoning needs

Citizens showed up in the hundreds for a series of three public meetings regarding the city’s efforts to draft a new zoning plan. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Momentum builds for restoration of early fire trucks

Recent news that a group of philanthropists is working toward restoring the Ennis Fire Department’s 1927 ladder truck has attracted support from other in the community. Get the full story in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, become a subscriber today!

A big welcome back: Library hosts open house

After being shut down for the month of January, the Ennis Public Library has been re-opened nearly a month with renovations to the children’s area and new carpet throughout the building. Get the full story on this and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Cowboys cheerleaders to be in Ennis Saturday

Ennis Wal-Mart is hosting a promotional activity for fans of the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds from the appearance will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Hernandez pushes for parks improvements

Marco Hernandez, Ward 2 commissioner, is an advocate for his neighborhood’s parks. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Family preps for fourth year with Farmers Market

Tommy and Kristi Copeland are one of the mainstays at the Ennis Farmers Market. Entering their fourth season as a vendor, they have learned a few tricks about shaking hands with nature. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

City commission votes to support medicinal cannabis processor

The Ennis City Commission voted 5-1 in support of Arete Holistics as the business makes its application to the State of Texas for a cannabis cultivation facility to be located just outside the city limits. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Commission approves demolition, construction projects

The Ennis City Commission pushed forward on “Project Demolition,” “Project Grease Trap,” and an initial public hearing for “Project Price Distributing” during Tuesday’s regular meeting. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Commission considers demolition, downtown additions tonight

The Ennis City Commission will consider moving forward with changes to downtown as the main focus its agenda during a meeting set for 6 p.m. this evening at city hall. Get this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Stay informed, become a subscriber today!

EPT celebrates grand opening of downtown performance venue

Ennis Public Theatre celebrated the debut of its new location on North Dallas Street over the weekend with a show called “100 Years of Broadway.” Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Weekend storms damage some parts of Ennis

Some local businesses suffered damage from storms that rolled through Sunday night and persisted well into Monday morning. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Signs point to city election; one commission seat contested

Before Friday’s filing deadline for the May 6 election, there was some question as to whether the city would need to hold an election for three commission seats set to come open. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

City secures developer for railroad crossing

The plans for a grand entrance to downtown are coming closer to fruition after the city secured a developer for the project. Get the full story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Group hosts meeting to build support for Ugandan aid

A group in support of aid to Uganda will host an informational dinner at the K.C. Hall at 6 p.m.Thursday March 2. Get the full story in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Raise the curtain: EPT preps for sold-out opening

When the curtain opens Friday night, it will not only usher in a new era for Ennis Public Theatre but it will christen a new performing arts venue for downtown. Read all about it in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Lantern Fest plans return to Ennis

Lantern Fest is planning a return to the Texas Motorplex March 4, with live music, food, and activities for the entire family. Get this story and more when you pick up a copy of Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

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