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Ennis Seniors Shine in Show

Left: Ennis FFA senior student, Justin Mraz was named Overall Senior Showman at San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo Ag. Mech. contest 2019. There were over 1,000 students competing on this day and the judges thought that Justin presented himself and his project better than any other student in the barn. Right: Ennis FFA seniors, […]

Citizens Accused Sponsored by The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford

Woods, Marquavius Keshard, 24, Waxahachie, fta/bf/17.16 warrantcriminal mischief gt=$750lt$2,500 (ma), bond set at $3,500.00 fta/bf/17.16 warrant-poss cs pg 2-a lt=2oz (mb), bond set at $2,500.00, fta/bf/17.16 warrant-resist arrest search or transport (ma), bond set at $3,500.00, booked on 02/25/2019 by Ellis County Sheriff Office. Hendon, Sybil Dotson, 59, Venus, assault causes bodily inj, cash bond […]

Runnin’ Free Ranch Benefactor of Grant

Photo by D.J. Dojahn, Matthew Hampton (right) and LaBresha Moore, of Walmart, present a $500 grant to Runnin’ Free Ranch, whose cofounder, Amy Dojahn (seated) and RFR board member, Matt Walker stands with Ezekiel (center). Recognizing the services offered to those in need, the leadership at the Ennis Walmart presented a $500 community grant to […]

Warm feet for Warriors

We will be attending the yearly conference for Automotive Training Institute (business training) in San Antonio at the end of this month. Each year they(ATI) choose a charity to raise awareness and money for. This year they have chosen “Soldier’s Angels”. They take care of our service members and veterans by giving them one of […]

FM 664 improvements

ELLIS COUNTY, TX –The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold a public meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 to discuss improvements to FM 664 from U.S. 287 to Westmoreland Road in Ellis County at the Waxahachie Civic Center at 2000 Civic Center Lane. TxDOT proposes to widen 7.8 […]

Remy Ort Returns to State – Ennis Sends Eleven Soloists to Regional

Ennis Choir members competing at regionals included (back row, left to right) Xander Duncan, Chase Montgomery, (middle row) Anna Gonzalez, Libby Parks, Yadira Cerda, Alexandra Lopez, November Abaya, Hayley Pruitt, Remy Ort, (front) Alyssa Thompson, Paige Brignon. Ennis High School continues a recent trend of success by soloists from the choir department when eleven members […]

Around Town – Sign Up for Ennis Little League Baseball

Registration is now open for Ennis Little League Baseball, ages 4-15. Visit ennisbaseball.org to sign up. The last day to register is Feb. 22, with late registration running until Feb. 28. Visit their Faceback page at facebook.com/ennis little league baseball. For questions or more information, email ennisbaseball@gmail.com . Read stories like this and more in […]

Around Town – WOW to Meet March 23

Ladies, come join us for “WOW” – Women of Worship on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express, 601 N. Sonoma Trail. Then, stay afterwards for a delicious lunch and great fellowship. We looking forward to seeing you. For more information contact Mary at 972-729-9691. Read stories like […]

Six Seniors Win Big at S.A. Stock Show

Courtesy Photo Mark Roman, Chris Linder, Jose Rodriguez, Alex Jones and Marco Mendosa. After compiling awards, belt buckles and thousands of dollars in college scholarships, six Ennis FFA students could’ve used a wheelbarrow to take their haul from the 19th annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo last weekend. Two teams competed in the Agriculture […]

Clearing the Lot

Final demolition has begun on the former Bank of America building located off of Sherman Street. In June of 2018, The Ennis City Commission approved to purchase and demolish the former Bank of America building, in order to provide more parking for downtown. With downtown reconstruction in full swing, which includes a complete transformation of […]

Fools Gold Being Sold in Area – Fake Jewelry Inundates Local Shops

Barry Bailey, manager of Action Pawn (Ennis Ave.) in Ennis, has seen an increase in customers asking him to evaluate jewelry they just bought. “I can tell it is not real as soon as I see it. We’ve been seeing this jewelry for the past two years or so. I used to see it come […]

Citizens Accused Sponsored by The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford

Waller, Lucas sSone, 25, Dawson, fail to id fugitive intent give false info, bond set at 1,000.00, fail to stop and render aid accident involving SBI, bond set at 5,000.00, fail to stop and render aid accident involving sbi, bond set at 5,000.00, poss marijuana under 2oz surety off bond, no bond set, DWLI, bond […]

Bluebonnet Oasis Property Owner Opens Land to Tourists

Julia Schloss specializes in one of a kind, “fantasy” photography on her land at Palmer. A local artist is officially opening up her property to bluebonnet lovers this spring. Julia Schloss, well known to Ennisites as well as her to her neighbors in Palmer, is throwing open the gates to her home in the country […]

Ennis Man’s Historical Clothing Exhibited – Bob Jones University Shows Titanic Artifacts

This Lucile wedding gown from c. 1918 will be on view next month at Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery. The Ennis News’ own Randy Bryan Bigham is contributing items from his historical clothing collection to South Carolina exhibition of artifacts and other memorabilia relating to the sinking of the Titanic. The display of ephemera […]

Dive team unable to spot Wade car

Still missing a month after searchers recovered the deceased body of 38-year old Ennis resident Emily Wade is the location of the car she was driving when last seen on Jan. 5. The silver 2012 Nissan Altima with Kentucky plates, 411–PAZ, which belongs to her mother, Shirley Wade, is presumably buried somewhere in muddy waters […]

Around Town – Master Naturalists to Hold Meeting Feb. 25

Indian Trail Chapter, Texas Master Naturalist will hold its next meeting on Feb. 25 at First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie. The event will take place in the Family Life Center Gathering Room. The business meeting starts at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m. Greg Story will provide […]

Around Town – Genealogy Event at Ennis Public Library

The Ennis Public Library, 501 W. Ennis Ave., welcomes guest speaker Wanell House, historian and genealogist, who will address the subject of conducting family research. Open to all adults and teens, the event will take place on Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 972-875-5360. Read stories like this and more […]

Good Things Continue at ERMC – CEO Bob Honeycutt says Its About the Team

Like the protagonist Colonel “Hannibal” Smith of the 1980s action-adventure television series The A-Team, Bob Honeycutt loves it when a plan comes together. The Chief Executive Officer at Ennis Regional Medical Center (since September of 2017) is all about an alliance of leadership whose combined effort results in very good endings. It was Hannibal Smith’s […]

Around Town – Demascus Road Fellowship starting Al-Anon meetings

Demascus Road Fellowship Church now offers Al-Anon meetings. Meetings will be on Wednesday’s from 12 to 1 p.m. in the DRF Youth Building located at 113. W. Knox St. For more information contact either Cooper Stewart at 469-450-7878 or Phyllis Stewart at 972-948-1189. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The […]

EISD Plans School Board Election Staff Recognized for Grading Period

Last week’s EISD School Board meeting passed a resolution for Places 6 and 7 on the Board Trustees election. Those two seats presently are filled by Julie Pierce (6) and Bramlet Beard (7), who are the vice president and president of the board. Both indicated they plan to seek reelection and filed to appear on […]

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